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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