7 letter words ending in en

Abdomen (n.) The posterior section of the body, behind the thorax, in insects, crustaceans, and other Arthropoda.

Acrogen (n.) A plant of the highest class of cryptogams, including the ferns, etc. See Cryptogamia.

Agnomen (n.) An additional or fourth name given by the Romans, on account of some remarkable exploit or event; as, Publius Caius Scipio Africanus.

Agnomen (n.) An additional name, or an epithet appended to a name; as, Aristides the Just.

Albumen (n.) The white of an egg.

Albumen (n.) Nourishing matter stored up within the integuments of the seed in many plants, but not incorporated in the embryo. It is the floury part in corn, wheat, and like grains, the oily part in poppy seeds, the fleshy part in the cocoanut, etc.

Albumen (n.) Same as Albumin.

Attagen (n.) A species of sand grouse (Syrrghaptes Pallasii) found in Asia and rarely in southern Europe.

Batsmen (pl. ) of Batsman

Bedizen (v. t.) To dress or adorn tawdrily or with false taste.

Beechen (a.) Consisting, or made, of the wood or bark of the beech; belonging to the beech.

Behoten () of Behight

Betaken (p. p.) of Betake

Betoken (v. t.) To signify by some visible object; to show by signs or tokens.

Betoken (v. t.) To foreshow by present signs; to indicate something future by that which is seen or known; as, a dark cloud often betokens a storm.

Between (prep.) In the space which separates; betwixt; as, New York is between Boston and Philadelphia.

Between (prep.) Used in expressing motion from one body or place to another; from one to another of two.

Between (prep.) Belonging in common to two; shared by both.

Between (prep.) Belonging to, or participated in by, two, and involving reciprocal action or affecting their mutual relation; as, opposition between science and religion.

Between (prep.) With relation to two, as involved in an act or attribute of which another is the agent or subject; as, to judge between or to choose between courses; to distinguish between you and me; to mediate between nations.

Between (prep.) In intermediate relation to, in respect to time, quantity, or degree; as, between nine and ten o'clock.

Between (n.) Intermediate time or space; interval.

Billmen (pl. ) of Billman

Bounden () of Bind

Birchen (a.) Of or relating to birch.

Bitumen (n.) Mineral pitch; a black, tarry substance, burning with a bright flame; Jew's pitch. It occurs as an abundant natural product in many places, as on the shores of the Dead and Caspian Seas. It is used in cements, in the construction of pavements, etc. See Asphalt.

Bitumen (n.) By extension, any one of the natural hydrocarbons, including the hard, solid, brittle varieties called asphalt, the semisolid maltha and mineral tars, the oily petroleums, and even the light, volatile naphthas.

Blacken (v. t.) To make or render black.

Blacken (v. t.) To make dark; to darken; to cloud.

Blacken (v. t.) To defame; to sully, as reputation; to make infamous; as, vice blackens the character.

Blacken (v. i.) To grow black or dark.

Boatmen (pl. ) of Boatman

Bondmen (pl. ) of Bondman

Bookmen (pl. ) of Bookman

Bounden (p. p & a.) Bound; fastened by bonds.

Bounden (p. p & a.) Under obligation; bound by some favor rendered; obliged; beholden.

Bounden (p. p & a.) Made obligatory; imposed as a duty; binding.

Bow-pen (n.) Bow-compasses carrying a drawing pen. See Bow-compass.

Bowssen (v. t.) To drench; to soak; especially, to immerse (in water believed to have curative properties).

Bracken (n.) A brake or fern.

Breaden (a.) Made of bread.

Brusten (p. p.) of Breste

Borsten () of Breste

Bursten () of Breste

Broaden (a.) To grow broad; to become broader or wider.

Broaden (v. t.) To make broad or broader; to render more broad or comprehensive.

Bursten () p. p. of Burst, v. i.

Burthen (n. & v. t.) See Burden.

Bushmen (pl. ) of Bushman

Canteen (n.) A vessel used by soldiers for carrying water, liquor, or other drink.

Canteen (n.) The sutler's shop in a garrison; also, a chest containing culinary and other vessels for officers.

Cerumen (n.) The yellow, waxlike secretion from the glands of the external ear; the earwax.

Chapmen (pl. ) of Chapman

Chasten (v. t.) To correct by punishment; to inflict pain upon the purpose of reclaiming; to discip

Chasten (v. t.) To purify from errors or faults; to refine.

Cheapen (v. t.) To ask the price of; to bid, bargain, or chaffer for.

Cheapen (a.) To beat down the price of; to lessen the value of; to depreciate.

Chicken (n.) A young bird or fowl, esp. a young barnyard fowl.

Chicken (n.) A young person; a child; esp. a young woman; a maiden.

Citizen (n.) One who enjoys the freedom and privileges of a city; a freeman of a city, as distinguished from a foreigner, or one not entitled to its franchises.

Citizen (n.) An inhabitant of a city; a townsman.

Citizen (n.) A person, native or naturalized, of either sex, who owes allegiance to a government, and is entitled to reciprocal protection from it.

Citizen (n.) One who is domiciled in a country, and who is a citizen, though neither native nor naturalized, in such a sense that he takes his legal status from such country.

Citizen (a.) Having the condition or qualities of a citizen, or of citizens; as, a citizen soldiery.

Citizen (a.) Of or pertaining to the inhabitants of a city; characteristic of citizens; effeminate; luxurious.

Clomben () imp. & p. p. of Climb (for climbed).

Coarsen (v. t.) To make coarse or vulgar; as, to coarsen one's character.

Crooken (v. t.) To make crooked.

Denizen (n.) A dweller; an inhabitant.

Denizen (n.) One who is admitted by favor to all or a part of the rights of citizenship, where he did not possess them by birth; an adopted or naturalized citizen.

Denizen (n.) One admitted to residence in a foreign country.

Denizen (v. t.) To constitute (one) a denizen; to admit to residence, with certain rights and privileges.

Denizen (v. t.) To provide with denizens; to populate with adopted or naturalized occupants.

Depthen (v. t.) To deepen.

Dohtren (n. pl.) Daughters.

Dragmen (pl. ) of Dragman

Draymen (pl. ) of Drayman

Drunken () of Drink

Drunken (v. i.) Overcome by strong drink; intoxicated by, or as by, spirituous liquor; inebriated.

Drunken (v. i.) Saturated with liquid or moisture; drenched.

Drunken (v. i.) Pertaining to, or proceeding from, intoxication.

Duramen (n.) The heartwood of an exogenous tree.

Dustmen (pl. ) of Dustman

Earthen (a.) Made of earth; made of burnt or baked clay, or other like substances; as, an earthen vessel or pipe.

Enleven (n.) Eleven.

Enliven (v. t.) To give life, action, or motion to; to make vigorous or active; to excite; to quicken; as, fresh fuel enlivens a fire.

Enliven (v. t.) To give spirit or vivacity to; to make sprightly, gay, or cheerful; to animate; as, mirth and good humor enliven a company; enlivening strains of music.

Enripen (v. t.) To ripen.

Enwiden (v. t.) To widen.

Fielden (a.) Consisting of fields.

Fifteen (a.) Five and ten; one more than fourteen.

Fifteen (n.) The sum of five and ten; fifteen units or objects.

Fifteen (n.) A symbol representing fifteen units, as 15, or xv.

Firemen (pl. ) of Fireman

Flagmen (pl. ) of Flagman

Flannen (a.) Made or consisting of flannel.

Flatten (a.) To reduce to an even surface or one approaching evenness; to make flat; to level; to make plane.

Flatten (a.) To throw down; to bring to the ground; to prostrate; hence, to depress; to deject; to dispirit.

Flatten (a.) To make vapid or insipid; to render stale.

Flatten (a.) To lower the pitch of; to cause to sound less sharp; to let fall from the pitch.

Flatten (v. i.) To become or grow flat, even, depressed dull, vapid, spiritless, or depressed below pitch.

Fleeten (n.) Fleeted or skimmed milk.

Flotten (v. t.) Skimmed.

Footmen (pl. ) of Footman

Foramen (n.) A small opening, perforation, or orifice; a fenestra.

Foremen (pl. ) of Foreman

Freemen (pl. ) of Freeman

Freshen (v. t.) To make fresh; to separate, as water, from sa

Freshen (v. t.) To refresh; to revive.

Freshen (v. t.) To relieve, as a rope, by change of place where friction wears it; or to renew, as the material used to prevent chafing; as, to freshen a hawse.

Freshen (v. i.) To grow fresh; to lose saltness.

Freshen (v. i.) To grow brisk or strong; as, the wind freshens.

Fretten (a.) Rubbed; marked; as, pock-fretten, marked with the smallpox.

Gasogen (n.) An apparatus for the generation of gases, or for impregnating a liquid with a gas, or a gas with a volatile liquid.

Gasogen (n.) A volatile hydrocarbon, used as an illuminant, or for charging illuminating gas.

Gladden (v. t.) To make glad; to cheer; to please; to gratify; to rejoice; to exhilarate.

Gladden (v. i.) To be or become glad; to rejoice.

Glassen (a.) Glassy; glazed.

Gleemen (pl. ) of Gleeman

Glidden () p. p. of Glide.

Glisten (v. i.) To sparkle or shine; especially, to shine with a mild, subdued, and fitful luster; to emit a soft, scintillating light; to gleam; as, the glistening stars.

Gloppen (v. t. & i.) To surprise or astonish; to be startled or astonished.

Greaten (v. t.) To make great; to aggrandize; to cause to increase in size; to expand.

Greaten (v. i.) To become large; to dilate.

Greisen (n.) A crystal

Hackmen (pl. ) of Hackman

Halogen (n.) An electro-negative element or radical, which, by combination with a metal, forms a haloid salt; especially, chlorine, bromine, and iodine; sometimes, also, fluorine and cyanogen. See Chlorine family, under Chlorine.

Hangmen (pl. ) of Hangman

Headmen (pl. ) of Headman

Hearken (v. i.) To listen; to lend the ear; to attend to what is uttered; to give heed; to hear, in order to obey or comply.

Hearken (v. i.) To inquire; to seek information.

Hearken (v. t.) To hear by listening.

Hearken (v. t.) To give heed to; to hear attentively.

Hearten (v. t.) To encourage; to animate; to incite or stimulate the courage of; to embolden.

Hearten (v. t.) To restore fertility or strength to, as to land.

Heathen (pl. ) of Heathen

Heathen (n.) An individual of the pagan or unbelieving nations, or those which worship idols and do not acknowledge the true God; a pagan; an idolater.

Heathen (n.) An irreligious person.

Heathen (a.) Gentile; pagan; as, a heathen author.

Heathen (a.) Barbarous; unenlightened; heathenish.

Heathen (a.) Irreligious; scoffing.

Highmen (n. pl.) Loaded dice so contrived as to turn up high numbers.

Hoarsen (v. t.) To make hoarse.

Indogen (n.) A complex, nitrogenous radical, C8H5NO, regarded as the essential nucleus of indigo.

Jackeen (n.) A drunken, dissolute fellow.

Jackmen (pl. ) of Jackman

Jurymen (pl. ) of Juryman

Kinsmen (pl. ) of Kinsman

Kirkmen (pl. ) of Kirkman

Kitchen (n.) A cookroom; the room of a house appropriated to cookery.

Kitchen (n.) A utensil for roasting meat; as, a tin kitchen.

Kitchen (v. t.) To furnish food to; to entertain with the fare of the kitchen.

Kroomen (pl. ) of Krooman

Lacemen (pl. ) of Laceman

Landmen (pl. ) of Landman

Larchen (a.) Of or pertaining to the larch.

Leadmen (pl. ) of Leadman

Leetmen (pl. ) of Leetman

Legumen (n.) Same as Legume.

Lighten (v. i.) To descend; to light.

Lighten (v. i.) To burst forth or dart, as lightning; to shine with, or like, lightning; to display a flash or flashes of lightning; to flash.

Lighten (v. i.) To grow lighter; to become less dark or lowering; to brighten; to clear, as the sky.

Lighten (v. t.) To make light or clear; to light; to illuminate; as, to lighten an apartment with lamps or gas; to lighten the streets.

Lighten (v. t.) To illuminate with knowledge; to enlighten.

Lighten (v. t.) To emit or disclose in, or as in, lightning; to flash out, like lightning.

Lighten (v. t.) To free from trouble and fill with joy.

Lighten (v. t.) To make lighter, or less heavy; to reduce in weight; to relieve of part of a load or burden; as, to lighten a ship by unloading; to lighten a load or burden.

Lighten (v. t.) To make less burdensome or afflictive; to alleviate; as, to lighten the cares of life or the burden of grief.

Lighten (v. t.) To cheer; to exhilarate.

Maltmen (pl. ) of Maltman

Milkmen (pl. ) of Milkman

Mintmen (pl. ) of Mintman

Misween (v. i.) To ween amiss; to misjudge; to distrust; to be mistaken.

Moisten (v. t.) To make damp; to wet in a small degree.

Moisten (v. t.) To soften by making moist; to make tender.

Mootmen (pl. ) of Mootman

Moulten (a.) Having molted.

Mucigen (n.) A substance which is formed in mucous epithelial cells, and gives rise to mucin.

Mynchen (n.) A nun.

Nankeen (n.) A species of cloth, of a firm texture, originally brought from China, made of a species of cotton (Gossypium religiosum) that is naturally of a brownish yellow color quite indestructible and permanent.

Nankeen (n.) An imitation of this cloth by artificial coloring.

Nankeen (n.) Trousers made of nankeen.

Newsmen (pl. ) of Newsman

Oarsmen (pl. ) of Oarsman

Oleamen (n.) A soft ointment prepared from oil.

Packmen (pl. ) of Packman

Passmen (pl. ) of Passman

Platten (a.) To flatten and make into sheets or plates; as, to platten cylinder glass.

Pohagen (n.) See Pauhaugen.

Portmen (pl. ) of Portman

Postmen (pl. ) of Postman

Potheen (n.) See Poteen.

Potteen (n.) See Poteen.

Putamen (n.) The shell of a nut; the stone of a drupe fruit. See Endocarp.

Pyrogen (n.) Electricity.

Pyrogen (n.) A poison separable from decomposed meat infusions, and supposed to be formed from albuminous matter through the agency of bacteria.

Querken (v. t.) To stifle or choke.

Quicken (a.) To make alive; to vivify; to revive or resuscitate, as from death or an inanimate state; hence, to excite; to, stimulate; to incite.

Quicken (a.) To make lively, active, or sprightly; to impart additional energy to; to stimulate; to make quick or rapid; to hasten; to accelerate; as, to quicken one's steps or thoughts; to quicken one's departure or speed.

Quicken (a.) To shorten the radius of (a curve); to make (a curve) sharper; as, to quicken the sheer, that is, to make its curve more pronounced.

Quicken (v. i.) To come to life; to become alive; to become vivified or enlivened; hence, to exhibit signs of life; to move, as the fetus in the womb.

Quicken (v. i.) To move with rapidity or activity; to become accelerated; as, his pulse quickened.

Ratteen (n.) A thick woolen stuff quilled or twilled.

Regimen (n.) Orderly government; system of order; adminisration.

Regimen (n.) Any regulation or remedy which is intended to produce beneficial effects by gradual operation

Regimen (n.) a systematic course of diet, etc., pursed with a view to improving or preserving the health, or for the purpose of attaining some particular effect, as a reduction of flesh; -- sometimes used synonymously with hygiene.

Regimen (n.) A syntactical relation between words, as when one depends on another and is regulated by it in respect to case or mood; government.

Regimen (n.) The word or words governed.

Righten (v. t.) To do justice to.

Ringmen (pl. ) of Ringman

Rodsmen (pl. ) of Rodsman

Roughen (v. t.) To make rough.

Roughen (v. i.) To grow or become rough.

Sagapen (n.) Sagapenum.

Salogen (n.) A halogen.

Saracen (n.) Anciently, an Arab; later, a Mussulman; in the Middle Ages, the common term among Christians in Europe for a Mohammedan hostile to the crusaders.

Sea hen () the common guillemot; -- applied also to various other sea birds.

Sea-pen (n.) A pennatula.

Sharpen (a.) To make sharp.

Sharpen (a.) To give a keen edge or fine point to; to make sharper; as, to sharpen an ax, or the teeth of a saw.

Sharpen (a.) To render more quick or acute in perception; to make more ready or ingenious.

Sharpen (a.) To make more eager; as, to sharpen men's desires.

Sharpen (a.) To make more pungent and intense; as, to sharpen a pain or disease.

Sharpen (a.) To make biting, sarcastic, or severe.

Sharpen (a.) To render more shrill or piercing.

Sharpen (a.) To make more tart or acid; to make sour; as, the rays of the sun sharpen vinegar.

Sharpen (a.) To raise, as a sound, by means of a sharp; to apply a sharp to.

Sharpen (v. i.) To grow or become sharp.

Shebeen (n.) A low public house; especially, a place where spirits and other excisable liquors are illegally and privately sold.

Shipmen (pl. ) of Shipman

Shippen (n.) A stable; a cowhouse.

Shotten () of Shoot

Shopmen (pl. ) of Shopman

Shorten (a.) To make short or shorter in measure, extent, or time; as, to shorten distance; to shorten a road; to shorten days of calamity.

Shorten (a.) To reduce or diminish in amount, quantity, or extent; to lessen; to abridge; to curtail; to contract; as, to shorten work, an allowance of food, etc.

Shorten (a.) To make deficient (as to); to deprive; -- with of.

Shorten (a.) To make short or friable, as pastry, with butter, lard, pot liquor, or the like.

Shorten (v. i.) To become short or shorter; as, the day shortens in northern latitudes from June to December; a metallic rod shortens by cold.

Shotten (n.) Having ejected the spawn; as, a shotten herring.

Shotten (n.) Shot out of its socket; dislocated, as a bone.

Showmen (pl. ) of Showman

Shriven (p. p.) of Shrive

Shriven () p. p. of Shrive.

Silkmen (pl. ) of Silkman

Sistren (n. pl.) Sisters.

Sixteen (a.) Six and ten; consisting of six and ten; fifteen and one more.

Sixteen (n.) The number greater by a unit than fifteen; the sum of ten and six; sixteen units or objects.

Sixteen (n.) A symbol representing sixteen units, as 16, or xvi.

Slacken (a.) To become slack; to be made less tense, firm, or rigid; to decrease in tension; as, a wet cord slackens in dry weather.

Slacken (a.) To be remiss or backward; to be negligent.

Slacken (a.) To lose cohesion or solidity by a chemical combination with water; to slake; as, lime slacks.

Slacken (a.) To abate; to become less violent.

Slacken (a.) To lose rapidity; to become more slow; as, a current of water slackens.

Slacken (a.) To languish; to fail; to flag.

Slacken (a.) To end; to cease; to desist; to slake.

Slacken (v. t.) To render slack; to make less tense or firm; as, to slack a rope; to slacken a bandage.

Slacken (v. t.) To neglect; to be remiss in.

Slacken (v. t.) To deprive of cohesion by combining chemically with water; to slake; as, to slack lime.

Slacken (v. t.) To cause to become less eager; to repress; to make slow or less rapid; to retard; as, to slacken pursuit; to slacken industry.

Slacken (v. t.) To cause to become less intense; to mitigate; to abate; to ease.

Slacken (n.) A spongy, semivitrifled substance which miners or smelters mix with the ores of metals to prevent their fusion.

Slicken (a.) Sleek; smooth.

Slidden () p. p. of Slide.

Slidden (p. p.) of Slide

Slocken (v. t.) To quench; to allay; to slake. See Slake.

Smarten (v. t.) To make smart or spruce; -- usually with up.

Smitten (p. p.) of Smite

Smitten () p. p. of Smite.

Steepen (v. i.) To become steep or steeper.

Stiffen (v. t.) To make stiff; to make less pliant or flexible; as, to stiffen cloth with starch.

Stiffen (v. t.) To inspissate; to make more thick or viscous; as, to stiffen paste.

Stiffen (v. t.) To make torpid; to benumb.

Stiffen (v. i.) To become stiff or stiffer, in any sense of the adjective.

Storven () p. p. of Starve.

Striven (p. p.) of Strive

Striven () p. p. of Strive.

Sustren (pl. ) of Sustre

Sweeten (a.) To make sweet to the taste; as, to sweeten tea.

Sweeten (a.) To make pleasing or grateful to the mind or feelings; as, to sweeten life; to sweeten friendship.

Sweeten (a.) To make mild or kind; to soften; as, to sweeten the temper.

Sweeten (a.) To make less painful or laborious; to relieve; as, to sweeten the cares of life.

Sweeten (a.) To soften to the eye; to make delicate.

Sweeten (a.) To make pure and salubrious by destroying noxious matter; as, to sweeten rooms or apartments that have been infected; to sweeten the air.

Sweeten (a.) To make warm and fertile; -- opposed to sour; as, to dry and sweeten soils.

Sweeten (a.) To restore to purity; to free from taint; as, to sweeten water, butter, or meat.

Sweeten (v. i.) To become sweet.

Swollen () of Swell

Swonken (p. p.) of Swink

Swollen () p. p. of Swell.

Swollen (a.) Enlarged by swelling; immoderately increased; as, swollen eyes; swollen streams.

Terreen (n.) See Turren.

Textmen (pl. ) of Textman

Thicken (v. t.) To make thick (in any sense of the word).

Thicken (v. t.) To render dense; to inspissate; as, to thicken paint.

Thicken (v. t.) To make close; to fill up interstices in; as, to thicken cloth; to thicken ranks of trees or men.

Thicken (v. t.) To strengthen; to confirm.

Thicken (v. t.) To make more frequent; as, to thicken blows.

Thicken (v. i.) To become thick.

Thriven () of Thrive

Thriven () p. p. of Thrive.

Tighten (v. t.) To draw tighter; to straiten; to make more close in any manner.

Tillmen (pl. ) of Tillman

Tinemen (pl. ) of Tineman

Toftmen (pl. ) of Toftman

Tollmen (pl. ) of Tollman

Topsmen (pl. ) of Topsman

Toughen (v. i. & t.) To grow or make tough, or tougher.

Trodden (p. p.) of Tread

Trodden () p. p. of Tread.

Turfmen (pl. ) of Turfman

Twiggen (a.) Made of twigs; wicker.

Unliken (v. t.) To make unlike; to dissimilate.

Unoften (adv.) Not often.

Unqueen (v. t.) To divest of the rank or authority of queen.

Unseven (v. t.) To render other than seven; to make to be no longer seven.

Vicemen (pl. ) of Viceman

Wealden (a.) Of or pertaining to the lowest division of the Cretaceous formation in England and on the Continent, which overlies the Oolitic series.

Wealden (n.) The Wealden group or strata.

Wheaten (a.) Made of wheat; as, wheaten bread.

Woodmen (pl. ) of Woodman

Woolmen (pl. ) of Woolman

Workmen (pl. ) of Workman

Wreaken () p. p. of Wreak.

Written (p. p.) of Write

Writhen () of Writhe

Writhen (a.) Having a twisted distorted from.

Written () p. p. of Write, v.

Wrythen (p. p.) Writhen.

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