Sökningar idag March 2012

Crosstips helped to find the following words this month:

English (GB)

  • theatres
    Theatre (or theater, see spelling differences) is a branch of the performing arts. While any performance may be considered theatre, as a ...
  • semblance
    an outward or token appearance or form that is deliberately misleading


  • encercleraient
  • impavides
  • citerne
  • sellette
  • septicémie
  • cacochyme
    en mauvaise santé, affaibli;
    personne en mauvaise santé, faible
  • ladre
    vieilli lépreux;
    (zoologie) se dit d'un porc atteint de la ladrerie, affection dans laquelle des cysticerques de ténia sont décelés sur la face inférieure de la langue;
    (zoologie) absence de pigmentation chez un cheval

English (US)

  • avalanche
    a slide of large masses of snow and ice and mud down a mountain
  • 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 that I owe the school money"
  • pummel
    strike, usually with the fist
  • atelier
    artist's workroom: a studio especially for an artist or designer
  • statutory
    relating to or created by statutes
  • aspic
    savory jelly based on fish or meat stock used as a mold for meats or vegetables
  • askance
    (used especially of glances) directed to one side with or as if with doubt or suspicion or envy
  • drier
    desiccant: a substance that promotes drying (e.g., calcium oxide absorbs water and is used to remove moisture);
    dryer: an appliance that removes moisture
  • orthodox
    of or pertaining to or characteristic of Judaism
  • transcribe
    write out from speech, notes, etc.
  • drawbridge
    a bridge that can be raised to block passage or to allow boats or ships to pass beneath it
  • crispy
    crisp: tender and brittle; "crisp potato chips";
    The well-baked fat on the surface of a piece of roasted meat; having a crisp texture; brittle yet tender;
    crispily - In a crispy way
  • orate
    talk pompously
  • aquatic
    a plant that lives in or on water
  • opine
    express one's opinion openly and without fear or hesitation
  • splayed
    splay - spread open or apart; "He splayed his huge hands over the table";
    splay - turn out: turn outward; "These birds can splay out their toes"; "ballet dancers can rotate their legs out by 90 degrees"
  • specious
    plausible but false
  • upmarket
    designed for consumers with high incomes
  • doonesbury
    Doonesbury is a comic strip by Garry Trudeau that chronicles the adventures and lives of an array of characters of various ages, professions, and backgrounds, from the President of the United States to the title character, Michael Doonesbury, no
  • bosom
    the chest considered as the place where secret thoughts are kept
  • unfurl
    unroll, unfold, or spread out or be unrolled, unfolded, or spread out from a furled state
  • entwine
    knit: tie or link together;
    intertwine: spin,wind, or twist together; "intertwine the ribbons"; "Twine the threads into a rope"; "intertwined hearts";
    Entwine is a Finnish gothic metal band.;
    To twist or twine around something (or one another)
  • anathema
    a detested person
  • onlookers
    onlooker - someone who looks on;
    onlooker - A spectator; someone looks on or watches, without becoming involved or participating
  • knox
    Scottish theologian who founded Presbyterianism in Scotland and wrote a history of the Reformation in Scotland (1514-1572)
  • impulsive
    proceeding from natural feeling or impulse without external stimulus
  • amherst
    The Amherst was a Canadian automobile manufactured for one year only, 1912. The company offered a "Two-in-One", the Amherst 40, which could be converted into a truck with the removal of the rear seats. Nine cars were completed before the company
  • ulna
    the inner and longer of the two bones of the human forearm
  • slightly
    to a small degree or extent
  • zinc
    a bluish-white lustrous metallic element; brittle at ordinary temperatures but malleable when heated; used in a wide variety of alloys and in galvanizing iron; it occurs naturally as zinc sulphide in zinc blende
  • vigils
    Vigils is a term for night prayer in ancient Christianity. See Vespers, Compline, Nocturns, Matins, and Lauds for more information. ...;
    vigil - a period of sleeplessness
  • visit
    the act of going to see some person or place or thing for a short time
  • virago
    a noisy or scolding or domineering woman
  • thwart
    a crosspiece spreading the gunnels of a boat; used as a seat in a rowboat
  • agent
    an active and efficient cause; capable of producing a certain effect
  • deliberate
    carefully thought out in advance
  • bedsides
    bedside - space by the side of a bed (especially the bed of a sick or dying person); "the doctor stood at her bedside";
    bedside - To the side of one's bed;
    bedside - hasn't been tagged yet.
  • keepsake
    something of sentimental value
  • tenure
    the term during which some position is held
  • semiconductor
    a substance as germanium or silicon whose electrical conductivity is intermediate between that of a metal and an insulator; its conductivity increases with temperature and in the presence of impurities
  • leaflet
    part of a compound leaf
  • veblen
    United States economist who wrote about conspicuous consumption (1857-1929);
    United States mathematician (1880-1960)
  • memorial
    a recognition of meritorious service
  • leopard
    the pelt of a leopard
  • economists
    An economist is an expert in the social science of economics. The individual may also study, develop, and apply theories and concepts from economics and write about economic policy. ...
  • abet
    assist or encourage, usually in some wrongdoing
  • abbot
    the superior of an abbey of monks
  • hague
    the site of the royal residence and the de facto capital in the western part of the Netherlands; seat of the International Court of Justice
  • hangnail
    a loose narrow strip of skin near the base of a fingernail; tearing it produces a painful sore that is easily infected
  • catcall
    a cry expressing disapproval
  • hasn't
    In current English usage, contraction is the shortening of a word, syllable, or word group by omission of internal letters.;
    caught on in industry
  • fanzine
    A fanzine (portmanteau of fan and magazine or -zine) is a nonprofessional and nonofficial publication produced by fans of a particular cultural phenomenon (such as a literary or musical genre) for the pleasure of others who share their interest.

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