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Crossword Solutions for: ?IST?R?

bisters

bisters
A water-soluble brownish-yellow pigment made by boiling wood soot

bistort

bistort
(n.) An herbaceous plant of the genus Polygonum, section Bistorta; snakeweed; adderwort. Its root is used in medicine as an astringent.

cistern

cistern
(n.) An artificial reservoir or tank for holding water, beer, or other liquids.
(n.) A natural reservoir; a hollow place containing water.

distort

distort
(a.) Distorted; misshapen.
(v. t.) To twist of natural or regular shape; to twist aside physically; as, to distort the limbs, or the body.
(v. t.) To force or put out of the true posture or direction; to twist aside mentally or morally.
(v. t.) To wrest from the true meaning; to pervert; as, to distort passages of Scripture, or their meaning.

disturb

disturb
(n.) Disturbance.
(v. t.) To throw into disorder or confusion; to derange; to interrupt the settled state of; to excite from a state of rest.
(v. t.) To agitate the mind of; to deprive of tranquillity; to disquiet; to render uneasy; as, a person is disturbed by receiving an insult, or his mind is disturbed by envy.
(v. t.) To turn from a regular or designed course.

disturn

disturn
(v. t.) To turn aside.

history

history
(n.) A learning or knowing by inquiry; the knowledge of facts and events, so obtained; hence, a formal statement of such information; a narrative; a description; a written record; as, the history of a patient's case; the history of a legislative bill.
(n.) A systematic, written account of events, particularly of those affecting a nation, institution, science, or art, and usually connected with a philosophical explanation of their causes; a true story, as distinguished from a romance; -- distinguished also from annals, which relate simply the facts and events of each year, in strict chronological order; from biography, which is the record of an individual's life; and from memoir, which is history composed from personal experience, observation, and memory.
(v. t.) To narrate or record.

listers

listers
Moldboard plow with a double moldboard designed to move dirt to either side of a central furrow
Assessor who makes out the tax lists
English surgeon who was the first to use antiseptics (1827-1912)

misterm

misterm
(v. t.) To call by a wrong name; to miscall.

mistery

mistery
(n.) See Mystery, a trade.

mistura

mistura
(n.) A mingled compound in which different ingredients are contained in a liquid state; a mixture. See Mixture, n., 4.
(n.) Sometimes, a liquid medicine containing very active substances, and which can only be administered by drops.

misturn

misturn
(v. t.) To turn amiss; to pervert.

sisters

sisters
(slang) sometimes used as a term of address for attractive young women
A female person who is a fellow member of a sorority or labor union or other group; "none of her sisters would betray her"
(Roman Catholic Church) a title given to a nun (and used as a form of address); "the Sisters taught her to love God"
A female person who has the same parents as another person; "my sister married a musician"