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chrism

chrism
(n.) Olive oil mixed with balm and spices, consecrated by the bishop on Maundy Thursday, and used in the administration of baptism, confirmation, ordination, etc.
(n.) The same as Chrisom.

christ

christ
(n.) The Anointed; an appellation given to Jesus, the Savior. It is synonymous with the Hebrew Messiah.

chroma

chroma
Chromatic purity: freedom from dilution with white and hence vivid in hue

chrome

chrome
(n.) Same as Chromium.

chromo

chromo
(n.) A chromolithograph.

phrase

phrase
(n.) A brief expression, sometimes a single word, but usually two or more words forming an expression by themselves, or being a portion of a sentence; as, an adverbial phrase.
(n.) A short, pithy expression; especially, one which is often employed; a peculiar or idiomatic turn of speech; as, to err is human.
(n.) A mode or form of speech; the manner or style in which any one expreses himself; diction; expression.
(n.) A short clause or portion of a period.
(v. i.) To use proper or fine phrases.
(v. i.) To group notes into phrases; as, he phrases well. See Phrase, n., 4.
(v. t.) To express in words, or in peculiar words; to call; to style.

shrank

shrank
Imp. of Shrink.
(imp.) of Shrink

shreds

shreds
Tear into shreds
A small piece of cloth or paper
A tiny or scarcely detectable amount
Cut by censor

shrewd

shrewd
(superl.) Inclining to shrew; disposing to curse or scold; hence, vicious; malicious; evil; wicked; mischievous; vexatious; rough; unfair; shrewish.
(superl.) Artful; wily; cunning; arch.
(superl.) Able or clever in practical affairs; sharp in business; astute; sharp-witted; sagacious; keen; as, a shrewd observer; a shrewd design; a shrewd reply.

shrews

shrews
Small mouselike mammal with a long snout; related to moles
A scolding nagging bad-tempered woman

shriek

shriek
(n.) A sharp, shrill outcry or scream; a shrill wild cry such as is caused by sudden or extreme terror, pain, or the like.
(v. i.) To utter a loud, sharp, shrill sound or cry, as do some birds and beasts; to scream, as in a sudden fright, in horror or anguish.
(v. t.) To utter sharply and shrilly; to utter in or with a shriek or shrieks.

shrift

shrift
(n.) The act of shriving.
(n.) Confession made to a priest, and the absolution consequent upon it.

shrike

shrike
(v. i.) Any one of numerous species of oscinine birds of the family Laniidae, having a strong hooked bill, toothed at the tip. Most shrikes are insectivorous, but the common European gray shrike (Lanius excubitor), the great northern shrike (L. borealis), and several others, kill mice, small birds, etc., and often impale them on thorns, and are, on that account called also butcher birds. See under Butcher.

shrill

shrill
(n.) A shrill sound.
(v. i.) Acute; sharp; piercing; having or emitting a sharp, piercing tone or sound; -- said of a sound, or of that which produces a sound.
(v. i.) To utter an acute, piercing sound; to sound with a sharp, shrill tone; to become shrill.
(v. t.) To utter or express in a shrill tone; to cause to make a shrill sound.

shrimp

shrimp
(v.) Any one of numerous species of macruran Crustacea belonging to Crangon and various allied genera, having a slender body and long legs. Many of them are used as food. The larger kinds are called also prawns. See Illust. of Decapoda.
(v.) In a more general sense, any species of the macruran tribe Caridea, or any species of the order Schizopoda, having a similar form.
(v.) In a loose sense, any small crustacean, including some amphipods and even certain entomostracans; as, the fairy shrimp, and brine shrimp. See under Fairy, and Brine.
(v.) Figuratively, a little wrinkled man; a dwarf; -- in contempt.
(v. t.) To contract; to shrink.

shrine

shrine
(n.) A case, box, or receptacle, especially one in which are deposited sacred relics, as the bones of a saint.
(n.) Any sacred place, as an altar, tromb, or the like.
(n.) A place or object hallowed from its history or associations; as, a shrine of art.
(v. t.) To enshrine; to place reverently, as in a shrine.

shrink

shrink
(n.) The act shrinking; shrinkage; contraction; also, recoil; withdrawal.
(v. i.) To wrinkle, bend, or curl; to shrivel; hence, to contract into a less extent or compass; to gather together; to become compacted.
(v. i.) To withdraw or retire, as from danger; to decline action from fear; to recoil, as in fear, horror, or distress.
(v. i.) To express fear, horror, or pain by contracting the body, or part of it; to shudder; to quake.
(v. t.) To cause to contract or shrink; as, to shrink finnel by imersing it in boiling water.
(v. t.) To draw back; to withdraw.

shrive

shrive
(v. i.) To receive confessions, as a priest; to administer confession and absolution.
(v. t.) To hear or receive the confession of; to administer confession and absolution to; -- said of a priest as the agent.
(v. t.) To confess, and receive absolution; -- used reflexively.

shroff

shroff
(n.) A banker, or changer of money.

shroud

shroud
(n.) That which clothes, covers, conceals, or protects; a garment.
(n.) Especially, the dress for the dead; a winding sheet.
(n.) That which covers or shelters like a shroud.
(n.) A covered place used as a retreat or shelter, as a cave or den; also, a vault or crypt.
(n.) The branching top of a tree; foliage.
(n.) A set of ropes serving as stays to support the masts. The lower shrouds are secured to the sides of vessels by heavy iron bolts and are passed around the head of the lower masts.
(n.) One of the two annular plates at the periphery of a water wheel, which form the sides of the buckets; a shroud plate.
(n.) To cover with a shroud; especially, to inclose in a winding sheet; to dress for the grave.
(n.) To cover, as with a shroud; to protect completely; to cover so as to conceal; to hide; to veil.
(v. i.) To take shelter or harbor.
(v. t.) To lop. See Shrood.

shrove

shrove
Of Shrive
Imp. of Shrive.
(v. i.) To join in the festivities of Shrovetide; hence, to make merry.

shrowd

shrowd
(v. t.) See Shrood.

shrubs

shrubs
A low woody perennial plant usually having several major stems
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