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  • 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]
  • 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]
  • bluff (place) (definition)
    adj 1: very steep; having a prominent and almost vertical front; "a bluff headland"; "where the bold chalk cliffs of England rise"; "a sheer descent of rock" [syn: bluff, bold, sheer] 2: bluntly direct and outspoken but good-natured; "a bluff but pleasant manner"; "a bluff and rugged natural leader" n 1: a high steep bank (usually formed by river erosion) 2: pretense that your position is stronger than it really is; "his bluff succeeded in getting him accepted" 3: the act of bluffing in poker; deception by a false show of confidence in the strength of your cards [syn: bluff, four flush] v 1: deceive an opponent by a bold bet on an inferior hand with the result that the opponent withdraws a winning hand [syn: bluff, bluff out] 2: frighten someone by pretending to be stronger than one really is
  • bough (name) (definition)
    n 1: any of the larger branches of a tree
  • 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
  • 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]
  • buff (name) (definition)
    adj 1: of the yellowish-beige color of buff leather n 1: an ardent follower and admirer [syn: fan, buff, devotee, lover] 2: a soft thick undyed leather from the skins of e.g. buffalo or oxen 3: bare skin; naked; "swimming in the buff" 4: a medium to dark tan color [syn: yellowish brown, raw sienna, buff, caramel, caramel brown] 5: an implement consisting of soft material mounted on a block; used for polishing (as in manicuring) [syn: buff, buffer] v 1: strike, beat repeatedly; "The wind buffeted him" [syn: buffet, buff] 2: polish and make shiny; "buff the wooden floors"; "buff my shoes" [syn: buff, burnish, furbish]
  • chough (definition)
    n 1: a European corvine bird of small or medium size with red legs and glossy black plumage
  • 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]
  • chuff (definition)
    v 1: blow hard and loudly; "he huffed and puffed as he made his way up the mountain" [syn: puff, huff, chuff]
  • 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]
  • 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]
  • cuff (name) (definition)
    n 1: the lap consisting of a turned-back hem encircling the end of the sleeve or leg [syn: cuff, turnup] 2: shackle that consists of a metal loop that can be locked around the wrist; usually used in pairs [syn: handcuff, cuff, handlock, manacle] v 1: hit with the hand [syn: cuff, whomp] 2: confine or restrain with or as if with manacles or handcuffs; "The police handcuffed the suspect at the scene of the crime" [syn: manacle, cuff, handcuff]
  • dhow (definition)
    n 1: a lateen-rigged sailing vessel used by Arabs
  • 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]
  • duff (name) (definition)
    n 1: a stiff flour pudding steamed or boiled usually and containing e.g. currants and raisins and citron [syn: duff, plum duff]
  • enough (definition)
    adv 1: as much as necessary; "Have I eaten enough?"; (`plenty' is nonstandard) "I've had plenty, thanks" [syn: enough, plenty] adj 1: sufficient for the purpose; "an adequate income"; "the food was adequate"; "a decent wage"; "enough food"; "food enough" [syn: adequate, decent, enough] n 1: an adequate quantity; a quantity that is large enough to achieve a purpose; "enough is as good as a feast"; "there is more than a sufficiency of lawyers in this country" [syn: enough, sufficiency]
  • fluff (definition)
    n 1: any light downy material 2: something of little value or significance [syn: bagatelle, fluff, frippery, frivolity] 3: a blunder (especially an actor's forgetting the lines) v 1: 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] 2: erect or fluff up; "the bird ruffled its feathers" [syn: ruffle, fluff] 3: ruffle (one's hair) by combing the ends towards the scalp, for a full effect [syn: tease, fluff]
  • gruff (definition)
    adj 1: brusque and surly and forbidding; "crusty remarks"; "a crusty old man"; "his curmudgeonly temper"; "gruff manner"; "a gruff reply" [syn: crusty, curmudgeonly, gruff, ill-humored, ill-humoured] 2: deep and harsh sounding as if from shouting or illness or emotion; "gruff voices"; "the dog's gruff barking"; "hoarse cries"; "makes all the instruments sound powerful but husky"- Virgil Thomson [syn: gruff, hoarse, husky]
  • guff (definition)
    n 1: unacceptable behavior (especially ludicrously false statements) [syn: bunk, bunkum, buncombe, guff, rot, hogwash]
  • handcuff (definition)
    n 1: shackle that consists of a metal loop that can be locked around the wrist; usually used in pairs [syn: handcuff, cuff, handlock, manacle] v 1: confine or restrain with or as if with manacles or handcuffs; "The police handcuffed the suspect at the scene of the crime" [syn: manacle, cuff, handcuff]
  • huff (name) (definition)
    n 1: a state of irritation or annoyance [syn: huff, miff, seeing red] v 1: inhale recreational drugs; "The addict was snorting cocaine almost every day"; "the kids were huffing glue" [syn: huff, snort] 2: blow hard and loudly; "he huffed and puffed as he made his way up the mountain" [syn: puff, huff, chuff]
  • luff (name) (definition)
    n 1: (nautical) the forward edge of a fore-and-aft sail that is next to the mast 2: the act of sailing close to the wind v 1: sail close to the wind [syn: luff, point] 2: flap when the wind is blowing equally on both sides; "the sails luffed"
  • meow (definition)
    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]
  • 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]
  • muff (name) (definition)
    n 1: a warm tubular covering for the hands 2: (sports) dropping the ball [syn: fumble, muff] v 1: fail to catch, as of a ball 2: 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]
  • now (definition)
    adv 1: in the historical present; at this point in the narration of a series of past events; "President Kennedy now calls in the National Guard"; "Washington now decides to cross the Delaware"; "the ship is now listing to port" 2: in these times; "it is solely by their language that the upper classes nowadays are distinguished"- Nancy Mitford; "we now rarely see horse-drawn vehicles on city streets"; "today almost every home has television" [syn: nowadays, now, today] 3: used to preface a command or reproof or request; "now hear this!"; "now pay attention" 4: at the present moment; "goods now on sale"; "the now-aging dictator"; "they are now abroad"; "he is busy at present writing a new novel"; "it could happen any time now" [syn: now, at present] 5: without delay or hesitation; with no time intervening; "he answered immediately"; "found an answer straightaway"; "an official accused of dishonesty should be suspended forthwith"; "Come here now!" [syn: immediately, instantly, straightaway, straight off, directly, now, right away, at once, forthwith, like a shot] 6: (prefatory or transitional) indicates a change of subject or activity; "Now the next problem is..." 7: in the immediate past; "told me just now" n 1: the momentary present; "Now is a good time to do it"; "it worked up to right now"
  • 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]
  • prow (definition)
    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]
  • puff (definition)
    adj 1: gathered for protruding fullness; "puff sleeves" [syn: puff, puffed] n 1: a short light gust of air [syn: puff, puff of air, whiff] 2: a light inflated pastry or puff shell 3: exaggerated praise (as for promotional purposes) 4: bedding made of two layers of cloth filled with stuffing and stitched together [syn: quilt, comforter, comfort, puff] 5: a soft spherical object made from fluffy fibers; for applying powder to the skin [syn: powderpuff, puff] 6: thick cushion used as a seat [syn: ottoman, pouf, pouffe, puff, hassock] 7: a slow inhalation (as of tobacco smoke); "he took a puff on his pipe"; "he took a drag on his cigarette and expelled the smoke slowly" [syn: puff, drag, pull] 8: 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: smoke and exhale strongly; "puff a cigar"; "whiff a pipe" [syn: puff, whiff] 2: suck in or take (air); "draw a deep breath"; "draw on a cigarette" [syn: puff, drag, draw] 3: breathe noisily, as when one is exhausted; "The runners reached the finish line, panting heavily" [syn: pant, puff, gasp, heave] 4: make proud or conceited; "The sudden fame puffed her ego" 5: praise extravagantly; "The critics puffed up this Broadway production" [syn: puff, puff up] 6: speak in a blustering or scornful manner; "A puffing kind of man" 7: to swell or cause to enlarge, "Her faced puffed up from the drugs"; "puffed out chests" [syn: puff, puff up, blow up, puff out] 8: blow hard and loudly; "he huffed and puffed as he made his way up the mountain" [syn: puff, huff, chuff]
  • rebuff (definition)
    n 1: a deliberate discourteous act (usually as an expression of anger or disapproval) [syn: rebuff, slight] 2: an instance of driving away or warding off [syn: rebuff, snub, repulse] v 1: reject outright and bluntly; "She snubbed his proposal" [syn: rebuff, snub, repel] 2: force or drive back; "repel the attacker"; "fight off the onslaught"; "rebuff the attack" [syn: repel, repulse, fight off, rebuff, drive back]
  • rough (name) (definition)
    adv 1: with roughness or violence (`rough' is an informal variant for `roughly'); "he was pushed roughly aside"; "they treated him rough" [syn: roughly, rough] 2: with rough motion as over a rough surface; "ride rough" [syn: roughly, rough] adj 1: having or caused by an irregular surface; "trees with rough bark"; "rough ground"; "rough skin"; "rough blankets"; "his unsmooth face" [syn: rough, unsmooth] [ant: smooth] 2: (of persons or behavior) lacking refinement or finesse; "she was a diamond in the rough"; "rough manners" 3: not quite exact or correct; "the approximate time was 10 o'clock"; "a rough guess"; "a ballpark estimate" [syn: approximate, approximative, rough] 4: full of hardship or trials; "the rocky road to success"; "they were having a rough time" [syn: rocky, rough] 5: violently agitated and turbulent; "boisterous winds and waves"; "the fierce thunders roar me their music"- Ezra Pound; "rough weather"; "rough seas" [syn: boisterous, fierce, rough] 6: unpleasantly harsh or grating in sound; "a gravelly voice" [syn: grating, gravelly, rasping, raspy, rough, scratchy] 7: ready and able to resort to force or violence; "pugnacious spirits...lamented that there was so little prospect of an exhilarating disturbance"- Herman Melville; "they were rough and determined fighting men" [syn: pugnacious, rough] 8: of the margin of a leaf shape; having the edge cut or fringed or scalloped [ant: smooth] 9: causing or characterized by jolts and irregular movements; "a rough ride" [syn: rough, rocky, bumpy, jolty, jolting, jumpy] [ant: smooth] 10: not shaped by cutting or trimming; "an uncut diamond"; "rough gemstones" [syn: uncut, rough] [ant: cut] 11: not carefully or expertly made; "managed to make a crude splint"; "a crude cabin of logs with bark still on them"; "rough carpentry" [syn: crude, rough] 12: not perfected; "a rough draft"; "a few rough sketches" 13: unpleasantly stern; "wild and harsh country full of hot sand and cactus"; "the nomad life is rough and hazardous" [syn: harsh, rough] 14: unkind or cruel or uncivil; "had harsh words"; "a harsh and unlovable old tyrant"; "a rough answer" [syn: harsh, rough] n 1: the part of a golf course bordering the fairway where the grass is not cut short v 1: prepare in preliminary or sketchy form [syn: rough in, rough, rough out]
  • row (name) (definition)
    n 1: an arrangement of objects or people side by side in a line; "a row of chairs" 2: an angry dispute; "they had a quarrel"; "they had words" [syn: quarrel, wrangle, row, words, run-in, dustup] 3: a long continuous strip (usually running horizontally); "a mackerel sky filled with rows of clouds"; "rows of barbed wire protected the trenches" 4: (construction) a layer of masonry; "a course of bricks" [syn: course, row] 5: a linear array of numbers, letters, or symbols side by side 6: a continuous chronological succession without an interruption; "they won the championship three years in a row" 7: the act of rowing as a sport [syn: rowing, row] v 1: propel with oars; "row the boat across the lake"
  • ruff (name) (definition)
    n 1: an external body part consisting of feathers or hair about the neck of a bird or other animal [syn: frill, ruff] 2: a high tight collar [syn: choker, ruff, ruffle, neck ruff] 3: common Eurasian sandpiper; the male has an erectile neck ruff in breeding season [syn: ruff, Philomachus pugnax] 4: (card games) the act of taking a trick with a trump when unable to follow suit [syn: ruff, trumping] v 1: play a trump [syn: trump, ruff]
  • scow (definition)
    n 1: any of various flat-bottomed boats with sloping ends 2: a barge carrying bulk materials in an open hold
  • scruff (definition)
    n 1: the back side of the neck [syn: nape, scruff, nucha]
  • scuff (definition)
    n 1: a slipper that has no fitting around the heel [syn: mule, scuff] 2: the act of scuffing (scraping or dragging the feet) v 1: walk without lifting the feet [syn: scuff, drag] 2: get or become scuffed; "These patent leather shoes scuffed" 3: mar by scuffing; "scuffed shoes" 4: poke at with the foot or toe
  • snuff (definition)
    adj 1: snuff colored; of a greyish to yellowish brown [syn: snuff, snuff-brown, mummy-brown, chukker-brown] n 1: the charred portion of a candlewick 2: a pinch of smokeless tobacco inhaled at a single time 3: finely powdered tobacco for sniffing up the nose 4: sensing an odor by inhaling through the nose [syn: sniff, snuff] v 1: sniff or smell inquiringly [syn: snuff, snuffle] 2: inhale audibly through the nose; "snuff coke"
  • sough (definition)
    v 1: make a murmuring sound; "the water was purling" [syn: sough, purl]
  • sow (definition)
    n 1: an adult female hog v 1: place (seeds) in or on the ground for future growth; "She sowed sunflower seeds" [syn: sow, seed] 2: introduce into an environment; "sow suspicion or beliefs" 3: place seeds in or on (the ground); "sow the ground with sunflower seeds" [syn: inseminate, sow, sow in]
  • stuff (definition)
    n 1: the tangible substance that goes into the makeup of a physical object; "coal is a hard black material"; "wheat is the stuff they use to make bread" [syn: material, stuff] 2: miscellaneous unspecified objects; "the trunk was full of stuff" 3: informal terms for personal possessions; "did you take all your clobber?" [syn: stuff, clobber] 4: senseless talk; "don't give me that stuff" [syn: stuff, stuff and nonsense, hooey, poppycock] 5: unspecified qualities required to do or be something; "the stuff of heros"; "you don't have the stuff to be a United States Marine" 6: information in some unspecified form; "it was stuff I had heard before"; "there's good stuff in that book" 7: a critically important or characteristic component; "suspense is the very stuff of narrative" v 1: cram into a cavity; "The child stuffed candy into his pockets" 2: press or force; "Stuff money into an envelope"; "She thrust the letter into his hand" [syn: thrust, stuff, shove, squeeze] 3: obstruct; "My nose is all stuffed"; "Her arteries are blocked" [syn: stuff, lug, choke up, block] [ant: loosen up, unstuff] 4: overeat or eat immodestly; make a pig of oneself; "She stuffed herself at the dinner"; "The kids binged on ice cream" [syn: gorge, ingurgitate, overindulge, glut, englut, stuff, engorge, overgorge, overeat, gormandize, gormandise, gourmandize, binge, pig out, satiate, scarf out] 5: treat with grease, fill, and prepare for mounting; "stuff a bearskin" 6: fill tightly with a material; "stuff a pillow with feathers" 7: fill with a stuffing while cooking; "Have you stuffed the turkey yet?" [syn: farce, stuff]
  • thou (definition)
    n 1: the cardinal number that is the product of 10 and 100 [syn: thousand, one thousand, 1000, M, K, chiliad, G, grand, thou, yard]
  • tough (name) (definition)
    adj 1: not given to gentleness or sentimentality; "a tough character" [ant: tender] 2: very difficult; severely testing stamina or resolution; "a rugged competitive examination"; "the rugged conditions of frontier life"; "the competition was tough"; "it's a tough life"; "it was a tough job" [syn: rugged, tough] 3: physically toughened; "the tough bottoms of his feet" [syn: tough, toughened] [ant: tender, untoughened] 4: substantially made or constructed; "sturdy steel shelves"; "sturdy canvas"; "a tough all-weather fabric"; "some plastics are as tough as metal" [syn: sturdy, tough] 5: violent and lawless; "the more ruffianly element"; "tough street gangs" [syn: ruffianly, tough] 6: 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] 7: resistant to cutting or chewing [ant: tender] 8: unfortunate or hard to bear; "had hard luck"; "a tough break" [syn: hard, tough] 9: making great mental demands; hard to comprehend or solve or believe; "a baffling problem"; "I faced the knotty problem of what to have for breakfast"; "a problematic situation at home" [syn: baffling, elusive, knotty, problematic, problematical, tough] n 1: someone who learned to fight in the streets rather than being formally trained in the sport of boxing [syn: street fighter, tough] 2: an aggressive and violent young criminal [syn: hood, hoodlum, goon, punk, thug, tough, toughie, strong-armer] 3: a cruel and brutal fellow [syn: bully, tough, hooligan, ruffian, roughneck, rowdy, yob, yobo, yobbo]
  • tuff (name) (definition)
    n 1: hard volcanic rock composed of compacted volcanic ash [syn: tuff, tufa]
  • vow (definition)
    n 1: a solemn pledge (to oneself or to another or to a deity) to do something or to behave in a certain manner; "they took vows of poverty" v 1: make a vow; promise; "He vowed never to drink alcohol again" 2: dedicate to a deity by a vow [syn: vow, consecrate]
  • wow (definition)
    n 1: a joke that seems extremely funny [syn: belly laugh, sidesplitter, howler, thigh-slapper, scream, wow, riot] v 1: impress greatly; "The speaker wowed the audience"
  • howe (name) (place) (definition)
    n 1: United States editor (1920-1993) [syn: Howe, Irving Howe] 2: Canadian hockey player who holds the record for playing the most games (born 1928) [syn: Howe, Gordie Howe, Gordon Howe] 3: United States feminist who was active in the women's suffrage movement (1819-1910) [syn: Howe, Julia Ward Howe] 4: United States inventor who built early sewing machines and won suits for patent infringement against other manufacturers (including Isaac M. Singer) (1819-1867) [syn: Howe, Elias Howe]
  • pow (name) (definition)
    n 1: a person who surrenders to (or is taken by) the enemy in time of war [syn: prisoner of war, POW]
  • tao (place) (definition)
    n 1: an adherent of any branch of Taoism [syn: Taoist, Tao] 2: the ultimate principle of the universe
  • liao (definition)
    n 1: the dynasty that ruled much of Manchuria and northeastern China from 947 to 1125 [syn: Liao, Liao dynasty]
  • rodin (definition)
    n 1: French sculptor noted for his renderings of the human form (1840-1917) [syn: Rodin, Auguste Rodin, Francois Auguste Rene Rodin]
  • eclair (definition)
    n 1: oblong cream puff
  • plow (definition)
    n 1: 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: 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] 2: act on verbally or in some form of artistic expression; "This book deals with incest"; "The course covered all of Western Civilization"; "The new book treats the history of China" [syn: cover, treat, handle, plow, deal, address] 3: 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]
  • ruf (name) (definition)
    n 1: a terrorist group formed in the 1980s in Sierra Leone; seeks to overthrow the government and gain control of the diamond producing regions; responsible for attacks on civilians and children, widespread torture and murder and using children to commit atrocities; sponsored by the president of Liberia [syn: Revolutionary United Front, RUF]
  • gauguin (definition)
    n 1: French Post-impressionist painter who worked in the South Pacific (1848-1903) [syn: Gauguin, Paul Gauguin]
  • poussin (definition)
    n 1: French painter in the classical style (1594-1665) [syn: Poussin, Nicolas Poussin]
  • embonpoint (definition)
    adj 1: sufficiently fat so as to have a pleasing fullness of figure; "a chubby child"; "pleasingly plump"; [syn: chubby, embonpoint, plump] n 1: the bodily property of being well rounded [syn: plumpness, embonpoint, roundness]
  • limousin (definition)
    n 1: a region of central France to the west of the Auvergne mountains
  • tau (place) (definition)
    n 1: the 19th letter of the Greek alphabet
  • baudelaire (definition)
    n 1: a French poet noted for macabre imagery and evocative language (1821-1867) [syn: Baudelaire, Charles Baudelaire, Charles Pierre Baudelaire]
  • couperin (definition)
    n 1: French composer of music for organ and a member of a family of distinguished organists (1668-1733) [syn: Couperin, Francois Couperin]
  • miaow (definition)
    n 1: the sound made by a cat (or any sound resembling this) [syn: meow, mew, miaou, miaow, miaul] v 1: make a cat-like sound [syn: miaou, miaow]
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  • acuff
  • bruff (name)
  • cluff (name)
  • cuffe (name)
  • schuff
  • shuff
  • sluff
  • leboeuf
  • lebouef
  • macduff (name) (place)
  • mcduff (name)
  • mcgeough
  • louvain
  • chardin (name)
  • chambertin
  • cardin
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