Words whose second letter is V
Avadavat (n.) Same as Amadavat.
Availed (imp. & p. p.) of Avail
Availing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Avail
Avail (v. t.) To turn to the advantage of; to be of service to; to profit; to benefit; to help; as, artifices will not avail the sinner in the day of judgment.
Avail (v. t.) To promote; to assist.
Avail (v. i.) To be of use or advantage; to answer the purpose; to have strength, force, or efficacy sufficient to accomplish the object; as, the plea in bar must avail, that is, be sufficient to defeat the suit; this scheme will not avail; medicines will not avail to check the disease.
Avail (n.) Profit; advantage toward success; benefit; value; as, labor, without economy, is of little avail.
Avail (n.) Proceeds; as, the avails of a sale by auction.
Avail (v. t. & i.) See Avale, v.
Availabilities (pl. ) of Availability
Availability (n.) The quality of being available; availableness.
Availability (n.) That which is available.
Available (a.) Having sufficient power, force, or efficacy, for the object; effectual; valid; as, an available plea.
Available (a.) Such as one may avail one's self of; capable of being used for the accomplishment of a purpose; usable; profitable; advantageous; convertible into a resource; as, an available measure; an available candidate.
Availableness (n.) Competent power; validity; efficacy; as, the availableness of a title.
Availableness (n.) Quality of being available; capability of being used for the purpose intended.
Avaiably (adv.) In an available manner; profitably; advantageously; efficaciously.
Availment (n.) Profit; advantage.
Avalanche (n.) A large mass or body of snow and ice sliding swiftly down a mountain side, or falling down a precipice.
Avalanche (n.) A fall of earth, rocks, etc., similar to that of an avalanche of snow or ice.
Avalanche (n.) A sudden, great, or irresistible descent or influx of anything.
Avale (v. t. & i.) To cause to descend; to lower; to let fall; to doff.
Avale (v. t. & i.) To bring low; to abase.
Avale (v. t. & i.) To descend; to fall; to dismount.
Avant (n.) The front of an army. [Obs.] See Van.
Avant-courier (n.) A person dispatched before another person or company, to give notice of his or their approach.
Avant-guard (n.) The van or advanced body of an army. See Vanguard.
Avarice (n.) An excessive or inordinate desire of gain; greediness after wealth; covetousness; cupidity.
Avarice (n.) An inordinate desire for some supposed good.
Avaricious (a.) Actuated by avarice; greedy of gain; immoderately desirous of accumulating property.
Avarous (a.) Avaricious.
Avast (a.) Cease; stop; stay.
Avatar (n.) The descent of a deity to earth, and his incarnation as a man or an animal; -- chiefly associated with the incarnations of Vishnu.
Avatar (n.) Incarnation; manifestation as an object of worship or admiration.
Avaunce (v. t. & i.) To advance; to profit.
Avaunt (interj.) Begone; depart; -- a word of contempt or abhorrence, equivalent to the phrase "Get thee gone."
Avaunt (v. t. & i.) To advance; to move forward; to elevate.
Avaunt (v. t. & i.) To depart; to move away.
Avaunt (v. t. & i.) To vaunt; to boast.
Avaunt (n.) A vaunt; to boast.
Avauntour (n.) A boaster.
Ave (n.) An ave Maria.
Ave (n.) A reverential salutation.
Avel (v. t.) To pull away.
Avellane (a.) In the form of four unhusked filberts; as, an avellane cross.
Ave Maria () Alt. of Ave Mary
Ave Mary () A salutation and prayer to the Virgin Mary, as mother of God; -- used in the Roman Catholic church.
Ave Mary () A particular time (as in Italy, at the ringing of the bells about half an hour after sunset, and also at early dawn), when the people repeat the Ave Maria.
Avena (n.) A genus of grasses, including the common oat (Avena sativa); the oat grasses.
Avenaceous (a.) Belonging to, or resembling, oats or the oat grasses.
Avenage (n.) A quantity of oats paid by a tenant to a landlord in lieu of rent.
Avener (n.) An officer of the king's stables whose duty it was to provide oats for the horses.
Avenged (imp. & p. p.) of Avenge
Avenging (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Avenge
Avenge (v. t.) To take vengeance for; to exact satisfaction for by punishing the injuring party; to vindicate by inflicting pain or evil on a wrongdoer.
Avenge (v. t.) To treat revengefully; to wreak vengeance on.
Avenge (v. i.) To take vengeance.
Avenge (n.) Vengeance; revenge.
Avengeance (n.) Vengeance.
Avengeful (a.) Vengeful.
Avengement (n.) The inflicting of retributive punishment; satisfaction taken.
Avenger (n.) One who avenges or vindicates; as, an avenger of blood.
Avenger (n.) One who takes vengeance.
Avengeress (n.) A female avenger.
Avenious (a.) Being without veins or nerves, as the leaves of certain plants.
Avenor (n.) See Avener.
Avens (n.) A plant of the genus Geum, esp. Geum urbanum, or herb bennet.
Aventail (n.) The movable front to a helmet; the ventail.
Aventine (a.) Pertaining to Mons Aventinus, one of the seven hills on which Rome stood.
Aventine (n.) A post of security or defense.
Aventre (v. t.) To thrust forward (at a venture), as a spear.
Aventure (n.) Accident; chance; adventure.
Aventure (n.) A mischance causing a person's death without felony, as by drowning, or falling into the fire.
Aventurine (n.) A kind of glass, containing gold-colored spangles. It was produced in the first place by the accidental (par aventure) dropping of some brass filings into a pot of melted glass.
Aventurine (n.) A variety of translucent quartz, spangled throughout with scales of yellow mica.
Avenue (n.) A way or opening for entrance into a place; a passage by which a place may by reached; a way of approach or of exit.
Avenue (n.) The principal walk or approach to a house which is withdrawn from the road, especially, such approach bordered on each side by trees; any broad passageway thus bordered.
Avenue (n.) A broad street; as, the Fifth Avenue in New York.
Aver (n.) A work horse, or working ox.
Averred (imp. & p. p.) of Aver
Averring (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Aver
Aver (v. t.) To assert, or prove, the truth of.
Aver (v. t.) To avouch or verify; to offer to verify; to prove or justify. See Averment.
Aver (v. t.) To affirm with confidence; to declare in a positive manner, as in confidence of asserting the truth.
Average (n.) That service which a tenant owed his lord, to be done by the work beasts of the tenant, as the carriage of wheat, turf, etc.
Average (n.) A tariff or duty on goods, etc.
Average (n.) Any charge in addition to the regular charge for freight of goods shipped.
Average (n.) A contribution to a loss or charge which has been imposed upon one of several for the general benefit; damage done by sea perils.
Average (n.) The equitable and proportionate distribution of loss or expense among all interested.
Average (n.) A mean proportion, medial sum or quantity, made out of unequal sums or quantities; an arithmetical mean. Thus, if A loses 5 dollars, B 9, and C 16, the sum is 30, and the average 10.
Average (n.) Any medial estimate or general statement derived from a comparison of diverse specific cases; a medium or usual size, quantity, quality, rate, etc.
Average (n.) In the English corn trade, the medial price of the several kinds of grain in the principal corn markets.
Average (a.) Pertaining to an average or mean; medial; containing a mean proportion; of a mean size, quality, ability, etc.; ordinary; usual; as, an average rate of profit; an average amount of rain; the average Englishman; beings of the average stamp.
Average (a.) According to the laws of averages; as, the loss must be made good by average contribution.
Averaged (imp. & p. p.) of Average
Averaging (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Average
Average (v. t.) To find the mean of, when sums or quantities are unequal; to reduce to a mean.
Average (v. t.) To divide among a number, according to a given proportion; as, to average a loss.
Average (v. t.) To do, accomplish, get, etc., on an average.
Average (v. i.) To form, or exist in, a mean or medial sum or quantity; to amount to, or to be, on an average; as, the losses of the owners will average twenty five dollars each; these spars average ten feet in length.
Avercorn (n.) A reserved rent in corn, formerly paid to religious houses by their tenants or farmers.
Averment (v. t.) The act of averring, or that which is averred; affirmation; positive assertion.
Averment (v. t.) Verification; establishment by evidence.
Averment (v. t.) A positive statement of facts; an allegation; an offer to justify or prove what is alleged.
Avernal (a.) Alt. of Avernian
Avernian (a.) Of or pertaining to Avernus, a lake of Campania, in Italy, famous for its poisonous vapors, which ancient writers fancied were so malignant as to kill birds flying over it. It was represented by the poets to be connected with the infernal regions.
Averpenny (n.) Money paid by a tenant in lieu of the service of average.
Averroism (n.) The tenets of the Averroists.
Averroist (n.) One of a sect of peripatetic philosophers, who appeared in Italy before the restoration of learning; so denominated from Averroes, or Averrhoes, a celebrated Arabian philosopher. He held the doctrine of monopsychism.
Averruncate (v. t.) To avert; to ward off.
Averruncate (v. t.) To root up.
Averruncation (n.) The act of averting.
Averruncation (n.) Eradication.
Averruncator (n.) An instrument for pruning trees, consisting of two blades, or a blade and a hook, fixed on the end of a long rod.
Aversation (n.) A turning from with dislike; aversion.
Averse (a.) Turned away or backward.
Averse (a.) Having a repugnance or opposition of mind; disliking; disinclined; unwilling; reluctant.
Averse (v. t. & i.) To turn away.
Aversely (adv.) Backward; in a backward direction; as, emitted aversely.
Aversely (adv.) With repugnance or aversion; unwillingly.
Averseness (n.) The quality of being averse; opposition of mind; unwillingness.
Aversion (n.) A turning away.
Aversion (n.) Opposition or repugnance of mind; fixed dislike; antipathy; disinclination; reluctance.
Aversion (n.) The object of dislike or repugnance.
Averted (imp. & p. p.) of Avert
Averting (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Avert
Avert (n.) To turn aside, or away; as, to avert the eyes from an object; to ward off, or prevent, the occurrence or effects of; as, how can the danger be averted? "To avert his ire."
Avert (v. i.) To turn away.
Averted (a.) Turned away, esp. as an expression of feeling; also, offended; unpropitious.
Averter (n.) One who, or that which, averts.
Avertible (a.) Capable of being averted; preventable.
Avertiment (n.) Advertisement.
Aves (n. pl.) The class of Vertebrata that includes the birds.
Avesta (n.) The Zoroastrian scriptures. See Zend-Avesta.
Avian (a.) Of or instrument to birds.
Aviaries (pl. ) of Aviary
Aviary (n.) A house, inclosure, large cage, or other place, for keeping birds confined; a bird house.
Aviation (n.) The art or science of flying.
Aviator (n.) An experimenter in aviation.
Aviator (n.) A flying machine.
Avicula (n.) A genus of marine bivalves, having a pearly interior, allied to the pearl oyster; -- so called from a supposed resemblance of the typical species to a bird.
Avicular (a.) Of or pertaining to a bird or to birds.
Avicularia (n. pl.) See prehensile processes on the cells of some Bryozoa, often having the shape of a bird's bill.
Aviculture (n.) Rearing and care of birds.
Avid (a.) Longing eagerly for; eager; greedy.
Avidious (a.) Avid.
Avidiously (adv.) Eagerly; greedily.
Avidity (n.) Greediness; strong appetite; eagerness; intenseness of desire; as, to eat with avidity.
Avie (adv.) Emulously.
Avifauna (n.) The birds, or all the kinds of birds, inhabiting a region.
Avigato (n.) See Avocado.
Avignon berry () The fruit of the Rhamnus infectorius, eand of other species of the same genus; -- so called from the city of Avignon, in France. It is used by dyers and painters for coloring yellow. Called also French berry.
Avile (v. t.) To abase or debase; to vilify; to depreciate.
Avis (n.) Advice; opinion; deliberation.
Avise (v. t.) To look at; to view; to think of.
Avise (v. t.) To advise; to counsel.
Avise (v. i.) To consider; to reflect.
Aviseful (a.) Watchful; circumspect.
Avisely (adv.) Advisedly.
Avisement (n.) Advisement; observation; deliberation.
Avision (n.) Vision.
Aviso (n.) Information; advice.
Aviso (n.) An advice boat, or dispatch boat.
Avocado (n.) The pulpy fruit of Persea gratissima, a tree of tropical America. It is about the size and shape of a large pear; -- called also avocado pear, alligator pear, midshipman's butter.
Avocat (n.) An advocate.
Avocate (a.) To call off or away; to withdraw; to transfer to another tribunal.
Avocation (n.) A calling away; a diversion.
Avocation (n.) That which calls one away from one's regular employment or vocation.
Avocation (n.) Pursuits; duties; affairs which occupy one's time; usual employment; vocation.
Avocative (a.) Calling off.
Avocative (n.) That which calls aside; a dissuasive.
Avocet (n.) Alt. of Avoset
Avoset (n.) A grallatorial bird, of the genus Recurvirostra; the scooper. The bill is long and bend upward toward the tip. The American species is R. Americana.
Avoided (imp. & p. p.) of Avoid
Avoiding (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Avoid
Avoid (a.) To empty.
Avoid (a.) To emit or throw out; to void; as, to avoid excretions.
Avoid (a.) To quit or evacuate; to withdraw from.
Avoid (a.) To make void; to annul or vacate; to refute.
Avoid (a.) To keep away from; to keep clear of; to endeavor no to meet; to shun; to abstain from; as, to avoid the company of gamesters.
Avoid (a.) To get rid of.
Avoid (a.) To defeat or evade; to invalidate. Thus, in a replication, the plaintiff may deny the defendant's plea, or confess it, and avoid it by stating new matter.
Avoid (v. i.) To retire; to withdraw.
Avoid (v. i.) To become void or vacant.
Avoidable (a.) Capable of being vacated; liable to be annulled or made invalid; voidable.
Avoidable (a.) Capable of being avoided, shunned, or escaped.
Avoidance (n.) The act of annulling; annulment.
Avoidance (n.) The act of becoming vacant, or the state of being vacant; -- specifically used for the state of a benefice becoming void by the death, deprivation, or resignation of the incumbent.
Avoidance (n.) A dismissing or a quitting; removal; withdrawal.
Avoidance (n.) The act of avoiding or shunning; keeping clear of.
Avoidance (n.) The courts by which anything is carried off.
Avoider (n.) The person who carries anything away, or the vessel in which things are carried away.
Avoider (n.) One who avoids, shuns, or escapes.
Avoidless (a.) Unavoidable; inevitable.
Avoirdupois (n.) Goods sold by weight.
Avoirdupois (n.) Avoirdupois weight.
Avoirdupois (n.) Weight; heaviness; as, a woman of much avoirdupois.
Avoke (v. t.) To call from or back again.
Avolate (v. i.) To fly away; to escape; to exhale.
Avolation (n.) The act of flying; flight; evaporation.
Avoset (n.) Same as Avocet.
Avouched (imp. & p. p.) of Avouch
Avouching (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Avouch
Avouch (v. t.) To appeal to; to cite or claim as authority.
Avouch (v. t.) To maintain a just or true; to vouch for.
Avouch (v. t.) To declare or assert positively and as matter of fact; to affirm openly.
Avouch (v. t.) To acknowledge deliberately; to admit; to confess; to sanction.
Avouch (n.) Evidence; declaration.
Avouchable (a.) Capable of being avouched.
Avoucher (n.) One who avouches.
Avouchment (n.) The act of avouching; positive declaration.
Avoutrer (n.) See Advoutrer.
Avoutrie (n.) Adultery.
Avowed (imp. & p. p.) of Avow
Avowing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Avow
Avow (v. t.) To declare openly, as something believed to be right; to own or acknowledge frankly; as, a man avows his principles or his crimes.
Avow (v. t.) To acknowledge and justify, as an act done. See Avowry.
Avow (n.) Avowal.
Avow (n.) To bind, or to devote, by a vow.
Avow (n.) A vow or determination.
Avowable (a.) Capable of being avowed, or openly acknowledged, with confidence.
Avowal (n.) An open declaration; frank acknowledgment; as, an avowal of such principles.
Avowance (n.) Act of avowing; avowal.
Avowance (n.) Upholding; defense; vindication.
Avowant (n.) The defendant in replevin, who avows the distress of the goods, and justifies the taking.
Avowed (a.) Openly acknowledged or declared; admitted.
Avowee (n.) The person who has a right to present to a benefice; the patron; an advowee. See Advowson.
Avower (n.) One who avows or asserts.
Avowry (n.) An advocate; a patron; a patron saint.
Avowry (n.) The act of the distrainer of goods, who, in an action of replevin, avows and justifies the taking in his own right.
Avowtry (v. t.) Adultery. See Advoutry.
Avoyer (n.) A chief magistrate of a free imperial city or canton of Switzerland.
Avulse (v. t.) To pluck or pull off.
Avulsion (n.) A tearing asunder; a forcible separation.
Avulsion (n.) A fragment torn off.
Avulsion (n.) The sudden removal of lands or soil from the estate of one man to that of another by an inundation or a current, or by a sudden change in the course of a river by which a part of the estate of one man is cut off and joined to the estate of another. The property in the part thus separated, or cut off, continues in the original owner.
Avuncular (a.) Of or pertaining to an uncle.
D valve () A kind of slide valve. See Slide valve, under Slide.
Dvergar (pl. ) of Dvergr
Dvergr (n.) A dwarf supposed to dwell in rocks and hills and to be skillful in working metals.
Evacate (v. t.) To empty.
Evacuant (a.) Emptying; evacuative; purgative; cathartic.
Evacuant (n.) A purgative or cathartic.
Evacuated (imp. & p. p.) of Evacuate
Evacuating (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Evacuate
Evacuate (v. t.) To make empty; to empty out; to remove the contents of; as, to evacuate a vessel or dish.
Evacuate (v. t.) Fig.: To make empty; to deprive.
Evacuate (v. t.) To remove; to eject; to void; to discharge, as the contents of a vessel, or of the bowels.
Evacuate (v. t.) To withdraw from; to quit; to retire from; as, soldiers from a country, city, or fortress.
Evacuate (v. t.) To make void; to nullify; to vacate; as, to evacuate a contract or marriage.
Evacuate (v. i.) To let blood
Evacuation (n.) The act of emptying, clearing of the contents, or discharging.
Evacuation (n.) Withdrawal of troops from a town, fortress, etc.
Evacuation (n.) Voidance of any matter by the natural passages of the body or by an artificial opening; defecation; also, a diminution of the fluids of an animal body by cathartics, venesection, or other means.
Evacuation (n.) That which is evacuated or discharged; especially, a discharge by stool or other natural means.
Evacuation (n.) Abolition; nullification.
Evacuative (a.) Serving of tending to evacuate; cathartic; purgative.
Evacuator (n.) One who evacuates; a nullifier.
Evacuatory (n.) A purgative.
Evaded (imp. & p. p.) of Evade
Evading (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Evade
Evade (v. t.) To get away from by artifice; to avoid by dexterity, subterfuge, address, or ingenuity; to elude; to escape from cleverly; as, to evade a blow, a pursuer, a punishment; to evade the force of an argument.
Evade (v. t.) To escape; to slip away; -- sometimes with from.
Evade (v. t.) To attempt to escape; to practice artifice or sophistry, for the purpose of eluding.
Evadible (a.) Capable of being evaded.
Evagation (n.) A wandering about; excursion; a roving.
Evagination (n.) The act of unsheathing.
Eval (a.) Relating to time or duration.
Evaluate (v. t.) To fix the value of; to rate; to appraise.
Evaluation (n.) Valuation; appraisement.
Evanesced (imp. & p. p.) of Evanesce
Evanescing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Evanesce
Evanesce (v. i.) To vanish away; to become dissipated and disappear, like vapor.
Evanescence (n.) The act or state of vanishing away; disappearance; as, the evanescence of vapor, of a dream, of earthly plants or hopes.
Evanescent (a.) Liable to vanish or pass away like vapor; vanishing; fleeting; as, evanescent joys.
Evanescent (a.) Vanishing from notice; imperceptible.
Evanescently (adv. In a vanishing manner) ; imperceptibly.
Evangel (n.) Good news; announcement of glad tidings; especially, the gospel, or a gospel.
Evangelian (a.) Rendering thanks for favors.
Evangelic (a.) Belonging to, or contained in, the gospel; evangelical.
Evangelical (a.) Contained in, or relating to, the four Gospels; as, the evangelical history.
Evangelical (a.) Belonging to, agreeable or consonant to, or contained in, the gospel, or the truth taught in the New Testament; as, evangelical religion.
Evangelical (a.) Earnest for the truth taught in the gospel; strict in interpreting Christian doctrine; preeminetly orthodox; -- technically applied to that party in the Church of England, and in the Protestant Episcopal Church, which holds the doctrine of "Justification by Faith alone"; the Low Church party. The term is also applied to other religion bodies not regarded as orthodox.
Evangelical (n.) One of evangelical principles.
Evangelicalism (n.) Adherence to evangelical doctrines; evangelism.
Evangelically (adv.) In an evangelical manner.
Evangelicalness (n.) State of being evangelical.
Evangelicism (n.) Evangelical principles; evangelism.
Evangelicity (n.) Evangelicism.
Evangelism (n.) The preaching or promulgation of the gospel.
Evangelist (n.) A bringer of the glad tidings of Church and his doctrines. Specially: (a) A missionary preacher sent forth to prepare the way for a resident pastor; an itinerant missionary preacher. (b) A writer of one of the four Gospels (With the definite article); as, the four evangelists, Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John. (c) A traveling preacher whose efforts are chiefly directed to arouse to immediate repentance.
Evangelistary (n.) A selection of passages from the Gospels, as a lesson in divine service.
Evangelistic (a.) Pertaining to the four evangelists; designed or fitted to evangelize; evangelical; as, evangelistic efforts.
Evangelization (n.) The act of evangelizing; the state of being evangelized.
Evangelized (imp. & p. p.) of Evangelize
Evangelizing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Evangelize
Evangelize (v. t.) To instruct in the gospel; to preach the gospel to; to convert to Christianity; as, to evangelize the world.
Evangelize (v. i.) To preach the gospel.
Evangely (n.) Evangel.
Evangile (n.) Good tidings; evangel.
Evanid (a.) Liable to vanish or disappear; faint; weak; evanescent; as, evanid color.
Evanish (v. i.) To vanish.
Evanishment (n.) A vanishing; disappearance.
Evaporable (a.) Capable of being converted into vapor, or dissipated by evaporation.
Evaporated (imp. & p. p.) of Evaporate
Evaporating (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Evaporate
Evaporate (v. t.) To pass off in vapor, as a fluid; to escape and be dissipated, either in visible vapor, or in practice too minute to be visible.
Evaporate (v. t.) To escape or pass off without effect; to be dissipated; to be wasted, as, the spirit of writer often evaporates in the process of translation.
Evaporate (v. t.) To convert from a liquid or solid state into vapor (usually) by the agency of heat; to dissipate in vapor or fumes.
Evaporate (v. t.) To expel moisture from (usually by means of artificial heat), leaving the solid portion; to subject to evaporation; as, to evaporate apples.
Evaporate (v. t.) To give vent to; to dissipate.
Evaporate (a.) Dispersed in vapors.
Evaporation (n.) The process by which any substance is converted from a liquid state into, and carried off in, vapor; as, the evaporation of water, of ether, of camphor.
Evaporation (n.) The transformation of a portion of a fluid into vapor, in order to obtain the fixed matter contained in it in a state of greater consistence.
Evaporation (n.) That which is evaporated; vapor.
Evaporation (n.) See Vaporization.
Evaporaive (a.) Pertaining to, or producing, evaporation; as, the evaporative process.
Evaporator (n.) An apparatus for condensing vegetable juices, or for drying fruit by heat.
Evaporometer (n.) An instrument for ascertaining the quantity of a fluid evaporated in a given time; an atmometer.
Evasible (a.) That may be evaded.
Evasion (n.) The act of eluding or avoiding, particularly the pressure of an argument, accusation, charge, or interrogation; artful means of eluding.
Evasive (a.) Tending to evade, or marked by evasion; elusive; shuffling; avoiding by artifice.
Eve (n.) Evening.
Eve (n.) The evening before a holiday, -- from the Jewish mode of reckoning the day as beginning at sunset. not at midnight; as, Christians eve is the evening before Christmas; also, the period immediately preceding some important event.
Evectics (n.) The branch of medical science which teaches the method of acquiring a good habit of body.
Evection () The act of carrying up or away; exaltation.
Evection () An inequality of the moon's motion is its orbit to the attraction of the sun, by which the equation of the center is diminished at the syzygies, and increased at the quadratures by about 1! 20'.
Evection () The libration of the moon.
Even (n.) Evening. See Eve, n. 1.
Even (a.) Level, smooth, or equal in surface; not rough; free from irregularities; hence uniform in rate of motion of action; as, even ground; an even speed; an even course of conduct.
Even (a.) Equable; not easily ruffed or disturbed; calm; uniformly self-possessed; as, an even temper.
Even (a.) Parallel; on a level; reaching the same limit.
Even (a.) Balanced; adjusted; fair; equitable; impartial; just to both side; owing nothing on either side; -- said of accounts, bargains, or persons indebted; as, our accounts are even; an even bargain.
Even (a.) Without an irregularity, flaw, or blemish; pure.
Even (a.) Associate; fellow; of the same condition.
Even (a.) Not odd; capable of division by two without a remainder; -- said of numbers; as, 4 and 10 are even numbers.
Evened (imp. & p. p.) of Even
Evening (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Even
Even (v. t.) To make even or level; to level; to lay smooth.
Even (v. t.) To equal
Even (v. t.) To place in an equal state, as to obligation, or in a state in which nothing is due on either side; to balance, as accounts; to make quits.
Even (v. t.) To set right; to complete.
Even (v. t.) To act up to; to keep pace with.
Even (v. i.) To be equal.
Even (a.) In an equal or precisely similar manner; equally; precisely; just; likewise; as well.
Even (a.) Up to, or down to, an unusual measure or level; so much as; fully; quite.
Even (a.) As might not be expected; -- serving to introduce what is unexpected or less expected.
Even (a.) At the very time; in the very case.
Evene (v. i.) To happen.
Evener (n.) One who, or that which makes even.
Evener (n.) In vehicles, a swinging crossbar, to the ends of which other crossbars, or whiffletrees, are hung, to equalize the draught when two or three horses are used abreast.
Evenfall (n.) Beginning of evening.
Evenhand (n.) Equality.
Evenhanded (a.) Fair or impartial; unbiased.
Evening (n.) The latter part and close of the day, and the beginning of darkness or night; properly, the decline of the day, or of the sum.
Evening (n.) The latter portion, as of life; the declining period, as of strength or glory.
Evenly (adv.) With an even, level, or smooth surface; without roughness, elevations, or depression; uniformly; equally; comfortably; impartially; serenely.
Evenminded (a.) Having equanimity.
Evenness (n.) The state of being ven, level, or disturbed; smoothness; horizontal position; uniformity; impartiality; calmness; equanimity; appropriate place or level; as, evenness of surface, of a fluid at rest, of motion, of dealings, of temper, of condition.
Evensong (n.) A song for the evening; the evening service or form of worship (in the Church of England including vespers and compline); also, the time of evensong.
Event (n.) That which comes, arrives, or happens; that which falls out; any incident, good or bad.
Event (n.) An affair in hand; business; enterprise.
Event (n.) The consequence of anything; the issue; conclusion; result; that in which an action, operation, or series of operations, terminates.
Event (v. t.) To break forth.
Eventerate (v. t.) To rip open; todisembowel.
Eventful (a.) Full of, or rich in, events or incidents; as, an eventful journey; an eventful period of history; an eventful period of life.
Eventide (n.) The time of evening; evening.
Eventilate (v. t.) To winnow out; to fan.
Eventilate (v. t.) To discuss; to ventilate.
Eventilation (n.) The act of eventilating; discussion.
Eventless (a.) Without events; tame; monotomous; marked by nothing unusual; uneventful.
Eventognathi (n. pl.) An order of fishes including a vast number of freshwater species such as the carp, loach, chub, etc.
Eventration (n.) A tumor containing a large portion of the abdominal viscera, occasioned by relaxation of the walls of the abdomen.
Eventration (n.) A wound, of large extent, in the abdomen, through which the greater part of the intestines protrude.
Eventration (n.) The act af disemboweling.
Eventtual (a.) Coming or happening as a consequence or result; consequential.
Eventtual (a.) Final; ultimate.
Eventtual (a.) Dependent on events; contingent.
Eventualities (pl. ) of Eventuality
Eventuality (n.) The coming as a consequence; contingency; also, an event which comes as a consequence.
Eventuality (n.) Disposition to take cognizance of events.
Eventually (adv.) In an eventual manner; finally; ultimately.
Eventuated (imp. & p. p.) of Eventuate
Eventuating (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Eventuate
Eventuate (v. i.) To come out finally or in conclusion; to result; to come to pass.
Eventuation (n.) The act of eventuating or happening as a result; the outcome.
Ever (adv.) At any time; at any period or point of time.
Ever (adv.) At all times; through all time; always; forever.
Ever (adv.) Without cessation; continually.
Everduring (a.) Everlasting.
Everglade (n.) A swamp or low tract of land inundated with water and interspersed with hummocks, or small islands, and patches of high grass; as, the everglades of Florida.
Evergreen (a.) Remaining unwithered through the winter, or retaining unwithered leaves until the leaves of the next year are expanded, as pines cedars, hemlocks, and the like.
Evergreen (n.) An evergreen plant.
Evergreen (n.) Twigs and branches of evergreen plants used for decoration.
Everich (a.) Alt. of Everych
Everych (a.) each one; every one; each of two. See Every.
Everichon (pron.) Alt. of Everychon
Everychon (pron.) Every one.
Everlasting (a.) Lasting or enduring forever; exsisting or continuing without end; immoral; eternal.
Everlasting (a.) Continuing indefinitely, or during a long period; perpetual; sometimes used, colloquially, as a strong intensive; as, this everlasting nonsence.
Enerlasting (n.) Eternal duration, past of future; eternity.
Enerlasting (n.) (With the definite article) The Eternal Being; God.
Enerlasting (n.) A plant whose flowers may be dried without losing their form or color, as the pearly everlasting (Anaphalis margaritacea), the immortelle of the French, the cudweeds, etc.
Enerlasting (n.) A cloth fabic for shoes, etc. See Lasting.
Everlastingly (adv.) In an everlasting manner.
Everlastingness (n.) The state of being everlasting; endless duration; indefinite duration.
Everliving (a.) Living always; immoral; eternal; as, the everliving God.
Everliving (a.) Continual; incessant; unintermitted.
Evermore (adv.) During eternity; always; forever; for an indefinite period; at all times; -- often used substantively with for.
Evernic (a.) Pertaining to Evernia, a genus of lichens; as, evernic acid.
Everse (v. t.) To overthrow or subvert.
Eversion (n.) The act of eversing; destruction.
Eversion (n.) The state of being turned back or outward; as, eversion of eyelids; ectropium.
Eversive (a.) Tending to evert or overthrow; subversive; with of.
Everted (imp. & p. p.) of Evert
Everting (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Evert
Evert (v. t.) To overthrow; to subvert.
Evert (v. t.) To turn outwards, or inside out, as an intestine.
Every (a. & a. pron.) All the parts which compose a whole collection or aggregate number, considered in their individuality, all taken separately one by one, out of an indefinite bumber.
Every (a. & a. pron.) Every one. Cf.
Everybody (n.) Every person.
Everyday (a.) Used or fit for every day; common; usual; as, an everyday suit or clothes.
Everyone (n.) Everybody; -- commonly separated, every one.
Everything (n.) Whatever pertains to the subject under consideration; all things.
Everywhen (adv.) At any or all times; every instant.
Everywhere (adv.) In every place; in all places; hence, in every part; throughly; altogether.
Everywhereness (n.) Ubiquity; omnipresence.
Evesdrop (v. i.) See Eavesdrop.
Evesdropper (n.) See Eavesdropper.
Evestigate (v. t.) To investigate.
Evet (n.) The common newt or eft. In America often applied to several species of aquatic salamanders.
Evibrate (v. t. & i.) To vibrate.
Evicted (imp. & p. p.) of Evict
Evicting (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Evict
Evict (v. t.) To dispossess by a judicial process; to dispossess by paramount right or claim of such right; to eject; to oust.
Evict (v. t.) To evince; to prove.
Eviction (n.) The act or process of evicting; or state of being evicted; the recovery of lands, tenements, etc., from another's possession by due course of law; dispossession by paramount title or claim of such title; ejectment; ouster.
Eviction (n.) Conclusive evidence; proof.
Evidence (n.) That which makes evident or manifest; that which furnishes, or tends to furnish, proof; any mode of proof; the ground of belief or judgement; as, the evidence of our senses; evidence of the truth or falsehood of a statement.
Evidence (n.) One who bears witness.
Evidence (n.) That which is legally submitted to competent tribunal, as a means of ascertaining the truth of any alleged matter of fact under investigation before it; means of making proof; -- the latter, strictly speaking, not being synonymous with evidence, but rather the effect of it.
Evidenced (imp. & p. p.) of Evidence
Evidencing (p, pr. & vb. n.) of Evidence
Evidence (v. t.) To render evident or clear; to prove; to evince; as, to evidence a fact, or the guilt of an offender.
Evidencer (n.) One whi gives evidence.
Evident (a.) Clear to the vision; especially, clear to the understanding, and satisfactory to the judgment; as, the figure or color of a body is evident to the senses; the guilt of an offender can not always be made evident.
Evidential (a.) Relating to, or affording, evidence; indicative; especially, relating to the evidences of Christianity.
Evidentiary (a.) Furnishing evidence; asserting; proving; evidential.
Evidently (adv.) In an evident manner; clearly; plainly.
Evidentness (n.) State of being evident.
Evigilation (n.) A waking up or awakening.
Evil (a.) Having qualities tending to injury and mischief; having a nature or properties which tend to badness; mischievous; not good; worthless or deleterious; poor; as, an evil beast; and evil plant; an evil crop.
Evil (a.) Having or exhibiting bad moral qualities; morally corrupt; wicked; wrong; vicious; as, evil conduct, thoughts, heart, words, and the like.
Evil (a.) Producing or threatening sorrow, distress, injury, or calamity; unpropitious; calamitous; as, evil tidings; evil arrows; evil days.
Evil (n.) Anything which impairs the happiness of a being or deprives a being of any good; anything which causes suffering of any kind to sentient beings; injury; mischief; harm; -- opposed to good.
Evil (n.) Moral badness, or the deviation of a moral being from the principles of virtue imposed by conscience, or by the will of the Supreme Being, or by the principles of a lawful human authority; disposition to do wrong; moral offence; wickedness; depravity.
Evil (n.) malady or disease; especially in the phrase king's evil, the scrofula.
Evil (adv.) In an evil manner; not well; ill; badly; unhappily; injuriously; unkindly.
Evil eye () See Evil eye under Evil, a.
Evil-eyed (a.) Possessed of the supposed evil eye; also, looking with envy, jealousy, or bad design; malicious.
Evil-favored (a.) Having a bad countenance or appearance; ill-favored; blemished; deformed.
Evilly (adv.) In an evil manner; not well; ill.
Evil-minded (a.) Having evil dispositions or intentions; disposed to mischief or sin; malicious; malignant; wicked.
Evilness (n.) The condition or quality of being evil; badness; viciousness; malignity; vileness; as, evilness of heart; the evilness of sin.
Evinced (imp. & p. p.) of Evince
Evincing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Evince
Evince (v. t.) To conquer; to subdue.
Evince (v. t.) To show in a clear manner; to prove beyond any reasonable doubt; to manifest; to make evident; to bring to light; to evidence.
Evincement (n.) The act of evincing or proving, or the state of being evinced.
Evincible (a.) Capable of being proved or clearly brought to light; demonstrable.
Evincive (a.) Tending to prove; having the power to demonstrate; demonstrative; indicative.
Evirate (v. t.) To emasculate; to dispossess of manhood.
Eviration (n.) Castration.
Eviscerated (imp. & p. p.) of Eviscerate
Eviscerating (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Eviscerate
Eviscerate (v. t.) To take out the entrails of; to disembowel; to gut.
Evisceration (a.) A disemboweling.
Evitable (a.) Avoidable.
Evitate (v. t.) To shun; to avoid.
Evitation (n.) A shunning; avoidance.
Evite (v. t.) To shun.
Eviternal (a.) Eternal; everlasting.
Eviternity (n.) Eternity.
Evocate (v. t.) To call out or forth; to summon; to evoke.
Evocation (n.) The act of calling out or forth.
Evocative (a.) Calling forth; serving to evoke; developing.
Evocator (n.) One who calls forth.
Evoked (imp. & p. p.) of Evoke
Evoking (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Evoke
Evoke (v. t.) To call out; to summon forth.
Evoke (v. t.) To call away; to remove from one tribunal to another.
Evolatic (a.) Alt. of Evolatical
Evolatical (a.) Apt to fly away.
Evolation (n.) A flying out or up.
Evolute (n.) A curve from which another curve, called the involute or evolvent, is described by the end of a thread gradually wound upon the former, or unwound from it. See Involute. It is the locus of the centers of all the circles which are osculatory to the given curve or evolvent.
Evolutility (n.) The faculty possessed by all substances capable of self-nourishment of manifesting the nutritive acts by changes of form, of volume, or of structure.
Evolution (n.) The act of unfolding or unrolling; hence, in the process of growth; development; as, the evolution of a flower from a bud, or an animal from the egg.
Evolution (n.) A series of things unrolled or unfolded.
Evolution (n.) The formation of an involute by unwrapping a thread from a curve as an evolute.
Evolution (n.) The extraction of roots; -- the reverse of involution.
Evolution (n.) A prescribed movement of a body of troops, or a vessel or fleet; any movement designed to effect a new arrangement or disposition; a maneuver.
Evolution (n.) A general name for the history of the steps by which any living organism has acquired the morphological and physiological characters which distinguish it; a gradual unfolding of successive phases of growth or development.
Evolution (n.) That theory of generation which supposes the germ to preexist in the parent, and its parts to be developed, but not actually formed, by the procreative act; -- opposed to epigenesis.
Evolution (n.) That series of changes under natural law which involves continuous progress from the homogeneous to the heterogeneous in structure, and from the single and simple to the diverse and manifold in quality or function. The pocess is by some limited to organic beings; by others it is applied to the inorganic and the psychical. It is also applied to explain the existence and growth of institutions, manners, language, civilization, and every product of human activity. The agencies and laws of the process are variously explained by different philosophrs.
Evolutional (a.) Relating to evolution.
Evolutionary (a.) Relating to evolution; as, evolutionary discussions.
Evolutionism (n.) The theory of, or belief in, evolution. See Evolution, 6 and 7.
Evolutionist (n.) One skilled in evolutions.
Evolutionist (n.) one who holds the doctrine of evolution, either in biology or in metaphysics.
Evolved (imp. & p. p.) of Evolve
Evolving (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Evolve
Evolve (v. t.) To unfold or unroll; to open and expand; to disentangle and exhibit clearly and satisfactorily; to develop; to derive; to educe.
Evolve (v. t.) To throw out; to emit; as, to evolve odors.
Evolve (v. i.) To become open, disclosed, or developed; to pass through a process of evolution.
Evolvement (n.) The act of evolving, or the state of being evolved; evolution.
Evolvent (n.) The involute of a curve. See Involute, and Evolute.
Evomit (v. t.) To vomit.
Evomition (n.) The act of vomiting.
Evulgate (v. t.) To publish abroad.
Evulgation (n.) A divulging.
Evulsion (n.) The act of plucking out; a rooting out.
Ivan Ivanovitch () An ideal personification of the typical Russian or of the Russian people; -- used as "John Bull" is used for the typical Englishman.
I've () Colloquial contraction of I have.
-ive () An adjective suffix signifying relating or belonging to, of the nature of, tending to; as affirmative, active, conclusive, corrective, diminutive.
Ivied (a.) Overgrown with ivy.
Ivoride (n.) A composition resembling ivory in appearance and used as a substitute for it.
Ivories (pl. ) of Ivory
Ivory (n.) The hard, white, opaque, fine-grained substance constituting the tusks of the elephant. It is a variety of dentine, characterized by the minuteness and close arrangement of the tubes, as also by their double flexure. It is used in manufacturing articles of ornament or utility.
Ivory (n.) The tusks themselves of the elephant, etc.
Ivory (n.) Any carving executed in ivory.
Ivory (n.) Teeth; as, to show one's ivories.
Ivory-bill (n.) A large, handsome, North American woodpecker (Campephilus principalis), having a large, sharp, ivory-colored beak. Its general color is glossy black, with white secondaries, and a white dorsal stripe. The male has a large, scarlet crest. It is now rare, and found only in the Gulf States.
Ivorytype (n.) A picture produced by superposing a very light print, rendered translucent by varnish, and tinted upon the back, upon a stronger print, so as to give the effect of a photograph in natural colors; -- called also hellenotype.
Ivies (pl. ) of Ivy
Ivy (n.) A plant of the genus Hedera (H. helix), common in Europe. Its leaves are evergreen, dark, smooth, shining, and mostly five-pointed; the flowers yellowish and small; the berries black or yellow. The stem clings to walls and trees by rootlike fibers.
Ivy-mantled (a.) Covered with ivy.
Ova (n. pl.) See Ovum.
Oval (a.) Of or pertaining to eggs; done in the egg, or inception; as, oval conceptions.
Oval (a.) Having the figure of an egg; oblong and curvilinear, with one end broader than the other, or with both ends of about the same breadth; in popular usage, elliptical.
Oval (a.) Broadly elliptical.
Oval (n.) A body or figure in the shape of an egg, or popularly, of an ellipse.
Ovalbumin (n.) Alt. of Ovalbumen
Ovalbumen (n.) The albumin from white of eggs; egg albumin; -- in distinction from serum albumin. See Albumin.
Ovaliform (a.) Having the form of an egg; having a figure such that any section in the direction of the shorter diameter will be circular, and any in the direction of the longer diameter will be oval.
Ovally (adv.) In an oval form.
Ovant (a.) Exultant.
Ovarian (a.) Alt. of Ovarial
Ovarial (a.) Of or pertaining to an ovary.
Ovariole (n.) One of the tubes of which the ovaries of most insects are composed.
Ovariotomist (n.) One who performs, or is skilled in, ovariotomy.
Ovariotomy (n.) The operation of removing one or both of the ovaries; oophorectomy.
Ovarious (a.) Consisting of eggs; as, ovarious food.
Ovaritis (n.) Inflammation of the ovaries.
Ovaria (pl. ) of Ovarium
Ovariums (pl. ) of Ovarium
Ovarium (n.) An ovary. See Ovary.
Ovaries (pl. ) of Ovary
Ovary (n.) That part of the pistil which contains the seed, and in most flowering plants develops into the fruit. See Illust. of Flower.
Ovary (n.) The essential female reproductive organ in which the ova are produced. See Illust. of Discophora.
Ovate (a.) Shaped like an egg, with the lower extremity broadest.
Ovate (a.) Having the shape of an egg, or of the longitudinal sectior of an egg, with the broader end basal.
Ovate-acuminate (a.) Having an ovate form, but narrowed at the end into a slender point.
Ovate-cylindraceous (a.) Having a form intermediate between ovate and cylindraceous.
Ovated (a.) Ovate.
Ovate-lanceolate (a.) Having a form intermediate between ovate and lanceolate.
Ovate-oblong (a.) Oblong. with one end narrower than the other; ovato-oblong.
Ovate-rotundate (a.) Having a form intermediate between that of an egg and a sphere; roundly ovate.
Ovate-subulate (a.) Having an ovate form, but with a subulate tip or extremity.
Ovation (n.) A lesser kind of triumph allowed to a commander for an easy, bloodless victory, or a victory over slaves.
Ovation (n.) Hence: An expression of popular homage; the tribute of the multitude to a public favorite.
Ovato-acuminate (a.) Same as Ovate-acuminate.
Ovato-cylindraceous (a.) Same as Ovate-cylindraceous.
Ovato-oblong (a.) Same as Ovate-oblong.
Ovato-rotundate (a.) Same as Ovate-rotundate.
Oven (n.) A place arched over with brick or stonework, and used for baking, heating, or drying; hence, any structure, whether fixed or portable, which may be heated for baking, drying, etc.; esp., now, a chamber in a stove, used for baking or roasting.
Ovenbird (n.) Any species of the genus Furnarius, allied to the creepers. They inhabit South America and the West Indies, and construct curious oven-shaped nests.
Ovenbird (n.) In the United States, Seiurus aurocapillus; -- called also golden-crowned thrush.
Ovenbird (n.) In England, sometimes applied to the willow warbler, and to the long-tailed titmouse.
Over (prep.) Above, or higher than, in place or position, with the idea of covering; -- opposed to under; as, clouds are over our heads; the smoke rises over the city.
Over (prep.) Across; from side to side of; -- implying a passing or moving, either above the substance or thing, or on the surface of it; as, a dog leaps over a stream or a table.
Over (prep.) Upon the surface of, or the whole surface of; hither and thither upon; throughout the whole extent of; as, to wander over the earth; to walk over a field, or over a city.
Over (prep.) Above; -- implying superiority in excellence, dignity, condition, or value; as, the advantages which the Christian world has over the heathen.
Over (prep.) Above in authority or station; -- implying government, direction, care, attention, guard, responsibility, etc.; -- opposed to under.
Over (prep.) Across or during the time of; from beginning to end of; as, to keep anything over night; to keep corn over winter.
Over (prep.) Above the perpendicular height or length of, with an idea of measurement; as, the water, or the depth of water, was over his head, over his shoes.
Over (prep.) Beyond; in excess of; in addition to; more than; as, it cost over five dollars.
Over (prep.) Above, implying superiority after a contest; in spite of; notwithstanding; as, he triumphed over difficulties; the bill was passed over the veto.
Over (adv.) From one side to another; from side to side; across; crosswise; as, a board, or a tree, a foot over, i. e., a foot in diameter.
Over (adv.) From one person or place to another regarded as on the opposite side of a space or barrier; -- used with verbs of motion; as, to sail over to England; to hand over the money; to go over to the enemy.
Over (adv.) Also, with verbs of being: At, or on, the opposite side; as, the boat is over.
Over (adv.) From beginning to end; throughout the course, extent, or expanse of anything; as, to look over accounts, or a stock of goods; a dress covered over with jewels.
Over (adv.) From inside to outside, above or across the brim.
Over (adv.) Beyond a limit; hence, in excessive degree or quantity; superfluously; with repetition; as, to do the whole work over.
Over (adv.) In a manner to bring the under side to or towards the top; as, to turn (one's self) over; to roll a stone over; to turn over the leaves; to tip over a cart.
Over (adv.) At an end; beyond the limit of continuance; completed; finished.
Over (a.) Upper; covering; higher; superior; also, excessive; too much or too great; -- chiefly used in composition; as, overshoes, overcoat, over-garment, overlord, overwork, overhaste.
Over (n.) A certain number of balls (usually four) delivered successively from behind one wicket, after which the ball is bowled from behind the other wicket as many times, the fielders changing places.
Overabound (v. i.) To be exceedingly plenty or superabundant.
Overact (v. t.) To act or perform to excess; to exaggerate in acting; as, he overacted his part.
Overact (v. t.) To act upon, or influence, unduly.
Overact (v. i.) To act more than is necessary; to go to excess in action.
Overaction (n.) Per/ormance to excess; exaggerated or excessive action.
Overaffect (v. t.) To affect or care for unduly.
Overagitate (v. t.) To agitate or discuss beyond what is expedient.
Overall (adv.) Everywhere.
Overalls (n. pl.) A kind of loose trousers worn over others to protect them from soiling.
Overalls (n. pl.) Waterproof leggings.
Overanxiety (n.) The state of being overanxious; excessive anxiety.
Overanxious (a.) Anxious in an excessive or needless degree.
Overarch (v. t. & i.) To make or place an arch over; to hang over like an arch.
Over-arm (a.) Done (as bowling or pitching) with the arm raised above the shoulder. See Overhard.
Overawed (imp. & p. p.) of Overawe
Overawing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Overawe
Overawe (v. t.) To awe exceedingly; to subjugate or restrain by awe or great fear.
Overawful (a.) Awful, or reverential, in an excessive degree.
Overbalance (v. t.) To exceed equality with; to outweigh.
Overbalance (v. t.) To cause to lose balance or equilibrium.
Overbalance (n.) Excess of weight or value; something more than an equivalent; as, an overbalance of exports.
Overbarren (a.) Excessively barren.
Overbattle (a.) Excessively fertile; bearing rank or noxious growths.
Overbear (v. t.) To bear down or carry down, as by excess of weight, power, force, etc.; to overcome; to suppress.
Overbear (v. t.) To domineer over; to overcome by insolence.
Overbear (v. i.) To bear fruit or offspring to excess; to be too prolific.
Overbearing (a.) Overpowering; subduing; repressing.
Overbearing (a.) Aggressively haughty; arrogant; domineering; tyrannical; dictatorial; insolent.
Overbend (v. t.) To bend to excess.
Overbend (v. i.) To bend over.
Overbid (v. t.) To bid or offer beyond, or in excess of.
Overbide (v. t.) To outlive.
Overblow (v. i.) To blow over, or be subdued.
Overblow (v. i.) To force so much wind into a pipe that it produces an overtone, or a note higher than the natural note; thus, the upper octaves of a flute are produced by overblowing.
Overblow (v. t.) To blow away; to dissipate by wind, or as by wind.
Overboard (adv.) Over the side of a ship; hence, from on board of a ship, into the water; as, to fall overboard.
Overboil (v. i.) To boil over or unduly.
Overbold (a.) Excessively or presumptuously bold; impudent.
Overbookish (a.) Excessively bookish.
Overbounteous (a.) Bounteous to excess.
Overbow (v. t.) To bend or bow over; to bend in a contrary direction.
Overbreed (v. t.) To breed to excess.
Overbrim (v. i.) To flow over the brim; to be so full as to overflow.
Overbrow (v. t.) To hang over like a brow; to impend over.
Overbuild (v. t.) To build over.
Overbuild (v. t.) To build too much; to build beyond the demand.
Overbuilt (a.) Having too many buildings; as, an overbuilt part of a town.
Overbulk (v. t.) To oppress by bulk; to overtower.
Overburden (v. t.) To load with too great weight or too much care, etc.
Overburden (n.) The waste which overlies good stone in a quarry.
Overburdensome (a.) Too burdensome.
Overburn (v. t. & i.) To burn too much; to be overzealous.
Over-busy (a.) Too busy; officious.
Overbuy (v. t.) To buy too much.
Overbuy (v. t.) To buy at too dear a rate.
Overcanopy (v. t.) To cover as with a canopy.
Overcapable (a.) Too capable.
Overcare (n.) Excessive care.
Overcareful (a.) Too careful.
Overcarking (a.) Too anxious; too full of care.
Overcarry (v. t. & i.) To carry too far; to carry beyond the proper point.
Overcast (v. t.) To cast or cover over; hence, to cloud; to darken.
Overcast (v. t.) To compute or rate too high.
Overcast (v. t.) To take long, loose stitches over (the raw edges of a seam) to prevent raveling.
Overcatch (v. t.) To overtake.
Overcautious (a.) Too cautious; cautious or prudent to excess.
Overchange (n.) Too much or too frequent change; fickleness.
Overcharge (v. t.) To charge or load too heavily; to burden; to oppress; to cloy.
Overcharge (v. t.) To fill too full; to crowd.
Overcharge (v. t.) To charge excessively; to charge beyond a fair rate or price.
Overcharge (v. t.) To exaggerate; as, to overcharge a description.
Overcharge (v. i.) To make excessive charges.
Overcharge (n.) An excessive load or burden.
Overcharge (n.) An excessive charge in an account.
Overclimb (v. t.) To climb over.
Overcloud (v. t.) To cover or overspread with clouds; to becloud; to overcast.
Overcloy (v. t.) To fill beyond satiety.
Overcoat (n.) A coat worn over the other clothing; a greatcoat; a topcoat.
Overcold (a.) Cold to excess.
Overcolor (v. t.) To color too highly.
Overcame (imp.) of Overcome
Overcome (p. p.) of Overcome
Overcoming (p. pr & vb. n.) of Overcome
Overcome (v. t.) To get the better of; to surmount; to conquer; to subdue; as, to overcome enemies in battle.
Overcome (v. t.) To overflow; to surcharge.
Overcome (v. t.) To come or pass over; to spreads over.
Overcome (v. i.) To gain the superiority; to be victorious.
Overcomer (n.) One who overcomes.
Overcoming (a.) Conquering; subduing.
Overconfidence (n.) Excessive confidence; too great reliance or trust.
Overconfident (a.) Confident to excess.
Overcostly (a.) Too costly.
Overcount (v. t.) To rate too high; to outnumber.
Overcover (v. t.) To cover up.
Overcredulous (a.) Too credulous.
Overcrow (v. t.) To crow, exult, or boast, over; to overpower.
Overcrowd (v. t.) To crowd too much.
Overcunning (a.) Exceedingly or excessively cunning.
Overcurious (a.) Too curious.
Overdare (v. t. & i.) To dare too much or rashly; to be too daring.
Overdate (v. t.) To date later than the true or proper period.
Overdeal (n.) The excess.
Overdelicate (a.) Too delicate.
Overdelighted (a.) Delighted beyond measure.
Overdight (a.) Covered over.
Overdid (imp.) of Overdo
Overdone (p. p.) of Overdo
Overdoing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Overdo
Overdo (v. t.) To do too much; to exceed what is proper or true in doing; to exaggerate; to carry too far.
Overdo (v. t.) To overtask. or overtax; to fatigue; to exhaust; as, to overdo one's strength.
Overdo (v. t.) To surpass; to excel.
Overdo (v. t.) To cook too much; as, to overdo the meat.
Overdo (v. i.) To labor too hard; to do too much.
Overdoer (n.) One who overdoes.
Overdose (v. t.) To dose to excess; to give an overdose, or too many doses, to.
Overdose (n.) Too great a dose; an excessive dose.
Overdrew (imp.) of Overdraw
Overdrawn (p. p.) of Overdraw
Overdrawing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Overdraw
Overdraw (v. t.) To exaggerate; to overdo.
Overdraw (v. t.) To make drafts upon or against, in excess of the proper amount or limit.
Overdress (v. t.) To dress or adorn to excess; to dress too much.
Overdrink (v. t. & i.) To drink to excess.
Overdtive (v. t. & i.) To drive too hard, or far, or beyond strength.
Overdrown (v. t.) To wet or drench to excess.
Overdry (v. t.) To dry too much.
Overdue (a.) Due and more than due; delayed beyond the proper time of arrival or payment, etc.; as, an overdue vessel; an overdue note.
Overdye (v. t.) To dye with excess of color; to put one color over (another).
Overeager (a.) Too eager; too impatient.
Overearnest (a.) Too earnest.
Overeat (v. t. & i.) To gnaw all over, or on all sides.
Overeat (v. t. & i.) To eat to excess; -- often with a reflexive.
Overelegant (a.) Too elegant.
Overempty (v. t.) To make too empty; to exhaust.
Overest (Superl.) Uppermost; outermost.
Overestimate (v. t.) To estimate too highly; to overvalue.
Overestimate (n.) An estimate that is too high; as, an overestimate of the vote.
Overexcite (v. t.) To excite too much.
Overexcitement (n.) Excess of excitement; the state of being overexcited.
Overexert (v. t.) To exert too much.
Overexertion (n.) Excessive exertion.
Overexquisite (a.) Too exquisite; too exact or nice; too careful.
Overeye (v. t.) To superintend; to oversee; to inspect.
Overeye (v. t.) To see; to observe.
Overfall (n.) A cataract; a waterfall.
Overfall (n.) A turbulent surface of water, caused by strong currents setting over submerged ridges; also, a dangerous submerged ridge or shoal.
Overfatigue (n.) Excessive fatigue.
Overfatigue (v. t.) To fatigue to excess; to tire out.
Overfed (imp. & p. p.) of Overfeed
Overfeeding (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Overfeed
Overfeed (v. t. & i.) To feed to excess; to surfeit.
Overfierce (a.) Excessively fierce.
overfill (v. t.) To fill to excess; to surcharge.
Overfish (v. t.) To fish to excess.
Overfloat (v. t.) To overflow.
Overflourish (v. t.) To make excessive display or flourish of.
Overflourish (v. t.) To embellish with outward ornaments or flourishes; to varnish over.
Overflowed (imp. & p. p.) of Overflow
Overflowing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Overflow
Overflow (v. t.) To flow over; to cover woth, or as with, water or other fluid; to spread over; to inundate; to overwhelm.
Overflow (v. t.) To flow over the brim of; to fill more than full.
Overflow (v. i.) To run over the bounds.
Overflow (v. i.) To be superabundant; to abound.
Overflow (n.) A flowing over, as of water or other fluid; an inundation.
Overflow (n.) That which flows over; a superfluous portion; a superabundance.
Overflow (n.) An outlet for the escape of surplus liquid.
Overflowing (n.) An overflow; that which overflows; exuberance; copiousness.
Overflowingly (adv.) In great abundance; exuberantly.
Overflush (v. t.) To flush to excess.
Overflutter (v. t.) To flutter over.
Overflux (n.) Overflow; exuberance.
Overflew (imp.) of Overfly
Overflown (p. p.) of Overfly
Overflying (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Overfly
Overfly (v. t.) To cross or pass over by flight.
Overfond (a.) Fond to excess.
Overforce (n.) Excessive force; violence.
Overforward (a.) Forward to excess; too forward.
Overfree (a.) Free to excess; too liberal; too familiar.
Overfreighted (imp. & p. p.) of Overfreight
Overfraught () of Overfreight
Overfreighting (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Overfreight
Overfreight (v. t.) To put too much freight in or upon; to load too full, or too heavily; to overload.
Overfrequent (a.) Too frequent.
Overfrieze (v. t.) To cover with a frieze, or as with a frieze.
Overfront (v. t.) To confront; to oppose; to withstand.
Overfruitful (a.) Too fruitful.
Overfull (a.) Too full; filled to overflowing; excessively full; surfeited.
Overfullness (n.) The state of being excessively or abnormally full, so as to cause overflow, distention, or congestion; excess of fullness; surfeit.
Over-garment (n.) An outer garment.
Overgarrison (v. t.) To garrison to excess.
Overgaze (v. t.) To gaze; to overlook.
Overget (v. t.) To reach; to overtake; to pass.
Overget (v. t.) To get beyond; to get over or recover from.
Overgild (v. t.) To gild over; to varnish.
Overgird (v. t.) To gird too closely.
Overgive (v. t.) To give over; to surrender; to yield.
Overglad (a.) Excessively or unduly glad.
Overglance (v. t.) To glance over.
Overglide (v. t.) To glide over.
Overgloom (v. t.) To spread gloom over; to make gloomy; to overshadow.
Overwent (imp.) of Overgo
Overgone (p. p.) of Overgo
Overgoing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Overgo
Overgo (v. t.) To travel over.
Overgo (v. t.) To exceed; to surpass.
Overgo (v. t.) To cover.
Overgo (v. t.) To oppress; to weigh down.
Overgorge (v. t.) To gorge to excess.
Overgrace (v. t.) To grace or honor exceedingly or beyond desert.
Overgrassed (a.) Overstocked, or overgrown, or covered, with grass.
Overgreat (a.) Too great.
Overgreatness (n.) Excessive greatness.
Overgreedy (a.) Excessively greedy.
Overgross (a.) Too gross.
Overground (a.) Situated over or above ground; as, the overground portion of a plant.
Overgrew (imp.) of Overgrow
Overgrown (p. p.) of Overgrow
Overgrowing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Overgrow
Overgrow (v. t.) To grow over; to cover with growth or herbage, esp. that which is rank.
Overgrow (v. t.) To grow beyond; to rise above; hence, to overcome; to oppress.
Overgrow (v. i.) To grow beyond the fit or natural size; as, a huge, overgrown ox.
Overgrowth (n.) Excessive growth.
Overhall (v. t.) See Overhaul.
Overhale (v. t.) See Overhaul.
Overhand (n.) The upper hand; advantage; superiority; mastery.
Overhand (a.) Over and over; -- applied to a style of sewing, or to a seam, in which two edges, usually selvedges, are sewed together by passing each stitch over both.
Overhand (a.) Done (as pitching or bowling) with the hand higher than the elbow, or the arm above, or higher than, the shoulder.
Overhand (adv.) In an overhand manner or style.
Overhandle (v. t.) To handle, or use, too much; to mention too often.
Overhung (imp. & p. p.) of Overhang
Overhanging (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Overhang
Overhang (v. t.) To impend or hang over.
Overhang (v. t.) To hang over; to jut or project over.
Overhang (v. i.) To jut over.
Overhang (n.) In a general sense, that which just out or projects; a projection; also, the measure of the projection; as, the overhang is five feet.
Overhang (n.) Specifically: The projection of an upper part (as a roof, an upper story, or other part) of a building beyond the lower part; as, the overhang of a roof, of the eaves, etc.
Overhang (n.) The portion of the bow or stem of a vessel that projects over the water beyond the water line.
Overhang (n.) The projection of a part beyond another part that is directly below it, or beyond a part by which it is supported; as, the overhang of a shaft; i. e., its projection beyond its bearing.
Overhappy (a.) Exceedingly happy.
Overharden (v. t.) To harden too much; to make too hard.
Overhardy (a.) Too hardy; overbold.
Overhaste (n.) Too great haste.
Overhasty (a.) Too hasty; precipitate; rash.
Overhauled (imp. & p. p.) of Overhaul
Overhauling () of Overhaul
Overhaul (v. t.) To haul or drag over; hence, to turn over for examination; to inspect; to examine thoroughly with a view to corrections or repairs.
Overhaul (v. t.) To gain upon in a chase; to overtake.
Overhaul (n.) Alt. of Overhauling
Overhauling (n.) A strict examination with a view to correction or repairs.
Overhead (adv.) Aloft; above; in or attached to the ceiling or roof; in the story or upon the floor above; in the zenith.
Overheard (imp. & p. p.) of Overhear
Overhearing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Overhear
Overhear (v. t.) To hear more of (anything) than was intended to be heard; to hear by accident or artifice.
Overhear (v. t.) To hear again.
Overheat (v. t.) To heat to excess; to superheat.
Overheavy (a.) Excessively heavy.
Overhele (v. t.) To hele or cover over.
Overhent (v. t.) To overtake.
Overhigh (a.) Too high.
Overhighly (adv.) Too highly; too greatly.
Overhipped (imp. & p. p.) of Overhip
Overhipping (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Overhip
Overhip (v. t.) To pass over by, or as by a hop; to skip over; hence, to overpass.
Overhold (v. t.) To hold or value too highly; to estimate at too dear a rate.
Overhung (a.) Covered over; ornamented with hangings.
Overhung (a.) Suspended from above or from the top.
Overinfluence (v. t.) To influence in an excessive degree; to have undue influence over.
Overinform (v. t.) To inform, fill, or animate, excessively.
Overissue (n.) An excessive issue; an issue, as of notes or bonds, exceeding the limit of capital, credit, or authority.
Overissue (v. t.) To issue in excess.
Overjealous (a.) Excessively jealous; too jealous.
Overjoy (v. t.) To make excessively joyful; to gratify extremely.
Overjoy (n.) Excessive joy; transport.
Overjump (v. t.) To jump over; hence, to omit; to ignore.
Overking (n.) A king who has sovereignty over inferior kings or ruling princes.
Overknowing (a.) Too knowing or too cunning.
Overlabored (imp. & p. p.) of Overlabor
Overlaboring (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Overlabor
Overlabor (v. t.) To cause to labor excessively; to overwork.
Overlabor (v. t.) To labor upon excessively; to refine unduly.
Overladed (imp.) of Overlade
Overladen (p. p.) of Overlade
Overlading (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Overlade
Overlade (v. t.) To load with too great a cargo; to overburden; to overload.
Overland (a.) Being, or accomplished, over the land, instead of by sea; as, an overland journey.
Overland (adv.) By, upon, or across, land.
Overlander (n.) One who travels over lands or countries; one who travels overland.
Overlanguaged (a.) Employing too many words; diffuse.
Overlap (v. t. & i.) To lap over; to lap.
Overlap (n.) The lapping of one thing over another; as, an overlap of six inches; an overlap of a slate on a roof.
Overlap (n.) An extension of geological beds above and beyond others, as in a conformable series of beds, when the upper beds extend over a wider space than the lower, either in one or in all directions.
Overlarge (a.) Too large; too great.
Overlargeness (n.) Excess of size or bulk.
Overlash (v. i.) To drive on rashly; to go to excess; hence, to exaggerate; to boast.
Overlashing (n.) Excess; exaggeration.
Overlate (a.) Too late; exceedingly late.
Overlave (v. t.) To lave or bathe over.
Overlavish (a.) Lavish to excess.
Overlaid (imp. & p. p.) of Overlay
Overlaying (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Overlay
Overlay (v. t.) To lay, or spread, something over or across; hence, to cover; to overwhelm; to press excessively upon.
Overlay (v. t.) To smother with a close covering, or by lying upon.
Overlay (v. t.) To put an overlay on.
Overlay (n.) A covering.
Overlay (n.) A piece of paper pasted upon the tympan sheet to improve the impression by making it stronger at a particular place.
Overlayer (n.) One who overlays; that with which anything is overlaid.
Overlaying (n.) A superficial covering; a coating.
Overlead (v. t.) To domineer over; to affront; to treat with indignity.
Overleap (v. t.) To leap over or across; hence, to omit; to ignore.
Overlearned (a.) Too learned.
Overleather (n.) Upper leather.
Overleaven (v. t.) To leaven too much; hence, to change excessively; to spoil.
Overliberal (a.) Too liberal.
Overliberally (adv.) In an overliberal manner.
Overlick (v. t.) To lick over.
Overlay (imp.) of Overlie
Overlain (p. p.) of Overlie
Overlying (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Overlie
Overlie (v. t.) To lie over or upon; specifically, to suffocate by lying upon; as, to overlie an infant.
Overlight (n.) Too strong a light.
Overlight (a.) Too light or frivolous; giddy.
Overliness (n.) The quality or state of being overly; carelessness.
Overlinger (v. t.) To cause to linger; to detain too long.
Overlip (n.) The upper lip.
Overlive (v. t.) To outlive.
Overlive (v. i.) To live too long, too luxuriously, or too actively.
Overliver (n.) A survivor.
Overloaded (imp. & p. p.) of Overload
Overloading (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Overload
Overload (v. t.) To load or fill to excess; to load too heavily.
Overload (n.) An excessive load; the excess beyond a proper load.
Overlogical (a.) Excessively logical; adhering too closely to the forms or rules of logic.
Overlong (a. & adv.) Too long.
Overlooked (imp. & p. p.) of Overlook
Overlooking (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Overlook
Overlook (v. t.) To look down upon from a place that is over or above; to look over or view from a higher position; to rise above, so as to command a view of; as, to overlook a valley from a hill.
Overlook (v. t.) Hence: To supervise; to watch over; sometimes, to observe secretly; as, to overlook a gang of laborers; to overlook one who is writing a letter.
Overlook (v. t.) To inspect; to examine; to look over carefully or repeatedly.
Overlook (v. t.) To look upon with an evil eye; to bewitch by looking upon; to fascinate.
Overlook (v. t.) To look over and beyond (anything) without seeing it; to miss or omit in looking; hence, to refrain from bestowing notice or attention upon; to neglect; to pass over without censure or punishment; to excuse.
Overlooker (n.) One who overlooks.
Overloop (n.) See Orlop.
Overlord (n.) One who is lord over another or others; a superior lord; a master.
Overlordship (n.) Lordship or supremacy of a person or a people over others.
Overloud (a.) Too loud; noisy.
Overlove (v. t.) To love to excess.
Overluscious (a.) Excessively luscious.
Overlusty (a.) Too lusty, or lively.
Overly (a.) Careless; negligent; inattentive; superfical; not thorough.
Overly (a.) Excessive; too much.
Overly (adv.) In an overly manner.
Overlying (a.) Lying over or upon something; as, overlying rocks.
Overmagnify (v. t.) To magnify too much.
Overmalapert (a.) Excessively malapert or impudent.
Overmanner (adv.) In an excessive manner; excessively.
Overmarch (v. t. & i.) To march too far, or too much; to exhaust by marching.
Overmast (v. t.) To furnish (a vessel) with too long or too heavy a mast or masts.
Overmaster (v. t.) To overpower; to subdue; to vanquish; to govern.
Overmatch (v. t.) To be more than equal to or a match for; hence, to vanquish.
Overmatch (v. t.) To marry (one) to a superior.
Overmatch (n.) One superior in power; also, an unequal match; a contest in which one of the opponents is overmatched.
Overmeasure (v. t.) To measure or estimate too largely.
Overmeasure (n.) Excessive measure; the excess beyond true or proper measure; surplus.
Overmeddle (v. t.) To meddle unduly.
Overmeddling (n.) Excessive interference.
Overmellow (a.) Too mellow; overripe.
Overmerit (n.) Excessive merit.
Overmickle (a. & adv.) Overmuch.
Overmix (v. t.) To mix with too much.
Overmodest (a.) Modest to excess; bashful.
Overmoist (a.) Excessively moist.
Overmoisture (n.) Excess of moisture.
Overmore (adv.) Beyond; moreover.
Overmorrow (n.) The day after or following to-morrow.
Overmost (a.) Over the rest in authority; above all others; highest.
Overmount (v. t.) To mount over; to go higher than; to rise above.
Overmuch (a.) Too much.
Overmuch (adv.) In too great a degree; too much.
Overmuch (n.) An excess; a surplus.
Overmuchness (n.) The quality or state of being in excess; superabundance.
Overmultiply (v. t. & i.) To multiply or increase too much; to repeat too often.
Overmultitude (v. t.) To outnumber.
Overname (v. t.) To name over or in a series; to recount.
Overneat (a.) Excessively neat.
Overnice (a.) Excessively nice; fastidious.
Overnight (n.) The fore part of the night last past; the previous evening.
Overnight (adv.) In the fore part of the night last past; in the evening before; also, during the night; as, the candle will not last overnight.
Overnoise (v. t.) To overpower by noise.
Overnumerous (a.) Excessively numerous; too many.
Overoffice (v. t.) To domineer over by virtue of office.
Overofficious (a.) Too busy; too ready to intermeddle; too officious.
Overpaint (v. t.) To color or describe too strongly.
Overpamper (v. t.) To pamper excessively; to feed or dress too much.
Overpart (v. t.) To give too important or difficult a part to.
Overpassed (imp. & p. p.) of Overpass
Overpassing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Overpass
Overpass (v. t.) To go over or beyond; to cross; as, to overpass a river; to overpass limits.
Overpass (v. t.) To pass over; to omit; to overlook; to disregard.
Overpass (v. t.) To surpass; to excel.
Overpass (v. i.) To pass over, away, or off.
Overpassionate (a.) Passionate to excess.
Overpatient (a.) Patient to excess.
Overpaid (imp. & p. p.) of Overpay
Overpaying (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Overpay
Overpay (v. t.) To pay too much to; to reward too highly.
Overpeer (v. t.) To peer over; to rise above.
Overpeople (v. t.) To people too densely.
Overperch (v. t.) To perch upon; to fly over.
Overpersuade (v. t.) To persuade or influence against one's inclination or judgment.
Overpester (v. t.) To pester exceedingly or excessively.
Overpicture (v. t.) To surpass nature in the picture or representation of.
Overplease (v. t.) To please excessively.
Overplus (n.) That which remains after a supply, or beyond a quantity proposed; surplus.
Overply (v. t.) To ply to excess; to exert with too much vigor; to overwork.
Overpoise (v. t.) To outweigh; to overbalance.
Overpoise (n.) Preponderant weight; a counterbalance.
Overpolish (v. t.) To polish too much.
Overponderous (a.) Too heavy.
Overpost (v. t.) To post over; to pass over swiftly, as by post.
Overpotent (a.) Too potent or powerful.
Overpowered (imp. & p. p.) of Overpower
Overpowering (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Overpower
Overpower (v. t.) To excel or exceed in power; to cause to yield; to vanquish; to subdue; as, the light overpowers the eyes.
Overpower (n.) A dominating power.
Overpowering (a.) Excelling in power; too powerful; irresistible.
Overpraise (v. t.) To praise excessively or unduly.
Overpraising (n.) The act of praising unduly; excessive praise.
Overpress (v. t.) To bear upon with irresistible force; to crush; to overwhelm.
Overpress (v. t.) To overcome by importunity.
Overpressure (n.) Excessive pressure or urging.
Overprize (v. t.) Toprize excessively; to overvalue.
Overproduction (n.) Excessive production; supply beyond the demand.
Overprompt (a.) Too prompt; too ready or eager; precipitate.
Overproof (a.) Containing more alcohol than proof spirit; stronger than proof spirit; that is, containing more than 49.3 per cent by weight of alcohol.
Overproportion (v. t.) To make of too great proportion.
Overproud (a.) Exceedingly or unduly proud.
Overprovident (a.) Too provident.
Overprovoke (v. t.) To provoke excessively.
Overquell (v. t.) To quell or subdue completely.
Overquietness (n.) Too much quietness.
Overraked (imp. & p. p.) of Overrake
Overraking (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Overrake
Overrake (v. t.) To rake over, or sweep across, from end to end, as waves that break over a vessel anchored with head to the sea.
Overrank (a.) Too rank or luxuriant.
Overrated (imp. & p. p.) of Overrate
Overrating (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Overrate
Overrate (v. t.) To rate or value too highly.
Overrate (n.) An excessive rate.
Overreached (imp. & p. p.) of Overreach
Overraught () of Overreach
Overreaching (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Overreach
Overreach (v. t.) To reach above or beyond in any direction.
Overreach (v. t.) To deceive, or get the better of, by artifice or cunning; to outwit; to cheat.
Overreach (v. i.) To reach too far
Overreach (v. i.) To strike the toe of the hind foot against the heel or shoe of the forefoot; -- said of horses.
Overreach (v. i.) To sail on one tack farther than is necessary.
Overreach (v. i.) To cheat by cunning or deception.
Overreach (n.) The act of striking the heel of the fore foot with the toe of the hind foot; -- said of horses.
Overreacher (n.) One who overreaches; one who cheats; a cheat.
Overread (v. t.) To read over, or peruse.
Overready (a.) Too ready.
Overreckon (v. t.) To reckon too highly.
Overred (v. t.) To smear with red.
Overrefine (v. t.) To refine too much.
Overrefinement (n.) Excessive refinement.
Overrent (v. t.) To rent for too much.
Overrich (a.) Exccessively rich.
Overrode (imp.) of Override
Overridden (p. p.) of Override
Overrode () of Override
Overrid () of Override
Overriding (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Override
Override (v. t.) To ride over or across; to ride upon; to trample down.
Override (v. t.) To suppress; to destroy; to supersede; to annul; as, one low overrides another; to override a veto.
Override (v. t.) To ride beyond; to pass; to outride.
Override (v. t.) To ride too much; to ride, as a horse, beyond its strength.
Overrigged (a.) Having too much rigging.
Overrighteous (a.) Excessively righteous; -- usually implying hypocrisy.
Overrigid (a.) Too rigid; too severe.
Overrigorous (a.) Too rigorous; harsh.
Overripe (a.) Matured to excess.
Overripen (v. t.) To make too ripe.
Overroast (v. t.) To roast too much.
Overruled (imp. & p. p.) of Overrule
Overruling (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Overrule
Overrule (v. t.) To rule over; to govern or determine by superior authority.
Overrule (v. t.) To rule or determine in a contrary way; to decide against; to abrogate or alter; as, God overrules the purposes of men; the chairman overruled the point of order.
Overrule (v. t.) To supersede, reject, annul, or rule against; as, the plea, or the decision, was overruled by the court.
Overrule (v. i.) To be superior or supreme in rulling or controlling; as, God rules and overrules.
Overruler (n.) One who, or that which, controls, governs, or determines.
Overruling (a.) Exerting controlling power; as, an overruling Providence.
Overran (imp.) of Overrun
Overrun (p. p.) of Overrun
Overrunning (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Overrun
Overrun (v. t.) To run over; to grow or spread over in excess; to invade and occupy; to take possession of; as, the vine overran its trellis; the farm is overrun with witch grass.
Overrun (v. t.) To exceed in distance or speed of running; to go beyond or pass in running.
Overrun (v. t.) To go beyond; to extend in part beyond; as, one line overruns another in length.
Overrun (v. t.) To abuse or oppress, as if by treading upon.
Overrun (v. t.) To carry over, or back, as type, from one line or page into the next after, or next before.
Overrun (v. t.) To extend the contents of (a line, column, or page) into the next line, column, or page.
Overrun (v. i.) To run, pass, spread, or flow over or by something; to be beyond, or in excess.
Overrun (v. i.) To extend beyond its due or desired length; as, a line, or advertisement, overruns.
Overrunner (n.) One that overruns.
Oversaturate (v. t.) To saturate to excess.
Oversay (v. t.) To say over; to repeat.
Overscented (a.) Scented excessively.
Overscented (a.) Covered or concealed by a different odor.
Overscrupulosity (n.) Overscrupulousness.
Overscrupulous (a.) Scrupulous to excess.
Overscrupulousness (n.) The quality or state of being overscrupulous; excess of scrupulousness.
Oversea (a.) Beyond the sea; foreign.
Oversea (adv.) Alt. of Overseas
Overseas (adv.) Over the sea; abroad.
Oversearch (v. t.) To search all over.
Overseason (v. t.) To season too highly.
Oversaw (imp.) of Oversee
Overseen (p. p.) of Oversee
Overseeing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Oversee
Oversee (v. t.) To superintend; to watch over; to direct; to look or see after; to overlook.
Oversee (v. t.) To omit or neglect seeing.
Oversee (v. i.) To see too or too much; hence, to be deceived.
Overseer (n.) One who oversees; a superintendent; a supervisor; as, an overseer of a mill; specifically, one or certain public officers; as, an overseer of the poor; an overseer of highways.
Overseership (n.) The office of an overseer.
Oversold (imp. & p. p.) of Oversell
Overselling (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Oversell
Oversell (v. t.) To sell for a higher price than; to exceed in selling price.
Oversell (v. t.) To sell beyond means of delivery.
Overset (imp. & p. p.) of Overset
Oversetting (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Overset
Overset (v. t.) To turn or tip (anything) over from an upright, or a proper, position so that it lies upon its side or bottom upwards; to upset; as, to overset a chair, a coach, a ship, or a building.
Overset (v. t.) To cause to fall, or to tail; to subvert; to overthrow; as, to overset a government or a plot.
Overset (v. t.) To fill too full.
Overset (v. i.) To turn, or to be turned, over; to be upset.
Overset (n.) An upsetting; overturn; overthrow; as, the overset of a carriage.
Overset (n.) An excess; superfluity.
Overshade (v. t.) To cover with shade; to render dark or gloomy; to overshadow.
Overshadowed (imp. & p. p.) of Overshadow
Overshadowing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Overshadow
Overshadow (v. t.) To throw a shadow, or shade, over; to darken; to obscure.
Overshadow (v. t.) Fig.: To cover with a superior influence.
Overshadower (n.) One that throws a shade, or shadow, over anything.
Overshadowy (a.) Overshadowing.
Overshake (v. t.) To shake over or away; to drive away; to disperse.
Overshine (v. t.) To shine over or upon; to illumine.
Overshine (v. t.) To excel in shining; to outshine.
Overshoe (n.) A shoe that is worn over another for protection from wet or for extra warmth; esp., an India-rubber shoe; a galoche.
Overshot (imp. & p. p.) of Overshoot
Overshooting (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Overshoot
Overshoot (v. t.) To shoot over or beyond.
Overshoot (v. t.) To pass swiftly over; to fly beyond.
Overshoot (v. t.) To exceed; as, to overshoot the truth.
Overshoot (v. i.) To fly beyond the mark.
Overshot (a.) From Overshoot, v. t.
Oversight (n.) Watchful care; superintendence; general supervision.
Oversight (n.) An overlooking; an omission; an error.
Oversight (n.) Escape from an overlooked peril.
Oversize (v. t.) To surpass in size.
Oversize (v. t.) To cover with viscid matter.
Overskip (v. t.) To skip or leap over; to treat with indifference.
Overskirt (n.) An upper skirt, shorter than the dress, and usually draped.
Overslaugh (n.) A bar in a river; as, the overslaugh in the Hudson River.
Overslaugh (v. t.) To hinder or stop, as by an overslaugh or an impediment; as, to overslaugh a bill in a legislative body; to overslaugh a military officer, that is, to hinder his promotion or employment.
Oversleep (v. t.) To sleep beyond; as, to oversleep one's self or one's usual hour of rising.
Oversleep (v. i.) To sleep too long.
Overslide (v. t.) To slide over or by.
Overslip (v. t.) To slip or slide over; to pass easily or carelessly beyond; to omit; to neglect; as, to overslip time or opportunity.
Overslop (n.) An outer garment, or slop.
Overslow (v. t.) To render slow; to check; to curb.
Overslow (a.) Too slow.
Oversmen (pl. ) of Oversman
Oversman (n.) An overseer; a superintendent.
Oversman (n.) An umpire; a third arbiter, appointed when two arbiters, previously selected, disagree.
Oversnow (v. t.) To cover with snow, or as with snow.
Oversoon (adv.) Too soon.
Oversorrow (v. t.) To grieve or afflict to excess.
Oversoul (n.) The all-containing soul.
Oversow (v. t.) To sow where something has already been sown.
Overspan (v. t.) To reach or extend over.
Overspeak (v. t. & i.) To exceed in speaking; to speak too much; to use too many words.
Overspin (v. t.) To spin out to too great length; to protract unduly.
Overspread (imp. & p. p.) of Overspread
Overspreading (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Overspread
Overspread (v. t.) To spread over; to cover; as, the deluge overspread the earth.
Overspread (v. i.) To be spread or scattered over.
Overspring (v. t.) To spring or leap over.
Overstand (v. t.) To stand on the price or conditions of, so as to lose a sale; to lose by an extravagant price or hard conditions.
Overstare (v. t.) To outstare.
Overstare (v. i.) To stare wildly.
Overstated (imp. & p. p.) of Overstate
Overstating (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Overstate
Overstate (v. t.) To state in too strong terms; to exaggerate.
Overstatement (n.) An exaggerated statement or account.
Overstayed (imp. & p. p.) of Overstay
Overstaid () of Overstay
Overstaying (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Overstay
Overstay (v. t.) To stay beyond the time or the limits of; as, to overstay the appointed time.
Overstepped (imp. & p. p.) of Overstep
Overstepping (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Overstep
Overstep (v. t.) To step over or beyond; to transgress.
Overstock (n.) Stock in excess.
Overstocked (imp. & p. p.) of Overstock
Overstocking (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Overstock
Overstock (v. t.) To fill too full; to supply in excess; as, to overstock a market with goods, or a farm with cattle.
Overstore (v. t.) To overstock.
Over-story (n.) The clearstory, or upper story, of a building.
Overstrained (imp. & p. p.) of Overstrain
Overstraining (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Overstrain
Overstrain (v. i.) To strain one's self to excess.
Overstrain (v. t.) To stretch or strain too much; as to overstrain one's nerves.
Overstraitly (adv.) Too straitly or strictly.
Overstraw (v. t.) To overstrew.
Overstrew (v. t.) To strew or scatter over.
Overstrict (a.) Excessively strict.
Overstride (v. t.) To stride over or beyond.
Overstrike (v. t.) To strike beyond.
Overstrow (v. t.) See Overstrew.
Overstudious (a.) Too studious.
Oversubtile (a.) Excessively subtile.
Oversum (n.) A sum or quantity over; surplus.
Oversupply (v. t.) To supply in excess.
Oversupply (n.) An excessive supply.
Oversure (a.) Excessively sure.
Oversway (v. t.) To bear sway over.
Overswell (v. t. & i.) To swell or rise above; to overflow.
Overt (a.) Open to view; public; apparent; manifest.
Overt (a.) Not covert; open; public; manifest; as, an overt act of treason.
Overtook (imp.) of Overtake
Overtaken (p. p.) of Overtake
Overtaking (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Overtake
Overtake (v. t.) To come up with in a course, pursuit, progress, or motion; to catch up with.
Overtake (v. t.) To come upon from behind; to discover; to surprise; to capture; to overcome.
Overtake (v. t.) Hence, figuratively, in the past participle (overtaken), drunken.
Overtalk (v. i.) To talk to excess.
Overtask (v. t.) To task too heavily.
Overtax (v. t.) To tax or to task too heavily.
Overtedious (a.) Too tedious.
Overtempt (v. t.) To tempt exceedingly, or beyond the power of resistance.
Overthrew (imp.) of Overthrow
Overthrown (p. p.) of Overthrow
Overthrowing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Overthrow
Overthrow (v. t.) To throw over; to overturn; to upset; to turn upside down.
Overthrow (v. t.) To cause to fall or to fail; to subvert; to defeat; to make a ruin of; to destroy.
Overthrow (n.) The act of overthrowing; the state of being overthrow; ruin.
Overthrow (n.) The act of throwing a ball too high, as over a player's head.
Overthrow (n.) A faulty return of the ball by a fielder, so that the striker makes an additional run.
Overthwart (a.) Having a transverse position; placed or situated across; hence, opposite.
Overthwart (a.) Crossing in kind or disposition; perverse; adverse; opposing.
Overthwart (adv.) Across; crosswise; transversely.
Overthwart (prep.) Across; from alde to side of.
Overthwart (n.) That which is overthwart; an adverse circumstance; opposition.
Overthwart (v. t.) To cross; to oppose.
Overthwartly (adv.) In an overthwart manner; across; also, perversely.
Overthwartness (n.) The state of being overthwart; perverseness.
Overtilt (v. t.) To tilt over; to overturn.
Overtime (n.) Time beyond, or in excess of, a limit; esp., extra working time.
Overtire (v. t.) To tire to excess; to exhaust.
Overtire (v. t.) To become too tired.
Overtitle (v. t.) To give too high a title to.
Overtly (adv.) Publicly; openly.
Overtoil (v. t.) To overwork.
Overtoil (v. t.) To weary excessively; to exhaust.
Overtone (n.) One of the harmonics faintly heard with and above a tone as it dies away, produced by some aliquot portion of the vibrating sting or column of air which yields the fundamental tone; one of the natural harmonic scale of tones, as the octave, twelfth, fifteenth, etc.; an aliquot or "partial" tone; a harmonic. See Harmonic, and Tone.
Overtopped (imp. & p. p.) of Overtop
Overtopping (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Overtop
Overtop (v. t.) To rise above the top of; to exceed in height; to tower above.
Overtop (v. t.) To go beyond; to transcend; to transgress.
Overtop (v. t.) To make of less importance, or throw into the background, by superior excellence; to dwarf; to obscure.
Overtower (v. t.) To tower over or above.
Overtower (v. i.) To soar too high.
Overtrade (v. i.) To trade beyond one's capital; to buy goods beyond the means of paying for or seleng them; to overstock the market.
Overtrading (n.) The act or practice of buying goods beyond the means of payment; a glutting of the market.
Overtread (v. t.) To tread over or upon.
Overtrip (v. t.) To trip over nimbly.
Overtroubled (a.) Excessively troubled.
Overtrow (v. i.) To be too trustful or confident; to trust too much.
Overtrust (n.) Excessive confidence.
Overtrust (v. t. & i.) To trust too much.
Overture () An opening or aperture; a recess; a recess; a chamber.
Overture () Disclosure; discovery; revelation.
Overture () A proposal; an offer; a proposition formally submitted for consideration, acceptance, or rejection.
Overture () A composition, for a full orchestra, designed as an introduction to an oratorio, opera, or ballet, or as an independent piece; -- called in the latter case a concert overture.
Overture (v. t.) To make an overture to; as, to overture a religious body on some subject.
Overturned (imp. & p. p.) of Overturn
Overturning (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Overturn
Overturn (v. t.) To turn or throw from a basis, foundation, or position; to overset; as, to overturn a carriage or a building.
Overturn (v. t.) To subvert; to destroy; to overthrow.
Overturn (v. t.) To overpower; to conquer.
Overturn (n.) The act off overturning, or the state of being overturned or subverted; overthrow; as, an overturn of parties.
Overturnable (a.) Capable of being, or liable to be, overturned or subverted.
Overturner (n.) One who overturns.
Overvail (v. t.) See Overveil.
Overvaluation (n.) Excessive valuation; overestimate.
Overvalued (imp. & p. p.) of Overvalue
Overvaluing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Overvalue
Overvalue (v. t.) To value excessively; to rate at too high a price.
Overvalue (v. t.) To exceed in value.
Overveil (v. t.) To veil or cover.
Overview (n.) An inspection or overlooking.
Overvote (v. t.) To outvote; to outnumber in votes given.
Overwalk (v. t.) To walk over or upon.
Overwar (v. t.) To defeat.
Overwary (a.) Too wary; too cautious.
Overwash (v. t.) To overflow.
Overwasted (a.) Wasted or worn out; /onsumed; spent
Overwatch (v. t.) To watch too much.
Overwatch (v. t.) To weary or exhaust by watching.
Overwax (v. i.) To wax or grow too rapindly or too much.
Overweak (a.) Too weak; too feeble.
Overwear (v. t.) To wear too much; to wear out.
Overweary (v. t.) To weary too much; to tire out.
Overweather (v. t.) To expose too long to the influence of the weather.
Overween (v. t.) To think too highly or arrogantly; to regard one's own thinking or conclusions too highly; hence, to egotistic, arrogant, or rash, in opinion; to think conceitedly; to presume.
Overweener (n.) One who overweens.
Overweening (a.) Unduly confident; arrogant; presumptuous; conceited.
Overweening (n.) Conceit; arrogance.
Overweigh (v. t.) To exceed in weight; to overbalance; to weigh down.
Overweight (n.) Weight over and above what is required by law or custom.
Overweight (n.) Superabundance of weight; preponderance.
Overweight (a.) Overweighing; excessive.
Overwell (v. t.) To overflow.
Overwet (n.) Excessive wetness.
Overwhelmed (imp. & p. p.) of Overwhelm
Overwhelming (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Overwhelm
Overwhelm (v. t.) To cover over completely, as by a great wave; to overflow and bury beneath; to ingulf; hence, figuratively, to immerse and bear down; to overpower; to crush; to bury; to oppress, etc., overpoweringly.
Overwhelm (v. t.) To project or impend over threateningly.
Overwhelm (v. t.) To cause to surround, to cover.
Overwhelm (n.) The act of overwhelming.
Overwhelming (a.) Overpowering; irresistible.
Overwind (v. t.) To wind too tightly, as a spring, or too far, as a hoisting rope on a drum.
Overwing (v. t.) To outflank.
Overwise (a.) Too wise; affectedly wise.
Overwit (v. t.) To outwit.
Overword (v. t.) To say in too many words; to express verbosely.
Overworked (imp. & p. p.) of Overwork
Overwrought () of Overwork
Overworking (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Overwork
Overwork (v. t.) To work beyond the strength; to cause to labor too much or too long; to tire excessively; as, to overwork a horse.
Overwork (v. t.) To fill too full of work; to crowd with labor.
Overwork (v. t.) To decorate all over.
Overwork (v. t.) To work too much, or beyond one's strength.
Overwork (n.) Work in excess of the usual or stipulated time or quantity; extra work; also, excessive labor.
Overworn (v. t.) Worn out or subdued by toil; worn out so as to be trite.
Overwrest (v. t.) To wrest or force from the natural or proper position.
Overwrestle (v. t.) To subdue by wrestling.
Overwrought (p. p. & a.) Wrought upon excessively; overworked; overexcited.
Overzeal (n.) Excess of zeal.
Overzealous (a.) Too zealous.
Ovicapsule (n.) The outer layer of a Graafian follicle.
Ovicapsule (n.) Same as Ootheca.
Ovicell (n.) One of the dilatations of the body wall of Bryozoa in which the ova sometimes undegro the first stages of their development. See Illust. of Chilostoma.
Ovioular (a.) Of or pertaining to an egg.
Ovicyst (n.) The pouch in which incubation takes place in some Tunicata.
Ovidian (a.) Of or pertaining to the Latin poet Ovid; resembling the style of Ovid.
Oviducal (a.) Of or pertaining to oviducts; as, oviducal glands.
Oviduct (n.) A tube, or duct, for the passage of ova from the ovary to the exterior of the animal or to the part where further development takes place. In mammals the oviducts are also called Fallopian tubes.
Oviferous (a.) Egg-bearing; -- applied particularly to certain receptacles, as in Crustacea, that retain the eggs after they have been excluded from the formative organs, until they are hatched.
Oviform (a.) Having the form or figure of an egg; egg-shaped; as, an oviform leaf.
Ovigerons (a.) Bearing eggs; oviferous.
Ovile (a.) See Ovine.
Ovine (a.) Of or pertaining to sheep; consisting of sheep.
Ovipara (n. pl.) An artifical division of vertebrates, including those that lay eggs; -- opposed to Vivipara.
Oviparity (n.) Generation by means of ova. See Generation.
Oviparous (a.) Producing young from rggs; as, an oviparous animal, in which the egg is generally separated from the animal, and hatched after exclusion; -- opposed to viviparous.
Oviposited (imp. & p. p.) of Oviposit
Ovipositing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Oviposit
Oviposit (v. i.) To lay or deposit eggs; -- said esp. of insects.
Oviposit (v. t.) To deposit or lay (an egg).
Ovipositing (n.) Alt. of Oviposition
Oviposition (n.) The depositing of eggs, esp. by insects.
Ovipositor (n.) The organ with which many insects and some other animals deposit their eggs. Some ichneumon files have a long ovipositor fitted to pierce the eggs or larvae of other insects, in order to lay their own eggs within the same.
Ovisac (n.) A Graafian follicle; any sac containing an ovum or ova.
Ovisac (n.) The inner layer of the fibrous wall of a Graafian follicle.
Ovist (n.) Same as Ovulist.
Ovococci (pl. ) of Ovococcus
Ovococcus (n.) A germinal vesicle.
Ovoid (a.) Alt. of Ovoidal
Ovoidal (a.) Resembling an egg in shape; egg-shaped; ovate; as, an ovoidal apple.
Ovoid (n.) A solid resembling an egg in shape.
Ovolo (n.) A round, convex molding. See Illust. of Column.
Ovology (n.) That branch of natural history which treats of the origin and functions of eggs.
Ovoplasma (n.) Yolk; egg yolk.
Ovotesttis (n.) An organ which produces both ova and spermatozoids; an hermaphrodite gland.
Ovoviviparous (a.) Oviparous, but hatching the egg while it is within the body, as some fishes and reptiles.
Ovular (a.) Relating or belonging to an ovule; as, an ovular growth.
Ovulary (a.) Pertaining to ovules.
Ovulate (a.) Containing an ovule or ovules.
Ovulation (n.) The formation of ova or eggs in the ovary, and the discharge of the same. In the mammalian female the discharge occurs during menstruation.
Ovule (n.) The rudiment of a seed. It grows from a placenta, and consists of a soft nucleus within two delicate coatings. The attached base of the ovule is the hilum, the coatings are united with the nucleus at the chalaza, and their minute orifice is the foramen.
Ovule (n.) An ovum.
Ovuliferous (a.) Producing ovules.
Ovulist (n.) A believer in the theory (called encasement theory), current during the last century, that the egg was the real animal germ, and that at the time of fecundation the spermatozoa simply gave the impetus which caused the unfolding of the egg, in which all generations were inclosed one within the other. Also called ovist.
Ovulite (n.) A fossil egg.
Ovula (pl. ) of Ovulum
Ovulum (n.) An ovule.
Ova (pl. ) of Ovum
Ovums (pl. ) of Ovum
Ovum (n.) A more or less spherical and transparent mass of granular protoplasm, which by a process of multiplication and growth develops into a mass of cells, constituting a new individual like the parent; an egg, spore, germ, or germ cell. See Illust. of Mycropyle.
Ovum (n.) One of the series of egg-shaped ornaments into which the ovolo is often carved.
Uva (n.) A small pulpy or juicy fruit containing several seeds and having a thin skin, as a grape.
Uvate (n.) A conserve made of grapes.
Uva-ursi (n.) The bearberry.
Uvea (n.) The posterior pigmented layer of the iris; -- sometimes applied to the whole iris together with the choroid coat.
Uveous (a.) Resembling a grape.
Uvic (a.) Pertaining to, or obtained from, grapes; specifically, designating an organic acid, C7H8O3 (also called pyrotritartaric acid), obtained as a white crystalline substance by the decomposition of tartaric and pyrotartaric acids.
Uvitic (a.) Pertaining to, or designating, an acid, CH3C6H3(CO2H)2, obtained as a white crystalline substance by the partial oxidation of mesitylene; -- called also mesitic acid.
Uvitonic (a.) Pertaining to, or designating, an acid which is obtained as a white crystalline substance by the action of ammonia on pyrotartaric acid.
Uvrou (n.) See Euphroe.
Uvula (n.) The pendent fleshy lobe in the middle of the posterior border of the soft palate.
Uvular (a.) Of or pertaining to a uvula.
Uvulatome (n.) An instrument for removing the uvula.
Uvulatomy (n.) The operation of removing the uvula.
Yvel (a. & adv.) Evil; ill.
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Author: Mark McCracken is a corporate trainer and author living in Higashi Osaka, Japan. He is the author of thousands of online articles as well as the Business English textbook, "25 Business Skills in English".