bailiffs: Associated Words
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  • conventual
    • adjective satellite of communal life sequestered from the world under religious vows
      cloistral; monastical; cloistered; monastic.

  • snug
    • noun a small secluded room
      snuggery; cubby; cubbyhole.
    • adjective satellite offering safety; well protected or concealed
      • a snug harbor
      • a snug hideout

  • capitular
    • adjective of or pertaining to an ecclesiastical chapter
      • capitular estates

  • jostled
    • noun the act of jostling (forcing your way by pushing)
    • verb make one's way by jostling, pushing, or shoving
      • We had to jostle our way to the front of the platform

  • rascally
    • adjective satellite playful in an appealingly bold way
      roguish; devilish.
      • a roguish grin
    • adjective satellite lacking principles or scruples
      roguish; blackguardly; scoundrelly.
      • the rascally rabble
      • the tyranny of a scoundrelly aristocracy" - W.M. Thackaray
      • the captain was set adrift by his roguish crew

  • knocking
    • noun the sound of knocking (as on a door or in an engine or bearing)
      • the knocking grew louder
    • verb deliver a sharp blow or push :"He knocked the glass clear across the room"
      knock; strike hard.

  • bernese
    Pertaining to the city o canton of Bern, in Switzerland, or to its inhabitants. -- n. sing. & pl. A native or natives of Bern.
  • beset
    • verb annoy continually or chronically
      chivy; chevy; chevvy; harass; hassle; chivvy; harry; plague; molest; provoke.
      • He is known to harry his staff when he is overworked
      • This man harasses his female co-workers
    • verb assail or attack on all sides: "The zebra was beset by leopards"
      set upon.

  • manorial
    • adjective of or relating to or based on the manor
      • manorial accounts

  • seize
    • verb take hold of; grab
      clutch; prehend.
      • The sales clerk quickly seized the money on the counter
      • She clutched her purse
      • The mother seized her child by the arm
      • Birds of prey often seize small mammals
    • verb take or capture by force
      • The terrorists seized the politicians
      • The rebels threaten to seize civilian hostages

  • gehenna
    (Jewish Hist.) The valley of Hinnom, near Jerusalem, where some of the Israelites sacrificed their children to Moloch, which, on this account, was afterward regarded as a place of abomination, and made a receptacle for all the refuse of the city, perpetual fires being kept up in order to prevent pestilential effluvia. In the New Testament the name is transferred, by an easy metaphor, to Hell.
    The pleasant valley of Hinnom. Tophet thence And black Gehenna called, the type of Hell. Milton.

  • errant
    • adjective satellite straying from the right course or from accepted standards
      • errant youngsters
    • adjective satellite uncontrolled motion that is irregular or unpredictable
      • an errant breeze

  • profligate
    • noun a dissolute man in fashionable society
      rake; rip; rakehell; blood; roue.
    • noun a recklessly extravagant consumer
      prodigal; squanderer.

  • seized
    • verb take hold of; grab
      clutch; prehend.
      • The sales clerk quickly seized the money on the counter
      • She clutched her purse
      • The mother seized her child by the arm
      • Birds of prey often seize small mammals
    • verb take or capture by force
      • The terrorists seized the politicians
      • The rebels threaten to seize civilian hostages

  • watchful
    • adjective engaged in or accustomed to close observation
      • caught by a couple of alert cops
      • alert enough to spot the opportunity when it came
      • constantly alert and vigilant, like a sentinel on duty
    • adjective satellite experiencing or accompanied by sleeplessness
      sleepless; insomniac.
      • insomniac old people
      • insomniac nights
      • lay sleepless all night
      • twenty watchful, weary, tedious nights"- Shakespeare

  • grabbed
    • noun a mechanical device for gripping an object
    • noun the act of catching an object with the hands
      catch; snap; snatch.
      • Mays made the catch with his back to the plate
      • he made a grab for the ball before it landed
      • Martin's snatch at the bridle failed and the horse raced away
      • the infielder's snap and throw was a single motion

  • uniformed
    • adjective satellite dressed in a uniform
      • uniformed policemen lined the President's route
    • verb provide with uniforms
      • The guards were uniformed

  • follower
    • noun a person who accepts the leadership of another
    • noun someone who travels behind or pursues another

  • extortionate
    • adjective satellite greatly exceeding bounds of reason or moderation
      usurious; outrageous; exorbitant; unconscionable; steep.
      • exorbitant rent
      • extortionate prices
      • spends an outrageous amount on entertainment
      • usurious interest rate
      • unconscionable spending

  • arrived
    • verb reach a destination; arrive by movement or progress
      come; get.
      • She arrived home at 7 o'clock
      • She didn't get to Chicago until after midnight
    • verb succeed in a big way; get to the top
      get in; make it; go far.
      • After he published his book, he had arrived
      • I don't know whether I can make it in science!
      • You will go far, my boy!

  • dodging
    • noun nonperformance of something distasteful (as by deceit or trickery) that you are supposed to do
      evasion; escape.
      • his evasion of his clear duty was reprehensible
      • that escape from the consequences is possible but unattractive
    • noun a statement that evades the question by cleverness or trickery
      dodge; scheme.

  • seizing
    • noun small stuff that is used for lashing two or more ropes together
    • noun the act of gripping something firmly with the hands (or the tentacles)
      grasping; prehension; taking hold.

  • coaxing
    • noun flattery designed to gain favor
      blarney; soft soap; sweet talk.
    • verb influence or urge by gentle urging, caressing, or flattering
      wheedle; coax; inveigle; cajole; sweet-talk; blarney; palaver.
      • He palavered her into going along

  • ravishing
    • adjective satellite stunningly beautiful
      • a ravishing blonde
    • verb force (someone) to have sex against their will
      violate; ravish; dishonor; assault; dishonour; outrage; rape.
      • The woman was raped on her way home at night

  • sheriffs
    • noun the principal law-enforcement officer in a county

  • daughter
    • noun a female human offspring
      • her daughter cared for her in her old age

  • burly
    • adjective satellite muscular and heavily built
      buirdly; husky; beefy; strapping.
      • a beefy wrestler
      • had a tall burly frame
      • clothing sizes for husky boys
      • a strapping boy of eighteen
      • `buirdly' is a Scottish term

  • came
    • noun the thick white fluid containing spermatozoa that is ejaculated by the male genital tract
      semen; ejaculate; seminal fluid; seed; cum.
    • verb move toward, travel toward something or somebody or approach something or somebody
      come up.
      • He came singing down the road
      • Come with me to the Casbah
      • come down here!
      • come out of the closet!
      • come into the room

  • maiming
    • verb injure or wound seriously and leave permanent disfiguration or mutilation
      • people were maimed by the explosion

  • arrive
    • verb reach a destination; arrive by movement or progress
      come; get.
      • She arrived home at 7 o'clock
      • She didn't get to Chicago until after midnight
    • verb succeed in a big way; get to the top
      get in; make it; go far.
      • After he published his book, he had arrived
      • I don't know whether I can make it in science!
      • You will go far, my boy!

  • aforesaid
    • adjective satellite being the one previously mentioned or spoken of
      said; aforementioned.
      • works of all the aforementioned authors
      • said party has denied the charges

  • appointed
    • adjective subject to appointment
    • verb create and charge with a task or function
      appoint; nominate; constitute; name.
      • nominate a committee

  • courtroom
    • noun a room in which a lawcourt sits
      • television cameras were admitted in the courtroom

  • rushed
    • adjective satellite done under pressure
      • a rush job
    • verb move fast
      rush; bucket along; hotfoot; belt along; cannonball along; race; step on it; hie; hasten; speed; pelt along; rush along.
      • He rushed down the hall to receive his guests
      • The cars raced down the street

  • royal
    • noun a sail set next above the topgallant on a royal mast
    • noun stag with antlers of 12 or more branches
      royal stag.

  • shall
    To owe; to be under obligation for. Obs. "By the faith I shall to God" Court of Love.
  • mayor
    • noun the head of a city government
      city manager.

  • dragged
    • noun the phenomenon of resistance to motion through a fluid
      retarding force.
    • noun something that slows or delays progress
      • taxation is a drag on the economy
      • too many laws are a drag on the use of new land

  • defying
    • verb resist or confront with resistance
      withstand; hold; hold up.
      • The politician defied public opinion
      • The new material withstands even the greatest wear and tear
      • The bridge held
    • verb elude, especially in a baffling way
      resist; refuse.
      • This behavior defies explanation

  • wife
    • noun a married woman; a man's partner in marriage
      married woman.

  • appoint
    • verb create and charge with a task or function
      nominate; constitute; name.
      • nominate a committee
    • verb assign a duty, responsibility or obligation to
      • He was appointed deputy manager
      • She was charged with supervising the creation of a concordance

  • acting
    • noun the performance of a part or role in a drama
      performing; playacting; playing.
    • verb perform an action, or work out or perform (an action)
      move; act.
      • think before you act
      • We must move quickly
      • The governor should act on the new energy bill
      • The nanny acted quickly by grabbing the toddler and covering him with a wet towel

  • court
    • noun an assembly (including one or more judges) to conduct judicial business
      tribunal; judicature.
    • noun a room in which a lawcourt sits
      • television cameras were admitted in the courtroom

  • entered
    • verb to come or go into
      move into; go in; get into; come in; go into; get in.
      • the boat entered an area of shallow marshes
    • verb become a participant; be involved in
      • enter a race
      • enter an agreement
      • enter a drug treatment program
      • enter negotiations

  • farm
    • noun workplace consisting of farm buildings and cultivated land as a unit
      • it takes several people to work the farm
    • verb be a farmer; work as a farmer
      • My son is farming in California

  • desk
    • noun a piece of furniture with a writing surface and usually drawers or other compartments

  • two
    • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of one and one or a numeral representing this number
      II; deuce; 2.
    • noun one of the four playing cards in a deck that have two spots

  • moved
    • adjective being excited or provoked to the expression of an emotion
      affected; stirred; touched.
      • too moved to speak
      • very touched by the stranger's kindness
    • verb change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically
      go; travel; move; locomote.
      • How fast does your new car go?
      • We travelled from Rome to Naples by bus
      • The policemen went from door to door looking for the suspect
      • The soldiers moved towards the city in an attempt to take it before night fell
      • news travelled fast

  • rapacious
    • adjective satellite living by preying on other animals especially by catching living prey
      raptorial; vulturous; vulturine; ravening; predatory.
      • a predatory bird
      • the rapacious wolf
      • raptorial birds
      • ravening wolves
      • a vulturine taste for offal
    • adjective satellite excessively greedy and grasping
      voracious; ravening.
      • a rapacious divorcee on the prowl
      • ravening creditors
      • paying taxes to voracious governments

  • took
    • noun the income or profit arising from such transactions as the sale of land or other property
      return; yield; takings; issue; proceeds; payoff.
      • the average return was about 5%
    • noun the act of photographing a scene or part of a scene without interruption

  • water
    • noun binary compound that occurs at room temperature as a clear colorless odorless tasteless liquid; freezes into ice below 0 degrees centigrade and boils above 100 degrees centigrade; widely used as a solvent
    • noun the part of the earth's surface covered with water (such as a river or lake or ocean)
      body of water.
      • they invaded our territorial waters
      • they were sitting by the water's edge

  • accounts
    • noun a record or narrative description of past events
      story; chronicle; history.
      • a history of France
      • he gave an inaccurate account of the plot to kill the president
      • the story of exposure to lead
    • noun a short account of the news
      report; story; news report; write up.
      • the report of his speech
      • the story was on the 11 o'clock news
      • the account of his speech that was given on the evening news made the governor furious

  • danish
    • noun light sweet yeast-raised roll usually filled with fruits or cheese
      danish pastry.
    • noun a Scandinavian language that is the official language of Denmark

  • knocked
    • noun the sound of knocking (as on a door or in an engine or bearing)
      • the knocking grew louder
    • noun negative criticism

  • austrian
    Of or pertaining to Austria, or to its inhabitants. -- n. A native or an inhabitant of Austria.
  • cottage
    • noun a small house with a single story

  • deputy
    • noun someone authorized to exercise the powers of sheriff in emergencies
      deputy sheriff.
    • noun an assistant with power to act when his superior is absent

  • collected
    • adjective brought together in one place
      • the collected works of Milton
      • the gathered folds of the skirt
    • verb get or gather together
      amass; roll up; compile; collect; accumulate; hoard; pile up.
      • I am accumulating evidence for the man's unfaithfulness to his wife
      • She is amassing a lot of data for her thesis
      • She rolled up a small fortune

  • armed
    • adjective (used of persons or the military) characterized by having or bearing arms
      • armed robbery
    • verb prepare oneself for a military confrontation
      build up; gird; fortify; arm.
      • The U.S. is girding for a conflict in the Middle East
      • troops are building up on the Iraqi border

  • sponge
    • noun a porous mass of interlacing fibers that forms the internal skeleton of various marine animals and usable to absorb water or any porous rubber or cellulose product similarly used
    • noun someone able to acquire new knowledge and skills rapidly and easily
      quick study.
      • she soaks up foreign languages like a sponge

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