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Names

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Names of Persons or things

White fuel

Water power

April gentleman

A newly-married man

Scotland Yard

The detective department of the London Metropolitan Police Force

The Father of the waters

The River Nile

King of the -waters

The River Amazon

King of the jungle

The tiger

King of beasts

The lion

King of the sea

The herring

Sheep's eyes

Looks of love

Bird of peace

The Dove

The olive branch

A symbol of peace

Morganatic marriage

Marriage of a king or queen or one

of royal rank to one of a lower rank

 

The head of the Roman Catholic Church

The Pope

 

The head of the Church of England

The Queen and then

the Archbishop of Canterbury

 

Bird of Jove

The eagle

Bird of Juno

The peacock

 

Bird of night

The owl

 

American leopard

The jaguar

 

John Bull

An Englishman

 

Cockney

A Londoner

 

The fourth estate

The Press

 

The sinews of war

Money

 

Gentlemen of the robe

The legal profession

 

The sterner sex

Men

 

The fairer sex

Women

 

Flower of the flock

The best child of a family

 

Land of the Leal

Heaven

 

Lent Lily

The daffodil

 

Ocean greyhound

A swift ship

 

House of correction

A prison, penitentiary

 

A man of letters

A scholarly author

 

Jack Tar

A seaman

 

 

Name by which

Something is known

Abysmal

Abyss

Accidental

Accident

Acoustic

Sound

Adventurous

Adventure

Alpine

Alp

Alsatian

Alsace

Alvine

Belly

Angelic

Angel

Anserine

Goose

Apiarian

Bees

Aquatic

Water

Aquiline

Eagle

Artful,artless

Art

Ashen

Ash

Asinine

Asses

Aspen

Asp

Athletic

Athlete

Attractive

Attract

Auctorial

Author

Auditory, Aural

Hearing

Autumnal

Autumn

Autumnal

Autumn

Avuncular

Uncle

Beneficial

Benefit

Biblical

Bible

Bovine

Cattle

Brumal

Winter

Canadian

Canada

Canine

Dogs

Cantabrigian

Cambridge University

Cantuarian

Canterbury

Caprine

Goats

Cardiac

Heart

Cautious

Caution

Celestial

Heaven

Cerebral

Brain

Chaotic

Chaos

Charitable

Charity

Childish

Child

Choral

Choir

Chromatic

Colour

Circular

Circle

Comfortable

Comfort

Comical

Comic

Conjugal

Matrimony

Connubial, nuptial

Marriage

Continual,continuous

Continued

Corvine

Crow

Courageous

Courage

Courageous

Courage

Criminal

Crime

Crinal

Hair

Culinary

Kitchen

Customary

Custom

Cypriot

Cyprus

Dangerous

Danger

Decisive

Decide

Defensive

Defend

Descriptive

Describe

Diluvial

Floods

Disastrous

Disaster

Diurnal

Day

Ducal

Duke

Energetic

Energy

Enthusiastic

Enthusiasm

Equatorial

Equator

Equestrian, Equine, Callabine

Horses

Equinoctial

Equinox

Erotic

Love

Essential

Essence

Extensive

Extend

Famous

Fame

Fatherly

Father

Favourable

Favour

Feline

Cats

Ferine

Wild Beasts

Ferrous

Iron

Filial

Son or Daughter

Fishy

Fish

Flaxen

Flax

Fluvial

River

Foliar

Leaves

Foolish

Fool

Forceful,forcible

Force

Forensic

Court

Fortunate

Fortune

Fraternal

Brother

French

France

Funicular

Rope

Furious

Fury

Gingival

Gums

Glorious

Glory

Glossal

Tongue

Grievous

Grief

Gubernatorial

Governor

Guttural

Throat

Habitual

Habit

Helpful

Help

Hieratic

Priesthood

Honourable

Honour

Humorous

Humour

Imaginary

Imagine

Instantaneous

Instant

Insular

Island

Italian

Italy

Joyful,joyous

Joy

Labial

Lips

Lachrymal

Tears

Lacteal

Milk

Lawful

Law

Leonine

Lion

Leporine

Hares

Lifelike,lively

Life

Lucermal

Lamp

Lunar

Moon

Lupine

Wolf

Luxurious

Luxury

Magnetic

Magnet

Manly

Man

Maritime, Marine

Sea

Maternal

Mother

Matinal

Morning

Mechanical

Machine

Memorial,memorable

Memory

Merciful

Mercy

Meritorious

Merit

Metallic

Metal

Mischievous

Mischief

Monetary, pecuniary, fiscal

Money

Motherly

Mother

Mountainous

Mountain

Mournful

Mourn

Musical

Music

Nasal

Nose

National

Nation

Natural

Nature

Nautical

Ships or Sailors

Naval

Ships

Nocturnal

Night

Noticeable

Notice

Numismatic

Coins

Occasional

Occasion

Oceanic

Ocean

Official

Office

Olfactory

Smelling

Ovine

Sheep

Oxonian

Oxford University

Palatial

Palace

Parental

Parent

Parochial

Parish

Parochial

Parish

Pastoral, Bucolic

Shepherds

Paternal

Father

Pauline

The Apostle Paul

Pavonine

Peacock

Peristeronic

Pigeons

Petrine

The Apostle Peter

Picturesque

Picture

Piscatory

Fishing

Piscine

Fish

Pitiable

Pity

Plentiful,plenteous

Plenty

Pluvial

Rain

Pneumatic

Air

Poetical

Poet

Popular,populous

People

Porcine

Swine, Pigs

Praedial

Land

Predicatory

Preaching

Primeval

First Age

Primitive

Prime

Prophetic

Prophet

Prosperous

Prosper

Providential

Providence

Psittaceous

Parrots

Pulmonary

Lungs

Punitive

Punish

Quarrelsome

Quarrel

Respectable

Respect

Rhythmical

Rhyme

Rural,rustic

Country

Sacerdotal

Priests

Sartorial

Tailor

Scientific

Science

Sebaceous, adipose

Fats

Senile

OldAge

Sensible

Sense

Sericate

Silk

Shavian

Bernard Shaw

Sheepish

Sheep

Skilful

Skill

Slothful

Sloth

Smoky

Smoke

Sociable

Social

Solar

Sun

Sororal

Sister

Spanish

Spain

Spirituous

Spirit

Stannic

Tin

Stellar

Stars

Studious

Study

Talkative

Talk

Terpsichorean

Dancing

Terrestrial

Earth

Textile

Weaving

Tidal

Tide

Tiresome

Tire

Titular

Title

Tonsorial

Barber

Turkish

Turk

Urban

Town or city

Uxorial

Wife

Valiant

Valour

Vernal

Spring

Vesper

Evening

Victorious

Victory

Vigorous

Vigour

Visual, Optical

Seeing

Volcanic

Volcano

Vulpine

Fox

Warlike

War

Welsh

Wales

Wintry

Winter

Witty

Wit

Womanly

Woman

Wooden

Wood

Woollen

Wool

Zealous

Zeal

 

 

 

resources

Explanation for Student Compendium
File Includes
A shortened form of a word or phrase.
ANU - Australian National University
An acronym is a pronounceable word formed from the first letter (or first few letters) of each word in a phrase or title. Sometimes, the newly combined letters create a new word that becomes a part of everyday language. An example of this is the acronym radar. Also includes Mnemonics
a word naming an attribute of a noun, such as sweet, red, or technical. Adjectives are words that describe or modify other words * Priest = Sacerdotal

Types of animals, Sounds the make, Where do they live, Collective names of animals

Apes - gibber, Camel live in Australia, Sahara & Arabia, names = Bull - is called a heifer

a word opposite in meaning to another (e.g. bad - good ).

Opposites = Absent - present

Big_Words for small
Small word with big word alternative
Anger - Dudgeon * bold - Audacious

A feature or quality belonging typically to a person, place, or thing and serving to identify them

A partner in crime - accomplice

Words pertaining to the church

A passage between the pews in a church - Aisle

Similar sounding words with different meanings also Homonyms

Council, an administrative or advisory body, do not confuse with counsel, advice or guidance.

All about communication see also A History of Communication
All computer terms (ASCII, Binary, Unicode)

Names given to certain towns or countries includes facts about climate

Aberdeen - The Granite City The Torrid Zone has the hottest climate Zinc - Mexico, U.S.A., Spain

Words pertaining to death

Occurring after death - posthumous

A diminutive person is short and small. A diminutive wordis a "cute" version of a word or name: for example, "duckling" is a diminutive of "duck" and Billy is a diminutive form of the name William

Cask - casket   

Famous world discoveries of countries continents, includes Australian discoverers

Matthew Flinders -discovered Bass Strait. * Lord Robert Baden-Powell founded the Boy Scouts in 1908

Explanation of a word, words in literal expressions denote what they mean according to common or dictionary usage

Aloof -To keep to oneself and not mix with others.

Gender list of male female

Actor - Actress

Countries of the world and Geographical facts

The Circumference of the earth is approxinmately 24,800 miles.

List of gods and goddesses

War - Mars

Australian and UK government with words denoting government

Australian Government

Explains grammar syntax and verbs adjectives nouns etc.

Explains various uses of nouns verbs etc.

The art of living together includes senses, elements, cardinal numbers, cardinal virtues

THE ART OF LIVING - Consideration for the feelings of others

Alphabetical list of the most important inventions

Clock (pendulum) - Christian Huygens

List of kings and queens of Britain with facts and information

EGBERT 827 - 839

Practical list of  words explained in a sentence or phrase

A book in which the events of each day are recorded - Diary

Words pertaining to marriage included anniversary gifts

A hater of marriage - misogamist

Medical terms in use today

A disease confined to a particular district or place - endemic

Metaphor is a figure of speech that makes an implicit, implied, or hidden comparison between two things that are unrelated

Sounds that things make, description of various venues or habitats, special calendar dates, Aussie slang words, Mnemonics

All Fools' Day - 1st April - Aussie slang - sounds that things make etc.

Names of persons or things, occupations, and a description of word meanings i.e. Terrestrial = Earth

Various names explained Bird of night - Owl

Words connected to nature

A four-footed animal - quadruped

a word or statement that expresses denial, disagreement, or refusal

That which cannot be pierced or penetrated - impenetrable

Explanation of nouns, COMMON Nouns, PROPER Nouns, COLLECTIVE  Nouns and ABSTRACT Nouns.

sit - seat (when to use Nouns)

Numbers of animals things i.e. A number of Cattle = herd

A number of fish taken in a net - catch, haul

a person or thing that is totally different from or the reverse of someone or something else.

Unable to read - il-literate

Special days, Aussies slang and any other items not covered in this list

Any other items that might be of interest

List of Patron Saints

St. George of England, St. Andrew of Scotland

Noctiphobia - Fear of the night

A list of places A place where bees are kept = apiary

A place where fishes are kept - aquarium

The case which is used to show possession is called the possessive case or genitive case. In case of nouns, an apostrophe is used to show it.

Is the case which denotes the owner or possessor

All Prefixes

List of various professions

The commander of a fleet - Admiral

Famous proverbs A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush

A bad beginning makes a good ending.

Serious Quotes and some Witty funny one liners

Someone has glued my pack of cards together...I cannot deal with it!

Famous sayings

as a drowned rat. - as ancient as the sun—as the stars.

List of words used in Science or Art

An instrument for detecting earthquakes - seismograph

Explanation of scientific items like barometer

The science of land management - agronomics

The seven wonders of the ancient world with explanations

The Pyramids of Egypt

Words to use as a Simile which is a phrase that describes one thing in terms of another.  A simile usually begins with like or as.

Archates - a good friend * Belt = to hit below the belt

List of words or phrases that has the same or nearly the same meaning as another 

abandon....... desert, forsake, leave.

Understanding words, Incorrect Use of Words,

Thesaurus of Words
:
Thesaurus - abandon = abandoned, abandoning, abandonment, abandons affluent =having an abundant supply of money or possessions of value,words explained and incorrect use of words

The floor was dirt.  Only the wealthy had something other than dirt, hence the saying "dirt poor." 

Words used in war

Nations carrying on warfare - belligerents

Anniversary dates and wedding information

Words shown in noun or verb

strong - strengthen

Signs of the Zodiac

Please note there are some excellent links to assist with these pages

see at the end for the links for further information. 

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