Sökningar idag December 2011

Crosstips helped to find the following words this month:

English (GB)

  • ayrshire
    hardy breed of dairy cattle from Ayr, Scotland
  • adornment
    a decoration of color or interest that is added to relieve plainness
  • parochial
    relating to or supported by or located in a parish


  • lyrisme
    inspiration, mode d'expression évoquant la poésie lyrique;
    forme d'expression passionnée
  • ivres
  • tsar
    (histoire) titre des souverains de la Russie pré-communiste
  • arables
  • epuise
    qui ne peut plus produire (un sol épuisé);
    très fatigué, au bout de ses forces (un coureur de fond épuisé);
    qui n'est plus disponible (un livre épuisé)
  • bonjour
    salutation lorsque l'on rencontre une personne pour la première fois dans une journée (également " au revoir " au Canada);
    salutation (" donner le bonjour ");
    familièrement ça va mal se passer, il va y avoir de la casse
  • gnou
    (zoologie) grande antilope d'Afrique de la famille des bovidés
  • ans
  • blindages
  • flageolant
    qui flageole, qui tremble et vacille en marchant
  • chiffonnier
    celui qui vit de la revente des chiffons qu'il ramasse;
    meuble haut comprenant de nombreux tiroirs
  • jaillir
    sortir impétueusement, en parlant des liquides, des gaz;
    par analogie fuser, pour des rires, des éclats de voix, gicler pour des jets de lumière, des étincelles;
    apparaître soudainement, surgir (il jaillit du coin de la rue)
  • galéjer

English (US)

  • myrtle
    widely cultivated as a groundcover for its dark green shiny leaves and usually blue-violet flowers
  • sympathetically
    with respect to the sympathetic nervous system
  • averred
    aver - allege: report or maintain; "He alleged that he was the victim of a crime"; "He said it was too late to intervene in the war"; "The registrar says ...
  • sukarno
    Indonesian statesman who obtained the independence of Indonesia from the Netherlands in 1949 and served as president until ousted by Suharto in a coup d'etat (1901-1970)
  • pumpernickel
    black bread: bread made of coarse rye flour
  • suffuse
    cause to spread or flush or flood through, over, or across
  • stimulus
    stimulation: any stimulating information or event; acts to arouse action;
    In physiology, a stimulus (pl. stimuli) is a detectable change in the internal or external environment. ...
  • steerage
    the cheapest accommodations on a passenger ship
  • attempt
    earnest and conscientious activity intended to do or accomplish something
  • steely
    resembling steel as in hardness
  • assaults
    Assault is a crime or tort of violence against another person. In some jurisdictions, including Australia and New Zealand, assault refers to an act that causes another to apprehend immediate and personal violence, while in other jurisdictions, s
  • ergo
    (used as a sentence connector) therefore or consequently
  • irrawaddy
    the main river of Myanmar rising in the north and flowing south through the length of Burma to empty into the Andaman Sea
  • bridled
    A bridle is a piece of equipment used to direct a horse. As defined in the Oxford English Dictionary, the "bridle" includes both the headstall that holds a bit that goes in the mouth of a horse, and the reins that are attached to the bit.
  • dreamt
    dream - a series of mental images and emotions occurring during sleep; "I had a dream about you last night";
    dream - imaginative thoughts indulged in while awake; "he lives in a dream that has nothing to do with reality"
  • cradle
    a baby bed with sides and rockers
  • arno
    a river in central Italy rising in the Apennines and flowing through Florence and Pisa to the Ligurian Sea;
    The Arno is a river in the Tuscany region of Italy. It is the most important river of central Italy after the Tiber.
  • foster
    United States songwriter whose songs embody the sentiment of the South before the American Civil War (1826-1864)
  • totalled
    Totaled (shorthand for total loss) is a term used in the insurance industry. In the US, when a vehicle is damaged and the cost of repairs and the salvage value combined would exceed the current value of the vehicle, the insurance company may dec
  • pottier
    Pottier is a surname, and may refer to;;
    Comparative form of potty: more potty
  • motet
    angle that resembles the hind leg of a dog
  • moderately
    with moderation; in a moderate manner
  • souths
  • nontransferable
    incapable of being transferred
  • counterpanes
    counterpane - bedspread: decorative cover for a bed;
    counterpane - The topmost covering of a bed, often functioning as a blanket; A coverlet; A bedspread;
    counterpane - Coverlet for a bed.
  • corsair
    a pirate along the Barbary Coast
  • onrushes
    onrushing - rushing or flowing forward; attacking
  • anathema
    a detested person
  • ennui
    boredom: the feeling of being bored by something tedious;
    Ennui is a 2003 micro-budget, underground film written and directed by Charles Doran, and winner of the 2005 Boston Underground Film Festival ...
  • inept
    revealing lack of perceptiveness or judgment or finesse
  • endorsers
    endorser - subscriber: someone who expresses strong approval;
    endorser - a person who transfers his ownership interest in something by signing a check or negotiable security;
    endorser - A person who endorses
  • imagery
    imagination: the ability to form mental images of things or events; "he could still hear her in his imagination";
    Imagery is used in literature to refer to descriptive language that evokes sensory experience.
  • amour
    affair: a usually secretive or illicit sexual relationship;
    Amour is a 1970 Danish drama film directed by Gabriel Axel and starring Svend Johansen.
  • pinheads
    pinhead - dumbbell: an ignorant or foolish person;
    pinhead - the head of a pin
  • hippie
    someone who rejects the established culture; advocates extreme liberalism in politics and lifestyle
  • biretta
    a stiff cap with ridges across the crown; worn by Roman Catholic clergy
  • airborne
    moved or conveyed by or through air
  • williams
    United States country singer and songwriter (1923-1953)
  • simplifications
    simplified - made easy or uncomplicated;
    simplification - an explanation that omits superfluous details and reduces complexity;
    simplification - reduction: the act of reducing complexity
  • circle
    ellipse in which the two axes are of equal length; a plane curve generated by one point moving at a constant distance from a fixed point
  • nieces
    Nephew is a term referring to the son of one's sibling or spouse's sibling, and niece to the daughter of one's sibling or spouse's sibling. Sons and daughters of siblings-in-law are also informally referred to as nephews and nieces respectively,
  • windlass
    winch: lifting device consisting of a horizontal cylinder turned by a crank on which a cable or rope winds
  • shoddy
    reclaimed wool fiber
  • efforts
    effort - attempt: earnest and conscientious activity intended to do or accomplish something; "made an effort to cover all the reading material"; "wished him luck in his endeavor"; "she gave it a good try"
  • selassie
    Haile Selassie I (Ge'ez: ኃይለ፡ ሥላሴ, "Power of the Trinity";) (23 July 1892 - 27 August 1975), born Tafari Makonnen, was Ethiopia's regent from 1916 to 1930 and Emperor of Ethiopia from 1930 to 1974. ...
  • desirous
    having or expressing desire for something
  • desperado
    a bold outlaw (especially on the American frontier)
  • verity
    an enduring or necessary ethical or religious or aesthetic truth
  • bereft
    unhappy in love; suffering from unrequited love
  • realize
    make real or concrete; give reality or substance to
  • secretly
    in secrecy; not openly
  • geronimo
    Apache chieftain who raided the white settlers in the Southwest as resistance to being confined to a reservation (1829-1909)
  • meets
    An hour of chat and music videos presented by a chosen artist.
  • herculean
    displaying superhuman strength or power
  • mettlesome
    having a proud and unbroken spirit
  • adeptest
    Superlative form of adept: most adept
  • acetic
    relating to or containing acetic acid
  • scimitar
    a curved oriental saber; the edge is on the convex side of the blade
  • scree
    a loose and crumbling earthy deposit consisting mainly of calcite or dolomite; used as a fertilizer for soils deficient in lime
  • ecological
    characterized by the interdependence of living organisms in an environment
  • obverse
    the more conspicuous of two alternatives or cases or sides
  • tarragon
    aromatic perennial of southeastern Russia
  • mascot
    a person or animal that is adopted by a team or other group as a symbolic figure
  • gainfully
    in a gainful way
  • watery
    filled with water
  • xanadu
    Garage Kids is a French animated television pilot that was produced by Antefilms in 2001 in both France and US. ...
  • lackadaisically
    in an idle and lackadaisical manner
  • ladyfinger
    small finger-shaped sponge cake
  • hauteur
    arrogance: overbearing pride evidenced by a superior manner toward inferiors;
    haughtiness or arrogance; loftiness
  • can't
    In current English usage, contraction is the shortening of a word, syllable, or word group by omission of internal letters.
  • racer
    someone who drives racing cars at high speeds
  • caters
    cater - provide: give what is desired or needed, especially support, food or sustenance; "The hostess provided lunch for all the guests";
    cater - supply food ready to eat; for parties and banquets
  • cays

These are words that are found when someone searches with exactly so many clues that only one single alternative is found.

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