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bloody-minded
  • s  stubbornly obstructive and unwilling to cooperate
    unions...have never been as bloody-minded about demarcation as the shipbuilders"- Spectator
  • s  marked by eagerness to resort to violence and bloodshed
    bloody-minded tyrants
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blooming
  • n  the organic process of bearing flowers
  • v  produce or yield flowers
  • s  informal intensifiers
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blotched
  • v  mark with spots or blotches of different color or shades of color as if stained
  • s  marked with irregularly shaped spots or blots
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blotchy
  • s  marked with irregularly shaped spots or blots
  • s  marred by discolored spots or blotches
    blotchy skin
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blow-by-blow
  • s  providing great detail
    a blow-by-blow account of the movie
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blown
  • v  exhale hard
  • v  be blowing or storming
  • v  free of obstruction by blowing air through
  • v  be in motion due to some air or water current
  • v  make a sound as if blown
  • v  shape by blowing
  • v  make a mess of, destroy or ruin
  • v  spend thoughtlessly; throw away
  • v  spend lavishly or wastefully on
  • v  sound by having air expelled through a tube
  • v  play or sound a wind instrument
  • v  provide sexual gratification through oral stimulation
  • v  cause air to go in, on, or through
  • v  cause to move by means of an air current
  • v  spout moist air from the blowhole
  • v  leave; informal or rude
  • v  lay eggs
  • v  cause to be revealed and jeopardized
    The double agent was blown by the other side
  • v  show off
  • v  allow to regain its breath
  • v  melt, break, or become otherwise unusable
  • v  burst suddenly
  • s  being moved or acted upon by moving air or vapor
    blown clouds of dust choked the riders
    blown soil mounded on the window sill
  • s  breathing laboriously or convulsively
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blowsy
  • s  characteristic of or befitting a slut or slattern; used especially of women
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blowy
  • s  abounding in or exposed to the wind or breezes
    blowy weather
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blowzy
  • s  characteristic of or befitting a slut or slattern; used especially of women
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blubbery
  • s  swollen with fat
    a coarse blubbery individual
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blue
  • n  blue color or pigment; resembling the color of the clear sky in the daytime
    he had eyes of bright blue
  • n  blue clothing
    she was wearing blue
  • n  any organization or party whose uniforms or badges are blue
    the Union army was a vast blue
  • n  the sky as viewed during daylight
    he shot an arrow into the blue
  • n  used to whiten laundry or hair or give it a bluish tinge
  • n  the sodium salt of amobarbital that is used as a barbiturate; used as a sedative and a hypnotic
  • n  any of numerous small butterflies of the family Lycaenidae
  • v  turn blue
  • s  of the color intermediate between green and violet; having a color similar to that of a clear unclouded sky
    October's bright blue weather"- Helen Hunt Jackson
    a blue flame
    blue haze of tobacco smoke
  • s  used to signify the Union forces in the American Civil War (who wore blue uniforms)
    a ragged blue line
  • s  filled with melancholy and despondency
    lonely and blue in a strange city
  • s  characterized by profanity or cursing
    blue language
  • s  suggestive of sexual impropriety
    a blue movie
    blue jokes
  • s  belonging to or characteristic of the nobility or aristocracy
    a blue family
    blue blood
    the blue-blooded aristocracy
  • s  morally rigorous and strict
  • s  causing dejection
    a blue day
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blue-blind
  • s  inability to see the color blue or to distinguish the colors blue and yellow
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blue-blooded
  • s  belonging to or characteristic of the nobility or aristocracy
    the blue-blooded aristocracy
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blue-chip
  • s  extremely valuable
    Rembrandt is considered a blue-chip artist
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blue-collar
  • a  of or designating manual industrial work or workers
  • s  of those who work for wages especially manual or industrial laborers
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blue-eyed
  • s  favorite
  • s  having blue eyes
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