8 letter words whose second letter is N
Anabasis (n.) A journey or expedition up from the coast, like that of the younger Cyrus into Central Asia, described by Xenophon in his work called "The Anabasis."
Anabasis (n.) The first period, or increase, of a disease; augmentation.
Anabatic (a.) Pertaining to anabasis; as, an anabatic fever.
Anabolic (a.) Pertaining to anabolism; an anabolic changes, or processes, more or less constructive in their nature.
Anaconda (n.) A large South American snake of the Boa family (Eunectes murinus), which lives near rivers, and preys on birds and small mammals. The name is also applied to a similar large serpent (Python tigris) of Ceylon.
Anaglyph (n.) Any sculptured, chased, or embossed ornament worked in low relief, as a cameo.
Anagogic (a.) Alt. of Anagogical
Anagraph (n.) An inventory; a record.
Analcime (n.) A white or flesh-red mineral, of the zeolite family, occurring in isometric crystals. By friction, it acquires a weak electricity; hence its name.
Analcite (n.) Analcime.
Analects (n. pl.) Alt. of Analecta
Analecta (n. pl.) A collection of literary fragments.
Analemma (n.) An orthographic projection of the sphere on the plane of the meridian, the eye being supposed at an infinite distance, and in the east or west point of the horizon.
Analemma (n.) An instrument of wood or brass, on which this projection of the sphere is made, having a movable horizon or cursor; -- formerly much used in solving some common astronomical problems.
Analemma (n.) A scale of the sun's declination for each day of the year, drawn across the torrid zone on an artificial terrestrial globe.
Analepsy () Recovery of strength after sickness.
Analepsy () A species of epileptic attack, originating from gastric disorder.
Analogal (a.) Analogous.
Analogic (a.) Of or belonging to analogy.
Analogon (n.) Analogue.
Analogue (n.) That which is analogous to, or corresponds with, some other thing.
Analogue (n.) A word in one language corresponding with one in another; an analogous term; as, the Latin "pater" is the analogue of the English "father."
Analogue (n.) An organ which is equivalent in its functions to a different organ in another species or group, or even in the same group; as, the gill of a fish is the analogue of a lung in a quadruped, although the two are not of like structural relations.
Analogue (n.) A species in one genus or group having its characters parallel, one by one, with those of another group.
Analogue (n.) A species or genus in one country closely related to a species of the same genus, or a genus of the same group, in another: such species are often called representative species, and such genera, representative genera.
Analyser (n.) Same as Analyze, Analyzer, etc.
Analyses (pl. ) of Analysis
Analysis (n.) A resolution of anything, whether an object of the senses or of the intellect, into its constituent or original elements; an examination of the component parts of a subject, each separately, as the words which compose a sentence, the tones of a tune, or the simple propositions which enter into an argument. It is opposed to synthesis.
Analysis (n.) The separation of a compound substance, by chemical processes, into its constituents, with a view to ascertain either (a) what elements it contains, or (b) how much of each element is present. The former is called qualitative, and the latter quantitative analysis.
Analysis (n.) The tracing of things to their source, and the resolving of knowledge into its original principles.
Analysis (n.) The resolving of problems by reducing the conditions that are in them to equations.
Analysis (n.) A syllabus, or table of the principal heads of a discourse, disposed in their natural order.
Analysis (n.) A brief, methodical illustration of the principles of a science. In this sense it is nearly synonymous with synopsis.
Analysis (n.) The process of ascertaining the name of a species, or its place in a system of classification, by means of an analytical table or key.
Analytic (a.) Alt. of Analytical
Analyzed (imp. & p. p.) of Analyze
Analyzer (n.) One who, or that which, analyzes.
Analyzer (n.) The part of a polariscope which receives the light after polarization, and exhibits its properties.
Anapaest () Alt. of Anapaestic
Anaphora (n.) A repetition of a word or of words at the beginning of two or more successive clauses.
Anapnoic (a.) Relating to respiration.
Anarchal (a.) Lawless; anarchical.
Anarchic (a.) Alt. of Anarchical
Anasarca (n.) Dropsy of the subcutaneous cellular tissue; an effusion of serum into the cellular substance, occasioning a soft, pale, inelastic swelling of the skin.
Anastate (n.) One of a series of substances formed, in secreting cells, by constructive or anabolic processes, in the production of protoplasm; -- opposed to katastate.
Anathema (n.) A ban or curse pronounced with religious solemnity by ecclesiastical authority, and accompanied by excommunication. Hence: Denunciation of anything as accursed.
Anathema (n.) An imprecation; a curse; a malediction.
Anathema (n.) Any person or thing anathematized, or cursed by ecclesiastical authority.
Anatifae (pl. ) of Anatifa
Anatifer (n.) Same as Anatifa.
Anatomic (a.) Alt. of Anatomical
Ancestor (n.) One from whom a person is descended, whether on the father's or mother's side, at any distance of time; a progenitor; a fore father.
Ancestor (n.) An earlier type; a progenitor; as, this fossil animal is regarded as the ancestor of the horse.
Ancestor (n.) One from whom an estate has descended; -- the correlative of heir.
Ancestry (n.) Condition as to ancestors; ancestral
Ancestry (n.) A series of ancestors or progenitors;
Anchored (imp. & p. p.) of Anchor
Anchored (a.) Held by an anchor; at anchor; held safely; as, an anchored bark; also, shaped like an anchor; forked; as, an anchored tongue.
Anchored (a.) Having the extremities turned back, like the flukes of an anchor; as, an anchored cross.
Anchoret (n.) Alt. of Anchorite
Anchusin (n.) A resinoid coloring matter obtained from alkanet root.
Ancienty (n.) Age; antiquity.
Ancienty (n.) Seniority.
Anconeal (a.) Of or pertaining to the ancon or elbow.
Anconeus (n.) A muscle of the elbow and forearm.
Anconoid (a.) Elbowlike; anconal.
Andesine (n.) A kind of triclinic feldspar found in the Andes.
Andesite (n.) An eruptive rock allied to trachyte, consisting essentially of a triclinic feldspar, with pyroxene, hornblende, or hypersthene.
Anecdote (n.) Unpublished narratives.
Anecdote (n.) A particular or detached incident or fact of an interesting nature; a biographical incident or fragment; a single passage of private life.
Anemonic (a.) An acrid, poisonous, crystallizable substance, obtained from, the anemone, or from anemonin.
Anemonin (n.) An acrid, poisonous, crystallizable substance, obtained from some species of anemone.
Aneurism (n.) A soft, pulsating, hollow tumor, containing blood, arising from the preternatural dilation or rupture of the coats of an artery.
Angelage (n.) Existence or state of angels.
Angelica (n.) An aromatic umbelliferous plant (Archangelica officinalis or Angelica archangelica) the leaf stalks of which are sometimes candied and used in confectionery, and the roots and seeds as an aromatic tonic.
Angelica (n.) The candied leaf stalks of angelica.
Angelify (v. t.) To make like an angel; to angelize.
Angelize (v. t.) To raise to the state of an angel; to render angelic.
Angering (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Anger
Angevine (a.) Of or pertaining to Anjou in France.
Angevine (n.) A native of Anjou.
Anginous (a.) Alt. of Anginose
Anginose (a.) Pertaining to angina or angina pectoris.
Anglican (a.) English; of or pertaining to England or the English nation; especially, pertaining to, or connected with, the established church of England; as, the Anglican church, doctrine, orders, ritual, etc.
Anglican (a.) Pertaining to, characteristic of, or held by, the high church party of the Church of England.
Anglican (n.) A member of the Church of England.
Anglican (n.) In a restricted sense, a member of the High Church party, or of the more advanced ritualistic section, in the Church of England.
Angulate (a.) Alt. of Angulated
Angulate (v. t.) To make angular.
Angulose (a.) Angulous.
Angulous (a.) Angular; having corners; hooked.
Anhelose (a.) Anhelous; panting.
Anhelous (a.) Short of breath; panting.
Animally (adv.) Physically.
Animated (imp. & p. p.) of Animate
Animated (a.) Endowed with life; full of life or spirit; indicating animation; lively; vigorous.
Animater (n.) One who animates.
Animator (n.) One who, or that which, animates; an animater.
Anisette (n.) A French cordial or liqueur flavored with anise seeds.
Ankerite (n.) A mineral closely related to dolomite, but containing iron.
Ankylose (v. t. & i.) Same as Anchylose.
Annalist (n.) A writer of annals.
Annalize (v. t.) To record in annals.
Annealed (imp. & p. p.) of Anneal
Annealer (n.) One who, or that which, anneals.
Annelida (n. pl.) A division of the Articulata, having the body formed of numerous rings or annular segments, and without jointed legs. The principal subdivisions are the Chaetopoda, including the Oligochaeta or earthworms and Polychaeta or marine worms; and the Hirudinea or leeches. See Chaetopoda.
Anneloid (n.) An animal resembling an annelid.
Annexing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Annex
Annexion (n.) Annexation.
Annotate (n.) To explain or criticize by notes; as, to annotate the works of Bacon.
Annotate (v. i.) To make notes or comments; -- with on or upon.
Annotine (n.) A bird one year old, or that has once molted.
Announce (v. t.) To give public notice, or first notice of; to make known; to publish; to proclaim.
Announce (v. t.) To pronounce; to declare by judicial sentence.
Annoying (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Annoy
Annoyful (a.) Annoying.
Annoying (a.) That annoys; molesting; vexatious.
Annoyous (a.) Troublesome; annoying.
Annually (adv.) Yearly; year by year.
Annueler (n.) A priest employed in saying annuals, or anniversary Masses.
Annulled (imp. & p. p.) of Annul
Annulary (a.) Having the form of a ring; annular.
Annulata (n. pl.) A class of articulate animals, nearly equivalent to Annelida, including the marine annelids, earthworms, Gephyrea, Gymnotoma, leeches, etc. See Annelida.
Annulate (n.) One of the Annulata.
Annulate (a.) Alt. of Annulated
Annuller (n.) One who annuls.
Annuloid (a.) Of or pertaining to the Annuloida.
Annulosa (n. pl.) A division of the Invertebrata, nearly equivalent to the Articulata. It includes the Arthoropoda and Anarthropoda. By some zoologists it is applied to the former only.
Annulose (a.) Furnished with, or composed of, rings or ringlike segments; ringed.
Annulose (a.) Of or pertaining to the Annulosa.
Anointed (imp. & p. p.) of Anoint
Anointer (n.) One who anoints.
Anomoura (n. pl.) A group of decapod Crustacea, of which the hermit crab in an example.
Anomural (a.) Alt. of Anomuran
Anomuran (a.) Irregular in the character of the tail or abdomen; as, the anomural crustaceans.
Anomuran (n.) One of the Anomura.
Anophyte (n.) A moss or mosslike plant which cellular stems, having usually an upward growth and distinct leaves.
Anoplura (n. pl.) A group of insects which includes the lice.
Anorexia (n.) Alt. of Anorexy
Anorthic (a.) Having unequal oblique axes; as, anorthic cry
Anourous (a.) See Anurous.
Anserine (a.) Pertaining to, or resembling, a goose, or the skin of a goose.
Anserine (a.) Pertaining to the Anseres.
Anserous (a.) Resembling a goose; silly; simple.
Answered (imp. & p. p.) of Answer
Answerer (n.) One who answers.
Antacrid (a.) Corrective of acrimony of the humors.
Antagony (n.) Contest; opposition; antagonism.
Antalgic (a.) Alleviating pain.
Antalgic (n.) A medicine to alleviate pain; an anodyne.
Ant-bear (n.) An edentate animal of tropical America (the Tamanoir), living on ants. It belongs to the genus Myrmecophaga.
Ant bird () See Ant bird, under Ant, n.
Antecede (v. t. & i.) To go before in time or place; to precede; to surpass.
Antedate (n.) Prior date; a date antecedent to another which is the actual date.
Antedate (n.) Anticipation.
Antedate (v. t.) To date before the true time; to assign to an earlier date; thus, to antedate a deed or a bond is to give it a date anterior to the true time of its execution.
Antedate (v. t.) To precede in time.
Antedate (v. t.) To anticipate; to make before the true time.
Antefact (n.) Something done before another act.
Antefixa (pl. ) of Antefix
Antelope (n.) One of a group of ruminant quadrupeds, intermediate between the deer and the goat. The horns are usually annulated, or ringed. There are many species in Africa and Asia.
Antennae (pl. ) of Antenna
Antennal (a.) Belonging to the antennae.
Antepast (n.) A foretaste.
Antepone (v. t.) To put before; to prefer.
Anteport (n.) An outer port, gate, or door.
Anterior (a.) Before in time; antecedent.
Anterior (a.) Before, or toward the front, in place; as, the anterior part of the mouth; -- opposed to posterior.
Anteroom (n.) A room before, or forming an entrance to, another; a waiting room.
Antevert (v. t.) To prevent.
Antevert (v. t.) To displace by anteversion.
Anthelia (pl. ) of Anthelion
Anthelix (n.) Same as Antihelix.
Anthemis (n.) Chamomile; a genus of composite, herbaceous plants.
Anthesis (n.) The period or state of full expansion in a flower.
Ant-hill (n.) A mound thrown up by ants or by termites in forming their nests.
Anthozoa (n. pl.) The class of the Coelenterata which includes the corals and sea anemones. The three principal groups or orders are Acyonaria, Actinaria, and Madreporaria.
Antiarin (n.) A poisonous principle obtained from antiar.
Anticked (imp. & p. p.) of Antic
Anticous (a.) Facing toward the axis of the flower, as in the introrse anthers of the water lily.
Antidote (n.) A remedy to counteract the effects of poison, or of anything noxious taken into the stomach; -- used with against, for, or to; as, an antidote against, for, or to, poison.
Antidote (n.) Whatever tends to prevent mischievous effects, or to counteract evil which something else might produce.
Antidote (v. t.) To counteract or prevent the effects of, by giving or taking an antidote.
Antidote (v. t.) To fortify or preserve by an antidote.
Antilogy (n.) A contradiction between any words or passages in an author.
Antimask (n.) A secondary mask, or grotesque interlude, between the parts of a serious mask.
Antimere (n.) One of the two halves of bilaterally symmetrical animals; one of any opposite symmetrical or homotypic parts in animals and plants.
Antimony (n.) An elementary substance, resembling a metal in its appearance and physical properties, but in its chemical relations belonging to the class of nonmetallic substances. Atomic weight, 120. Symbol, Sb.
Antinomy (n.) Opposition of one law or rule to another law or rule.
Antinomy (n.) An opposing law or rule of any kind.
Antinomy (n.) A contradiction or incompatibility of thought or language; -- in the Kantian philosophy, such a contradiction as arises from the attempt to apply to the ideas of the reason, relations or attributes which are appropriate only to the facts or the concepts of experience.
Antiphon (n.) A musical response; alternate singing or chanting. See Antiphony, and Antiphone.
Antiphon (n.) A verse said before and after the psalms.
Antipode (n.) One of the antipodes; anything exactly opposite.
Antipole (n.) The opposite pole; anything diametrically opposed.
Antipope (n.) One who is elected, or claims to be, pope in opposition to the pope canonically chosen; esp. applied to those popes who resided at Avignon during the Great Schism.
Antipyic (a.) Checking or preventing suppuration.
Antipyic (n.) An antipyic medicine.
Antiscii (n. pl.) The inhabitants of the earth, living on different sides of the equator, whose shadows at noon are cast in opposite directions.
Antithet (n.) An antithetic or contrasted statement.
Antitype (n.) That of which the type is the pattern or representation; that which is represented by the type or symbol.
Antitypy (n.) Opposition or resistance of matter to force.
Antlered (a.) Furnished with antlers.
Ant-lion (n.) A neuropterous insect, the larva of which makes in the sand a pitfall to capture ants, etc. The common American species is Myrmeleon obsoletus, the European is M. formicarius.
Antozone (n.) A compound formerly supposed to be modification of oxygen, but now known to be hydrogen dioxide; -- so called because apparently antagonistic to ozone, converting it into ordinary oxygen.
Antrorse (a.) Forward or upward in direction.
Anything (n.) Any object, act, state, event, or fact whatever; thing of any kind; something or other; aught; as, I would not do it for anything.
Anything (n.) Expressing an indefinite comparison; -- with as or like.
Anything (adv.) In any measure; anywise; at all.
Anywhere (adv.) In any place.
Cnidaria (n. pl.) A comprehensive group equivalent to the true Coelenterata, i. e., exclusive of the sponges. They are so named from presence of stinging cells (cnidae) in the tissues. See Coelenterata.
Cnidocil (n.) The fine filiform process of a cnidoblast.
Enabling (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Enable
Enacting (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Enact
Enactive (a.) Having power to enact or establish as a law.
Enacture (n.) Enactment; resolution.
Enallage (n.) A substitution, as of one part of speech for another, of one gender, number, case, person, tense, mode, or voice, of the same word, for another.
Enambush (v. t.) To ambush.
Enameled (imp. & p. p.) of Enamel
Enamelar (a.) Consisting of enamel; resembling enamel; smooth; glossy.
Enameled (a.) Coated or adorned with enamel; having a glossy or variegated surface; glazed.
Enameler (n.) Alt. of Enamelist
Enamored (imp. & p. p.) of Enamor
Enarched (a.) Bent into a curve; -- said of a bend or other ordinary.
Enargite (n.) An iron-black mineral of metallic luster, occurring in small orthorhombic crystals, also massive. It contains sulphur, arsenic, copper, and often silver.
Enascent (a.) Coming into being; nascent.
Enaunter (adv.) Lest that.
Enbroude (v. t.) See Embroude.
Engaging (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Encage
Encamped (imp. & p. p.) of Encamp
Encanker (v. t.) To canker.
Encarpus (n.) An ornament on a frieze or capital, consisting of festoons of fruit, flowers, leaves, etc.
Enceinte (n.) The
Enceinte (n.) The area or town inclosed by a
Enceinte (a.) Pregnant; with child.
Encharge (v. t.) To charge (with); to impose (a charge) upon.
Encharge (n.) A charge.
Enchased (imp. & p. p.) of Enchase
Enchaser (n.) One who enchases.
Encheson (n.) Alt. of Encheason
Enchisel (v. t.) To cut with a chisel.
Enchodus (n.) A genus of extinct Cretaceous fishes; -- so named from their spear-shaped teeth. They were allied to the pike (Esox).
Enchoric (a.) Belonging to, or used in, a country; native; domestic; popular; common; -- said especially of the written characters employed by the common people of ancient Egypt, in distinction from the hieroglyphics. See Demotic.
Encircle (v. t.) To form a circle about; to inclose within a circle or ring; to surround; as, to encircle one in the arms; the army encircled the city.
Enclitic (v. i.) Alt. of Enclitical
Enclitic (n.) A word which is joined to another so closely as to lose its proper accent, as the pronoun thee in prithee (pray thee).
Enclothe (v. t.) To clothe.
Encoffin (v. t.) To put in a coffin.
Encolden (v. t.) To render cold.
Encollar (v. t.) To furnish or surround with a collar.
Encolure (n.) The neck of horse.
Encomber (v. t.) See Encumber.
Encomion (n.) Encomium; panegyric.
Encomium (n.) Warm or high praise; panegyric; strong commendation.
Encoring (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Encore
Encradle (v. t.) To lay in a cradle.
Encrease (v. t. &) i. [Obs.] See Increase.
Encrinic (a.) Alt. of Encrinital
Encrinal (a.) Alt. of Encrinital
Encrinus (n.) A genus of fossil encrinoidea, from the Mesozoic rocks.
Encroach (v. i.) To enter by gradual steps or by stealth into the possessions or rights of another; to trespass; to intrude; to trench; -- commonly with on or upon; as, to encroach on a neighbor; to encroach on the highway.
Encroach (n.) Encroachment.
Encumber (v. t.) To impede the motion or action of, as with a burden; to retard with something superfluous; to weigh down; to obstruct or embarrass; as, his movements were encumbered by his mantle; his mind is encumbered with useless learning.
Encumber (v. t.) To load with debts, or other legal claims; as, to encumber an estate with mortgages.
Encyclic (a.) Alt. of Encyclical
Encyclic (n.) Alt. of Encyclical
Encysted (a.) Inclosed in a cyst, or a sac, bladder, or vesicle; as, an encysted tumor.
Endamage (v. t.) To bring loss or damage to; to harm; to injure.
Endanger (v. t.) To put to hazard; to bring into danger or peril; to expose to loss or injury; as, to endanger life or peace.
Endanger (v. t.) To incur the hazard of; to risk.
Endazzle (v. t.) To dazzle.
Endeared (imp. & p. p.) of Endear
Endeavor (v. t.) To exert physical or intellectual strength for the attainment of; to use efforts to effect; to strive to achieve or reach; to try; to attempt.
Endeavor (v. i.) To exert one's self; to work for a certain end.
Endeavor (n.) An exertion of physical or intellectual strength toward the attainment of an object; a systematic or continuous attempt; an effort; a trial.
Endecane (n.) One of the higher hydrocarbons of the paraffin series, C11H24, found as a constituent of petroleum.
Endeixis (n.) An indication.
Endemial (a.) Endemic.
Endenize (v. t.) To endenizen.
Endermic (a.) Acting through the skin, or by direct application to the skin.
Endiaper (v. t.) To decorate with a diaper pattern.
Endocarp (n.) The inner layer of a ripened or fructified ovary.
Endocyst (n.) The inner layer of the cells of Bryozoa.
Endoderm (n.) The inner layer of the skin or integument of an animal.
Endoderm (n.) The innermost layer of the blastoderm and the structures derived from it; the hypoblast; the entoblast. See Illust. of Ectoderm.
Endogamy (n.) Marriage only within the tribe; a custom restricting a man in his choice of a wife to the tribe to which he belongs; -- opposed to exogamy.
Endogeny (n.) Growth from within; multiplication of cells by endogenous division, as in the development of one or more cells in the interior of a parent cell.
Endorsed (imp. & p. p.) of Endorse
Endorsee (n.) Same as Indorsee.
Endorser (n.) Same as Indorser.
Endosarc (n.) The semifluid, granular interior of certain unicellular organisms, as the inner layer of sarcode in the amoeba; entoplasm; endoplasta.
Endowing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Endow
Endrudge (v. t.) To make a drudge or slave of.
Endurant (a.) Capable of enduring fatigue, pain, hunger, etc.
Enduring (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Endure
Enduring (a.) Lasting; durable; long-suffering; as, an enduring disposition.
Energize (v. i.) To use strength in action; to act or operate with force or vigor; to act in producing an effect.
Energize (v. t.) To give strength or force to; to make active; to alacrify; as, to energize the will.
Energies (pl. ) of Energy
Enervate (v. t.) To deprive of nerve, force, strength, or courage; to render feeble or impotent; to make effeminate; to impair the moral powers of.
Enervate (a.) Weakened; weak; without strength of force.
Enervous (a.) Lacking nerve or force; enervated.
Enfamish (v. t.) To famish; to starve.
Enfeeble (v. t.) To make feeble; to deprive of strength; to reduce the strength or force of; to weaken; to debilitate.
Enfester (v. t.) To fester.
Enfetter (v. t.) To bind in fetters; to enchain.
Enfierce (v. t.) To make fierce.
Enfilade (n.) A
Enfilade (n.) A firing in the direction of the length of a trench, or a
Enfilade (v. t.) To pierce, scour, or rake with shot in the direction of the length of, as a work, or a
Enflower (v. t.) To cover or deck with flowers.
Enforced (imp. & p. p.) of Enforce
Enforced (a.) Compelled; forced; not voluntary.
Enforcer (n.) One who enforces.
Enforest (v. t.) To turn into a forest.
Enfreeze (v. t.) To freeze; to congeal.
Engaging (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Engage
Engaging (a.) Tending to draw the attention or affections; attractive; as, engaging manners or address.
Engender (v. t.) To produce by the union of the sexes; to beget.
Engender (v. t.) To cause to exist; to bring forth; to produce; to sow the seeds of; as, angry words engender strife.
Engender (v. i.) To assume form; to come into existence; to be caused or produced.
Engender (v. i.) To come together; to meet, as in sexual embrace.
Engender (n.) One who, or that which, engenders.
Engineer (n.) A person skilled in the principles and practice of any branch of engineering. See under Engineering, n.
Engineer (n.) One who manages as engine, particularly a steam engine; an engine driver.
Engineer (n.) One who carries through an enterprise by skillful or artful contrivance; an efficient manager.
Engineer (v. t.) To lay out or construct, as an engineer; to perform the work of an engineer on; as, to engineer a road.
Engineer (v. t.) To use contrivance and effort for; to guide the course of; to manage; as, to engineer a bill through Congress.
Enginery (n.) The act or art of managing engines, or artillery.
Enginery (n.) Engines, in general; instruments of war.
Enginery (n.) Any device or contrivance; machinery; structure or arrangement.
Enginous (a.) Pertaining to an engine.
Enginous (a.) Contrived with care; ingenious.
Engirded (imp. & p. p.) of Engird
Engirdle (v. t.) To surround as with a girdle; to girdle.
Engorged (imp. & p. p.) of Engorge
Engorged (p. a.) Swallowed with greediness, or in large draughts.
Engorged (p. a.) Filled to excess with blood or other liquid; congested.
Engouled (a.) Partly swallowed; disappearing in the jaws of anything; as, an infant engouled by a serpent; said also of an ordinary, when its two ends to issue from the mouths of lions, or the like; as, a bend engouled.
Engoulee (a.) Same as Engouled.
Engraved (imp.) of Engrave
Engraved (p. p.) of Engrave
Engraven () of Engrave
Engraved (a.) Made by engraving or ornamented with engraving.
Engraved (a.) Having the surface covered with irregular, impressed
Engraver (n.) One who engraves; a person whose business it is to produce engraved work, especially on metal or wood.
Engregge (v. t.) To aggravate; to make worse; to lie heavy on.
Engrieve (v. t.) To grieve.
Engulfed (imp. & p. p.) of Engulf
Enhanced (imp. & p. p.) of Enhance
Enhancer (n.) One who enhances; one who, or that which, raises the amount, price, etc.
Enharbor (v. t.) To find harbor or safety in; to dwell in or inhabit.
Enharden (v. t.) To harden; to embolden.
Enhunger (v. t.) To make hungry.
Enhydros (n.) A variety of chalcedony containing water.
Enjailed (imp. & p. p.) of Enjall
Enjoined (imp. & p. p.) of Enjoin
Enjoiner (n.) One who enjoins.
Enjoying (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Enjoy
Enkennel (v. t.) To put into a kennel.
Enkindle (v. t.) To set on fire; to inflame; to kindle.
Enkindle (v. t.) To excite; to rouse into action; to incite.
Enlarged (imp. & p. p.) of Enlarge
Enlarged (a.) Made large or larger; extended; swollen.
Enlarger (n.) One that enlarges.
Enlisted (imp. & p. p.) of Enlist
Enlumine (v. t.) To illumine.
Enmanche (a.) Resembling, or covered with, a sleeve; -- said of the chief when
Enmarble (v. t.) To make hard as marble; to harden.
Enmities (pl. ) of Enmity
Enmossed (a.) Covered with moss; mossed.
Enmuffle (v. t.) To muffle up.
Ennation (n.) The ninth segment in insects.
Enneagon (n.) A polygon or plane figure with nine sides and nine angles; a nonagon.
Enneatic (a.) Alt. of Enneatical
Ennobled (imp. & p. p.) of Ennoble
Ennobler (n.) One who ennobles.
Enormity (n.) The state or quality of exceeding a measure or rule, or of being immoderate, monstrous, or outrageous.
Enormity (n.) That which is enormous; especially, an exceeding offense against order, right, or decency; an atrocious crime; flagitious villainy; an atrocity.
Enormous (a.) Exceeding the usual rule, norm, or measure; out of due proportion; inordinate; abnormal.
Enormous (a.) Exceedingly wicked; outrageous; atrocious; monstrous; as, an enormous crime.
Enounced (imp. & p. p.) of Enounce
Enpatron (v. t.) To act the part of a patron towards; to patronize.
Enpierce (v. t.) To pierce.
Enquirer (n.) See Inquirer.
Enraging (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Enrage
Enravish (v. t.) To transport with delight; to enrapture; to fascinate.
Enriched (imp. & p. p.) of Enrich
Enricher (n.) One who enriches.
Enrolled (imp. & p. p.) of Enroll
Enroller (n.) One who enrolls or registers.
En route () On the way or road.
Ensample (n.) An example; a pattern or model for imitation.
Ensample (v. t.) To exemplify, to show by example.
Ensconce (v. t.) To cover or shelter, as with a sconce or fort; to place or hide securely; to conceal.
Ensearch (v. i.) To make search; to try to find something.
Ensearch (v. t. ) To search for.
Ensemble (n.) The whole; all the parts taken together.
Ensemble (adv.) All at once; together.
Enshield (v. t.) To defend, as with a shield; to shield.
Enshield (a.) Shielded; enshielded.
Enshrine (v. t.) To inclose in a shrine or chest; hence, to preserve or cherish as something sacred; as, to enshrine something in memory.
Enshroud (v. t.) To cover with, or as with, a shroud; to shroud.
Ensiform (a.) Having the form of a sword blade; sword-shaped; as, an ensiform leaf.
Ensigncy (n.) The rank or office of an ensign.
Ensilage (n.) The process of preserving fodder (such as cornstalks, rye, oats, millet, etc.) by compressing it while green and fresh in a pit or vat called a silo, where it is kept covered from the air; as the ensilage of fodder.
Ensilage (n.) The fodder preserved in a silo.
Ensilage (v. t.) To preserve in a silo; as, to ensilage cornstalks.
Enslaved (imp. & p. p.) of Enslave
Enslaver (n.) One who enslaves.
Ensphere (v. t.) To place in a sphere; to envelop.
Ensphere (v. t.) To form into a sphere.
Ensuable (a.) Ensuing; following.
Enswathe (v. t.) To swathe; to envelop, as in swaddling clothes.
Entackle (v. t.) To supply with tackle.
Entailed (imp. & p. p.) of Entail
Entangle (v. t.) To twist or interweave in such a manner as not to be easily separated; to make tangled, confused, and intricate; as, to entangle yarn or the hair.
Entangle (v. t.) To involve in such complications as to render extrication a bewildering difficulty; hence, metaphorically, to insnare; to perplex; to bewilder; to puzzle; as, to entangle the feet in a net, or in briers.
Entastic (a.) Relating to any disease characterized by tonic spasms.
Entellus (n.) An East Indian long-tailed bearded monkey (Semnopithecus entellus) regarded as sacred by the natives. It is remarkable for the caplike arrangement of the hair on the head. Called also hoonoomaun and hungoor.
Entender (v. t.) To make tender.
Entender (v. t.) To treat with tenderness.
Entering (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Enter
Entheasm (n.) Inspiration; enthusiasm.
Enthrall (v. t.) To hold in thrall; to enslave. See Inthrall.
Enthrill (v. t.) To pierce; to thrill.
Enthrone (v. t.) To seat on a throne; to exalt to the seat of royalty or of high authority; hence, to invest with sovereign authority or dignity.
Enthrone (v. t.) To induct, as a bishop, into the powers and privileges of a vacant see.
Enticing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Entice
Enticing (a.) That entices; alluring.
Entierty (n.) See Entirety.
Entirely (adv.) In an entire manner; wholly; completely; fully; as, the trace is entirely lost.
Entirely (adv.) Without alloy or mixture; truly; sincerely.
Entirety (n.) The state of being entire; completeness; as, entirely of interest.
Entirety (n.) That which is entire; the whole.
Entitled (imp. & p. p.) of Entitle
Entitule (v. t.) To entitle.
Entities (pl. ) of Entity
Entoderm (n.) See Endoderm, and Illust. of Blastoderm.
Entoiled (imp. & p. p.) of Entoil
Entombed (imp. & p. p.) of Entomb
Entomere (n.) The more granular cells, which finally become internal, in many segmenting ova, as those of mammals.
Entomoid (a.) Resembling an insect.
Entomoid (n.) An object resembling an insect.
Entoptic (a.) Relating to objects situated within the eye; esp., relating to the perception of objects in one's own eye.
Entozoal (a.) Alt. of Entozoic
Entozoic (a.) Pertaining to, or consisting of, the Entozoa.
Entozoon (n.) One of the Entozoa.
Entrails (n. pl.) The internal parts of animal bodies; the bowels; the guts; viscera; intestines.
Entrails (n. pl.) The internal parts; as, the entrails of the earth.
Entrance (n.) The act of entering or going into; ingress; as, the entrance of a person in
Entrance (n.) Liberty, power, or permission to enter; as, to give entrance to friends.
Entrance (n.) The passage, door, or gate, for entering.
Entrance (n.) The entering upon; the beginning, or that with which the beginning is made; the commencement; initiation; as, a difficult entrance into business.
Entrance (n.) The causing to be entered upon a register, as a ship or goods, at a customhouse; an entering; as, his entrance of the arrival was made the same day.
Entrance (n.) The angle which the bow of a vessel makes with the water at the water
Entrance (n.) The bow, or entire wedgelike forepart of a vessel, below the water
Entrance (v. t.) To put into a trance; to make insensible to present objects.
Entrance (v. t.) To put into an ecstasy; to ravish with delight or wonder; to enrapture; to charm.
Entreaty (n.) Treatment; reception; entertainment.
Entreaty (n.) The act of entreating or beseeching; urgent prayer; earnest petition; pressing solicitation.
Entrench (v. t.) See Intrench.
Entrepot (n.) A warehouse; a magazine for depositing goods, stores, etc.; a mart or place where merchandise is deposited; as, an entrepot for shipping goods in transit.
Entresol (n.) A low story between two higher ones, usually between the ground floor and the first story; mezzanine.
Enuresis (n.) An involuntary discharge of urine; incontinence of urine.
Envassal (v. t.) To make a vassal of.
Enveigle (v. t.) To entice. See Inveigle.
Envelope (n.) Alt. of Envelop
Envenime (v. t.) To envenom.
Enviable (a.) Fitted to excite envy; capable of awakening an ardent desire to posses or to resemble.
Environs (n. pl.) The parts or places which surround another place, or lie in its neighborhood; suburbs; as, the environs of a city or town.
Envisage (v. t.) To look in the face of; to apprehend; to regard.
Envolume (v. t.) To form into, or incorporate with, a volume.
Enwallow (v. t.) To plunge into, or roll in, flith; to wallow.
Enwombed (imp. & p. p.) of Enwomb
Enzootic (a.) Afflicting animals; -- used of a disease affecting the animals of a district. It corresponds to an endemic disease among men.
Gnarring (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Gnar
Gnarling (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Gnarl
Gnashing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Gnash
Gnathite (n.) Any one of the mouth appendages of the Arthropoda. They are known as mandibles, maxillae, and maxillipeds.
Gnatling (n.) A small gnat.
Gnatworm (n.) The aquatic larva of a gnat; -- called also, colloquially, wiggler.
Gneissic (a.) Relating to, or resembling, gneiss; consisting of gneiss.
Gnomical (a.) Sententious; uttering or containing maxims, or striking detached thoughts; aphoristic.
Gnomical (a.) Gnomonical.
Gnomonic (a.) Alt. of Gnomonical
Inaction (n.) Want of action or activity; forbearance from labor; idleness; rest; inertness.
Inactive (a.) Not active; having no power to move; that does not or can not produce results; inert; as, matter is, of itself, inactive.
Inactive (a.) Not disposed to action or effort; not diligent or industrious; not busy; idle; as, an inactive officer.
Inactive (a.) Not active; inert; esp., not exhibiting any action or activity on polarized light; optically neutral; -- said of isomeric forms of certain substances, in distinction from other forms which are optically active; as, racemic acid is an inactive tartaric acid.
Inactose (n.) A variety of sugar, found in certain plants. It is optically inactive.
In antis () Between antae; -- said of a portico in classical style, where columns are set between two antae, forming the angles of the building. See Anta.
Inapathy (n.) Sensibility; feeling; -- opposed to apathy.
Inaquate (a.) Embodied in, or changed into, water.
Inarable (a.) Not arable.
Inarched (imp. & p. p.) of Inarch
Inasmuch (adv.) In like degree; in like manner; seeing that; considering that; since; -- followed by as. See In as much as, under In, prep.
Inaurate (a.) Covered with gold; gilded.
Inaurate (v. t.) To cover with gold; to gild.
Incaging (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Incage
Incanous (a.) Hoary with white pubescence.
Incanton (v. t.) To unite to, or form into, a canton or separate community.
Incasing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Incase
Incensed (imp. & p. p.) of Incense
Incensed (imp. & p. p.) of Incense
Incensed (a.) Angered; enraged.
Incensed (a.) Represented as enraged, as any wild creature depicted with fire issuing from mouth and eyes.
Incenser (n.) One who instigates or incites.
Incensor (n.) A kindler of anger or enmity; an inciter.
Incenter (n.) The center of the circle inscribed in a triangle.
Inceptor (n.) A beginner; one in the rudiments.
Inceptor (n.) One who is on the point of taking the degree of master of arts at an English university.
Incertum (a.) Doubtful; not of definite form.
Inchipin (n.) See Inchpin.
Inchmeal (n.) A piece an inch long.
Inchmeal (adv.) Little by little; gradually.
Inchoate (a.) Recently, or just, begun; beginning; partially but not fully in existence or operation; existing in its elements; incomplete.
Inchoate (v. t.) To begin.
Inchworm (n.) The larva of any geometrid moth. See Geometrid.
Incident (a.) Falling or striking upon, as a ray of light upon a reflecting surface.
Incident (a.) Coming or happening accidentally; not in the usual course of things; not in connection with the main design; not according to expectation; casual; fortuitous.
Incident (a.) Liable to happen; apt to occur; befalling; hence, naturally happening or appertaining.
Incident (a.) Dependent upon, or appertaining to, another thing, called the principal.
Incident (n.) That which falls out or takes place; an event; casualty; occurrence.
Incident (n.) That which happens aside from the main design; an accidental or subordinate action or event.
Incident (n.) Something appertaining to, passing with, or depending on, another, called the principal.
Incircle (v. t.) See Encircle.
Incising (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Incise
Incisely (adv.) In an incised manner.
Incision (n.) The act of incising, or cutting into a substance.
Incision (n.) That which is produced by incising; the separation of the parts of any substance made by a cutting or pointed instrument; a cut; a gash.
Incision (n.) Separation or solution of viscid matter by medicines.
Incisive (a.) Having the quality of incising, cutting, or penetrating, as with a sharp instrument; cutting; hence, sharp; acute; sarcastic; biting.
Incisive (a.) Of or pertaining to the incisors; incisor; as, the incisive bones, the premaxillaries.
Incisory (a.) Having the quality of cutting; incisor; incisive.
Incisure (n.) A cut; an incision; a gash.
Incitant (a.) Inciting; stimulating.
Incitant (n.) That which incites; an inciting agent or cause; a stimulant.
Inciting (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Incite
Incivism (n.) Want of civism; want of patriotism or love to one's country; unfriend
Inclosed (imp. & p. p.) of Inclose
Incloser (n.) One who, or that which, incloses; one who fences off land from common grounds.
Included (imp. & p. p.) of Include
Included (a.) Inclosed; confined.
Incocted (a.) Raw; indigestible.
Incomber (v. t.) See Encumber.
Incoming (a.) Coming in; accruing.
Incoming (a.) Coming in, succeeding, or following, as occupant or possessor; as, in incoming tenant.
Incoming (n.) The act of coming in; arrival.
Incoming (n.) Income; gain.
Incomity (n.) Want of comity; incivility; rudeness.
Incorpse (v. t.) To incorporate.
Increase (v. i.) To become greater or more in size, quantity, number, degree, value, intensity, power, authority, reputation, wealth; to grow; to augment; to advance; -- opposed to decrease.
Increase (v. i.) To multiply by the production of young; to be fertile, fruitful, or prolific.
Increase (v. i.) To become more nearly full; to show more of the surface; to wax; as, the moon increases.
Increase (v. t.) To augment or make greater in bulk, quantity, extent, value, or amount, etc.; to add to; to extend; to lengthen; to enhance; to aggravate; as, to increase one's possessions, influence.
Increase (v. i.) Addition or enlargement in size, extent, quantity, number, intensity, value, substance, etc.; augmentation; growth.
Increase (v. i.) That which is added to the original stock by augmentation or growth; produce; profit; interest.
Increase (v. i.) Progeny; issue; offspring.
Increase (v. i.) Generation.
Increase (v. i.) The period of increasing light, or luminous phase; the waxing; -- said of the moon.
Increate (v. t.) To create within.
Increate (a.) Alt. of Increated
Incubate (v. i. & t.) To sit, as on eggs for hatching; to brood; to brood upon, or keep warm, as eggs, for the purpose of hatching.
Incubous (a.) Having the leaves so placed that the upper part of each one covers the base of the leaf next above it, as in hepatic mosses of the genus Frullania. See Succubous.
Incumber (v. t.) See Encumber.
Incurred (imp. & p. p.) of Incur
Incurved (imp. & p. p.) of Incurve
Incurved (a.) Bending gradually toward the axis or center, as branches or petals.
Incysted (a.) See Encysted.
Indagate (v. t.) To seek or search out.
Indamage (v. t.) See Endamage.
Indebted (imp. & p. p.) of Indebt
Indebted (a.) Brought into debt; being under obligation; held to payment or requital; beholden.
Indebted (a.) Placed under obligation for something received, for which restitution or gratitude is due; as, we are indebted to our parents for their care of us in infancy; indebted to friends for help and encouragement.
Indecent (a.) Not decent; unfit to be seen or heard; offensive to modesty and delicacy; as, indecent language.
Indenize (v. t.) To naturalize.
Indented (imp. & p. p.) of Indent
Indented (a.) Cut in the edge into points or inequalities, like teeth; jagged; notched; stamped in; dented on the surface.
Indented (a.) Having an uneven, irregular border; sinuous; undulating.
Indented (a.) Notched like the part of a saw consisting of the teeth; serrated; as, an indented border or ordinary.
Indented (a.) Bound out by an indenture; apprenticed; indentured; as, an indented servant.
Indented (a.) Notched along the margin with a different color, as the feathers of some birds.
Indesert (n.) Ill desert.
Indevote (a.) Not devoted.
Indevout (a.) Not devout.
Indexing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Index
Indiadem (v. t.) To place or set in a diadem, as a gem or gems.
Indiamen (pl. ) of Indiaman
Indiaman (n.) A large vessel in the India trade.
Indicant (a.) Serving to point out, as a remedy; indicating.
Indicant (n.) That which indicates or points out; as, an indicant of the remedy for a disease.
Indicate (v. t.) To point out; to discover; to direct to a knowledge of; to show; to make known.
Indicate (v. t.) To show or manifest by symptoms; to point to as the proper remedies; as, great prostration of strength indicates the use of stimulants.
Indicate (v. t.) To investigate the condition or power of, as of steam engine, by means of an indicator.
Indicted (imp. & p. p.) of Indict
Indictee (n.) A person indicted.
Indicter (n.) One who indicts.
Indictor (n.) One who indicts.
Indigeen (n.) Same as Indigene.
Indigene (n.) One born in a country; an aboriginal animal or plant; an autochthon.
Indigent (a.) Wanting; void; free; destitute; -- used with of.
Indigent (a.) Destitute of property or means of comfortable subsistence; needy; poor; in want; necessitous.
Indigest (a.) Crude; unformed; unorganized; undigested.
Indigest (n.) Something indigested.
Indignly (adv.) Unworthily.
Indigoes (pl. ) of Indigo
Indirect (a.) Not direct; not straight or recti
Indirect (a.) Not tending to an aim, purpose, or result by the plainest course, or by obvious means, but obliquely or consequentially; by remote means; as, an indirect accusation, attack, answer, or proposal.
Indirect (a.) Not straightforward or upright; unfair; dishonest; tending to mislead or deceive.
Indirect (a.) Not resulting directly from an act or cause, but more or less remotely connected with or growing out of it; as, indirect results, damages, or claims.
Indirect (a.) Not reaching the end aimed at by the most plain and direct method; as, an indirect proof, demonstration, etc.
Inditing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Indite
Indocile (a.) Not teachable; indisposed to be taught, trained, or discip
Indolent (a.) Free from toil, pain, or trouble.
Indolent (a.) Indulging in ease; avoiding labor and exertion; habitually idle; lazy; inactive; as, an indolent man.
Indolent (a.) Causing little or no pain or annoyance; as, an indolent tumor.
Indomite (a.) Not tamed; untamed; savage; wild.
Indorsed (imp. & p. p.) of Indorse
Indorsed (a.) See Addorsed.
Indorsee (n.) The person to whom a note or bill is indorsed, or assigned by indorsement.
Indorser (n.) Alt. of Indorsor
Indorsor (n.) The person who indorses.
Indrench (v. t.) To overwhelm with water; to drench; to drown.
Inducing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Induce
Inducted (imp. & p. p.) of Induct
Inductor (n.) The person who inducts another into an office or benefice.
Inductor (n.) That portion of an electrical apparatus, in which is the inducing charge or current.
Indulged (imp. & p. p.) of Indulge
Indulger (n.) One who indulges.
Indument (n.) Plumage; feathers.
Indurate (a.) Hardened; not soft; indurated.
Indurate (a.) Without sensibility; unfeeling; obdurate.
Indurate (v. t.) To make hard; as, extreme heat indurates clay; some fossils are indurated by exposure to the air.
Indurate (v. t.) To make unfeeling; to deprive of sensibility; to render obdurate.
Indurate (v. i.) To grow hard; to harden, or become hard; as, clay indurates by drying, and by heat.
Indusial (a.) Of, pertaining to, or containing, the petrified cases of the larvae of certain insects.
Indusium (n.) A collection of hairs united so as to form a sort of cup, and inclosing the stigma of a flower.
Indusium (n.) The immediate covering of the fruit dots or sori in many ferns, usually a very thin scale attached by the middle or side to a veinlet.
Indusium (n.) A peculiar covering found in certain fungi.
Industry (n.) Habitual diligence in any employment or pursuit, either bodily or mental; steady attention to business; assiduity; -- opposed to sloth and idleness; as, industry pays debts, while idleness or despair will increase them.
Industry (n.) Any department or branch of art, occupation, or business; especially, one which employs much labor and capital and is a distinct branch of trade; as, the sugar industry; the iron industry; the cotton industry.
Industry (n.) Human exertion of any kind employed for the creation of value, and regarded by some as a species of capital or wealth; labor.
Indutive (a.) Covered; -- applied to seeds which have the usual integumentary covering.
Induviae (n. pl.) Persistent portions of a calyx or corolla; also, leaves which do not disarticulate from the stem, and hence remain for a long time.
Inedited (a.) Not edited; unpublished; as, an inedited manuscript.
Inequity (n.) Want of equity; injustice; wrong.
Inermous (a.) Same as Inermis.
Inertion (n.) Want of activity or exertion; inertness; quietude.
Inescate (v. t.) To allure; to lay a bait for.
Inexpert (a.) Destitute of experience or of much experience.
Inexpert (a.) Not expert; not skilled; destitute of knowledge or dexterity derived from practice.
Ineyeing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Ineye
Infamize (v. t.) To make infamous; to defame.
Infamous (a.) Of very bad report; having a reputation of the worst kind; held in abhorrence; guilty of something that exposes to infamy; base; notoriously vile; detestable; as, an infamous traitor; an infamous perjurer.
Infamous (a.) Causing or producing infamy; deserving detestation; scandalous to the last degree; as, an infamous act; infamous vices; infamous corruption.
Infamous (a.) Branded with infamy by conviction of a crime; as, at common law, an infamous person can not be a witness.
Infamous (a.) Having a bad name as being the place where an odious crime was committed, or as being associated with something detestable; hence, unlucky; perilous; dangerous.
Infamies (pl. ) of Infamy
Infantly (a.) Like an infant.
Infantry (n.) A body of children.
Infantry (n.) A body of soldiers serving on foot; foot soldiers, in distinction from cavalry.
Infected (imp. & p. p.) of Infect
Infecter (n.) One who, or that which, infects.
Infecund (a.) Unfruitful; not producing young; barren; infertile.
Infeeble (v. t.) See Enfeeble.
Inferred (imp. & p. p.) of Infer
Inferiae (n. pl.) Sacrifices offered to the souls of deceased heroes or friends.
Inferior (a.) Lower in place, rank, excellence, etc.; less important or valuable; subordinate; underneath; beneath.
Inferior (a.) Poor or mediocre; as, an inferior quality of goods.
Inferior (a.) Nearer the sun than the earth is; as, the inferior or interior planets; an inferior conjunction of Mercury or Venus.
Inferior (a.) Below the horizon; as, the inferior part of a meridian.
Inferior (a.) Situated below some other organ; -- said of a calyx when free from the ovary, and therefore below it, or of an ovary with an adherent and therefore inferior calyx.
Inferior (a.) On the side of a flower which is next the bract; anterior.
Inferior (a.) Junior or subordinate in rank; as, an inferior officer.
Inferior (n.) A person lower in station, rank, intellect, etc., than another.
Infernal (a.) Of or pertaining to or suitable for the lower regions, inhabited, according to the ancients, by the dead; pertaining to Pluto's realm of the dead, the Tartarus of the ancients.
Infernal (a.) Of or pertaining to, resembling, or inhabiting, hell; suitable for hell, or to the character of the inhabitants of hell; hellish; diabolical; as, infernal spirits, or conduct.
Infernal (n.) An inhabitant of the infernal regions; also, the place itself.
Infested (imp. & p. p.) of Infest
Infester (n.) One who, or that which, infests.
Infilter (v. t. & i.) To filter or sift in.
Infinite (a.) Unlimited or boundless, in time or space; as, infinite duration or distance.
Infinite (a.) Without limit in power, capacity, knowledge, or excellence; boundless; immeasurably or inconceivably great; perfect; as, the infinite wisdom and goodness of God; -- opposed to finite.
Infinite (a.) Indefinitely large or extensive; great; vast; immense; gigantic; prodigious.
Infinite (a.) Greater than any assignable quantity of the same kind; -- said of certain quantities.
Infinite (a.) Capable of endless repetition; -- said of certain forms of the canon, called also perpetual fugues, so constructed that their ends lead to their beginnings, and the performance may be incessantly repeated.
Infinite (n.) That which is infinite; boundless space or duration; infinity; boundlessness.
Infinite (n.) An infinite quantity or magnitude.
Infinite (n.) An infinity; an incalculable or very great number.
Infinite (n.) The Infinite Being; God; the Almighty.
Infinito (a.) Infinite; perpetual, as a canon whose end leads back to the beginning. See Infinite, a., 5.
Infinity (n.) Unlimited extent of time, space, or quantity; eternity; boundlessness; immensity.
Infinity (n.) Unlimited capacity, energy, excellence, or knowledge; as, the infinity of God and his perfections.
Infinity (n.) Endless or indefinite number; great multitude; as an infinity of beauties.
Infinity (n.) A quantity greater than any assignable quantity of the same kind.
Infinity (n.) That part of a
Infirmly (adv.) In an infirm manner.
Infixing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Infix
Inflamed (imp. & p. p.) of Inflame
Inflamed (p. a.) Set on fire; enkindled; heated; congested; provoked; exasperated.
Inflamed (p. a.) Represented as burning, or as adorned with tongues of flame.
Inflamer (n.) The person or thing that inflames.
Inflated (imp. & p. p.) of Inflate
Inflated (a.) Filled, as with air or gas; blown up; distended; as, a balloon inflated with gas.
Inflated (a.) Turgid; swelling; puffed up; bombastic; pompous; as, an inflated style.
Inflated (a.) Hollow and distended, as a perianth, corolla, nectary, or pericarp.
Inflated (a.) Distended or enlarged fictitiously; as, inflated prices, etc.
Inflater (n.) One who, or that which, inflates; as, the inflaters of the stock exchange.
Inflatus (v. t.) A blowing or breathing into; inflation; inspiration.
Inflexed (a.) Turned; bent.
Inflexed (a.) Bent or turned abruptly inwards, or toward the axis, as the petals of a flower.
Influent (a.) Flowing in.
Influent (a.) Exerting influence; influential.
Infolded (imp. & p. p.) of Infold
Informed (imp. & p. p.) of Inform
Informal (a.) Not in the regular, usual, or established form; not according to official, conventional, prescribed, or customary forms or rules; irregular; hence, without ceremony; as, an informal writting, proceeding, or visit.
Informal (a.) Deranged in mind; out of one's senses.
Informed (a.) Unformed or ill-formed; deformed; shapeless.
Informer (v.) One who informs, animates, or inspires.
Informer (v.) One who informs, or imparts knowledge or news.
Informer (v.) One who informs a magistrate of violations of law; one who informs against another for violation of some law or penal statute.
Infringe (v. t.) To break; to violate; to transgress; to neglect to fulfill or obey; as, to infringe a law or contract.
Infringe (v. t.) To hinder; to destroy; as, to infringe efficacy; to infringe delight or power.
Infringe (v. i.) To break, violate, or transgress some contract, rule, or law; to injure; to offend.
Infringe (v. i.) To encroach; to trespass; -- followed by on or upon; as, to infringe upon the rights of another.
Infrugal (a.) Not frugal; wasteful; as, an infrugal expense of time.
Infucate (v. t.) To stain; to paint; to daub.
Infumate (v. t.) To dry by exposing to smoke; to expose to smoke.
Infusing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Infuse
Infusion (v. t.) The act of infusing, pouring in, or instilling; instillation; as, the infusion of good principles into the mind; the infusion of ardor or zeal.
Infusion (v. t.) That which is infused; suggestion; inspiration.
Infusion (v. t.) The act of plunging or dipping into a fluid; immersion.
Infusion (v. t.) The act or process of steeping or soaking any substance in water in order to extract its virtues.
Infusion (v. t.) The liquid extract obtained by this process.
Infusive (a.) Having the power of infusion; inspiring; influencing.
Infusory (a.) Infusorial.
Infusory (n.) One of the Infusoria; -- usually in the pl.
Ingender (v. t.) See Engender.
Ingenite (a.) Alt. of Ingenit
Inghalla (n.) The reedbuck of South Africa.
In-going (n.) The act of going in; entrance.
In-going (a.) Going; entering, as upon an office or a possession; as, an in-going tenant.
Ingrieve (v. t.) To render more grievous; to aggravate.
Ingroove (v. t.) To groove in; to join in or with a groove.
Ingrowth (n.) A growth or development inward.
Inguilty (a.) Not guilty.
Inguinal (a.) Of or pertaining to, or in the region of, the inguen or groin; as, an inguinal canal or ligament; inguinal hernia.
Ingulfed (imp. & p. p.) of Ingulf
Inhabile (a.) Not apt or fit; unfit; not convenient; inappropriate; unsuitable; as, inhabile matter.
Inhabile (a.) Unskilled; unready; awkward; incompetent; unqualified; -- said of person.
Inhalant (a.) Inhaling; used for inhaling.
Inhalant (n.) An apparatus also called an inhaler (which see); that which is to be inhaled.
Inhaling (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Inhale
Inhalent (a.) Used for inhaling; as, the inhalent end of a duct.
Inhauler (n.) A rope used to draw in the jib boom, or flying jib boom.
Inhearse (v. t.) To put in, or as in, a hearse or coffin.
Inhering (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Inhere
Inherent (a.) Permanently existing in something; inseparably attached or connected; naturally pertaining to; innate; inalienable; as, polarity is an inherent quality of the magnet; the inherent right of men to life, liberty, and protection.
Inhesion (n.) The state of existing, of being inherent, in something; inherence.
Inholder (n.) An inhabitant.
Inhumate (v. t.) To inhume; to bury; to inter.
Inhuming (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Inhume
Inimical (a.) Having the disposition or temper of an enemy; unfriendly; unfavorable; -- chiefly applied to private, as hostile is to public, enmity.
Inimical (a.) Opposed in tendency, influence, or effects; antagonistic; inconsistent; incompatible; adverse; repugnant.
Iniquity (n.) Absence of, or deviation from, just dealing; want of rectitude or uprightness; gross injustice; unrighteousness; wickedness; as, the iniquity of bribery; the iniquity of an unjust judge.
Iniquity (n.) An iniquitous act or thing; a deed of injustice o/ unrighteousness; a sin; a crime.
Iniquity (n.) A character or personification in the old English moralities, or moral dramas, having the name sometimes of one vice and sometimes of another. See Vice.
Iniquous (a.) Iniquitous.
Initiate (v. t.) To introduce by a first act; to make a beginning with; to set afoot; to originate; to commence; to begin or enter upon.
Initiate (v. t.) To acquaint with the beginnings; to instruct in the rudiments or principles; to introduce.
Initiate (v. t.) To introduce into a society or organization; to confer membership on; especially, to admit to a secret order with mysterious rites or ceremonies.
Initiate (v. i.) To do the first act; to perform the first rite; to take the initiative.
Initiate (a.) Unpracticed; untried; new.
Initiate (a.) Begun; commenced; introduced to, or instructed in, the rudiments; newly admitted.
Initiate (n.) One who is, or is to be, initiated.
Injected (imp. & p. p.) of Inject
Injector (n.) One who, or that which, injects.
Injector (n.) A contrivance for forcing feed water into a steam boiler by the direct action of the steam upon the water. The water is driven into the boiler by the impulse of a jet of the steam which becomes condensed as soon as it strikes the stream of cold water it impels; -- also called Giffard's injector, from the inventor.
Injuring (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Injure
Injuries (pl. ) of Injury
Inkiness (n.) The state or quality of being inky; blackness.
Inkstand (n.) A small vessel for holding ink, to dip the pen into; also, a device for holding ink and writing materials.
Inkstone (n.) A kind of stone containing native vitriol or subphate of iron, used in making ink.
Inlacing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Inlace
Inlander (n.) One who lives in the interior of a country, or at a distance from the sea.
Inlaying (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Inlay
Inleague (v. t.) To ally, or form an alliance witgh; to unite; to combine.
Inlumine (v. t.) See Illumine.
Inmeshed (imp. & p. p.) of Inmesh
Innately (adv.) Naturally.
Innative (a.) Native.
Innerved (imp. & p. p.) of Innerve
Innixion (n.) Act of leaning upon something; incumbency.
Innocent (a.) Not harmful; free from that which can injure; innoxious; innocuous; harmless; as, an innocent medicine or remedy.
Innocent (a.) Morally free from guilt; guiltless; not tainted with sin; pure; upright.
Innocent (a.) Free from the guilt of a particular crime or offense; as, a man is innocent of the crime charged.
Innocent (a.) Simple; artless; foolish.
Innocent (a.) Lawful; permitted; as, an innocent trade.
Innocent (a.) Not contraband; not subject to forfeiture; as, innocent goods carried to a belligerent nation.
Innocent (n.) An innocent person; one free from, or unacquainted with, guilt or sin.
Innocent (n.) An unsophisticated person; hence, a child; a simpleton; an idiot.
Innodate (v. t.) To bind up,as in a knot; to include.
Innovate (v. t.) To bring in as new; to introduce as a novelty; as, to innovate a word or an act.
Innovate (v. t.) To change or alter by introducing something new; to remodel; to revolutionize.
Innovate (v. i.) To introduce novelties or changes; -- sometimes with in or on.
Innuendo (n.) An oblique hint; a remote allusion or reference, usually derogatory to a person or thing not named; an insinuation.
Innuendo (n.) An averment employed in pleading, to point the application of matter otherwise unintelligible; an interpretative parenthesis thrown into quoted matter to explain an obscure word or words; -- as, the plaintiff avers that the defendant said that he (innuendo the plaintiff) was a thief.
Inocular (a.) Inserted in the corner of the eye; -- said of the antenn/ of certain insects.
Inodiate (v. t.) To make odious or hateful.
Inosinic (a.) Pertaining to, or derived from, inosite; as, inosinic acid.
In posse () In possibility; possible, although not yet in existence or come to pass; -- contradistinguished from in esse.
Inquired (imp. & p. p.) of Inquire
Inquirer (n.) One who inquires or examines; questioner; investigator.
Inrailed (imp. & p. p.) of Inrail
Inroaded (imp. & p. p.) of Inroad
Insafety (n.) Insecurity; danger.
Insanely (adv.) Without reason; madly; foolishly.
Insanity (n.) The state of being insane; unsoundness or derangement of mind; madness; lunacy.
Insanity (n.) Such a mental condition, as, either from the existence of delusions, or from incapacity to distinguish between right and wrong, with regard to any matter under action, does away with individual responsibility.
Insapory (a.) Tasteless; unsavory.
Inscient (a.) Having little or no knowledge; ignorant; stupid; silly.
Inscient (a.) Having knowledge or insight; intelligent.
Insconce (v. t.) See Ensconce.
Inscribe (v. t.) To write or engrave; to mark down as something to be read; to imprint.
Inscribe (v. t.) To mark with letters, charakters, or words.
Inscribe (v. t.) To assign or address to; to commend to by a shot address; to dedicate informally; as, to inscribe an ode to a friend.
Inscribe (v. t.) To imprint deeply; to impress; to stamp; as, to inscribe a sentence on the memory.
Inscribe (v. t.) To draw within so as to meet yet not cut the boundaries.
Inscroll (v. t.) To write on a scroll; to record.
Inseamed (imp. & p. p.) of Inseam
Insearch (v. t.) To make search after; to investigate or examine; to ensearch.
Insected (a.) Pertaining to, having the nature of, or resembling, an insect.
Insecure (a.) Not secure; not confident of safety or permanence; distrustful; suspicious; apprehensive of danger or loss.
Insecure (a.) Not effectually guarded, protected, or sustained; unsafe; unstable; exposed to danger or loss.
Inserted (imp. & p. p.) of Insert
Inserted (a.) Situated upon, attached to, or growing out of, some part; -- said especially of the parts of the flower; as, the calyx, corolla, and stamens of many flowers are inserted upon the receptacle.
Insessor (n.) One of the Insessores. The group includes most of the common singing birds.
Inshaded (a.) Marked with different shades.
Inshrine (v. t.) See Enshrine.
Insignia (n. pl.) Distinguishing marks of authority, office, or honor; badges; tokens; decorations; as, the insignia of royalty or of an order.
Insignia (n. pl.) Typical and characteristic marks or signs, by which anything is known or distinguished; as, the insignia of a trade.
Insisted (imp. & p. p.) of Insist
Insition (n.) The insertion of a scion in a stock; ingraftment.
Insnared (imp. & p. p.) of Insnare
Insnarer (n.) One who insnares.
Insolate (v. t.) To dry in, or to expose to, the sun's rays; to ripen or prepare by such exposure.
Insolent (a.) Deviating from that which is customary; novel; strange; unusual.
Insolent (a.) Haughty and contemptuous or brutal in behavior or language; overbearing; domineering; grossly rude or disrespectful; saucy; as, an insolent master; an insolent servant.
Insolent (a.) Proceeding from or characterized by insolence; insulting; as, insolent words or behavior.
Insomnia (n.) Want of sleep; inability to sleep; wakefulness; sleeplessness.
Insomuch (adv.) So; to such a degree; in such wise; -- followed by that or as, and formerly sometimes by both. Cf. Inasmuch.
Insperse (v. t.) To sprinkle; to scatter.
Insphere (v. t.) To place in, or as in, an orb a sphere. Cf. Ensphere.
Inspired (imp. & p. p.) of Inspire
Inspired (a.) Breathed in; inhaled.
Inspired (a.) Moved or animated by, or as by, a supernatural influence; affected by divine inspiration; as, the inspired prophets; the inspired writers.
Inspired (a.) Communicated or given as by supernatural or divine inspiration; having divine authority; hence, sacred, holy; -- opposed to uninspired, profane, or secular; as, the inspired writings, that is, the Scriptures.
Inspirer (n.) One who, or that which, inspirer.
Inspirit (v. t.) To infuse new life or spirit into; to animate; to encourage; to invigorate.
Instable (a.) Not stable; not standing fast or firm; unstable; prone to change or recede from a purpose; mutable; inconstant.
Instance (n.) The act or quality of being instant or pressing; urgency; solicitation; application; suggestion; motion.
Instance (n.) That which is instant or urgent; motive.
Instance (n.) Occasion; order of occurrence.
Instance (n.) That which offers itself or is offered as an illustrative case; something cited in proof or exemplification; a case occurring; an example.
Instance (n.) A token; a sign; a symptom or indication.
Instance (v. t.) To mention as a case or example; to refer to; to cite; as, to instance a fact.
Instance (v. i.) To give an example.
Instancy (n.) Instance; urgency.
Instated (imp. & p. p.) of Instate
Instaure (v. t.) To renew or renovate; to instaurate.
Instinct (a.) Urged or stimulated from within; naturally moved or impelled; imbued; animated; alive; quick; as, birds instinct with life.
Instinct (a.) Natural inward impulse; unconscious, involuntary, or unreasoning prompting to any mode of action, whether bodily, or mental, without a distinct apprehension of the end or object to be accomplished.
Instinct (a.) Specif., the natural, unreasoning, impulse by which an animal is guided to the performance of any action, without of improvement in the method.
Instinct (a.) A natural aptitude or knack; a predilection; as, an instinct for order; to be modest by instinct.
Instinct (v. t.) To impress, as an animating power, or instinct.
Instruct (a.) Arranged; furnished; provided.
Instruct (a.) Instructed; taught; enlightened.
Instruct (v. t.) To put in order; to form; to prepare.
Instruct (v. t.) To form by communication of knowledge; to inform the mind of; to impart knowledge or information to; to enlighten; to teach; to discip
Instruct (v. t.) To furnish with directions; to advise; to direct; to command; as, the judge instructs the jury.
Insulary (a.) Insular.
Insulate (v. t.) To make an island of.
Insulate (v. t.) To place in a detached situation, or in a state having no communication with surrounding objects; to isolate; to separate.
Insulate (v. t.) To prevent the transfer o/ electricity or heat to or from (bodies) by the interposition of nonconductors.
Insulite (n.) An insulating material, usually some variety of compressed cellulose, made of sawdust, paper pulp, cotton waste, etc.
Insulous (a.) Abounding in islands.
Insulted (imp. & p. p.) of Insult
Insulter (n.) One who insults.
Insurant (n.) The person insured.
Insuring (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Insure
Inswathe (v. t.) To wrap up; to infold; to swathe.
Intaglio (n.) A cutting or engraving; a figure cut into something, as a gem, so as to make a design depressed below the surface of the material; hence, anything so carved or impressed, as a gem, matrix, etc.; -- opposed to cameo. Also used adjectively.
Intangle (v. t.) See Entangle.
Integral (a.) Lacking nothing of completeness; complete; perfect; uninjured; whole; entire.
Integral (a.) Essential to completeness; constituent, as a part; pertaining to, or serving to form, an integer; integrant.
Integral (a.) Of, pertaining to, or being, a whole number or undivided quantity; not fractional.
Integral (a.) Pertaining to, or proceeding by, integration; as, the integral calculus.
Integral (n.) A whole; an entire thing; a whole number; an individual.
Integral (n.) An expression which, being differentiated, will produce a given differential. See differential Differential, and Integration. Cf. Fluent.
Intended (imp. & p. p.) of Intend
Intended (a.) Made tense; stretched out; extended; forcible; violent.
Intended (a.) Purposed; designed; as, intended harm or help.
Intended (a.) Betrothed; affianced; as, an intended husband.
Intended (n.) One with whom marriage is designed; one who is betrothed; an affianced lover.
Intender (n.) One who intends.
Intently (adv.) In an intent manner; as, the eyes intently fixed.
Interred (imp. & p. p.) of Inter
Interact (n.) A short act or piece between others, as in a play; an interlude; hence, intermediate employment or time.
Interact (v. i.) To act upon each other; as, two agents mutually interact.
Interall (n.) Entrail or inside.
Intercur (v. i.) To intervene; to come or occur in the meantime.
Interess (v. t.) To interest or affect.
Interest (n.) To engage the attention of; to awaken interest in; to excite emotion or passion in, in behalf of a person or thing; as, the subject did not interest him; to interest one in charitable work.
Interest (n.) To be concerned with or engaged in; to affect; to concern; to excite; -- often used impersonally.
Interest (n.) To cause or permit to share.
Interest (n.) Excitement of feeling, whether pleasant or painful, accompanying special attention to some object; concern.
Interest (n.) Participation in advantage, profit, and responsibility; share; portion; part; as, an interest in a brewery; he has parted with his interest in the stocks.
Interest (n.) Advantage, personal or general; good, regarded as a selfish benefit; profit; benefit.
Interest (n.) Premium paid for the use of money, -- usually reckoned as a percentage; as, interest at five per cent per annum on ten thousand dollars.
Interest (n.) Any excess of advantage over and above an exact equivalent for what is given or rendered.
Interest (n.) The persons interested in any particular business or measure, taken collectively; as, the iron interest; the cotton interest.
Interior (a.) Being within any limits, inclosure, or substance; inside; internal; inner; -- opposed to exterior, or superficial; as, the interior apartments of a house; the interior surface of a hollow ball.
Interior (a.) Remote from the limits, frontier, or shore; inland; as, the interior parts of a region or country.
Interior (n.) That which is within; the internal or inner part of a thing; the inside.
Interior (n.) The inland part of a country, state, or kingdom.
Interlay (v. t.) To lay or place among or between.
Intermit (v. t.) To cause to cease for a time, or at intervals; to interrupt; to suspend.
Intermit (v. i.) To cease for a time or at intervals; to moderate; to be intermittent, as a fever.
Intermix (v. t.) To mix together; to intermingle.
Intermix (v. i.) To be mixed together; to be intermingled.
Internal (a.) Inward; interior; being within any limit or surface; inclosed; -- opposed to external; as, the internal parts of a body, or of the earth.
Internal (a.) Derived from, or dependent on, the thing itself; inherent; as, the internal evidence of the divine origin of the Scriptures.
Internal (a.) Pertaining to its own affairs or interests; especially, (said of a country) domestic, as opposed to foreign; as, internal trade; internal troubles or war.
Internal (a.) Pertaining to the inner being or the heart; spiritual.
Internal (a.) Intrinsic; inherent; real.
Internal (a.) Lying toward the mesial plane; mesial.
Interpel (v. t.) To interrupt, break in upon, or intercede with.
Interrer (n.) One who inters.
Interrex (n.) An interregent, or a regent.
Interset (v. t.) To set between or among.
Intertex (v. t.) To intertwine; to weave or bind together.
Intertie (n.) In any framed work, a horizontal tie other than sill and plate or other principal ties, securing uprights to one another.
Interval (n.) A space between things; a void space intervening between any two objects; as, an interval between two houses or hills.
Interval (n.) Space of time between any two points or events; as, the interval between the death of Charles I. of England, and the accession of Charles II.
Interval (n.) A brief space of time between the recurrence of similar conditions or states; as, the interval between paroxysms of pain; intervals of sanity or delirium.
Interval (n.) Difference in pitch between any two tones.
Interval (n.) Alt. of Intervale
Inthirst (v. t.) To make thirsty.
Inthrall (v. t.) To reduce to bondage or servitude; to make a thrall, slave, vassal, or captive of; to enslave.
Inthrone (v. t.) Same as Enthrone.
Inthrong (v. i.) To throng or collect together.
Intimacy (n.) The state of being intimate; close familiarity or association; nearness in friendship.
Intimate (a.) Innermost; inward; internal; deep-seated; hearty.
Intimate (a.) Near; close; direct; thorough; complete.
Intimate (a.) Close in friendship or acquaintance; familiar; confidential; as, an intimate friend.
Intimate (n.) An intimate friend or associate; a confidant.
Intimate (a.) To announce; to declare; to publish; to communicate; to make known.
Intimate (a.) To suggest obscurely or indirectly; to refer to remotely; to give slight notice of; to hint; as, he intimated his intention of resigning his office.
Intirely (adv.) See Entire, a., Entirely, adv.
Intitule (v. t.) To entitle; to give a title to.
Intombed (imp. & p. p.) of Intomb
Intonate (v. i.) To thunder.
Intonate (v. i.) To sound the tones of the musical scale; to practice the sol-fa.
Intonate (v. i.) To modulate the voice in a musical, sonorous, and measured manner, as in reading the liturgy; to intone.
Intonate (v. t.) To utter in a musical or sonorous manner; to chant; as, to intonate the liturgy.
Intoning (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Intone
Intorted (imp. & p. p.) of Intort
Intrados (n.) The interior curve of an arch; esp., the inner or lower curved face of the whole body of voussoirs taken together. See Extrados.
Intrench (v. t.) To cut in; to furrow; to make trenches in or upon.
Intrench (v. t.) To surround with a trench or with intrenchments, as in fortification; to fortify with a ditch and parapet; as, the army intrenched their camp, or intrenched itself.
Intrench (v. i.) To invade; to encroach; to infringe or trespass; to enter on, and take possession of, that which belongs to another; -- usually followed by on or upon; as, the king was charged with intrenching on the rights of the nobles, and the nobles were accused of intrenching on the prerogative of the crown.
Intrepid (a.) Not trembling or shaking with fear; fearless; bold; brave; undaunted; courageous; as, an intrepid soldier; intrepid spirit.
Intrigue (v. i.) To form a plot or scheme; to contrive to accomplish a purpose by secret artifice.
Intrigue (v. i.) To carry on a secret and illicit love or amour.
Intrigue (v. t.) To fill with artifice and duplicity; to complicate; to embarrass.
Intrigue (v. i.) Intricacy; complication.
Intrigue (v. i.) A complicated plot or scheme intended to effect some purpose by secret artifice; conspiracy; stratagem.
Intrigue (v. i.) The plot or romance; a complicated scheme of designs, actions, and events.
Intrigue (v. i.) A secret and illicit love affair between two persons of different sexes; an amour; a liaison.
Intrinse (a.) Tightly drawn; or (perhaps) intricate.
Intromit (v. t.) To send in or put in; to insert or introduce.
Intromit (v. t.) To allow to pass in; to admit.
Intromit (v. i.) To intermeddle with the effects or goods of another.
Introrse (a.) Turning or facing inward, or toward the axis of the part to which it belongs.
Intruded (imp. & p. p.) of Intrude
Intruded (p. a.) Same as Intrusive.
Intruder (n.) One who intrudes; one who thrusts himself in, or enters without right, or without leave or welcome; a trespasser.
Inuncted (a.) Anointed.
Inundant (a.) Overflowing.
Inundate (v. t.) To cover with a flood; to overflow; to deluge; to flood; as, the river inundated the town.
Inundate (v. t.) To fill with an overflowing abundance or superfluity; as, the country was inundated with bills of credit.
Inurbane (a.) Uncivil; unpolished; rude.
Inurning (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Inurn
Inustion (n.) The act of burning or branding.
In vacuo () In a vacuum; in empty space; as, experiments in vacuo.
Invading (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Invade
Invalide (n.) See Invalid, n.
Invalued (a.) Inestimable.
Invasion (n.) The act of invading; the act of encroaching upon the rights or possessions of another; encroachment; trespass.
Invasion (n.) A warlike or hostile entrance into the possessions or domains of another; the incursion of an army for conquest or plunder.
Invasion (n.) The incoming or first attack of anything hurtful or pernicious; as, the invasion of a disease.
Invasive (a.) Tending to invade; characterized by invasion; aggressive.
Invected (a.) Having a border or out
Inveigle (v. t.) To lead astray as if blind; to persuade to something evil by deceptive arts or flattery; to entice; to insnare; to seduce; to wheedle.
Invented (imp. & p. p.) of Invent
Inventer (n.) One who invents.
Inventor (n.) One who invents or finds out something new; a contriver; especially, one who invents mechanical devices.
Inverted (imp. & p. p.) of Invert
Inverted (a.) Changed to a contrary or counterchanged order; reversed; characterized by inversion.
Inverted (a.) Situated apparently in reverse order, as strata when folded back upon themselves by upheaval.
Invertin (n.) An unorganized ferment which causes cane sugar to take up a molecule of water and be converted into invert sugar.
Invested (imp. & p. p.) of Invest
Investor (n.) One who invests.
Invirile (a.) Deficient in manhood; unmanly; effeminate.
Invision (n.) Want of vision or of the power of seeing.
Inviting (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Invite
Inviting (a.) Alluring; tempting; as, an inviting amusement or prospect.
Invocate (v. t.) To invoke; to call on, or for, in supplication; to implore.
Invoiced (imp. & p. p.) of Invoice
Invoking (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Invoke
Involute (a.) Alt. of Involuted
Involute (n.) A curve traced by the end of a string wound upon another curve, or unwound from it; -- called also evolvent. See Evolute.
Involved (imp. & p. p.) of Involve
Involved (a.) Same as Involute.
Invulgar (v. t.) To cause to become or appear vulgar.
Invulgar (a.) Not vulgar; refined; elegant.
Inwalled (imp. & p. p.) of Inwall
Inwardly (adv.) In the inner parts; internally.
Inwardly (adv.) Toward the center; inward; as, to curve inwardly.
Inwardly (adv.) In the heart or mind; mentally; privately; secret/y; as, he inwardly repines.
Inwardly (adv.) Intimately; thoroughly.
Knabbing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Knab
Knackish (a.) Trickish; artful.
Knapping (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Knap
Knappish (a.) Snappish; peevish.
Knapsack (v. t.) A case of canvas or leather, for carrying on the back a soldier's necessaries, or the clothing, etc., of a traveler.
Knapweed (n.) The black centaury (Centaurea nigra); -- so called from the knoblike heads of flowers. Called also bullweed.
Kneading (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Knead
Kneeling (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Kneel
Knelling (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Knell
Knighted (imp. & p. p.) of Knight
Knightly (a.) Of or pertaining to a knight; becoming a knight; chivalrous; as, a knightly combat; a knightly spirit.
Knightly (adv.) In a manner becoming a knight.
Knitting (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Knit
Knitback (n.) The plant comfrey; -- so called from its use as a restorative.
Knitchet (n.) A number of things tied or knit together; a bundle; a fagot.
Knitster (n.) A woman who knits.
Knitting (n.) The work of a knitter; the network formed by knitting.
Knitting (n.) Union formed by knitting, as of bones.
Knobbing (n.) Rough dressing by knocking off knobs or projections.
Knobbler (n.) The hart in its second year; a young deer.
Knocking (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Knock
Knocking (n.) A beating; a rap; a series of raps.
Knolling (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Knoll
Knoppern (n.) A kind of gall produced by a gallfly on the cup of an acorn, -- used in tanning and dyeing.
Knopweed (n.) Same as Knapweed.
Knotting (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Knot
Knotless (a.) Free from knots; without knots.
Knotweed (n.) See Knot/rass.
Knotwort (n.) A small, herbaceous, trailing plant, of the genus Illecebrum (I. verticillatum).
Knowable (a.) That may be known; capable of being discovered, understood, or ascertained.
Know-all (n.) One who knows everything; hence, one who makes pretension to great knowledge; a wiseacre; -- usually ironical.
Knuckled (imp. & p. p.) of Knuckle
Knuckled (a.) Jointed.
Mnemonic (a.) Alt. of Mnemonical
Oncidium (n.) A genus of tropical orchidaceous plants, the flower of one species of which (O. Papilio) resembles a butterfly.
Oncotomy (n.) The opening of an abscess, or the removal of a tumor, with a cutting instrument.
Oneberry (n.) The herb Paris. See Herb Paris, under Herb.
One-hand (a.) Employing one hand; as, the one-hand alphabet. See Dactylology.
Onerated (imp. & p. p.) of Onerate
Onocerin (n.) A white crystal
Onomancy (n.) Divination by the letters of a name; nomancy.
Ontogeny (n.) The history of the individual development of an organism; the history of the evolution of the germ; the development of an individual organism, -- in distinction from phylogeny, or evolution of the tribe. Called also henogenesis, henogeny.
Ontology (n.) That department of the science of metaphysics which investigates and explains the nature and essent
Pneumony (n.) See Pneumonia.
Snaffled (imp. & p. p.) of Snaffle
Snagging (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Snag
Snapping (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Snap
Snaphead (n.) A hemispherical or rounded head to a rivet or bolt; also, a swaging tool with a cavity in its face for forming such a rounded head.
Snapping () a. & n. from Snap, v.
Snappish (a.) Apt to snap at persons or things; eager to bite; as, a snapping cur.
Snappish (a.) Sharp in reply; apt to speak angrily or testily; easily provoked; tart; peevish.
Snapsack (n.) A knapsack.
Snapweed (n.) See Impatiens.
Snarling (p. pr. & vvb. n.) of Snarl
Snarling () a. & n. from Snarl, v.
Snatched (imp. & p. p.) of Snatch
Snatcher (n.) One who snatches, or takes abruptly.
Snattock (n.) A chip; a alice.
Sneaking (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Sneak
Sneaking (a.) Marked by cowardly concealment; deficient in openness and courage; underhand; mean; crouching.
Sneaksby (n.) A paltry fellow; a sneak.
Sneering (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Sneer
Sneerful (a.) Given to sneering.
Sneezing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Sneeze
Sneezing (n.) The act of violently forcing air out through the nasal passages while the cavity of the mouth is shut off from the pharynx by the approximation of the soft palate and the base of the tongue.
Snicking (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Snick
Sniffing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Sniff
Sniffing (n.) A rapid inspiratory act, in which the mouth is kept shut and the air drawn in through the nose.
Snifting (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Snift
Snifting () a. & n. from Snift.
Sniggger (v. i.) See Snicker.
Sniggled (imp. & p. p.) of Sniggle
Snipping (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Snip
Snippack (n.) The common snipe.
Snippety (a.) Ridiculously small; petty.
Sniveled (imp. & p. p.) of Snivel
Sniveler (n.) One who snivels, esp. one who snivels habitually.
Snobbery (n.) The quality of being snobbish; snobbishness.
Snobbish (a.) Of or pertaining to a snob; characteristic of, or befitting, a snob; vulgarly pretentious.
Snobbism (n.) Snobbery.
Snobling (n.) A little snob.
Snoozing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Snooze
Snorting (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Snort
Snottery (n.) Filth; abomination.
Snowball (n.) A round mass of snow pressed or roller together, or anything resembling such a mass.
Snowball (n.) The Guelder-rose.
Snowball (v. t.) To pelt with snowballs; to throw snowballs at.
Snowball (v. i.) To throw snowballs.
Snowbird (n.) An arctic finch (Plectrophenax, / Plectrophanes, nivalis) common, in winter, both in Europe and the United States, and often appearing in large flocks during snowstorms. It is partially white, but variously marked with chestnut and brown. Called also snow bunting, snowflake, snowfleck, and snowflight.
Snowbird (n.) Any finch of the genus Junco which appears in flocks in winter time, especially J. hyemalis in the Eastern United States; -- called also blue snowbird. See Junco.
Snowbird (n.) The fieldfare.
Snowdrop (n.) A bulbous plant (Galanthus nivalis) bearing white flowers, which often appear while the snow is on the ground. It is cultivated in gardens for its beauty.
Snowless (a.) Destitute of snow.
Snowplow (n.) Alt. of Snowplough
Snowshed (n.) A shelter to protect from snow, esp. a long roof over an exposed part of a railroad.
Snowshoe (n.) A slight frame of wood three or four feet long and about one third as wide, with thongs or cords stretched across it, and having a support and holder for the foot; -- used by persons for walking on soft snow.
Snowslip (n.) A large mass or avalanche of snow which slips down the side of a mountain, etc.
Snubbing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Snub
Snuffing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Snuff
Snuffbox (n.) A small box for carrying snuff about the person.
Snuffers (n. pl.) An instrument for cropping and holding the snuff of a candle.
Snuffled (imp. & p. p.) of Snuffle
Snuffler (n.) One who snuffles; one who uses cant.
Snugging (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Snug
Snuggery (n.) A snug, cozy place.
Snuggled (imp. & p. p.) of Snuggle
Snugness (n.) The quality or state of being snug.
Una boat () The English name for a catboat; -- so called because Una was the name of the first boat of this kind taken to England.
Unactive (a.) Inactive; listless.
Unactive (v. t.) To render inactive or listless.
Unafiled (a.) Undefiled.
Unallied (a.) Not allied; having no ally; having no connection or relation; as, unallied species or genera.
Unalmsed (a.) Not having received alms.
Unanchor (v. t.) To loose from the anchor, as a ship.
Unaneled (a.) Not aneled; not having received extreme unction.
Unargued (a.) Not argued or debated.
Unargued (a.) Not argued against; undisputed.
Unargued (a.) Not censured.
Unartful (a.) Lacking art or skill; artless.
Unattire (v. t.) To divest of attire; to undress.
Unawares (adv.) Without design or preparation; suddenly; without premeditation, unexpectedly.
Unbacked (a.) Never mounted by a rider; unbroken.
Unbacked (a.) Not supported or encouraged; not countenanced; unaided.
Unbarbed (a.) Not shaven.
Unbarbed (a.) Destitute of bards, or of reversed points, hairs, or plumes; as, an unbarded feather.
Unbarrel (v. t.) To remove or release from a barrel or barrels.
Unbecome (v. t.) To misbecome.
Unbefool (v. t.) To deliver from the state of a fool; to awaken the mind of; to undeceive.
Unbegilt (a.) Not gilded; hence, not rewarded with gold.
Unbelief (n.) The withholding of belief; doubt; incredulity; skepticism.
Unbelief (n.) Disbelief; especially, disbelief of divine revelation, or in a divine providence or scheme of redemption.
Unbenign (a.) Not benign; malignant.
Unbenumb (v. t.) To relieve of numbness; to restore sensation to.
Unbereft (a.) Not bereft; not taken away.
Unbeseem (v. t.) To be unbecoming or unsuitable to; to misbecome.
Unbeware (adv.) Unawares.
Unbiased (a.) Free from bias or prejudice; unprejudiced; impartial.
Unbidden (a.) Not bidden; not commanded.
Unbidden (a.) Uninvited; as, unbidden guests.
Unbidden (a.) Being without a prayer.
Unbishop (v. t.) To deprive, as a city, of a bishop; to deprive, as a clergyman, of episcopal dignity or rights.
Unbitted (imp. & p. p.) of Unbit
Unbloody (a.) Not bloody.
Unbonnet (v. t.) To take a bonnet from; to take off one's bonnet; to uncover; as, to unbonnet one's head.
Unbooked (a.) Not written in a book; unrecorded.
Unbreast (v. t.) To disclose, or lay open; to unbosom.
Unbreech (v. t.) To remove the breeches of; to divest or strip of breeches.
Unbreech (v. t.) To free the breech of, as a cannon, from its fastenings or coverings.
Unbrewed (a.) Not made by brewing; unmixed; pure; genuine.
Unbridle (v. t.) To free from the bridle; to set loose.
Unbroken (a.) Not broken; continuous; unsubdued; as, an unbroken colt.
Unbuckle (v. t.) To loose the buckles of; to unfasten; as, to unbuckle a shoe.
Unbundle (v. t.) To release, as from a bundle; to disclose.
Unburden (v. t.) To relieve from a burden.
Unburden (v. t.) To throw off, as a burden; to unload.
Unburrow (v. t.) To force from a burrow; to unearth.
Unbusied (a.) Not required to work; unemployed; not busy.
Unbutton (v. t.) To loose the buttons of; to unfasten.
Uncapper (n.) An instrument for removing an explode cap from a cartridge shell.
Uncastle (v. t.) To take a castle from; to turn out of a castle.
Uncaused (a.) Having no antecedent cause; uncreated; self-existent; eternal.
Uncenter (v. t.) Alt. of Uncentre
Uncentre (v. t.) To throw from its center.
Unchancy (a.) Happening at a bad time; unseasonable; inconvenient.
Unchancy (a.) Ill-fated; unlucky.
Unchancy (a.) Unsafe to meddle with; dangerous.
Uncharge (v. t.) To free from a charge or load; to unload.
Uncharge (v. t.) To free from an accusation; to make no charge against; to acquit.
Unchaste (a.) Not chaste; not continent; lewd.
Unchurch (v. t.) To expel, or cause to separate, from a church; to excommunicate.
Unchurch (v. t.) To deprive of the character, privileges, and authority of a church.
Unciatim (adv.) Ounce by ounce.
Unciform (a.) Having the shape of a hook; being of a curved or hooked from; hooklike.
Unciform (n.) The unciform bone. See Illust. of Perissodactyla.
Uncinata (n. pl.) A division of marine chaetopod annelids which are furnished with uncini, as the serpulas and sabellas.
Uncinate (a.) Hooked; bent at the tip in the form of a hook; as, an uncinate process.
Uncipher (v. t.) To decipher; as, to uncipher a letter.
Unclench (v. t.) Same as Unclinch.
Unclinch (v. t.) To cause to be no longer clinched; to open; as, to unclinch the fist.
Unclosed (a.) Not separated by inclosures; open.
Unclosed (a.) Not finished; not concluded.
Unclosed (a.) Not closed; not sealed; open.
Unclothe (v. t.) To strip of clothes or covering; to make naked.
Unclutch (v. t.) To open, as something closely shut.
Unclutch (v. t.) To disengage, as a clutch.
Uncoffle (v. t.) To release from a coffle.
Uncoined (a.) Not coined, or minted; as, uncoined silver.
Uncoined (a.) Not fabricated; not artificial or counterfeit; natural.
Uncomely (a.) Not comely. -- adv. In an uncomely manner.
Uncommon (a.) Not common; unusual; infrequent; rare; hence, remarkable; strange; as, an uncommon season; an uncommon degree of cold or heat; uncommon courage.
Uncoform (a.) Unlike.
Uncouple (v. t.) To loose, as dogs, from their couples; also, to set loose; to disconnect; to disjoin; as, to uncouple railroad cars.
Uncouple (v. i.) To roam at liberty.
Uncreate (v. t.) To deprive of existence; to annihilate.
Uncreate (a.) Uncreated; self-existent.
Uncredit (v. t.) To cause to be disbelieved; to discredit.
Unctious (a.) Unctuous.
Unctuous (a.) Of the nature or quality of an unguent or ointment; fatty; oily; greasy.
Unctuous (a.) Having a smooth, greasy feel, as certain minerals.
Unctuous (a.) Bland; suave; also, tender; fervid; as, an unctuous speech; sometimes, insincerely suave or fervid.
Uncypher (v. t.) See Uncipher.
Undeadly (a.) Not subject to death; immortal.
Undecane (n.) A liquid hydrocarbon, C11H24, of the methane series, found in petroleum; -- so called from its containing eleven carbon atoms in the molecule.
Undecent (a.) Indecent.
Undecide (v. t.) To reverse or recant, as a previous decision.
Undecked (a.) Not decked; unadorned.
Undecked (a.) Not having a deck; as, an undecked vessel.
Undeeded (a.) Not deeded or transferred by deed; as, undeeded land.
Undeeded (a.) Not made famous by any great action.
Undefine (v. t.) To make indefinite; to obliterate or confuse the definition or limitations of.
Underact (v. t.) To perform inefficiently, as a play; to act feebly.
Underaid (v. t.) To aid clandestinely.
Underbid (v. t.) To bid less than, as when a contract or service is offered to the lowest bidder; to offer to contract, sell, or do for a less price than.
Underbuy (v. t.) To buy at less than the real value or worth; to buy cheaper than.
Undercry (v. i.) To cry aloud.
Undercut (n.) The lower or under side of a sirloin of beef; the fillet.
Undercut (v. t.) To cut away, as the side of an object, so as to leave an overhanging portion.
Underdig (v. t.) To dig under or beneath; to undermine.
Underget (v. t.) To get under or beneath; also, to understand.
Undergod (n.) A lower or inferio/ god; a subordinate deity; a demigod.
Underhew (v. t.) To hew less than is usual or proper; specifically, to hew, as a piece of timber which should be square, in such a manner that it appears to contain a greater number of cubic feet than it really does contain.
Underjaw (n.) The lower jaw.
Underlay (v. t.) To lay beneath; to put under.
Underlay (v. t.) To raise or support by something laid under; as, to underlay a cut, plate, or the like, for printing. See Underlay, n., 2.
Underlay (n.) To put a tap on (a shoe).
Underlay (v. i.) To inc
Underlay (n.) The inclination of a vein, fault, or lode from the vertical; a hade; -- called also underlie.
Underlay (n.) A thickness of paper, pasteboard, or the like, placed under a cut, or stereotype plate, or under type, in the from, to bring it, or any part of it, to the proper height; also, something placed back of a part of the tympan, so as to secure the right impression.
Underlet (v. t.) To let below the value.
Underlet (v. t.) To let or lease at second hand; to sublet.
Underlie (v. t.) To lie under; to rest beneath; to be situated under; as, a stratum of clay underlies the surface gravel.
Underlie (v. t.) To be at the basis of; to form the foundation of; to support; as, a doctrine underlying a theory.
Underlie (v. t.) To be subject or amenable to.
Underlie (v. i.) To lie below or under.
Underlie (n.) See Underlay, n., 1.
Underlip (n.) The lower lip.
Undernom (imp.) of Undernime
Underpay (v. t.) To pay inadequately.
Underpin (v. t.) To lay stones, masonry, etc., under, as the sills of a building, on which it is to rest.
Underpin (v. t.) To support by some solid foundation; to place something underneath for support.
Underput (v. t.) To put or send under.
Underrun (v. t.) To run or pass under; especially (Naut.), to pass along and under, as a cable, for the purpose of taking it in, or of examining it.
Undersay (v. t.) To say by way of derogation or contradiction.
Underset (v. t.) To prop or support.
Underset (n.) Undercurrent.
Undersky (n.) The lower region of the sky.
Undertow (n.) The current that sets seaward near the bottom when waves are breaking upon the shore.
Undirect (v. t.) To misdirect; to mislead.
Undirect (a.) Indirect.
Undouble (v. t.) To unfold, or render single.
Undreamt (a.) Not dreamed, or dreamed of; not th/ught of; not imagined; -- often followed by of.
Undulant (a.) Undulating.
Undulary (a.) Moving like waves; undulatory.
Undulate (a.) Same as Undulated.
Undulate (v. t.) To cause to move backward and forward, or up and down, in undulations or waves; to cause to vibrate.
Undulate (v. i.) To move in, or have, undulations or waves; to vibrate; to wave; as, undulating air.
Undulous (a.) Undulating; undulatory.
Unearned (a.) Not earned; not gained by labor or service.
Uneasity (adv.) In an easy manner.
Unequity (n.) Want of equity or uprightness; injustice; wickedness; iniquity.
Unerring (a.) Committing no mistake; incapable or error or failure certain; sure; unfailing; as, the unerring wisdom of God.
Unexpert (a.) Not expert; inexpert.
Unfasten (v. t.) To loose; to unfix; to unbind; to untie.
Unfellow (v. t.) To prevent from being a fellow or companion; to separate from one's fellows; to dissever.
Unfetter (v. t.) To loose from fetters or from restraint; to unchain; to unshackle; to liberate; as, to unfetter the mind.
Unfilial (a.) Unsuitable to a son or a daughter; undutiful; not becoming a child.
Unflower (v. t.) To strip of flowers.
Unfolder (n.) One who, or that which, unfolds.
Unformed (a.) Decomposed, or resolved into parts; having the form destroyed.
Unformed (a.) Not formed; not arranged into regular shape, order, or relations; shapeless; amorphous.
Unformed (a.) Unorganized; without definite shape or structure; as, an unformed, or unorganized, ferment.
Unfreeze (v. t.) To thaw.
Unfriend (n.) One not a friend; an enemy.
Ungainly (a.) Not gainly; not expert or dexterous; clumsy; awkward; uncouth; as, an ungainly strut in walking.
Ungainly (a.) Unsuitable; unprofitable.
Ungainly (adv.) In an ungainly manner.
Ungentle (a.) Not gentle; lacking good breeding or delicacy; harsh.
Ungifted (a.) Being without gifts, especially native gifts or endowments.
Ungotten (a.) Not gotten; not acquired.
Ungotten (a.) Not begotten.
Ungowned (a.) Stripped of a gown; unfrocked.
Ungowned (a.) Not having, or not wearing, a gown.
Unguical (a.) Ungual.
Ungulata (n. pl.) An extensive group of mammals including all those that have hoofs. It comprises the Artiodactyla and Perissodactyla.
Ungulate (a.) Shaped like a hoof.
Ungulate (a.) Furnished with hoofs. See the Note under Nail, n., 1.
Ungulate (n.) Any hoofed quadruped; one of the Ungulata.
Ungulous (a.) Same as Ungulate.
Unhallow (v. t.) To profane; to desecrate.
Unharbor (v. t.) To drive from harbor or shelter.
Unhealth (n.) Unsoundness; disease.
Unheired (a.) Destitute of an heir.
Unhelmed (a.) Divested or deprived of the helm or helmet.
Unhelmed (a.) Not wearing a helmet; without a helmet.
Unhelmet (v. t.) To deprive of the helmet.
Unhonest (a.) Dishonest; dishonorable.
Unhoused (a.) Driven from a house; deprived of shelter.
Unhoused (a.) Not provided with a house or shelter; houseless; homeless.
Unhusked (a.) Not husked; having the husk on.
Unhusked (a.) Having the husk removed; without husk.
Uniaxial (a.) Having but one optic axis, or
Uniaxial (a.) Having only one axis; developing along a single
Unideaed (a.) Having no ideas; senseless; frivolous.
Unifilar (a.) Having only one thread; involving the use of only one thread, wire, fiber, or the like; as, unifilar suspension.
Unifying (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Unify
Unilobar (a.) Consisting of a single lobe.
Unionism (n.) The sentiment of attachment to a federal union, especially to the federal union of the United States.
Unionism (n.) The principles, or the system, of combination among workmen engaged in the same occupation or trade.
Unionist (n.) One who advocates or promotes union; especially a loyal supporter of a federal union, as that of the United States.
Unionist (n.) A member or supporter of a trades union.
Unipolar (a.) Having, or acting by means of, one pole only.
Unipolar (a.) Having but one pole or process; -- applied to those ganglionic nerve cells which have but one radiating process; -- opposed to multipolar.
Uniquity (n.) The quality or state of being unique; uniqueness.
Unisonal (a.) Being in unison; unisonant.
Unitable (a.) Capable of union by growth or otherwise.
Unitedly (adv.) In an united manner.
Unitized (imp. & p. p.) of Unitize
Univalve (n.) A shell consisting of one valve only; a mollusk whose shell is composed of a single piece, as the snails and conchs.
Univalve (a.) Alt. of Univalved
Universe (n.) All created things viewed as constituting one system or whole; the whole body of things, or of phenomena; the / / of the Greeks, the mundus of the Latins; the world; creation.
Univocal (a.) Having one meaning only; -- contrasted with equivocal.
Univocal (a.) Having unison of sound, as the octave in music. See Unison, n., 2.
Univocal (n.) Having always the same drift or tenor; uniform; certain; regular.
Univocal (n.) Unequivocal; indubitable.
Univocal (n.) A generic term, or a term applicable in the same sense to all the species it embraces.
Univocal (n.) A word having but one meaning.
Unkemmed (a.) Unkempt.
Unkennel (v. t.) To drive from a kennel or hole; as, to unkennel a fox.
Unkennel (v. t.) Fig.: To discover; to disclose.
Unkindly (a.) Not kindly; unkind; ungracious.
Unkindly (a.) Unnatural; contrary to nature.
Unkindly (a.) Unfavorable; annoying; malignant.
Unknight (v. t.) To deprive of knighthood.
Unlawful (a.) Not lawful; contrary to law.
Unlicked (a.) Not licked; hence, not properly formed; ungainly. Cf. To lick into shape, under Lick, v.
Unlikely (a.) Not likely; improbable; not to be reasonably expected; as, an unlikely event; the thing you mention is very unlikely.
Unlikely (a.) Not holding out a prospect of success; likely to fail; unpromising; as, unlikely means.
Unlikely (a.) Not such as to inspire liking; unattractive; disagreeable.
Unlikely (adv.) In an unlikely manner.
Unlimber (v. t.) To detach the limber from; as, to unlimber a gun.
Unloader (n.) One who, or that which, unloads; a device for unloading, as hay from a wagon.
Unlooked (a.) Not observed or foreseen; unexpected; -- generally with for.
Unloosen (v. t.) To loosen; to unloose.
Unlorded (a.) Deprived of the rank of a lord.
Unlorded (a.) Not raised to the rank of a lord.
Unlovely (a.) Not lovely; not amiable; possessing qualities that excite dislike; disagreeable; displeasing; unpleasant.
Unmaiden (v. t.) To ravish; to deflower.
Unmanned (a.) Deprived of manly qualities; deficient in vigor, strength, courage, etc.; weak; effeminate.
Unmanned (a.) Not tamed; not made familiar with, or subject to, man; -- also used figuratively.
Unmanned (a.) Not furnished with men; as, an unmanned ship.
Unmantle (v. t.) To divest of a mantle; to uncover.
Unmartyr (v. t.) To degrade from the rank of a martyr.
Unmember (v. t.) To deprive of membership, as in a church.
Unmingle (v. t.) To separate, as things mixed.
Unmuffle (v. t.) To take a covering from, as the face; to uncover.
Unmuffle (v. t.) To remove the muffling of, as a drum.
Unmuzzle (v. t.) To loose from a muzzle; to remove a muzzle from.
Unnapped (a.) Finished without a nap.
Unnature (v. t.) To change the nature of; to invest with a different or contrary nature.
Unnature (n.) The contrary of nature; that which is unnatural.
Unnestle (v. t.) Same as Unnest.
Unnethes (adv.) With difficulty. See Uneath.
Unhooked (a.) Without nooks and corners; guileless.
Unnotify (v. t.) To retract or withdraw a notice of.
Unpacker (n.) One who unpacks.
Unpaired (a.) Not paired; not suited or matched.
Unpalped (a.) Destitute of a palp.
Unpannel (v. t.) To take the saddle off; to unsaddle.
Unpastor (v. t.) To cause to be no longer pastor; to deprive of pastorship.
Unpathed (a.) Not having a path.
Unpeeled (a.) Thoroughly stripped; pillaged.
Unpeeled (a.) Not peeled.
Unpeered (a.) Having no peer; unequaled; unparalleled.
Unpeople (v. t.) To deprive of inhabitants; to depopulate.
Unpicked (a.) Picked out; picked open.
Unpicked (a.) Not picked.
Unpinion (v. t.) To loose from pinions or manacles; to free from restraint.
Unpitied (a.) Not pitied.
Unpitied (a.) Pitiless; merciless.
Unplaced (a.) Not placed.
Unplight (v. t.) To unfold; to lay open; to explain.
Unpoised (a.) Not poised or balanced.
Unpoised (a.) Not poised or weighed; hence, regardless of consequences; unhesitating.
Unpoison (v. t.) To remove or expel poison from.
Unpolish (v. t.) To deprive of polish; to make impolite.
Unpolite (a.) Not polite; impolite; rude.
Unpolled (a.) Not polled.
Unpolled (a.) Not enumerated or registered; as, an unpolled vote or voter.
Unpolled (a.) Not plundered.
Unpraise (v. t.) To withhold praise from; to deprive of praise.
Unprayed (a.) Not prayed for.
Unpreach (v. t.) To undo or overthrow by preaching.
Unpriced (a.) Not priced; being without a fixed or certain value; also, priceless.
Unpriest (v. t.) To deprive of priesthood; to unfrock.
Unprince (v. t.) To deprive of the character or authority of a prince; to divest of principality of sovereignty.
Unprison (v. t.) To take or deliver from prison.
Unprofit (n.) Want of profit; unprofitableness.
Unproper (a.) Not proper or peculiar; improper.
Unpucker (v. t.) To smooth away the puckers or wrinkles of.
Unpursed (a.) Robbed of a purse, or of money.
Unpursed (a.) Taken from the purse; expended.
Unreally (adv.) In an unreal manner; ideally.
Unreason (n.) Want of reason; unreasonableness; absurdity.
Unreason (v. t.) To undo, disprove, or refute by reasoning.
Unreaved (a.) Not torn, split, or parted; not torn to pieces.
Unriddle (v. t. & i.) To read the riddle of; to solve or explain; as, to unriddle an enigma or a mystery.
Unringed (a.) Not having a ring, as in the nose.
Unrioted (a.) Free from rioting.
Unroofed (a.) Stripped of a roof, or similar covering.
Unroofed (a.) Not yet roofed.
Unruffle (v. i.) To cease from being ruffled or agitated.
Unrumple (v. t.) To free from rumples; to spread or lay even,
Unsadden (v. t.) To relieve from sadness; to cheer.
Unsaddle (v. t.) To strip of a saddle; to take the saddle from, as a horse.
Unsaddle (v. t.) To throw from the saddle; to unhorse.
Unsafety (n.) The quality or state of being in peril; absence of safety; insecurity.
Unseason (v. t.) To make unseasoned; to deprive of seasoning.
Unseason (v. t.) To strike unseasonably; to affect disagreeably or unfavorably.
Unsecret (v. t.) To disclose; to divulge.
Unsecret (a.) Not secret; not close; not trusty; indiscreet.
Unsecure (a.) Insecure.
Unseemly (a.) Not seemly; unbecoming; indecent.
Unseemly (adv.) In an unseemly manner.
Unseldom (adv.) Not seldom; frequently.
Unsensed (a.) Wanting a distinct meaning; having no certain signification.
Unsettle (v. t.) To move or loosen from a settled position or state; to unfix; to displace; to disorder; to confuse.
Unsettle (v. i.) To become unsettled or unfixed; to be disordered.
Unsexing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Unsex
Unsexual (a.) Not sexual; not proper or peculiar to one of the sexes.
Unshaked (a.) Unshaken.
Unshaped (a.) Alt. of Unshapen
Unshapen (a.) Not shaped; shapeless; misshapen; deformed; ugly.
Unshelve (v. t.) To remove from, or as from, a shelf.
Unshroud (v. t.) To remove the shroud from; to uncover.
Unsister (v. t.) To separate, as sisters; to disjoin.
Unslaked (a.) Not slaked; unslacked; as, an unslaked thirst; unslaked lime.
Unsluice (v. t.) To sluice; to open the sluice or sluices of; to let flow; to discharge.
Unsocket (v. t.) To loose or take from a socket.
Unsolder (v. t.) To separate or disunite, as what has been soldered; hence, to divide; to sunder.
Unsorted (a.) Not sorted; not classified; as, a lot of unsorted goods.
Unsorted (a.) Not well selected; ill-chosen.
Unsphere (v. t.) To remove, as a planet, from its sphere or orb.
Unspirit (v. t.) To dispirit.
Unsquire (v. t.) To divest of the title or privilege of an esquire.
Unstable (a.) Not stable; not firm, fixed, or constant; subject to change or overthrow.
Unstarch (v. t.) To free from starch; to make limp or pliable.
Unstitch (v. t.) To open by picking out stitches; to take out, or undo, the stitches of; as, to unstitch a seam.
Unstrain (v. t.) To relieve from a strain; to relax.
Unstring (v. t.) To deprive of a string or strings; also, to take from a string; as, to unstring beads.
Unstring (v. t.) To loosen the string or strings of; as, to unstring a harp or a bow.
Unstring (v. t.) To relax the tension of; to loosen.
Unstring (v. t.) Used also figuratively; as, his nerves were unstrung by fear.
Unsurety (n.) Want of surety; uncertainty; insecurity; doubt.
Unswathe (v. t.) To take a swathe from; to relieve from a bandage; to unswaddle.
Untackle (v. t.) To unbitch; to unharness.
Untalked (a.) Not talked; not mentioned; -- often with of.
Untangle (v. t.) To loose from tangles or intricacy; to disentangle; to resolve; as, to untangle thread.
Untemper (v. t.) To deprive of temper, or of the proper degree of temper; to make soft.
Untenant (v. t.) To remove a tenant from.
Untented (a.) Having no tent or tents, as a soldier or a field.
Untented (a.) Not tended; not dressed. See 4th Tent.
Unthread (v. t.) To draw or take out a thread from; as, to unthread a needle.
Unthread (v. t.) To deprive of ligaments; to loose the ligaments of.
Unthread (v. t.) To make one's way through; to traverse; as, to unthread a devious path.
Unthrift (a.) Unthrifty.
Unthrone (v. t.) To remove from, or as from, a throne; to dethrone.
Untimely (a.) Not timely; done or happening at an unnatural, unusual, or improper time; unseasonable; premature; inopportune; as, untimely frosts; untimely remarks; an untimely death.
Untimely (adv.) Out of the natural or usual time; inopportunely; prematurely; unseasonably.
Untithed (a.) Not subjected tithes.
Untitled (a.) Not titled; having no title, or appellation of dignity or distinction.
Untitled (a.) Being without title or right; not entitled.
Untongue (v. t.) To deprive of a tongue, or of voice.
Untoward (prep.) Toward.
Untoward (a.) Froward; perverse.
Untoward (a.) Awkward; ungraceful.
Untoward (a.) Inconvenient; troublesome; vexatious; unlucky; unfortunate; as, an untoward wind or accident.
Untraded (a.) Not dealt with in trade; not visited for purposes of trade.
Untraded (a.) Unpracticed; inexperienced.
Untraded (a.) Not traded in or bartered; hence, not hackneyed; unusual; not common.
Untruism (n.) Something not true; a false statement.
Unturned (a.) Not turned; not revolved or reversed.
Unvalued (a.) Not valued; not appraised; hence, not considered; disregarded; valueless; as, an unvalued estate.
Unvalued (a.) Having inestimable value; invaluable.
Unveiler (n.) One who removes a veil.
Unvessel (v. t.) To cause to be no longer a vessel; to empty.
Unvisard (v. t.) To take the vizard or mask from; to unmask.
Unwarily (adv.) In an unwary manner.
Unwarped (a.) Not warped; hence, not biased; impartial.
Unwashed (a.) Not washed or cleansed; filthy; unclean.
Unwashen (a.) Not washed.
Unwemmed (a.) Not blemished; undefiled; pure.
Unwieldy (a.) Not easily wielded or carried; unmanageable; bulky; ponderous.
Unwilled (a.) Deprived of the faculty of will or volition.
Unwisdom (n.) Want of wisdom; unwise conduct or action; folly; simplicity; ignorance.
Unwisely (adv.) In an unwise manner; foolishly.
Unwonder (v. t.) To divest of the quality of wonder or mystery; to interpret; to explain.
Unwonted (a.) Not wonted; unaccustomed; unused; not made familiar by practice; as, a child unwonted to strangers.
Unwonted (a.) Uncommon; unusual; infrequent; rare; as, unwonted changes.
Unwormed (a.) Not wormed; not having had the worm, or lytta, under the tongue cut out; -- said of a dog.
Unworthy (a.) Not worthy; wanting merit, value, or fitness; undeserving; worthless; unbecoming; -- often with of.
Unwroken (a.) Not revenged; unavenged.
Unyolden (a.) Not yielded.
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