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afoul
state of entanglement
aloof
state of being at a distance
asunder
apart
withstand
stand up against, resist
notwithstanding
despite
what has the meaning "all around, on all sides, or thoroughly"?
prefix "be"
examples- begrudge, belabor, bemuddle, beseige, besmirch, beset (attack on all sides)
what has the meaning "affect with or cover with"?
prefix "be"
as in- becloud, begrime, benighted, befog, etc.
what has the meaning "cause to be"?
prefix "be"
as in- belittle, becalm, etc.
suffix "wise"
way or manner
nowise
in no way at all
contrariwise
on the contrary
suffix "dom"
dignity, office, realm, state of being, those having the character of
earldom
realm or dignity of an earl
suffix "some"
full of the thing or quality denoted in the first part of the SOME word
fulsome
offensive b/c of obvious display of insincerity
lissome
full of lithe, nimble
mettlesome
sprited, courageous
noisome
offensive to smell
winsome
cheerful, merry, full of winning quality
hireling
one whose only interest in their work is the pay
starveling
one whos thing form lack of food
suckling
child or animal that is nursed
yearling
one who is a year old
changeling
child secretly exchanged for another in infancy
foundling
infant found after being deserted by its unknown parents
stripling
lad
anent
about
anon
soon
behest
command, order
beholden
bound in gratitude, indebted
behoove
be proper for
betimes
early
heath
tract of wasteland
wane
decrease gradually in size
warp
threads running lengthwise in the loom, crossed by the woof
wax
grow in size
withal
as well
woof
threads running from side to side in a woven fabric
yclept
named
virile (latin)
physical capabilities of a male
ursine
of or like a bear
taurine
like a bull or Taurus
bullish
expecting or tending to cause a rise in stock in stock prices
bovine
like a cow; sluggish and patient
vulpine
cunning; like a fox
hircine
goatlike, especially in smell
equine
like a horse
porcine
like a pig
sheepish
like a sheep in timidity or stupidity; awkwardly bashful or embarassed
lupine
like a worf, ravenous
sanguine
having a ruddy color; confident; bloody
beget
procreate
begin
originate, intiate
behead
decapitate
bless
consecrate
bow, stoop
condescend, prostrate
break
disintegrate, invaidate
chew
masticate
curse
execrate
drink
imbibe
flay, fleece, skin
excoriate
free
emancipate, liberate
lie
prevaricate
shorten
abridge
soothe
asuage, pacify
spit
expectorate
steal
peculate
strengthen
invigorate
corroborate
take (for oneself)
appropriate
think
cogitate
ratiocinate
sparkle
scintillate
worship
venerate
revere
yield
capitulate
succumb
blessing
benediction
breach
infraction, rupture
burden
obligation
curse
execration
fire
conflagration
food
nutriment
greed
avarice
heaven
firmament
home
domicile
mirth
hilarity
name
apellation
oath
affirmation
shame
ignominy
shard
fragment
smear
vilification
snake
reptile
sorrow
contrition, remorse
speed
celerity
strength
impregnability
theft
larceny, peculation
thread
filament
threat
menace
truth
verity
truthfulness
veracity
wedding
nuptials