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A white powder with a pleasant taste and odor; used to absorb light in sun tan lotions or as a preservative or an antiseptic or a coating for pills in which the medicine is intended for enteric release


Frown with displeasure
A facial expression of dislike or displeasure


Propel with sculls; "scull the boat"
A racing shell that is propelled by sculls
Each of a pair of short oars that are used by a single oarsman
A long oar that is mounted at the stern of a boat and moved left and right to propel the boat forward


One of the green parts that form the calyx of a flower


Cloak consisting of an oblong piece of cloth used to cover the head and shoulders


The hard largely calcareous covering of a mollusc or a brachiopod
A metal sheathing of uniform thickness (such as the shield attached to an artillery piece to protect the gunners)
Ammunition consisting of a cylindrical metal casing containing an explosive charge and a projectile; fired from a large gun
The housing or outer covering of something; "the clock has a walnut case"
Remove the husks from; "husk corn"
A very light narrow racing boat
Remove from its shell or outer covering; "shell the legumes"; "shell mussels"
A rigid covering that envelops an object; "the satellite is covered with a smooth shell of ice"
Come out better in a competition, race, or conflict; "Agassi beat Becker in the tennis championship"; "We beat the competition"; "Harvard defeated Yale in the last football game"
The exterior covering of a bird's egg
Use explosives on; "The enemy has been shelling us all day"


Act as a shill; "The shill bid for the expensive carpet during the auction in order to drive the price up"
A decoy who acts as an enthusiastic customer in order to stimulate the participation of others


A large group of fish; "a school of small glittering fish swam by"
A stretch of shallow water
A sandbank in a stretch of water that is visible at low tide
Become shallow; "the lake shallowed over time"
Make shallow; "The silt shallowed the canal"


(ancient Rome) a woman who was regarded as an oracle or prophet
A woman who tells fortunes


Ability to produce solutions in some problem domain; "the skill of a well-trained boxer"; "the sweet science of pugilism"
An ability that has been acquired by training


Play the bagpipes
Make a shrill, wailing sound; "skirling bagpipes"
The sound of (the chanter of) a bagpipe


The bony skeleton of the head of vertebrates


(n. pl.) See Small, n., 2, 3.


The act of perceiving the odor of something
Any property detected by the olfactory system
The faculty that enables us to distinguish scents
Become aware of not through the senses but instinctively; "I sense his hostility"; "i smell trouble"; "smell out corruption"
The sensation that results when olfactory receptors in the nose are stimulated by particular chemicals in gaseous form; "she loved the smell of roses"
The general atmosphere of a place or situation and the effect that it has on people; "the feel of the city excited him"; "a clergyman improved the tone of the meeting"; "it had the smell of treason"
Emit an odor; "The soup smells good"
Smell bad; "He rarely washes, and he smells"
Inhale the odor of; perceive by the olfactory sense
Have an element suggestive (of something); "his speeches smacked of racism"; "this passage smells of plagiarism"


(interj.) God's nails, or His nails, that is, the nails with which the Savior was fastened to the cross; -- an ancient form of oath, corresponding to 'Od's bodikins (dim. of body, i.e., God's dear body).


Make more complicated or confused through entanglements
Utter in an angry, sharp, or abrupt tone; "The sales clerk snapped a reply at the angry customer"; "The guard snarled at us"
Make a snarling noise or move with a snarling noise; "Bullets snarled past us"
Twist together or entwine into a confusing mass; "The child entangled the cord"
Something jumbled or confused; "a tangle of government regulations"
An angry vicious expression
A vicious angry growl


Take turns working; "the workers spell every four hours"
A verbal formula believed to have magical force; "he whispered a spell as he moved his hands"; "inscribed around its base is a charm in Balinese"
Indicate or signify; "I'm afraid this spells trouble!"
A psychological state induced by (or as if induced by) a magical incantation
Orally recite the letters of or give the spelling of; "How do you spell this word?" "We had to spell out our names for the police officer"
A period of indeterminate length (usually short) marked by some action or condition; "he was here for a little while"; "I need to rest for a piece"; "a spell of good weather"; "a patch of bad weather"
Place under a spell
A time for working (after which you will be relieved by someone else); "it's my go"; "a spell of work"
Write or name the letters that comprise the conventionally accepted form of (a word or part of a word); "He spelled the wo


Plausible glib talk (especially useful to a salesperson)
Speak at great length (about something)
Replay (as a melody); "Play it again, Sam"; "She played the third movement very beautifully"


Cause or allow (a liquid substance) to run or flow from a container; "spill the milk"; "splatter water"
Flow, run or fall out and become lost; "The milk spilled across the floor"; "The wine spilled onto the table"
A sudden drop from an upright position; "he had a nasty spill on the ice"
The act of allowing a fluid to escape
A channel that carries excess water over or around a dam or other obstruction
Liquid that is spilled; "clean up the spills"
Reduce the pressure of wind on (a sail)
Reveal information; "If you don't oblige me, I'll talk!"; "The former employee spilled all the details"
Cause or allow (a solid substance) to flow or run out or over; "spill the beans all over the table"
Pour out in drops or small quantities or as if in drops or small quantities; "shed tears"; "spill blood"; "God shed His grace on Thee"


The act of stripping and taking by force
The act of spoiling something by causing damage to it; "her spoiling my dress was deliberate"
(usually plural) valuables taken by violence (especially in war); "to the victor belong the spoils of the enemy"
Alter from the original
Become unfit for consumption or use; "the meat must be eaten before it spoils"
Make imperfect; "nothing marred her beauty"
Destroy and strip of its possession; "The soldiers raped the beautiful country"
Have a strong desire or urge to do something; "She is itching to start the project"; "He is spoiling for a fight"
Make a mess of, destroy or ruin; "I botched the dinner and we had to eat out"; "the pianist screwed up the difficult passage in the second movement"
Hinder or prevent (the efforts, plans, or desires) of; "What ultimately frustrated every challenger was Ruth's amazing September surge"; "foil your opponent"


Transfer data intended for a peripheral device (usually a printer) into temporary storage
A winder around which thread or tape or film or other flexible materials can be wound
Wind onto a spool or a reel


(n. pl.) Small branches of a tree; twigs; sprays.


A farm building for housing horses or other livestock
Deliberately delay an event or action; "she doesn't want to write the report, so she is stalling"
Come to a stop; "The car stalled in the driveway"
Cause an engine to stop; "The inexperienced driver kept stalling the car"
Cause an airplane to go into a stall
Experience a stall in flight, of airplanes
A tactic used to mislead or delay
Put into, or keep in, a stall; "Stall the horse"
Small area set off by walls for special use
Postpone doing what one should be doing; "He did not want to write the letter and procrastinated for days"
Small individual study area in a library
A booth where articles are displayed for sale
A compartment in a stable where a single animal is confined and fed
Seating in the forward part of the main level of a theater
A malfunction in the flight of an aircraft in which ther


A stolen base; an instance in which a base runner advances safely during the delivery of a pitch (without the help of a hit or walk or passed ball or wild pitch)
An advantageous purchase; "she got a bargain at the auction"; "the stock was a real buy at that price"
Steal a base
Move stealthily; "The ship slipped away in the darkness"
Take without the owner's consent; "Someone stole my wallet on the train"; "This author stole entire paragraphs from my dissertation"