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Crossword Answers for: S?ILL

shill

shill
(v. t.) To shell.
(v. t.) To put under cover; to sheal.

skill

skill
(n.) Discrimination; judgment; propriety; reason; cause.
(n.) Knowledge; understanding.
(n.) The familiar knowledge of any art or science, united with readiness and dexterity in execution or performance, or in the application of the art or science to practical purposes; power to discern and execute; ability to perceive and perform; expertness; aptitude; as, the skill of a mathematician, physician, surgeon, mechanic, etc.
(n.) Display of art; exercise of ability; contrivance; address.
(n.) Any particular art.
(v. i.) To be knowing; to have understanding; to be dexterous in performance.
(v. i.) To make a difference; to signify; to matter; -- used impersonally.
(v. t.) To know; to understand.

spill

spill
(n.) A bit of wood split off; a splinter.
(n.) A slender piece of anything.
(n.) A peg or pin for plugging a hole, as in a cask; a spile.
(n.) A metallic rod or pin.
(n.) A small roll of paper, or slip of wood, used as a lamplighter, etc.
(n.) One of the thick laths or poles driven horizontally ahead of the main timbering in advancing a level in loose ground.
(n.) A little sum of money.
(v. i.) To be destroyed, ruined, or wasted; to come to ruin; to perish; to waste.
(v. i.) To be shed; to run over; to fall out, and be lost or wasted.
(v. t.) To cover or decorate with slender pieces of wood, metal, ivory, etc.; to inlay.
(v. t.) To destroy; to kill; to put an end to.
(v. t.) To mar; to injure; to deface; hence, to destroy by misuse; to waste.
(v. t.) To suffer to fall or run out of a vessel; to lose, or suffer to be scattered; -- applied to fluids and to substances whose particles are small and loose; as, to spill water from a pail; to spill quicksilver from a vessel; to spill powder from a paper; to spill sand or flour.
(v. t.) To cause to flow out and be lost or wasted; to shed, or suffer to be shed, as in battle or in manslaughter; as, a man spills another's blood, or his own blood.
(v. t.) To relieve a sail from the pressure of the wind, so that it can be more easily reefed or furled, or to lessen the strain.

still

still
(a.) To this time; until and during the time now present; now no less than before; yet.
(a.) In the future as now and before.
(a.) In continuation by successive or repeated acts; always; ever; constantly; uniformly.
(a.) In an increasing or additional degree; even more; -- much used with comparatives.
(a.) Notwithstanding what has been said or done; in spite of what has occured; nevertheless; -- sometimes used as a conjunction. See Synonym of But.
(a.) After that; after what is stated.
(a.) To stop, as motion or agitation; to cause to become quiet, or comparatively quiet; to check the agitation of; as, to still the raging sea.
(a.) To stop, as noise; to silence.
(a.) To appease; to calm; to quiet, as tumult, agitation, or excitement; as, to still the passions.
(adv.) Motionless; at rest; quiet; as, to stand still; to lie or sit still.
(adv.) Uttering no sound; silent; as, the audience is still; the animals are still.
(adv.) Not disturbed by noise or agitation; quiet; calm; as, a still evening; a still atmosphere.
(adv.) Comparatively quiet or silent; soft; gentle; low.
(adv.) Constant; continual.
(adv.) Not effervescing; not sparkling; as, still wines.
(n.) Freedom from noise; calm; silence; as, the still of midnight.
(n.) A steep hill or ascent.
(v.) A vessel, boiler, or copper used in the distillation of liquids; specifically, one used for the distillation of alcoholic liquors; a retort. The name is sometimes applied to the whole apparatus used in in vaporization and condensation.
(v.) A house where liquors are distilled; a distillery.
(v. i.) To drop, or flow in drops; to distill.
(v. t.) To cause to fall by drops.
(v. t.) To expel spirit from by heat, or to evaporate and condense in a refrigeratory; to distill.

swill

swill
(n.) To drink in great draughts; to swallow greedily.
(n.) To inebriate; to fill with drink.
(n.) The wash, or mixture of liquid substances, given to swine; hogwash; -- called also swillings.
(n.) Large draughts of liquor; drink taken in excessive quantities.
(v. i.) To drink greedily or swinishly; to drink to excess.
(v. t.) To wash; to drench.