7 letter words ending in ic
Aaronic (a.) Alt. of Aaronical
Abietic (a.) Of or pertaining to the fir tree or its products; as, abietic acid, called also sylvic acid.
Acerbic (a.) Sour or severe.
Aclinic (a.) Without inclination or dipping; -- said the magnetic needle balances itself horizontally, having no dip. The aclinic
Acrotic (a.) Pertaining to or affecting the surface.
Acrylic (a.) Of or containing acryl, the hypothetical radical of which acrolein is the hydride; as, acrylic acid.
Actinic (a.) Of or pertaining to actinism; as, actinic rays.
Aesopic (a.) Alt. of Esopic
Agnatic (a.) Pertaining to descent by the male
Alembic (n.) An apparatus formerly used in distillation, usually made of glass or metal. It has mostly given place to the retort and worm still.
Aleutic (a.) Of or pertaining to a chain of islands between Alaska and Kamtchatka; also, designating these islands.
Algific (a.) Producing cold.
Aloetic (a.) Consisting chiefly of aloes; of the nature of aloes.
Aloetic (n.) A medicine containing chiefly aloes.
Ambreic (a.) Of or pertaining to ambrein; -- said of a certain acid produced by digesting ambrein in nitric acid.
Amharic (a.) Of or pertaining to Amhara, a division of Abyssinia; as, the Amharic language is closely allied to the Ethiopic.
Amharic (n.) The Amharic language (now the chief language of Abyssinia).
Ammonic (a.) Of or pertaining to ammonia.
Amnesic (a.) Of or pertaining to amnesia.
Anaemic (a.) Of or pertaining to anaemia.
Angelic (a.) Alt. of Angelical
Angelic (a.) Of or derived from angelica; as, angelic acid; angelic ether.
Aphasic (a.) Pertaining to, or affected by, aphasia; speechless.
Aphetic (a.) Shortened by dropping a letter or a syllable from the beginning of a word; as, an aphetic word or form.
Aphonic (a.) Alt. of Aphonous
Apogaic (a.) Apogean.
Aptotic (a.) Pertaining to, or characterized by, aptotes; uninflected; as, aptotic languages.
Aquatic (a.) Pertaining to water; growing in water; living in, swimming in, or frequenting the margins of waters; as, aquatic plants and fowls.
Aquatic (n.) An aquatic animal or plant.
Aquatic (n.) Sports or exercises practiced in or on the water.
Aramaic (a.) Pertaining to Aram, or to the territory, inhabitants, language, or literature of Syria and Mesopotamia; Aramaean; -- specifically applied to the northern branch of the Semitic family of languages, including Syriac and Chaldee.
Aramaic (n.) The Aramaic language.
Arcadic (a.) Of or pertaining to Arcadia; pastoral; ideally rural; as, Arcadian simplicity or scenery.
Archaic (a.) Of or characterized by antiquity or archaism; antiquated; obsolescent.
Argolic (a.) Pertaining to Argolis, a district in the Peloponnesus.
Armoric (a.) Alt. of Armorican
Arsenic (n.) Arsenious oxide or arsenious anhydride; -- called also arsenious acid, white arsenic, and ratsbane.
Arsenic (a.) Pertaining to, or derived from, arsenic; -- said of those compounds of arsenic in which this element has its highest equivalence; as, arsenic acid.
Ascetic (a.) Extremely rigid in self-denial and devotions; austere; severe.
Ascetic (n.) In the early church, one who devoted himself to a solitary and contemplative life, characterized by devotion, extreme self-denial, and self-mortification; a hermit; a recluse; hence, one who practices extreme rigor and self-denial in religious things.
Ascitic (a.) Alt. of Ascitical
Aseptic (a.) Not liable to putrefaction; nonputrescent.
Aseptic (n.) An aseptic substance.
Asiatic (a.) Of or pertaining to Asia or to its inhabitants.
Asiatic (n.) A native, or one of the people, of Asia.
Astatic (a.) Having little or no tendency to take a fixed or definite position or direction: thus, a suspended magnetic needle, when rendered astatic, loses its polarity, or tendency to point in a given direction.
Augitic (a.) Pertaining to, or like, augite; containing augite as a principal constituent; as, augitic rocks.
Auletic (a.) Of or pertaining to a pipe (flute) or piper.
Auxetic (a.) Pertaining to, or containing, auxesis; amplifying.
Azoleic (a.) Pertaining to an acid produced by treating oleic with nitric acid.
Bacchic (a.) Alt. of Bacchical
Baldric (n.) A broad belt, sometimes richly ornamented, worn over one shoulder, across the breast, and under the opposite arm; less properly, any belt.
Barbaic (a.) Of, or from, barbarian nations; foreign; -- often with reference to barbarous nations of east.
Barbaic (a.) Of or pertaining to, or resembling, an uncivilized person or people; barbarous; barbarian; destitute of refinement.
Barytic (a.) Of or pertaining to baryta.
Basilic (n.) Basilica.
Basilic (a.) Alt. of Basilical
Benefic (a.) Favorable; beneficent.
Benzoic (a.) Pertaining to, or obtained from, benzoin.
Bibasic (a.) Having to hydrogen atoms which can be replaced by positive or basic atoms or radicals to form salts; -- said of acids. See Dibasic.
Boletic (a.) Pertaining to, or obtained from, the Boletus.
Boracic (a.) Pertaining to, or produced from, borax; containing boron; boric; as, boracic acid.
Botanic (a.) Alt. of Botanical
Bothnic (a.) Of or pertaining to Bothnia, a country of northern Europe, or to a gulf of the same name which forms the northern part of the Baltic sea.
Bubonic (a.) Of or pertaining to a bubo or buboes; characterized by buboes.
Bucolic (a.) Of or pertaining to the life and occupation of a shepherd; pastoral; rustic.
Bucolic (n.) A pastoral poem, representing rural affairs, and the life, manners, and occupation of shepherds; as, the Bucolics of Theocritus and Virgil.
Butyric (a.) Pertaining to, or derived from, butter.
Byronic (a.) Pertaining to, or in the style of, Lord Byron.
Cabiric (a.) Of or pertaining to the Cabiri, or to their mystical worship.
Caffeic (a.) Pertaining to, or obtained from, coffee.
Caloric (n.) The principle of heat, or the agent to which the phenomena of heat and combustion were formerly ascribed; -- not now used in scientific nomenclature, but sometimes used as a general term for heat.
Caloric (a.) Of or pertaining to caloric.
Cambric (n.) A fine, thin, and white fabric made of flax or
Cambric (n.) A fabric made, in imitation of
Canonic (a.) Alt. of Cannonical
Caproic (a.) See under Capric.
Carotic (a.) Of or pertaining to stupor; as, a carotic state.
Carotic (a.) Carotid; as, the carotic arteries.
Caustic (a.) Alt. of Caustical
Caustic (a.) Any substance or means which, applied to animal or other organic tissue, burns, corrodes, or destroys it by chemical action; an escharotic.
Caustic (a.) A caustic curve or caustic surface.
Centric (a.) Alt. of Centrical
Ceramic (a.) Of or pertaining to pottery; relating to the art of making earthenware; as, ceramic products; ceramic ornaments for ceilings.
Cerotic (a.) Pertaining to, or derived from, beeswax or Chinese wax; as, cerotic acid or alcohol.
Cetylic (a.) Of, pertaining to, or derived from, spermaceti.
Chaotic (a.) Resembling chaos; confused.
Chloric (a.) Pertaining to, or obtained from, chlorine; -- said of those compounds of chlorine in which this element has a valence of five, or the next to its highest; as, chloric acid, HClO3.
Choleic (a.) Pertaining to, or obtained from, bile; as, choleic acid.
Choreic (a.) Of the nature of, or pertaining to, chorea; convulsive.
Chromic (a.) Pertaining to, or obtained from, chromium; -- said of the compounds of chromium in which it has its higher valence.
Chronic (a.) Relating to time; according to time.
Chronic (a.) Continuing for a long time; lingering; habitual.
Cimbric (a.) Pertaining to the Cimbri, an ancient tribe inhabiting Northern Germany.
Cimbric (n.) The language of the Cimbri.
Classic (n.) Alt. of Classical
Classic (n.) A work of acknowledged excellence and authority, or its author; -- originally used of Greek and Latin works or authors, but now applied to authors and works of a like character in any language.
Classic (n.) One learned in the literature of Greece and Rome, or a student of classical literature.
Clastic (a.) Pertaining to what may be taken apart; as, clastic anatomy (of models).
Clastic (a.) Fragmental; made up of brok/ fragments; as, sandstone is a clastic rock.
Clysmic (a.) Washing; cleansing.
Cometic (a.) Relating to a comet.
Creatic (a.) Relating to, or produced by, flesh or animal food; as, creatic nausea.
Cryptic (a.) Alt. of Cryptical
Cubebic (a.) Pertaining to, or derived from, cubebs; as, cubebic acid (a soft olive-green resin extracted from cubebs).
Cuminic (a.) Pertaining to, or derived from, cumin, or from oil of caraway; as, cuminic acid.
Czechic (a.) Of or pertaining to the Czechs.
Dartoic (a.) Of or pertaining to the dartos.
Davidic (a.) Of or pertaining to David, the king and psalmist of Israel, or to his family.
Decylic (a.) Allied to, or containing, the radical decyl.
Deictic (a.) Direct; proving directly; -- applied to reasoning, and opposed to elenchtic or refutative.
Deistic (a.) Alt. of Deistical
Delphic (a.) Of or relating to Delphi, or to the famous oracle of that place.
Delphic (a.) Ambiguous; mysterious.
Deltaic (a.) Relating to, or like, a delta.
Demonic (a.) Of or pertaining to a demon or to demons; demoniac.
Demotic (a.) Of or pertaining to the people; popular; common.
Dibasic (a.) Having two acid hydrogen atoms capable of replacement by basic atoms or radicals, in forming salts; bibasic; -- said of acids, as oxalic or sulphuric acids. Cf. Diacid, Bibasic.
Diploic (a.) Of or pertaining to the diploe.
Docetic (a.) Pertaining to, held by, or like, the Docetae.
Doeglic (a.) Pertaining to, or obtained from, the doegling; as, doeglic acid (Chem.), an oily substance resembling oleic acid.
Drastic (a.) Acting rapidly and violently; efficacious; powerful; -- opposed to bland; as, drastic purgatives.
Drastic (n.) A violent purgative. See Cathartic.
Druidic (a.) Alt. of Druidical
Durylic (a.) Pertaining to, allied to, or derived from, durene; as, durylic acid.
Dynamic (a.) Alt. of Dynamical
Dysuric (a.) Pertaining to, or afflicted with, dysury.
Ecbatic (a.) Denoting a mere result or consequence, as distinguished from telic, which denotes intention or purpose; thus the phrase / /, if rendered "so that it was fulfilled," is ecbatic; if rendered "in order that it might be." etc., is telic.
Ecbolic (n.) A drug, as ergot, which by exciting uterine contractions promotes the expulsion of the contents of the uterus.
Ectopic (a.) Out of place; congenitally displaced; as, an ectopic organ.
Eirenic (a.) Pacific. See Irenic.
Elaidic (a.) Relating to oleic acid, or elaine.
Elastic (a.) Springing back; having a power or inherent property of returning to the form from which a substance is bent, drawn, pressed, or twisted; springy; having the power of rebounding; as, a bow is elastic; the air is elastic; India rubber is elastic.
Elastic (a.) Able to return quickly to a former state or condition, after being depressed or overtaxed; having power to recover easily from shocks and trials; as, elastic spirits; an elastic constitution.
Elastic (n.) An elastic woven fabric, as a belt, braces or suspenders, etc., made in part of India rubber.
Eleatic (a.) Of or pertaining to a certain school of Greek philosophers who taught that the only certain science is that which owes nothing to the senses, and all to the reason.
Eleatic (n.) A philosopher of the Eleatic school.
Electic (a.) See Eclectic.
Ellagic (a.) Pertaining to, or derived from, gallnuts or gallic acid; as, ellagic acid.
Embolic (a.) Embolismic.
Embolic (a.) Pertaining to an embolism; produced by an embolism; as, an embolic abscess.
Embolic (a.) Pushing or growing in; -- said of a kind of invagination. See under Invagination.
Empiric (n.) One who follows an empirical method; one who relies upon practical experience.
Empiric (n.) One who confines himself to applying the results of mere experience or his own observation; especially, in medicine, one who deviates from the rules of science and regular practice; an ignorant and unlicensed pretender; a quack; a charlatan.
Empiric (a.) Alt. of Empirical
Emulsic (a.) Pertaining to, or produced from, emulsin; as, emulsic acid.
Endemic (a.) Alt. of Endemical
Endemic (n.) An endemic disease.
Energic (a.) Alt. of Energical
Enteric (a.) Of or pertaining to the enteron, or alimentary canal; intestinal.
Entheic (a.) Caused by a morbifie virus implanted in the system; as, an enthetic disease like syphilis.
Entomic (a.) Alt. of Entomical
Entonic (a.) Having great tension, or exaggerated action.
Entotic (a.) Pertaining to the interior of the ear.
Epiotic (n.) The upper and outer element of periotic bone, -- in man forming a part of the temporal bone.
Epozoic (a.) Living upon the exterior of another animal; ectozoic; -- said of external parasites.
Ergotic (a.) Pertaining to, or derived from, ergot; as, ergotic acid.
Eristic (a.) Alt. of Eristical
Erratic (a.) Having no certain course; roving about without a fixed destination; wandering; moving; -- hence, applied to the planets as distinguished from the fixed stars.
Erratic (a.) Deviating from a wise of the common course in opinion or conduct; eccentric; strange; queer; as, erratic conduct.
Erratic (a.) Irregular; changeable.
Erratic (n.) One who deviates from common and accepted opinions; one who is eccentric or preserve in his intellectual character.
Erratic (n.) A rogue.
Erratic (n.) Any stone or material that has been borne away from its original site by natural agencies; esp., a large block or fragment of rock; a bowlder.
Esculic (a.) Pertaining to, or obtained from, the horse-chestnut; as, esculic acid.
Ethenic (a.) Pertaining to, derived from. or resembling, ethene or ethylene; as, ethenic ether.
Ethylic () Pertaining to, derived from, or containing, ethyl; as, ethylic alcohol.
Eugenic (a.) Pertaining to, or derived from, cloves; as, eugenic acid.
Eugenic (a.) Well-born; of high birth.
Eugetic (a.) Alt. of Eugetinic
Eulogic (a.) Alt. of Eulogical
Euritic (a.) Of or pelating to eurite.
Evernic (a.) Pertaining to Evernia, a genus of lichens; as, evernic acid.
Extatic (a.) See Ecstatic, a.
Fanatic (a.) Pertaining to, or indicating, fanaticism; extravagant in opinions; ultra; unreasonable; excessively enthusiastic, especially on religious subjects; as, fanatic zeal; fanatic notions.
Fanatic (n.) A person affected by excessive enthusiasm, particularly on religious subjects; one who indulges wild and extravagant notions of religion.
Faradic (a.) Of or pertaining to Michael Faraday, the distinguished electrician; -- applied especially to induced currents of electricity, as produced by certain forms of inductive apparatus, on account of Faraday's investigations of their laws.
Ferulic (a.) Pertaining to, or derived from, asafetida (Ferula asafoetida); as, ferulic acid.
Filicic (a.) Pertaining to, or derived from, ferns; as, filicic acid.
Finific (n.) A limiting element or quality.
Fisetic (a.) Pertaining to fustet or fisetin.
Fluoric (a.) Pertaining to, obtained from, or containing, fluorine.
Francic (a.) Pertaining to the Franks, or their language; Frankish.
Frantic (a.) Mad; raving; furious; violent; wild and disorderly; distracted.
Friesic (a.) Of or pertaining to Friesland, a province in the northern part of the Netherlands.
Friesic (n.) The language of the Frisians, a Teutonic people formerly occupying a large part of the coast of Holland and Northwestern Germany. The modern dialects of Friesic are spoken chiefly in the province of Friesland, and on some of the islands near the coast of Germany and Denmark.
Fumaric (a.) Pertaining to, or derived from, fumitory (Fumaria officinalis).
Furilic (a.) Pertaining to, or derived from, furile; as, furilic acid.
Galenic (a.) Alt. of Galenical
Galenic (an.) Alt. of Galenical
Gastric (a.) Of, pertaining to, or situated near, the stomach; as, the gastric artery.
Gemaric (a.) Pertaining to the Gemara.
Generic (a.) Alt. of Generical
Genetic (a.) Same as Genetical.
Georgic (a.) A rural poem; a poetical composition on husbandry, containing rules for cultivating lands, etc.; as, the Georgics of Virgil.
Georgic (a.) Alt. of Georgical
Glaucic (a.) Of or pertaining to the Glaucium or horned poppy; -- formerly applied to an acid derived from it, now known to be fumaric acid.
Glossic (n.) A system of phonetic spelling based upon the present values of English letters, but invariably using one symbol to represent one sound only.
Glottic (a.) Alt. of Glottidean
Glyphic (a.) Of or pertaining to sculpture or carving of any sort, esp. to glyphs.
Glyptic (a.) Of or pertaining to gem engraving.
Glyptic (a.) Figured; marked as with figures.
Gnathic (a.) Of or pertaining to the jaw.
Gnostic (a.) Knowing; wise; shrewd.
Gnostic (a.) Of or pertaining to Gnosticism or its adherents; as, the Gnostic heresy.
Grallic (a.) Pertaining to the Grallae.
Graphic (a.) Alt. of Graphical
Guelfic (a.) Of or pertaining to the family or the faction of the Guelphs.
Hebraic (a.) Of or pertaining to the Hebrews, or to the language of the Hebrews.
Hederic (a.) Pertaining to, or derived from, the ivy (Hedera); as, hederic acid, an acid of the acetylene series.
Hedonic (a.) Pertaining to pleasure.
Hedonic (a.) Of or relating to Hedonism or the Hedonic sect.
Hematic (a.) Same as Haematic.
Hematic (n.) A medicine designed to improve the condition of the blood.
Henotic (a.) Harmonizing; irenic.
Hepatic (a.) Of or pertaining to the liver; as, hepatic artery; hepatic diseases.
Hepatic (a.) Resembling the liver in color or in form; as, hepatic cinnabar.
Hepatic (a.) Pertaining to, or resembling, the plants called Hepaticae, or scale mosses and liverworts.
Heptoic (a.) Pertaining to, or derived from, heptane; as, heptoic acid.
Heretic (n.) One who holds to a heresy; one who believes some doctrine contrary to the established faith or prevailing religion.
Heretic (n.) One who having made a profession of Christian belief, deliberately and pertinaciously refuses to believe one or more of the articles of faith "determined by the authority of the universal church."
Hexylic (a.) Pertaining to, or derived from, hexyl or hexane; as, hexylic alcohol.
Homeric (a.) Of or pertaining to Homer, the most famous of Greek poets; resembling the poetry of Homer.
Hordeic (a.) Pertaining to, or derived from, barley; as, hordeic acid, an acid identical or isomeric with lauric acid.
Icteric (n.) A remedy for the jaundice.
Icteric (a.) Alt. of Icterical
Identic (a.) Identical.
Idiotic (a.) Alt. of Idiotical
Idyllic (a.) Of or belonging to idyls.
Isouric (a.) Pertaining to, or designating, a complex nitrogenous acid, isomeric with uric acid.
Jalapic (a.) Of or pertaining to jalap.
Juridic (a.) Alt. of Juridical
Keramic (a.) Same as Ceramic.
Ketonic (a.) Pertaining to, or derived from, a ketone; as, a ketonic acid.
Kinetic (q.) Moving or causing motion; motory; active, as opposed to latent.
Komenic (a.) Of or pertaining to, or designating, an acid derived from meconic acid.
Kreatic (a.) See Creatic.
Laconic (a.) Alt. of Laconical
Laconic (n.) Laconism.
Lavatic (a.) Like lava, or composed of lava; lavic.
Legific (a.) Of or pertaining to making laws.
Liassic (a.) Of the age of the Lias; pertaining to the Lias formation.
Liassic (n.) Same as Lias.
Lipinic (a.) Lipic.
Lucific (a.) Producing light.
Lumbric (n.) An earthworm, or a worm resembling an earthworm.
Lunatic (a.) Affected by lunacy; insane; mad.
Lunatic (a.) Of or pertaining to, or suitable for, an insane person; evincing lunacy; as, lunatic gibberish; a lunatic asylum.
Lunatic (n.) A person affected by lunacy; an insane person, esp. one who has lucid intervals; a madman; a person of unsound mind.
Malamic (a.) Of or pertaining an acid intermediate between malic acid and malamide, and known only by its salts.
Malefic (a.) Doing mischief; causing harm or evil; nefarious; hurtful.
Malonic (a.) Pertaining to, or designating, an acid produced artifically as a white crystal
Masonic (a.) Of or pertaining to Freemasons or to their craft or mysteries.
Meconic (a.) Pertaining to, or obtained from, the poppy or opium; specif. (Chem.), designating an acid related to aconitic acid, found in opium and extracted as a white crystal
Megaric (a.) Belonging, or pertaining, to Megara, a city of ancient Greece.
Melanic (a.) Melanotic.
Melanic (a.) Of or pertaining to the black-haired races.
Melodic (a.) Of the nature of melody; relating to, containing, or made up of, melody; melodious.
Metonic (a.) Pertaining to, or discovered by, Meton, the Athenian.
Metopic (a.) Of or pertaining to the forehead or frontal bones; frontal; as, the metopic suture.
Mimetic () Alt. of Mimetical
Mirific (a.) Alt. of Mirifical
Mishnic (a.) Of or pertaining to the Mishna.
Monadic (a.) Alt. of Monadical
Monodic (a.) Alt. of Monodical
Motific (a.) Producing motion.
Mucific (a.) Inducing or stimulating the secretion of mucus; blennogenous.
Mucific (a.) Secreting mucus.
Muconic (a.) Of, pertaining to, or designating, an organic acid, obtained indirectly from mucic acid, and somewhat resembling itaconic acid.
Munific (a.) Munificent; liberal.
Myronic (a.) Pertaining to, or obtained from, mustard; -- used specifically to designate a glucoside called myronic acid, found in mustard seed.
Myrrhic (a.) Of, pertaining to, or obtained from, myrrh.
Neozoic (a.) More recent than the Paleozoic, -- that is, including the Mesozoic and Cenozoic.
Nepotic (a.) Of or pertaining to npotism.
Nicotic (a.) Nicotinic.
Nilotic (a.) Of or pertaining to the river Nile; as, the Nilotic crocodile.
Nomadic (a.) Of or pertaining to nomads, or their way of life; wandering; moving from place to place for subsistence; as, a nomadic tribe.
Nonylic (a.) Of, pertaining to, or designating, nonyl or its compounds; as, nonylic acid.
Numeric (n.) Alt. of Numerical
Numeric (n.) Any number, proper or improper fraction, or incommensurable ratio. The term also includes any imaginary expression like m + nA-1, where m and n are real numerics.
Nymphic (a.) Alt. of Nymphical
Obconic (a.) Alt. of Obconical
Oceanic (a.) Of or pertaining to the ocean; found or formed in or about, or produced by, the ocean; frequenting the ocean, especially mid-ocean.
Oceanic (a.) Of or pertaining to Oceania or its inhabitants.
Octylic (a.) Pertaining to, derived from, or containing, octyl; as, octylic ether.
Olympic (a.) Of or pertaining to Olympus, a mountain of Thessaly, fabled as the seat of the gods, or to Olympia, a small plain in Elis.
Omnific (a.) All-creating.
Oolitic (a.) Of or pertaining to oolite; composed of, or resembling, oolite.
Ophelic (a.) Of, pertaining to, or designating, a substance (called ophelic acid) extracted from a plant (Ophelia) of the Gentian family as a bitter yellowish sirup, used in India as a febrifuge and tonic.
Opianic (a.) Of, pertaining to, or designating, an organic acid obtained by the oxidation of narcotine.
Orectic (a.) Of or pertaining to the desires; hence, impelling to gratification; appetitive.
Organic (a.) Produced by the organs; as, organic pleasure.
Organic (a.) Instrumental; acting as instruments of nature or of art to a certain destined function or end.
Organic (a.) Forming a whole composed of organs. Hence: Of or pertaining to a system of organs; inherent in, or resulting from, a certain organization; as, an organic government; his love of truth was not inculcated, but organic.
Organic (a.) Pertaining to, or denoting, any one of the large series of substances which, in nature or origin, are connected with vital processes, and include many substances of artificial production which may or may not occur in animals or plants; -- contrasted with inorganic.
Osmotic (a.) Pertaining to, or having the property of, osmose; as, osmotic force.
Ossific (a.) Capable of producing bone; having the power to change cartilage or other tissue into bone.
Otalgic (a.) Of or pertaining to otalgia.
Otalgic (n.) A remedy for otalgia.
Ouretic (a.) Uric.
Oxiodic (a.) Pertaining to, or designating, certain compounds of iodine and oxygen.
Oxyntic (a.) Acid; producing acid; -applied especially to certain glands and cells in the stomach.
Pacific (a.) Of or pertaining to peace; suited to make or restore peace; of a peaceful character; not warlike; not quarrelsome; conciliatory; as, pacific words or acts; a pacific nature or condition.
Paganic (a.) Alt. of Paganical
Palatic (a.) Palatal; palatine.
Palatic (n.) A palatal.
Paretic (a.) Of or pertaining to paresis; affected with paresis.
Parodic (a.) Alt. of Parodical
Parotic (a.) On the side of the auditory capsule; near the external ear.
Pelagic (a.) Of or pertaining to the ocean; -- applied especially to animals that live at the surface of the ocean, away from the coast.
Peloric (a.) Abnormally regular or symmetrical.
Pentoic (a.) Pertaining to, or desingating, an acid (called also valeric acid) derived from pentane.
Phallic (a.) Of or pertaining to the phallus, or to phallism.
Phrenic (a.) Of or pertaining to the diaphragm; diaphragmatic; as, the phrenic nerve.
Pimaric (a.) Pertaining to, or designating, an acid found in galipot, and isomeric with abietic acid.
Pimelic (a.) Pertaining to, or designating, a substance obtained from certain fatty substances, and subsequently shown to be a mixture of suberic and adipic acids.
Pimelic (a.) Designating the acid proper (C5H10(CO2/H)2) which is obtained from camphoric acid.
Piperic (a.) Pertaining to, or derived from, or designating, a complex organic acid found in the products of different members of the Pepper family, and extracted as a yellowish crystal
Piratic (a.) Piratical.
Plasmic (a.) Of, pertaining to, or connected with, plasma; plasmatic.
Plastic (a.) Having the power to give form or fashion to a mass of matter; as, the plastic hand of the Creator.
Plastic (a.) Capable of being molded, formed, or modeled, as clay or plaster; -- used also figuratively; as, the plastic mind of a child.
Plastic (a.) Pertaining or appropriate to, or characteristic of, molding or modeling; produced by, or appearing as if produced by, molding or modeling; -- said of sculpture and the kindred arts, in distinction from painting and the graphic arts.
plastic (n.) a substance composed predominantly of a synthetic organic high polymer capable of being cast or molded; many varieties of plastic are used to produce articles of commerce (after 1900). [MW10 gives origin of word as 1905]
Pleuric (a.) Pleural.
Plumbic (a.) Of, pertaining to, resembling, or containing, lead; -- used specifically to designate those compounds in which it has a higher valence as contrasted with plumbous compounds; as, plumbic oxide.
Polaric (a.) See Polar.
Polemic (a.) Of or pertaining to controversy; maintaining, or involving, controversy; controversial; disputative; as, a polemic discourse or essay; polemic theology.
Polemic (a.) Engaged in, or addicted to, polemics, or to controversy; disputations; as, a polemic writer.
Polemic (n.) One who writes in support of one opinion, doctrine, or system, in opposition to another; one skilled in polemics; a controversialist; a disputant.
Polemic (n.) A polemic argument or controversy.
Politic (a.) Of or pertaining to polity, or civil government; political; as, the body politic. See under Body.
Politic (a.) Pertaining to, or promoting, a policy, especially a national policy; well-devised; adapted to its end, whether right or wrong; -- said of things; as, a politic treaty.
Politic (a.) Sagacious in promoting a policy; ingenious in devising and advancing a system of management; devoted to a scheme or system rather than to a principle; hence, in a good sense, wise; prudent; sagacious; and in a bad sense, artful; unscrupulous; cunning; -- said of persons.
Politic (n.) A politician.
Porotic (n.) A medicine supposed to promote the formation of callus.
Practic (a.) Practical.
Practic (a.) Artful; deceitful; skillful.
Prootic (a.) In front of the auditory capsule; -- applied especially to a bone, or center of ossification, in the periotic capsule.
Prootic (n.) A prootic bone.
Prosaic (a.) Alt. of Prosaical
Prussic (a.) designating the acid now called hydrocyanic acid, but formerly called prussic acid, because Prussian blue is derived from it or its compounds. See Hydrocyanic.
Psychic (a.) Alt. of Psychical
Puranic (a.) Pertaining to the Puranas.
Pyaemic (a.) Of or pertaining to pyaemia; of the nature of pyaemia.
Pyloric (a.) Of, pertaining to, or in the region of, the pylorus; as, the pyloric end of the stomach.
Pyretic (a.) Of or pertaining to fever; febrile.
Pyridic (a.) Related to, or formed from, pyridin or its homologues; as, the pyridic bases.
Pyritic (a.) Alt. of Pyritical
Pyrotic (a.) Caustic. See Caustic.
Pyrotic (n.) A caustic medicine.
Pyrrhic (a.) Of or pertaining to an ancient Greek martial dance.
Pyrrhic (a.) Of or pertaining to a pyrrhic, or to pyrrhics; containing pyrrhic; as, a pyrrhic verse.
Pyrrhic (n.) An ancient Greek martial dance, to the accompaniment of the flute, its time being very quick.
Pyrrhic (n.) A foot consisting of two short syllables.
Pyruric (a.) Same as Pyrouric.
Pyruvic (a.) Pertaining to, or designating, an acid (called also pyroracemic acid) obtained, as a liquid having a pungent odor, by the distillation of racemic acid.
Quadric (a.) Of or pertaining to the second degree.
Quadric (n.) A quantic of the second degree. See Quantic.
Quadric (n.) A surface whose equation in three variables is of the second degree. Spheres, spheroids, ellipsoids, paraboloids, hyperboloids, also cones and cylinders with circular bases, are quadrics.
Quartic (a.) Of the fourth degree.
Quartic (n.) A quantic of the fourth degree. See Quantic.
Quartic (n.) A curve or surface whose equation is of the fourth degree in the variables.
Quintic (a.) Of the fifth degree or order.
Quintic (n.) A quantic of the fifth degree. See Quantic.
Resinic (a.) Pertaining to, or obtained from, resin; as, the resinic acids.
Retinic (a.) Of or pertaining to resin; derived from resin; specifically, designating an acid found in certain fossil resins and hydrocarbons.
Rheumic (a.) Pertaining to, or characterized by, rheum.
Rhombic (a.) Shaped like a rhomb.
Rhombic (a.) Same as Orthorhombic.
Ricinic (a.) Pertaining to, or derived from, castor oil; formerly, designating an acid now called ricinoleic acid.
Romanic (n.) Of or pertaining to Rome or its people.
Romanic (n.) Of or pertaining to any or all of the various languages which, during the Middle Ages, sprung out of the old Roman, or popular form of Latin, as the Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, French, Provencal, etc.
Romanic (n.) Related to the Roman people by descent; -- said especially of races and nations speaking any of the Romanic tongues.
Ropalic (a.) See Rhopalic.
Rosacic (a.) Pertaining to, or designating, an acid (called also lithic acid) found in certain red precipitates of urine. See Uric.
Rubidic (a.) Of or pertaining to rubidium; containing rubidium.
Rubific (a.) Making red; as, rubific rays.
Sahidic (a.) Same as Thebaic.
Sapphic (a.) Of or pertaining to Sappho, the Grecian poetess; as, Sapphic odes; Sapphic verse.
Sapphic (a.) Belonging to, or in the manner of, Sappho; -- said of a certain kind of verse reputed to have been invented by Sappho, consisting of five feet, of which the first, fourth, and fifth are trochees, the second is a spondee, and the third a dactyl.
Sapphic (n.) A Sapphic verse.
Satanic (a.) Alt. of Satanical
Satiric (a.) Alt. of Satirical
Satyric (a.) Alt. of Satyrical
Saxonic (a.) Relating to the Saxons or Anglo- Saxons.
Scaldic (a.) Of or pertaining to the scalds of the Norsemen; as, scaldic poetry.
Scandic (a.) Of or pertaining to scandium; derived from, or containing, scandium.
Sceptic () Alt. of Scepticism
Schetic (a.) Alt. of Schetical
Sciatic (a.) Of or pertaining to the hip; in the region of, or affecting, the hip; ischial; ischiatic; as, the sciatic nerve, sciatic pains.
Sciatic (n.) Sciatica.
Sclavic (a.) Same as Slavic.
Scoptic (a.) Alt. of Scoptical
Sebacic (a.) Of or pertaining to fat; derived from, or resembling, fat; specifically, designating an acid (formerly called also sebic, and pyroleic, acid), obtained by the distillation or saponification of certain oils (as castor oil) as a white crystal
Seismic (a.) Alt. of Seismal
Selenic (a.) Of or pertaining to selenium; derived from, or containing, selenium; specifically, designating those compounds in which the element has a higher valence as contrasted with selenious compounds.
Semitic (a.) Of or pertaining to Shem or his descendants; belonging to that division of the Caucasian race which includes the Arabs, Jews, and related races.
Septoic (a.) See Heptoic.
Silicic (a.) Pertaining to, derived from, or resembling, silica; specifically, designating compounds of silicon; as, silicic acid.
Sinapic (a.) Of or pertaining to sinapine; specifically, designating an acid (C11H12O5) related to gallic acid, and obtained by the decomposition of sinapine, as a white crystal
Skaldic (a.) See Scaldic.
Skeptic (n.) One who is yet undecided as to what is true; one who is looking or inquiring for what is true; an inquirer after facts or reasons.
Skeptic (n.) A person who doubts the existence and perfections of God, or the truth of revelation; one who disbelieves the divine origin of the Christian religion.
Skeptic (a.) Alt. of Skeptical
Somatic (a.) Of or pertaining to the body as a whole; corporeal; as, somatic death; somatic changes.
Somatic (a.) Of or pertaining to the wall of the body; somatopleuric; parietal; as, the somatic stalk of the yolk sac of an embryo.
Sotadic (a.) Pertaining to, or resembling, the lascivious compositions of the Greek poet Sotades.
Sotadic (n.) A Sotadic verse or poem.
Spastic (a.) Of or pertaining to spasm; spasmodic; especially, pertaining to tonic spasm; tetanic.
Spathic (a.) Like spar; foliated or lamellar; spathose.
Spermic (a.) Of or pertaining to sperm, or semen.
Spheric (a.) Having the form of a sphere; like a sphere; globular; orbicular; as, a spherical body.
Spheric (a.) Of or pertaining to a sphere.
Spheric (a.) Of or pertaining to the heavenly orbs, or to the sphere or spheres in which, according to ancient astronomy and astrology, they were set.
Splenic (a.) Of or pertaining to the spleen; lienal; as, the splenic vein.
Stannic (a.) Of or pertaining to tin; derived from or containing tin; specifically, designating those compounds in which the element has a higher valence as contrasted with stannous compounds.
Stearic (a.) Pertaining to, or obtained from, stearin or tallow; resembling tallow.
Sthenic (a.) Strong; active; -- said especially of morbid states attended with excessive action of the heart and blood vessels, and characterized by strength and activity of the muscular and nervous system; as, a sthenic fever.
Stichic (a.) Of or pertaining to stichs, or
Stiptic (a. & n.) See Styptic.
Styptic (a.) Producing contraction; stopping bleeding; having the quality of restraining hemorrhage when applied to the bleeding part; astringent.
Styptic (n.) A styptic medicine.
Suberic (a.) Of or pertaining to cork; specifically, designating an acid, C6H12.(CO2H)2, homologous with oxalic acid, and obtained from cork and certain fatty oils, as a white crystal
Synodic (a.) Alt. of Synodical
Tabetic (a.) Of or pertaining to tabes; of the nature of tabes; affected with tabes; tabid.
Tabetic (n.) One affected with tabes.
Tabific (a.) Alt. of Tabifical
Taconic (a.) Designating, or pertaining to, the series of rocks forming the Taconic mountains in Western New England. They were once supposed to be older than the Cambrian, but later proved to belong to the Lower Silurian and Cambrian.
Tamaric (n.) A shrub or tree supposed to be the tamarisk, or perhaps some kind of heath.
Technic (a.) Technical.
Technic (a.) The method of performance in any art; technical skill; artistic execution; technique.
Technic (a.) Technical terms or objects; things pertaining to the practice of an art or science.
Terebic (a.) Pertaining to, or obtained from, terbenthene (oil of turpentine); specifically, designating an acid, C7H10O4, obtained by the oxidation of terbenthene with nitric acid, as a white crystal
Tetanic (a.) Of or pertaining to tetanus; having the character of tetanus; as, a tetanic state; tetanic contraction.
Tetanic (a.) Producing, or tending to produce, tetanus, or tonic contraction of the muscles; as, a tetanic remedy. See Tetanic, n.
Tetanic (n.) A substance (notably nux vomica, strychnine, and brucine) which, either as a remedy or a poison, acts primarily on the spinal cord, and which, when taken in comparatively large quantity, produces tetanic spasms or convulsions.
Thallic (a.) Of or pertaining to thallium; derived from, or containing, thallium; specifically, designating those compounds in which the element has a higher valence as contrasted with the thallous compounds; as, thallic oxide.
Thebaic (a.) Of or pertaining to Thebes in Egypt; specifically, designating a version of the Bible preserved by the Copts, and esteemed of great value by biblical scholars. This version is also called the Sahidic version.
Theoric (a.) Of or pertaining to the theorica.
Theoric (a.) Relating to, or skilled in, theory; theoretically skilled.
Theoric (n.) Speculation; theory.
Thermic (a.) Of or pertaining to heat; due to heat; thermal; as, thermic
Thionic (a.) Of or pertaining to sulphur; containing or resembling sulphur; specifically, designating certain of the thio compounds; as, the thionic acids. Cf. Dithionic, Trithionic, Tetrathionic, etc.
Titanic (a.) Of or relating to Titans, or fabled giants of ancient mythology; hence, enormous in size or strength; as, Titanic structures.
Titanic (a.) Of or pertaining to titanium; derived from, or containing, titanium; specifically, designating those compounds of titanium in which it has a higher valence as contrasted with the titanous compounds.
Toluric (a.) Of, pertaining to, or designating, any one of three isomeric crystal
Totemic (a.) Of or pertaining to a totem, or totemism.
Traffic (v. i.) To pass goods and commodities from one person to another for an equivalent in goods or money; to buy or sell goods; to barter; to trade.
Traffic (v. i.) To trade meanly or mercenarily; to bargain.
Traffic (v. t.) To exchange in traffic; to effect by a bargain or for a consideration.
Traffic (v.) Commerce, either by barter or by buying and selling; interchange of goods and commodities; trade.
Traffic (v.) Commodities of the market.
Traffic (v.) The business done upon a railway, steamboat
Triadic (a.) Having the characteristics of a triad; as, boron is triadic.
Triatic (a.) A term used in the phrase triatic stay. See under Stay.
Trophic (a.) Of or connected with nutrition; nitritional; nourishing; as, the so-called trophic nerves, which have a direct influence on nutrition.
Tryptic (a.) Relating to trypsin or to its action; produced by trypsin; as, trypsin digestion.
Umbilic (n.) The navel; the center.
Umbilic (n.) An umbilicus. See Umbilicus, 5 (b).
Umbilic (a.) See Umbilical, 1.
Uraemic (a.) Of or pertaining to uraemia; as, uraemic convulsions.
Valeric (a.) Valerianic; specifically, designating any one of three metameric acids, of which the typical one (called also inactive valeric acid), C4H9CO2H, is obtained from valerian root and other sources, as a corrosive, mobile, oily liquid, having a strong acid taste, and an odor of old cheese.
Vanadic (a.) Pertaining to, or obtained from, vanadium; containing vanadium; specifically distinguished those compounds in which vanadium has a relatively higher valence as contrasted with the vanadious compounds; as, vanadic oxide.
Venatic (a.) Alt. of Venatical
Vitalic (a.) Pertaining to life; vital.
Vivific (a.) Alt. of Vivifical
Vocalic (a.) Of or pertaining to vowel sounds; consisting of the vowel sounds.
Voltaic (a.) Of or pertaining to Alessandro Volta, who first devised apparatus for developing electric currents by chemical action, and established this branch of electric science; discovered by Volta; as, voltaic electricity.
Voltaic (a.) Of or pertaining to voltaism, or voltaic electricity; as, voltaic induction; the voltaic arc.
Xanthic (a.) Tending toward a yellow color, or to one of those colors, green being excepted, in which yellow is a constituent, as scarlet, orange, etc.
Xanthic (a.) Possessing, imparting, or producing a yellow color; as, xanthic acid.
Xanthic (a.) Of or pertaining to xanthic acid, or its compounds; xanthogenic.
Xanthic (a.) Of or pertaining to xanthin.
Xenylic (a.) Pertaining to, derived from, designating, certain amido compounds obtained by reducing certain nitro derivatives of diphenyl.
Xeronic (a.) Pertaining to, or designating, an acid, C8H12O4, related to fumaric acid, and obtained from citraconic acid as an oily substance having a bittersweet taste; -- so called from its tendency to form its anhydride.
Xyletic (a.) Pertaining to, or designating, a complex acid related to mesitylenic acid, obtained as a white crystal
Xylidic (a.) Pertaining to, or designating, either one of two distinct acids which are derived from xylic acid and related compounds, and are metameric with uvitic acid.
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Author: Mark McCracken is a corporate trainer and author living in Higashi Osaka, Japan. He is the author of thousands of online articles as well as the Business English textbook, "25 Business Skills in English".