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benzo- benzene or benzoic acid.
benzoate in chemistry, a salt or ester of benzoic acid.
benzocaine a white, odorless, tasteless powder used in ointments as a local anesthetic and a shield against sunburn.
benzoic of or derived from benzoin or benzoic acid.
benzoic acid a white crystalline powder used as a preservative and antiseptic in perfumes and flavorings, in synthesizing dyes, and to season tobacco.
benzoin an aromatic resin containing benzoic acid and used in perfumes and cosmetics, cough medicines, and antiseptics. [3 definitions]
benzol benzene. [2 definitions]
be oneself to be in one's usual state of health or mind. [2 definitions]
be on the bandwagon to join a party, cause, or movement because it seems assured of success, as during an election.
be on to (informal) to have inside information about.
Beowulf the title character and hero of an anonymous, alliterative Old English epic poem.
bequeath to leave or dispose of (property) by a will. [2 definitions]
bequest the act of disposing of property by will. [2 definitions]
berate to reproach or scold severely.
Berber a member of one of several North African Muslim tribes. [2 definitions]
berceuse a soothing song, as would be sung to an infant; lullaby.
bereave to deprive and make mournful (usu. fol. by of). [2 definitions]
bereaved in a state of grief over the death of a friend or relative. [2 definitions]
bereavement the condition or fact of being deprived of something or someone, especially by the death of a loved one.
bereft past participle of bereave. [4 definitions]
beret a soft, round, flat cap with a close-fitting headband and no visor, usu. made of felt or wool.