A Perfect World 1993
Number of Single Words: 1397
able 9,96
: 1. Legally qualified or competent. 2. Skillful. 3. Permitted to; not prevented from; having the power or capacity to. 4. To make capable; to enable; to strengthen. 5. Healthy. 6. To vouch for. 7. (be able to: can). 8. A claimant must be physically able to work at the time an unemployment claim is filed. 9. ®: an acronym for Association for Better Living and Education International. 10. A term referring to the financial capability of a purchaser The word is often used in a phrase appearing in real estate listing agreements and sales contracts as "ready, willing and able ".
about 9,99
: 1. Concerning; with regard to; on account of. 2. On all sides; around. 3. In circuit; circularly; by a circuitous way; around the outside. 4. Here and there; around; in one place and another. 5. On the point or verge of; going; in act of. 6. In concern with; engaged in; intent on. 7. In the immediate neighborhood of; in contiguity or proximity to; near, as to place; by or on (one's person). 8. Over or upon different parts of; through or over in various directions; here and there in; to and fro in; throughout. 9. (Discuss() this sense) Near; not far from; -- determining approximately time, size, quantity. 10. Nearly; approximately; with close correspondence, in quality, manner, degree, etc.
absolutely 9,83
: 1. Yes; certainly; expression indicating strong agreement. 2. Utterly, positively, wholly. 3. In an absolute, independent, or unconditional manner. 4. With absolution. 5. emphasis Some people say absolutely as an emphatic way of saying yes or of agreeing with someone. They say absolutely not as an emphatic way of saying no or of disagreeing with someone. `It's worrying, isn't it?' --- `Absolutely.'. 6. emphasis Absolutely means totally and completely. Jill is absolutely right I absolutely refuse to get married There is absolutely no difference!. 7. independently; without limits; without relation to anything else; unconditionally; definitely; completely. 8. completely and without qualification; used informally as intensifiers; "an absolutely magnificent painting"; "a perfectly idiotic idea"; "you're perfectly right"; "utterly miserable"; "you can be dead sure of my innocence"; "was dead tired";"dead right. 9. totally and definitely; without question; "we are absolutely opposed to the idea"; "he forced himself to lie absolutely still"; "iron is absolutely necessary". 10. In an absolute, independent, or unconditional manner; wholly; positively.
accommodation 9,19
: 1. An adjustment of differences; state of agreement; reconciliation; settlement. 2. The application of a writer's language, on the ground of analogy, to something not originally referred to or intended. 3. A loan of money. 4. An accommodation bill or note. 5. Whatever supplies a want or affords ease, refreshment, or convenience; anything furnished which is desired or needful; -- often in the plural; as, the accommodations -- that is, lodgings and food -- at an inn - Sir W. Scott. 6. an offer of substitute goods to fulfill a contract, which will bind the purchaser if accepted. 7. Willingness to accommodate; obligingness. 8. The adjustment of the eye to a change of the distance from an observed object. 9. Lodging in a dwelling or similar living quarters afforded to travellers in hotels or on cruise ships, or prisoners, etc. 10. The act of fitting or adapting, or the state of being fitted or adapted; adaptation; adjustment; -- followed by to.
across 9,96
: 1. On the other side. 2. In a particular direction. 3. perpendicularly. 4. Bridging a gap. 5. From one side to the other. 6. A clue whose solution runs horizontally in the grid. 7. Horizontally. 8. To, toward or from the far side of. 9. On the opposite side of. 10. A word on the crossword grid that runs in a horizontal (across left-to-right) direction.
address 9,81
: 1. To direct speech. 2. To aim; to direct. 3. To prepare one's self. 4. To prepare one's self; to apply one's skill or energies (to some object); to betake. 5. To clothe or array; to dress. 6. An Internet address; URL. 7. To prepare or make ready. 8. street location. 9. Act of addressing one's self to a person; a discourse or speech. 10. Direction or superscription of a letter, or the name, title, and place of residence of the person addressed.
adoption 9,12
: 1. The act of adopting, or state of being adopted; voluntary acceptance of a child of other parents to be the same as one's own child. 2. The choosing and making that to be one's own which originally was not so; acceptance; as, the adoption of opinions. 3. Admission to a more intimate relation; reception; as, the adoption of persons into hospitals or monasteries, or of one society into another. 4. The process by which a person who is unrelated by blood or marriage to a child becomes the legal parent of the child Introduced in England and Wales in 1926, it is now the preferred option for the long term care of children who are unlikely ever to return to their own families. 5. – the process by which an adult becomes the legal parent of a child who is not his or her offspring. 6. the legal process where parental rights are transferred from birth parents to adoptive parents. 7. The legal process of adding a child into a family The child's surname is usually changed to that of the parents adopting the child and they become the legal guardians of the child Once adopted the law views the child as part of the adoptive family Many adoption records are sealed, ostensibly to protect the child but also to protect the natural parents. 8. The Committee of Ministers adopts Treaties, by a decision taken by a two-thirds majority of the Representatives casting a vote and a majority of the Representatives entitled to sit on the Committee When adopted, the text of the treaty is definitive. 9. A legally adopted child has rights of inheritance in the estate of his/her adoptive parent(s) but not in the estate of his or her natural parent. 10. A preliminary action of the House or Senate or of a committee in considering amendments and substitutes Amendments are adopted Committee substitutes are adopted before they are voted do pass by a committee or perfected by the House or Senate House or Senate substitutes are adopted before they are perfected or third read by the House or Senate Conference committee reports are adopted before the bill or amendments they recommend are third read Ordinarily the final action on a House or Senate resolution is adoption.
affairs 9,88
: 1. matters and transactions having professional or public interest; personal business or concern. 2. plural of affair. 3. transactions of professional or public interest; "news of current affairs"; "great affairs of state". 4. matters of personal concern; "get his affairs in order". 5. transactions of professional or public interest; "news of current affairs"; "great affairs of state. 6. aff. 7. A material object (vaguely designated). 8. An action or engagement not of sufficient magnitude to be called a battle. 9. That which is done or is to be done; matter; concern; business of any kind, commercial, professional, or public; — often in the plural. 10. An adulterous relationship. (from affaire de cœur.).
afoot 8,76
: 1. On foot. 2. In motion; in action; astir; in progress. 3. currently in progress; "there is mischief afoot"; "plans are afoot"; "preparations for the trial are underway". 4. traveling by foot; "she was afoot when I saw her this morning". 5. on foot; walking; "they went to the village afoot"; "quail are hunted either afoot or on horseback". 6. Fig. 7. on foot; walking; "they went to the village afoot"; "quail are hunted either afoot or on horseback. 8. If you say that a plan or scheme is afoot, it is already happening or being planned, but you do not know much about it. Everybody knew that something awful was afoot. being planned or happening moves/plans/changes afoot (on foot). 9. on foot; in the process of being developed.
afraid 9,93
: 1. regretful, sorry. 2. Impressed with fear or apprehension; in fear. 3. ad feeling fear. 4. adj [to be frightened] takut. 5. filled with fear or apprehension; "afraid even to turn his head"; "suddenly looked afraid"; "afraid for his life"; "afraid of snakes"; "afraid to ask questions". 6. afeard. 7. having feelings of aversion or unwillingness; "afraid of hard work"; "affaid to show emotion". 8. jerran. 9. afeared. 10. regretful that (something undesirable is true).
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