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advil

advil
A nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory and analgesic medicine (trade names Advil and Motrin and Nuprin) used to relieve the pain of arthritis and as an antipyretic; "daily use of ibuprofen can irritate the stomach"

anvil

anvil
(n.) An iron block, usually with a steel face, upon which metals are hammered and shaped.
(n.) Anything resembling an anvil in shape or use.
(n.) the incus. See Incus.
(v. t.) To form or shape on an anvil; to hammer out; as, anviled armor.

bevel

bevel
(a.) Having the slant of a bevel; slanting.
(a.) Hence: Morally distorted; not upright.
(n.) Any angle other than a right angle; the angle which one surface makes with another when they are not at right angles; the slant or inclination of such surface; as, to give a bevel to the edge of a table or a stone slab; the bevel of a piece of timber.
(n.) An instrument consisting of two rules or arms, jointed together at one end, and opening to any angle, for adjusting the surfaces of work to the same or a given inclination; -- called also a bevel square.
(v. i.) To deviate or incline from an angle of 90ยก, as a surface; to slant.
(v. t.) To cut to a bevel angle; to slope the edge or surface of.

cavil

cavil
(n.) A captious or frivolous objection.
(v. i.) To raise captious and frivolous objections; to find fault without good reason.
(v. t.) To cavil at.

civil

civil
(a.) Pertaining to a city or state, or to a citizen in his relations to his fellow citizens or to the state; within the city or state.
(a.) Subject to government; reduced to order; civilized; not barbarous; -- said of the community.
(a.) Performing the duties of a citizen; obedient to government; -- said of an individual.
(a.) Having the manners of one dwelling in a city, as opposed to those of savages or rustics; polite; courteous; complaisant; affable.
(a.) Pertaining to civic life and affairs, in distinction from military, ecclesiastical, or official state.
(a.) Relating to rights and remedies sought by action or suit distinct from criminal proceedings.

devil

devil
(n.) The Evil One; Satan, represented as the tempter and spiritual of mankind.
(n.) An evil spirit; a demon.
(n.) A very wicked person; hence, any great evil.
(n.) An expletive of surprise, vexation, or emphasis, or, ironically, of negation.
(n.) A dish, as a bone with the meat, broiled and excessively peppered; a grill with Cayenne pepper.
(n.) A machine for tearing or cutting rags, cotton, etc.
(v. t.) To make like a devil; to invest with the character of a devil.
(v. t.) To grill with Cayenne pepper; to season highly in cooking, as with pepper.

favel

favel
(a.) Yellow; fal/ow; dun.
(n.) A horse of a favel or dun color.
(n.) Flattery; cajolery; deceit.

gavel

gavel
(n.) A gable.
(n.) A small heap of grain, not tied up into a bundle.
(n.) The mallet of the presiding officer in a legislative body, public assembly, court, masonic body, etc.
(n.) A mason's setting maul.
(n.) Tribute; toll; custom. [Obs.] See Gabel.

havel

havel
Czech dramatist and statesman whose plays opposed totalitarianism and who served as president of Czechoslovakia from 1989 to 1992 and president of the Czech Republic since 1993 (born in 1936)

hovel

hovel
(n.) An open shed for sheltering cattle, or protecting produce, etc., from the weather.
(n.) A poor cottage; a small, mean house; a hut.
(n.) A large conical brick structure around which the firing kilns are grouped.
(v. t.) To put in a hovel; to shelter.

javel

javel
(n.) A vagabond.

kevel

kevel
(n.) A strong cleat to which large ropes are belayed.
(n.) A stone mason's hammer.
(n.) Alt. of Kevin

level

level
(a.) Even; flat; having no part higher than another; having, or conforming to, the curvature which belongs to the undisturbed liquid parts of the earth's surface; as, a level field; level ground; the level surface of a pond or lake.
(a.) Coinciding or parallel with the plane of the horizon; horizontal; as, the telescope is now level.
(a.) Even with anything else; of the same height; on the same line or plane; on the same footing; of equal importance; -- followed by with, sometimes by to.
(a.) Straightforward; direct; clear; open.
(a.) Well balanced; even; just; steady; impartial; as, a level head; a level understanding. [Colloq.]
(a.) Of even tone; without rising or falling inflection.
(n.) A line or surface to which, at every point, a vertical or plumb line is perpendicular; a line or surface which is everywhere parallel to the surface of still water; -- this is the true level, and is a curve or surface in which all points are equally distant from the center of the earth, or rather would be so if the earth were an exact sphere.
(n.) A horizontal line or plane; that is, a straight line or a plane which is tangent to a true level at a given point and hence parallel to the horizon at that point; -- this is the apparent level at the given point.
(n.) An approximately horizontal line or surface at a certain degree of altitude, or distance from the center of the earth; as, to climb from the level of the coast to the level of the plateau and then descend to the level of the valley or of the sea.
(n.) Hence, figuratively, a certain position, rank, standard, degree, quality, character, etc., conceived of as in one of several planes of different elevation.
(n.) A uniform or average height; a normal plane or altitude; a condition conformable to natural law or which will secure a level surface; as, moving fluids seek a level.
(n.) An instrument by which to find a horizontal line, or adjust something with reference to a horizontal line.
(n.) A measurement of the difference of altitude of two points, by means of a level; as, to take a level.
(n.) A horizontal passage, drift, or adit, in a mine.
(v. i.) To be level; to be on a level with, or on an equality with, something; hence, to accord; to agree; to suit.
(v. i.) To aim a gun, spear, etc., horizontally; hence, to aim or point a weapon in direct line with the mark; fig., to direct the eye, mind, or effort, directly to an object.
(v. t.) To make level; to make horizontal; to bring to the condition of a level line or surface; hence, to make flat or even; as, to level a road, a walk, or a garden.
(v. t.) To bring to a lower level; to overthrow; to topple down; to reduce to a flat surface; to lower.
(v. t.) To bring to a horizontal position, as a gun; hence, to point in taking aim; to aim; to direct.
(v. t.) Figuratively, to bring to a common level or plane, in respect of rank, condition, character, privilege, etc.; as, to level all the ranks and conditions of men.
(v. t.) To adjust or adapt to a certain level; as, to level remarks to the capacity of children.

naval

naval
(a.) Having to do with shipping; of or pertaining to ships or a navy; consisting of ships; as, naval forces, successes, stores, etc.

navel

navel
(n.) A mark or depression in the middle of the abdomen; the umbilicus. See Umbilicus.
(n.) The central part or point of anything; the middle.
(n.) An eye on the under side of a carronade for securing it to a carriage.

novel

novel
(a.) Of recent origin or introduction; not ancient; new; hence, out of the ordinary course; unusual; strange; surprising.
(a.) That which is new or unusual; a novelty.
(a.) News; fresh tidings.
(a.) A fictitious tale or narrative, professing to be conformed to real life; esp., one intended to exhibit the operation of the passions, and particularly of love.
(a.) A new or supplemental constitution. See the Note under Novel, a.

ravel

ravel
(v. i.) To become untwisted or unwoven; to be disentangled; to be relieved of intricacy.
(v. i.) To fall into perplexity and confusion.
(v. i.) To make investigation or search, as by picking out the threads of a woven pattern.
(v. t.) To separate or undo the texture of; to take apart; to untwist; to unweave or unknit; -- often followed by out; as, to ravel a twist; to ravel out a stocking.
(v. t.) To undo the intricacies of; to disentangle.
(v. t.) To pull apart, as the threads of a texture, and let them fall into a tangled mass; hence, to entangle; to make intricate; to involve.

revel

revel
(n.) See Reveal.
(v. i.) A feast with loose and noisy jollity; riotous festivity or merrymaking; a carousal.
(v. i.) To feast in a riotous manner; to carouse; to act the bacchanalian; to make merry.
(v. i.) To move playfully; to indulge without restraint.
(v. t.) To draw back; to retract.
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