1. beta ray radiation of beta particles during radioactive decay
  2. betray deliver to an enemy by treachery
  3. better superior to another in excellence or quality or desirability
  4. poetry literature in metrical form
  5. bettor someone who bets
  6. beater an implement for beating
  7. metaphor a figure of speech that suggests a non-literal similarity
  8. Petteria one species: Dalmatian laburnum
  9. Peter I czar of Russia who introduced ideas from western Europe to reform the government; he extended his territories in the Baltic and founded St. Petersburg (1682-1725)
  10. Peter disciple of Jesus and leader of the Apostles
  11. bedder an ornamental plant suitable for planting in a flowerbed
  12. Patrai a port city in western Greece in the northwestern Peloponnese on an inlet of the Ionian Sea; was a major trade center from the 5th century BC to the 3rd century BC; commercial importance revived during the Middle Ages
  13. bay tree small Mediterranean evergreen tree with small blackish berries and glossy aromatic leaves used for flavoring in cooking; also used by ancient Greeks to crown victors
  14. betrayal the quality of aiding an enemy
  15. bee eater colorful chiefly tropical Old World bird having a strong graceful flight; feeds on especially bees
  16. beta iron an allotrope of iron that is the same as alpha iron except that it is nonmagnetic; stable between 768 and 906 degrees centigrade
  17. betrayer a person who says one thing and does another
  18. petard an explosive device used to break down a gate or wall
  19. heat ray a ray that produces a thermal effect
  20. bewray reveal unintentionally

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