7 letter words whose second letter is N
Anadrom (n.) A fish that leaves the sea and ascends rivers.
Anaemia (a.) A morbid condition in which the blood is deficient in quality or in quantity.
Anaemic (a.) Of or pertaining to anaemia.
Anagoge (n.) An elevation of mind to things celestial.
Anagoge (n.) The spiritual meaning or application; esp. the application of the types and allegories of the Old Testament to subjects of the New.
Anagogy (n.) Same as Anagoge.
Anagram (n.) Literally, the letters of a word read backwards, but in its usual wider sense, the change or one word or phrase into another by the transposition of its letters. Thus Galenus becomes angelus; William Noy (attorney-general to Charles I., and a laborious man) may be turned into I moyl in law.
Anagram (v. t.) To anagrammatize.
Analogy (n.) A resemblance of relations; an agreement or likeness between things in some circumstances or effects, when the things are otherwise entirely different. Thus, learning enlightens the mind, because it is to the mind what light is to the eye, enabling it to discover things before hidden.
Analogy (n.) A relation or correspondence in function, between organs or parts which are decidedly different.
Analogy (n.) Proportion; equality of ratios.
Analogy (n.) Conformity of words to the genius, structure, or general rules of a language; similarity of origin, inflection, or principle of pronunciation, and the like, as opposed to anomaly.
Analyse (n.) Alt. of Analyser
Analyst (n.) One who analyzes; formerly, one skilled in algebraical geometry; now commonly, one skilled in chemical analysis.
Analyze (v. t.) To subject to analysis; to resolve (anything complex) into its elements; to separate into the constituent parts, for the purpose of an examination of each separately; to examine in such a manner as to ascertain the elements or nature of the thing examined; as, to analyze a fossil substance; to analyze a sentence or a word; to analyze an action to ascertain its morality.
Anamese (a.) Of or pertaining to Anam, to southeastern Asia.
Anamese (n.) A native of Anam.
Anapest (n.) A metrical foot consisting of three syllables, the first two short, or unaccented, the last long, or accented (/ / -); the reverse of the dactyl. In Latin d/-/-tas, and in English in-ter-vene#, are examples of anapests.
Anapest (n.) A verse composed of such feet.
Anarchy (n.) Absence of government; the state of society where there is no law or supreme power; a state of lawlessness; political confusion.
Anarchy (n.) Hence, confusion or disorder, in general.
Anatifa (n.) An animal of the barnacle tribe, of the genus Lepas, having a fleshy stem or peduncle; a goose barnacle. See Cirripedia.
Anatine (a.) Of or pertaining to the ducks; ducklike.
Anatomy (n.) The art of dissecting, or artificially separating the different parts of any organized body, to discover their situation, structure, and economy; dissection.
Anatomy (n.) The science which treats of the structure of organic bodies; anatomical structure or organization.
Anatomy (n.) A treatise or book on anatomy.
Anatomy (n.) The act of dividing anything, corporeal or intellectual, for the purpose of examining its parts; analysis; as, the anatomy of a discourse.
Anatomy (n.) A skeleton; anything anatomized or dissected, or which has the appearance of being so.
Anatron (n.) Native carbonate of soda; natron.
Anatron (n.) Glass gall or sandiver.
Anatron (n.) Saltpeter.
Anchovy (n.) A small fish, about three inches in length, of the Herring family (Engraulis encrasicholus), caught in vast numbers in the Mediterranean, and pickled for exportation. The name is also applied to several allied species.
Ancient (a.) Old; that happened or existed in former times, usually at a great distance of time; belonging to times long past; specifically applied to the times before the fall of the Roman empire; -- opposed to modern; as, ancient authors, literature, history; ancient days.
Ancient (a.) Old; that has been of long duration; of long standing; of great age; as, an ancient forest; an ancient castle.
Ancient (a.) Known for a long time, or from early times; -- opposed to recent or new; as, the ancient continent.
Ancient (a.) Dignified, like an aged man; magisterial; venerable.
Ancient (a.) Experienced; versed.
Ancient (a.) Former; sometime.
Ancient (n.) Those who lived in former ages, as opposed to the moderns.
Ancient (n.) An aged man; a patriarch. Hence: A governor; a ruler; a person of influence.
Ancient (n.) A senior; an elder; a predecessor.
Ancient (n.) One of the senior members of the Inns of Court or of Chancery.
Ancient (n.) An ensign or flag.
Ancient (n.) The bearer of a flag; an ensign.
Ancille (n.) A maidservant; a handmaid.
Ancones (pl. ) of Ancon
Anconal (a.) Alt. of Anconeal
Andante (a.) Moving moderately slow, but distinct and flowing; quicker than larghetto, and slower than allegretto.
Andante (n.) A movement or piece in andante time.
Andarac (n.) Red orpiment.
Andiron (n.) A utensil for supporting wood when burning in a fireplace, one being placed on each side; a firedog; as, a pair of andirons.
Android (n.) Alt. of Androides
Android (a.) Resembling a man.
androus () A terminal combining form: Having a stamen or stamens; staminate; as, monandrous, with one stamen; polyandrous, with many stamens.
Anelace (n.) Same as Anlace.
Anemone (n.) A genus of plants of the Ranunculus or Crowfoot family; windflower. Some of the species are cultivated in gardens.
Anemone (n.) The sea anemone. See Actinia, and Sea anemone.
Anemony (n.) See Anemone.
Aneroid (a.) Containing no liquid; -- said of a kind of barometer.
Aneroid (n.) An aneroid barometer.
Anethol (n.) A substance obtained from the volatile oils of anise, fennel, etc., in the form of soft shining scales; -- called also anise camphor.
Angelet (n.) A small gold coin formerly current in England; a half angel.
Angelic (a.) Alt. of Angelical
Angelic (a.) Of or derived from angelica; as, angelic acid; angelic ether.
Angelot (n.) A French gold coin of the reign of Louis XI., bearing the image of St. Michael; also, a piece coined at Paris by the English under Henry VI.
Angelot (n.) An instrument of music, of the lute kind, now disused.
Angelot (n.) A sort of small, rich cheese, made in Normandy.
Angelus (n.) A form of devotion in which three Ave Marias are repeated. It is said at morning, noon, and evening, at the sound of a bell.
Angelus (n.) The Angelus bell.
Angered (imp. & p. p.) of Anger
Angerly (adv.) Angrily.
Angioma (n.) A tumor composed chiefly of dilated blood vessels.
Angling (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Angle
Anglian (a.) Of or pertaining to the Angles.
Anglian (n.) One of the Angles.
Anglice (adv.) In English; in the English manner; as, Livorno, Anglice Leghorn.
Anglify (v. t.) To convert into English; to anglicize.
Angling (n.) The act of one who angles; the art of fishing with rod and
Angrily (adv.) In an angry manner; under the influence of anger.
Anguine (a.) Of, pertaining to, or resembling, a snake or serpent.
Anguish (n.) Extreme pain, either of body or mind; excruciating distress.
Anguish (v. t.) To distress with extreme pain or grief.
Angular (a.) Relating to an angle or to angles; having an angle or angles; forming an angle or corner; sharp-cornered; pointed; as, an angular figure.
Angular (a.) Measured by an angle; as, angular distance.
Angular (a.) Fig.: Lean; lank; raw-boned; ungraceful; sharp and stiff in character; as, remarkably angular in his habits and appearance; an angular female.
Angular (n.) A bone in the base of the lower jaw of many birds, reptiles, and fishes.
Anhinga (n.) An aquatic bird of the southern United States (Platus anhinga); the darter, or snakebird.
Annicut (n.) A dam or mole made in the course of a stream for the purpose of regulating the flow of a system of irrigation.
Anights (adv.) In the night time; at night.
Anilide (n.) One of a class of compounds which may be regarded as amides in which more or less of the hydrogen has been replaced by phenyl.
Anility (n.) The state of being and old woman; old-womanishness; dotage.
Animate (v. t.) To give natural life to; to make alive; to quicken; as, the soul animates the body.
Animate (v. t.) To give powers to, or to heighten the powers or effect of; as, to animate a lyre.
Animate (v. t.) To give spirit or vigor to; to stimulate or incite; to inspirit; to rouse; to enliven.
Animate (a.) Endowed with life; alive; living; animated; lively.
Animism (n.) The doctrine, taught by Stahl, that the soul is the proper principle of life and development in the body.
Animism (n.) The belief that inanimate objects and the phenomena of nature are endowed with personal life or a living soul; also, in an extended sense, the belief in the existence of soul or spirit apart from matter.
Animist (n.) One who maintains the doctrine of animism.
Animose (a.) Alt. of Animous
Animous (a.) Full of spirit; hot; vehement; resolute.
Aniseed (n.) The seed of the anise; also, a cordial prepared from it.
Annates (n. pl.) The first year's profits of a spiritual preferment, anciently paid by the clergy to the pope; first fruits. In England, they now form a fund for the augmentation of poor livings.
Annelid (a.) Alt. of Annelidan
Annexed (imp. & p. p.) of Annex
Annexer (n.) One who annexes.
Annotto (n.) Alt. of Arnotto
Arnotto (n.) A red or yellowish-red dyeing material, prepared from the pulp surrounding the seeds of a tree (Bixa orellana) belonging to the tropical regions of America. It is used for coloring cheese, butter, etc.
Annoyed (imp. & p. p.) of Annoy
Annoyer (n.) One who, or that which, annoys.
Annuary (a.) Annual.
Annuary (n.) A yearbook.
Annuent (a.) Nodding; as, annuent muscles (used in nodding).
Annuity (n.) A sum of money, payable yearly, to continue for a given number of years, for life, or forever; an annual allowance.
Annular (a.) Pertaining to, or having the form of, a ring; forming a ring; ringed; ring-shaped; as, annular fibers.
Annular (a.) Banded or marked with circles.
Annulet (n.) A little ring.
Annulet (n.) A small, flat fillet, encircling a column, etc., used by itself, or with other moldings. It is used, several times repeated, under the Doric capital.
Annulet (n.) A little circle borne as a charge.
Annulet (n.) A narrow circle of some distinct color on a surface or round an organ.
Annulus (n.) A ring; a ringlike part or space.
Annulus (n.) A space contained between the circumferences of two circles, one within the other.
Annulus (n.) The solid formed by a circle revolving around a
Annulus (n.) Ring-shaped structures or markings, found in, or upon, various animals.
Anodyne (a.) Serving to assuage pain; soothing.
Anodyne (a.) Any medicine which allays pain, as an opiate or narcotic; anything that soothes disturbed feelings.
Anomaly (n.) Deviation from the common rule; an irregularity; anything anomalous.
Anomaly (n.) The angular distance of a planet from its perihelion, as seen from the sun. This is the true anomaly. The eccentric anomaly is a corresponding angle at the center of the elliptic orbit of the planet. The mean anomaly is what the anomaly would be if the planet's angular motion were uniform.
Anomaly (n.) The angle measuring apparent irregularities in the motion of a planet.
Anomaly (n.) Any deviation from the essential characteristics of a specific type.
Anomura (n. pl.) Alt. of Anomoura
Anopsia (a.) Alt. of Anopsy
Anorexy (n.) Want of appetite, without a loathing of food.
Anormal (a.) Not according to rule; abnormal.
Anosmia (n.) Loss of the sense of smell.
Another (pron. & a.) One more, in addition to a former number; a second or additional one, similar in likeness or in effect.
Another (pron. & a.) Not the same; different.
Another (pron. & a.) Any or some; any different person, indefinitely; any one else; some one else.
Ansated (a.) Having a handle.
Anseres (n. pl.) A Linnaean order of aquatic birds swimming by means of webbed feet, as the duck, or of lobed feet, as the grebe. In this order were included the geese, ducks, auks, divers, gulls, petrels, etc.
Antacid (n.) A remedy for acidity of the stomach, as an alkali or absorbent.
Antacid (a.) Counteractive of acidity.
Antaean (a.) Pertaining to Antaeus, a giant athlete slain by Hercules.
Antares (n.) The principal star in Scorpio: -- called also the Scorpion's Heart.
Anteact (n.) A preceding act.
Antefix (n.) An ornament fixed upon a frieze.
Antefix (n.) An ornament at the eaves, concealing the ends of the joint tiles of the roof.
Antefix (n.) An ornament of the cymatium of a classic cornice, sometimes pierced for the escape of water.
Ant egg () One of the small white egg-shaped pupae or cocoons of the ant, often seen in or about ant-hills, and popularly supposed to be eggs.
Antenna (n.) A movable, articulated organ of sensation, attached to the heads of insects and Crustacea. There are two in the former, and usually four in the latter. They are used as organs of touch, and in some species of Crustacea the cavity of the ear is situated near the basal joint. In insects, they are popularly called horns, and also feelers. The term in also applied to similar organs on the heads of other arthropods and of annelids.
Anthoid (a.) Resembling a flower; flowerlike.
Anthrax (n.) A carbuncle.
Anthrax (n.) A malignant pustule.
Anthrax (n.) A microscopic, bacterial organism (Bacillus anthracis), resembling transparent rods. [See Illust. under Bacillus.]
Anthrax (n.) An infectious disease of cattle and sheep. It is ascribed to the presence of a rod-shaped bacterium (Bacillus anthracis), the spores of which constitute the contagious matter. It may be transmitted to man by inoculation. The spleen becomes greatly enlarged and filled with bacteria. Called also splenic fever.
Antickt () of Antic
Anticly (adv.) Oddly; grotesquely.
Anticor (n.) A dangerous inflammatory swelling of a horse's breast, just opposite the heart.
Antique (a.) Old; ancient; of genuine antiquity; as, an antique statue. In this sense it usually refers to the flourishing ages of Greece and Rome.
Antique (a.) Old, as respects the present age, or a modern period of time; of old fashion; antiquated; as, an antique robe.
Antique (a.) Made in imitation of antiquity; as, the antique style of Thomson's "Castle of Indolence."
Antique (a.) Odd; fantastic.
Antique (a.) In general, anything very old; but in a more limited sense, a relic or object of ancient art; collectively, the antique, the remains of ancient art, as busts, statues, paintings, and vases.
Antilae (pl. ) of Antlia
Antoeci (n. pl) Alt. of Antoecians
Antonym (n.) A word of opposite meaning; a counterterm; -- used as a correlative of synonym.
Anurous (a.) Destitute of a tail, as the frogs and toads.
Anxiety (n.) Concern or solicitude respecting some thing or event, future or uncertain, which disturbs the mind, and keeps it in a state of painful uneasiness.
Anxiety (n.) Eager desire.
Anxiety (n.) A state of restlessness and agitation, often with general indisposition and a distressing sense of oppression at the epigastrium.
Anxious (a.) Full of anxiety or disquietude; greatly concerned or solicitous, esp. respecting something future or unknown; being in painful suspense; -- applied to persons; as, anxious for the issue of a battle.
Anxious (a.) Accompanied with, or causing, anxiety; worrying; -- applied to things; as, anxious labor.
Anxious (a.) Earnestly desirous; as, anxious to please.
Anybody (n.) Any one out of an indefinite number of persons; anyone; any person.
Anybody (n.) A person of consideration or standing.
Anyways (adv.) Anywise; at all.
Anywise (adv.) In any wise or way; at all.
Cnemial (a.) Pertaining to the shin bone.
Enabled (imp. & p. p.) of Enable
Enacted (imp. & p. p.) of Enact
Enactor (n.) One who enacts a law; one who decrees or establishes as a law.
Enarmed (a.) Same as Armed, 3.
Enation (n.) Any unusual outgrowth from the surface of a thing, as of a petal; also, the capacity or act of producing such an outgrowth.
Encaged (imp. & p. p.) of Encage
Encauma (n.) An ulcer in the eye, upon the cornea, which causes the loss of the humors.
Encenia (n. pl.) A festival commemorative of the founding of a city or the consecration of a church; also, the ceremonies (as at Oxford and Cambridge, England) commemorative of founders or benefactors.
Encense (n.) To offer incense to or upon; to burn incense.
Enchafe (v. t.) To chafe; to enrage; to heat.
Enchain (v. t.) To bind with a chain; to hold in chains.
Enchain (v. t.) To hold fast; to confine; as, to enchain attention.
Enchain (v. t.) To link together; to connect.
Enchair (v. t.) To seat in a chair.
Enchant (v. t.) To charm by sorcery; to act on by enchantment; to get control of by magical words and rites.
Enchant (v. t.) To delight in a high degree; to charm; to enrapture; as, music enchants the ear.
Enchase (v. t.) To incase or inclose in a border or rim; to surround with an ornamental casing, as a gem with gold; to encircle; to inclose; to adorn.
Enchase (v. t.) To chase; to ornament by embossing or engraving; as, to enchase a watch case.
Enchase (v. t.) To de
Enchest (v. t.) To inclose in a chest.
Enchyma (n.) The primitive formative juice, from which the tissues, particularly the cellular tissue, are formed.
Enclasp (v. t.) To clasp. See Inclasp.
Enclave (n.) A tract of land or a territory inclosed within another territory of which it is independent. See Exclave.
Enclave (v. t.) To inclose within an alien territory.
Enclose (v. t.) To inclose. See Inclose.
Encloud (v. t.) To envelop in clouds; to cloud.
Encoach (v. t.) To carry in a coach.
Encolor (v. t.) To color.
Encored (imp. & p. p.) of Encore
Encrini (pl. ) of Encrinus
Encrust (v. t.) To incrust. See Incrust.
Endable (a.) That may be ended; terminable.
End-all (n.) Complete termination.
Endemic (a.) Alt. of Endemical
Endemic (n.) An endemic disease.
Enderon (n.) The deep sensitive and vascular layer of the skin and mucous membranes.
Endless (a.) Without end; having no end or conclusion; perpetual; interminable; -- applied to length, and to duration; as, an endless
Endless (a.) Infinite; excessive; unlimited.
Endless (a.) Without profitable end; fruitless; unsatisfying.
Endless (a.) Void of design; objectless; as, an endless pursuit.
Endlong (adv. & prep.) Lengthwise; along.
Endmost (a.) Farthest; remotest; at the very end.
Endogen (n.) A plant which increases in size by internal growth and elongation at the summit, having the wood in the form of bundles or threads, irregularly distributed throughout the whole diameter, not forming annual layers, and with no distinct pith. The leaves of the endogens have, usually, parallel veins, their flowers are mostly in three, or some multiple of three, parts, and their embryos have but a single cotyledon, with the first leaves alternate. The endogens constitute one of the gr
Endorse (v. t.) Same as Indorse.
Endorse (n.) A subordinary, resembling the pale, but of one fourth its width (according to some writers, one eighth).
Endowed (imp. & p. p.) of Endow
Endower (v. t.) To endow.
Endower (n.) One who endows.
Endozoa (n. pl.) See Entozoa.
Enduing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Endue
Endured (imp. & p. p.) of Endure
Endurer (n.) One who, or that which, endures or lasts; one who bears, suffers, or sustains.
Endways (adv.) Alt. of Endwise
Endwise (adv.) On end; erectly; in an upright position.
Endwise (adv.) With the end forward.
Endyses (pl. ) of Endysis
Endysis (n.) The act of developing a new coat of hair, a new set of feathers, scales, etc.; -- opposed to ecdysis.
Enecate (v. t.) To kill off; to destroy.
Enemata (pl. ) of Enema
Enemies (pl. ) of Enemy
Energic (a.) Alt. of Energical
Enfeoff (v. t.) To give a feud, or right in land, to; to invest with a fief or fee; to invest (any one) with a freehold estate by the process of feoffment.
Enfeoff (v. t.) To give in vassalage; to make subservient.
Enfever (v. t.) To excite fever in.
Enfiled (p. a.) Having some object, as the head of a man or beast, impaled upon it; as, a sword which is said to be "enfiled of" the thing which it pierces.
Enflesh (v. t.) To clothe with flesh.
Enforce (v. t.) To put force upon; to force; to constrain; to compel; as, to enforce obedience to commands.
Enforce (v. t.) To make or gain by force; to obtain by force; as, to enforce a passage.
Enforce (v. t.) To put in motion or action by violence; to drive.
Enforce (v. t.) To give force to; to strengthen; to invigorate; to urge with energy; as, to enforce arguments or requests.
Enforce (v. t.) To put in force; to cause to take effect; to give effect to; to execute with vigor; as, to enforce the laws.
Enforce (v. t.) To urge; to ply hard; to lay much stress upon.
Enforce (v. i.) To attempt by force.
Enforce (v. i.) To prove; to evince.
Enforce (v. i.) To strengthen; to grow strong.
Enforce (n.) Force; strength; power.
Enframe (v. t.) To inclose, as in a frame.
Engaged (imp. & p. p.) of Engage
Engaged (a.) Occupied; employed; busy.
Engaged (a.) Pledged; promised; especially, having the affections pledged; promised in marriage; affianced; betrothed.
Engaged (a.) Greatly interested; of awakened zeal; earnest.
Engaged (a.) Involved; esp., involved in a hostile encounter; as, the engaged ships continued the fight.
Engager (n.) One who enters into an engagement or agreement; a surety.
Enginer (n.) A contriver; an inventor; a contriver of engines.
English (a.) Of or pertaining to England, or to its inhabitants, or to the present so-called Anglo-Saxon race.
English (a.) See 1st Bond, n., 8.
English (n.) Collectively, the people of England; English people or persons.
English (n.) The language of England or of the English nation, and of their descendants in America, India, and other countries.
English (n.) A kind of printing type, in size between Pica and Great Primer. See Type.
English (n.) A twist or spinning motion given to a ball in striking it that influences the direction it will take after touching a cushion or another ball.
English (v. t.) To translate into the English language; to Anglicize; hence, to interpret; to explain.
English (v. t.) To strike (the cue ball) in such a manner as to give it in addition to its forward motion a spinning motion, that influences its direction after impact on another ball or the cushion.
Engloom (v. t.) To make gloomy.
Engorge (v. t.) To gorge; to glut.
Engorge (v. t.) To swallow with greediness or in large quantities; to devour.
Engorge (v. i.) To feed with eagerness or voracity; to stuff one's self with food.
Engraff (v. t.) To graft; to fix deeply.
Engraft (v. t.) See Ingraft.
Engrail (v. t.) To variegate or spot, as with hail.
Engrail (v. t.) To indent with small curves. See Engrailed.
Engrail (v. i.) To form an edging or border; to run in curved or indented
Engrain (v. t.) To dye in grain, or of a fast color. See Ingrain.
Engrain (v. t.) To incorporate with the grain or texture of anything; to infuse deeply. See Ingrain.
Engrain (v. t.) To color in imitation of the grain of wood; to grain. See Grain, v. t., 1.
Engrasp (v. t.) To grasp; to grip.
Engrave (v. t.) To deposit in the grave; to bury.
Engrave (v. t.) To cut in; to make by incision.
Engrave (v. t.) To cut with a graving instrument in order to form an inscription or pictorial representation; to carve figures; to mark with incisions.
Engrave (v. t.) To form or represent by means of incisions upon wood, stone, metal, or the like; as, to engrave an inscription.
Engrave (v. t.) To impress deeply; to infix, as if with a graver.
Engross (v. t.) To make gross, thick, or large; to thicken; to increase in bulk or quantity.
Engross (v. t.) To amass.
Engross (v. t.) To copy or write in a large hand (en gross, i. e., in large); to write a fair copy of in distinct and legible characters; as, to engross a deed or like instrument on parchment.
Engross (v. t.) To seize in the gross; to take the whole of; to occupy wholly; to absorb; as, the subject engrossed all his thoughts.
Engross (v. t.) To purchase either the whole or large quantities of, for the purpose of enhancing the price and making a profit; hence, to take or assume in undue quantity, proportion, or degree; as, to engross commodities in market; to engross power.
Enguard (v. t.) To surround as with a guard.
Enhance (v. t.) To raise or lift up; to exalt.
Enhance (v. t.) To advance; to augment; to increase; to heighten; to make more costly or attractive; as, to enhance the price of commodities; to enhance beauty or kindness; hence, also, to render more heinous; to aggravate; as, to enhance crime.
Enhance (v. i.) To be raised up; to grow larger; as, a debt enhances rapidly by compound interest.
Enhedge (v. t.) To surround as with a hedge.
Enigmas (pl. ) of Enigma
Enisled (p. a.) Placed alone or apart, as if on an island; severed, as an island.
Enjoyed (imp. & p. p.) of Enjoy
Enjoyer (n.) One who enjoys.
Enlarge (v. t.) To make larger; to increase in quantity or dimensions; to extend in limits; to magnify; as, the body is enlarged by nutrition; to enlarge one's house.
Enlarge (v. t.) To increase the capacity of; to expand; to give free scope or greater scope to; also, to dilate, as with joy, affection, and the like; as, knowledge enlarges the mind.
Enlarge (v. t.) To set at large or set free.
Enlarge (v. i.) To grow large or larger; to be further extended; to expand; as, a plant enlarges by growth; an estate enlarges by good management; a volume of air enlarges by rarefaction.
Enlarge (v. i.) To speak or write at length; to be diffuse in speaking or writing; to expatiate; to dilate.
Enlarge (v. i.) To get more astern or parallel with the vessel's course; to draw aft; -- said of the wind.
Enleven (n.) Eleven.
Enlight (v. t.) To illumine; to enlighten.
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.
Enniche (v. t.) To place in a niche.
Ennoble (v. t.) To make noble; to elevate in degree, qualities, or excellence; to dignify.
Ennoble (v. t.) To raise to the rank of nobility; as, to ennoble a commoner.
Ennuyee (n.) A woman affected with ennui.
Enomoty (n.) A band of sworn soldiers; a division of the Spartan army ranging from twenty-five to thirty-six men, bound together by oath.
Enounce (v. t.) To announce; to declare; to state, as a proposition or argument.
Enounce (v. t.) To utter; to articulate.
Enquere (v. i.) To inquire.
Enquire (v. i. & t.) See Inquire.
Enquiry (n.) See Inquiry.
Enraged (imp. & p. p.) of Enrage
Enrange (v. t.) To range in order; to put in rank; to arrange.
Enrange (v. t.) To rove over; to range.
Enrheum (v. i.) To contract a rheum.
Enridge (v. t.) To form into ridges.
Enripen (v. t.) To ripen.
Enround (v. t.) To surround.
Enscale (v. t.) To cover with scales.
Enseint (a.) With child; pregnant. See Enceinte.
Enslave (v. t.) To reduce to slavery; to make a slave of; to subject to a dominant influence.
Ensnare (v. t.) To catch in a snare. See Insnare.
Ensnarl (v. t.) To entangle.
Ensober (v. t.) To make sober.
Enstamp (v. t.) To stamp; to mark as /ith a stamp; to impress deeply.
Enstate (v. t.) See Instate.
Enstore (v. t.) To restore.
Enstyle (v. t.) To style; to name.
Ensuing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Ensue
Ensurer (n.) See Insurer.
Ensweep (v. t.) To sweep over or across; to pass over rapidly.
Entasia (n.) Tonic spasm; -- applied generically to denote any disease characterized by tonic spasms, as tetanus, trismus, etc.
Entasis (n.) A slight convex swelling of the shaft of a column.
Entasis (n.) Same as Entasia.
Entered (imp. & p. p.) of Enter
Enterer (n.) One who makes an entrance or beginning.
Enteric (a.) Of or pertaining to the enteron, or alimentary canal; intestinal.
Enteron (n.) The whole alimentary, or enteric, canal.
Entheal (a.) Alt. of Enthean
Enthean (a.) Divinely inspired; wrought up to enthusiasm.
Entheat (a.) Divinely inspired.
Entheic (a.) Caused by a morbifie virus implanted in the system; as, an enthetic disease like syphilis.
Enthuse (v. t. & i.) To make or become enthusiastic.
Enticed (imp. & p. p.) of Entice
Enticer (n.) One who entices; one who incites or allures to evil.
Entitle (v. t.) To give a title to; to affix to as a name or appellation; hence, also, to dignify by an honorary designation; to denominate; to call; as, to entitle a book "Commentaries;" to entitle a man "Honorable."
Entitle (v. t.) To give a claim to; to qualify for, with a direct object of the person, and a remote object of the thing; to furnish with grounds for seeking or claiming with success; as, an officer's talents entitle him to command.
Entitle (v. t.) To attribute; to ascribe.
Entomic (a.) Alt. of Entomical
Entonic (a.) Having great tension, or exaggerated action.
Entotic (a.) Pertaining to the interior of the ear.
Entozoa (n. pl.) A group of worms, including the tapeworms, flukes, roundworms, etc., most of which live parasitically in the interior of other animals; the Helminthes.
Entozoa (n. pl.) An artificial group, including all kinds of animals living parasitically in others.
Entozoa (pl. ) of Entozoon
Entrail (v. t.) To interweave; to intertwine.
Entrail (n.) Entanglement; fold.
Entrain (v. t.) To draw along as a current does; as, water entrained by steam.
Entrain (v. t.) To put aboard a railway train; as, to entrain a regiment.
Entrain (v. i.) To go aboard a railway train; as, the troops entrained at the station.
Entrant (n.) One who enters; a beginner.
Entrant (n.) An applicant for admission.
Entreat (v. t.) To treat, or conduct toward; to deal with; to use.
Entreat (v. t.) To treat with, or in respect to, a thing desired; hence, to ask earnestly; to beseech; to petition or pray with urgency; to supplicate; to importune.
Entreat (v. t.) To beseech or supplicate successfully; to prevail upon by prayer or solicitation; to persuade.
Entreat (v. t.) To invite; to entertain.
Entreat (v. i.) To treat or discourse; hence, to enter into negotiations, as for a treaty.
Entreat (v. i.) To make an earnest petition or request.
Entreat (n.) Entreaty.
Entrick (v. t.) To trick, to perplex.
Entropy (n.) A certain property of a body, expressed as a measurable quantity, such that when there is no communication of heat the quantity remains constant, but when heat enters or leaves the body the quantity increases or diminishes. If a small amount, h, of heat enters the body when its temperature is t in the thermodynamic scale the entropy of the body is increased by h / t. The entropy is regarded as measured from some standard temperature and pressure. Sometimes called the thermodynamic
Entrust (v. t.) See Intrust.
Entries (pl. ) of Entry
Entryng (n.) Am entrance.
Entwine (v. t.) To twine, twist, or wreathe together or round.
Entwine (v. i.) To be twisted or twined.
Entwist (v. t.) To twist or wreathe round; to intwine.
Envault (v. t.) To inclose in a vault; to entomb.
Envelop (v. t.) To put a covering about; to wrap up or in; to inclose within a case, wrapper, integument or the like; to surround entirely; as, to envelop goods or a letter; the fog envelops a ship.
Envelop (n.) That which envelops, wraps up, encases, or surrounds; a wrapper; an inclosing cover; esp., the cover or wrapper of a document, as of a letter.
Envelop (n.) The nebulous covering of the head or nucleus of a comet; -- called also coma.
Envelop (n.) A work of earth, in the form of a single parapet or of a small rampart. It is sometimes raised in the ditch and sometimes beyond it.
Envelop (n.) A curve or surface which is tangent to each member of a system of curves or surfaces, the form and position of the members of the system being allowed to vary according to some continuous law. Thus, any curve is the envelope of its tangents.
Envelop (n.) A set of limits for the performance capabilities of some type of machine, originally used to refer to aircraft. Now also used metaphorically to refer to capabilities of any system in general, including human organizations, esp. in the phrase push the envelope. It is used to refer to the maximum performance available at the current state of the technology, and therefore refers to a class of machines in general, not a specific machine.
Envenom (v. t.) To taint or impregnate with venom, or any substance noxious to life; to poison; to render dangerous or deadly by poison, as food, drink, a weapon; as, envenomed meat, wine, or arrow; also, to poison (a person) by impregnating with venom.
Envenom (v. t.) To taint or impregnate with bitterness, malice, or hatred; to imbue as with venom; to imbitter.
Envigor (v. t.) To invigorate.
Envious (a.) Malignant; mischievous; spiteful.
Envious (a.) Feeling or exhibiting envy; actuated or directed by, or proceeding from, envy; -- said of a person, disposition, feeling, act, etc.; jealously pained by the excellence or good fortune of another; maliciously grudging; -- followed by of, at, and against; as, an envious man, disposition, attack; envious tongues.
Envious (a.) Inspiring envy.
Envious (a.) Excessively careful; cautious.
Environ (v. t.) To surround; to encompass; to encircle; to hem in; to be round about; to involve or envelop.
Environ (adv.) About; around.
Envolup (v. t.) To wrap up; to envelop.
Envying (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Envy
Envyned (a.) Stored or furnished with wine.
Enwheel (v. t.) To encircle.
Enwiden (v. t.) To widen.
Enwoman (v. t.) To endow with the qualities of a woman.
Gnarred (imp. & p. p.) of Gnar
Gnarled (imp. & p. p.) of Gnarl
Gnarled (a.) Knotty; full of knots or gnarls; twisted; crossgrained.
Gnashed (imp. & p. p.) of Gnash
Gnathic (a.) Of or pertaining to the jaw.
Gnawing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Gnaw
Gnostic (a.) Knowing; wise; shrewd.
Gnostic (a.) Of or pertaining to Gnosticism or its adherents; as, the Gnostic heresy.
Gnostic (n.) One of the so-called philosophers in the first ages of Christianity, who claimed a true philosophical interpretation of the Christian religion. Their system combined Oriental theology and Greek philosophy with the doctrines of Christianity. They held that all natures, intelligible, intellectual, and material, are derived from the Deity by successive emanations, which they called Eons.
Inanity (n.) Inanition; void space; vacuity; emptiness.
Inanity (n.) Want of seriousness; aimlessness; frivolity.
Inanity (n.) An inane, useless thing or pursuit; a vanity; a silly object; -- chiefly in pl.; as, the inanities of the world.
Inaugur (v. t.) To inaugurate.
Inbarge (v. t. & i.) To embark; to go or put into a barge.
Inbeing (n.) Inherence; inherent existence.
Inblown (a.) Blown in or into.
Inboard (a. & adv.) Inside the
Inboard (a. & adv.) From without inward; toward the inside; as, the inboard stroke of a steam engine piston, the inward or return stroke.
Inbreak (n.) Alt. of Inbreaking
Inbreed (v. t.) To produce or generate within.
Inbreed (v. t.) To breed in and in. See under Breed, v. i.
Inburnt (a.) Burnt in; ineffaceable.
Inburst (n.) A bursting in or into.
Incaged (imp. & p. p.) of Incage
Incased (imp. & p. p.) of Incase
Incaved (a.) Inclosed in a cave.
Incense (v. t.) To set on fire; to inflame; to kindle; to burn.
Incense (v. t.) To inflame with anger; to endkindle; to fire; to incite; to provoke; to heat; to madden.
Incense (n.) To offer incense to. See Incense.
Incense (n.) To perfume with, or as with, incense.
Incense (n.) The perfume or odors exhaled from spices and gums when burned in celebrating religious rites or as an offering to some deity.
Incense (n.) The materials used for the purpose of producing a perfume when burned, as fragrant gums, spices, frankincense, etc.
Incense (n.) Also used figuratively.
Inching (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Inch
Inchant (v. t.) See Enchant.
Inchase (v. t.) See Enchase.
Inchest (v. t.) To put into a chest.
Inchpin (n.) The sweetbread of a deer.
Incised (imp. & p. p.) of Incise
Incised (a.) Cut in; carved; engraved.
Incised (a.) Having deep and sharp notches, as a leaf or a petal.
Incisor (n.) One of the teeth in front of the canines in either jaw; an incisive tooth. See Tooth.
Incisor (a.) Adapted for cutting; of or pertaining to the incisors; incisive; as, the incisor nerve; an incisor foramen; an incisor tooth.
Incited (imp. & p. p.) of Incite
Inciter (n.) One who, or that which, incites.
Incivil (a.) Uncivil; rude.
Inclasp (v. t.) To clasp within; to hold fast to; to embrace or encircle.
Inclave (a.) Resembling a series of dovetails; -- said of
Inclose (v. t.) To surround; to shut in; to confine on all sides; to include; to shut up; to encompass; as, to inclose a fort or an army with troops; to inclose a town with walls.
Inclose (v. t.) To put within a case, envelope, or the like; to fold (a thing) within another or into the same parcel; as, to inclose a letter or a bank note.
Inclose (v. t.) To separate from common grounds by a fence; as, to inclose lands.
Inclose (v. t.) To put into harness; to harness.
Incloud (v. t.) To envelop as in clouds; to darken; to obscure.
Include (v. t.) To confine within; to hold; to contain; to shut up; to inclose; as, the shell of a nut includes the kernel; a pearl is included in a shell.
Include (v. t.) To comprehend or comprise, as a genus the species, the whole a part, an argument or reason the inference; to contain; to embrace; as, this volume of Shakespeare includes his sonnets; he was included in the invitation to the family; to and including page twenty-five.
Include (v. t.) To conclude; to end; to terminate.
Inclusa (n. pl.) A tribe of bivalve mollusks, characterized by the closed state of the mantle which envelops the body. The ship borer (Teredo navalis) is an example.
Incoach (v. t.) To put a coach.
Incoact (a.) Alt. of Incoacted
Incomer (n.) One who comes in.
Incomer (n.) One who succeeds another, as a tenant of land, houses, etc.
Increst (v. t.) To adorn with a crest.
Incrust (v. t.) To cover or
Incrust (v. t.) To inlay into, as a piece of carving or other ornamental object.
Incubus (n.) A demon; a fiend; a lascivious spirit, supposed to have sexual intercourse with women by night.
Incubus (n.) The nightmare. See Nightmare.
Incubus (n.) Any oppressive encumbrance or burden; anything that prevents the free use of the faculties.
Incurve (v. t.) To bend; to curve; to make crooked.
Indazol (n.) A nitrogenous compound, C7H6N2, analogous to indol, and produced from a diazo derivative or cinnamic acid.
Indexes (pl. ) of Index
Indices (pl. ) of Index
indices (pl. ) of Index
Indexed (imp. & p. p.) of Index
Indexer (n.) One who makes an index.
Indical (a.) Indexical.
Indican (n.) A glucoside obtained from woad (indigo plant) and other plants, as a yellow or light brown sirup. It has a nauseous bitter taste, a decomposes or drying. By the action of acids, ferments, etc., it breaks down into sugar and indigo. It is the source of natural indigo.
Indican (n.) An indigo-forming substance, found in urine, and other animal fluids, and convertible into red and blue indigo (urrhodin and uroglaucin). Chemically, it is indoxyl sulphate of potash, C8H6NSO4K, and is derived from the indol formed in the alimentary canal. Called also uroxanthin.
Indices (n. pl.) See Index.
Indicia (n. pl.) Discriminating marks; signs; tokens; indications; appearances.
Inditch (v. t.) To bury in, or cast into, a ditch.
Indited (imp. & p. p.) of Indite
Inditer (n.) One who indites.
Indogen (n.) A complex, nitrogenous radical, C8H5NO, regarded as the essential nucleus of indigo.
Indoles (n.) Natural disposition; natural quality or abilities.
Indolin (n.) A dark resinous substance, polymeric with indol, and obtained by the reduction of indigo white.
Indoors (adv.) Within the house; -- usually separated, in doors.
Indorse (v. t.) To cover the back of; to load or burden.
Indorse (v. t.) To write upon the back or outside of a paper or letter, as a direction, heading, memorandum, or address.
Indorse (v. t.) To write one's name, alone or with other words, upon the back of (a paper), for the purpose of transferring it, or to secure the payment of a /ote, draft, or the like; to guarantee the payment, fulfillment, performance, or validity of, or to certify something upon the back of (a check, draft, writ, warrant of arrest, etc.).
Indorse (v. t.) To give one's name or support to; to sanction; to aid by approval; to approve; as, to indorse an opinion.
Indoxyl (n.) A nitrogenous substance, C8H7NO, isomeric with oxindol, obtained as an oily liquid.
Indrawn (a.) Drawn in.
Induced (imp. & p. p.) of Induce
Inducer (n.) One who, or that which, induces or incites.
Induing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Indue
Indulge (v. t.) To be complacent toward; to give way to; not to oppose or restrain
Indulge (v. t.) to give free course to; to give one's self up to; as, to indulge sloth, pride, selfishness, or inclinations;
Indulge (v. t.) to yield to the desire of; to gratify by compliance; to humor; to withhold restraint from; as, to indulge children in their caprices or willfulness; to indulge one's self with a rest or in pleasure.
Indulge (v. t.) To grant as by favor; to bestow in concession, or in compliance with a wish or request.
Indulge (v. i.) To indulge one's self; to gratify one's tastes or desires; esp., to give one's self up (to); to practice a forbidden or questionable act without restraint; -- followed by in, but formerly, also, by to.
Indulto (n.) A privilege or exemption; an indulgence; a dispensation granted by the pope.
Indulto (n.) A duty levied on all importations.
Indusia (pl. ) of Indusium
Indwelt (imp. & p. p.) of Indwell
Indwell (v. t. & i.) To dwell in; to abide within; to remain in possession.
Inearth (v. t.) To inter.
Ineptly (adv.) Unfitly; unsuitably; awkwardly.
Inequal (a.) Unequal; uneven; various.
Inermis (a.) Unarmed; destitute of prickles or thorns, as a leaf.
Inertia (n.) That property of matter by which it tends when at rest to remain so, and when in motion to continue in motion, and in the same straight
Inertia (n.) Inertness; indisposition to motion, exertion, or action; want of energy; sluggishness.
Inertia (n.) Want of activity; sluggishness; -- said especially of the uterus, when, in labor, its contractions have nearly or wholly ceased.
Inertly (adv.) Without activity; sluggishly.
In esse () In being; actually existing; -- distinguished from in posse, or in potentia, which denote that a thing is not, but may be.
Inexact (a.) Not exact; not precisely correct or true; inaccurate.
Inexist (v. i.) To exist within; to dwell within.
Infancy (n.) The state or period of being an infant; the first part of life; early childhood.
Infancy (n.) The first age of anything; the beginning or early period of existence; as, the infancy of an art.
Infancy (n.) The state or condition of one under age, or under the age of twenty-one years; nonage; minority.
Infanta (n.) A title borne by every one of the daughters of the kings of Spain and Portugal, except the eldest.
Infante (n.) A title given to every one of sons of the kings of Spain and Portugal, except the eldest or heir apparent.
Infarce (v. t.) To stuff; to swell.
Infaust (a.) Not favorable; unlucky; unpropitious; sinister.
Infeoff (v. t.) See Enfeoff.
Infidel (a.) Not holding the faith; -- applied esp. to one who does not believe in the inspiration of the Scriptures, and the supernatural origin of Christianity.
Infidel (n.) One who does not believe in the prevailing religious faith; especially, one who does not believe in the divine origin and authority of Christianity; a Mohammedan; a heathen; a freethinker.
Infield (v. t.) To inclose, as a field.
Infield (n.) Arable and manured land kept continually under crop; -- distinguished from outfield.
Infield (n.) The diamond; -- opposed to outfield. See Diamond, n., 5.
Infixed (imp. & p. p.) of Infix
Inflame (v. t.) To set on fire; to kindle; to cause to burn, flame, or glow.
Inflame (v. t.) Fig.: To kindle or intensify, as passion or appetite; to excite to an excessive or unnatural action or heat; as, to inflame desire.
Inflame (v. t.) To provoke to anger or rage; to exasperate; to irritate; to incense; to enrage.
Inflame (v. t.) To put in a state of inflammation; to produce morbid heat, congestion, or swelling, of; as, to inflame the eyes by overwork.
Inflame (v. t.) To exaggerate; to enlarge upon.
Inflame (v. i.) To grow morbidly hot, congested, or painful; to become angry or incensed.
Inflate (p. a.) Blown in; inflated.
Inflate (v. t.) To swell or distend with air or gas; to dilate; to expand; to enlarge; as, to inflate a bladder; to inflate the lungs.
Inflate (v. t.) Fig.: To swell; to puff up; to elate; as, to inflate one with pride or vanity.
Inflate (v. t.) To cause to become unduly expanded or increased; as, to inflate the currency.
Inflate (v. i.) To expand; to fill; to distend.
Inflect (v. t.) To turn from a direct
Inflect (v. t.) To vary, as a noun or a verb in its terminations; to dec
Inflect (v. t.) To modulate, as the voice.
Inflesh (v. t.) To incarnate.
Inflict (v. t.) To give, cause, or produce by striking, or as if by striking; to apply forcibly; to lay or impose; to send; to cause to bear, feel, or suffer; as, to inflict blows; to inflict a wound with a dagger; to inflict severe pain by ingratitude; to inflict punishment on an offender; to inflict the penalty of death on a criminal.
Infound (v. t.) To pour in; to infuse.
Infract (a.) Not broken or fractured; unharmed; whole.
Infract (v. t.) To break; to infringe.
Infumed (a.) Dried in smoke; smoked.
Infused (imp. & p. p.) of Infuse
Infuser (n.) One who, or that which, infuses.
Ingenie (n.) See Ingeny.
Ingenit (a.) Innate; inborn; inbred; inherent; native; ingenerate.
Ingesta (n. pl.) That which is introduced into the body by the stomach or alimentary canal; -- opposed to egesta.
Inglobe (v. t.) To infix, as in a globe; to fix or secure firmly.
Ingorge (v. t. & i.) See Engorge.
Ingrace (v. t.) To ingratiate.
Ingraff (v. t.) See Ingraft.
Ingraft (v. t.) To insert, as a scion of one tree, shrub, or plant in another for propagation; as, to ingraft a peach scion on a plum tree; figuratively, to insert or introduce in such a way as to make a part of something.
Ingraft (v. t.) To subject to the process of grafting; to furnish with grafts or scions; to graft; as, to ingraft a tree.
Ingrain (a.) Dyed with grain, or kermes.
Ingrain (a.) Dyed before manufacture, -- said of the material of a textile fabric; hence, in general, thoroughly inwrought; forming an essential part of the substance.
Ingrain (n.) An ingrain fabric, as a carpet.
Ingrain (v. t.) To dye with or in grain or kermes.
Ingrain (v. t.) To dye in the grain, or before manufacture.
Ingrain (v. t.) To work into the natural texture or into the mental or moral constitution of; to stain; to saturate; to imbue; to infix deeply.
Ingrate (a.) Ingrateful.
Ingrate (n.) An ungrateful person.
Ingrave (v. t.) To engrave.
Ingrave (v. t.) To bury.
Ingreat (v. t.) To make great; to enlarge; to magnify.
Ingress (n.) The act of entering; entrance; as, the ingress of air into the lungs.
Ingress (n.) Power or liberty of entrance or access; means of entering; as, all ingress was prohibited.
Ingress (n.) The entrance of the moon into the shadow of the earth in eclipses, the sun's entrance into a sign, etc.
Ingress (v. i.) To go in; to enter.
Ingross (v. t.) See Engross.
Inhabit (v. t.) To live or dwell in; to occupy, as a place of settled residence; as, wild beasts inhabit the forest; men inhabit cities and houses.
Inhabit (v. i.) To have residence in a place; to dwell; to live; to abide.
Inhaled (imp. & p. p.) of Inhale
Inhaler (n.) One who inhales.
Inhaler (n.) An apparatus for inhaling any vapor or volatile substance, as ether or chloroform, for medicinal purposes.
Inhaler (n.) A contrivance to filter, as air, in order to protect the lungs from inhaling damp or cold air, noxious gases, dust, etc.; also, the respiratory apparatus for divers.
Inhance (v. t.) See Enhance.
Inhered (imp. & p. p.) of Inhere
Inherit (v. t.) To take by descent from an ancestor; to take by inheritance; to take as heir on the death of an ancestor or other person to whose estate one succeeds; to receive as a right or title descendible by law from an ancestor at his decease; as, the heir inherits the land or real estate of his father; the eldest son of a nobleman inherits his father's title; the eldest son of a king inherits the crown.
Inherit (v. t.) To receive or take by birth; to have by nature; to derive or acquire from ancestors, as mental or physical qualities; as, he inherits a strong constitution, a tendency to disease, etc.
Inherit (v. t.) To come into possession of; to possess; to own; to enjoy as a possession.
Inherit (v. t.) To put in possession of.
Inherit (v. i.) To take or hold a possession, property, estate, or rights by inheritance.
Inherse (v. t.) See Inhearse.
Inhibit (v. t.) To check; to hold back; to restrain; to hinder.
Inhibit (v. t.) To forbid; to prohibit; to interdict.
Inhuman (a.) Destitute of the kindness and tenderness that belong to a human being; cruel; barbarous; savage; unfeeling; as, an inhuman person or people.
Inhuman (a.) Characterized by, or attended with, cruelty; as, an inhuman act or punishment.
Inhumed (imp. & p. p.) of Inhume
Initial (a.) Of or pertaining to the beginning; marking the commencement; incipient; commencing; as, the initial symptoms of a disease.
Initial (a.) Placed at the beginning; standing at the head, as of a list or series; as, the initial letters of a name.
Initial (n.) The first letter of a word or a name.
Initial (v. t.) To put an initial to; to mark with an initial of initials.
Inition (n.) Initiation; beginning.
Injelly (v. t.) To place in jelly.
Injoint (v. t.) To join; to unite.
Injoint (v. t.) To disjoint; to separate.
Injured (imp. & p. p.) of Injure
Injurer (n.) One who injures or wrongs.
Injurie (pl. ) of Injuria
Injuria (n.) Injury; invasion of another's rights.
Inkfish (n.) A cuttlefish. See Cuttlefish.
Inkhorn (n.) A small bottle of horn or other material formerly used for holding ink; an inkstand; a portable case for writing materials.
Inkhorn (a.) Learned; pedantic; affected.
Inkling (n.) A hint; an intimation.
Inkneed (a.) See Knock-kneed.
Inlaced (imp. & p. p.) of Inlace
Inlaied (imp. & p. p.) of Inlay
Inlayer (n.) One who inlays, or whose occupation it is to inlay.
In loco () In the place; in the proper or natural place.
Inmeats (n.pl.) The edible viscera of animals, as the heart, liver, etc.
Innerly (adv.) More within.
Innerve (v. t.) To give nervous energy or power to; to give increased energy,force,or courage to; to invigorate; to stimulate.
Innuent (a.) Conveying a hint; significant.
Innyard (n.) The yard adjoining an inn.
Inosite (n.) A white crystal
Inquest (n.) Inquiry; quest; search.
Inquest (n.) Judicial inquiry; official examination, esp. before a jury; as, a coroner's inquest in case of a sudden death.
Inquest (n.) A body of men assembled under authority of law to inquire into any matterm civil or criminal, particularly any case of violent or sudden death; a jury, particularly a coroner's jury. The grand jury is sometimes called the grand inquest. See under Grand.
Inquest (n.) The finding of the jury upon such inquiry.
Inquiet (v. t.) To disquiet.
Inquire (v. i.) To ask a question; to seek for truth or information by putting queries.
Inquire (v. i.) To seek to learn anything by recourse to the proper means of knoledge; to make examination.
Inquire (v. t.) To ask about; to seek to know by asking; to make examination or inquiry respecting.
Inquire (v. t.) To call or name.
Inquiry (n.) The act of inquiring; a seeking for information by asking questions; interrogation; a question or questioning.
Inquiry (n.) Search for truth, information, or knoledge; examination into facts or principles; research; invextigation; as, physical inquiries.
Insanie (n.) Insanity.
Insculp (v. t.) To engrave; to carve; to sculpture.
Insecta (n. pl.) One of the classes of Arthropoda, including those that have one pair of antennae, three pairs of mouth organs, and breathe air by means of tracheae, opening by spiracles along the sides of the body. In this sense it includes the Hexapoda, or six-legged insects and the Myriapoda, with numerous legs. See Insect, n.
Insecta (n.) In a more restricted sense, the Hexapoda alone. See Hexapoda.
Insecta (n.) In the most general sense, the Hexapoda, Myriapoda, and Arachnoidea, combined.
Insense (v. t.) To make to understand; to instruct.
Inserve (v. i.) To be of use to an end; to serve.
Inshave (n.) A plane for shaving or dressing the concave or inside faces of barrel staves.
Inshell (v. t.) To hide in a shell.
Inshore (a.) Being near or moving towards the shore; as, inshore fisheries; inshore currents.
Inshore (adv.) Towards the shore; as, the boat was headed inshore.
Insight (n.) A sight or view of the interior of anything; a deep inspection or view; introspection; -- frequently used with into.
Insight (n.) Power of acute observation and deduction; penetration; discernment; perception.
Insinew (v. t.) To strengthen, as with sinews; to invigorate.
Insipid (a.) Wanting in the qualities which affect the organs of taste; without taste or savor; vapid; tasteless; as, insipid drink or food.
Insipid (a.) Wanting in spirit, life, or animation; uninteresting; weak; vapid; flat; dull; heavy; as, an insipid woman; an insipid composition.
In situ () In its natural position or place; -- said of a rock or fossil, when found in the situation in which it was originally formed or deposited.
Insnare (v. t.) To catch in a snare; to entrap; to take by artificial means.
Insnare (v. t.) To take by wiles, stratagem, or deceit; to involve in difficulties or perplexities; to seduce by artifice; to inveigle; to allure; to entangle.
Insnarl (v. t.) To make into a snarl or knot; to entangle; to snarl.
Insooth (adv.) In sooth; truly.
Inspect (v. t.) To look upon; to view closely and critically, esp. in order to ascertain quality or condition, to detect errors, etc., to examine; to scrutinize; to investigate; as, to inspect conduct.
Inspect (v. t.) To view and examine officially, as troops, arms, goods offered, work done for the public, etc.; to oversee; to superintend.
Inspect (v. t.) Inspection.
Inspire (v. t.) To breathe into; to fill with the breath; to animate.
Inspire (v. t.) To infuse by breathing, or as if by breathing.
Inspire (v. t.) To draw in by the operation of breathing; to inhale; -- opposed to expire.
Inspire (v. t.) To infuse into the mind; to communicate to the spirit; to convey, as by a divine or supernatural influence; to disclose preternaturally; to produce in, as by inspiration.
Inspire (v. t.) To infuse into; to affect, as with a superior or supernatural influence; to fill with what animates, enlivens, or exalts; to communicate inspiration to; as, to inspire a child with sentiments of virtue.
Inspire (v. i.) To draw in breath; to inhale air into the lungs; -- opposed to expire.
Inspire (v. i.) To breathe; to blow gently.
Install (v. t.) To set in a seat; to give a place to; establish (one) in a place.
Install (v. t.) To place in an office, rank, or order; to invest with any charge by the usual ceremonies; to instate; to induct; as, to install an ordained minister as pastor of a church; to install a college president.
Instamp (v. t.) See Enstamp.
Instant (a.) Pressing; urgent; importunate; earnest.
Instant (a.) Closely pressing or impending in respect to time; not deferred; immediate; without delay.
Instant (a.) Present; current.
Instant (adv.) Instantly.
Instant (a.) A point in duration; a moment; a portion of time too short to be estimated; also, any particular moment.
Instant (a.) A day of the present or current month; as, the sixth instant; -- an elliptical expression equivalent to the sixth of the month instant, i. e., the current month. See Instant, a., 3.
Instate (v. t.) To set, place, or establish, as in a rank, office, or condition; to install; to invest; as, to instate a person in greatness or in favor.
Instead (adv.) In the place or room; -- usually followed by of.
Instead (adv.) Equivalent; equal to; -- usually with of.
Insteep (v. t.) To steep or soak; to drench.
Instill (v. t.) To drop in; to pour in drop by drop; hence, to impart gradually; to infuse slowly; to cause to be imbibed.
Instore (v. t.) To store up; to inclose; to contain.
Instyle (v. t.) To style.
Insular (a.) Of or pertaining to an island; of the nature, or possessing the characteristics, of an island; as, an insular climate, fauna, etc.
Insular (a.) Of or pertaining to the people of an island; narrow; circumscribed; illiberal; contracted; as, insular habits, opinions, or prejudices.
Insular (n.) An islander.
Insulse (a.) Insipid; dull; stupid.
Insured (imp. & p. p.) of Insure
Insurer (n.) One who, or that which, insures; the person or company that contracts to indemnify losses for a premium; an underwriter.
Intagli (pl. ) of Intaglio
Integer (n.) A complete entity; a whole number, in contradistinction to a fraction or a mixed number.
Intense (a.) Strained; tightly drawn; kept on the stretch; strict; very close or earnest; as, intense study or application; intense thought.
Intense (a.) Extreme in degree; excessive; immoderate; as: (a) Ardent; fervent; as, intense heat. (b) Keen; biting; as, intense cold. (c) Vehement; earnest; exceedingly strong; as, intense passion or hate. (d) Very severe; violent; as, intense pain or anguish. (e) Deep; strong; brilliant; as, intense color or light.
Interim (n.) The meantime; time intervening; interval between events, etc.
Interim (n.) A name given to each of three compromises made by the emperor Charles V. of Germany for the sake of harmonizing the connecting opinions of Protestants and Catholics.
Interne (a.) That which is within; the interior.
Intitle (v. t.) See Entitle.
Intoned (imp. & p. p.) of Intone
Intrant (a.) Entering; penetrating.
Intrant (n.) One who enters; especially, a person entering upon some office or station.
Intreat (v. t.) See Entreat.
Introit (n.) A going in.
Introit (n.) A psalm sung or chanted immediately before the collect, epistle, and gospel, and while the priest is entering within the rails of the altar.
Introit (n.) A part of a psalm or other portion of Scripture read by the priest at Mass immediately after ascending to the altar.
Introit (n.) An anthem or psalm sung before the Communion service.
Introit (n.) Any composition of vocal music appropriate to the opening of church services.
Intrude (v. i.) To thrust one's self in; to come or go in without invitation, permission, or welcome; to encroach; to trespass; as, to intrude on families at unseasonable hours; to intrude on the lands of another.
Intrude (v. t.) To thrust or force (something) in or upon; especially, to force (one's self) in without leave or welcome; as, to intrude one's presence into a conference; to intrude one's opinions upon another.
Intrude (v. t.) To enter by force; to invade.
Intrude (v. t.) The cause to enter or force a way, as into the crevices of rocks.
Intrunk (v. t.) To inclose as in a trunk; to incase.
Intrust (v. t.) To deliver (something) to another in trust; to deliver to (another) something in trust; to commit or surrender (something) to another with a certain confidence regarding his care, use, or disposal of it; as, to intrust a servant with one's money or intrust money or goods to a servant.
Intwine (v. t.) To twine or twist into, or together; to wreathe; as, a wreath of flowers intwined.
Intwine (v. i.) To be or to become intwined.
Intwist (v. t.) To twist into or together; to interweave.
Inuendo (n.) See Innuendo.
Inuloid (n.) A substance resembling inulin, found in the unripe bulbs of the dahila.
Inuring (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Inure
Inurned (imp. & p. p.) of Inurn
Inutile (a.) Useless; unprofitable.
Invaded (imp. & p. p.) of Invade
Invader (n.) One who invades; an assailant; an encroacher; an intruder.
Invalid (a.) Of no force, weight, or cogency; not valid; weak.
Invalid (a.) Having no force, effect, or efficacy; void; null; as, an invalid contract or agreement.
Invalid (a.) A person who is weak and infirm; one who is disabled for active service; especially, one in chronic ill health.
Invalid (n.) Not well; feeble; infirm; sickly; as, he had an invalid daughter.
Invalid (v. t.) To make or render invalid or infirm.
Invalid (v. t.) To classify or enroll as an invalid.
Inveigh (v. i.) To declaim or rail (against some person or thing); to utter censorious and bitter language; to attack with harsh criticism or reproach, either spoken or written; to use invectives; -- with against; as, to inveigh against character, conduct, manners, customs, morals, a law, an abuse.
Invenom (v. t.) See Envenom.
Inverse (a.) Opposite in order, relation, or effect; reversed; inverted; reciprocal; -- opposed to direct.
Inverse (a.) Inverted; having a position or mode of attachment the reverse of that which is usual.
Inverse (a.) Opposite in nature and effect; -- said with reference to any two operations, which, when both are performed in succession upon any quantity, reproduce that quantity; as, multiplication is the inverse operation to division. The symbol of an inverse operation is the symbol of the direct operation with -1 as an index. Thus sin-1 x means the arc whose sine is x.
Inverse (n.) That which is inverse.
Invigor (v. t.) To invigorate.
Invious (a.) Untrodden.
Invited (imp. & p. p.) of Invite
Inviter (n.) One who, or that which, invites.
Invoice (n.) A written account of the particulars of merchandise shipped or sent to a purchaser, consignee, factor, etc., with the value or prices and charges annexed.
Invoice (n.) The lot or set of goods as shipped or received; as, the merchant receives a large invoice of goods.
Invoice (v. t.) To make a written list or account of, as goods to be sent to a consignee; to insert in a priced list; to write or enter in an invoice.
Invoked (imp. & p. p.) of Invoke
Involve (v. t.) To roll or fold up; to wind round; to entwine.
Involve (v. t.) To envelop completely; to surround; to cover; to hide; to involve in darkness or obscurity.
Involve (v. t.) To complicate or make intricate, as in grammatical structure.
Involve (v. t.) To connect with something as a natural or logical consequence or effect; to include necessarily; to imply.
Involve (v. t.) To take in; to gather in; to mingle confusedly; to blend or merge.
Involve (v. t.) To envelop, infold, entangle, or embarrass; as, to involve a person in debt or misery.
Involve (v. t.) To engage thoroughly; to occupy, employ, or absorb.
Involve (v. t.) To raise to any assigned power; to multiply, as a quantity, into itself a given number of times; as, a quantity involved to the third or fourth power.
Inwards (a.) Toward the inside; toward the center or interior; as, to bend a thing inward.
Inwards (a.) Into, or toward, the mind or thoughts; inwardly; as, to turn the attention inward.
Inwards (adv.) See Inward.
Inweave (v. t.) To weave in or together; to intermix or intertwine by weaving; to interlace.
Inwheel (v. t.) To encircle.
Knabbed (imp. & p. p.) of Knab
Knabble (v. i.) To bite or nibble.
Knacker (n.) One who makes knickknacks, toys, etc.
Knacker (n.) One of two or more pieces of bone or wood held loosely between the fingers, and struck together by moving the hand; -- called also clapper.
Knacker (n.) a harness maker.
Knacker (n.) One who slaughters worn-out horses and sells their flesh for dog's meat.
Knagged (a.) Full of knots; knaggy.
Knapped (imp. & p. p.) of Knap
Knapple (v.) To break off with an abrupt, sharp noise; to bite; to nibble.
Knarled (a.) Knotted. See Gnarled.
Knarred (a.) Knotty; gnarled.
Knavery (n.) The practices of a knave; petty villainy; fraud; trickery; a knavish action.
Knavery (n.) Roguish or mischievous tricks.
Knavess (n.) A knavish woman.
Knavish (a.) Like or characteristic of a knave; given to knavery; trickish; fraudulent; dishonest; villainous; as, a knavish fellow, or a knavish trick.
Knavish (a.) Mischievous; roguish; waggish.
Kneaded (imp. & p. p.) of Knead
Kneader (n.) One who kneads.
Kneecap (n.) The kneepan.
Kneecap (n.) A cap or protection for the knee.
Kneeled () of Kneel
Kneeler (n.) One who kneels or who worships by or while kneeling.
Kneeler (n.) A cushion or stool to kneel on.
Kneeler (n.) A name given to certain catechumens and penitents who were permitted to join only in parts of church worship.
Kneepan (n.) A roundish, flattened, sesamoid bone in the tendon in front of the knee joint; the patella; the kneecap.
Knelled (imp. & p. p.) of Knell
Knicker (n.) A small ball of clay, baked hard and oiled, used as a marble by boys in playing.
Knifing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Knife
Knitted () of Knit
Knitter (n.) One who, or that which, knits, joins, or unites; a knitting machine.
Knittle (n.) A string that draws together a purse or bag.
Knittle (n.) See Nettles.
Knobbed (a.) Containing knobs; full of knobs; ending in a nob. See Illust of Antenna.
Knobber (n.) See Knobbler.
Knocked (imp. & p. p.) of Knock
Knocker (n.) One who, or that which, knocks; specifically, an instrument, or kind of hammer, fastened to a door, to be used in seeking for admittance.
Knolled (imp. & p. p.) of Knoll
Knoller (n.) One who tolls a bell.
Knopped (a.) Having knops or knobs; fastened as with buttons.
Knotted (imp. & p. p.) of Knot
Knotted (a.) Full of knots; having knots knurled; as, a knotted cord; the knotted oak.
Knotted (a.) Interwoven; matted; entangled.
Knotted (a.) Having intersecting
Knotted (a.) Characterized by small, detached points, chiefly composed of mica, less decomposable than the mass of the rock, and forming knots in relief on the weathered surface; as, knotted rocks.
Knotted (a.) Entangled; puzzling; knotty.
Knowing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Know
Knowing (a.) Skilful; well informed; intelligent; as, a knowing man; a knowing dog.
Knowing (a.) Artful; cunning; as, a knowing rascal.
Knowing (n.) Knowledge; hence, experience.
Knuckle (n.) The joint of a finger, particularly when made prominent by the closing of the fingers.
Knuckle (n.) The kneejoint, or middle joint, of either leg of a quadruped, especially of a calf; -- formerly used of the kneejoint of a human being.
Knuckle (n.) The joint of a plant.
Knuckle (n.) The joining pars of a hinge through which the pin or rivet passes; a knuckle joint.
Knuckle (n.) A convex portion of a vessel's figure where a sudden change of shape occurs, as in a canal boat, where a nearly vertical side joins a nearly flat bottom.
Knuckle (n.) A contrivance, usually of brass or iron, and furnished with points, worn to protect the hand, to add force to a blow, and to disfigure the person struck; as, brass knuckles; -- called also knuckle duster.
Knuckle (v. i.) To yield; to submit; -- used with down, to, or under.
Knuckle (v. t.) To beat with the knuckles; to pommel.
Knurled (a.) Full of knots; gnarled.
Knurled (a.) Milled, as the head of a screw, or the edge of a coin.
Onagers (pl. ) of Onager
Onanism (n.) Self-pollution; masturbation.
Oneidas (n. pl.) A tribe of Indians formerly inhabiting the region near Oneida Lake in the State of New York, and forming part of the Five Nations. Remnants of the tribe now live in New York, Canada, and Wisconsin.
Onement (n.) The state of being at one or reconciled.
Oneness (n.) The state of being one; singleness in number; individuality; unity.
Onerary (a.) Fitted for, or carrying, a burden.
Onerate (v. t.) To load; to burden.
Onerous (a.) Burdensome; oppressive.
Oneself (pron.) A reflexive form of the indefinite pronoun one. Commonly writen as two words, one's self.
Ongoing (n.) The act of going forward; progress; (pl.) affairs; business; current events.
Onguent (n.) An unguent.
Onology (n.) Foolish discourse.
Onstead (n.) A single farmhouse; a steading.
Onwards (adv.) Onward.
Onychia (n.) A whitlow.
Onychia (n.) An affection of a finger or toe, attended with ulceration at the base of the nail, and terminating in the destruction of the nail.
Snacket (n.) See Snecket.
Snaffle (n.) A kind of bridle bit, having a joint in the part to be placed in the mouth, and rings and cheek pieces at the ends, but having no curb; -- called also snaffle bit.
Snaffle (v. t.) To put a snaffle in the mouth of; to subject to the snaffle; to bridle.
Snagged (imp. & p. p.) of Snag
Snagged (a.) Full of snags; snaggy.
'Snails (interj.) God's nails, or His nails, that is, the nails with which the Savior was fastened to the cross; -- an ancient form of oath, corresponding to 'Od's bodikins (dim. of body, i.e., God's dear body).
Snaking (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Snake
Snakish (a.) Having the qualities or characteristics of a snake; snaky.
Snapped (imp. & p. p.) of Snap
Snapper (n.) One who, or that which, snaps; as, a snapper up of trifles; the snapper of a whip.
Snapper (n.) Any one of several species of large sparoid food fishes of the genus Lutjanus, abundant on the southern coasts of the United States and on both coasts of tropical America.
Snapper (n.) A snapping turtle; as, the alligator snapper.
Snapper (n.) The green woodpecker, or yaffle.
Snapper (n.) A snap beetle.
Snaring (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Snare
Snarled (imp. & p. p.) of Snarl
Snarler (n.) One who snarls; a surly, growling animal; a grumbling, quarrelsome fellow.
Snarler (n.) One who makes use of a snarling iron.
Sneaked (imp. & p. p.) of Sneak
Sneaker (n.) One who sneaks.
Sneaker (n.) A vessel of drink.
Sneathe (n.) See Snath.
Snecket (n.) A door latch, or sneck.
Sneered (imp. & p. p.) of Sneer
Sneerer (n.) One who sneers.
Sneezed (imp. & p. p.) of Sneeze
Snicked (imp. & p. p.) of Snick
Snicker (v. i.) To laugh slyly; to laugh in one's sleeve.
Snicker (v. i.) To laugh with audible catches of voice, as when persons attempt to suppress loud laughter.
Snicker (n.) A half suppressed, broken laugh.
Sniffed (imp. & p. p.) of Sniff
Sniffle (v. i.) To snuffle, as one does with a catarrh.
Snifted (imp. & p. p.) of Snift
Snigger (n.) See Snicker.
Sniggle (v. i.) To fish for eels by thrusting the baited hook into their holes or hiding places.
Sniggle (v. t.) To catch, as an eel, by sniggling; hence, to hook; to insnare.
Snipped (imp. & p. p.) of Snip
Snipper (n.) One who snips.
Snippet (n.) A small part or piece.
Snively (a.) Running at the nose; sniveling pitiful; whining.
Snooded (a.) Wearing or having a snood.
Snoozed (imp. & p. p.) of Snooze
Snoring (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Snore
Snoring (n.) The act of respiring through the open mouth so that the currents of inspired and expired air cause a vibration of the uvula and soft palate, thus giving rise to a sound more or less harsh. It is usually unvoluntary, but may be produced voluntarily.
Snorted (imp. & p. p.) of Snort
Snorter (n.) One who snorts.
Snorter (n.) The wheather; -- so called from its cry.
Snotter (v. i.) To snivel; to cry or whine.
Snotter (n.) A rope going over a yardarm, used to bend a tripping
Snowing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Snow
Snowcap (n.) A very small humming bird (Microchaera albocoronata) native of New Grenada.
Snubbed (imp. & p. p.) of Snub
Snuffed (imp. & p. p.) of Snuff
Snuffer (n.) One who snuffs.
Snuffer (n.) The common porpoise.
Snuffle (v. i.) To speak through the nose; to breathe through the nose when it is obstructed, so as to make a broken sound.
Snuffle (n.) The act of snuffing; a sound made by the air passing through the nose when obstructed.
Snuffle (n.) An affected nasal twang; hence, cant; hypocrisy.
Snuffle (n.) Obstruction of the nose by mucus; nasal catarrh of infants or children.
Snugged (imp. & p. p.) of Snug
Snuggle (v. t.) To move one way and the other so as to get a close place; to lie close for comfort; to cuddle; to nestle.
Unabled (a.) Disabled.
Unalist (n.) An ecclesiastical who holds but one benefice; -- distinguished from pluralist.
Unaquit (a.) Unrequited.
Unarmed (a.) Not armed or armored; having no arms or weapons.
Unarmed (a.) Having no hard and sharp projections, as spines, prickles, spurs, claws, etc.
Unarted (a.) Ignorant of the arts.
Unarted (a.) Not artificial; plain; simple.
Unaware (a.) Not aware; not noticing; giving no heed; thoughtless; inattentive.
Unaware (adv.) Unawares.
Unbaned (a.) Wanting a band or string; unfastened.
Unbeget (v. t.) To deprive of existence.
Unbegot (a.) Alt. of Unbegotten
Unbegun (a.) Not yet begun; also, existing without a beginning.
Unbeing (a.) Not existing.
Unbound (imp. & p. p.) of Unbind
Unbless (v. t.) To deprive of blessings; to make wretched.
Unblest (a.) Not blest; excluded from benediction; hence, accursed; wretched.
Unblind (v. t.) To free from blindness; to give or restore sight to; to open the eyes of.
Unbosom (v. t.) To disclose freely; to reveal in confidence, as secrets; to confess; -- often used reflexively; as, to unbosom one's self.
Unbound () imp. & p. p. of Unbind.
Unbowed (a.) Not bent or arched; not bowed down.
Unbowel (v. t.) To deprive of the entrails; to disembowel.
Unbrace (v. t.) To free from tension; to relax; to loose; as, to unbrace a drum; to unbrace the nerves.
Unbraid (v. t.) To separate the strands of; to undo, as a braid; to unravel; to disentangle.
Unbuild (v. t.) To demolish; to raze.
Unbuxom (a.) Disobedient.
Uncanny (a.) Not canny; unsafe; strange; weird; ghostly.
Uncared (a.) Not cared for; not heeded; -- with for.
Unchain (v. t.) To free from chains or slavery; to let loose.
Uncharm (v. t.) To release from a charm, fascination, or secret power; to disenchant.
Unchild (v. t.) To bereave of children; to make childless.
Unchild (v. t.) To make unlike a child; to divest of the characteristics of a child.
Uncinus (n.) One of the peculiar minute chitinous hooks found in large numbers in the tori of tubicolous annelids belonging to the Uncinata.
Uncivil (a.) Not civilized; savage; barbarous; uncivilized.
Uncivil (a.) Not civil; not complaisant; discourteous; impolite; rude; unpolished; as, uncivil behavior.
Unclasp (v. t.) To loose the clasp of; to open, as something that is fastened, or as with, a clasp; as, to unclasp a book; to unclasp one's heart.
Unclean (a.) Not clean; foul; dirty; filthy.
Unclean (a.) Ceremonially impure; needing ritual cleansing.
Unclean (a.) Morally impure.
Uncling (v. i.) To cease from clinging or adhering.
Uncloak (v. t.) To remove a cloak or cover from; to deprive of a cloak or cover; to unmask; to reveal.
Uncloak (v. i.) To remove, or take off, one's cloak.
Unclose (v. t. & i.) To open; to separate the parts of; as, to unclose a letter; to unclose one's eyes.
Unclose (v. t. & i.) To disclose; to lay open; to reveal.
Uncloud (v. t.) To free from clouds; to unvail; to clear from obscurity, gloom, sorrow, or the like.
Uncoach (v. t.) To detach or loose from a coach.
Uncouth (a.) Unknown.
Uncouth (a.) Uncommon; rare; exquisite; elegant.
Uncouth (a.) Unfamiliar; strange; hence, mysterious; dreadful; also, odd; awkward; boorish; as, uncouth manners.
Uncover (v. t.) To take the cover from; to divest of covering; as, to uncover a box, bed, house, or the like; to uncover one's body.
Uncover (v. t.) To show openly; to disclose; to reveal.
Uncover (v. t.) To divest of the hat or cap; to bare the head of; as, to uncover one's head; to uncover one's self.
Uncover (v. i.) To take off the hat or cap; to bare the head in token of respect.
Uncover (v. i.) To remove the covers from dishes, or the like.
Uncrown (v. t.) To deprive of a crown; to take the crown from; hence, to discrown; to dethrone.
Unction (n.) The act of anointing, smearing, or rubbing with an unguent, oil, or ointment, especially for medical purposes, or as a symbol of consecration; as, mercurial unction.
Unction (n.) That which is used for anointing; an unguent; an ointment; hence, anything soothing or lenitive.
Unction (n.) Divine or sanctifying grace.
Unction (n.) That quality in language, address, or the like, which excites emotion; especially, strong devotion; religious fervor and tenderness; sometimes, a simulated, factitious, or unnatural fervor.
Uncurse (v. t.) To free from a curse or an execration.
Undated (a.) Rising and falling in waves toward the margin, as a leaf; waved.
Undated (a.) Not dated; having no date; of unknown age; as, an undated letter.
Undecyl (n.) The radical regarded as characteristic of undecylic acid.
Undeify (v. t.) To degrade from the state of deity; to deprive of the character or qualities of a god; to deprive of the reverence due to a god.
Underdo (v. i.) To do less than is requisite or proper; -- opposed to overdo.
Underdo (v. t.) To do less thoroughly than is requisite; specifically, to cook insufficiently; as, to underdo the meat; -- opposed to overdo.
Undergo (v. t.) To go or move below or under.
Undergo (v. t.) To be subjected to; to bear up against; to pass through; to endure; to suffer; to sustain; as, to undergo toil and fatigue; to undergo pain, grief, or anxiety; to undergothe operation of amputation; food in the stomach undergoes the process of digestion.
Undergo (v. t.) To be the bearer of; to possess.
Undergo (v. t.) To undertake; to engage in; to hazard.
Undergo (v. t.) To be subject or amenable to; to underlie.
Undevil (v. t.) To free from possession by a devil or evil spirit; to exorcise.
Undight (v. t.) To put off; to lay aside, as a garment.
Undigne (a.) Unworthy.
Undoing (n.) The reversal of what has been done.
Undoing (n.) Ruin.
Undrape (v. t.) To strip of drapery; to uncover or unveil.
Undress (v. t.) To divest of clothes; to strip.
Undress (v. t.) To divest of ornaments to disrobe.
Undress (v. t.) To take the dressing, or covering, from; as, to undress a wound.
Undress (n.) A loose, negligent dress; ordinary dress, as distinguished from full dress.
Undress (n.) An authorized habitual dress of officers and soldiers, but not full-dress uniform.
Undwelt (a.) Not lived (in); -- with in.
Undying (a.) Not dying; imperishable; unending; immortal; as, the undying souls of men.
Uneared (a.) Not eared, or plowed.
Unearth (v. t.) To drive or draw from the earth; hence, to uncover; to bring out from concealment; to bring to light; to disclose; as, to unearth a secret.
Unendly (a.) Unending; endless.
Unequal (a.) Not equal; not matched; not of the same size, length, breadth, quantity, strength, talents, acquirements, age, station, or the like; as, the fingers are of unequal length; peers and commoners are unequal in rank.
Unequal (a.) Ill balanced or matched; disproportioned; hence, not equitable; partial; unjust; unfair.
Unequal (a.) Not uniform; not equable; irregular; uneven; as, unequal pulsations; an unequal poem.
Unequal (a.) Not adequate or sufficient; inferior; as, the man was unequal to the emergency; the timber was unequal to the sudden strain.
Unequal (a.) Not having the two sides or the parts symmetrical.
Unethes (adv.) With difficulty; scarcely. See Uneath.
Unexact (a.) Not exact; inexact.
Unfaith (n.) Absence or want of faith; faithlessness; distrust; unbelief.
Unfeaty (a.) Not feat; not dexterous; unskillful; clumsy.
Unfence (v. t.) To strip of a fence; to remove a fence from.
Unfiled (a.) Not defiled; pure.
Unflesh (v. t.) To deprive of flesh; to reduce a skeleton.
Unframe (v. t.) To take apart, or destroy the frame of.
Unfrock (v. t.) To deprive or divest or a frock; specifically, to deprive of priestly character or privilege; as, to unfrock a priest.
Unfumed (a.) Not exposed to fumes; not fumigated.
Unglaze (v. t.) To strip of glass; to remove the glazing, or glass, from, as a window.
Unglove (v. t.) To take off the glove or gloves of; as, to unglove the hand.
Ungodly (a.) Not godly; not having regard for God; disobedient to God; wicked; impious; sinful.
Ungodly (a.) Polluted by sin or wickedness.
Ungored (a.) Not stained with gore; not bloodied.
Ungored (a.) Not gored or pierced.
Ungrate (a.) Displeasing; ungrateful; ingrate.
Ungrave (v. t.) To raise or remove from the grave; to disinter; to untomb; to exhume.
Unguard (v. t.) To deprive of a guard; to leave unprotected.
Ungueal (a.) Ungual.
Unguent (n.) A lubricant or salve for sores, burns, or the like; an ointment.
Ungulae (pl. ) of Ungula
Ungular (a.) Of or pertaining to a hoof, claw, or talon; ungual.
Unguled (a.) Hoofed, or bearing hoofs; -- used only when these are of a tincture different from the body.
Unhandy (a.) Clumsy; awkward; as, an Unhandy man.
Unhappy (a.) Not happy or fortunate; unfortunate; unlucky; as, affairs have taken an unhappy turn.
Unhappy (a.) In a degree miserable or wretched; not happy; sad; sorrowful; as, children render their parents unhappy by misconduct.
Unhappy (a.) Marked by infelicity; evil; calamitous; as, an unhappy day.
Unhappy (a.) Mischievous; wanton; wicked.
Unheard (a.) Not heard; not perceived by the ear; as, words unheard by those present.
Unheard (a.) Not granted an audience or a hearing; not allowed to speak; not having made a defense, or stated one's side of a question; disregarded; unheeded; as, to condem/ a man unheard.
Unheard (a.) Not known to fame; not illustrious or celebrated; obscure.
Unheart (v. t.) To cause to lose heart; to dishearten.
Unheedy (a.) Incautious; precipitate; heedless.
Unhinge (v. t.) To take from the hinges; as, to unhinge a door.
Unhinge (v. t.) To displace; to unfix by violence.
Unhinge (v. t.) To render unstable or wavering; to unsettle; as, to unhinge one's mind or opinions; to unhinge the nerves.
Unhitch (v. t.) To free from being hitched, or as if from being hitched; to unfasten; to loose; as, to unhitch a horse, or a trace.
Unhoard (v. t.) To take or steal from a hoard; to pilfer.
Unhoped (a.) Not hoped or expected.
Unhorse (v. t.) To throw from a horse; to cause to dismount; also, to take a horse or horses from; as, to unhorse a rider; to unhorse a carriage.
Unhosed (a.) Without hose.
Unhouse (v. t.) To drive from a house or habitation; to dislodge; hence, to deprive of shelter.
Unhuman (a.) Not human; inhuman.
Uniaxal (a.) Uniaxial.
Unicity (n.) The condition of being united; quality of the unique; unification.
Unicorn (n.) A fabulous animal with one horn; the monoceros; -- often represented in heraldry as a supporter.
Unicorn (n.) A two-horned animal of some unknown kind, so called in the Authorized Version of the Scriptures.
Unicorn (n.) Any large beetle having a hornlike prominence on the head or prothorax.
Unicorn (n.) The larva of a unicorn moth.
Unicorn (n.) The kamichi; -- called also unicorn bird.
Unicorn (n.) A howitzer.
Unideal (a.) Not ideal; real; unimaginative.
Unideal (a.) Unideaed.
Unifier (n.) One who, or that which, unifies; as, a natural law is a unifier of phenomena.
Uniform (a.) Having always the same form, manner, or degree; not varying or variable; unchanging; consistent; equable; homogenous; as, the dress of the Asiatics has been uniform from early ages; the temperature is uniform; a stratum of uniform clay.
Uniform (a.) Of the same form with others; agreeing with each other; conforming to one rule or mode; consonant.
Uniform (a.) A dress of a particular style or fashion worn by persons in the same service or order by means of which they have a distinctive appearance; as, the uniform of the artillery, of the police, of the Freemasons, etc.
Uniform (v. t.) To clothe with a uniform; as, to uniform a company of soldiers.
Uniform (v. t.) To make conformable.
Unified (imp. & p. p.) of Unify
Unipara (n.) A woman who has borne one child.
Unitary (a.) Of or pertaining to a unit or units; relating to unity; as, the unitary method in arithmetic.
Unitary (a.) Of the nature of a unit; not divided; united.
Uniting (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Unite
Unition (v. t.) The act of uniting, or the state of being united; junction.
Unitive (a.) Having the power of uniting; causing, or tending to produce, union.
Unitize (v. t.) To reduce to a unit, or one whole; to form into a unit; to unify.
Unitude (n.) Unity.
Unities (pl. ) of Unity
Unjoint (v. t.) To disjoint.
Unkempt (a.) Not combed; disheveled; as, an urchin with unkempt hair.
Unkempt (a.) Fig.; Not smoothed; unpolished; rough.
Unknown (a.) Not known; not apprehended.
Unlatch (v. i.) To open or loose by lifting the latch; as, to unlatch a door.
Unlaugh (v. t.) To recall, as former laughter.
Unlawed (a.) Not having the claws and balls of the forefeet cut off; -- said of dogs.
Unlearn (v. t.) To forget, as what has been learned; to lose from memory; also, to learn the contrary of.
Unlearn (v. t.) To fail to learn.
Unleash (v. t.) To free from a leash, or as from a leash; to let go; to release; as, to unleash dogs.
Unliken (v. t.) To make unlike; to dissimilate.
Unlived (a.) Bereft or deprived of life.
Unlodge (v. t.) To dislodge; to deprive of lodgment.
Unloose (v. t.) To make loose; to loosen; to set free.
Unloose (v. i.) To become unfastened; to lose all connection or union.
Unlucky (a.) Not lucky; not successful; unfortunate; ill-fated; unhappy; as, an unlucky man; an unlucky adventure; an unlucky throw of dice; an unlucky game.
Unlucky (a.) Bringing bad luck; ill-omened; inauspicious.
Unlucky (a.) Mischievous; as, an unlucky wag.
Unmarry (v. t.) To annul the marriage of; to divorce.
Unmeant (a.) Not meant or intended; unintentional.
Unmiter (v. t.) Alt. of Unmitre
Unmitre (v. t.) To deprive of a miter; to depose or degrade from the rank of a bishop.
Unmould (v. t.) To change the form of; to reduce from any form.
Unmoral (a.) Having no moral perception, quality, or relation; involving no idea of morality; -- distinguished from both moral and immoral.
Unmoved (a.) Not moved; fixed; firm; unshaken; calm; apathetic.
Unnerve (v. t.) To deprive of nerve, force, or strength; to weaken; to enfeeble; as, to unnerve the arm.
Unnethe (adv.) Alt. of Unnethes
Unnoble (a.) Ignoble.
Unnobly (adv.) Ignobly.
Unoften (adv.) Not often.
Unorder (v. t.) To countermand an order for.
Unowned (a.) Not owned; having no owner.
Unowned (a.) Not acknowledged; not avowed.
Unpaint (v. t.) To remove the paint from; to efface, as a painting.
Unpaved (a.) Not paved; not furnished with a pavement.
Unpaved (a.) Castrated.
Unpeace (n.) Absence or lack of peace.
Unplaid (v. t.) To deprive of a plaid.
Unpleat (v. t.) To remove the plaits of; to smooth.
Unplumb (v. t.) To deprive of lead, as of a leaden coffin.
Unplume (v. t.) To strip of plumes or feathers; hence, to humiliate.
Unpower (n.) Want of power; weakness.
Unqueen (v. t.) To divest of the rank or authority of queen.
Unquick (a.) Not quick.
Unquiet (v. t.) To disquiet.
Unquiet (a.) Not quiet; restless; uneasy; agitated; disturbed.
Unravel (v. t.) To disentangle; to disengage or separate the threads of; as, to unravel a stocking.
Unravel (v. t.) Hence, to clear from complication or difficulty; to unfold; to solve; as, to unravel a plot.
Unravel (v. t.) To separate the connected or united parts of; to throw into disorder; to confuse.
Unravel (v. i.) To become unraveled, in any sense.
Unready (a.) Not ready or prepared; not prompt; slow; awkward; clumsy.
Unready (a.) Not dressed; undressed.
Unready (v. t.) To undress.
Unreave (v. t.) To unwind; to disentangle; to loose.
Unreeve (v. t.) To withdraw, or take out, as a rope from a block, thimble, or the like.
Unresty (a.) Causing unrest; disquieting; as, unresty sorrows.
Unright (a.) Not right; wrong.
Unright (n.) A wrong.
Unright (v. t.) To cause (something right) to become wrong.
Unrivet (v. t.) To take out, or loose, the rivets of; as, to unrivet boiler plates.
Unroost (v. t.) To drive from the roost.
Unruled (a.) Not governed or controlled.
Unruled (a.) Not ruled or marked with
Unsaint (v. t.) To deprive of saintship; to deny sanctity to.
Unscale (v. t.) To divest of scales; to remove scales from.
Unscrew (v. t.) To draw the screws from; to loose from screws; to loosen or withdraw (anything, as a screw) by turning it.
Unseven (v. t.) To render other than seven; to make to be no longer seven.
Unsexed (imp. & p. p.) of Unsex
Unshale (v. t.) To strip the shale, or husk, from; to uncover.
Unshape (v. t.) To deprive of shape, or of proper shape; to disorder; to confound; to derange.
Unshell (v. t.) To strip the shell from; to take out of the shell; to hatch.
Unshent (a.) Not shent; not disgraced; blameless.
Unshout (v. t.) To recall what is done by shouting.
Unsight (a.) Doing or done without sight; not seeing or examining.
Unsilly (a.) See Unsely.
Unsinew (v. t.) To deprive of sinews or of strength.
Unskill (n.) Want of skill; ignorance; unskillfulness.
Unsling (v. t.) To take off the slings of, as a yard, a cask, or the like; to release from the slings.
Unsonsy (a.) Not soncy (sonsy); not fortunate.
Unsound (a.) Not sound; not whole; not solid; defective; infirm; diseased.
Unspeak (v. t.) To retract, as what has been spoken; to recant; to unsay.
Unspell (v. t.) To break the power of (a spell); to release (a person) from the influence of a spell; to disenchant.
Unspike (v. t.) To remove a spike from, as from the vent of a cannon.
Unspilt (a.) Not spilt or wasted; not shed.
Unstack (v. t.) To remove, or take away, from a stack; to remove, as something constituting a stack.
Unstate (v. t.) To deprive of state or dignity.
Unsteel (v. t.) To disarm; to soften.
Unstick (v. t.) To release, as one thing stuck to another.
Unstill (a.) Not still; restless.
Unsting (v. t.) To disarm of a sting; to remove the sting of.
Unstock (v. t.) To deprive of a stock; to remove the stock from; to loose from that which fixes, or holds fast.
Unstock (v. t.) To remove from the stocks, as a ship.
Unsured (a.) Not made sure.
Unswear (v. t.) To recant or recall, as an oath; to recall after having sworn; to abjure.
Unswear (v. i.) To recall an oath.
Unsweat (v. t.) To relieve from perspiration; to ease or cool after exercise or toil.
Unswell (v. t.) To sink from a swollen state; to subside.
Untaste (v. t.) To deprive of a taste for a thing.
Unteach (v. t.) To cause to forget, or to lose from memory, or to disbelieve what has been taught.
Unteach (v. t.) To cause to be forgotten; as, to unteach what has been learned.
Unthank (n.) No thanks; ill will; misfortune.
Unthink (v. t.) To recall or take back, as something thought.
Untrift (n.) Want of thrift; untriftiness; prodigality.
Untrift (n.) An unthrifty.
Untooth (v. t.) To take out the teeth of.
Untread (v. t.) To tread back; to retrace.
Untruss (v. t.) To loose from a truss, or as from a truss; to untie or unfasten; to let out; to undress.
Untruss (n.) Alt. of Untrusser
Untrust (n.) Distrust.
Untruth (n.) The quality of being untrue; contrariety to truth; want of veracity; also, treachery; faithlessness; disloyalty.
Untruth (n.) That which is untrue; a false assertion; a falsehood; a lie; also, an act of treachery or disloyalty.
Untwain (v. t.) To rend in twain; to tear in two.
Untwine (v. t.) To untwist; to separate, as that which is twined or twisted; to disentangle; to untie.
Untwine (v. i.) To become untwined.
Untwirl (v. t.) To untwist; to undo.
Untwist (v. t.) To separate and open, as twisted threads; to turn back, as that which is twisted; to untwine.
Untwist (v. t.) To untie; to open; to disentangle.
Unusage (n.) Want or lack of usage.
Unusual (a.) Not usual; uncommon; rare; as, an unusual season; a person of unusual grace or erudition.
Unvicar (v. t.) To deprive of the position or office a vicar.
Unwares (adv.) Unawares; unexpectedly; -- sometimes preceded by at.
Unwayed (a.) Not used to travel; as, colts that are unwayed.
Unwayed (a.) Having no ways or roads; pathless.
Unweary (v. t.) To cause to cease being weary; to refresh.
Unweave (v. t.) To unfold; to undo; to ravel, as what has been woven.
Unweldy (a.) Unwieldy; unmanageable; clumsy.
Unwhole (a.) Not whole; unsound.
Unwitch (v. t.) To free from a witch or witches; to fee from witchcraft.
Unwoman (v. t.) To deprive of the qualities of a woman; to unsex.
Unworth (a.) Unworthy.
Unworth (n.) Unworthiness.
Unwrite (v. t.) To cancel, as what is written; to erase.
Unyoked (a.) Not yet yoked; not having worn the yoke.
Unyoked (a.) Freed or loosed from a yoke.
Unyoked (a.) Licentious; unrestrained.
Unzoned (a.) Not zoned; not bound with a girdle; as, an unzoned bosom.
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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".