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  • 1. Verb Ocean II Andrew Ernest Ritz Langtech May 31, 2011Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 1 / 870
  • 2. devour verb –1. (1) devour – (destroy completely; ”Fire had devoured our home”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 2 / 870
  • 3. diagnose verb –1. (4) diagnose, name – (determine or distinguish the nature of a problem or an illness through a diagnostic analysis) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 3 / 870
  • 4. dice verb –1. cube, dice – (cut into cubes; ”cube the cheese”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 4 / 870
  • 5. dictate verb –1. (8) order, prescribe, dictate – (issue commands or orders for) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 5 / 870
  • 6. differentiate verb –1. (4) distinguish, separate, differentiate, secern, secernate, severalize, severalise, tell, tell apart – (mark as different; ”We distinguish several kinds of maple”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 6 / 870
  • 7. diffuse verb –1. (1) diffuse, spread, spread out, fan out – (move outward; ”The soldiers fanned out”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 7 / 870
  • 8. dig verb –1. (9) dig, delve, cut into, turn over – (turn up, loosen, or remove earth; ”Dig we must”; ”turn over the soil for aeration”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 8 / 870
  • 9. digest verb –1. (1) digest – (convert food into absorbable substances; ”I cannot digest milk products”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 9 / 870
  • 10. dignify verb –1. (1) ennoble, dignify – (confer dignity or honor upon; ”He was dignified with a title”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 10 / 870
  • 11. dike verb –. dike, dyke – (enclose with a dike; ”dike the land to protect it from water”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 11 / 870
  • 12. dilapidate verb –1. dilapidate – (bring into a condition of decay or partial ruin by neglect or misuse) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 12 / 870
  • 13. dilate verb –1. (6) dilate, distend – (become wider; ”His pupils were dilated”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 13 / 870
  • 14. dilute verb –1. (9) dilute, thin, thin out, reduce, cut – (lessen the strength or flavor of a solution or mixture; ”cut bourbon”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 14 / 870
  • 15. dim verb –1. dim, dip – (switch (a car’s headlights) from a higher to a lower beam) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 15 / 870
  • 16. diminish verb –1. (10) decrease, diminish, lessen, fall – (decrease in size, extent, or range; ”The amount of homework decreased towards the end of the semester”; ”The cabin pressure fell dramatically”; ”her weight fell to under a hundred pounds”; ”his voice fell to a whisper”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 16 / 870
  • 17. dimple verb –1. dimple – (mark with, or as if with, dimples; ”drops dimpled the smooth stream”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 17 / 870
  • 18. dip verb –1. (2) dunk, dip, souse, plunge, douse – (immerse briefly into a liquid so as to wet, coat, or saturate; ”dip the garment into the cleaning solution”; ”dip the brush into the paint”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 18 / 870
  • 19. direct verb –1. (17) direct – (command with authority; ”He directed the children to do their homework”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 19 / 870
  • 20. disable verb –1. (1) disable, disenable, incapacitate – (make unable to perform a certain action; ”disable this command on your computer”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 20 / 870
  • 21. disadvantage verb –. disadvantage, disfavor, disfavour – (put at a disadvantage; hinder, harm; ”This rule clearly disadvantages me”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 21 / 870
  • 22. disallow verb –. (1) forbid, prohibit, interdict, proscribe, veto, disallow, nix – (command against; ”I forbid you to call me late at night”; ”Mother vetoed the trip to the chocolate store”; ”Dad nixed our plans”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 22 / 870
  • 23. disappoint verb –. (5) disappoint, let down – (fail to meet the hopes or expectations of; ”Her boyfriend let her down when he did not propose marriage”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 23 / 870
  • 24. disapprove verb –1. (5) disapprove – (consider bad or wrong) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 24 / 870
  • 25. disarm verb –1. (2) disarm, demilitarize, demilitarise – (remove offensive capability from) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 25 / 870
  • 26. disassemble verb –. (1) disassemble, dismantle, take apart, break up, break apart – (take apart into its constituent pieces) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 26 / 870
  • 27. disavow verb –. disavow – (refuse to acknowledge; disclaim knowledge of; responsibility for, or association with; ”Her husband disavowed her after 30 years of marriage and six children”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 27 / 870
  • 28. disband verb –1. (1) disband – (cause to break up or cease to function; ”the principal disbanded the political student organization”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 28 / 870
  • 29. disbar verb –. disbar – (remove from the bar; expel from the practice of law by official action; ”The corrupt lawyer was disbarred”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 29 / 870
  • 30. disbelieve verb –. (1) disbelieve, discredit – (reject as false; refuse to accept) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 30 / 870
  • 31. disburse verb –. (1) disburse, pay out – (expend, as from a fund) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 31 / 870
  • 32. discard verb –. (3) discard, fling, toss, toss out, toss away, chuck out, cast aside, dispose, throw out, cast out, throw away, cast away, put away – (throw or cast away; ”Put away your worries”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 32 / 870
  • 33. discern verb –. (7) spot, recognize, recognise, distinguish, discern, pick out, make out, tell apart – (detect with the senses; ”The fleeing convicts were picked out of the darkness by the watchful prison guards”; ”I can’t make out the faces in this photograph”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 33 / 870
  • 34. discharge verb –1. (3) dispatch, discharge, complete – (complete or carry out; ”discharge one’s duties”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 34 / 870
  • 35. discipline verb –1. (4) discipline, train, check, condition – (develop (children’s) behavior by instruction and practice; especially to teach self-control; ”Parents must discipline their children”; ”Is this dog trained?”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 35 / 870
  • 36. disclaim verb –1. disclaim – (renounce a legal claim or title to) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 36 / 870
  • 37. disclose verb –1. (19) unwrap, disclose, let on, bring out, reveal, discover, expose, divulge, break, give away, let out – (make known to the public information that was previously known only to a few people or that was meant to be kept a secret; ”The auction house would not disclose the price at which the van Gogh had sold”; ”The actress won’t reveal how old she is”; ”bring out the truth”; ”he broke the news to her”; ”unwrap the evidence in the murder case”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 37 / 870
  • 38. disconcert verb –1. confuse, flurry, disconcert, put off – (cause to feel embarrassment; ”The constant attention of the young man confused her”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 38 / 870
  • 39. disconnect verb –1. (1) unplug, disconnect – (pull the plug of (electrical appliances) and render inoperable; ”unplug the hair dryer after using it”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 39 / 870
  • 40. discontinue verb –1. (4) discontinue, stop, cease, give up, quit, lay off – (put an end to a state or an activity; ”Quit teasing your little brother”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 40 / 870
  • 41. discount verb –1. (3) dismiss, disregard, brush aside, brush off, discount, push aside, ignore – (bar from attention or consideration; ”She dismissed his advances”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 41 / 870
  • 42. discourage verb –1. (12) deter, discourage – (try to prevent; show opposition to; ”We should discourage this practice among our youth”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 42 / 870
  • 43. discover verb –1. (21) detect, observe, find, discover, notice – (discover or determine the existence, presence, or fact of; ”She detected high levels of lead in her drinking water”; ”We found traces of lead in the paint”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 43 / 870
  • 44. discredit verb –1. (1) discredit – (cause to be distrusted or disbelieved; ”The paper discredited the politician with its nasty commentary”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 44 / 870
  • 45. discuss verb –1. (54) discourse, talk about, discuss – (to consider or examine in speech or writing; ”The author talks about the different aspects of this question”; ”The class discussed Dante’s ‘Inferno’”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 45 / 870
  • 46. disdain verb –1. (2) contemn, despise, scorn, disdain – (look down on with disdain; ”He despises the people he has to work for”; ”The professor scorns the students who don’t catch on immediately”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 46 / 870
  • 47. disenchant verb –. disenchant, disillusion – (free from enchantment) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 47 / 870
  • 48. disenfranchise verb –. (1) disenfranchise, disfranchise – (deprive of voting rights) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 48 / 870
  • 49. disengage verb –1. (1) disengage, withdraw – (release from something that holds fast, connects, or entangles; ”I want to disengage myself from his influence”; ”disengage the gears”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 49 / 870
  • 50. disentangle verb –1. (1) extricate, untangle, disentangle, disencumber – (release from entanglement of difficulty; ”I cannot extricate myself from this task”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 50 / 870
  • 51. disgorge verb –1. spill, shed, disgorge – (cause or allow (a solid substance) to flow or run out or over; ”spill the beans all over the table”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 51 / 870
  • 52. disgrace verb –1. (2) dishonor, disgrace, dishonour, attaint, shame – (bring shame or dishonor upon; ”he dishonored his family by committing a serious crime”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 52 / 870
  • 53. disguise verb –. (1) disguise, mask – (make unrecognizable; ”The herb masks the garlic taste”; ”We disguised our faces before robbing the bank”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 53 / 870
  • 54. disgust verb –1. (1) disgust, gross out, revolt, repel – (fill with distaste; ”This spoilt food disgusts me”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 54 / 870
  • 55. dishearten verb –. (2) dishearten, put off – (take away the enthusiasm of) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 55 / 870
  • 56. dishonor verb –1. (2) dishonor, disgrace, dishonour, attaint, shame – (bring shame or dishonor upon; ”he dishonored his family by committing a serious crime”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 56 / 870
  • 57. disillusion verb –. disenchant, disillusion – (free from enchantment) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 57 / 870
  • 58. disinfect verb –. disinfect – (destroy microorganisms or pathogens by cleansing; ”disinfect a wound”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 58 / 870
  • 59. dislike verb –. (13) dislike – (have or feel a dislike or distaste for; ”I really dislike this salesman”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 59 / 870
  • 60. dislodge verb –1. (2) dislodge, free – (remove or force out from a position; ”The dentist dislodged the piece of food that had been stuck under my gums”; ”He finally could free the legs of the earthquake victim who was buried in the rubble”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 60 / 870
  • 61. dismantle verb –1. level, raze, rase, dismantle, tear down, take down, pull down – (tear down so as to make flat with the ground; ”The building was levelled”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 61 / 870
  • 62. dismay verb –1. depress, deject, cast down, get down, dismay, dispirit, demoralize, demoralise – (lower someone’s spirits; make downhearted; ”These news depressed her”; ”The bad state of her child’s health demoralizes her”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 62 / 870
  • 63. dismember verb –1. (1) dismember – (separate the limbs from the body; ”the tiger dismembered the tourist”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 63 / 870
  • 64. dismiss verb –1. (14) dismiss, disregard, brush aside, brush off, discount, push aside, ignore – (bar from attention or consideration; ”She dismissed his advances”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 64 / 870
  • 65. disobey verb –. (4) disobey – (refuse to go along with; refuse to follow; be disobedient; ”He disobeyed his supervisor and was fired”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 65 / 870
  • 66. disown verb –1. (1) disinherit, disown – (prevent deliberately (as by making a will) from inheriting) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 66 / 870
  • 67. disparage verb –. disparage, belittle, pick at – (express a negative opinion of; ”She disparaged her student’s efforts”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 67 / 870
  • 68. dispatch verb –1. (5) dispatch, despatch, send off – (send away towards a designated goal) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 68 / 870
  • 69. dispel verb –1. (10) chase away, drive out, turn back, drive away, dispel, drive off, run off – (force to go away; used both with concrete and metaphoric meanings; ”Drive away potential burglars”; ”drive away bad thoughts”; ”dispel doubts”; ”The supermarket had to turn back many disappointed customers”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 69 / 870
  • 70. dispense verb –1. (3) distribute, administer, mete out, deal, parcel out, lot, dispense, shell out, deal out, dish out, allot, dole out – (administer or bestow, as in small portions; ”administer critical remarks to everyone present”; ”dole out some money”; ”shell out pocket money for the children”; ”deal a blow to someone”; ”the machine dispenses soft drinks”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 70 / 870
  • 71. disperse verb –1. (2) scatter, sprinkle, dot, dust, disperse – (distribute loosely; ”He scattered gun powder under the wagon”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 71 / 870
  • 72. dispirit verb –. depress, deject, cast down, get down, dismay, dispirit, demoralize, demoralise – (lower someone’s spirits; make downhearted; ”These news depressed her”; ”The bad state of her child’s health demoralizes her”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 72 / 870
  • 73. displace verb –1. (1) displace – (cause to move, usually with force or pressure; ”the refugees were displaced by the war”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 73 / 870
  • 74. display verb –1. (35) expose, exhibit, display – (to show, make visible or apparent; ”The Metropolitan Museum is exhibiting Goya’s works this month”; ”Why don’t you show your nice legs and wear shorter skirts?”; ”National leaders will have to display the highest skills of statesmanship”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 74 / 870
  • 75. displease verb –. displease – (give displeasure to) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 75 / 870
  • 76. disprove verb –. (1) disprove, confute – (prove to be false; ”The physicist disproved his colleagues’ theories”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 76 / 870
  • 77. dispute verb –1. (4) challenge, dispute, gainsay – (take exception to; ”She challenged his claims”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 77 / 870
  • 78. disqualify verb –1. (1) disqualify, unfit, indispose – (make unfit or unsuitable; ”Your income disqualifies you”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 78 / 870
  • 79. disregard verb –1. (3) ignore, disregard, snub, cut – (refuse to acknowledge; ”She cut him dead at the meeting”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 79 / 870
  • 80. disrespect verb –1. disrespect – (show a lack of respect for) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 80 / 870
  • 81. disrupt verb –1. (5) interrupt, disrupt, break up, cut off – (make a break in; ”We interrupt the program for the following messages”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 81 / 870
  • 82. dissect verb –1. (1) dissect – (cut open or cut apart; ”dissect the bodies for analysis”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 82 / 870
  • 83. disseminate verb –. (6) circulate, circularize, circularise, distribute, disseminate, propagate, broadcast, spread, diffuse, disperse, pass around – (cause to become widely known; ”spread information”; ”circulate a rumor”; ”broadcast the news”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 83 / 870
  • 84. dissipate verb –1. (1) disperse, dissipate, dispel, break up, scatter – (to cause to separate and go in different directions; ”She waved her hand and scattered the crowds”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 84 / 870
  • 85. dissociate verb –1. disassociate, dissociate, divorce, disunite, disjoint – (part; cease or break association with; ”She disassociated herself from the organization when she found out the identity of the president”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 85 / 870
  • 86. dissolve verb –1. (4) dissolve, fade out, fade away – (become weaker; ”The sound faded out”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 86 / 870
  • 87. dissuade verb –. (3) dissuade, deter – (turn away from by persuasion; ”Negative campaigning will only dissuade people”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 87 / 870
  • 88. distance verb –1. distance – (keep at a distance; ”we have to distance ourselves from these events in order to continue living”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 88 / 870
  • 89. distil verb –1. condense, distill, distil – (undergo condensation; change from a gaseous to a liquid state and fall in drops; ”water condenses”; ”The acid distills at a specific temperature”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 89 / 870
  • 90. distill verb –1. (3) purify, sublimate, make pure, distill – (remove impurities from, increase the concentration of, and separate through the process of distillation; ”purify the water”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 90 / 870
  • 91. distinguish verb –1. (15) distinguish, separate, differentiate, secern, secernate, severalize, severalise, tell, tell apart – (mark as different; ”We distinguish several kinds of maple”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 91 / 870
  • 92. distort verb –1. (5) falsify, distort, garble, warp – (make false by mutilation or addition; as of a message or story) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 92 / 870
  • 93. distract verb –1. (3) distract, deflect – (draw someone’s attention away from something; ”The thief distracted the bystanders”; ”He deflected his competitors”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 93 / 870
  • 94. distress verb –1. straiten, distress – (bring into difficulties or distress, especially financial hardship) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 94 / 870
  • 95. distribute verb –1. (10) distribute, administer, mete out, deal, parcel out, lot, dispense, shell out, deal out, dish out, allot, dole out – (administer or bestow, as in small portions; ”administer critical remarks to everyone present”; ”dole out some money”; ”shell out pocket money for the children”; ”deal a blow to someone”; ”the machine dispenses soft drinks”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 95 / 870
  • 96. distrust verb –. (3) distrust, mistrust, suspect – (regard as untrustworthy; regard with suspicion; have no faith or confidence in) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 96 / 870
  • 97. disturb verb –1. (8) disturb, upset, trouble – (move deeply; ”This book upset me”; ”A troubling thought”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 97 / 870
  • 98. ditch verb –1. ditch – (forsake; ”ditch a lover”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 98 / 870
  • 99. diversify verb –1. diversify – (make (more) diverse; ”diversify a course of study”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 99 / 870
  • 100. divert verb –1. (2) deviate, divert – (turn aside; turn away from) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 100 / 870
  • 101. divest verb –1. (1) deprive, strip, divest – (take away possessions from someone; ”The Nazis stripped the Jews of all their assets”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 101 / 870
  • 102. divide verb –1. (20) divide, split, split up, separate, dissever, carve up – (separate into parts or portions; ”divide the cake into three equal parts”; ”The British carved up the Ottoman Empire after World War I”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 102 / 870
  • 103. divine verb –1. divine – (perceive intuitively or through some inexplicable perceptive powers) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 103 / 870
  • 104. divorce verb –1. (4) disassociate, dissociate, divorce, disunite, disjoint – (part; cease or break association with; ”She disassociated herself from the organization when she found out the identity of the president”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 104 / 870
  • 105. divulge verb –. (1) unwrap, disclose, let on, bring out, reveal, discover, expose, divulge, break, give away, let out – (make known to the public information that was previously known only to a few people or that was meant to be kept a secret; ”The auction house would not disclose the price at which the van Gogh had sold”; ”The actress won’t reveal how old she is”; ”bring out the truth”; ”he broke the news to her”; ”unwrap the evidence in the murder case”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 105 / 870
  • 106. dizzy verb –. dizzy – (make dizzy or giddy; ”a dizzying pace”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 106 / 870
  • 107. do verb –1. (526) make, do – (engage in; ”make love, not war”; ”make an effort”; ”do research”; ”do nothing”; ”make revolution”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 107 / 870
  • 108. dock verb –1. (2) dock – (come into dock; ”the ship docked”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 108 / 870
  • 109. document verb –1. (3) document – (record in detail; ”The parents documented every step of their child’s development”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 109 / 870
  • 110. dodge verb –1. (6) dodge – (make a sudden movement in a new direction so as to avoid; ”The child dodged the teacher’s blow”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 110 / 870
  • 111. doff verb –. doff – (remove; ”He doffed his hat”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 111 / 870
  • 112. dog verb –. (2) chase, chase after, trail, tail, tag, give chase, dog, go after, track – (go after with the intent to catch; ”The policeman chased the mugger down the alley”; ”the dog chased the rabbit”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 112 / 870
  • 113. domesticate verb –1. domesticate, cultivate, naturalize, naturalise, tame – (adapt (a wild plant or unclaimed land) to the environment; ”domesticate oats”; ”tame the soil”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 113 / 870
  • 114. dominate verb –1. (9) predominate, dominate, rule, reign, prevail – (be larger in number, quantity, power, status or importance; ”Money reigns supreme here”; ”Hispanics predominate in this neighborhood”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 114 / 870
  • 115. don verb –. (4) wear, put on, get into, don, assume – (put clothing on one’s body; ”What should I wear today?”; ”He put on his best suit for the wedding”; ”The princess donned a long blue dress”; ”The queen assumed the stately robes”; ”He got into his jeans”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 115 / 870
  • 116. donate verb –. (7) donate – (give to a charity or good cause; ”I donated blood to the Red Cross for the victims of the earthquake”; ”donate money to the orphanage”; ”She donates to her favorite charity every month”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 116 / 870
  • 117. doom verb –1. (9) destine, fate, doom, designate – (decree or designate beforehand; ”She was destined to become a great pianist”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 117 / 870
  • 118. dope verb –1. dope – (take drugs to improve one’s athletic performance) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 118 / 870
  • 119. dose verb –1. (1) dose – (treat with an agent; add (an agent) to; ”The ray dosed the paint”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 119 / 870
  • 120. dot verb –1. (3) dot, stud, constellate – (scatter or intersperse like dots or studs; ”Hills constellated with lights”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 120 / 870
  • 121. double verb –1. (12) double, duplicate – (increase twofold; ”The population doubled within 50 years”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 121 / 870
  • 122. double-check verb –. double-check – (check once more to be absolutely sure) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 122 / 870
  • 123. doubt verb –1. (16) doubt – (consider unlikely or have doubts about; ”I doubt that she will accept his proposal of marriage”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 123 / 870
  • 124. douse verb –1. douse, put out – (put out, as of a candle or a light; ”Douse the lights”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 124 / 870
  • 125. dovetail verb –. (1) dovetail – (fit together tightly, as if by means of a dovetail) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 125 / 870
  • 126. downgrade verb –. (4) downgrade – (rate lower; lower in value or esteem) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 126 / 870
  • 127. download verb –. download – (transfer a file or program from a central computer to a smaller computer or to a computer at a remote location) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 127 / 870
  • 128. downplay verb –1. understate, minimize, minimise, downplay – (represent as less significant or important) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 128 / 870
  • 129. downsize verb –1. downsize – (dismiss from work; ”three secretaries were downsized during the financial crisis”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 129 / 870
  • 130. draft verb –1. (4) draft, outline – (draw up an outline or sketch for something; ”draft a speech”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 130 / 870
  • 131. drag verb –1. (16) drag – (pull, as against a resistance; ”He dragged the big suitcase behind him”; ”These worries were dragging at him”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 131 / 870
  • 132. drain verb –1. (2) drain, run out – (flow off gradually; ”The rain water drains into this big vat”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 132 / 870
  • 133. dramatize verb –1. (1) dramatize, dramatise, adopt – (put into dramatic form; ”adopt a book for a screenplay”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 133 / 870
  • 134. drape verb –1. (3) drape – (arrange in a particular way; ”drape a cloth”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 134 / 870
  • 135. draw verb –1. (13) pull, draw, force – (cause to move by pulling; ”draw a wagon”; ”pull a sled”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 135 / 870
  • 136. dread verb –. (4) fear, dread – (be afraid or scared of; be frightened of; ”I fear the winters in Moscow”; ”We should not fear the Communists!”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 136 / 870
  • 137. dream verb –1. (15) dream, daydream, woolgather, stargaze – (have a daydream; indulge in a fantasy) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 137 / 870
  • 138. dredge verb –1. dredge – (cover before cooking; ”dredge the chicken in flour before frying it”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 138 / 870
  • 139. drench verb –1. swamp, drench – (drench or submerge or be drenched or submerged; ”The tsunami swamped every boat in the harbor”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 139 / 870
  • 140. dress verb –1. (15) dress, get dressed – (put on clothes; ”we had to dress quickly”; ”dress the patient”; ”Can the child dress by herself?”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 140 / 870
  • 141. dribble verb –1. (2) trickle, dribble, filter – (run or flow slowly, as in drops or in an unsteady stream; ”water trickled onto the lawn from the broken hose”; ”reports began to dribble in”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 141 / 870
  • 142. drill verb –1. (21) bore, drill – (make a hole, especially with a pointed power or hand tool; ”don’t drill here, there’s a gas pipe”; ”drill a hole into the wall”; ”drill for oil”; ”carpenter bees are boring holes into the wall”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 142 / 870
  • 143. drink verb –1. (30) drink, imbibe – (take in liquids; ”The patient must drink several liters each day”; ”The children like to drink soda”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 143 / 870
  • 144. drive verb –1. (56) drive – (operate or control a vehicle; ”drive a car or bus”; ”Can you drive this four-wheel truck?”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 144 / 870
  • 145. drizzle verb –1. drizzle, mizzle – (rain lightly; ”When it drizzles in summer, hiking can be pleasant”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 145 / 870
  • 146. drop verb –1. (36) drop – (let fall to the ground; ”Don’t drop the dishes”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 146 / 870
  • 147. drown verb –1. (3) submerge, drown, overwhelm – (cover completely or make imperceptible; ”I was drowned in work”; ”The noise drowned out her speech”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 147 / 870
  • 148. drub verb –. cream, bat, clobber, drub, thrash, lick – (beat thoroughly and conclusively in a competition or fight; ”We licked the other team on Sunday!”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 148 / 870
  • 149. drug verb –1. (1) drug, dose – (administer a drug to; ”They drugged the kidnapped tourist”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 149 / 870
  • 150. dry verb –1. (12) dry, dry out – (remove the moisture from and make dry; ”dry clothes”; ”dry hair”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 150 / 870
  • 151. dub verb –1. (2) dub, nickname – (give a nickname to) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 151 / 870
  • 152. duck verb –1. (10) duck – (to move (the head or body) quickly downwards or away; ”Before he could duck, another stone struck him”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 152 / 870
  • 153. dull verb –1. (1) dull – (make dull in appearance; ”Age had dulled the surface”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 153 / 870
  • 154. dump verb –1. (12) dump – (throw away as refuse; ”No dumping in these woods!”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 154 / 870
  • 155. dunk verb –1. (1) dunk, dip, souse, plunge, douse – (immerse briefly into a liquid so as to wet, coat, or saturate; ”dip the garment into the cleaning solution”; ”dip the brush into the paint”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 155 / 870
  • 156. dupe verb –. (1) gull, dupe, slang, befool, cod, fool, put on, take in, put one over, put one across – (fool or hoax; ”The immigrant was duped because he trusted everyone”; ”You can’t fool me!”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 156 / 870
  • 157. duplicate verb –1. (3) duplicate, reduplicate, double, repeat, replicate – (make or do or perform again; ”He could never replicate his brilliant performance of the magic trick”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 157 / 870
  • 158. dust verb –1. (3) dust – (remove the dust from; ”dust the cabinets”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 158 / 870
  • 159. dwarf verb –1. (3) shadow, overshadow, dwarf – (make appear small by comparison; ”This year’s debt dwarfs that of last year”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 159 / 870
  • 160. dye verb –. (1) dye – (color with dye; ”Please dye these shoes”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 160 / 870
  • 161. dynamite verb –. (1) dynamite – (blow up with dynamite; ”The rock was dynamited”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 161 / 870
  • 162. e-mail verb –. e-mail, email, netmail – (communicate electronically on the computer; ”she e-mailed me the good news”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 162 / 870
  • 163. eagle verb –1. eagle, double birdie – (shoot two strokes under par; ”She eagled the hole”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 163 / 870
  • 164. earmark verb –. 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 II May 31, 2011 164 / 870
  • 165. earn verb –1. (19) gain, take in, clear, make, earn, realize, realise, pull in, bring in – (earn on some commercial or business transaction; earn as salary or wages; ”How much do you make a month in your new job?”; ”She earns a lot in her new job”; ”this merger brought in lots of money”; ”He clears 5,000 each month”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 165 / 870
  • 166. ease verb –1. (4) ease – (move gently or carefully; ”He eased himself into the chair”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 166 / 870
  • 167. eat verb –1. (61) eat – (take in solid food; ”She was eating a banana”; ”What did you eat for dinner last night?”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 167 / 870
  • 168. echo verb –1. (5) repeat, echo – (to say again or imitate; ”followers echoing the cries of their leaders”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 168 / 870
  • 169. eclipse verb –1. (1) overshadow, dominate, eclipse – (be greater in significance than; ”the tragedy overshadowed the couple’s happiness”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 169 / 870
  • 170. economize verb –1. (4) conserve, husband, economize, economise – (use cautiously and frugally; ”I try to economize my spare time”; ”conserve your energy for the ascent to the summit”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 170 / 870
  • 171. edge verb –1. (3) edge, inch – (advance slowly, as if by inches; ”He edged towards the car”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 171 / 870
  • 172. edit verb –1. (1) edit, redact – (prepare for publication or presentation by correcting, revising, or adapting; ”Edit a book on lexical semantics”; ”she edited the letters of the politician so as to omit the most personal passages”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 172 / 870
  • 173. educate verb –1. (7) educate – (give an education to; ”We must educate our youngsters better”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 173 / 870
  • 174. effect verb –1. (17) effect, effectuate, set up – (produce; ”The scientists set up a shock wave”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 174 / 870
  • 175. eject verb –1. (2) eject, chuck out, exclude, turf out, boot out, turn out – (put out or expel from a place; ”The unruly student was excluded from the game”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 175 / 870
  • 176. elaborate verb –1. (7) elaborate, lucubrate, expatiate, exposit, enlarge, flesh out, expand, expound, dilate – (add details, as to an account or idea; clarify the meaning of and discourse in a learned way, usually in writing; ”She elaborated on the main ideas in her dissertation”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 176 / 870
  • 177. elbow verb –1. (1) elbow – (push one’s way with the elbows) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 177 / 870
  • 178. elect verb –1. (21) elect – (select by a vote for an office or membership; ”We elected him chairman of the board”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 178 / 870
  • 179. electrify verb –1. electrify – (excite suddenly and intensely; ”The news electrified us”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 179 / 870
  • 180. electrocute verb –1. electrocute – (kill by electric shock; ”She dropped the hair dryer into the bathtub and was instantly electrocuted”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 180 / 870
  • 181. elevate verb –1. (3) promote, upgrade, advance, kick upstairs, raise, elevate – (give a promotion to or assign to a higher position; ”John was kicked upstairs when a replacement was hired”; ”Women tend not to advance in the major law firms”; ”I got promoted after many years of hard work”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 181 / 870
  • 182. elicit verb –1. (6) 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 II May 31, 2011 182 / 870
  • 183. eliminate verb –1. (40) extinguish, eliminate, get rid of, do away with – (terminate, end, or take out; ”Let’s eliminate the course on Akkadian hieroglyphics”; ”Socialism extinguished these archaic customs”; ”eliminate my debts”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 183 / 870
  • 184. elucidate verb –1. (1) clarify, clear up, elucidate – (make clear and (more) comprehensible; ”clarify the mystery surrounding her death”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 184 / 870
  • 185. elude verb –1. (2) elude, evade, bilk – (escape, either physically or mentally; ”The thief eluded the police”; ”This difficult idea seems to evade her”; ”The event evades explanation”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 185 / 870
  • 186. emancipate verb –1. (1) emancipate, liberate – (give equal rights to; of women and minorities) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 186 / 870
  • 187. emasculate verb –1. (1) emasculate, castrate – (deprive of strength or vigor; ”The Senate emasculated the law”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 187 / 870
  • 188. embalm verb –. embalm – (preserve a dead body) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 188 / 870
  • 189. embarrass verb –1. (1) embarrass, abash – (cause to be embarrassed; cause to feel self-conscious) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 189 / 870
  • 190. embed verb –1. (2) implant, engraft, embed, imbed, plant – (fix or set securely or deeply; ”He planted a knee in the back of his opponent”; ”The dentist implanted a tooth in the gum”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 190 / 870
  • 191. embezzle verb –. (2) embezzle, defalcate, peculate, misappropriate, malversate – (appropriate (as property entrusted to one’s care) fraudulently to one’s own use; ”The accountant embezzled thousands of dollars while working for the wealthy family”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 191 / 870
  • 192. embitter verb –. (1) embitter, envenom, acerbate – (cause to be bitter or resentful; ”These injustices embittered her even more”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 192 / 870
  • 193. emblazon verb –1. color, colour, emblazon – (decorate with colors; ”color the walls with paint in warm tones”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 193 / 870
  • 194. embody verb –1. (3) incarnate, body forth, embody, substantiate – (represent in bodily form; ”He embodies all that is evil wrong with the system”; ”The painting substantiates the feelings of the artist”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 194 / 870
  • 195. embolden verb –. (1) cheer, hearten, recreate, embolden – (give encouragement to) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 195 / 870
  • 196. emboss verb –. (1) emboss, boss, stamp – (raise in a relief; ”embossed stationery”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 196 / 870
  • 197. embrace verb –1. (5) embrace, encompass, comprehend, cover – (include in scope; include as part of something broader; have as one’s sphere or territory; ”This group encompasses a wide range of people from different backgrounds”; ”this should cover everyone in the group”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 197 / 870
  • 198. embroider verb –1. (2) embroider, broider – (decorate with needlework) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 198 / 870
  • 199. embroil verb –. (1) embroil, tangle, sweep, sweep up, drag, drag in – (force into some kind of situation, condition, or course of action; ”They were swept up by the events”; ”don’t drag me into this business”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 199 / 870
  • 200. emit verb –1. (2) emit, breathe, pass off – (expel (gases or odors)) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 200 / 870
  • 201. emote verb –. emote – (give expression or emotion to, in a stage or movie role) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 201 / 870
  • 202. empathize verb –. sympathize, sympathise, empathize, empathise, understand – (be understanding of; ”You don’t need to explain–I understand!”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 202 / 870
  • 203. emphasise verb –1. underscore, underline, emphasize, emphasise – (give extra weight to (a communication); ”Her gesture emphasized her words”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 203 / 870
  • 204. emphasize verb –1. (26) 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 II May 31, 2011 204 / 870
  • 205. employ verb –1. (42) 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 II May 31, 2011 205 / 870
  • 206. empower verb –1. (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 II May 31, 2011 206 / 870
  • 207. empty verb –1. (4) empty – (make void or empty of contents; ”Empty the box”; ”The alarm emptied the building”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 207 / 870
  • 208. emulate verb –1. (2) emulate – (strive to equal or match, especially by imitating; ”He is emulating the skating skills of his older sister”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 208 / 870
  • 209. enable verb –. (44) enable – (render capable or able for some task; ”This skill will enable you to find a job on Wall Street”; ”The rope enables you to secure yourself when you climb the mountain”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 209 / 870
  • 210. enact verb –1. (13) ordain, enact – (order by virtue of superior authority; decree; ”The King ordained the persecution and expulsion of the Jews”; ”the legislature enacted this law in 1985”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 210 / 870
  • 211. encapsulate verb –1. encapsulate – (enclose in a capsule or other small container) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 211 / 870
  • 212. encase verb –. (1) encase, incase, case – (enclose in, or as if in, a case; ”my feet were encased in mud”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 212 / 870
  • 213. enchant verb –1. (2) enchant, enrapture, transport, enthrall, ravish, enthral, delight – (hold spellbound) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 213 / 870
  • 214. encircle verb –1. encircle, circle – (form a circle around; ”encircle the errors”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 214 / 870
  • 215. encode verb –. encode – (convert information into code; ”encode pictures digitally”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 215 / 870
  • 216. encompass verb –. (4) embrace, encompass, comprehend, cover – (include in scope; include as part of something broader; have as one’s sphere or territory; ”This group encompasses a wide range of people from different backgrounds”; ”this should cover everyone in the group”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 216 / 870
  • 217. encounter verb –1. (17) meet, run into, encounter, run across, come across, see – (come together; ”I’ll probably see you at the meeting”; ”How nice to see you again!”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 217 / 870
  • 218. encourage verb –1. (53) promote, advance, boost, further, encourage – (contribute to the progress or growth of; ”I am promoting the use of computers in the classroom”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 218 / 870
  • 219. encrypt verb –. code, encipher, cipher, cypher, encrypt, inscribe, write in code – (convert ordinary language into code; ”We should encode the message for security reasons”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 219 / 870
  • 220. end verb –1. (53) end, stop, finish, terminate, cease – (have an end, in a temporal, spatial, or quantitative sense; either spatial or metaphorical; ”the bronchioles terminate in a capillary bed”; ”Your rights stop where you infringe upon the rights of other”; ”My property ends by the bushes”; ”The symphony ends in a pianissimo”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 220 / 870
  • 221. endanger verb –1. (3) endanger, jeopardize, jeopardise, menace, threaten, imperil, peril – (pose a threat to; present a danger to; ”The pollution is endangering the crops”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 221 / 870
  • 222. endear verb –. (3) endear – (make attractive or lovable; ”This behavior endeared her to me”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 222 / 870
  • 223. endorse 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 II May 31, 2011 223 / 870
  • 224. endure verb –1. (6) digest, endure, stick out, stomach, bear, stand, tolerate, support, brook, abide, suffer, put up – (put up with something or somebody unpleasant; ”I cannot bear his constant criticism”; ”The new secretary had to endure a lot of unprofessional remarks”; ”he learned to tolerate the heat”; ”She stuck out two years in a miserable marriage”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 224 / 870
  • 225. energize verb –1. (1) stimulate, arouse, brace, energize, energise, perk up – (cause to be alert and energetic; ”Coffee and tea stimulate me”; ”This herbal infusion doesn’t stimulate”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 225 / 870
  • 226. enforce verb –1. (17) enforce, implement, apply – (ensure observance of laws and rules; ”Apply the rules to everyone”;) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 226 / 870
  • 227. engage verb –1. (31) prosecute, engage, pursue – (carry out or participate in an activity; be involved in; ”She pursued many activities”; ”They engaged in a discussion”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 227 / 870
  • 228. engender verb –1. (6) engender, breed, spawn – (call forth) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 228 / 870
  • 229. engineer verb –1. engineer – (design as an engineer; ”He engineered the water supply project”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 229 / 870
  • 230. engrave verb –1. (1) scratch, engrave, grave, inscribe – (carve, cut, or etch into a material or surface; ”engrave a pen”; ”engraved the trophy cupt with the winner’s”; ”the lovers scratched their names into the bark of the tree”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 230 / 870
  • 231. engross verb –1. (1) steep, immerse, engulf, plunge, engross, absorb, soak up – (devote (oneself) fully to; ”He immersed himself into his studies”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 231 / 870
  • 232. engulf verb –1. (3) steep, immerse, engulf, plunge, engross, absorb, soak up – (devote (oneself) fully to; ”He immersed himself into his studies”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 232 / 870
  • 233. enhance verb –1. (5) enhance, heighten, raise – (increase; ”This will enhance your enjoyment”; ”heighten the tension”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 233 / 870
  • 234. enjoin verb –1. (2) enjoin – (issue an injunction) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 234 / 870
  • 235. enjoy verb –1. (52) enjoy, bask, relish, savor, savour – (derive or receive pleasure from; get enjoyment from; take pleasure in; ”She relished her fame and basked in her glory”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 235 / 870
  • 236. enlarge verb –1. (7) enlarge – (make larger; ”She enlarged the flower beds”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 236 / 870
  • 237. enlighten verb –1. enlighten, edify – (make understand; ”Can you enlighten me–I don’t understand this proposal”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 237 / 870
  • 238. enlist verb –1. (7) enlist – (join the military) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 238 / 870
  • 239. enliven verb –1. (1) inspire, animate, invigorate, enliven, exalt – (heighten or intensify; ”These paintings exalt the imagination”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 239 / 870
  • 240. enmesh verb –. (2) enmesh, mesh, ensnarl – (entangle or catch in (or as if in) a mesh) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 240 / 870
  • 241. enrage verb –. (1) enrage – (put into a rage; make violently angry) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 241 / 870
  • 242. enrich verb –1. (7) enrich – (make better or improve in quality; ”The experience enriched her understanding”; ”enriched foods”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 242 / 870
  • 243. enrol verb –. (3) enroll, inscribe, enter, enrol, recruit – (register formally as a participant or member; ”The party recruited many new members”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 243 / 870
  • 244. enroll verb –. (6) enroll, inscribe, enter, enrol, recruit – (register formally as a participant or member; ”The party recruited many new members”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 244 / 870
  • 245. ensconce verb –. (1) ensconce, settle – (fix firmly; ”He ensconced himself in the chair”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 245 / 870
  • 246. enshrine verb –1. (1) enshrine, shrine – (enclose in a shrine; ”the saint’s bones were enshrined in the cathedral”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 246 / 870
  • 247. enslave verb –. enslave – (make a slave of; bring into servitude) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 247 / 870
  • 248. ensure verb –1. (6) 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 II May 31, 2011 248 / 870
  • 249. entail verb –1. (7) entail, imply, mean – (have as a logical consequence; ”The water shortage means that we have to stop taking long showers”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 249 / 870
  • 250. entangle verb –1. entangle, mire – (entrap; ”Our people should not be mired in the past”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 250 / 870
  • 251. enter verb –1. (85) enter, come in, get into, get in, go into, go in, move into – (to come or go into; ”the boat entered an area of shallow marshes”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 251 / 870
  • 252. entertain verb –1. (24) entertain – (provide entertainment for) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 252 / 870
  • 253. enthrall verb –. (1) enchant, enrapture, transport, enthrall, ravish, enthral, delight – (hold spellbound) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 253 / 870
  • 254. enthrone verb –1. (1) invest, vest, enthrone – (provide with power and authority; ”They vested the council with special rights”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 254 / 870
  • 255. entice verb –. (1) entice, lure, tempt – (provoke someone to do something through (often false or exaggerated) promises or persuasion; ”He lured me into temptation”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 255 / 870
  • 256. entitle verb –1. (17) entitle – (give the right to; ”The Freedom of Information Act entitles you to request your FBI file”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 256 / 870
  • 257. entomb verb –. (1) bury, entomb, inhume, inter, lay to rest – (place in a grave or tomb; ”Stalin was buried behind the Kremlin wall on Red Square”; ”The pharaohs were entombed in the pyramids”; ”My grandfather was laid to rest last Sunday”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 257 / 870
  • 258. entrench verb –1. (1) entrench, intrench – (fix firmly or securely) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 258 / 870
  • 259. entrust verb –1. (3) entrust, intrust, trust, confide, commit – (confer a trust upon; ”The messenger was entrusted with the general’s secret”; ”I commit my soul to God”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 259 / 870
  • 260. enumerate verb –1. (1) enumerate, recite, itemize, itemise – (specify individually; ”She enumerated the many obstacles she had encountered”; ”The doctor recited the list of possible side effects of the drug”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 260 / 870
  • 261. enunciate verb –1. (1) pronounce, articulate, enounce, sound out, enunciate, say – (speak, pronounce, or utter in a certain way; ”She pronounces French words in a funny way”; ”I cannot say ‘zip wire’”; ”Can the child sound out this complicated word?”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 261 / 870
  • 262. envelop verb –. (3) envelop, enfold, enwrap, wrap, enclose – (enclose or enfold completely with or as if with a covering; ”Fog enveloped the house”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 262 / 870
  • 263. envisage verb –. (2) imagine, conceive of, ideate, envisage – (form a mental image of something that is not present or that is not the case; ”Can you conceive of him as the president?”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 263 / 870
  • 264. envision verb –1. (4) visualize, visualise, envision, project, fancy, see, figure, picture, image – (imagine; conceive of; see in one’s mind; ”I can’t see him on horseback!”; ”I can see what will happen”; ”I can see a risk in this strategy”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 264 / 870
  • 265. envy verb –1. (9) envy – (feel envious towards; admire enviously) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 265 / 870
  • 266. equal verb –1. (13) equal, be – (be identical or equivalent to; ”One dollar equals 1,000 rubles these days!”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 266 / 870
  • 267. equalize verb –1. equalize, equalise, get even – (compensate; make the score equal) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 267 / 870
  • 268. equate verb –1. (8) compare, liken, equate – (consider or describe as similar, equal, or analogous; ”We can compare the Han dynasty to the Romans”; ”You cannot equate success in financial matters with greed”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 268 / 870
  • 269. equip verb –1. (11) equip, fit, fit out, outfit – (provide with (something) usually for a specific purpose; ”The expedition was equipped with proper clothing, food, and other necessities”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 269 / 870
  • 270. eradicate verb –1. (2) 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 II May 31, 2011 270 / 870
  • 271. erase verb –1. (5) erase, wipe out – (remove from memory or existence; ”The Turks erased the Armenians in 1915”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 271 / 870
  • 272. erect verb –1. (17) raise, erect, rear, set up, put up – (construct, build, or erect; ”Raise a barn”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 272 / 870
  • 273. erode verb –1. (1) erode, gnaw, gnaw at, eat at, wear away – (become ground down or deteriorate; ”Her confidence eroded”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 273 / 870
  • 274. escalate verb –. escalate, intensify, step up – (increase in extent or intensity; ”The Allies escalated the bombing”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 274 / 870
  • 275. escape verb –1. (22) escape, get away, break loose – (run away from confinement; ”The convicted murderer escaped from a high security prison”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 275 / 870
  • 276. eschew verb –. (2) shun, eschew – (avoid and stay away from deliberately; stay clear of) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 276 / 870
  • 277. escort verb –1. (7) escort – (accompany as an escort; ”She asked her older brother to escort her to the ball”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 277 / 870
  • 278. espouse verb –1. (3) 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 II May 31, 2011 278 / 870
  • 279. establish verb –1. (50) establish, set up, found, launch – (set up or found; ”She set up a literacy program”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 279 / 870
  • 280. esteem verb –1. (1) respect, esteem, value, prize, prise – (regard highly; think much of; ”I respect his judgement”; ”We prize his creativity”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 280 / 870
  • 281. estimate verb –1. (34) estimate, gauge, approximate, guess, judge – (judge tentatively or form an estimate of (quantities or time); ”I estimate this chicken to weigh three pounds”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 281 / 870
  • 282. etch verb –1. (1) etch – (make an etching of; ”He etched her image into the surface”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 282 / 870
  • 283. eulogize verb –. (2) eulogize, eulogise – (praise formally and eloquently; ”The dead woman was eulogized at the funeral”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 283 / 870
  • 284. evacuate verb –1. (1) evacuate – (move out of an unsafe location into safety; ”After the earthquake, residents were evacuated”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 284 / 870
  • 285. evade verb –1. (3) hedge, fudge, evade, put off, circumvent, parry, elude, skirt, dodge, duck, sidestep – (avoid or try to avoid fulfilling, answering, or performing (duties, questions, or issues); ”He dodged the issue”; ”she skirted the problem”; ”They tend to evade their responsibilities”; ”he evaded the questions skillfully”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 285 / 870
  • 286. evaluate verb –1. (18) 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 II May 31, 2011 286 / 870
  • 287. evaporate verb –1. (2) evaporate, vaporize, vaporise – (lose or cause to lose liquid by vaporization leaving a more concentrated residue; ”evaporate milk”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 287 / 870
  • 288. even verb –1. flush, level, even out, even – (make level or straight; ”level the ground”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 288 / 870
  • 289. evict verb –1. evict – (expel or eject without recourse to legal process; ”The landlord wanted to evict the tenants so he banged on the pipes every morning at 3 a.m.”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 289 / 870
  • 290. evidence verb –1. (10) attest, certify, manifest, demonstrate, evidence – (provide evidence for; stand as proof of; show by one’s behavior, attitude, or external attributes; ”His high fever attested to his illness”; ”The buildings in Rome manifest a high level of architectural sophistication”; ”This decision demonstrates his sense of fairness”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 290 / 870
  • 291. evince verb –. express, show, evince – (give expression to; ”She showed her disappointment”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 291 / 870
  • 292. eviscerate verb –1. resect, eviscerate – (surgically remove a part of a structure or an organ) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 292 / 870
  • 293. evoke verb –1. (10) 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 II May 31, 2011 293 / 870
  • 294. evolve verb –1. (3) evolve, germinate, develop – (work out; ”We have developed a new theory of evolution”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 294 / 870
  • 295. exacerbate verb –1. (2) worsen, aggravate, exacerbate, exasperate – (make worse; ”This drug aggravates the pain”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 295 / 870
  • 296. exact verb –1. (1) demand, exact – (claim as due or just; ”The bank demanded payment of the loan”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 296 / 870
  • 297. exaggerate verb –1. (14) overstate, exaggerate, overdraw, hyperbolize, hyperbolise, magnify, amplify – (to enlarge beyond bounds or the truth; ”tended to romanticize and exaggerate this ‘gracious Old South’ imagery”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 297 / 870
  • 298. exalt verb –1. (2) laud, extol, exalt, glorify, proclaim – (praise, glorify, or honor; ”extol the virtues of one’s children”; ”glorify one’s spouse’s cooking”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 298 / 870
  • 299. examine verb –1. (17) 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 II May 31, 2011 299 / 870
  • 300. exasperate verb –1. (1) exacerbate, exasperate, aggravate – (exasperate or irritate) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 300 / 870
  • 301. excavate verb –1. excavate, unearth – (recover through digging; ”Schliemann excavated Troy”; ”excavate gold”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 301 / 870
  • 302. exceed verb –1. (21) exceed, transcend, surpass – (be greater in scope or size than some standard; ”Their loyalty exceeds their national bonds”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 302 / 870
  • 303. excerpt verb –. excerpt, extract, take out – (take out of a literary work in order to cite or copy) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 303 / 870
  • 304. exchange verb –1. (10) exchange, change, interchange – (give to, and receive from, one another; ”Would you change places with me?”; ”We have been exchanging letters for a year”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 304 / 870
  • 305. excise verb –1. (1) strike, scratch, expunge, excise – (remove by erasing or crossing out or as if by drawing a line; ”Please strike this remark from the record”; ”scratch that remark”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 305 / 870
  • 306. excite verb –1. (8) excite – (arouse or elicit a feeling) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 306 / 870
  • 307. exclaim verb –1. (8) exclaim, cry, cry out, outcry, call out, shout – (utter aloud; often with surprise, horror, or joy; ”‘I won!’ he exclaimed”; ”‘Help!’ she cried”; ”‘I’m here,’ the mother shouted when she saw her child looking lost”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 307 / 870
  • 308. exclude verb –1. (15) exclude, except, leave out, leave off, omit, take out – (prevent from being included or considered or accepted; ”The bad results were excluded from the report”; ”Leave off the top piece”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 308 / 870
  • 309. excommunicate verb –1. (2) excommunicate, unchurch, curse – (exclude from a church or a religious community; ”The gay priest was excommunicated when he married his partner”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 309 / 870
  • 310. excoriate verb –1. (1) condemn, reprobate, decry, objurgate, excoriate – (express strong disapproval of; ”We condemn the racism in South Africa”; ”These ideas were reprobated”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 310 / 870
  • 311. excrete verb –. excrete, egest, eliminate, pass – (eliminate from the body; ”Pass a kidney stone”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 311 / 870
  • 312. excruciate verb –1. torment, torture, excruciate, rack – (torment emotionally or mentally) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 312 / 870
  • 313. excuse verb –1. (2) excuse, pardon – (accept an excuse for; ”Please excuse my dirty hands”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 313 / 870
  • 314. execute verb –1. (2) execute, put to death – (kill as a means of socially sanctioned punishment; ”In some states, criminals are executed”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 314 / 870
  • 315. exemplify verb –1. (2) exemplify, represent – (be characteristic of; ”This compositional style is exemplified by this fugue”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 315 / 870
  • 316. exempt verb –1. (1) exempt, relieve, free – (grant relief or an exemption from a rule or requirement to; ”She exempted me from the exam”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 316 / 870
  • 317. exercise verb –1. (14) exert, exercise – (put to use; ”exert one’s power or influence”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 317 / 870
  • 318. exert verb –1. (12) exert, exercise – (put to use; ”exert one’s power or influence”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 318 / 870
  • 319. exhale verb –1. (2) exhale, expire, breathe out – (expel air; ”Exhale when you lift the weight”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 319 / 870
  • 320. exhaust verb –1. (4) exhaust, wash up, beat, tucker, tucker out – (wear out completely; ”This kind of work exhausts me”; ”I’m beat”; ”He was all washed up after the exam”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 320 / 870
  • 321. exhibit verb –1. (13) exhibit – (show an attribute, property, knowledge, or skill; ”he exhibits a great talent”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 321 / 870
  • 322. exhilarate verb –. 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 II May 31, 2011 322 / 870
  • 323. exhort verb –1. cheer, root on, inspire, urge, barrack, urge on, exhort, pep up – (spur on or encourage especially by cheers and shouts; ”The crowd cheered the demonstrating strikers”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 323 / 870
  • 324. exhume verb –. disinter, exhume – (dig up for reburial or for medical investigation; of dead bodies) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 324 / 870
  • 325. exile verb –. (1) expatriate, deport, exile – (expel from a country; ”The poet was exiled because he signed a letter protesting the government’s actions”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 325 / 870
  • 326. exit verb –1. exit, go out, get out, leave – (move out of or depart from; ”leave the room”; ”the fugitive has left the country”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 326 / 870
  • 327. exonerate verb –. (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 II May 31, 2011 327 / 870
  • 328. expand verb –1. (7) expand, spread out – (extend in one or more directions; ”The dough expands”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 328 / 870
  • 329. expatriate verb –1. expatriate, deport, exile – (expel from a country; ”The poet was exiled because he signed a letter protesting the government’s actions”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 329 / 870
  • 330. expect verb –1. (204) expect, anticipate – (regard something as probable or likely; ”The meteorologists are expecting rain for tomorrow”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 330 / 870
  • 331. expedite verb –1. (2) expedite, hasten – (speed up the progress of; facilitate; ”This should expedite the process”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 331 / 870
  • 332. expel verb –1. (3) expel, throw out, kick out – (force to leave or move out; ”He was expelled from his native country”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 332 / 870
  • 333. expend verb –1. (7) use, expend – (use up, consume fully; ”The legislature expended its time on school questions”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 333 / 870
  • 334. experience verb –1. (18) experience, see, go through – (go or live through; ”We had many trials to go through”; ”he saw action in Viet Nam”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 334 / 870
  • 335. explain verb –1. (109) explain, explicate – (make plain and comprehensible; ”He explained the laws of physics to his students”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 335 / 870
  • 336. explicate verb –1. explain, explicate – (make plain and comprehensible; ”He explained the laws of physics to his students”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 336 / 870
  • 337. explode verb –1. (14) explode, detonate, blow up, set off – (cause to burst with a violent release of energy; ”We exploded the nuclear bomb”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 337 / 870
  • 338. exploit verb –1. (8) exploit, work – (use or manipulate to one’s advantage; ”He exploit the new taxation system”; ”She knows how to work the system”; ”he works his parents for sympathy”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 338 / 870
  • 339. explore verb –1. (14) research, search, explore – (inquire into; ”the students had to research the history of the Second World War for their history project”; ”He searched for information on his relatives on the web”; ”Scientists are exploring the nature of consciousness”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 339 / 870
  • 340. export verb –1. (4) export – (sell or transfer abroad; ”we export less than we import and have a negative trade balance”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 340 / 870
  • 341. expose verb –1. (14) expose – (expose or make accessible to some action or influence; ”Expose your students to art”; ”expose the blanket to sunshine”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 341 / 870
  • 342. expound verb –1. (3) elaborate, lucubrate, expatiate, exposit, enlarge, flesh out, expand, expound, dilate – (add details, as to an account or idea; clarify the meaning of and discourse in a learned way, usually in writing; ”She elaborated on the main ideas in her dissertation”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 342 / 870
  • 343. express verb –1. (59) express, show, evince – (give expression to; ”She showed her disappointment”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 343 / 870
  • 344. expropriate verb –. expropriate – (deprive of possessions; ”The Communist government expropriated the landowners”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 344 / 870
  • 345. expunge verb –. (1) strike, scratch, expunge, excise – (remove by erasing or crossing out or as if by drawing a line; ”Please strike this remark from the record”; ”scratch that remark”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 345 / 870
  • 346. extend verb –1. (20) widen, broaden, extend – (extend in scope or range or area; ”The law was extended to all citizens”; ”widen the range of applications”; ”broaden your horizon”; ”Extend your backyard”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 346 / 870
  • 347. exterminate verb –1. (3) exterminate, kill off – (kill en masse; kill on a large scale; kill many; ”Hitler wanted to exterminate the Jews, Gypsies, Communists, and homosexuals of Europe”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 347 / 870
  • 348. extinguish verb –1. (1) snuff out, extinguish – (put an end to; kill; ”The Nazis snuffed out the life of many Jewish children”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 348 / 870
  • 349. extol verb –. laud, extol, exalt, glorify, proclaim – (praise, glorify, or honor; ”extol the virtues of one’s children”; ”glorify one’s spouse’s cooking”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 349 / 870
  • 350. extort verb –1. extort – (obtain through intimidation) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 350 / 870
  • 351. extract verb –1. (8) extract, pull out, pull, pull up, take out, draw out – (remove, usually with some force or effort; also used in an abstract sense; ”pull weeds”; ”extract a bad tooth”; ”take out a splinter”; ”extract information from the telegram”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 351 / 870
  • 352. extradite verb –. extradite, deliver, deport – (hand over to the authorities of another country; ”They extradited the fugitive to his native country so he could be tried there”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 352 / 870
  • 353. extrapolate verb –1. (1) generalize, generalise, extrapolate, infer – (draw from specific cases for more general cases) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 353 / 870
  • 354. extricate verb –. (2) extricate, untangle, disentangle, disencumber – (release from entanglement of difficulty; ”I cannot extricate myself from this task”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 354 / 870
  • 355. eye verb –. (11) eye, eyeball – (look at) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 355 / 870
  • 356. fabricate verb –1. manufacture, fabricate, construct – (put together out of artificial or natural components or parts; ”the company fabricates plastic chairs”; ”They manufacture small toys”; He manufactured a popular cereal”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 356 / 870
  • 357. face verb –1. (56) confront, face up, face – (deal with (something unpleasant) head on; ”You must confront your problems”; ”He faced the terrible consequences of his mistakes”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 357 / 870
  • 358. facilitate verb –1. (5) facilitate, ease, alleviate – (make easier; ”you could facilitate the process by sharing your knowledge”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 358 / 870
  • 359. fail verb –1. (66) fail, neglect – (fail to do something; leave something undone; ”She failed to notice that her child was no longer in his crib”; ”The secretary failed to call the customer and the company lost the account”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 359 / 870
  • 360. fake verb –1. (1) forge, fake, counterfeit – (make a copy of with the intent to deceive; ”he faked the signature”; ”they counterfeited dollar bills”; ”She forged a Green Card”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 360 / 870
  • 361. fall verb –1. (43) fall – (descend in free fall under the influence of gravity; ”The branch fell from the tree”; ”The unfortunate hiker fell into a crevasse”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 361 / 870
  • 362. falsify verb –1. (3) falsify, distort, garble, warp – (make false by mutilation or addition; as of a message or story) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 362 / 870
  • 363. falter verb –1. (3) falter, waver – (be unsure or weak; ”Their enthusiasm is faltering”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 363 / 870
  • 364. familiarize verb –. familiarize, familiarise, acquaint – (make familiar or conversant with; ”you should acquaint yourself with your new computer”; ”We familiarized ourselves with the new surroundings”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 364 / 870
  • 365. fan verb –1. (3) fan – (strike out (a batter), (of a pitcher)) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 365 / 870
  • 366. fancy verb –1. (3) visualize, visualise, envision, project, fancy, see, figure, picture, image – (imagine; conceive of; see in one’s mind; ”I can’t see him on horseback!”; ”I can see what will happen”; ”I can see a risk in this strategy”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 366 / 870
  • 367. fantasize verb –1. fantasy, fantasize, fantasise – (indulge in fantasies; ”he is fantasizing when he says he plans to start his own company”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 367 / 870
  • 368. farm verb –1. (4) farm – (be a farmer; work as a farmer; ”My son is farming in California”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 368 / 870
  • 369. fascinate verb –1. (3) intrigue, fascinate – (cause to be interested or curious) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 369 / 870
  • 370. fashion verb –. (8) fashion, forge – (make out of components (often in an improvising manner); ”She fashioned a tent out of a sheet and a few sticks”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 370 / 870
  • 371. fasten verb –1. (13) fasten, fix, secure – (cause to be firmly attached; ”fasten the lock onto the door”; ”she fixed her gaze on the man”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 371 / 870
  • 372. father verb –. (2) beget, get, engender, father, mother, sire, generate, bring forth – (make children; ”Abraham begot Isaac”; ”Men often father children but don’t recognize them”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 372 / 870
  • 373. fathom verb –1. (4) penetrate, fathom, bottom – (come to understand) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 373 / 870
  • 374. fatigue verb –1. tire, pall, weary, fatigue, jade – (lose interest or become bored with something or somebody; ”I’m so tired of your mother and her complaints about my food”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 374 / 870
  • 375. fatten verb –. (1) fatten, fat, flesh out, fill out, plump, plump out, fatten out, fatten up – (make fat or plump; ”We will plump out that poor starving child”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 375 / 870
  • 376. fault verb –. (1) blame, fault – (put or pin the blame on) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 376 / 870
  • 377. favor verb –1. (17) prefer, favor, favour – (promote over another; ”he favors his second daughter”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 377 / 870
  • 378. favour verb –1. favor, favour – (treat gently or carefully) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 378 / 870
  • 379. fax verb –. fax, telefax, facsimile – (send something via a facsimile machine; ”Can you fax me the report right away?”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 379 / 870
  • 380. faze verb –. (1) faze, unnerve, enervate, unsettle – (disturb the composure of) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 380 / 870
  • 381. fear verb –1. (23) fear – (be afraid or feel anxious or apprehensive about a possible or probable situation or event; ”I fear she might get aggressive”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 381 / 870
  • 382. feast verb –1. (1) feast, banquet, junket – (partake in a feast or banquet) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 382 / 870
  • 383. feature verb –1. (16) have, feature – (have as a feature; ”This restaurant features the most famous chefs in France”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 383 / 870
  • 384. federalize verb –1. (1) federate, federalize, federalise – (unite on a federal basis or band together as a league; ”The country was federated after the civil war”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 384 / 870
  • 385. feed verb –1. (47) feed – (provide as food; ”Feed the guests the nuts”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 385 / 870
  • 386. feel verb –1. (181) feel, experience – (undergo an emotional sensation or be in a particular state of mind; ”She felt resentful”; ”He felt regret”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 386 / 870
  • 387. feign verb –1. (1) feign, sham, pretend, affect, dissemble – (make believe with the intent to deceive; ”He feigned that he was ill”; ”He shammed a headache”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 387 / 870
  • 388. fell verb –1. (4) fell, drop, strike down, cut down – (cause to fall by or as if by delivering a blow; ”strike down a tree”; ”Lightning struck down the hikers”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 388 / 870
  • 389. fence verb –1. (1) fence, fence in – (enclose with a fence; ”we fenced in our yard”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 389 / 870
  • 390. ferry verb –1. (1) ferry – (transport from one place to another) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 390 / 870
  • 391. fertilize verb –1. (1) fertilize, fertilise, feed – (provide with fertilizers or add nutrients to; ”We should fertilize soil if we want to grow healthy plants”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 391 / 870
  • 392. festoon verb –. festoon – (decorate with strings of flowers; ”The public buildings were festooned for the holiday”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 392 / 870
  • 393. fetch verb –1. (3) bring, get, convey, fetch – (go or come after and bring or take back; ”Get me those books over there, please”; ”Could you bring the wine?”; ”The dog fetched the hat”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 393 / 870
  • 394. fictionalize verb –1. fictionalize, fictionalise, retell – (make into fiction; ”The writer fictionalized the lives of his parents in his latest novel”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 394 / 870
  • 395. field verb –1. (1) field – (catch or pick up (balls) in baseball or cricket) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 395 / 870
  • 396. fight verb –1. (112) contend, fight, struggle – (be engaged in a fight; carry on a fight; ”the tribesmen fought each other”; ”Siblings are always fighting”; ”Militant groups are contending for control of the country”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 396 / 870
  • 397. figure verb –1. (20) calculate, estimate, reckon, count on, figure, forecast – (judge to be probable) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 397 / 870
  • 398. filch verb –. pilfer, cabbage, purloin, pinch, abstract, snarf, swipe, hook, sneak, filch, nobble, lift – (make off with belongings of others) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 398 / 870
  • 399. file verb –1. (50) file, register – (record in a public office or in a court of law; ”file for divorce”; ”file a complaint”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 399 / 870
  • 400. fill verb –1. (61) fill, fill up, make full – (make full, also in a metaphorical sense; ”fill a container”; ”fill the child with pride”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 400 / 870
  • 401. fillet verb –1. fillet, filet – (decorate with a lace of geometric designs) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 401 / 870
  • 402. film verb –1. (2) film, shoot, take – (make a film or photograph of something; ”take a scene”; ”shoot a movie”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 402 / 870
  • 403. filter verb –1. (10) filter, filtrate, strain, separate out, filter out – (remove by passing through a filter; ”filter out the impurities”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 403 / 870
  • 404. finalise verb –. finalize, finalise, settle, nail down – (make final; put the last touches on; put into final form; ”let’s finalize the proposal”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 404 / 870
  • 405. finalize verb –. finalize, finalise, settle, nail down – (make final; put the last touches on; put into final form; ”let’s finalize the proposal”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 405 / 870
  • 406. finance verb –1. (23) finance – (obtain or provide money for; ”Can we finance the addition to our home?”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 406 / 870
  • 407. find verb –1. (159) find, happen, chance, bump, encounter – (come upon, as if by accident; meet with; ”We find this idea in Plato”; ”I happened upon the most wonderful bakery not very far from here”; ”She chanced upon an interesting book in the bookstore the other day”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 407 / 870
  • 408. fine verb –. ticket, fine – (issue a ticket or a fine to as a penalty; ”I was fined for parking on the wrong side of the street”; ”Move your car or else you will be ticketed!”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 408 / 870
  • 409. fine-tune verb –1. polish, refine, fine-tune, down – (improve or perfect by pruning or polishing; ”refine one’s style of writing”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 409 / 870
  • 410. fingerprint verb –. fingerprint – (take an impression of a person’s fingerprints) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 410 / 870
  • 411. finish verb –1. (44) complete, finish – (come or bring to a finish or an end; ”He finished the dishes”; ”She completed the requirements for her Master’s Degree”; ”The fastest runner finished the race in just over 2 hours; others finished in over 4 hours”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 411 / 870
  • 412. fire verb –1. (30) open fire, fire – (start firing a weapon) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 412 / 870
  • 413. firebomb verb –. firebomb – (attack with incendiary bombs; ”The rioters fire-bombed the stores”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 413 / 870
  • 414. firm verb –1. tauten, firm – (become taut or tauter; ”Your muscles will firm when you exercise regularly”; ”the rope tautened”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 414 / 870
  • 415. fish verb –1. (2) fish, angle – (seek indirectly; ”fish for compliments”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 415 / 870
  • 416. fit verb –1. (14) suit, accommodate, fit – (be agreeable or acceptable to; ”This suits my needs”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 416 / 870
  • 417. fix verb –1. (9) repair, mend, fix, bushel, doctor, furbish up, restore, touch on – (restore by replacing a part or putting together what is torn or broken; ”She repaired her TV set”; ”Repair my shoes please”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 417 / 870
  • 418. flail verb –1. (1) thrash, thresh, lam, flail – (give a thrashing to; beat hard) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 418 / 870
  • 419. flake verb –1. (1) flake – (form into flakes; ”The substances started to flake”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 419 / 870
  • 420. flame verb –1. flare, flame – (shine with a sudden light; ”The night sky flared with the massive bombardment”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 420 / 870
  • 421. flank verb –. (5) flank – (be located at the sides of something or somebody) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 421 / 870
  • 422. flap verb –1. (4) roll, undulate, flap, wave – (move in a wavy pattern or with a rising and falling motion; ”The curtains undulated”; ”the waves rolled towards the beach”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 422 / 870
  • 423. flash verb –1. (9) flash, blink, wink, twinkle, winkle – (gleam or glow intermittently; ”The lights were flashing”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 423 / 870
  • 424. flatten verb –1. (6) flatten – (make flat or flatter; ”flatten a road”; ”flatten your stomach with these exercises”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 424 / 870
  • 425. flatter verb –. (7) flatter, blandish – (praise somewhat dishonestly) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 425 / 870
  • 426. flavor verb –. season, flavor, flavour – (lend flavor to; ”Season the chicken breast after roasting it”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 426 / 870
  • 427. fledge verb –1. fledge – (feed, care for, and rear young birds for flight) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 427 / 870
  • 428. flee verb –. (37) flee, fly, take flight – (run away quickly; ”He threw down his gun and fled”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 428 / 870
  • 429. fleece verb –1. overcharge, soak, surcharge, gazump, fleece, plume, pluck, rob, hook – (rip off; ask an unreasonable price) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 429 / 870
  • 430. flick verb –1. (1) flicker, flick – (flash intermittently; ”The lights flicked on and off”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 430 / 870
  • 431. flight verb –1. flight – (shoot a bird in flight) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 431 / 870
  • 432. fling verb –1. (13) fling – (throw with force or recklessness; ”fling the frisbee”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 432 / 870
  • 433. flip verb –1. (3) flip, toss – (lightly throw to see which side comes up; ”I don’t know what to do–I may as well flip a coin!”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 433 / 870
  • 434. float verb –1. (14) float, drift, be adrift, blow – (be in motion due to some air or water current; ”The leaves were blowing in the wind”; ”the boat drifted on the lake”; ”The sailboat was adrift on the open sea”; ”the shipwrecked boat drifted away from the shore”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 434 / 870
  • 435. flog verb –1. (1) flog, welt, whip, lather, lash, slash, strap, trounce – (beat severely with a whip or rod; ”The teacher often flogged the students”; ”The children were severely trounced”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 435 / 870
  • 436. flood verb –1. (6) deluge, flood, inundate, swamp – (fill quickly beyond capacity; as with a liquid; ”the basement was inundated after the storm”; ”The images flooded his mind”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 436 / 870
  • 437. flour verb –1. flour – (cover with flour; ”flour fish or meat before frying it”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 437 / 870
  • 438. flourish verb –1. (11) boom, thrive, flourish, expand – (grow vigorously; ”The deer population in this town is thriving”; ”business is booming”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 438 / 870
  • 439. flout verb –1. (2) scoff, flout – (treat with contemptuous disregard; ”flout the rules”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 439 / 870
  • 440. flub verb –. (1) 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 II May 31, 2011 440 / 870
  • 441. fluff verb –1. 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 II May 31, 2011 441 / 870
  • 442. flummox verb –. 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 II May 31, 2011 442 / 870
  • 443. flunk verb –. fail, flunk, bomb, flush it – (fail to get a passing grade; ”She studied hard but failed nevertheless”; ”Did I fail the test?”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 443 / 870
  • 444. flush verb –1. (3) blush, crimson, flush, redden – (turn red, as if in embarrassment or shame; ”The girl blushed when a young man whistled as she walked by”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 444 / 870
  • 445. fluster verb –1. (1) fluster – (be flustered; behave in a confused manner) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 445 / 870
  • 446. flutter verb –1. (1) flit, flutter, fleet, dart – (move along rapidly and lightly; skim or dart; ”The hummingbird flitted among the branches”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 446 / 870
  • 447. fly verb –1. (33) fly, wing – (travel through the air; be airborne; ”Man cannot fly”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 447 / 870
  • 448. focus verb –1. (6) concentrate, focus, center, centre, pore, rivet – (direct one’s attention on something; ”Please focus on your studies and not on your hobbies”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 448 / 870
  • 449. fog verb –. obscure, befog, becloud, obnubilate, haze over, fog, cloud, mist – (make less visible or unclear; ”The stars are obscured by the clouds”; ”the big elm tree obscures our view of the valley”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 449 / 870
  • 450. foil verb –1. (1) foil – (enhance by contrast; ”In this picture, the figures are foiled against the background”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 450 / 870
  • 451. foist verb –1. foist – (to force onto another; ”He foisted his work on me”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 451 / 870
  • 452. fold verb –1. (5) fold, fold up, turn up – (bend or lay so that one part covers the other; ”fold up the newspaper”; ”turn up your collar”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 452 / 870
  • 453. follow verb –1. (74) follow – (to travel behind, go after, come after; ”The ducklings followed their mother around the pond”; ”Please follow the guide through the museum”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 453 / 870
  • 454. foment verb –1. agitate, foment, stir up – (try to stir up public opinion) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 454 / 870
  • 455. fondle verb –. caress, fondle – (touch or stroke lightly in a loving or endearing manner; ”He caressed her face”; ”They fondled in the back seat of the taxi”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 455 / 870
  • 456. fool verb –1. (6) fool, gull, befool – (make a fool or dupe of) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 456 / 870
  • 457. forbid verb –1. (15) forbid, prohibit, interdict, proscribe, veto, disallow, nix – (command against; ”I forbid you to call me late at night”; ”Mother vetoed the trip to the chocolate store”; ”Dad nixed our plans”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 457 / 870
  • 458. force verb –1. (48) coerce, hale, squeeze, pressure, force – (to cause to do through pressure or necessity, by physical, moral or intellectual means :”She forced him to take a job in the city”; ”He squeezed her for information”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 458 / 870
  • 459. force-feed verb –. force-feed – (feed someone who will not or cannot eat) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 459 / 870
  • 460. forecast verb –1. (5) forecast, calculate – (predict in advance) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 460 / 870
  • 461. foreclose verb –1. (1) prevent, forestall, foreclose, preclude, forbid – (keep from happening or arising; make impossible; ”My sense of tact forbids an honest answer”; ”Your role in the projects precludes your involvement in the competitive project”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 461 / 870
  • 462. forego verb –1. (3) predate, precede, forego, forgo, antecede, antedate – (be earlier in time; go back further; ”Stone tools precede bronze tools”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 462 / 870
  • 463. foresee verb –1. (5) anticipate, previse, foreknow, foresee – (realize beforehand) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 463 / 870
  • 464. foreshadow verb –. 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 II May 31, 2011 464 / 870
  • 465. forestall verb –1. (4) prevent, forestall, foreclose, preclude, forbid – (keep from happening or arising; make impossible; ”My sense of tact forbids an honest answer”; ”Your role in the projects precludes your involvement in the competitive project”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 465 / 870
  • 466. forewarn verb –. forewarn, previse – (warn in advance or beforehand; give an early warning; ”I forewarned him of the trouble that would arise if he showed up at his ex-wife’s house”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 466 / 870
  • 467. forfeit verb –. (2) forfeit, give up, throw overboard, waive, forgo, forego – (lose (s.th.) or lose the right to (s.th.) by some error, offense, or crime; ”you’ve forfeited your right to name your successor”; ”forfeited property”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 467 / 870
  • 468. forge verb –1. (1) forge, hammer – (create by hammering; ”hammer the silver into a bowl”; ”forge a pair of tongues”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 468 / 870
  • 469. forget verb –1. (61) forget, bury – (dismiss from the mind; stop remembering; ”I tried to bury these unpleasant memories”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 469 / 870
  • 470. forgive verb –1. (24) forgive – (stop blaming or grant forgiveness; ”I forgave him his infidelity”; ”She cannot forgive him for forgetting her birthday”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 470 / 870
  • 471. forgo verb –1. (1) waive, relinquish, forgo, forego, foreswear, dispense with – (do without or cease to hold or adhere to; ”We are dispensing with formalities”; ”relinquish the old ideas”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 471 / 870
  • 472. form verb –1. (28) form, organize, organise – (create (as an entity); ”social groups form everywhere”; ”They formed a company”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 472 / 870
  • 473. formalize verb –1. formalize, formalise – (make formal or official; ”We formalized the appointment and gave him a title”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 473 / 870
  • 474. format verb –1. format, arrange – (set (printed matter) into a specific format; ”Format this letter so it can be printed out”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 474 / 870
  • 475. formulate verb –1. (8) explicate, formulate, develop – (elaborate, as of theories and hypotheses; ”Could you develop the ideas in your thesis”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 475 / 870
  • 476. forsake verb –. (4) abandon, forsake, desolate, desert – (leave someone who needs or counts on you; leave in the lurch; ”The mother deserted her children”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 476 / 870
  • 477. forswear verb –. (1) abjure, recant, forswear, retract, resile – (formally reject or disavow a formerly held belief, usually under pressure; ”He retracted his earlier statements about his religion”; ”She abjured her beliefs”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 477 / 870
  • 478. fortify verb –1. (4) strengthen, beef up, fortify – (make strong or stronger; ”This exercise will strengthen your upper body”; ”strengthen the relations between the two countries”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 478 / 870
  • 479. forward verb –. (3) forward, send on – (send or ship onward from an intermediate post or station in transit; ”forward my mail”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 479 / 870
  • 480. fossilize verb –1. fossilize, fossilise – (convert to a fossil; ”The little animals fossilized and are now embedded in the limestone”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 480 / 870
  • 481. foster verb –1. (13) foster, further – (promote the growth of; ”Foster our children’s well-being and education”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 481 / 870
  • 482. foul verb –1. (1) foul – (hit a foul ball) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 482 / 870
  • 483. found verb –1. (9) establish, set up, found, launch – (set up or found; ”She set up a literacy program”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 483 / 870
  • 484. fracture verb –1. (1) fracture – (violate or abuse; ”This writer really fractures the language”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 484 / 870
  • 485. frame verb –1. (4) frame, frame in, border – (enclose in or as if in a frame; ”frame a picture”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 485 / 870
  • 486. frames verb –1. (4) frame, frame in, border – (enclose in or as if in a frame; ”frame a picture”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 486 / 870
  • 487. franchise verb –. franchise – (grant a franchise to) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 487 / 870
  • 488. fray verb –1. fray, frazzle – (wear away by rubbing; ”The friction frayed the sleeve”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 488 / 870
  • 489. free verb –1. (6) free, liberate, release, unloose, unloosen, loose – (grant freedom to; free from confinement) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 489 / 870
  • 490. freeze verb –1. (5) freeze, stop dead – (stop moving or become immobilized; ”When he saw the police car he froze”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 490 / 870
  • 491. frequent verb –1. (1) patronize, patronise, shop, shop at, buy at, frequent, sponsor – (do one’s shopping at; do business with; be a customer or client of) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 491 / 870
  • 492. freshen verb –1. refresh, freshen – (make (to feel) fresh; ”The cool water refreshed us”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 492 / 870
  • 493. fret verb –1. (3) fuss, niggle, fret – (worry unnecessarily or excessively; ”don’t fuss too much over the grandchildren–they are quite big now”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 493 / 870
  • 494. frighten verb –1. (10) frighten, fright, scare, affright – (cause fear in; ”The stranger who hangs around the building frightens me”; ”Ghosts could never affright her”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 494 / 870
  • 495. fritter verb –. fritter, frivol away, dissipate, shoot, fritter away, fool, fool away – (spend frivolously and unwisely; ”Fritter away one’s inheritance”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 495 / 870
  • 496. frustrate verb –1. (5) thwart, queer, spoil, scotch, foil, cross, frustrate, baffle, bilk – (hinder or prevent (the efforts, plans, or desires) of; ”What ultimately frustrated every challenger was Ruth’s amazing September surge”; ”foil your opponent”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 496 / 870
  • 497. fry verb –1. (1) fry – (be excessively hot; ”If the children stay out on the beach for another hour, they’ll be fried”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 497 / 870
  • 498. fudge verb –1. fudge, manipulate, fake, falsify, cook, wangle, misrepresent – (tamper, with the purpose of deception; ”Fudge the figures”; ”cook the books”; ”falsify the data”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 498 / 870
  • 499. fuel verb –1. (2) fuel – (provide with a combustible substance that provides energy; ”fuel aircraft, ships, and cars”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 499 / 870
  • 500. fulfil verb –1. (3) 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 II May 31, 2011 500 / 870
  • 501. fulfill verb –1. (10) 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 II May 31, 2011 501 / 870
  • 502. fumble verb –1. (4) grope, fumble – (feel about uncertainly or blindly; ”She groped for her glasses in the darkness of the bedroom”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 502 / 870
  • 503. fumigate verb –. fumigate, fume – (treat with fumes, expose to fumes, especially with the aim of disinfecting or eradicating pests) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 503 / 870
  • 504. fund verb –1. fund – (convert (short-term floating debt) into long-term debt that bears fixed interest and is represented by bonds) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 504 / 870
  • 505. funnel verb –. (1) funnel – (move or pour through a funnel; ”funnel the liquid into the small bottle”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 505 / 870
  • 506. furlough verb –1. (1) furlough, lay off – (dismiss, usually for economic reasons; ”She was laid off together with hundreds of other workers when the company downsized”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 506 / 870
  • 507. furnish verb –1. (28) supply, provide, render, furnish – (give something useful or necessary to; ”We provided the room with an electrical heater”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 507 / 870
  • 508. furrow verb –1. (1) furrow, rut, groove – (hollow out in the form of a furrow or groove; ”furrow soil”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 508 / 870
  • 509. further verb –1. (7) foster, further – (promote the growth of; ”Foster our children’s well-being and education”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 509 / 870
  • 510. fuse verb –1. (3) blend, flux, mix, conflate, commingle, immix, fuse, coalesce, meld, combine, merge – (mix together different elements; ”The colors blend well”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 510 / 870
  • 511. gag verb –1. (1) gag, muzzle – (prevent from speaking out; ”The press was gagged”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 511 / 870
  • 512. gain verb –1. (27) derive, gain – (obtain; ”derive pleasure from one’s garden”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 512 / 870
  • 513. gall verb –1. chafe, gall, fret – (become or make sore by or as if by rubbing) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 513 / 870
  • 514. gallop verb –1. (8) gallop – (ride at a galloping pace; ”He was galloping down the road”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 514 / 870
  • 515. galvanize verb –1. startle, galvanize, galvanise – (to stimulate to action ; ”..startled him awake”; ”galvanized into action”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 515 / 870
  • 516. garble verb –. falsify, distort, garble, warp – (make false by mutilation or addition; as of a message or story) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 516 / 870
  • 517. garment verb –. dress, clothe, enclothe, garb, raiment, tog, garment, habilitate, fit out, apparel – (provide with clothes or put clothes on; ”Parents must feed and dress their child”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 517 / 870
  • 518. garner verb –1. (1) earn, garner – (acquire or deserve by one’s efforts or actions) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 518 / 870
  • 519. garnish verb –1. garnishee, garnish – (take a debtor’s wages on legal orders, such as for child support; ”His employer garnished his wages in order to pay his debt”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 519 / 870
  • 520. gather verb –1. (23) gather, garner, collect, pull together – (assemble or get together; ”gather some stones”; ”pull your thoughts together”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 520 / 870
  • 521. gauge verb –1. (2) estimate, gauge, approximate, guess, judge – (judge tentatively or form an estimate of (quantities or time); ”I estimate this chicken to weigh three pounds”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 521 / 870
  • 522. gazette verb –. gazette – (publish in a gazette) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 522 / 870
  • 523. gear verb –. (3) gear, pitch – (set the level or character of; ”She pitched her speech to the teenagers in the audience”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 523 / 870
  • 524. generalize verb –1. (6) generalize, generalise, extrapolate, infer – (draw from specific cases for more general cases) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 524 / 870
  • 525. generate verb –1. (14) generate, bring forth – (bring into existence; ”The new manager generated a lot of problems”; ”The computer bug generated chaos in the office”; ”The computer generated this image”; ”The earthquake generated a tsunami”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 525 / 870
  • 526. get verb –1. (235) 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 II May 31, 2011 526 / 870
  • 527. gird verb –1. (1) 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 II May 31, 2011 527 / 870
  • 528. give verb –1. (179) give – (cause to have, in the abstract sense or physical sense; ”She gave him a black eye”; ”The draft gave me a cold”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 528 / 870
  • 529. glamorize verb –1. romanticize, romanticise, glamorize, glamourise – (interpret romantically; ”Don’t romanticize this uninteresting and hard work!”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 529 / 870
  • 530. glaze verb –1. (6) glaze – (coat with a glaze; ”the potter glazed the dishes”; ”glaze the bread with eggwhite”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 530 / 870
  • 531. glean verb –. (2) reap, harvest, glean – (gather, as of natural products; ”harvest the grapes”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 531 / 870
  • 532. glide verb –1. (3) glide – (move smoothly and effortlessly) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 532 / 870
  • 533. glimpse verb –. (5) glimpse – (catch a glimpse of or see briefly; ”We glimpsed the Queen as she got into her limousine”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 533 / 870
  • 534. glorify verb –1. (4) laud, extol, exalt, glorify, proclaim – (praise, glorify, or honor; ”extol the virtues of one’s children”; ”glorify one’s spouse’s cooking”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 534 / 870
  • 535. gloss verb –1. gloss – (give a shine or gloss to, usually by rubbing) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 535 / 870
  • 536. glue verb –1. (15) glue, paste – (join or attach with or as if with glue; ”paste the sign on the wall”; ”cut and paste the sentence in the text”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 536 / 870
  • 537. gnash verb –. (2) gnash – (grind together, of teeth) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 537 / 870
  • 538. gnaw verb –1. (2) gnaw – (bite or chew on with the teeth; ”gnaw an old cracker”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 538 / 870
  • 539. goad verb –1. (1) spur, goad – (give heart or courage to) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 539 / 870
  • 540. gobble verb –1. (2) gobble, bolt – (eat hastily without proper chewing; ”Don’t bolt your food!”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 540 / 870
  • 541. govern verb –1. (11) regulate, regularize, regularise, order, govern – (bring into conformity with rules or principles or usage; impose regulations; ”We cannot regulate the way people dress”; ”This town likes to regulate”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 541 / 870
  • 542. grab verb –1. (27) catch, grab, take hold of – (take hold of so as to seize or restrain or stop the motion of; ”Catch the ball!”; ”Grab the elevator door!”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 542 / 870
  • 543. grace verb –1. (1) 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 II May 31, 2011 543 / 870
  • 544. grade verb –1. (1) rate, rank, range, order, grade, place – (assign a rank or rating to; ”how would you rank these students?”; ”The restaurant is rated highly in the food guide”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 544 / 870
  • 545. graduate verb –1. (7) graduate – (receive an academic degree upon completion of one’s studies; ”She graduated in 1990”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 545 / 870
  • 546. graft verb –1. graft, engraft, ingraft – (cause to grow together parts from different plants; ”graft the cherry tree branch onto the plum tree”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 546 / 870
  • 547. grant verb –1. (14) allow, grant – (let have; ”grant permission”; ”Mandela was allowed few visitors in prison”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 547 / 870
  • 548. graph verb –1. (1) graph, chart – (represent by means of a graph; ”chart the data”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 548 / 870
  • 549. grasp verb –1. (15) grasp, hold on – (hold firmly) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 549 / 870
  • 550. grate verb –1. grate – (furnish with a grate; ”a grated fireplace”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 550 / 870
  • 551. gratify verb –1. (2) satisfy, gratify – (make happy or satisfied) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 551 / 870
  • 552. gray verb –1. grey, gray – (make grey; ”The painter decided to grey the sky”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 552 / 870
  • 553. graze verb –1. (3) crop, browse, graze, range, pasture – (feed as in a meadow or pasture; ”the herd was grazing”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 553 / 870
  • 554. grease verb –. (1) grease – (lubricate with grease; ”grease the wheels”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 554 / 870
  • 555. greet verb –1. (12) greet, recognize, recognise – (express greetings upon meeting someone) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 555 / 870
  • 556. grieve verb –1. (1) grieve, sorrow – (feel grief) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 556 / 870
  • 557. grill verb –1. (1) grill – (cook over a grill; ”grill the sausages”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 557 / 870
  • 558. grind verb –1. (4) crunch, cranch, craunch, grind – (press or grind with a crushing noise) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 558 / 870
  • 559. grip verb –1. (10) grip – (hold fast or firmly; ”He gripped the steering wheel”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 559 / 870
  • 560. groin verb –. groin – (build with groins; ”The ceiling was groined”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 560 / 870
  • 561. groom verb –1. (1) prepare, groom, train – (educate for a future role or function; ”He is grooming his son to become his successor”; ”The prince was prepared to become King one day”; ”They trained him to be a warrior”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 561 / 870
  • 562. gross verb –. gross – (earn before taxes, expenses, etc.) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 562 / 870
  • 563. ground verb –1. (2) anchor, ground – (fix firmly and stably; ”anchor the lamppost in concrete”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 563 / 870
  • 564. group verb –1. (4) group – (arrange into a group or groups; ”Can you group these shapes together?”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 564 / 870
  • 565. grow verb –1. (70) turn, grow – (pass into a condition gradually, take on a specific property or attribute; become; ”The weather turned nasty”; ”She grew angry”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 565 / 870
  • 566. guarantee verb –1. (8) guarantee, vouch – (give surety or assume responsibility; ”I vouch for the quality of my products”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 566 / 870
  • 567. guard verb –1. (6) guard – (to keep watch over; ”there would be men guarding the horses”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 567 / 870
  • 568. guess verb –1. (42) think, opine, suppose, imagine, reckon, guess – (expect, believe, or suppose; ”I imagine she earned a lot of money with her new novel”; ”I thought to find her in a bad state”; ”he didn’t think to find her in the kitchen”; ”I guess she is angry at me for standing her up”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 568 / 870
  • 569. guide verb –1. (12) steer, maneuver, manoeuver, manoeuvre, direct, point, head, guide, channelize, channelise – (direct the course; determine the direction of travelling) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 569 / 870
  • 570. gulp verb –1. (5) gulp, quaff, swig – (to swallow hurriedly or greedily or in one draught; ”The men gulped down their beers”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 570 / 870
  • 571. gum verb –1. gum – (cover, fill, fix or smear with or as if with gum; ”if you gum the tape it is stronger”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 571 / 870
  • 572. gut verb –1. gut – (empty completely; destroy the inside of; ”Gut the building”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 572 / 870
  • 573. guzzle verb –. (1) guzzle – (drink greedily or as if with great thirst; ”The boys guzzled the cheap vodka”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 573 / 870
  • 574. gyrate verb –1. (1) gyrate, spiral, coil – (to wind or move in a spiral course; ”the muscles and nerves of his fine drawn body were coiling for action”; ”black smoke coiling up into the sky”; ”the young people gyrated on the dance floor”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 574 / 870
  • 575. hack verb –1. (1) chop, hack – (cut with a hacking tool) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 575 / 870
  • 576. hail verb –1. (4) acclaim, hail, herald – (praise vociferously; ”The critics hailed the young pianist as a new Rubinstein”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 576 / 870
  • 577. halt verb –1. (8) halt, hold, arrest – (cause to stop; ”Halt the engines”; ”Arrest the progress”; ”halt the presses”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 577 / 870
  • 578. halve verb –. halve – (divide by two; divide into halves; ”Halve the cake”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 578 / 870
  • 579. ham verb –. overact, ham it up, ham, overplay – (exaggerate one’s acting) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 579 / 870
  • 580. hammer verb –1. (4) hammer – (beat with or as if with a hammer; ”hammer the metal flat”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 580 / 870
  • 581. hamper verb –1. (4) hamper, halter, cramp, strangle – (prevent the progress or free movement of; ”He was hampered in his efforts by the bad weather”; ”the imperialist nation wanted to strangle the free trade between the two small countries”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 581 / 870
  • 582. hamstring verb –1. hamstring – (make ineffective or powerless; ”The teachers were hamstrung by the overly rigid schedules”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 582 / 870
  • 583. hand verb –1. (25) pass, hand, reach, pass on, turn over, give – (place into the hands or custody of; ”hand me the spoon, please”; ”Turn the files over to me, please”; ”He turned over the prisoner to his lawyers”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 583 / 870
  • 584. handcuff verb –. manacle, cuff, handcuff – (confine or restrain with or as if with manacles or handcuffs; ”The police handcuffed the suspect at the scene of the crime”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 584 / 870
  • 585. handle verb –1. (41) manage, deal, care, handle – (be in charge of, act on, or dispose of; ”I can deal with this crew of workers”; ”This blender can’t handle nuts”; ”She managed her parents’ affairs after they got too old”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 585 / 870
  • 586. hang verb –1. (35) hang – (be suspended or hanging; ”The flag hung on the wall”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 586 / 870
  • 587. harangue verb –. (4) harangue – (deliver a harangue to; address forcefully) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 587 / 870
  • 588. harass verb –1. 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 II May 31, 2011 588 / 870
  • 589. harbor verb –1. (4) harbor, harbour, hold, entertain, nurse – (maintain (a theory, thoughts, or feelings); ”bear a grudge”; ”entertain interesting notions”; ”harbor a resentment”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 589 / 870
  • 590. harbour verb –1. harbor, harbour – (secretly shelter (as of fugitives or criminals)) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 590 / 870
  • 591. harden verb –1. (4) harden, indurate – (become hard or harder; ”The wax hardened”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 591 / 870
  • 592. harm verb –. (3) harm – (cause or do harm to; ”These pills won’t harm your system”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 592 / 870
  • 593. harmonize verb –1. harmonize, harmonise, consort, accord, concord, fit in, agree – (go together; ”The colors don’t harmonize”; ”Their ideas concorded”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 593 / 870
  • 594. harness verb –1. (2) harness, tackle – (put a harness; ”harness the horse”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 594 / 870
  • 595. harrow verb –. (2) harrow, disk – (draw a harrow over (land)) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 595 / 870
  • 596. harvest verb –1. (3) reap, harvest, glean – (gather, as of natural products; ”harvest the grapes”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 596 / 870
  • 597. hash verb –. hash – (chop up; ”hash the potatoes”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 597 / 870
  • 598. hassle verb –. 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 II May 31, 2011 598 / 870
  • 599. hasten verb –1. (7) rush, hasten, hurry, look sharp, festinate – (act or move at high speed; ”We have to rush!”; ”hurry–it’s late!”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 599 / 870
  • 600. hatch verb –1. (2) hatch – (emerge from the eggs; ”young birds, fish, and reptiles hatch”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 600 / 870
  • 601. hate verb –. (50) hate, detest – (dislike intensely; feel antipathy or aversion towards; ”I hate Mexican food”; ”She detests politicians”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 601 / 870
  • 602. haul verb –1. (7) haul, hale, cart, drag – (draw slowly or heavily; ”haul stones”; ”haul nets”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 602 / 870
  • 603. haunt verb –1. (3) haunt, stalk – (follow stealthily or recur constantly and spontaneously to; ”her ex-boyfriend stalked her”; ”the ghost of her mother haunted her”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 603 / 870
  • 604. have verb –1. (1202) have, have got, hold – (have or possess, either in a concrete or an abstract sense; ”She has 1,000 in the bank”; ”He has got two beautiful daughters”; ”She holds a Master’s degree from Harvard”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 604 / 870
  • 605. hawk verb –1. (2) peddle, monger, huckster, hawk, vend, pitch – (sell or offer for sale from place to place) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 605 / 870
  • 606. haze verb –1. haze – (become hazy, dull, or cloudy) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 606 / 870
  • 607. head verb –1. (29) head – (to go or travel towards; ”where is she heading”; ”We were headed for the mountains”) Andrew Ernest Ritz (Langtech) Verb Ocean II May 31, 2011 607 / 870
  • 608. headline verb –1. (1) headline – (publ