253 Words That End With X

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Word Definitions Synonyms
addax (noun) large antelope with lightly spiraled horns of desert regions of northern Africa Synonyms: Addax nasomaculatus
admix (verb) mix or mingle
affix (noun) a linguistic element added to a word to produce an inflected or derived form
(verb) stick or fasten to Synonyms: stick on
(verb) add to the very end Synonyms: add on, append, supplement
(verb) attach or become attached to a stem word
annex (noun) an addition that extends a main building Synonyms: annexe, extension, wing
(verb) add an extra part to
(verb) take (territory) as if by conquest
anomalopteryx (noun) the smallest moa; slender moa about the size of a large turkey Synonyms: Anomalopteryx oweni
antapex (noun) the point opposite in direction from the solar apex; the point the solar system is moving away from
antefix (noun) carved ornament at the eaves of a tile roof concealing the joints between tiles
anthrax (noun) a highly infectious animal disease (especially cattle and sheep); it can be transmitted to people Synonyms: splenic fever
(noun) a disease of humans that is not communicable; caused by infection with Bacillus anthracis followed by septicemia
anticlimax (noun) a change from a serious subject to a disappointing one Synonyms: bathos
(noun) a disappointing decline after a previous rise
apex (noun) the highest point (of something) Synonyms: acme, peak, vertex
(noun) the point on the celestial sphere toward which the sun and solar system appear to be moving relative to the fixed stars Synonyms: apex of the sun's way, solar apex
appendix (noun) a vestigial process that extends from the lower end of the cecum and that resembles a small pouch Synonyms: cecal appendage, vermiform appendix, vermiform process
(noun) supplementary material that is collected and appended at the back of a book
apteryx (noun) nocturnal flightless bird of New Zealand having a long neck and stout legs; only surviving representative of the order Apterygiformes Synonyms: kiwi
archaeopteryx (noun) extinct primitive toothed bird of the Jurassic period having a long feathered tail and hollow bones; usually considered the most primitive of all birds Synonyms: Archaeopteryx lithographica, archeopteryx
archeopteryx (noun) extinct primitive toothed bird of the Jurassic period having a long feathered tail and hollow bones; usually considered the most primitive of all birds Synonyms: archaeopteryx, Archaeopteryx lithographica
auspex (noun) (ancient Rome) a religious official who interpreted omens to guide public policy Synonyms: augur
aviatrix (noun) a woman aviator Synonyms: airwoman, aviatress
ax (noun) an edge tool with a heavy bladed head mounted across a handle Synonyms: axe
(verb) terminate Synonyms: axe
(verb) chop or split with an ax Synonyms: axe
bandbox (noun) a light cylindrical box for holding light articles of attire (especially hats)
beeswax (noun) a yellow to brown wax secreted by honeybees to build honeycombs
(verb) cover with beeswax
biconvex (adjective) convex on both sides; shaped like a lentil Synonyms: convexo-convex, lenticular, lentiform
bollix (verb) make a mess of, destroy or ruin Synonyms: ball up, blow, bobble, bodge, bollix up, bollocks, bollocks up, botch, botch up, bumble, bungle, flub, fluff, foul up, fuck up, fumble, louse up, mess up, mishandle, muck up, muff, screw up, spoil
borax (noun) an ore of boron consisting of hydrated sodium borate; used as a flux or cleansing agent
box (noun) a blow with the hand (usually on the ear)
(noun) a (usually rectangular) container; may have a lid
(noun) separate partitioned area in a public place for a few people
(noun) private area in a theater or grandstand where a small group can watch the performance Synonyms: loge
(noun) the driver's seat on a coach Synonyms: box seat
(noun) any one of several designated areas on a ball field where the batter or catcher or coaches are positioned
(noun) evergreen shrubs or small trees Synonyms: boxwood
(noun) the quantity contained in a box Synonyms: boxful
(noun) a rectangular drawing
(noun) a predicament from which a skillful or graceful escape is impossible Synonyms: corner
(verb) hit with the fist
(verb) engage in a boxing match
(verb) put into a box Synonyms: package
breadbox (noun) a container used to keep bread or cake in Synonyms: bread-bin
breakax (noun) West Indian timber tree having very hard wood Synonyms: break-axe, breakaxe, Sloanea jamaicensis
broadax (noun) a large ax with a broad cutting blade Synonyms: broadaxe
calx (noun) a white crystalline oxide used in the production of calcium hydroxide Synonyms: burnt lime, calcined lime, calcium oxide, fluxing lime, lime, quicklime, unslaked lime
calyx (noun) (botany) the whorl of sepals of a flower collectively forming the outer floral envelope or layer of the perianth enclosing and supporting the developing bud; usually green
camelpox (noun) a viral disease of camels closely related to smallpox
cashbox (noun) a strongbox for holding cash Synonyms: money box, till
caudex (noun) woody stem of palms and tree ferns
(noun) persistent thickened stem of a herbaceous perennial plant Synonyms: stock
centrex (noun) (CENTRal EXchange) a kind of telephone exchange
cervix (noun) the part of an organism (human or animal) that connects the head to the rest of the body Synonyms: neck
(noun) necklike opening to the uterus Synonyms: cervix uteri, uterine cervix
chatterbox (noun) an obnoxious and foolish and loquacious talker Synonyms: babbler, chatterer, magpie, prater, spouter
(noun) orchid growing along streams or ponds of western North America having leafy stems and 1 greenish-brown and pinkish flower in the axil of each upper leaf Synonyms: Epipactis gigantea, giant helleborine, stream orchid
chickenpox (noun) an acute contagious disease caused by herpes varicella zoster virus; causes a rash of vesicles on the face and body Synonyms: varicella
cicatrix (noun) a mark left (usually on the skin) by the healing of injured tissue Synonyms: cicatrice, scar
circumflex (noun) a diacritical mark (^) placed above a vowel in some languages to indicate a special phonetic quality
climax (noun) the moment of most intense pleasure in sexual intercourse Synonyms: coming, orgasm, sexual climax
(noun) the decisive moment in a novel or play Synonyms: culmination
(noun) arrangement of clauses in ascending order of forcefulness
(noun) the highest point of anything conceived of as growing or developing or unfolding Synonyms: flood tide
(noun) the most severe stage of a disease
(verb) end, especially to reach a final or climactic stage Synonyms: culminate
clx (adjective) being ten more than one hundred fifty Synonyms: 160, one hundred sixty
clxx (adjective) being ten more than one hundred sixty Synonyms: 170, one hundred seventy
clxxx (adjective) being ten more than one hundred seventy Synonyms: 180, one hundred eighty
coax (noun) a transmission line for high-frequency signals Synonyms: coax cable, coaxial cable
(verb) influence or urge by gentle urging, caressing, or flattering Synonyms: blarney, cajole, inveigle, palaver, sweet-talk, wheedle
coccyx (noun) the end of the vertebral column in humans and tailless apes Synonyms: tail bone
codex (noun) an unbound manuscript of some ancient classic (as distinguished from a scroll) Synonyms: leaf-book
(noun) an official list of chemicals or medicines etc.
commix (verb) to bring or combine together or with something else Synonyms: amalgamate, mingle, mix, unify
complex (adjective) complicated in structure; consisting of interconnected parts
(adjective) difficult to analyze or understand Synonyms: complicated
(noun) a whole structure (as a building) made up of interconnected or related structures Synonyms: building complex
(noun) a conceptual whole made up of complicated and related parts Synonyms: composite
(noun) (psychoanalysis) a combination of emotions and impulses that have been rejected from awareness but still influence a person's behavior
(noun) a compound described in terms of the central atom to which other atoms are bound or coordinated Synonyms: coordination compound
conflux (noun) a flowing together Synonyms: confluence, merging
convex (adjective) curving or bulging outward Synonyms: bulging
cortex (noun) the tissue forming the outer layer of an organ or structure in plant or animal
(noun) the layer of unmyelinated neurons (the grey matter) forming the cortex of the cerebrum Synonyms: cerebral cortex, cerebral mantle, pallium
(noun) the tissue that surrounds the lens nucleus Synonyms: lens cortex
cowpox (noun) a viral disease of cattle causing a mild skin disease affecting the udder; formerly used to inoculate humans against smallpox Synonyms: vaccinia
cox (noun) the helmsman of a ship's boat or a racing crew Synonyms: coxswain
(verb) act as the coxswain, in a boat race
crucifix (noun) a gymnastic exercise performed on the rings when the gymnast supports himself with both arms extended horizontally
(noun) representation of the cross on which Jesus died Synonyms: rood-tree, rood
crux (noun) the most important point Synonyms: crux of the matter
cx (adjective) being ten more than one hundred Synonyms: 110, one hundred ten
cxx (adjective) being ten more than one hundred ten Synonyms: 120, one hundred twenty
cxxx (adjective) being ten more than one hundred twenty Synonyms: 130, one hundred thirty
cybersex (noun) sexual arousal involving communication on the internet
cylix (noun) a shallow drinking cup with two handles; used in ancient Greece Synonyms: kylix
deedbox (noun) a strongly made box for holding money or valuables; can be locked Synonyms: strongbox
desex (verb) make infertile Synonyms: desexualise, desexualize, fix, sterilise, sterilize, unsex
detox (noun) the hospital ward or clinic in which patients are detoxified
(verb) treat for alcohol or drug dependence Synonyms: detoxify
dominatrix (noun) a dominating woman (especially one who plays that role in a sadomasochistic sexual relationship)
duplex (adjective) allowing communication in opposite directions simultaneously
(adjective) (used technically of a device or process) having two parts
(noun) an apartment having rooms on two floors that are connected by a staircase Synonyms: duplex apartment
(noun) a house with two units sharing a common wall Synonyms: duplex house, semidetached house
(verb) change into a duplex
earwax (noun) a soft yellow wax secreted by glands in the ear canal Synonyms: cerumen
efflux (noun) the process of flowing out Synonyms: effluence, outflow
epicalyx (noun) a group of bracts simulating a calyx as in a carnation or hibiscus Synonyms: calycle, calyculus, false calyx
equinox (noun) (astronomy) either of the two celestial points at which the celestial equator intersects the ecliptic Synonyms: equinoctial point
(noun) either of two times of the year when the sun crosses the plane of the earth's equator and day and night are of equal length
ex (adjective) out of fashion Synonyms: antique, demode, old-fashioned, old-hat, outmoded, passe, passee
(noun) the 24th letter of the Roman alphabet Synonyms: X, x
(noun) a woman who was formerly a particular man's wife Synonyms: ex-wife
(noun) a man who was formerly a certain woman's husband Synonyms: ex-husband
executrix (noun) a woman executor
faux (adjective) not genuine or real; being an imitation of the genuine article Synonyms: fake, false, imitation, simulated
fax (noun) duplicator that transmits the copy by wire or radio Synonyms: facsimile, facsimile machine
(verb) send something via a facsimile machine Synonyms: facsimile, telefax
firebox (noun) a furnace (as on a steam locomotive) in which fuel is burned
fix (noun) the act of putting something in working order again Synonyms: fixing, fixture, mend, mending, repair, reparation
(noun) an exemption granted after influence (e.g., money) is brought to bear
(noun) a determination of the place where something is Synonyms: localisation, localization, locating, location
(noun) something craved, especially an intravenous injection of a narcotic drug
(noun) informal terms for a difficult situation Synonyms: hole, jam, kettle of fish, mess, muddle, pickle
(verb) make infertile Synonyms: desex, desexualise, desexualize, sterilise, sterilize, unsex
(verb) make fixed, stable or stationary Synonyms: fixate
(verb) restore by replacing a part or putting together what is torn or broken Synonyms: bushel, doctor, furbish up, mend, repair, restore, touch on
(verb) kill, preserve, and harden (tissue) in order to prepare for microscopic study
(verb) make ready or suitable or equip in advance for a particular purpose or for some use, event, etc Synonyms: gear up, prepare, ready, set, set up
(verb) decide upon or fix definitely Synonyms: define, determine, limit, set, specify
(verb) take vengeance on or get even Synonyms: get, pay back, pay off
(verb) cause to be firmly attached Synonyms: fasten, secure
(verb) put (something somewhere) firmly Synonyms: deposit, posit, situate
(verb) prepare for eating by applying heat Synonyms: cook, make, prepare, ready
(verb) set or place definitely
(verb) to be about to do something
(verb) influence an event or its outcome by illegal means
flax (noun) plant of the genus Linum that is cultivated for its seeds and for the fibers of its stem
(noun) fiber of the flax plant that is made into thread and woven into linen fabric
flex (noun) the act of flexing
(verb) cause (an object) to assume a crooked or angular form Synonyms: bend, deform, turn, twist
(verb) bend a joint Synonyms: bend
(verb) form a curve Synonyms: bend
(verb) contract
(verb) exhibit the strength of
flummox (verb) be a mystery or bewildering to Synonyms: amaze, baffle, beat, bewilder, dumbfound, get, gravel, mystify, nonplus, perplex, pose, puzzle, stick, stupefy, vex
flux (noun) in constant change
(noun) (physics) the number of changes in energy flow across a given surface per unit area Synonyms: flux density
(noun) a flow or discharge Synonyms: fluxion
(noun) the lines of force surrounding a permanent magnet or a moving charged particle Synonyms: magnetic field, magnetic flux
(noun) excessive discharge of liquid from a cavity or organ (as in watery diarrhea)
(noun) a state of uncertainty about what should be done (usually following some important event) preceding the establishment of a new direction of action Synonyms: state of flux
(noun) a substance added to molten metals to bond with impurities that can then be readily removed
(noun) the rate of flow of energy or particles across a given surface
(verb) mix together different elements Synonyms: blend, coalesce, combine, commingle, conflate, fuse, immix, meld, merge, mix
(verb) become liquid or fluid when heated Synonyms: liquefy, liquify
(verb) move or progress freely as if in a stream Synonyms: flow
fornix (noun) an arched bundle of white fibers at the base of the brain by which the hippocampus of each hemisphere projects to the contralateral hippocampus and to the thalamus and mamillary bodies Synonyms: trigonum cerebrale
(noun) generally any arch shaped structure (but often it refers to the arched roof of an anatomical space)
fox (noun) alert carnivorous mammal with pointed muzzle and ears and a bushy tail; most are predators that do not hunt in packs
(noun) a shifty deceptive person Synonyms: dodger, slyboots
(noun) the grey or reddish-brown fur of a fox
(verb) become discolored with, or as if with, mildew spots
(verb) be confusing or perplexing to; cause to be unable to think clearly Synonyms: bedevil, befuddle, confound, confuse, discombobulate, fuddle, throw
(verb) deceive somebody Synonyms: flim-flam, fob, play a joke on, play a trick on, play tricks, pull a fast one on, trick
galax (noun) tufted evergreen perennial herb having spikes of tiny white flowers and glossy green round to heart-shaped leaves that become coppery to maroon or purplish in fall Synonyms: beetleweed, coltsfoot, Galax urceolata, galaxy, wandflower
gearbox (noun) the shell (metal casing) in which a train of gears is sealed Synonyms: gear box, gear case
googolplex (noun) a cardinal number represented as 1 followed by a googol of zeros (ten raised to the power of a googol)
haemothorax (noun) accumulation of blood in the pleural cavity (the space between the lungs and the walls of the chest) Synonyms: hemothorax
hallux (noun) the first largest innermost toe Synonyms: big toe, great toe
hatbox (noun) a round piece of luggage for carrying hats
helix (noun) a structure consisting of something wound in a continuous series of loops Synonyms: coil, spiral, volute, whorl
(noun) a curve that lies on the surface of a cylinder or cone and cuts the element at a constant angle Synonyms: spiral
hemothorax (noun) accumulation of blood in the pleural cavity (the space between the lungs and the walls of the chest) Synonyms: haemothorax
heterodox (adjective) characterized by departure from accepted beliefs or standards Synonyms: dissident, heretical
hex (adjective) of or pertaining to a number system having 16 as its base Synonyms: hexadecimal
(noun) an evil spell Synonyms: curse, jinx, whammy
(verb) cast a spell over someone or something; put a hex on someone or something Synonyms: bewitch, enchant, glamour, jinx, witch
hoax (noun) something intended to deceive; deliberate trickery intended to gain an advantage Synonyms: dupery, fraud, fraudulence, humbug, put-on
(verb) subject to a playful hoax or joke Synonyms: play a joke on, pull someone's leg
homeobox (noun) one of various similar homeotic genes that are involved in bodily segmentation during embryonic development Synonyms: homeobox gene
horsebox (noun) a conveyance (railroad car or trailer) for transporting racehorses
hotbox (noun) a journal bearing (as of a railroad car) that has overheated
hydrothorax (noun) accumulation of fluid in the pleural cavity (the space between the lungs and the walls of the chest) often resulting from disease of the heart or kidneys
hyrax (noun) any of several small ungulate mammals of Africa and Asia with rodent-like incisors and feet with hooflike toes Synonyms: coney, cony, das, dassie
ibex (noun) wild goat of mountain areas of Eurasia and northern Africa having large recurved horns Synonyms: Capra ibex
icebox (noun) white goods in which food can be stored at low temperatures Synonyms: refrigerator
ilx (adjective) being nine more than fifty Synonyms: 59, fifty-nine
ilxx (adjective) being nine more than sixty Synonyms: 69, sixty-nine
ilxxx (adjective) being nine more than seventy Synonyms: 79, seventy-nine

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