1. baste cover with liquid before cooking
  2. base hit (baseball) the successful act of striking a baseball in such a way that the batter reaches base safely
  3. biased favoring one person or side over another
  4. based having a base
  5. paste an adhesive made from water and flour or starch
  6. basset smooth-haired breed of hound with short legs and long ears
  7. bast (botany) tissue that conducts synthesized food substances (e.g., from leaves) to parts where needed; consists primarily of sieve tubes
  8. Basotho a member of a subgroup of people who inhabit Lesotho
  9. Basuto the dialect of Sotho spoken by the Basotho
  10. Bast cat- or lion-headed Egyptian goddess
  11. beast a living organism characterized by voluntary movement
  12. basswood any of various deciduous trees of the genus Tilia with heart-shaped leaves and drooping cymose clusters of yellowish often fragrant flowers; several yield valuable timber
  13. base rate the interest rate set by the Bank of England for lending to other banks
  14. baster a tube with a rubber bulb used to take up and release melted fat or gravy in order to moisten roasting meat
  15. bassinet a basket (usually hooded) used as a baby's bed
  16. base lowest support of a structure
  17. basalt the commonest type of solidified lava
  18. beef tea an extract of beef (given to people who are ill)
  19. pastel any of various pale or light colors
  20. basket a container that is usually woven and has handles

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