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belie, belied, belying, belies.transitive verbs
to picture falsely; misrepresent
belier.noun

belittle, belittled, belittling, belittles.transitive verbs
to represent or speak of as contemptibly small or unimportant; disparage.(a person who belittled our efforts to do the job right); to cause to seem less than another or little (the size of the office tower belittles the surrounding buildings)
belittlement, belittler.nouns

beneficence.noun
the state or quality of being kind, charitable or beneficial; a charitable act or gift
beneficent.adjective
characterized by or performing acts of kindness or charity;  producing benefit; beneficial
beneficently.adverb
beneficial.adjective
producing, promoting, contributing to a favorable result; receiving benefit; advantageous
beneficially.adverb
beneficialness.noun

benefit, benefited, benefiting, benefits.verbs
transitive verb use.to be helpful or useful to
intransitive verb use.to derive benefit (you will benefit from her good example)
benefit.noun
a kindly deed; something that promotes or enhances.well-being; an advantage; help; aid; a payment made or an entitlement available in accordance with a wage agreement, an insurance policy or a public assistance program; a public entertainment, performance or social event held to raise funds for a person or cause

benevolent.adjective
marked by or disposed to doing good; organized for the purpose of doing good
benevolently.adverb
benevolentness.noun
benevolence.noun
an inclination to perform kind, charitable acts; a kindly act; a gift given out of generosity; a compulsory tax or payment exacted by some English sovereigns without the consent of Parliament (illegal forced benevolence to the advantage of those forcing it, slid underneath the eyes of parlimentarians elected by the people to keep watch for the public regarding such illegalities creeping in)

berate, berated, berating, berates.transitive verbs
to scold or rebuke.severely

beseech, beseeched.or.besought, beseeching.verbs
transitive verb senses-to beg for urgently or anxiously; to request.earnestly; implore
intransitive verb senses.to make supplication
beseechingly.adverb

bespeak, bespoke, bespoken.or.bespoke, bespeaking, bespeaks.transitive verbs
to speak for in advance; to be indicative of (his charity bespeaks a generous nature); to be or give a sign of; indicate; to foretell

beta decay.(radiation)
beta decay is a heavy particle converting into a lighter one; this radioactive decay consists of the emission of electrons (that occur when an atom ejects an electron from its nucleus), known as beta particles and the emission known as beta radiation, the disintegration of the nucleus of an atom to produce a beta particle; this decay is accompanied by the emission of a neutrino (high speed electron) and an anti neutrino. Beta decay is governed by the weak force. During the process of decay a neutron changes (a neutron in the nucleus changes into a proton, a new element) is formed as the atom transmutes), thereby increasing the atomic number by one, while the mass remains about the same. Any mass lost in the process is converted to movement (kinetic energy) of the beta particle. (see also 'alpha particles')

beta particle.noun
a high speed electron or positron, especially one emitted in radioactive-decay

beta.noun
Physics:.a beta-particle.(beta decay); a beta ray
Chemistry:.the second position from a designated carbon.atom in an organic.molecule at which an atom or a radical may be substituted; an isomeric variation of a chemical compound

bewilder, bewildered, bewildering.transitive verbs
to cause to lose one's bearings to perplex or confuse especially by a complexity, variety or multitude of objects or considerations; bewilder emphasizes both perplexity and mental confusion
bewilderment.noun
the quality or state of being bewildered; a bewildering tangle or confusion; the condition of being confused or disoriented; a situation of perplexity or confusion (a bewilderment of papers and receipts); puzzled
bewilderedly, bewilderingly.adverbs.
bewilderedness.noun

bog, bogged, bogging, bogs.verbs
transitive verb use.to cause to sink in or as if in a bog (we got bogged down with the car on that muddy road; worried that the heavy rain across the prairie would soon bog our car; don't bog me down in this mass of detail)
intransitive verb use.to be hindered and slowed
boggy.adjective
bog.noun,.plural.bogs
bogginess.noun
an area having a wet, spongy, acidic substrate.composed chiefly of sphagnum.moss and peat in which characteristic shrubs and herbs and sometimes trees usually grow; any of certain other wetland areas, such as a fen, having a peat substrate; also called peat bog; an area of soft, naturally waterlogged ground

bogus.adjective
counterfeit or fake

bias, biased, biasing, biases.transitive verbs
to influence in a particular, typically unfair, even dishonest direction; prejudice
bias.noun
bent; tendency; favoring some outcomes over others; an inclination of temperament or outlook; especially a personal and sometimes unreasoned.judgment and one that inhibits.impartial.judgment; prejudice; an unfair act or policy stemming from prejudice; a statistical sampling or testing error caused by systematically favoring some outcomes over others (such as the computer models of Global Warming); a line going diagonally across the grain of fabric (cut the cloth on the bias); a bias ply tire (a old type of vehicle tire in which the main plies or cords run across the bead, radial tires now preferred)
biased.adjective
marked by or exhibiting bias; prejudiced.(gave a biased account of the trial)

bead.noun,.plural.beads
a small, often round piece of material, such as glass, plastic or wood, that is pierced for stringing or threading; a necklace made of such pieces; a drop of moisture (beads of sweat); a small metal knob on the muzzle of a firearm, such as a rifle, used for sighting; a strip of material, usually wood, with one molded edge placed flush against the inner part of a door or window frame; a.beading.projecting rim or lip, as on a pneumatic tire; a line of continuously applied ductile material, such as solder or caulking.compound
bead, beaded, beading, beads.intransitive and transitive verbs
to furnish with or collect into beads
draw a bead on.or.get a bead on.idiom
to take careful aim at
beading.noun,.plural.beadings
beads or the material used for making them; ornamentation with beads, also called beadwork; in architecture, a narrow, half-rounded molding; a bead; tiny drops of condensation, as on the outside of a glass

bicker, bickered, bickering, bickers.intransitive verbs
to have a petty.quarrel; wrangle; squabble; argue
bicker.noun,.plural.bickers
a petty quarrel; a squabble; bickering
bickerer.noun,.plural.bickerers

bifurcate, bifurcated, bifurcating, bifurcates.verbs
transitive verb use-to divide into two parts or branches
intransitive verb use-to separate into two parts or branches; fork
bifurcate.adjective
forked or divided into two parts or branches, as the Y-shaped styles of certain flowers
bifurcately.adverb
bifurcation.noun

binding energy.noun
the net energy required to decompose a molecule, an atom or a nucleus into its components; the net energy required to remove an atomic electron to an infinitely remote position from its orbit, which only appears to work and that temporarily; see nucleon

bioelectric, also.bioelectrical.adjective
of or having to do with the electric current.generated by living tissue; of.or.relating.to the effects of electricity on living tissue (bioelectric animals)

bliss.noun
bliss is a state of complete happiness; ecstatic; extreme happiness for no reason, just because you are that way, a human being, not a human becoming; ecstasy
blissfully.adverb
blissful.adjective
blissfulness.noun

bulwark.noun,.plural.bulwarks
a wall or embankment raised as a defensive.fortification; a rampart; something.serving as a defense or safeguard; a breakwater
Nautical:.the part of a ship's side that is above the upper deck bulwark, bulwarked, bulwarking, bulwarks.transitive verbs
to fortify with a wall, an embankment or a rampart; to provide defense or protection for
synonyms.bulwark, barricade, breastwork, earthwork, rampart, bastion, parapet; all of these nouns refer literally to structures used as a defense against attack; a bulwark can be a mound of earth, an embankment or a wall like fortification; barricade pertains broadly to a barrier to passage but usually implies hasty construction to meet an imminent threat; breastwork denotes a low defensive wall, especially a temporary one hurriedly built; earthwork is a defensive construction of earth; a rampart, the main defensive structure around a guarded place, is permanent, high and broad; a bastion is a projecting section of a fortification from which defenders have a wide range of view and fire; parapet applies to any low fortification, typically a wall atop a rampart; of these words bulwark, barricade, rampart and bastion are the most frequently used to refer figuratively to something regarded as being a safeguard or a source of protection

booty.noun,.plural.booties
a valuable prize, award or gain; goods or property seized by force or piracy; plunder taken from an enemy in time of war

betake, betook, betaken, betaking, betakes.transitive verbs
to cause oneself to go or move

behoove, behooved, behooving, behooves.verbs
also spelled.behoved
transitive verb use-to be necessary or proper for (it behooves you at least to try)
intransitive verb use-to be necessary or proper

badger, badgered, badgering, badgers.transitive verbs
to harry or pester.persistently; harass

badger.noun,.plural.badgers
any of several carnivorous, burrowing mammals of the family Mustelidae, such as Meles meles of Eurasia or Taxidea taxus of North America, having short legs, long claws on the front feet and a heavy, grizzled coat; any of several similar mammals, such as the ratel

badge.noun,.plural.badges
a badge is a piece of metal or cloth which you wear to show that you belong to an organization or support a cause; an emblem given as an award or honor; a device or emblem worn as an insignia of rank, office or membership in an organization
badge.verb

bioflavonoid.noun,.plural.bioflavonoids
any of a group of biologically active substances found in plants and functioning in the maintenance of the walls of small blood vessels in mammals

basic.adjective
of, relating.to.or.forming a base; fundamental; of, being or serving as a starting point or basis (a basic course in Russian; a set of basic woodworking tools)
basic.noun,.plural.basics
an essential, fundamental element or entity (the basics of education are learning to read, write or print, add, subtract, multiply and divide; the basics of arithmetic); basic training
basically.adverb
basicity.noun.(pronounced 'bay sis it e')

base.noun,.plural.bases
the lowest or bottom part (the base of a cliff; the base of a lamp); a supporting part or layer; a foundation (a skyscraper built on a base of solid rock); a basic or underlying element; infrastructure (the nation's industrial base); the fundamental.principle or underlying concept of a system or theory; a basis; a fundamental ingredient; a chief constituent (a paint with an oil base); the fact, observation or premise from which a reasoning process is begun; in baseball any one of the four corners of an infield, marked by a bag or plate, that must be touched by a runner before a run can be scored; a center of organization, supply or activity; a headquarters; the lowest part of a structure, such as a wall, considered as a separate unit (the base of a column); in chemistry, any of a large class of compounds, including the hydroxides and oxides of metals, having a bitter taste, a slippery solution, the ability to turn litmus blue, and the ability to react with acids to form salts; one of the purines (adenine and guanine) or pyrimidines (cystosine, thymine, and uracil) that occurs attached to the sugar component of DNA or RNA; to generate the principal counting units of a number system; the number raised to the logarithm of a designated number in order to produce that designated number
base.adjective
forming or serving as a base (a base layer of soil); situated at or near the base or bottom (a base camp for the mountain climbers)

basal.adjective
of, relating.to, located at.or.forming a base; basal means relating to or forming the base of something (the basal layer of the skin); located at or near the base of a plant stem or at the base of any other plant part; of primary importance; basic
basally.adverb
base, based, basing, bases.transitive verbs
to form or provide a base for (based the new company in Portland); to find a basis for; establish (based her conclusions on the report; a film based on a best-selling novel)
off base.idiom
badly mistaken

base, baser, basest.adjectives
having or showing a contemptible, mean-spirited or selfish.lack of human decency; devoid of high values or ethics: a base, degrading.way of life; inferior in value or quality; containing.inferior.substances (a base metal)
baseness.noun
the quality or state of being contemptible, meanspirited or selfish

basis.noun,.plural.bases
a foundation upon which something rests (the chief constituent); the fundamental ingredient; the fundamental principle

baseless.adjective
having no basis or foundation in fact; unfounded; groundless

Balkh.(pronounced bälk) formerly Bactra
an ancient city in present-day northern Afghanistan and one of the world's oldest settlements. Balkh was the capital of Bactria and is the legendary birthplace of the prophet.Zoroaster

the first ten amendments to the Constitution of the United States. The Bill of Rights establishes basic American civil liberties that the government cannot violate.

The states ratified the Bill of Rights in 1791, three years after the Constitution was ratified. Originally the Bill of Rights applied only to the federal government, but in a series of 20th-century cases, the Supreme Court decided that most of its provisions apply to the states. Many countries have used the Bill of Rights as a model for defining civil liberties in their constitutions.

The Bill of Rights includes a wide range of protections with a common theme and purpose, that of to define the scope of individual freedom in the United States and to make the political system more democratic.."Microsoft® Encarta® Encyclopedia 99. © 1993-1998 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.

Canadian Bill of Rights

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