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bigotry.noun
the attitude, state of mind or behavior.characteristic of a bigot, that being intolerant of and often deceitfully.abusive toward others (remember how Martin Luthor King, Ghandi and so many others were treated, who lived by the principles of peace and equality; evolutionists.evince bigotry; National Geographic nonsense)

bigot.noun,.plural.bigots
one who is strongly partial to one's own group, religion, race or politics and is intolerant of those who differ; if you describe someone as a bigot, you mean they are bigoted; a person obstinately or intolerantly devoted to his or her own opinions and prejudices especially one who regards or treats others as though they are worthless members of society (the policies of many corporations, schools and governments elicit bigotry)
bigoted.adjective
being or characteristic of a bigot.(a bigoted person; an outrageously bigoted viewpoint); someone who is bigoted has strong, unreasonable prejudices or opinions and will not change them, usually for reasons of selfish gain and will not change them even when they are proved to be wrong; blindly and obstinately attached to some creed or selfish opinion and intolerant toward others unless there is some gain in some way to be made at their expense
bigotedly.adverb
bigotedness.noun

buoyancy.noun
cheerfulness; lightness of spirit; resilience; ability to recover quickly from setbacks; the tendency or capacity to remain afloat in a liquid or rise in air or gas; the upward force that a fluid exerts on an object less dense than itself
buoyant.adjective
having or marked by buoyancy.(a buoyant balloon; buoyant spirits); lighthearted; gay (in a buoyant mood; feeling up)
buoyantly.adverb
buoy.noun,.plural.buoys
in nautical.terms, a float, often having a bell or light, moored in water as a warning of danger or as a marker for a channel; it is used to show ships and boats where they can go and to warn them of danger; a life buoy; an object that floats on the sea, a lake etc to mark a safe or dangerous area;
buoy, buoyed, buoying, buoys.transitive verbs
to keep afloat or aloft (a glider buoyed by air currents); to maintain at a high level; support; if someone in a difficult.situation is buoyed by something, it makes them feel more cheerful and optimistic; buoy up means the same as buoy (they are buoyed up by a sense of hope; to hearten or inspire; uplift; to mark with or as if with a buoy; from date 1200-1300 A.D..Middle Dutch 'boye' & 'boeie' and from Latin 'boia' meaning 'chain', because a buoy is kept in place with a chain and from 1500-1600, Spanish 'boyar' meaning 'to float'
buoy up.verb
to make someone feel happier or more confident; if someone in a difficult situation is buoyed by something, it makes them feel more cheerful and optimistic

buckler.noun,.plural.bucklers
a shield; a means of protection; a defense: a small, round shield either carried or worn on the arm
buckler, bucklered, bucklering, bucklers.transitive verbs
to shield; protect

buckle.noun
a clasp for fastening two ends, as of straps or a belt, in which a device attached to one of the ends is fitted or coupled to the other; an instance of bending, warping or crumpling; a bend or bulge
buckle, buckled, buckling, buckles.verbs
transitive verb use.to fasten with a buckle; to cause to bend, warp or crumple
intransitive verb use.to become fastened with a buckle; to bend, warp or crumple, as under pressure or heat; to give way; collapse (my knees buckled with fear); to succumb, as to exhaustion or authority; give in (finally buckled under the excessive demands of the job)
buckle down.phrasal verb
to apply oneself with determination
buckle up.phrasal verb
to use a safety belt, especially in an automobile

barren.adjective
not producing offspring; incapable of producing offspring; sterile; lacking vegetation, especially useful vegetation; unproductive of results or gains; unprofitable (barren efforts); futile; empty; lacking in liveliness or interest
barrenly.adverb
barrenness.noun

bushel.noun,.plural.bushels
a unit of volume or capacity in the U.S. Customary System, used in dry measure and equal to 4 pecks, 2,150.42 cubic inches or 35.24 liters; a unit of volume or capacity in the British Imperial System, used in dry and liquid measure and equal to 2,219.36 cubic inches or 36.37 liters

bush.noun,.plural.bushes
a low shrub with many branches; a thick growth of shrubs; a thicket; land covered with dense vegetation or undergrowth; land remote from settlement (lives out in the Australian bush); a shaggy mass, as of hair
bush, bushed, bushing, bushes.verbs
intransitive verb use.to grow or branch out like a bush; to extend in a bushy growth
transitive verb use.to decorate, protect or support with bushes
bush.adjective
bush-league; second-rate

bush, bushed, bushing, bushes.transitive verbs
to furnish or line with a bushing
bushing.noun,.plural.bushings
a fixed or removable cylindrical.metal.lining used to constrain, guide or reduce.friction; in electricity, an insulating lining for an aperture through which a conductor passes; an adapter threaded to permit joining of pipes with different diameters

boil.noun,.plural.boils
a painful, circumscribed.pus-filled inflammation of the skin and subcutaneous.tissue usually caused by a local staphylococcal.infection; also called furuncle

blain.noun,.plural.blains
a skin swelling or sore; a blister; a blotch

battalion.noun,.plural.battalions
an army unit typically consisting of a headquarters and two or more companies (a designated number in a military unit), batteries or similar subunits; a large body of organized troops; a great number (battalions of ants)

brutal.adjective
mean, cruel; rude, etc. 
brutality noun
the condition or quality of being brutal 
brutalize.transitive verb
to make or become brutal

brute.noun,.plural.brutes
an animal; a beast; a brutal, crude or insensitive person
brute.adjective
of.or.relating.to beasts; animals; characteristic of a brute; entirely physical (brute force); lacking or showing a lack of reason or intelligence (a brute impulse); savage; cruel (brute coercion); unremittingly.severe (was driven to steal food through brute necessity); coarse; brutish
brutish.adjective
of or characteristic of a brute; crude in feeling or manner; sensually ruled; carnal; rough; uncivilized
brutishly.adverb
brutishness.noun
brutism.noun

becoming.adjective
appropriate, suitable or proper;' pleasing or attractive to the eye
becomingly.adverb
becomingness.noun
become, became, becoming, becomes.verbs
intransitive verb senses or use.to grow or come to be (became more knowledgeable; will become clearer in the morning)
transitive verb senses or use.to be appropriate or suitable to (It would not become me to do such a thing as that); to show to advantage; look good with (the new suit becomes you)

baffle, baffled, baffling, baffles.transitive verbs
to frustrate or check (a person) as by confusing or perplexing; stymie; to impede the force or movement of
baffle.noun
a usually static device that regulates the flow of a fluid or light; a partition that prevents interference between sound waves in a loudspeaker
bafflement, baffler.nouns

biography.noun,.plural.biographies
an account of a person's life written, composed or produced by another (a film biography of Marlon Brando); an oral biography
biographical.also.biographic
containing, consisting.of.or.relating.to the facts or events in a human being's life; of or relating to biography
biographically.adverb

be all, end all.or.be all and end all, be that as it may.noun
the quintessential or all important element; totality; the whole purpose; the supreme aim (profit is the be-all and end-all of corporations)

be.verb
you use 'be' with a present participle to form the continuous tenses of verbs (being a quiet sort of person, I didn't want to get involved; you can't expect them to sit still for that long, children being what they are; you might as well drink it, being as you've paid for it); 'be' in original Greek and Hebrew
intransitive verb senses or use.to exist in actuality; have life or reality (I think, therefore I am); to remain in a certain.state or situation.undisturbed and untouched (the children are playing in the backyard sandbox, let them be till lunchtime, then call them)

being.noun,.plural.beings
all the qualities.constituting one that exists; being is existence, something that is in being or comes into being exists; the totality of all things that exist (the Creator-God being); a man, woman or child (a human being); the.essence; 'being' is also used in non-finite.clauses where you are giving the reason for something (it being a Sunday, most men had the day off from weekly work; of course, being young, I did it with ease); other things being equal; for the time being; present participle of 'be'; the state or quality of having existence (we all are human beings); well-being; one's basic or essential.nature; personality; something, such as an object, an idea or a symbol, that exists, is thought to exist or is represented as existing
beingness.noun
the state or fact of existing
be.verb
intransitive verb use.to exist in actuality; to have life or reality; to occupy a specified position (the food is on the table); to remain in a certain.state or situation (he relaxed untouched and not disturbed in the park; she, being a kind soul, helped as much as she was able to)
been.verb
past participle of be; original Greek and Hebrew
to go or come (have you ever been to Italy?; have you been home recently?)

blunder.noun,.plural.blunders
a usually serious mistake typically caused by ignorance or confusion
blunder, blundered, blundering, blunders.verbs
intransitive verb use.to move clumsily or blindly; to make a usually serious mistake
transitive verb use.to make a stupid, usually serious error in; botch; to utter (something) stupidlyor thoughtlessly
blunderingly.adverb
blunderer.noun

blush, blushed, blushing, blushes.intransitive verbs
to become red in the face, especially from modesty, embarrassment; flush; to become red or rosy; to feel embarrassed (each time she feels on the spot she begins to blush from deep-seated.subconscious.feelings someone else knows she is not really the way she wanted others to think that she was:.Psalms 39:6)
blush.noun,.plural.blushes
a reddening of the face, especially from modesty, embarrassment, or shame; a red or rosy color (the blush of dawn)
blushingly.adverb
blushful.adjective

brood.noun
the young of certain animals, especially a group of young birds or fowl hatched at one time and cared for by the same mother; the children in one family (John and Jane are coming over with their brood of 8)
brood, brooded, brooding, broods.verbs
transitive verb use.to sit on or hatch (eggs); to protect (young) by or as if by covering with the wings (quietly walk past as mother hen is brooding) 
intransitive verb use.to be deep in thought; meditate; to sit on or hatch eggs; to hover; loom; to focus the attention on a subject persistently and moodily; worry (brooded over the insult for several days); to be depressed (she's brooding since her boyfriend left)
brood.adjective
kept for breeding (a brood hen; a brood mare)
broodingly.adverb

beacon.noun,.plural.beacons
a signaling or guiding device, such as a lighthouse, located on a coast (we could see the beacon of your flashlight from a long way off); a radio transmitter that emits a characteristic guidance signal for aircraft; a source of guidance or inspiration
beacon, beaconed, beaconing, beacons.transitive and intransitive verbs
to provide with or shine as a beacon

beckon, beckoned, beckoning, beckons.verbs
transitive verb use.to signal or summon, as by nodding or waving; to attract because of an inviting or enticing appearance
intransitive verb use.to make a signaling or summoning gesture; to be inviting or enticing
beckon.noun
a gesture of summons
beckoningly.adverb
beckoner.noun

bother, bothered, bothering, bothers.verbs
transitive verb use.to disturb or anger, especially by minor irritations; annoy; to make agitated or nervous; fluster; to make confused or perplexed; puzzle; to intrude on without invitation or warrant; disturb; to give trouble to (a hurtful cut that bothers her when she washes dishes)
intransitive verb use.to take the trouble; concern oneself; to cause trouble
bother.noun
a cause or state of disturbance
bothersome.adjective
causing bother; troublesome

because.conjunction
for the reason that; since
because of.preposition
on account of; by reason of
Usage note: A traditional rule holds that the construction 'the reason is because' is redundant and should be avoided in favor of 'the reason is that'. The usage is well established, however and can be justified by analogy to constructions such as 'his purpose in calling her was so that she would be forewarned of the change in schedule' or 'the last time I saw her was when she was leaving for college'. All three constructions are somewhat less than graceful, however. When 'because' follows a negated verb phrase, it should be preceded by a comma ( , ) where the 'because' clause explains why the event did not occur ('He didn't marry her, because she was frivolous'); this means roughly 'Her frivolity was his reason for not marrying her'; when no comma is used, the 'because' clause is understood as part of what is being negated ('He didn't marry her because she was frivolous') means roughly 'His reason for marrying her was independent of her frivolity'. See Usage note at 'as'. See more Usage notes.

barren.adjective
not producing.offspring; incapable of producing offspring; sterile; lacking vegetation, especially useful vegetation; unproductive of results or gains; unprofitable (barren efforts); futile; devoid of something specified (we went fishing but found none, none at least that would bite our lines); empty; lacking in liveliness or interest (the club had a few people there when we went but was mostly barren)
barren.noun
a tract of unproductive land, often with a scrubby growth of trees; often used in the plural (outside the town where the chemical factory used to be, the area became known as 'the barrens') barrenly.adverb
barrenness.noun
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