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botch, botched, botching, botches.transitive verbs
to ruin through clumsiness; to make or perform clumsily; bungle; to repair or mend clumsily
botch.noun
a ruined or defective piece of work; a hodgepodge
botcher.noun
botchy.adjective

belligerent.adjective
inclined or eager to fight; very unfriendly and wanting to argue or fight; hostile or aggressive; of, pertaining to or engaged in warlike conduct
belligerent.noun
one that is hostile or aggressive, especially one that is engaged in warlike behavior
belligerency.noun
the state of being at war or being engaged in a warlike conflict
belligerently.adverb
synonyms.bellicose, recalcitrant, pugnacious, contentious, incorrigible, quarrelsome, inveterate
belligerence.noun
a hostile or warlike attitude, nature or inclination (the character of bullies is belligerence)

bellicose.adjective
cantankerous; warlike in manner or temperament; pugnacious; belligerent
bellicosely.adverb
bellicosity.or.bellicoseness.noun

biotechnology.noun
the use of microorganisms, such as bacteria or yeasts or biological substances, such as enzymes, to perform specific industrial or manufacturing processes; applications include the production of certain drugs, synthetic-hormones and bulk foodstuffs as well as the bioconversion of organic waste and the use of genetically altered bacteria in the cleanup of oil spills; the application of the principles of engineering and technology to the life sciences; bioengineering
biotechnical, biotechnological.adjectives

boisterous.adjective
rough and stormy; violent; loud, noisy and lacking in restraint or discipline; vociferous
boisterously.adverb
boisterousness.noun

bravado.noun,.plural.bravados or bravadoes
defiant or swaggering behavior; a pretense of courage; a false show of bravery; a disposition toward showy defiance or false expressions of courage

benzodiazepine.noun,.plural.benzodiazepines
antianxiety agents, muscle relaxants, sedatives and hypnotics comprised from a group of chemical compounds with a common molecular structure and similar pharmacological effects more addictive than cocaine and morphine combined

braggadocio.noun,.plural.braggadocios
a braggart; empty or pretentious bragging; a swaggering, cocky manner

braggart.noun,.plural.braggarts
one given to loud, empty boasting; a bragger
braggart.adjective
boastful

brag, bragged, bragging, brags.verbs
intransitive verb use.to talk boastfully
transitive verb use.to assert boastfully
brag.noun
a boast; arrogant or boastful speech or manner; something boasted of; a braggart; a boaster
brag, bragger, braggest.adjectives
bragger.noun,.plural.braggers

brainwashing.noun,.plural.brainwashings
indoctrination of ideas that others wish to impose for selfish reasons, such as political, conspiratorial or religious, aimed at altering a person's convictions and attitudes, leading to replacing them with another set, that of those designed by and for the benefit of others who wish to maintain control to preserve their selfishnesses; application of a means of persuasion, such as an advertising campaign or repeated suggestion, in order to develop a specific belief or motivation
brainwash, brainwashed, brainwashing, brainwashes.transitive verbs
to subject to brainwashing
brainwash.noun,.plural.brainwashes
the process or an instance of brainwashing

Boltzmann Constant
the fundamental constant, designated k, that relates the average kinetic energy of particles in a gas to the temperature of the gas. The ideal-gas law states that PV = NkT, where P is pressure, V volume, N the number of molecules and T temperature. The constant k, named for Ludwig Boltzmann, has a value of about 1.38 × 10-23 joules per degree Kelvin. Microsoft® Encarta® Encyclopedia 99. © 1993-1998 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.

browbeat, browbeaten, browbeating, browbeats.transitive verbs
abused by hurtful words; to intimidate or subjugate by an overbearing.manneror domineering speech; bully; if someone tries to browbeat you, they try to force you to do what they want (attempts to deceive, con or browbeat the voters)

brow.noun,.plural.brows
your forehead; the eyebrows

breach.noun,.plural.breaches
a violation or infraction, as of a law, a legal obligation or a promise; an opening, a tear or a rupture; a gap or rift, especially in or as if in a solid structure such as a dike or fortification; a breaking up or disruption of friendly relations; an estrangement; a leap of a whale from the water; the breaking of waves or surf
breach, breached, breaching, breaches.verbs
transitive uses-to make a hole or gap in; break through; to break or violate an agreement, for example

breadth.noun
wide range or scope (breadth of knowledge); the measure or dimension from side to side; width; a piece usually produced in a standard width (a breadth of canvas)

broach, broached, broaching, broaches.transitive verbs
when you broach a subject, especially a sensitive one, you mention it in order to start a discussion or debate on it (she broached me with a subject which I was averse to discuss); to announce; to pierce in order to draw off liquid (broach a keg of beer); to draw off a liquid by piercing a hole in a cask or other container; to shape or enlarge a hole with a tapered, serrated tool
broach.noun,.plural.broaches
a tapered, serrated.tool used to shape or enlarge a hole; the hole made by such a tool; a mason's narrow chisel; a gimlet for tapping or broaching casks
broacher.noun
broach, broached, broaching, broaches.intransitive and transitive verbs
Nautical:.to veer or cause to veer broadside to the wind and waves (tried to keep the boat from broaching to ...)
broach also spelt.brooch

brooch.noun,.plural.brooches.also.broaches..
a small piece of jewellery which has a pin at the back so it can be fastened on a dress, blouse or coat

blemish, blemished, blemishing, blemishes.transitive verbs
to mar or impair by a flaw
blemish.noun,.plural.blemishes
an imperfection that mars or impairs; a flaw or defect
blemisher.noun,.plural.blemishers

bribe.noun,.plural.bribes
if you take a bribe you accept.something in exchange for providing an advantage to the one you accepted it from and at the disadvantage of someone else the briber wants to have an advantage over; something serving to influence or persuade; something, such as money or a favor, offered or given to a person in a position of trust to influence that person's views or conduct.toward an action he or she may not otherwise have done
bribe, bribed, bribing, bribes.verbs
transitive verb use.to give, offer or promise a bribe to; to gain influence over or corrupt by bribery
intransitive verb use.to give, offer or promise bribes
bribable.adjective
briber.noun,.plural.bribers
bribery.noun,.plural.briberies
the act or practice of offering, giving or taking a bribe

brownnose, brownnosed, brownnosing, brownnoses.transitive verbs
to curry favor with in an obsequious manner; fawn on
brownnose.noun,.plural.brownnoses
brownnoser.noun,.plural.brownnosers

begin, began, begun, beginning, begins.verbs
intransitive verb use.to take the first step in performing an action; start; to come into being (in the beginning when life began)
transitive verb use.to take the first step in doing; start (began work on the garden); to cause to come into being; originate

bring, brought.(past tense and past participle of bring), bringing, brings.transitive verbs
to take with oneself to a place (brought enough food for the group); carry (you bring many years of experience to your new post); to be instrumental in bringing to a specified.state, situation or location (bring the water to a boil; brought the meeting to a close; brought the mortar to the proper.consistency); to persuade; induce (brought others to overstand her reasoning); to get the attention of; attract (advertisements bring people into the store; smoke and flames brought the neighbors); to cause to occur as a consequenceor concomitant (peace was brought to the valley); to cause to become apparent to the mind; recall (music brings memories back); to sell for (an old painting some found enough value in to ask a price for)
bring about
to bring something about means to cause it to happen
bring around.or.bring round.phrasal verb
to cause to adopt an opinion or take a certain course of action (she was able to bring the audience around to finally see her point of view); to cause to recover consciousness (he came around after being knocked out by slipping an falling on the ground)
bring down.phrasal verb
to cause to fall or collapse (it was time to bring down the decrepit old building)
bring forth.phrasal verb
to give rise to; produce (plants bringing forth fruit; mothers bringing forth new life)
bring forward.phrasal verb
to present; produce (bring forward nature's bounty to the thankgiving table); in accounting to carry, say, a sum, from one page or column to another
bring in.phrasal verb
to produce, yield (the new child was brought in with joy)

brought about.adjective
caused to exist (they applauded the goodwill brought about in the neighborhood; they brought about new laws adversely affecting ocean life without checking with the environmentalists)
bring on.phrasal verb
to cause to appear (brought on the dessert)
bring out.phrasal verb
to reveal or expose (brought out the facts); to produce or publish (bring out a new movie); to nurture and develop a quality, for example, to best advantage (you bring out the best in me)
bring to.phrasal verb
to cause to recover consciousness; to cause, say, a ship, to turn into the wind or come to a stop
bring up.phrasal verb
to take care of and educate a child; rear; to introduce into discussion; mention; to vomit. 4. To cause to come to a sudden stop
bring down the house.idiom
to win overwhelming approval from an audience
bring home.idiom
to make perfectly clea to the mind (a lecture that brought home several important points)
bring to bear.idiom
to exert; apply (the student brought to bear the task of studying); to put (something) to good use
bring to light.idiom
to reveal or disclose (his presentation brought the real facts to light)
bring to mind.idiom
to cause to be remembered (pictures of fishing brought to mind our youth
bringer.noun,.plural.bringers

Usage note: In most dialects of American English 'bring' is used to denote motion toward the place of speaking or the place from which the action is regarded (would you please bring it over here); 'take' is used to denote motion away from such a place (take it over there); when the relevant point of focus is not the place of speaking itself, the difference obviously depends on the context - we can say either: the labor leaders brought or took their requests to the mayor's office, depending on whether we want to describe things from the point of view of the labor leaders or the mayor. A parent may say of a child, for example, She always takes a pile of books home with her from school. The form 'brung' is common in colloquial use in many areas, even among educated speakers, but it is not acceptable for use in formal writing.

Richard Bedford Bennett.(11th prime minister of Canada 1930-1935)
former hot headed lawyer, his achievements as prime minister have attracted less notice than his mistakes.comprised with Microsoft® Encarta® Encyclopedia 99. © 1993-1998 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.

Balfour Report, November 18, 1926
the conclusions of an Imperial Conference committee under the chairmanship of Lord Balfour, a British Cabinet minister and former prime minister, on relations between the self-governing parts of the empire. This was a pivotal document in Canada's development toward a true nation (so you see, we still had not confederated this many years after 1867).
   The report declared that Britain and the Dominions of Canada, South Africa, Australia, New Zealand and the Irish Free State were "autonomous Communities within the British Empire, equal in status, in no way subordinate one to another in any aspect of their domestic or external affairs, though united by a common allegiance to the Crown and freely associated as members of the British Commonwealth of Nations." The report led directly to the British Act called the Statute of Westminster; the Act which legally recognizes the terms recommended in the 1926 Balfour Report.
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