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aides

aides
An officer who acts as military assistant to a more senior officer
Someone who acts as assistant
(Greek mythology) the god of the underworld in ancient mythology; brother of Zeus and husband of Persephone

bibbs

bibbs
(n. pl.) Pieces of timber bolted to certain parts of a mast to support the trestletrees.

bides

bides
Dwell; "You can stay with me while you are in town"; "stay a bit longer--the day is still young"

biers

biers
A stand to support a corpse or a coffin prior to burial
A coffin along with its stand; "we followed the bier to the graveyard"

biffs

biffs
Strike, usually with the fist; "The pedestrians pummeled the demonstrators"
(boxing) a blow with the fist; "I gave him a clout on his nose"

bikes

bikes
A wheeled vehicle that has two wheels and is moved by foot pedals
A motor vehicle with two wheels and a strong frame
Ride a bicycle

bilks

bilks
Escape, either physically or mentally; "The thief eluded the police"; "This difficult idea seems to evade her"; "The event evades explanation"
Evade payment to; "He bilked his creditors"
Hinder or prevent (the efforts, plans, or desires) of; "What ultimately frustrated every challenger was Ruth's amazing September surge"; "foil your opponent"
Cheat somebody out of what is due, especially money

bills

bills
The entertainment offered at a public presentation
Horny projecting mouth of a bird
A brim that projects to the front to shade the eyes; "he pulled down the bill of his cap and trudged ahead"
A long-handled saw with a curved blade; "he used a bill to prune branches off of the tree"
A list of particulars (as a playbill or bill of fare)
An itemized statement of money owed for goods shipped or services rendered; "he paid his bill and left"; "send me an account of what I owe"
A statute in draft before it becomes law; "they held a public hearing on the bill"
A sign posted in a public place as an advertisement; "a poster advertised the coming attractions"
Advertise especially by posters or placards; "He was billed as the greatest tenor since Caruso"
An advertisement (usually printed on a page or in a leaflet) intended for wide distribution; "he mailed the circular to all subscribers"
Publicize

binds

binds
Stick to firmly; "Will this wallpaper adhere to the wall?"
Create social or emotional ties; "The grandparents want to bond with the child"
Cause to be constipated; "These foods tend to constipate you"
Form a chemical bond with; "The hydrogen binds the oxygen"
Bind by an obligation; cause to be indebted; "He's held by a contract"; "I'll hold you by your promise"
Something that hinders as if with bonds
Fasten or secure with a rope, string, or cord; "They tied their victim to the chair"
Join
Secure with or as if with ropes; "tie down the prisoners"; "tie up the old newspapers and bring them to the recycling shed"
Make fast; tie or secure, with or as if with a rope; "The Chinese would bind the feet of their women"
Wrap around with something so as to cover or enclose
Provide with a binding; "bind the books in leather"

bines

bines
European twining plant whose flowers are used chiefly to flavor malt liquors; cultivated in America

birds

birds
Warm-blooded egg-laying vertebrates characterized by feathers and forelimbs modified as wings
Badminton equipment consisting of a ball of cork or rubber with a crown of feathers
A cry or noise made to express displeasure or contempt
The flesh of a bird or fowl (wild or domestic) used as food
Informal terms for a (young) woman
Watch and study birds in their natural habitat

birls

birls
Cause to spin; "spin a coin"
Cause a floating log to rotate by treading

birrs

birrs
Sound of something in rapid motion; "whir of a bird's wings"; "the whir of the propellers"
The basic unit of money in Ethiopia; equal to 100 cents
Make a soft swishing sound; "the motor whirred"; "the car engine purred"

bises

bises
A dry cold north wind in southeastern France

bites

bites
A portion removed from the whole; "the government's weekly bite from my paycheck"
The act of gripping or chewing off with the teeth and jaws
A strong odor or taste property; "the pungency of mustard"; "the sulfurous bite of garlic"; "the sharpness of strange spices"; "the raciness of the wine"
Wit having a sharp and caustic quality; "he commented with typical pungency"; "the bite of satire"
(angling) an instance of a fish taking the bait; "after fishing for an hour he still had not had a bite"
A light informal meal
A small amount of solid food; a mouthful; "all they had left was a bit of bread"
A wound resulting from biting by an animal or a person
A painful wound caused by the thrust of an insect's stinger into skin
Penetrate or cut, as with a knife; "The fork bit into the surface"
Deliver a sting to; "A bee stung my arm yesterday"
To grip, cut off, or tear with or as if with

bitts

bitts
(n. pl.) A frame of two strong timbers fixed perpendicularly in the fore part of a ship, on which to fasten the cables as the ship rides at anchor, or in warping. Other bitts are used for belaying (belaying bitts), for sustaining the windlass (carrick bitts, winch bitts, or windlass bitts), to hold the pawls of the windlass (pawl bitts) etc.

ciaos

ciaos
An acknowledgment that can be used to say hello or goodbye (aloha is Hawaiian and ciao is Italian)

cites

cites
Call in an official matter, such as to attend court
Advance evidence for
Commend; "he was cited for his outstanding achievements"
Repeat a passage from; "He quoted the Bible to her"
Refer to for illustration or proof; "He said he could quote several instances of this behavior"
Make reference to; "His name was mentioned in connection with the invention"
Refer to; "he referenced his colleagues' work"
A short note recognizing a source of information or of a quoted passage; "the student's essay failed to list several important citations"; "the acknowledgments are usually printed at the front of a book"; "the article includes mention of similar clinical cases"

dials

dials
The face of a timepiece; graduated to show the hours
A disc on a telephone that is rotated a fixed distance for each number called
The circular graduated indicator on various measuring instruments
The control on a radio or television set that is used for tuning
Choose by means of a dial; "dial a telephone number"
Operate a dial to select a telephone number; "You must take the receiver off the hook before you dial"

dices

dices
A small cube with 1 to 6 spots on the six faces; used in gambling to generate random numbers
Play dice
Cut into cubes; "cube the cheese"

dicks

dicks
Obscene terms for penis
Someone who is a detective

diets

diets
Eat sparingly, for health reasons or to lose weight
Follow a regimen or a diet, as for health reasons; "He has high blood pressure and must stick to a low-salt diet"
The act of restricting your food intake (or your intake of particular foods)
The usual food and drink consumed by an organism (person or animal)
A prescribed selection of foods
A legislative assembly in certain countries (e.g., Japan)
A formal deliberative assembly. Eg. The Japanese parliament.
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