Chief - Crossword Clue

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ARCH
BOSS
HONCHO
KEY
LEAD
MAIN
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ARCH
  1. form an arch or curve; "her back arches"; "her hips curve nicely"
  2. naughtily or annoyingly playful; "teasing and worrying with impish laughter"; "a wicked prank"
  3. expert in skulduggery; "an arch criminal"
  4. (used of behavior or attitude) characteristic of those who treat others with condescension
  5. (architecture) a masonry construction (usually curved) for spanning an opening and supporting the weight above it
  6. a passageway under a curved masonry construction; "they built a triumphal arch to memorialize their victory"
  7. a curved bony structure supporting or enclosing organs (especially the inner sides of the feet)
  8. a curved shape in the vertical plane that spans an opening
BOSS
  1. exceptionally good; "a boss hand at carpentry"; "his brag cornfield"
  2. Manager
  3. a circular rounded projection or protuberance
  4. a person responsible for hiring workers; "the boss hired three more men for the new job"
  5. a person who exercises control and makes decisions; "he is his own boss now"
  6. a person who exercises control over workers;
  7. a leader in a political party who controls votes and dictates appointments; "party bosses have a reputation for corruption"
  8. raise in a relief; "embossed stationery"
HONCHO
  1. a person who exercises control over workers;
KEY
  1. provide with a key; "We were keyed after the locks were changed in the building"
  2. United States lawyer and poet who wrote a poem after witnessing the British attack on Baltimore during the War of 1812; the poem was later set to music and entitled `The Star-Spangled Banner' (1779-1843)
  3. a winged often one-seed indehiscent fruit as of the ash or elm or maple
  4. a kilogram of a narcotic drug; "they were carrying two keys of heroin"
  5. metal device shaped in such a way that when it is inserted into the appropriate lock the lock's mechanism can be rotated
  6. a lever (as in a keyboard) that actuates a mechanism when depressed
  7. the central building block at the top of an arch or vault
  8. serving as an essential component;
  9. mechanical device used to wind another device that is driven by a spring (as a clock)
  10. pitch of the voice; "he spoke in a low key"
  11. something crucial for explaining; "the key to development is
LEAD
  1. the angle between the direction a gun is aimed and the position of a moving target (correcting for the flight time of the missile)
  2. the playing of a card to start a trick in bridge; "the lead was in the dummy"
  3. a soft heavy toxic malleable metallic element; bluish white when freshly cut but tarnishes readily to dull grey; "the children were playing with lead soldiers"
  4. a position of leadership (especially in the phrase `take the lead'); "he takes the lead in any group"; "we were just waiting for someone to take the lead"; "they didn't follow our lead"
  5. cause to undertake a certain action; "Her greed led her to forge the checks"
  6. a jumper that consists of a short piece of wire; "it was a tangle of jumper cables and clip leads"
  7. preside over; "John moderated the discussion"
  8. mixture of graphite with clay in different degrees of hardness; the marking substance in a pencil
  9. lead, as in the performance of a composition;
MAIN
  1. (of a clause) capable of standing syntactically alone as a complete sentence; "the main (or independent) clause in a complex sentence has at least a subject and a verb"
  2. a principal pipe in a system that distributes water or gas or electricity or that collects sewage
  3. most important element;
  4. any very large body of (salt) water
  5. of force; of the greatest possible intensity; "by main strength"
Clue Database Last Updated: 26/04/2019 9:00am

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