Antonym - (n.) A word of opposite meaning; a counterterm; -- used as a
correlative of synonym.
Astonying - (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Astony
Astony - (v. t.) To stun; to bewilder; to astonish; to dismay.
Atony - (n.) Want of tone; weakness of the system, or of any organ,
especially of such as are contractile.
Betony - (n.) A plant of the genus Betonica (Linn.).
Bottony - (a.) Alt. of Bottone
Brimstony - (a.) Containing or resembling brimstone; sulphurous.
Buttony - (a.) Ornamented with a large number of buttons.
Cottony - (a.) Covered with hairs or pubescence, like cotton; downy;
Cottony - (a.) Of or pertaining to cotton; resembling cotton in
appearance or character; soft, like cotton.
Crotonylene - (n.) A colorless, volatile, pungent liquid, C4H6, produced
artificially, and regarded as an unsaturated hydrocarbon of the
acetylene series, and analogous to crotonic acid.
Cryptonym - (n.) A secret name; a name by which a person is known only to
Gluttony - (n.) Excess in eating; extravagant indulgence of the appetite
for food; voracity.
Keratonyxis - (n.) The operation of removing a cataract by thrusting a
needle through the cornea of the eye, and breaking up the opaque mass.
Metonymic - (a.) Alt. of Metonymical
Metonymical - (a.) Used by way of metonymy.
Metonymy - (n.) A trope in which one word is put for another that
suggests it; as, we say, a man keeps a good table instead of good
provisions; we read Virgil, that is, his poems; a man has a warm heart,
that is, warm affections.
Monotony - (n.) A frequent recurrence of the same tone or sound,
producing a dull uniformity; absence of variety, as in speaking or
Monotony - (n.) Any irksome sameness, or want of variety.
Muttony - (a.) Like mutton; having a flavor of mutton.
Stony - (superl.) Of or pertaining to stone, consisting of, or abounding
in, stone or stones; resembling stone; hard; as, a stony tower; a stony
cave; stony ground; a stony crust.
Stony - (superl.) Converting into stone; petrifying; petrific.
Stony - (superl.) Inflexible; cruel; unrelenting; pitiless; obdurate;
perverse; cold; morally hard; appearing as if petrified; as, a stony
heart; a stony gaze.