8 letter words ending in ise

Amortise (n.) Alt. of Amortisement

Appraise (v. t.) To set a value; to estimate the worth of, particularly by persons appointed for the purpose; as, to appraise goods and chattels.

Appraise (v. t.) To estimate; to conjecture.

Appraise (v. t.) To praise; to commend.

Archwise (adv.) Arch-shaped.

Bendwise (adv.) Diagonally.

Bepraise (v. t.) To praise greatly or extravagantly.

Blandise (v. i.) To blandish any one.

Chastise (v. t.) To inflict pain upon, by means of stripes, or in any other manner, for the purpose of punishment or reformation; to punish, as with stripes.

Chastise (v. t.) To reduce to order or obedience; to correct or purify; to free from faults or excesses.

Comprise (v. t.) To comprehend; to include.

Covetise (v. t.) Avarice.

Dandyise (v. t. & i.) To make, or to act, like a dandy; to dandify.

Disguise (v. t.) To change the guise or appearance of; especially, to conceal by an unusual dress, or one intended to mislead or deceive.

Disguise (v. t.) To hide by a counterfeit appearance; to cloak by a false show; to mask; as, to disguise anger; to disguise one's sentiments, character, or intentions.

Disguise (v. t.) To affect or change by liquor; to intoxicate.

Disguise (n.) A dress or exterior put on for purposes of concealment or of deception; as, persons doing unlawful acts in disguise are subject to heavy penalties.

Disguise (n.) Artificial language or manner assumed for deception; false appearance; counterfeit semblance or show.

Disguise (n.) Change of manner by drink; intoxication.

Disguise (n.) A masque or masquerade.

Dropwise (adv.) After the manner of a drop; in the form of drops.

Edgewise (adv.) With the edge towards anything; in the direction of the edge.

Elsewise (adv.) Otherwise.

Exercise (n.) The act of exercising; a setting in action or practicing; employment in the proper mode of activity; exertion; application; use; habitual activity; occupation, in general; practice.

Exercise (n.) Exertion for the sake of training or improvement whether physical, intellectual, or moral; practice to acquire skill, knowledge, virtue, perfectness, grace, etc.

Exercise (n.) Bodily exertion for the sake of keeping the organs and functions in a healthy state; hygienic activity; as, to take exercise on horseback.

Exercise (n.) The performance of an office, a ceremony, or a religious duty.

Exercise (n.) That which gives practice; a trial; a test.

Exercise (v. t.) To set in action; to cause to act, move, or make exertion; to give employment to; to put in action habitually or constantly; to school or train; to exert repeatedly; to busy.

Exercise (v. t.) To exert for the sake of training or improvement; to practice in order to develop; hence, also, to improve by practice; to discip

Exercise (v. t.) To occupy the attention and effort of; to task; to tax, especially in a painful or vexatious manner; harass; to vex; to worry or make anxious; to affect; to discip

Exercise (v. t.) To put in practice; to carry out in action; to perform the duties of; to use; to employ; to practice; as, to exercise authority; to exercise an office.

Exercise (v. i.) To exercise one's self, as under military training; to drill; to take exercise; to use action or exertion; to practice gymnastics; as, to exercise for health or amusement.

Exorcise (v. t.) To cast out, as a devil, evil spirits, etc., by conjuration or summoning by a holy name, or by certain ceremonies; to expel (a demon) or to conjure (a demon) to depart out of a person possessed by one.

Exorcise (v. t.) To deliver or purify from the influence of an evil spirit or demon.

Fesswise (adv.) In the manner of fess.

Flatwise (a. / adv.) With the flat side downward, or next to another object; not edgewise.

Gatewise (adv.) In the manner of a gate.

Likewise (n.) In like manner; also; moreover; too. See Also.

Longwise (adv.) Lengthwise.

Manumise (v. t.) To manumit.

Manywise (adv.) In many different ways; variously.

Marquise (n.) The wife of a marquis; a marchioness.

Mesprise (n.) Contempt; scorn.

Mesprise (n.) Misadventure; ill-success.

Misprise (v. t.) See Misprize.

Misprise (v. t.) To mistake.

Misraise (v. t.) To raise or exite unreasonable.

Moonrise (n.) The rising of the moon above the horizon; also, the time of its rising.

Outnoise (v. t.) To exceed in noise; to surpass in noisiness.

Outpoise (v. t.) To outweigh.

Overwise (a.) Too wise; affectedly wise.

Palewise (adv.) In the manner of a pale or pales; by perpendicular

Paradise (n.) The garden of Eden, in which Adam and Eve were placed after their creation.

Paradise (n.) The abode of sanctified souls after death.

Paradise (n.) A place of bliss; a region of supreme felicity or delight; hence, a state of happiness.

Paradise (n.) An open space within a monastery or adjoining a church, as the space within a cloister, the open court before a basilica, etc.

Paradise (n.) A churchyard or cemetery.

Paradise (v. t.) To affect or exalt with visions of felicity; to entrance; to bewitch.

Porpoise (n.) A true dolphin (Delphinus); -- often so called by sailors.

Portoise (n.) The gunwale of a ship.

Practise (v. t. & i.) See Practice.

Purprise (n.) A close or inclosure; the compass of a manor.

Redemise (v. t.) To demise back; to convey or transfer back, as an estate.

Redemise (n.) The transfer of an estate back to the person who demised it; reconveyance; as, the demise and redemise of an estate. See under Demise.

Sidewise (adv.) On or toward one side; laterally; sideways.

Suchwise (adv.) In a such a manner; so.

Supprise (v. t.) To surprise.

Surprise (n.) The act of coming upon, or taking, unawares; the act of seizing unexpectedly; surprisal; as, the fort was taken by surprise.

Surprise (n.) The state of being surprised, or taken unawares, by some act or event which could not reasonably be foreseen; emotion excited by what is sudden and strange; a suddenly excited feeling of wonder or astonishment.

Surprise (n.) Anything that causes such a state or emotion.

Surprise (n.) A dish covered with a crust of raised paste, but with no other contents.

Surprise (n.) To come or fall suddenly and unexpectedly; to take unawares; to seize or capture by unexpected attack.

Surprise (n.) To strike with wonder, astonishment, or confusion, by something sudden, unexpected, or remarkable; to confound; as, his conduct surprised me.

Surprise (n.) To lead (one) to do suddenly and without forethought; to bring (one) into some unexpected state; -- with into; as, to be surprised into an indiscretion; to be surprised into generosity.

Surprise (n.) To hold possession of; to hold.

Talewise (adv.) In a way of a tale or story.

Tortoise (n.) Any one of numerous species of reptiles of the order Testudinata.

Tortoise (n.) Same as Testudo, 2.

Tortoise (n.) having a color like that of a tortoise's shell, black with white and orange spots; -- used mostly to describe cats of that color.

Tortoise (n.) a tortoise-shell cat.

Treatise (n.) A written composition on a particular subject, in which its principles are discussed or explained; a tract.

Treatise (n.) Story; discourse.

Unpraise (v. t.) To withhold praise from; to deprive of praise.

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Mark McCracken

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".

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