1. nostrum patent medicine whose efficacy is questionable
  2. rostrum a platform raised above the surrounding level
  3. monstrous distorted and unnatural in shape or size
  4. in extremis in grave circumstances or at the point of death
  5. anoestrous of or relating to anestrus
  6. firestorm a storm in which violent winds are drawn into the column of hot air rising over a severely bombed area
  7. restroom a toilet that is available to the public
  8. airstream a relatively well-defined prevailing wind
  9. Tristram (Middle Ages) the nephew of the king of Cornwall who (according to legend) fell in love with his uncle's bride (Iseult) after they mistakenly drank a love potion that left them eternally in love with each other
  10. lustrous reflecting light
  11. Anisotremus a genus of Haemulidae
  12. prostrate stretched out and lying at full length along the ground
  13. dire straits a state of extreme distress
  14. customs the government agency that oversees and collects duties on imported goods
  15. cirrostratus a thin uniform layer of hazy cloud at high altitude
  16. monestrous having one estrous cycle per year
  17. dioestrous in a period of sexual inactivity
  18. angstrom a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation
  19. disastrous having extremely unfortunate or dire consequences
  20. snowstorm a storm with widespread snowfall accompanied by strong winds