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   AARP
         n 1: an association of people to promote the welfare of senior
               citizens [syn: {Association for the Advancement of Retired
               Persons}, {AARP}]

English Dictionary: P by the DICT Development Group
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
abamp
n
  1. a unit of current equal to 10 amperes [syn: abampere, abamp]
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abandoned ship
n
  1. a ship abandoned on the high seas [syn: abandoned ship, derelict]
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Abelian group
n
  1. a group that satisfies the commutative law [syn: {Abelian group}, commutative group]
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ABO group
n
  1. a classification system for the antigens of human blood; used in blood transfusion therapy; four groups are A and B and AB and O
    Synonym(s): ABO blood group system, ABO system, ABO group
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
academicianship
n
  1. the position of member of an honorary academy
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accountantship
n
  1. the position of accountant
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acetyl group
n
  1. the organic group of acetic acid (CH3CO-) [syn: acetyl, acetyl group, acetyl radical, ethanoyl group, ethanoyl radical]
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
acorn cup
n
  1. cup-shaped structure of hardened bracts at the base of an acorn
    Synonym(s): cupule, acorn cup
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acquaintanceship
n
  1. a relationship less intimate than friendship [syn: acquaintance, acquaintanceship]
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acrocarp
n
  1. a moss in which the main axis is terminated by the archegonium (and hence the capsule)
    Synonym(s): acrocarp, acrocarpous moss
    Antonym(s): pleurocarp, pleurocarpous moss
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
act up
v
  1. misbehave badly; act in a silly or improper way; "The children acted up when they were not bored"
    Synonym(s): act up, carry on
  2. make itself felt as a recurring pain; "My arthritis is acting up again"
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
acyl group
n
  1. any group or radical of the form RCO- where R is an organic group; "an example of the acyl group is the acetyl group"
    Synonym(s): acyl, acyl group
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
Adapid group
n
  1. extinct small mostly diurnal lower primates that fed on leaves and fruit; abundant in North America and Europe 30 to 50 million years ago; their descendents probably include the lemurs; some authorities consider them ancestral to anthropoids but others consider them only cousins
    Synonym(s): Adapid, Adapid group
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
add up
v
  1. develop into; "This idea will never amount to anything"; "nothing came of his grandiose plans"
    Synonym(s): come, add up, amount
  2. determine the sum of; "Add all the people in this town to those of the neighboring town"
    Synonym(s): total, tot, tot up, sum, sum up, summate, tote up, add, add together, tally, add up
  3. add up in number or quantity; "The bills amounted to $2,000"; "The bill came to $2,000"
    Synonym(s): total, number, add up, come, amount
  4. be reasonable or logical or comprehensible
    Synonym(s): make sense, add up
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
adenomatous polyp
n
  1. a polyp that consists of benign neoplastic tissue derived from glandular epithelium; "adenomatous polyps are visible protrusions that can develop on the mucosal surface of the colon or rectum"
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ADP
n
  1. an ester of adenosine that is converted to ATP for energy storage
    Synonym(s): adenosine diphosphate, ADP
  2. data processing by a computer
    Synonym(s): automatic data processing, ADP
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
adrenergic agonist eyedrop
n
  1. a treatment for glaucoma; the eyedrops reduce intraocular pressure by decreasing the production of aqueous humor and increasing its drainage through the uveoscleral pathway
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
aeolian harp
n
  1. a harp having strings tuned in unison; they sound when wind passes over them
    Synonym(s): aeolian harp, aeolian lyre, wind harp
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
Aesop
n
  1. Greek author of fables (circa 620-560 BC)
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
AFP
n
  1. an abnormally large amount of this fetoprotein in the fetus can signal an abnormality of the neural tube (as spina bifida or anencephaly)
    Synonym(s): alpha fetoprotein, alpha foetoprotein, AFP
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
African bowstring hemp
n
  1. bowstring hemp of South Africa [syn: {African bowstring hemp}, African hemp, Sansevieria guineensis]
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
African hemp
n
  1. bowstring hemp of South Africa [syn: {African bowstring hemp}, African hemp, Sansevieria guineensis]
  2. large shrub of South Africa having many conspicuously hairy branches with large hairy leaves and clusters of conspicuous white flowers
    Synonym(s): African hemp, Sparmannia africana
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African tulip
n
  1. African plant with bright green evergreen leaves and umbels of many usually deep violet-blue flowers
    Synonym(s): African lily, African tulip, blue African lily, Agapanthus africanus
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
afterdamp
n
  1. a toxic mixture of gases (including carbon dioxide and carbon monoxide and nitrogen) after an explosion of firedamp in a mine
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
age group
n
  1. a group of people having approximately the same age [syn: age group, age bracket, cohort]
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
aggroup
v
  1. form a group or group together
    Synonym(s): group, aggroup
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agitprop
n
  1. political propaganda (especially communist propaganda) communicated via art and literature and cinema
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aide-de-camp
n
  1. an officer who acts as military assistant to a more senior officer
    Synonym(s): adjutant, aide, aide-de-camp
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air group
n
  1. a unit of the United States Air Force larger than a squadron and smaller than a wing
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
air pump
n
  1. a pump that moves air in or out of something [syn: {air pump}, vacuum pump]
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air-drop
v
  1. drop (an object) from the air; unload from a plane or helicopter
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air-ship
v
  1. transport (cargo) by air [syn: air-ship, airfreight, air-freight]
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airdrop
n
  1. delivery of supplies or equipment or personnel by dropping them by parachute from an aircraft; "until then, front line troops will be supplied by airdrop"
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airmanship
n
  1. the art of operating aircraft [syn: aviation, airmanship]
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airship
n
  1. a steerable self-propelled aircraft [syn: airship, dirigible]
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airstrip
n
  1. an airfield without normal airport facilities [syn: airstrip, flight strip, landing strip, strip]
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Aladdin's lamp
n
  1. (Arabian Nights) a magical lamp from which Aladdin summoned a genie
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alcohol group
n
  1. the chemical group -OH [syn: alcohol group, {alcohol radical}]
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aldehyde group
n
  1. the chemical group -CHO [syn: aldehyde group, {aldehyde radical}]
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Alep
n
  1. a city in northwestern Syria [syn: Halab, Aleppo, Alep]
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Alfred Krupp
n
  1. German arms manufacturer and son of Friedrich Krupp; his firm provided ordnance for German armies from the 1840s through World War II (1812-1887)
    Synonym(s): Krupp, Alfred Krupp
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
alkyl group
n
  1. any of a series of univalent groups of the general formula CnH2n+1 derived from aliphatic hydrocarbons
    Synonym(s): alkyl, alkyl group, alkyl radical
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
alligator clip
n
  1. a clip with a spring that closes the metal jaws [syn: bulldog clip, alligator clip]
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
allyl group
n
  1. the univalent unsaturated organic radical C3H5; derived from propylene
    Synonym(s): allyl, allyl group, allyl radical
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
alp
n
  1. any high mountain
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alphabet soup
n
  1. a confusing assortment; "Roosevelt created an alphabet soup of federal agencies"
  2. soup that contains small noodles in the shape of letters of the alphabet
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ambassadorship
n
  1. the post of ambassador
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American hop
n
  1. native American plant sometimes confused with the European hop
    Synonym(s): American hop, Humulus americanus
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
amidship
adv
  1. at or near or toward the center of a ship; "in the late 19th century, engines were placed in front, amidships, and at the rear"
    Synonym(s): amidships, amidship, midships
  2. at or near or toward the middle
adj
  1. located in the middle part of a ship or aircraft
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
amino group
n
  1. the radical -NH2
    Synonym(s): amino, amino group
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
amp
n
  1. the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites; "a typical household circuit carries 15 to 50 amps"
    Synonym(s): ampere, amp, A
  2. a nucleotide found in muscle cells and important in metabolism; reversibly convertible to ADP and ATP
    Synonym(s): adenosine monophosphate, AMP, adenylic acid
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
amphibole group
n
  1. a group of minerals with similar crystal structures containing a silicate chain and combinations of chiefly sodium and calcium and magnesium and iron and aluminum
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ancestor worship
n
  1. worship of ancestors
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angiocarp
n
  1. tree bearing fruit enclosed in a shell or involucre or husk
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angle of dip
n
  1. (physics) the angle that a magnetic needle makes with the plane of the horizon
    Synonym(s): dip, angle of dip, magnetic dip, magnetic inclination, inclination
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animal group
n
  1. a group of animals
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animal-worship
n
  1. the worship of animals
    Synonym(s): zoolatry, animal-worship
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anise hyssop
n
  1. much-branched North American herb with an odor like fennel
    Synonym(s): anise hyssop, Agastache foeniculum
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
ankle-deep
adj
  1. coming only to the ankle or knee [syn: ankle-deep, knee-deep]
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anonymous ftp
n
  1. a common way to make software available; users are allowed to log in as `guest' without a password and copy whatever has been made available
    Synonym(s): anonymous ftp, anonymous file transfer protocol
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
ante up
v
  1. cancel or discharge a debt; "pay up, please!" [syn: {pay up}, ante up, pay]
    Antonym(s): default, default on
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
Antwerp
n
  1. a busy port and financial center in northern Belgium on the Scheldt river; it has long been a center for the diamond industry and the first stock exchange was opened there in 1460
    Synonym(s): Antwerpen, Antwerp, Anvers
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
apostleship
n
  1. the position of apostle
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apothecary's shop
n
  1. a retail shop where medicine and other articles are sold
    Synonym(s): drugstore, apothecary's shop, chemist's, chemist's shop, pharmacy
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apprenticeship
n
  1. the position of apprentice
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arc lamp
n
  1. a lamp that produces light when electric current flows across the gap between two electrodes
    Synonym(s): arc lamp, arc light
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archbishop
n
  1. a bishop of highest rank
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armed forces censorship
n
  1. military censorship of personal communications to or from persons in the armed forces
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Armed Islamic Group
n
  1. a terrorist organization of Islamic extremists whose violent activities began in 1992; aims to overthrow the secular Algerian regime and replace it with an Islamic state; "the GIA has embarked on a terrorist campaign of civilian massacres"
    Synonym(s): Armed Islamic Group, GIA
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
Arp
n
  1. Alsatian artist and poet who was cofounder of dadaism in Zurich; noted for abstract organic sculptures (1887-1966)
    Synonym(s): Arp, Jean Arp, Hans Arp
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
arsenic group
n
  1. the univalent group derived from arsine [syn: cacodyl, cacodyl group, cacodyl radical, arsenic group]
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
as a group
adv
  1. all together; "the students turned out en masse" [syn: en masse, en bloc, as a group]
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ASAP
adv
  1. as soon as possible
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ascocarp
n
  1. mature fruiting body of an ascomycetous fungus
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asleep
adv
  1. into a sleeping state; "he fell asleep"
  2. in the sleep of death
adj
  1. in a state of sleep; "were all asleep when the phone rang"; "fell asleep at the wheel"
    Antonym(s): awake(p)
  2. lacking sensation; "my foot is asleep"; "numb with cold"
    Synonym(s): asleep(p), benumbed, numb
  3. dead; "he is deceased"; "our dear departed friend"
    Synonym(s): asleep(p), at peace(p), at rest(p), deceased, departed, gone
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asp
n
  1. of southern Europe; similar to but smaller than the adder
    Synonym(s): asp, asp viper, Vipera aspis
  2. cobra used by the Pharaohs as a symbol of their power over life and death
    Synonym(s): asp, Egyptian cobra, Naja haje
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associateship
n
  1. the position of associate (as in an office or academy)
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atop
adv
  1. on, to, or at the top
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ATP
n
  1. a nucleotide derived from adenosine that occurs in muscle tissue; the major source of energy for cellular reactions
    Synonym(s): adenosine triphosphate, ATP
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atrip
adj
  1. (of an anchor) just clear of the bottom [syn: aweigh, atrip]
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attorneyship
n
  1. the position of attorney
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authorship
n
  1. the act of creating written works; "writing was a form of therapy for him"; "it was a matter of disputed authorship"
    Synonym(s): writing, authorship, composition, penning
  2. the act of initiating a new idea or theory or writing; "the authorship of the theory is disputed"
    Synonym(s): authorship, paternity
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
auxiliary pump
n
  1. a supplementary pump available if needed [syn: {auxiliary pump}, donkey pump]
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
azido group
n
  1. the univalent group N3- derived from hydrazoic acid [syn: azido group, azido radical]
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
azo group
n
  1. the bivalent group -N=N- united to two hydrocarbon groups
    Synonym(s): azo group, azo radical
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back up
v
  1. give moral or psychological support, aid, or courage to; "She supported him during the illness"; "Her children always backed her up"
    Synonym(s): support, back up
  2. move backwards from a certain position; "The bully had to back down"
    Synonym(s): back up, back off, back down
  3. establish as valid or genuine; "Can you back up your claims?"
    Synonym(s): back, back up
  4. make a copy of (a computer file) especially for storage in another place as a security copy; "You'd better back up these files!"
  5. become or cause to become obstructed; "The leaves clog our drains in the Fall"; "The water pipe is backed up"
    Synonym(s): clog, choke off, clog up, back up, congest, choke, foul
    Antonym(s): unclog
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backdrop
n
  1. scenery hung at back of stage [syn: backdrop, background, backcloth]
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backslap
v
  1. display excessive cordiality (towards); "he is always backslapping his colleagues at staff meetings"
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backstop
n
  1. (baseball) the person who plays the position of catcher
    Synonym(s): catcher, backstop
  2. (baseball) a fence or screen (as behind home plate) to prevent the ball from traveling out of the playing field
  3. a precaution in case of an emergency; "he acted as a backstop in case anything went wrong"
v
  1. act as a backstop
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backup
n
  1. an accumulation caused by clogging or a stoppage; "a traffic backup on the main street"; "he discovered a backup in the toilet"
  2. someone who takes the place of another (as when things get dangerous or difficult); "the star had a stand-in for dangerous scenes"; "we need extra employees for summer fill- ins"
    Synonym(s): stand-in, substitute, relief, reliever, backup, backup man, fill-in
  3. a musical part (vocal or instrumental) that supports or provides background for other musical parts
    Synonym(s): accompaniment, musical accompaniment, backup, support
  4. (computer science) a copy of a file or directory on a separate storage device; "he made a backup in case the original was accidentally damaged or erased"
    Synonym(s): backup, computer backup
  5. the act of providing approval and support; "his vigorous backing of the conservatives got him in trouble with progressives"
    Synonym(s): backing, backup, championship, patronage
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
bacon strip
n
  1. a slice of bacon
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bailiffship
n
  1. the office of bailiff
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bakeshop
n
  1. a workplace where baked goods (breads and cakes and pastries) are produced or sold
    Synonym(s): bakery, bakeshop, bakehouse
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ball up
v
  1. make a mess of, destroy or ruin; "I botched the dinner and we had to eat out"; "the pianist screwed up the difficult passage in the second movement"
    Synonym(s): botch, bodge, bumble, fumble, botch up, muff, blow, flub, screw up, ball up, spoil, muck up, bungle, fluff, bollix, bollix up, bollocks, bollocks up, bobble, mishandle, louse up, foul up, mess up, fuck up
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balls-up
n
  1. something badly botched or muddled [syn: ballup, {balls- up}, cockup, mess-up]
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ballup
n
  1. something badly botched or muddled [syn: ballup, {balls- up}, cockup, mess-up]
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bang up
v
  1. damage or destroy as if by violence; "The teenager banged up the car of his mother"
    Synonym(s): bang up, smash up, smash
  2. make pregnant; "He impregnated his wife again"
    Synonym(s): impregnate, knock up, bang up, prang up
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bang-up
adj
  1. very good; "he did a bully job"; "a neat sports car"; "had a great time at the party"; "you look simply smashing"
    Synonym(s): bang-up, bully, corking, cracking, dandy, great, groovy, keen, neat, nifty, not bad(p), peachy, slap-up, swell, smashing
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bap
n
  1. a small loaf or roll of soft bread
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bar hop
v
  1. go from one pub to the next and get progressively more drunk; "he pub-crawled around Birmingham"
    Synonym(s): pub- crawl, bar hop
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bar soap
n
  1. soap in the form of a bar
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Barbary sheep
n
  1. wild sheep of northern Africa [syn: aoudad, arui, audad, Barbary sheep, maned sheep, Ammotragus lervia]
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barbershop
n
  1. a shop where men can get their hair cut
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bargaining chip
n
  1. leverage in the form of an inducement or a concession useful in successful negotiations
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barkeep
n
  1. an employee who mixes and serves alcoholic drinks at a bar
    Synonym(s): bartender, barman, barkeep, barkeeper, mixologist
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barrier strip
n
  1. a junction unit for connecting 2 cables without the need for plugs
    Synonym(s): junction barrier, barrier strip
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baseball cap
n
  1. a cap with a bill [syn: baseball cap, jockey cap, {golf cap}]
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basidiocarp
n
  1. the fruiting body of a basidiomycete which bears its spores on special cells
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basketball hoop
n
  1. horizontal circular metal hoop supporting a net through which players try to throw the basketball
    Synonym(s): basket, basketball hoop, hoop
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bath soap
n
  1. soap used as a toiletry [syn: toilet soap, face soap, bath soap]
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bathing cap
n
  1. a tight-fitting cap that keeps hair dry while swimming
    Synonym(s): bathing cap, swimming cap
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battle group
n
  1. an army unit usually consisting of five companies
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battleship
n
  1. large and heavily armoured warship [syn: battleship, battlewagon]
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bay scallop
n
  1. muscle of small choice shallow-water scallops
  2. a small scallop inhabiting shallow waters and mud flats of the Atlantic coast of North America
    Synonym(s): bay scallop, Pecten irradians
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bean dip
n
  1. a dip made of cooked beans
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bear up
v
  1. endure cheerfully; "She bore up under the enormous strain"
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beat up
v
  1. give a beating to; subject to a beating, either as a punishment or as an act of aggression; "Thugs beat him up when he walked down the street late at night"; "The teacher used to beat the students"
    Synonym(s): beat, beat up, work over
  2. gather; "drum up support"
    Synonym(s): beat up, drum up, rally
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beat-up
adj
  1. damaged by blows or hard usage; "a battered old car"; "the beaten-up old Ford"
    Synonym(s): battered, beat-up, beaten-up
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beaten-up
adj
  1. damaged by blows or hard usage; "a battered old car"; "the beaten-up old Ford"
    Synonym(s): battered, beat-up, beaten-up
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beauty shop
n
  1. a shop where hairdressers and beauticians work [syn: salon, beauty salon, beauty parlor, beauty parlour, beauty shop]
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beauty sleep
n
  1. sleep before midnight
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bebop
n
  1. an early form of modern jazz (originating around 1940)
    Synonym(s): bop, bebop
v
  1. dance the bebop
    Synonym(s): bop, bebop
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bed-hop
v
  1. be sexually active with more than one partner; "His wife bed hops"
    Synonym(s): bed-hop, bedhop, sleep around
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bedhop
v
  1. be sexually active with more than one partner; "His wife bed hops"
    Synonym(s): bed-hop, bedhop, sleep around
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
beef up
v
  1. make strong or stronger; "This exercise will strengthen your upper body"; "strengthen the relations between the two countries"
    Synonym(s): strengthen, beef up, fortify
    Antonym(s): weaken
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
beefed-up
adj
  1. made greater or stronger; "beefed-up sales efforts"
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
beep
n
  1. a short high tone produced as a signal or warning [syn: beep, bleep]
v
  1. make a loud noise; "The horns of the taxis blared" [syn: honk, blare, beep, claxon, toot]
  2. call, summon, or alert with a beeper
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
bellhop
n
  1. someone employed as an errand boy and luggage carrier around hotels
    Synonym(s): bellboy, bellman, bellhop
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
belly flop
n
  1. a dive in which the abdomen bears the main force of impact with the water
    Synonym(s): belly flop, belly flopper, belly whop, belly whopper
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
belly whop
n
  1. a dive in which the abdomen bears the main force of impact with the water
    Synonym(s): belly flop, belly flopper, belly whop, belly whopper
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
belly-flop
v
  1. dive so that one hits the water with one's belly
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
belly-up
adj
  1. financially ruined; "a bankrupt company"; "the company went belly-up"
    Synonym(s): bankrupt, belly-up(p)
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
belt up
v
  1. refuse to talk or stop talking; fall silent; "The children shut up when their father approached"
    Synonym(s): close up, clam up, dummy up, shut up, belt up, button up, be quiet, keep mum
    Antonym(s): open up
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
bench clamp
n
  1. a clamp used to hold work in place on a workbench
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
benzoyl group
n
  1. the univalent radical derived from benzoic acid [syn: benzoyl group, benzoyl radical]
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
benzyl group
n
  1. the univalent radical derived from toluene [syn: benzyl, benzyl group, benzyl radical]
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
Bermuda buttercup
n
  1. South African bulbous wood sorrel with showy yellow flowers
    Synonym(s): Bermuda buttercup, English-weed, Oxalis pes- caprae, Oxalis cernua
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
beta blocker eyedrop
n
  1. a treatment for glaucoma; the eyedrops reduce intraocular pressure by reducing the production of aqueous humor
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
betting shop
n
  1. a licensed bookmaker's shop that is not at the race track
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
Bible-worship
n
  1. the worship of the Bible [syn: bibliolatry, {Bible- worship}]
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
bicycle clip
n
  1. a clip worn around a cyclist's ankles that keeps trousers from becoming caught in the bicycle chain
    Synonym(s): bicycle clip, trouser clip
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
bicycle pump
n
  1. a small pump that fills bicycle tires with air
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
big top
n
  1. a canvas tent to house the audience at a circus performance; "he was afraid of a fire in the circus tent"; "they had the big top up in less than an hour"
    Synonym(s): circus tent, big top, round top, top
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
bighorn sheep
n
  1. wild sheep of mountainous regions of western North America having massive curled horns
    Synonym(s): bighorn, bighorn sheep, cimarron, Rocky Mountain bighorn, Rocky Mountain sheep, Ovis canadensis
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
bilge pump
n
  1. a pump to remove bilgewater
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
bimetallic strip
n
  1. a strip consisting of two metals that bends with a rise in temperature
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
bimli hemp
n
  1. valuable fiber plant of East Indies now widespread in cultivation
    Synonym(s): kenaf, kanaf, deccan hemp, bimli, bimli hemp, Indian hemp, Bombay hemp, Hibiscus cannabinus
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
biochip
n
  1. a microchip that uses tiny strands of DNA to latch onto and quickly recognize thousands of genes at a time; intended for use in a biological environment
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
biological group
n
  1. a group of plants or animals
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
bishop
n
  1. a senior member of the Christian clergy having spiritual and administrative authority; appointed in Christian churches to oversee priests or ministers; considered in some churches to be successors of the twelve Apostles of Christ
  2. port wine mulled with oranges and cloves
  3. (chess) a piece that can be moved diagonally over unoccupied squares of the same color
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
bishop's cap
n
  1. any of various rhizomatous perennial herbs of the genus Mitella having a capsule resembling a bishop's miter
    Synonym(s): miterwort, mitrewort, bishop's cap
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
bitmap
n
  1. an image represented as a two dimensional array of brightness values for pixels
    Synonym(s): bitmap, electronic image
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
black felt cup
n
  1. a common name for a variety of Sarcosomataceae
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
black sheep
n
  1. a reckless and unprincipled reprobate [syn: scapegrace, black sheep]
  2. sheep with a black coat
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
blackcap
n
  1. raspberry native to eastern North America having black thimble-shaped fruit
    Synonym(s): black raspberry, blackcap, blackcap raspberry, thimbleberry, Rubus occidentalis
  2. small black-headed European gull
    Synonym(s): laughing gull, blackcap, pewit, pewit gull, Larus ridibundus
  3. chickadee having a dark crown
    Synonym(s): black-capped chickadee, blackcap, Parus atricapillus
  4. small brownish-grey warbler with a black crown
    Synonym(s): blackcap, Silvia atricapilla
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
blackdamp
n
  1. the atmosphere in a mine following an explosion; high in carbon dioxide and incapable of supporting life
    Synonym(s): chokedamp, blackdamp
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
blacktop
n
  1. a black bituminous material used for paving roads or other areas; usually spread over crushed rock
    Synonym(s): blacktop, blacktopping
v
  1. coat with blacktop; "blacktop the driveway"
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
blasting cap
n
  1. a small tube filled with detonating substances; used to detonate high explosives
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
blaze up
v
  1. burn brightly; "Every star seemed to flare with new intensity"
    Synonym(s): flare, flame up, blaze up, burn up
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
bleep
n
  1. a short high tone produced as a signal or warning [syn: beep, bleep]
v
  1. emit a single short high-pitched signal; "The computer bleeped away"
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
Blimp
n
  1. any elderly pompous reactionary ultranationalistic person (after the cartoon character created by Sir David Low)
    Synonym(s): Colonel Blimp, Blimp
  2. a small nonrigid airship used for observation or as a barrage balloon
    Synonym(s): blimp, sausage balloon, sausage
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
blip
n
  1. a sudden minor shock or meaningless interruption; "the market had one bad blip today"; "you can't react to the day-to-day blips"; "renewed jitters in the wake of a blip in retail sales"
  2. a radar echo displayed so as to show the position of a reflecting surface
    Synonym(s): blip, pip, radar target
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
block up
v
  1. render unsuitable for passage; "block the way"; "barricade the streets"; "stop the busy road"
    Synonym(s): barricade, block, blockade, stop, block off, block up, bar
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
blood cup
n
  1. a scarlet European fungus with cup-shaped ascocarp [syn: blood cup, fairy cup, Peziza coccinea]
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
blood group
n
  1. human blood cells (usually just the red blood cells) that have the same antigens
    Synonym(s): blood group, blood type
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
blood kinship
n
  1. (anthropology) related by blood [syn: consanguinity, blood kinship, cognation]
    Antonym(s): affinity
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
Bloomsbury Group
n
  1. an inner circle of writers and artists and philosophers who lived in or around Bloomsbury early in the 20th century and were noted for their unconventional lifestyles
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
blow up
v
  1. cause to burst with a violent release of energy; "We exploded the nuclear bomb"
    Synonym(s): explode, detonate, blow up, set off
  2. make large; "blow up an image"
    Synonym(s): blow up, enlarge, magnify
    Antonym(s): reduce, scale down
  3. get very angry and fly into a rage; "The professor combusted when the student didn't know the answer to a very elementary question"; "Spam makes me go ballistic"
    Synonym(s): flip one's lid, blow up, throw a fit, hit the roof, hit the ceiling, have kittens, have a fit, combust, blow one's stack, fly off the handle, flip one's wig, lose one's temper, blow a fuse, go ballistic
  4. add details to
    Synonym(s): embroider, pad, lard, embellish, aggrandize, aggrandise, blow up, dramatize, dramatise
  5. burst and release energy as through a violent chemical or physical reaction;"the bomb detonated at noon"; "The Molotov cocktail exploded"
    Synonym(s): detonate, explode, blow up
  6. exaggerate or make bigger; "The charges were inflated"
    Synonym(s): inflate, blow up, expand, amplify
  7. fill with gas or air; "inflate a balloons"
    Synonym(s): inflate, blow up
    Antonym(s): deflate
  8. to swell or cause to enlarge, "Her faced puffed up from the drugs"; "puffed out chests"
    Synonym(s): puff, puff up, blow up, puff out
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
blowing up
n
  1. a severe rebuke; "he deserved the berating that the coach gave him"
    Synonym(s): berating, blowing up
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
blowlamp
n
  1. a burner that mixes air and gas to produce a very hot flame
    Synonym(s): blowtorch, torch, blowlamp
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
blown-up
adj
  1. as of a photograph; made larger; "the enlarged photograph revealed many details"
    Synonym(s): blown-up, enlarged
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
blowup
n
  1. a violent release of energy caused by a chemical or nuclear reaction
    Synonym(s): explosion, detonation, blowup
  2. an unrestrained expression of emotion
    Synonym(s): effusion, gush, outburst, blowup, ebullition
  3. a photographic print that has been enlarged
    Synonym(s): enlargement, blowup, magnification
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
blue chip
n
  1. a common stock of a nationally known company whose value and dividends are reliable; typically have high price and low yield; "blue chips are usually safe investments"
    Synonym(s): blue chip, blue-chip stock
  2. a blue poker chip with the highest value
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
blue skullcap
n
  1. an American mint that yields a resinous exudate used especially formerly as an antispasmodic
    Synonym(s): blue pimpernel, blue skullcap, mad-dog skullcap, mad-dog weed, Scutellaria lateriflora
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
blue tulip
n
  1. short hairy perennial with early spring blue-violet or lilac flowers; North America and Siberia
    Synonym(s): American pasqueflower, Eastern pasque flower, wild crocus, lion's beard, prairie anemone, blue tulip, American pulsatilla, Pulsatilla patens, Anemone ludoviciana
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
blue-chip
adj
  1. extremely valuable; "Rembrandt is considered a blue-chip artist"
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
board up
v
  1. cover with wooden boards; "board up windows before the hurricane"
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
boatmanship
n
  1. skill in handling boats
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
bob up
v
  1. originate or come into being; "a question arose" [syn: arise, come up, bob up]
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
bog hemp
n
  1. any of several flowering weeds of the genus Boehmeria lacking stinging hairs
    Synonym(s): false nettle, bog hemp
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
bollix up
v
  1. make a mess of, destroy or ruin; "I botched the dinner and we had to eat out"; "the pianist screwed up the difficult passage in the second movement"
    Synonym(s): botch, bodge, bumble, fumble, botch up, muff, blow, flub, screw up, ball up, spoil, muck up, bungle, fluff, bollix, bollix up, bollocks, bollocks up, bobble, mishandle, louse up, foul up, mess up, fuck up
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
bollocks up
v
  1. make a mess of, destroy or ruin; "I botched the dinner and we had to eat out"; "the pianist screwed up the difficult passage in the second movement"
    Synonym(s): botch, bodge, bumble, fumble, botch up, muff, blow, flub, screw up, ball up, spoil, muck up, bungle, fluff, bollix, bollix up, bollocks, bollocks up, bobble, mishandle, louse up, foul up, mess up, fuck up
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
bolster up
v
  1. support and strengthen; "bolster morale" [syn: bolster, bolster up]
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
bomb up
v
  1. load an aircraft with bombs
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
Bombay hemp
n
  1. valuable fiber plant of East Indies now widespread in cultivation
    Synonym(s): kenaf, kanaf, deccan hemp, bimli, bimli hemp, Indian hemp, Bombay hemp, Hibiscus cannabinus
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
bone up
v
  1. study intensively, as before an exam; "I had to bone up on my Latin verbs before the final exam"
    Synonym(s): cram, grind away, drum, bone up, swot, get up, mug up, swot up, bone
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
bone-ash cup
n
  1. a small porous bowl made of bone ash used in assaying to separate precious metals from e.g. lead
    Synonym(s): bone-ash cup, cupel, refractory pot
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
booby trap
n
  1. an explosive mine hidden underground; explodes when stepped on or driven over
    Synonym(s): land mine, ground-emplaced mine, booby trap
  2. an unforeseen or unexpected or surprising difficulty
    Synonym(s): pitfall, booby trap
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
book up
v
  1. book all available places or tickets
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
bookshop
n
  1. a shop where books are sold [syn: bookshop, bookstore, bookstall]
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
boost up
v
  1. push upward; "She pushed up her children when the policeman came by"
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
boot camp
n
  1. camp for training military recruits
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
bootstrap
n
  1. a strap that is looped and sewn to the top of a boot for pulling it on
v
  1. help oneself, often through improvised means
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
booze-up
n
  1. revelry in drinking; a merry drinking party [syn: carouse, carousal, bender, toot, booze-up]
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
BoP
n
  1. the law enforcement agency of the Justice Department that operates a nationwide system of prisons and detention facilities to incarcerate inmates sentenced to imprisonment for federal crimes
    Synonym(s): Federal Bureau of Prisons, BoP
  2. an early form of modern jazz (originating around 1940)
    Synonym(s): bop, bebop
v
  1. dance the bebop
    Synonym(s): bop, bebop
  2. hit hard
    Synonym(s): sock, bop, whop, whap, bonk, bash
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
bopeep
n
  1. a game played with young children; you hide your face and suddenly reveal it as you say boo!
    Synonym(s): peekaboo, bopeep
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
botch up
v
  1. make a mess of, destroy or ruin; "I botched the dinner and we had to eat out"; "the pianist screwed up the difficult passage in the second movement"
    Synonym(s): botch, bodge, bumble, fumble, botch up, muff, blow, flub, screw up, ball up, spoil, muck up, bungle, fluff, bollix, bollix up, bollocks, bollocks up, bobble, mishandle, louse up, foul up, mess up, fuck up
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
bottle up
v
  1. control and refrain from showing; of emotions, desires, impulses, or behavior
    Synonym(s): inhibit, bottle up, suppress
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
bottlecap
n
  1. a cap that seals a bottle
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
bottom-up
adj
  1. of an approach to a problem that begins with details and works up to the highest conceptual level; "bottom-up parser"; "a bottom-up model of the reading process"
    Antonym(s): top-down
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
bound up
adj
  1. closely or inseparably connected or associated with; "his career is bound up with the fortunes of the enterprise"
  2. deeply devoted to; "bound up in her teaching"; "is wrapped up in his family"
    Synonym(s): bound up, wrapped up
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
bowstring hemp
n
  1. hemp obtained from the sansevieria
  2. strong fiber that resembles hemp; obtained from sansevieria and used for e.g. cordage
  3. grown as a houseplant for its mottled fleshy sword-shaped leaves or as a source of fiber
    Synonym(s): sansevieria, bowstring hemp
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
box up
v
  1. enclose or confine as if in a box
    Synonym(s): box in, box up
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
brace up
v
  1. make secure underneath; "undergird the ship" [syn: undergird, brace up]
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
bracket creep
n
  1. a movement into a higher tax bracket as taxable income increases
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
brandysnap
n
  1. a gingersnap flavored with brandy
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
break camp
v
  1. leave a camp; "The hikers decamped before dawn" [syn: decamp, break camp]
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
break up
v
  1. to cause to separate and go in different directions; "She waved her hand and scattered the crowds"
    Synonym(s): disperse, dissipate, dispel, break up, scatter
  2. discontinue an association or relation; go different ways; "The business partners broke over a tax question"; "The couple separated after 25 years of marriage"; "My friend and I split up"
    Synonym(s): separate, part, split up, split, break, break up
  3. come apart; "the group broke up"
  4. break violently or noisily; smash;
    Synonym(s): crash, break up, break apart
  5. make a break in; "We interrupt the program for the following messages"
    Synonym(s): interrupt, disrupt, break up, cut off
  6. cause to go into a solution; "The recipe says that we should dissolve a cup of sugar in two cups of water"
    Synonym(s): dissolve, resolve, break up
  7. suffer a nervous breakdown
    Synonym(s): crack up, crack, crock up, break up, collapse
  8. take apart into its constituent pieces
    Synonym(s): disassemble, dismantle, take apart, break up, break apart
    Antonym(s): assemble, piece, put together, set up, tack, tack together
  9. destroy the completeness of a set of related items; "The book dealer would not break the set"
    Synonym(s): break, break up
  10. set or keep apart; "sever a relationship"
    Synonym(s): sever, break up
  11. attack with or as if with a pickaxe of ice or rocky ground, for example; "Pick open the ice"
    Synonym(s): pick, break up
  12. release ice; "The icebergs and glaciers calve"
    Synonym(s): calve, break up
  13. close at the end of a session; "The court adjourned"
    Synonym(s): adjourn, recess, break up
  14. bring the association of to an end or cause to break up; "The decree officially dissolved the marriage"; "the judge dissolved the tobacco company"
    Synonym(s): dissolve, break up
  15. come to an end; "Their marriage dissolved"; "The tobacco monopoly broke up"
    Synonym(s): dissolve, break up
  16. break or cause to break into pieces; "The plate fragmented"
    Synonym(s): break up, fragment, fragmentize, fragmentise
  17. cause to separate; "break up kidney stones"; "disperse particles"
    Synonym(s): break up, disperse, scatter
  18. separate (substances) into constituent elements or parts
    Synonym(s): decompose, break up, break down
  19. laugh unrestrainedly
    Synonym(s): break up, crack up
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
breakup
n
  1. the termination or disintegration of a relationship (between persons or nations)
    Synonym(s): dissolution, breakup
  2. coming apart
    Synonym(s): separation, breakup, detachment
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
breast-deep
adv
  1. up to the breast; "we were standing breast-high in the water"
    Synonym(s): breast-deep, breast-high
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
brick up
v
  1. wall up with brick [syn: brick in, brick up, {brick over}]
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
bridle up
v
  1. show anger or indignation; "She bristled at his insolent remarks"
    Synonym(s): bristle at, bridle at, bridle up, bristle up
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
brine shrimp
n
  1. common to saline lakes [syn: brine shrimp, {Artemia salina}]
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
bring up
v
  1. summon into action or bring into existence, often as if by magic; "raise the specter of unemployment"; "he conjured wild birds in the air"; "call down the spirits from the mountain"
    Synonym(s): raise, conjure, conjure up, invoke, evoke, stir, call down, arouse, bring up, put forward, call forth
  2. bring up; "raise a family"; "bring up children"
    Synonym(s): rear, raise, bring up, nurture, parent
  3. promote from a lower position or rank; "This player was brought up to the major league"
  4. raise from a lower to a higher position; "Raise your hands"; "Lift a load"
    Synonym(s): raise, lift, elevate, get up, bring up
    Antonym(s): bring down, get down, let down, lower, take down
  5. cause to come to a sudden stop; "The noise brought her up in shock"
  6. put forward for consideration or discussion; "raise the question of promotions"; "bring up an unpleasant topic"
    Synonym(s): raise, bring up
  7. make reference to; "His name was mentioned in connection with the invention"
    Synonym(s): mention, advert, bring up, cite, name, refer
  8. cause to load (an operating system) and start the initial processes; "boot your computer"
    Synonym(s): boot, reboot, bring up
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
bringing up
n
  1. helping someone grow up to be an accepted member of the community; "they debated whether nature or nurture was more important"
    Synonym(s): breeding, bringing up, fostering, fosterage, nurture, raising, rearing, upbringing
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
brinkmanship
n
  1. the policy of pushing a dangerous situation to the brink of disaster (to the limits of safety)
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
brisk up
v
  1. become brisk; "business brisked up" [syn: brisk, {brisk up}, brisken]
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
bristle up
v
  1. show anger or indignation; "She bristled at his insolent remarks"
    Synonym(s): bristle at, bridle at, bridle up, bristle up
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
broad jump
n
  1. a competition that involves jumping as far as possible from a running start
    Synonym(s): long jump, broad jump
  2. the act of jumping as far as possible from a running start
    Synonym(s): broad jump, long jump
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
brown cup
n
  1. a variety of sclerotinia
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
brush up
v
  1. refresh one's memory; "I reviewed the material before the test"
    Synonym(s): review, brush up, refresh
  2. bring to a highly developed, finished, or refined state; "polish your social manners"
    Synonym(s): polish, round, round off, polish up, brush up
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
brushup
n
  1. practice intended to polish performance or refresh the memory
    Synonym(s): review, brushup
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
bubble up
v
  1. move upwards in bubbles, as from the effect of heating; also used metaphorically; "Gases bubbled up from the earth"; "Marx's ideas have bubbled up in many places in Latin America"
    Synonym(s): bubble up, intumesce
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
buck up
v
  1. gain courage
    Synonym(s): take heart, buck up
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
bucked up
adj
  1. inspired with confidence; "felt bucked up by his success"
    Synonym(s): bucked up(p), encouraged
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
bucket shop
n
  1. an unethical or overly aggressive brokerage firm
  2. (formerly) a cheap saloon selling liquor by the bucket
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
buffalo chip
n
  1. a piece of dried bovine dung [syn: chip, cow chip, {cow dung}, buffalo chip]
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
buggy whip
n
  1. a horsewhip once used by a driver of a buggy; "since buggies have been replaced by cars the buggy whip has become a symbol for anything that is hopelessly outmoded"
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
build up
v
  1. enlarge, develop, or increase by degrees or in stages; "build up your savings"
  2. form or accumulate steadily; "Resistance to the manager's plan built up quickly"; "Pressure is building up at the Indian-Pakistani border"
    Synonym(s): build up, work up, build, progress
  3. prepare oneself for a military confrontation; "The U.S. is girding for a conflict in the Middle East"; "troops are building up on the Iraqi border"
    Synonym(s): arm, build up, fortify, gird
    Antonym(s): demilitarise, demilitarize, disarm
  4. bolster or strengthen; "We worked up courage"; "build up confidence"; "ramp up security in the airports"
    Synonym(s): build up, work up, build, ramp up
  5. change the use of and make available or usable; "develop land"; "The country developed its natural resources"; "The remote areas of the country were gradually built up"
    Synonym(s): build up, develop
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
buildup
n
  1. the act of building up an accumulation; "I envied his rapid buildup of assets"; "a military buildup in preparation for the invasion"
  2. the result of the process of accumulation; "the buildup of leaves blocked the drain pipes"
  3. highly favorable publicity and praise; "his letter of recommendation gave her a terrific buildup"
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
built-up
adj
  1. peopled with settlers; "the built-up areas"
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
bulldog clip
n
  1. a clip with a spring that closes the metal jaws [syn: bulldog clip, alligator clip]
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
bump
n
  1. a lump on the body caused by a blow
  2. something that bulges out or is protuberant or projects from its surroundings; "the gun in his pocket made an obvious bulge"; "the hump of a camel"; "he stood on the rocky prominence"; "the occipital protuberance was well developed"; "the bony excrescence between its horns"
    Synonym(s): bulge, bump, hump, swelling, gibbosity, gibbousness, jut, prominence, protuberance, protrusion, extrusion, excrescence
  3. an impact (as from a collision); "the bump threw him off the bicycle"
    Synonym(s): blow, bump
v
  1. knock against with force or violence; "My car bumped into the tree"
    Synonym(s): bump, knock
  2. 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"
    Synonym(s): find, happen, chance, bump, encounter
  3. dance erotically or dance with the pelvis thrust forward; "bump and grind"
  4. assign to a lower position; reduce in rank; "She was demoted because she always speaks up"; "He was broken down to Sergeant"
    Synonym(s): demote, bump, relegate, break, kick downstairs
    Antonym(s): advance, elevate, kick upstairs, promote, raise, upgrade
  5. remove or force from a position of dwelling previously occupied; "The new employee dislodged her by moving into her office space"
    Synonym(s): dislodge, bump
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
bump up
v
  1. increase or raise; "OPEC bumped up the price of oil"
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
bunch up
v
  1. form into a bunch; "The frightened children bunched together in the corner of the classroom"
    Synonym(s): bunch together, bunch, bunch up
  2. gather or cause to gather into a cluster; "She bunched her fingers into a fist"
    Synonym(s): bunch, bunch up, bundle, cluster, clump
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
bundle up
v
  1. make into a bundle; "he bundled up his few possessions"
    Synonym(s): bundle, bundle up, roll up
  2. dress warmly; "Mother bundled up the children for the long way to school"
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
bundled-up
adj
  1. dressed warmly; "bundled-up sailors and soldiers"
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
buoy up
v
  1. become more cheerful; "after a glass of wine, he lightened up a bit"
    Synonym(s): lighten, lighten up, buoy up
  2. make more cheerful; "the conversation lightened me up a bit"
    Synonym(s): lighten, lighten up, buoy up
    Antonym(s): weigh down, weigh on
  3. keep afloat; "The life vest buoyed him up"
    Synonym(s): buoy, buoy up
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
burlap
n
  1. coarse jute fabric
    Synonym(s): burlap, gunny
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
burn up
v
  1. burn brightly; "Every star seemed to flare with new intensity"
    Synonym(s): flare, flame up, blaze up, burn up
  2. use up (energy); "burn off calories through vigorous exercise"
    Synonym(s): burn off, burn, burn up
  3. burn completely; be consumed or destroyed by fire; "The hut burned down"; "The mountain of paper went up in flames"
    Synonym(s): burn down, burn up, go up
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
burnup
n
  1. a high-speed motorcycle race on a public road
  2. the amount of fuel used up (as in a nuclear reactor)
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
burp
n
  1. a reflex that expels gas noisily from the stomach through the mouth
    Synonym(s): belch, belching, burp, burping, eructation
v
  1. expel gas from the stomach; "In China it is polite to burp at the table"
    Synonym(s): burp, bubble, belch, eruct
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
bus stop
n
  1. a place on a bus route where buses stop to discharge and take on passengers
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
business relationship
n
  1. a formal contractual relationship established to provide for regular banking or brokerage or business services; "he asked to see the executive who handled his account"
    Synonym(s): account, business relationship
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
bust up
v
  1. smash or break forcefully; "The kid busted up the car"
    Synonym(s): bust up, wreck, wrack
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
bust-up
n
  1. a serious quarrel (especially one that ends a friendship)
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
butcher shop
n
  1. a shop in which meat and poultry (and sometimes fish) are sold
    Synonym(s): butcher shop, meat market
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
butter up
v
  1. flatter with the intention of getting something [syn: butter up, brown-nose]
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
buttercup
n
  1. any of various plants of the genus Ranunculus [syn: buttercup, butterflower, butter-flower, crowfoot, goldcup, kingcup]
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
button up
v
  1. refuse to talk or stop talking; fall silent; "The children shut up when their father approached"
    Synonym(s): close up, clam up, dummy up, shut up, belt up, button up, be quiet, keep mum
    Antonym(s): open up
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
buttoned-up
adj
  1. (British colloquial) not inclined to conversation
  2. conservative in professional manner; "employers are looking for buttoned-up types"
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
buy up
v
  1. take over ownership of; of corporations and companies [syn: take over, buy out, buy up]
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
C-clamp
n
  1. a clamp in the shape of the letter C
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
cacodyl group
n
  1. the univalent group derived from arsine [syn: cacodyl, cacodyl group, cacodyl radical, arsenic group]
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
cadetship
n
  1. the position of cadet
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
calash top
n
  1. the folding hood of a horse-drawn carriage [syn: calash, caleche, calash top]
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
call up
n
  1. an order to report for military duty
v
  1. bring forward for consideration; "The case was called up in court"
    Synonym(s): call up, bring forward
  2. get or try to get into communication (with someone) by telephone; "I tried to call you all night"; "Take two aspirin and call me in the morning"
    Synonym(s): call, telephone, call up, phone, ring
  3. recall knowledge from memory; have a recollection; "I can't remember saying any such thing"; "I can't think what her last name was"; "can you remember her phone number?"; "Do you remember that he once loved you?"; "call up memories"
    Synonym(s): remember, retrieve, recall, call back, call up, recollect, think
    Antonym(s): blank out, block, draw a blank, forget
  4. call to arms; of military personnel
    Synonym(s): call up, mobilize, mobilise, rally
    Antonym(s): demobilise, demobilize, inactivate
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
callathump
n
  1. a noisy boisterous parade [syn: callithump, callathump, callithump parade]
  2. a noisy mock serenade (made by banging pans and kettles) to a newly married couple
    Synonym(s): shivaree, chivaree, charivari, callithump, callathump, belling
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
caller-up
n
  1. the person initiating a telephone call; "there were so many callers that he finally disconnected the telephone"
    Synonym(s): caller, caller-up, phoner, telephoner
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
callithump
n
  1. a noisy boisterous parade [syn: callithump, callathump, callithump parade]
  2. a noisy mock serenade (made by banging pans and kettles) to a newly married couple
    Synonym(s): shivaree, chivaree, charivari, callithump, callathump, belling
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
caltrop
n
  1. tropical annual procumbent poisonous subshrub having fruit that splits into five spiny nutlets; serious pasture weed
    Synonym(s): caltrop, devil's weed, Tribulus terestris
  2. a plant of the genus Trapa bearing spiny four-pronged edible nutlike fruits
    Synonym(s): water chestnut, water chestnut plant, caltrop
  3. Mediterranean annual or biennial herb having pinkish to purple flowers surrounded by spine-tipped scales; naturalized in America
    Synonym(s): star-thistle, caltrop, Centauria calcitrapa
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
camp
adj
  1. providing sophisticated amusement by virtue of having artificially (and vulgarly) mannered or banal or sentimental qualities; "they played up the silliness of their roles for camp effect"; "campy Hollywood musicals of the 1940's"
    Synonym(s): camp, campy
n
  1. temporary living quarters specially built by the army for soldiers; "wherever he went in the camp the men were grumbling"
    Synonym(s): camp, encampment, cantonment, bivouac
  2. a group of people living together in a camp; "the whole camp laughed at his mistake"
  3. temporary lodgings in the country for travelers or vacationers; "level ground is best for parking and camp areas"
  4. an exclusive circle of people with a common purpose
    Synonym(s): clique, coterie, ingroup, inner circle, pack, camp
  5. a penal institution (often for forced labor); "China has many camps for political prisoners"
  6. something that is considered amusing not because of its originality but because of its unoriginality; "the living room was pure camp"
  7. shelter for persons displaced by war or political oppression or for religious beliefs
    Synonym(s): camp, refugee camp
  8. a site where care and activities are provided for children during the summer months; "city kids get to see the country at a summer camp"
    Synonym(s): camp, summer camp
v
  1. live in or as if in a tent; "Can we go camping again this summer?"; "The circus tented near the town"; "The houseguests had to camp in the living room"
    Synonym(s): camp, encamp, camp out, bivouac, tent
  2. establish or set up a camp
    Synonym(s): camp, camp down
  3. give an artificially banal or sexual quality to
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
candlestick tulip
n
  1. Eurasian tulip with small flowers blotched at the base
    Synonym(s): lady tulip, candlestick tulip, Tulipa clusiana
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
cantaloup
n
  1. a variety of muskmelon vine having fruit with a tan rind and orange flesh
    Synonym(s): cantaloupe, cantaloup, cantaloupe vine, cantaloup vine, Cucumis melo cantalupensis
  2. the fruit of a cantaloup vine; small to medium-sized melon with yellowish flesh
    Synonym(s): cantaloup, cantaloupe
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
cap
n
  1. a tight-fitting headdress
  2. a top (as for a bottle)
  3. a mechanical or electrical explosive device or a small amount of explosive; can be used to initiate the reaction of a disrupting explosive
    Synonym(s): detonator, detonating device, cap
  4. something serving as a cover or protection
  5. a fruiting structure resembling an umbrella or a cone that forms the top of a stalked fleshy fungus such as a mushroom
    Synonym(s): cap, pileus
  6. a protective covering that is part of a plant
    Synonym(s): hood, cap
  7. an upper limit on what is allowed; "he put a ceiling on the number of women who worked for him"; "there was a roof on salaries"; "they established a cap for prices"
    Synonym(s): ceiling, roof, cap
  8. (dentistry) dental appliance consisting of an artificial crown for a broken or decayed tooth; "tomorrow my dentist will fit me for a crown"
    Synonym(s): crown, crownwork, jacket, jacket crown, cap
  9. the upper part of a column that supports the entablature
    Synonym(s): capital, chapiter, cap
v
  1. lie at the top of; "Snow capped the mountains" [syn: cap, crest]
  2. restrict the number or amount of; "We had to cap the number of people we can accept into our club"
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
Cape tulip
n
  1. spectacular plant having large prostrate leaves barred in reddish-purple and flowers with a clump of long yellow stamens in a coral-red cup of fleshy bracts; South Africa
    Synonym(s): Cape tulip, Haemanthus coccineus
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
capital ship
n
  1. a warship of the first rank in size and armament
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
captainship
n
  1. the post of captain
    Synonym(s): captainship, captaincy
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
carbon arc lamp
n
  1. has carbon electrodes [syn: carbon arc lamp, {carbon arc}]
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
carbonyl group
n
  1. the bivalent radical CO
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
carboxyl group
n
  1. the univalent radical -COOH; present in and characteristic of organic acids
    Synonym(s): carboxyl, carboxyl group
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
card sharp
n
  1. a professional card player who makes a living by cheating at card games
    Synonym(s): cardsharp, card sharp, cardsharper, card sharper, sharper, sharpie, sharpy, card shark
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
cardinalship
n
  1. the office of cardinal
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
cardsharp
n
  1. a professional card player who makes a living by cheating at card games
    Synonym(s): cardsharp, card sharp, cardsharper, card sharper, sharper, sharpie, sharpy, card shark
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
cargo ship
n
  1. a ship designed to carry cargo [syn: cargo ship, {cargo vessel}]
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
carhop
n
  1. a waiter at a drive-in restaurant
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
carp
n
  1. the lean flesh of a fish that is often farmed; can be baked or braised
  2. any of various freshwater fish of the family Cyprinidae
v
  1. raise trivial objections
    Synonym(s): cavil, carp, chicane
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
carrottop
n
  1. someone who has red hair [syn: redhead, redheader, red-header, carrottop]
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
cartoon strip
n
  1. a sequence of drawings telling a story in a newspaper or comic book
    Synonym(s): comic strip, cartoon strip, strip, funnies
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
cartridge clip
n
  1. a metal frame or container holding cartridges; can be inserted into an automatic gun
    Synonym(s): cartridge holder, cartridge clip, clip, magazine
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
carve up
v
  1. separate into parts or portions; "divide the cake into three equal parts"; "The British carved up the Ottoman Empire after World War I"
    Synonym(s): divide, split, split up, separate, dissever, carve up
    Antonym(s): unify, unite
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
cash crop
n
  1. a readily salable crop that is grown and gathered for the market (as vegetables or cotton or tobacco)
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
cassareep
n
  1. a flavoring made by boiling down the juice of the bitter cassava; used in West Indian cooking
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
castile soap
n
  1. a good hard soap made from olive oil and sodium hydroxide
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
cat sleep
n
  1. sleeping for a short period of time (usually not in bed)
    Synonym(s): nap, catnap, cat sleep, forty winks, short sleep, snooze
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
catch crop
n
  1. a crop that grows quickly (e.g. lettuce) and can be planted between two regular crops grown in successive seasons or between two rows of crops in the same season
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
catch up
v
  1. reach the point where one should be after a delay; "I caught up on my homework"
  2. learn belatedly; find out about something after it happened; "I'm trying to catch up with the latest developments in molecular biology"
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
catnap
n
  1. sleeping for a short period of time (usually not in bed)
    Synonym(s): nap, catnap, cat sleep, forty winks, short sleep, snooze
v
  1. take a siesta; "She naps everyday after lunch for an hour"
    Synonym(s): nap, catnap, catch a wink
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
catnip
n
  1. hairy aromatic perennial herb having whorls of small white purple-spotted flowers in a terminal spike; used in the past as a domestic remedy; strongly attractive to cats
    Synonym(s): catmint, catnip, Nepeta cataria
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
catsup
n
  1. thick spicy sauce made from tomatoes [syn: catsup, ketchup, cetchup, tomato ketchup]
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
cattleship
n
  1. a cargo ship for the transport of livestock [syn: cattleship, cattle boat]
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
caught up
adj
  1. having become involved involuntarily; "caught up in the excitement of the crowd"; "caught up in the scandal"
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
cause to sleep
v
  1. make fall asleep; "The soft music caused us to fall asleep"
    Antonym(s): arouse, awaken, rouse, wake, wake up, waken
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
celery-leaved buttercup
n
  1. annual herb growing in marshy places [syn: {cursed crowfoot}, celery-leaved buttercup, Ranunculus sceleratus]
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
censorship
n
  1. counterintelligence achieved by banning or deleting any information of value to the enemy
    Synonym(s): censoring, censorship, security review
  2. deleting parts of publications or correspondence or theatrical performances
    Synonym(s): censoring, censorship
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
centrifugal pump
n
  1. a pump that use centrifugal force to discharge fluid into a pipe
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
cervical cap
n
  1. a contraceptive device consisting of a small thimble-shaped cup that is placed over the uterine cervix to prevent the entrance of spermatozoa
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
cetchup
n
  1. thick spicy sauce made from tomatoes [syn: catsup, ketchup, cetchup, tomato ketchup]
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
Ceylon bowstring hemp
n
  1. plant having thick fibrous leaves transversely banded in light and dark green
    Synonym(s): Ceylon bowstring hemp, Sansevieria zeylanica
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
chain up
v
  1. tie up with chains; "chain up the prisoners"
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
chairmanship
n
  1. the position of chairman
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
chalcid wasp
n
  1. any of various tiny insects whose larvae are parasites on eggs and larvae of other insects; many are beneficial in destroying injurious insects
    Synonym(s): chalcid fly, chalcidfly, chalcid, chalcid wasp
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
chalk up
v
  1. accumulate as a debt; "he chalked up $100 in the course of the evening"
    Synonym(s): chalk up, run up
  2. keep score, as in games
    Synonym(s): tally, chalk up
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
champ
n
  1. someone who has won first place in a competition [syn: champion, champ, title-holder]
v
  1. chafe at the bit, like horses
  2. chew noisily; "The boy chomped his sandwich"
    Synonym(s): chomp, champ
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
champagne cup
n
  1. a punch containing a sparkling wine
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
championship
n
  1. the status of being a champion; "he held the title for two years"
    Synonym(s): championship, title
  2. a competition at which a champion is chosen
  3. the act of providing approval and support; "his vigorous backing of the conservatives got him in trouble with progressives"
    Synonym(s): backing, backup, championship, patronage
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
chancellorship
n
  1. the office of chancellor
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
change-up
n
  1. a baseball thrown with little velocity when the batter is expecting a fastball
    Synonym(s): change-up, change-of-pace, change-of-pace ball, off-speed pitch
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
chap
n
  1. a boy or man; "that chap is your host"; "there's a fellow at the door"; "he's a likable cuss"; "he's a good bloke"
    Synonym(s): chap, fellow, feller, fella, lad, gent, blighter, cuss, bloke
  2. a long narrow depression in a surface
    Synonym(s): crevice, cranny, crack, fissure, chap
  3. a crack in a lip caused usually by cold
  4. (usually in the plural) leather leggings without a seat; joined by a belt; often have flared outer flaps; worn over trousers by cowboys to protect their legs
v
  1. crack due to dehydration; "My lips chap in this dry weather"
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
chaplainship
n
  1. the position of chaplain [syn: chaplaincy, chaplainship]
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
charge up
v
  1. cause to be agitated, excited, or roused; "The speaker charged up the crowd with his inflammatory remarks"
    Synonym(s): agitate, rouse, turn on, charge, commove, excite, charge up
    Antonym(s): calm, calm down, lull, quiet, quieten, still, tranquilize, tranquillise, tranquillize
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
charred pancake cup
n
  1. a common name for a variety of Sarcosomataceae
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
chat up
v
  1. talk or behave amorously, without serious intentions; "The guys always try to chat up the new secretaries"; "My husband never flirts with other women"
    Synonym(s): chat up, flirt, dally, butterfly, coquet, coquette, romance, philander, mash
  2. talk to someone with the aim of persuading him
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
cheap
adj
  1. relatively low in price or charging low prices; "it would have been cheap at twice the price"; "inexpensive family restaurants"
    Synonym(s): cheap, inexpensive
    Antonym(s): expensive
  2. tastelessly showy; "a flash car"; "a flashy ring"; "garish colors"; "a gaudy costume"; "loud sport shirts"; "a meretricious yet stylish book"; "tawdry ornaments"
    Synonym(s): brassy, cheap, flash, flashy, garish, gaudy, gimcrack, loud, meretricious, tacky, tatty, tawdry, trashy
  3. of very poor quality; flimsy
    Synonym(s): bum, cheap, cheesy, chintzy, crummy, punk, sleazy, tinny
  4. embarrassingly stingy
    Synonym(s): cheap, chinchy, chintzy
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
checkup
n
  1. a thorough physical examination; includes a variety of tests depending on the age and sex and health of the person
    Synonym(s): checkup, medical checkup, medical examination, medical exam, medical, health check
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
cheep
n
  1. the short weak cry of a young bird
    Synonym(s): cheep, peep
v
  1. make high-pitched sounds; "the birds were chirping in the bushes"
    Synonym(s): peep, cheep, chirp, chirrup
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
cheer up
v
  1. cause (somebody) to feel happier or more cheerful; "She tried to cheer up the disappointed child when he failed to win the spelling bee"
    Synonym(s): cheer, cheer up, jolly along, jolly up
  2. become cheerful
    Synonym(s): cheer, cheer up, chirk up
    Antonym(s): complain, kick, kvetch, plain, quetch, sound off
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
cheese dip
n
  1. a dip made of cheeses
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
chemical group
n
  1. (chemistry) two or more atoms bound together as a single unit and forming part of a molecule
    Synonym(s): group, radical, chemical group
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
chemist's shop
n
  1. a retail shop where medicine and other articles are sold
    Synonym(s): drugstore, apothecary's shop, chemist's, chemist's shop, pharmacy
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
chew up
v
  1. censure severely or angrily; "The mother scolded the child for entering a stranger's car"; "The deputy ragged the Prime Minister"; "The customer dressed down the waiter for bringing cold soup"
    Synonym(s): call on the carpet, take to task, rebuke, rag, trounce, reproof, lecture, reprimand, jaw, dress down, call down, scold, chide, berate, bawl out, remonstrate, chew out, chew up, have words, lambaste, lambast
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
chicken coop
n
  1. a farm building for housing poultry [syn: chicken coop, coop, hencoop, henhouse]
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
chicken soup
n
  1. soup made from chicken broth
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
chieftainship
n
  1. the position of chieftain [syn: chieftaincy, chieftainship]
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
chimneysweep
n
  1. someone who cleans soot from chimneys [syn: chimneysweeper, chimneysweep, sweep]
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
chimp
n
  1. intelligent somewhat arboreal ape of equatorial African forests
    Synonym(s): chimpanzee, chimp, Pan troglodytes
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
chin strap
n
  1. a strap attached to a hat; passes under the chin and holds the hat in place
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
chin up
v
  1. raise oneself while hanging from one's hands until one's chin is level with the support bar
    Synonym(s): chin, chin up
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
chin-up
n
  1. an arm exercise performed by pulling yourself up on a horizontal bar until your chin is level with the bar
    Synonym(s): pull-up, chin-up
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
chip
n
  1. a small fragment of something broken off from the whole; "a bit of rock caught him in the eye"
    Synonym(s): bit, chip, flake, fleck, scrap
  2. a triangular wooden float attached to the end of a log line
  3. a piece of dried bovine dung
    Synonym(s): chip, cow chip, cow dung, buffalo chip
  4. a thin crisp slice of potato fried in deep fat
    Synonym(s): chip, crisp, potato chip, Saratoga chip
  5. a mark left after a small piece has been chopped or broken off of something
    Synonym(s): check, chip
  6. a small disk-shaped counter used to represent money when gambling
    Synonym(s): chip, poker chip
  7. electronic equipment consisting of a small crystal of a silicon semiconductor fabricated to carry out a number of electronic functions in an integrated circuit
    Synonym(s): chip, microchip, micro chip, silicon chip, microprocessor chip
  8. (golf) a low running approach shot
    Synonym(s): chip, chip shot
  9. the act of chipping something
    Synonym(s): chip, chipping, splintering
v
  1. break off (a piece from a whole); "Her tooth chipped" [syn: chip, chip off, come off, break away, break off]
  2. cut a nick into
    Synonym(s): nick, chip
  3. play a chip shot
  4. form by chipping; "They chipped their names in the stone"
  5. break a small piece off from; "chip the glass"; "chip a tooth"
    Synonym(s): chip, knap, cut off, break off
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
chirk up
v
  1. become cheerful
    Synonym(s): cheer, cheer up, chirk up
    Antonym(s): complain, kick, kvetch, plain, quetch, sound off
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
chirp
n
  1. a sharp sound made by small birds or insects
v
  1. make high-pitched sounds; "the birds were chirping in the bushes"
    Synonym(s): peep, cheep, chirp, chirrup
  2. sing in modulation
    Synonym(s): tweedle, chirp
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
chirrup
n
  1. a series of chirps
    Synonym(s): chirrup, twitter
v
  1. make high-pitched sounds; "the birds were chirping in the bushes"
    Synonym(s): peep, cheep, chirp, chirrup
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
chock up
v
  1. crowd or pack to capacity; "the theater was jampacked"
    Synonym(s): jam, jampack, ram, chock up, cram, wad
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
chocolate syrup
n
  1. sauce made with unsweetened chocolate or cocoa and sugar and water
    Synonym(s): chocolate sauce, chocolate syrup
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
choke up
v
  1. obstruct; "My nose is all stuffed"; "Her arteries are blocked"
    Synonym(s): stuff, lug, choke up, block
    Antonym(s): loosen up, unstuff
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
chokedamp
n
  1. the atmosphere in a mine following an explosion; high in carbon dioxide and incapable of supporting life
    Synonym(s): chokedamp, blackdamp
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
chomp
n
  1. the act of gripping or chewing off with the teeth and jaws
    Synonym(s): bite, chomp
v
  1. chew noisily; "The boy chomped his sandwich" [syn: chomp, champ]
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
choose up
v
  1. form sides, as for a game
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
chop
n
  1. the irregular motion of waves (usually caused by wind blowing in a direction opposite to the tide); "the boat headed into the chop"
  2. a small cut of meat including part of a rib
  3. a jaw; "I'll hit him on the chops"
  4. a tennis return made with a downward motion that puts backspin on the ball
    Synonym(s): chop, chop shot
  5. a grounder that bounces high in the air
    Synonym(s): chop, chopper
v
  1. cut into pieces; "Chop wood"; "chop meat" [syn: chop, chop up]
  2. move suddenly
  3. form or shape by chopping; "chop a hole in the ground"
  4. strike sharply, as in some sports
  5. cut with a hacking tool
    Synonym(s): chop, hack
  6. hit sharply
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
chop shop
n
  1. a place where stolen cars are disassembled for their parts
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
chop up
v
  1. cut into pieces; "Chop wood"; "chop meat" [syn: chop, chop up]
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
chop-chop
adv
  1. with rapid movements; "he works quickly" [syn: quickly, rapidly, speedily, chop-chop, apace]
    Antonym(s): easy, slow, slowly, tardily
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
choropleth map
n
  1. a map that uses graded differences in shading or color or the placing of symbols inside defined areas on the map in order to indicate the average values of some property or quantity in those areas
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
chum up
v
  1. become friends; act friendly towards [syn: pal, pal up, chum up]
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
chump
n
  1. a person who is gullible and easy to take advantage of
    Synonym(s): chump, fool, gull, mark, patsy, fall guy, sucker, soft touch, mug
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
churn up
v
  1. cause aversion in; offend the moral sense of; "The pornographic pictures sickened us"
    Synonym(s): disgust, revolt, nauseate, sicken, churn up
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
churned-up
adj
  1. moving with or producing or produced by vigorous agitation; "winds whipped the piled leaves into churning masses"; "a car stuck in the churned-up mud"
    Synonym(s): churning, churned-up
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
citizenship
n
  1. the status of a citizen with rights and duties
  2. conduct as a citizen; "award for good citizenship"
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
civil censorship
n
  1. military censorship of civilian communications (correspondence or printed matter of films) entering or leaving of circulating within territories controlled by armed forces
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
clam dip
n
  1. a dip made of clams and soft cream cheese
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
clam up
v
  1. refuse to talk or stop talking; fall silent; "The children shut up when their father approached"
    Synonym(s): close up, clam up, dummy up, shut up, belt up, button up, be quiet, keep mum
    Antonym(s): open up
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
clamp
n
  1. a device (generally used by carpenters) that holds things firmly together
    Synonym(s): clamp, clinch
v
  1. fasten or fix with a clamp; "clamp the chair together until the glue has hardened"
  2. impose or inflict forcefully; "The military government clamped a curfew onto the capital"
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
clap
n
  1. a sudden very loud noise [syn: bang, clap, eruption, blast, bam]
  2. a common venereal disease caused by the bacterium Neisseria gonorrhoeae; symptoms are painful urination and pain around the urethra
    Synonym(s): gonorrhea, gonorrhoea, clap
  3. a sharp abrupt noise as if two objects hit together; may be repeated
    Synonym(s): clack, clap
v
  1. put quickly or forcibly; "The judge clapped him in jail"
  2. cause to strike the air in flight; "The big bird clapped its wings"
  3. clap one's hands or shout after performances to indicate approval
    Synonym(s): applaud, clap, spat, acclaim
    Antonym(s): boo, hiss
  4. clap one's hands together; "The children were clapping to the music"
    Synonym(s): clap, spat
  5. strike the air in flight; "the wings of the birds clapped loudly"
  6. strike with the flat of the hand; usually in a friendly way, as in encouragement or greeting
  7. strike together so as to produce a sharp percussive noise; "clap two boards together"
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
clap up
v
  1. make hastily and carelessly [syn: clap up, {clap together}, slap together]
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
claptrap
n
  1. pompous or pretentious talk or writing [syn: bombast, fustian, rant, claptrap, blah]
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
claret cup
n
  1. a punch made of claret and brandy with lemon juice and sugar and sometimes sherry or curacao and fresh fruit
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
clasp
n
  1. a fastener (as a buckle or hook) that is used to hold two things together
  2. the act of grasping; "he released his clasp on my arm"; "he has a strong grip for an old man"; "she kept a firm hold on the railing"
    Synonym(s): clasp, clench, clutch, clutches, grasp, grip, hold
v
  1. hold firmly and tightly
    Antonym(s): unclasp
  2. fasten with or as if with a brooch
    Synonym(s): brooch, clasp
  3. fasten with a buckle or buckles
    Synonym(s): buckle, clasp
    Antonym(s): unbuckle
  4. grasp firmly; "The child clasped my hands"
    Antonym(s): unclasp
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
clean up
v
  1. put (things or places) in order; "Tidy up your room!" [syn: tidy, tidy up, clean up, neaten, straighten, straighten out, square away]
  2. make a big profit; often in a short period of time; "The investor really cleaned up when the stock market went up"
  3. dispose of; "settle the bills"
  4. make oneself clean, presentable or neat; "Clean up before you go to the party"
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
cleanup
n
  1. a very large profit
    Synonym(s): killing, cleanup
  2. (baseball) the fourth position in the batting order (usually filled by the best batter on the team)
    Synonym(s): cleanup, cleanup position, cleanup spot
  3. the act of making something clean; "he gave his shoes a good cleaning"
    Synonym(s): cleaning, cleansing, cleanup
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
clear up
v
  1. make clear and (more) comprehensible; "clarify the mystery surrounding her death"
    Synonym(s): clarify, clear up, elucidate
    Antonym(s): obfuscate
  2. finish a task completely; "I finally got through this homework assignment"
    Synonym(s): get through, wrap up, finish off, mop up, polish off, clear up, finish up
  3. free (the throat) by making a rasping sound; "Clear the throat"
    Synonym(s): clear, clear up
  4. become clear; "The sky cleared after the storm"
    Synonym(s): clear up, clear, light up, brighten
    Antonym(s): cloud, overcast
  5. make free from confusion or ambiguity; make clear; "Could you clarify these remarks?"; "Clear up the question of who is at fault"
    Synonym(s): clear, clear up, shed light on, crystallize, crystallise, crystalize, crystalise, straighten out, sort out, enlighten, illuminate, elucidate
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
cleft lip
n
  1. a congenital cleft in the middle of the upper lip [syn: cleft lip, harelip, cheiloschisis]
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
cleistocarp
n
  1. closed spore-bearing structure of some fungi (especially Aspergillaceae and Erysiphaceae) from which spores are released only by decay or disintegration
    Synonym(s): cleistothecium, cleistocarp
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
clerkship
n
  1. the job of clerk
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
climb up
v
  1. go upward with gradual or continuous progress; "Did you ever climb up the hill behind your house?"
    Synonym(s): climb, climb up, mount, go up
  2. appear to be moving upward, as by means of tendrils; "the vine climbed up the side of the house"
    Synonym(s): ascend, climb up
  3. rise in rank or status; "Her new novel jumped high on the bestseller list"
    Synonym(s): rise, jump, climb up
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
clip
n
  1. a metal frame or container holding cartridges; can be inserted into an automatic gun
    Synonym(s): cartridge holder, cartridge clip, clip, magazine
  2. an instance or single occasion for some event; "this time he succeeded"; "he called four times"; "he could do ten at a clip"
    Synonym(s): time, clip
  3. any of various small fasteners used to hold loose articles together
  4. an article of jewelry that can be clipped onto a hat or dress
  5. the act of clipping or snipping
    Synonym(s): clip, clipping, snip
  6. a sharp slanting blow; "he gave me a clip on the ear"
v
  1. sever or remove by pinching or snipping; "nip off the flowers"
    Synonym(s): nip, nip off, clip, snip, snip off
  2. run at a moderately swift pace
    Synonym(s): trot, jog, clip
  3. attach with a clip; "clip the papers together"
    Antonym(s): unclip
  4. cultivate, tend, and cut back the growth of; "dress the plants in the garden"
    Synonym(s): snip, clip, crop, trim, lop, dress, prune, cut back
  5. terminate or abbreviate before its intended or proper end or its full extent; "My speech was cut short"; "Personal freedom is curtailed in many countries"
    Synonym(s): clip, curtail, cut short
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
clip-clop
n
  1. the sound of a horse's hoofs hitting on a hard surface
    Synonym(s): clip-clop, clippety-clop, clop, clopping, clunking, clumping
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
clipper ship
n
  1. a fast sailing ship used in former times [syn: clipper, clipper ship]
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
clippety-clop
n
  1. the sound of a horse's hoofs hitting on a hard surface
    Synonym(s): clip-clop, clippety-clop, clop, clopping, clunking, clumping
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
clock up
v
  1. record a distance travelled; on planes and cars [syn: {log up}, clock up]
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
clog up
v
  1. become or cause to become obstructed; "The leaves clog our drains in the Fall"; "The water pipe is backed up"
    Synonym(s): clog, choke off, clog up, back up, congest, choke, foul
    Antonym(s): unclog
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
clomp
v
  1. walk clumsily
    Synonym(s): clump, clomp
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
clop
n
  1. the sound of a horse's hoofs hitting on a hard surface
    Synonym(s): clip-clop, clippety-clop, clop, clopping, clunking, clumping
v
  1. make or move along with a sound as of a horse's hooves striking the ground
    Synonym(s): clop, clump, clunk, plunk
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
close up
adv
  1. very close; "without my reading glasses I can hardly see things close up"; "even firing at close range he missed"
    Synonym(s): close up, at close range
v
  1. cease to operate or cause to cease operating; "The owners decided to move and to close the factory"; "My business closes every night at 8 P.M."; "close up the shop"
    Synonym(s): close up, close, fold, shut down, close down
    Antonym(s): open, open up
  2. block passage through; "obstruct the path"
    Synonym(s): obstruct, obturate, impede, occlude, jam, block, close up
    Antonym(s): disengage, free
  3. unite or bring into contact or bring together the edges of; "close the circuit"; "close a wound"; "close a book"; "close up an umbrella"
    Synonym(s): close up, close
  4. refuse to talk or stop talking; fall silent; "The children shut up when their father approached"
    Synonym(s): close up, clam up, dummy up, shut up, belt up, button up, be quiet, keep mum
    Antonym(s): open up
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
closed loop
n
  1. a control system with a feedback loop that is active [syn: closed loop, closed-loop system]
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
closed shop
n
  1. a company that hires only union members
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
closeup
n
  1. a photograph taken at close range
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
cloth cap
n
  1. a flat woolen cap with a stiff peak [syn: cloth cap, flat cap]
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
cloud up
v
  1. become covered with clouds; "The sky clouded over" [syn: overcloud, cloud over, cloud up]
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
clouding up
n
  1. the process whereby water particles become visible in the sky
    Synonym(s): clouding, clouding up
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
clump
n
  1. a grouping of a number of similar things; "a bunch of trees"; "a cluster of admirers"
    Synonym(s): bunch, clump, cluster, clustering
  2. a compact mass; "a ball of mud caught him on the shoulder"
    Synonym(s): ball, clod, glob, lump, clump, chunk
  3. a heavy dull sound (as made by impact of heavy objects)
    Synonym(s): thump, thumping, clump, clunk, thud
v
  1. make or move along with a sound as of a horse's hooves striking the ground
    Synonym(s): clop, clump, clunk, plunk
  2. come together as in a cluster or flock; "The poets constellate in this town every summer"
    Synonym(s): cluster, constellate, flock, clump
  3. walk clumsily
    Synonym(s): clump, clomp
  4. gather or cause to gather into a cluster; "She bunched her fingers into a fist"
    Synonym(s): bunch, bunch up, bundle, cluster, clump
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
clutter up
v
  1. fill a space in a disorderly way [syn: clutter, {clutter up}]
    Antonym(s): clear, unclutter
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
co-op
n
  1. a jointly owned commercial enterprise (usually organized by farmers or consumers) that produces and distributes goods and services and is run for the benefit of its owners
    Synonym(s): cooperative, co-op
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
coachwhip
n
  1. desert shrub of southwestern United States and Mexico having slender naked spiny branches that after the rainy season put forth foliage and clusters of red flowers
    Synonym(s): ocotillo, coachwhip, Jacob's staff, vine cactus, Fouquieria splendens
  2. a whipsnake of southern United States and Mexico; tail resembles a braided whip
    Synonym(s): coachwhip, coachwhip snake, Masticophis flagellum
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
cobble up
v
  1. put together hastily
    Synonym(s): cobble together, cobble up
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
cock up
v
  1. raise; "The dog pricked up his ears" [syn: prick up, prick, cock up]
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
cock-a-hoop
adj
  1. exhibiting self-importance; "big talk" [syn: boastful, braggart(a), bragging(a), braggy, big, cock-a-hoop, crowing, self-aggrandizing, self- aggrandising]
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
cockup
n
  1. something badly botched or muddled [syn: ballup, {balls- up}, cockup, mess-up]
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
codswallop
n
  1. nonsensical talk or writing [syn: folderol, rubbish, tripe, trumpery, trash, wish-wash, applesauce, codswallop]
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
coffee cup
n
  1. a cup from which coffee is drunk
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
coffee shop
n
  1. a small restaurant where drinks and snacks are sold [syn: cafe, coffeehouse, coffee shop, coffee bar]
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
cold snap
n
  1. a spell of cold weather
    Synonym(s): cold spell, cold snap
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
Colonel Blimp
n
  1. any elderly pompous reactionary ultranationalistic person (after the cartoon character created by Sir David Low)
    Synonym(s): Colonel Blimp, Blimp
  2. a pompous reactionary cartoon character created by Sir David Low
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
Colorado River hemp
n
  1. tall-growing annual of southwestern United States widely grown as green manure; yields a strong tough bast fiber formerly used by Indians for cordage
    Synonym(s): Colorado River hemp, Sesbania exaltata
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
combat ship
n
  1. a government ship that is available for waging war [syn: warship, war vessel, combat ship]
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
come up
v
  1. bring forth, usually something desirable; "The committee came up with some interesting recommendations"
  2. result or issue; "A slight unpleasantness arose from this discussion"
    Synonym(s): arise, come up
  3. move toward, travel toward something or somebody or approach something or somebody; "He came singing down the road"; "Come with me to the Casbah"; "come down here!"; "come out of the closet!"; "come into the room"
    Synonym(s): come, come up
    Antonym(s): depart, go, go away
  4. come to the surface
    Synonym(s): surface, come up, rise up, rise
  5. originate or come into being; "a question arose"
    Synonym(s): arise, come up, bob up
  6. move upward; "The fog lifted"; "The smoke arose from the forest fire"; "The mist uprose from the meadows"
    Synonym(s): rise, lift, arise, move up, go up, come up, uprise
    Antonym(s): come down, descend, fall, go down
  7. be mentioned; "These names came up in the discussion"
  8. start running, functioning, or operating; "the lights went on"; "the computer came up"
    Synonym(s): go on, come up, come on
    Antonym(s): go off
  9. get something or somebody for a specific purpose; "I found this gadget that will serve as a bottle opener"; "I got hold of these tools to fix our plumbing"; "The chairman got hold of a secretary on Friday night to type the urgent letter"
    Synonym(s): line up, get hold, come up, find
  10. come up, of celestial bodies; "The sun also rises"; "The sun uprising sees the dusk night fled..."; "Jupiter ascends"
    Synonym(s): rise, come up, uprise, ascend
    Antonym(s): go down, go under, set
  11. gather (money or other resources) together over time; "She had scraped together enough money for college"; "they scratched a meager living"
    Synonym(s): scrape, scrape up, scratch, come up
  12. gather or bring together; "muster the courage to do something"; "she rallied her intellect"; "Summon all your courage"
    Synonym(s): muster, rally, summon, come up, muster up
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
comic strip
n
  1. a sequence of drawings telling a story in a newspaper or comic book
    Synonym(s): comic strip, cartoon strip, strip, funnies
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
commandership
n
  1. the position or office of commander [syn: commandership, commandery]
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
common buttercup
n
  1. perennial Old World buttercup with golden to sulphur yellow flowers in late spring to early summer; naturalized in North America
    Synonym(s): common buttercup, Ranunculus bulbosus
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
common hop
n
  1. European twining plant whose flowers are used chiefly to flavor malt liquors; cultivated in America
    Synonym(s): common hop, common hops, bine, European hop, Humulus lupulus
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
common wasp
n
  1. a variety of vespid wasp [syn: common wasp, {Vespula vulgaris}]
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
commutative group
n
  1. a group that satisfies the commutative law [syn: {Abelian group}, commutative group]
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
comp
n
  1. an intensive examination testing a student's proficiency in some special field of knowledge; "she took her comps in English literature"
    Synonym(s): comprehensive examination, comprehensive, comp
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
companionship
n
  1. the state of being with someone; "he missed their company"; "he enjoyed the society of his friends"
    Synonym(s): company, companionship, fellowship, society
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
comparison-shop
v
  1. compare prices for a given item
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
compost heap
n
  1. a heap of manure and vegetation and other organic residues that are decaying to become compost
    Synonym(s): compost heap, compost pile
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
comptrollership
n
  1. the position of comptroller
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
computer backup
n
  1. (computer science) a copy of a file or directory on a separate storage device; "he made a backup in case the original was accidentally damaged or erased"
    Synonym(s): backup, computer backup
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
comradeship
n
  1. the quality of affording easy familiarity and sociability
    Synonym(s): chumminess, camaraderie, comradeliness, comradery, comradeship
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
concentration camp
n
  1. a penal camp where political prisoners or prisoners of war are confined (usually under harsh conditions)
    Synonym(s): concentration camp, stockade
  2. a situation characterized by crowding and extremely harsh conditions
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
condensation pump
n
  1. vacuum pump used to obtain a high vacuum [syn: condensation pump, diffusion pump]
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
conic waxycap
n
  1. a fungus having an acutely conic cap and dry stalks [syn: Hygrocybe acutoconica, conic waxycap]
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
conjure up
v
  1. summon into action or bring into existence, often as if by magic; "raise the specter of unemployment"; "he conjured wild birds in the air"; "call down the spirits from the mountain"
    Synonym(s): raise, conjure, conjure up, invoke, evoke, stir, call down, arouse, bring up, put forward, call forth
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
connoisseurship
n
  1. love of or taste for fine objects of art [syn: virtu, vertu, connoisseurship]
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
consulship
n
  1. the post of consul
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
container ship
n
  1. a cargo ship designed to hold containerized cargoes; "the weight of the documentation of all the consignments on board a contemporary container ship can exceed 90 pounds"
    Synonym(s): container ship, containership, container vessel
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
containership
n
  1. a cargo ship designed to hold containerized cargoes; "the weight of the documentation of all the consignments on board a contemporary container ship can exceed 90 pounds"
    Synonym(s): container ship, containership, container vessel
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
contour map
n
  1. a map having contour lines through points of equal elevation
    Synonym(s): contour map, relief map
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
controllership
n
  1. the position of controller
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
cook up
v
  1. prepare or cook by mixing ingredients; "concoct a strange mixture"
    Synonym(s): concoct, cook up
  2. make up something artificial or untrue
    Synonym(s): fabricate, manufacture, cook up, make up, invent
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
coonskin cap
n
  1. a raccoon cap with the tail hanging down the back [syn: coonskin cap, coonskin]
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
coop
n
  1. a farm building for housing poultry [syn: chicken coop, coop, hencoop, henhouse]
  2. an enclosure made or wire or metal bars in which birds or animals can be kept
    Synonym(s): cage, coop
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
coop up
v
  1. confine in or as if in a coop; "she coops herself up in the library all day"
    Synonym(s): coop up, coop in
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
cop
n
  1. uncomplimentary terms for a policeman [syn: bull, cop, copper, fuzz, pig]
v
  1. take by theft; "Someone snitched my wallet!" [syn: hook, snitch, thieve, cop, knock off, glom]
  2. take into custody; "the police nabbed the suspected criminals"
    Synonym(s): collar, nail, apprehend, arrest, pick up, nab, cop
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
copartnership
n
  1. a partnership in which employees get a share of the profits in addition to their wages
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
corbel step
n
  1. (architecture) a step on the top of a gable wall [syn: corbel step, corbie-step, corbiestep, crow step]
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
corbie-step
n
  1. (architecture) a step on the top of a gable wall [syn: corbel step, corbie-step, corbiestep, crow step]
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
corbiestep
n
  1. (architecture) a step on the top of a gable wall [syn: corbel step, corbie-step, corbiestep, crow step]
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
core dump
n
  1. (computer science) dump of the contents of the chief registers in the CPU; usually used for debugging
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
core group
n
  1. a small group of indispensable persons or things; "five periodicals make up the core of their publishing program"
    Synonym(s): core, nucleus, core group
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
cork up
v
  1. close a bottle with a cork
    Synonym(s): cork, cork up [ant: uncork]
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
corn chip
n
  1. thin piece of cornmeal dough fried
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
corn syrup
n
  1. syrup prepared from corn
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
corp
n
  1. a business firm whose articles of incorporation have been approved in some state
    Synonym(s): corporation, corp
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
cottage tulip
n
  1. any of several long-stemmed tulips that flower in May; have egg-shaped variously colored flowers
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
cotton up
v
  1. ingratiate oneself to; often with insincere behavior; "She is playing up to the chairman"
    Synonym(s): cozy up, cotton up, shine up, play up, sidle up, suck up
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
cough drop
n
  1. a medicated lozenge used to soothe the throat [syn: {cough drop}, troche, pastille, pastil]
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
cough up
v
  1. give reluctantly; "He coughed up some money for his children's tuition"
    Synonym(s): cough up, pony up, spit up
  2. discharge (phlegm or sputum) from the lungs and out of the mouth
    Synonym(s): expectorate, cough up, cough out, spit up, spit out
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
coughing up
n
  1. the act of expelling (food or phlegm) by coughing
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
councillorship
n
  1. the position of council member [syn: councillorship, councilorship]
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
councilorship
n
  1. the position of council member [syn: councillorship, councilorship]
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
counsellorship
n
  1. the position of counselor [syn: counselorship, counsellorship]
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
counselorship
n
  1. the position of counselor [syn: counselorship, counsellorship]
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
countercoup
n
  1. a sudden and decisive overthrow of a government that gained power by a coup d'etat
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
countertop
n
  1. the top side of a counter
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
coup
n
  1. a sudden and decisive change of government illegally or by force
    Synonym(s): coup d'etat, coup, putsch, takeover
  2. a brilliant and notable success
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
couple up
v
  1. link together; "can we couple these proposals?" [syn: couple, couple on, couple up]
    Antonym(s): decouple, uncouple
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
courtship
n
  1. a man's courting of a woman; seeking the affections of a woman (usually with the hope of marriage); "its was a brief and intense courtship"
    Synonym(s): courtship, wooing, courting, suit
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
cover crop
n
  1. crop planted to prevent soil erosion and provide green manure
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
cover slip
n
  1. a small and very thin piece of glass used to cover the specimen on a microscope slide
    Synonym(s): cover glass, cover slip
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
cover up
v
  1. hide from view or knowledge; "The President covered the fact that he bugged the offices in the White House"
    Synonym(s): cover, cover up
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
cover-up
n
  1. concealment that attempts to prevent something scandalous from becoming public
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
cow chip
n
  1. a piece of dried bovine dung [syn: chip, cow chip, {cow dung}, buffalo chip]
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
cow parsnip
n
  1. tall coarse plant having thick stems and cluster of white to purple flowers
    Synonym(s): cow parsnip, hogweed, Heracleum sphondylium
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
cowslip
n
  1. early spring flower common in British isles having fragrant yellow or sometimes purple flowers
    Synonym(s): cowslip, paigle, Primula veris
  2. swamp plant of Europe and North America having bright yellow flowers resembling buttercups
    Synonym(s): marsh marigold, kingcup, meadow bright, May blob, cowslip, water dragon, Caltha palustris
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
cozy up
v
  1. ingratiate oneself to; often with insincere behavior; "She is playing up to the chairman"
    Synonym(s): cozy up, cotton up, shine up, play up, sidle up, suck up
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
crack up
v
  1. suffer a nervous breakdown [syn: crack up, crack, crock up, break up, collapse]
  2. rhapsodize about
  3. laugh unrestrainedly
    Synonym(s): break up, crack up
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
crack-up
n
  1. a mental or physical breakdown [syn: breakdown, {crack- up}]
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
cradle cap
n
  1. a dermatitis of the scalp that is common in infants
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
craftsmanship
n
  1. skill in an occupation or trade [syn: craft, craftsmanship, workmanship]
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
cramp
n
  1. a painful and involuntary muscular contraction [syn: spasm, cramp, muscle spasm]
  2. a clamp for holding pieces of wood together while they are glued
  3. a strip of metal with ends bent at right angles; used to hold masonry together
    Synonym(s): cramp, cramp iron
v
  1. secure with a cramp; "cramp the wood"
  2. prevent the progress or free movement of; "He was hampered in his efforts by the bad weather"; "the imperialist nation wanted to strangle the free trade between the two small countries"
    Synonym(s): hamper, halter, cramp, strangle
  3. affect with or as if with a cramp
  4. suffer from sudden painful contraction of a muscle
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
crank up
v
  1. start by cranking; "crank up the engine" [syn: crank, crank up]
  2. rotate with a crank
    Synonym(s): crank, crank up
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
crap
n
  1. obscene terms for feces [syn: crap, dirt, shit, shite, poop, turd]
  2. obscene words for unacceptable behavior; "I put up with a lot of bullshit from that jerk"; "what he said was mostly bull"
    Synonym(s): bullshit, bull, Irish bull, horseshit, shit, crap, dogshit
v
  1. have a bowel movement; "The dog had made in the flower beds"
    Synonym(s): stool, defecate, shit, take a shit, take a crap, ca-ca, crap, make
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
crap up
v
  1. become obstructed or chocked up; "The drains clogged up"
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
creep
n
  1. someone unpleasantly strange or eccentric [syn: creep, weirdo, weirdie, weirdy, spook]
  2. a slow longitudinal movement or deformation
  3. a pen that is fenced so that young animals can enter but adults cannot
  4. a slow mode of locomotion on hands and knees or dragging the body; "a crawl was all that the injured man could manage"; "the traffic moved at a creep"
    Synonym(s): crawl, crawling, creep, creeping
v
  1. move slowly; in the case of people or animals with the body near the ground; "The crocodile was crawling along the riverbed"
    Synonym(s): crawl, creep
  2. to go stealthily or furtively; "..stead of sneaking around spying on the neighbor's house"
    Synonym(s): sneak, mouse, creep, pussyfoot
  3. grow or spread, often in such a way as to cover (a surface); "ivy crept over the walls of the university buildings"
  4. show submission or fear
    Synonym(s): fawn, crawl, creep, cringe, cower, grovel
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
creep up
v
  1. advance stealthily or unnoticed; "Age creeps up on you"
    Synonym(s): creep up, sneak up
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
creeping buttercup
n
  1. perennial European herb with long creeping stolons [syn: creeping buttercup, creeping crowfoot, Ranunculus repens]
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
crimp
n
  1. an angular or rounded shape made by folding; "a fold in the napkin"; "a crease in his trousers"; "a plication on her blouse"; "a flexure of the colon"; "a bend of his elbow"
    Synonym(s): fold, crease, plication, flexure, crimp, bend
  2. someone who tricks or coerces men into service as sailors or soldiers
    Synonym(s): crimp, crimper
  3. a lock of hair that has been artificially waved or curled
v
  1. make ridges into by pinching together [syn: crimp, pinch]
  2. curl tightly; "crimp hair"
    Synonym(s): crimp, crape, frizzle, frizz, kink up, kink
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
crisp
adj
  1. (of something seen or heard) clearly defined; "a sharp photographic image"; "the sharp crack of a twig"; "the crisp snap of dry leaves underfoot"
    Synonym(s): crisp, sharp
  2. tender and brittle; "crisp potato chips"
    Synonym(s): crisp, crispy
  3. pleasantly cold and invigorating; "crisp clear nights and frosty mornings"; "a nipping wind"; "a nippy fall day"; "snappy weather"
    Synonym(s): crisp, frosty, nipping, nippy, snappy
  4. pleasingly firm and fresh; "crisp lettuce"
  5. (of hair) in small tight curls
    Synonym(s): crisp, frizzly, frizzy, kinky, nappy
  6. brief and to the point; effectively cut short; "a crisp retort"; "a response so curt as to be almost rude"; "the laconic reply; `yes'"; "short and terse and easy to understand"
    Synonym(s): crisp, curt, laconic, terse
n
  1. a thin crisp slice of potato fried in deep fat [syn: chip, crisp, potato chip, Saratoga chip]
v
  1. make wrinkles or creases on a smooth surface; make a pressed, folded or wrinkled line in; "The dress got wrinkled"; "crease the paper like this to make a crane"
    Synonym(s): wrinkle, ruckle, crease, crinkle, scrunch, scrunch up, crisp
  2. make brown and crisp by heating; "toast bread"; "crisp potatoes"
    Synonym(s): crispen, toast, crisp
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
crock up
v
  1. suffer a nervous breakdown [syn: crack up, crack, crock up, break up, collapse]
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
crop
n
  1. the yield from plants in a single growing season [syn: crop, harvest]
  2. a cultivated plant that is grown commercially on a large scale
  3. a collection of people or things appearing together; "the annual crop of students brings a new crop of ideas"
  4. the output of something in a season; "the latest crop of fashions is about to hit the stores"
  5. the stock or handle of a whip
  6. a pouch in many birds and some lower animals that resembles a stomach for storage and preliminary maceration of food
    Synonym(s): craw, crop
v
  1. cut short; "She wanted her hair cropped short"
  2. prepare for crops; "Work the soil"; "cultivate the land"
    Synonym(s): cultivate, crop, work
  3. yield crops; "This land crops well"
  4. let feed in a field or pasture or meadow
    Synonym(s): crop, graze, pasture
  5. feed as in a meadow or pasture; "the herd was grazing"
    Synonym(s): crop, browse, graze, range, pasture
  6. cultivate, tend, and cut back the growth of; "dress the plants in the garden"
    Synonym(s): snip, clip, crop, trim, lop, dress, prune, cut back
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
crop up
v
  1. appear suddenly or unexpectedly; "The farm popped into view as we turned the corner"; "He suddenly popped up out of nowhere"
    Synonym(s): crop up, pop up, pop
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
croup
n
  1. a disease of infants and young children; harsh coughing and hoarseness and fever and difficult breathing
    Synonym(s): croup, spasmodic laryngitis
  2. the part of an animal that corresponds to the human buttocks
    Synonym(s): hindquarters, croup, croupe, rump
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
crow step
n
  1. (architecture) a step on the top of a gable wall [syn: corbel step, corbie-step, corbiestep, crow step]
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
CRP
n
  1. a byproduct of inflammation; a globulin that is found in the blood in some cases of acute inflammation
    Synonym(s): C-reactive protein, CRP
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
crucian carp
n
  1. European carp closely resembling wild goldfish [syn: crucian carp, Carassius carassius, Carassius vulgaris]
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
cruise ship
n
  1. a passenger ship used commercially for pleasure cruises
    Synonym(s): cruise ship, cruise liner
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
crump
v
  1. make a noise typical of an engine lacking lubricants [syn: crump, thud, scrunch]
  2. bombard with heavy shells
  3. explode heavily or with a loud dull noise
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
crystal pickup
n
  1. a cartridge in which an output voltage is produced by the vibration of a piezoelectric crystal
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
cultivated parsnip
n
  1. European biennial having a long fusiform root that has been made palatable through cultivation
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
Cumberland Gap
n
  1. a pass through the Cumberland Mountains between Virginia and Kentucky that early settlers used in order to move west
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
cup
n
  1. a small open container usually used for drinking; usually has a handle; "he put the cup back in the saucer"; "the handle of the cup was missing"
  2. the quantity a cup will hold; "he drank a cup of coffee"; "he borrowed a cup of sugar"
    Synonym(s): cup, cupful
  3. any cup-shaped concavity; "bees filled the waxen cups with honey"; "he wore a jock strap with a metal cup"; "the cup of her bra"
  4. a United States liquid unit equal to 8 fluid ounces
  5. cup-shaped plant organ
  6. a punch served in a pitcher instead of a punch bowl
  7. the hole (or metal container in the hole) on a golf green; "he swore as the ball rimmed the cup and rolled away"; "put the flag back in the cup"
  8. a large metal vessel with two handles that is awarded as a trophy to the winner of a competition; "the school kept the cups is a special glass case"
    Synonym(s): cup, loving cup
v
  1. form into the shape of a cup; "She cupped her hands"
  2. put into a cup; "cup the milk"
  3. treat by applying evacuated cups to the patient's skin
    Synonym(s): cup, transfuse
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
curatorship
n
  1. the position of curator
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
curl up
v
  1. shape one's body into a curl; "She curled farther down under the covers"; "She fell and drew in"
    Synonym(s): curl up, curl, draw in
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
cusp
n
  1. point formed by two intersecting arcs (as from the intrados of a Gothic arch)
  2. a thin triangular flap of a heart valve
    Synonym(s): cusp, leaflet
  3. small elevation on the grinding surface of a tooth
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
custodianship
n
  1. the position of custodian
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
cut up
adj
  1. cut into pieces
v
  1. cut to pieces; "Father carved the ham" [syn: carve, {cut up}]
  2. destroy or injure severely; "The madman mutilates art work"
    Synonym(s): mutilate, mangle, cut up
  3. separate into isolated compartments or categories; "You cannot compartmentalize your life like this!"
    Synonym(s): compartmentalize, compartmentalise, cut up
  4. significantly cut up a manuscript
    Synonym(s): hack, cut up
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
cut-up
n
  1. someone who plays practical jokes on others [syn: prankster, cut-up, trickster, tricker, hoaxer, practical joker]
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
cyanide group
n
  1. the monovalent group -CN in a chemical compound [syn: cyano group, cyano radical, cyanide group, cyanide radical]
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
cyano group
n
  1. the monovalent group -CN in a chemical compound [syn: cyano group, cyano radical, cyanide group, cyanide radical]
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
cynipid gall wasp
n
  1. small solitary wasp that produces galls on oaks and other plants
    Synonym(s): gall wasp, gallfly, cynipid wasp, cynipid gall wasp
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
cynipid wasp
n
  1. small solitary wasp that produces galls on oaks and other plants
    Synonym(s): gall wasp, gallfly, cynipid wasp, cynipid gall wasp
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
Dall sheep
n
  1. large white wild sheep of northwestern Canada and Alaska
    Synonym(s): Dall sheep, Dall's sheep, white sheep, Ovis montana dalli
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
Dall's sheep
n
  1. large white wild sheep of northwestern Canada and Alaska
    Synonym(s): Dall sheep, Dall's sheep, white sheep, Ovis montana dalli
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
dam up
v
  1. obstruct with, or as if with, a dam; "dam the gorges of the Yangtse River"
    Synonym(s): dam, dam up
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
damp
adj
  1. slightly wet; "clothes damp with perspiration"; "a moist breeze"; "eyes moist with tears"
    Synonym(s): damp, dampish, moist
n
  1. a slight wetness
    Synonym(s): damp, dampness, moistness
v
  1. deaden (a sound or noise), especially by wrapping [syn: muffle, mute, dull, damp, dampen, tone down]
  2. restrain or discourage; "the sudden bad news damped the joyous atmosphere"
  3. make vague or obscure or make (an image) less visible; "muffle the message"
    Synonym(s): dampen, deaden, damp
  4. lessen in force or effect; "soften a shock"; "break a fall"
    Synonym(s): dampen, damp, soften, weaken, break
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
dance step
n
  1. a sequence of foot movements that make up a particular dance; "he taught them the waltz step"
    Synonym(s): dance step, step
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
Darwin tulip
n
  1. any of several very tall, late blooming tulips bearing large squarish flowers on sturdy stems
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
date stamp
v
  1. stamp with a date; "The package is dated November 24" [syn: date, date stamp]
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
Davis Cup
n
  1. cup awarded for the annual international team tennis competition
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
Davy lamp
n
  1. an oil lamp that will not ignite flammable gases (methane)
    Synonym(s): safety lamp, Davy lamp
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
day camp
n
  1. a camp providing care and activities for children during the daytime
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
DCCP
n
  1. an agency of the United Nations that promotes drug control and crime prevention
    Synonym(s): United Nations Office for Drug Control and Crime Prevention, DCCP
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
dead drop
n
  1. a drop used for the clandestine exchange of intelligence information; "a dead drop avoids the need for an intelligence officer and a spy to be present at the same time"
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
dealership
n
  1. a business established or operated under an authorization to sell or distribute a company's goods or services in a particular area
    Synonym(s): franchise, dealership
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
deanship
n
  1. the position or office of a dean [syn: deanship, deanery]
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
death camp
n
  1. a concentration camp where prisoners are likely to die or be killed
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
death cap
n
  1. extremely poisonous usually white fungus with a prominent cup-shaped base; differs from edible Agaricus only in its white gills
    Synonym(s): death cap, death cup, death angel, destroying angel, Amanita phalloides
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
death cup
n
  1. extremely poisonous usually white fungus with a prominent cup-shaped base; differs from edible Agaricus only in its white gills
    Synonym(s): death cap, death cup, death angel, destroying angel, Amanita phalloides
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
deathtrap
n
  1. any structure that is very unsafe; where people are likely to be killed
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
decamp
v
  1. leave a camp; "The hikers decamped before dawn" [syn: decamp, break camp]
  2. run away; usually includes taking something or somebody along; "The thief made off with our silver"; "the accountant absconded with the cash from the safe"
    Synonym(s): abscond, bolt, absquatulate, decamp, run off, go off, make off
  3. leave suddenly; "She persuaded him to decamp"; "skip town"
    Synonym(s): decamp, skip, vamoose
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
deccan hemp
n
  1. fiber from an East Indian plant Hibiscus cannabinus [syn: kenaf, deccan hemp]
  2. valuable fiber plant of East Indies now widespread in cultivation
    Synonym(s): kenaf, kanaf, deccan hemp, bimli, bimli hemp, Indian hemp, Bombay hemp, Hibiscus cannabinus
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
deck up
v
  1. put on special clothes to appear particularly appealing and attractive; "She never dresses up, even when she goes to the opera"; "The young girls were all fancied up for the party"
    Synonym(s): overdress, dress up, fig out, fig up, deck up, gussy up, fancy up, trick up, deck out, trick out, prink, attire, get up, rig out, tog up, tog out
    Antonym(s): dress down, underdress
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
deep
adv
  1. to a great depth;far down; "dived deeply"; "dug deep"
    Synonym(s): deeply, deep
  2. to an advanced time; "deep into the night"; "talked late into the evening"
    Synonym(s): deep, late
  3. to a great distance; "penetrated deep into enemy territory"; "went deep into the woods"
adj
  1. relatively deep or strong; affecting one deeply; "a deep breath"; "a deep sigh"; "deep concentration"; "deep emotion"; "a deep trance"; "in a deep sleep"
    Antonym(s): shallow
  2. marked by depth of thinking; "deep thoughts"; "a deep allegory"
  3. having great spatial extension or penetration downward or inward from an outer surface or backward or laterally or outward from a center; sometimes used in combination; "a deep well"; "a deep dive"; "deep water"; "a deep casserole"; "a deep gash"; "deep massage"; "deep pressure receptors in muscles"; "deep shelves"; "a deep closet"; "surrounded by a deep yard"; "hit the ball to deep center field"; "in deep space"; "waist-deep"
    Antonym(s): shallow
  4. very distant in time or space; "deep in the past"; "deep in enemy territory"; "deep in the woods"; "a deep space probe"
  5. extreme; "in deep trouble"; "deep happiness"
  6. having or denoting a low vocal or instrumental range; "a deep voice"; "a bass voice is lower than a baritone voice"; "a bass clarinet"
    Synonym(s): bass, deep
  7. strong; intense; "deep purple"; "a rich red"
    Synonym(s): deep, rich
  8. relatively thick from top to bottom; "deep carpets"; "deep snow"
  9. extending relatively far inward; "a deep border"
  10. (of darkness) very intense; "thick night"; "thick darkness"; "a face in deep shadow"; "deep night"
    Synonym(s): thick, deep
  11. large in quantity or size; "deep cuts in the budget"
  12. with head or back bent low; "a deep bow"
  13. of an obscure nature; "the new insurance policy is written without cryptic or mysterious terms"; "a deep dark secret"; "the inscrutable workings of Providence"; "in its mysterious past it encompasses all the dim origins of life"- Rachel Carson; "rituals totally mystifying to visitors from other lands"
    Synonym(s): cryptic, cryptical, deep, inscrutable, mysterious, mystifying
  14. difficult to penetrate; incomprehensible to one of ordinary understanding or knowledge; "the professor's lectures were so abstruse that students tended to avoid them"; "a deep metaphysical theory"; "some recondite problem in historiography"
    Synonym(s): abstruse, deep, recondite
  15. exhibiting great cunning usually with secrecy; "deep political machinations"; "a deep plot"
n
  1. the central and most intense or profound part; "in the deep of night"; "in the deep of winter"
  2. a long steep-sided depression in the ocean floor
    Synonym(s): trench, deep, oceanic abyss
  3. literary term for an ocean; "denizens of the deep"
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
desert mariposa tulip
n
  1. mariposa with clusters of bell-shaped vermilion or orange or yellow flowers atop short stems; southern California to Arizona and Mexico
    Synonym(s): desert mariposa tulip, Calochortus kennedyi
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
desktop
n
  1. the top of a desk
  2. (computer science) the area of the screen in graphical user interfaces against which icons and windows appear
    Synonym(s): background, desktop, screen background
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
detention camp
n
  1. an institution where juvenile offenders can be held temporarily (usually under the supervision of a juvenile court)
    Synonym(s): detention home, detention house, house of detention, detention camp
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
develop
v
  1. make something new, such as a product or a mental or artistic creation; "Her company developed a new kind of building material that withstands all kinds of weather"; "They developed a new technique"
  2. work out; "We have developed a new theory of evolution"
    Synonym(s): evolve, germinate, develop
  3. gain through experience; "I acquired a strong aversion to television"; "Children must develop a sense of right and wrong"; "Dave developed leadership qualities in his new position"; "develop a passion for painting"
    Synonym(s): develop, acquire, evolve
  4. come to have or undergo a change of (physical features and attributes); "He grew a beard"; "The patient developed abdominal pains"; "I got funny spots all over my body"; "Well-developed breasts"
    Synonym(s): grow, develop, produce, get, acquire
  5. come into existence; take on form or shape; "A new religious movement originated in that country"; "a love that sprang up from friendship"; "the idea for the book grew out of a short story"; "An interesting phenomenon uprose"
    Synonym(s): originate, arise, rise, develop, uprise, spring up, grow
  6. change the use of and make available or usable; "develop land"; "The country developed its natural resources"; "The remote areas of the country were gradually built up"
    Synonym(s): build up, develop
  7. elaborate, as of theories and hypotheses; "Could you develop the ideas in your thesis"
    Synonym(s): explicate, formulate, develop
  8. create by training and teaching; "The old master is training world-class violinists"; "we develop the leaders for the future"
    Synonym(s): train, develop, prepare, educate
  9. be gradually disclosed or unfolded; become manifest; "The plot developed slowly";
  10. grow, progress, unfold, or evolve through a process of evolution, natural growth, differentiation, or a conducive environment; "A flower developed on the branch"; "The country developed into a mighty superpower"; "The embryo develops into a fetus"; "This situation has developed over a long time"
  11. become technologically advanced; "Many countries in Asia are now developing at a very fast pace"; "Viet Nam is modernizing rapidly"
    Synonym(s): modernize, modernise, develop
  12. cause to grow and differentiate in ways conforming to its natural development; "The perfect climate here develops the grain"; "He developed a new kind of apple"
    Synonym(s): develop, make grow
  13. generate gradually; "We must develop more potential customers"; "develop a market for the new mobile phone"
  14. grow emotionally or mature; "The child developed beautifully in her new kindergarten"; "When he spent a summer at camp, the boy grew noticeably and no longer showed some of his old adolescent behavior"
    Synonym(s): develop, grow
  15. make visible by means of chemical solutions; "Please develop this roll of film for me"
  16. superimpose a three-dimensional surface on a plane without stretching, in geometry
  17. move one's pieces into strategically more advantageous positions; "Spassky developed quickly"
  18. move into a strategically more advantageous position; "develop the rook"
  19. elaborate by the unfolding of a musical idea and by the working out of the rhythmic and harmonic changes in the theme; "develop the melody and change the key"
  20. happen; "Report the news as it develops"; "These political movements recrudesce from time to time"
    Synonym(s): break, recrudesce, develop
  21. expand in the form of a series; "Develop the function in the following form"
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
devil's turnip
n
  1. white-flowered vine having thick roots and bearing small black berries; Europe to Iran
    Synonym(s): white bryony, devil's turnip, Bryonia alba
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
devil-worship
n
  1. the acts or rites of worshiping devils [syn: diabolatry, demonolatry, devil-worship]
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
dewdrop
n
  1. a drop of dew
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
dewlap
n
  1. a hanging fold of loose skin on an elderly person's neck
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
DFLP
n
  1. a Marxist-Leninist group that believes Palestinian goals can only be achieved by revolutionary change; "in 1974 the DFLP took over a schoolhouse and massacred Israeli schoolchildren"
    Synonym(s): Democratic Front for the Liberation of Palestine, DFLP, Popular Democratic Front for the Liberation of Palestine, PDFLP
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
diapason stop
n
  1. either of the two main stops on a pipe organ [syn: diapason, diapason stop]
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
dice cup
n
  1. a small container (open at one end) in which dice are shaken by hand and from which they are thrown
    Synonym(s): dice cup, dice box
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
dictatorship
n
  1. a form of government in which the ruler is an absolute dictator (not restricted by a constitution or laws or opposition etc.)
    Synonym(s): dictatorship, absolutism, authoritarianism, Caesarism, despotism, monocracy, one-man rule, shogunate, Stalinism, totalitarianism, tyranny
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
diffusion pump
n
  1. vacuum pump used to obtain a high vacuum [syn: condensation pump, diffusion pump]
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
dig up
v
  1. find by digging in the ground; "I dug up an old box in the garden"
    Synonym(s): excavate, dig up, turn up
  2. remove, harvest, or recover by digging; "dig salt"; "dig coal"
    Synonym(s): dig, dig up, dig out
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
digger wasp
n
  1. solitary wasp that digs nests in the soil and stocks them with paralyzed insects for the larvae
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
digging up
n
  1. the act of digging something out of the ground (especially a corpse) where it has been buried
    Synonym(s): exhumation, disinterment, digging up
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
Dimetapp
n
  1. trade name for a drug containing an antihistamine and a decongestant; used to relieve nasal congestion and to treat rhinitis
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
dip
n
  1. a depression in an otherwise level surface; "there was a dip in the road"
  2. (physics) the angle that a magnetic needle makes with the plane of the horizon
    Synonym(s): dip, angle of dip, magnetic dip, magnetic inclination, inclination
  3. a thief who steals from the pockets or purses of others in public places
    Synonym(s): pickpocket, cutpurse, dip
  4. tasty mixture or liquid into which bite-sized foods are dipped
  5. a brief immersion
  6. a sudden sharp decrease in some quantity; "a drop of 57 points on the Dow Jones index"; "there was a drop in pressure in the pulmonary artery"; "a dip in prices"; "when that became known the price of their stock went into free fall"
    Synonym(s): drop, dip, fall, free fall
  7. a candle that is made by repeated dipping in a pool of wax or tallow
  8. a brief swim in water
    Synonym(s): dip, plunge
  9. a gymnastic exercise on the parallel bars in which the body is lowered and raised by bending and straightening the arms
v
  1. immerse briefly into a liquid so as to wet, coat, or saturate; "dip the garment into the cleaning solution"; "dip the brush into the paint"
    Synonym(s): dunk, dip, souse, plunge, douse
  2. dip into a liquid while eating; "She dunked the piece of bread in the sauce"
    Synonym(s): dunk, dip
  3. go down momentarily; "Prices dipped"
  4. stain an object by immersing it in a liquid
  5. take a small amount from; "I had to dip into my savings to buy him this present"
  6. switch (a car's headlights) from a higher to a lower beam
    Synonym(s): dim, dip
  7. lower briefly; "She dipped her knee"
  8. appear to move downward; "The sun dipped below the horizon"; "The setting sun sank below the tree line"
    Synonym(s): dip, sink
  9. slope downwards; "Our property dips towards the river"
  10. dip into a liquid; "He dipped into the pool"
    Synonym(s): dip, douse, duck
  11. place (candle wicks) into hot, liquid wax
  12. immerse in a disinfectant solution; "dip the sheep"
  13. plunge (one's hand or a receptacle) into a container; "He dipped into his pocket"
  14. scoop up by plunging one's hand or a ladle below the surface; "dip water out of a container"
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
dipterocarp
n
  1. tree of the family Dipterocarpaceae
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
directorship
n
  1. the position of a director of a business concern
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
dirt cheap
adj
  1. very cheap; "a dirt cheap property"
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
discerp
v
  1. divide into pieces; "our department was dismembered when our funding dried up"; "The Empire was discerped after the war"
    Synonym(s): dismember, take apart, discerp
  2. cut off from a whole; "His head was severed from his body"; "The soul discerped from the body"
    Synonym(s): discerp, sever, lop
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
discharge lamp
n
  1. a lamp that generates light by a discharge between two electrodes in a gas
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
discipleship
n
  1. the position of disciple
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
dish up
v
  1. provide (usually but not necessarily food); "We serve meals for the homeless"; "She dished out the soup at 8 P.M."; "The entertainers served up a lively show"
    Synonym(s): serve, serve up, dish out, dish up, dish
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
distributor cap
n
  1. the cap of the distributor that holds in place the wires from the distributor to the spark plugs
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
divided up
adj
  1. distributed in portions (often equal) on the basis of a plan or purpose
    Synonym(s): divided, divided up, shared, shared out
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
divvy up
v
  1. give out as one's portion or share [syn: share, {divvy up}, portion out, apportion, deal]
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
Dixie cup
n
  1. a disposable cup made of paper; for holding drinks [syn: Dixie cup, paper cup]
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
DNA chip
n
  1. a microchip that holds DNA probes that form half of the DNA double helix and can recognize DNA from samples being tested
    Synonym(s): gene chip, DNA chip
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
do up
v
  1. wrap for decorative purposes; "The gift was done up in pretty red paper"
  2. use special care in dressing, making-up, etc.; "She dolled herself up for the night out with her friends"
    Synonym(s): doll up, do up, pretty up, glam up
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
doctor up
v
  1. alter and make impure, as with the intention to deceive; "Sophisticate rose water with geraniol"
    Synonym(s): sophisticate, doctor, doctor up
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
doll up
v
  1. use special care in dressing, making-up, etc.; "She dolled herself up for the night out with her friends"
    Synonym(s): doll up, do up, pretty up, glam up
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
dolled up
adj
  1. dressed in fancy or formal clothing [syn: dressed(p), dressed-up, dressed to the nines(p), dressed to kill(p), dolled up, spruced up, spiffed up, togged up]
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
dollop
n
  1. a small measure (usually of food)
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
domestic carp
n
  1. large Old World freshwater bottom-feeding fish introduced into Europe from Asia; inhabits ponds and sluggish streams and often raised for food; introduced into United States where it has become a pest
    Synonym(s): domestic carp, Cyprinus carpio
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
domestic help
n
  1. a servant who is paid to perform menial tasks around the household
    Synonym(s): domestic, domestic help, house servant
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
domestic sheep
n
  1. any of various breeds raised for wool or edible meat or skin
    Synonym(s): domestic sheep, Ovis aries
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
donkey pump
n
  1. a supplementary pump available if needed [syn: {auxiliary pump}, donkey pump]
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
doo-wop
n
  1. a genre (usually a cappella) of Black vocal-harmony music of the 1950s that evolved in New York City from gospel singing; characterized by close four-part harmonies; the name derived from some of the nonsense syllables sung by the backup
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
doorstep
n
  1. the sill of a door; a horizontal piece of wood or stone that forms the bottom of a doorway and offers support when passing through a doorway
    Synonym(s): doorsill, doorstep, threshold
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
doorstop
n
  1. a stop that keeps open doors from moving [syn: doorstop, doorstopper]
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
dope up
v
  1. give a narcotic to; "The athletes were dope by the coach before the race"
    Synonym(s): dope, dope up
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
double sharp
n
  1. a musical notation of two sharps in front of a note indicating that it is to be raised by two semitones
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
double up
v
  1. bend over or curl up, usually with laughter or pain; "He doubled and vomited violently"
    Synonym(s): double over, double, double up
  2. share a room or a bed designed for only one person
  3. stake winnings from one bet on a subsequent wager
    Synonym(s): parlay, double up
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
double-prop
n
  1. a propeller plane with an engine that drives two propellers in opposite directions (for stability)
    Synonym(s): double-prop, double-propeller plane, twin-prop, twin-propeller- plane
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
dowager's hump
n
  1. abnormal spinal curvature that results when osteoporosis causes the spine to collapse; seen most often in elderly women
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
DP
n
  1. a person forced to flee from home or country [syn: displaced person, DP, stateless person]
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
draftsmanship
n
  1. the creation of artistic pictures or diagrams; "he learned drawing from his father"
    Synonym(s): drawing, draftsmanship, drafting
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
drag up
v
  1. mention something unpleasant from the past; "Drag up old stories"
    Synonym(s): drag up, dredge up
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
drain the cup
v
  1. drink to the last drop; "drink up--there's more wine coming"
    Synonym(s): drain the cup, drink up
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
draw up
v
  1. form or arrange in order or formation, as of a body of soldiers
  2. straighten oneself; "He drew himself up when he talked to his superior"
    Synonym(s): draw up, pull up, straighten up
  3. cause (a vehicle) to stop; "He pulled up the car in front of the hotel"
    Synonym(s): draw up, pull up
  4. make up plans or basic details for; "frame a policy"
    Synonym(s): frame, compose, draw up
  5. come to a halt after driving somewhere; "The Rolls pulled up on pour front lawn"; "The chauffeur hauled up in front of us"
    Synonym(s): draw up, pull up, haul up
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
dream up
v
  1. devise or invent; "He thought up a plan to get rich quickly"; "no-one had ever thought of such a clever piece of software"
    Synonym(s): think up, think of, dream up, hatch, concoct
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
dredge up
v
  1. mention something unpleasant from the past; "Drag up old stories"
    Synonym(s): drag up, dredge up
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
dress ship
v
  1. decorate a ship with flags
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
dress shop
n
  1. a shop that sells women's clothes and jewelry [syn: boutique, dress shop]
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
dress up
v
  1. put on special clothes to appear particularly appealing and attractive; "She never dresses up, even when she goes to the opera"; "The young girls were all fancied up for the party"
    Synonym(s): overdress, dress up, fig out, fig up, deck up, gussy up, fancy up, trick up, deck out, trick out, prink, attire, get up, rig out, tog up, tog out
    Antonym(s): dress down, underdress
  2. make something appear superficially attractive; "The researcher tried to dress up the uninteresting data"; "Don't try to dress up the unpleasant truth"
    Synonym(s): dress up, window-dress
  3. put a caparison on; "caparison the horses for the festive occasion"
    Synonym(s): caparison, bard, barde, dress up
  4. dress in a costume; "We dressed up for Halloween as pumpkins"
    Synonym(s): costume, dress up
  5. dress in a certain manner; "She dresses in the latest Paris fashion"; "he dressed up in a suit and tie"
    Synonym(s): dress, dress up
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
dressed-up
adj
  1. dressed in fancy or formal clothing [syn: dressed(p), dressed-up, dressed to the nines(p), dressed to kill(p), dolled up, spruced up, spiffed up, togged up]
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
dried-up
adj
  1. (used especially of vegetation) having lost all moisture; "dried-up grass"; "the desert was edged with sere vegetation"; "shriveled leaves on the unwatered seedlings"; "withered vines"
    Synonym(s): dried-up, sere, sear, shriveled, shrivelled, withered
  2. depleted of water; "a dried-up water hole"
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
drink up
v
  1. drink to the last drop; "drink up--there's more wine coming"
    Synonym(s): drain the cup, drink up
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
drip
n
  1. flowing in drops; the formation and falling of drops of liquid; "there's a drip through the roof"
    Synonym(s): drip, trickle, dribble
  2. the sound of a liquid falling drop by drop; "the constant sound of dripping irritated him"
    Synonym(s): drip, dripping
  3. (architecture) a projection from a cornice or sill designed to protect the area below from rainwater (as over a window or doorway)
    Synonym(s): drip, drip mold, drip mould
v
  1. fall in drops; "Water is dripping from the faucet"
  2. let or cause to fall in drops; "dribble oil into the mixture"
    Synonym(s): dribble, drip, drop
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
drip loop
n
  1. a downward hanging loop in a line that runs to a building; "when it rained water would fall from the drip loop before it reached the building"
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
drive up
v
  1. approach while driving; "The truck entered the driveway and drove up towards the house"
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
droop
n
  1. a shape that sags; "there was a sag in the chair seat"
    Synonym(s): sag, droop
v
  1. droop, sink, or settle from or as if from pressure or loss of tautness
    Synonym(s): sag, droop, swag, flag
  2. hang loosely or laxly; "His tongue lolled"
    Synonym(s): droop, loll
  3. become limp; "The flowers wilted"
    Synonym(s): wilt, droop
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
drop
n
  1. a shape that is spherical and small; "he studied the shapes of low-viscosity drops"; "beads of sweat on his forehead"
    Synonym(s): drop, bead, pearl
  2. a small indefinite quantity (especially of a liquid); "he had a drop too much to drink"; "a drop of each sample was analyzed"; "there is not a drop of pity in that man"; "years afterward, they would pay the blood-money, driblet by driblet"--Kipling
    Synonym(s): drop, drib, driblet
  3. a sudden sharp decrease in some quantity; "a drop of 57 points on the Dow Jones index"; "there was a drop in pressure in the pulmonary artery"; "a dip in prices"; "when that became known the price of their stock went into free fall"
    Synonym(s): drop, dip, fall, free fall
  4. a steep high face of rock; "he stood on a high cliff overlooking the town"; "a steep drop"
    Synonym(s): cliff, drop, drop-off
  5. a predetermined hiding place for the deposit and distribution of illicit goods (such as drugs or stolen property)
  6. a free and rapid descent by the force of gravity; "it was a miracle that he survived the drop from that height"
    Synonym(s): drop, fall
  7. a curtain that can be lowered and raised onto a stage from the flies; often used as background scenery
    Synonym(s): drop curtain, drop cloth, drop
  8. a central depository where things can be left or picked up
  9. the act of dropping something; "they expected the drop would be successful"
v
  1. let fall to the ground; "Don't drop the dishes"
  2. to fall vertically; "the bombs are dropping on enemy targets"
  3. go down in value; "Stock prices dropped"
  4. fall or descend to a lower place or level; "He sank to his knees"
    Synonym(s): sink, drop, drop down
  5. terminate an association with; "drop him from the Republican ticket"
  6. utter with seeming casualness; "drop a hint"; drop names"
  7. stop pursuing or acting; "drop a lawsuit"; "knock it off!"
    Synonym(s): drop, knock off
  8. leave or unload; "unload the cargo"; "drop off the passengers at the hotel"
    Synonym(s): drop, drop off, set down, put down, unload, discharge
  9. cause to fall by or as if by delivering a blow; "strike down a tree"; "Lightning struck down the hikers"
    Synonym(s): fell, drop, strike down, cut down
  10. lose (a game); "The Giants dropped 11 of their first 13"
  11. pay out; "spend money"
    Synonym(s): spend, expend, drop
  12. lower the pitch of (musical notes)
    Synonym(s): flatten, drop
    Antonym(s): sharpen
  13. hang freely; "the ornaments dangled from the tree"; "The light dropped from the ceiling"
    Synonym(s): dangle, swing, drop
  14. stop associating with; "They dropped her after she had a child out of wedlock"
    Synonym(s): dismiss, send packing, send away, drop
  15. let or cause to fall in drops; "dribble oil into the mixture"
    Synonym(s): dribble, drip, drop
  16. get rid of; "he shed his image as a pushy boss"; "shed your clothes"
    Synonym(s): shed, cast, cast off, shake off, throw, throw off, throw away, drop
  17. take (a drug, especially LSD), by mouth; "She dropped acid when she was a teenager"
  18. omit (a letter or syllable) in speaking or writing; " New Englanders drop their post-vocalic r's"
  19. leave undone or leave out; "How could I miss that typo?"; "The workers on the conveyor belt miss one out of ten"
    Synonym(s): neglect, pretermit, omit, drop, miss, leave out, overlook, overleap
    Antonym(s): attend to, take to heart
  20. change from one level to another; "She dropped into army jargon"
  21. fall or sink into a state of exhaustion or death; "shop til you drop"
  22. grow worse; "Her condition deteriorated"; "Conditions in the slums degenerated"; "The discussion devolved into a shouting match"
    Synonym(s): devolve, deteriorate, drop, degenerate
    Antonym(s): convalesce, recover, recuperate
  23. give birth; used for animals; "The cow dropped her calf this morning"
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
drum up
v
  1. gather; "drum up support" [syn: beat up, drum up, rally]
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
dry mop
n
  1. a dry swab for dusting floors [syn: dustmop, dust mop, dry mop]
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
dry up
v
  1. lose water or moisture; "In the desert, you get dehydrated very quickly"
    Synonym(s): exsiccate, dehydrate, dry up, desiccate
    Antonym(s): hydrate
  2. dry up and shrivel due to complete loss of moisture; "a mummified body was found"
    Synonym(s): mummify, dry up
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
drying up
n
  1. the process of extracting moisture [syn: dehydration, desiccation, drying up, evaporation]
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
Duchamp
n
  1. French artist who immigrated to the United States; a leader in the dada movement in New York City; was first to exhibit commonplace objects as art (1887-1968)
    Synonym(s): Duchamp, Marcel Duchamp
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
duck soup
n
  1. any undertaking that is easy to do; "marketing this product will be no picnic"
    Synonym(s): cinch, breeze, picnic, snap, duck soup, child's play, pushover, walkover, piece of cake
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
dummy up
v
  1. make a dummy of; "dummy up the books that are to be published"
    Synonym(s): dummy, dummy up
  2. refuse to talk or stop talking; fall silent; "The children shut up when their father approached"
    Synonym(s): close up, clam up, dummy up, shut up, belt up, button up, be quiet, keep mum
    Antonym(s): open up
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
dump
n
  1. a coarse term for defecation; "he took a shit" [syn: shit, dump]
  2. a piece of land where waste materials are dumped
    Synonym(s): dump, garbage dump, trash dump, rubbish dump, wasteyard, waste-yard, dumpsite
  3. (computer science) a copy of the contents of a computer storage device; sometimes used in debugging programs
  4. a place where supplies can be stored; "an ammunition dump"
v
  1. throw away as refuse; "No dumping in these woods!"
  2. sever all ties with, usually unceremoniously or irresponsibly; "The company dumped him after many years of service"; "She dumped her boyfriend when she fell in love with a rich man"
    Synonym(s): dump, ditch
  3. sell at artificially low prices
    Synonym(s): dump, underprice
  4. drop (stuff) in a heap or mass; "The truck dumped the garbage in the street"
  5. fall abruptly; "It plunged to the bottom of the well"
    Synonym(s): plunge, dump
  6. knock down with force; "He decked his opponent"
    Synonym(s): deck, coldcock, dump, knock down, floor
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
dunce cap
n
  1. a cone-shaped paper hat formerly placed on the head of slow or lazy pupils
    Synonym(s): dunce cap, dunce's cap, fool's cap
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
dunce's cap
n
  1. a cone-shaped paper hat formerly placed on the head of slow or lazy pupils
    Synonym(s): dunce cap, dunce's cap, fool's cap
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
dust mop
n
  1. a dry swab for dusting floors [syn: dustmop, dust mop, dry mop]
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
dustmop
n
  1. a dry swab for dusting floors [syn: dustmop, dust mop, dry mop]
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
dustup
n
  1. an angry dispute; "they had a quarrel"; "they had words"
    Synonym(s): quarrel, wrangle, row, words, run-in, dustup
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
dwarf tulip
n
  1. small early blooming tulip [syn: dwarf tulip, {Tulipa armena}, Tulipa suaveolens]
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
eardrop
n
  1. an earring with a pendant ornament [syn: pendant earring, drop earring, eardrop]
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
earflap
n
  1. one of two flaps attached to a cap to keep the ears warm
    Synonym(s): earflap, earlap
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
earlap
n
  1. one of two flaps attached to a cap to keep the ears warm
    Synonym(s): earflap, earlap
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
earth up
v
  1. block with earth, as after a landslide [syn: land up, earth up]
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
ease up
v
  1. move in order to make room for someone for something; "The park gave way to a supermarket"; "`Move over,' he told the crowd"
    Synonym(s): move over, give way, give, ease up, yield
  2. become less intense
    Synonym(s): ease up, ease off, slacken off, flag
  3. reduce pressure or intensity; "he eased off the gas pedal and the car slowed down"
    Synonym(s): ease up, ease off, let up
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
eat up
v
  1. finish eating all the food on one's plate or on the table; "She polished off the remaining potatoes"
    Synonym(s): eat up, finish, polish off
  2. use up (resources or materials); "this car consumes a lot of gas"; "We exhausted our savings"; "They run through 20 bottles of wine a week"
    Synonym(s): consume, eat up, use up, eat, deplete, exhaust, run through, wipe out
  3. enclose or envelop completely, as if by swallowing; "The huge waves swallowed the small boat and it sank shortly thereafter"
    Synonym(s): immerse, swallow, swallow up, bury, eat up
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
eavesdrop
v
  1. listen without the speaker's knowledge; "the jealous man was eavesdropping on his wife's conversations"
    Synonym(s): listen in, eavesdrop
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
edge up
v
  1. push one's way into (a space)
    Synonym(s): edge in, edge up
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
editorship
n
  1. the position of editor
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
EDP
n
  1. automatic data processing by electronic means without the use of tabulating cards or punched tapes
    Synonym(s): electronic data processing, EDP
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
egg cup
n
  1. dishware consisting of a small cup for serving a boiled egg
    Synonym(s): eggcup, egg cup
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
eggcup
n
  1. dishware consisting of a small cup for serving a boiled egg
    Synonym(s): eggcup, egg cup
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
eggdrop soup
n
  1. made by stirring beaten eggs into a simmering broth
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
ego trip
n
  1. an act undertaken to increase your own power and influence or to draw attention to your own importance
    Synonym(s): self- aggrandizement, self-aggrandisement, ego trip
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
egotrip
v
  1. act in a way that attracts attention; "This teacher always egotrips and the students don't like him"
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
eldership
n
  1. the office of elder
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
electric lamp
n
  1. a lamp powered by electricity
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
electric-discharge lamp
n
  1. an electric lamp in which the light comes from an electric discharge between two electrodes in a glass tube
    Synonym(s): electric-discharge lamp, gas-discharge lamp
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
electrosleep
n
  1. unconsciousness brought about by the passage of a low voltage electric current through the brain
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
elf cup
n
  1. apothecium of a fungus of the family Pezizaceae
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
elite group
n
  1. a group or class of persons enjoying superior intellectual or social or economic status
    Synonym(s): elite, elite group
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
embroidery hoop
n
  1. a frame made of two hoops; used for embroidering [syn: tambour, embroidery frame, embroidery hoop]
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
employee ownership
n
  1. ownership of a business by the people who work for it
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
encamp
v
  1. live in or as if in a tent; "Can we go camping again this summer?"; "The circus tented near the town"; "The houseguests had to camp in the living room"
    Synonym(s): camp, encamp, camp out, bivouac, tent
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
encounter group
n
  1. a meeting of people to develop mutual understanding by freely expressing emotions
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
end up
v
  1. finally be or do something; "He ended up marrying his high school sweetheart"; "he wound up being unemployed and living at home again"
    Synonym(s): finish up, land up, fetch up, end up, wind up, finish
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
endocarp
n
  1. the hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed; "you should remove the stones from prunes before cooking"
    Synonym(s): stone, pit, endocarp
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
entrap
v
  1. take or catch as if in a snare or trap; "I was set up!"; "The innocent man was framed by the police"
    Synonym(s): ensnare, entrap, frame, set up
  2. catch in or as if in a trap; "The men trap foxes"
    Synonym(s): trap, entrap, snare, ensnare, trammel
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
envelop
v
  1. enclose or enfold completely with or as if with a covering; "Fog enveloped the house"
    Synonym(s): envelop, enfold, enwrap, wrap, enclose
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
enwrap
v
  1. enclose or enfold completely with or as if with a covering; "Fog enveloped the house"
    Synonym(s): envelop, enfold, enwrap, wrap, enclose
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
epicarp
n
  1. outermost layer of the pericarp of fruits as the skin of a peach or grape
    Synonym(s): epicarp, exocarp
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
equip
v
  1. provide with (something) usually for a specific purpose; "The expedition was equipped with proper clothing, food, and other necessities"
    Synonym(s): equip, fit, fit out, outfit
  2. provide with abilities or understanding; "She was never equipped to be a dancer"
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
escallop
n
  1. edible muscle of mollusks having fan-shaped shells; served broiled or poached or in salads or cream sauces
    Synonym(s): scallop, scollop, escallop
  2. thin slice of meat (especially veal) usually fried or broiled
    Synonym(s): cutlet, scallop, scollop, escallop
  3. edible marine bivalve having a fluted fan-shaped shell that swim by expelling water from the shell in a series of snapping motions
    Synonym(s): scallop, scollop, escallop
v
  1. bake in a sauce, milk, etc., often with breadcrumbs on top
    Synonym(s): scallop, escallop
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
escarp
n
  1. a steep artificial slope in front of a fortification [syn: escarpment, escarp, scarp, protective embankment]
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
ESOP
n
  1. a program under which employees regularly accumulate shares and may ultimately assume control of the company
    Synonym(s): employee stock ownership plan, ESOP
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
ESP
n
  1. apparent power to perceive things that are not present to the senses
    Synonym(s): clairvoyance, second sight, extrasensory perception, E.S.P., ESP
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
espresso shop
n
  1. a cafe where espresso is served
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
eternal sleep
n
  1. euphemisms for death (based on an analogy between lying in a bed and in a tomb); "she was laid to rest beside her husband"; "they had to put their family pet to sleep"
    Synonym(s): rest, eternal rest, sleep, eternal sleep, quietus
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
ethanoyl group
n
  1. the organic group of acetic acid (CH3CO-) [syn: acetyl, acetyl group, acetyl radical, ethanoyl group, ethanoyl radical]
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
ethnic group
n
  1. people of the same race or nationality who share a distinctive culture
    Synonym(s): ethnic group, ethnos
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
ethyl group
n
  1. the univalent hydrocarbon radical C2H5 derived from ethane by the removal of one hydrogen atom
    Synonym(s): ethyl, ethyl group, ethyl radical
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
European hop
n
  1. European twining plant whose flowers are used chiefly to flavor malt liquors; cultivated in America
    Synonym(s): common hop, common hops, bine, European hop, Humulus lupulus
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
even up
v
  1. adjust for; "engineers will work to correct the effects or air resistance"
    Synonym(s): compensate, counterbalance, correct, make up, even out, even off, even up
  2. even up the edges of a stack of paper, in printing
    Synonym(s): square up, jog, even up
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
exocarp
n
  1. outermost layer of the pericarp of fruits as the skin of a peach or grape
    Synonym(s): epicarp, exocarp
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
eye cup
n
  1. a small vessel with a rim curved to fit the orbit of the eye; use to apply medicated or cleansing solution to the eyeball; "an eyecup is called an eyebath in Britain"
    Synonym(s): eyecup, eyebath, eye cup
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
eye-drop
n
  1. a drop from an eye dropper
    Synonym(s): eyedrop, eye-drop
  2. a method of irrigating the eye used by ophthalmologists
    Synonym(s): eyedrop, eye-drop
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
eyecup
n
  1. a small vessel with a rim curved to fit the orbit of the eye; use to apply medicated or cleansing solution to the eyeball; "an eyecup is called an eyebath in Britain"
    Synonym(s): eyecup, eyebath, eye cup
  2. (embryology) a two-walled cuplike depression that develops into the pigmented and sensory layers of the retina
    Synonym(s): optic cup, eyecup
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
eyedrop
n
  1. a drop from an eye dropper
    Synonym(s): eyedrop, eye-drop
  2. a method of irrigating the eye used by ophthalmologists
    Synonym(s): eyedrop, eye-drop
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
face soap
n
  1. soap used as a toiletry [syn: toilet soap, face soap, bath soap]
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
face up
v
  1. deal with (something unpleasant) head on; "You must confront your problems"; "He faced the terrible consequences of his mistakes"
    Synonym(s): confront, face up, face
    Antonym(s): avoid
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
factory ship
n
  1. a whaling ship equipped to process whale products at sea
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
faggot up
v
  1. bind or tie up in or as if in a faggot; "faggot up the sticks"
    Synonym(s): faggot, fagot, faggot up
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
fairy cup
n
  1. a scarlet European fungus with cup-shaped ascocarp [syn: blood cup, fairy cup, Peziza coccinea]
  2. miterwort of northeastern North America usually with two opposite leaves on erect flowering stems that terminate in erect racemes of white flowers
    Synonym(s): fairy cup, Mitella diphylla
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
fairy shrimp
n
  1. small freshwater branchiopod having a transparent body with many appendages; swims on its back
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
fall asleep
v
  1. change from a waking to a sleeping state; "he always falls asleep during lectures"
    Synonym(s): fall asleep, dope off, flake out, drift off, nod off, drop off, doze off, drowse off
    Antonym(s): arouse, awake, awaken, come alive, wake, wake up, waken
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
false deathcap
n
  1. agaric often confused with the death cup [syn: {false deathcap}, Amanita mappa]
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
family relationship
n
  1. (anthropology) relatedness or connection by blood or marriage or adoption
    Synonym(s): kinship, family relationship, relationship
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
fancy up
v
  1. put on special clothes to appear particularly appealing and attractive; "She never dresses up, even when she goes to the opera"; "The young girls were all fancied up for the party"
    Synonym(s): overdress, dress up, fig out, fig up, deck up, gussy up, fancy up, trick up, deck out, trick out, prink, attire, get up, rig out, tog up, tog out
    Antonym(s): dress down, underdress
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
fast asleep
adj
  1. sleeping deeply; "lying fast asleep on the sofa"; "it would be cruel to wake him; he's sound asleep"
    Synonym(s): fast asleep(p), sound asleep(p)
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
fatten up
v
  1. make fat or plump; "We will plump out that poor starving child"
    Synonym(s): fatten, fat, flesh out, fill out, plump, plump out, fatten out, fatten up
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
feathertop
n
  1. northeastern tropical African plant having feathery panicles
    Synonym(s): feathertop, feathertop grass, Pennistum villosum
  2. a variety of reed grass
    Synonym(s): feather reed grass, feathertop, Calamagrostis acutiflora
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
fed up
adj
  1. having a strong distaste from surfeit; "grew more and more disgusted"; "fed up with their complaints"; "sick of it all"; "sick to death of flattery"; "gossip that makes one sick"; "tired of the noise and smoke"
    Synonym(s): disgusted, fed up(p), sick(p), sick of(p), tired of(p)
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
feedback loop
n
  1. a circuit that feeds back some of the output to the input of a system
    Synonym(s): feedback circuit, feedback loop
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
fellowship
n
  1. an association of people who share common beliefs or activities; "the message was addressed not just to employees but to every member of the company family"; "the church welcomed new members into its fellowship"
    Synonym(s): family, fellowship
  2. the state of being with someone; "he missed their company"; "he enjoyed the society of his friends"
    Synonym(s): company, companionship, fellowship, society
  3. money granted (by a university or foundation or other agency) for advanced study or research
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
felt tip
n
  1. a pen with a writing tip made of felt (trade name Magic Marker)
    Synonym(s): felt-tip pen, felt-tipped pen, felt tip, Magic Marker
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
felt up
v
  1. change texture so as to become matted and felt-like; "The fabric felted up after several washes"
    Synonym(s): felt, felt up, mat up, matt-up, matte up, matte, mat
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
fess up
v
  1. admit or acknowledge a wrongdoing or error; "the writer of the anonymous letter owned up after they identified his handwriting"
    Synonym(s): make a clean breast of, own up, fess up
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
fetch up
v
  1. finally be or do something; "He ended up marrying his high school sweetheart"; "he wound up being unemployed and living at home again"
    Synonym(s): finish up, land up, fetch up, end up, wind up, finish
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
feudal lordship
n
  1. the position and authority of a feudal lord [syn: seigniory, seigneury, feudal lordship]
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
field crop
n
  1. a crop (other than fruits or vegetables) that is grown for agricultural purposes; "cotton, hay, and grain are field crops"
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
field press censorship
n
  1. security review of news (including all information or material intended for dissemination to the public) subject to the jurisdiction of the armed forces
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
field trip
n
  1. a group excursion (to a museum or the woods or some historic place) for firsthand examination
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
field-crop
adj
  1. of or relating to field crops; "field-crop management"
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
fig up
v
  1. put on special clothes to appear particularly appealing and attractive; "She never dresses up, even when she goes to the opera"; "The young girls were all fancied up for the party"
    Synonym(s): overdress, dress up, fig out, fig up, deck up, gussy up, fancy up, trick up, deck out, trick out, prink, attire, get up, rig out, tog up, tog out
    Antonym(s): dress down, underdress
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
fill up
v
  1. make full, also in a metaphorical sense; "fill a container"; "fill the child with pride"
    Synonym(s): fill, fill up, make full
    Antonym(s): empty
  2. become full; "The pool slowly filled with water"; "The theater filled up slowly"
    Synonym(s): fill, fill up
    Antonym(s): discharge, empty
  3. fill or stop up; "Can you close the cracks with caulking?"
    Synonym(s): close, fill up
  4. eat until one is sated; "He filled up on turkey"
    Synonym(s): fill up, fill
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
fillip
n
  1. anything that tends to arouse; "his approval was an added fillip"
    Synonym(s): bonus, fillip
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
film clip
n
  1. a strip of motion picture film used in a telecast
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
filter tip
n
  1. an air filter on the end of a cigarette; contains material that filters the smoke
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
fingertip
n
  1. the end (tip) of a finger
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
finish up
v
  1. finish a task completely; "I finally got through this homework assignment"
    Synonym(s): get through, wrap up, finish off, mop up, polish off, clear up, finish up
  2. finally be or do something; "He ended up marrying his high school sweetheart"; "he wound up being unemployed and living at home again"
    Synonym(s): finish up, land up, fetch up, end up, wind up, finish
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
fire ship
n
  1. a weapon consisting of a ship carrying explosives that is set adrift to destroy enemy ships
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
fire up
v
  1. arouse or excite feelings and passions; "The ostentatious way of living of the rich ignites the hatred of the poor"; "The refugees' fate stirred up compassion around the world"; "Wake old feelings of hatred"
    Synonym(s): inflame, stir up, wake, ignite, heat, fire up
  2. begin to smoke; "After the meal, some of the diners lit up"
    Synonym(s): light up, fire up, light
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
fire-worship
n
  1. the worship of fire
    Synonym(s): pyrolatry, fire-worship
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
firedamp
n
  1. a mixture of gases (mostly methane) that form in coal mines and become explosive when mixed with air
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
firetrap
n
  1. a building that would be hard to escape from if it were to catch fire
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
firm up
v
  1. arrange firmly; "firm up one's plans"
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
First of October Antifascist Resistance Group
n
  1. an armed wing of the (illegal) Communist Party of Spain; seeks to overthrow the Spanish government and replace it with a Marxist-Leninist regime; "GRAPO is vehemently opposed to the United States"
    Synonym(s): First of October Antifascist Resistance Group, GRAPO
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
first step
n
  1. the first of a series of actions [syn: first step, initiative, opening move, opening]
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
fish-worship
n
  1. the worship of fish
    Synonym(s): ichthyolatry, fish-worship
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
five-point bishop's cap
n
  1. small plant with leaves in a basal cluster and tiny greenish flowers in slender racemes; northwestern North America to California and Colorado
    Synonym(s): five-point bishop's cap, Mitella pentandra
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
fix up
v
  1. find (something or someone) for; "I'll fix you up with a nice girl"
  2. make arrangements for; "Can you arrange a meeting with the President?"
    Synonym(s): arrange, fix up
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
fix-it shop
n
  1. a shop specializing in repairs and maintenance [syn: repair shop, fix-it shop]
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
flag stop
n
  1. a small railway station between the principal stations or a station where the train stops only on a signal
    Synonym(s): whistle stop, flag stop, way station
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
flagship
n
  1. the chief one of a related group; "it is their flagship newspaper"
  2. the ship that carries the commander of a fleet and flies his flag
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
flame up
v
  1. burn brightly; "Every star seemed to flare with new intensity"
    Synonym(s): flare, flame up, blaze up, burn up
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
flap
n
  1. any broad thin and limber covering attached at one edge; hangs loose or projects freely; "he wrote on the flap of the envelope"
  2. an excited state of agitation; "he was in a dither"; "there was a terrible flap about the theft"
    Synonym(s): dither, pother, fuss, tizzy, flap
  3. the motion made by flapping up and down
    Synonym(s): flap, flapping, flutter, fluttering
  4. a movable piece of tissue partly connected to the body
  5. a movable airfoil that is part of an aircraft wing; used to increase lift or drag
    Synonym(s): flap, flaps
v
  1. move in a wavy pattern or with a rising and falling motion; "The curtains undulated"; "the waves rolled towards the beach"
    Synonym(s): roll, undulate, flap, wave
  2. move noisily; "flags flapped in the strong wind"
  3. move with a thrashing motion; "The bird flapped its wings"; "The eagle beat its wings and soared high into the sky"
    Synonym(s): beat, flap
  4. move with a flapping motion; "The bird's wings were flapping"
    Synonym(s): beat, flap
  5. make a fuss; be agitated
    Synonym(s): dither, flap, pother
  6. pronounce with a flap, of alveolar sounds
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
flare up
v
  1. ignite quickly and suddenly, especially after having died down; "the fire flared up and died down once again"
  2. erupt or intensify suddenly; "Unrest erupted in the country"; "Tempers flared at the meeting"; "The crowd irrupted into a burst of patriotism"
    Synonym(s): erupt, irrupt, flare up, flare, break open, burst out
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
flare-up
n
  1. a sudden intense happening; "an outburst of heavy rain"; "a burst of lightning"
    Synonym(s): outburst, burst, flare-up
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
flash lamp
n
  1. a lamp for providing momentary light to take a photograph
    Synonym(s): flash, photoflash, flash lamp, flashgun, flashbulb, flash bulb
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
flat cap
n
  1. a flat woolen cap with a stiff peak [syn: cloth cap, flat cap]
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
flat-top
adj
  1. having a flat or flattened upper surface [syn: {flat- topped}, flat-top]
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
flattop
n
  1. a closely cropped haircut; usually for men [syn: {crew cut}, flattop]
  2. a large warship that carries planes and has a long flat deck for takeoffs and landings
    Synonym(s): aircraft carrier, carrier, flattop, attack aircraft carrier
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
flight strip
n
  1. an airfield without normal airport facilities [syn: airstrip, flight strip, landing strip, strip]
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
flip
adj
  1. marked by casual disrespect; "a flip answer to serious question"; "the student was kept in for impudent behavior"
    Synonym(s): impudent, insolent, snotty-nosed, flip
n
  1. an acrobatic feat in which the feet roll over the head (either forward or backward) and return
    Synonym(s): somersault, somerset, summersault, summerset, somersaulting, flip
  2. hot or cold alcoholic mixed drink containing a beaten egg
  3. a sudden, quick movement; "with a flip of the wrist"; "the fish flipped over"
  4. the act of flipping a coin
    Synonym(s): flip, toss
  5. a dive in which the diver somersaults before entering the water
  6. (sports) the act of throwing the ball to another member of your team; "the pass was fumbled"
    Synonym(s): pass, toss, flip
v
  1. lightly throw to see which side comes up; "I don't know what to do--I may as well flip a coin!"
    Synonym(s): flip, toss
  2. cause to go on or to be engaged or set in operation; "switch on the light"; "throw the lever"
    Synonym(s): throw, flip, switch
  3. look through a book or other written material; "He thumbed through the report"; "She leafed through the volume"
    Synonym(s): flick, flip, thumb, riffle, leaf, riff
  4. toss with a sharp movement so as to cause to turn over in the air
    Synonym(s): flip, twitch
  5. cause to move with a flick; "he flicked his Bic"
    Synonym(s): flip, flick
  6. throw or toss with a light motion; "flip me the beachball"; "toss me newspaper"
    Synonym(s): flip, toss, sky, pitch
  7. move with a flick or light motion
  8. turn upside down, or throw so as to reverse; "flip over the pork chop"; "turn over the pancakes"
    Synonym(s): flip, flip over, turn over
  9. react in an excited, delighted, or surprised way; "he flipped when he heard that he was accepted into Princeton University"
    Synonym(s): flip, flip out
  10. go mad, go crazy; "He flipped when he heard that he was being laid off"
    Synonym(s): flip, flip out
  11. reverse (a direction, attitude, or course of action)
    Synonym(s): interchange, tack, switch, alternate, flip, flip- flop
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
flip-flap
adv
  1. with repeated strokes and noise; "something going flip- flap in the night"
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
flip-flop
n
  1. a decision to reverse an earlier decision [syn: reversal, change of mind, flip-flop, turnabout, turnaround]
  2. a backless sandal held to the foot by a thong between the big toe and the second toe
    Synonym(s): flip-flop, thong
  3. an electronic circuit that can assume either of two stable states
  4. a backward somersault
v
  1. reverse (a direction, attitude, or course of action) [syn: interchange, tack, switch, alternate, flip, flip-flop]
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
flood lamp
n
  1. light that is a source of artificial illumination having a broad beam; used in photography
    Synonym(s): flood, floodlight, flood lamp, photoflood
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
floor lamp
n
  1. a lamp that stands on the floor
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
flop
adv
  1. with a flopping sound; "he tumbled flop into the mud"
  2. exactly; "he fell flop on his face"
    Synonym(s): right, flop
n
  1. an arithmetic operation performed on floating-point numbers; "this computer can perform a million flops per second"
    Synonym(s): floating-point operation, flop
  2. someone who is unsuccessful
    Synonym(s): flop, dud, washout
  3. a complete failure; "the play was a dismal flop"
    Synonym(s): flop, bust, fizzle
  4. the act of throwing yourself down; "he landed on the bed with a great flop"
    Synonym(s): flop, collapse
v
  1. fall loosely; "He flopped into a chair"
  2. fall suddenly and abruptly
  3. fail utterly; collapse; "The project foundered"
    Synonym(s): fall through, fall flat, founder, flop
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
floral cup
n
  1. the cuplike or ringlike or tubular structure of a flower which bears the sepals and stamens and calyx (as in Rosaceae)
    Synonym(s): hypanthium, floral cup, calyx tube
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
florist shop
n
  1. a shop where flowers and ornamental plants are sold [syn: florist, florist shop, flower store]
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
flue stop
n
  1. an organ stop with the tone of a flue pipe
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
fluff up
v
  1. make fuller by shaking; "fluff up the pillows" [syn: {fluff up}, plump up, shake up]
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
flump
v
  1. fall heavily
    Synonym(s): flump, flump down
  2. set (something or oneself) down with or as if with a noise; "He planked the money on the table"; "He planked himself into the sofa"
    Synonym(s): plank, flump, plonk, plop, plunk, plump down, plunk down, plump
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
fluorescent lamp
n
  1. lamp consisting of a tube coated on the inside with a fluorescent material; mercury vapor in the tube emits ultraviolet radiation that is converted to visible radiation by the fluorescent material
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
fly the coop
v
  1. flee; take to one's heels; cut and run; "If you see this man, run!"; "The burglars escaped before the police showed up"
    Synonym(s): scat, run, scarper, turn tail, lam, run away, hightail it, bunk, head for the hills, take to the woods, escape, fly the coop, break away
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
flytrap
n
  1. a trap for catching flies
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
fog up
v
  1. get foggy; "The windshield fogged up"
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
foglamp
n
  1. headlight that provides strong beam for use in foggy weather
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
fold up
v
  1. bend or lay so that one part covers the other; "fold up the newspaper"; "turn up your collar"
    Synonym(s): fold, fold up, turn up
    Antonym(s): open, spread, spread out, unfold
  2. become folded or folded up; "The bed folds in a jiffy"
    Synonym(s): fold, fold up
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
follow up
v
  1. pursue to a conclusion or bring to a successful issue; "Did he go through with the treatment?"; "He implemented a new economic plan"; "She followed up his recommendations with a written proposal"
    Synonym(s): follow through, follow up, follow out, carry out, implement, put through, go through
  2. increase the effectiveness or success of by further action; "The doctor followed up the surgery with radiation"
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
follow-up
n
  1. a piece of work that exploits or builds on earlier work; "his new software is a follow-up to the programs they started with"
    Synonym(s): follow-up, followup
  2. an activity that continues something that has already begun or that repeats something that has already been done
    Synonym(s): follow-up, followup
  3. a subsequent examination of a patient for the purpose of monitoring earlier treatment
    Synonym(s): follow-up, followup, reexamination, review
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
followup
n
  1. a piece of work that exploits or builds on earlier work; "his new software is a follow-up to the programs they started with"
    Synonym(s): follow-up, followup
  2. an activity that continues something that has already begun or that repeats something that has already been done
    Synonym(s): follow-up, followup
  3. a subsequent examination of a patient for the purpose of monitoring earlier treatment
    Synonym(s): follow-up, followup, reexamination, review
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
food shop
n
  1. a shop selling ready-to-eat food products [syn: delicatessen, deli, food shop]
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
food stamp
n
  1. a government-issued stamp that can be used in exchange for food
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
fool's cap
n
  1. a cone-shaped paper hat formerly placed on the head of slow or lazy pupils
    Synonym(s): dunce cap, dunce's cap, fool's cap
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
foolscap
n
  1. a size of paper used especially in Britain
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
foot up
v
  1. add a column of numbers
    Synonym(s): foot, foot up
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
footstep
n
  1. the sound of a step of someone walking; "he heard footsteps on the porch"
    Synonym(s): footfall, footstep, step
  2. the act of taking a step in walking
  3. the distance covered by a step; "he stepped off ten paces from the old tree and began to dig"
    Synonym(s): footstep, pace, step, stride
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
fop
n
  1. a man who is much concerned with his dress and appearance
    Synonym(s): dandy, dude, fop, gallant, sheik, beau, swell, fashion plate, clotheshorse
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
force pump
n
  1. pump used to force a liquid up and expel it under pressure
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
foremanship
n
  1. the position of foreman
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
foretop
n
  1. a platform at the head of a foremast
  2. a lock of a horse's mane that grows forward between the ears
    Synonym(s): forelock, foretop
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
fork up
v
  1. to surrender someone or something to another; "the guard delivered the criminal to the police"; "render up the prisoners"; "render the town to the enemy"; "fork over the money"
    Synonym(s): hand over, fork over, fork out, fork up, turn in, deliver, render
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
fort up
v
  1. gather in, or as if in, a fort, as for protection or defense
    Synonym(s): fort, fort up
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
Fosbury flop
n
  1. jumping over the bar backwards and head first
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
foul up
v
  1. make a mess of, destroy or ruin; "I botched the dinner and we had to eat out"; "the pianist screwed up the difficult passage in the second movement"
    Synonym(s): botch, bodge, bumble, fumble, botch up, muff, blow, flub, screw up, ball up, spoil, muck up, bungle, fluff, bollix, bollix up, bollocks, bollocks up, bobble, mishandle, louse up, foul up, mess up, fuck up
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
foul-up
n
  1. an embarrassing mistake [syn: blunder, blooper, bloomer, bungle, pratfall, foul-up, fuckup, flub, botch, boner, boo-boo]
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
frame up
v
  1. construct by fitting or uniting parts together [syn: frame, frame up]
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
frame-up
n
  1. an act that incriminates someone on a false charge [syn: frame-up, setup]
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
frap
v
  1. make secure by lashing; "frap a sail"
  2. take up the slack of; "frap a rope"
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
freshen up
v
  1. make brighter and prettier; "we refurbished the guest wing"; "My wife wants us to renovate"
    Synonym(s): refurbish, renovate, freshen up
  2. become or make oneself fresh again; "She freshened up after the tennis game"
    Synonym(s): freshen, refresh, refreshen, freshen up
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
Freudian slip
n
  1. a slip-up that (according to Sigmund Freud) results from the operation of unconscious wishes or conflicts and can reveal unconscious processes in normal healthy individuals
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
Friedrich Krupp
n
  1. German industrialist who manufactured steel in Essen (1787-1826)
    Synonym(s): Krupp, Friedrich Krupp
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
friendly relationship
n
  1. the state of being friends (or friendly) [syn: friendship, friendly relationship]
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
friendship
n
  1. the state of being friends (or friendly) [syn: friendship, friendly relationship]
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
frump
n
  1. a dull unattractive unpleasant girl or woman; "she got a reputation as a frump"; "she's a real dog"
    Synonym(s): frump, dog
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
FTP
n
  1. protocol that allows users to copy files between their local system and any system they can reach on the network
    Synonym(s): file transfer protocol, FTP
v
  1. use the file transfer protocol to transfer data from one computer to another; "You can FTP these data"
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
fuck up
v
  1. make a mess of, destroy or ruin; "I botched the dinner and we had to eat out"; "the pianist screwed up the difficult passage in the second movement"
    Synonym(s): botch, bodge, bumble, fumble, botch up, muff, blow, flub, screw up, ball up, spoil, muck up, bungle, fluff, bollix, bollix up, bollocks, bollocks up, bobble, mishandle, louse up, foul up, mess up, fuck up
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
fucked-up
adj
  1. snarled or stalled in complete confusion; "situation normal--all fucked-up"
    Synonym(s): fucked-up, snafu
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
fuckup
n
  1. someone who makes mistakes because of incompetence [syn: bungler, blunderer, fumbler, bumbler, stumbler, sad sack, botcher, butcher, fuckup]
  2. an embarrassing mistake
    Synonym(s): blunder, blooper, bloomer, bungle, pratfall, foul-up, fuckup, flub, botch, boner, boo-boo
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
full stop
n
  1. a punctuation mark (.) placed at the end of a declarative sentence to indicate a full stop or after abbreviations; "in England they call a period a stop"
    Synonym(s): period, point, full stop, stop, full point
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
furbish up
v
  1. restore by replacing a part or putting together what is torn or broken; "She repaired her TV set"; "Repair my shoes please"
    Synonym(s): repair, mend, fix, bushel, doctor, furbish up, restore, touch on
    Antonym(s): break, bust
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
furring strip
n
  1. strip used to give a level surface for attaching wallboard
    Synonym(s): furring strip, furring
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
GAAP
n
  1. a collection of rules and procedures and conventions that define accepted accounting practice; includes broad guidelines as well as detailed procedures
    Synonym(s): generally accepted accounting principles, GAAP
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
gall wasp
n
  1. small solitary wasp that produces galls on oaks and other plants
    Synonym(s): gall wasp, gallfly, cynipid wasp, cynipid gall wasp
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
gallop
n
  1. a fast gait of a horse; a two-beat stride during which all four legs are off the ground simultaneously
v
  1. ride at a galloping pace; "He was galloping down the road"
  2. go at galloping speed; "The horse was galloping along"
  3. cause to move at full gallop; "Did you gallop the horse just now?"
    Synonym(s): gallop, extend
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
Gallup
n
  1. a town in northwestern New Mexico near the Arizona border
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
gamesmanship
n
  1. the use of dubious (although not technically illegal) methods to win a game
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
gamp
n
  1. colloquial terms for an umbrella
    Synonym(s): gamp, brolly
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
gang up
v
  1. act as an organized group
    Synonym(s): gang, gang up
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
gap
n
  1. a conspicuous disparity or difference as between two figures; "gap between income and outgo"; "the spread between lending and borrowing costs"
    Synonym(s): gap, spread
  2. an open or empty space in or between things; "there was a small opening between the trees"; "the explosion made a gap in the wall"
    Synonym(s): opening, gap
  3. a narrow opening; "he opened the window a crack"
    Synonym(s): gap, crack
  4. a pass between mountain peaks
    Synonym(s): col, gap
  5. a difference (especially an unfortunate difference) between two opinions or two views or two situations
  6. an act of delaying or interrupting the continuity; "it was presented without commercial breaks"; "there was a gap in his account"
    Synonym(s): break, interruption, disruption, gap
v
  1. make an opening or gap in
    Synonym(s): gap, breach
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
garbage dump
n
  1. a piece of land where waste materials are dumped [syn: dump, garbage dump, trash dump, rubbish dump, wasteyard, waste-yard, dumpsite]
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
garbage heap
n
  1. an accumulation of refuse and discarded matter [syn: garbage heap, junk heap, rubbish heap, scrapheap, trash heap, junk pile, trash pile, refuse heap]
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
garbage pickup
n
  1. the collection and removal of garbage [syn: {garbage collection}, garbage pickup, trash collection, trash pickup]
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
garrison cap
n
  1. a wedge-shaped wool or cotton cap; worn as part of a uniform
    Synonym(s): garrison cap, overseas cap
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
gas lamp
n
  1. a lamp that burns illuminating gas
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
gas pump
n
  1. a pump in a service station that draws gasoline from underground storage tanks
    Synonym(s): gas pump, gasoline pump, petrol pump, island dispenser
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
gas up
v
  1. fill with gasoline; "Gas up the car"
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
gas-discharge lamp
n
  1. an electric lamp in which the light comes from an electric discharge between two electrodes in a glass tube
    Synonym(s): electric-discharge lamp, gas-discharge lamp
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
gas-turbine ship
n
  1. a ship powered by a gas turbine
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
gasoline pump
n
  1. a pump in a service station that draws gasoline from underground storage tanks
    Synonym(s): gas pump, gasoline pump, petrol pump, island dispenser
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
gasp
n
  1. a short labored intake of breath with the mouth open; "she gave a gasp and fainted"
    Synonym(s): gasp, pant
v
  1. breathe noisily, as when one is exhausted; "The runners reached the finish line, panting heavily"
    Synonym(s): pant, puff, gasp, heave
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
gather up
v
  1. take and lift upward [syn: pick up, lift up, {gather up}]
  2. gather or collect; "You can get the results on Monday"; "She picked up the children at the day care center"; "They pick up our trash twice a week"
    Synonym(s): collect, pick up, gather up, call for
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
gawp
v
  1. look with amazement; look stupidly [syn: goggle, gape, gawp, gawk]
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
Gaza Strip
n
  1. a coastal region at the southeastern corner of the Mediterranean bordering Israel and Egypt; "he is a Palestinian from Gaza"
    Synonym(s): Gaza Strip, Gaza
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
gazump
v
  1. rip off; ask an unreasonable price [syn: overcharge, soak, surcharge, gazump, fleece, plume, pluck, rob, hook]
    Antonym(s): undercharge
  2. raise the price of something after agreeing on a lower price
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
GDP
n
  1. the measure of an economy adopted by the United States in 1991; the total market values of goods and services produced by workers and capital within a nation's borders during a given period (usually 1 year)
    Synonym(s): gross domestic product, GDP
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
gear up
v
  1. make ready or suitable or equip in advance for a particular purpose or for some use, event, etc; "Get the children ready for school!"; "prepare for war"; "I was fixing to leave town after I paid the hotel bill"
    Synonym(s): fix, prepare, set up, ready, gear up, set
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
gem clip
n
  1. a wire or plastic clip for holding sheets of paper together; "the paper clip was invented in 1900"
    Synonym(s): paper clip, paperclip, gem clip
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
gene chip
n
  1. a microchip that holds DNA probes that form half of the DNA double helix and can recognize DNA from samples being tested
    Synonym(s): gene chip, DNA chip
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
generalship
n
  1. the leadership ability of a military general
  2. the office and authority of a general
    Synonym(s): generalship, generalcy
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
generation gap
n
  1. a difference between the views of young people and their parents
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
genetic map
n
  1. graphical representation of the arrangement of genes on a chromosome
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
genip
n
  1. tropical American tree bearing a small edible fruit with green leathery skin and sweet juicy translucent pulp
    Synonym(s): Spanish lime, Spanish lime tree, honey berry, mamoncillo, genip, ginep, Melicocca bijuga, Melicocca bijugatus
  2. round one-inch Caribbean fruit with green leathery skin and sweet juicy translucent pulp; eaten like grapes
    Synonym(s): genip, Spanish lime
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
genipap
n
  1. a succulent orange-sized tropical fruit with a thick rind
    Synonym(s): genipap, genipap fruit
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
get the jump
v
  1. be there first; "They had gotten the jump on their competitors"
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
get up
v
  1. rise to one's feet; "The audience got up and applauded"
    Synonym(s): arise, rise, uprise, get up, stand up
    Antonym(s): lie, lie down, sit, sit down
  2. get up and out of bed; "I get up at 7 A.M. every day"; "They rose early"; "He uprose at night"
    Synonym(s): get up, turn out, arise, uprise, rise
    Antonym(s): bed, crawl in, go to bed, go to sleep, hit the hay, hit the sack, kip down, retire, sack out, turn in
  3. raise from a lower to a higher position; "Raise your hands"; "Lift a load"
    Synonym(s): raise, lift, elevate, get up, bring up
    Antonym(s): bring down, get down, let down, lower, take down
  4. cause to rise; "The sergeant got us up at 2 A.M."
  5. develop; "we worked up an as of an appetite"
    Synonym(s): work up, get up
  6. put on special clothes to appear particularly appealing and attractive; "She never dresses up, even when she goes to the opera"; "The young girls were all fancied up for the party"
    Synonym(s): overdress, dress up, fig out, fig up, deck up, gussy up, fancy up, trick up, deck out, trick out, prink, attire, get up, rig out, tog up, tog out
    Antonym(s): dress down, underdress
  7. arrange by systematic planning and united effort; "machinate a plot"; "organize a strike"; "devise a plan to take over the director's office"
    Synonym(s): organize, organise, prepare, devise, get up, machinate
  8. study intensively, as before an exam; "I had to bone up on my Latin verbs before the final exam"
    Synonym(s): cram, grind away, drum, bone up, swot, get up, mug up, swot up, bone
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
getup
n
  1. a set of clothing (with accessories); "his getup was exceedingly elegant"
    Synonym(s): outfit, getup, rig, turnout
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
giant buttercup
n
  1. spectacular perennial native of wet montane grasslands of Peru; formerly included in genus Ranunculus
    Synonym(s): giant buttercup, Laccopetalum giganteum
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
giant hyssop
n
  1. any of a number of aromatic plants of the genus Agastache
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
giant scallop
n
  1. a large scallop inhabiting deep waters of the Atlantic coast of North America
    Synonym(s): sea scallop, giant scallop, Pecten magellanicus
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
gift shop
n
  1. a shop that sells miscellaneous articles appropriate as gifts
    Synonym(s): gift shop, novelty shop
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
gift wrap
n
  1. attractive wrapping paper suitable for wrapping gifts
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
gift-wrap
v
  1. wrap (a gift) attractively
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
gimp
n
  1. disability of walking due to crippling of the legs or feet
    Synonym(s): lameness, limping, gimp, gimpiness, gameness, claudication
v
  1. walk impeded by some physical limitation or injury; "The old woman hobbles down to the store every day"
    Synonym(s): limp, gimp, hobble, hitch
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
ginep
n
  1. tropical American tree bearing a small edible fruit with green leathery skin and sweet juicy translucent pulp
    Synonym(s): Spanish lime, Spanish lime tree, honey berry, mamoncillo, genip, ginep, Melicocca bijuga, Melicocca bijugatus
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
ginger pop
n
  1. ginger-flavored carbonated drink [syn: ginger ale, ginger pop]
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
ginger snap
n
  1. a crisp round cookie flavored with ginger [syn: gingersnap, ginger snap, snap, ginger nut]
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
ginger up
v
  1. make more interesting or lively; "juice up a party"; "pep up your paper"
    Synonym(s): jazz up, juice up, pep up, ginger up
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
gingersnap
n
  1. a crisp round cookie flavored with ginger [syn: gingersnap, ginger snap, snap, ginger nut]
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
gip
v
  1. deprive of by deceit; "He swindled me out of my inheritance"; "She defrauded the customers who trusted her"; "the cashier gypped me when he gave me too little change"
    Synonym(s): victimize, swindle, rook, goldbrick, nobble, diddle, bunco, defraud, scam, mulct, gyp, gip, hornswoggle, short-change, con
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
give up
v
  1. lose (s.th.) or lose the right to (s.th.) by some error, offense, or crime; "you've forfeited your right to name your successor"; "forfeited property"
    Synonym(s): forfeit, give up, throw overboard, waive, forgo, forego
    Antonym(s): arrogate, claim, lay claim
  2. give up with the intent of never claiming again; "Abandon your life to God"; "She gave up her children to her ex- husband when she moved to Tahiti"; "We gave the drowning victim up for dead"
    Synonym(s): abandon, give up
  3. give up in the face of defeat of lacking hope; admit defeat; "In the second round, the challenger gave up"
    Synonym(s): drop out, give up, fall by the wayside, drop by the wayside, throw in, throw in the towel, quit, chuck up the sponge
    Antonym(s): enter, participate
  4. put an end to a state or an activity; "Quit teasing your little brother"
    Synonym(s): discontinue, stop, cease, give up, quit, lay off
    Antonym(s): bear on, carry on, continue, preserve, uphold
  5. give up what is not strictly needed; "he asked if they could spare one of their horses to speed his journey"
    Synonym(s): spare, give up, part with, dispense with
  6. part with a possession or right; "I am relinquishing my bedroom to the long-term house guest"; "resign a claim to the throne"
    Synonym(s): release, relinquish, resign, free, give up
  7. leave (a job, post, or position) voluntarily; "She vacated the position when she got pregnant"; "The chairman resigned when he was found to have misappropriated funds"
    Synonym(s): vacate, resign, renounce, give up
  8. relinquish possession or control over; "The squatters had to surrender the building after the police moved in"
    Synonym(s): surrender, cede, deliver, give up
  9. give up or agree to forgo to the power or possession of another; "The last Taleban fighters finally surrendered"
    Synonym(s): surrender, give up
    Antonym(s): hold out, resist, stand firm, withstand
  10. stop maintaining or insisting on; of ideas or claims; "He abandoned the thought of asking for her hand in marriage"; "Both sides have to give up some claims in these negotiations"
    Synonym(s): abandon, give up
  11. allow the other (baseball) team to score; "give up a run"
    Synonym(s): give up, allow
  12. stop consuming; "kick a habit"; "give up alcohol"
    Synonym(s): kick, give up
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
giving up
n
  1. a verbal act of admitting defeat [syn: giving up, yielding, surrender]
  2. the act of forsaking
    Synonym(s): forsaking, giving up
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
Gjellerup
n
  1. Danish novelist (1857-1919) [syn: Gjellerup, {Karl Gjellerup}]
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
glam up
v
  1. use special care in dressing, making-up, etc.; "She dolled herself up for the night out with her friends"
    Synonym(s): doll up, do up, pretty up, glam up
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
glop
n
  1. any gummy shapeless matter; usually unpleasant
  2. writing or music that is excessively sweet and sentimental
    Synonym(s): treacle, mush, slop, glop
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
glottal stop
n
  1. a stop consonant articulated by releasing pressure at the glottis; as in the sudden onset of a vowel
    Synonym(s): glottal stop, glottal plosive, glottal catch
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
glow lamp
n
  1. a gas-discharge tube with a hot cathode; used in stroboscopes
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
GNP
n
  1. former measure of the United States economy; the total market value of goods and services produced by all citizens and capital during a given period (usually 1 yr)
    Synonym(s): gross national product, GNP
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
go deep
v
  1. extend in importance or range; "His accomplishments go far"
    Synonym(s): go far, go deep
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
go to sleep
v
  1. prepare for sleep; "I usually turn in at midnight"; "He goes to bed at the crack of dawn"
    Synonym(s): go to bed, turn in, bed, crawl in, kip down, hit the hay, hit the sack, sack out, go to sleep, retire
    Antonym(s): arise, get up, rise, turn out, uprise
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
go up
v
  1. move upward; "The fog lifted"; "The smoke arose from the forest fire"; "The mist uprose from the meadows"
    Synonym(s): rise, lift, arise, move up, go up, come up, uprise
    Antonym(s): come down, descend, fall, go down
  2. increase in value or to a higher point; "prices climbed steeply"; "the value of our house rose sharply last year"
    Synonym(s): rise, go up, climb
  3. move towards; "We were approaching our destination"; "They are drawing near"; "The enemy army came nearer and nearer"
    Synonym(s): approach, near, come on, go up, draw near, draw close, come near
  4. be erected, built, or constructed; "New buildings are going up everywhere"
  5. go upward with gradual or continuous progress; "Did you ever climb up the hill behind your house?"
    Synonym(s): climb, climb up, mount, go up
  6. burn completely; be consumed or destroyed by fire; "The hut burned down"; "The mountain of paper went up in flames"
    Synonym(s): burn down, burn up, go up
  7. travel up, "We ascended the mountain"; "go up a ladder"; "The mountaineers slowly ascended the steep slope"
    Synonym(s): ascend, go up
    Antonym(s): come down, descend, fall, go down
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
gobble up
v
  1. eat a large amount of food quickly; "The children gobbled down most of the birthday cake"
    Synonym(s): garbage down, gobble up, shovel in, bolt down
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
goldcup
n
  1. any of various plants of the genus Ranunculus [syn: buttercup, butterflower, butter-flower, crowfoot, goldcup, kingcup]
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
golden cup
n
  1. native of Mexican highlands grown for its glossy clear yellow flowers and blue-grey finely dissected foliage
    Synonym(s): golden cup, Mexican tulip poppy, Hunnemania fumariifolia
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
golden syrup
n
  1. a pale cane syrup
    Synonym(s): treacle, golden syrup
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
golf cap
n
  1. a cap with a bill [syn: baseball cap, jockey cap, {golf cap}]
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
goop
n
  1. any thick, viscous matter [syn: sludge, slime, goo, goop, gook, guck, gunk, muck, ooze]
  2. street names for gamma hydroxybutyrate
    Synonym(s): soap, scoop, max, liquid ecstasy, grievous bodily harm, goop, Georgia home boy, easy lay
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
goose bump
n
  1. reflex erection of hairs of the skin in response to cold or emotional stress or skin irritation
    Synonym(s): pilomotor reflex, gooseflesh, goose bump, goosebump, goose pimple, goose skin, horripilation
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
goose step
n
  1. a manner of marching with legs straight and swinging high
v
  1. march in a military fashion
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
goosebump
n
  1. reflex erection of hairs of the skin in response to cold or emotional stress or skin irritation
    Synonym(s): pilomotor reflex, gooseflesh, goose bump, goosebump, goose pimple, goose skin, horripilation
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
GOP
n
  1. the younger of two major political parties in the United States; GOP is an acronym for grand old party
    Synonym(s): Republican Party, GOP
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
gossip
n
  1. light informal conversation for social occasions [syn: chitchat, chit-chat, chit chat, small talk, gab, gabfest, gossip, tittle-tattle, chin wag, chin- wag, chin wagging, chin-wagging, causerie]
  2. a report (often malicious) about the behavior of other people; "the divorce caused much gossip"
    Synonym(s): gossip, comment, scuttlebutt
  3. a person given to gossiping and divulging personal information about others
    Synonym(s): gossip, gossiper, gossipmonger, rumormonger, rumourmonger, newsmonger
v
  1. wag one's tongue; speak about others and reveal secrets or intimacies; "She won't dish the dirt"
    Synonym(s): dish the dirt, gossip
  2. talk socially without exchanging too much information; "the men were sitting in the cafe and shooting the breeze"
    Synonym(s): chew the fat, shoot the breeze, chat, confabulate, confab, chitchat, chit-chat, chatter, chaffer, natter, gossip, jaw, claver, visit
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
governorship
n
  1. the office of governor
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
GP
n
  1. a physician who is not a specialist but treats all illnesses
    Synonym(s): general practitioner, GP
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
grace cup
n
  1. cup to be passed around for the final toast after a meal
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
grasp
n
  1. understanding of the nature or meaning or quality or magnitude of something; "he has a good grasp of accounting practices"
    Synonym(s): appreciation, grasp, hold
  2. the limit of capability; "within the compass of education"
    Synonym(s): compass, range, reach, grasp
  3. an intellectual hold or understanding; "a good grip on French history"; "they kept a firm grip on the two top priorities"; "he was in the grip of a powerful emotion"; "a terrible power had her in its grasp"
    Synonym(s): grip, grasp
  4. the act of grasping; "he released his clasp on my arm"; "he has a strong grip for an old man"; "she kept a firm hold on the railing"
    Synonym(s): clasp, clench, clutch, clutches, grasp, grip, hold
v
  1. hold firmly
    Synonym(s): grasp, hold on
  2. get the meaning of something; "Do you comprehend the meaning of this letter?"
    Synonym(s): grok, get the picture, comprehend, savvy, dig, grasp, compass, apprehend
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
greater scaup
n
  1. large scaup of North America having a greenish iridescence on the head of the male
    Synonym(s): greater scaup, Aythya marila
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
greater water parsnip
n
  1. large stout white-flowered perennial found wild in shallow fresh water; Europe
    Synonym(s): greater water parsnip, Sium latifolium
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
green pea soup
n
  1. made of fresh green peas and stock with shredded lettuce onion and celery
    Synonym(s): green pea soup, potage St. Germain
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
green soap
n
  1. a soft (or liquid) soap made from vegetable oils; used in certain skin diseases
    Synonym(s): soft soap, green soap
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
green turtle soup
n
  1. soup usually made of the flesh of green turtles [syn: turtle soup, green turtle soup]
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
grip
n
  1. the act of grasping; "he released his clasp on my arm"; "he has a strong grip for an old man"; "she kept a firm hold on the railing"
    Synonym(s): clasp, clench, clutch, clutches, grasp, grip, hold
  2. the appendage to an object that is designed to be held in order to use or move it; "he grabbed the hammer by the handle"; "it was an old briefcase but it still had a good grip"
    Synonym(s): handle, grip, handgrip, hold
  3. a portable rectangular container for carrying clothes; "he carried his small bag onto the plane with him"
    Synonym(s): bag, traveling bag, travelling bag, grip, suitcase
  4. the friction between a body and the surface on which it moves (as between an automobile tire and the road)
    Synonym(s): grip, traction, adhesive friction
  5. worker who moves the camera around while a film or television show is being made
  6. an intellectual hold or understanding; "a good grip on French history"; "they kept a firm grip on the two top priorities"; "he was in the grip of a powerful emotion"; "a terrible power had her in its grasp"
    Synonym(s): grip, grasp
  7. a flat wire hairpin whose prongs press tightly together; used to hold bobbed hair in place; "in Britain they call a bobby pin a grip"
    Synonym(s): bobby pin, hairgrip, grip
v
  1. hold fast or firmly; "He gripped the steering wheel"
  2. to grip or seize, as in a wrestling match; "the two men grappled with each other for several minutes"
    Synonym(s): grapple, grip
  3. to render motionless, as with a fixed stare or by arousing terror or awe; "The snake charmer fascinates the cobra"
    Synonym(s): fascinate, transfix, grip, spellbind
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
ground loop
n
  1. a sharp uncontrollable turn made by an airplane while moving along the ground
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
group
n
  1. any number of entities (members) considered as a unit [syn: group, grouping]
  2. (chemistry) two or more atoms bound together as a single unit and forming part of a molecule
    Synonym(s): group, radical, chemical group
  3. a set that is closed, associative, has an identity element and every element has an inverse
    Synonym(s): group, mathematical group
v
  1. arrange into a group or groups; "Can you group these shapes together?"
  2. form a group or group together
    Synonym(s): group, aggroup
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
grow up
v
  1. become an adult
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
grownup
adj
  1. (of animals) fully developed; "an adult animal"; "a grown woman"
    Synonym(s): adult, big, full-grown, fully grown, grown, grownup
n
  1. a fully developed person from maturity onward [syn: adult, grownup]
    Antonym(s): juvenile, juvenile person
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
grub up
v
  1. dig up; "grub up roots and tree stumps" [syn: grub up, grub out]
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
grump
n
  1. a bad-tempered person [syn: grouch, grump, crank, churl, crosspatch]
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
guard ship
n
  1. a warship (at anchor or under way) required to maintain a higher degree of readiness than others in its squadron
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
guardianship
n
  1. attention and management implying responsibility for safety; "he is in the care of a bodyguard"
    Synonym(s): care, charge, tutelage, guardianship
  2. the responsibility of a guardian or keeper; "he left his car in my keeping"
    Synonym(s): guardianship, keeping, safekeeping
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
guilt trip
n
  1. remorse caused by feeling responsible for some offense
    Synonym(s): guilt, guilty conscience, guilt feelings, guilt trip
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
gulp
n
  1. a large and hurried swallow; "he finished it at a single gulp"
    Synonym(s): gulp, draft, draught, swig
  2. a spasmodic reflex of the throat made as if in swallowing
    Synonym(s): gulp, gulping
v
  1. to swallow hurriedly or greedily or in one draught; "The men gulped down their beers"
    Synonym(s): gulp, quaff, swig
  2. utter or make a noise, as when swallowing too quickly; "He gulped for help after choking on a big piece of meat"
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
gum up
v
  1. stick together as if with gum; "the inside of the pipe has gummed up"
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
gumdrop
n
  1. a jellied candy coated with sugar crystals
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
gussy up
v
  1. put on special clothes to appear particularly appealing and attractive; "She never dresses up, even when she goes to the opera"; "The young girls were all fancied up for the party"
    Synonym(s): overdress, dress up, fig out, fig up, deck up, gussy up, fancy up, trick up, deck out, trick out, prink, attire, get up, rig out, tog up, tog out
    Antonym(s): dress down, underdress
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
gymslip
n
  1. a sleeveless tunic worn by English girls as part of a school uniform
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
gyp
n
  1. a swindle in which you cheat at gambling or persuade a person to buy worthless property
    Synonym(s): bunco, bunco game, bunko, bunko game, con, confidence trick, confidence game, con game, gyp, hustle, sting, flimflam
v
  1. deprive of by deceit; "He swindled me out of my inheritance"; "She defrauded the customers who trusted her"; "the cashier gypped me when he gave me too little change"
    Synonym(s): victimize, swindle, rook, goldbrick, nobble, diddle, bunco, defraud, scam, mulct, gyp, gip, hornswoggle, short-change, con
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
hairgrip
n
  1. a flat wire hairpin whose prongs press tightly together; used to hold bobbed hair in place; "in Britain they call a bobby pin a grip"
    Synonym(s): bobby pin, hairgrip, grip
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
half step
n
  1. the musical interval between adjacent keys on a keyboard instrument
    Synonym(s): semitone, half step
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
half-slip
n
  1. undergarment worn under a skirt [syn: petticoat, {half- slip}, underskirt]
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
ham it up
v
  1. exaggerate one's acting [syn: overact, ham it up, ham, overplay]
    Antonym(s): underact, underplay
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
hand pump
n
  1. a pump worked by hand
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
handclap
n
  1. a clap of the hands to indicate approval
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
handclasp
n
  1. grasping and shaking a person's hand (as to acknowledge an introduction or to agree on a contract)
    Synonym(s): handshake, shake, handshaking, handclasp
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
handgrip
n
  1. the appendage to an object that is designed to be held in order to use or move it; "he grabbed the hammer by the handle"; "it was an old briefcase but it still had a good grip"
    Synonym(s): handle, grip, handgrip, hold
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
handicap
n
  1. the condition of being unable to perform as a consequence of physical or mental unfitness; "reading disability"; "hearing impairment"
    Synonym(s): disability, disablement, handicap, impairment
  2. advantage given to a competitor to equalize chances of winning
  3. something immaterial that interferes with or delays action or progress
    Synonym(s): hindrance, hinderance, deterrent, impediment, balk, baulk, check, handicap
v
  1. injure permanently; "He was disabled in a car accident"
    Synonym(s): disable, invalid, incapacitate, handicap
  2. attempt to forecast the winner (especially in a horse race) and assign odds for or against a contestant
  3. put at a disadvantage; "The brace I have to wear is hindering my movements"
    Synonym(s): handicap, hinder, hamper
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
handstamp
n
  1. a stamp (usually made of rubber) for imprinting a mark or design by hand
    Synonym(s): handstamp, rubber stamp
v
  1. stamp with a rubber stamp, usually an indication of official approval on a document
    Synonym(s): rubberstamp, handstamp
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
hang up
v
  1. put a telephone receiver back in its cradle
  2. cause to be hanging or suspended; "Hang that picture on the wall"
    Synonym(s): hang, hang up
  3. interrupt a telephone conversation
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
hang-up
n
  1. an emotional preoccupation
  2. an unforeseen obstacle
    Synonym(s): hang-up, hitch, rub, snag
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
Hans Arp
n
  1. Alsatian artist and poet who was cofounder of dadaism in Zurich; noted for abstract organic sculptures (1887-1966)
    Synonym(s): Arp, Jean Arp, Hans Arp
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
hap
n
  1. an accidental happening; "he recorded all the little haps and mishaps of his life"
v
  1. come to pass; "What is happening?"; "The meeting took place off without an incidence"; "Nothing occurred that seemed important"
    Synonym(s): happen, hap, go on, pass off, occur, pass, fall out, come about, take place
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
hard up
adj
  1. not having enough money to pay for necessities [syn: hard up, impecunious, in straitened circumstances(p), penniless, penurious, pinched]
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
hardship
n
  1. a state of misfortune or affliction; "debt-ridden farmers struggling with adversity"; "a life of hardship"
    Synonym(s): adversity, hardship, hard knocks
  2. something hard to endure; "the asperity of northern winters"
    Synonym(s): asperity, grimness, hardship, rigor, rigour, severity, severeness, rigorousness, rigourousness
  3. something that causes or entails suffering; "I cannot think it a hardship that more indulgence is allowed to men than to women"- James Boswell; "the many hardships of frontier life"
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
hardtop
n
  1. a car that resembles a convertible but has a fixed rigid top
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
harelip
n
  1. a congenital cleft in the middle of the upper lip [syn: cleft lip, harelip, cheiloschisis]
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
harp
n
  1. a chordophone that has a triangular frame consisting of a sounding board and a pillar and a curved neck; the strings stretched between the neck and the soundbox are plucked with the fingers
  2. a pair of curved vertical supports for a lampshade
  3. a small rectangular free-reed instrument having a row of free reeds set back in air holes and played by blowing into the desired hole
    Synonym(s): harmonica, mouth organ, harp, mouth harp
v
  1. come back to; "Don't dwell on the past"; "She is always harping on the same old things"
    Synonym(s): harp, dwell
  2. play the harp; "She harped the Saint-Saens beautifully"
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
hasp
n
  1. a fastener for a door or lid; a hinged metal plate is fitted over a staple and is locked with a pin or padlock
v
  1. secure or lock with a hasp
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
hat shop
n
  1. shop selling women's hats
    Synonym(s): millinery, hat shop
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
haul up
v
  1. come to a halt after driving somewhere; "The Rolls pulled up on pour front lawn"; "The chauffeur hauled up in front of us"
    Synonym(s): draw up, pull up, haul up
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
head shop
n
  1. a shop specializing in articles of interest to drug users; "he bought some roach clips and hashish pipes at the head shop"
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
head trip
n
  1. an exciting or stimulating experience [syn: trip, {head trip}]
  2. the act of satisfying your own desires and giving yourself pleasure
    Synonym(s): self-gratification, head trip
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
head up
v
  1. be the first or leading member of (a group) and excel; "This student heads the class"
    Synonym(s): head, head up
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
headlamp
n
  1. a powerful light with reflector; attached to the front of an automobile or locomotive
    Synonym(s): headlight, headlamp
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
headmastership
n
  1. the position of headmaster
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
headmistressship
n
  1. the position of headmistress
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
heads-up
adj
  1. fully alert and watchful; "played heads-up ball" [syn: heads-up, wide-awake]
n
  1. a warning message; "he sent a heads-up to the District Attorney"
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
headship
n
  1. the position of headmaster or headmistress
  2. the position of head
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
heap
n
  1. a collection of objects laid on top of each other [syn: pile, heap, mound, agglomerate, cumulation, cumulus]
  2. (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent; "a batch of letters"; "a deal of trouble"; "a lot of money"; "he made a mint on the stock market"; "see the rest of the winners in our huge passel of photos"; "it must have cost plenty"; "a slew of journalists"; "a wad of money"
    Synonym(s): batch, deal, flock, good deal, great deal, hatful, heap, lot, mass, mess, mickle, mint, mountain, muckle, passel, peck, pile, plenty, pot, quite a little, raft, sight, slew, spate, stack, tidy sum, wad
  3. a car that is old and unreliable; "the fenders had fallen off that old bus"
    Synonym(s): bus, jalopy, heap
v
  1. bestow in large quantities; "He heaped him with work"; "She heaped scorn upon him"
  2. arrange in stacks; "heap firewood around the fireplace"; "stack your books up on the shelves"
    Synonym(s): stack, pile, heap
  3. fill to overflow; "heap the platter with potatoes"
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
heap up
v
  1. arrange into piles or stacks; "She piled up her books in my living room"
    Synonym(s): pile up, heap up, stack up
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
heat lamp
n
  1. electric heater consisting of a high-power incandescent lamp that emits infrared radiation; "the bathroom could be warmed by an infrared lamp"
    Synonym(s): heat lamp, infrared lamp
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
heat pump
n
  1. apparatus that extracts heat from a liquid that is at a higher temperature than its surroundings; can be used to transfer heat from a reservoir outside in order to heat a building
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
heat up
v
  1. gain heat or get hot; "The room heated up quickly" [syn: heat, hot up, heat up]
    Antonym(s): chill, cool, cool down
  2. make hot or hotter; "the sun heats the oceans"; "heat the water on the stove"
    Synonym(s): heat, heat up
    Antonym(s): chill, cool, cool down
  3. make more intense; "Emotions were screwed up"
    Synonym(s): heat up, hot up, screw up
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
heated up
adj
  1. made warm or hot (`het' is a dialectal variant of `heated'); "a heated swimming pool"; "wiped his heated-up face with a large bandana"; "he was all het up and sweaty"
    Synonym(s): heated, heated up, het, het up
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
heave up
v
  1. lift or elevate [syn: heave, heave up, heft, {heft up}]
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
hedgehop
v
  1. fly very close to the ground
    Synonym(s): hedgehop, flat-hat
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
heft up
v
  1. lift or elevate [syn: heave, heave up, heft, {heft up}]
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
helium group
n
  1. the series of inert gases
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
help
n
  1. the activity of contributing to the fulfillment of a need or furtherance of an effort or purpose; "he gave me an assist with the housework"; "could not walk without assistance"; "rescue party went to their aid"; "offered his help in unloading"
    Synonym(s): aid, assist, assistance, help
  2. a person who contributes to the fulfillment of a need or furtherance of an effort or purpose; "my invaluable assistant"; "they hired additional help to finish the work"
    Synonym(s): assistant, helper, help, supporter
  3. a resource; "visual aids in teaching"
    Synonym(s): aid, assistance, help
  4. a means of serving; "of no avail"; "there's no help for it"
    Synonym(s): avail, help, service
v
  1. give help or assistance; be of service; "Everyone helped out during the earthquake"; "Can you help me carry this table?"; "She never helps around the house"
    Synonym(s): help, assist, aid
  2. improve the condition of; "These pills will help the patient"
    Synonym(s): help, aid
  3. be of use; "This will help to prevent accidents"
    Synonym(s): help, facilitate
  4. abstain from doing; always used with a negative; "I can't help myself--I have to smoke"; "She could not help watching the sad spectacle"
    Synonym(s): help oneself, help
  5. help to some food; help with food or drink; "I served him three times, and after that he helped himself"
    Synonym(s): serve, help
  6. contribute to the furtherance of; "This money will help the development of literacy in developing countries"
  7. take or use; "She helped herself to some of the office supplies"
    Synonym(s): avail, help
  8. improve; change for the better; "New slipcovers will help the old living room furniture"
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
hemp
n
  1. a plant fiber
  2. any plant of the genus Cannabis; a coarse bushy annual with palmate leaves and clusters of small green flowers; yields tough fibers and narcotic drugs
    Synonym(s): cannabis, hemp
  3. a rope that is used by a hangman to execute persons who have been condemned to death by hanging
    Synonym(s): hangman's rope, hangman's halter, halter, hemp, hempen necktie
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
hencoop
n
  1. a farm building for housing poultry [syn: chicken coop, coop, hencoop, henhouse]
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
hep
adj
  1. informed about the latest trends [syn: hep, hip, {hip to(p)}]
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
hero worship
n
  1. admiration for great men (or their memory)
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
hero-worship
v
  1. love unquestioningly and uncritically or to excess; venerate as an idol; "Many teenagers idolized the Beatles"
    Synonym(s): idolize, idolise, worship, hero-worship, revere
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
het up
adj
  1. made warm or hot (`het' is a dialectal variant of `heated'); "a heated swimming pool"; "wiped his heated-up face with a large bandana"; "he was all het up and sweaty"
    Synonym(s): heated, heated up, het, het up
  2. worked up emotionally by anger or excitement; "was terribly het up over the killing of the eagle"; "got really het up over the new taxes"; "he was suddenly het up about racing cars"
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
hiccup
n
  1. (usually plural) the state of having reflex spasms of the diaphragm accompanied by a rapid closure of the glottis producing an audible sound; sometimes a symptom of indigestion; "how do you cure the hiccups?"
    Synonym(s): hiccup, hiccough, singultus
v
  1. breathe spasmodically, and make a sound; "When you have to hiccup, drink a glass of cold water"
    Synonym(s): hiccup, hiccough
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
high jump
n
  1. a competition that involves jumping as high as possible over a horizontal bar
  2. the act of jumping as high as possible over a horizontal bar
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
high up
adv
  1. at a great altitude; "he climbed high on the ladder"
    Synonym(s): high, high up
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
high-top
adj
  1. (of shoes or boots) having relatively high uppers [syn: high-top, high-topped]
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
high-up
n
  1. an important or influential (and often overbearing) person
    Synonym(s): very important person, VIP, high-up, dignitary, panjandrum, high muckamuck
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
higher up
adv
  1. in or to a place that is higher [syn: above, {higher up}, in a higher place, to a higher place]
    Antonym(s): at a lower place, below, beneath, to a lower place
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
higher-up
n
  1. one of greater rank or station or quality [syn: superior, higher-up, superordinate]
    Antonym(s): inferior
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
hike up
v
  1. pull up; "He hitched up his socks and pants" [syn: {hike up}, hitch up]
  2. increase; "The landlord hiked up the rents"
    Synonym(s): hike, hike up, boost
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
hilltop
n
  1. the peak of a hill; "the sun set behind the brow of distant hills"
    Synonym(s): hilltop, brow
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
hip
adj
  1. informed about the latest trends [syn: hep, hip, {hip to(p)}]
n
  1. either side of the body below the waist and above the thigh
  2. the structure of the vertebrate skeleton supporting the lower limbs in humans and the hind limbs or corresponding parts in other vertebrates
    Synonym(s): pelvis, pelvic girdle, pelvic arch, hip
  3. the ball-and-socket joint between the head of the femur and the acetabulum
    Synonym(s): hip, hip joint, coxa, articulatio coxae
  4. (architecture) the exterior angle formed by the junction of a sloping side and a sloping end of a roof
  5. the fruit of a rose plant
    Synonym(s): hip, rose hip, rosehip
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
hip-hop
n
  1. an urban youth culture associated with rap music and the fashions of African-American residents of the inner city
  2. genre of African-American music of the 1980s and 1990s in which rhyming lyrics are chanted to a musical accompaniment; several forms of rap have emerged
    Synonym(s): rap, rap music, hip-hop
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
hired help
n
  1. employee hired for domestic or farm work (often used in the singular to refer to several employees collectively)
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
hit it up
v
  1. become drunk or drink excessively [syn: souse, soak, inebriate, hit it up]
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
hitch up
v
  1. pull up; "He hitched up his socks and pants" [syn: {hike up}, hitch up]
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
hive up
v
  1. save up as for future use [syn: hoard, stash, cache, lay away, hive up, squirrel away]
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
hobo camp
n
  1. a place where hoboes camp
    Synonym(s): hobo camp, jungle
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
hold up
v
  1. be the physical support of; carry the weight of; "The beam holds up the roof"; "He supported me with one hand while I balanced on the beam"; "What's holding that mirror?"
    Synonym(s): hold, support, sustain, hold up
  2. hold up something as an example; hold up one's achievements for admiration
  3. cause to be slowed down or delayed; "Traffic was delayed by the bad weather"; "she delayed the work that she didn't want to perform"
    Synonym(s): delay, detain, hold up
    Antonym(s): hurry, rush
  4. rob at gunpoint or by means of some other threat
    Synonym(s): hold up, stick up
  5. continue to live through hardship or adversity; "We went without water and food for 3 days"; "These superstitions survive in the backwaters of America"; "The race car driver lived through several very serious accidents"; "how long can a person last without food and water?"
    Synonym(s): survive, last, live, live on, go, endure, hold up, hold out
  6. resist or confront with resistance; "The politician defied public opinion"; "The new material withstands even the greatest wear and tear"; "The bridge held"
    Synonym(s): defy, withstand, hold, hold up
  7. resist or withstand wear, criticism, etc.; "Her shoes won't hold up"; "This theory won't hold water"
    Synonym(s): stand up, hold up, hold water
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
holdup
n
  1. robbery at gunpoint [syn: armed robbery, heist, holdup, stickup]
  2. the act of delaying; inactivity resulting in something being put off until a later time
    Synonym(s): delay, holdup
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
hole up
v
  1. remain secluded or in hiding; "He is writing his book and is holing up in his study"
  2. score a hole in one
  3. sleep during winter; "Bears must eat a lot of food before they hibernate in their caves"
    Synonym(s): hibernate, hole up
    Antonym(s): aestivate, estivate
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
home help
n
  1. a person hired to help in another's home (especially one employed by a local authority to help the infirm with domestic work)
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
honey crisp
n
  1. a crisp candy made with honey
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
hook up
v
  1. connect or link; "hook up the houses to the gas supply line"; "Hook up the components of the new sound system"
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
hookup
n
  1. a device providing a connection between a power source and a user; "some campsites have electrical hookups for trailers"
  2. a system of components assembled together for a particular purpose
    Synonym(s): hookup, assemblage
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
hoop
n
  1. a light curved skeleton to spread out a skirt
  2. a rigid circular band of metal or wood or other material used for holding or fastening or hanging or pulling; "there was still a rusty iron hoop for tying a horse"
    Synonym(s): hoop,