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    Definition:
    List - (n.) A line inclosing or forming the extremity of a piece of ground, or field of combat; hence, in the plural (lists), the ground or field inclosed for a race or combat.
    List - (v. t.) To inclose for combat; as, to list a field.
    List - (v. i.) To hearken; to attend; to listen.
    List - (v. t.) To listen or hearken to.
    List - (v. i.) To desire or choose; to please.
    List - (v. i.) To lean; to incline; as, the ship lists to port.
    List - (n.) Inclination; desire.
    List - (n.) An inclination to one side; as, the ship has a list to starboard.
    List - (n.) A strip forming the woven border or selvedge of cloth, particularly of broadcloth, and serving to strengthen it; hence, a strip of cloth; a fillet.
    List - (n.) A limit or boundary; a border.
    List - (n.) The lobe of the ear; the ear itself.
    List - (n.) A stripe.
    List - (n.) A roll or catalogue, that is row or line; a record of names; as, a list of names, books, articles; a list of ratable estate.
    List - (n.) A little square molding; a fillet; -- called also listel.
    List - (n.) A narrow strip of wood, esp. sapwood, cut from the edge of a plank or board.
    List - (n.) A piece of woolen cloth with which the yarns are grasped by a workman.
    List - (n.) The first thin coat of tin.
    List - (n.) A wirelike rim of tin left on an edge of the plate after it is coated.
    List - (v. t.) To sew together, as strips of cloth, so as to make a show of colors, or form a border.
    List - (v. t.) To cover with list, or with strips of cloth; to put list on; as, to list a door; to stripe as if with list.
    List - (v. t.) To enroll; to place or register in a list.
    List - (v. t.) To engage, as a soldier; to enlist.
    List - (v. t.) To cut away a narrow strip, as of sapwood, from the edge of; as, to list a board.
    List - (v. i.) To engage in public service by enrolling one's name; to enlist.
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    Acephalist - (n.) One who acknowledges no head or superior.
    Actualist - (n.) One who deals with or considers actually existing facts and conditions, rather than fancies or theories; -- opposed to idealist.
    Agricolist - (n.) A cultivator of the soil; an agriculturist.
    Agriculturalist - (n.) An agriculturist (which is the preferred form.)
    Allodialist - (n.) One who holds allodial land.
    Amnicolist - (n.) One who lives near a river.
    Animalculist - (n.) One versed in the knowledge of animalcules.
    Animalculist - (n.) A believer in the theory of animalculism.
    Annalist - (n.) A writer of annals.
    Annalistic - (a.) Pertaining to, or after the manner of, an annalist; as, the dry annalistic style.
    Annualist - (n.) One who writes for, or who edits, an annual.
    Anomalistic - (a.) Alt. of Anomalistical
    Anomalistical - (a.) Irregular; departing from common or established rules.
    Anomalistical - (a.) Pertaining to the anomaly, or angular distance of a planet from its perihelion.
    Anomalistically - (adv.) With irregularity.
    Anti-federalist - (n.) One of party opposed to a federative government; -- applied particularly to the party which opposed the adoption of the constitution of the United States.
    Antisocialist - (n.) One opposed to the doctrines and practices of socialists or socialism.
    Apocryphalist - (n.) One who believes in, or defends, the Apocrypha.
    Aquarellist - (n.) A painter in thin transparent water colors.
    Arbalist - (n.) A crossbow, consisting of a steel bow set in a shaft of wood, furnished with a string and a trigger, and a mechanical device for bending the bow. It served to throw arrows, darts, bullets, etc.
    Arbalister - (n.) A crossbowman.
    Arcubalist - (n.) A crossbow.
    Arcubalister - (n.) A crossbowman; one who used the arcubalist.
    Baalist - (n.) Alt. of Baalite
    Balister - (n.) A crossbow.
    Balistoid - (a.) Like a fish of the genus Balistes; of the family Balistidae. See Filefish.
    Balistraria - (n.) A narrow opening, often cruciform, through which arrows might be discharged.
    Ballist/ - (pl. ) of Ballista
    Ballista - (n.) An ancient military engine, in the form of a crossbow, used for hurling large missiles.
    Ballister - (n.) A crossbow.
    Ballistic - (a.) Of or pertaining to the ballista, or to the art of hurling stones or missile weapons by means of an engine.
    Ballistic - (a.) Pertaining to projection, or to a projectile.
    Ballistics - (n.) The science or art of hurling missile weapons by the use of an engine.
    Bibliophilist - (n.) A lover of books.
    Bibliopolist - (n.) Same as Bibliopole.
    Bibliopolistic - (a.) Of or pertaining to bibliopolism.
    Biblist - (n.) One who makes the Bible the sole rule of faith.
    Biblist - (n.) A biblical scholar; a biblicist.
    Bicyclist - (n.) A bicycler.
    Bimetallist - (n.) An advocate of bimetallism.
    Blacklist - (v. t.) To put in a black list as deserving of suspicion, censure, or punishment; esp. to put in a list of persons stigmatized as insolvent or untrustworthy, -- as tradesmen and employers do for mutual protection; as, to blacklist a workman who has been discharged. See Black list, under Black, a.
    Blister - (n.) A vesicle of the skin, containing watery matter or serum, whether occasioned by a burn or other injury, or by a vesicatory; a collection of serous fluid causing a bladderlike elevation of the cuticle.
    Blister - (n.) Any elevation made by the separation of the film or skin, as on plants; or by the swelling of the substance at the surface, as on steel.
    Blister - (n.) A vesicatory; a plaster of Spanish flies, or other matter, applied to raise a blister.
    Blistered - (imp. & p. p.) of Blister
    Blistering - (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Blister
    Blister - (v. i.) To be affected with a blister or blisters; to have a blister form on.
    Blister - (v. t.) To raise a blister or blisters upon.
    Blister - (v. t.) To give pain to, or to injure, as if by a blister.
    Blistery - (a.) Full of blisters.
    Bullist - (n.) A writer or drawer up of papal bulls.
    Cabalist - (n.) One versed in the cabala, or the mysteries of Jewish traditions.
    Cabalistic - (a.) Alt. of Cabalistical
    Cabalistical - (a.) Of or pertaining to the cabala; containing or conveying an occult meaning; mystic.
    Cabalistically - (adv.) In a cabalistic manner.
    Calistheneum - (n.) A gymnasium; esp. one for light physical exercise by women and children.
    Calisthenis - (a.) Of or pertaining to calisthenics.
    Calisthenics - (n.) The science, art, or practice of healthful exercise of the body and limbs, to promote strength and gracefulness; light gymnastics.
    Callisthenic - (n.) Alt. of Callisthenics
    Callisthenics - (n.) See Calisthenic, Calisthenics.
    Cameralistic - (a.) Of or pertaining to finance and public revenue.
    Cameralistics - (n.) The science of finance or public revenue.
    Capitalist - (n.) One who has capital; one who has money for investment, or money invested; esp. a person of large property, which is employed in business.
    Carlist - (n.) A partisan of Charles X. of France, or of Don Carlos of Spain.
    Carnalist - (n.) A sensualist.
    Casualist - (n.) One who believes in casualism.
    Cerebralist - (n.) One who accepts cerebralism.
    Choralist - (n.) A singer or composer of chorals.
    Civilist - (n.) A civilian.
    Classicalist - (n.) One who adheres to what he thinks the classical canons of art.
    Communalist - (n.) An advocate of communalism.
    Communalistic - (a.) Pertaining to communalism.
    Conceptionalist - (n.) A conceptualist.
    Conceptualist - (n.) One who maintains the theory of conceptualism.
    Confessionalist - (n.) A priest hearing, or sitting to hear, confession.
    Congregationalist - (n.) One who belongs to a Congregational church or society; one who holds to Congregationalism.
    Conjecturalist - (n.) A conjecturer.
    Constitutionalist - (n.) One who advocates a constitutional form of government; a constitutionalist.
    Consubstantialist - (n.) One who believes in consubstantiation.
    Controversialist - (n.) One who carries on a controversy; a disputant.
    Conventionalist - (n.) One who adheres to a convention or treaty.
    Conventionalist - (n.) One who is governed by conventionalism.
    Conversationalist - (n.) A conversationist.
    Convivialist - (n.) A person of convivial habits.
    Corporealist - (n.) One who denies the reality of spiritual existences; a materialist.
    Councilist - (n.) One who belong to a council; one who gives an opinion.
    Criminalist - (n.) One versed in criminal law.
    Curialist - (n.) One who belongs to the ultramontane party in the Latin Church.
    Curialistic - (a.) Pertaining to a court.
    Curialistic - (a.) Relating or belonging to the ultramontane party in the Latin Church.
    Cyclist - (n.) A cycler.
    Cymbalist - (n.) A performer upon cymbals.
    Dactylist - (n.) A writer of dactylic verse.
    Denominationalist - (n.) One imbued with a denominational spirit.
    Devotionalist - (n.) Alt. of Devotionist
    Dialist - (n.) A maker of dials; one skilled in dialing.
    Diluvialist - (n.) One who explains geological phenomena by the Noachian deluge.
    Diurnalist - (n.) A journalist.
    Drollist - (n.) A droll.
    Dualist - (n.) One who believes in dualism; a ditheist.
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    Oxford: Definition:
    List - n. 1 number of items, names, etc., written or printed together as a record or aid to memory. 2 (in pl.) A palisades enclosing an area for a tournament. B scene of a contest. v. 1 make a list of. 2 enter in a list. 3 (as listed adj.) A (of securities) approved for dealings on the stock exchange. B (of a building) of historical importance and officially protected. enter the lists issue or accept a challenge. [old english]
    List - v. (of a ship etc.) Lean over to one side. n. Process or instance of listing. [origin unknown]
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    Backlist - n. Publisher's list of books still in print.
    Ballista - n. (pl. -stae) (in ancient warfare) catapult for hurling large stones etc. [latin from greek ballo throw]
    Ballistic - adj. Of projectiles.
    Ballistic missile - n. Missile that is powered and guided but falls by gravity.
    Ballistics - n.pl. (usu. Treated as sing.) Science of projectiles and firearms.
    Blacklist - n. List of people in disfavour etc. v. Put on a blacklist.
    Blister - n. 1 small bubble on the skin filled with watery fluid and caused by heat or friction. 2 similar swelling on plastic, wood, etc. v. 1 come up in blisters. 2 raise a blister on. 3 attack sharply. [origin uncertain]
    Calisthenics - var. Of *callisthenics.
    Callisthenics - n.pl. (also calisthenics) exercises for fitness and grace. callisthenic adj. [greek kallos beauty, sthenos strength]
    Calisthenics - var. Of *callisthenics.
    Callisthenics - n.pl. (also calisthenics) exercises for fitness and grace. callisthenic adj. [greek kallos beauty, sthenos strength]
    Capitalist - n. 1 person investing or possessing capital. 2 advocate of capitalism. adj. Of or favouring capitalism. capitalistic adj.
    Civil list - n. Annual allowance voted by parliament for the royal family's household expenses.
    Conversationalist - n. Person good at or fond of conversation.
    Cyclist - n. Rider of a bicycle.
    Cyclist - n. Rider of a bicycle.
    Danger list - n. List of those dangerously ill.
    Enlist - v. 1 enrol in the armed services. 2 secure as a means of help or support. enlistment n.
    Environmentalist - n. Person concerned with the protection of the natural environment. environmentalism n.
    Evangelist - n. 1 writer of one of the four gospels. 2 preacher of the gospel. evangelistic adj.
    Finalist - n. Competitor in the final of a competition etc.
    Glisten - v. Shine like a wet or polished surface. n. Glitter; sparkle. [old english]
    Herbalist - n. 1 dealer in medicinal herbs. 2 writer on herbs.
    Hit list - n. Slang list of prospective victims.
    Herbalist - n. 1 dealer in medicinal herbs. 2 writer on herbs.
    Herbalist - n. 1 dealer in medicinal herbs. 2 writer on herbs.
    Hit list - n. Slang list of prospective victims.
    Industrialist - n. Owner or manager in industry.
    Instrumentalist - n. Performer on a musical instrument.
    Journalist - n. Person writing for or editing newspapers etc. journalistic adj.
    Legalistic - adj. Adhering excessively to a law or formula. legalism n. Legalist n.
    Listen - v. 1 a make an effort to hear something. B attentively hear a person speaking. 2 (foll. By to) a give attention with the ear. B take notice of; heed. 3 (also listen out) (often foll. By for) seek to hear by waiting alertly. listen in 1 tap a telephonic communication. 2 use a radio receiving set. [old english]
    Listener - n. 1 person who listens. 2 person who listens to the radio.
    Listeria - n. Any of several bacteria infecting humans and animals eating contaminated food. [lister, name of a surgeon]
    Listless - adj. Lacking energy or enthusiasm. listlessly adv. Listlessness n. [from obsolete list inclination]
    List price - n. Price of something as shown in a published list.
    Lloyd's list - n. Daily publication devoted to shipping news.
    Loyalist - n. 1 person who remains loyal to the legitimate sovereign etc. 2 (loyalist) (esp. Extremist) supporter of union between great britain and northern ireland. loyalism n.
    Mailing list - n. List of people to whom advertising matter etc. Is posted.
    Medalist - n. (brit. Medallist) winner of a (specified) medal (gold medallist).
    Medallist - n. (us medalist) winner of a (specified) medal (gold medallist).
    Monopolist - n. Person who has or advocates a monopoly. monopolistic adj.
    Moralist - n. 1 person who practises or teaches morality. 2 person who follows a natural system of ethics. moralistic adj.
    Naturalist - n. 1 person who studies natural history. 2 adherent of naturalism.
    Non-specialist - n. Person who is not a specialist (in a particular subject).
    Novelist - n. Writer of novels.
    Oculist - n. Specialist in the treatment of the eyes.
    Panelist - n. (brit. Panellist) member of a panel.
    Panellist - n. (us panelist) member of a panel.
    Philistine - n. 1 member of a people of ancient palestine. 2 (usu. Philistine) person who is hostile or indifferent to culture. adj. (usu. Philistine) hostile or indifferent to culture. philistinism n. [hebrew pelist]
    Populist - n. Politician claiming to represent the ordinary people. [latin populus people]
    Pugilist - n. (esp. Professional) boxer. pugilism n. Pugilistic adj. [latin pugil boxer]
    Realistic - adj. 1 regarding things as they are; following a policy of realism. 2 based on facts rather than ideals. realistically adv.
    Re-enlist - v. Enlist again, esp. In the armed services.
    Royalist - n. Supporter of monarchy, or hist. Of the royal side in the english civil war. royalism n.
    Short list - n. List of selected candidates from which a final choice is made. v. (short-list) put on a short list.
    Simplistic - adj. Excessively or affectedly simple. simplistically adv.
    Specialist - n. 1 person trained in a particular branch of a profession, esp. Medicine. 2 person who specially studies a subject or area.
    Stylist - n. 1 a designer of fashionable styles etc. B hairdresser. 2 stylish writer or performer.
    Stylistic - adj. Of esp. Literary style. stylistically adv.
    Unlisted - adj. Not in a published list, esp. Of stock exchange prices or telephone numbers.
    Unrealistic - adj. Not realistic. unrealistically adv.
    Violist - n. Viol- or viola-player.
    Vocalist - n. Singer.
    Waiting-list - n. List of people waiting for a thing not immediately available.
    Wine list - n. List of wines available in a restaurant etc.

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