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abroad, ashore, afoot
on a ship, train, bus
a foul
in a state of entanglement
aloof
withdrawn .... in the state of being at a distance
amiss
wrong .... in a missing-the-mark .... imperfect .... faulty
asunder
in an apart position ... apart
withdraw
draw back .... take back
withhold
hold back
withstand
stand up against .... resist
notwithstanding
despite
beset
attack on all sides .... surround
begrime
cover with grime .... make dirty
benighted
overtaken by darkness of night ... unenlighted .... intellectually or morally ignorant
belittle
cause to be or seen little or unimportant ..... diisparage
contrariwise
on the contrary
nowise
in no way ... not at all
earldom
realm or dignity of an earl
martyrdom
state of being a martyr
officialdom
those having the authority of officals .... officals collectively
cumbersome
fulll of encumbrances .... burdensome
fulsome
offensive because of excessive display or obvious insincerity
lissome
lithesome ..... nimble
mettlesome
spirited
noisome
offensive to the sense of smell .... unwholesome
winsome
full of winning quality ... cheerful ... merry
twosome
group of 2
hireling
one whose only interest in his of her work is the pay
starveling
one who is thin from lack of food
suckling
child or animal that is nursed
yearling
one who is fa year old
changeling
child secretly exchanged for another infancy
duckling
little duck
foundling
infant found after being deserted by its unkown parents
gosling
young goose
sibling
brother of sister
stripling
lad
anent
about ... concerning .... in respect to
anon
soon ... presently
behest
command ... order
beholden
bound gratitude ... indebted
behoove
be nessary for .... be proper for
betimes
early
heath
tract of wasteland
wane
decrease gradually in size
warlock
sorcerer or wizard
warp
the threads running lengthwise in the loom ..... crossed by the woof
wax
grow in size
withal
with it all ..... as well
woof
the thrads running from side to side in a woven fabric
yclept or ycelped
name called
fatherly
pertaing to a father
motherly
pertaining to a mother
brotherly
pertaining to a brother
daughterly
pertaining to a daughter
childlike
of or like child in a good sense
childish
of or like child in a bad sense
manly
having the qualities usually considered desirable in a man
womanly
having the qualities usually considered in an adult
devilish
like a devil .... mischievous
bearish
like a bear .... rough .... tending to depress stockprices ... expecting a fall in stock prices
bullish
like a bull ... obstinate ... tending to cause rises in stock prices ... expecting a rise in stock prices
catlike
like a cat... stealthy
cowlike
resembling a cow
oxlike
resembling an ox
doggish
doglike
donkeyish
like a donkey
fishy
like a fish in smell or taste
foxy
foxlike ... wily ... sly
goatish
goatlike ... coarse ... lustful
horsy
having to do with horsesor horse racing as horsy talk
piggish
hoggish ... swinish
sheepish
like a sheepin timidity ... stupidity ... awkwardlybashful or embaressed
wolfish
characteristic of a wolf .... ferocious
bloody
smeared with blood ... involving bloodshed
catlike
like a cat... stealthy
cowlike
resembling a cow
oxlike
resembling an ox
doggish
doglike
donkeyish
like a donkey
fishy
like a fish in smell or taste
foxy
foxlike ... wily ... sly
goatish
goatlike ... coarse ... lustful
horsy
having to do with horsesor horse racing as horsy talk
piggish
hoggish ... swinish
sheepish
like a sheepin timidity ... stupidity ... awkwardlybashful or embaressed
wolfish
characteristic of a wolf .... ferocious
bloody
smeared with blood ... involving bloodshed