stupefy

29 02 2012

Verbs
1. (verb) besot, stupefy;
  – make dull or stupid or muddle with drunkenness or infatuation;

2. (verb) amaze, baffle, beat, bewilder, dumbfound, flummox, get, gravel, mystify, nonplus, perplex, pose, puzzle, stick, stupefy, vex;
  – 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”;

3. (verb) stun, stupefy;
  – make senseless or dizzy by or as if by a blow;
  – “stun fish”;

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benefactor

29 02 2012

Nouns
1. (n.) benefactor, helper;
  – a person who helps people or institutions (especially with financial help);

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comprise

29 02 2012

Verbs
1. (verb) comprise, consist;
  – be composed of;
  – “The land he conquered comprised several provinces”; “What does this dish consist of?”;

2. (verb) comprise, contain, incorporate;
  – include or contain; have as a component;
  – “A totally new idea is comprised in this paper”; “The record contains many old songs from the 1930’s”;

3. (verb) be, comprise, constitute, make up, represent;
  – form or compose;
  – “This money is my only income”; “The stone wall was the backdrop for the performance”; “These constitute my entire belonging”; “The children made up the chorus”; “This sum represents my entire income for a year”; “These few men comprise his entire army”;

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sundry

29 02 2012

Adjectives
1. (adj.) assorted, miscellaneous, mixed, motley, sundry;
  – consisting of a haphazard assortment of different kinds;
  – “an arrangement of assorted spring flowers”; “assorted sizes”; “miscellaneous accessories”; “a mixed program of baroque and contemporary music”; “a motley crew”; “sundry sciences commonly known as social”;


   


sediment

29 02 2012

Nouns
1. (n.) deposit, sediment;
  – matter that has been deposited by some natural process;

Verbs
1. (verb) sediment;
  – deposit as a sediment;

2. (verb) sediment;
  – settle as sediment;

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