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  • annex (definition)
    n 1: an addition that extends a main building [syn: annex, annexe, extension, wing] v 1: take (territory) as if by conquest; "Hitler annexed Lithuania" 2: attach to
  • avarice (definition)
    n 1: reprehensible acquisitiveness; insatiable desire for wealth (personified as one of the deadly sins) [syn: avarice, greed, covetousness, rapacity, avaritia] 2: extreme greed for material wealth [syn: avarice, avariciousness, covetousness, cupidity]
  • bonsai (definition)
    n 1: a dwarfed ornamental tree or shrub grown in a tray or shallow pot
  • clitoris (definition)
    n 1: a female sexual organ homologous to the penis [syn: clitoris, clit, button]
  • complex (definition)
    adj 1: complicated in structure; consisting of interconnected parts; "a complex set of variations based on a simple folk melody"; "a complex mass of diverse laws and customs" [ant: simple] n 1: a conceptual whole made up of complicated and related parts; "the complex of shopping malls, houses, and roads created a new town" [syn: complex, composite] 2: a compound described in terms of the central atom to which other atoms are bound or coordinated [syn: complex, coordination compound] 3: (psychoanalysis) a combination of emotions and impulses that have been rejected from awareness but still influence a person's behavior 4: a whole structure (as a building) made up of interconnected or related structures [syn: building complex, complex]
  • convex (definition)
    adj 1: curving or bulging outward [syn: convex, bulging] [ant: concave]
  • dentifrice (definition)
    n 1: a substance for cleaning the teeth; applied with a toothbrush
  • effects (definition)
    n 1: property of a personal character that is portable but not used in business; "she left some of her personal effects in the house"; "I watched over their effects until they returned" [syn: effects, personal effects]
  • ephemeris (definition)
    n 1: an annual publication containing astronomical tables that give the positions of the celestial bodies throughout the year; "today computers calculate the ephemerides"
  • fellatio (definition)
    n 1: oral stimulation of the penis [syn: fellatio, fellation]
  • flex (definition)
    n 1: the act of flexing; "he gave his biceps a flex to impress the ladies" v 1: contract; "flex a muscle" 2: exhibit the strength of; "The victorious army flexes its invincibility" 3: form a curve; "The stick does not bend" [syn: bend, flex] [ant: straighten, unbend] 4: bend a joint; "flex your wrists"; "bend your knees" [syn: flex, bend] 5: cause (a plastic object) to assume a crooked or angular form; "bend the rod"; "twist the dough into a braid"; "the strong man could turn an iron bar" [syn: flex, bend, deform, twist, turn] [ant: unbend]
  • hex (definition)
    adj 1: of or pertaining to a number system having 16 as its base [syn: hexadecimal, hex] n 1: an evil spell; "a witch put a curse on his whole family"; "he put the whammy on me" [syn: hex, jinx, curse, whammy] v 1: cast a spell over someone or something; put a hex on someone or something [syn: hex, bewitch, glamour, witch, enchant, jinx]
  • hubris (definition)
    n 1: overbearing pride or presumption
  • iris (name) (definition)
    n 1: plants with sword-shaped leaves and erect stalks bearing bright-colored flowers composed of three petals and three drooping sepals [syn: iris, flag, fleur-de-lis, sword lily] 2: muscular diaphragm that controls the size of the pupil which in turn controls the amount of light that enters the eye; it forms the colored portion of the eye 3: diaphragm consisting of thin overlapping plates that can be adjusted to change the diameter of a central opening [syn: iris, iris diaphragm]
  • liquorice (definition)
    n 1: deep-rooted coarse-textured plant native to the Mediterranean region having blue flowers and pinnately compound leaves; widely cultivated in Europe for its long thick sweet roots [syn: licorice, liquorice, Glycyrrhiza glabra] 2: a black candy flavored with the dried root of the licorice plant [syn: licorice, liquorice]
  • mustachio (definition)
    n 1: a large bushy moustache (with hair growing sometimes down the sides of the mouth) [syn: mustachio, moustachio, handle-bars]
  • next (definition)
    adv 1: at the time or occasion immediately following; "next the doctor examined his back" adj 1: immediately following in time or order; "the following day"; "next in line"; "the next president"; "the next item on the list" [syn: following, next] 2: nearest in space or position; immediately adjoining without intervening space; "had adjacent rooms"; "in the next room"; "the person sitting next to me"; "our rooms were side by side" [syn: adjacent, next, side by side(p)] 3: (of elected officers) elected but not yet serving; "our next president" [syn: future(a), next, succeeding(a)]
  • perplex (definition)
    v 1: be a mystery or bewildering to; "This beats me!"; "Got me-- I don't know the answer!"; "a vexing problem"; "This question really stuck me" [syn: perplex, vex, stick, get, puzzle, mystify, baffle, beat, pose, bewilder, flummox, stupefy, nonplus, gravel, amaze, dumbfound] 2: make more complicated; "There was a new development that complicated the matter" [syn: complicate, perplex] [ant: simplify]
  • pistachio (definition)
    n 1: small tree of southern Europe and Asia Minor bearing small hard-shelled nuts [syn: pistachio, Pistacia vera, pistachio tree] 2: nut of Mediterranean trees having an edible green kernel [syn: pistachio, pistachio nut]
  • prophesy (definition)
    v 1: predict or reveal through, or as if through, divine inspiration [syn: prophesy, vaticinate] 2: deliver a sermon; "The minister is not preaching this Sunday" [syn: preach, prophesy]
  • ratio (definition)
    n 1: the relative magnitudes of two quantities (usually expressed as a quotient) 2: the relation between things (or parts of things) with respect to their comparative quantity, magnitude, or degree; "an inordinate proportion of the book is given over to quotations"; "a dry martini has a large proportion of gin" [syn: proportion, ratio]
  • respects (definition)
    n 1: (often used with `pay') a formal expression of esteem; "he paid his respects to the mayor"
  • sex (name) (definition)
    n 1: activities associated with sexual intercourse; "they had sex in the back seat" [syn: sexual activity, sexual practice, sex, sex activity] 2: either of the two categories (male or female) into which most organisms are divided; "the war between the sexes" 3: all of the feelings resulting from the urge to gratify sexual impulses; "he wanted a better sex life"; "the film contained no sex or violence" [syn: sex, sexual urge] 4: the properties that distinguish organisms on the basis of their reproductive roles; "she didn't want to know the sex of the foetus" [syn: sex, gender, sexuality] v 1: stimulate sexually; "This movie usually arouses the male audience" [syn: arouse, sex, excite, turn on, wind up] 2: tell the sex (of young chickens)
  • specs (definition)
    n 1: optical instrument consisting of a frame that holds a pair of lenses for correcting defective vision [syn: spectacles, specs, eyeglasses, glasses]
  • triplex (definition)
    adj 1: having three units or components or elements; "a ternary operation"; "a treble row of red beads"; "overcrowding made triple sessions necessary"; "triple time has three beats per measure"; "triplex windows" [syn: ternary, treble, triple, triplex]
  • vex (place) (definition)
    v 1: cause annoyance in; disturb, especially by minor irritations; "Mosquitoes buzzing in my ear really bothers me"; "It irritates me that she never closes the door after she leaves" [syn: annoy, rag, get to, bother, get at, irritate, rile, nark, nettle, gravel, vex, chafe, devil] 2: disturb the peace of mind of; afflict with mental agitation or distress; "I cannot sleep--my daughter's health is worrying me" [syn: worry, vex] [ant: assure, reassure] 3: change the arrangement or position of [syn: agitate, vex, disturb, commove, shake up, stir up, raise up] 4: subject to prolonged examination, discussion, or deliberation; "vex the subject of the death penalty" 5: be a mystery or bewildering to; "This beats me!"; "Got me--I don't know the answer!"; "a vexing problem"; "This question really stuck me" [syn: perplex, vex, stick, get, puzzle, mystify, baffle, beat, pose, bewilder, flummox, stupefy, nonplus, gravel, amaze, dumbfound]
  • derris (definition)
    n 1: any of various usually woody vines of the genus Derris of tropical Asia whose roots yield the insecticide rotenone; several are sources of native fish and arrow poisons
  • morris (name) (place) (definition)
    n 1: United States suffragist in Wyoming (1814-1902) [syn: Morris, Esther Morris, Esther Hobart McQuigg Slack Morris] 2: English poet and craftsman (1834-1896) [syn: Morris, William Morris] 3: leader of the American Revolution who signed the Declaration of Independence and raised money for the Continental Army (1734-1806) [syn: Morris, Robert Morris] 4: United States statesman who led the committee that produced the final draft of the United States Constitution (1752-1816) [syn: Morris, Gouverneur Morris]
  • norris (name) (place) (definition)
    n 1: United States writer (1870-1902) [syn: Norris, Frank Norris, Benjamin Franklin Norris Jr.]
  • orris (name) (definition)
    n 1: German iris having large white flowers with lavender-tinged falls and a fragrant rhizome [syn: Florentine iris, orris, Iris germanica florentina, Iris florentina] 2: fragrant rootstock of various irises especially Florentine iris; used in perfumes and medicines [syn: orrisroot, orris]
  • paris (name) (place) (definition)
    n 1: the capital and largest city of France; and international center of culture and commerce [syn: Paris, City of Light, French capital, capital of France] 2: sometimes placed in subfamily Trilliaceae [syn: Paris, genus Paris] 3: (Greek mythology) the prince of Troy who abducted Helen from her husband Menelaus and provoked the Trojan War 4: a town in northeastern Texas
  • versailles (place) (definition)
    n 1: a city in north central France near Paris; site of the Palace of Versailles that was built by Louis XIV in the 17th century 2: a palace built in the 17th century for Louis XIV southwest of Paris near the city of Versailles [syn: Versailles, Palace of Versailles]
  • rex (name) (definition)
    n 1: a male sovereign; ruler of a kingdom [syn: king, male monarch, Rex] [ant: female monarch, queen, queen regnant]
  • x (definition)
    adj 1: being one more than nine [syn: ten, 10, x] n 1: the cardinal number that is the sum of nine and one; the base of the decimal system [syn: ten, 10, X, tenner, decade] 2: the 24th letter of the Roman alphabet [syn: X, x, ex] 3: street names for methylenedioxymethamphetamine [syn: Adam, ecstasy, XTC, go, disco biscuit, cristal, X, hug drug]
  • masai (definition)
    n 1: a Nilotic language
  • nisi (definition)
    adj 1: not final or absolute; "the decree is nisi and not absolute"
  • polaris (definition)
    n 1: the brightest star in Ursa Minor; at the end of the handle of the Little Dipper; the northern axis of the earth points toward it [syn: Polaris, North Star, pole star, polar star, polestar]
  • cocci (name) (definition)
    n 1: any spherical or nearly spherical bacteria [syn: coccus, cocci]
  • harris (name) (place) (definition)
    n 1: United States author who wrote the stories about Uncle Remus (1848-1908) [syn: Harris, Joel Harris, Joel Chandler Harris] 2: United States linguist (born in Ukraine) who developed mathematical linguistics and interpreted speech and writing in a social context (1909-1992) [syn: Harris, Zellig Harris, Zellig Sabbatai Harris] 3: United States diplomat who was instrumental in opening Japan to foreign trade (1804-1878) [syn: Harris, Townsend Harris] 4: Irish writer noted for his sexually explicit but unreliable autobiography (1856-1931) [syn: Harris, Frank Harris, James Thomas Harris] 5: British marshal of the Royal Air Force; during World War II he directed mass bombing raids against German cities that resulted in heavy civilian casualties (1892-1984) [syn: Harris, Bomber Harris, Sir Arthur Travers Harris] 6: publisher of the first newspaper printed in America (1673-1713) [syn: Harris, Benjamin Harris]
  • eris (definition)
    n 1: (Greek mythology) goddess of discord; sister of Ares
  • osiris (definition)
    n 1: Egyptian god of the underworld and judge of the dead; husband and brother of Isis; father of Horus
  • assai (place)
  • checks
  • colossi
  • decks
  • dissects
  • ejects
  • expects
  • foci
  • loci
  • narcissi
  • objects
  • projects
  • reflects
  • rejects
  • subjects
  • tarsi
  • boris (name)
  • ferris (name) (place)
  • loris (name) (place)
  • harries (name)
  • clarice (name)
  • maurice (name)
  • becks (name)
  • czechs
  • dex
  • eckes
  • kex
  • lex
  • mex
  • plex
  • tex
  • caltex
  • cmx
  • execs
  • fedex
  • atx
  • torrez
  • desai
  • abaci
  • flores (name) (place)
  • torres (name) (place)
  • horatio (place)
  • arris (place)
  • apollinaris
  • flocci
  • farris (name)
  • cantoris
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