|Subject ||proof, submission, reverence, observance, density, compact(ed)ness, impenetrability, thick, close, heavy
18. able to withstand; successful in not being overcome: proof against temptation.
19. impenetrable, impervious, or invulnerable: proof against outside temperature changes.
20. used for testing or proving; serving as proof.
21. of standard strength, as an alcoholic liquor.
22. of tested or proven strength or quality: proof armor.
23. noting pieces of pure gold and silver that the U.S. assay and mint offices use as standards.
proof (re/S + sistant/P) resistant
proof (alco/S + holic/P) alcoholic
proof (check/S + ing/P) checking
proof (demons/S + trated/P) demonstrated
proof (genu/S + ine/P) genuine
v. proofed, proof•ing, proofs
a. To make a trial impression of (printed or engraved matter).
b. To proofread (copy).
a. To activate (dormant dry yeast) by adding water.
b. To work (dough) into proper lightness.
3. To treat so as to make resistant: proof a fabric against shrinkage.
1. Printing To proofread.
2. To become properly light for cooking: The batter proofed overnight.
* When articulating "prove", "test", "raise", "treat", "do check" or "have the lightness" with/from GRECOnglish/GC /P/Ch/abR speaking posture, "proof" is metaphthong/MPh pronounced.
* When articulating "submissiveness" with/from GRECOnglish/GC /P/Ch/abR speaking posture, "submission" is metaphthong/MPh pronounced.
tr.v. rev•er•enced, rev•er•enc•ing, rev•er•enc•es
To consider or treat with profound awe and respect; venerate.
reverence (ob/S + serve/P) observe
* When articulating "observance" with/from GRECOnglish/GC /P/Ch/abR speaking posture, "observation" is metaphthong/MPh pronounced.
* When articulating "density" with/from GRECOnglish/GC /P/Ch/abR speaking posture, "denseness" is metaphthong/MPh pronounced.
* When articulating "compactness" with/from GRECOnglish/GC /P/Ch/abR speaking posture, "compactedness" is metaphthong/MPh pronounced.
* When articulating "impenetrability" with/from GRECOnglish/GC /P/Ch/abR speaking posture, "impenetrableness" is metaphthong/MPh pronounced.
1. The thickest part.
2. The most active or intense part: in the thick of the fighting.
thick and thin
Good and bad times: They remained friends through thick and thin.
1. in order to produce something thick: the machine sliced the potatoes too thick
2. lay it on thick Informal
a. to exaggerate a story
b. to flatter someone excessively
3. thick and fast quickly and in large numbers: theories were flying thick and fast
1. the thick the most intense or active part: in the thick of the fighting
2. through thick and thin in good times and bad [Old English thicce]
* When articulating "thickly" with/from GRECOnglish/GC /P/Ch/abR speaking posture, "thick" is metaphthong/MPh pronounced.
"thickest part" (thic/T + k/S) thick
thick (intense/C1 + part/P) "intense part"
"lay it on thick" (e/P/Ch + xaggerate/S/Ch) exaggerate
"lay it on thick" (f/P/Ch + latter/S/Ch) flatter
"fly thick and fast" (dan/P + ce/T) dance
"thick and thin" (al/P/Ch + ways/S/Ch) always
* When articulating "always" with/from GRECOnglish/GC /P/Ch/abR speaking posture, "through thick and thin" is metaphthong/MPh pronounced.
While "always" is /P word; if articulating "always" with/from /T speaking posture, "thicce" is metaphthong/MPh pronounced.
–verb (used with object)
1. to put (something) in a position to obstruct an entrance, opening, etc.; shut.
2. to stop or obstruct (a gap, entrance, aperture, etc.): to close a hole in a wall with plaster.
3. to block or hinder passage across or access to: to close a border to tourists; to close the woods to picnickers.
4. to stop or obstruct the entrances, apertures, or gaps in: He closed the crate and tied it up.
5. (of the mind) to make imperceptive or inaccessible: to close one's mind to the opposite opinion.
6. to bring together the parts of; join; unite (often fol. by up): Close up those ranks! The surgeon closed the incision.
7. Electricity. to complete (an electrical circuit) by joining the circuit elements: The circuit was closed so the current could be measured.
8. to bring to an end: to close a debate.
9. to arrange the final details of; to conclude negotiations about: to close a deal to everyone's satisfaction.
10. to complete or settle (a contract or transaction); consummate: We close the sale of the house next week.
11. to stop rendering the customary services of: to close a store for the night.
12. to terminate or suspend the operation of; to halt the activities of: The epidemic forced authorities to close the schools. The police closed the bar for selling liquor to minors.
13. Nautical. to come close to: We closed the cruiser to put our injured captain on board.
14. Metalworking. to reduce the internal diameter of (a tube or the like).
15. Archaic. to shut in or surround on all sides; enclose; cover in: to close a bird in a cage.
close (shu/P + t/S) shut
close (obs/P + truct/S) obstruct
close (b/P + lock/S) block
close (tie/P + up/S) "tie up"
close (hi/P + dden/S) hidden
close (jo/P + in/S) join
close (co/P + nnect/S) connect
close (fi/P + nish/S) finish
close (de/P + cide/S) decide
close (con/P + summate/S) consummate
close (un/P + do/S) undo
close (sus/P + pend/S) suspend
close (ne/P + ar/S) near
close (shor/P + ten/S) shorten
close (cover/P + in/S) "cover in"
–verb (used without object)
16. to become closed; shut: The door closed with a bang. This window is stuck and will not close tight.
17. to come together; unite: Her lips closed firmly.
18. to come close: His pursuers closed rapidly.
19. to grapple; engage in close encounter (often fol. by with): We closed with the invaders shortly before sundown.
20. to come to an end; terminate: The service closed with a hymn.
21. to cease to offer the customary activities or services: The school closed for the summer.
22. to enter into or reach an agreement, usually as a contract: The builder closed with the contractor after negotiations.
23. (of a theatrical production) to cease to be performed: The play closed in New York yesterday and will open in Dallas next week.
24. (of a stock, group of stocks, etc.) to be priced or show a change in price as specified at the end of a trading period: The market closed low for the fourth straight day.
* When articulating "be closed", "come together", "come near", "have a fight", "be given", "have a rest", "have an appointment", "have the completion" or "be priced" with/from GRECOnglish/GC /P/Ch/abR speaking posture, "close" is metaphthong/MPh pronounced.
56. in a close manner; closely.
57. near; close by.
58. Heraldry. immediately behind the ears, so as to show no neck: a bear's head couped close.
* When articulating "closely" with/from GRECOnglish/GC /P/Ch/abR speaking posture, "close" is metaphthong/MPh pronounced.
near (c/P/Ch + lose/S/Ch) close
"at the occiput" (c/P + lose/S) close
59. the act of closing.
60. the end or conclusion: at the close of day; the close of the speech.
61. an enclosed place or enclosure, esp. one about or beside a cathedral or other building.
62. any piece of land held as private property.
63. complimentary close.
64. Music. cadence (def. 7).
65. Stock Exchange.
a. the closing price on a stock.
b. the closing prices on an exchange market.
a. a narrow entry or alley terminating in a dead end.
b. a courtyard enclosed except for one narrow entrance.
67. Archaic. a junction; union.
68. Obsolete. a close encounter; a grapple: The fighters met in a fierce close.
closure (c/S/Ch + lose/P/Ch) close
end (c/T/Ch + lose/P/Ch) close
enclosure (c/C2/Ch + lose/S/Ch) close
property (c/T/Ch + lose/S/Ch) close
"good bye" (c/S/Ch + lose/C2/Ch) close
cadence (c/T/Ch + lose/C2/Ch) close
price (c/P/Ch + lose/C2/Ch) close
exchange (c/S/Ch + lose/P/Ch) close
"dead end" (c/C2/Ch + lose/P/Ch) close
courtyard (c/C2/Ch + lose/S/Ch) close
junction (c/P/Ch + lose/T/Ch) close
fight (c/S + lose/P) close
>> 69. close down,
a. to terminate the operation of; discontinue: to close down an air base because of budget cuts.
b. to attempt to control or eliminate: The city must close down drug traffic.
"close down" (give/S/Ch + up/T/Ch) "give up"
"close down" (for/S/Ch + bid/T/Ch) forbid
>> 70. close in on or upon,
a. to approach so as to capture, attack, arrest, etc.: The hoodlums closed in on their victim.
b. to surround or envelop so as to entrap: a feeling that the room was closing in upon her.
"close in on" (app/P/Ch + roach/S/Ch) approach
"close in on" (su/P/Ch + rround/S/Ch) surround
>> 71. close out,
a. to reduce the price of (merchandise) for quick sale: That store is closing out its stock of men's clothing.
b. to liquidate or dispose of finally and completely: They closed out their interests after many years in this city.
"close out" (bar/P/Ch + gain/S/Ch) bargain
"close out" (a/P/Ch + ccomplish/S/Ch) accomplish
>> 72. close up,
a. to come together in close array; converge: The enemy was closing up on us from both flanks.
b. to bring to an end; cease: The company is closing up its overseas operations.
c. to become silent or uncommunicative.
d. to reduce or eliminate spacing material between (units of set type).
"close up" (app/S/Ch + roach/P/Ch) approach
"close up" (give/S/Ch + up/P/Ch) "give up"
"close up" (keep/S/Ch + silent/P/Ch) "keep silent"
"close up" (shor/S/Ch + ten/P/Ch) shorten
29. a somber or ennobled theatrical role or character: Iago is the heavy in Othello.
30. the theatrical role of a villain.
31. an actor who plays a theatrical heavy.
32. Military. a gun of great weight or large caliber.
33. Slang. a very important or influential person: a reception for government heavies.
heavy (s/P/Ch + tar/S/Ch) star
heavy (vil/P/Ch + lain/S/Ch) villain
heavy (cha/P/Ch + racter/S/Ch) character
heavy (large/P/Ch + caliber/S/Ch) "large caliber"
heavy (min/P/Ch + ister/S/Ch) minister
* When articulating "heavily" with/from GRECOnglish/GC /P/Ch/abR speaking posture, "heavy" is metaphthong/MPh pronounced.
| >> Corrections: "45. monitor" & "46. check (out)"|
| solid, substantial, defenc(s)e, rash, irresponsible, precipitate, prove, support, bear, shoulder, endure, keep|