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beige a soft grayish tan color.
beignet a square-shaped piece of fried dough topped with powdered sugar, sometimes filled with chocolate, cheese, fruit, or the like. [2 definitions]
Beijing the capital of China; Peking.
being the state or fact of living or existing. [3 definitions]
Beirut the seaport capital of Lebanon.
bejewel to ornament or cover with or as if with jewels.
belabor to continue excessive efforts on or excessive discussion of. [2 definitions]
Belarus a European country bordered by Poland, Lithuania, Russia, and Ukraine; formerly a republic of the Soviet Union; Belorussia; Byelorussia.
belated too late; tardy.
belay in nautical terminology, to secure (a rope) by winding around a pin or cleat. [6 definitions]
belaying pin a short round metal or wooden bar that fits into the rail of a ship, and around which ropes are secured.
bel canto a style of singing in which an open, flowing, operatic tone is emphasized over precise pronunciation of the words.
belch to expel gas from the stomach through the mouth, in a spasmodic, noisy burst, as after eating or drinking. [4 definitions]
beldam an old woman, esp. one who is ugly.
beleaguer to lay siege to by surrounding with troops; besiege. [2 definitions]
Belfast the seaport capital of Northern Ireland.
belfry a tower of a church or other building in which a bell is hung; bell tower.
Belgian a native or citizen of Belgium, or a descendant thereof. [3 definitions]
Belgium a country on the North Sea, bordered by the Netherlands, Germany, and France.
Belgrade the capital of Yugoslavia.
Belial in the Bible, a personification of evil.