Part of speech:
A group of American writers and artists popular in the 1950s and early 1960s, influenced by Eastern philosophy and religion and known especially for their use of nontraditional forms and their rejection of conventional social values.
To hang down as a flap
(Archaic) To confine in a pound
To shake with a tremulous motion; tremble
To vibrate; quiver
To climb, crawl, or clamber hurriedly
To overcome by cunning or cleverness; outwit
To overcome, or get the better of, by cunning or cleverness
Dumbfound is defined as to amaze someone, or to make someone speechless because of shock.
To affect with great wonder; astonish.
To stupefy is to astonish, shock or make someone unable to think or respond clearly.
To confuse hopelessly, as by something complicated or involved; befuddle; puzzle
To pose is defined as to get into a certain position or to pretend to be someone.
To confuse so as to keep from understanding or solving; puzzle; confound
To puzzle or perplex
To puzzle is defined as to confuse.
To be successful in coming or going:
(Informal) To confuse, baffle, or puzzle:
To give trouble to, esp. in a petty or nagging way; disturb, annoy, irritate, etc.
To escape or pass out:
To overcome or subdue (an emotion, for example); suppress:
To trounce is to beat or to score a major victory.
To remove from a shell:
To extract or obtain by pressing or squeezing:
To move back and forth or up and down; rise and fall; undulate, as waves
To get to, usually with effort; reach
To hit, strike, beat, etc.
To move, go, or pass quickly and suddenly
To bring into close or intimate union; unite in a single, compact whole
The definition of wave is to move back and forth in a swinging motion, or to style your hair in a series of curves.
Trump is defined as to get the better of someone using a hidden resource.
To be a top for
Throb means to vibrate, pulsate or beat quickly.
To beat or strike as with a flail
To strike or beat, especially repeatedly with a flail or stick.
To go in a zigzag course
To get by false pretenses or fraud
To bring into subjection; conquer; vanquish
To level (a measure of grain, sand mold, etc.) by stroking the top with a straight instrument; strickle
To suppress or bring to an abrupt end; quash
To shut, go into place, etc. with force and noise
(Slang) To beat
(Informal) To top or outmaneuver (a competitor) in acquiring and publishing an important news story.
To dig up or turn over with the snout
To rise and fall gently in tone or volume.
To drive or force back; hold or ward off
To beat or hit with repeated blows, esp. with the fist
To overwhelm or defeat utterly:
To pulsate; beat:
To go the rounds of, as a sentry, guard, or policeman; as, to patrol a frontier; to patrol a beat.
To utter hurriedly or breathlessly:
To beat with excessive rapidity; throb.
To come or pass over; to spread over.
To defeat handily:
To put together in a single group without discrimination.
Lick is defined as to lightly touch the tongue to, move the tongue across or wet with the tongue.
To move quickly or violently; switch
To beat soundly; thrash
(Intransitive, baseball) To come up to bat.
To put into a hamper.
To hit, especially repeatedly, with a hammer; pound.
To advance with an abrupt increase of speed:
To wave or swing vigorously; thrash:
To subject to flagellation
To steal (usually something small or petty); pilfer
To gain by struggle
Fan is defined as to move air around, stir up, or spread out with the widest parts at the top and a thin base at the bottom.
The partial or total blocking of light of one celestial object by another. An eclipse of the Sun or Moon occurs when the Earth, Moon, and Sun are aligned. &diamf3; In a solar eclipse the Moon comes between the Sun and Earth. During a total solar eclipse the disk of the Moon fully covers that of the Sun, and only the Sun's corona is visible. &diamf3; An annular eclipse occurs when the Moon is farthest in its orbit from the Earth so that its disk does not fully cover that of the Sun, and part of the Sun's photosphere is visible as a ring around the Moon. &diamf3; In a lunar eclipse all or a part of the Moon's disk enters the umbra of the Earth's shadow and is no longer illuminated by the Sun. Lunar eclipses occur only during a full moon, when the Moon is directly opposite the Sun.
To discharge cargo or contents; unload.
To defeat soundly in a fight, contest, etc.
To get immersed or drenched
To take away or hold back property, rights, etc. from by fraud; cheat
To be beyond the comprehension of; mystify:
To beat or strike with or as if with a cudgel.
To get possession or control of by or as by winning a war
To go to or frequent nightclubs:
To beat or hit repeatedly; maul
To churn is defined as to stir or shake milk or cream with intense movements in the process of making butter, to stir up and agitate, or to produce something at a rapid and regular rate.
To move a piece placing (an opponent's king) under threat of being taken on the next move with no way of escape or defense possible.
To castigate is to criticize or punish someone severely.
To go through (a region) or go to (persons) to solicit votes or orders.
To hit or beat, especially repeatedly.
(Intransitive) To make a harsh, discordant sound like a donkey's bray.
To hit with a heavy club or similar blunt instrument.
To beat severely
In a more excellent way.
To get the better of; beat:
(Slang) To strike forcefully; hit.
The definition of belabor means to explain or work at something for longer than is necessary.
To put a glossy finish on (cloth) by flattening the fibers with a beetle
To beat or strike with blow after blow; pound
To hit with or as if with a bat.
To beat vigorously; thrash:
To strike with a violent blow; smash (in)
Bang is defined as to hit or smash.
To stress or emphasize the pronunciation of:
To deceive by trickery; fool or cheat
The definition of befuddle means to confuse someone or to make something difficult to understand.
To whip (eggs or cream).
To stir or mix a liquid or mixture:
The definition of flicker is to burn or shine in an unsteady way, or to flare up and die down, appear briefly or flutter rapidly.
To suspend on hinges:
To mark or measure by moving to and fro.
To increase and decrease in volume or pitch.
To move or fall in a manner suggestive of tremulous flight:
Tan is defined as to turn hide into leather, or to darken in color because of the sun.
To beat or whip.
To honor or reward as with a crown
To strike or hit with a flat object; whack.
(Slang) To hit; punch
To strike with a hard blow:
To remove the excess or unwanted parts from:
To hit or strike forcefully; punch.
To beat with a whip made from hide.
To strike heavily, especially with the fist or a bat.
To hit hard
To hit, especially with the fist.
To treat in a rough or cruel way; abuse.
To strike or drive against with a heavy impact; butt:
Rap is defined as to hit quickly and sharply, or to speak or chant lyrics to a song with a reoccurring beat.
To confine in or as if in a box.
(Intransitive) To fight; to scuffle; to box.
To hit with a sharp blow of the fist.
To collide with or strike suddenly and forcefully
To subject to a legal obligation, such as a fine or court order:
To strike with something flat, as the open hand, esp. on the buttocks, as in punishment
To treat harshly or injuriously
A unit specified by a scale, such as an inch, or by variable conditions, such as a day's march.
A postage meter.
The first stage of the Hegelian dialectic process.
The accent that falls on a stressed syllable in a line of scanned verse.
A stick or cudgel.
In later poetry, the long or accented syllable of a foot
(Chess, plural: tempos) a move which is part of one's own plan or strategy and forces, e.g. by means of a check or attacking a piece, the opponent to make a move which is not bad but of no use for him (the player gains a tempo, the opponent loses a tempo), or equivalently a player achieves the same result in fewer moves by one approach rather than another.
(Music) The meter of a musical pattern:
Stress means physical or mental tension.
A signal sounded on a drum or bugle to summon soldiers or sailors to their quarters at night.
A coastal rise in water level caused by wind.
A continuous output or outpouring:
A relatively quiet but sharp sound generally made repeatedly by moving machinery.
The definition of a drum is a round metal or hollow wooden instrument with a flexible material stretched over it that is played by hitting with sticks or hands.
The continuous series of such pulsations constituting the rhythmic beating of the heart
Instruments on which the rhythm can be played; specif.,
A superior person or thing
The hitting or impact of one body against another, as the hammer of a firearm against a cap
Irregular, rapid beating or pulsation of the heart.
The definition of intonation is the way the pitch of your voice goes up and down as you talk or reciting something by singing it.
(Music) A florid instrumental variation of a melody in the 17th and 18th centuries, originally conceived as the dividing of each of a succession of long notes into several short ones.
The definition of a vibration is a movement back and forth, or an emotion sensed by another person.
The act of oscillating
To be in a pet; sulk
In a pat manner
To touch or stroke in an affectionate or loving manner.
To keep safe from harm; watch over and protect; defend; shield
To give help or relief (to); assist
To refrain from; avoid or resist. Used with can or cannot:
To retreat is to withdraw or back away, especially from a dangerous or unpleasant situation or from a military engagement.
To put aside or desist from (something practiced, professed, or intended); stop doing or adhering to.
To surrender is defined as to give up control of something or to give something up to another.
To wander from or become ignorant of:
To combine or join:
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