words with bane posion cause of ruin ADJ baneful harmful poi sonous bantering

Words with bane posion cause of ruin adj baneful

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words with bane posion; cause of ruin; ADJ. baneful: harmful; poi- sonous bantering joking talk; good-naturedly ridiculing; N.V. banter barb sharp projection from fishhook, arrow, or other ob- ject; openly cutting remark 6 bard poet barefaced shameless and noticeable; blatant; bold; un- concealed; having no covering on the face; Ex. barefaced lie unregenerate making no attempt to change one’s bad practices baroque highly ornate barrage barrier laid down by artillery fire; overwhelm- ing profusion; large number of questions or statements; Ex. a barrage of criticism barrister counselor-at-law or lawyer in the higher court of law; CF. bar solicitor lawyer in the lower court of law barterer trader; V. barter: trade; exchange good for other goods rather than money bask luxuriate; take pleasure in warmth luxuriate take pleasure in great comfort bastion stronghold; something seen as a source of pro- tection; Ex. the last bastion of male chauvinism bate let down; lessen the force of; moderate; restrain; Ex. with bated breath; CF. abate bauble trinket; cheap jewel; trifle bawdy indecent; obscene; about sex in a rude funny way; CF. bawd beatific giving or showing bliss; blissful 7
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bliss complete happiness; ADJ. blissful beatitude blessedness; state of great happiness mystic of hidden meaning and spiritual power; Ex. mystic ceremonies; N. CF. mysticism bedizen dress with vulgar finery finery beautiful clothes for a special occasion bedraggle wet thoroughly; ADJ. bedraggled: draggled beeline direct quick route befuddle confuse thoroughly fuddle make stupid or confused as with alcholic drink; N. in a fuddle: confused beget father; become the father of; produce; give rise to begrudge envy; give or allow unwillingly; grudge; Ex. We shouldn’t begrudge him his success. grudge deep feeling of dislike; Ex. grudge fight; V. beguile deceive; mislead or delude; cheat; pass time pleasantly; charm or attract; Ex. beguiling smile behemoth huge creature; something of monstrous size or power beholden obligated; indebted; owing thanks; obliged or indebted from gratitude behoove(behove) be suited to; be incumbent upon; be right and necessary; Ex. It behooves one to do. belabor harp on; dwell on tediously; explain or go over excessively or to a ridiculous degree; assail verbally; beat severely; attack physically belated delayed beleaguer besiege or attack (with an army); harass; be- set belie contradict; give a false impression; disguise; Ex. The poor sales belied our high hopes; Ex. Her smile be- lies her true feeling of displeasure. belittle disparage; depreciate bellicose warlike belligerent quarrelsome bemoan lament; moan for; express sorrow or disap- proval of bemused confused; lost in thought; preoccupied benediction blessing benefactor gift giver; patron; person who does good or who gives money for a good purpose beneficent kindly; doing good beneficial helpful; useful; advantageous beneficiary person entitled to benefits or proceeds of an
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