8 letter words ending in en

Aethogen (n.) A compound of nitrogen and boro/, which, when heated before the blowpipe, gives a brilliant phosphorescent; boric nitride.

Aldermen (pl. ) of Alderman

Alkargen (n.) Same as Cacodylic acid.

Alunogen (n.) A white fibrous mineral frequently found on the walls of mines and quarries, chiefly hydrous sulphate of alumina; -- also called feather alum, and hair salt.

Amidogen (n.) A compound radical, NH2, not yet obtained in a separate state, which may be regarded as ammonia from the molecule of which one of its hydrogen atoms has been removed; -- called also the amido group, and in composition represented by the form amido.

Amphigen (n.) An element that in combination produces amphid salt; -- applied by Berzelius to oxygen, sulphur, selenium, and tellurium.

Armozeen (n.) Alt. of Armozine

Ash-oven (n.) A furnace or oven for fritting materials for glass making.

Astyllen (n.) A small dam to prevent free passage of water in an adit or level.

Ayegreen (n.) The houseleek (Sempervivum tectorum).

Befallen (p. p.) of Befall

Begotten () of Beget

Begotten () p. p. of Beget.

Behappen (v. t.) To happen to.

Beholden (p. p.) of Behold

Beholden (p. a.) Obliged; bound in gratitude; indebted.

Bescreen (v. t.) To cover with a screen, or as with a screen; to shelter; to conceal.

Bespoken () of Bespeak

Bondsmen (pl. ) of Bondsman

Boughten (a.) Purchased; not obtained or produced at home.

Brakemen (pl. ) of Brakeman

Brethren (n.) pl. of Brother.

Brevipen (n.) A brevipennate bird.

Brighten (a.) To make bright or brighter; to make to shine; to increase the luster of; to give a brighter hue to.

Brighten (a.) To make illustrious, or more distinguished; to add luster or splendor to.

Brighten (a.) To improve or relieve by dispelling gloom or removing that which obscures and darkens; to shed light upon; to make cheerful; as, to brighten one's prospects.

Brighten (a.) To make acute or witty; to enliven.

Brighten (v. i.) To grow bright, or more bright; to become less dark or gloomy; to clear up; to become bright or cheerful.

Brethren (pl. ) of Brother

Brethren (pl. ) of Brother

Burschen (pl. ) of Bursch

Calciden (imp. & p. p.) of Calcine

Canoemen (pl. ) of Canoeman

Carageen (n.) Alt. of Caragheen

Chagreen (n.) See Shagreen.

Chairmen (pl. ) of Chairman

Chessmen (pl. ) of Chessman

Children (pl. ) of Child

Children (n.) pl. of Child.

Chinamen (pl. ) of Chinaman

Christen (v. t.) To baptize and give a Christian name to.

Christen (v. t.) To give a name; to denominate.

Christen (v. t.) To Christianize.

Christen (v. t.) To use for the first time.

Clansmen (pl. ) of Clansman

Classmen (pl. ) of Classman

Coachmen (pl. ) of Coachman

Cognomen (n.) The last of the three names of a person among the ancient Romans, denoting his house or family.

Cognomen (n.) A surname.

Collagen (n.) The chemical basis of ordinary connective tissue, as of tendons or sinews and of bone. On being boiled in water it becomes gelatin or glue.

Colormen (pl. ) of Colorman

Cragsmen (pl. ) of Cragsman

Cyclamen (n.) A genus of plants of the Primrose family, having depressed rounded corms, and pretty nodding flowers with the petals so reflexed as to point upwards, whence it is called rabbits' ears. It is also called sow bread, because hogs are said to eat the corms.

Dairymen (pl. ) of Dairyman

Dalesmen (pl. ) of Dalesman

Damasken (v.) To decorate, as iron, steel, etc., with a peculiar marking or "water" produced in the process of manufacture, or with designs produced by inlaying or incrusting with another metal, as silver or gold, or by etching, etc., to damask.

Dictamen (n.) A dictation or dictate.

Disliken (v. t.) To make unlike; to disguise.

Domesmen (pl. ) of Domesman

Dutchmen (pl. ) of Dutchman

Eighteen (a.) Eight and ten; as, eighteen pounds.

Eighteen (n.) The number greater by a unit than seventeen; eighteen units or objects.

Eighteen (n.) A symbol denoting eighteen units, as 18 or xviii.

Embolden (v. t.) To give boldness or courage to; to encourage.

Emu wren () A small wrenlike Australian bird (Stipiturus malachurus), having the tail feathers long and loosely barbed, like emu feathers.

Encolden (v. t.) To render cold.

Engraven () of Engrave

Enharden (v. t.) To harden; to embolden.

Faburden (n.) A species of counterpoint with a drone bass.

Faburden (n.) A succession of chords of the sixth.

Faburden (n.) A monotonous refrain.

Farcimen (n.) Alt. of Farcin

Ferrymen (pl. ) of Ferryman

Floriken (n.) An Indian bustard (Otis aurita). The Bengal floriken is Sypheotides Bengalensis.

Forboden () p. p. of Forbid.

Foreseen (p. p.) Provided; in case that; on condition that.

Forgemen (pl. ) of Forgeman

Forgiven (p. p.) of Forgive

Forsaken (p. p.) of Forsake

Foughten () p. p. of Fight.

Fourteen (a.) Four and ten more; twice seven.

Fourteen (n.) The sum of ten and four; forteen units or objects.

Fourteen (n.) A symbol representing fourteen, as 14 or xiv.

Freedmen (pl. ) of Freedman

Freshmen (pl. ) of Freshman

Frighten (v. t.) To disturb with fear; to throw into a state of alarm or fright; to affright; to terrify.

Fuglemen (pl. ) of Fugleman

Germogen (n.) A polynuclear mass of protoplasm, not divided into separate cells, from which certain ova are developed.

Germogen (n.) The primitive cell in certain embryonic forms.

Glucogen (n.) See Glycogen.

Good-den (interj.) A form of salutation.

Gravamen (a.) The grievance complained of; the substantial cause of the action; also, in general, the ground or essence of a complaint. Bouvier.

Groschen (n.) A small silver coin and money of account of Germany, worth about two cents. It is not included in the new monetary system of the empire.

Grounden () p. p. of Grind.

Gymnogen (n.) One of a class of plants, so called by Lindley, because the ovules are fertilized by direct contact of the pollen. Same as Gymnosperm.

Headsmen (pl. ) of Headsman

Heighten (v. t.) To make high; to raise higher; to elevate.

Heighten (v. t.) To carry forward; to advance; to increase; to augment; to aggravate; to intensify; to render more conspicuous; -- used of things, good or bad; as, to heighten beauty; to heighten a flavor or a tint.

Helmsmen (pl. ) of Helmsman

Heniquen (n.) See Jeniquen.

Horsemen (pl. ) of Horseman

Huntsmen (pl. ) of Huntsman

Imbolden (v. t.) See Embolden.

Indiamen (pl. ) of Indiaman

Indigeen (n.) Same as Indigene.

Irishmen (pl. ) of Irishman

Isatogen (n.) A complex nitrogenous radical, C8H4NO2, regarded as the essential residue of a series of compounds, related to isatin, which easily pass by reduction to indigo blue.

Jeniquen (n.) A Mexican name for the Sisal hemp (Agave rigida, var. Sisalana); also, its fiber.

Kistvaen (n.) A Celtic monument, commonly known as a dolmen.

Landsmen (pl. ) of Landsman

Leadsmen (pl. ) of Leadsman

Lengthen (v. t.) To extent in length; to make longer in extent or duration; as, to lengthen a

Lengthen (v. i.) To become longer.

Liegemen (pl. ) of Liegeman

Magdalen (n.) A reformed prostitute.

Manhaden (n.) See Menhaden.

Marksmen (pl. ) of Marksman

Menhaden (n.) An American marine fish of the Herring familt (Brevoortia tyrannus), chiefly valuable for its oil and as a component of fertilizers; -- called also mossbunker, bony fish, chebog, pogy, hardhead, whitefish, etc.

Metalmen (pl. ) of Metalman

Misboden (p. p.) of Misbede

Misboden () p. p. of Misbede.

Misgiven (p. p.) of Misgive

Mistaken (p. p.) of Mistake

Mistaken (p.a.) Being in error; judging wrongly; having a wrong opinion or a misconception; as, a mistaken man; he is mistaken.

Mistaken (p.a.) Erroneous; wrong; as, a mistaken notion.

Myselven (pron.) Myself.

Nightmen (pl. ) of Nightman

Nineteen (a.) Nine and ten; eighteen and one more; one less than twenty; as, nineteen months.

Nineteen (n.) The number greater than eighteen by a unit; the sum of ten and nine; nineteen units or objects.

Nineteen (n.) A symbol for nineteen units, as 19 or xix.

Noblemen (pl. ) of Nobleman

Norsemen (pl. ) of Norseman

Northmen (pl. ) of Northman

Osteogen (n.) The soft tissue, or substance, which, in developing bone, ultimately undergoes ossification.

Outragen (imp. & p. p.) of Outrage

Outtaken (p. p.) or prep. Excepted; save.

Overseen (p. p.) of Oversee

Oversmen (pl. ) of Oversman

Overween (v. t.) To think too highly or arrogantly; to regard one's own thinking or conclusions too highly; hence, to egotistic, arrogant, or rash, in opinion; to think conceitedly; to presume.

Parishen (n.) A parishioner.

Partaken (p. p.) of Partake

Penwomen (pl. ) of Penwoman

Peptogen (n.) A substance convertible into peptone.

Petermen (pl. ) of Peterman

Photogen (n.) A light hydrocarbon oil resembling kerosene. It is obtained by distilling coal, paraffin, etc., and is used as a lubricant, illuminant, etc.

Placemen (pl. ) of Placeman

Prenomen (n.) See Praenomen.

Pressmen (pl. ) of Pressman

Prizemen (pl. ) of Prizeman

Questmen (pl. ) of Questman

Quinogen (n.) A hypothetical radical of quinine and related alkaloids.

Raftsmen (pl. ) of Raftsman

Ranchmen (pl. ) of Ranchman

Refasten (v. t.) To fasten again.

Rhizogen (n.) One of a proposed class of flowering plants growning on the roots of other plants and destitute of green foliage.

Salesmen (pl. ) of Salesman

Scenemen (pl. ) of Sceneman

Sebesten (n.) The mucilaginous drupaceous fruit of two East Indian trees (Cordia Myxa, and C. latifolia), sometimes used medicinally in pectoral diseases.

Seedsmen (pl. ) of Seedsman

Seldseen (a.) Seldom seen.

Sengreen (n.) The houseleek.

Shagreen (v. t.) To chagrin.

Shagreen (n.) The skin of various small sharks and other fishes when having small, rough, bony scales. The dogfishes of the genus Scyllium furnish a large part of that used in the arts.

Shagreen (a.) Alt. of Shagreened

Shearmen (pl. ) of Shearman

Shrunken () of Shrink

Shrunken () p. p. & a. from Shrink.

Sidesmen (pl. ) of Sidesman

Siththen (adv. & conj.) See Sithen.

Slighten (v. t.) To slight.

Smoothen (v. t.) To make smooth.

Somewhen (adv.) At some indefinite time.

Southren (a.) Southern.

Spalpeen (n.) A scamp; an Irish term for a good-for-nothing fellow; -- often used in good-humored contempt or ridicule.

Spearmen (pl. ) of Spearman

Specimen (n.) A part, or small portion, of anything, or one of a number of things, intended to exhibit the kind and quality of the whole, or of what is not exhibited; a sample; as, a specimen of a man's handwriting; a specimen of painting; aspecimen of one's art.

Spellken (n.) A theater.

Squireen (n.) One who is half squire and half farmer; -- used humorously.

Staffmen (pl. ) of Staffman

Stallmen (pl. ) of Stallman

Stockmen (pl. ) of Stockman

Straiten (v. t.) To make strait; to make narrow; hence, to contract; to confine.

Straiten (v. t.) To make tense, or tight; to tighten.

Straiten (v. t.) To restrict; to distress or embarrass in respect of means or conditions of life; -- used chiefly in the past participle; -- as, a man straitened in his circumstances.

Stricken (p. p. & a.) Struck; smitten; wounded; as, the stricken deer.

Stricken (n.) Worn out; far gone; advanced. See Strike, v. t., 21.

Stricken (v. t.) Whole; entire; -- said of the hour as marked by the striking of a clock.

Stridden (p. p.) of Stride

Stricken () of Strike

Strucken () of Strike

Strucken () p. p. of Strike.

Swordmen (pl. ) of Swordman

Tablemen (pl. ) of Tableman

Tacksmen (pl. ) of Tacksman

Talesmen (pl. ) of Talesman

Tallymen (pl. ) of Tallyman

Thirteen (a.) One more than twelve; ten and three; as, thirteen ounces or pounds.

Thirteen (n.) The number greater by one than twelve; the sum of ten and three; thirteen units or objects.

Thirteen (n.) A symbol representing thirteen units, as 13 or xiii.

Threaden (a.) Made of thread; as, threaden sails; a threaden fillet.

Threaten (v. t.) To utter threats against; to menace; to inspire with apprehension; to alarm, or attempt to alarm, as with the promise of something evil or disagreeable; to warn.

Threaten (v. t.) To exhibit the appearance of (something evil or unpleasant) as approaching; to indicate as impending; to announce the conditional infliction of; as, to threaten war; to threaten death.

Threaten (v. i.) To use threats, or menaces; also, to have a threatening appearance.

Throdden (v. i.) To grow; to thrive.

Tidesmen (pl. ) of Tidesman

Townsmen (pl. ) of Townsman

Truckmen (pl. ) of Truckman

Tungsten (n.) Scheelite, or calcium tungstate.

Unbidden (a.) Not bidden; not commanded.

Unbidden (a.) Uninvited; as, unbidden guests.

Unbidden (a.) Being without a prayer.

Unbroken (a.) Not broken; continuous; unsubdued; as, an unbroken colt.

Unburden (v. t.) To relieve from a burden.

Unburden (v. t.) To throw off, as a burden; to unload.

Unfasten (v. t.) To loose; to unfix; to unbind; to untie.

Ungotten (a.) Not gotten; not acquired.

Ungotten (a.) Not begotten.

Unloosen (v. t.) To loosen; to unloose.

Unmaiden (v. t.) To ravish; to deflower.

Unsadden (v. t.) To relieve from sadness; to cheer.

Unshapen (a.) Not shaped; shapeless; misshapen; deformed; ugly.

Unwashen (a.) Not washed.

Unwroken (a.) Not revenged; unavenged.

Unyolden (a.) Not yielded.

Wardsmen (pl. ) of Wardsman

Watchmen (pl. ) of Watchman

Watermen (pl. ) of Waterman

Wealsmen (pl. ) of Wealsman

Welshmen (pl. ) of Welshman

Whalemen (pl. ) of Whaleman

Wheelmen (pl. ) of Wheelman

Woodsmen (pl. ) of Woodsman

Wreathen (Archaic) of Wreathe

Wreathen (a.) Twisted; made into a wreath.

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