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(n. pl.) The order of elasmobranch fishes which includes the sawfishes, skates, and rays; -- called also Rajae, and Rajii.


An attempt by speculators to defraud investors
A sudden short attack
Search for something needed or desired; "Our babysitter raided our refrigerator"
Enter someone else's territory and take spoils; "The pirates raided the coastal villages regularly"
Take over (a company) by buying a controlling interest of its stock; "T. Boone Pickens raided many large companies"
Search without warning, make a sudden surprise attack on; "The police raided the crack house"


A bar or pair of parallel bars of rolled steel making the railway along which railroad cars or other vehicles can roll
Criticize severely; "He fulminated against the Republicans' plan to cut Medicare"; "She railed against the bad social policies"
Spread negative information about; "The Nazi propaganda vilified the Jews"
Any of numerous widely distributed small wading birds of the family Rallidae having short wings and very long toes for running on soft mud
Complain bitterly
A horizontal bar (usually of wood or metal)
Fish with a handline over the rails of a boat; "They are railing for fresh fish"
Short for railway; "he traveled by rail"; "he was concerned with rail safety"
Lay with rails; "hundreds of miles were railed out here"
A barrier consisting of a horizontal bar and supports
Travel by rail or train; "They railed from Rome to Venice"; "She trained to Hamburg"
Convey (good


Precipitate as rain; "If it rains much more, we can expect some flooding"
Anything happening rapidly or in quick successive; "a rain of bullets"; "a pelting of insults"
Water falling in drops from vapor condensed in the atmosphere
Drops of fresh water that fall as precipitation from clouds


(a.) Abounding with rain; wet; showery; as, rainy weather; a rainy day or season.


(v. t.) To cause to rise; to bring from a lower to a higher place; to lift upward; to elevate; to heave; as, to raise a stone or weight.
(v. t.) To bring to a higher condition or situation; to elevate in rank, dignity, and the like; to increase the value or estimation of; to promote; to exalt; to advance; to enhance; as, to raise from a low estate; to raise to office; to raise the price, and the like.
(v. t.) To increase the strength, vigor, or vehemence of; to excite; to intensify; to invigorate; to heighten; as, to raise the pulse; to raise the voice; to raise the spirits or the courage; to raise the heat of a furnace.
(v. t.) To elevate in degree according to some scale; as, to raise the pitch of the voice; to raise the temperature of a room.
(v. t.) To cause to rise up, or assume an erect position or posture; to set up; to make upright; as, to raise a mast or flagstaff.
(v. t.) To cause to spring up from a recumbent position, from a state of quiet, or the like; to awaken; to arouse.
(v. t.) To rouse to action; to stir up; to incite to tumult, struggle, or war; to excite.
(v. t.) To bring up from the lower world; to call up, as a spirit from the world of spirits; to recall from death; to give life to.
(v. t.) To cause to arise, grow up, or come into being or to appear; to give rise to; to originate, produce, cause, effect, or the like.
(v. t.) To form by the accumulation of materials or constituent parts; to build up; to erect; as, to raise a lofty structure, a wall, a heap of stones.
(v. t.) To bring together; to collect; to levy; to get together or obtain for use or service; as, to raise money, troops, and the like.
(v. t.) To cause to grow; to procure to be produced, bred, or propagated; to grow; as, to raise corn, barley, hops, etc.; toraise cattle.
(v. t.) To bring into being; to produce; to cause to arise, come forth, or appear; -- often with up.
(v. t.) To give rise to; to set agoing; to occasion; to start; to originate; as, to raise a smile or a blush.
(v. t.) To give vent or utterance to; to utter; to strike up.
(v. t.) To bring to notice; to submit for consideration; as, to raise a point of order; to raise an objection.
(v. t.) To cause to rise, as by the effect of leaven; to make light and spongy, as bread.
(v. t.) To cause (the land or any other object) to seem higher by drawing nearer to it; as, to raise Sandy Hook light.
(v. t.) To let go; as in the command, Raise tacks and sheets, i. e., Let go tacks and sheets.
(v. t.) To create or constitute; as, to raise a use, that is, to create it.


The German state
United States composer (born in 1936)
Austrian born psychoanalyst who lived in the United States; advocated sexual freedom and believed that cosmic energy could be concentrated in a human being (1897-1957)


Consider an abstract concept to be real


(n.) Royal authority; supreme power; sovereignty; rule; dominion.
(n.) The territory or sphere which is reigned over; kingdom; empire; realm; dominion.
(n.) The time during which a king, queen, or emperor possesses the supreme authority; as, it happened in the reign of Elizabeth.
(n.) To possess or exercise sovereign power or authority; to exercise government, as a king or emperor;; to hold supreme power; to rule.
(n.) Hence, to be predominant; to prevail.
(n.) To have superior or uncontrolled dominion; to rule.


A city in northeastern France to the east of Paris; scene of the coronation of most French kings; site of the unconditional German surrender in 1945 at the end of World War II


(n. pl.) The kidneys; also, the region of the kidneys; the loins.
(n. pl.) The inward impulses; the affections and passions; -- so called because formerly supposed to have their seat in the part of the body where the kidneys are.


(n.) See Rhyme.


(n.) Gold and silver, or money.


Make turbid by stirring up the sediments of
Be agitated; "the sea was churning in the storm"


(a.) Turbid; as, roily water.


Destruction achieved by causing something to be wrecked or ruined
A ruined building; "they explored several Roman ruins"
Failure that results in a loss of position or reputation
An event that results in destruction
The process of becoming dilapidated
An irrecoverable state of devastation and destruction; "you have brought ruin on this entire family"
Fall into ruin
Deprive of virginity; "This dirty old man deflowered several young girls in the village"
Destroy completely; damage irreparably; "You have ruined my car by pouring sugar in the tank!"; "The tears ruined her make-up"
Reduce to ruins; "The country lay ruined after the war"
Reduce to bankruptcy;
Destroy or cause to fail; "This behavior will ruin your chances of winning the election"