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  • billow (definition)
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    n 1: a large sea wave [syn: billow, surge] v 1: rise up as if in waves; "smoke billowed up into the sky" [syn: billow, wallow] 2: move with great difficulty; "The soldiers billowed across the muddy riverbed" 3: rise and move, as in waves or billows; "The army surged forward" [syn: billow, surge, heave] 4: become inflated; "The sails ballooned" [syn: balloon, inflate, billow]
  • adagio (definition)
    adv 1: slowly; "here you must play adagio" adj 1: (of tempo) leisurely n 1: (music) a composition played in adagio tempo (slowly and gracefully); "they played the adagio too quickly" 2: a slow section of a pas de deux requiring great skill and strength by the dancers
  • aficionado (definition)
    n 1: a fan of bull fighting 2: a serious devotee of some particular music genre or musical performer
  • afterglow (definition)
    n 1: a glow sometimes seen in the sky after sunset 2: the pleasure of remembering some pleasant event; "he basked in the afterglow of his victory"
  • aglow (definition)
    adj 1: softly bright or radiant; "a house aglow with lights"; "glowing embers"; "lambent tongues of flame"; "the lucent moon"; "a sky luminous with stars" [syn: aglow(p), lambent, lucent, luminous]
  • ago (definition)
    adv 1: in the past; "long ago"; "sixty years ago my grandfather came to the U.S." adj 1: gone by; or in the past; "two years ago"; "`agone' is an archaic word for `ago'" [syn: ago, agone]
  • airflow (definition)
    n 1: the flow of air; "she adjusted the fan so that the airflow was directed right at her" [syn: airflow, air flow, flow of air]
  • albino (place) (definition)
    n 1: a person with congenital albinism: white hair and milky skin; eyes are usually pink
  • allegro (definition)
    adv 1: in a quick and lively tempo; "play this section allegro" adj 1: (of tempo) fast n 1: a brisk and lively tempo 2: a musical composition or musical passage to be performed quickly in a brisk lively manner
  • aloe (definition)
    n 1: succulent plants having rosettes of leaves usually with fiber like hemp and spikes of showy flowers; found chiefly in Africa
  • amigo (definition)
    n 1: a friend or comrade
  • ammo (definition)
    n 1: projectiles to be fired from a gun [syn: ammunition, ammo]
  • apropos (definition)
    adv 1: at an opportune time; "your letter arrived apropos" [syn: seasonably, timely, well-timed, apropos] 2: introducing a different topic; in point of fact; "incidentally, I won't go to the party" [syn: by the way, by the bye, incidentally, apropos] adj 1: of an appropriate or pertinent nature [ant: malapropos]
  • archipelago (definition)
    n 1: a group of many islands in a large body of water
  • arpeggio (definition)
    n 1: a chord whose notes are played in rapid succession rather than simultaneously
  • audio (definition)
    n 1: the audible part of a transmitted signal; "they always raise the audio for commercials" [syn: audio, sound] 2: an audible acoustic wave frequency [syn: audio, audio frequency] 3: a recording of acoustic signals [syn: sound recording, audio recording, audio] 4: the sound elements of television
  • backhoe (definition)
    n 1: an excavator whose shovel bucket is attached to a hinged boom and is drawn backward to move earth
  • bandeau (definition)
    n 1: an undergarment worn by women to support their breasts [syn: brassiere, bra, bandeau]
  • banjo (definition)
    n 1: a stringed instrument of the guitar family that has long neck and circular body
  • beau (name) (definition)
    n 1: a man who is the lover of a girl or young woman; "if I'd known he was her boyfriend I wouldn't have asked" [syn: boyfriend, fellow, beau, swain, young man] 2: a man who is much concerned with his dress and appearance [syn: dandy, dude, fop, gallant, sheik, beau, swell, fashion plate, clotheshorse]
  • bestow (definition)
    v 1: present; "The university conferred a degree on its most famous former student, who never graduated"; "bestow an honor on someone" [syn: confer, bestow] 2: give as a gift 3: bestow a quality on; "Her presence lends a certain cachet to the company"; "The music added a lot to the play"; "She brings a special atmosphere to our meetings"; "This adds a light note to the program" [syn: lend, impart, bestow, contribute, add, bring]
  • blow (name) (definition)
    n 1: a powerful stroke with the fist or a weapon; "a blow on the head" 2: an impact (as from a collision); "the bump threw him off the bicycle" [syn: blow, bump] 3: an unfortunate happening that hinders or impedes; something that is thwarting or frustrating [syn: reverse, reversal, setback, blow, black eye] 4: an unpleasant or disappointing surprise; "it came as a shock to learn that he was injured" [syn: shock, blow] 5: a strong current of air; "the tree was bent almost double by the gust" [syn: gust, blast, blow] 6: street names for cocaine [syn: coke, blow, nose candy, snow, C] 7: forceful exhalation through the nose or mouth; "he gave his nose a loud blow"; "he blew out all the candles with a single puff" [syn: blow, puff] v 1: exhale hard; "blow on the soup to cool it down" 2: be blowing or storming; "The wind blew from the West" 3: free of obstruction by blowing air through; "blow one's nose" 4: be in motion due to some air or water current; "The leaves were blowing in the wind"; "the boat drifted on the lake"; "The sailboat was adrift on the open sea"; "the shipwrecked boat drifted away from the shore" [syn: float, drift, be adrift, blow] 5: make a sound as if blown; "The whistle blew" 6: shape by blowing; "Blow a glass vase" 7: make a mess of, destroy or ruin; "I botched the dinner and we had to eat out"; "the pianist screwed up the difficult passage in the second movement" [syn: botch, bodge, bumble, fumble, botch up, muff, blow, flub, screw up, ball up, spoil, muck up, bungle, fluff, bollix, bollix up, bollocks, bollocks up, bobble, mishandle, louse up, foul up, mess up, fuck up] 8: spend thoughtlessly; throw away; "He wasted his inheritance on his insincere friends"; "You squandered the opportunity to get and advanced degree" [syn: waste, blow, squander] [ant: conserve, economise, economize, husband] 9: spend lavishly or wastefully on; "He blew a lot of money on his new home theater" 10: sound by having air expelled through a tube; "The trumpets blew" 11: play or sound a wind instrument; "She blew the horn" 12: provide sexual gratification through oral stimulation [syn: fellate, suck, blow, go down on] 13: cause air to go in, on, or through; "Blow my hair dry" 14: cause to move by means of an air current; "The wind blew the leaves around in the yard" 15: spout moist air from the blowhole; "The whales blew" 16: leave; informal or rude; "shove off!"; "The children shoved along"; "Blow now!" [syn: shove off, shove along, blow] 17: lay eggs; "certain insects are said to blow" 18: cause to be revealed and jeopardized; "The story blew their cover"; "The double agent was blown by the other side" 19: show off [syn: boast, tout, swash, shoot a line, brag, gas, blow, bluster, vaunt, gasconade] 20: allow to regain its breath; "blow a horse" 21: melt, break, or become otherwise unusable; "The lightbulbs blew out"; "The fuse blew" [syn: blow out, burn out, blow] 22: burst suddenly; "The tire blew"; "We blew a tire"
  • bongo (definition)
    n 1: a small drum; played with the hands [syn: bongo, bongo drum] 2: large forest antelope of central Africa having a reddish- brown coat with white stripes and spiral horns [syn: bongo, Tragelaphus eurycerus, Boocercus eurycerus]
  • bordello (definition)
    n 1: a building where prostitutes are available [syn: whorehouse, brothel, bordello, bagnio, house of prostitution, house of ill repute, bawdyhouse, cathouse, sporting house]
  • borough (definition)
    n 1: one of the administrative divisions of a large city 2: an English town that forms the constituency of a member of parliament
  • borrow (name) (definition)
    v 1: get temporarily; "May I borrow your lawn mower?" [ant: lend, loan] 2: take up and practice as one's own [syn: adopt, borrow, take over, take up]
  • bow (name) (definition)
    n 1: a knot with two loops and loose ends; used to tie shoelaces [syn: bow, bowknot] 2: a slightly curved piece of resilient wood with taut horsehair strands; used in playing certain stringed instruments 3: front part of a vessel or aircraft; "he pointed the bow of the boat toward the finish line" [syn: bow, fore, prow, stem] 4: a weapon for shooting arrows, composed of a curved piece of resilient wood with a taut cord to propel the arrow 5: something curved in shape [syn: bow, arc] 6: bending the head or body or knee as a sign of reverence or submission or shame or greeting [syn: bow, bowing, obeisance] 7: an appearance by actors or performers at the end of the concert or play in order to acknowledge the applause of the audience [syn: bow, curtain call] 8: a decorative interlacing of ribbons 9: a stroke with a curved piece of wood with taut horsehair strands that is used in playing stringed instruments v 1: bend one's knee or body, or lower one's head; "He bowed before the King"; "She bowed her head in shame" [syn: bow, bow down] 2: yield to another's wish or opinion; "The government bowed to the military pressure" [syn: submit, bow, defer, accede, give in] 3: bend the head or the upper part of the body in a gesture of respect or greeting; "He bowed before the King" 4: bend one's back forward from the waist on down; "he crouched down"; "She bowed before the Queen"; "The young man stooped to pick up the girl's purse" [syn: crouch, stoop, bend, bow] 5: play on a string instrument with a bow
  • bozo (definition)
    n 1: a man who is a stupid incompetent fool [syn: fathead, goof, goofball, bozo, jackass, goose, cuckoo, twat, zany] 2: an informal term for a youth or man; "a nice guy"; "the guy's only doing it for some doll" [syn: guy, cat, hombre, bozo]
  • braggadocio (definition)
    n 1: vain and empty boasting [syn: braggadocio, bluster, rodomontade, rhodomontade]
  • buffalo (place) (definition)
    n 1: large shaggy-haired brown bison of North American plains [syn: American bison, American buffalo, buffalo, Bison bison] 2: a city on Lake Erie in western New York (near Niagara Falls) 3: meat from an American bison 4: any of several Old World animals resembling oxen including, e.g., water buffalo; Cape buffalo [syn: Old World buffalo, buffalo] v 1: intimidate or overawe
  • bungalow (definition)
    n 1: a small house with a single story [syn: bungalow, cottage]
  • calico (definition)
    adj 1: made of calico or resembling calico in being patterned; "calico dresses"; "a calico cat" 2: having sections or patches colored differently and usually brightly; "a jester dressed in motley"; "the painted desert"; "a particolored dress"; "a piebald horse"; "pied daisies" [syn: motley, calico, multicolor, multi-color, multicolour, multi-colour, multicolored, multi- colored, multicoloured, multi-coloured, painted, particolored, particoloured, piebald, pied, varicolored, varicoloured] n 1: coarse cloth with a bright print
  • calypso (definition)
    n 1: rare north temperate bog orchid bearing a solitary white to pink flower marked with purple at the tip of an erect reddish stalk above 1 basal leaf [syn: calypso, fairy- slipper, Calypso bulbosa] 2: (Greek mythology) the sea nymph who detained Odysseus for seven years
  • cameo (definition)
    n 1: engraving or carving in low relief on a stone (as in a brooch or ring)
  • cargo (name) (definition)
    n 1: goods carried by a large vehicle [syn: cargo, lading, freight, load, loading, payload, shipment, consignment]
  • chateau (name) (definition)
    n 1: an impressive country house (or castle) in France
  • cheerio (definition)
    n 1: a farewell remark; "they said their good-byes" [syn: adieu, adios, arrivederci, auf wiedersehen, au revoir, bye, bye-bye, cheerio, good-by, goodby, good-bye, goodbye, good day, sayonara, so long]
  • cockcrow (definition)
    n 1: the first light of day; "we got up before dawn"; "they talked until morning" [syn: dawn, dawning, morning, aurora, first light, daybreak, break of day, break of the day, dayspring, sunrise, sunup, cockcrow] [ant: sundown, sunset]
  • coco (place) (definition)
    n 1: tall palm tree bearing coconuts as fruits; widely planted throughout the tropics [syn: coconut, coconut palm, coco palm, coco, cocoa palm, coconut tree, Cocos nucifera]
  • combo (definition)
    n 1: a small band of jazz musicians [syn: jazz band, jazz group, combo]
  • commando (definition)
    n 1: a member of a military unit trained as shock troops for hit-and-run raids [syn: commando, ranger] 2: an amphibious military unit trained for raids into enemy territory
  • counterblow (definition)
    n 1: a return blow; a retaliatory blow
  • crossbow (definition)
    n 1: a bow fixed transversely on a wooden stock grooved to direct the arrow (quarrel)
  • crow (name) (definition)
    n 1: black birds having a raucous call 2: the cry of a cock (or an imitation of it) 3: a member of the Siouan people formerly living in eastern Montana 4: a small quadrilateral constellation in the southern hemisphere near Virgo [syn: Corvus, Crow] 5: an instance of boastful talk; "his brag is worse than his fight"; "whenever he won we were exposed to his gasconade" [syn: brag, bragging, crow, crowing, vaporing, line-shooting, gasconade] 6: a Siouan language spoken by the Crow v 1: dwell on with satisfaction [syn: gloat, triumph, crow] 2: express pleasure verbally; "She crowed with joy" 3: utter shrill sounds; "The cocks crowed all morning"
  • curio (definition)
    n 1: something unusual -- perhaps worthy of collecting [syn: curio, curiosity, oddity, oddment, peculiarity, rarity]
  • dado (place) (definition)
    n 1: panel forming the lower part of an interior wall when it is finished differently from the rest of the wall [syn: wainscot, dado] 2: the section of a pedestal between the base and the surbase 3: a rectangular groove cut into a board so that another piece can fit into it v 1: provide with a dado; "The owners wanted to dado their dining room" 2: cut a dado into or fit into a dado
  • deathblow (definition)
    n 1: the blow that kills (usually mercifully) [syn: deathblow, coup de grace]
  • doe (name) (definition)
    n 1: the federal department responsible for maintaining a national energy policy of the United States; created in 1977 [syn: Department of Energy, Energy Department, Energy, DOE] 2: mature female of mammals of which the male is called `buck'
  • domino (name) (definition)
    n 1: United States rhythm and blues pianist and singer and composer (born in 1928) [syn: Domino, Fats Domino, Antoine Domino] 2: a loose hooded cloak worn with a half mask as part of a masquerade costume 3: a mask covering the upper part of the face but with holes for the eyes [syn: domino, half mask, eye mask] 4: a small rectangular block used in playing the game of dominoes; the face of each block has two equal areas that can bear 0 to 6 dots
  • dough (definition)
    n 1: a flour mixture stiff enough to knead or roll 2: informal terms for money [syn: boodle, bread, cabbage, clams, dinero, dough, gelt, kale, lettuce, lolly, lucre, loot, moolah, pelf, scratch, shekels, simoleons, sugar, wampum]
  • elbow (definition)
    n 1: hinge joint between the forearm and upper arm and the corresponding joint in the forelimb of a quadruped [syn: elbow, elbow joint, human elbow, cubitus, cubital joint, articulatio cubiti] 2: a sharp bend in a road or river 3: a length of pipe with a sharp bend in it 4: the part of a sleeve that covers the elbow joint; "his coat had patches over the elbows" 5: the joint of a mammal or bird that corresponds to the human elbow v 1: push one's way with the elbows 2: shove one's elbow into another person's ribs
  • escrow (definition)
    n 1: a written agreement (or property or money) delivered to a third party or put in trust by one party to a contract to be returned after fulfillment of some condition
  • fallow (name) (definition)
    adj 1: left unplowed and unseeded during a growing season; "fallow farmland" 2: undeveloped but potentially useful; "a fallow gold market" n 1: cultivated land that is not seeded for one or more growing seasons
  • farrow (name) (definition)
    n 1: the production of a litter of pigs [syn: farrow, farrowing] v 1: give birth; "sows farrow" [syn: farrow, pig]
  • floe (definition)
    n 1: a flat mass of ice (smaller than an ice field) floating at sea [syn: ice floe, floe]
  • flow (definition)
    n 1: the motion characteristic of fluids (liquids or gases) [syn: flow, flowing] 2: the amount of fluid that flows in a given time [syn: flow, flow rate, rate of flow] 3: the act of flowing or streaming; continuous progression [syn: flow, stream] 4: any uninterrupted stream or discharge 5: something that resembles a flowing stream in moving continuously; "a stream of people emptied from the terminal"; "the museum had planned carefully for the flow of visitors" [syn: stream, flow] 6: dominant course (suggestive of running water) of successive events or ideas; "two streams of development run through American history"; "stream of consciousness"; "the flow of thought"; "the current of history" [syn: stream, flow, current] 7: the monthly discharge of blood from the uterus of nonpregnant women from puberty to menopause; "the women were sickly and subject to excessive menstruation"; "a woman does not take the gout unless her menses be stopped"--Hippocrates; "the semen begins to appear in males and to be emitted at the same time of life that the catamenia begin to flow in females"-- Aristotle [syn: menstruation, menses, menstruum, catamenia, period, flow] v 1: move or progress freely as if in a stream; "The crowd flowed out of the stadium" [syn: flow, flux] 2: move along, of liquids; "Water flowed into the cave"; "the Missouri feeds into the Mississippi" [syn: run, flow, feed, course] 3: cause to flow; "The artist flowed the washes on the paper" 4: be abundantly present; "The champagne flowed at the wedding" 5: fall or flow in a certain way; "This dress hangs well"; "Her long black hair flowed down her back" [syn: hang, fall, flow] 6: cover or swamp with water 7: undergo menstruation; "She started menstruating at the age of 11" [syn: menstruate, flow]
  • foe (definition)
    n 1: an armed adversary (especially a member of an opposing military force); "a soldier must be prepared to kill his enemies" [syn: enemy, foe, foeman, opposition] 2: a personal enemy; "they had been political foes for years" [syn: foe, enemy] [ant: ally, friend]
  • forego (definition)
    v 1: be earlier in time; go back further; "Stone tools precede bronze tools" [syn: predate, precede, forego, forgo, antecede, antedate] [ant: follow, postdate] 2: do without or cease to hold or adhere to; "We are dispensing with formalities"; "relinquish the old ideas" [syn: waive, relinquish, forgo, forego, foreswear, dispense with] 3: lose (s.th.) or lose the right to (s.th.) by some error, offense, or crime; "you've forfeited your right to name your successor"; "forfeited property" [syn: forfeit, give up, throw overboard, waive, forgo, forego] [ant: arrogate, claim, lay claim]
  • foreknow (definition)
    v 1: realize beforehand [syn: anticipate, previse, foreknow, foresee]
  • forgo (definition)
    v 1: do without or cease to hold or adhere to; "We are dispensing with formalities"; "relinquish the old ideas" [syn: waive, relinquish, forgo, forego, foreswear, dispense with] 2: be earlier in time; go back further; "Stone tools precede bronze tools" [syn: predate, precede, forego, forgo, antecede, antedate] [ant: follow, postdate] 3: lose (s.th.) or lose the right to (s.th.) by some error, offense, or crime; "you've forfeited your right to name your successor"; "forfeited property" [syn: forfeit, give up, throw overboard, waive, forgo, forego] [ant: arrogate, claim, lay claim]
  • gizmo (definition)
    n 1: something unspecified whose name is either forgotten or not known; "she eased the ball-shaped doodad back into its socket"; "there may be some great new gizmo around the corner that you will want to use" [syn: doodad, doohickey, doojigger, gimmick, gizmo, gismo, gubbins, thingamabob, thingumabob, thingmabob, thingamajig, thingumajig, thingmajig, thingummy, whatchamacallit, whatchamacallum, whatsis, widget] 2: a device or control that is very useful for a particular job [syn: appliance, contraption, contrivance, convenience, gadget, gizmo, gismo, widget]
  • glow (definition)
    n 1: an alert and refreshed state [syn: freshness, glow] 2: light from nonthermal sources [syn: luminescence, glow] 3: the phenomenon of light emission by a body as its temperature is raised [syn: incandescence, glow] 4: a feeling of considerable warmth; "the glow of new love"; "a glow of regret" 5: a steady even light without flames 6: the amount of electromagnetic radiation leaving or arriving at a point on a surface [syn: radiance, glow, glowing] 7: an appearance of reflected light [syn: gleam, gleaming, glow, lambency] v 1: emit a steady even light without flames; "The fireflies were glowing and flying about in the garden" 2: have a complexion with a strong bright color, such as red or pink; "Her face glowed when she came out of the sauna" [syn: glow, beam, radiate, shine] 3: shine intensely, as if with heat; "The coals were glowing in the dark"; "The candles were burning" [syn: burn, glow] 4: be exuberant or high-spirited; "Make the people's hearts glow" 5: experience a feeling of well-being or happiness, as from good health or an intense emotion; "She was beaming with joy"; "Her face radiated with happiness" [syn: glow, beam, radiate, shine]
  • go (definition)
    adj 1: functioning correctly and ready for action; "all systems are go" [ant: no-go] n 1: a time for working (after which you will be relieved by someone else); "it's my go"; "a spell of work" [syn: go, spell, tour, turn] 2: street names for methylenedioxymethamphetamine [syn: Adam, ecstasy, XTC, go, disco biscuit, cristal, X, hug drug] 3: a usually brief attempt; "he took a crack at it"; "I gave it a whirl" [syn: crack, fling, go, pass, whirl, offer] 4: a board game for two players who place counters on a grid; the object is to surround and so capture the opponent's counters [syn: go, go game] v 1: change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically; "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" [syn: travel, go, move, locomote] [ant: stay in place] 2: follow a procedure or take a course; "We should go farther in this matter"; "She went through a lot of trouble"; "go about the world in a certain manner"; "Messages must go through diplomatic channels" [syn: go, proceed, move] 3: move away from a place into another direction; "Go away before I start to cry"; "The train departs at noon" [syn: go, go away, depart] [ant: come, come up] 4: enter or assume a certain state or condition; "He became annoyed when he heard the bad news"; "It must be getting more serious"; "her face went red with anger"; "She went into ecstasy"; "Get going!" [syn: become, go, get] 5: be awarded; be allotted; "The first prize goes to Mary"; "Her money went on clothes" 6: have a particular form; "the story or argument runs as follows"; "as the saying goes..." [syn: run, go] 7: stretch out over a distance, space, time, or scope; run or extend between two points or beyond a certain point; "Service runs all the way to Cranbury"; "His knowledge doesn't go very far"; "My memory extends back to my fourth year of life"; "The facts extend beyond a consideration of her personal assets" [syn: run, go, pass, lead, extend] 8: follow a certain course; "The inauguration went well"; "how did your interview go?" [syn: proceed, go] 9: be abolished or discarded; "These ugly billboards have to go!"; "These luxuries all had to go under the Khmer Rouge" 10: be or continue to be in a certain condition; "The children went hungry that day" 11: make a certain noise or sound; "She went `Mmmmm'"; "The gun went `bang'" [syn: sound, go] 12: perform as expected when applied; "The washing machine won't go unless it's plugged in"; "Does this old car still run well?"; "This old radio doesn't work anymore" [syn: function, work, operate, go, run] [ant: malfunction, misfunction] 13: to be spent or finished; "The money had gone after a few days"; "Gas is running low at the gas stations in the Midwest" [syn: run low, run short, go] 14: progress by being changed; "The speech has to go through several more drafts"; "run through your presentation before the meeting" [syn: move, go, run] 15: continue to live through hardship or adversity; "We went without water and food for 3 days"; "These superstitions survive in the backwaters of America"; "The race car driver lived through several very serious accidents"; "how long can a person last without food and water?" [syn: survive, last, live, live on, go, endure, hold up, hold out] 16: pass, fare, or elapse; of a certain state of affairs or action; "How is it going?"; "The day went well until I got your call" 17: pass from physical life and lose all bodily attributes and functions necessary to sustain life; "She died from cancer"; "The children perished in the fire"; "The patient went peacefully"; "The old guy kicked the bucket at the age of 102" [syn: die, decease, perish, go, exit, pass away, expire, pass, kick the bucket, cash in one's chips, buy the farm, conk, give-up the ghost, drop dead, pop off, choke, croak, snuff it] [ant: be born] 18: be in the right place or situation; "Where do these books belong?"; "Let's put health care where it belongs--under the control of the government"; "Where do these books go?" [syn: belong, go] 19: be ranked or compare; "This violinist is as good as Juilliard-trained violinists go" 20: begin or set in motion; "I start at eight in the morning"; "Ready, set, go!" [syn: start, go, get going] [ant: halt, stop] 21: have a turn; make one's move in a game; "Can I go now?" [syn: move, go] 22: be contained in; "How many times does 18 go into 54?" 23: be sounded, played, or expressed; "How does this song go again?" 24: blend or harmonize; "This flavor will blend with those in your dish"; "This sofa won't go with the chairs" [syn: blend, go, blend in] 25: lead, extend, or afford access; "This door goes to the basement"; "The road runs South" [syn: go, lead] 26: be the right size or shape; fit correctly or as desired; "This piece won't fit into the puzzle" [syn: fit, go] 27: go through in search of something; search through someone's belongings in an unauthorized way; "Who rifled through my desk drawers?" [syn: rifle, go] 28: be spent; "All my money went for food and rent" 29: give support (to) or make a choice (of) one out of a group or number; "I plumped for the losing candidates" [syn: plump, go] 30: stop operating or functioning; "The engine finally went"; "The car died on the road"; "The bus we travelled in broke down on the way to town"; "The coffee maker broke"; "The engine failed on the way to town"; "her eyesight went after the accident" [syn: fail, go bad, give way, die, give out, conk out, go, break, break down]
  • grotto (definition)
    n 1: a small cave (usually with attractive features) [syn: grotto, grot]
  • grow (definition)
    v 1: pass into a condition gradually, take on a specific property or attribute; become; "The weather turned nasty"; "She grew angry" [syn: turn, grow] 2: become larger, greater, or bigger; expand or gain; "The problem grew too large for me"; "Her business grew fast" 3: increase in size by natural process; "Corn doesn't grow here"; "In these forests, mushrooms grow under the trees"; "her hair doesn't grow much anymore" 4: cause to grow or develop; "He grows vegetables in his backyard" 5: develop and reach maturity; undergo maturation; "He matured fast"; "The child grew fast" [syn: mature, maturate, grow] 6: come into existence; take on form or shape; "A new religious movement originated in that country"; "a love that sprang up from friendship"; "the idea for the book grew out of a short story"; "An interesting phenomenon uprose" [syn: originate, arise, rise, develop, uprise, spring up, grow] 7: cultivate by growing, often involving improvements by means of agricultural techniques; "The Bordeaux region produces great red wines"; "They produce good ham in Parma"; "We grow wheat here"; "We raise hogs here" [syn: grow, raise, farm, produce] 8: come to have or undergo a change of (physical features and attributes); "He grew a beard"; "The patient developed abdominal pains"; "I got funny spots all over my body"; "Well-developed breasts" [syn: grow, develop, produce, get, acquire] 9: grow emotionally or mature; "The child developed beautifully in her new kindergarten"; "When he spent a summer at camp, the boy grew noticeably and no longer showed some of his old adolescent behavior" [syn: develop, grow] 10: become attached by or as if by the process of growth; "The tree trunks had grown together"
  • gusto (definition)
    n 1: vigorous and enthusiastic enjoyment [syn: gusto, relish, zest, zestfulness]
  • gyro (definition)
    n 1: a Greek sandwich: sliced roast lamb with onion and tomato stuffed into pita bread 2: rotating mechanism in the form of a universally mounted spinning wheel that offers resistance to turns in any direction [syn: gyroscope, gyro]
  • hallow (definition)
    v 1: render holy by means of religious rites [syn: consecrate, bless, hallow, sanctify] [ant: deconsecrate, desecrate, unhallow]
  • hedgerow (definition)
    n 1: a fence formed by a row of closely planted shrubs or bushes [syn: hedge, hedgerow]
  • hello (definition)
    n 1: an expression of greeting; "every morning they exchanged polite hellos" [syn: hello, hullo, hi, howdy, how- do-you-do]
  • ho (place) (definition)
    n 1: a trivalent metallic element of the rare earth group; occurs together with yttrium; forms highly magnetic compounds [syn: holmium, Ho, atomic number 67]
  • hoe (definition)
    n 1: a tool with a flat blade attached at right angles to a long handle v 1: dig with a hoe; "He is hoeing the flower beds"
  • inflow (definition)
    n 1: the process of flowing in [syn: inflow, influx] [ant: effluence, efflux, outflow]
  • jabot (definition)
    n 1: a ruffle on the front of a woman's blouse or a man's shirt
  • judo (definition)
    n 1: a sport adapted from jujitsu (using principles of not resisting) and similar to wrestling; developed in Japan
  • kayo (definition)
    n 1: a blow that renders the opponent unconscious [syn: knockout, KO, kayo] v 1: knock unconscious or senseless; "the boxing champion knocked out his opponent in a few seconds" [syn: knock cold, knock out, kayo]
  • kilo (place) (definition)
    n 1: one thousand grams; the basic unit of mass adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites; "a kilogram is approximately 2.2 pounds" [syn: kilogram, kg, kilo]
  • know (definition)
    n 1: the fact of being aware of information that is known to few people; "he is always in the know" v 1: be cognizant or aware of a fact or a specific piece of information; possess knowledge or information about; "I know that the President lied to the people"; "I want to know who is winning the game!"; "I know it's time" [syn: know, cognize, cognise] [ant: ignore] 2: know how to do or perform something; "She knows how to knit"; "Does your husband know how to cook?" 3: be aware of the truth of something; have a belief or faith in something; regard as true beyond any doubt; "I know that I left the key on the table"; "Galileo knew that the earth moves around the sun" 4: be familiar or acquainted with a person or an object; "She doesn't know this composer"; "Do you know my sister?"; "We know this movie"; "I know him under a different name"; "This flower is known as a Peruvian Lily" 5: have firsthand knowledge of states, situations, emotions, or sensations; "I know the feeling!"; "have you ever known hunger?"; "I have lived a kind of hell when I was a drug addict"; "The holocaust survivors have lived a nightmare"; "I lived through two divorces" [syn: know, experience, live] 6: accept (someone) to be what is claimed or accept his power and authority; "The Crown Prince was acknowledged as the true heir to the throne"; "We do not recognize your gods" [syn: acknowledge, recognize, recognise, know] 7: have fixed in the mind; "I know Latin"; "This student knows her irregular verbs"; "Do you know the poem well enough to recite it?" 8: have sexual intercourse with; "This student sleeps with everyone in her dorm"; "Adam knew Eve"; "Were you ever intimate with this man?" [syn: sleep together, roll in the hay, love, make out, make love, sleep with, get laid, have sex, know, do it, be intimate, have intercourse, have it away, have it off, screw, fuck, jazz, eff, hump, lie with, bed, have a go at it, bang, get it on, bonk] 9: know the nature or character of; "we all knew her as a big show-off" 10: be able to distinguish, recognize as being different; "The child knows right from wrong" 11: perceive as familiar; "I know this voice!"
  • kowtow (definition)
    n 1: a former Chinese custom of touching the ground with the forehead as a sign of respect or submission [syn: kowtow, kotow] v 1: bend the knees and bow in a servile manner [syn: scrape, kowtow, genuflect] 2: try to gain favor by cringing or flattering; "He is always kowtowing to his boss" [syn: fawn, toady, truckle, bootlick, kowtow, kotow, suck up]
  • longbow (definition)
    n 1: a powerful wooden bow drawn by hand; usually 5-6 feet long; used in medieval England
  • lotto (definition)
    n 1: a game in which numbered balls are drawn at random and players cover the corresponding numbers on their cards [syn: lotto, bingo, beano, keno]
  • low (name) (definition)
    adv 1: in a low position; near the ground; "the branches hung low" adj 1: less than normal in degree or intensity or amount; "low prices"; "the reservoir is low" [ant: high] 2: literal meanings; being at or having a relatively small elevation or upward extension; "low ceilings"; "low clouds"; "low hills"; "the sun is low"; "low furniture"; "a low bow" [ant: high] 3: very low in volume; "a low murmur"; "the low-toned murmur of the surf" [syn: low, low-toned] 4: unrefined in character; "low comedy" 5: used of sounds and voices; low in pitch or frequency [syn: low, low-pitched] [ant: high, high-pitched] 6: of the most contemptible kind; "abject cowardice"; "a low stunt to pull"; "a low-down sneak"; "his miserable treatment of his family"; "You miserable skunk!"; "a scummy rabble"; "a scurvy trick" [syn: abject, low, low-down, miserable, scummy, scurvy] 7: low or inferior in station or quality; "a humble cottage"; "a lowly parish priest"; "a modest man of the people"; "small beginnings" [syn: humble, low, lowly, modest, small] 8: no longer sufficient; "supplies are low"; "our funds are depleted" [syn: depleted, low] 9: subdued or brought low in condition or status; "brought low"; "a broken man"; "his broken spirit" [syn: broken, crushed, humbled, humiliated, low] 10: filled with melancholy and despondency ; "gloomy at the thought of what he had to face"; "gloomy predictions"; "a gloomy silence"; "took a grim view of the economy"; "the darkening mood"; "lonely and blue in a strange city"; "depressed by the loss of his job"; "a dispirited and resigned expression on her face"; "downcast after his defeat"; "feeling discouraged and downhearted" [syn: gloomy, grim, blue, depressed, dispirited, down(p), downcast, downhearted, down in the mouth, low, low-spirited] n 1: an air mass of lower pressure; often brings precipitation; "a low moved in over night bringing sleet and snow" [syn: low, depression] 2: British political cartoonist (born in New Zealand) who created the character Colonel Blimp (1891-1963) [syn: Low, David Low, Sir David Low, Sir David Alexander Cecil Low] 3: a low level or position or degree; "the stock market fell to a new low" [ant: high] 4: the lowest forward gear ratio in the gear box of a motor vehicle; used to start a car moving [syn: first gear, first, low gear, low] v 1: make a low noise, characteristic of bovines [syn: moo, low]
  • maillot (place) (definition)
    n 1: a woman's one-piece bathing suit [syn: maillot, tank suit] 2: tights for dancers or gymnasts
  • meadow (definition)
    n 1: a field where grass or alfalfa are grown to be made into hay [syn: hayfield, meadow]
  • memo (definition)
    n 1: a written proposal or reminder [syn: memo, memorandum, memoranda]
  • metro (place) (definition)
    n 1: an electric railway operating below the surface of the ground (usually in a city); "in Paris the subway system is called the `metro' and in London it is called the `tube' or the `underground'" [syn: metro, tube, underground, subway system, subway]
  • micro (definition)
    adj 1: extremely small in scale or scope or capability
  • mow (definition)
    n 1: a loft in a barn where hay is stored [syn: hayloft, haymow, mow] v 1: cut with a blade or mower; "mow the grass" [syn: mow, cut down] 2: make a sad face and thrust out one's lower lip; "mop and mow"; "The girl pouted" [syn: pout, mop, mow]
  • no (definition)
    adv 1: referring to the degree to which a certain quality is present; "he was no heavier than a child" [syn: no, no more] 2: not in any degree or manner; not at all; "he is no better today" 3: used to express refusal or denial or disagreement etc or especially to emphasize a negative statement; "no, you are wrong" adj 1: quantifier; used with either mass nouns or plural count nouns for indicating a complete or almost complete lack or zero quantity of; "we have no bananas"; "no eggs left and no money to buy any"; "have you no decency?"; "did it with no help"; "I'll get you there in no time" [ant: all(a), some(a)] n 1: a negative; "his no was loud and clear" [ant: yes] 2: a radioactive transuranic element synthesized by bombarding curium with carbon ions; 7 isotopes are known [syn: nobelium, No, atomic number 102]
  • oh (definition)
    n 1: a midwestern state in north central United States in the Great Lakes region [syn: Ohio, Buckeye State, OH]
  • outflow (definition)
    n 1: the discharge of a fluid from some container; "they tried to stop the escape of gas from the damaged pipe"; "he had to clean up the leak" [syn: escape, leak, leakage, outflow] 2: the process of flowing out [syn: outflow, effluence, efflux] [ant: inflow, influx] 3: a natural flow of ground water [syn: spring, fountain, outflow, outpouring, natural spring]
  • outgo (definition)
    n 1: money paid out; an amount spent [syn: outgo, spending, expenditure, outlay] [ant: income] v 1: be or do something to a greater degree; "her performance surpasses that of any other student I know"; "She outdoes all other athletes"; "This exceeds all my expectations"; "This car outperforms all others in its class" [syn: surpass, outstrip, outmatch, outgo, exceed, outdo, surmount, outperform]
  • outgrow (definition)
    v 1: grow too large or too mature for; "I have outgrown these clothes"; "She outgrew her childish habits" 2: grow faster than
  • overflow (definition)
    n 1: a large flow [syn: flood, overflow, outpouring] 2: the occurrence of surplus liquid (as water) exceeding the limit or capacity [syn: overflow, runoff, overspill] v 1: flow or run over (a limit or brim) [syn: overflow, overrun, well over, run over, brim over] 2: overflow with a certain feeling; "The children bubbled over with joy"; "My boss was bubbling over with anger" [syn: bubble over, overflow, spill over]
  • owe (definition)
    v 1: be obliged to pay or repay 2: be indebted to, in an abstract or intellectual sense; "This new theory owes much to Einstein's Relativity Theory" 3: be in debt; "She owes me $200"; "I still owe for the car"; "The thesis owes much to his adviser"
  • oxbow (place) (definition)
    n 1: the land inside an oxbow bend in a river 2: a U-shaped curve in a stream 3: a wooden framework bent in the shape of a U; its upper ends are attached to the horizontal yoke and the loop goes around the neck of an ox
  • photo (definition)
    n 1: a representation of a person or scene in the form of a print or transparent slide; recorded by a camera on light- sensitive material [syn: photograph, photo, exposure, picture, pic]
  • pinto (place) (definition)
    n 1: a spotted or calico horse or pony
  • plateau (definition)
    n 1: a relatively flat highland [syn: tableland, plateau]
  • plough (definition)
    n 1: a group of seven bright stars in the constellation Ursa Major [syn: Big Dipper, Dipper, Plough, Charles's Wain, Wain, Wagon] 2: a farm tool having one or more heavy blades to break the soil and cut a furrow prior to sowing [syn: plow, plough] v 1: move in a way resembling that of a plow cutting into or going through the soil; "The ship plowed through the water" [syn: plow, plough] 2: to break and turn over earth especially with a plow; "Farmer Jones plowed his east field last week"; "turn the earth in the Spring" [syn: plow, plough, turn]
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