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  • lavabo (definition)
    (2 votes)
    n 1: a basin for washing the hands (`wash-hand basin' is a British expression) [syn: washbasin, handbasin, washbowl, lavabo, wash-hand basin]
  • placebo (definition)
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    n 1: an innocuous or inert medication; given as a pacifier or to the control group in experiments on the efficacy of a drug 2: (Roman Catholic Church) vespers of the office for the dead
  • ago (definition)
    (1 vote)
    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]
  • dhow (definition)
    (1 vote)
    n 1: a lateen-rigged sailing vessel used by Arabs
  • endow (definition)
    (1 vote)
    v 1: give qualities or abilities to [syn: endow, indue, gift, empower, invest, endue] 2: furnish with an endowment; "When she got married, she got dowered" [syn: endow, dower]
  • go (definition)
    (1 vote)
    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]
  • meow (definition)
    (1 vote)
    n 1: the sound made by a cat (or any sound resembling this) [syn: meow, mew, miaou, miaow, miaul] v 1: cry like a cat; "the cat meowed" [syn: meow, mew]
  • overflow (definition)
    (1 vote)
    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]
  • prow (definition)
    (1 vote)
    n 1: front part of a vessel or aircraft; "he pointed the bow of the boat toward the finish line" [syn: bow, fore, prow, stem]
  • snow (name) (place) (definition)
    (1 vote)
    n 1: precipitation falling from clouds in the form of ice crystals [syn: snow, snowfall] 2: a layer of snowflakes (white crystals of frozen water) covering the ground 3: English writer of novels about moral dilemmas in academe (1905-1980) [syn: Snow, C. P. Snow, Charles Percy Snow, Baron Snow of Leicester] 4: street names for cocaine [syn: coke, blow, nose candy, snow, C] v 1: fall as snow; "It was snowing all night" 2: conceal one's true motives from especially by elaborately feigning good intentions so as to gain an end; "He bamboozled his professors into thinking that he knew the subject well" [syn: bamboozle, snow, hoodwink, pull the wool over someone's eyes, lead by the nose, play false]
  • gogh (definition)
    (1 vote)
    n 1: Dutch Post-impressionist painter noted for his use of color (1853-1890) [syn: van Gogh, Vincent van Gogh, Gogh]
  • bordeaux (place) (definition)
    (1 vote)
    n 1: a port city in southwestern France; a major center of the wine trade 2: any of several red or white wines produced around Bordeaux, France or wines resembling them [syn: Bordeaux, Bordeaux wine]
  • miro (definition)
    (1 vote)
    n 1: New Zealand conifer used for lumber; the dark wood is used for interior carpentry [syn: miro, black pine, Prumnopitys ferruginea, Podocarpus ferruginea] 2: Spanish surrealist painter (1893-1983) [syn: Miro, Joan Miro]
  • macao (definition)
    (1 vote)
    n 1: a former Portuguese province on the south coast of China and two islands in the South China Sea; reverted to China in 1999 [syn: Macao, Macau]
  • macau (place) (definition)
    (1 vote)
    n 1: a former Portuguese province on the south coast of China and two islands in the South China Sea; reverted to China in 1999 [syn: Macao, Macau]
  • gauguin (definition)
    (1 vote)
    n 1: French Post-impressionist painter who worked in the South Pacific (1848-1903) [syn: Gauguin, Paul Gauguin]
  • limousin (definition)
    (1 vote)
    n 1: a region of central France to the west of the Auvergne mountains
  • couperin (definition)
    (1 vote)
    n 1: French composer of music for organ and a member of a family of distinguished organists (1668-1733) [syn: Couperin, Francois Couperin]
  • no (definition)
    (1 vote)
    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]
  • rainbow (name) (place) (definition)
    (1 vote)
    n 1: an arc of colored light in the sky caused by refraction of the sun's rays by rain 2: an illusory hope; "chasing rainbows"
  • rhino (definition)
    (1 vote)
    n 1: massive powerful herbivorous odd-toed ungulate of southeast Asia and Africa having very thick skin and one or two horns on the snout [syn: rhinoceros, rhino]
  • sideshow (definition)
    (1 vote)
    n 1: a subordinate incident of little importance relative to the main event; "instruction is not an educational sideshow" 2: a minor show that is part of a larger one (as at the circus)
  • pernod (definition)
    (1 vote)
    n 1: (registered trademark) a liqueur flavored with anise
  • cousteau (definition)
    (1 vote)
    n 1: French underwater explorer (born in 1910) [syn: Cousteau, Jacques Costeau, Jacques Yves Costeau]
  • undergo (definition)
    (1 vote)
    v 1: pass through; "The chemical undergoes a sudden change"; "The fluid undergoes shear"; "undergo a strange sensation"
  • chateau (name) (definition)
    (1 vote)
    n 1: an impressive country house (or castle) in France
  • gazebo (definition)
    (1 vote)
    n 1: a small roofed building affording shade and rest [syn: gazebo, summerhouse]
  • throe (definition)
    (1 vote)
    n 1: severe spasm of pain; "the throes of dying"; "the throes of childbirth" 2: hard or painful trouble or struggle; "a country in the throes of economic collapse"
  • maracaibo (place) (definition)
    (1 vote)
    n 1: a port city in northwestern Venezuela; a major oil center
  • akimbo (definition)
    (1 vote)
    adv 1: with hands on hips and elbows extending outward; "she stood there akimbo" adj 1: (used of arms and legs) bent outward with the joint away from the body; "a tailor sitting with legs akimbo"; "stood with arms akimbo"
  • aloe (definition)
    (1 vote)
    n 1: succulent plants having rosettes of leaves usually with fiber like hemp and spikes of showy flowers; found chiefly in Africa
  • crossbow (definition)
    (1 vote)
    n 1: a bow fixed transversely on a wooden stock grooved to direct the arrow (quarrel)
  • jambeau (definition)
    (1 vote)
    n 1: armor plate that protects legs below the knee [syn: greave, jambeau]
  • 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]
  • 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
  • allow (definition)
    v 1: make it possible through a specific action or lack of action for something to happen; "This permits the water to rush in"; "This sealed door won't allow the water come into the basement"; "This will permit the rain to run off" [syn: let, allow, permit] [ant: keep, prevent] 2: consent to, give permission; "She permitted her son to visit her estranged husband"; "I won't let the police search her basement"; "I cannot allow you to see your exam" [syn: permit, allow, let, countenance] [ant: disallow, forbid, interdict, nix, prohibit, proscribe, veto] 3: let have; "grant permission"; "Mandela was allowed few visitors in prison" [syn: allow, grant] [ant: deny, refuse] 4: give or assign a resource to a particular person or cause; "I will earmark this money for your research"; "She sets aside time for meditation every day" [syn: allow, appropriate, earmark, set aside, reserve] 5: make a possibility or provide opportunity for; permit to be attainable or cause to remain; "This leaves no room for improvement"; "The evidence allows only one conclusion"; "allow for mistakes"; "leave lots of time for the trip"; "This procedure provides for lots of leeway" [syn: leave, allow for, allow, provide] 6: allow or plan for a certain possibility; concede the truth or validity of something; "I allow for this possibility"; "The seamstress planned for 5% shrinkage after the first wash" [syn: allow, take into account] 7: afford possibility; "This problem admits of no solution"; "This short story allows of several different interpretations" [syn: admit, allow] 8: allow the other (baseball) team to score; "give up a run" [syn: give up, allow] 9: grant as a discount or in exchange; "The camera store owner allowed me $50 on my old camera" 10: allow the presence of or allow (an activity) without opposing or prohibiting; "We don't allow dogs here"; "Children are not permitted beyond this point"; "We cannot tolerate smoking in the hospital" [syn: allow, permit, tolerate]
  • ambo (place) (definition)
    n 1: a platform raised above the surrounding level to give prominence to the person on it [syn: dais, podium, pulpit, rostrum, ambo, stump, soapbox]
  • amigo (definition)
    n 1: a friend or comrade
  • ammo (definition)
    n 1: projectiles to be fired from a gun [syn: ammunition, ammo]
  • anyhow (definition)
    adv 1: used to indicate that a statement explains or supports a previous statement; "Anyhow, he is dead now"; "I think they're asleep; anyhow, they're quiet"; "I don't know what happened to it; anyway, it's gone"; "anyway, there is another factor to consider"; "I don't know how it started; in any case, there was a brief scuffle"; "in any event, the government faced a serious protest"; "but at any rate he got a knighthood for it" [syn: anyhow, anyway, anyways, in any case, at any rate, in any event] 2: in any way whatsoever; "they came anyhow they could"; "get it done anyway you can" [syn: anyhow, anyway]
  • 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
  • avow (definition)
    v 1: to declare or affirm solemnly and formally as true; "Before God I swear I am innocent" [syn: affirm, verify, assert, avow, aver, swan, swear] 2: admit openly and bluntly; make no bones about [syn: avow, avouch] [ant: disavow]
  • 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]
  • below (definition)
    adv 1: in or to a place that is lower [syn: below, at a lower place, to a lower place, beneath] [ant: above, higher up, in a higher place, to a higher place] 2: at a later place; "see below" [ant: above, supra] 3: (in writing) see below; "vide infra" [syn: below, infra] 4: on a floor below; "the tenants live downstairs" [syn: downstairs, down the stairs, on a lower floor, below] [ant: on a higher floor, up the stairs, upstairs] 5: further down; "see under for further discussion" [syn: under, below]
  • 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]
  • bimbo (place) (definition)
    n 1: a young woman indulged by rich and powerful older men
  • 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]
  • bough (name) (definition)
    n 1: any of the larger branches of a tree
  • 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]
  • brow (definition)
    n 1: the part of the face above the eyes [syn: brow, forehead] 2: the arch of hair above each eye [syn: eyebrow, brow, supercilium] 3: the peak of a hill; "the sun set behind the brow of distant hills" [syn: hilltop, brow]
  • 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]
  • 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]
  • chow (definition)
    n 1: the imperial dynasty of China from 1122 to 221 BC; notable for the rise of Confucianism and Taoism [syn: Zhou, Zhou dynasty, Chou, Chou dynasty, Chow, Chow dynasty] 2: informal terms for a meal [syn: chow, chuck, eats, grub] 3: breed of medium-sized dogs with a thick coat and fluffy curled tails and distinctive blue-black tongues; believed to have originated in northern China [syn: chow, chow chow]
  • ciao (definition)
    n 1: an acknowledgment that can be used to say hello or goodbye (aloha is Hawaiian and ciao is Italian) [syn: aloha, ciao]
  • 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
  • cow (name) (definition)
    n 1: female of domestic cattle: "`moo-cow' is a child's term" [syn: cow, moo-cow] 2: mature female of mammals of which the male is called `bull' 3: a large unpleasant woman v 1: subdue, restrain, or overcome by affecting with a feeling of awe; frighten (as with threats) [syn: overawe, cow]
  • 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]
  • disallow (definition)
    v 1: command against; "I forbid you to call me late at night"; "Mother vetoed the trip to the chocolate store"; "Dad nixed our plans" [syn: forbid, prohibit, interdict, proscribe, veto, disallow, nix] [ant: allow, countenance, let, permit]
  • disavow (definition)
    v 1: refuse to acknowledge; disclaim knowledge of; responsibility for, or association with; "Her husband disavowed her after 30 years of marriage and six children" [ant: avouch, avow]
  • 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]
  • faux (name) (definition)
    adj 1: not genuine or real; being an imitation of the genuine article; "it isn't fake anything; it's real synthetic fur"; "faux pearls"; "false teeth"; "decorated with imitation palm leaves"; "a purse of simulated alligator hide" [syn: fake, false, faux, imitation, simulated]
  • flambeau (definition)
    n 1: a flaming torch (such as are used in processions at night)
  • 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 ( or lose the right to ( 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]
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