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beltway a highway that circles or skirts an urban area.
beluga a white sturgeon found in the Black and Caspian Seas, whose roe is eaten as caviar. [2 definitions]
bemoan to grieve over; lament. [3 definitions]
bemuse to confuse or bewilder (someone). [2 definitions]
bench a seat, often without a back, that is long enough for two or more people. [6 definitions]
benchmark a point of reference for judging value, quality, change, or the like; standard to which others can be compared. [2 definitions]
bench press a weightlifting exercise in which one lies on a bench, removes a weight from a pair of overhead supports, lowers it to the chest, and raises it again.
bench-press to lift (a weight) during a bench press.
bench show a competitive show of dogs or cats in which prizes are awarded on the basis of greatest conformity to ideal standards for a given breed.
bench warrant an order issued by a judge or court for the apprehension of someone charged with a crime.
bend to make (something) take on a curved or angular form, or a different form. [10 definitions]
bendable able to be bent.
bender a person or thing that bends or is bendable. [2 definitions]
bend over backward to try very hard; make a great effort.
bend over backwards to try very hard; make a great effort.
bend sinister in heraldry, a diagonal band from the lower left to the upper right of a shield, signifying bastardy; bar sinister.
beneath in or to a lower level, place, or state; below. [5 definitions]
benedicite a blessing, esp. one said at a meal; grace. [2 definitions]
benedict a newly married man, esp. one who was previously thought unlikely to marry.
Benedictine a member of a Roman Catholic order of monks or nuns following the rule of St. Benedict. [2 definitions]
benediction a blessing, esp. the one pronounced over the congregation by the clergyman at the end of a religious service. [2 definitions]