Baa, n. bleat, bleating.—v. bleat.

babble, v. prattle, gabble; murmur, purl. See talk.

babble, n. prattle, gabble, chatter, prating; murmur, purl.

babbler, n. prater, chatterer, prattler, tattler.

baby, n. infant, babe, suckling, nursling. See child.

baby, v. humor, fondle, indulge, coddle, pet, cosset.

baby, a. infantine, infantile, babyish.

babyhood, n. infancy.

bachelor, n. celibate.

bachelorhood, n. bachelorship, bachelorism, celibacy.

sack, n. bag, pouch; pillage, plunder, rapine, havoc, devastation, spoliation.

sack, v. devastate, plunder, pillage, ravage, despoil, loot, rapine, strip.

sacred, a. consecrated, hallowed; venerable, sainted, religious; inviolable.

sacredness, n. sanctity, holiness; inviolability, inviolableness.

sacrifice, n. oblation, immolation; surrender, loss, giving up; holocaust; hecatomb.

sacrifice, v. offer, immolate; surrender, give up, forego.

sacrilege, n. desecration, profanation, violation.

C. Associated Word: cedilla.

cabbage, n. savoy; colewort; broccoli; collards; Brussels sprouts. Associated Words: Brassica, brassicaceous.

cabbage, v. (Colloq.) steal, pilfer, purloin, filch.

cabin, n. hut, hovel, shanty, cot, shack, cottage.

cage, n. mew.—v. confine, coop up, encage, mew.

caged, a. imprisoned, confined.

cajole, v. beguile, wheedle, blandish, inveigle, flatter.

cajolery, n. wheedling, blandishment, beguilement.

cake, v. concrete, harden, solidify, coagulate.

Tab, n. (Colloq.) account, reckoning, check, tally, score.

table, n. tablet; schedule, synopsis, index, list; trivet (three-legged table). Associated word: mensal.

table, v. tabulate, tabularize.

tableland, n. plateau, mesa (Southwestern U.S.).

table linen. napery.

tablet, n. lozenge, troche, trochiscus.

taboo, n. interdiction, prohibition, proscription.

taboo, v. interdict, prohibit, proscribe.

taboo, a. prohibited, forbidden, interdicted, proscribed.

tackle, n. gear, implements, equipment, rigging, apparatus.

Eager, a. ardent, avid, zealous, impetuous, vehement, intent, animated, impatient, fervent, athirst, impassioned ravenous, anxious, glowing, keen. Antonyms: indifferent, apathetic, dispassionate, phlegmatic, unconcerned unmoved, stolid.

eagerness, n. impatience, avidity, fervor, zeal, intensity, empressement, impetuosity, vehemence, heartiness, intentness ardor, devotion.

eagle, n. Aquila, bird of Jove; eaglet (young eagle). Associated words: aquiline, eyry, aerie.

ear, n. (of grain) spike.

Ubiquitous, a. omnipresent.

ubiquity, n. omnipresence.

udder, n. mamma. Associated Words: escutcheon, garget.

ugly, a. repulsive, unsightly, loathsome, hideous, grewsome, frightful; (Colloq.) crossgrained, ill-natured, unamiable, inaffable, surly, refractory, vicious, indocile, spiteful, sullen, morose; uncomely, hard-visaged, homely, ill-favored, hard-featured.

ulcer, n. fester, gathering, imposthume, pustule, ulceration. Associated Words: sanies, sanious.

ulcerate, v. suppurate, fester, maturate.

ultimate, a. final, farthest, extreme.

Fable, n. apologue (moral fable); fiction, fabrication, myth, untruth.

fabler, n. fabulist.

fabulous, a. fictitious, feigned, unverified; exorbitant, inordinate, excessive.

face, n. countenance, visage, physiognomy, features; front, exterior; obverse; facet; effrontery, confidence, assurance, audacity, impudence. Associated Words: facial, domino, complexion, multifaced, rouge, cosmetic, grimace, Janus-faced, lineament, profile, silhouette, maskoid, smirk, physiognomist.

face, v. confront, meet; bully, bluff; veneer; plane, dress, smooth.

Vacancy, n. emptiness; space, vacuum, chasm, gap; leisure, vacation, intermission.

vacant, a. empty, unfilled, void, uninhabited, untenanted; leisure, unemployed. Antonyms: full, filled, occupied.

vacate, v. empty, evacuate, resign, abdicate; annul, abrogate, invalidate.

vacation, n. evacuation, resignation, abdication; invalidation, abrogation; intermission, holidays, recess.

vaccinate, v. inoculate.

vaccination, n. inoculation (with the cowpox).

vacillate, v. fluctuate, waver, veer, oscillate, whiffle.

Gabble, n. gibberish, babble, prate, prating, chatter, jargon.

gabble, v. gibber, jabber, babble, prate, chatter.

gable, n. Associated Word: pediment.

gad, n. goad.

gag, v. silence, muzzle, muffle, hush, suppress; retch.

gag, n. muffler, muzzler, silencer.

gain, n. increase, profit, advantage, increment, acquisition, accumulation, accretion, store, hoarding; emolument, lucre.

gain, v. get, acquire, achieve, win, obtain, attain; conciliate, persuade, induce.

gainsay, v. contradict, dispute, deny, controvert, impugn.

Wabble, v. stagger, vacillate, reel.

waddle, v. toddle, totter.

wade, v. ford.

wading birds. Grallatores, Grallae.

wading place. ford.

wage, v. stake, bet, wager.

wager, v. bet, stake, pledge, hazard, speculate.

wages, n. compensation, pay, earnings, hire, salary.

waggery, n. humor, facetiousness, pleasantry, drollery, jesting, jocularity.

waggish, a. frolicsome, facetious, roguish, arch, sportive, prankish.

wagon, n. vehicle, wain; caravan, van.

wagon-maker, n. wainwright, wagonwright, wheelwright.

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