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whip, v. lash, beat, thrash, flog, drub, punish, chastise, trounce,
flagellate, castigate, scourge, switch, spank, maul, fustigate; (Slang)
conquer, defeat; jerk, snatch, whisk.

whip, n. horsewhip, crop, scourge, lash, switch, rattan, thong,
knout, cat-o-nine-tails, quirt (rawhide); koorbash (Africa).

whipping, n. chastisement, castigation, punishment, scourging,
trouncing, flagellation, beating, lashing, fustigation, flogging, mauling;

whippletree, n. whiffletree, swingletree, singletree.

whirl, v. spin, revolve, twirl, rotate, gyrate, wheel, pirouette.

whirl, n. circumvolution, rotation, gyration, swirl.

whirling, a. spinning, rotating, vertiginous, gyratory.

whirling, n. spinning, rotation, gyration, turbination, pirouette.

whirlpool, n. maelstrom, vortex, eddy; Charybdis.

whirlwind, n. cyclone, typhoon.

whiskers, n. pl. beard; (of a cat) vibrissa.

whiskey, n. _spiritus frumenti_. Associated words: faints, distill,
distiller, distillery, poteen, moonshine, moonshiner.

whisper, n. susurrus, susurration, whispering, sibilation; innuendo,
suggestion, intimation.

whistling, n. rhonchus, râle (Med.).

whit, n. particle, atom, iota, jot, tittle, bit, mite, mote, ace,
scintilla, scrap.

white, a. blanched, bleached, etiolate, pale; hoary.

white heat. incandescence.

white hot. incandescent.

white lead. ceruse, carbonate of lead.

white livered, a. cowardly, pusillanimous, dastardly.

whiten, v. bleach, blanch, pale, etiolate, decolorize.

whitening, n. bleaching, blanching, etiolation.

white race. Caucasian race.

whites, n. leucorrhea, fluor albus.

Whitsunday, n. Pentecost, Whitsuntide.

whiz, v. hum, buzz, whirr.

whole, a. all, total, entire; intact, complete, inviolate, integral,
unbroken, unscathed, unabridged.

whole, n. sum, total, totality, all, aggregate, gross, integral.
Antonyms: part, portion, fraction, disintegration.

wholeness, n. entirety, completeness, integrity. Associated Words:
integral, integrate, integration, integrant.

wholesome, a. healthy, salubrious, salutary, nutritious, beneficial.
Antonyms: See unhealthy.

whoop, n. halloo, hoot, shout, yell.

whooping-cough, n. chin cough, pertussis.

whore, n. harlot, prostitute, strumpet, courtesan, wench, Cyprian,
bawd, drab, punk, woman of ill fame, demirep.

whoredom, n. prostitution, fornication, lewdness, harlotry, bawdry.

whorehouse, n. brothel, bawdy-house.

whoremaster, n. lecher, fornicator, whoremonger; pimp, procurer,

whoremonger, n. whoremaster, debauchee, rake, wencher.

whorish, a. lewd, incontinent, licentious, meretricious, libidinous.

wicked, a. sinful, iniquitous, evil, immoral, depraved, vicious,
pernicious, abandoned, unrighteous, heinous, flagitious.

wickedness, n. iniquity, depravity, immorality, sinfulness, vice,
infamy, atrocity, evil, offense, flagrancy, unrighteousness.

wide, a. broad: extensive, vast; comprehensive.

wide-awake, a. alert, keen, vigilant, watchful, wary, attentive.

wideness, n. breadth, width.

widespread, a. prevalent, extended, extensive.

widow, n. relict. Associated Words: viduage, dower weeds,

width, n. breadth.

wife, n. spouse, consort, helpmate, partner. Associated Words:
uxoricide, uxorious, uxoriousness, coverture, dowry, polygamy, polygamist,
monogamy, dower, dot, uxorial.

wig, n. peruke, toupee, periwig, toupet, jasey, scratch wig, bagwig.

wiggle, v. squirm, wriggle.

wigmaker, n. perruquier.

wigwam, n. tepee.

wild, a. untamed, undomesticated, feral, ferine; desert, waste,
uncultivated, uninhabited; savage, ferocious, barbarous, uncivilized,
cannibal; unrestrained, violent, turbulent, tempestuous, riotous, wanton,
uncontrolled; visionary, bizarre, grotesque, impracticable; agrarian,

wile, n. artifice, deception, guile, trick, ruse, craft.

will, n. volition, preference, choice; command, wish behest, order.

will, n. testament, devise. Associated Words: intestate, intestacy,
testate, testacy, testamentary, testator, testatrix, surrogate,
bequeathable, bequeather, bequeathment, bequest, codicil, devisee,
devisor, intestable, legacy, legatee, legator, testable, nuncupative.

will, v. bequeath, devise, leave; decree, ordain, direct, order;
wish, desire, want.

willful, a. refractory, headstrong, perverse, disobedient,

willing, a. disposed, voluntary, desirous.

willingness, n. readiness, disposition, alacrity.

will-o'-the-wisp, n. ignis fatuus, Jack-o'-lantern,

willow, n. osier. Associated Words: osiery, osiered, salicaceous,
salicin, withe, wicker.

willowy, a. lithe, graceful, pliant; osier, osiered.

wily, a. crafty, artful, intriguing, designing, tricky, insidious,

win, v. achieve, attain.

wince, v. shrink, flinch, recoil.

wind, n. breeze, zephyr; draught; gale, squall; hurricane, tornado,
cyclone, tempest, whirlwind, flurry; simoon, sirocco, monsoon, chinook,
trade wind, levanter, typhoon, harmattan, solano. Associated Words:
anemology, anemography, anemometry, Typhon, Æolus, gust, æolian, bellows,
cenemograph, anemophilous, fan, blast, æolic, sough, soughing, lee,
leeward, windward, anemogram, anemograph.

wind, n. flatulence. Associated Words: belch, belching, eructation,
crepitus, ructation, tympany, carminative, flatulent, tympanitis.

wind, v. coil, twine, twist, wreathe; crook, meander, curve, deviate,
sinuate, bend.

windfall, n. godsend, boon.

windflower, n. anemone.

wind gauge. anemometer.

winding, n. convolution, labyrinth, detour, meander, meandering,
crook, bend, curve, angle, sinuation, contortion.

winding, a. circuitous, labyrinthian, meandering, spiral, serpentine,
tortuous, deviating.

winding-up, n. conclusion, settlement, _dénouement_, finale, end.

windlass, n. winch.

window, n. casement, ventilator, transom, fenestella, oriel, dormer
window, bay window, luthern, rose window, _moucharaby_, _œil-de-bœuf_,
lunette window. Associated Words: fenestral, fenestrated, fenestration,
squilgee, cancelli, tracery, mullion, mullioned, sash, sill, reveal, jamb,
foliation, lintel, rabbet, splay, louver boarding, interfenestration,
lattice, shutter.

windpipe, n. trachea, weasand, throttle. Associated Words:
tracheal, tracheary, tracheitis, tracheotomy, tracheocele, tracheoscopy,

windy, a. squally, gusty, tempestuous; flatulent.

wine, n. Associated Words: vinous, vintage, viniculture, vintner,
vinometer, mull, stum, œnology, œnophilist, vinaceous, flagon, lees,

wine-bibber, n. tippler.

wing, n. pinion. Associated Words: alary, alate, alation, elytra,
neuration, shard.

wing, n. annex, ell; flank.

wink, v. nictate, nictitate; overlook, ignore, connive at.

winking, n. nictation, nictitation.

winning, n. achievement, gaining.

winning, a. charming, captivating, winsome, engaging.

winter, n. Associated Words: hibernation, hibernal, hibernacle,
hyemation, hibernaculum, hyemal, brumal.

winter, v. hibernate.

wipe, v. swab; expunge, efface, obliterate, erase.

wipe, n. gibe, taunt, jeer, sarcasm.

wireless telegraphy. Associated Word: marconigram.

wire-pulling, n. intrigue.

wisdom, n. lore, learning, sapience, erudition, knowledge,

wise, a. erudite, sapient, learned, philosophical, enlightened, sage;
sagacious, expedient.

wiseacre, n. pretender, sciolist, ignoramus.

wisely, adv. prudently, judiciously, sapiently, sagaciously.

wise man. Solon, sage, oracle, luminary, authority, philosopher,
Nestor, savant, philomath, scholar.

wise men (of the East). Magi.

wish, v. desire, aspire; invoke, imprecate; congratulate, felicitate
(wish happiness to).

wish, n. desire, longing, aspiration, hankering.

wishbone, n. merry thought, furculum; fourchette.

wishing, n. longing, aspiration.

wit, n. sense, understanding; repartee, drollery, facetiousness,
jocularity, waggishness; wag, humorist.

witch, n. sorceress, enchantress; hag; siren; warlock (male witch).

witchcraft, n. sorcery, enchantments, necromancy, black art,
conjuration, incantation; fascination, witchery.

witchery, n. witchcraft, sorcery; fascination, spell, charm,

witch-hazel, n. hamamelis.

witching, a. bewitching, fascinating, charming.

withdraw, v. retire, retreat, quit; recall, retract, recant, disavow.

withdrawal, n. retirement, retreat; retraction, recantation,

withering, a. blighting, blasting, marcescent.

with foal. pregnant.

withhold, v. refrain, abstain; refuse, deny.

withholding, n. restraint, repression, abstinence; refusal, denial.

witness, v. testify, bear witness, confirm, corroborate, attest.

witness, n. attestation, testimony, evidence; eye-witness, deponent,

witty, a. facetious, droll, sharp.

witty sayings. witticisms, conceits, facetiæ, _bons mots_.

wizard, n. wonder-worker, magician, conjurer, sorcerer, enchanter,

wizardry, n. wonder-working, sorcery, necromancy.

wolf, n. coyote; werewolf, lycanthrope.

wolfish, a. lupine, ravenous.

woman, n. dame, matron; mulier; adult. Associated Words:
gynecology, gynecologist, gyniatrics, gyneocracy, gynecocracy, gynocracy,
gynecian, gynarchy, gyneolatry, gyneolater, gynephobia, gynecopathy,
philogynist, philogyny, misogyny, femicide, matriarchy, gynæceum.

woman-hater, n. misogynist.

womanhood, n. womanliness, femininity, feminality.

womanish, a. effeminate, feminine.

womb, n. uterus, venter, matrix, matrice. Associated Words:
uterine, metritis.

wonder, n. surprise, astonishment, amazement, awe; phenomenon,
miracle, prodigy, marvel, rarity.

wonder, v. marvel.

wonderful, a. marvelous, wondrous, phenomenal, miraculous,

wonder-worker, n. wizard, magician, thaumaturge, thaumaturgist,

wonder-working, n. wizardry, magic, sorcery, thaumaturgy, necromancy.

wonder-working, a. magical, thaumaturgic, miraculous, necromantic,

wont, n. habit, custom, practice.

wonted, a. accustomed, customary, usual, habitual.

wood, n. timber; duramen, heartwood; alburnum, sapwood; kindling,
fuel. Associated Words: kyanize, fissile, fissility, lignification,
lignify, ligniferous, lignescent, lignite, lignivorous, xylopyrography,
pyrography, veneer, cord.

wood, n. forest, wold, grove, woodland, timberland, copse.

woodbine, n. honeysuckle, caprifole, eglantine; Virginia creeper.

woodcoal, n. charcoal; lignite, brown coal.

wood-engraving, n. xylography; woodcut.

wooden shoe. sabot, clog.

woodman, n. forester.

wood-nymph, n. dryad, hamadryad.

woods, n. pl. forest.

wood-sugar, n. xylose.

woody, a. wooden, ligneous; sylvan, bosky.

wooing, n. courtship.

wool, n. fleece; worsted, merino, pelotage; mortling, Associated
words: laniferous, lanifical, lanigerous, lanolin, depilate, depilation,

woolly, a. downy, fleecy, nappy, lanate.

word, n. term, vocable; etymon, root; derivative; signal, order,
command; promise, affirmation, parole.

wordbook, n. dictionary, lexicon, thesaurus, glossary.

word for word. _verbatim_, literally.

wordiness, n. verbosity, prolixity, verbiage, pleonasm, redundancy.

wording, n. phrasing.

words, n. pl. phraseology; vocabulary. Associated Words: glossary,
glossarist, glossography, glossology, glossologist, lexicology,
lexicologist, etymology, etymologist, etymologize, neology, lexicography,
terminology, paronomasia, pun, punning, onomatopœoea, syncope,
syncopation, literal, literally, literalism, transliteration, verbal,
verbalist, verbalism, battology, logomachy, logomachist, verbarium,
apocope, kyriology, metonomy, autonomasia, multiloquence, perissology,
purism, purist, elision, polysynthesis, coin, coinage, apheresis, aphetic,
aphetism, aphesis, onomatopoiesis, metaphrase, acrostic, rebus,
synecdoche, verbicide, verbomaniac, locution.

words of an opera. libretto. Associated Word: librettist.

wordy, a. diffuse, prolix, verbose, redundant, pleonastic.
Antonyms: terse, succinct, laconic.

work, v. toil, labor, strive; drudge, slave; operate, manipulate,
perform; ferment, effervesce. Antonyms: shirk, idle, dabble, loaf,
soldier (Colloq.).

work, n. industry, toil, labor, employment, occupation; effort,
exertion, striving; drudgery; diligence, assiduity; business, duty, job,
task; _magnum opus_. Antonyms: idleness, dalliance, trifling, sloth,
sluggardy, truancy, dabbling, dilettanteism, relaxation, leisure,

work-bag, n. reticule.

worker, n. artisan, artificer, craftsman, handicraftsman,
journeyman, mechanic, workman, laborer, operative, industrial. Antonyms:
idler, drone, dabbler, sluggard, truant, dilettante, loafer, shirker.

working, a. industrious.

working man. worker, laborer.

working together., coöperation; collusion; concurrence;

workman, n. artisan, artificer, craftsman, journeyman. See

work together. coöperate; collude; concur; collaborate.

world, n. earth, creation, universe, cosmos; globe; planet;
macrocosm, microcosm. Associated Words: cosmology, cosmologist,
cosmography, cosmogony, cosmographer, cosmogonist, cosmometry,
cosmoplastic, cosmic, cosmolatry, cosmopolite, cosmopolitan, cataclysm,
ante-mundane, secularize, secularization, secularist, supermundane,
geography, geology, paleontology, tellurian, telluric.

wordliness, n. secularity, secularism.

worldly, a. terrestrial, earthly, mundane, terrene; secular,

worldly-minded, a. irreligious, sordid, groveling.

worm, v. wriggle, insinuate.

worm killer. vermicide.

worm medicine. vermifuge, anthelmintic, helminthagogue.

worms, n. pl. Associated Words: helminthology, helminthologist,
vermeology, vermeologist, vermifugal, verminivorous, vermin, vermiculate,
vermiculated, vermiculation, tænifuge, helminthic, helminthiasis,
vermicious, vermicular, vermiculose, anthelmintic, wormy.

worm-shaped, a. vermiform, vermicular, wormlike.

worn away. eroded, abraded, attrite.

worry, v. harass, vex, annoy, torment, tease, fret, trouble, pester,
badger, harry, importune; be anxious, be solicitous, fret.

worry, a. anxiety, fretting, apprehension, concern, solicitude.
Antonym: unconcern.

worrying, a. anxious, distressing, carking.

worship, n. adoration, homage; idolatry, deification, apotheosis.
Associated Words: liturgies, liturgy, ritual, cult, fetish, fetishism,
totem, totemism.

worship, v. adore, revere; idolize, deify, apotheosize, glorify.

worst, v. defeat, vanquish, conquer, overcome, overthrow, discomfit,

worth, n. worthiness, excellence, virtue, merit, integrity, honor;

worthless, a. valueless, good-for-nothing, futile, trashy, unworthy,
trumpery, scurvy, contemptible.

worthy, a. meritorious, excellent, estimable, deserving, reputable,
exemplary, upright.

would-be, a. self-styled, _soi-disant_, presumptuous.

wound, n. hurt, injury, scath, lesion, trauma; traumatism.
Associated Words: vulnerable, vulnerability, invulnerable,
invulnerability, vulnerary, vulnific, sanies, sanious, pledget, spleget,
dossil, ichor, probe, antiseptic, inviolable, violable, tent, autoplasty.

wound, v. injure, scath, hurt, maim, disable.

wrangle, n. altercation, dispute, squabble, brawl, bickering,

wrangle, v. altercate, dispute, squabble, bicker, quarrel.

wrangler, n. disputant.

wrap, v. infold, swathe, bemuffle, envelop, muffle, swaddle.

wrapper, n. house-dress; negligee, kimono, peignoir; envelope, wrap,
covering, capsule; tillot.

wrath, n. See anger.

wreath, n. garland, chaplet, festoon, crown.

wreck, n. desolation, ruin, havoc, devastation, ravage debris,

wreck, v. demolish, destroy, ruin, shatter, strand, founder, undo,

wrest, v. wrench, wring, extort; distort, pervert, garble, falsify,

wretch, n. outcast, pariah, pilgarlic, vagabond, knave, rogue,
scoundrel, caitiff, miscreant, scapegrace, villain, rascal, renegade,
reprobate, rake, scullion, poltroon, varlet, ronion, libertine,
blackguard, cullion, bezonian.

wretched, a. miserable, unhappy; contemptible, abject, despicable,

wring, v. writhe, squeeze, pinch; distort, pervert, wrest, exact,

wrinkle, n. corrugation, pucker, crease, furrow, rumple, crinkle,
ruck; (Colloq.) notion, fancy, whim, caprice, vagary, freak, whimsey;
pl. crow's feet.

wrinkle, v. rumple, pucker, corrugate, crease, cockle, ruck, crumple.

wrinkled, a. corrugated, rumpled, puckered, cockled, creased, rugous.

wrist, n. carpus. Associated Words: carpal, carpale.

write, v. inscribe, indite; superscribe (write on the top or outside
of anything); subscribe.

writer, n. scribe, scrivener, penman, secretary, amanuensis,
correspondent, essayist, clerk, copyist, author, hack, calligrapher.

writing, n. handwriting, chirography, penmanship, hand, calligraphy;
document, writ, indenture, debenture, certificate, charter, holograph;
inscription, superscription, subscription. Associated Words: graphology,
agraphia, graphomania, _cacoëthes scribendi_, cursive, uncial, clerical,
stylus, planchette, scotograph script, literary, cacography.

writing-desk, n. secretary, escritoire.

writing-room, n. scriptorium.

written above. superscript, suprascript.

written under. subscript, subscribed.

wrong, a. immoral, bad, wicked, sinful, evil, improper, criminal,
vicious, unjust, contraband, wrongful, iniquitous, blameworthy,
reprehensible, base, crooked, sinister; erroneous, mistaken, untrue,
false, inaccurate, inexact, incorrect; inappropriate, unsuitable; reverse.

wrong, n. injustice, inequity, oppression, disservice, trespass,
transgression, injury, tort, offense, grievance, detriment; error,
falsity; immorality, vice, iniquity, sin, evil, improbity, guilt,
misdoing, malpractice, offense, delinquency, peccancy, dereliction,
mischief, obliquity, misdemeanor.--adv. amiss, erroneously.

wrong, v. cheat, damnify, defraud, maltreat, abuse.

wrong-doer, n. sinner, criminal, culprit, delinquent, offender,
malefactor, transgressor, miscreant, profligate, pervert, crook,

wrong-doing, n. misdemeanor, malfeasance, malpractice, malversation,
dereliction, iniquity, sin, immorality, wickedness, indiscretion,
prevarication, chicanery, delinquency, transgression, graft, malfaction,
demerit, default.

wrong-timed, a. ill-timed, inopportune, unseasonable.

wrought, a. worked, elaborated, finished.

wrought up. excited, perturbed, distracted, discomposed, agitated.

wry, a. twisted, distorted, awry; wrested, perverted.

wryneck, n. torticollis.


X-ray, n. the Röntgen ray. Associated Words: fluoroscope,
fluoroscopy, cryptoscopy, cryptoscope.


Y. Associated Words: ypsiloid, ypsiliform.

yank, n. (Colloq.) pull, jerk, twitch.--v. pull, jerk, twitch,

yap, n. bark, yelp.

yard, n. three feet; enclosure, court, area, garth, courtyard,
quadrangle, curtilage (Law).

yarn, n. worsted, warp, abb, spinel. Associated Word: skein.

yawn, v. gape, oscitate.

yawn, n. gape, gaping, yawning, oscitation, oscitancy.

yawning, a. gaping, oscitant.

yearbook, n. annual.

yearly, a. annual, anniversary.--adv. annually.

yearn, v. long, desire, hanker after, pine.

yearning, n. longing, hankering, pining.

yeast, n. harm, leaven, ferment.

yeasty, a. barmy.

yell, n. outcry, scream, shriek, howl, yowl, vociferation.

yell, v. scream, shriek, screech, bawl, howl, yowl, vociferate, hoot.

yellow, a. golden, sallow, tawny, ecru, amber, fallow, fulvous,
croconic, jaundiced, fulvid, buff, luteous, saffron, ocherous, lurid.

yellowbird, n. goldfinch.

yellow race. Mongols, Mongolians.

yellows, n. jaundice; jeterus.

yelp, n. bark, yap, yaup.

yes, adv. yea, aye, ay.--n. affirmative, consent.

yield, v. produce, pay, return; submit, surrender, succumb, give up,
capitulate; resign, relinquish, cede, forego, waive; concede, admit,
grant, allow. Antonyms: resist, retain, withhold, refuse, withstand.

yield, n. product, crop, harvest.

yielding, n. production, bearing, surrender, relinquishment,
submission, compliance, acquiescence, succumbing.

yielding, a. compliant, tractable, submissive, amenable, unresisting,
docile, indulgent, irresolute, facile; plastic, fictile, pliant, flexible.
Antonyms: See unyielding.

yoke, n. oxbow and bar, crosspiece; team, span, pair, couple; bond,
link, chain, coupling.

yoke, v. couple, join, unite, link, hitch together; subject, enslave.

yokel, n. bumpkin, boor, rustic.

yolk, n. yelk, vitellus, oviplasma.

young, a. juvenile, youthful, immature, adolescent.

young, n. offspring. Associated Words: beget, prolific, fecundity,
procreation, fetus, brood, generation, fetiferous, pregnant, pregnancy.

younger, a. junior.

youngest born. Associated Word: postremogeniture.

youth, n. juvenility, youthfulness; adolescence, teens, minority,
nonage, juniority; young man, lad, boy, stipling, cadet, minor, juvenile,
adolescent. Associated Words: rejuvenescence, rejuvenation, rejuvenate,
rejuvenescent, rejuvenating, juvenescence, juvenescent.

youthful, a. immature, juvenile, adolescent, boyish. Antonyms:
adult, manly, mature.


Z. izzard, zed.

zany, n. jester, buffoon, clown, harlequin, merry-an-drew.

zanyism, n. harlequinism, buffoonery, clownishness.

zeal, n. fervor, ardor, zealotry, intensity, passion, devotion,

zealot, n. enthusiast, partisan, devotee, fanatic.

zealous, a. ardent, eager, strenuous, fervent, passionate, intense,
devoted, impassioned.

zenith, n. culmination, pinnacle, acme, summit, apex. Antonym:

zero, n. cipher, nothing, naught.

zest, n. relish, flavor, taste; enjoyment, relish, gusto.

zinc, n. spelter.

zip, n. hissing, sibilance, sibilation.--v. hiss, sibilate.

zone, n. clime, region; girdle, belt, band, girth.


automobile, n. motor car, autocar, motor. Associated Words: garage,
tonneau, carburetter, chassis, automobilist, chauffeur, mechanician.

baby carriage. perambulator.

balloon, n. Montgolfier (hot-air balloon). Associated words:
parachute, inflate, inflation, deflate, deflation, dirigible.

birth rate. natality.

blood poisoning. pyæmia.

blue, n. indigo.

books, n. pl. Associated Words: literature, literary, bibliomaniac,
bibliophagist, bibliotaph, bookcraft, bookworm.

break up. disorganize, disrupt.

burglar, n. housebreaker, cracksman (Slang).

burglary, n. housebreaking. Associated Word: burglarious.

buttonhole bouquet. boutonnière.

Christ, n. Jesus, the Savior, the Messiah, the Annointed, Immanuel,
the Redeemer, God the Son, the Mediator, the Intercessor, the Advocate,
Son of God, Son of Man, Lamb of God, Logos, the Word, the King of Kings
and Lord of Lords, King of Glory, Prince of Peace, Son of Righteousness,
Light of the World, Good Shepherd, Incarnation, Hypostatic Union.
Associated Words: dominical, Christology, Christian, deicide, bambino,
kenosis, psilanthropist, psilanthropy, Antichrist, christocentric, pietà.

coffee, n. _Associated word: demi-tasse_.

college student. undergraduate.

color, n. Associated Words: polychrome, party-colored, variegated,

come back. return, recur.

coming back. return, recurrence.

coming down. descent.

coming up. ascent.

consumption, n. tuberculosis. Associated Words: tubercular,
tubercle, tuberculin, hectic, consumptive, pectoral.

crime, n. Associated Words: accessory, accomplice, perpetrate,
perpetration, perpetrator, incorrigible.

date, n. Associated Words: chronology, chronological, chronologist,
antedate, antedating, prolepsis, metachronism, prochronize, prochronism.

death, n. Associated Words: mortuary, _rigor mortis_.

death rate. mortality.

die sooner than. predecease.

electricity, n. Associated Words: volt, voltage, ohm, kilowatt,
ampere, amperage, armature, current, amperemeter, battery, dynamo, motor,
voltaic, magnet, charge, coil, induction, conductor, nonconductor,
insulate, insulation, farad, electrology, electric, electrician,
electrify, electrification, electrifiable, electrition, electrization,
electrizer, electrocute, electrocution, electrodynamics,
electrodynamometer, electrotherapeutics, electrolysis.

electric light. incandescent light; arc light; electrolier (lamp or

expression, n. locution.

famous person. celebrity, notable.

five, n. Associated Word: quintan.

five-sided figure. pentagon.

funeral, n. exequies.

funeral procession. cortège.

go in. enter, penetrate.

going in. entrance, penetration.

going up. ascent, ascension, rise.

go through. penetrate, permeate.

go up. ascend, rise.

green, n. chlorine; chlorophyll.

happen again. recur.

high priest. pontiff, pontifex. Associated Words: pontifical,
pontificate, pontificals.

humming birds. Associated Word: trochilidist.

imagination, n. fantasy.

improve, v. Antonyms: deteriorate, decline, degenerate.

iron, n. cast iron; wrought iron; pig iron; spiegel iron. Associated
words: ferriferous, ferrous, billet, ore, forge, founder, foundry,
ironmaster, ironmonger, ironmongery, ironsmith, ironware, irony,
ironbound, pyrites, metallurgy, metallurgist, siderurgy, siderotechny,
siderognost, siderurgical, malleable, smelt, smeltery, anneal, siderite,
shadrach, larget, manganese, carbon, speiss.

jaw, n. Associated Words: gnathic, gnathism, gnathic index,
undershot, overshot, prognathous, prognathism, prognathic, orthognathous,
orthognathism, mesognathous, gonion, paragnathous, inframaxillary,
intermaxillary, submaxillary, maxillary, supramaxillary, admaxillary,

khan keeper. khanjee.

language, n. Associated Words: purist, purism, euphuism, euphuist,
euphuistic, euphuize, euphemism, euphemistic, euphemize, charism,
locution, provincial, provincialism, localism, solecism, solecistical,
barbarism, vulgarism.

lock-jaw, n. trismus.

marriage rate. nuptiality.

metals, n. pl. Associated Words: metallic, metallurgy,
metallography, metalliferous, metalliform, metalline, metallist,
metallurgical, metallurgist, alloy, lode, dross recrement, bimetallic,
bimetallism, monometallic, monometallism.

minerals, n. pl. Associated Words: mineralogy, mineralogist,
mineralize, mineralization, mineralogize, sclerometer, chondrule,
paramorphism, geology.

mouth, n. Associated Words: oral, oriform, stomatology,
stomatoplasty, palate, stomatic, uvula, collutory, cibarian, grimace,
splaymouth, buccal.

moving pictures. photo play. Associated Words: cinematograph,
biograph, vitascope, bioscope, kinematograph, kinetograph, kineograph,
chronophotograph, film, scenario.

muscles, n. pl. Associated Words: muscular, muscularity, myology,
myolin, myography, myosin, myologist, tonicity, collagen, coördination,

northern, a. hyperborean.

nose, n. Associated Word: nasute.

occur again. recur.

older, a. senior, elder.

parent, n. father; mother; begetter; author, originator, source.
Associated Words: parental, parricide, foster, filiation, prepotent,

people, n. Associated Words: demotic, democratic, democracy,
popular, lay, depopulate, depopulation.

philosopher's stone. Associated Word: carmot.

pickpocket, n. dip. (Thieves' slang).

pillar saint. stylite, pillarist.

pistol case. holster.

prayer-book, n. breviary; missal.

priest, n. presbyter, minister, rector; _padre_ (Sp. Amer. and
India); flamen (Rom. Antiq.); hierophant; hierarch; hieromartyr.
Associated Words: acolyte, hierarchy, hierocracy, hagiarchy, exeat,
hierarchism, hierarchal, hieratic, hagiocracy, unfrock, ordain,
ordination, sacerdotalism, pontificate, pontific, pontifical, priesthood,
Holy Orders, priestcraft, priest-ridden, soutane, cassock, vestments,
canonicals, rectory, incumbent.

provincial words. Associated Word: patavinity.

roundabout, a. circumlocutory, circumlocutional, periphrastic.

self-propelling, a. automatic.

sending, n. transmission.

shorthand writer. stenographer.

short pants. (Colloq.) knickerbockers, knee breeches.

speechifier, n. declaimer, haranguer, orator.

speechify, v. declaim, harangue.

speed gauge. speedometer.

stools, n. pl. dejecta.

strap-shaped, a. ligulate.

trade, n. craft.

vulgar person. vulgarian.

weal, n. prosperity, welfare, happiness.

willy-nilly, adv. willingly or unwillingly.

with a bad grace. reluctantly, perfunctorily, ungraciously.

with a good grace. graciously, willingly, gracefully.

wood-tar oil. creosote.

workmanship, n. craftsmanship.

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