【同义词辨析】大意汇总

Posted by 韦氏同义词典 on 2024.02.07, 33 views
本文是【同义词辨析】系列所有同义词组的大意汇总,目的是方便大家学习、查阅各组同义词的基本含义。

根据词性的不同,每组词被标成了不同颜色:
棕色: 名词
绿色: 动词
蓝色: 形容词
红色: 与人相关的词

如果对内容很熟悉,可以一次性的从头看到尾。

如果对内容不熟,时间有限,总是记了又忘,那么只有一种方法能解决这个问题: 分而治之(Divide and Conquer)。

可以一次只看一个Division,比如这次看形容词,下次看动词,每次只记一个部分,效率更高,直到全部掌握。




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abandon: mean to give up completely.
abase: mean to lessen in dignity or status.
abate: mean to die down in force or intensity.
abdicate: mean to give up formally or definitely.
abjure: mean to withdraw one's word or professed belief.
able: mean having power or fitness for work.
abnormal: mean deviating markedly from the rule or standard of its kind.
abolish: mean to make nonexistent.
abomination: mean a person or thing that arouses intense dislike.
abridgement: mean a condensed treatment.
absolute: mean exercising power or authority without restraint.
absorb: mean to take something in so as to become imbued with it.
abuse: mean vehemently expressed condemnation or disapproval.
accidental-1: mean happening by chance.
accidental-2: mean not being part of the real or essential nature of something.
accompany: mean to go along with.
accuse: mean to declare a person guilty of a fault or offense.
acknowledge: mean to disclose against one's will or inclination.
acquirement: mean a power or skill won through exertion or effort.
acrimony: mean temper or language marked by irritation, anger, or resentment.
acute: mean full of uncertainty as to outcome.
adapt: mean to bring one thing into correspondence with another.
adherence: mean a sticking to or together.
adjacent: mean being in close proximity.
adjourn: mean to terminate the activities of (as a legislature or meeting)
admittance: mean permitted entrance.
adopt: mean to take an opinion, policy, or practice as one's own.
adorn: mean to enhance the appearance of something by adding something unessential.
adultery: mean illicit sexual intercourse.
advance: mean to help (someone or something) to move ahead.
adventurous: mean exposing oneself to danger more than dictated by good sense.
adverse: mean so apposed as to cause often harmful interference.
advice: mean a recommendation as to a decision or a course of conduct.
affair: mean in general terms something done or dealt with.
affect: mean to produce or have an effect upon.
afflict: mean to inflict on a person something that is hard to bear.
aggressive: mean obtrusively energetic especially in pursuing particular goals.
agile: mean acting or moving with easy quickness.
agree-1: mean to come into or be in harmony regarding a matter of opinion.
agree-2: mean to go or exist together without conflict or incongruity.
air: mean the invisible mixture of gases which surrounds the earth.
alliance: mean an association to further the common interests of its members.
allot: mean to give as a share, portion, role, or lot.
alone: mean isolated from others.
amateur: mean a person who follows a pursuit without attaining proficiency or professional status.
ambiguity: mean an expression capable of more than one interpretation.
ambition: mean strong desire for advancement or success.
amiable: mean having the desire or disposition to please.
amicable: mean exhibiting goodwill and an absence of antagonism.
amour: mean an instance of illicit sexual relationship.
amuse: mean to pass or cause to pass the time pleasantly.
analyze: mean to divide a complex whole into its parts or elements.
anger: mean emotional excitement induced by intense displeasure.
annoy: mean to upset a person's composure.
anodyne-1: mean something used to relieve or prevent pain.
anodyne-2: mean something used to dull or deaden the senses or sensibilities.
answer: mean to say, write, or do something in return.
aperture: mean an opening that allows passage through or in and out.
apology: mean matter offered in explanation or defense.
apparent: mean not actually being what appearance indicates.
appreciate: mean to hold in high estimation.
apprehension: mean a feeling that something undesirable will or is about to happen.
appropriate: mean to seize high-handedly.
approve: mean to have or express a favorable opinion of or about someone or something.
aristocracy: mean a body of people constituting a socially superior caste.
arrival: mean the reaching of a destination.
art: mean the faculty of executing expertly what one has planned or devised.
artificial: mean brought into being not by nature but by human art or effort.
ascend: mean to move upward or toward a summit.
ascribe: mean to lay something to the account of a person or thing.
ask-1: mean to address a person in order to acquire information.
ask-2: mean to seek to obtain by making one's wants known.
assent: mean to concur with what has been proposed.
assert: mean to state positively usually in anticipation or in the face of denial or objection.
assistant: mean a person who takes over part of the duties of another, especially in a subordinate capacity.
assume: mean to put on a false or deceptive appearance.
athletics: mean physical activities engaged in for exercise or play.
atmosphere: mean an intangible quality that gives something an individual and distinctly recognizable character.
attack-1: mean an attempt to injure, destroy, or defame.
attack-2: mean action in a struggle for supremacy, either military or athletic, which must be defended against.
attack-3: mean to make a more or less violent onset upon.
attempt: mean to make an effort to accomplish an end.
attract: mean to draw another by exerting an irresistible or powerful influence.
attraction: mean the relationship existing between things or persons that are naturally or involuntarily drawn together.
authentic: mean being actually and exactly what is claimed.
avenge: mean to punish a person who has wronged oneself or another.
average: mean something that represents a middle point between extremes.
aware: mean having knowledge of something.
awkward: mean not marked by ease and smoothness (as of performance or movement)
background: mean the place, time, and circumstances in which something occurs.
bad: mean not morally good or ethically acceptable.
bait: mean to harass persistently or annoyingly by efforts to break down.
banish: mean to remove by authority or force from a state or country.
barbarian: mean characteristic of uncivilized people.
bare: mean deprived of naturally or conventionally appropriate covering.
base-1: mean something on which another thing is built up and by which it is supported.
base-2: mean deserving of contempt because beneath what is expected of the average person.
battle: mean a meeting, often military, between opposing forces.
bear: mean to put up with something trying or painful.
bearing: mean the outward manifestation of personality or attitude.
beautiful: mean sensuously or aesthetically pleasing.
beg: mean to ask or request urgently.
begin: mean to take the first step in a course, process, or operation.
behave: mean to act or to cause or allow oneself to do something in a certain way.
belief: mean an assent to the truth of something offered for acceptance.
belligerent: mean having an aggressive or truculent attitude.
beneficial: mean bringing good or gain.
blameworthy: mean deserving reproach or punishment.
blaze: mean a brightly burning light or fire or something suggesting this.
blemish: mean an imperfection that mars or damages.
bloody: mean affected by or involving the shedding of blood.
bluff: mean abrupt and unceremonious in speech or manner.
boast: mean to express in speech pride in oneself or one's accomplishments.
boat: mean a floating structure designed to carry persons or goods over water.
bodily: mean of or relating to the human body.
bombast: mean speech or writing characterized by high-flown pomposity or pretentiousness.
boorish: mean uncouth in manner or appearance.
border: mean a line or outer part that marks the limit of something.
brave: mean having or showing no fear when faced with something dangerous, difficult, or unknown.
breach: mean the breaking of a law, duty or obligation.
brief: mean lacking length.
bright: mean shining or glowing with light.
broad: mean having horizontal extent.
bulk: mean the aggregate that forms a body or unit.
business: mean activity concerned with the supplying and distribution of commodities.
busy: mean actively engaged or occupied.
calculate: mean to determine something mathematically.
calm: mean quiet and free from disturbance or harm.
caprice: mean an irrational, fanciful, or impractical idea or desire.
care: mean a troubled or engrossed state of mind or the thing that causes this.
careful: mean showing close attention to detail.
caress: mean to show affection by touching or handling.
caricature: mean a comic or grotesque imitation.
carnal: mean having a physical orientation or origin.
carry: mean to move something from one place to another.
catch: mean to come to possess or control by or as if by seizing.
cause: mean something that produces an effect or result.
caustic: mean stingingly incisive.
cautious: mean prudently watchful and discreet in the face of danger or risk.
celerity: mean quickness in movement or action.
ceremonial: mean marked by attention to or adhering strictly to prescribed forms.
certainty: mean a state of being free from doubt.
certify: mean to testify to the truth or genuineness of something.
chance: mean something that happens without an apparent cause or as a result of unpredictable forces.
change: mean to make or become different.
characteristic: mean revealing a special quality or identity.
chaste: mean free from all taint of what is lewd or salacious.
cheat: mean to get something by dishonesty or deception.
choice-1: mean the act or opportunity of choosing or the thing chosen.
choice-2: mean having qualities that appeal to a cultivated taste.
circumstantial: mean dealing with a matter fully and usually point by point.
cite: mean to bring forward as in explanation, proof, or illustrations.
citizen: mean a person owing allegiance to and entitled to the protection of a sovereign state.
civil: mean observant of the forms required by good breeding.
clear-1: mean capable of being seen through.
clear-2: mean quickly and easily understood.
clever: mean having or showing practical wit or skill in contriving.
cloister: mean a place of retirement from the world for members of a religious community.
close-1: mean to bring or come to a stopping point or limit.
close-2: mean massed tightly together.
coarse: mean offensive to good taste or moral principles.
coax: mean to influence or gently urge by caressing or flattering.
color: mean a property of a visible thing that is recognizable in the light and is distinguished from other properties, such as shape, size, and texture.
comfort: mean to give or offer help in relieving suffering or sorrow.
comfortable: mean enjoying or providing circumstances of contentment or security.
command: mean to issue orders.
commit: mean to assign to a person or place especially for safekeeping.
common: mean generally met with and not in any way special, strange, or unusual.
commotion: mean great physical, mental, or emotional excitement.
compare: mean to set side by side in order to show likenesses or differences.
compendium: mean a brief treatment of a subject or topic.
compensate: mean to make up for what is excessive or deficient, helpful or harmful in another.
compete: mean to strive to gain the mastery or the upper hand.
complex: mean having confusingly interrelated parts.
concise: mean very brief in statement or expression.
conclusive: mean bringing to an end.
conduce: mean to lead to an end.
conduct: mean to use one's powers to lead, guide, or dominate.
confer: mean to engage in discussion in order to reach a decision or settlement.
confidence: mean a state of mind or a manner marked by easy coolness and freedom from uncertainty, diffidence, or embarrassment.
confirm: mean to attest to the truth or validity of something.
congratulate: mean to express pleasure in the joy, success, or prospects of another.
conjecture: mean to draw an inference from slight evidence.
conquer: mean to get the better of by force or strategy.
consecutive: mean following one after the other.
consider: mean to think about in order to increase one's knowledge or to arrive at a judgment or decision.
consonant: mean being in agreement with or agreeable to another.
contain: mean to have or be capable of having within.
contaminate: mean to make impure or unclean.
contemporary: mean existing or occurring at the same time.
contemptible: mean arousing or deserving scorn.
continual: mean characterized by continued occurrence or recurrence.
continue: mean to exist over a period of time or indefinitely.
contract: mean to decrease in bulk or volume.
contrary: mean inclined to resist authority, control, or circumstances.
contrive: mean to find a way of making or doing something or of achieving an end by the exercise of one's mind.
cool: mean actually or apparently free from agitation or excitement.
copy: mean to make something so that it resembles an existing thing.
correct-1: mean to make right what is wrong.
correct-2: mean conforming to fact, standard, or truth.
costly: mean having a high value or valuation, especially in terms of money.
courage: mean mental or moral strength to resist opposition, danger or hardship.
covetous: mean having or showing a strong desire for possessions and especially material possessions.
cowardly: mean having or showing a lack of courage.
creep: mean to move along a surface in a prone or crouching posture.
critical: mean inclined to look for and point out faults and defects.
criticize: mean to find fault with openly.
crooked: mean not straight or straightforward.
crowd: mean an assembled multitude of people.
crush: mean to bring to an end by destroying or defeating.
cumulative: mean increasing or produced by the addition of new material of the same or similar kind.
cure: mean to rectify an unhealthy or undesirable condition.
curious: mean interested in what is not one's personal or proper concern.
curve: mean to swerve or cause to swerve from a straight line or course.
cynical: mean deeply distrustful.
daily: mean of each or every day.
dangerous: mean bringing or involving the chance of loss or injury.
dark: mean more or less deficient in light.
dead: mean devoid of life.
deadly: mean causing or capable of causing death.
debase: mean to cause deterioration or lowering in quality or character.
decay: mean to undergo destructive dissolution.
deceive: mean to lead astray or to frustrate by underhandedness.
deception: mean the acts or practices of or the means used by one who deliberately deceives.
decide: mean to come or cause to come to a conclusion.
declare: mean to make known publicly.
decline: mean to turn away by not accepting, receiving, or considering.
decorum: mean observance of the rules governing proper conduct.
decrease: mean to grow or make less.
decry: mean to express a low opinion of something.
deep: mean having great extension downward or inward.
deface: mean to mar the appearance of.
defend: mean to keep secure from danger or against attack.
defer: mean to delay an action or proceeding.
deform: mean to mar or spoil by or as if by twisting.
delay-1: mean to cause to be late or behind in movement or progress.
delay-2: mean to move or act slowly so as to fall behind.
delusion: mean something believed to be or accepted as true or real that is actually false or unreal.
demand: mean to ask or call for something as due or as necessary or as strongly desired.
deny: mean to refuse to accept as true or valid.
deplete: mean to deprive of something essential to existence or potency.
deplore: mean to express grief or sorrow for something.
derogatory: mean designed or tending to belittle.
desire: mean to have a longing for something.
despise: mean to regard as unworthy of one's notice or consideration.
despondent: mean having lost all or nearly all hope.
deterioration: mean a falling from a higher to a lower level in quality, character, or vitality.
devote: mean to set apart for a particular and often higher end.
devout: mean showing fervor in the practice of religion.
dexterous: mean ready and skilled in physical movement or sometimes mental activity.
dialect: mean a form of language that is not recognized as standard.
dictate: mean to issue something to be followed, observed, obeyed, or accepted.
dictatorial: mean imposing one's will or opinions on others.
different: mean unlike in kind or character.
difficulty: mean something obstructing one's course and demanding effort and endurance if one's end is to be attained.
din: mean a disturbing or confusing welter of sounds or a situation marked by such a welter.
direct: mean uninterrupted.
dirty: mean either physically or morally unclean or impure.
disaster: mean an event or situation that is or is regarded as a terrible misfortune.
discard: mean to get rid of as of no further use, value, or service.
discernment: mean a power to see what is not evident to the average mind.
disclaim: mean to refuse to admit, accept, or approve.
discompose: mean to destroy capacity for collected thought or decisive action.
discord: mean a state or condition marked by a lack of agreement or harmony.
discover: mean to find out something not previously known to one.
discuss: mean to discourse about something in order to reach conclusions or to convince others of the validity of one's position.
disgrace: mean the loss of esteem and good repute and the enduring of reproach and contempt.
disguise: mean to alter the dress or appearance so as to conceal the identity, intention, or true feeling.
dishonest: mean unworthy of trust or belief.
disinclined: mean lacking the will or desire to do something indicated.
dismal: mean devoid of all that is cheerful and comfortable.
dismay: mean to unnerve or deter by arousing fear, apprehension, or aversion.
disposition: mean the dominant quality or qualities distinguishing a person or group.
disprove: mean to show or try to show by presenting evidence that something is not true.
distant: mean not close in space, time, or relationship.
distinct: mean not being each and every one the same.
distress: mean the state of being in great trouble or in pain of body or mind.
distribute: mean to give out, usually in shares, to each member of a group.
doctrine: mean a principle accepted as valid and authoritative.
dominant: mean superior to all others in power, influence, or importance.
doubtful: mean not affording assurance of the worth, soundness, or certainty of something or someone.
downcast: mean affected by or showing very low spirits.
dramatic: mean having a character or effects typical of acted plays.
drunk: mean considerably and conspicuously affected by alcohol.
dry: mean lacking or deficient in moisture.
dull: mean not sharp, keen, or acute(ask).
dupe: mean to deceive by underhanded means for one's own ends.
eager: mean moved by a strong and urgent desire or interest.
earthly: mean belonging to or characteristic of the earth.
easy: mean not demanding undue effort or involving difficulty.
eccentricity: mean singularity in behavior or an instance of this.
ecstasy: mean intense exaltation of mind and feelings.
educe: mean to draw out something hidden, latent, or reserved.
effect: mean a condition or occurrence traceable to a cause.
effective: mean producing or capable of producing an effect.
effort: mean the active use of energy in producing a result.
eject: mean to drive or force out.
elastic: mean able to endure strain without being permanently altered or injured.
element: mean one of the parts, substances, or principles of a compound or complex whole.
embarrass: mean to distress by confusing or confounding.
empty: mean lacking contents which could or should be present.
enable: mean to make one able to do something.
encomium: mean a formal expression of praise.
encourage: mean to fill with courage or strength of purpose.
end: mean the point or line beyond which something does not or cannot go.
enemy: mean an individual or a group who shows hostility or ill will to another.
enmity: mean deep-seated dislike or ill-will or a manifestation of such a feeling.
enormous: mean exceedingly or excessively large.
ensure: mean to make a thing or person sure.
enter: mean to make way into something.
envious: mean begrudging another possession of something desirable.
epicure: mean one who takes pleasure in eating and drinking.
equanimity: mean the quality of one who is self-possessed and not easily disturbed or perturbed.
erase: mean to strike out or remove something so that it no longer has any effect or existence.
error: mean a departure from what is true, right, or proper.
escape: mean to get away or keep away from something.
essential: mean so important as to be indispensable.
estimate: mean to judge something with respect to its worth or significance.
estrange: mean to cause one to break a bond of affection or loyalty.
evident: mean readily perceived or apprehended.
exaggeration: mean an overstepping of the bounds of truth, especially in describing the extent, size, kind, or amount of something.
exceed: mean to go or be beyond a stated or implied limit, measure, or degree.
excessive: mean going beyond a normal or acceptable limit.
exclude: mean to shut or put out.
exculpate: mean to free from a charge or a burden.
excuse: mean to exact neither punishment nor redress.
execrate: mean to denounce violently and indignantly.
execute: mean to carry out the declared intent of another.
expand: mean to increase in size or volume.
expect: mean to anticipate in the mind some occurrence or outcome.
expedient: mean dictated by practical or prudent motives.
explain: mean to make something clear or understandable.
explicit: mean perfectly clear in meaning.
express: mean to let out or make known what one thinks or feels.
extemporaneous: mean composed, done, or devised at the moment and not beforehand.
extend: mean to draw out or add to so as to increase in length.
exterminate: mean to effect the destruction or abolition of something.
extricate: mean to free from what binds or holds back.
extrinsic: mean external to a thing, its essential nature, or its original character.
face: mean the front part of the head from forehead to chin.
fair: mean free from favor toward either or any side.
faithful: mean firm in adherence to whatever one owes allegiance.
faithless: mean untrue to someone or something that has a right to expect one's fidelity or allegiance.
familiar: mean closely acquainted.
famous: mean known far and wide.
fantastic: mean conceived, made, or carried out without evident reference or adherence to truth or reality.
fashion: mean the usage, as in dressing, decorating, or living, that is accepted by those who want to be up-to-date.
fast: mean moving, proceeding, or acting quickly.
fasten: mean to make something stay firmly in place.
fate: mean a predetermined state or end.
fault: mean an imperfection or weakness of character.
favorable: mean pointing toward a happy outcome.
fawn: mean to act or behave abjectly before a superior.
fear: mean painful agitation in the presence or anticipation of danger.
fearful-1: mean disturbed by fear.
fearful-2: mean of a kind to cause grave distress of mind. Additionally, all these words have a lighter, chiefly conversational value in which they mean little more than extreme.
feat: mean a remarkable deed.
feeling: mean a subjective reaction or response to a person, thing, or situation.
female: mean of, characteristic of, or like a female, especially of the human species.
fertile: mean producing or capable of producing offspring or fruit.
fetish: mean an object believed to have the power to avert evil or attract good.
fictitious: mean having the nature of something imagined or mentally invented.
fidelity: mean faithfulness to something to which one is bound by pledge or duty or by a sense of what is right or appropriate.
fierce: mean showing fury or malignity in looks or actions.
financial: mean of or relating to money.
firm: mean having a texture or consistency that resists deformation.
fit-1: mean right with respect to some end, need, use, or circumstance.
fit-2: mean a sudden seizure or spell resulting from an abnormal condition of body or mind.
fitful: mean lacking steadiness or regularity in movement.
flagrant: mean conspicuously bad or objectionable.
flash: mean to send forth light.
follow-1: mean to come after something or someone.
follow-2: mean to go after or on the track of someone or something.
follower: mean one who attaches himself to another.
forbearing: mean not inclined by nature, disposition, or circumstances to be severe or rigorous.
forbid: mean to debar one from using or doing something or to order that something not be used or done.
force: mean to make someone or something yield.
forerunner: mean one who goes before or announces the coming of another.
foresee: mean to know or prophesy beforehand.
foretell: mean to tell beforehand.
forgetful: mean losing from one's mind something once known or learned.
form: mean outward appearance.
fortitude: mean courage and staying power.
fragile: mean easily broken.
fragrance: mean a sweet or pleasant odor.
frank: mean showing willingness to tell what one feels or thinks.
free-1: mean not subject to the rule or control of another.
free-2: mean to set loose from restraint or constraint.
freedom: mean the power or condition of acting without compulsion.
frown: mean to put on a dark or threatening countenance or appearance.
frustrate: mean to check or defeat another's desire, plan, or goal.
full: mean containing all that is wanted or needed or possible.
fulsome: mean too obviously extravagant or ingratiating to be accepted as genuine or sincere.
fun: mean action or speech that provides amusement or arouses laughter.
function: mean the acts or operations expected of a person or thing.
furnish: mean to supply one with what is needed.
futile: mean barren of or producing no result.
gather: mean to come or bring together into a group, mass, or unit.
gaudy: mean vulgarly or cheaply showy.
gaze: mean to look attentively.
get: mean to come into possession of.
ghastly: mean horrifying and repellent in appearance or aspect.
gift: mean a special ability or unusual capacity for doing something.
give: mean to convey to another.
glad: mean characterized by or expressing the mood of one who is pleased or delighted.
go: mean to move out of or away from the place where one is.
govern: mean to exercise power or authority in controlling others.
gracious: mean markedly pleasant and easy in social intercourse.
grand: mean large and impressive.
grant: mean to give as a favor or a right.
graphic: mean giving a clear visual impression especially in words.
grateful: mean feeling or expressing gratitude.
grieve: mean to feel or express sorrow or grief.
group: mean a collection or assemblage of separate units.
guide: mean to direct in a course or show the way to be followed.
habit: mean a way of acting that has become fixed through repetition.
hamper: mean to hinder or impede in moving, progressing, or acting.
handle: mean to manage dexterously or efficiently.
happen: mean to come about.
harbor: mean to provide a place, such as one's home, quarters, or confines, where someone or something may stay or be kept for a time.
hard: mean demanding great exertion or effort.
harmony: mean the state resulting when different things come together without clashing or disagreement.
haste: mean quickness in movement or action.
hate: mean to feel strong aversion or intense dislike for.
hateful: mean deserving of or arousing intense dislike.
have: mean to keep, control, retain, or experience as one's own.
haze: mean an atmospheric condition that deprives the air of its transparency.
healthful: mean conducive or favorable to the health or soundness of mind or body.
healthy: mean enjoying or indicative of good health.
heavy: mean having great weight.
height: mean vertical distance either between the top and bottom of something or between a base and something above it.
help: mean to supply what is needed to accomplish an end.
heritage: mean something which one receives or is entitled to receive by succession, as from a parent or predecessor.
heroism: mean conspicuously courageous behavior.
hesitate: mean to show irresolution or uncertainty.
hide: mean to withhold or withdraw from sight or observation.
high: mean above the average in height.
hinder: mean to interfere with the activity or progress of.
hire: mean to engage or grant for use at a price.
history: mean a written record of events.
hold: mean the power of getting or keeping in possession or control.
honesty: mean uprightness of character or action.
honor: mean respect and esteem shown to another.
humble: mean lacking all signs of pride, aggressiveness, or self-assertiveness.
hypocritical: mean affecting more virtue or religious devotion than one actually possesses.
hypothesis: mean a formulation of a general or abstract principle that is derived from observed data and that explains that data.
idea: mean what exists in the mind as a representation or as a formulation.
ignorant: mean not having knowledge.
imaginary: mean unreal or unbelievable.
immoral: mean not moral.
impassioned: mean showing intense feeling.
impassive: mean unresponsive to something that might normally excite interest or emotion.
impertinent: mean given to thrusting oneself into the affairs of another.
implant: mean to introduce into the mind.
implement: mean a relatively simple device for performing work.
importance: mean a quality or aspect that is felt to be of great worth, value, or influence.
imposture: mean a thing which pretends to be one thing in nature, character, or quality but is really another.
improve: mean to make more acceptable or bring nearer some standard.
inactive: mean not engaged in work or activity.
incisive: mean having or showing or suggesting a keen alertness of mind.
incite: mean to spur to action or to excite into activity.
incline: mean to influence one to have or take an attitude toward something.
include: mean to contain within as a part or portion of the whole.
inconstant: mean lacking firmness or steadiness in such things as purpose or devotion.
increase: mean to make or become greater or more numerous.
incur: mean to bring something, usually unwanted, upon oneself.
indecorous: mean not conforming to what is accepted as right, fitting, or in good taste.
indefatigable: mean capable of prolonged and strenuous effort.
indifferent: mean not showing or feeling interest.
indiscriminate: mean including all or nearly all within the range of choice, operation, or effectiveness.
induce: mean to move one to act or decide in a certain way.
indulge: mean to show undue favor or attention to a person's desires or feelings.
infallible: mean having or showing the inability to make errors.
infer: mean to arrive at a mental conclusion.
inflated: mean swollen by or as if by fluid beyond normal size.
inflexible: mean unwilling to alter a predetermined course or purpose.
influence: mean power exerted over the minds or behavior of others.
inform: mean to make one aware of something.
infrequent: mean not common or abundant.
infuse: mean to introduce one thing into another so as to affect it throughout.
injure: mean to affect someone or something so as to rob it of soundness or strength or to reduce its value, usefulness, or effectiveness.
injustice: mean an act that inflicts undeserved damage, loss, or hardship on a person.
innate: mean not acquired after birth.
insane: mean having or showing an unsound mind or being unable to control one's rational processes.
insipid: mean devoid of qualities that make for spirit and character.
instance: mean something that exhibits the distinguishing characteristics of the category to which it belongs.
instinctive: mean not based on ordinary processes of reasoning.
intelligent: mean mentally keen or quick.
intensify: mean to increase markedly in measure or degree.
intention: mean what one intends to accomplish or attain.
intermittent: mean occuring or appearing in interrupted sequence.
interpose: mean to come or go between.
intimidate: mean to frighten into submission.
introduce: mean to put between or among others.
intrude: mean to thrust oneself or something in without invitation or authorization.
inveterate: mean firmly established.
invite: mean to request or encourage someone or something to respond or to act.
irascible: mean easily angered or enraged.
irrational: mean not governed or guided by reason or not having the power to reason.
irregular: mean not conforming to, in accordance with, or explainable by rule, law, or custom.
irritate: mean to excite a feeling of angry annoyance.
item: mean one of the distinct parts of a whole.
jerk: mean to make a sudden sharp quick movement.
jest: mean something said or done for the purpose of evoking laughter.
join: mean to bring or come together into some manner of union.
joint: mean the place where or the mechanism by which two things are united.
junction: mean an act, state, or place of meeting or uniting.
juncture: mean a critical or crucial time or state of affairs.
justice: mean the art, practice, or obligation of rendering to another what is his, her, or its due.
justify: mean to be what constitutes sufficient grounds for doing, using, saying or preferring something.
keep-1: mean to notice or honor a day, occasion, or deed.
keep-2: mean to hold in one's possession or under one's control.
kill: mean to deprive of life.
kind: mean showing or having a gentle, considerate nature.
know: mean to hold something in one's mind as true or as being what it purports to be.
knowledge: mean what is or can be known by an individual or by mankind.
lack: mean to be without something essential or greatly desired.
lapse: mean to fall back from a higher or better state or condition into a lower or poorer one.
large: mean above average in magnitude, especially physical magnitude.
last: mean following all others in time, order, or importance.
lasting: mean enduring for so long as to seem fixed or established.
latent: mean not now manifest or showing signs of activity or existence.
laughable: mean provoking laughter or mirth.
law: mean a principle governing action or procedure.
lawful: mean being in accordance with law.
lawyer: mean one authorized to practice law.
lazy: mean not easily aroused to action or activity.
lean: mean thin because of an absence of excess flesh.
leaning: mean a strong instinct or liking for something.
learned: mean possessing or manifesting unusually wide and deep knowledge.
let: mean not to forbid or prevent.
lethargy: mean physical or mental inertness.
level: mean having a surface without bends, curves, or irregularities, and with no part higher than any other.
liable: mean being by nature or through circumstances likely to experience something adverse.
liberal-1: mean giving freely and unstintingly.
liberal-2: mean freed from or opposed to what is orthodox, established, or conservative.
lie: mean to tell an untruth.
lift: mean to move from a lower to a higher place or position.
light: mean to start something to burn.
lightness: mean gaiety or indifference when seriousness is called for.
likeness: mean agreement or correspondence in details.
limit: mean to set bounds for.
limp: mean deficient in firmness of texture, substance, or structure.
line: mean to arrange in a line or lines.
liquid: mean composed of particles that move easily and flowingly and change their relative position without perceptible break in continuity.
lively: mean keenly alive and spirited.
living: mean having or showing life.
logical: mean having or showing skill in thinking or reasoning.
long: mean to have a strong desire for something.
loose: mean not tightly bound, held, restrained, or stretched.
loud: mean marked by intensity or volume of sound.
lucky: mean meeting with or producing unforeseen success.
lure: mean to draw one from a usual, desirable, or proper course or situation into one considered unusual, undesirable, or wrong.
lurk: mean to behave furtively so as to escape attention.
luxurious: mean ostentatiously rich or magnificent.
maim: mean to injure so severely as to cause lasting damage.
maintain: mean to uphold as true, right, just, or reasonable.
majority: mean a number or quantity or part larger than some other expressed or implied, particularly in reference to an election.
make: mean to cause to come into being.
maker: mean one who brings something new into being or existence.
malice: mean the desire or wish to see another experience pain, injury or distress.
malign: mean to injure by speaking ill of.
malodorous: mean having a bad or unpleasant smell.
mania: mean a state marked by exaggerated reactions and a loss of emotional, mental, or nervous control.
martial: mean of or characteristic of war.
masculine: mean of, characteristic of, or like a male, especially of the human species.
massacre: mean a great and usually wanton killing of human beings.
masterful: mean tending to impose one's will on others.
match: mean to come up to or nearly up to the standard of someone else.
material: mean of or belonging to the world of actuality or to things apparent to the senses.
matrimonial: mean of, relating to, or characteristic of marriage.
mature-1: mean fully developed.
mature-2: mean to come or cause to come to be fit for use or enjoyment.
meager: mean falling short of what is normal, necessary, or desirable.
mean-1: mean below the normal standards of human decency and dignity.
mean-2: mean something or someone necessary or useful in effecting an end.
meaning: mean an idea which is conveyed to the mind.
meddle: mean to concern oneself with someone or something officiously, impertinently, or indiscreetly.
melody: mean a clearly distinguishable succession of rhythmically ordered tones.
memory: mean the capacity for or the act of remembering, or the thing remembered.
mend: mean to put into good order something that is injured, damaged, or defective.
mention: mean to make clear or specific by referring to something explicitly.
mercy: mean a showing of or a disposition to show kindness or compassion.
merry: mean showing high spirits or lightheartedness.
method: mean the means or procedure followed in achieving an end.
mirth: mean a mood or temper of joy and high spirits that is expressed in laughter, play, or merrymaking.
miscellaneous: mean a group, collection, or mass, or the things that make up a group, collection, or mass, marked by diversity or variety.
miserable: mean deplorably or contemptibly bad or mean.
misfortune: mean adverse fortune or an instance of this.
misplace: mean to put in a wrong place so as to be as unavailable as lost.
misrepresent: mean to present or represent in a manner contrary to the truth.
mistake: mean to mix things up or take one thing to be another.
mix: mean to combine or to be combined into a more or less uniform whole.
mixture: mean a product formed by the combination of two or more things.
model: mean someone or something set or held before one for guidance or imitation.
moderate-1: mean not excessive in degree, amount, or intensity.
moderate-2: mean to modify so as to avoid an extreme or to keep within bounds.
modern: mean having taken place, come into existence, or developed in times close to the present.
monopolize: mean to take up completely.
monopoly: mean a method of or system for controlling prices.
monstrous: mean extremely impressive.
mood: mean a state of mind in which an emotion or set of emotions gains ascendancy.
moral: mean conforming to a standard of what is right and good.
motive: mean a stimulus to action.
movable: mean capable of moving or of being moved.
move: mean to set or keep in motion.
moving: mean having the power to produce deep and usually somber emotion.
mysterious: mean beyond one's powers to discover, understand, or explain.
mystery: mean something which baffles or perplexes.
myth: mean a traditional story of ostensibly historical content whose origin has been lost or forgotten.
native: mean belonging to a locality.
natural: mean free from pretension or calculation.
nearest: mean closest in time, space, or degree.
nearly: mean within a little of being, becoming, reaching, or sufficing.
neat: mean manifesting care and orderliness.
need: mean a pressing lack of something essential.
neglect: mean to pass over without giving due attention.
negligent: mean culpably careless or indicative of such carelessness.
neutral: mean lacking decisiveness or distinctness.
new: mean having recently come into existence or use or into a particular state or condition.
nice: mean having or showing exacting standards.
nightly: mean of, relating to, or associated with the night.
noteworthy: mean having a quality that attracts attention.
noticeable: mean attracting notice or attention.
novice: mean one who is a beginner in something, such as a trade, a profession, a career, or a skill.
nullify: mean to deprive of effective or continued existence.
obedient: mean submissive to the will or control of another.
obey: mean to follow the direction of another.
object: mean to oppose by arguing against.
oblige: mean to do a service or courtesy.
obscure: mean not clearly understandable.
obstinate: mean fixed and unyielding in an course or purpose.
occurrence: mean something that happens or takes place.
odorous: mean emitting and diffusing scent.
offend: mean to cause hurt feelings or deep resentment.
offense-1: mean an emotional response to a slight or indignity.
offense-2: mean a transgression of law or custom.
offer: mean to lay, set, or put something before another for acceptance.
often: mean again and again in more or less close succession.
old: mean having come into existence or use in the more or less distant past.
oligarchy: mean government by, or a state governed by, the few.
ominous: mean having a menacing or threatening aspect.
omnipresent: mean present or existent everywhere.
onerous: mean imposing hardship.
onward: mean in the act of advancing or going ahead, as in a movement, progression, series, or sequence.
opinion: mean a judgment one holds to be true.
opponent: mean one who expresses or manifests an opposite position.
oppose: mean to set oneself against someone or something.
opposite: mean being so far apart as to be or seem irreconcilable.
oral: mean involving the use of words.
order: mean to put persons or things into their proper places in relation to each other.
origin: mean the point at which something begins its course or existence.
outer: mean being or placed without something.
outline: mean the line that bounds and gives form to something.
outrageous: mean enormously bad or horrible.
outright: mean without limit or qualification.
oversight: mean a careful watching.
pacific: mean affording or promoting peace.
pacify: mean to ease or quiet the anger or disturbance of someone or something.
palatable: mean agreeable or pleasant to the taste.
pale-1: mean deficient in natural or healthy color or in vividness or intensity of hue.
pale-2: mean weak and thin in substance or vital qualities, as though drained of blood.
parallel: mean one that corresponds to or closely resembles another.
parasite: mean an obsequious flatter or self-seeker.
pardon: mean a lifting of penalty or punishment.
part: mean something less than the whole to which it belongs.
particle: mean a very small or insignificant piece or part.
partner: mean an associate.
passion: mean intense emotion compelling action.
pathos: mean a quality that moves one to pity or sorrow.
pause: mean a temporary cessation.
pay: mean to give money or its equivalent in return for something.
pedantic: mean too narrowly concerned with learned matters.
penalize: mean to punish by depriving of something.
penitence: mean regret for sin or wrongdoing.
perceptible: mean apprehensible as real or existent.
perfect: mean not lacking or faulty in any respect.
perform: mean to carry out or into effect.
perimeter: mean a continuous line enclosing an area.
period: mean a portion or division of time.
perjure: mean to violate one's oath or make a false swearer of oneself.
permission: mean sanction granted by one in authority to act or to do something.
pernicious: mean exceedingly harmful.
persevere: mean to continue in a course in the face of difficulty or opposition.
phase: mean one of the possible ways of viewing or being presented to view.
phrase: mean a group of words which together express a notion and which may be used as part of a sentence.
physique: mean bodily makeup or type.
pitiful: mean arousing or deserving pity or compassion.
place: mean the point or portion of space occupied by or chosen for a thing.
plain: mean free from all ostentation or superficial embellishment.
plan: mean a method devised for making or doing something or achieving an end.
plastic: mean susceptible of being modified in form or nature.
plausible: mean outwardly acceptable as true or genuine.
pleasant: mean highly acceptable to or delighting the mind or senses.
pleasure: mean the agreeable emotion accompanying the possession or expectation of what is good or greatly desired.
plentiful: mean more than sufficient without being excessive.
plot: mean a plan secretly devised to accomplish an evil or treacherous end.
plunge: mean to throw oneself or to throw or thrust something forward and downward into or as if into deep water.
poison: mean material that when present in or introduced into a living organism produces a deadly or injurious effect.
ponder: mean to consider or examine attentively or deliberately.
pose: mean an adopted way of speaking or behaving.
position-1: mean a point of view or way of regarding something.
position-2: mean employment for wages or salary.
possible: mean capable of being realized.
pour: mean to send forth or come forth copiously.
poverty: mean the state of one who is poor or with insufficient resources.
power-1: mean the ability to exert effort.
power-2: mean the ability of a living being to perform in a given way.
power-3: mean the right to govern or rule or determine.
powerless: mean unable to effect one's purpose, intention, or end.
practicable: mean capable of being put to use or turned to account.
practice: mean to perform or make perform repeatedly.
preceding: mean being before.
precipitate: mean showing undue haste or unexpectedness.
precision: mean the quality or state of being precise.
predicament: mean a situation from which escape is difficult.
predilection: mean an attitude of mind that predisposes one to favor something or take a stand without full consideration or knowledge.
preliminary: mean serving to make ready the way for something else.
prepare: mean to make someone or something ready.
prescribe: mean to fix arbitrarily or authoritatively.
presently: mean after a little while.
presuppose: mean to take something for granted as the basis for action or reasoning.
pretense: mean the offering of something false or deceptive as real or true.
prevailing: mean generally circulated, accepted, or used in a certain time or place.
prevent-1: mean to deal with beforehand.
prevent-2: mean to stop something from coming or occurring.
price: mean what is given or asked in exchange for something.
pride-1: mean the quality or feeling of a person who is firmly convinced of his or her own excellence or superiority.
pride-2: mean to congratulate oneself because of something one is, has, or has done or achieved.
priority: mean the act, the fact, or the right of being in front or going ahead of another.
probable: mean not currently certain but such as may be or become true or actual.
process: mean the series of such things as actions, operations, or motions involved in the accomplishment of an end.
proficient: mean having or manifesting the great knowledge and experience necessary for success in a skill, trade, or profession.
profuse: mean giving or given out in great abundance.
projection: mean an extension beyond the normal line or surface.
prone: mean lying down.
proportional: mean in due ration to something else.
propose: mean to set before the mind for consideration.
prosaic: mean having a plain, practical, unimaginative quality or character.
prospect: mean an advance realization of something to come.
proud: mean showing superiority toward others or scorn for inferiors.
provide: mean to give or get what is desired by or needed for something.
provisional: mean not final or definitive.
provoke: mean to rouse someone or something into being, doing, or feeling.
pull: mean to cause to move in the direction determined by an applied force.
pungent: mean sharp and stimulating to the mind or the senses.
punish: mean to inflict a penalty on in requital for wrongdoing.
push: mean to cause to move ahead or aside by the application of force.
puzzle: mean to baffle and disturb mentally.
quality-1: mean an intelligible feature by which a thing may be identified or understood.
quality-2: mean distinctive merit or superiority.
qualm: mean a misgiving about what one is doing or going to do.
quarrel: mean an angry dispute.
quick: mean able to respond without delay or hesitation or indicative of such ability.
quicken: mean to make alive or lively.
quote: mean to speak or write again something already said or written by another.
random: mean determined by accident rather than design.
range: mean the extent that lies within the powers of something to cover or control.
rank: mean growing or increasing at an immoderate rate.
ration: mean the amount of food, supplies, or money allotted to an individual.
rational: mean having or manifesting the power to reason or being in accordance with the dictates of reason.
ravage: mean to lay waste by plundering or destroying.
reach: mean to arrive at a point or end by effort or work.
readiness: mean the power of doing something without evidence of effort.
real: mean corresponding to known facts.
reap: mean to do the work or a particular part of the work of collecting ripened crops.
reason: mean the power of the intellect by which human beings attain truth or knowledge.
rebellion: mean an armed outbreak against powers in authority.
recede: mean to move backward.
receipt: mean a formula or set of directions for the compounding of ingredients especially in cookery and medicine.
receive: mean to permit to come into one's possession, presence, group, mind, or substance.
reciprocal: mean shared or experienced by each of those concerned.
reciprocate: mean to give back usually in kind or in quantity.
recognition: mean a form of cognition that relates a perception of something new to knowledge already acquired.
recoil: mean to draw back in fear or distaste.
reel: mean to move or seem to move uncertainly and irregularly or with such loss of control as occurs in extreme weakness or in intoxication.
refer: mean to call or direct attention to something.
refrain: mean to keep oneself voluntarily from doing or indulging in something.
regard: mean to recognize the worth of a person or thing.
regular: mean being of the sort or kind that is expected as usual, ordinary, or average.
related: mean connected by or as if by close family ties.
relevant: mean relating to or bearing upon the matter at hand.
relieve: mean to make something less grievous or more tolerable.
relinquish: mean to give up completely.
rely: mean to have or place full confidence.
remark: mean to make observations or pass judgment.
remember: mean to bring an image or idea from the past into the mind.
renew: mean to make like new.
renunciation: mean voluntary surrender or forgoing of something desired or desirable.
repeat: mean to say or do again.
replace: mean to put someone or something out of a usual or proper place or into the place of another.
report: mean common talk or an instance of it that spreads rapidly.
reproduction: mean something that closely resembles a thing previously made, produced, or written.
reprove: mean to criticize adversely.
repugnant: mean so unlikable as to arouse antagonism or aversion.
requirement: mean something regarded as necessary for success or perfection.
rescue: mean to set free from confinement, risk or danger.
reside: mean to have as one's habitation or domicile.
resort: mean to have recourse to something when in need of help or relief.
resource: mean something one turns to in the absence of the usual means or source of supply.
responsible: mean subject to an authority that may hold one to account.
restore: mean to regain or cause to regain signs of life and vigor.
restrain: mean to hold back from or control in doing something.
return: mean to go or come back.
reveal: mean to make known what has been or should be concealed
revere: mean to regard with profound respect and honor.
reverence: mean the emotion inspired by something that arouses one's deep respect or veneration.
reverse: mean to change to the opposite position.
revoke: mean to undo something previously done.
rhythm: mean the more or less regular rise and fall in intensity of sounds that is associated especially with poetry and music.
rich: mean having goods, property, and money in abundance.
ridicule: mean to make an object of laughter of.
rigid: mean extremely severe or stern.
rise: mean to move or come up from a lower to a higher level.
rival: mean to strive to equal or surpass.
rotate: mean to succeed or cause to succeed each other in turn.
rough: mean not smooth or even.
rude: mean lacking in the qualities that make for finish or perfection in development or use.
ruin-1: mean the bringing about of or the results of disaster.
ruin-2: mean to subject to forces that are destructive of soundness, worth, or usefulness.
rural: mean relating to or characteristic of the country.
sacred: mean protected by law, custom, or respect against abuse.
sadness: mean the state of mind of one who is unhappy or low-spirited.
safe: mean free from danger or risk.
same: mean not different or not differing from one another or others.
sarcastic: mean marked by bitterness and a power or intent to cut or sting.
satiate: mean to fill completely or to excess.
satisfy-1: mean to appease one's desires or longings.
satisfy-2: mean to measure up to a set of criteria or requirements.
saucy: mean flippant and bold in manner or attitude.
saunter: mean to walk slowly and more or less aimlessly.
save: mean to keep secure from injury, decay, or loss.
say: mean to put into words.
scatter: mean to cause to separate or break up.
scoff: mean to show one's contempt through derision or mockery.
scold: mean to reproach angrily and abusively.
scrutinize: mean to look at or over carefully and usually critically.
seasonable: mean peculiarly appropriate to the time or situation.
secret: mean existing or done without attracting observation or attention.
see-1: mean to take cognizance of something by physical or sometimes mental vision.
see-2: mean to perceive something by use of the eyes.
seem: mean to give the impression of being as stated without necessarily being so in fact.
select: mean set apart by some superior character or quality.
sensation: mean the power to respond or the act of responding to stimuli.
sense: mean ability to reach intelligent conclusions.
sensuous: mean relating to or providing pleasure through gratification of the senses.
separate: mean to become or cause to become disunited or disjointed.
serious: mean not light or frivolous.
servitude: mean the state of being subject to a master.
set-1: mean a more or less closed and exclusive group of persons.
set-2: mean to put securely in position.
severe: mean given to or marked by strict discipline and firm restraint.
shake-1: mean to exhibit vibrating, wavering, or oscillating movement often as an evidence of instability.
shake-2: mean to move up and down or to and fro with some violence.
shameless: mean characterized by boldness and a lack of sense of shame.
share: mean to have, get, or use in common with another or others.
sharp: mean having or showing alert competence and clear understanding.
shelter: mean the state or a place in which one is safe or secure from what threatens or disturbs.
shoot: mean one of the members of a plant that are outgrowths from a crown or from a main base or one of its divisions.
shorten: mean to reduce in extent.
show-1: mean to reveal outwardly or make apparent.
show-2: mean to present in such a way as to invite notice or attention.
showy: mean given to or making excessive outward display.
shrewd: mean acute in perception and sound in judgment.
shy: mean not inclined to be forward or obtrude oneself.
sign-1: mean a discernible indication of what is not itself directly perceptible.
sign-2: mean something, such as a gesture or action, by which a command or wish is expressed or a thought made known.
silent: mean showing restraint in speaking.
similar: mean closely resembling each other.
simple: mean actually or apparently deficient in intelligence.
sincere: mean genuine in feeling or expression.
single: mean one as distinguished from two or more or all others.
sinister: mean seriously threatening evil or disaster.
slant: mean to diverge or to cause to diverge from the vertical or horizontal.
slatternly: mean deficient in neatness, freshness, or smartness, especially in dress or appearance.
sleek: mean having a smooth bright surface or appearance.
sleepy: mean affected by or inducing a desire to sleep.
sly: mean attaining or seeking to attain one's ends by devious means.
small: mean noticeably below average in size.
smell: mean the quality that makes a thing perceptible to the olfactory sense.
smuggled: mean transported in defiance of the law.
soak: mean to permeate or be permeated with a liquid.
sober: mean having or manifesting mastery of oneself and one's appetites.
soft: mean devoid of harshness, roughness, or intensity.
solitude: mean the state of one who is alone.
sophisticated: mean experienced in the ways of the world.
sorrow: mean distress of mind.
soul: mean an immaterial entity distinguishable from the body.
sound: mean a sensation or effect resulting from stimulation of the auditory receptors.
spacious: mean larger in extent or capacity than the average.
sparing: mean careful in the use of one's money or resources.
speak: mean to articulate words so as to express one's thoughts.
special: mean of or relating to one thing or class.
spectator: mean one who sees or looks upon something.
spend: mean to pay out for something received or expected.
spendthrift: mean a person who dissipates resources foolishly and wastefully.
splendid: mean extraordinarily or transcendently impressive.
spoil: mean something taken from another by force or craft.
spontaneous: mean acting or activated without deliberation.
spring: mean to come up or out of something into existence.
stammer: mean to speak stumblingly.
standard: mean a means of determining what a thing should be.
state: mean the way in which one manifests existence or the circumstances under which one exists or by which one is given a definite character.
stay: mean to continue to be in one place for a noticeable time.
steady: mean not varying throughout a course or extent.
steal: mean to take from another without that person's knowledge or permission.
steep: mean having an incline approaching the perpendicular.
sterile: mean lacking the power to produce offspring or bear fruit.
stick: mean to become closely attached.
stiff: mean difficult to bend or enliven.
stigma: mean a mark of shame or discredit.
still: mean making no stir or noise.
stingy: mean being unwilling or showing unwillingness to share with others.
stir-1: mean signs of excitement or hurry accompanying an act, action, or event.
stir-2: mean to shift from acquiescence or torpor into activity or action.
stocky: mean being or having a body that is relatively compact in form.
stoop: mean to descend from one's level of rank or dignity to do something.
stop: mean to suspend or cause to suspend activity.
story: mean a recital of happenings that is less elaborate than a novel.
straightforward: mean free from all that is dishonest or secretive.
strain: mean an injury to a part of the body through overstretching.
strange: mean departing or varying from what is ordinary, usual, or to be expected.
strategy: mean an aspect of military science.
stress: mean the action or effect of force exerted upon or within a thing.
strike: mean to come or bring into contact with a sharp blow.
strong: mean showing power to resist or to endure.
structure: mean the parts of or the arrangement of parts in a whole.
strut: mean to assume an air of dignity or importance.
stupid: mean lacking in or seeming to lack power to absorb ideas or impressions.
suave: mean pleasantly tactful and well-mannered.
subservient: mean showing or characterized by extreme compliance or abject obedience.
succeed: mean to attain or be attaining a desired end.
sufficient: mean being what is necessary or desirable.
suffocate: mean to interrupt the normal course of breathing.
suggest: mean to convey an idea indirectly.
sullen: mean showing a forbidding or disagreeable mood.
sum: mean all that is present in a group or mass.
summit: mean the highest point attained or attainable.
summon: mean to demand the presence of.
supererogatory: mean done without need, compulsion, warrant, or provocation.
superficial: mean lacking in depth, comprehensiveness, or solidity.
supple: mean showing freedom and ease in bodily movements.
support: mean to favor actively someone or something that meets opposition.
suppress: mean to hold back more or less forcefully one that seeks an outlet.
supremacy: mean the position of being first, as in rank, power, or influence.
sure: mean having no doubt or uncertainty.
surprise-1: mean to attack unawares.
surprise-2: mean to impress forcibly through unexpectedness.
surrender: mean the yielding up of one's person, forces, or possessions to another person or power.
sweet: mean distinctly pleasing or charming and free of all that is irritating or distasteful.
swerve: mean to turn aside from a straight course.
swing-1: mean to wield or cause to move to and fro or up and down.
swing-2: mean to move to and fro, up and down, or back and forth.
symbol: mean a perceptible thing that stands for something unseen or intangible.
symmetry: mean a quality in design that gives aesthetic pleasure and which depends on the proper relating of parts to each other and to the effect of the whole.
sympathy: mean a feeling for or a capacity for sharing in the interests or distress of another.
tact: mean skill and grace in dealing with others.
take: mean to get hold of by or as if by catching up with the hand.
talkative: mean given to talk or talking.
tame: mean docilely tractable or incapable of asserting one's will.
tap: mean to strike or hit audibly.
tardy: mean not arriving or doing or occurring at the set, due, or expected time.
task: mean a piece of work to be done.
taste-1: mean the property of a substance which makes it perceptible to the gustatory sense.
taste-2: mean a liking for or enjoyment of something because of the pleasure it gives.
teach: mean to cause to acquire knowledge or skill.
tear: mean to separate forcibly.
tedium: mean a state of dissatisfaction and weariness.
teem: mean to be plentifully supplied with or rich in.
temerity: mean conspicuous or flagrant boldness.
temperance: mean self-restraint in the gratification of appetites and desires.
tend: mean to take charge of or look after someone or something.
tendency: mean movement in a particular direction or with a particular character.
theft: mean the act or crime of stealing.
theoretical: mean concerned principally with abstractions and theories.
therefore: mean as a result or concomitant.
thin: mean not thick, broad, abundant, or dense.
thing: mean something considered as having actual, distinct, and demonstrable existence.
think-1: mean to form an idea of something.
think-2: mean to use one's powers of conception, judgment, or inference.
though: mean in spite of the fact.
thoughtful-1: mean characterized by or showing the power to engage in thought, especially concentrated thinking.
thoughtful-2: mean mindful of others.
threaten: mean to announce or forecast impending danger or evil.
thrill: mean to fill with emotions that stir or excite.
throw: mean to cause to move swiftly through space by a propulsive movement or propelling force.
tie: mean to make fast or secure.
tight: mean drawn or stretched to the limit or to the point where there is no looseness or slackness.
timid: mean so fearful and apprehensive as to hesitate or hold back.
tire: mean to make or become unable or unwilling to continue.
touch: mean to get or produce or affect with a sensation by or as if by bodily contact.
trace: mean a perceptible sign made by something that has passed.
transform: mean to change a thing into a different thing or form.
transient: mean lasting or staying only a short time.
transport: mean to carry away by strong and usually pleasurable emotion.
treat: mean to have to do with in a specified manner.
trespass: mean to make inroads upon the property, territory, or rights of another.
trick: mean an indirect means to gain an end.
trifle: mean to deal with or act toward someone or something without serious purpose.
trite: mean lacking the freshness that evokes attention or interest.
trouble: mean to cause to be uneasy or upset.
truth: mean the quality of keeping close to fact or reality and avoiding distortion or misrepresentation.
tumor: mean an abnormal growth or mass of tissue.
type: mean a number of individuals thought of as a group because of a common quality or qualities.
ugly: mean neither pleasing nor beautiful, especially to the eye.
unbelief: mean the attitude or state of mind of one who does not believe.
uncertainty: mean lack of sureness about someone or something.
unconstraint: mean a free and uninhibited expression of thoughts or feelings or a mood or style marked by this.
understand: mean to have a clear or complete idea of.
unity: mean a combining of parts or elements or individuals into an effective whole or the quality of a whole made up of closely associated parts.
universal: mean characteristic of, relating to, comprehending, or affecting all or the whole.
unlawful: mean not being in accordance with law.
unnerve: mean to deprive of strength or vigor and the capacity for effective action.
unruly: mean not submissive to government or control.
unsocial: mean not social and therefore opposed to what is social.
upright: mean having or showing a strict regard for what is morally right.
use-1: mean a capacity for serving an end or purpose.
use-2: mean to put into service especially to attain an end or to give a practical value.
usual: mean familiar through frequent or regular repetition.
vain: mean being without worth or significance.
valid: mean having such force as to compel serious attention and usually acceptance.
venial: mean not warranting punishment or the imposition of a penalty.
versatile: mean marked by or showing skill or ability or capacity or usefulness of many kinds.
vertical: mean being at right angles to a baseline.
vicious: mean highly reprehensible and offensive in character, nature, or conduct.
victim: mean one killed or injured for the ends of the one who kills or injures.
victory: mean a successful outcome in a contest or struggle.
vigorous: mean having great vitality and force.
vindictive: mean showing or motivated by a desire for vengeance.
virtually: mean not absolutely or actually, yet so nearly so that the difference is negligible.
visit: mean a coming to stay with another temporarily and usually briefly.
vitalize: mean to arouse to activity, animation, or life.
vocal-1: mean uttered by the voice or having to do with such utterance.
vocal-2: mean being able to express oneself clearly and easily.
vociferous: mean so loud or insistent as to compel attention.
voluntary: mean done or brought about of one's own will.
voracious: mean excessively greedy.
wage: mean the price paid for services or labor.
wallow: mean to move heavily or clumsily because or as if impeded or out of control.
wander: mean to move about more or less aimlessly from place to place.
warn: mean to let one know of approaching or possible danger or risk.
waste: mean to spend or expend futilely or without gaining a proper or reasonable or normal return.
watchful: mean being on the look-out especially for danger or opportunity.
weak: mean not strong enough to endure strain, pressure, or strenuous effort.
weaken: mean to lose strength, energy, or vigor.
weird: mean mysteriously strange or fantastic.
wet: mean more or less covered or soaked with liquid.
whiten: mean to change from an original or natural color to white or nearly white.
whole: mean including everything or everyone without exception.
wise: mean having or showing sound judgment.
wit: mean a mode of expression intended to arouse amused interest or evoke laughter.
wither: mean to lose or cause to lose freshness and smoothness of appearance.
witty: mean provoking or intended to provoke amusement or laughter.
wordy: mean using more words than necessary to express thought.
work-1: mean activity involving effort or exertion.
work-2: mean a specific sustained activity engaged especially in earning one's living.
worry: mean to torment to the point of destroying one's peace of mind or to disturb or irritate acutely by persistent acts.
wrong: mean to injure unjustly or outrageously.
yield: mean to give way to someone or something that one can no longer resist.