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- noun a person who swindles you by means of deception or fraud
gouger; chiseller; chiseler; defrauder; swindler; scammer.
- noun low-growing plant found only in volcanic craters on Hawaii having rosettes of narrow pointed silver-green leaves and clusters of profuse red-purple flowers on a tall stem
- adjective satellite very lively and profitable
booming; prosperous; palmy; prospering; roaring; flourishing.
- flourishing businesses
- a palmy time for stockbrokers
- a prosperous new business
- doing a roaring trade
- a thriving tourist center
- did a thriving business in orchids
- verb grow vigorously
expand; flourish; boom; thrive.
- The deer population in this town is thriving
- business is booming
- noun handsome tree of central and eastern North America having large bipinnate leaves and green-white flowers followed by large woody brown pods whose seeds are used as a coffee substitute
Kentucky coffee tree; chicot; Gymnocladus dioica.
- noun tropical tree with large prickly pods of seeds that resemble beans and are used for jewelry and rosaries
Caesalpinia bonduc; bonduc tree; Caesalpinia bonducella.
- adjective satellite seemingly boundless in amount, number, degree, or especially extent
- unbounded enthusiasm
- children with boundless energy
- a limitless supply of money
- noun tree of southeastern Asia having edible oval fruit with a hard spiny rind
durian tree; durian; Durio zibethinus.
- adjective satellite (used especially of glances) directed to one side with or as if with doubt or suspicion or envy
askance; sidelong; asquint; squinty; squint; squint-eyed.
- her eyes with their misted askance look"- Elizabeth Bowen
- sidelong glances
- verb take the burden off; remove the burden from
- unburden the donkey
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- noun North American annual plant with usually yellow or orange flowers; grows chiefly on wet rather acid soil
touch-me-not; celandine; lady's earrings; orange balsam; Impatiens capensis.
- adjective satellite shaped like a cube
cube-shaped; cuboidal; cuboid; cubelike; cubiform.
- noun a trap for catching flies
- noun a row or line of people (especially soldiers or police) standing abreast of one another
- the entrance was guarded by ranks of policemen
- noun relative status
- his salary was determined by his rank and seniority
- noun any of several perennial grasses of the genus Spartina; some important as coastal soil binders
- adverb in a gregarious manner
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- adverb in an uncontrolled and rampant manner
- weeds grew rampantly around here
- noun any of the threadlike filaments forming the mycelium of a fungus
- adverb in an abundant and luxuriant manner
- whiskers grew luxuriantly from his ample jowls
- adverb in an elegantly luxuriant way
- this suave, culture-loving and luxuriantly good-looking M.P.represents the car-workers of Coventry
- noun an evergreen shrub of the Mediterranean region that is cultivated for its resin
mastic; Pistacia lentiscus; mastic tree.
- adjective satellite impressive by reason of age
- a venerable sage with white hair and beard
- adjective satellite profoundly honored
- revered holy men
- noun fleshy maritime plant having fleshy stems with rudimentary scalelike leaves and small spikes of minute flowers; formerly used in making glass
Salicornia europaea; glasswort.
- noun tall North American perennial with creeping rootstocks and narrow leaves and spikes of pinkish-purple flowers occurring in great abundance in burned-over areas or recent clearings; an important honey plant
giant willowherb; wickup; rosebay willowherb; Epilobium angustifolium.
- noun an American weedy plant with small white or greenish flowers
- adjective satellite having an oblique or slanted direction
aslope; diagonal; sloped; slanted; slanting; sloping.
- adverb over or across in a slanting direction
- noun down feather of young birds; persists in some adult birds
- adverb in an exponential manner
- inflation is growing exponentially
- noun any of various plants of the genus Rudbeckia cultivated for their large usually yellow daisies with prominent central cones
- noun a wildflower of the genus Ratibida
- adverb in a logarithmic manner
- data plotted logarithmically with respect to time is shown in Figure 2
- noun fast-growing vine from eastern Asia having tuberous starchy roots and hairy trifoliate leaves and racemes of purple flowers followed by long hairy pods containing many seeds; grown for fodder and forage and root starch; widespread in the southern United States
Pueraria lobata; kudzu vine.
- adverb in a parasitic manner
- noun any of various grasses of many genera that grow in tufts or clumps rather than forming a sod or mat; chiefly of western United States
- adjective resembling or expressed by parables
- adjective satellite having the form of a parabola
- noun small pellet of ice that falls during a hailstorm
- adjective satellite according with custom or propriety
comme il faut; decent; becoming; seemly; decorous.
- her becoming modesty
- comely behavior
- it is not comme il faut for a gentleman to be constantly asking for money
- a decent burial
- seemly behavior
- adjective satellite very pleasing to the eye
sightly; bonnie; fair; bonny.
- my bonny lass
- there's a bonny bay beyond
- a comely face
- young fair maidens
- noun southern European plant having spiny leaves and purple flowers cultivated for its edible leafstalks and roots
- noun only parts eaten are roots and especially stalks (blanched and used as celery); related to artichokes
- adjective satellite abounding in rocks or stones
bouldery; stony; bouldered.
- rocky fields
- stony ground
- bouldery beaches
- adjective causing or characterized by jolts and irregular movements
jumpy; jolty; jolting; bumpy; rough.
- a rough ride
- noun submerged marine plant with very long narrow leaves found in abundance along North Atlantic coasts
grass wrack; Zostera marina; sea wrack.
- noun submerged aquatic plant with ribbonlike leaves; Old World and Australia
Vallisneria spiralis; tape grass; wild celery.
- adjective of or relating to interstices
- noun the vegetative part of a fungus consisting of a mass of branching threadlike hyphae
- adverb in a worldly manner
- terrestrially changeable
- adverb to a land environment
- terrestrially adapted
- noun the spore-producing individual or phase in the life cycle of a plant having alternation of generations
- adjective satellite vigorously passionate
- adjective satellite endowed with or exhibiting great bodily or mental health
hearty; red-blooded; full-blooded.
- a hearty glow of health
- noun genus of chiefly tropical vines often placed in genera Dipogon or Lablab or Macrotyloma
- adjective lacking stability or fixity or firmness
- unstable political conditions
- the tower proved to be unstable in the high wind
- an unstable world economy
- adjective satellite highly or violently reactive
- sensitive and highly unstable compounds
- noun tufted evergreen perennial herb having spikes of tiny white flowers and glossy green round to heart-shaped leaves that become coppery to maroon or purplish in fall
Galax urceolata; wandflower; galax; beetleweed; galaxy.
- noun perennial herb with large rounded leaves resembling a colt's foot and yellow flowers appearing before the leaves do; native to Europe but now nearly cosmopolitan; used medicinally especially formerly
- noun a rheostat that varies the current through an electric light in order to control the level of illumination
- adjective satellite lacking in light; not bright or harsh
- a dim light beside the bed
- subdued lights and soft music
- noun the nail at the end of a toe
- verb drive obliquely
- toe a nail
- adverb with rapid movements
chop-chop; speedily; rapidly; quickly.
- he works quickly
- noun any of numerous herbs and subshrubs of the genus Lythrum
- noun any of various herbs and subshrubs of the genus Lysimachia
aerobicallySorry, we do not have the definition for this word.
- noun a sporozoan in the active feeding stage of its life cycle
- adjective satellite (of liquids) clouded as with sediment
muddy; turbid; mirky; cloudy.
- a cloudy liquid
- muddy coffee
- murky waters
- adjective satellite dark or gloomy
- a murky dungeon
- murky rooms lit by smoke-blackened lamps
- adjective tending to move toward a center
- centripetal force
- adjective satellite tending to unify
- noun sometimes placed in genus Scilla
bluebell; wild hyacinth; Hyacinthoides nonscripta; Scilla nonscripta; wood hyacinth.
- noun perennial of northern hemisphere with slender stems and bell-shaped blue flowers
Campanula rotundifolia; bluebell.
- adjective of or relating to logistics
- logistic requirements
- noun any of various northern temperate plants of the genus Sedum having fleshy leaves and red or yellow or white flowers
- noun a person who drinks alcohol to excess habitually
souse; alcoholic; alky; boozer; dipsomaniac; soaker.
- adjective satellite produced or growing in extreme abundance
luxuriant; profuse; riotous; exuberant.
- their riotous blooming
- noun the vascular fetal membrane that lies below the chorion and develops from the hindgut in many embryonic higher vertebrates (reptiles, birds and mammals)
- adjective satellite directed toward heaven or the sky
- the soul in its heavenward flight
- adverb toward the sky
- look skywards!
- noun extremely large treelike cactus of desert regions of southwestern United States having a thick columnar sparsely branched trunk bearing white flowers and edible red pulpy fruit
sahuaro; Carnegiea gigantea.
- adverb with respect to arithmetic
- this problem is arithmetically easy
- noun (Greek mythology) a king who created a statue of a woman and fell in love with it; Aphrodite brought the sculpture to life as Galatea
- noun large genus of subshrubs or herbs having showy blue or purple or red or yellow or white flowers; mostly western North America
- noun a grammatical category of verbs used to express distinctions of time
- verb become stretched or tense or taut
- the bodybuilder's neck muscles tensed
- "the rope strained when the weight was attached
- noun any of various North American trees or shrubs having showy white flowers and edible blue-black or purplish fruit
service tree; Juneberry; shadblow; shadbush.
- noun edible purple or red berries
juneberry; shadberry; saskatoon.
- adjective of or relating to the cranium which encloses the brain
- cranial pressure
- adjective displeasing to the senses
- an ugly face
- ugly furniture
- adjective satellite inclined to anger or bad feelings with overtones of menace
- a surly waiter
- an ugly frame of mind
- adjective satellite deep and harsh sounding as if from shouting or illness or emotion
- gruff voices
- the dog's gruff barking
- hoarse cries
- makes all the instruments sound powerful but husky"- Virgil Thomson
- noun alpine perennial plant native to Europe having leaves covered with whitish down and small flower heads held in stars of glistening whitish bracts
- noun a narrow channel of the sea joining two larger bodies of water
- noun a bad or difficult situation or state of affairs
- noun a larval frog or toad
- adverb toward the posterior end of the body
- noun (botany) main root of a plant growing straight downward from the stem
- noun something that provides an important central source for growth or development
- the taproot of his resentment
- genius and insanity spring from the same taproot
- adverb in a linear manner
- linearly polarized radiation
- it grew linearly
- noun wood of a sumac
- noun a shrub or tree of the genus Rhus (usually limited to the non-poisonous members of the genus)
- noun a spontaneous loss of consciousness caused by insufficient blood to the brain
swoon; deliquium; syncope.
- verb pass out from weakness, physical or emotional distress due to a loss of blood supply to the brain
swoon; pass out; conk.
- noun a cylinder of calcium carbonate projecting upward from the floor of a limestone cave
- adverb in a bountiful manner
plenteously; bounteously; bountifully.
- noun an organ in its earliest stage of development; the foundation for subsequent development
anaerobicallySorry, we do not have the definition for this word.
- noun a Japanese (paper or silk) wall hanging; usually narrow with a picture or writing on it and a roller at the bottom
- adverb suddenly and rapidly
- the population in Central America is growing explosively
- adverb in an explosive manner
- the political situation in Kashmir and Jammu is explosively unstable
- noun any of various plants of the genus Verbascum having large usually woolly leaves and terminal spikes of yellow or white or purplish flowers
flannel leaf; velvet plant.
- noun very hot and finely tapering pepper of special pungency
chilli; chili; chile; chili pepper.
- adjective satellite not characterized by emotion
- a female form in marble--a chilly but ideal medium for depicting abstract virtues"-C.W.Cunningham
- noun any of various aromatic herbs of the genus Marrubium
- noun a candy that is flavored with an extract of the horehound plant
- adverb as an important constituent
- the drapery served organically to cover the Madonna
- adverb involving carbon compounds
- organically bound iodine
- noun plant that derives moisture and nutrients from the air and rain; usually grows on another plant but not parasitic on it
aerophyte; epiphytic plant; air plant.
- noun an act that violates the rules of a sport
- verb hit a foul ball
- noun any of numerous flowerless and seedless vascular plants having true roots from a rhizome and fronds that uncurl upward; reproduce by spores
- noun a container that has been emptied
- return all empties to the store
- verb make void or empty of contents
- Empty the box
- The alarm emptied the building
- noun (genetics) the diploid cell resulting from the union of a haploid spermatozoon and ovum (including the organism that develops from that cell)
- adverb with respect to geometry
- this shape is geometrically interesting
- adverb in a geometric fashion
- it grew geometrically
- noun perennial of the genus Phytolacca
- noun a soft greasy substance occurring in organic tissue and consisting of a mixture of lipids (mostly triglycerides)
- pizza has too much fat
- noun a kind of body tissue containing stored fat that serves as a source of energy; it also cushions and insulates vital organs
fatty tissue; adipose tissue.
- fatty tissue protected them from the severe cold
- noun an organism of the kingdom Fungi lacking chlorophyll and feeding on organic matter; ranging from unicellular or multicellular organisms to spore-bearing syncytia
- adjective satellite physically and mentally fatigued
- `aweary' is archaic
- noun a plant of the family Portulacaceae having fleshy succulent obovate leaves often grown as a potherb or salad herb; a weed in some areas
- adjective morally bad in principle or practice
- adjective satellite having committed unrighteous acts
- a sinful person
lepraeSorry, we do not have the definition for this word.
- adjective satellite beyond or deviating from the usual or expected
funny; rum; singular; queer; odd; peculiar; rummy.
- a curious hybrid accent
- her speech has a funny twang
- they have some funny ideas about war
- had an odd name
- the peculiar aromatic odor of cloves
- something definitely queer about this town
- what a rum fellow
- singular behavior
- adjective eager to investigate and learn or learn more (sometimes about others' concerns)
- a curious child is a teacher's delight
- a trap door that made me curious
- curious investigators
- traffic was slowed by curious rubberneckers
- curious about the neighbor's doings
- noun American plants closely resembling Old World mistletoe
- noun Old World parasitic shrub having branching greenish stems with leathery leaves and waxy white glutinous berries; the traditional mistletoe of Christmas
Old World mistletoe; Viscum album.
- adjective satellite increasing gradually by regular degrees or additions
- lecturers enjoy...steady incremental growth in salary
- noun any of several water-loving cresses
- noun cresses that grow in clear ponds and streams
- adjective satellite pathetically lacking in force or effectiveness
- a feeble excuse
- a lame argument
- adjective satellite lacking strength or vigor
- damning with faint praise
- faint resistance
- feeble efforts
- a feeble voice
- noun any of several evergreen shrubs of the genus Arbutus of temperate Europe and America
- verb utter a shrill cry
pipe; pipe up; shriek.
- adjective satellite having or emitting a high-pitched and sharp tone or tones
- a shrill whistle
- a shrill gaiety
- noun perennial herbs of Europe and Iran; make rapidly growing groundcover for shaded areas
- noun leaves make a popular tisane; young leaves used in salads or cooked
- adjective feeling hunger; feeling a need or desire to eat food
- a world full of hungry people
- adjective satellite (usually followed by `for') extremely desirous
- athirst for knowledge
- hungry for recognition
- thirsty for informaton
- noun a young plant or a small plant
- adverb in an indigenous manner
- noun a plant of the genus Sanicula having palmately compound leaves and unisexual flowers in panicled umbels followed by bristly fruit; reputed to have healing powers
- noun any of various North American plants of the genus Liatris having racemes or panicles of small discoid flower heads
blazing star; button snakeroot; gayfeather; gay-feather.
- verb exhaust or get tired through overuse or great strain or stress
wear out; tire; wear down; jade; fag out; fatigue; wear; tire out; outwear; fag; wear upon.
- We wore ourselves out on this hike
- verb lose interest or become bored with something or somebody
jade; fatigue; pall; tire.
- I'm so tired of your mother and her complaints about my food
- noun a low woody perennial plant usually having several major stems
- adjective characterized by or producing sound of great volume or intensity
- a group of loud children
- loud thunder
- her voice was too loud
- loud trombones
- adjective satellite tastelessly showy
garish; gaudy; brassy; meretricious; tatty; tawdry; flash; cheap; flashy; tacky; gimcrack; trashy.
- a flash car
- a flashy ring
- garish colors
- a gaudy costume
- loud sport shirts
- a meretricious yet stylish book
- tawdry ornaments
- noun a serious (sometimes fatal) infection of rodents caused by Yersinia pestis and accidentally transmitted to humans by the bite of a flea that has bitten an infected animal
pestilence; plague; pest.
- adjective deficient in quantity or number compared with the demand
- fresh vegetables were scarce during the drought
- adverb only a very short time before
scarcely; barely; hardly; just.
- they could barely hear the speaker
- we hardly knew them
- just missed being hit
- had scarcely rung the bell when the door flew open
- would have scarce arrived before she would have found some excuse to leave"- W.B.Yeats
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