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Words starting with B

Barren meaning

Chasm meaning

Adjective: barren Pronunciation:(ba-run) Barren meaning: Providing no shelter or sustenance Synonyms: bare, bleak, desolate, stark Not bearing offspring Completely wanting or lacking Synonyms: destitute, devoid, free, innocent, empty Having little or no vegetation; desolate and …

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Bawl out meaning

yak meaning

Verb: bawl out Pronunciation:(bol awt) Bawl out meaning: Censure severely or angrily Synonyms: call on the carpet, take to task, rebuke, rag, trounce, reproof, lecture, reprimand, jaw, dress down, call down, scold, chide, berate, remonstrate, …

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Beaming meaning

sash meaning and image

Adjective: beaming Pronunciation:(bee-ming) Beaming meaning: Cheerful and bright Synonyms: glad Pleased and proud Radiating or as if radiating light Synonyms: beamy, effulgent, radiant, refulgent Verb: beam Pronunciation:(beem) Beaming meaning: Smile radiantly; express joy through one’s …

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Beat meaning

abusive meaning

Verb: beat Pronunciation:(beet) Beat meaning: Come out better in a competition, race, or conflict Synonyms: beat out, crush, shell, trounce, vanquish Give a beating to; subject to a beating, either as a punishment or as …

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Bedevil meaning

jargon meaning

Verb: bedevil Pronunciation:(bi’de-vul) Bedevil meaning: Harass persistently in cruel or annoying way Synonyms: torment, rag, crucify, dun, frustrate Be confusing or perplexing to; cause to be unable to think clearly Synonyms: confuse, throw, fox, befuddle, …

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Beefeater meaning

yeoman meaning

Noun: beefeater Pronunciation:(‘beef,ee-tu(r)) Beefeater meaning: Officer in the (ceremonial) bodyguard of the British monarch Synonyms: yeoman, yeoman of the guard Derived forms: beefeaters Quotations: Aldous Huxley – Who lives longer? The man who takes heroin …

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Bacchanal meaning

bacchanalia meaning

Adjective: bacchanal Pronunciation:(,ba-ku’nal) Bacchanal meaning: Used of riotously drunken merrymaking Synonyms: bacchanalian, bacchic, carousing, orgiastic Noun: bacchanal Pronunciation:(,ba-ku’nal) Bacchanal meaning: Someone who engages in drinking bouts Synonyms: drunken reveler, drunken reveller, bacchant A drunken reveller; …

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Bedraggled meaning

decrepit

Adjective: bedraggled Pronunciation: (bi’dra-guld) Bedraggled meaning: In dilapidated or deplorable condition Synonyms: broken-down, derelict, dilapidated, ramshackle, tatterdemalion Limp and soiled as if dragged in the mud Synonym: draggled Quotations: Minnie Driver – I’d prefer not …

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Besotted meaning

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Adjective: besotted Pronunciation: (bi’só-tid) Besotted meaning: Marked by foolish or unreasoning fondness. Synonyms: enamoured, infatuated, smitten, beguiled, bewitched Very drunk Synonyms: blotto, crocked, cockeyed, fuddled, sizzled, soused, sloshed, slopped, stonkered, stewed, mullered, swacked, blitzed Verb: …

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Beguile meaning

cozen meaning

Verb: beguile Pronunciation: (bi’gI(-u)l) Beguile meaning: Influence by slyness. To trick or deceive. To lead by deception. Cause to be enamored. Synonyms: enamor, juggle, hoodwink, bewitch, captivate, allure, delude, cozen Derived forms: beguiled, beguiling, beguiles …

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