disarrange

31 10 2013

Verbs
1. (verb) disarrange;
  – destroy the arrangement or order of;
  – “My son disarranged the papers on my desk”;

2. (verb) disarrange;
  – disturb the arrangement of;
  – “disarrange the papers”;

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turgid

31 10 2013

Adjectives
1. (adj.) bombastic, declamatory, large, orotund, tumid, turgid;
  – ostentatiously lofty in style;
  – “a man given to large talk”; “tumid political prose”;

2. (adj.) intumescent, puffy, tumescent, tumid, turgid;
  – abnormally distended especially by fluids or gas;
  – “hungry children with bloated stomachs”; “he had a grossly distended stomach”; “eyes with puffed (or puffy) lids”; “swollen hands”; “tumescent tissue”; “puffy tumid flesh”;


   


oration

31 10 2013

Nouns
1. (n.) oration;
  – an instance of oratory;
  – “he delivered an oration on the decline of family values”;

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subjacent

31 10 2013

Adjectives
1. (adj.) subjacent;
  – lying nearby but lower;
  – “hills and subjacent valleys”;

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veneer

30 10 2013

Nouns
1. (n.) veneer, veneering;
  – coating consisting of a thin layer of superior wood glued to a base of inferior wood;

2. (n.) facing, veneer;
  – an ornamental coating to a building;

Verbs
1. (verb) veneer;
  – cover with veneer;
  – “veneer the furniture to protect it”;

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