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obduracy |ˈɒbdjʊərəsɪ| — resoluteness by virtue of being unyielding and inflexible
obdurate |ˈɑːbdərət| — stubbornly persistent in wrongdoing
obedience |əˈbiːdɪəns| — the act of obeying; dutiful or submissive behavior with respect to another person
obedient |əˈbiːdɪənt| — dutifully complying with the commands or instructions of those in authority
obedientiary |əʊˌbiːdɪˈenʃəriː| — The holder of a monastic rank or office below that of superior.
obediently |əˈbiːdɪəntlɪ| — in an obedient manner
obeisance |əʊˈbiːsns| — bending the head or body or knee as a sign of reverence or submission or shame or greeting
obeli |ˈɒbɪlaɪ| — plural form of obelus
obelisk |ˈɑːbəlɪsk| — a stone pillar having a rectangular cross section tapering towards a pyramidal top
obelize |ˈɑːbəˌlaɪz| — to mark a written or printed passage with an obelus
obelus |ˈɑːbələs| — A mark (Ã·) used to represent division in mathematics. Also used to indicate a written or printed passage, and in ancient manuscripts to mark a word or passage as spurious or doubtful.
obese |əʊˈbiːs| — excessively fat
obeseness — obesity
obesity |əʊˈbiːsətɪ| — more than average fatness
obey |əˈbeɪ| — be obedient to
obeyance — obedience
obeying |əˈbeɪɪŋ| — Present participle of obey.
obeyingly — (rare) obediently
obfuscate |ˈɑːbfʌskeɪt| — make obscure or unclear
obfuscation |ˌɑːbfəˈskeɪʃən| — confusion resulting from failure to understand
obi |ˈəʊbɪ| — (West Indies) followers of a religious system involving witchcraft and sorcery
obiter |ˈɒbɪtə| — Incidentally; in passing.
obituarist |əˈbɪtjʊərɪst| — One who writes obituaries
obituary |əʊˈbɪtʃʊerɪ| — a notice of someone's death; usually includes a short biography
object |ˈɑːbdʒekt| — a tangible and visible entity; an entity that can cast a shadow
object-lesson |ˈɒbdʒɪktˌlesn| — A lesson taught (especially to young children) using a familiar or unusual object as a focus.
object-oriented |ˌɒbdʒɪktˈɔːrɪentɪd| — (computing, programming) Using entities called objects that can process data and exchange messages with other objects.
objectification |əbˌdʒektɪfɪˈkeɪʃn| — the act of representing an abstraction as a physical thing
objectify |əbˈdʒektɪfaɪ| — make external or objective, or give reality to
objection |əbˈdʒekʃn| — the act of expressing earnest opposition or protest
objectionable |əbˈdʒekʃənəbl| — causing disapproval or protest
objective |əbˈdʒektɪv| — the goal intended to be attained (and which is believed to be attainable)
objectively |əbˈdʒektɪvlɪ| — with objectivity
objectiveness — judgment based on observable phenomena and uninfluenced by emotions or personal prejudices
objectivism |əbˈjektəˌvɪzəm| — The state of being objective.
objectivity |ˌɑːbdʒekˈtɪvətɪ| — judgment based on observable phenomena and uninfluenced by emotions or personal prejudices
objectless |ˈɑːbdʒɪktles| — Without a purpose
objector |əbˈdʒektər| — a person who dissents from some established policy
objurgate |ˈɒbdʒəɡeɪt| — express strong disapproval of
objurgation |ˌɒbdʒəˈɡeɪʃən| — rebuking a person harshly
objurgatory |ɒbˈdʒɜːɡətərɪ| — Strongly rebuking or scolding.
oblate |aˈbleɪt| — a lay person dedicated to religious work or the religious life
oblation |əˈbleɪʃən| — the act of contributing to the funds of a church or charity
oblational |əʊˈbleɪʃənl| — Of or pertaining to oblation; oblatory
oblatory |ˈɑːblətəriː| — Of or pertaining to oblation; oblational
obligate |ˈɑːbləˌɡet| — force somebody to do something
obligation |ˌɑːblɪˈɡeɪʃn| — the social force that binds you to the courses of action demanded by that force
obligatorily |ˈɒblɪɡeɪtərəlɪ| — in an obligatory manner
obligatoriness — The quality or state of being obligatory.
obligatory |əˈblɪɡətɔːrɪ| — required by obligation or compulsion or convention
oblige |əˈblaɪdʒ| — force somebody to do something
obliged |əˈblaɪdʒd| — under a moral obligation to do something
obligee |ˌɑːbləˈdʒiː| — (law, finance) The party owed an obligation by another party, the obligor.
obliging |əˈblaɪdʒɪŋ| — showing a cheerful willingness to do favors for others
obligingly |əˈblaɪdʒɪŋlɪ| — in accommodation
obligor |ɑːbləˈɡɔːr| — (law, finance) The party bearing a legal obligation to another party, the obligee.
oblique |əˈbliːk| — any grammatical case other than the nominative
obliquely |əˈbliːklɪ| — to, toward or at one side
obliqueness — the property of being neither parallel nor perpendicular, but at a slanting angle
obliquity |əˈblɪkwɪtɪ| — the presentation during labor of the head of the fetus at an abnormal angle
obliterate |əˈblɪtəreɪt| — mark for deletion, rub off, or erase
obliteration |əˌblɪtəˈreɪʃn| — destruction by annihilating something
oblivion |əˈblɪvɪən| — the state of being disregarded or forgotten
oblivious |əˈblɪvɪəs| — (followed by `to' or `of') lacking conscious awareness of
obliviousness — total forgetfulness
oblong |ˈɑːblɔːŋ| — a plane figure that deviates from a square or circle due to elongation
oblongata |ɒblɒŋˈɡɑːtə| — (anatomy) The medulla oblongata.
obloquy |ˈɑːbləkwɪ| — state of disgrace resulting from public abuse
obnoxious |əbˈnɑːkʃəs| — causing disapproval or protest
obnoxiously |əbˈnɒkʃəslɪ| — in an obnoxious manner
oboe |ˈəʊbəʊ| — a slender double-reed instrument; a woodwind with a conical bore and a double-reed mouthpiece
oboist |ˈəʊbəʊɪst| — a musician who plays the oboe
obscene |əbˈsiːn| — designed to incite to indecency or lust
obscenely |əbˈsiːnlɪ| — to an obscene degree
obsceneness — Quality of being obscene.
obscenity |əbˈsenətɪ| — the trait of behaving in an obscene manner
obscurant |əbˈskjʊrənt| — Acting or tending to confound, obfuscate, or obscure.
obscurantism |ɑːbˈskjʊræntɪzəm| — a policy of opposition to enlightenment or the spread of knowledge
obscurantist |ˌɒbskjʊˈræntɪst| — a person who is deliberately vague
obscuration |ˌɑːbskjʊˈreɪʃən| — the state of being obscured
obscure |əbˈskjʊr| — make less visible or unclear
obscurity |əbˈskjʊrətɪ| — the quality of being unclear or abstruse and hard to understand
obsecration |ɑːbsɪˈkreɪʃən| — An earnest supplication made in the name of God
obsequies |ˈɑːbsəkwɪz| — (plural only) Funeral rites.
obsequious |əbˈsiːkwɪəs| — attempting to win favor from influential people by flattery
obsequiousness |əbˈsiːkwɪəsnəs| — abject or cringing submissiveness
observable |əbˈzɜːrvəbl| — capable of being seen or noticed
observably |əbˈzɜːvəblɪ| — in a noticeable manner
observance |əbˈzɜːrvəns| — the act of observing; taking a patient look
observancy — Obsolete form of observance.
observant |əbˈzɜːrvənt| — paying close attention especially to details
observation |ˌɑːbzərˈveɪʃn| — the act of making and recording a measurement
observational |ˌɑːbzərˈveɪʃnl| — relying on observation or experiment
observatory |əbˈzɜːrvətɔːrɪ| — a building designed and equipped to observe astronomical phenomena
observe |əbˈzɜːrv| — discover or determine the existence, presence, or fact of
observed |əbˈzɜːvd| — discovered or determined by scientific observation
observer |əbˈzɜːrvər| — a person who becomes aware (of things or events) through the senses
observing |əbˈzɜːvɪŋ| — quick to notice; showing quick and keen perception
obsess |əbˈses| — haunt like a ghost; pursue
obsessed |əbˈsest| — having or showing excessive or compulsive concern with something
obsession |əbˈseʃn| — an irrational motive for performing trivial or repetitive actions, even against your will
obsessive |əbˈsesɪv| — a person who has obsessions
obsessive-compulsive — a person with obsessive-compulsive characteristics
obsessively |əbˈsesɪvlɪ| — in a compulsive manner
obsidian |əbˈsɪdɪən| — acid or granitic glass formed by the rapid cooling of lava without crystallization; usually dark, but transparent in thin pieces
obsolescence |ˌɑːbsəˈlesns| — the process of becoming obsolete; falling into disuse or becoming out of date
obsolescent |ˌɑːbsəˈlesnt| — becoming obsolete
obsolete |ˌɑːbsəˈliːt| — no longer in use
obstacle |ˈɑːbstəkl| — something immaterial that stands in the way and must be circumvented or surmounted
obstetric |əbˈstetrɪk| — of or relating to or used in or practicing obstetrics
obstetrical |əbˈstetrɪkəl| — of or relating to or used in or practicing obstetrics
obstetrician |ˌɑːbstəˈtrɪʃn| — a physician specializing in obstetrics
obstetrics |əbˈstetrɪks| — the branch of medicine dealing with childbirth and care of the mother
obstinacy |ˈɑːbstɪnəsɪ| — the trait of being difficult to handle or overcome
obstinate |ˈɑːbstɪnət| — persist stubbornly
obstinately |ˈɒbstɪnətlɪ| — in a stubborn unregenerate manner
obstipation |ˌɒbstɪˈpeɪʃən| — severe constipation resulting from an obstruction in the intestines
obstreperous |əbˈstrepərəs| — noisily and stubbornly defiant
obstreperously |əbˈstrepərəslɪ| — in manner that attracts attention
obstruct |əbˈstrʌkt| — hinder or prevent the progress or accomplishment of
obstructed |əbˈstrəktəd| — shut off to passage or view or hindered from action
obstructing |əbˈstrəktɪŋ| — Present participle of obstruct.
obstruction |əbˈstrʌkʃn| — any structure that makes progress difficult
obstructionism |əbˈstrʌkʃənɪzəm| — deliberate interference
obstructionist |əbˈstrəkʃənəst| — someone who systematically obstructs some action that others want to take
obstructive |əbˈstrʌktɪv| — preventing movement
obtain |əbˈteɪn| — come into possession of
obtainable |əbˈteɪnəbl| — capable of being obtained
obtained |əbˈteɪnd| — simple past tense and past participle of obtain
obtaining |əbˈteɪnɪŋ| — Present participle of obtain.
obtainment — the act of obtaining
obtest |ɑːbˈtest| — (archaic, intransitive) To implore, beseech, plead, beg.
obtestation |ˌɒbtesˈteɪʃən| — The act of obtesting; supplication; protestation.
obtrude |əbˈtruːd| — push to thrust outward
obtruncate |əbˈtrʌŋkeɪt| — To deprive of a limb; to lop.
obtrusion |əbˈtruːʒən| — An interference or intrusion
obtrusive |əbˈtruːsɪv| — sticking out; protruding
obtrusiveness — an unwelcome conspicuousness
obturate |ˈɑːbtəreɪt| — block passage through
obturation |ˌɒbtjʊəˈreɪʃən| — The act of stopping up, or closing, an opening.
obturator |ˈɒbtjʊəreɪtə| — a prosthesis used to close an opening (as to close an opening of the hard palate in cases of cleft palate)
obtuse |əbˈtuːs| — (of a leaf shape) rounded at the apex
obtuseness |əbˈtjuːsnəs| — the quality of being slow to understand
obtusity — obtuseness
obverse |ˈɑːbvɜːrs| — the more conspicuous of two alternatives or cases or sides
obviate |ˈɑːbvɪeɪt| — do away with
obviation — the act of preventing something by anticipating and disposing of it effectively
obvious |ˈɑːbvɪəs| — easily perceived by the senses or grasped by the mind
obviously |ˈɑːbvɪəslɪ| — unmistakably (`plain' is often used informally for `plainly')
obviousness |ˈɒbvɪəsnəs| — the property of being easy to see and understand