–verb (used with object) 1. to hold up; support. 2. to hold or remain firm under (a load). 3. to bring forth (young); give birth to. 4. to produce by natural growth. 5. to hold up under; be capable of. 6. to press or push against. 7. to hold or carry (oneself, one's body, one's head, etc.). 8. to conduct (oneself). 9. to suffer; endure; undergo. 10. to sustain without yielding or suffering injury; tolerate (usually used in negative constructions, unless qualified). 11. to be fit for or worthy of. 12. to carry; bring. 13. to carry in the mind or heart. 14. to transmit or spread (gossip, tales, etc.). 15. to render; afford; give. 16. to lead; guide; take. 17. to have and be entitled to. 18. to exhibit; show. 19. to accept or have, as an obligation. 20. to stand in (a relation or ratio); have or show correlatively. 21. to possess, as a quality or characteristic; have in or on. 22. to have and use; exercise. –verb (used without object) 23. to tend in a course or direction; move; go. 24. to be located or situated. 25. to bring forth young or fruit –noun 1. any of the plantigrade, carnivorous or omnivorous mammals of the family Ursidae, having massive bodies, coarse heavy fur, relatively short limbs, and almost rudimentary tails. 2. any of various animals resembling the bear, as the ant bear. 3. a gruff, burly, clumsy, bad-mannered, or rude person. 4. a person who believes that market prices, especially of stocks, will decline.. 5. Informal . a person who shows great ability, enthusiasm, stamina, etc.. 6. ( initial capital letter ) Astronomy . either of two constellations, Ursa Major or Ursa Minor. 7. Informal . a player at cards who rarely bluffs. 8. ( initial capital letter ) Russia. –adj. 9. having to do with or marked by declining prices, as of stocks: bear market. –verb (used with object) 10. Stock Exchange . to force prices down in (a market, stock, etc.).
Is it the rock that bears the bear? Or the bear that bears the rock?
–noun 1. a pad or cushion attached behind a saddle, especially as a seat for a woman. 2. a pad, cushion, saddle, or the like, used as a passenger seat on a bicycle, motor scooter, etc. 3. a passenger's saddle or seat behind the driver's seat on a motorcycle.
She declared That cushion her right Her pillion Dominion Her sole property in brief Her most righteous place.
STINT –verb (used without object) 1. to be frugal; get along on a scanty allowance. 2. Archaic . to cease action; desist. –verb (used with object) 3. to limit to a certain amount, number, share, or allowance, often unduly; set limits to; restrict. 4. Archaic . to bring to an end; check. –noun 5. a period of time spent doing something. 6. an allotted amount or piece of work. 7. limitation or restriction, especially as to amount. 8. a limited, prescribed, or expected quantity, share, rate, etc. 9. Obsolete . a pause; halt.
–noun any of various small sandpipers of the genus Calidris, as the least sandpiper.
Love went on For the briefest stint Quite intense Yet shallow Frugal wave leaving the shore Dry, undisturbed.
–verb (used with object) 1. to apply water or some other liquid to (something or someone) for the purpose of cleansing; cleanse by dipping, rubbing, or scrubbing in water or some other liquid. 2. to remove (dirt, stains, paint, or any matter) by or as by the action of water (usually followed by “out”, “off”, etc.). 3. to free from spiritual defilement or from sin, guilt, etc. 4. to bathe, wet, or moisten with water or other liquid. 5. to flow through, over, or against. 6. to carry, bring, remove, or deposit (something) by means of water or any liquid, or as the water or liquid does (often followed by “up”, “down”, or “along”) 7. to wear or diminish, as water does by flowing over or against a surface (often followed by “out” or “away”) 8. (of water) to form by flowing over and eroding a surface. 9. Mining . a. to subject (earth or ore) to the action or force of water in order to separate valuable material. b. to separate (valuable material) in this way. 10. to purify (a gas or gaseous mixture) by passage through or over a liquid. 11. to cover with a watery or thin coat of colour. 12. to overlay with a thin coat or deposit of metal. –verb (used without object) 13. to wash oneself. 14. to wash clothes. 15. to cleanse anything with or in water or other liquid. 16. to undergo washing without injury, especially shrinking or fading: fabrics guaranteed to wash. 17. Informal . to be found true, valid, or real when tested or closely scrutinized; stand being put to the proof. 18. to be carried or driven by water (often followed by “along” or “ashore”). 19. to flow or beat with a lapping sound, as waves on a shore. 20. to move along in or as in waves, or with a rushing movement, as water. 21. to be eroded, as by a stream or by rainfall: a hillside that washes frequently. 22. to be removed by the action of water (often followed by “away”). –noun 23. the act or process of washing with water or other liquid. 24. a quantity of clothes, linens, etc., washed, or to be washed, at one time. 25. a liquid with which something is washed, wetted, coloured, overspread, etc. 26. the flow, sweep, dash, or breaking of water. 27. the sound made by this. 28. water moving along in waves or with a rushing movement. 29. the rough or broken water left behind a moving ship, boat, etc.; wake. 30. Aeronautics . the disturbance in the air left behind by a moving airplane or any of its parts. 31. any of various liquids for grooming or cosmetic purposes. 32. a lotion or other liquid having medicinal properties, as an antiseptic solution or the like (often used in combination). 33. Mining . minerals from which valuable material can be extracted by washing. 34. the wearing away of the shore by breaking waves. 35. a tract of land washed by the action of the sea or a river. 36. a marsh, fen, or bog. 37. a small stream or shallow pool. 38. a shallow arm of the sea or a shallow part of a river. 39. a depression or channel formed by flowing water. 40. Geology . alluvial matter transferred and deposited by flowing water. 41. Also called dry wash. Western U.S. the dry bed of an intermittent stream. 42. a broad, thin layer of colour applied by a continuous movement of the brush, as in water-colour painting. 43. Also called watershed, weathering. Architecture . a. an upper surface so inclined as to shed rain water from a building. b. any member of a building having such a surface. 44. Also, washing. a thin coat of metal applied in liquid form. 45. waste liquid matter, refuse, food, etc., from the kitchen, as for hogs; swill (often used in combination). 46. washy or weak liquor or liquid food. 47. the fermented wort from which the spirit is extracted in distilling. 48. Informal . an action that yields neither gain nor loss. –adj. 49. capable of being washed without shrinking, fading, etc.; washable.
She applies a wash In a sweeping motion Over and over Always on the same spot I often wonder If this is not some type of Self hypnotism
–noun 1. a tract of open, peaty, wasteland, often overgrown with heath, common in high latitudes and altitudes where drainage is poor; heath. 2. a tract of land preserved for game.
–verb (used with object) 1. to secure (a ship, boat, dirigible, etc.) in a particular place, as by cables and anchors or by lines. 2. to fix firmly; secure. –verb (used without object) 3. to moor a ship, small boat, etc. 4. to be made secure by cables or the like. –noun 5. the act of mooring.
I often wonder about Fate Mooring meanings together Securing them to one same word, While I trace provenance For a clue A Motive For their gathering.
–adj. 1. serving to indicate or point out; stimulating interest as a means of furthering investigation. 2. encouraging a person to learn, discover, understand, or solve problems on his or her own, as by experimenting, evaluating possible answers or solutions, or by trial and error. 3. of, pertaining to, or based on experimentation, evaluation, or trial-and-error methods. 4. Computers, Mathematics . pertaining to a trial-and-error method of problem solving used when an algorithmic approach is impractical. –noun 5. a heuristic method of argument. 6. the study of heuristic procedure.
I justify my book craving With heuristics Research for my stories Lies.