_empty_ - Crossword Clue

Below are possible answers for the crossword clue _empty_.

  1. a dull persistent (usually moderately intense) pain
  2. have a desire for something or someone who is not present; "She ached for a cigarette"; "I am pining for my lover"
  3. feel physical pain; "Were you hurting after the accident?"
  4. be the source of pain
  1. a theatrical performer
  2. a person who acts and gets things done; "he's a principal actor in this affair"; "when you want something done get a doer"; "he's a miracle worker"
  3. thespian
  1. large web-footed birds of the southern hemisphere having long narrow wings; noted for powerful gliding flight
  2. (figurative) something that hinders or handicaps; "she was an albatross around his neck"
  1. place in a line or arrange so as to be parallel or straight; "align the car with the curb"; "align the sheets of paper on the table"
  2. bring (components or parts) into proper or desirable coordination correlation; "align the wheels of my car"; "ordinate similar parts"
  3. align oneself with a group or a way of thinking
  4. be or come into adjustment with
  5. brought into agreement or cooperation on the side of a faction, party, or cause
  6. in a straight line; "pearly teeth evenly aligned"
  1. an investigation of the component parts of a whole and their relations in making up the whole
  2. a set of techniques for exploring underlying motives and a method of treating various mental disorders; based on the theories of Sigmund Freud; "his physician recommended psychoanalysis"
  3. the abstract separation of a whole into its constituent parts in order to study the parts and their relations
  4. a branch of mathematics involving calculus and the theory of limits; sequences and series and integration and differentiation
  5. a form of literary criticism in which the structure of a piece of writing is analyzed
  6. the use of closed-class words instead of inflections: e.g., `the father of the bride' instead of `the bride's father'
  1. general activity and motion
  2. the making of animated cartoons
  3. the activity of giving vitality and vigour to something
  4. quality of being active or spirited or alive and vigorous
  5. the property of being able to survive and grow; "the vitality of a seed"
  6. the condition of living or the state of being alive; "while there's life there's hope"; "life depends on many chemical and physical processes"
  1. social insect living in organized colonies; characteristically the males and fertile queen have wings during breeding season; wingless sterile females are the workers
  1. one of a class of artifacts; "an article of clothing"
  2. nonfictional prose forming an independent part of a publication
  3. (grammar) a determiner that may indicate the specificity of reference of a noun phrase
  4. bind by a contract; especially for a training period
  5. a separate section of a legal document (as a statute or contract or will)
  1. a popular trend that attracts growing support; "when they saw how things were going everybody jumped on the bandwagon"
  2. a large ornate wagon for carrying a musical band; "the gaudy bandwagon led the circus parade"
  1. the negotiation of the terms of a transaction or agreement
  2. come to terms; arrive at an agreement
  3. negotiate the terms of an exchange; "We bargained for a beautiful rug in the bazaar"
  1. a gymnastic apparatus used by women gymnasts
  2. smile radiantly; express joy through one's facial expression
  3. long thick piece of wood or metal or concrete, etc., used in construction
  4. broadcast over the airwaves, as in radio or television; "We cannot air this X-rated song"
  5. the broad side of a ship; "they sighted land on the port beam"
  6. express with a beaming face or smile; "he beamed his approval"
  7. (nautical) breadth amidships
  8. experience a feeling of well-being or happiness, as from good health or an intense emotion; "She was beaming with joy"; "Her face radiated with happiness"
  9. a signal transmitted along a narrow path; guides airplane pilots in darkness or bad weather
  10. have a complexion with a strong bright color, such as red or pink; "Her face glowed when she came out of the sauna"
  11. a column of light (as from a beacon)
  12. emit light; be bright, as of the sun or a light; "The sun shone b
  1. have; "bear a resemblance"; "bear a signature"
  2. contain or hold; have within; "The jar carries wine"; "The canteen holds fresh water"; "This can contains water"
  3. put up with
  4. massive plantigrade carnivorous or omnivorous mammals with long shaggy coats and strong claws
  5. an investor with a pessimistic market outlook; an investor who expects prices to fall and so sells now in order to buy later at a lower price
  6. have on one's person; "He wore a red ribbon"; "bear a scar"
  7. cause to be born; "My wife had twins yesterday!"
  8. be pregnant with; "She is bearing his child"; "The are expecting another child in January"; "I am carrying his child"
  9. 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"
  10. move while holding up or supporting; "B
  1. throw bombs at or attack with bombs; "The Americans bombed Dresden"
  2. fail to get a passing grade; "She studied hard but failed nevertheless"; "Did I fail the test?"
  3. an explosive device fused to explode under specific conditions
  4. strong sealed vessel for measuring heat of combustion
  5. an event that fails badly or is totally ineffectual; "the first experiment was a real turkey"; "the meeting was a dud as far as new business was concerned"
  1. a member of the baby boom generation in the 1950s; "they expanded the schools for a generation of baby boomers"
  2. A large male kangaroo, especially of the great grey species.
  1. Scottish botanist who first observed the movement of small particles in fluids now known a Brownian motion (1773-1858)
  2. make brown in color; "the draught browned the leaves on the trees in the yard"
  3. fry in a pan until it changes color; "brown the meat in the pan"
  4. a university in Rhode Island
  5. (of skin) deeply suntanned
  6. an orange of low brightness and saturation
  7. of a color similar to that of wood or earth
  8. abolitionist who was hanged after leading an unsuccessful raid at Harper's Ferry, Virginia (1800-1859)
  1. expel gas from the stomach; "In China it is polite to burp at the table"
  2. form, produce, or emit bubbles; "The soup was bubbling"
  3. cause to form bubbles; "bubble gas through a liquid"
  4. rise in bubbles or as if in bubbles; "bubble to the surface"
  5. a dome-shaped covering made of transparent glass or plastic
  6. flow in an irregular current with a bubbling noise; "babbling brooks"
  7. an impracticable and illusory idea; "he didn't want to burst the newcomer's bubble"
  8. a speculative scheme that depends on unstable factors that the planner cannot control; "his proposal was nothing but a house of cards"; "a real estate bubble"
  9. a hollow globule of gas (e.g., air or carbon dioxide)
  10. Suds
  1. attack viciously and ferociously
  2. a sturdy thickset short-haired breed with a large head and strong undershot lower jaw; developed originally in England for bull baiting
  3. throw a steer by seizing the horns and twisting the neck, as in a rodeo
  1. use up (energy); "burn off calories through vigorous exercise"
  2. create by duplicating data; "cut a disk"; "burn a CD"
  3. feel strong emotion, especially anger or passion; "She was burning with anger"; "He was burning to try out his new skies"
  4. cause a sharp or stinging pain or discomfort; "The sun burned his face"
  5. feel hot or painful; "My eyes are burning"
  6. spend (significant amounts of money); "He has money to burn"
  7. burn at the stake; "Witches were burned in Salem"
  8. cause to burn or combust; "The sun burned off the fog"; "We combust coal and other fossil fuels"
  9. shine intensely, as if with heat; "The coals were glowing in the dark"; "The candles were burning"
  10. damage inflicted by fire
  11. a place or area that has been burned (especially on a person's body)
  12. an injury caused by exposure to heat or chemicals or radiation
  13. get a sunburn by overexposure to the sun
  14. a browning
  1. the common European short-winged hawk
  2. a New World vulture that is common in South America and Central America and the southern United States
  1. the fourth sign of the zodiac; the sun is in this sign from about June 21 to July 22
  2. a small zodiacal constellation in the northern hemisphere; between Leo and Gemini
  3. (astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Cancer
  4. any malignant growth or tumor caused by abnormal and uncontrolled cell division; it may spread to other parts of the body through the lymphatic system or the blood stream
  5. type genus of the family Cancridae
  1. a binary compound of carbon with a more electropositive element
  1. the honorary or titular head of a university
  2. the person who is head of state (in several countries)
  3. the British cabinet minister responsible for finance
  1. the act of removing solid particles from a liquid
  2. an interpretation that removes obstacles to understanding; "the professor's clarification helped her to understand the textbook"
  1. measure the time or duration of an event or action or the person who performs an action in a certain period of time; "he clocked the runners"
  2. a timepiece that shows the time of day
  1. an expert who gives advice; "an adviser helped students select their courses"; "the United States sent military advisors to Guatemala"
  1. the act of consuming something
  2. the process of taking food into the body through the mouth (as by eating)
  3. (economics) the utilization of economic goods to satisfy needs or in manufacturing; "the consumption of energy has increased steadily"
  4. involving the lungs with progressive wasting of the body
  1. transform and make suitable for consumption by heating; "These potatoes have to cook for 20 minutes"
  2. transform by heating; "The apothecary cooked the medicinal mixture in a big iron kettle"
  3. prepare for eating by applying heat; "Cook me dinner, please"; "can you make me an omelette?"; "fix breakfast for the guests, please"
  4. prepare a hot meal; "My husband doesn't cook"
  5. the act of preparing something (as food) by the application of heat; "cooking can be a great art"; "people are needed who have experience in cookery"; "he left the preparation of meals to his wife"
  6. tamper, with the purpose of deception; "Fudge the figures"; "cook the books"; "falsify the data"
  1. a large number of things or people considered together; "a crowd of insects assembled around the flowers"
  2. an informal body of friends; "he still hangs out with the same crowd"
  3. to gather together in large numbers; "men in straw boaters and waxed mustaches crowded the verandah"
  4. cause to herd, drive, or crowd together; "We herded the children into a spare classroom"
  5. approach a certain age or speed; "She is pushing fifty"
  6. fill or occupy to the point of overflowing; "The students crowded the auditorium"
  1. usually refers to curly hair as in had him by the 'short and curlies'
  1. small highly nutritious seed of the tropical pigeon-pea plant
  2. tropical woody herb with showy yellow flowers and flat pods; much cultivated in the tropics
  3. Curried lentil dish
  1. absence of moral or spiritual values; "the powers of darkness"
  2. a swarthy complexion
  3. having a dark or somber color
  4. an unenlightened state; "he was in the dark concerning their intentions"; "his lectures dispelled the darkness"
  5. an unilluminated area; "he moved off into the darkness"
  6. absence of light or illumination
  1. an organization of defenders that provides resistance against attack; "he joined the defense against invasion"
  2. the defendant and his legal advisors collectively; "the defense called for a mistrial"
  3. (sports) the team that is trying to prevent the other team from scoring; "his teams are always good on defense"
  4. (psychiatry) an unconscious process that tries to reduce the anxiety associated with instinctive desires
  5. the act of defending someone or something against attack or injury; "a good boxer needs a good defense"; "defense against hurricanes is an urgent problem"
  6. protection from harm; "sanitation is the best defense against disease"
  7. (military) military action or resources protecting a country against potential enemies; "they died in the defense of Stalingrad"; "they were developed for the defense program"
  8. a defendant's answer or plea denying the truth of the charges against him; "he gave evidence for the defense"
  1. a playing card in the minor suit that has one or more red rhombuses on it; "he led a small diamond"; "diamonds were trumps"
  2. a transparent piece of diamond that has been cut and polished and is valued as a precious gem
  3. a parallelogram with four equal sides; an oblique-angled equilateral parallelogram
  4. very hard native crystalline carbon valued as a gem
  5. the baseball playing field
  6. the area of a baseball field that is enclosed by 3 bases and home plate
  1. subtly skillful handling of a situation
  2. wisdom in the management of public affairs
  3. negotiation between nations
  1. domestic beast of burden descended from the African wild ass; patient but stubborn
  2. the symbol of the Democratic Party; introduced in cartoons by Thomas Nast in 1874
  1. a swinging or sliding barrier that will close the entrance to a room or building or vehicle; "he knocked on the door"; "he slammed the door as he left"
  2. a room that is entered via a door; "his office is the third door down the hall on the left"
  3. a structure where people live or work (usually ordered along a street or road); "the office next door"; "they live two doors up the street from us"
  4. the entrance (the space in a wall) through which you enter or leave a room or building; the space that a door can close; "he stuck his head in the doorway"
  5. anything providing a means of access (or escape); "we closed the door to Haitian immigrants"; "education is the door to success"
  1. wander from a direct course or at random; "The child strayed from the path and her parents lost sight of her"; "don't drift from the set course"
  2. live unhurriedly, irresponsibly, or freely; "My son drifted around for years in California before going to law school"
  3. vary or move from a fixed point or course; "stock prices are drifting higher"
  4. a horizontal (or nearly horizontal) passageway in a mine; "they dug a drift parallel with the vein"
  5. the pervading meaning or tenor; "caught the general drift of the conversation"
  6. a general tendency to change (as of opinion); "not openly liberal but that is the trend of the book"; "a broad movement of the electorate to the right"
  7. a large mass of material that is heaped up by the wind or by water currents
  8. a force that moves something along
  9. the gradual departure from an intended course due to external influences (as a ship or plane)
  10. a process of linguistic change o
  1. submerge or plunge suddenly
  2. flesh of a duck (domestic or wild)
  3. dip into a liquid; "He dipped into the pool"
  4. (cricket) a score of nothing by a batsman
  5. avoid or try to avoid fulfilling, answering, or performing (duties, questions, or issues); "He dodged the issue"; "she skirted the problem"; "They tend to evade their responsibilities"; "he evaded the questions skillfully"
  6. small wild or domesticated web-footed broad-billed swimming bird usually having a depressed body and short legs
  7. to move (the head or body) quickly downwards or away; "Before he could duck, another stone struck him"
  8. a heavy cotton fabric of plain weave; used for clothing and tents
  1. five-toed pachyderm
  2. the symbol of the Republican Party; introduced in cartoons by Thomas Nast in 1874
  1. British writer of novels characterized by realistic analysis of provincial Victorian society (1819-1880)
  2. British poet (born in the United States) who won the Nobel prize for literature; his plays are outstanding examples of modern verse drama (1888-1965)
  1. contend against an opponent in a sport, game, or battle; "Princeton plays Yale this weekend"; "Charlie likes to play Mary"
  2. come together; "I'll probably see you at the meeting"; "How nice to see you again!"
  3. come upon, as if by accident; meet with; "We find this idea in Plato"; "I happened upon the most wonderful bakery not very far from here"; "She chanced upon an interesting book in the bookstore the other day"
  4. be beset by; "The project ran into numerous financial difficulties"
  5. experience as a reaction; "My proposal met with much opposition"
  6. a casual meeting with a person or thing
  7. a minor short-term fight
  8. a hostile disagreement face-to-face
  9. a casual or unexpected convergence; "he still remembers their meeting in Paris"; "there was a brief encounter in the hallway"
  1. half the width of an em
  2. Latin: An entity or being; an existing thing; the abstract idea of being
  1. the act of regarding as equal
  2. a mathematical statement that two expressions are equal
  3. a state of being essentially equal or equivalent; equally balanced; "on a par with the best"
  1. belief about (or mental picture of) the future
  2. the sum of the values of a random variable divided by the number of values
  3. the feeling that something is about to happen
  4. anticipating with confidence of fulfillment
  1. the pedal extremity of vertebrates other than human beings
  2. any of various organs of locomotion or attachment in invertebrates
  3. a support resembling a pedal extremity; "one foot of the chair was on the carpet"
  4. lowest support of a structure;
  5. the part of the leg of a human being below the ankle joint; "his bare feet projected from his trousers"; "armored from head to foot"
  6. (prosody) a group of 2 or 3 syllables forming the basic unit of poetic rhythm
  7. an army unit consisting of soldiers who fight on foot; "there came ten thousand horsemen and as many fully-armed foot"
  8. the lower part of anything; "curled up on the foot of the bed"; "the foot of the page"; "the foot of the list"; "the foot of the mountain"
  9. a member of a surveillance team who works on foot or rides as a passenger
  10. a linear unit of length equal to 12 inches or a third of a yard; "he is six feet tall"
  11. add a column of numbers
  1. become or cause to become obstructed; "The leaves clog our drains in the Fall"; "The water pipe is backed up"
  2. an act that violates the rules of a sport
  3. especially of a ship's lines etc; "with its sails afoul"; "a foul anchor"
  4. disgustingly dirty; filled or smeared with offensive matter;
  5. characterized by obscenity;
  6. (of a baseball) not hit between the foul lines
  7. violating accepted standards or rules; "a dirty fighter"; "used foul means to gain power"; "a nasty unsporting serve"; "fined for unsportsmanlike behavior"
  8. offensively malodorous; "a foul odor"; "the kitchen smelled really funky"
  9. (of a manuscript) defaced with changes; "foul (or dirty) copy"
  10. highly offensive; arousing aversion or disgust;
  11. become soiled and dirty
  12. make unclean; "foul the water"
  13. spot, stain, or pollute; "The townspeople defiled the river by emptying raw sewage into it"
  14. make impure; "The industr
  1. the ripened reproductive body of a seed plant
  2. bear fruit; "the trees fruited early this year"
  3. cause to bear fruit
  4. an amount of a product
  5. the consequence of some effort or action; "he lived long enough to see the fruit of his policies"
  1. an amusement or pastime; "they played word games"; "he thought of his painting as a game that filled his empty time"; "his life was all fun and games"
  2. a contest with rules to determine a winner; "you need four people to play this game"
  3. willing to face danger
  4. a single play of a sport or other contest; "the game lasted two hours"
  5. disabled in the feet or legs; "a crippled soldier"; "a game leg"
  6. frivolous or trifling behavior; "for actors, memorizing lines is no game"; "for him, life is all fun and games"
  7. your occupation or line of work; "he's in the plumbing game"; "she's in show biz"
  8. animal hunted for food or sport
  9. the game equipment needed in order to play a particular game; "the child received several games for his birthday"
  10. a secret scheme to do something (especially something underhand or illegal); "they concocted a plot to discredit the governor"; "I saw through his little game from the start"
  1. a young woman; "a young lady of 18"
  2. a friendly informal reference to a grown woman; "Mrs. Smith was just one of the girls"
  3. a girl or young woman with whom a man is romantically involved; "his girlfriend kicked him out"
  4. a female human offspring; "her daughter cared for her in her old age"
  5. a youthful female person; "the baby was a girl"; "the girls were just learning to ride a tricycle"
  1. a contract granting the right to operate a subsidiary business; "he got the beer concession at the ball park"
  2. give as judged due or on the basis of merit; "the referee awarded a free kick to the team"; "the jury awarded a million dollars to the plaintiff";"Funds are granted to qualified researchers"
  3. 18th President of the United States; commander of the Union armies in the American Civil War (1822-1885)
  4. give over; surrender or relinquish to the physical control of another
  5. United States actor (born in England) who was the elegant leading man in many films (1904-1986)
  6. bestow, especially officially; "grant a degree"; "give a divorce"; "This bill grants us new rights"
  7. Scottish painter; cousin of Lytton Strachey and member of the Bloomsbury Group (1885-1978)
  8. (law) a transfer of property by deed of conveyance
  9. any monetary aid
  10. be willing to concede; "I grant you this much"
  11. allow to have; "grant
  1. consisting of one of two equivalent parts in value or quantity; "a half chicken"; "lasted a half hour"
  2. (of siblings) related through one parent only; "a half brother"; "half sister"
  3. partial; "gave me a half smile"; "he did only a half job"
  4. one of two equal parts of a divisible whole; "half a loaf"; "half an hour"; "a century and one half"
  5. one of two divisions into which some games or performances are divided: the two divisions are separated by an interval
  6. partially or to the extent of a half; "he was half hidden by the bushes"
  1. the large room of a manor or castle
  2. a large and imposing house
  3. United States astronomer who discovered Phobos and Deimos (the two satellites of Mars) (1829-1907)
  4. United States explorer who led three expeditions to the Arctic (1821-1871)
  5. United States chemist who developed an economical method of producing aluminum from bauxite (1863-1914)
  6. United States child psychologist whose theories of child psychology strongly influenced educational psychology (1844-1924)
  7. English writer whose novel about a lesbian relationship was banned in Britain for many years (1883-1943)
  8. a large entrance or reception room or area
  9. a college or university building containing living quarters for students
  10. a large building for meetings or entertainment
  11. a large room for gatherings or entertainment; "lecture hall"; "pool hall"
  12. a large building used by a college or university for teaching or research; "halls of
  1. a member of the crew of a ship; "all hands on deck"
  2. a hired laborer on a farm or ranch; "the hired hand fixed the railing"; "a ranch hand"
  3. a unit of length equal to 4 inches; used in measuring horses; "the horse stood 20 hands"
  4. physical assistance; "give me a hand with the chores"
  5. terminal part of the forelimb in certain vertebrates (e.g. apes or kangaroos); "the kangaroo's forearms seem undeveloped but the powerful five-fingered hands are skilled at feinting and clouting"- Springfield (Mass.) Union
  6. a rotating pointer on the face of a timepiece; "the big hand counts the minutes"
  7. the (prehensile) extremity of the superior limb; "he had the hands of a surgeon"; "he extended his mitt"
  8. ability; "he wanted to try his hand at singing"
  9. one of two sides of an issue; "on the one hand..., but on the other hand..."
  10. something written by hand; "she recognized his handwriting"; "his hand was illegible"
  1. the abode of God and the angels
  2. any place of complete bliss and delight and peace
  1. either half of the cerebrum
  2. half of the terrestrial globe
  3. half of a sphere
  1. a group of cattle or sheep or other domestic mammals all of the same kind that are herded by humans
  2. a group of wild mammals of one species that remain together: antelope or elephants or seals or whales or zebra
  3. a crowd especially of ordinary or undistinguished persons or things; "his brilliance raised him above the ruck"; "the children resembled a fairy herd"
  4. move together, like a herd
  5. cause to herd, drive, or crowd together; "We herded the children into a spare classroom"
  6. keep, move, or drive animals; "Who will be herding the cattle when the cowboy dies?"
  1. an environment offering affection and security; "home is where the heart is"; "he grew up in a good Christian home"; "there's no place like home"
  2. inside the country; "the British Home Office has broader responsibilities than the United States Department of the Interior"; "the nation's internal politics"
  3. used of your own ground; "a home game"
  4. relating to or being where one lives or where one's roots are; "my home town"
  5. at or to or in the direction of one's home or family; "He stays home on weekends"; "after the game the children brought friends home for supper"; "I'll be home tomorrow"; "came riding home in style"; "I hope you will come home for Christmas"; "I'll take her home"; "don't forget to write home"
  6. to the fullest extent; to the heart; "drove the nail home"; "drove his point home"; "his comments hit home"
  7. on or to the point aimed at; "the arrow struck home"
  8. return home accurately from a long distance; "homing
  1. approach with an offer of sexual favors; "he was solicited by a prostitute"; "The young man was caught soliciting in the park"
  2. entice and trap; "The car salesman had snared three potential customers"
  3. secure with the foot; "hook the ball"
  4. to cause (someone or oneself) to become dependent (on something, especially a narcotic drug)
  5. fasten with a hook
  6. a basketball shot made over the head with the hand that is farther from the basket
  7. catch with a hook; "hook a fish"
  8. a short swinging punch delivered from the side with the elbow bent
  9. hit with a hook; "His opponent hooked him badly"
  10. a golf shot that curves to the left for a right-handed golfer; "he took lessons to cure his hooking"
  11. hit a ball and put a spin on it so that it travels to the left
  12. a curved or bent implement for suspending or pulling something
  13. make a piece of needlework by interlocking and looping thread with a ho
  1. dark protective fluid ejected into the water by cuttlefish and other cephalopods
  2. fill with ink; "ink a pen"
  3. a liquid used for printing or writing or drawing
  4. mark, coat, cover, or stain with ink; "he inked his finger"
  5. append one's signature to; "They inked the contract"
  1. offensive term for a person of German descent
  1. activity characterized by good humor
  2. a humorous anecdote or remark intended to provoke laughter; "he told a very funny joke"; "he knows a million gags"; "thanks for the laugh"; "he laughed unpleasantly at his own jest"; "even a schoolboy's jape is supposed to have some ascertainable point"
  3. act in a funny or teasing way
  4. tell a joke; speak humorously; "He often jokes even when he appears serious"
  1. to move or force, especially in an effort to get something open; "The burglar jimmied the lock": "Raccoons managed to pry the lid off the garbage pail"
  2. a short crowbar; "in Britain they call a jimmy and jemmy"
  1. a room or building equipped with one or more toilets
  2. the last of the four Gospels in the New Testament
  3. a prostitute's customer
  4. (New Testament) disciple of Jesus; traditionally said to be the author of the 4th Gospel and three epistles and the book of Revelation
  5. youngest son of Henry II; King of England from 1199 to 1216; succeeded to the throne on the death of his brother Richard I; lost his French possessions; in 1215 John was compelled by the barons to sign the Magna Carta (1167-1216)
  1. English economist who advocated the use of government monetary and fiscal policy to maintain full employment without inflation (1883-1946)
  1. (chess) the weakest but the most important piece
  2. one of the four playing cards in a deck bearing the picture of a king
  3. a checker that has been moved to the opponent's first row where it is promoted to a piece that is free to move either forward or backward
  4. a very wealthy or powerful businessman; "an oil baron"
  5. a male sovereign; ruler of a kingdom
  6. a competitor who holds a preeminent position
  7. United States charismatic civil rights leader and Baptist minister who campaigned against the segregation of Blacks (1929-1968)
  8. United States guitar player and singer of the blues (born in 1925)
  9. United States woman tennis player (born in 1943)
  10. preeminence in a particular category or group or field; "the lion is the king of beasts"
  1. a woman of refinement; "a chauffeur opened the door of the limousine for the grand lady"
  2. a woman of the peerage in Britain
  3. a polite name for any woman; "a nice lady at the library helped me"
  1. strong espresso coffee with a topping of frothed steamed milk
  1. the property possessed by a line or surface that departs from the vertical; "the tower had a pronounced tilt"; "the ship developed a list to starboard"; "he walked with a heavy inclination to the right"
  2. a database containing an ordered array of items (names or topics)
  3. An enclosed field for jousting.
  4. give or make a list of; name individually; give the names of; "List the states west of the Mississippi"
  5. enumerate;
  6. tilt to one side; "The balloon heeled over"; "the wind made the vessel heel"; "The ship listed to starboard"
  7. cause to lean to the side; "Erosion listed the old tree"
  8. include in a list; "Am I listed in your register?"
  1. pass by means through a lock in a waterway
  2. become rigid or immoveable; "The therapist noticed that the patient's knees tended to lock in this exercise"
  3. place in a place where something cannot be removed or someone cannot escape; "The parents locked her daughter up for the weekend"; "She locked her jewels in the safe"
  4. any wrestling hold in which some part of the opponent's body is twisted or pressured
  5. fasten with a lock; "lock the bike to the fence"
  6. a fastener fitted to a door or drawer to keep it firmly closed
  7. keep engaged; "engaged the gears"
  8. a restraint incorporated into the ignition switch to prevent the use of a vehicle by persons who do not have the key
  9. become engaged or intermeshed with one another; "They were locked in embrace"
  10. enclosure consisting of a section of canal that can be closed to control the water level; used to raise or lower vessels that pass through it
  11. hold in a loc
  1. long-horned beef cattle formerly common in southwestern United States
  1. a beloved person; used as terms of endearment
  2. a score of zero in tennis or squash; "it was 40 love"
  3. have sexual intercourse with; "This student sleeps with everyone in her dorm"; "Adam knew Eve"; "Were you ever intimate with this man?"
  4. have a great affection or liking for; "I love French food"; "She loves her boss and works hard for him"
  5. be enamored or in love with; "She loves her husband deeply"
  6. get pleasure from; "I love cooking"
  7. sexual activities (often including sexual intercourse) between two people; "his lovemaking disgusted her"; "he hadn't had any love in months"; "he has a very complicated love life"
  8. any object of warm affection or devotion; "the theater was her first love"; "he has a passion for cock fighting";
  9. a deep feeling of sexual desire and attraction; "their love left them indifferent to their surroundings"; "she was his first love"
  10. a strong positive emotion of regard and affectio
  1. the property resulting from being or relating to the greater in number of two parts; the main part; "the majority of his customers prefer it"; "the bulk of the work is finished"
  2. (elections) more than half of the votes
  3. the age at which persons are considered competent to manage their own affairs
  1. the act of managing something; "he was given overall management of the program"; "is the direction of the economy a function of government?"
  2. those in charge of running a business
  1. predacious long-bodied large-eyed insect of warm regions; rests with forelimbs raised as in prayer
  1. (used with negation) having consequence; "they were friends and it was no matter who won the games"
  2. a vaguely specified concern; "several matters to attend to"; "it is none of your affair"; "things are going well"
  3. a problem; "is anything the matter?"
  4. some situation or event that is thought about;
  5. written works (especially in books or magazines); "he always took some reading matter with him on the plane"
  6. have weight; have import, carry weight; "It does not matter much"
  7. that which has mass and occupies space; "physicists study both the nature of matter and the forces which govern it"
  1. four o'clocks
  1. take a siesta; "She naps everyday after lunch for an hour"
  2. not prepared or vigilant; "the blow caught him napping"; "caught in an off-guard moment"; "found him off his guard"
  1. European songbird noted for its melodious nocturnal song
  2. English nurse remembered for her work during the Crimean War (1820-1910)
  1. the world's longest river (4150 miles); flows northward through eastern Africa into the Mediterranean; the Nile River valley in Egypt was the site of the world's first great civilization
  1. observe with care or pay close attention to;
  2. a characteristic emotional quality; "it ended on a sour note"; "there was a note of gaiety in her manner"; "he detected a note of sarcasm"
  3. a brief written record; "he made a note of the appointment"
  4. a short personal letter; "drop me a line when you get there"
  5. a comment or instruction (usually added); "his notes were appended at the end of the article"; "he added a short notation to the address on the envelope"
  6. a notation representing the pitch and duration of a musical sound;
  7. a tone of voice that shows what the speaker is feeling; "there was a note of uncertainty in his voice"
  8. a piece of paper money (especially one issued by a central bank); "he peeled off five one-thousand-zloty notes"
  9. a promise to pay a specified amount on demand or at a certain time; "I had to co-sign his note at the bank"
  10. high status importance owing to marked superiority; "a scholar
  1. a quantity of no importance; "it looked like nothing I had ever seen before"; "reduced to nil all the work we had done"; "we racked up a pathetic goose egg"; "it was all for naught"; "I didn't hear zilch about it"
  2. in no respect; to no degree; "he looks nothing like his father"
  1. (law) a broad legal concept including anything that disturbs the reasonable use of your property or endangers life and health or is offensive
  2. a bothersome annoying person; "that kid is a terrible pain"
  3. Pests
  1. the property possessed by a sum or total or indefinite quantity of units or individuals;
  2. a numeral or string of numerals that is used for identification;
  3. the number is used in calling a particular telephone;
  4. one of a series published periodically;
  5. a symbol used to represent a number;
  6. a short theatrical performance that is part of a longer program;
  7. enumerate;
  8. a concept of quantity involving zero and units;
  9. give numbers to; "You should number the pages of the thesis"
  1. a stage in psychosexual development when the child's interest is concentrated in the mouth; fixation at this stage is said to result in dependence, selfishness, and aggression
  2. of or involving the mouth or mouth region or the surface on which the mouth is located; "the oral cavity"; "the oral mucous membrane"; "the oral surface of a starfish"
  3. using speech rather than writing; "an oral tradition"; "an oral agreement"
  4. of or relating to or affecting or for use in the mouth; "oral hygiene"; "an oral thermometer"; "an oral vaccine"
  5. an examination conducted by spoken communication
  1. arrange thoughts, ideas, temporal events; "arrange my schedule"; "set up one's life"; "I put these memories with those of bygone times"
  2. a request for something to be made, supplied, or served; "I gave the waiter my order"; "the company's products were in such demand that they got more orders than their call center could handle"
  3. make a request for something; "Order me some flowers"; "order a work stoppage"
  4. (biology) taxonomic group containing one or more families
  5. give instructions to or direct somebody to do something with authority; "I said to him to go home"; "She ordered him to do the shopping"; "The mother told the child to get dressed"
  6. a group of person living under a religious rule; "the order of Saint Benedict"
  7. issue commands or orders for
  8. a formal association of people with similar interests; "he joined a golf club"; "they formed a small lunch society"; "men from the fraternal order will staff the soup kitchen
  1. an occasion on which people can assemble for social interaction and entertainment; "he planned a party to celebrate Bastille Day"
  2. a group of people gathered together for pleasure; "she joined the party after dinner"
  3. an organization to gain political power; "in 1992 Perot tried to organize a third party at the national level"
  4. a band of people associated temporarily in some activity; "they organized a party to search for food"; "the company of cooks walked into the kitchen"
  5. a person involved in legal proceedings; "the party of the first part"
  6. Celebrate
  7. have or participate in a party; "The students were partying all night before the exam"
  1. (New Testament) a Christian missionary to the Gentiles; author of several Epistles in the New Testament; even though Paul was not present at the Last Supper he is considered an Apostle; "Paul's name was Saul prior to his conversion to Christianity"
  2. United States feminist (1885-1977)
  1. an apparatus consisting of an object mounted so that it swings freely under the influence of gravity
  1. any of various card games in which players bet that they hold the highest-ranking hand
  2. fire iron consisting of a metal rod with a handle; used to stir a fire
  1. a game similar to field hockey but played on horseback using long-handled mallets and a wooden ball
  2. Venetian traveler who explored Asia in the 13th century and served Kublai Khan (1254-1324)
  1. any particular collection of letters or packages that is delivered; "your mail is on the table"; "is there any post for me?"; "she was opening her post"
  2. ride Western style and bob up and down in the saddle in rhythm with a horse's trotting gait
  3. the position where someone (as a guard or sentry) stands or is assigned to stand; "a soldier manned the entrance post"; "a sentry station"
  4. transfer (entries) from one account book to another
  5. United States manufacturer of breakfast cereals and Postum (1854-1914)
  6. assign to a post; put into a post; "The newspaper posted him in Timbuktu"
  7. United States female author who wrote a book and a syndicated newspaper column on etiquette (1872-1960)
  8. enter on a public list
  9. United States aviator who in 1933 made the first solo flight around the world (1899-1935)
  10. publicize with, or as if with, a poster; "I'll post the news on the bulletin board"
  11. display, as of rec
  1. possession of the qualities (especially mental qualities) required to do something or get something done; "danger heightened his powers of discrimination"
  2. a mathematical notation indicating the number of times a quantity is multiplied by itself
  3. a state powerful enough to influence events throughout the world
  4. a very wealthy or powerful businessman; "an oil baron"
  5. one possessing or exercising power or influence or authority; "the mysterious presence of an evil power"; "may the force be with you"; "the forces of evil"
  6. (physics) the rate of doing work; measured in watts (= joules/second)
  7. (of a government or government official) holding an office means being in power; "being in office already gives a candidate a great advantage"; "during his first year in office"; "during his first year in power"; "the power of the president"
  8. supply the force or power for the functioning of; "The gasoline powers the engines"
  9. phy
  1. pleasing by delicacy or grace; not imposing; "pretty girl"; "pretty song"; "pretty room"
  2. (used ironically) unexpectedly bad; "a pretty mess"; "a pretty kettle of fish"
  3. more attractive
  4. to a moderately sufficient extent or degree;
  1. a secret agent who incites suspected persons to commit illegal acts
  1. a doll with a hollow head of a person or animal and a cloth body; intended to fit over the hand and be manipulated with the fingers
  2. a small figure of a person operated from above with strings by a puppeteer
  3. a person who is controlled by others and is used to perform unpleasant or dishonest tasks for someone else
  1. a small vehicle with four wheels in which a baby or child is pushed around
  2. a sandal attached to the foot by a thong over the toes
  3. someone who pushes
  4. an unlicensed dealer in illegal drugs
  5. one who intrudes or pushes himself forward
  1. a person who can read; a literate person
  2. someone who reads manuscripts and judges their suitability for publication
  3. someone who contracts to receive and pay for a service or a certain number of issues of a publication
  4. one of a series of texts for students learning to read
  5. a public lecturer at certain universities
  6. someone who reads the lessons in a church service; someone ordained in a minor order of the Roman Catholic Church
  7. someone who reads proof in order to find errors and mark corrections
  8. a person who enjoys reading
  1. a movement upward; "they cheered the rise of the hot-air balloon"
  2. come to the surface
  3. newly come into prominence; "a rising young politician"
  4. take part in a rebellion; renounce a former allegiance
  5. coming to maturity; "the rising generation"
  6. come into existence; take on form or shape;
  7. sloping upward
  8. get up and out of bed; "I get up at 7 A.M. every day"; "They rose early"; "He uprose at night"
  9. rise up; "The building rose before them"
  10. advancing or becoming higher or greater in degree or value or status; "a rising trend"; "a rising market"
  11. return from the dead; "Christ is risen!"; "The dead are to uprise"
  12. increase in value or to a higher point; "prices climbed steeply"; "the value of our house rose sharply last year"
  13. rise in rank or status; "Her new novel jumped high on the bestseller list"
  14. become more extreme; "The tension heightened"
  15. go up or advance;
  1. execute a roll, in tumbling; "The gymnasts rolled and jumped"
  2. sell something to or obtain something from by energetic and especially underhanded activity
  3. the sound of a drum (especially a snare drum) beaten rapidly and continuously
  4. show certain properties when being rolled; "The carpet rolls unevenly"; "dried-out tobacco rolls badly"
  5. occur in soft rounded shapes; "The hills rolled past"
  6. a deep prolonged sound (as of thunder or large bells)
  7. take the shape of a roll or cylinder; "the carpet rolled out"; "Yarn rolls well"
  8. rotary motion of an object around its own axis; "wheels in axial rotation"
  9. shape by rolling; "roll a cigarette"
  10. small rounded bread either plain or sweet
  11. boil vigorously; "The liquid was seething"; "The water rolled"
  12. a roll of currency notes (often taken as the resources of a person or business etc.); "he shot his roll on a bob-tailed nag"
  13. pronounce wit
  1. boil vigorously; "The liquid was seething"; "The water rolled"
  2. a long heavy sea wave as it advances towards the shore
  3. pronounce with a roll, of the phoneme /r/; "She rolls her r's"
  4. the sound of a drum (especially a snare drum) beaten rapidly and continuously
  5. flatten or spread with a roller; "roll out the paper"
  6. a deep prolonged sound (as of thunder or large bells)
  7. arrange or or coil around; "roll your hair around your finger"; "Twine the thread around the spool"; "She wrapped her arms around the child"
  8. rotary motion of an object around its own axis; "wheels in axial rotation"
  9. begin operating or running; "The cameras were rolling"; "The presses are already rolling"
  10. small rounded bread either plain or sweet
  11. move by turning over or rotating; "The child rolled down the hill"; "turn over on your left side"
  12. a roll of currency notes (often taken as the resources of a person or busines
  1. one of the natural periods into which the year is divided by the equinoxes and solstices or atmospheric conditions; "the regular sequence of the seasons"
  2. a recurrent time marked by major holidays; "it was the Christmas season"
  3. a period of the year marked by special events or activities in some field; "he celebrated his 10th season with the ballet company"; "she always looked forward to the avocado season"
  4. make more temperate, acceptable, or suitable by adding something else; moderate; "she tempered her criticism"
  5. make fit; "This trip will season even the hardiest traveller"
  6. lend flavor to; "Season the chicken breast after roasting it"
  1. cause or allow (a solid substance) to flow or run out or over; "spill the beans all over the table"
  2. pour out in drops or small quantities or as if in drops or small quantities; "shed tears"; "spill blood"; "God shed His grace on Thee"
  3. shed at an early stage of development; "most amphibians have caducous gills"; "the caducous calyx of a poppy"
  4. an outbuilding with a single story; used for shelter or storage
  5. cast off hair, skin, horn, or feathers; "our dog sheds every Spring"
  6. get rid of; "he shed his image as a pushy boss"; "shed your clothes"
  1. finish third or better in a horse or dog race; "he bet $2 on number six to show"
  2. show in, or as in, a picture; "This scene depicts country life"; "the face of the child is rendered with much tenderness in this painting"
  3. take (someone) to their seats, as in theaters or auditoriums; "The usher showed us to our seats"
  4. make visible or noticeable; "She showed her talent for cooking"; "Show me your etchings, please"
  5. be or become visible or noticeable; "His good upbringing really shows"; "The dirty side will show"
  6. give an exhibition of to an interested audience; "She shows her dogs frequently"; "We will demo the new software in Washington"
  7. the act of publicly exhibiting or entertaining; "a remarkable show of skill"
  8. pretending that something is the case in order to make a good impression; "they try to keep up appearances"; "that ceremony is just for show"
  9. establish the validity of something, as by an example, expla
  1. washing yourself by standing upright under water sprayed from a nozzle; "he took a shower after the game"
  2. take a shower; wash one's body in the shower; "You should shower after vigorous exercise"
  3. a plumbing fixture that sprays water over you; "they installed a shower in the bathroom"
  4. provide abundantly with; "He showered her with presents"
  5. a sudden downpour (as of tears or sparks etc) likened to a rain shower; "a little shower of rose petals"; "a sudden cascade of sparks"
  6. spray or sprinkle with; "The guests showered rice on the couple"
  7. a party of friends assembled to present gifts (usually of a specified kind) to a person; "her friends organized a baby shower for her when she was expecting"
  8. expend profusely; also used with abstract nouns; "He was showered with praise"
  9. someone who organizes an exhibit for others to see
  10. rain abundantly; "Meteors showered down over half of Australia"
  11. a brie
  1. abuse with coarse language
  2. fool or hoax; "The immigrant was duped because he trusted everyone"; "You can't fool me!"
  3. use slang or vulgar language
  4. a characteristic language of a particular group (as among thieves); "they don't speak our lingo"
  5. informal language consisting of words and expressions that are not considered appropriate for formal occasions; often vituperative or vulgar; "their speech was full of slang expressions"
  1. United States blues singer (1894-1937)
  2. United States suffragist who refused to pay taxes until she could vote (1792-1886)
  3. United States singer noted for her rendition of patriotic songs (1909-1986)
  4. United States sculptor (1906-1965)
  5. Rhodesian statesman who declared independence of Zimbabwe from Great Britain (born in 1919)
  6. someone who works metal (especially by hammering it when it is hot and malleable)
  7. someone who works at something specified
  8. Scottish economist who advocated private enterprise and free trade (1723-1790)
  9. English explorer who helped found the colony at Jamestown, Virginia; was said to have been saved by Pocahontas (1580-1631)
  10. religious leader who founded the Mormon Church in 1830 (1805-1844)
  1. a blunder that makes you look ridiculous; used in the phrase `make a spectacle of' yourself
  2. an elaborate and remarkable display on a lavish scale
  3. something or someone seen (especially a notable or unusual sight); "the tragic spectacle of cripples trying to escape"
  4. optical instrument consisting of a frame that holds a pair of lenses for correcting defective vision
  1. fully extended in width; "outspread wings"; "with arms spread wide"
  2. move outward; "The soldiers fanned out"
  3. prepared or arranged for a meal; especially having food set out; "a table spread with food"
  4. strew or distribute over an area; "He spread fertilizer over the lawn"; "scatter cards across the table"
  5. spread across or over; "A big oil spot spread across the water"
  6. act of extending over a wider scope or expanse of space or time
  7. decorative cover for a bed
  8. farm consisting of a large tract of land along with facilities needed to raise livestock (especially cattle)
  9. a conspicuous disparity or difference as between two figures; "gap between income and outgo"; "the spread between lending and borrowing costs"
  10. a haphazard distribution in all directions
  11. cause to become widely known; "spread information"; "circulate a rumor"; "broadcast the news"
  12. the expansion of a person's girth (especi
  1. a game played in an enclosed court by two or four players who strike the ball with long-handled rackets
  2. to compress with violence, out of natural shape or condition; "crush an aluminum can"; "squeeze a lemon"
  3. edible fruit of a squash plant; eaten as a vegetable
  4. any of numerous annual trailing plants of the genus Cucurbita grown for their fleshy edible fruits
  5. to flatten
  1. a kind of arboreal rodent having a long bushy tail
  2. the fur of a squirrel
  1. perform (a play), especially on a stage; "we are going to stage `Othello'"
  2. a section or portion of a journey or course; "then we embarked on the second stage of our Caribbean cruise"
  3. a large platform on which people can stand and can be seen by an audience; "he clambered up onto the stage and got the actors to help him into the box"
  4. a small platform on a microscope where the specimen is mounted for examination
  5. a large coach-and-four formerly used to carry passengers and mail on regular routes between towns; "we went out of town together by stage about ten or twelve miles"
  6. the theater as a profession (usually `the stage'); "an early movie simply showed a long kiss by two actors of the contemporary stage"
  7. any scene regarded as a setting for exhibiting or doing something; "All the world's a stage"--Shakespeare; "it set the stage for peaceful negotiations"
  8. a specific identifiable position in a continuum or series or espe
  1. a facility equipped with special equipment and personnel for a particular purpose; "he started looking for a gas station"; "the train pulled into the station"
  2. the frequency assigned to a broadcasting station
  3. the position where someone (as a guard or sentry) stands or is assigned to stand; "a soldier manned the entrance post"; "a sentry station"
  4. (nautical) the location to which a ship or fleet is assigned for duty
  5. proper or designated social situation; "he overstepped his place"; "the responsibilities of a man in his station"; "married above her station"
  6. assign to a station
  1. cause (a computer) to execute a single command
  2. any maneuver made as part of progress toward a goal; "the situation called for strong measures"; "the police took steps to reduce crime"
  3. the act of changing location by raising the foot and setting it down; "he walked with unsteady steps"
  4. a sequence of foot movements that make up a particular dance; "he taught them the waltz step"
  5. support consisting of a place to rest the foot while ascending or descending a stairway; "he paused on the bottom step"
  6. move or proceed as if by steps into a new situation; "She stepped into a life of luxury"; "he won't step into his father's footsteps"
  7. a solid block joined to the beams in which the heel of a ship's mast or capstan is fixed
  8. measure (distances) by pacing; "step off ten yards"
  9. a mark of a foot or shoe on a surface; "the police made casts of the footprints in the soft earth outside the window"
  10. place (a ship's m
  1. the course along which a person has walked or is walking in; "I followed in his steps"; "he retraced his steps"; "his steps turned toward home"
  2. the sound of a step of someone walking; "he heard footsteps on the porch"
  3. shift or move by taking a step; "step back"
  4. the distance covered by a step; "he stepped off ten paces from the old tree and began to dig"
  5. put down or press the foot, place the foot; "For fools rush in where angels fear to tread"; "step on the brake"
  6. a short distance; "it's only a step to the drugstore"
  7. walk a short distance to a specified place or in a specified manner; "step over to the blackboard"
  8. relative position in a graded series; "always a step behind"; "subtle gradations in color"; "keep in step with the fashions"
  9. move with one's feet in a specific manner; "step lively"
  10. furnish with steps; "The architect wants to step the terrace"
  11. treat badly; "This boss abuses his
  1. an implement consisting of a length of wood; "he collected dry sticks for a campfire"; "the kid had a candied apple on a stick"
  2. saddle with something disagreeable or disadvantageous; "They stuck me with the dinner bill"; "I was stung with a huge tax bill"
  3. a long thin implement resembling a length of wood; "cinnamon sticks"; "a stick of dynamite"
  4. come or be in close contact with; stick or hold together and resist separation; "The dress clings to her body"; "The label stuck to the box"; "The sushi rice grains cohere"
  5. a lever used by a pilot to control the ailerons and elevators of an airplane
  6. stick to firmly; "Will this wallpaper adhere to the wall?"
  7. a long implement (usually made of wood) that is shaped so that hockey or polo players can hit a puck or ball
  8. pierce or penetrate or puncture with something pointed; "He stuck the needle into his finger"
  9. informal terms for the leg; "fever left him weak on his stic
  1. V-shaped sleeve badge indicating military rank and service; "they earned their stripes in Kuwait"
  2. mark with stripes
  3. an adornment consisting of a strip of a contrasting color or material
  4. a narrow marking of a different color or texture from the background; "a green toad with small black stripes or bars"; "may the Stars and Stripes forever wave"
  5. a kind or category; "businessmen of every stripe joined in opposition to the proposal"
  6. a piece of braid, usually on the sleeve, indicating military rank or length of service
  1. a long and complex sonata for symphony orchestra
  2. a large orchestra; can perform symphonies; "we heard the Vienna symphony"
  1. a speech that is open to the public; "he attended a lecture on telecommunications"
  2. express in speech; "She talks a lot of nonsense"; "This depressed patient does not verbalize"
  3. reveal information; "If you don't oblige me, I'll talk!"; "The former employee spilled all the details"
  4. exchange thoughts; talk with; "We often talk business"; "Actions talk louder than words"
  5. use language; "the baby talks already"; "the prisoner won't speak"; "they speak a strange dialect"
  6. the act of giving a talk to an audience; "I attended an interesting talk on local history"
  7. an exchange of ideas via conversation; "let's have more work and less talk around here"
  8. discussion; (`talk about' is a less formal alternative for `discussion of'); "his poetry contains much talk about love and anger"
  9. deliver a lecture or talk; "She will talk at Rutgers next week"; "Did you ever lecture at Harvard?"
  10. idle gossip or rumor; "there has
  1. skillfulness in the command of fundamentals deriving from practice and familiarity; "practice greatly improves proficiency"
  2. a practical method or art applied to some particular task
  3. procedure
  1. (usually plural) a statement of what is required as part of an agreement; "the contract set out the conditions of the lease"; "the terms of the treaty were generous"
  2. a limited period of time; "a prison term"; "he left school before the end of term"
  3. the end of gestation or point at which birth is imminent; "a healthy baby born at full term"
  4. name formally or designate with a term
  5. (architecture) a statue or a human bust or an animal carved out of the top of a square pillar; originally used as a boundary marker in ancient Rome
  6. any distinct quantity contained in a polynomial; "the general term of an algebraic equation of the n-th degree"
  7. a word or expression used for some particular thing; "he learned many medical terms"
  8. one of the substantive phrases in a logical proposition; "the major term of a syllogism must occur twice"
  1. the process of using your mind to consider something carefully; "thinking always made him frown"; "she paused for thought"
  2. the content of cognition; the main thing you are thinking about; "it was not a good idea"; "the thought never entered my mind"
  3. a personal belief or judgment that is not founded on proof or certainty; "my opinion differs from yours"; "I am not of your persuasion"; "what are your thoughts on Haiti?"
  4. the organized beliefs of a period or group or individual; "19th century thought"; "Darwinian thought"
  1. the continuum of experience in which events pass from the future through the present to the past
  2. rhythm as given by division into parts of equal duration
  3. a person's experience on a particular occasion; "he had a time holding back the tears"; "they had a good time together"
  4. an instance or single occasion for some event; "this time he succeeded"; "he called four times"; "he could do ten at a clip"
  5. an arithmetic operation that is the inverse of division; the product of two numbers is computed; "the multiplication of four by three gives twelve"; "four times three equals twelve"
  6. an indefinite period (usually marked by specific attributes or activities); "he waited a long time"; "the time of year for planting"; "he was a great actor in his time"
  7. a more or less definite period of time now or previously present; "it was a sign of the times"
  8. a reading of a point in time as given by a clock; "do you know what time it is?"; "th
  1. Scottish chemist noted for his research into the structure of nucleic acids (born in 1907)
  2. fictional character in a play by George Pitt; a barber who murdered his customers
  1. a garment (especially for women) that extends from the shoulders to the waist or hips;
  2. covering for a hole (especially a hole in the top of a container);
  3. a conical child's plaything tapering to a steel point on which it can be made to spin;
  4. be ahead of others; be the first;
  5. platform surrounding the head of a lower mast
  6. the greatest possible intensity;
  7. the upper part of anything;
  8. situated at the top or highest position; "the top shelf"
  9. finish up or conclude;
  10. be the culminating event;
  11. cut the top off;
  12. a canvas tent to house the audience at a circus performance;
  1. dig a trench or trenches; "The National Guardsmen were sent out to trench"
  2. cut a trench in, as for drainage; "ditch the land to drain it"; "trench the fields"
  3. set, plant, or bury in a trench; "trench the fallen soldiers"; "trench the vegetables"
  4. cut or carve deeply into; "letters trenched into the stone"
  5. a ditch dug as a fortification having a parapet of the excavated earth
  6. fortify by surrounding with trenches; "He trenched his military camp"
  7. any long ditch cut in the ground
  8. impinge or infringe upon; "This impinges on my rights as an individual"; "This matter entrenches on other domains"
  9. a long steep-sided depression in the ocean floor
  1. become officially one year older; "She is turning 50 this year"
  2. cause to move along an axis or into a new direction; "turn your face to the wall"; "turn the car around"; "turn your dance partner around"
  3. (sports) a division during which one team is on the offensive
  4. change color; "In Vermont, the leaves turn early"
  5. move around an axis or a center; "The wheels are turning"
  6. a time for working (after which you will be relieved by someone else); "it's my go"; "a spell of work"
  7. go sour or spoil; "The milk has soured"; "The wine worked"; "The cream has turned--we have to throw it out"
  8. get by buying and selling; "the company turned a good profit after a year"
  9. have recourse to or make an appeal or request for help or information to; "She called on her Representative to help her"; "She turned to her relatives for help"
  10. accomplish by rotating; "turn a somersault"; "turn cartwheels"
  11. direct at someone
  1. English highwayman (1706-1739)
  1. a piece of poetry
  2. familiarize through thorough study or experience; "She versed herself in Roman archeology"
  3. a line of metrical text
  4. compose verses or put into verse; "He versified the ancient saga"
  5. literature in metrical form
  1. the hair growing on the lower part of a man's face
  2. furnish with whiskers; "a whiskered jersey"
  3. a long stiff hair growing from the snout or brow of most mammals as e.g. a cat
  4. a very small distance or space; "they escaped by a hair's-breadth"; "they lost the election by a whisker"
  1. United States baseball player noted as a hitter (1918-2002)
  2. United States poet (1883-1963)
  3. English philosopher credited with reviving the field of moral philosophy (1929-2003)
  4. United States country singer and songwriter (1923-1953)
  5. United States playwright (1911-1983)
  6. English clergyman and colonist who was expelled from Massachusetts for criticizing Puritanism; he founded Providence in 1636 and obtained a royal charter for Rhode Island in 1663 (1603-1683)
  1. (computer science) a rectangular part of a computer screen that contains a display different from the rest of the screen
  2. an opening in a wall or screen that admits light and air and through which customers can be served; "he stuck his head in the window"
  3. a pane of glass in a window; "the ball shattered the window"
  4. an opening that resembles a window in appearance or function; "he could see them through a window in the trees"
  5. the time period that is considered best for starting or finishing something; "the expanded window will give us time to catch the thieves"; "they had a window of less than an hour when an attack would have succeeded"
  6. a framework of wood or metal that contains a glass windowpane and is built into a wall or roof to admit light or air
  7. a transparent opening in a vehicle that allow vision out of the sides or back; usually is capable of being opened
  8. a transparent panel (as of an envelope) inserted in an
  1. either end of the yard of a square-rigged ship
  1. easily frightened
  2. of the color intermediate between green and orange in the color spectrum; of something resembling the color of an egg yolk
  3. affected by jaundice which causes yellowing of skin etc
  4. turn yellow; "The pages of the book began to yellow"
  5. cowardly or treacherous; "the little yellow stain of treason"-M.W.Straight; "too yellow to stand and fight"
  6. changed to a yellowish color by age; "yellowed parchment"
  7. typical of tabloids; "sensational journalistic reportage of the scandal"; "yellow press"
  8. yellow color or pigment; the chromatic color resembling the hue of sunflowers or ripe lemons
  9. fungal or viral disease of plants, characterised by discolouration and stunting
  1. the largest city in Switzerland; located in the northern part of the country; "Zurich is the center of the German-speaking part of Switzerland"
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1/12 of a recovery progra
14th letters
15 preceder
1948 Literature Nobelist
1955 Disney title charact
1966 Lennon-McCartney tun
24 minutes of basketball
24 minutes, maybe
24s getting county opener out
30 minutes, in the N.F.L.
40 quarters, e.g.
50 percent
50% of Bonn
50/50 share
7 and 11, in a casino
8 cockney fixer
A flat, e.g.
A flat, for example
A security
A student is after an alternative exam
A university dropout to teach unique method
A Webmaster may approve i
Aardvark fare
Aardvark's diet
Aardvark's fare
Aardvark's meal
Aardvark's prey
Aardvarks' fare
Aardvarks' morsels
Abe's Mary
Abuse in common parlance
Academy grad.
Acorn lover
Acquisition from a deal
Actress Arlene
Add spice to
Add spices
Add zest to
Add zing to
Admin guy meets spy handling Middle East
Administered with a spoon
Advil target
Aerobic bit
Aerobics action
Aerobics class order
Affluent, in Arles
Africa's longest river
African river
Aid for Santa
Aid to Santa
Air maneuver
Airplane seating request
Alcoholics Anonymous has
Algorithm component
Algorithm part
All the stage is his worl
All the world's one, to t
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Ambassadorship, e.g.
American Legion place
An antenna has four
An examination of the Golden Boy
Angels' place
Angels' playing field
Animated film pooch
Antenna holders
Any letter from A to G
Aphrodite's domain
Appear elated
Apples, but not IBM's
April forecast
April to October, for bas
Arduous challenge
Arlene of "Here Come the
Arlene of "One Life to Li
Arthritis complaint
Arthur Murray instruction
Arthur Murray lessons
Asian symbols of wisdom
Aspirin target
Ass; stupid person
Assembly instructions par
Astin or Martin
Aswan Dam locale
Aswan's river
Athos, Porthos and Aramis
Attendance lists
Author in the 1950s "angr
Author Kingsley
Author of "Time's Arrow,"
Author Roald
Author T. S. ___
Auto security feature
Back problem
Bad, for good
Bagel or bialy
Bakery item
Ball hit out of bounds
Bank-washer in Cairo
Barista's offering
Barmy army boxes tough cockney: a bit of a spar
Barnes & Noble habitu
Bat mitzvah, e.g.
Be important
Be in pain
Be sore
Beast of burden
Beatles song that begins
Beautiful array of colors
Become a traitor
Bed choice
Ben's partner
Better ___
Bettor's concern
Beverage that may be foam
Bibliography, basically
Bic filler
Big exam
Big expense for newspaper
Big first for a baby
Big flop
Big share
Big snowfall
Bit of a climb
Bit of aid
Bit of assistance
Bit of banter
Bit of choreography
Bit of infirmity
Bit of instruction
Bit of marginalia
Bit of moonlight
Bit of moonshine
Black or red insects
Blog bit
Blog comment
Bloomsbury group member
Blotto or stinko, e.g.
Blouse or shirt
Blouse, e.g.
Blown snow
Blue dye
Blue or White follower
Blue preceder or follower
Bluffer's game
Bob down
Bob's face (having pleasured himself?)
Booster, to a rocket
Booth, e.g.
Box office
Boxer's punch
Boy admitting film-maker's rank
Boy heads?
Boy standing to welcome Hungary's first writer
Brave enormous halves switch sides
Brave, in a way
Braying animal
Breezy talk
Brief letter
Brief message
British writer of many children's books, d. 1990
Broadcast live with a mike
Brunswick stew ingredient
Bugs in "A Bug's Life"
Bugs in lines
Bunch : grapes :: ___ : b
Business loss
Busy bodies
Butter or jam
Butter or mayo
Butter or oleo
By mouth
Caffe additive
Caffe ___
Caffeinated concoction
Cager's offense
Cairo's river
Cairo's waterway
Caladryl: itch :: Bengay
Call time
Calligrapher's buy
Calligrapher's need
Calligrapher's purchase
Campus building
Campus location
Canal device
Canal part
Canal section
Cane, e.g.
Cantilever, e.g.
Cappuccino cousin
Capt.'s aide
Capt.'s inferior
Captain James of the high
Card game
Card game that's a hint t
Careful study
Carpenters and harvesters
Carpenters, e.g.
Carry - tolerate
Carry, give birth to, and put up with Rupert?
Carter had one
Cartridge contents
Cartridge filler
Casino action
Cast member
Cast off
Cataract site
Catchy part of a song
Caterpillar or butterfly
Catherine the Great's suc
Cattle group
Cause for a massage
Cause for an aspirin
Ceiling support
Cell assignment
Certain dashes
Certain soldiers
Cha cha cha, e.g.
Cha, cha, cha, e.g.
Challenge for the wheelch
Chance to play
Chance to play in a game
Change colors
Change direction
Chapter's partner
Charades, e.g.
Charles's game
Chauffeur's order
Cheap commodity?
Childhood nickname of 21-
Children's author Roald
Choice on "Let's Make a D
Choreography move
Christie murder setting
Christie setting
Christie's "Death on the
Cincinnati and lowball ar
Cinnamon unit
Class division
Class list
Cleo's lane
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Clinton has two
Clock sweeper
Clue game board space
Clue, for one
Coast Guard mem.
Coast Guard off.
Coast Guard officer below
Coast Guard officer: Abbr
Coast Guard rank: Abbr.
Coffee concoction
Coffee or cocoa
Coffee order
Coffee shop order
Coffeehouse order
Coin collection
Coin collections
Cold and rainy
Colonial group
Colony insects
Colorful talk
Combination ___
Come about
Come in third
Comment not to be taken s
Common alias
Common breast-pocket stai
Common dessert ingredient
Common Web site link
Company part
Compiler the woman would dump in the outhouse
Complete flop
Concealing head in funny acrobatic manoeuvre
Concede, as a point
Concert site
Concert venue
Contract stipulation
Convention site
Cops and robbers, e.g.
Corinthian, for one
Court call
Court card
Court demand
Cousin of a cockroach
Cow crowd
Coward's color
Cowardly; colour
Craps play
Crash and burn
Create, as a CD
Creatures with tunnel vis
Crew member
Cry from the bench
Cry repeated in aerobics
Cue user
Dance bit
Dance components
Dance instruction
Dance instructor's call
Dance instructor's instru
Dance lesson
Dance makeup
Dance move
Dance partner
Dance set?
Dance unit
Dash lengths
Dash measures
Dash sizes
Dash widths
Dash-dot, dash-dot, dash-
Dear guy?
Deep affection
Deep ditch
Degree in music
Delicate skill
Delivery possibility
Democratic Party symbol
Den denizen
Dennis, to Mr. Wilson
Dental school exam?
Dessert: fine chilled, but not cold
Difference between winner
Diner basketful
Dinner bread
Directive to a chauffeur
Directive to James
Disney dog
Distress signal
Ditch fish angler finally caught
Ditch fish in river? The opposite
Division of the school year
Division of the year
Do battle with foreign noble blocking Frenchman's return
Do better than
Do, e.g.
Do, for example
Do, re or mi, e.g.
Do, say
Doc Holliday's game
Doc wears them
Doctor pursues hygiene issue, maybe mine
Don't be serious
Door fastener
Double checker
Double order, perhaps
Double-decker checker
Draw game?
Drink from a machine
Drink that may be a doubl
Drink that may be vanilla
Drink with a foamy top
Drink with milk
Driven group
Drones, maybe
Drop in the mail
Drum set?
Dull discomfort
Dull hurt
Dull pain
Dwelling place
E or G, e.g.
Easter ___ (period up to
Easy on the eyes
Economist Janeway
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Egypt's main water supply
Egyptian lifeline
Egyptian river
Eight the hard way, e.g.
Either 50 of 50/50
Either end of a gate
Elizabeth Taylor's third
Empty bar to have coffee?
Ems followers
End of a fishing line
Epistle apostle
Escalate, with "up"
Escalator part
Escalator parts
Espresso coffee and milk
Espresso order
Esther 8:9 is the longest
Etcher Cadmus
Ex-governor Spitzer
Ex-governor Spitzer of Ne
Exam format
Exam given face-to-face
Exam sans pencils
Exam type
Examination for all? Not entirely
Examination format
Exercise routine bit
Explorer Marco
Expression of relationship quite in error about a cricket side
Face-to-face exam
Face-to-face test
Fail miserably
Fair share, maybe
Fair's opposite
Fairly narrow-minded about rule
Fancy British car, inform
Fancy car, for short
Fancy wheels, informally
Farm group
Farm worker
Farm workers?
Farmer's land
Farrier, e.g.
Fashion line named for a
Feature of an exit strate
Feature of many a greetin
Feel bad
Feel compassion
Feel eager
Feel sore
Feel sympathy (for)
Female also overturned base
Female bringing joy ultimately to boy
Fettle - kilter
Fifty per cent
Figure showing more dead
Film or play
Fingered organ
Fireplace rod
First-sight phenomenon
Five to ten, e.g.
Five-digit extension
Flake off
Flashlight's projection
Flight divisions
Flight segment
Flu symptom
Fluish feeling
Flush, for one
Flush, say
Foamy coffee order
Foamy mugful
Food item served in a bas
Football game division
For free
Force open
Force open, as a lock
Ford or Hudson
Forge worker
Form of a thank-you
Former boyfriend of 15-Ac
Former E.P.A. chief Chris
Fortune, pounds, gold - all go into his purse
Four years, for a preside
Four years, for a U.S. pr
Four years, maybe
Frank holder
Free restaurant serving
French friends
Fridge posting
Friends of Fran
From pillar to ___
Frost lines
Fry a bit
Full house, e.g.
Funny pair?
G, e.g.
Gamblers' holdings
Game division
Game on horseback
Game played in chukkas
Game played on horseback
Game played with a dotted
Game played with a straig
Game portion
Game segment
Game that uses King and Queen after work's over
Game with mallets
Game with straights and f
Game you can't play left-
Garage alternative
Garden adjunct
Garden building
Gary who invented the Pet
Gas bill's first to hurt
Gauguin or C
Gent's partner
Gentleman's partner
George or T. S.
George who wrote "The Spa
Get out of, as clothing
Get rid of
Get sore
Gibson, e.g.
Give pain
Glossary entry
Glossary part
Go around in circles
Go bad
Go fish, e.g.
Go left or right
Go off - act
Go one better than
Go over
Go sour
Go time in a game
Go up in smoke
Going together, after "in
Golf goof
Golf shirt
Good resting place?
Got rid of
Grad student's grilling
Great affection
Green or blue shade
Greeting card feature
Grin from ear to ear
Grocery shopper's aid
Group of buffalo
Group of cattle
Group of people a little left out
Group of people behaving like sheep?
Grueling exam
Grueling grilling
Gymnast's perch
Gymnast's place
Gymnastics apparatus, for
Gymnastics move
Had lunch
Half, quarter or eighth f
Half-inch stripe wearer:
Ham's site
Hamburger medium-rare, e.
Hanna-Barbera mouse
Harbinger of tooth troubl
Hard-to-erase stuff
Harvesters, e.g.
Have a ball?
Have a hankering
Have a yen
Have permanent effect
Have rheumatic pains
He said "Most editors are
Head out on the ocean?
Headache for a snow shove
Headquarters for UBS and
Heart problem
Heart problem?
Help on the way up
Henry James's "The Portra
Hill dwellers
Hill group
Hit's opposite
Hitching place
Hitching ___
Hobby farm denizens
Holiday meal, informally
Home for hippopotamuses
Honeydew lovers
Hopper around a board
Horse height measure
Horse play?
Horseback game
Horseback sport
Hotel feature
Hours in fantastic pain
How some things strike
How-to listings
How-to unit
Hugo's friends
Human equivalent of a 16-
Humble home
Hype, with "up"
I hate this time, being overwhelmed by a lot of those ideas
I'm surprised to get approval for trap
Ibuprofen target
Implication makes many quarrel
Important foreign currency on reflection for economist
In goal
India ___
Indication of being after a job
Industrious insects
Indy 500 data
Informal language
Instruction part
Instructions part
Insurance policy specific
Intentionally baffle
Interchange leads to dreary Slough, symbol of Britain
Interval on a scale
Irishman delivered flower
Irons or Woods
Is debate with hag about question regarding affairs of state? Au contraire
It "makes the world go ro
It can be cracked
It can fall flat
It comes out of a pen
It could be revolving
It follows first, second
It is "resistless in batt
It looks good on paper
It may be a trap
It may be checked
It may be cracked open
It may be critical
It may be high or low on
It may be picked
It may get into a jamb
It means nothing
It means nothing to 45-Ac
It means nothing to Navra
It means nothing to some
It precedes 15
It rises in Lake Victoria
It travels at the speed o
It went through Memphis
It's about talking and listening, when talking
It's an eyeopener
It's cheap, proverbially
It's given to a waiter
It's held in a squid's 37
It's in a jamb
It's just a little out of
It's just one thing after
It's kept in a pen
It's measured in degrees
It's nothing
It's nothing to Agassi
It's placed at the counte
It's received at a wareho
It's rounded up in a roun
It's said with a poke in
It's shown to some
It's sometimes forbidden
It's subject to crashing
It's taken while waiting
It's usually made from a
It's where the heart is
Jacks, e.g.
Jersey group?
Jim at the bar
Jive talkin'
Jot down
Judge's cry
Judge's shout
Junior officer: Abbr.
Karaoke selection
Keep an appointment
Kegger, e.g.
Kennedy item
Kenny G has two
Khartoum's river
Kid around
Kind of account
Kind of aerobics
Kind of agreement
Kind of animal that's associated with elephant or donkey, for example?
Kind of argument
Kind of arguments
Kind of cavity
Kind of cooking
Kind of defense
Kind of espresso coffee
Kind of exam
Kind of exam or history
Kind of history
Kind of hygiene
Kind of life insurance
Kind of monitor
Kind of paper
Kind of plant
Kind of price
Kind of prize
Kind of rinse
Kind of shirt named for a
Kind of snake or crab
Kind of surgeon
Kind of surgery
Kind of testimony
Kind of thermometer
Kind of ticket
Kind of tradition
Kind of vaccine
Kind of warden
Kindle, say
Kitchen pests
Klee or C
Knob site
Kodiak, e.g.
Laboratory task
Ladder rung
Lady in waiting?
Large elaborate meal
Large number
Large seabird
Largest land carnivore
Laser light
Laser output
Laughing matter
Law partner?
Law's partner
Lawn mower site
Lawn mower's spot
Lay an egg
Lecture room
Left-handed Beatle
Left-handers can't play i
Legendary captain's stroke at Lord's?
Les Trois Mousquetaires,
Less than a one-star movi
Letter-to-Santa enclosure
Library patron
Life's partner
Light from a headlight
Like "hot-diggity"
Like a folk tale
Like celestial bodies exh
Like dental surgery
Like most folklore
Like much hip-hop lingo
Like much testimony
Like slander
Like slander, as opposed
Like some antibiotics
Like some confessions
Like some contraception
Like some exams
Like some histories
Like some history
Like some hygiene
Like some medicines
Like some surgery
Like some tennis games
Like some testimony
Like some thermometers
Like some traditions
Like some vaccines
Like some votes
Like the Sabin vaccine
Like traditional epic poe
Like un millionnaire
Limelight milieu
Limerick or sonnet
Lincoln in-law
Line at a picnic?
Lines man?
Liniment target
Little marchers
Little scurriers
Liz Taylor's husband befo
Locale in the game Clue
London institution, with
Long (for)
Long pass
Long to teach English without restrictions
Long way?
Long, high pass
Longest river in the worl
Loose talk?
Lord Nelson, the Hero of
Lord's mate
Lord's wife
Lose fur
Lose hair
Lose, as skin
Love? Turned on by slender girls primarily
Lt. j.g.'s inferior
Lt.'s inferior
Lt.'s inferior, in the Na
Lt.'s subordinate
Luck, to some
Lucky streak
Lumbago, e.g.
Magazine feature
Magazine item
Mail delivery, to Brits
Mailing to Santa
Main Web page
Major banking center
Major nation
Make a deal with the feds
Make mention of
Make, as a CD
Male against small insect
Mallets are used in it
Man of parts
Manual component
Many a person on the U.S.
Marathon data
Marathoner's complaint
Marathoner's woe
Market pessimist
Marner's creator
Mary Steenburgen sitcom
Massage target
Masseur's target
Masseuse's target
Master's ordeal
Match part
Match played at the local
Maths relationship
Maybe Labour is not entirely ignoring Left
Mayo or cream cheese
Mean something
Means of access
Measure to take
Media attention
Medicinal side effect, ma
Megalomaniac's desire
Melody part
Member of a crew
Members' list
Memphis's locale
Mercutio and Rom
Middle C, e.g.
Might start to pursue debtor
Mike who produced "Around
Milch : German :: ___ : I
Milky coffee
Milky drink
Minimal progress
Minnesota twins?
Mixed economy advocate
Monopoly, e.g.
More than a miss
Morning eye-opener
Morning waker-upper
Most common papal name
Most common U.S. surname
Motherly instinct
Mourn (for)
Mouth - right, that shouldn't open!
Movie genre
Movie star
Mower stower
Mr. Rosewater in Kurt Von
Mrs. Lincoln's maiden nam
Much flatter white
Much-dreaded exam
Mule's father
Musical mark
Musical selection
Musical sound
Musical symbol
Myrmecologist's study
Nagging pain
Nail, as a gymnastic land
Name of more than 20 pope
Napkin edges?
Narc's target
Narrow margins
Nav. officer
Nav. rank
Naval off.
Naval officer (abbr.)
Naval officer below lieut
Naval rank (abbr.)
Naval rank: Abbr.
Navy officer (abbr.)
Neatened, in a way
Need Advil, say
Need an ice bag
Need Bengay
Need liniment
Neighborhood shindig
Ness of "The Untouchables
Nest inhabitants
Neuron's tips?
Newspaper circulation uni
Newspaper story
Newspaper supply
No one has two of them
Nonstandard language
Not alert
Not be serious
Not discounted
Not go straight
Not leave enough room
Not on paper
Not stay fully upright
Not the longest dashes
Not written
Not written, as a test
Nothing in original set from Strangeways, Here We Come
Nothing on the court
Nothing that’s revolutionary in revolution?
Nouveau ___
Numbered thing in the Bib
Nus to us
Nus, to us
Oater transport
Obstreperous Russian initially rejected communist's directive
Octopus's defense
Oddsmaker's figure
Of the mouth
Offensive; make dirty
Often-minimized thing
Old antique needing restoration is something that could be done by summer?
Old transport
Old well's contents
Old Wells Fargo transport
On the upswing
One can be shown it
One can be shown to you
One caught in a police st
One First Lady's maiden n
One given a staff positio
One in a cast
One may be in waiting
One of 12 for the Alcohol
One of a storied threesom
One of about 2,400,000 in
One of Taylor's eight
One of the Fab Four
One of the Palins
One of two that make one
One of two, e.g.
One on a PT boat, maybe:
One way to sit
One who studied "at the f
One who takes capt.'s ord
One with a part
One with a staff position
One ___ at a time
One-liner, e.g.
One-point Scrabble tiles
One-striper: Abbr.
Ones close to le coeur
Ones making pantry raids?
Opportunity, metaphorical
Opportunity, so to speak
Opposite of chaos
Opposite of sluggishness
Orchestral performance
Order to a barista
Order to a chauffeur
Organizing aid
Orkin targets
Oscar contender
Othello, e.g.
Overexerciser's woe
Overexercising result
Overseas friends
P.R., so to speak
Page turner
Pain in the neck
Pain in the neck?
Pair of nines?
Pals around in Paris?
Pantry pests
Pantry problem
Pants problems
Paper towel unit
Part filler
Part of a balanced diet
Part of a company
Part of a flight
Part of a grandfather clo
Part of a process
Part of a program
Part of a ship's beam
Part of an aerobics exerc
Part of driving direction
Part of HBO
Part of P.O. or P.S.
Part of T.S.E.
Part of truss delivered by Royal Mail
Party, alternatively, providing means of escape?
Passed on by taletellers
Pay, as the bill
Peel off
Peephole's place
Pen filler
Pen fluid
Pen liquid
Pen's partner
Pentagonal plate
Penthouse pinups
People a Frenchman may ad
Performer dubbed "The Gre
Period from opening day t
Period in office
Person behind a pram
Person employed to improve organisational efficiency
Person in an apron
Person of obstinate courage
Person with a coach?
Pesticide targets
Pharaoh's river
Pharaohs' river
Picnic crashers
Picnic intruders
Picnic invaders
Picnic nuisances
Picnic pests
Picnic raiders
Picnic spoilers
Picnic visitors
Pictionary, e.g.
Picture card
Piece moved in castling
Pine (for)
Pine store's not opened
Pioneer carrier
Pitch's partner
Place for a lawn mower
Place for a lecture
Place for a mower
Place for portraits
Place on duty
Place where there might b
Places for bases
Play boy?
Play place
Player about to lob over hill
Poem about dead woman
Poet T. S. ___
Poet who wrote "Immature
Poet who wrote "Old Possu
Poet who wrote "This is t
Poet whose work inspired
Point out
Poker variety
Political symbol
Pooh, for one
Popular 90's beverage
Porch raiders
Porthos and Athos, e.g.
Position of Pearse, initially, at top of O'Connell Street
Position on the Enterpris
Post-it message
Post-It, e.g.
Praying figure
Present or past president
Presidential run
Presidential time
Press coverage
Press worker's stain
Press, slangily
Press, so to speak
Pricey wheels
Primates vis-
Prime Minister, 2007-2010
Prince Charles's avocatio
Prince Charles's sport
Print measures
Printer's need
Printer's supply
Printer's widths
Printers' measures
Printers' widths
Printing measures
Prison sentence
Procedure part
Produce game, one wrapped in pink paper
Proposer of scientific theories, initially in job
Pros or cons, e.g.
PT boat crewman: Abbr.
PT boat officer: Abbr.
Publicity, say
Publicity, slangily
Publicity, so to speak
Pull one's leg
Pullover shirt
Pulver's rank in "Mister
Pulver's rank, in film: A
Pulver's rank: Abbr.
Pulver, e.g., in "Mister
Put an end to game
Put down
Put in box after end of race
Put on
Put one's foot down
Put one's foot down?
Put up
Put up job
Put up with
Quad building
Quaver or semiquaver
Quaver, e.g.
Queen and her servants, m
Queen dressed appropriately for crowd?
Queen's mate
Queen's servants
Queued for starter of devils on horseback next to range
Quick letter
Quite attractive
Rabbit seen around river or smaller waterway
Racket game
Racy threesome cavorting "not for me any more" - Theresa May
Radiant look
Radiate, as light
Rainy or silly follower
Ralph Lauren brand
Ralph Lauren label
Rancher's concern
Rancher's land
Rank below a Lt. j.g.
Rank on "Star Trek": Abbr
Rank on the U.S.S. Enterp
Read aloud
Ready and willing
Really smart
Really tough task
Realm for St. Peter
Reason for a backrub
Reason for an ice pack
Reason to see a dentist
Rebel (against)
Recent U.S.N.A. grad
Recipe instruction
Recipe part
Recipe parts
Recital's tricky piece
Record returns by coincidence for the one at this number?
Red army?
Reindeer group
Relatives of termites
Repertoire component
Repository of fame?
Requirement for some degr
Research money
Researcher's desire
Researcher's quest
Restaurant freebie
Result of overexercise
Result of overstrain
Result of some heavy lift
Returning to pinch, dull routine for highwayman
Rev. Roberts
Revolver, perhaps
Rheumatism symptom
Rice with three rings
Right or fright preceder
River in an Agatha Christ
River in Egypt
River near the Great Pyra
River near the Sphinx
River of eastern Africa
River past Luxor
River the Aswan Dam dams
River with Blue and White
Roald who created Willy W
Roald who wrote "Charlie
Roald who wrote "James an
Rock's partner
Rock's Rundgren
Rocker Rundgren
Rocket section
Rod Laver's back following nudge
Role player
Roll of the dice, maybe
Roll top?
Roller coating
Roof support
Room connector
Rorschach test stuff
Rosetta's locale
Rosetta's river
Round of applause
Round up
Ruler's length
Rustler's target
Sahara irrigator
Said aloud
Salsa ingredients?
Santa checks his twice, i
Santa checks it twice
Santa's reference
Sarah Palin's husband
Satisfactory to participate in a game
Say jokingly
Scavenger at Yellowstone
Scene of classic flooding
Scholar's wish, maybe
School locale
School session
Score before 15
Score component
Score of zero
Score unit
Scottish term of address for a male stranger
Screen flop
Screenwriter/novelist Roa
Section of a poem
See 18
See 37A
Semester, e.g.
Semiquaver, e.g.
Sen. McCain
Serenader's sentiment
Serenader's subject
Seriously break the trust
Setting for an Agatha Chr
Shade of blue
Shade of green
Shade that defines 17-, 2
Shake off
Shipboard title: Abbr.
Shirt or blouse
Shirt or sweater
Shirt style
Shopper's aid
Shopping aid
Shopping reminder
Short distance
Short distances
Short letter
Short message
Shortest light
Show of pride
Show one's teeth?
Show place
Show pleasure
Show pride, in a way
Sight in Memphis
Sign of old age
Sign, as a deal
Sign, slangily
Silas Marner's creator
Silent army
Silver Ghost, informally
Site of annual floods
Six years, for a 23-Acros
Six years, for a senator
Six years, in the 46-Acro
Six-legged intruders
Six-legged scurriers
Skyscraper support
Sleep preventer
Slot machine symbols, oft
Slough off
Slumber party guest
Small aristo dislodges line of police in 10's General HQ
Small colonists
Small progress
Small soldiers
Small stream in Scotland
Smile broadly
Smile from ear to ear
Smile proudly
Smile radiantly
Smile widely
Soccer segment
Social gathering
Social insects
Social workers
Social workers?
Socialists, e.g.
Sol, say
Soldiers and carpenters,
Soldiers' ditch
Some are queens
Some caste members
Some colonists
Some dashes
Some foreign pen pals
Some kits will carry these at the side
Some marching bands
Some marching groups
Some piano players
Some produce
Some queens
Some soldiers
Some teen talk
Some workers
Something New York and Lo
Something often fallen ou
Something passed in music
Something seen on canal or strand
Something to explain your
Something to serve
Son engaged in reverse of best job
Son quietly studied feast
Sondheim protagonist
Sondheim's "Sweeney ___"
Sondheim's Sweeney
Song - figure
Song on the Beatles' "Rub
Sonnet subject
Sonnets and such
Sooner rival
Source of a thundering so
Source of misery
Spill the beans
Spoken; of the mouth
Sport on horseback
Sport shirt
Sport with a 4 1/2-ounce
Sport with a service line
Sport with horses
Sport with mallets
Sportscaster Madden
Spring or summer
Spring, e.g.
Spring, say
Squid secretion
Squid's defense
Squid's squirt
Staff member?
Stage coach user, possibl
Stage presence
Stage presence?
Stair part
Stair parts
Stair section
Stair unit
Stampeding group
Standing O, say
Starbucks offering
Starbucks order
Starbucks serving
Starfleet Academy grad.
Starship officer: Abbr.
Start with step or stop
Starting point in tennis
Status symbol car, famili
Stay too long on the beac
Steak medium-rare, e.g.
Stewed pears, last bit of food in feast
Stiles dancing?
Stimulating order
Stomach woe
Stone at a stream crossin
Stoop parts
Stop bringing up endless row about things that are of little value
Storage building
Storage unit
Street talk
Stretch in a seat
Strip off
Study aid?
Suffer from a charley hor
Suffix with black or silv
Sugar bowl marchers
Sugar bowl team?
Sugar lovers
Summer, e.g.
Sunny smile?
Superior to a chief warra
Supply for a cappuccino m
Sure winner
Sushi bar offering
Sushi offering
Sushi selection
Sweeney, Fleet Street barber
Swindle, slangily
Symbol on California's fl
Symbols of industry
T or C follower
T. S. or George
T. S., the poet
Table of contents, e.g.
Take a dogleg, e.g.
Take off
Take turns?
Talk on the street
Tattoo, in slang
Tattoo, slangily
Tattooing fluid
Tattooist's supply
Tee, e.g.
Teen talk, often
Telemarketing aid
Telephone book, essential
Telephone user
Tennis center?
Termites' kin
Terse directive to a chau
Terse order to a chauffeu
Test that's hard to cheat
Test type
Texas Hold'em, e.g.
The "16" in "3:16"
The "35" in John 11:35
The "P" of PX
The Beatles' "___ Madonna
The Beatles' Madonna, e.g
The chap appears after analgesic gutted pain
The fox in Disney's "The
The Great Dane of enterta
The Greens, say
The letters column
The measure of a Labour leader
The Ponderosa, e.g.
Theater focal point
Theater platform
Thelma of "The Maltese Fa
Them, in "Them!"
Theme of this puzzle
Thesis defense, often
Thespian's platform
They have their ups and d
They may be gathered
They may be in minutes - minutes kept in binders
They might give each Fren
They're often taken in re
Things to take
Things with antennas
Third place
Third-place finish
This language not entirely acceptable?
Those who question public memorial to some extent
Threads, for clothing
Three, in a saying
Three, it's said
Three, they say
Throw off
Throw, as dice
Thundering group
Tick off
Tidbits for aardvarks
Tiddlywinks or tag
Tilde carriers
Tilde wearers
Time in a seat
Time in office
Time of the year
Time piece
Time to make a move
Time unit
Tiny colonists
Tiny critters found twice
Tiny hill dwellers
Tiny scurriers
Tiny soldiers
Tiny tunnelers
Title "Mr." of a 1939 fil
Title cocker spaniel in a
Toast US abolitionist
Tomorrow's woman
Tool building
Tool holder
Tool house
Tool next to a shovel, ma
Tool repository
Tool site
Tooth discomfort
Tooth problem
Tooth trouble
Top 10, e.g.
Top or bottom, in basebal
Total flop
Tough test
Tough test, informally
Tough test, slangily
Toy with a string
Toy with an axis
Tramp's love
Tramp's partner
Transmitted by speech
Transport in a western
Traveler to Cathay
Troubadour's subject
TS —, poet
Tummy trouble
Tunnel builders
Two out of nine?
Two quarters
Two years in the House
Two-page ad
Tylenol target
Type widths
Typesetting units
Typist's position
Typography units
U.S. notable
U.S.C.G. rank
U.S.N. grad
U.S.N. junior officer: Ab
U.S.N. officer
U.S.N. rank
U.S.N.A. grad
U.S.N.A. grad.
U.S.N.A. grad: Abbr.
U.S.S. Enterprise off.
U.S.S. Enterprise title:
Uncomfortable feeling inside teacher
Underlying meaning
Unfinished second drink
Unpaid workers?
Untouchable Ness
Unwelcome visitors to one
Unwritten examination
Up for it
Up for something
Uppermost part
UPS shade
Ursine creature
US fruit drink
Use as fuel
Use one's wits to get something
Valentine subject
Vegas attraction
Victor of piano antics
View from Abu Simbel
Vigour shown as Brendan's getting in a state
Vindication of French barrier
Visitor to Cathay
Vital knowledge extends beyond this presentation
Voter's finger stainer
Wall Street pessimist
Wallpaper unit
Walt Disney's specialty
Want badly, with "for"
Warden's charge
Warrant officer's superio
Washington daily
Washington or Phoenix
Way down
Way out
Way out West?
Way up
Way up or way down
Wearer of a half-inch gol
Wearer of a half-inch str
Web browser button
Wee workers
Weekend warrior's woe
Well contents
What "dis" is
What "yo mama" is
What a drover drives
What a massage may ease
What a mouse ran up, in a
What a quill may be dippe
What an antsy person migh
What an ostiary guards
What doers take
What every inning has thr
What many a pop song has
What players don't have t
What prisoners may wear
What ribs are delivered i
What Santa's making (and
What to do at a drive-thr
When repeated, a dance in
When repeated, aerobic in
Whence the phrase "pass t
Where a lecture may be gi
Where Aida sings "O patri
Where the heart is
Where the heart is, they
Where to find favors
Where to store a lawn mow
Where young Moses was fou
White ___ (termites)
Whole tone, e.g.
Whoop it up
Wide smile gives support
Wild West vehicle
Willie Wonka's creator
Willing to go along
Willing to take part
Willy Wonka creator
Willy Wonka's creator
Winnie-the-Pooh, for one
Wish for
Witty remark
Woods or Irons
Word after mail or money
Word before a colon
Word before field or shir
Word before snake or crab
Word before tie or lunch
Word or expression for some particular thing
Word that can precede the
Word with back or black
Word with crazy or guide
Word with face or hand
Word with head or heart
Word with high or hunting
Word with jet or stand
Word with park or plan
Word with run or rule
Words said in fun
Work divided by time, in
Workers in a column
Workout aftereffect
Workout aftermath
Workout woe
World's longest river
Worm's place on a fishing
Wrestling hold
Writer George or T. S.
Writer Kingsley
Writer of the 1950 Tony-w
Writer Roald
Writer T. S.
Writer T. S. or George
Writing fluid
Written reminder
x, mathwise
Yaw relative, on an aircr
Yearn (for)
Yogi or Paddington?
Yogi or Smokey
Yogi, for one
You can dig it
You can hang your hat on
Young female
Young lady
Zero, in tennis
Zero, on a court
___ aerobics
___ and tell
___ contraceptive
___ Day, March 25
___ Gaga
___ limit
___ limits (election issu
___ Luck
___ mind (in agreement)
___ pony
___ price
___ surgeon
___ vaccine
___-all (score)
___-B (Gillette division)

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