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(n.) A shard or fragment.


(n.) Fright; esp., sudden fright produced by a trifling cause, or originating in mistake.
(v. t.) To frighten; to strike with sudden fear; to alarm.


(n.) A cormorant.
(n.) An article of dress of a light and decorative character, worn loosely over the shoulders or about the neck or the waist; a light shawl or handkerchief for the neck; also, a cravat; a neckcloth.
(n.) In a piece which is to be united to another by a scarf joint, the part of the end or edge that is tapered off, rabbeted, or notched so as to be thinner than the rest of the piece.
(n.) A scarf joint.
(v. t.) To throw on loosely; to put on like a scarf.
(v. t.) To dress with a scarf, or as with a scarf; to cover with a loose wrapping.
(v. t.) To form a scarf on the end or edge of, as for a joint in timber, metal rods, etc.
(v. t.) To unite, as two pieces of timber or metal, by a scarf joint.


(n.) A band in the same position as the bend sinister, but only half as broad as the latter.
(n.) The slope of the ditch nearest the parapet; the escarp.
(n.) A steep descent or declivity.
(v. t.) To cut down perpendicularly, or nearly so; as, to scarp the face of a ditch or a rock.


An indication of damage
Mark with a scar; "The skin disease scarred his face permanently"
A mark left (usually on the skin) by the healing of injured tissue


(a.) Subject to sudden alarm.
(a.) Causing fright; alarming.
(n.) Barren land having only a thin coat of grass.


Cause to wither or parch from exposure to heat; "The sun parched the earth"
Make very hot and dry; "The heat scorched the countryside"
Burn slightly and superficially so as to affect color; "The cook blackened the chicken breast"; "The fire charred the ceiling above the mantelpiece"; "the flames scorched the ceiling"
Become superficially burned; "my eyebrows singed when I bent over the flames"


(n.) A plant; chard.
(n.) A piece or fragment of an earthen vessel, or a like brittle substance, as the shell of an egg or snail.
(n.) The hard wing case of a beetle.
(n.) A gap in a fence.
(n.) A boundary; a division.


(n.) The part (usually an iron or steel plate) of a plow which cuts the ground at the bottom of a furrow; a plowshare.
(n.) The part which opens the ground for the reception of the seed, in a machine for sowing seed.
(v.) A certain quantity; a portion; a part; a division; as, a small share of prudence.
(v.) Especially, the part allotted or belonging to one, of any property or interest owned by a number; a portion among others; an apportioned lot; an allotment; a dividend.
(v.) Hence, one of a certain number of equal portions into which any property or invested capital is divided; as, a ship owned in ten shares.
(v.) The pubes; the sharebone.
(v. i.) To have part; to receive a portion; to partake, enjoy, or suffer with others.
(v. t.) To part among two or more; to distribute in portions; to divide.
(v. t.) To partake of, use, or experience, with others; to have a portion of; to take and possess in common; as, to share a shelter with another.
(v. t.) To cut; to shear; to cleave; to divide.


An African river that flows northwest into Lake Chad


(v. i.) To play the petty thief; to practice fraud or trickery; to swindle.
(v. i.) To live by shifts and stratagems.
(v. t.) To pick or gather indiscriminately or covertly.
(v. t. & i.) Any one of numerous species of elasmobranch fishes of the order Plagiostomi, found in all seas.
(v. t. & i.) A rapacious, artful person; a sharper.
(v. t. & i.) Trickery; fraud; petty rapine; as, to live upon the shark.


(adv.) To a point or edge; piercingly; eagerly; sharply.
(adv.) Precisely; exactly; as, we shall start at ten o'clock sharp.
(n.) A sharp tool or weapon.
(n.) The character [/] used to indicate that the note before which it is placed is to be raised a half step, or semitone, in pitch.
(n.) A sharp tone or note.
(n.) A portion of a stream where the water runs very rapidly.
(n.) A sewing needle having a very slender point; a needle of the most pointed of the three grades, blunts, betweens, and sharps.
(n.) Same as Middlings, 1.
(n.) An expert.
(superl.) Having a very thin edge or fine point; of a nature to cut or pierce easily; not blunt or dull; keen.
(superl.) Terminating in a point or edge; not obtuse or rounded; somewhat pointed or edged; peaked or ridged; as, a sharp hill; sharp features.
(superl.) Affecting the sense as if pointed or cutting, keen, penetrating, acute: to the taste or smell, pungent, acid, sour, as ammonia has a sharp taste and odor; to the hearing, piercing, shrill, as a sharp sound or voice; to the eye, instantaneously brilliant, dazzling, as a sharp flash.
(superl.) High in pitch; acute; as, a sharp note or tone.
(superl.) Raised a semitone in pitch; as, C sharp (C/), which is a half step, or semitone, higher than C.
(superl.) So high as to be out of tune, or above true pitch; as, the tone is sharp; that instrument is sharp. Opposed in all these senses to flat.
(superl.) Very trying to the feelings; piercing; keen; severe; painful; distressing; as, sharp pain, weather; a sharp and frosty air.
(superl.) Cutting in language or import; biting; sarcastic; cruel; harsh; rigorous; severe; as, a sharp rebuke.
(superl.) Of keen perception; quick to discern or distinguish; having nice discrimination; acute; penetrating; sagacious; clever; as, a sharp eye; sharp sight, hearing, or judgment.
(superl.) Eager in pursuit; keen in quest; impatient for gratification; keen; as, a sharp appetite.
(superl.) Fierce; ardent; fiery; violent; impetuous.
(superl.) Keenly or unduly attentive to one's own interest; close and exact in dealing; shrewd; as, a sharp dealer; a sharp customer.
(superl.) Composed of hard, angular grains; gritty; as, sharp sand.
(superl.) Steep; precipitous; abrupt; as, a sharp ascent or descent; a sharp turn or curve.
(superl.) Uttered in a whisper, or with the breath alone, without voice, as certain consonants, such as p, k, t, f; surd; nonvocal; aspirated.
(v. i.) To play tricks in bargaining; to act the sharper.
(v. i.) To sing above the proper pitch.
(v. t.) To sharpen.
(v. t.) To raise above the proper pitch; to elevate the tone of; especially, to raise a half step, or semitone, above the natural tone.


Excessive but superficial compliments given with affected charm


(v. i.) To feel a lively, pungent local pain; -- said of some part of the body as the seat of irritation; as, my finger smarts; these wounds smart.
(v. i.) To feel a pungent pain of mind; to feel sharp pain or grief; to suffer; to feel the sting of evil.
(v. i.) Quick, pungent, lively pain; a pricking local pain, as the pain from puncture by nettles.
(v. i.) Severe, pungent pain of mind; pungent grief; as, the smart of affliction.
(v. i.) A fellow who affects smartness, briskness, and vivacity; a dandy.
(v. i.) Smart money (see below).
(v. i.) Causing a smart; pungent; pricking; as, a smart stroke or taste.
(v. i.) Keen; severe; poignant; as, smart pain.
(v. i.) Vigorous; sharp; severe.
(v. i.) Accomplishing, or able to accomplish, results quickly; active; sharp; clever.
(v. i.) Efficient; vigorous; brilliant.
(v. i.) Marked by acuteness or shrewdness; quick in suggestion or reply; vivacious; witty; as, a smart reply; a smart saying.
(v. i.) Pretentious; showy; spruce; as, a smart gown.
(v. i.) Brisk; fresh; as, a smart breeze.
(v. t.) To cause a smart in.


(n.) A contrivance, often consisting of a noose of cord, or the like, by which a bird or other animal may be entangled and caught; a trap; a gin.
(n.) Hence, anything by which one is entangled and brought into trouble.
(n.) The gut or string stretched across the lower head of a drum.
(n.) An instrument, consisting usually of a wireloop or noose, for removing tumors, etc., by avulsion.
(v. t.) To catch with a snare; to insnare; to entangle; hence, to bring into unexpected evil, perplexity, or danger.


Make off with belongings of others


(n.) A knot or complication of hair, thread, or the like, difficult to disentangle; entanglement; hence, intricate complication; embarrassing difficulty.
(n.) The act of snarling; a growl; a surly or peevish expression; an angry contention.
(v. i.) To growl, as an angry or surly dog; to gnarl; to utter grumbling sounds.
(v. i.) To speak crossly; to talk in rude, surly terms.
(v. t.) To form raised work upon the outer surface of (thin metal ware) by the repercussion of a snarling iron upon the inner surface.
(v. t.) To entangle; to complicate; to involve in knots; as, to snarl a skein of thread.
(v. t.) To embarrass; to insnare.


(a.) Resembling, or consisting of, snares; entangling; insidious.


Go or move upward; "The stock market soared after the cease-fire was announced"
Fly a plane without an engine
Fly upwards or high in the sky
Rise rapidly; "the dollar soared against the yen"
Fly by means of a hang glider
The act of rising upward into the air


(a.) To use frugally or stintingly, as that which is scarce or valuable; to retain or keep unused; to save.
(a.) To keep to one's self; to forbear to impart or give.
(a.) To preserve from danger or punishment; to forbear to punish, injure, or harm; to show mercy to.
(a.) To save or gain, as by frugality; to reserve, as from some occupation, use, or duty.
(a.) To deprive one's self of, as by being frugal; to do without; to dispense with; to give up; to part with.
(n.) The act of sparing; moderation; restraint.
(n.) Parsimony; frugal use.
(n.) An opening in a petticoat or gown; a placket.
(n.) That which has not been used or expended.
(n.) The right of bowling again at a full set of pins, after having knocked all the pins down in less than three bowls. If all the pins are knocked down in one bowl it is a double spare; in two bowls, a single spare.
(v. i.) To be frugal; not to be profuse; to live frugally; to be parsimonious.
(v. i.) To refrain from inflicting harm; to use mercy or forbearance.
(v. i.) To desist; to stop; to refrain.
(v. t.) Scanty; not abundant or plentiful; as, a spare diet.
(v. t.) Sparing; frugal; parsimonious; chary.
(v. t.) Being over and above what is necessary, or what must be used or reserved; not wanted, or not used; superfluous; as, I have no spare time.
(v. t.) Held in reserve, to be used in an emergency; as, a spare anchor; a spare bed or room.
(v. t.) Lean; wanting flesh; meager; thin; gaunt.
(v. t.) Slow.


(n.) A small particle of fire or ignited substance which is emitted by a body in combustion.
(n.) A small, shining body, or transient light; a sparkle.
(n.) That which, like a spark, may be kindled into a flame, or into action; a feeble germ; an elementary principle.
(n.) A brisk, showy, gay man.
(n.) A lover; a gallant; a beau.
(v. i.) To sparkle.
(v. i.) To play the spark, beau, or lover.