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Crossword Solver Solutions for: ?LEA?


(adv. & a.) In a leaking condition.


(a.) Without color; pale; pallid.
(a.) Desolate and exposed; swept by cold winds.
(a.) Cold and cutting; cheerless; as, a bleak blast.
(a.) A small European river fish (Leuciscus alburnus), of the family Cyprinidae; the blay.


(v.) Dim or sore with water or rheum; -- said of the eyes.
(v.) Causing or caused by dimness of sight; dim.
(v. t.) To make somewhat sore or watery, as the eyes; to dim, or blur, as the sight. Figuratively: To obscure (mental or moral perception); to blind; to hoodwink.


(n.) A plaintive cry of, or like that of, a sheep.
(v. i.) To make the noise of, or one like that of, a sheep; to cry like a sheep or calf.


(a.) To render clean; to free from whatever is foul, offensive, or extraneous; to purify; to cleanse.
(adv.) Without limitation or remainder; quite; perfectly; wholly; entirely.
(adv.) Without miscarriage; not bunglingly; dexterously.
(superl.) Free from dirt or filth; as, clean clothes.
(superl.) Free from that which is useless or injurious; without defects; as, clean land; clean timber.
(superl.) Free from awkwardness; not bungling; adroit; dexterous; as, aclean trick; a clean leap over a fence.
(superl.) Free from errors and vulgarisms; as, a clean style.
(superl.) Free from restraint or neglect; complete; entire.
(superl.) Free from moral defilement; sinless; pure.
(superl.) Free from ceremonial defilement.
(superl.) Free from that which is corrupting to the morals; pure in tone; healthy.
(superl.) Well-proportioned; shapely; as, clean limbs.


(adv.) In a clear manner; plainly.
(adv.) Without limitation; wholly; quite; entirely; as, to cut a piece clear off.
(n.) Full extent; distance between extreme limits; especially; the distance between the nearest surfaces of two bodies, or the space between walls; as, a room ten feet square in the clear.
(superl.) Free from opaqueness; transparent; bright; light; luminous; unclouded.
(superl.) Free from ambiguity or indistinctness; lucid; perspicuous; plain; evident; manifest; indubitable.
(superl.) Able to perceive clearly; keen; acute; penetrating; discriminating; as, a clear intellect; a clear head.
(superl.) Not clouded with passion; serene; cheerful.
(superl.) Easily or distinctly heard; audible; canorous.
(superl.) Without mixture; entirely pure; as, clear sand.
(superl.) Without defect or blemish, such as freckles or knots; as, a clear complexion; clear lumber.
(superl.) Free from guilt or stain; unblemished.
(superl.) Without diminution; in full; net; as, clear profit.
(superl.) Free from impediment or obstruction; unobstructed; as, a clear view; to keep clear of debt.
(superl.) Free from embarrassment; detention, etc.
(v. i.) To become free from clouds or fog; to become fair; -- often followed by up, off, or away.
(v. i.) To disengage one's self from incumbrances, distress, or entanglements; to become free.
(v. i.) To make exchanges of checks and bills, and settle balances, as is done in a clearing house.
(v. i.) To obtain a clearance; as, the steamer cleared for Liverpool to-day.
(v. t.) To render bright, transparent, or undimmed; to free from clouds.
(v. t.) To free from impurities; to clarify; to cleanse.
(v. t.) To free from obscurity or ambiguity; to relive of perplexity; to make perspicuous.
(v. t.) To render more quick or acute, as the understanding; to make perspicacious.
(v. t.) To free from impediment or incumbrance, from defilement, or from anything injurious, useless, or offensive; as, to clear land of trees or brushwood, or from stones; to clear the sight or the voice; to clear one's self from debt; -- often used with of, off, away, or out.
(v. t.) To free from the imputation of guilt; to justify, vindicate, or acquit; -- often used with from before the thing imputed.
(v. t.) To leap or pass by, or over, without touching or failure; as, to clear a hedge; to clear a reef.
(v. t.) To gain without deduction; to net.


(n.) A strip of wood or iron fastened on transversely to something in order to give strength, prevent warping, hold position, etc.
(n.) A device made of wood or metal, having two arms, around which turns may be taken with a line or rope so as to hold securely and yet be readily released. It is bolted by the middle to a deck or mast, etc., or it may be lashed to a rope.
(v. t.) To strengthen with a cleat.


(n.) A flake; a thread or twist.


(n.) A sharp instrument used for opening veins, lancing gums, etc.; a kind of lancet.


(n.) A word or look of derision or mockery.
(n.) A grin of civility; a leer.
(v. t. & i.) See Fleer.


Any wingless bloodsucking parasitic insect noted for ability to leap


(n.) A live coal. See Gleed.


(n.) A shoot of light; a small stream of light; a beam; a ray; a glimpse.
(n.) Brightness; splendor.
(v. i.) To disgorge filth, as a hawk.
(v. t.) To shoot, or dart, as rays of light; as, at the dawn, light gleams in the east.
(v. t.) To shine; to cast light; to glitter.
(v. t.) To shoot out (flashes of light, etc.).


(n.) A collection made by gleaning.
(n.) Cleaning; afterbirth.
(v. i.) To gather stalks or ears of grain left by reapers.
(v. i.) To pick up or gather anything by degrees.
(v. t.) To gather after a reaper; to collect in scattered or fragmentary parcels, as the grain left by a reaper, or grapes left after the gathering.
(v. t.) To gather from (a field or vineyard) what is left.
(v. t.) To collect with patient and minute labor; to pick out; to obtain.


Of Plead
(v. t.) To argue in support of a claim, or in defense against the claim of another; to urge reasons for or against a thing; to attempt to persuade one by argument or supplication; to speak by way of persuasion; as, to plead for the life of a criminal; to plead with a judge or with a father.
(v. t.) To present an answer, by allegation of fact, to the declaration of a plaintiff; to deny the plaintiff's declaration and demand, or to allege facts which show that ought not to recover in the suit; in a less strict sense, to make an allegation of fact in a cause; to carry on the allegations of the respective parties in a cause; to carry on a suit or plea.
(v. t.) To contend; to struggle.
(v. t.) To discuss, defend, and attempt to maintain by arguments or reasons presented to a tribunal or person having uthority to determine; to argue at the bar; as, to plead a cause before a court or jury.
(v. t.) To allege or cite in a legal plea or defense, or for repelling a demand in law; to answer to an indictment; as, to plead usury; to plead statute of limitations; to plead not guilty.
(v. t.) To allege or adduce in proof, support, or vendication; to offer in excuse; as, the law of nations may be pleaded in favor of the rights of ambassadors.


An answer indicating why a suit should be dismissed
(law) a defendant's answer by a factual matter (as distinguished from a demurrer)
A humble request for help from someone in authority