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    Tony - (n.) A simpleton.
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    Definition: Similar or Containing
    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; nappy; woolly.
    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 the initiated.
    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 singing.
    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.
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    Oxford: Definition: Similar or Containing
    Antonym - n. Word opposite in meaning to another. [greek onoma name]
    Antonym - n. Word opposite in meaning to another. [greek onoma name]
    Gluttony - n. Greed or excess in eating. [french: related to *glutton]
    Metonymy - n. Substitution of the name of an attribute or adjunct for that of the thing meant (e.g. Crown for king, the turf for horse-racing). [greek: related to *meta-, onuma name]
    Metonymy - n. Substitution of the name of an attribute or adjunct for that of the thing meant (e.g. Crown for king, the turf for horse-racing). [greek: related to *meta-, onuma name]
    Stony - adj. (-ier, -iest) 1 full of stones. 2 a hard, rigid. B unfeeling, uncompromising. stonily adv. Stoniness n.
    Stony-broke - adj. Slang entirely without money.

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