Part of speech:
The definition of spoil is to destroy something, to diminish the character of something, to overindulge someone, or to go bad and become unusable or inedible.
To do (something) badly or awkwardly
To handle (a thing) clumsily or unskillfully; bungle
To say (something) in a faltering manner.
Botch is defined as to make errors or do something in a clumsy, sloppy manner.
Waste is defined as to destroy, wear away or use up.
Suck is defined as to draw in by suction.
To put into the water; launch:
A low-pressure atmospheric disturbance resulting in strong winds accompanied by rain, snow, or other precipitation and often by thunder and lightning.
To flow in or as in a stream
To cause to move with a spinning motion:
To flow or surge rapidly, often with noise:
To go away from; leave:
To be discarded or abolished:
(Slang) To depart; leave:
To move back; go away; retreat
To go rapidly; move swiftly
To go to bed
(Archaic) To carry through; to go through to the end.
To set out or depart; go:
To go out
To boast; brag
To blow in loud, violent gusts, as the wind during a storm.
To treat chemically with gas.
To splash (a liquid).
To give a tip on (a racehorse) for a price
To boast about
To strike (someone or something) with a sharp blow; slap.
To beat forcefully; thrash.
To subject to psychological trauma.
To hit with a sweeping motion.
To speak or utter in a loud, pompous manner or in a ready, rapid flow of words
(Linguistics) To articulate; pronounce:
To hit or strike forcefully; punch.
Slug means to hit hard.
To strike or beat with the force and sound of a slap:
To hit something with force; crash:
(Archaic) To come together violently; collide
To scold is to criticize, chastise or rebuke someone for something.
(Slang) To discuss something freely and at length.
To talk or say in a loud, wild, extravagant way; declaim violently; rave
To drive (the fist) into or through something.
To swell or seem to swell, as with pride or air. Often used with up :
With a popping sound.
To parry is to answer a question with an evasive reply, or to avoid an attack by using a countermove.
To feel strong desire; yearn eagerly
To bind with a rope, cord, thong, or chain, so as to fasten.
To collide with something:
To jolt is defined as to push, prod, shake, or surprise someone abruptly or in order to make them act, or to lurch or move ungracefully.
To poke or thrust, as with a sharp instrument
The definition of inflate is to fill an expandable structure with air or gas to make it larger, or to exaggerate something or increase something by a large amount.
To bat against (a pitcher or kind of pitch) successfully:
To say or tell with gasps
The definition of fulminate is to take a strong stance in protesting something, or is a disease that comes on suddenly and strongly out of nowhere, is a violent and sudden explosion.
(Golf) To hit (a ball) from a sand trap with an explosion shot
Distend is defined as to stretch out or to become swollen.
To bring to total defeat; crush
To walk or move so as to make a heavy dull sound.
To hit, especially with the fist.
Censure is defined as to criticize or judge in a harsh manner.
To hit or knock against with a jolt; collide lightly with
To come into flower; bloom.
To appear or come into being suddenly:
(Electronics) To distort sound recording or transmission by overloading a microphone or loudspeaker.
(Slang) To sing in a loud and forceful manner:
To emit sound when struck:
To bash is to hit very hard or to say unkind things about someone or something.
To move noisily or strike sharply (against something)
To go astray; fail to arrive: said of mail, freight, etc.
Flounder is defined as to stumble or struggle to talk, make a lot of errors, or move in a clumsy way.
To brag; boast.
To fill with emotion.
To sound out with loud, harsh, trumpetlike tones
To produce a sound; resonate:
To caress or rub with the mouth or lips
To clear, drive, or convey with relentless force:
To hit or beat, especially repeatedly.
To arrange into curves, curls, or undulations:
To move or act on with a quick motion:
To move wings or the arms up and down.
To move suddenly and violently; rush; dash
To drive into disorder; to throw into confusion.
To blow gently
To blow a whistle
(Intransitive) To expel air from the lungs, exhale
To blow; puff
(Intransitive) To speak softly, or under the breath, so as to be heard only by one near at hand; to utter words without sonant breath; to talk without that vibration in the larynx which gives sonorous, or vocal, sound.
To breathe out.
Blunder means to say or do something in a careless or stupid way.
To cover the expense of; to pay for.
To pay for another's entertainment, food, or drink.
To waste or squander
To waste; squander.
To utter the shrill cry characteristic of a rooster.
To feed or serve the fire of.
To explode violently and noisily
To blow (chaff) off or away.
To produce a flower or flowers; blossom.
A strong, abrupt rush of wind.
Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
An event or situation that causes great disruption or suffering:
The definition of a coup is a political uprising in which power changes hands or a successful strategic move.
(Slang) Chance; turn
A blow; strike; hit
A blow; a punch.
The definition of a bruise is an injured area of a surface that becomes discolored, or to crush with force, or the hurt of a person's feelings.
The definition of a clip is something that fastens or holds together, or the act of cutting.
(Informal) A blow or hit
A touch, trace, or suggestion
The definition of a poke is a push or a prod.
The definition of a thrust is the act of pushing with force.
(UK, dialect) The body of a post mill, particularly in East Anglia. See Windmill machinery.
A box stall.
The definition of a strike is the conviction of an unlawful act or when all the pins are knocked down with a bowling ball.
Vain, noisy boasting or bragging
The direction from which a movement of air comes:
A light current of air; wind, esp. a gentle wind
A movement of air; breeze; wind
A sweet doughy candy or confection:
Pound is defined as the basic unit for weight in the Foot Pound Second (F.P.S) system and is equal to 16 ounces.
An unanticipated or sudden check in progress; a change from better to worse.
A reversing or being reversed; esp., a change to the opposite as in one's fortune
(Slang) A negative quality or characteristic associated with a person or an object.
Misfortune is bad luck or a distressing occurrence.
The definition of a disaster is an event, often sudden, that causes great damage or devastation.
A cutting or being cut
To set free from the consequences of sin; redeem:
The definition of come is to move closer to the requester.
(Archaic) To reach; to come to.
Tranquility or serenity:
(Intransitive) To move or match smoothly, gracefully, or continuously.
To come or go near or nearer to:
To waste; squander
To omit to perform (an expected duty, for example):
To supply what is specified by or required for:
(Music) To perform on an instrument:
To refrain from; avoid or resist. Used with can or cannot:
To laud the glory of (God, etc.), as in song; glorify; extol
To surpass or exceed:
The initial movement in a task or undertaking:
A momentary stirring of air:
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