Verbocean I (abandon - devote)

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Verbocean I (abandon - devote)

  1. 1. Verb Ocean I Andrew Ernest Ritz Langtech May 31, 2011Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 1/1
  2. 2. abandon verb –1. (10) abandon – (forsake, leave behind; ”We abandoned the old car in the empty parking lot”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 2/1
  3. 3. abate verb –1. slake, abate, slack – (make less active or intense) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 3/1
  4. 4. abduct verb –1. kidnap, nobble, abduct, snatch – (take away to an undisclosed location against their will and usually in order to extract a ransom; ”The industrialist’s son was kidnapped”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 4/1
  5. 5. abhor verb –. (1) abhor, loathe, abominate, execrate – (find repugnant; ”I loathe that man”; ”She abhors cats”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 5/1
  6. 6. abide verb –1. (2) bide, abide, stay – (dwell; ”You can stay with me while you are in town”; ”stay a bit longer–the day is still young”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 6/1
  7. 7. abolish verb –. (9) abolish, get rid of – (do away with; ”Slavery was abolished in the mid-19th century in America and in Russia”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 7/1
  8. 8. abort verb –1. abort – (terminate before completion; ”abort the mission”; ”abort the process running on my computer”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 8/1
  9. 9. abridge verb –1. (1) abridge, foreshorten, abbreviate, shorten, cut, contract, reduce – (reduce in scope while retaining essential elements; ”The manuscript must be shortened”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 9/1
  10. 10. abrogate verb –. (1) abrogate – (revoke formally) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 10 / 1
  11. 11. absent verb –. (2) absent, remove – (go away or leave; ”He absented himself”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 11 / 1
  12. 12. absolve verb –1. shrive, absolve – (grant remission of a sin to; ”The priest absolved him and told him to say ten Hail Mary’s”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 12 / 1
  13. 13. absorb verb –1. (8) absorb – (become imbued; ”The liquids, light, and gases absorb”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 13 / 1
  14. 14. abstract verb –1. (5) abstract – (consider a concept without thinking of a specific example; consider abstractly or theoretically) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 14 / 1
  15. 15. abuse verb –1. (3) mistreat, maltreat, abuse, ill-use, step, ill-treat – (treat badly; ”This boss abuses his workers”; ”She is always stepping on others to get ahead”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 15 / 1
  16. 16. abut verb –. border, adjoin, edge, abut, march, butt, butt against, butt on – (lie adjacent to another or share a boundary; ”Canada adjoins the U.S.”; ”England marches with Scotland”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 16 / 1
  17. 17. accelerate verb –1. (11) accelerate, speed up, speed, quicken – (move faster; ”The car accelerated”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 17 / 1
  18. 18. accentuate verb –1. (2) stress, emphasize, emphasise, punctuate, accent, accentuate – (to stress, single out as important; ”Dr. Jones emphasizes exercise in addition to a change in diet”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 18 / 1
  19. 19. accept verb –1. (34) accept – (consider or hold as true; ”I cannot accept the dogma of this church”; ”accept an argument”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 19 / 1
  20. 20. access verb –1. access – (obtain or retrieve from a storage device; as of information on a computer) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 20 / 1
  21. 21. accession verb –. accession – (make a record of additions to a collection, such as a library) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 21 / 1
  22. 22. accommodate verb –1. (5) suit, accommodate, fit – (be agreeable or acceptable to; ”This suits my needs”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 22 / 1
  23. 23. accompany verb –1. (20) attach to, accompany, come with, go with – (be present or associated with an event or entity; ”French fries come with the hamburger”; ”heart attacks are accompanied by distruction of heart tissue”; ”fish usually goes with white wine”; ”this kind of vein accompanies certain arteries”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 23 / 1
  24. 24. accomplish verb –1. (29) carry through, accomplish, execute, carry out, action, fulfill, fulfil – (put in effect; ”carry out a task”; ”execute the decision of the people”; ”He actioned the operation”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 24 / 1
  25. 25. accost verb –1. (4) address, accost, come up to – (speak to someone) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 25 / 1
  26. 26. accredit verb –1. (2) accredit, recognize, recognise – (grant credentials to; ”The Regents officially recognized the new educational institution”; ”recognize an academic degree”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 26 / 1
  27. 27. accumulate verb –1. (4) roll up, collect, accumulate, pile up, amass, compile, hoard – (get or gather together; ”I am accumulating evidence for the man’s unfaithfulness to his wife”; ”She is amassing a lot of data for her thesis”; ”She rolled up a small fortune”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 27 / 1
  28. 28. accuse verb –1. (22) accuse, impeach, incriminate, criminate – (bring an accusation against; level a charge against; ”The neighbors accused the man of spousal abuse”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 28 / 1
  29. 29. ace verb –1. breeze through, ace, pass with flying colors, sweep through, sail through, nail – (succeed at easily; ”She sailed through her exams”; ”You will pass with flying colors”; ”She nailed her astrophysics course”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 29 / 1
  30. 30. achieve verb –. (100) achieve, accomplish, attain, reach – (to gain with effort; ”she achieved her goal despite setbacks”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 30 / 1
  31. 31. acknowledge verb –1. (5) admit, acknowledge – (declare to be true or admit the existence or reality or truth of; ”He admitted his errors”; ”She acknowledged that she might have forgotten”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 31 / 1
  32. 32. acquaint verb –1. (1) introduce, present, acquaint – (cause to come to know personally; ”permit me to acquaint you with my son”; ”introduce the new neighbors to the community”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 32 / 1
  33. 33. acquire verb –1. (34) get, acquire – (come into the possession of something concrete or abstract; ”She got a lot of paintings from her uncle”; ”They acquired a new pet”; ”Get your results the next day”; ”Get permission to take a few days off from work”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 33 / 1
  34. 34. acquit verb –1. (1) acquit, assoil, clear, discharge, exonerate, exculpate – (pronounce not guilty of criminal charges; ”The suspect was cleared of the murder charges”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 34 / 1
  35. 35. act verb –1. (35) act, move – (perform an action, or work out or perform (an action); ”think before you act”; ”We must move quickly”; ”The governor should act on the new energy bill”; ”The nanny acted quickly by grabbing the toddler and covering him with a wet towel”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 35 / 1
  36. 36. activate verb –1. (3) trip, actuate, trigger, activate, set off, spark off, spark, trigger off, touch off – (put in motion or move to act; ”trigger a reaction”; ”actuate the circuits”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 36 / 1
  37. 37. actualize verb –1. realize, realise, actualize, actualise, substantiate – (make real or concrete; give reality or substance to; ”our ideas must be substantiated into actions”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 37 / 1
  38. 38. ad-lib verb –. improvise, improvize, ad-lib, extemporize, extemporise – (perform without preparation; ”he extemporized a speech at the wedding”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 38 / 1
  39. 39. adapt verb –1. (7) adapt, accommodate – (make fit for, or change to suit a new purpose; ”Adapt our native cuisine to the available food resources of the new country”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 39 / 1
  40. 40. add verb –1. (116) add – (make an addition (to); join or combine or unite with others; increase the quality, quantity, size or scope of; ”We added two students to that dorm room”; ”She added a personal note to her letter”; ”Add insult to injury”; ”Add some extra plates to the dinner table”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 40 / 1
  41. 41. address verb –1. (16) address, turn to – (speak to; ”He addressed the crowd outside the window”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 41 / 1
  42. 42. adhere verb –1. (5) adhere – (be compatible or in accordance with; ”You must adhere to the rules”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 42 / 1
  43. 43. adjoin verb –1. (3) border, adjoin, edge, abut, march, butt, butt against, butt on – (lie adjacent to another or share a boundary; ”Canada adjoins the U.S.”; ”England marches with Scotland”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 43 / 1
  44. 44. adjourn verb –1. (4) adjourn, recess, break up – (close at the end of a session; ”The court adjourned”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 44 / 1
  45. 45. adjudicate verb –1. judge, adjudicate, try – (put on trial or hear a case and sit as the judge at the trial of; ”The football star was tried for the murder of his wife”; ”The judge tried both father and son in separate trials”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 45 / 1
  46. 46. adjust verb –1. (19) adjust, set, correct – (alter or regulate so as to achieve accuracy or conform to a standard; ”Adjust the clock, please”; ”correct the alignment of the front wheels”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 46 / 1
  47. 47. administer verb –1. (9) administer, administrate – (work in an administrative capacity; supervise or be in charge of; ”administer a program”; ”she administers the funds”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 47 / 1
  48. 48. administrate verb –. administer, administrate – (work in an administrative capacity; supervise or be in charge of; ”administer a program”; ”she administers the funds”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 48 / 1
  49. 49. admire verb –1. (13) admire, look up to – (feel admiration for) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 49 / 1
  50. 50. admit verb –1. (64) admit, acknowledge – (declare to be true or admit the existence or reality or truth of; ”He admitted his errors”; ”She acknowledged that she might have forgotten”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 50 / 1
  51. 51. admonish verb –1. (1) warn, discourage, admonish, monish – (admonish or counsel in terms of someone’s behavior; ”I warned him not to go too far”; ”I warn you against false assumptions”; ”She warned him to be quiet”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 51 / 1
  52. 52. adopt verb –1. (34) adopt, follow, espouse – (choose and follow; as of theories, ideas, policies, strategies or plans; ”She followed the feminist movement”; ”The candidate espouses Republican ideals”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 52 / 1
  53. 53. adore verb –. (1) adore – (love intensely; ”he just adored his wife”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 53 / 1
  54. 54. adorn verb –1. (3) decorate, adorn, grace, ornament, embellish, beautify – (make more attractive by adding ornament, colour, etc.; ”Decorate the room for the party”; ”beautify yourself for the special day”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 54 / 1
  55. 55. advance verb –1. (7) advance, progress, pass on, move on, march on, go on – (move forward, also in the metaphorical sense; ”Time marches on”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 55 / 1
  56. 56. advertise verb –1. (7) advertise, publicize, advertize, publicise – (call attention to; ”Please don’t advertise the fact that he has AIDS”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 56 / 1
  57. 57. advertize verb –1. advertise, advertize, promote, push – (make publicity for; try to sell (a product); ”The salesman is aggressively pushing the new computer model”; ”The company is heavily advertizing their new laptops”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 57 / 1
  58. 58. advise verb –1. (11) rede, advise, counsel – (give advice to; ”The teacher counsels troubled students”; ”The lawyer counselled me when I was accused of tax fraud”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 58 / 1
  59. 59. advocate verb –1. (9) recommend, urge, advocate – (push for something; ”The travel agent recommended strongly that we not travel on Thanksgiving Day”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 59 / 1
  60. 60. affect verb –1. (43) affect, impact, bear upon, bear on, touch on, touch – (have an effect upon; ”Will the new rules affect me?”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 60 / 1
  61. 61. affirm verb –1. (9) confirm, corroborate, sustain, substantiate, support, affirm – (establish or strengthen as with new evidence or facts; ”his story confirmed my doubts”; ”The evidence supports the defendant”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 61 / 1
  62. 62. affix verb –1. (7) affix, stick on – (attach to; ”affix the seal here”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 62 / 1
  63. 63. afflict verb –1. afflict – (cause great unhappiness for; distress; ”she was afflicted by the death of her parents”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 63 / 1
  64. 64. afford verb –1. (24) afford – (be able to spare or give up; ”I can’t afford to spend two hours with this person”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 64 / 1
  65. 65. afforest verb –. afforest, forest – (establish a forest on previously unforested land; ”afforest the mountains”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 65 / 1
  66. 66. age verb –1. (1) age – (begin to seem older; get older; ”The death of his wife caused him to age fast”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 66 / 1
  67. 67. aggravate verb –1. (3) worsen, aggravate, exacerbate, exasperate – (make worse; ”This drug aggravates the pain”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 67 / 1
  68. 68. agonize verb –1. agonize, agonise – (cause to agonize) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 68 / 1
  69. 69. aid verb –1. (36) help, assist, aid – (give help or assistance; be of service; ”Everyone helped out during the earthquake”; ”Can you help me carry this table?”; ”She never helps around the house”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 69 / 1
  70. 70. ail verb –1. ail – (be ill or unwell) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 70 / 1
  71. 71. aim verb –1. (8) aim, take, train, take aim, direct – (point or cause to go (blows, weapons, or objects such as photographic equipment) towards; ”Please don’t aim at your little brother!”; ”He trained his gun on the burglar”; ”Don’t train your camera on the women”; ”Take a swipe at one’s opponent”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 71 / 1
  72. 72. air verb –1. (1) air out, air, aerate – (expose to fresh air; ”aerate your old sneakers”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 72 / 1
  73. 73. air-drop verb –. air-drop – (drop (an object) from the air; unload from a plane or helicopter) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 73 / 1
  74. 74. airlift verb –. airlift, lift – (fly people or goods to or from places not accessible by other means; ”Food is airlifted into Bosnia”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 74 / 1
  75. 75. alarm verb –1. (2) dismay, alarm, appal, appall, horrify – (fill with apprehension or alarm; cause to be unpleasantly surprised; ”I was horrified at the thought of being late for my interview”; ”The news of the executions horrified us”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 75 / 1
  76. 76. alert verb –. (9) alarm, alert – (warn or arouse to a sense of danger or call to a state of preparedness; ”The empty house alarmed him”; ”We alerted the new neighbors to the high rate of burglaries”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 76 / 1
  77. 77. alienate verb –1. (3) estrange, alienate, alien, disaffect – (arouse hostility or indifference in where there had formerly been love, affection, or friendliness; ”She alienated her friends when she became fanatically religious”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 77 / 1
  78. 78. align verb –1. (2) align, aline, line up, adjust – (place in a line or arrange so as to be parallel or straight; ”align the car with the curb”; ”align the sheets of paper on the table”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 78 / 1
  79. 79. allay verb –1. still, allay, relieve, ease – (lessen the intensity of or calm; ”The news eased my conscience”; ”still the fears”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 79 / 1
  80. 80. allege verb –. (5) allege, aver, say – (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”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 80 / 1
  81. 81. alleviate verb –1. (2) relieve, alleviate, palliate, assuage – (provide physical relief, as from pain; ”This pill will relieve your headaches”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 81 / 1
  82. 82. allocate verb –. (6) allocate, apportion – (distribute according to a plan or set apart for a special purpose; ”I am allocating a loaf of bread to everyone on a daily basis”; ”I’m allocating the rations for the camping trip”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 82 / 1
  83. 83. allot verb –1. (6) assign, allot, portion – (give out; ”We were assigned new uniforms”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 83 / 1
  84. 84. allow verb –1. (65) let, allow, permit – (make it possible through a specific action or lack of action for something to happen; ”This permits the water to rush in”; ”This sealed door won’t allow the water come into the basement”; ”This will permit the rain to run off”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 84 / 1
  85. 85. alloy verb –1. debase, alloy – (lower in value by increasing the base-metal content) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 85 / 1
  86. 86. allure verb –. tempt, allure – (dispose or incline or entice to; ”We were tempted by the delicious-looking food”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 86 / 1
  87. 87. ally verb –. ally – (become an ally or associate, as by a treaty or marriage; ”He allied himself with the Communists”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 87 / 1
  88. 88. alter verb –1. (26) change, alter, modify – (cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; ”The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city”; ”The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 88 / 1
  89. 89. amass verb –1. (1) accumulate, cumulate, conglomerate, pile up, gather, amass – (collect or gather; ”Journals are accumulating in my office”; ”The work keeps piling up”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 89 / 1
  90. 90. amaze verb –1. (4) amaze, astonish, astound – (affect with wonder; ”Your ability to speak six languages amazes me!”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 90 / 1
  91. 91. ambush verb –1. (2) ambush, scupper, bushwhack, waylay, lurk, ambuscade, lie in wait – (wait in hiding to attack) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 91 / 1
  92. 92. ameliorate verb –1. better, improve, amend, ameliorate, meliorate – (to make better; ”The editor improved the manuscript with his changes”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 92 / 1
  93. 93. amend verb –1. (9) amend – (make amendments to; ”amend the document”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 93 / 1
  94. 94. amplify verb –1. (4) magnify, amplify – (increase in size, volume or significance; ”Her terror was magnified in her mind”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 94 / 1
  95. 95. amputate verb –. (2) amputate, cut off – (remove surgically; ”amputate limbs”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 95 / 1
  96. 96. amuse verb –1. (6) amuse, divert, disport – (occupy in an agreeable, entertaining or pleasant fashion; ”The play amused the ladies”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 96 / 1
  97. 97. analyse verb –1. (2) analyze, analyse, study, examine, canvass, canvas – (consider in detail and subject to an analysis in order to discover essential features or meaning; ”analyze a sonnet by Shakespeare”; ”analyze the evidence in a criminal trial”; ”analyze your real motives”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 97 / 1
  98. 98. analyze verb –1. (21) analyze, analyse, study, examine, canvass, canvas – (consider in detail and subject to an analysis in order to discover essential features or meaning; ”analyze a sonnet by Shakespeare”; ”analyze the evidence in a criminal trial”; ”analyze your real motives”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 98 / 1
  99. 99. anesthetize verb –. anesthetize, anaesthetize, anesthetise, anaesthetise, put under, put out – (administer an anesthetic drug to; ”The patient must be anesthetized before the operation”; ”anesthetize the gum before extracting the teeth”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 99 / 1
  100. 100. anger verb –1. (1) anger – (make angry; ”The news angered him”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 100 / 1
  101. 101. anguish verb –1. anguish – (suffer great pains or distress) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 101 / 1
  102. 102. animate verb –1. (1) inspire, animate, invigorate, enliven, exalt – (heighten or intensify; ”These paintings exalt the imagination”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 102 / 1
  103. 103. annex verb –1. annex – (take (territory) as if by conquest; ”Hitler annexed Lithuania”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 103 / 1
  104. 104. annihilate verb –. (1) eliminate, annihilate, extinguish, eradicate, wipe out, decimate, carry off – (kill in large numbers; ”the plague wiped out an entire population”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 104 / 1
  105. 105. annotate verb –1. annotate, footnote – (add explanatory notes to or supply with critical comments; ”The scholar annotated the early edition of a famous novel”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 105 / 1
  106. 106. announce verb –1. (74) announce, denote – (make known; make an announcement; ”She denoted her feelings clearly”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 106 / 1
  107. 107. annoy verb –. (5) annoy, rag, get to, bother, get at, irritate, rile, nark, nettle, gravel, vex, chafe, devil – (cause annoyance in; disturb, especially by minor irritations; ”Mosquitoes buzzing in my ear really bothers me”; ”It irritates me that she never closes the door after she leaves”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 107 / 1
  108. 108. annul verb –1. invalidate, annul, quash, void, avoid, nullify – (declare invalid; ”The contract was annulled”; ”void a plea”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 108 / 1
  109. 109. anoint verb –1. anoint – (choose by or as if by divine intervention; ”She was anointed the head of the Christian fundamentalist group”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 109 / 1
  110. 110. answer verb –1. (63) answer, reply, respond – (react verbally; ”She didn’t want to answer”; ”answer the question”; ”We answered that we would accept the invitation”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 110 / 1
  111. 111. antagonize verb –1. (2) antagonize, antagonise – (provoke the hostility of; ”Don’t antagonize your boss”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 111 / 1
  112. 112. anticipate verb –1. (8) expect, anticipate – (regard something as probable or likely; ”The meteorologists are expecting rain for tomorrow”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 112 / 1
  113. 113. apologize verb –1. (3) apologize, apologise – (acknowledge faults or shortcomings or failing; ”I apologized for being late”; ”He apologized for the many typoes”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 113 / 1
  114. 114. appal verb –1. shock, offend, scandalize, scandalise, appal, appall, outrage – (strike with disgust or revulsion; ”The scandalous behavior of this married woman shocked her friends”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 114 / 1
  115. 115. appall verb –1. shock, offend, scandalize, scandalise, appal, appall, outrage – (strike with disgust or revulsion; ”The scandalous behavior of this married woman shocked her friends”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 115 / 1
  116. 116. appeal verb –1. (4) appeal – (take a court case to a higher court for review; ”He was found guilty but appealed immediately”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 116 / 1
  117. 117. appease verb –1. (2) pacify, lenify, conciliate, assuage, appease, mollify, placate, gentle, gruntle – (cause to be more favorably inclined; gain the good will of; ”She managed to mollify the angry customer”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 117 / 1
  118. 118. append verb –1. (1) append, add on, supplement, affix – (add to the very end; ”He appended a glossary to his novel where he used an invented language”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 118 / 1
  119. 119. applaud verb –1. (5) applaud, clap, spat, acclaim – (clap one’s hands or shout after performances to indicate approval) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 119 / 1
  120. 120. apply verb –1. (45) use, utilize, utilise, apply, employ – (put into service; make work or employ for a particular purpose or for its inherent or natural purpose; ”use your head!”; ”we only use Spanish at home”; ”I can’t use this tool”; ”Apply a magnetic field here”; ”This thinking was applied to many projects”; ”How do you utilize this tool?”; ”I apply this rule to get good results”; ”use the plastic bags to store the food”; ”He doesn’t know how to use a computer”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 120 / 1
  121. 121. appoint verb –1. (13) appoint, name, nominate, constitute – (create and charge with a task or function; ”nominate a committee”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 121 / 1
  122. 122. apportion verb –1. (3) allocate, apportion – (distribute according to a plan or set apart for a special purpose; ”I am allocating a loaf of bread to everyone on a daily basis”; ”I’m allocating the rations for the camping trip”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 122 / 1
  123. 123. appraise verb –1. (2) measure, evaluate, valuate, assess, appraise, value – (evaluate or estimate the nature, quality, ability, extent, or significance of; ”I will have the family jewels appraised by a professional”; ”access all the factors when taking a risk”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 123 / 1
  124. 124. appreciate verb –1. (12) appreciate – (recognize with gratitude; be grateful for) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 124 / 1
  125. 125. apprehend verb –1. (2) grok, get the picture, comprehend, savvy, dig, grasp, compass, apprehend – (get the meaning of something; ”Do you comprehend the meaning of this letter?”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 125 / 1
  126. 126. apprentice verb –. (1) apprentice – (be or work as an apprentice; ”She apprenticed with the great master”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 126 / 1
  127. 127. apprise verb –1. advise, notify, give notice, send word, apprise, apprize – (inform (somebody) of something; ”I advised him that the rent was due”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 127 / 1
  128. 128. approach verb –1. (46) approach, near, come on, go up, draw near, draw close, come near – (move towards; ”We were approaching our destination”; ”They are drawing near”; ”The enemy army came nearer and nearer”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 128 / 1
  129. 129. appropriate verb –1. (11) allow, appropriate, earmark, set aside, reserve – (give or assign a resource to a particular person or cause; ”I will earmark this money for your research”; ”She sets aside time for meditation every day”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 129 / 1
  130. 130. approve verb –1. (27) approve, O.K., okay, sanction – (give sanction to; ”I approve of his educational policies”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 130 / 1
  131. 131. approximate verb –1. (5) approximate, come close – (be close or similar; ”Her results approximate my own”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 131 / 1
  132. 132. arbitrate verb –. (1) intercede, mediate, intermediate, liaise, arbitrate – (act between parties with a view to reconciling differences; ”He interceded in the family dispute”; ”He mediated a settlement”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 132 / 1
  133. 133. arc verb –. arch, curve, arc – (form an arch or curve; ”her back arches”; ”her hips curve nicely”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 133 / 1
  134. 134. arch verb –. (3) arch, curve, arc – (form an arch or curve; ”her back arches”; ”her hips curve nicely”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 134 / 1
  135. 135. archive verb –. archive, file away – (put into an archive) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 135 / 1
  136. 136. argue verb –1. (34) argue, reason – (present reasons and arguments) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 136 / 1
  137. 137. arm verb –1. (4) arm, build up, fortify, gird – (prepare oneself for a military confrontation; ”The U.S. is girding for a conflict in the Middle East”; ”troops are building up on the Iraqi border”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 137 / 1
  138. 138. arouse verb –1. (14) arouse, elicit, enkindle, kindle, evoke, fire, raise, provoke – (call forth (emotions, feelings, and responses); ”arouse pity”; ”raise a smile”; ”evoke sympathy”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 138 / 1
  139. 139. arraign verb –1. (1) arraign – (call before a court to answer an indictment) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 139 / 1
  140. 140. arrange verb –1. (13) arrange, set up – (put into a proper or systematic order; ”arrange the books on the shelves in chronological order”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 140 / 1
  141. 141. arrest verb –1. (20) collar, nail, apprehend, arrest, pick up, nab, cop – (take into custody; ”the police nabbed the suspected criminals”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 141 / 1
  142. 142. articulate verb –1. (1) joint, articulate – (provide with a joint; ”the carpenter jointed two pieces of wood”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 142 / 1
  143. 143. ascertain verb –1. (4) determine, find, find out, ascertain – (establish after a calculation, investigation, experiment, survey, or study; ”find the product of two numbers”; ”The physicist who found the elusive particle won the Nobel Prize”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 143 / 1
  144. 144. ascribe verb –. (3) impute, ascribe, assign, attribute – (attribute or credit to; ”We attributed this quotation to Shakespeare”; ”People impute great cleverness to cats”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 144 / 1
  145. 145. ask verb –1. (244) ask, inquire, enquire – (inquire about; ”I asked about their special today”; ”He had to ask directions several times”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 145 / 1
  146. 146. aspire verb –. (2) draw a bead on, aspire, aim, shoot for – (have an ambitious plan or a lofty goal) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 146 / 1
  147. 147. assail verb –1. (6) assail, assault, set on, attack – (attack someone physically or emotionally; ”The mugger assaulted the woman”; ”Nightmares assailed him regularly”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 147 / 1
  148. 148. assassinate verb –1. assassinate – (murder; especially of socially prominent persons; ”Anwar Sadat was assassinated because many people did not like his peace politics with Israel”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 148 / 1
  149. 149. assault verb –1. (7) assail, assault, set on, attack – (attack someone physically or emotionally; ”The mugger assaulted the woman”; ”Nightmares assailed him regularly”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 149 / 1
  150. 150. assemble verb –1. (15) assemble, piece, put together, set up, tack, tack together – (create by putting components or members together; ”She pieced a quilt”; ”He tacked together some verses”; ”They set up a committee”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 150 / 1
  151. 151. assert verb –1. (22) assert, asseverate, maintain – (state categorically) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 151 / 1
  152. 152. assess verb –1. (14) measure, evaluate, valuate, assess, appraise, value – (evaluate or estimate the nature, quality, ability, extent, or significance of; ”I will have the family jewels appraised by a professional”; ”access all the factors when taking a risk”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 152 / 1
  153. 153. assign verb –1. (15) delegate, designate, depute, assign – (give an assignment to (a person) to a post, or assign a task to (a person)) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 153 / 1
  154. 154. assimilate verb –1. (2) absorb, assimilate, ingest, take in – (take up mentally; ”he absorbed the knowledge or beliefs of his tribe”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 154 / 1
  155. 155. assist verb –1. (21) help, assist, aid – (give help or assistance; be of service; ”Everyone helped out during the earthquake”; ”Can you help me carry this table?”; ”She never helps around the house”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 155 / 1
  156. 156. associate verb –1. (25) associate, tie in, relate, link, colligate, link up, connect – (make a logical or causal connection; ”I cannot connect these two pieces of evidence in my mind”; ”colligate these facts”; ”I cannot relate these events at all”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 156 / 1
  157. 157. assort verb –1. consort, associate, affiliate, assort – (keep company with; hang out with; ”He associates with strange people”; ”She affiliates with her colleagues”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 157 / 1
  158. 158. assuage verb –1. pacify, lenify, conciliate, assuage, appease, mollify, placate, gentle, gruntle – (cause to be more favorably inclined; gain the good will of; ”She managed to mollify the angry customer”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 158 / 1
  159. 159. assume verb –1. (68) assume, presume, take for granted – (take to be the case or to be true; accept without verification or proof; ”I assume his train was late”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 159 / 1
  160. 160. assure verb –1. (20) guarantee, ensure, insure, assure, secure – (make certain of; ”This nest egg will ensure a nice retirement for us”; ”Preparation will guarantee success!”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 160 / 1
  161. 161. astonish verb –. (1) amaze, astonish, astound – (affect with wonder; ”Your ability to speak six languages amazes me!”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 161 / 1
  162. 162. astound verb –. (3) amaze, astonish, astound – (affect with wonder; ”Your ability to speak six languages amazes me!”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 162 / 1
  163. 163. attach verb –1. (22) attach – (cause to be attached) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 163 / 1
  164. 164. attack verb –1. (22) attack, assail – (launch an attack or assault on; begin hostilities or start warfare with; ”Hitler attacked Poland on September 1, 1939 and started World War II”; ”Serbian forces assailed Bosnian towns all week”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 164 / 1
  165. 165. attain verb –1. (16) achieve, accomplish, attain, reach – (to gain with effort; ”she achieved her goal despite setbacks”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 165 / 1
  166. 166. attempt verb –1. (50) try, seek, attempt, essay, assay – (make an effort or attempt; ”He tried to shake off his fears”; ”The infant had essayed a few wobbly steps”; ”The police attempted to stop the thief”; ”He sought to improve himself”; ”She always seeks to do good in the world”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 166 / 1
  167. 167. attend verb –1. (84) attend, go to – (be present at (meetings, church services, university), etc.; ”She attends class regularly”; ”I rarely attend services at my church”; ”did you go to the meeting?”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 167 / 1
  168. 168. attract verb –1. (23) attract, pull, pull in, draw, draw in – (direct toward itself or oneself by means of some psychological power or physical attributes; ”Her good looks attract the stares of many men”; ”The ad pulled in many potential customers”; ”This pianist pulls huge crowds”; ”The store owner was happy that the ad drew in many new customers”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 168 / 1
  169. 169. attribute verb –1. (16) impute, ascribe, assign, attribute – (attribute or credit to; ”We attributed this quotation to Shakespeare”; ”People impute great cleverness to cats”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 169 / 1
  170. 170. attune verb –. (1) attune – (adjust or accustom to; bring into harmony with) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 170 / 1
  171. 171. auction verb –. auction, auction off, auctioneer – (sell at an auction) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 171 / 1
  172. 172. audit verb –1. (1) audit, scrutinize, scrutinise, inspect – (examine carefully for accuracy with the intent of verification; ”audit accounts and tax returns”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 172 / 1
  173. 173. augment verb –1. (8) augment – (enlarge or increase; ”The recent speech of the president augmented tensions in the Near East”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 173 / 1
  174. 174. augur verb –1. (1) bode, portend, auspicate, prognosticate, omen, presage, betoken, foreshadow, augur, foretell, prefigure, forecast, predict – (indicate by signs; ”These signs bode bad news”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 174 / 1
  175. 175. authenticate verb –. (1) authenticate – (establish the authenticity of something) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 175 / 1
  176. 176. author verb –. author – (be the author of; ”She authored this play”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 176 / 1
  177. 177. authorise verb –1. empower, authorise, authorize – (give or delegate power or authority to; ”She authorized her assistant to sign the papers”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 177 / 1
  178. 178. authorize verb –1. (32) authorize, authorise, pass, clear – (grant authorization or clearance for; ”Clear the manuscript for publication”; ”The rock star never authorized this slanderous biography”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 178 / 1
  179. 179. automate verb –. (1) automatize, automatise, automate – (make automatic or control or operate automatically; ”automatize the production”; ”automate the movement of the robot”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 179 / 1
  180. 180. avail verb –1. (3) avail – (use to one’s advantage; ”He availed himself of the available resources”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 180 / 1
  181. 181. avenge verb –. (1) revenge, avenge, retaliate – (take revenge for a perceived wrong; ”He wants to avenge the murder of his brother”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 181 / 1
  182. 182. average verb –1. (15) average, average out – (amount to or come to an average, without loss or gain; ”The number of hours I work per work averages out to 40”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 182 / 1
  183. 183. avert verb –1. (5) debar, forefend, forfend, obviate, deflect, avert, head off, stave off, fend off, avoid, ward off – (prevent the occurrence of; prevent from happening; ”Let’s avoid a confrontation”; ”head off a confrontation”; ”avert a strike”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 183 / 1
  184. 184. avoid verb –1. (24) avoid – (stay clear from; keep away from; keep out of the way of someone or something; ”Her former friends now avoid her”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 184 / 1
  185. 185. await verb –. (25) expect, look, await, wait – (look forward to the probable occurrence of; ”We were expecting a visit from our relatives”; ”She is looking to a promotion”; ”he is waiting to be drafted”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 185 / 1
  186. 186. awaken verb –1. (8) awaken, wake, waken, rouse, wake up, arouse – (cause to become awake or conscious; ”He was roused by the drunken men in the street”; ”Please wake me at 6 AM.”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 186 / 1
  187. 187. award verb –1. (6) award, present – (give, especially as an honor or reward; ”bestow honors and prizes at graduation”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 187 / 1
  188. 188. axe verb –1. axe, ax – (chop or split with an ax; ”axe wood”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 188 / 1
  189. 189. baby-sit verb –1. baby-sit – (take watchful responsibility for; ”I baby-sit the neighbor’s plants when she is out of town”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 189 / 1
  190. 190. back verb –1. (7) back, endorse, indorse, plump for, plunk for, support – (be behind; approve of; ”He plumped for the Labor Party”; ”I backed Kennedy in 1960”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 190 / 1
  191. 191. backhand verb –. backhand – (hit a tennis ball backhand) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 191 / 1
  192. 192. badge verb –. badge – (put a badge on; ”The workers here must be badged”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 192 / 1
  193. 193. badger verb –1. (2) tease, badger, pester, bug, beleaguer – (annoy persistently; ”The children teased the boy because of his stammer”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 193 / 1
  194. 194. badmouth verb –. badmouth, malign, traduce, drag through the mud – (speak unfavorably about; ”She badmouths her husband everywhere”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 194 / 1
  195. 195. baffle verb –1. (1) perplex, vex, stick, get, puzzle, mystify, baffle, beat, pose, bewilder, flummox, stupefy, nonplus, gravel, amaze, dumbfound – (be a mystery or bewildering to; ”This beats me!”; ”Got me–I don’t know the answer!”; ”a vexing problem”; ”This question really stuck me”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 195 / 1
  196. 196. bag verb –1. (1) bag – (capture or kill, as in hunting; ”bag a few pheasants”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 196 / 1
  197. 197. bail verb –1. bail – (release after a security has been paid) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 197 / 1
  198. 198. bait verb –1. (1) tease, razz, rag, cod, tantalize, tantalise, bait, taunt, twit, rally, ride – (harass with persistent criticism or carping; ”The children teased the new teacher”; ”Don’t ride me so hard over my failure”; ”His fellow workers razzed him when he wore a jacket and tie”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 198 / 1
  199. 199. bake verb –1. (6) bake – (cook and make edible by putting in a hot oven; ”bake the potatoes”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 199 / 1
  200. 200. balance verb –1. (6) balance, equilibrate, equilibrize, equilibrise – (bring into balance or equilibrium; ”She has to balance work and her domestic duties”; ”balance the two weights”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 200 / 1
  201. 201. ban verb –1. (2) ban, censor – (forbid the public distribution of ( a movie or a newspaper)) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 201 / 1
  202. 202. bandage verb –1. bind, bandage – (wrap around with something so as to cover or enclose) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 202 / 1
  203. 203. bang verb –1. (3) slam, bang – (strike violently; ”slam the ball”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 203 / 1
  204. 204. banish verb –1. (3) banish, ban, ostracize, ostracise, shun, cast out, blackball – (expel from a community or group) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 204 / 1
  205. 205. bank verb –1. (2) bank – (tip laterally; ”the pilot had to bank the aircraft”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 205 / 1
  206. 206. bankroll verb –. bankroll – (provide with sufficient funds; finance; ”Who will bankroll the restoration of the former East German economy?”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 206 / 1
  207. 207. bankrupt verb –. (1) bankrupt, ruin, break, smash – (reduce to bankruptcy; ”My daughter’s fancy wedding is going to break me!”; ”The slump in the financial markets smashed him”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 207 / 1
  208. 208. baptize verb –. (8) baptize, baptise, christen – (administer baptism to; ”The parents had the child baptized”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 208 / 1
  209. 209. bar verb –1. (9) bar, debar, exclude – (prevent from entering; keep out; ”He was barred from membership in the club”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 209 / 1
  210. 210. barbecue verb –. (2) barbeque, barbecue, cook out – (cook outdoors on a barbecue grill; ”let’s barbecue that meat”; ”We cooked out in the forest”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 210 / 1
  211. 211. barge verb –1. (2) barge, thrust ahead, push forward – (push one’s way; ”she barged into the meeting room”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 211 / 1
  212. 212. bark verb –1. (1) bark – (speak in an unfriendly tone; ”She barked into the dictaphone”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 212 / 1
  213. 213. barrage verb –. bombard, barrage – (address with continuously or persistently, as if with a barrage; ”The speaker was barraged by an angry audience”; ”The governor was bombarded with requests to grant a pardon to the convicted killer”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 213 / 1
  214. 214. barrel verb –. barrel – (put in barrels) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 214 / 1
  215. 215. barricade verb –1. (1) barricade, block, blockade, stop, block off, block up, bar – (render unsuitable for passage; ”block the way”; ”barricade the streets”; ”stop the busy road”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 215 / 1
  216. 216. base verb –1. (75) establish, base, ground, found – (use as a basis for; found on; ”base a claim on some observation”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 216 / 1
  217. 217. bash verb –. sock, bop, whop, whap, bonk, bash – (hit hard) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 217 / 1
  218. 218. bat verb –1. (11) bat – (strike with, or as if with a baseball bat; ”bat the ball”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 218 / 1
  219. 219. bath verb –. bathe, bath – (clean one’s body by immersion into water; ”The child should bathe every day”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 219 / 1
  220. 220. bathe verb –1. (5) bathe – (cleanse the entire body; ”bathe daily”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 220 / 1
  221. 221. batter verb –1. (3) buffet, knock about, batter – (strike against forcefully; ”Winds buffeted the tent”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 221 / 1
  222. 222. bawl verb –1. (8) bawl, bellow – (shout loudly and without restraint) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 222 / 1
  223. 223. bead verb –1. bead – (form into beads, as of water or sweat, for example) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 223 / 1
  224. 224. beam verb –1. (5) beam – (smile radiantly; express joy through one’s facial expression) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 224 / 1
  225. 225. bear verb –1. (23) bear – (have; ”bear a resemblance”; ”bear a signature”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 225 / 1
  226. 226. beat verb –1. (18) beat, beat out, crush, shell, trounce, vanquish – (come out better in a competition, race, or conflict; ”Agassi beat Becker in the tennis championship”; ”We beat the competition”; ”Harvard defeated Yale in the last football game”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 226 / 1
  227. 227. beatify verb –1. exhilarate, tickle pink, inebriate, thrill, exalt, beatify – (fill with sublime emotion; ”The children were thrilled at the prospect of going to the movies”; ”He was inebriated by his phenomenal success”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 227 / 1
  228. 228. beautify verb –1. (1) fancify, beautify, embellish, prettify – (make more beautiful) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 228 / 1
  229. 229. become verb –1. (327) become, go, get – (enter or assume a certain state or condition; ”He became annoyed when he heard the bad news”; ”It must be getting more serious”; ”her face went red with anger”; ”She went into ecstasy”; ”Get going!”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 229 / 1
  230. 230. bedevil verb –1. torment, rag, bedevil, crucify, dun, frustrate – (treat cruelly; ”The children tormented the stuttering teacher”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 230 / 1
  231. 231. beep verb –1. honk, blare, beep, claxon, toot – (make a loud noise; ”The horns of the taxis blared”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 231 / 1
  232. 232. befit verb –. (2) befit, suit, beseem – (accord or comport with; ”This kind of behavior does not suit a young woman!”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 232 / 1
  233. 233. befriend verb –. (1) befriend – (become friends with; ”John and Eric soon became friends”; ”Have you made friends yet in your new environment?”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 233 / 1
  234. 234. befuddle verb –1. (1) confuse, throw, fox, befuddle, fuddle, bedevil, confound, discombobulate – (be confusing or perplexing to; cause to be unable to think clearly; ”These questions confuse even the experts”; ”This question completely threw me”; ”This question befuddled even the teacher”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 234 / 1
  235. 235. beg verb –1. (11) beg, implore, pray – (call upon in supplication; entreat; ”I beg you to stop!”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 235 / 1
  236. 236. begin verb –1. (375) get down, begin, get, start out, start, set about, set out, commence – (take the first step or steps in carrying out an action; ”We began working at dawn”; ”Who will start?”; ”Get working as soon as the sun rises!”; ”The first tourists began to arrive in Cambodia”; ”He began early in the day”; ”Let’s get down to work now”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 236 / 1
  237. 237. begrudge verb –1. envy, begrudge – (be envious of; set one’s heart on) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 237 / 1
  238. 238. behave verb –1. (18) act, behave, do – (behave in a certain manner; show a certain behavior; conduct or comport oneself; ”You should act like an adult”; ”Don’t behave like a fool”; ”What makes her do this way?”; ”The dog acts ferocious, but he is really afraid of people”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 238 / 1
  239. 239. behead verb –. (1) decapitate, behead, decollate – (cut the head of; ”the French King was beheaded during the Revolution”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 239 / 1
  240. 240. beleaguer verb –1. tease, badger, pester, bug, beleaguer – (annoy persistently; ”The children teased the boy because of his stammer”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 240 / 1
  241. 241. belie verb –1. (3) contradict, belie, negate – (be in contradiction with) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 241 / 1
  242. 242. believe verb –1. (118) believe – (accept as true; take to be true; ”I believed his report”; ”We didn’t believe his stories from the War”; ”She believes in spirits”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 242 / 1
  243. 243. belittle verb –1. minimize, belittle, denigrate, derogate – (cause to seem less serious; play down; ”Don’t belittle his influence”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 243 / 1
  244. 244. bellow verb –1. (10) bawl, bellow – (shout loudly and without restraint) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 244 / 1
  245. 245. belt verb –1. (1) belt out, belt – (sing loudly and forcefully) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 245 / 1
  246. 246. bemoan verb –. (2) deplore, lament, bewail, bemoan – (regret strongly; ”I deplore this hostile action”; ”we lamented the loss of benefits”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 246 / 1
  247. 247. bench verb –1. (3) bench – (take out of a game; of players) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 247 / 1
  248. 248. bend verb –1. (23) bend, flex – (form a curve; ”The stick does not bend”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 248 / 1
  249. 249. benefit verb –1. (15) profit, gain, benefit – (derive a benefit from; ”She profited from his vast experience”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 249 / 1
  250. 250. bequeath verb –. bequeath, will, leave – (leave or give by will after one’s death; ”My aunt bequeathed me all her jewelry”; ”My grandfather left me his entire estate”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 250 / 1
  251. 251. berate verb –. (2) call on the carpet, take to task, rebuke, rag, trounce, reproof, lecture, reprimand, jaw, dress down, call down, scold, chide, berate, bawl out, remonstrate, chew out, chew up, have words, lambaste, lambast – (censure severely or angrily; ”The mother scolded the child for entering a stranger’s car”; ”The deputy ragged the Prime Minister”; ”The customer dressed down the waiter for bringing cold soup”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 251 / 1
  252. 252. berth verb –1. berth – (provide with a berth) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 252 / 1
  253. 253. beseech verb –. (2) bid, beseech, entreat, adjure, press, conjure – (ask for or request earnestly; ”The prophet bid all people to become good persons”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 253 / 1
  254. 254. beset verb –1. (5) harass, hassle, harry, chivy, chivvy, chevy, chevvy, beset, plague, molest, provoke – (annoy continually or chronically; ”He is known to harry his staff when he is overworked”; ”This man harasses his female co-workers”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 254 / 1
  255. 255. besiege verb –1. (2) besiege, beleaguer, surround, hem in, circumvent – (surround so as to force to give up; ”The Turks besieged Vienna”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 255 / 1
  256. 256. besmirch verb –1. (2) defame, slander, smirch, asperse, denigrate, calumniate, smear, sully, besmirch – (charge falsely or with malicious intent; attack the good name and reputation of someone; ”The journalists have defamed me!” ”The article in the paper sullied my reputation”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 256 / 1
  257. 257. bespeak verb –1. (1) bespeak, betoken, indicate, point, signal – (be a signal for or a symptom of; ”These symptoms indicate a serious illness”; ”Her behavior points to a severe neurosis”; ”The economic indicators signal that the euro is undervalued”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 257 / 1
  258. 258. best verb –. (1) outdo, outflank, trump, best, scoop – (get the better of; ”the goal was to best the competition”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 258 / 1
  259. 259. bestow verb –1. (4) confer, bestow – (present; ”The university conferred a degree on its most famous former student, who never graduated”; ”bestow an honor on someone”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 259 / 1
  260. 260. bet verb –1. (19) bet, wager – (maintain with or as if with a bet; ”I bet she will be there!”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 260 / 1
  261. 261. betray verb –1. (8) betray, bewray – (reveal unintentionally; ”Her smile betrayed her true feelings”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 261 / 1
  262. 262. better verb –1. (1) better, break – (surpass in excellence; ”She bettered her own record”; ”break a record”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 262 / 1
  263. 263. bewilder verb –1. (2) perplex, vex, stick, get, puzzle, mystify, baffle, beat, pose, bewilder, flummox, stupefy, nonplus, gravel, amaze, dumbfound – (be a mystery or bewildering to; ”This beats me!”; ”Got me–I don’t know the answer!”; ”a vexing problem”; ”This question really stuck me”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 263 / 1
  264. 264. bewitch verb –1. (1) capture, enamour, trance, catch, becharm, enamor, captivate, beguile, charm, fascinate, bewitch, entrance, enchant – (attract; cause to be enamored; ”She captured all the men’s hearts”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 264 / 1
  265. 265. bid verb –1. (6) offer, bid, tender – (propose a payment; ”The Swiss dealer offered 2 million for the painting”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 265 / 1
  266. 266. bilk verb –1. (1) bilk – (cheat somebody out of what is due, especially money) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 266 / 1
  267. 267. bill verb –1. (2) charge, bill – (demand payment; ”Will I get charged for this service?”; ”We were billed for 4 nights in the hotel, although we stayed only 3 nights”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 267 / 1
  268. 268. bind verb –1. (8) adhere, hold fast, bond, bind, stick, stick to – (stick to firmly; ”Will this wallpaper adhere to the wall?”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 268 / 1
  269. 269. bisect verb –. bisect – (cut in half or cut in two; ”bisect a line”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 269 / 1
  270. 270. bite verb –1. (12) bite, seize with teeth – (to grip, cut off, or tear with or as if with the teeth or jaws; ”Gunny invariably tried to bite her”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 270 / 1
  271. 271. black verb –. blacken, melanize, melanise, nigrify, black – (make or become black; ”The smoke blackened the ceiling”; ”The ceiling blackened”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 271 / 1
  272. 272. blacken verb –1. (2) blacken, melanize, melanise, nigrify, black – (make or become black; ”The smoke blackened the ceiling”; ”The ceiling blackened”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 272 / 1
  273. 273. blackmail verb –1. blackmail, blackjack, pressure – (exert pressure on someone through threats) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 273 / 1
  274. 274. blame verb –1. (12) blame, fault – (put or pin the blame on) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 274 / 1
  275. 275. blanch verb –1. (1) pale, blanch, blench – (turn pale, as if in fear) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 275 / 1
  276. 276. blank verb –. blank – (keep the opposing (baseball) team from winning) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 276 / 1
  277. 277. blanket verb –1. (1) blanket – (cover as if with a blanket; ”snow blanketed the fields”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 277 / 1
  278. 278. blare verb –1. (1) blast, blare – (make a strident sound; ”She tended to blast when speaking into a microphone”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 278 / 1
  279. 279. blast verb –1. (3) blast, blare – (make a strident sound; ”She tended to blast when speaking into a microphone”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 279 / 1
  280. 280. bleach verb –1. (1) bleach, bleach out, decolor, decolour, decolorize, decolourize, decolorise, decolourise, discolorize, discolourise, discolorise – (remove color from; ”The sun bleached the red shirt”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 280 / 1
  281. 281. bleed verb –1. (10) shed blood, bleed, hemorrhage – (lose blood from one’s body) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 281 / 1
  282. 282. blend verb –1. (7) blend, intermix, immingle, intermingle – (combine into one; ”blend the nuts and raisins together”; ”he blends in with the crowd”; ”We don’t intermingle much”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 282 / 1
  283. 283. bless verb –1. (4) bless – (give a benediction to; ”The dying man blessed his son”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 283 / 1
  284. 284. blight verb –. (1) blight, plague – (cause to suffer a blight; ”Too much rain may blight the garden with mold”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 284 / 1
  285. 285. blind verb –1. (2) blind – (render unable to see) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 285 / 1
  286. 286. blindfold verb –. blindfold – (cover the eyes of (someone) to prevent him from seeing; ”the hostage was blindfolded and driven away”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 286 / 1
  287. 287. blink verb –1. (11) blink, wink, nictitate, nictate – (briefly shut the eyes; ”The TV announcer never seems to blink”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 287 / 1
  288. 288. blister verb –1. (2) blister, vesicate – (get blistered; ”Her feet blistered during the long hike”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 288 / 1
  289. 289. blitz verb –. blitz – (attack suddenly and without warning; ”Hitler blitzed Poland”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 289 / 1
  290. 290. bloat verb –1. (1) bloat – (become bloated or swollen or puff up; ”The dead man’s stomach was bloated”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 290 / 1
  291. 291. block verb –1. (7) barricade, block, blockade, stop, block off, block up, bar – (render unsuitable for passage; ”block the way”; ”barricade the streets”; ”stop the busy road”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 291 / 1
  292. 292. blockade verb –1. obstruct, blockade, block, hinder, stymie, stymy, embarrass – (hinder or prevent the progress or accomplishment of; ”His brother blocked him at every turn”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 292 / 1
  293. 293. blot verb –1. blot – (dry (ink) with blotting paper) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 293 / 1
  294. 294. blow verb –1. (6) blow – (exhale hard; ”blow on the soup to cool it down”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 294 / 1
  295. 295. bludgeon verb –1. bludgeon – (overcome or coerce as if by using a heavy club; ”The teacher bludgeoned the students into learning the math formulas”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 295 / 1
  296. 296. blue verb –. blue – (turn blue) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 296 / 1
  297. 297. bluff verb –1. bluff, bluff out – (deceive an opponent by a bold bet on an inferior hand with the result that the opponent withdraws a winning hand) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 297 / 1
  298. 298. blunt verb –1. (1) blunt – (make less intense; ”blunted emotions”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 298 / 1
  299. 299. blur verb –1. (2) film over, glaze over, blur – (become glassy; lose clear vision; ”Her eyes glazed over from lack of sleep”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 299 / 1
  300. 300. blurt verb –. (1) blurt out, blurt, blunder out, blunder, ejaculate – (utter impulsively; ”He blurted out the secret”; ”He blundered his stupid ideas”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 300 / 1
  301. 301. board verb –1. (5) board, get on – (get on board of (trains, buses, ships, aircraft, etc.)) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 301 / 1
  302. 302. boast verb –1. (7) boast, tout, swash, shoot a line, brag, gas, blow, bluster, vaunt, gasconade – (show off) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 302 / 1
  303. 303. bob verb –1. (6) bob – (move up and down repeatedly; ”her rucksack bobbed gently on her back”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 303 / 1
  304. 304. bobble verb –. botch, bodge, bumble, fumble, botch up, muff, blow, flub, screw up, ball up, spoil, muck up, bungle, fluff, bollix, bollix up, bollocks, bollocks up, bobble, mishandle, louse up, foul up, mess up, fuck up – (make a mess of, destroy or ruin; ”I botched the dinner and we had to eat out”; ”the pianist screwed up the difficult passage in the second movement”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 304 / 1
  305. 305. bode verb –. (1) bode, portend, auspicate, prognosticate, omen, presage, betoken, foreshadow, augur, foretell, prefigure, forecast, predict – (indicate by signs; ”These signs bode bad news”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 305 / 1
  306. 306. boil verb –1. (4) boil – (come to the boiling point and change from a liquid to vapor; ”Water boils at 100 degrees Celsius”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 306 / 1
  307. 307. bolster verb –1. (3) bolster, bolster up – (support and strengthen; ”bolster morale”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 307 / 1
  308. 308. bolt verb –1. (2) bolt – (move or jump suddenly; ”She bolted from her seat”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 308 / 1
  309. 309. bomb verb –1. (3) bombard, bomb – (throw bombs at or attack with bombs; ”The Americans bombed Dresden”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 309 / 1
  310. 310. bombard verb –1. pelt, bombard – (cast, hurl, or throw repeatedly with some missile; ”They pelted each other with snowballs”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 310 / 1
  311. 311. bond verb –1. (1) adhere, hold fast, bond, bind, stick, stick to – (stick to firmly; ”Will this wallpaper adhere to the wall?”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 311 / 1
  312. 312. bone verb –1. cram, grind away, drum, bone up, swot, get up, mug up, swot up, bone – (study intensively, as before an exam; ”I had to bone up on my Latin verbs before the final exam”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 312 / 1
  313. 313. boo verb –. (1) boo, hiss – (show displeasure, as after a performance or speech) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 313 / 1
  314. 314. book verb –1. (3) book – (engage for a performance; ”Her agent had booked her for several concerts in Tokyo”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 314 / 1
  315. 315. boom verb –1. (5) boom, din – (make a resonant sound, like artillery; ”His deep voice boomed through the hall”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 315 / 1
  316. 316. boost verb –1. (3) hike, hike up, boost – (increase; ”The landlord hiked up the rents”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 316 / 1
  317. 317. boot verb –1. boot – (kick; give a boot to) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 317 / 1
  318. 318. border verb –1. (3) surround, environ, ring, skirt, border – (extend on all sides of simultaneously; encircle; ”The forest surrounds my property”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 318 / 1
  319. 319. bore verb –1. (7) bore, tire – (cause to be bored) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 319 / 1
  320. 320. borrow verb –1. (16) borrow – (get temporarily; ”May I borrow your lawn mower?”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 320 / 1
  321. 321. botch verb –. botch, bodge, bumble, fumble, botch up, muff, blow, flub, screw up, ball up, spoil, muck up, bungle, fluff, bollix, bollix up, bollocks, bollocks up, bobble, mishandle, louse up, foul up, mess up, fuck up – (make a mess of, destroy or ruin; ”I botched the dinner and we had to eat out”; ”the pianist screwed up the difficult passage in the second movement”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 321 / 1
  322. 322. bother verb –1. (18) trouble oneself, trouble, bother, inconvenience oneself – (take the trouble to do something; concern oneself; ”He did not trouble to call his mother on her birthday”; ”Don’t bother, please”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 322 / 1
  323. 323. bottle verb –1. bottle – (store (liquids or gases) in bottles) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 323 / 1
  324. 324. bottom verb –1. bottom – (provide with a bottom or a seat; ”bottom the chairs”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 324 / 1
  325. 325. bounce verb –1. (13) bounce, resile, take a hop, spring, bound, rebound, recoil, reverberate, ricochet – (spring back; spring away from an impact; ”The rubber ball bounced”; ”These particles do not resile but they unite after they collide”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 325 / 1
  326. 326. bound verb –1. (4) jump, leap, bound, spring – (move forward by leaps and bounds; ”The horse bounded across the meadow”; ”The child leapt across the puddle”; ”Can you jump over the fence?”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 326 / 1
  327. 327. bow verb –1. (11) bow, bow down – (bend one’s knee or body, or lower one’s head; ”He bowed before the King”; ”She bowed her head in shame”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 327 / 1
  328. 328. box verb –1. (1) box, package – (put into a box; ”box the gift, please”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 328 / 1
  329. 329. boycott verb –. (2) boycott – (refuse to sponsor; refuse to do business with) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 329 / 1
  330. 330. brace verb –1. (2) brace, poise – (prepare (oneself) for something unpleasant or difficult) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean I May 31, 2011 330 / 1

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