1. butacaine a white crystalline ester that is applied to mucous membranes as a local anesthetic
  2. dickens a word used in exclamations of confusion
  3. Dickens English writer whose novels depicted and criticized social injustice (1812-1870)
  4. stickiness the property of sticking to a surface
  5. Pinguinus great auk
  6. butt against lie adjacent to another or share a boundary
  7. pathogenesis the origination and development of a disease
  8. pluckiness the trait of showing courage and determination in spite of possible loss or injury
  9. Balkans the major mountain range of Bulgaria and the Balkan Peninsula
  10. body count a count of troops killed in an operation or time period
  11. bodkin a dagger with a slender blade
  12. Potyokin a Russian officer and politician who was a favorite of Catherine II and in 1762 helped her to seize power; when she visited the Crimea in 1787 he gave the order for sham villages to be built (1739-1791)
  13. butea kino dried juice of the dhak tree; used as an astringent
  14. deaconess a woman deacon
  15. pathogenic able to cause disease
  16. outgoing at ease in talking to others
  17. staginess an artificial and mannered quality
  18. beingness the state or fact of existing
  19. bulkiness an unwieldy largeness
  20. balkiness likely to stop abruptly and unexpectedly