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  • abrade (definition)
    v 1: wear away [syn: abrade, corrade, abrase, rub down, rub off] 2: rub hard or scrub; "scour the counter tops" [syn: scour, abrade]
  • ad (definition)
    adv 1: in the Christian era; used before dates after the supposed year Christ was born; "in AD 200" [syn: AD, A.D., anno Domini] n 1: a public promotion of some product or service [syn: ad, advertisement, advertizement, advertising, advertizing, advert]
  • add (definition)
    n 1: a condition (mostly in boys) characterized by behavioral and learning disorders [syn: attention deficit disorder, ADD, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, ADHD, hyperkinetic syndrome, minimal brain dysfunction, minimal brain damage, MBD] v 1: make an addition (to); join or combine or unite with others; increase the quality, quantity, size or scope of; "We added two students to that dorm room"; "She added a personal note to her letter"; "Add insult to injury"; "Add some extra plates to the dinner table" [ant: take away, take out] 2: state or say further; "`It doesn't matter,' he supplied" [syn: add, append, supply] 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] 4: make an addition by combining numbers; "Add 27 and 49, please!" [syn: add, add together] [ant: deduct, subtract, take off] 5: determine the sum of; "Add all the people in this town to those of the neighboring town" [syn: total, tot, tot up, sum, sum up, summate, tote up, add, add together, tally, add up] 6: constitute an addition; "This paper will add to her reputation"
  • afraid (definition)
    adj 1: filled with fear or apprehension; "afraid even to turn his head"; "suddenly looked afraid"; "afraid for his life"; "afraid of snakes"; "afraid to ask questions" [ant: fearless, unafraid(p)] 2: filled with regret or concern; used often to soften an unpleasant statement; "I'm afraid I won't be able to come"; "he was afraid he would have to let her go"; "I'm afraid you're wrong" 3: feeling worry or concern or insecurity; "She was afraid that I might be embarrassed"; "terribly afraid of offending someone"; "I am afraid we have witnessed only the first phase of the conflict" 4: having feelings of aversion or unwillingness; "afraid of hard work"; "afraid to show emotion"
  • bad (definition)
    adv 1: with great intensity (`bad' is a nonstandard variant for `badly'); "the injury hurt badly"; "the buildings were badly shaken"; "it hurts bad"; "we need water bad" [syn: badly, bad] 2: very much; strongly; "I wanted it badly enough to work hard for it"; "the cables had sagged badly"; "they were badly in need of help"; "he wants a bicycle so bad he can taste it" [syn: badly, bad] adj 1: having undesirable or negative qualities; "a bad report card"; "his sloppy appearance made a bad impression"; "a bad little boy"; "clothes in bad shape"; "a bad cut"; "bad luck"; "the news was very bad"; "the reviews were bad"; "the pay is bad"; "it was a bad light for reading"; "the movie was a bad choice" [ant: good] 2: very intense; "a bad headache"; "in a big rage"; "had a big (or bad) shock"; "a bad earthquake"; "a bad storm" [syn: bad, big] 3: feeling physical discomfort or pain (`tough' is occasionally used colloquially for `bad'); "my throat feels bad"; "she felt bad all over"; "he was feeling tough after a restless night" [syn: bad, tough] 4: (of foodstuffs) not in an edible or usable condition; "bad meat"; "a refrigerator full of spoilt food" [syn: bad, spoiled, spoilt] 5: feeling or expressing regret or sorrow or a sense of loss over something done or undone; "felt regretful over his vanished youth"; "regretful over mistakes she had made"; "he felt bad about breaking the vase" [syn: regretful, sorry, bad] [ant: unregretful, unregretting] 6: not capable of being collected; "a bad (or uncollectible) debt" [syn: bad, uncollectible] 7: below average in quality or performance; "a bad chess player"; "a bad recital" 8: nonstandard; "so-called bad grammar" 9: not financially safe or secure; "a bad investment"; "high risk investments"; "anything that promises to pay too much can't help being risky"; "speculative business enterprises" [syn: bad, risky, high-risk, speculative] 10: physically unsound or diseased; "has a bad back"; "a bad heart"; "bad teeth"; "an unsound limb"; "unsound teeth" [syn: bad, unfit, unsound] 11: capable of harming; "bad air"; "smoking is bad for you" 12: characterized by wickedness or immorality; "led a very bad life" 13: reproduced fraudulently; "like a bad penny..."; "a forged twenty dollar bill" [syn: bad, forged] 14: not working properly; "a bad telephone connection"; "a defective appliance" [syn: bad, defective] n 1: that which is below standard or expectations as of ethics or decency; "take the bad with the good" [syn: bad, badness] [ant: good, goodness]
  • balustrade (definition)
    n 1: a railing at the side of a staircase or balcony to prevent people from falling [syn: bannister, banister, balustrade, balusters, handrail]
  • brad (name) (place) (definition)
    n 1: a small nail v 1: fasten with brads
  • cad (definition)
    n 1: someone who is morally reprehensible; "you dirty dog" [syn: cad, bounder, blackguard, dog, hound, heel] 2: software used in art and architecture and engineering and manufacturing to assist in precision drawing [syn: computer- aided design, CAD]
  • centigrade (definition)
    adj 1: of or relating to a temperature scale on which the freezing point of water is 0 degrees and the boiling point of water is 100 degrees
  • clad (definition)
    adj 1: wearing or provided with clothing; sometimes used in combination; "clothed and in his right mind"- Bible; "proud of her well-clothed family"; "nurses clad in white"; "white-clad nurses" [syn: clothed, clad] [ant: unclothed] 2: having an outer covering especially of thin metal; "steel- clad"; "armor-clad"
  • dad (definition)
    n 1: an informal term for a father; probably derived from baby talk [syn: dad, dada, daddy, pa, papa, pappa, pop]
  • degrade (definition)
    v 1: reduce the level of land, as by erosion [ant: aggrade] 2: reduce in worth or character, usually verbally; "She tends to put down younger women colleagues"; "His critics took him down after the lecture" [syn: take down, degrade, disgrace, demean, put down] 3: lower the grade of something; reduce its worth [syn: degrade, cheapen]
  • downgrade (definition)
    n 1: the property possessed by a slope or surface that descends v 1: rate lower; lower in value or esteem [ant: upgrade]
  • fad (definition)
    n 1: an interest followed with exaggerated zeal; "he always follows the latest fads"; "it was all the rage that season" [syn: fad, craze, furor, furore, cult, rage]
  • gad (definition)
    n 1: an anxiety disorder characterized by chronic free-floating anxiety and such symptoms as tension or sweating or trembling or lightheadedness or irritability etc that has lasted for more than six months [syn: generalized anxiety disorder, GAD, anxiety reaction] 2: a sharp prod fixed to a rider's heel and used to urge a horse onward; "cowboys know not to squat with their spurs on" [syn: spur, gad] v 1: wander aimlessly in search of pleasure [syn: gallivant, gad, jazz around]
  • glad (place) (definition)
    adj 1: showing or causing joy and pleasure; especially made happy; "glad you are here"; "glad that they succeeded"; "gave a glad shout"; "a glad smile"; "heard the glad news"; "a glad occasion" [ant: sad] 2: eagerly disposed to act or to be of service; "glad to help" [syn: glad, happy] 3: feeling happy appreciation; "glad of the fire's warmth" 4: cheerful and bright; "a beaming smile"; "a glad May morning" [syn: beaming, glad] n 1: any of numerous plants of the genus Gladiolus native chiefly to tropical and South Africa having sword-shaped leaves and one-sided spikes of brightly colored funnel- shaped flowers; widely cultivated [syn: gladiolus, gladiola, glad, sword lily]
  • grad (place) (definition)
    n 1: one-hundredth of a right angle [syn: grad, grade] 2: a person who has received a degree from a school (high school or college or university) [syn: alumnus, alumna, alum, graduate, grad]
  • lad (definition)
    n 1: a boy or man; "that chap is your host"; "there's a fellow at the door"; "he's a likable cuss"; "he's a good bloke" [syn: chap, fellow, feller, fella, lad, gent, blighter, cuss, bloke] 2: a male child (a familiar term of address to a boy) [syn: cub, lad, laddie, sonny, sonny boy]
  • mad (place) (definition)
    adj 1: roused to anger; "stayed huffy a good while"- Mark Twain; "she gets mad when you wake her up so early"; "mad at his friend"; "sore over a remark" [syn: huffy, mad, sore] 2: affected with madness or insanity; "a man who had gone mad" [syn: brainsick, crazy, demented, disturbed, mad, sick, unbalanced, unhinged] 3: marked by uncontrolled excitement or emotion; "a crowd of delirious baseball fans"; "something frantic in their gaiety"; "a mad whirl of pleasure" [syn: delirious, excited, frantic, mad, unrestrained] 4: very foolish; "harebrained ideas"; "took insane risks behind the wheel"; "a completely mad scheme to build a bridge between two mountains" [syn: harebrained, insane, mad]
  • masquerade (definition)
    n 1: a party of guests wearing costumes and masks [syn: masquerade, masquerade party, masque, mask] 2: a costume worn as a disguise at a masquerade party [syn: fancy dress, masquerade, masquerade costume] 3: making a false outward show; "a beggar's masquerade of wealth" v 1: take part in a masquerade 2: pretend to be someone or something that you are not; "he is masquerading as an expert on the internet"; "This silly novel is masquerading as a serious historical treaty"
  • pad (definition)
    n 1: a number of sheets of paper fastened together along one edge [syn: pad, pad of paper, tablet] 2: the large floating leaf of an aquatic plant (as the water lily) 3: a block of absorbent material saturated with ink; used to transfer ink evenly to a rubber stamp [syn: pad, inkpad, inking pad, stamp pad] 4: a flat mass of soft material used for protection, stuffing, or comfort 5: a platform from which rockets or space craft are launched [syn: launching pad, launchpad, launch pad, launch area, pad] 6: temporary living quarters [syn: diggings, digs, domiciliation, lodgings, pad] 7: the fleshy cushion-like underside of an animal's foot or of a human's finger v 1: add details to [syn: embroider, pad, lard, embellish, aggrandize, aggrandise, blow up, dramatize, dramatise] 2: walk heavily and firmly, as when weary, or through mud; "Mules plodded in a circle around a grindstone" [syn: slog, footslog, plod, trudge, pad, tramp] 3: line or stuff with soft material; "pad a bra" [syn: pad, fill out] 4: add padding to; "pad the seat of the chair" [syn: pad, bolster]
  • parade (name) (definition)
    n 1: a ceremonial procession including people marching 2: an extended (often showy) succession of persons or things; "a parade of strollers on the mall"; "a parade of witnesses" 3: a visible display; "she made a parade of her sorrows" v 1: walk ostentatiously; "She parades her new husband around town" [syn: parade, exhibit, march] 2: march in a procession; "the veterans paraded down the street" [syn: parade, troop, promenade]
  • plaid (name) (definition)
    n 1: a cloth having a crisscross design [syn: tartan, plaid]
  • retrograde (definition)
    adj 1: moving from east to west on the celestial sphere; or--for planets--around the sun in a direction opposite to that of the Earth [ant: direct] 2: of amnesia; affecting time immediately preceding trauma [ant: anterograde] 3: going from better to worse [syn: retrograde, retrogressive] 4: moving or directed or tending in a backward direction or contrary to a previous direction [syn: retral, retrograde] v 1: move backward in an orbit, of celestial bodies 2: move in a direction contrary to the usual one; "retrograding planets" 3: move back; "The glacier retrogrades" [syn: retrograde, retreat] 4: go back over; "retrograde arguments" [syn: retrograde, rehash, hash over] 5: get worse or fall back to a previous condition [syn: regress, retrograde, retrogress] [ant: advance, come along, come on, get along, get on, progress, shape up]
  • sad (definition)
    adj 1: experiencing or showing sorrow or unhappiness; "feeling sad because his dog had died"; "Better by far that you should forget and smile / Than that you should remember and be sad"- Christina Rossetti [ant: glad] 2: of things that make you feel sad; "sad news"; "she doesn't like sad movies"; "it was a very sad story"; "When I am dead, my dearest, / Sing no sad songs for me"- Christina Rossetti 3: bad; unfortunate; "my finances were in a deplorable state"; "a lamentable decision"; "her clothes were in sad shape"; "a sorry state of affairs" [syn: deplorable, distressing, lamentable, pitiful, sad, sorry]
  • shad (name) (definition)
    n 1: bony flesh of herring-like fish usually caught during their migration to fresh water for spawning; especially of Atlantic coast 2: herring-like food fishes that migrate from the sea to fresh water to spawn
  • tad (name) (definition)
    n 1: a slight amount or degree of difference; "a tad too expensive"; "not a tad of difference"; "the new model is a shade better than the old one" [syn: tad, shade]
  • tirade (definition)
    n 1: a speech of violent denunciation [syn: tirade, philippic, broadside]
  • unafraid (definition)
    adj 1: oblivious of dangers or perils or calmly resolute in facing them [syn: unafraid(p), fearless] [ant: afraid(p)] 2: free from fear or doubt; easy in mind; "he was secure that nothing will be held against him" [syn: secure, unafraid, untroubled] [ant: insecure]
  • upbraid (definition)
    v 1: express criticism towards; "The president reproached the general for his irresponsible behavior" [syn: reproach, upbraid]
  • upgrade (definition)
    n 1: an upward slope or grade (as in a road); "the car couldn't make it up the rise" [syn: ascent, acclivity, rise, raise, climb, upgrade] [ant: declension, declination, decline, declivity, descent, downslope, fall] 2: software that provides better performance than an earlier version did 3: a reservation that is improved; "I got an upgrade to first class when coach class was full" 4: the property possessed by a slope or surface that rises [syn: upgrade, rise, rising slope] 5: hardware that provides better performance than an earlier version did 6: the act of improving something (especially machinery) by raising it to a higher grade (as by adding or replacing components); "the power plant received a new upgrade" v 1: rate higher; raise in value or esteem [ant: downgrade] 2: to improve what was old or outdated; "I've upgraded my computer so I can run better software"; "The company upgraded their personnel" 3: give a promotion to or assign to a higher position; "John was kicked upstairs when a replacement was hired"; "Women tend not to advance in the major law firms"; "I got promoted after many years of hard work" [syn: promote, upgrade, advance, kick upstairs, raise, elevate] [ant: break, bump, demote, kick downstairs, relegate] 4: get better travel conditions; "I upgraded to First Class when Coach Class was overbooked" 5: give better travel conditions to; "The airline upgraded me when I arrived late and Coach Class was full"
  • mossad (definition)
    n 1: the Israeli foreign intelligence agency; "the primary focus of the Mossad is on Arab nations"
  • riyadh (place) (definition)
    n 1: joint capital (with Mecca) of Saudi Arabia located in the central oasis; largest city in Saudi Arabia [syn: Riyadh, capital of Saudi Arabia]
  • chad (name) (definition)
    n 1: a small piece of paper that is supposed to be removed when a hole is punched in a card or paper tape 2: a lake in north central Africa; fed by the Shari river [syn: Lake Chad, Chad] 3: a landlocked desert republic in north-central Africa; was under French control until 1960 [syn: Chad, Republic of Chad, Tchad] 4: a family of Afroasiatic tonal languages (mostly two tones) spoken in the regions west and south of Lake Chad in north central Africa [syn: Chad, Chadic, Chadic language]
  • nad (definition)
    n 1: a coenzyme present in most living cells and derived from the B vitamin nicotinic acid; serves as a reductant in various metabolic processes [syn: nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide, NAD]
  • rad (definition)
    n 1: a unit of absorbed ionizing radiation equal to 100 ergs per gram of irradiated material 2: the unit of plane angle adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites; equal to the angle at the center of a circle subtended by an arc equal in length to the radius (approximately 57.295 degrees) [syn: radian, rad]
  • scad (name) (definition)
    n 1: any of a number of fishes of the family Carangidae
  • strad (definition)
    n 1: a violin made by Antonio Stradivari or a member of his family [syn: Stradavarius, Strad]
  • trad (definition)
    n 1: traditional jazz as revived in the 1950s
  • belgrade (place) (definition)
    n 1: capital and largest city of Serbia and Montenegro; situated on the Danube [syn: Belgrade, Beograd, capital of Serbia and Montenegro]
  • antitrade (definition)
    n 1: winds blowing from west to east and lying above the trade winds in the tropics [syn: antitrade wind, antitrade]
  • plantigrade (definition)
    adj 1: (of mammals) walking on the whole sole of the foot (as rabbits, raccoons, bears, and humans do) [ant: digitigrade] n 1: an animal that walks with the entire sole of the foot touching the ground as e.g. bears and human beings [syn: plantigrade mammal, plantigrade] [ant: digitigrade, digitigrade mammal]
  • tardigrade (definition)
    n 1: an arthropod of the division Tardigrada
  • digitigrade (definition)
    adj 1: (of mammals) walking on the toes with the posterior part of the foot raised (as cats, dogs, and horses do) [ant: plantigrade] n 1: an animal that walks so that only the toes touch the ground as e.g. dogs and cats and horses [syn: digitigrade mammal, digitigrade] [ant: plantigrade, plantigrade mammal]
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  • saltigrade
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