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Crossword Puzzle Answers for: ???USE

accuse

accuse
(n.) Accusation.
(v. t.) To charge with, or declare to have committed, a crime or offense
(v. t.) to charge with an offense, judicially or by a public process; -- with of; as, to accuse one of a high crime or misdemeanor.
(v. t.) To charge with a fault; to blame; to censure.
(v. t.) To betray; to show. [L.]

affuse

affuse
(v. t.) To pour out or upon.

arouse

arouse
(v. t.) To excite to action from a state of rest; to stir, or put in motion or exertion; to rouse; to excite; as, to arouse one from sleep; to arouse the dormant faculties.

bemuse

bemuse
(v. t.) To muddle, daze, or partially stupefy, as with liquor.

blouse

blouse
(n.) A light, loose over-garment, like a smock frock, worn especially by workingmen in France; also, a loose coat of any material, as the undress uniform coat of the United States army.

ceruse

ceruse
(n.) White lead, used as a pigment. See White lead, under White.
(n.) A cosmetic containing white lead.
(n.) The native carbonate of lead.

chouse

chouse
(n.) One who is easily cheated; a tool; a simpleton; a gull.
(n.) A trick; sham; imposition.
(n.) A swindler.
(v. t.) To cheat, trick, defraud; -- followed by of, or out of; as, to chouse one out of his money.

clause

clause
(n.) A separate portion of a written paper, paragraph, or sentence; an article, stipulation, or proviso, in a legal document.
(n.) A subordinate portion or a subdivision of a sentence containing a subject and its predicate.
(n.) See Letters clause / close, under Letter.

defuse

defuse
(v. t.) To disorder; to make shapeless.

disuse

disuse
(n.) Cessation of use, practice, or exercise; inusitation; desuetude; as, the limbs lose their strength by disuse.
(v. t.) To cease to use; to discontinue the practice of.
(v. t.) To disaccustom; -- with to or from; as, disused to toil.

effuse

effuse
(a.) Poured out freely; profuse.
(a.) Disposed to pour out freely; prodigal.
(a.) Spreading loosely, especially on one side; as, an effuse inflorescence.
(a.) Having the lips, or edges, of the aperture abruptly spreading; -- said of certain shells.
(n.) Effusion; loss.
(v. i.) To emanate; to issue.
(v. t.) To pour out like a stream or freely; to cause to exude; to shed.

empuse

empuse
(n.) A phantom or specter.

excuse

excuse
(v. t.) To free from accusation, or the imputation of fault or blame; to clear from guilt; to release from a charge; to justify by extenuating a fault; to exculpate; to absolve; to acquit.
(v. t.) To pardon, as a fault; to forgive entirely, or to admit to be little censurable, and to overlook; as, we excuse irregular conduct, when extraordinary circumstances appear to justify it.
(v. t.) To regard with indulgence; to view leniently or to overlook; to pardon.
(v. t.) To free from an impending obligation or duty; hence, to disengage; to dispense with; to release by favor; also, to remit by favor; not to exact; as, to excuse a forfeiture.
(v. t.) To relieve of an imputation by apology or defense; to make apology for as not seriously evil; to ask pardon or indulgence for.
(v. t.) The act of excusing, apologizing, exculpating, pardoning, releasing, and the like; acquittal; release; absolution; justification; extenuation.
(v. t.) That which is offered as a reason for being excused; a plea offered in extenuation of a fault or irregular deportment; apology; as, an excuse for neglect of duty; excuses for delay of payment.
(v. t.) That which excuses; that which extenuates or justifies a fault.

grouse

grouse
(n. sing. & pl.) Any of the numerous species of gallinaceous birds of the family Tetraonidae, and subfamily Tetraoninae, inhabiting Europe, Asia, and North America. They have plump bodies, strong, well-feathered legs, and usually mottled plumage. The group includes the ptarmigans (Lagopus), having feathered feet.
(v. i.) To seek or shoot grouse.
(v. i.) To complain or grumble.

hemuse

hemuse
(n.) The roebuck in its third year.

incuse

incuse
(v. t.) Cut or stamped in, or hollowed out by engraving.
(v. t.) Alt. of Incuss

infuse

infuse
(n.) Infusion.
(v. t.) To pour in, as a liquid; to pour (into or upon); to shed.
(v. t.) To instill, as principles or qualities; to introduce.
(v. t.) To inspire; to inspirit or animate; to fill; -- followed by with.
(v. t.) To steep in water or other fluid without boiling, for the propose of extracting medicinal qualities; to soak.
(v. t.) To make an infusion with, as an ingredient; to tincture; to saturate.

misuse

misuse
(n.) Wrong use; misapplication; erroneous or improper use.
(n.) Violence, or its effects.
(v. t.) To treat or use improperly; to use to a bad purpose; to misapply; as, to misuse one's talents.
(v. t.) To abuse; to treat ill.

obtuse

obtuse
(superl.) Not pointed or acute; blunt; -- applied esp. to angles greater than a right angle, or containing more than ninety degrees.
(superl.) Not having acute sensibility or perceptions; dull; stupid; as, obtuse senses.
(superl.) Dull; deadened; as, obtuse sound.
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