1. earnest money money given by a buyer to a seller to bind a contract
  2. earnest characterized by a firm, sincere belief in one's opinions
  3. Ernest Hemingway an American writer of fiction who won the Nobel prize for literature in 1954 (1899-1961)
  4. earnestly in a sincere and serious manner
  5. earnestness the trait of being serious or sincere
  6. Ernst Mach Austrian physicist and philosopher who introduced the Mach number and who founded logical positivism (1838-1916)
  7. harvest moon the full moon nearest the September equinox
  8. rhinestone an imitation diamond made from rock crystal or glass or paste
  9. anastomose come together or open into each other
  10. ransom money money demanded for the return of a captured person
  11. harvestman spiderlike arachnid with a small rounded body and very long thin legs
  12. adrenosterone a steroid having androgenic activity
  13. turnstone migratory shorebirds of the plover family that turn over stones in searching for food
  14. hornstone a fine-grained metamorphic rock formed by the action of heat on clay rocks
  15. Ernest Bevin British labor leader and statesman who played an important role in diplomacy after World War II (1884-1951)
  16. transit zone a six million square mile area that includes the Caribbean and the Gulf of Mexico and the eastern Pacific Ocean; includes the principal routes used by drug smugglers
  17. earned run a run that was not scored as the result of an error by the other team
  18. testimony something that serves as evidence
  19. Penstemon large genus of subshrubs or herbs having showy blue or purple or red or yellow or white flowers; mostly western North America
  20. Ernest Walton Irish physicist who first split an atom