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baroque
adj. highly decorative
azure
adj. sky blue
batten
vb. grow fat vb. thrive upon others
bacchanalian
adj. drunken
belabor
vb. beat souindly vb. attack verbally
balm
n. something that relieves pain
bauble
n. trikent n. trifle
balmy
adj. mild adj. fragrant
barb
n. sharp projection from fishhook, etc.
badger
vb. pester vb. annoy
barterer
n. trader
bagatelle
n. trifle
beatitude
n. blessedness n. state of bliss
badinage
n. teasing conversation
beatific
adj. giving happiness adj. cheerful
baleful
adj. deadly adj. destructive
beholden
adj. obligated adj. indebted
ballast
n. heavy substance used to add stability or weight
bate
vb. let down vb. restrain
balk
vb. put an end to
bawdy
adj. not decent adj. inappropriate
bait
vb. harass vb. tease
bastion
n. fortress n. defense
avow
vb. declare openly
bask
vb. luxuriate vb. take pleasure in warmth
avid
adj. greedy adj. eager for
bedizen
vb. dress in a very showy manner
baffle
vb. frustrate vb. confuse
bassoon
n. reed instrument of the woodwind family
aversion
n. firm dislike
bedraggle
vb. wet thoroughly
bandy
vb. discuss lightly vb. exchange blows or words
belie
vb. contradict vb. give a false impression
banal
adj. hackneyed adj. commonplace adj. trite
bellicose
adj. warlike
bane
n. cuase of ruin n. poison
barrister
n. counselor-at-law
avarice
n. greediness for wealth
belated
adj. delayed
aver
vb. state confidently
barrage
n. barrier laid down by artillery fire
averse
adj. reluctant
belittle
vb. make worse vb. express disapproval
avert
vb. prevent vb. turn away
beguile
vb. deceive vb. cheat vb. amuse
avocation
n. secondary or minor occupation
behoove
vb. suited to vb. incumbent upon
avuncular
adj. like an uncle
beleaguer
vb. crowd around
awe
n. solemn wonder
baneful
adj. poisonous adj. tending to be ruined
awry
adv.distorted adv. crooked
banter
n. good-natured teasing
axiom
n. self-evident truth requiring no proof
babble
vb. chatter idly
avatar
n. incarnation