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bacchanalian (adj) : related to a drunken festival or wild partying

badger (v) : to bother or to nag

badinage (n) : playful conversation or speak in a witty manner

baffle (v) : to confuse or frustrate someone

baleful (adj) : harmful, threatening, evil in effect or intent

balk (v) : to refuse to do something, to stop short of something

ballast (n) : anything heavy carried in a ship, airplane or vehicle in order to give stability

balmy (adj) : pleasant, soothing, or mild

banal (adj) : ordinary, common place or unoriginal

bandy (v) : to throw or pass back and forth

bantering (adj) : funny in tone or attitude, joking

barb (n) : a spike, a sharp point, or a mean comment or remark

bard (n) : someone who writes poems, a poet

barrage (n) : an unending attack, a bombing, or an overwhelming outpouring

barren (adj) : unfruitful, lifeless, or unable to produce

barterer (n) : a person who does business by trading goods without using money

bastion (n) : a fortified place of strong defense

bauble (n) : a pretty but cheap ornament; the scepter carried by a court jester

bawdy (adj) : funny but indecent, or vulgar humor

beam (n) : a long piece of wood, metal, or other material used mainly to support weight

beatitude (n) : a state of perfect happiness or being blessed

bedlam (n) : a scene of great confusion and wildness or great uproar

bedraggle (v) : to make wet, limp and dirty

befuddle (v) : to confuse someone

begrudge (v) : to feel ill will or to regard someone or something with displeasure or resentment

behest (n) : an order, a directive or a strong request

belie (v) : to tell lies, to misrepresent, or to prove false

bellicose (adj) : warlike, ready to attack or eager to fight

belligerent (adj) : hostile, inclined to fight, or aggressive

bemoan (v) : to express grief about someone or something

benediction (n) : a blessing or good wishes

beneficiary (n) : someone who benefits from something

benevolent (adj) : kind, good-hearted, or generous

benign (adj) : good-natured and kindly; causing no harm

bent (adj) : determined, committed and eager

bequeath (v) : to hand down or to leave to another through a last will and testament

berate (v) : to attack verbally, to criticize or scold strongly

berserk (adj) : in a state of violent or destructive rage

beset (v) : to cover, attack, or surround on all sides

besmirch (v) : to soil or to bring dishonor to someone or something

bestow (v) : to give or present as a gift

betray (v) : to help an enemy, to disclose secret information or reveal unknowingly

bias (n) : prejudice or tendency; it can also mean a diagonal direction

bicameral (adj) : a legislative body with two branches or houses

bicker (v) : to have a silly fight or to argue over unimportant things

bilious (adj) : being bad-tempered or feeling ill; it can refer to someone suffering from liver disease

bilk (v) : to cheat or to trick someone

bivouac (n) : a temporary encampment or shelter, often out in the open

blanch (v) : to whiten, to lose color or bleach

bland (adj) : pleasantly mild and soothing, not sharp or harsh; it also means tasteless or flavorless

blare (n) : a loud noise

blasphemy (n) : any disrespectful remark or action against god or religion

bleak (adj) : bare, cold, and gloomy

blithe (adj) : carefree, cheerful or showing no concern

bloated (adj) : swollen or puffed up; it can also refer to a swelling in the abdomen, usually due to liquid

bluff (adj) : bold, outspoken or blunt

blunder (n) : a clumsy or careless move or a foolish or stupid mistake

blurt (v) : to say something quickly without thinking

bode (v) : to predict or to be an omen of something: often used in conjunction with ?ill? or ?well.?

bogus (adj) : fake or not real

bolster (v) : to support or to strengthen

bombastic (adj) : to be characterized by grand, dramatic gestures, inflated and overblown

bon vivant (n) : someone who enjoys the good life, especially through good food and drink

booming (adj) : very active, busy or loud

boon (n) : something to be thankful for or something that is asked for

booty (n) : anything good taken by force or robbery

bountiful (adj) : unusually large, or giving freely and generously

bovine (adj) : like a cow; slow and dull

bowdlerize (v) : to cleanup or alter written work so as to make it less controversial

boycott (v) : to refuse to buy, sell, or use something as a means of punishment

brandish (v) : to wave, shake, or show in a challenging way

brawn (n) : strong, well-developed muscles

brazen (adj) : bold and unashamed, or extremely cocky

breach (n) : a break or tear; it also means failure to follow the terms of an agreement

breadth (n) : general size, scope, distance from side to side, or the extent of something

brindled (adj) : gray with dark spots, a spotty pattern

brittle (adj) : easily broken or shattered, or being hard and inflexible

broach (v) : to mention, to suggest or to introduce something as a topic of conversation

bromide (n) : a cliche, boring or ordinary statement that is repeated often

brooch (n) : a piece of jewelry that attaches to a shirt with a pin or a decorative clasp

brouhaha (n) : turmoil, heated confrontation or huge fight over something small

browbeat (v) : to bully, to pressure someone into doing something or to intimidate

browse (v) : to look casually at something, to look without a clear purpose

brusque (adj) : rough and abrupt in manner or speech

buffet (v) : to hit with violent blows, to punch or slap

buffoonery (n) : something that's ridiculous and funny but can be seen as rude or embarrassing

bullion (n) : gold or silver in the form of bars or coins

bulwark (n) : a structure that acts as a defense, something that protects from outside danger

bungalow (n) : a small, one-storey house

bungle (v) : to make a mess of something or to do something awkwardly and ineptly

buoyant (adj) : tending to float or rise in liquid or in air; it can also mean having a light and cheerful spirit

bureaucracy (n) : a group of administrative govt officials and departments

burlesque (v) : to imitate in a comical or mocking manner, or to parody

burly (adj) : large-bodied, big and husky

buttress (v) : to support or reinforce something, often with brick, wood, or stone

buxom (adj) : healthy, plump, and jolly

 

 


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