7 letter words ending in ment

Ailment (n.) Indisposition; morbid affection of the body; -- not applied ordinarily to acute diseases.

Aliment (n.) That which nourishes; food; nutriment; anything which feeds or adds to a substance in natural growth. Hence: The necessaries of life generally: sustenance; means of support.

Aliment (n.) An allowance for maintenance.

Aliment (v. t.) To nourish; to support.

Aliment (v. t.) To provide for the maintenance of.

Augment (v. t.) To enlarge or increase in size, amount, or degree; to swell; to make bigger; as, to augment an army by reeforcements; rain augments a stream; impatience augments an evil.

Augment (v. t.) To add an augment to.

Augment (v. i.) To increase; to grow larger, stronger, or more intense; as, a stream augments by rain.

Augment (n.) Enlargement by addition; increase.

Augment (n.) A vowel prefixed, or a lengthening of the initial vowel, to mark past time, as in Greek and Sanskrit verbs.

Butment (n.) A buttress of an arch; the supporter, or that part which joins it to the upright pier.

Butment (n.) The mass of stone or solid work at the end of a bridge, by which the extreme arches are sustained, or by which the end of a bridge without arches is supported.

Clement (a.) Mild in temper and disposition; merciful; compassionate.

Comment (v. i.) To make remarks, observations, or criticism; especially, to write notes on the works of an author, with a view to illustrate his meaning, or to explain particular passages; to write annotations; -- often followed by on or upon.

Comment (v. t.) To comment on.

Comment (n.) A remark, observation, or criticism; gossip; discourse; talk.

Comment (n.) A note or observation intended to explain, illustrate, or criticise the meaning of a writing, book, etc.; explanation; annotation; exposition.

Element (n.) One of the simplest or essential parts or principles of which anything consists, or upon which the constitution or fundamental powers of anything are based.

Element (n.) One of the ultimate, undecomposable constituents of any kind of matter. Specifically: (Chem.) A substance which cannot be decomposed into different kinds of matter by any means at present employed; as, the elements of water are oxygen and hydrogen.

Element (n.) One out of several parts combined in a system of aggregation, when each is of the nature of the whole; as, a single cell is an element of the honeycomb.

Element (n.) One of the smallest natural divisions of the organism, as a blood corpuscle, a muscular fiber.

Element (n.) One of the simplest essential parts, more commonly called cells, of which animal and vegetable organisms, or their tissues and organs, are composed.

Element (n.) Sometimes a curve, or surface, or volume is considered as described by a moving point, or curve, or surface, the latter being at any instant called an element of the former.

Element (n.) One of the terms in an algebraic expression.

Element (n.) One of the necessary data or values upon which a system of calculations depends, or general conclusions are based; as, the elements of a planet's orbit.

Element (n.) The simplest or fundamental principles of any system in philosophy, science, or art; rudiments; as, the elements of geometry, or of music.

Element (n.) Any out

Element (n.) One of the simple substances, as supposed by the ancient philosophers; one of the imaginary principles of matter.

Element (n.) The four elements were, air, earth, water, and fire

Element (n.) the conditions and movements of the air.

Element (n.) The elements of the alchemists were salt, sulphur, and mercury.

Element (n.) The whole material composing the world.

Element (n.) The bread and wine used in the eucharist or Lord's supper.

Element (v. t.) To compound of elements or first principles.

Element (v. t.) To constitute; to make up with elements.

Ferment (n.) That which causes fermentation, as yeast, barm, or fermenting beer.

Ferment (n.) Intestine motion; heat; tumult; agitation.

Ferment (n.) A gentle internal motion of the constituent parts of a fluid; fermentation.

Ferment (n.) To cause ferment of fermentation in; to set in motion; to excite internal emotion in; to heat.

Ferment (v. i.) To undergo fermentation; to be in motion, or to be excited into sensible internal motion, as the constituent oarticles of an animal or vegetable fluid; to work; to effervesce.

Ferment (v. i.) To be agitated or excited by violent emotions.

Figment (n.) An invention; a fiction; something feigned or imagined.

Fitment (n.) The act of fitting; that which is proper or becoming; equipment.

Garment (n.) Any article of clothing, as a coat, a gown, etc.

Onement (n.) The state of being at one or reconciled.

Payment (n.) The act of paying, or giving compensation; the discharge of a debt or an obligation.

Payment (n.) That which is paid; the thing given in discharge of a debt, or an obligation, or in fulfillment of a promise; reward; recompense; requital; return.

Payment (n.) Punishment; chastisement.

Pigment (n.) Any material from which a dye, a paint, or the like, may be prepared; particularly, the refined and purified coloring matter ready for mixing with an appropriate vehicle.

Pigment (n.) Any one of the colored substances found in animal and vegetable tissues and fluids, as bilirubin, urobilin, chlorophyll, etc.

Pigment (n.) Wine flavored with species and honey.

Raiment (n.) Clothing in general; vesture; garments; -- usually singular in form, with a collective sense.

Raiment (n.) An article of dress.

Sarment (n.) A prostrate filiform stem or runner, as of the strawberry. See Runner.

Segment (n.) One of the parts into which any body naturally separates or is divided; a part divided or cut off; a section; a portion; as, a segment of an orange; a segment of a compound or divided leaf.

Segment (n.) A part cut off from a figure by a

Segment (n.) A piece in the form of the sector of a circle, or part of a ring; as, the segment of a sectional fly wheel or flywheel rim.

Segment (n.) A segment gear.

Segment (n.) One of the cells or division formed by segmentation, as in egg cleavage or in fissiparous cell formation.

Segment (n.) One of the divisions, rings, or joints into which many animal bodies are divided; a somite; a metamere; a somatome.

Segment (v. i.) To divide or separate into parts in growth; to undergo segmentation, or cleavage, as in the segmentation of the ovum.

Torment (n.) An engine for casting stones.

Torment (n.) Extreme pain; anguish; torture; the utmost degree of misery, either of body or mind.

Torment (n.) That which gives pain, vexation, or misery.

Torment (v. t.) To put to extreme pain or anguish; to inflict excruciating misery upon, either of body or mind; to torture.

Torment (v. t.) To pain; to distress; to afflict.

Torment (v. t.) To tease; to vex; to harass; as, to be tormented with importunities, or with petty annoyances.

Torment (v. t.) To put into great agitation.

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