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Crossword Puzzle Answers for: ??I?S

abies

abies
(n.) A genus of coniferous trees, properly called Fir, as the balsam fir and the silver fir. The spruces are sometimes also referred to this genus.

acids

acids
Street name for lysergic acid diethylamide
Any of various water-soluble compounds having a sour taste and capable of turning litmus red and reacting with a base to form a salt

adios

adios
A farewell remark; "they said their good-byes"

adits

adits
A nearly horizontal passage from the surface into a mine

alias

alias
(adv.) Otherwise; otherwise called; -- a term used in legal proceedings to connect the different names of any one who has gone by two or more, and whose true name is for any cause doubtful; as, Smith, alias Simpson.
(adv.) At another time.
(n.) A second or further writ which is issued after a first writ has expired without effect.
(n.) Another name; an assumed name.

amirs

amirs
An independent ruler or chieftain (especially in Africa or Arabia)

amiss

amiss
(a.) Wrong; faulty; out of order; improper; as, it may not be amiss to ask advice.
(adv.) Astray; faultily; improperly; wrongly; ill.
(n.) A fault, wrong, or mistake.

anils

anils
Shrub of West Indies and South America that is a source of indigo dye
A blue dye obtained from plants or made synthetically

aries

aries
(n.) The Ram; the first of the twelve signs in the zodiac, which the sun enters at the vernal equinox, about the 21st of March.
(n.) A constellation west of Taurus, drawn on the celestial globe in the figure of a ram.
(n.) A battering-ram.

arils

arils
Fleshy and usually brightly colored cover of some seeds that develops from the ovule stalk and partially or entirely envelopes the seed

arius

arius
Type genus of the Ariidae: sea catfishes
A Greek who was a Christian theologian active in Alexandria and who was declared a heretic for his doctrines about God (which came to be known as Arianism) (256?-336)

axils

axils
The upper angle between an axis and an offshoot such as a branch or leafstalk

ayins

ayins
The 16th letter of the Hebrew alphabet

bails

bails
Remove (water) from a vessel with a container
Empty (a vessel) by bailing
Secure the release of (someone) by providing security
The legal system that allows an accused person to be temporarily released from custody (usually on condition that a sum of money guarantees their appearance at trial); "he is out on bail"
Deliver something in trust to somebody for a special purpose and for a limited period
(criminal law) money that must be forfeited by the bondsman if an accused person fails to appear in court for trial; "the judge set bail at $10,000"; "a $10,000 bond was furnished by an alderman"
Release after a security has been paid
Part of wicket in game of Cricket

baits

baits
Attack with dogs or set dogs upon
Lure, entice, or entrap with bait
Something used to lure fish or other animals into danger so they can be trapped or killed
Anything that serves as an enticement
Enticement
Harass with persistent criticism or carping; "The children teased the new teacher"; "Don't ride me so hard over my failure"; "His fellow workers razzed him when he wore a jacket and tie"

blips

blips
A radar echo displayed so as to show the position of a reflecting surface
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"

bliss

bliss
(n.) Orig., blithesomeness; gladness; now, the highest degree of happiness; blessedness; exalted felicity; heavenly joy.

boils

boils
Immerse or be immersed in a boiling liquid, often for cooking purposes; "boil potatoes"; "boil wool"
Bring to, or maintain at, the boiling point; "boil this liquid until it evaporates"
Come to the boiling point and change from a liquid to vapor; "Water boils at 100 degrees Celsius"
Be in an agitated emotional state; "The customer was seething with anger"
The temperature at which a liquid boils at sea level; "they brought the water to a boil"
Be agitated; "the sea was churning in the storm"
A painful sore with a hard core filled with pus

brigs

brigs
A penal institution (especially on board a ship)
Two-masted sailing vessel square-rigged on both masts

brims

brims
A circular projection that sticks outward from the crown of a hat
The top edge of a vessel or other container
Fill as much as possible; "brim a cup to good fellowship"
Be completely full; "His eyes brimmed with tears"

brits

brits
The people of Great Britain
Minute crustaceans forming food for right whales
The young of a herring or sprat or similar fish
A native or inhabitant of Great Britain
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