|1||boisterous||(adjective satellite) violently agitated and turbulent; "boisterous winds and waves"; "the fierce thunders roar me their music"- Ezra Pound; "rough weather"; "rough seas"|
(adjective satellite) noisy and lacking in restraint or discipline; "a boisterous crowd"; "a social gathering that became rambunctious and out of hand"; "a robustious group of teenagers"; "beneath the rumbustious surface of his paintings is sympathy for the vulnerability of or
(adjective satellite) full of rough and exuberant animal spirits; "boisterous practical jokes"; "knockabout comedy"
|2||bolster||(noun) a pillow that is often put across a bed underneath the regular pillows|
(verb) support and strengthen; "bolster morale"
(verb) add padding to; "pad the seat of the chair"
(verb) prop up with a pillow or bolster
|3||boorish||(adjective satellite) ill-mannered and coarse and contemptible in behavior or appearance; "was boorish and insensitive"; "the loutish manners of a bully"; "her stupid oafish husband"; "aristocratic contempt for the swinish multitude"|
|4||braid||(noun) trimming used to decorate clothes or curtains|
(noun) a hairdo formed by braiding or twisting the hair
(verb) form or weave into a braid or braids; "braid hair"
(verb) decorate with braids or ribbons; "braid a collar"
(verb) make by braiding or interlacing; "lace a tablecloth"
|5||brash||(adjective satellite) offensively bold; "a brash newcomer disputed the age-old rules for admission to the club"; "a nervy thing to say"|
(adjective satellite) presumptuously daring; "a daredevil test pilot having the right stuff"
|6||brass||(noun) a wind instrument that consists of a brass tube (usually of variable length) blown by means of a cup-shaped or funnel-shaped mouthpiece|
(noun) a memorial made of brass
(noun) an ornament or utensil made of brass
(noun) impudent aggressiveness; "I couldn't believe her boldness"; "he had the effrontery to question my honesty"
(noun) the persons (or committees or departments etc.) who make up a body for the purpose of administering something; "he claims that the present administration is corrupt"; "the governance of an association is responsible to its members"; "he quickly became rec
(noun) the section of a band or orchestra that plays brass instruments
(noun) an alloy of copper and zinc
|7||brazen||(verb) face with defiance or impudence; "brazen it out"|
(adjective satellite) unrestrained by convention or propriety; "an audacious trick to pull"; "a barefaced hypocrite"; "the most bodacious display of tourism this side of Anaheim"- Los Angeles Times; "bold-faced lies"; "brazen arrogance"; "the modern world with its quick materi
(adjective) made of or resembling brass (as in color or hardness)
|8||breach||(noun) a failure to perform some promised act or obligation|
(noun) a personal or social separation (as between opposing factions); "they hoped to avoid a break in relations"
(noun) an opening (especially a gap in a dike or fortification)
(verb) make an opening or gap in
(verb) act in disregard of laws and rules; "offend all laws of humanity"; "violate the basic laws or human civilization"; "break a law"
|9||brisk||(verb) become brisk; "business brisked up"|
(adjective satellite) very active; "doing a brisk business"
(adjective satellite) quick and energetic; "a brisk walk in the park"; "a lively gait"; "a merry chase"; "traveling at a rattling rate"; "a snappy pace"; "a spanking breeze"
(adjective satellite) imparting vitality and energy; "the bracing mountain air"
|10||brisket||(noun) a cut of meat from the breast or lower chest especially of beef|
|11||brittle||(noun) caramelized sugar cooled in thin sheets|
(adjective satellite) having little elasticity; hence easily cracked or fractured or snapped; "brittle bones"; "glass is brittle"; "`brickle' and `brickly' are dialectal"
(adjective satellite) (of metal or glass) not annealed and consequently easily cracked or fractured
(adjective satellite) lacking warmth and generosity of spirit; "a brittle and calculating woman"
|12||broach||(noun) a decorative pin worn by women|
(verb) bring up a topic for discussion
|13||brook||(noun) a natural stream of water smaller than a river (and often a tributary of a river); "the creek dried up every summer"|
(verb) put up with something or somebody unpleasant; "I cannot bear his constant criticism"; "The new secretary had to endure a lot of unprofessional remarks"; "he learned to tolerate the heat"; "She stuck out two years in a miserable marriage"
|14||buoyant||(adjective satellite) characterized by liveliness and light-heartedness; "buoyant spirits"; "his quick wit and chirpy humor"; "looking bright and well and chirpy"; "a perky little widow in her 70s"|
(adjective satellite) tending to float on a liquid or rise in air or gas; "buoyant balloons"; "buoyant balsawood boats"; "a floaty scarf"
|15||burgeon||(verb) grow and flourish; "The burgeoning administration"; "The burgeoning population"|
|16||burnish||(noun) the property of being smooth and shiny|
(verb) polish and make shiny; "buff the wooden floors"; "buff my shoes"
|17||bust||(noun) an occasion for excessive eating or drinking; "they went on a bust that lasted three days"|
(noun) a sculpture of the head and shoulders of a person
(noun) a complete failure; "the play was a dismal flop"
(verb) break open or apart suddenly and forcefully; "The dam burst"
(verb) go to pieces; "The lawn mower finally broke"; "The gears wore out"; "The old chair finally fell apart completely"
(verb) ruin completely; "He busted my radio!"
(verb) separate or cause to separate abruptly; "The rope snapped"; "tear the paper"
(verb) search without warning, make a sudden surprise attack on; "The police raided the crack house"
(adjective satellite) lacking funds; "`skint' is a British slang term"
|18||cabal||(noun) a plot to carry out some harmful or illegal act (especially a political plot)|
(noun) a clique (often secret) that seeks power usually through intrigue
(verb) engage in plotting or enter into a conspiracy, swear together; "They conspired to overthrow the government"
|19||cadge||(verb) obtain or seek to obtain by cadging or wheedling; "he is always shnorring cigarettes from his friends"|
(verb) ask for and get free; be a parasite
|20||calipers||(noun) an instrument for measuring the distance between two points|
|21||calumniate||(verb) charge falsely or with malicious intent; attack the good name and reputation of someone; "The journalists have defamed me!" "The article in the paper sullied my reputation"|
|22||calumny||(noun) an abusive attack on a person's character or good name|
(noun) a malicious attack
|23||candid||(adjective satellite) characterized by directness in manner or speech; without subtlety or evasion; "blunt talking and straight shooting"; "a blunt New England farmer"; "I gave them my candid opinion"; "forthright criticism"; "a forthright approach to the problem"; "tell me wh|
(adjective satellite) starkly realistic; "I have never lacked candid critics in my own ranks"-Clement Atlee
(adjective satellite) openly straightforward and direct without reserve or secretiveness; "his candid eyes"; "an open and trusting nature"; "a heart-to-heart talk"
(adjective satellite) informal or natural; especially caught off guard or unprepared; "a candid photograph"; "a candid interview"
|24||canvass||(noun) heavy closely woven fabric (used for clothing or chairs or sails or tents)|
(noun) the mat that forms the floor of the ring in which boxers or professional wrestlers compete; "the boxer picked himself up off the canvas"
(noun) an oil painting on canvas
(noun) a tent made of canvas
(noun) a large piece of fabric (as canvas) by means of which wind is used to propel a sailing vessel
(noun) an inquiry into public opinion conducted by interviewing a random sample of people
(noun) the setting for a narrative or fictional or dramatic account; "the crowded canvas of history"; "the movie demanded a dramatic canvas of sound"
(verb) consider in detail and subject to an analysis in order to discover essential features or meaning; "analyze a sonnet by Shakespeare"; "analyze the evidence in a criminal trial"; "analyze your real motives"
(verb) get the opinions (of people) by asking specific questions
(verb) solicit votes from potential voters in an electoral campaign
|25||capricious||(adjective satellite) determined by chance or impulse or whim rather than by necessity or reason; "a capricious refusal"; "authoritarian rulers are frequently capricious"; "the victim of whimsical persecutions"|
(adjective satellite) changeable; "a capricious summer breeze"; "freakish weather"
|26||capricious||(adjective satellite) determined by chance or impulse or whim rather than by necessity or reason; "a capricious refusal"; "authoritarian rulers are frequently capricious"; "the victim of whimsical persecutions"|
(adjective satellite) changeable; "a capricious summer breeze"; "freakish weather"
|27||castigate||(verb) censure severely; "She chastised him for his insensitive remarks"|
(verb) inflict severe punishment on
|28||castigation||(noun) verbal punishment|
(noun) a severe scolding
|29||casual||(adjective satellite) hasty and without attention to detail; not thorough; "a casual (or cursory) inspection failed to reveal the house's structural flaws"; "a passing glance"; "perfunctory courtesy"|
(adjective satellite) marked by blithe unconcern; "an ability to interest casual students"; "showed a casual disregard for cold weather"; "an utterly insouciant financial policy"; "an elegantly insouciant manner"; "drove his car with nonchalant abandon"; "was polite in a teasi
(adjective satellite) not showing effort or strain; "a difficult feat performed with casual mastery"; "careless grace"
(adjective satellite) suited for everyday use; "casual clothes"; "everyday clothes"
(adjective satellite) natural and unstudied; "using their Christian names in a casual way"; "lectured in a free-and-easy style"
(adjective satellite) characterized by a feeling of irresponsibility; "a broken back is nothing to be casual about; it is no fooling matter"
(adjective satellite) occurring or appearing or singled out by chance; "their accidental meeting led to a renewal of their friendship"; "seek help from casual passers-by"; "a casual meeting"; "a chance occurrence"
(adjective satellite) without or seeming to be without plan or method; offhand; "a casual remark"; "information collected by casual methods and in their spare time"
(adjective satellite) employed in a specified capacity from time to time; "casual employment"; "a casual correspondence with a former teacher"; "an occasional worker"
|30||catalyst||(noun) something that causes an important event to happen; "the invasion acted as a catalyst to unite the country"|
(noun) (chemistry) a substance that initiates or accelerates a chemical reaction without itself being affected
|31||caustic||(noun) any chemical substance that burns or destroys living tissue|
(adjective satellite) of a substance, especially a strong acid; capable of destroying or eating away by chemical action
(adjective satellite) harsh or corrosive in tone; "an acerbic tone piercing otherwise flowery prose"; "a barrage of acid comments"; "her acrid remarks make her many enemies"; "bitter words"; "blistering criticism"; "caustic jokes about political assassination, talk-show hosts
|32||censure||(noun) harsh criticism or disapproval|
(noun) the state of being excommunicated
(verb) rebuke formally
|33||census||(noun) a period count of the population|
(verb) conduct a census; "They censused the deer in the forest"
|34||centurion||(noun) (ancient Rome) the leader of 100 soldiers|
|35||chary||(adjective satellite) characterized by great cautious and wariness; "a cagey avoidance of a definite answer"; "chary of the risks involved"; "a chary investor"|
|36||chastened||(adjective satellite) punished especially by reproof or reprimand|
|37||chastisement||(noun) verbal punishment|
(noun) a rebuke for making a mistake
|38||chauvinist||(noun) an extreme bellicose nationalist|
(noun) a person with a prejudiced belief in the superiority of his or her own kind
|39||chisel||(noun) an edge tool with a flat steel blade with a cutting edge|
(verb) carve with a chisel; "chisel the marble"
(verb) deprive somebody of something by deceit; "The con-man beat me out of $50"; "This salesman ripped us off!"; "we were cheated by their clever-sounding scheme"; "They chiseled me out of my money"
(verb) engage in deceitful behavior; practice trickery or fraud; "Who's chiseling on the side?"
|40||churl||(noun) a bad-tempered person|
(noun) a selfish person who is unwilling to give or spend
(noun) a crude uncouth ill-bred person lacking culture or refinement
|41||cite||(verb) call in an official matter, such as to attend court|
(verb) advance evidence for
(verb) commend; "he was cited for his outstanding achievements"
(verb) repeat a passage from; "He quoted the Bible to her"
(verb) refer to for illustration or proof; "He said he could quote several instances of this behavior"
(verb) make reference to; "His name was mentioned in connection with the invention"
(verb) refer to; "he referenced his colleagues' work"
|42||clamor||(noun) loud and persistent outcry from many people; "he ignored the clamor of the crowd"|
(noun) a loud harsh or strident noise
(verb) make loud demands; "he clamored for justice and tolerance"
(verb) utter or proclaim insistently and noisily; "The delegates clamored their disappointment"
(verb) compel someone to do something by insistent clamoring; "They clamored the mayor into building a new park"
|43||cleanse||(verb) clean one's body or parts thereof, as by washing; "clean up before you see your grandparents"; "clean your fingernails before dinner"|
(verb) purge of an ideology, bad thoughts, or sins; "Purgatory is supposed to cleanse you from your sins"
|44||clot||(noun) a lump of material formed from the content of a liquid|
(verb) coalesce or unite in a mass; "Blood clots"
(verb) turn into curds; "curdled milk"
(verb) change from a liquid to a thickened or solid state; "coagulated blood"
(verb) cause to change from a liquid to a solid or thickened state
|45||cloture||(noun) a rule for limiting or ending debate in a deliberative body|
(verb) terminate debate by calling for a vote; "debate was closured"; "cloture the discussion"
|46||coax||(noun) a transmission line for high-frequency signals|
(verb) influence or urge by gentle urging, caressing, or flattering; "He palavered her into going along"
|47||coddle||(verb) cook in nearly boiling water; "coddle eggs"|
(verb) treat with excessive indulgence; "grandparents often pamper the children"; "Let's not mollycoddle our students!"
|48||codicil||(noun) a supplement to a will; a testamentary instrument intended to alter an already executed will|