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Crossword Answers for: ??I?K
- (pl.) Boughs cast where deer are to pass, to turn or check them.
- (v. i.) To wink; to twinkle with, or as with, the eye.
- (v. i.) To see with the eyes half shut, or indistinctly and with frequent winking, as a person with weak eyes.
- (v. i.) To shine, esp. with intermittent light; to twinkle; to flicker; to glimmer, as a lamp.
- (v. i.) To turn slightly sour, as beer, mild, etc.
- (v. i.) A glimpse or glance.
- (v. i.) Gleam; glimmer; sparkle.
- (v. i.) The dazzling whiteness about the horizon caused by the reflection of light from fields of ice at sea; ice blink.
- (v. t.) To shut out of sight; to avoid, or purposely evade; to shirk; as, to blink the question.
- (v. t.) To trick; to deceive.
- (n.) A block or clay tempered with water, sand, etc., molded into a regular form, usually rectangular, and sun-dried, or burnt in a kiln, or in a heap or stack called a clamp.
- (n.) Bricks, collectively, as designating that kind of material; as, a load of brick; a thousand of brick.
- (n.) Any oblong rectangular mass; as, a brick of maple sugar; a penny brick (of bread).
- (n.) A good fellow; a merry person; as, you 're a brick.
- (v. t.) To lay or pave with bricks; to surround, line, or construct with bricks.
- (v. t.) To imitate or counterfeit a brick wall on, as by smearing plaster with red ocher, making the joints with an edge tool, and pointing them.
- (n.) The edge, margin, or border of a steep place, as of a precipice; a bank or edge, as of a river or pit; a verge; a border; as, the brink of a chasm. Also Fig.
- (a.) Full of liveliness and activity; characterized by quickness of motion or action; lively; spirited; quick.
- (a.) Full of spirit of life; effervesc/ng, as liquors; sparkling; as, brick cider.
- (v. t. & i.) To make or become lively; to enliven; to animate; to take, or cause to take, an erect or bold attitude; -- usually with up.
- (n.) A chicken.
- (n.) A child or young person; -- a term of endearment.
- (v. i.) To sprout, as seed in the ground; to vegetate.
- (n.) A small cleft, rent, or fissure, of greater length than breadth; a gap or crack; as, the chinks of wall.
- (n.) A short, sharp sound, as of metal struck with a slight degree of violence.
- (n.) Money; cash.
- (v. i.) To crack; to open.
- (v. i.) To make a slight, sharp, metallic sound, as by the collision of little pieces of money, or other small sonorous bodies.
- (v. t.) To cause to open in cracks or fissures.
- (v. t.) To fill up the chinks of; as, to chink a wall.
- (v. t.) To cause to make a sharp metallic sound, as coins, small pieces of metal, etc., by bringing them into collision with each other.
- (v. i.) To shriek; to gnash; to utter harsh or shrill cries.
- (v. i.) To chirp like a bird.
- (v. i.) Lively; cheerful; in good spirits.
- (v. t.) To cheer; to enliven; as, to chirk one up.
- (n.) A slight sharp noise, such as is made by the cocking of a pistol.
- (n.) A kind of articulation used by the natives of Southern Africa, consisting in a sudden withdrawal of the end or some other portion of the tongue from a part of the mouth with which it is in contact, whereby a sharp, clicking sound is produced. The sounds are four in number, and are called cerebral, palatal, dental, and lateral clicks or clucks, the latter being the noise ordinarily used in urging a horse forward.
- (n.) A detent, pawl, or ratchet, as that which catches the cogs of a ratchet wheel to prevent backward motion. See Illust. of Ratched wheel.
- (n.) The latch of a door.
- (v. i.) To make a slight, sharp noise (or a succession of such noises), as by gentle striking; to tick.
- (v. t.) To move with the sound of a click.
- (v. t.) To cause to make a clicking noise, as by striking together, or against something.
- (v. t.) To snatch.
- (n.) A slight, sharp, tinkling sound, made by the collision of sonorous bodies.
- (v. i.) To cause to give out a slight, sharp, tinkling, sound, as by striking metallic or other sonorous bodies together.
- (v. i.) To give out a slight, sharp, tinkling sound.
- (v. i.) To rhyme. [Humorous].
- (n.) The creaking of a door, or a noise resembling it.
- (n.) A painful, spasmodic affection of the muscles of some part of the body, as of the neck or back, rendering it difficult to move the part.
- (n.) A small jackscrew.
- (n.) Liquid to be swallowed; any fluid to be taken into the stomach for quenching thirst or for other purposes, as water, coffee, or decoctions.
- (n.) Specifically, intoxicating liquor; as, when drink is on, wit is out.
- (v. i.) To swallow anything liquid, for quenching thirst or other purpose; to imbibe; to receive or partake of, as if in satisfaction of thirst; as, to drink from a spring.
- (v. i.) To quaff exhilarating or intoxicating liquors, in merriment or feasting; to carouse; to revel; hence, to lake alcoholic liquors to excess; to be intemperate in the /se of intoxicating or spirituous liquors; to tipple.
- (v. t.) To swallow (a liquid); to receive, as a fluid, into the stomach; to imbibe; as, to drink milk or water.
- (v. t.) To take in (a liquid), in any manner; to suck up; to absorb; to imbibe.
- (v. t.) To take in; to receive within one, through the senses; to inhale; to hear; to see.
- (v. t.) To smoke, as tobacco.
- (n.) A flitch; as, a flick of bacon.
- (v. t.) To whip lightly or with a quick jerk; to flap; as, to flick a horse; to flick the dirt from boots.
- (n.) A caper; a spring; a whim.
- (v. i.) To frisk; to skip; to caper.
- (a.) Lively; brisk; frolicsome; frisky.
- (a.) A frolic; a fit of wanton gayety; a gambol: a little playful skip or leap.
- (v. i.) To leap, skip, dance, or gambol, in fronc and gayety.
- (n. & v.) See Click.
- (n.) To pierce slightly with a sharp-pointed instrument or substance; to make a puncture in, or to make by puncturing; to drive a fine point into; as, to prick one with a pin, needle, etc.; to prick a card; to prick holes in paper.
- (n.) To fix by the point; to attach or hang by puncturing; as, to prick a knife into a board.
- (n.) To mark or denote by a puncture; to designate by pricking; to choose; to mark; -- sometimes with off.
- (n.) To mark the outline of by puncturing; to trace or form by pricking; to mark by punctured dots; as, to prick a pattern for embroidery; to prick the notes of a musical composition.
- (n.) To ride or guide with spurs; to spur; to goad; to incite; to urge on; -- sometimes with on, or off.
- (n.) To affect with sharp pain; to sting, as with remorse.
- (n.) To make sharp; to erect into a point; to raise, as something pointed; -- said especially of the ears of an animal, as a horse or dog; and usually followed by up; -- hence, to prick up the ears, to listen sharply; to have the attention and interest strongly engaged.
- (n.) To render acid or pungent.
- (n.) To dress; to prink; -- usually with up.
- (n.) To run a middle seam through, as the cloth of a sail.
- (n.) To trace on a chart, as a ship's course.
- (n.) To drive a nail into (a horse's foot), so as to cause lameness.
- (n.) To nick.
- (v.) That which pricks, penetrates, or punctures; a sharp and slender thing; a pointed instrument; a goad; a spur, etc.; a point; a skewer.
- (v.) The act of pricking, or the sensation of being pricked; a sharp, stinging pain; figuratively, remorse.
- (v.) A mark made by a pointed instrument; a puncture; a point.
- (v.) A point or mark on the dial, noting the hour.
- (v.) The point on a target at which an archer aims; the mark; the pin.
- (v.) A mark denoting degree; degree; pitch.
- (v.) A mathematical point; -- regularly used in old English translations of Euclid.
- (v.) The footprint of a hare.
- (v.) A small roll; as, a prick of spun yarn; a prick of tobacco.
- (v. i.) To be punctured; to suffer or feel a sharp pain, as by puncture; as, a sore finger pricks.
- (v. i.) To spur onward; to ride on horseback.
- (v. i.) To become sharp or acid; to turn sour, as wine.
- (v. i.) To aim at a point or mark.
- (v. t.) To dress or adjust one's self for show; to prank.
- (v. t.) To prank or dress up; to deck fantastically.
- (adv.) In a quick manner; quickly; promptly; rapidly; with haste; speedily; without delay; as, run quick; get back quick.
- (n.) That which is quick, or alive; a living animal or plant; especially, the hawthorn, or other plants used in making a living hedge.
- (n.) The life; the mortal point; a vital part; a part susceptible of serious injury or keen feeling; the sensitive living flesh; the part of a finger or toe to which the nail is attached; the tender emotions; as, to cut a finger nail to the quick; to thrust a sword to the quick, to taunt one to the quick; -- used figuratively.
- (n.) Quitch grass.
- (superl.) Alive; living; animate; -- opposed to dead or inanimate.
- (superl.) Characterized by life or liveliness; animated; sprightly; agile; brisk; ready.
- (superl.) Speedy; hasty; swift; not slow; as, be quick.
- (superl.) Impatient; passionate; hasty; eager; eager; sharp; unceremonious; as, a quick temper.
- (superl.) Fresh; bracing; sharp; keen.
- (superl.) Sensitive; perceptive in a high degree; ready; as, a quick ear.
- (superl.) Pregnant; with child.
- (v. t. & i.) To revive; to quicken; to be or become alive.
- (n.) A sudden turn; a starting from the point or line; hence, an artful evasion or subterfuge; a shift; a quibble; as, the quirks of a pettifogger.
- (n.) A fit or turn; a short paroxysm; a caprice.
- (n.) A smart retort; a quibble; a shallow conceit.
- (n.) An irregular air; as, light quirks of music.
- (n.) A piece of ground taken out of any regular ground plot or floor, so as to make a court, yard, etc.; -- sometimes written quink.
- (n.) A small channel, deeply recessed in proportion to its width, used to insulate and give relief to a convex rounded molding.
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