Lexicon: boiling – bond

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boiling, verbal adj. [ME < L. bullī-re, to form bubbles.]

Churning; seething; rolling; raging; agitating; wrenching; writhing; turning; spiraling; funneling; [fig.] windy; stormy; cyclone-like; hurricane-like.

bold (bolder, boldest), adj. [OE bald.] (webplay: confident, daring, enters, eye, fearless, God, liberty, men, near, spirit, standing, striking, water).

  1. Strong; healthy; well-made; [fig.] lasting; eternal; immortal; resurrected.
  2. Aggressive; forward; discourteous; rude.
  3. Intrusive; intervening; interfering; meddlesome.
  4. Bright; vivid; vibrant; sunny; shining; blazing.
  5. Impressive; spectacular; stirring.
  6. Assertive; self-assured; positive.
  7. Powerful; mighty; authoritative; commanding; lordly; masterful.
  8. Loud; raucous; blaring; jarring; squawky.
  9. Courageous; brave; not afraid; able to move forward; (see Proverbs 28:1).
  10. Fresh; new; glowing; blooming.

bold (-ly), adv. [see bold, adj.] (webplay: approach, confident, enters, eye, God, men, open, presumption, spirit, standing, water).

  1. Bravely; courageously; fearlessly; assertively; with confidence; (see Mark 15:43).
  2. Securely; sturdily; firmly.
  3. Resolutely; unyieldingly; unshakably; calmly; without revealing anything.

bold, n. [see bold, adj.]

Gallant one; fearless person; brave individual; someone not easily put to shame.

boldest, n. [see bold, adj.] (webplay: standing).

Bravest; most daring; most adventurous; most dauntless; most intrepid; most assertive one.

Bolivian, proper adj. [Basque bolu, mill + ibar, river bank.]

South American; concerning the west-central nation of the southern continent in the Americans; of the republic that statesman Simón Bolívar founded in 1825; pertaining to mines in the lands of Bolivia and Brazil; [fig.] mineral-rich; wealthy in natural resources; [synonym] Brazilian.

bolt (-s), n. [OE 'cross-bow arrow'.] (webplay: decks, door, find, fine, lightning, metal, thunder).

  1. Jolt; energetic piece; forceful segment; piercing tune; insistent musical line; [word play] textile; roll of cloth.
  2. Latch; lock; fastener; securing bar; object used to hold something closed.
  3. Flash; discharge of lightning; sudden charge of electricity; [fig.] startling inspiration; instance of intense understanding; moment of keen enlightenment.

bolt (-s), v. [see bolt, n.] (webplay: door, eye, house, shake).

Lock; latch; bar; secure; close completely; (see 2 Samuel 13:17-18).

bomb, n. [Fr. < L. bombus, bumming or humming noise.] (webplay: bursts, driven, thrown).

Shell; cannonball; explosive; gunpowder-filled weapon detonated by the lighting of a fuse; [fig.] explosion; blast; loud sound; disruptive noise; calamitous event.

bond (-s), n. [ME; phonetic var. of band.] (webplay: bind, free, holds, pay, vow, worthy).

  1. Contract; deed; financial agreement.
  2. Promise; agreement; pledge; vow; covenant; betrothal; (see Numbers 30:2).
  3. Duty; faithfulness; commitment; loyalty; time of service.
  4. Shackle; fetter; chain; restraint; that which confines; [fig.] trial.
  5. Relationship; union; alliance; affiliation.