beak, Mouth of bird ; hooked part.
beaker, Glass vessel (with lip).
beam, s., verb, Long wood support ; ray of light. A beaming smile, bright.
bear, verb, Take, come with; put up with; give birth.
The letter bears a post-mark, has on it;
a ship bore down upon us, came down ;
bear up ! don't give way. -ing,
ehaviour; relation, connection , direction. we
beard, Hair on chin.
beast, Animal. Be a beast., unkind, disgusting.
beat, s., verb, (Regular) unit of rhythm ; marking time. Get the better of ;
give blows; make attack on.
beau, Lover ; beautiful young man; boy-friend.
BEAUTIFUL, Lovely, magnificent.
BECAUSE, As in Standard English.
beckon, verb, Make a person to come).
become, verb, Basic words. becoming, adj. Pleasing.
BED, D. Couch for repose. (e)
River-bed; flower-bed. -ding, (e) = Bed-clothing.
bedraggle, verb, Make wet and dirty.
bedroom, Basic words.
BEE, Insect of that name.
beeswax, Basic words.
befall, verb, Come about, take place.
befit, verb, Be right.
BEFORE, Opposite of after.
befriend, verb, Give help, be kind to.
beg, verb, Make request for
beggar, Person requesting money in the street).
beget, verb, Get (son, daughter) ; be the cause of.
begin, verb, Make a start.
beguile, verb, Put forward one's attractions (to make a person do something) ;
make (time) go happily.
behalf, On b. of, as representative of, in the interests of.
behaving, adj. Acting; doing things; behaviour.
BEHAVIOUR, Conduct, action.
behead, verb, Take off head.
behind, adv., prep. At the back of, other side of.
behold, verb, See.
belch, s., verb, Disgusting noise (of person's wind).
belfry, Bell house
BELIEF, Faith. (s) Religious faith. (e) Tenet.
believe, verb, Have belief in , be of the opinion .
belittle, verb, Make little of (seem unimportant) .
BELL, Apparatus of that name .
bellicose, adj. War-like, ready for a fight (to make an attack).
belligerent, s., adj. Country at war. Taking part in a fight (war).
bellow, s., verb, Angry noise of (horned animal).
bellows, Apparatus for producing wind.
belong, v, Be the property of.
beloved, s., adj. Loved one.
below, adv., prep. Under, at lower level.
bemoan, verb, Give voice to regret ; loud regret.
bench, Long seat ; work-table ; board ; the judges.
bend, s., verb, Curve r bent. An unbending person, stiff.
beneath, adv., prep. Under.
benefit, s., verb, Do good to, be of use to. For the b. of all, the good; insurance b., money.
beneficent, adj. Doing good, kind.
beneficial, adj. Good for, of use.
benevolent, adj. Kind.
BENT, Opposite of straight.
benumb, verb, Take away feeling.
bequest,Property given at one's death.
bereavement, Loss (by death).
He was bereft of his daughter, his daughter was dead.
BERRY, Fruit of that name.
berth, (Ship's) bedroom ; bed (in train, ship) .
beseech, verb, Make a request. I b. you to let me come, please do.
beset, verb,, Make an attack on ; overtake ;with (dangers) on all sides.
beside, prep. At the side of. B. oneself, out of one's mind.
besiege, verb, Circling (attacking a town (in time of war).
bespatter, verb, Make dirty marks on.
bespeak, verb, Give an order (the goods) before.
bestial, adj. Like an animal, animal-like.
bestir, verb, Get moving (a move on) .
bestow, verb, Give.
bet, s., verb, Put money on (horses).
bedtimes, adv. In good time.
Betray, verb, Give away (person, name, secret) ; be false to ; turning against ; tricking.
betrothal, Agreement to get married.
BETWEEN, As in Standard English
bevel, s., verb, Round (sloped) edge.
bevy, Group (number) of.
beware, verb, Take care, keep a look-out for.
bewilder, verb, Put at a loss.
bewitch, verb, Give pleasure to.
A bewitching hat sweet. -ed, Unable to take eyes on.
beyond, adv., prep. The other side. Farther than, outside (range of) .
bias, s., verb, Tendency in a certain direction.
bib, Baby's chin-cloth.
bibliography, List of books.
bibliophile, Book-lover (expert)
bicker, verb, Have argument, words over.
bicycle, (Two-wheeled) machine.
bid, s., verb, Make an offer.
biennial, adj. (Taking place every two years.
big, adj. Great, tall, fat
bigamist, One who is married to two persons at the same time.
bigot, Person with narrow mind, of very fixed opinion.
bilge, Water that has to be pumped out of ship.
bilingual, adj. Talking two languages.
bill, 1. (Money) account ; advertisement; Act of Parliament before it is law, measure.
2. Bird's mouth.
billow, s., verb, Great wave.
bin, Coal-box, dust-box.
bind, verb, Put together with cord ; make it necessary for one (to do).
binocular(s) ,adj. Field glasses. For two eyes.
biography, History of a person.
birch, s., verb, Rod. Give blows with rod.
BIRD, Feathered vertebrate.
BIRTH, Nativity. (s) Breeding. (c) Beginning.
birthday, Basic words.
birthright, Basic words.
biscuit, s., adj. (Hard) flat cake. Light brown.
bisect, verb, Make a division into equal parts.
BIT, Piece. Two-shilling bit ; not a bit sad.
bitch, Female dog.
BITE, Nip. (e) Mouthful;portion bitten.
BITTER, Opposite of sweet. (e) soured.
BLACK, Opposite of white. (e) Gloomy.
blackberry, Basic words.
blackbird, Basic words.
blackboard, Basic words.
blackmail, s., verb, Payment requested for keeping quiet.
blacksmith, Iron-worker , horse shoer.
bladder, Rubber bag (inside football),
BLADE, Instrument of that name. (s) Sword. A b. of grass.
blame, s., verb, Make responsible (for doing wrong) ; make a protest
(shaming a person). Taking the b.,
making oneself responsible.
blanch, verb, Make white.
bland, adj. Smooth (ta1k, behaviour).
blank, s., adj. Space. With no writing (nothing) on.
He looked b., seemed at a loss.
blanket, Wool bed-cover.
blare, s., verb, Noise (of brass instrument).
blasphemy, Violent language against (making sport of) religion.
blast, s., verb, Sound of wind instrument. Make a hole in rock (with gunpowder).
blatant, adj. Putting oneself forward loudly, pushing ; without shame.
blaze, 1. s., verb, Bright flame (fire).
2. s., verb, White mark.
blazer, Sports coat.
bleach, verb, Make white, take the colour out.
bleak, adj. Waste (of land), grey-looking.
bleary, adj. Watering (eyes) ; not clear in outline.
bleat, s., verb, Cry of sheep.
bleed, verb, Take blood from, loss of blood.
blemish, s., verb, Dirty mark , something taking away from the value.
blend, s., verb, Substances mixed together.
blessed, adj. Happy (in having or being).
blight, s., verb, A plant disease. Put an end to (hopes) ; make waste.
blind, s., adj., verb, Window curtain. Unable to see. Take away power of seeing.
B. alley, road with a dead end.
blindfold, verb,, adj., adv. With some thing over the eyes. Without seeing.