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Sökningar idag January 2012

Crosstips helped to find the following words this month:

English (GB)

  • own
    have ownership or possession of
  • outstrips
  • bureau
    agency: an administrative unit of government; "the Central Intelligence Agency"; "the Census Bureau"; "Office of Management and Budget"; "Tennessee Valley Authority";
    chest of drawers: furniture with drawers for keeping clothes
  • quote
    repeat a passage from
  • portico
    a porch or entrance to a building consisting of a covered and often columned area
  • vengeance
    the act of taking revenge (harming someone in retaliation for something harmful that they have done) especially in the next life; I will repay, saith the Lord"--Romans 12:19
  • adapts
    adapt - make fit for, or change to suit a new purpose; "Adapt our native cuisine to the available food resources of the new country";
    adjust: adapt or conform oneself to new or different conditions; "We must adjust to the bad economic situation"
  • octagon
    an eight-sided polygon
  • satellite
    man-made equipment that orbits around the earth or the moon

Français

  • exode
    émigration massive d'un peuple (exode de populations affamées, exode rural);
    départ en foule (l'exode des vacanciers);
    déplacement important de masses (exode des investissements)
  • ethnie
    ensemble d'individus unis dans une communauté de langage et de culture et dont les structures économiques et sociales sont proches
  • stratagème
  • entrain
    vivacité, bonne humeur communicative
  • eider
  • perspicace
    capable de deviner, pénétrant, clairvoyant
  • administratif
    (administration) relatif à l'administration;
    (administration) chargé des tâches d'administration;
    péjorativement relatif à une personne tatillonne
  • saponifier

English (US)

  • sylvan
    a spirit that lives in or frequents the woods
  • ayrshire
    hardy breed of dairy cattle from Ayr, Scotland
  • exotic
    strikingly strange or unusual
  • excels
  • exterminate
    kill en masse; kill on a large scale; kill many
  • excretion
    elimination: the bodily process of discharging waste matter;
    body waste: waste matter (as urine or sweat but especially feces) discharged from the body
  • subordinate
    an assistant subject to the authority or control of another
  • succinct
    compendious: briefly giving the gist of something; "a short and compendious book"; "a compact style is brief and pithy"; "succinct comparisons ...
  • rueful
    contrite: feeling or expressing pain or sorrow for sins or offenses;
    ruefully - in a rueful manner; "`I made a big mistake,' he said ruefully"
  • rubbishes
    rubbish - worthless material that is to be disposed of;
    rubbish - attack strongly;
    rubbish - folderol: nonsensical talk or writing;
    Rubbish - Waste (also referred to as rubbish, trash, refuse, garbage, or junk) is unwanted or unusable materials.
  • gunslinger
    gunman: a professional killer who uses a gun;
    Gunfighter, also gunslinger, is a 20th century name, used in cinema or literature, referring to men in the American Old West who had gained a reputation as being dangerous with a gun.
  • budgerigar
    small Australian parakeet usually light green with black and yellow markings in the wild but bred in many colors
  • guevara
    an Argentine revolutionary leader who was Fidel Castro's chief lieutenant in the Cuban revolution; active in other Latin American countries; was captured and executed by the Bolivian army (1928-1967)
  • sushi
    rice (with raw fish) wrapped in seaweed
  • quixotic
    not sensible about practical matters; idealistic and unrealistic
  • stashing
    stash - hoard: save up as for future use;
    stash - hoard: a secret store of valuables or money;
    Stash is the debut album by sludge/stoner metal band Bongzilla. It was released in April 1999 through Relapse Records. ...
  • staccati
  • attar
    essential oil or perfume obtained from flowers
  • estranging
    making one feel out of place or alienated
  • usurpation
    wrongfully seizing and holding (an office or powers) by force (especially the seizure of a throne or supreme authority)
  • use
    the act of using
  • asimov
    United States writer (born in Russia) noted for his science fiction (1920-1992)
  • asymmetric
    asymmetrical: characterized by asymmetry in the spatial arrangement or placement of parts or components;
    Of a shape, not symmetric;
    asymmetry - (mathematics) a lack of symmetry
  • used
    employed in accomplishing something
  • user
    a person who makes use of a thing; someone who uses or employs something
  • drool
    saliva spilling from the mouth
  • bridle
    headgear for a horse; includes a headstall and bit and reins to give the rider or driver control
  • brusquer
    Comparative form of brusque: more brusque
  • armour
    armor: a military unit consisting of armored fighting vehicles;
    armor: protective covering made of metal and used in combat;
    armor: equip with armor
  • cronies
    Cronyism is partiality to long-standing friends, especially by appointing them to positions of authority, regardless of their qualifications. Hence, cronyism is contrary in practice and principle to meritocracy. ...
  • critical
    marked by a tendency to find and call attention to errors and flaws
  • crumble
    fall apart
  • epcot
    Epcot is a theme park at the Walt Disney World Resort. The park is dedicated to international culture and technological innovation. The second park built at the resort, it opened on October 1, 1982 and was named EPCOT Center until 1994.
  • vodka
    unaged colorless liquor originating in Russia
  • pompadours
    pompadour - French noblewoman who was the lover of Louis XV, whose policies she influenced (1721-1764);
    pompadour - style women's hair in a pompadour;
    pompadour - a hair style in which the front hair is swept up from the forehead
  • poirot
  • honeybees
    Honey bees (or honeybees) are a subset of bees in the genus Apis, primarily distinguished by the production and storage of honey and the construction of , colonial nests out of wax. Honey bees are the only extant members of the tribe Apini, all
  • nonpayment
    loss resulting from failure of a debt to be paid
  • poet
    a writer of poems (the term is usually reserved for writers of good poetry)
  • cobain
    Kurt Donald Cobain (pronounced , ; February 20, 1967 – c. April 5, 1994) was an American singer-songwriter and musician, best known as the lead singer and guitarist of the rock band Nirvana.
  • motif
    a design or figure that consists of recurring shapes or colors, as in architecture or decoration
  • wombat
    burrowing herbivorous Australian marsupials about the size of a badger
  • downplayed
    downplay - understate: represent as less significant or important;
    downplay - background: understate the importance or quality of; "he played down his royal ancestry"
  • unfeeling
    devoid of feeling or sensation
  • inuring
    In psychology, desensitization (also called inurement) is a process for mitigating the harmful effects of phobias or other disorders. ...
  • inertial
    of or relating to inertia
  • unfairness
    partiality that is not fair or equitable
  • enchantress
    a woman who is considered to be dangerously seductive
  • inkiness
    black: the quality or state of the achromatic color of least lightness (bearing the least resemblance to white);
    The condition of being inky;
    inkier - Comparative form of inky: more inky
  • gnashing
  • ankhs
  • inaner
  • unvoiced
    produced without vibration of the vocal cords
  • innuendo
    insinuation: an indirect (and usually malicious) implication
  • innate
    unconditioned: not established by conditioning or learning; "an unconditioned reflex";
    natural: being talented through inherited qualities; "a natural leader"; "a born musician"; "an innate talent"
  • smoggier
    Comparative form of smoggy: more smoggy;
    smogginess - smog: air pollution by a mixture of smoke and fog
  • llama
    wild or domesticated South American cud-chewing animal related to camels but smaller and lacking a hump
  • elicited
    called forth from a latent or potential state by stimulation
  • plasma
    the colorless watery fluid of the blood and lymph that contains no cells, but in which the blood cells (erythrocytes, leukocytes, and thrombocytes) are suspended
  • skirt
    cloth covering that forms the part of a garment below the waist
  • airstrip
    an airfield without normal airport facilities
  • misadventure
    mishap: an instance of misfortune
  • singular
    the form of a word that is used to denote a singleton
  • firecrackers
    A firecracker (also known as a cracker, noise maker, banger or bunger) is a small explosive device primarily designed to produce a large amount of noise, especially in the form of a loud bang; any visual effect is incidental to this goal. ...
  • ninnies
  • tilsit
    Tilsit cheese or Tilsiter cheese is a light yellow semi-hard cheese, created in the mid-19th century by Prussian-Swiss settlers, the Westphal ...
  • licit
    sanctioned by custom or morality especially sexual morality
  • pimento
    fully ripened sweet red pepper; usually cooked
  • misnomer
    an incorrect or unsuitable name
  • shucked
    shucking - Opening an oyster.
  • sheen
    shininess: the visual property of something that shines with reflected light;
    splendor; radiance; shininess; To shine; to glisten; beautiful, good-looking, attractive; radiant; shiny
  • ogles
    ogle - look at with amorous intentions;
    OGLE - The Optical Gravitational Lensing Experiment is a Polish astronomical project based at Warsaw University that is chiefly concerned with ...
  • iguana
    common iguana: large herbivorous tropical American arboreal lizards with a spiny crest along the back; used as human food in Central America and ...;
    Iguana is a fictional character in the Marvel Universe.
  • aghast
    struck with fear, dread, or consternation
  • neighbors
    The following is a list of episodes for the HBO original series Entourage.;
    Santi is the second album by The Academy Is..., released on April 2 and 3, 2007 by Fueled by Ramen.;
    "Neighbors" is a short story written by Raymond Carver in 1976.
  • meier
    Méier is a neighborhood in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
  • headgear
    the hoist at the pithead of a mine
  • neediness
    the quality of needing attention and affection and reassurance to a marked degree
  • meowed
    Cat communication consists of a range of methods by which cats communicate with humans, other cats, and other animals. ...
  • cession
    the act of ceding
  • kerr
    KERR (750 AM, "KERR Country") is a radio station licensed to serve Polson, Montana. The station is owned by Anderson Radio Broadcasting, Inc. It airs a Country music format.
  • venom
    toxin secreted by animals; secreted by certain snakes and poisonous insects (e.g., spiders and scorpions)
  • reinstatement
    the condition of being reinstated
  • lethal
    deadly: of an instrument of certain death; "deadly poisons"; "lethal weapon"; "a lethal injection";
    One of the higher alcohols of the paraffine series obtained from spermaceti as a white crystalline solid; deadly; mortal; fatal
  • letter
    a written message addressed to a person or organization
  • menially
    in a menial manner
  • teresa
    Indian nun and missionary in the Roman Catholic Church (born of Albanian parents in what is now Macedonia); dedicated to helping the poor in India (1910-1997)
  • senegalese
    a native or inhabitant of Senegal;
    of or relating to or characteristic of Senegal or its people; "Senegalese villages"; "Senegalese herdsmen"
  • rebuttals
    rebuttal - the speech act of refuting by offering a contrary contention or argument;
    rebuttal - rebutter: (law) a pleading by the defendant in reply to a plaintiff's surrejoinder
  • veblen
    United States economist who wrote about conspicuous consumption (1857-1929);
    United States mathematician (1880-1960)
  • derogatory
    derogative: expressive of low opinion; "derogatory comments"; "disparaging remarks about the new house"
  • veer
    shift to a clockwise direction
  • verified
    proved to be true
  • centiliter
    a metric unit of volume equal to one hundredth of a liter
  • jeer
    showing your contempt by derision
  • letters
    the literary culture
  • hep
    informed about the latest trends
  • tennis
    a game played with rackets by two or four players who hit a ball back and forth over a net that divides the court
  • adze
    adz: an edge tool used to cut and shape wood;
    An adze or adz is a tool used for smoothing rough-cut wood in hand woodworking. Generally, the user stands astride a board or log and swings the ...
  • adjoins
    adjoin - border: lie adjacent to another or share a boundary; "Canada adjoins the U.S."; "England marches with Scotland"
  • ideal
    the idea of something that is perfect; something that one hopes to attain
  • idleness
    having no employment
  • achieve
    to gain with effort
  • obtuse
    of an angle; between 90 and 180 degrees
  • earthier
    Comparative form of earthy: more earthy
  • nautiluses
  • maitreya
    the Bodhisattva who is to appear as a Buddha 5000 years after the death of Gautama
  • manpower
    work force: the force of workers available;
    "The Manpower!!!"|THE マンパワー!!! is the twenty-fifth single of Japanese pop idol group Morning Musume. It also served as the last single of the last founding member of the group Kaori Iida.
  • backache
    an ache localized in the back
  • paramour
    fancy man: a woman's lover;
    concubine: a woman who cohabits with an important man
  • rani
    primitive predaceous North American fish covered with hard scales and having long jaws with needlelike teeth
  • dallying
  • caleb
    Caleb is a fictional character in comic book W.I.T.C.H. and the animated series of the same name, voiced in the latter by Greg Cipes.;
    Caleb (כָּלֵב, kalev; Tiberian vocalization: ; Hebrew Academy: ) is a male given name.
  • banjo
    a stringed instrument of the guitar family that has long neck and circular body
  • largesse
    largess: a gift or money given (as for service or out of benevolence); usually given ostentatiously;
    munificence: liberality in bestowing gifts; extremely liberal and generous of spirit;
    Alternative spelling of largess
  • marmoset
    small soft-furred South American and Central American monkey with claws instead of nails
  • jauntier
  • galvanize
    cover with zinc
  • taste
    the sensation that results when taste buds in the tongue and throat convey information about the chemical composition of a soluble stimulus
  • sagebrush
    any of several North American composite subshrubs of the genera Artemis or Seriphidium
  • macaroon
    chewy cookie usually containing almond paste
  • factional
    Of, pertaining to, or composed of factions;
    factionalism - The splitting of a group into factions; Conflict between factions
  • madrigal
    an unaccompanied partsong for 2 or 3 voices; follows a strict poetic form


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