Sensational Suffixes: OUS

An itemization of words ending with the suffix 'ous'.

Other: griseous, maritorious

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  1. abstemious
    marked by temperance in indulgence
  2. abstentious
  3. acidulous
    being sour to the taste
  4. acrimonious
    marked by strong resentment or cynicism
  5. advantageous
    giving a benefit
  6. adventitious
    associated by chance and not an integral part
  7. adventurous
    willing to undertake new and daring enterprises
  8. alacritous
    quick and eager
  9. ambidextrous
    equally skillful with each hand
  10. ambiguous
    having more than one possible meaning
  11. ambitious
    having a strong desire for success or achievement
  12. amorous
    inclined toward or displaying love
  13. amorphous
    having no definite form or distinct shape
  14. amphibious
    relating to vertebrates that live on land but breed in water
  15. analogous
    corresponding in function but not in evolutionary origin
  16. androgynous
    having both male and female characteristics
  17. anhydrous
    without water; especially without water of crystallization
  18. anomalous
    deviating from the general or common order or type
  19. anonymous
    having no known name or identity or known source
  20. aqueous
    similar to or containing or dissolved in water
  21. arduous
    characterized by effort to the point of exhaustion
  22. assiduous
    marked by care and persistent effort
  23. asynchronous
    not occurring or existing at the same time
  24. atrocious
    shockingly brutal or cruel
  25. audacious
    disposed to venture or take risks
  26. auriferous
    containing gold
  27. aurous
    of or relating to or containing or derived from gold
  28. auspicious
    auguring favorable circumstances and good luck
  29. autochthonous
    originating where it is found
  30. autonomous
    existing as an independent entity
  31. avaricious
    immoderately desirous of acquiring something
  32. barbarous
    able or disposed to inflict pain or suffering
  33. beauteous
    (poetic )beautiful, especially to the sight
  34. bibulous
    given to or marked by the consumption of alcohol
  35. bigamous
    of illegal marriage to a second person while legally married to a first
  36. bilious
    relating to a digestive juice secreted by the liver
  37. bituminous
    resembling or containing bitumen
  38. blasphemous
    grossly irreverent toward what is held to be sacred
  39. bodacious
    unrestrained by convention or propriety
  40. boisterous
    full of rough and exuberant animal spirits
  41. bounteous
    given or giving freely
  42. bulbous
    rounded and bulging
  43. bumptious
    offensively self-assertive
  44. cacophonous
    having an unpleasant sound
  45. cadaverous
    of or relating to a corpse
  46. calamitous
    having extremely unfortunate or dire consequences
  47. callous
    emotionally hardened
  48. cancerous
    relating to or affected with cancer
  49. cantankerous
    stubbornly obstructive and unwilling to cooperate
  50. capacious
    large in the amount that can be contained
  51. capricious
    determined by chance or impulse rather than by necessity
  52. captious
    tending to find and call attention to faults
  53. carboniferous
    of or relating to the Carboniferous geologic era
  54. carnivorous
    relating to flesh-eating animals
  55. cartilaginous
    of or relating to cartilage
  56. cautious
    showing careful forethought
  57. cavernous
    being or suggesting a large dark enclosed space
  58. censorious
    harshly critical or expressing censure
  59. ceremonious
    characterized by pomp and stately display
  60. chivalrous
    attentive and honorable like an ideal knight
  61. circuitous
    deviating from a straight course
  62. clamorous
    conspicuously and offensively loud
  63. commodious
    large and roomy
  64. compendious
    briefly giving the gist of something
  65. congruous
    corresponding in character or kind
  66. coniferous
    of or relating to or part of trees or shrubs bearing cones and evergreen leaves
  67. consanguineous
    related by blood
  68. conscientious
    characterized by extreme care and great effort
  69. conscious
    having awareness of surroundings and sensations and thoughts
  70. conspicuous
    obvious to the eye or mind
  71. contagious
    capable of being transmitted by infection
  72. contemporaneous
    occurring in the same period of time
  73. contemptuous
    expressing extreme scorn
  74. contentious
    showing an inclination to disagree
  75. contiguous
    having a common boundary or edge
  76. continuous
    moving in time or space without interruption
  77. contumacious
    willfully obstinate; stubbornly disobedient
  78. contumelious
    arrogantly insolent
  79. copious
    large in number or quantity
  80. coterminous
    being of equal extent or scope or duration
  81. courageous
    able to face and deal with danger or fear without flinching
  82. courteous
    characterized by politeness and gracious good manners
  83. covetous
    immoderately desirous of acquiring something
  84. credulous
    showing a lack of judgment or experience
  85. cumbrous
    difficult to handle or use especially because of size or weight
  86. curvaceous
    (of a woman's body) having a large bosom and pleasing curves
  87. cutaneous
    relating to or existing on or affecting the skin
  88. dangerous
    involving or causing risk; liable to hurt or harm
  89. deciduous
    shedding foliage at the end of the growing season
  90. declivitous
    sloping down rather steeply
  91. decorous
    characterized by propriety and dignity and good taste
  92. deleterious
    harmful to living things
  93. delicious
    extremely pleasing to the sense of taste
  94. delirious
    experiencing hallucinations
  95. desirous
    having or expressing an inclination to want something
  96. devious
    deviating from a straight course
  97. dexterous
    skillful in physical movements; especially of the hands
  98. diaphanous
    so thin as to transmit light
  99. dichotomous
    divided into two sharply distinguished parts
  100. disadvantageous
    constituting a disadvantage
  101. disastrous
    having extremely unfortunate or dire consequences
  102. discourteous
    showing no courtesy; rude
  103. disingenuous
    not straightforward or candid
  104. disputatious
    showing an inclination to disagree
  105. dolorous
    showing sorrow
  106. dubious
    fraught with uncertainty or doubt
  107. duplicitous
    marked by deliberate deceptiveness
  108. duteous
    willingly obedient out of a sense of respect
  109. edacious
    devouring or craving food in great quantities
  110. efficacious
    giving the power to produce an intended result
  111. egregious
    conspicuously and outrageously bad or reprehensible
  112. emulous
    characterized by or arising from imitation
  113. endogenous
    derived or originating internally
  114. enormous
    extraordinarily large in size or extent or degree
  115. envious
    painfully desirous of another's advantages
  116. eponymous
    relating to a name derived from a person
  117. equanimous
    calm in mind or temper; in full control of one's faculties
  118. erroneous
    containing or characterized by error
  119. euphonious
    having a pleasant sound
  120. exiguous
    extremely scanty
  121. exogenous
    derived or originating externally
  122. expeditious
    marked by speed and efficiency
  123. extemporaneous
    with little or no preparation or forethought
  124. extraneous
    not belonging to that in which it is contained
  125. fabulous
    extremely pleasing
  126. facetious
    cleverly amusing in tone
  127. factious
    dissenting with the majority opinion
  128. factitious
    not produced by natural forces; artificial or fake
  129. fallacious
    containing or based on incorrect reasoning
  130. famous
    widely known and esteemed
  131. fantabulous
    very good;of the highest quality
    this is a more informal word
  132. fastidious
    giving careful attention to detail
  133. fatuous
    devoid of intelligence
  134. felicitous
    exhibiting an agreeably appropriate manner or style
  135. felonious
    involving or being or having the nature of a crime
  136. ferocious
    marked by extreme and violent energy
  137. ferrous
    of or relating to or containing iron
  138. fibrous
    having or resembling fibers especially fibers used in making cordage such as those of jute
  139. fictitious
    formed or conceived by the imagination
  140. flagitious
    extremely wicked, deeply criminal
  141. flirtatious
    like a coquette
  142. fortuitous
    occurring by happy chance
  143. fractious
    easily irritated or annoyed
  144. frivolous
    not serious in content or attitude or behavior
  145. fugacious
    lasting a very short time
  146. fulgurous
    amazingly impressive
  147. furious
    marked by extreme anger
  148. fuscous
    of something having a dusky brownish grey color
  149. garrulous
    full of trivial conversation
  150. gaseous
    existing as or having characteristics of a gas
  151. gelatinous
    thick like gelatin
  152. generous
    willing to give and share unstintingly
  153. gibbous
    characteristic of or suffering from kyphosis, an abnormality of the vertebral column
  154. glamorous
    having an air of allure, romance and excitement
  155. glorious
    having or deserving or conferring high honor
  156. glutinous
    having the sticky properties of an adhesive
  157. gluttonous
    given to excess in consumption of especially food or drink
  158. gorgeous
    dazzlingly beautiful
  159. gracious
    characterized by kindness and warm courtesy
  160. gratuitous
    unnecessary and unwarranted
  161. gregarious
    temperamentally seeking and enjoying the company of others
  162. grievous
    causing or marked by grief or anguish
  163. harmonious
    exhibiting equivalence or correspondence among constituents
  164. hazardous
    involving risk or danger
  165. heinous
    extremely wicked, deeply criminal
  166. herbaceous
    characteristic of a nonwoody herb or plant part
  167. herbivorous
    feeding only on plants
  168. heterogeneous
    consisting of elements not of the same kind or nature
  169. heterogenous
    consisting of elements that are not of the same kind
  170. heterologous
    derived from organisms of a different but related species
  171. heterozygous
    having dissimilar alleles at corresponding chromosomal loci
  172. hideous
    grossly offensive to decency or morality; causing horror
  173. hilarious
    marked by boisterous merriment or convulsive laughter
  174. homogeneous
    all of the same or similar kind or nature
  175. homogenous
    all of the same or similar kind or nature
  176. homologous
    similar in position, structure, function, or characteristics
  177. homozygous
    having identical alleles at corresponding chromosomal loci
  178. horrendous
    causing fear or dread or terror
  179. humongous
    very large
  180. humorous
    characterized by the power to evoke laughter
  181. hydrous
    containing combined water
  182. idolatrous
    relating to or practicing idolatry
  183. igneous
    produced by the action of fire or intense heat
  184. ignominious
    deserving or bringing disgrace or shame
  185. illustrious
    widely known and esteemed
  186. impecunious
    not having enough money to pay for necessities
  187. imperious
    having or showing arrogant superiority
  188. impervious
    not admitting of passage or capable of being affected
  189. impetuous
    characterized by undue haste and lack of thought
  190. impious
    lacking piety or reverence for a god
  191. inauspicious
    boding ill
  192. incautious
    lacking in caution
  193. incommodious
    uncomfortably or inconveniently small
  194. incongruous
    lacking in harmony or compatibility or appropriateness
  195. inconspicuous
    not prominent or readily noticeable
  196. incredulous
    not disposed or willing to believe; unbelieving
  197. incurious
    showing absence of intellectual inquisitiveness or natural curiosity
  198. indecorous
    lacking propriety and good taste in manners and conduct
  199. indigenous
    originating where it is found
  200. industrious
    characterized by hard work and perseverance
  201. inefficacious
    lacking the power to produce a desired effect
  202. infamous
    known widely and usually unfavorably
  203. infectious
    relating to the invasion of germs that cause disease
  204. infelicitous
    not appropriate in application; defective
  205. ingenious
    showing inventiveness and skill
  206. ingenuous
    lacking in sophistication or worldliness
  207. inglorious
    deserving or bringing disgrace or shame
  208. inharmonious
    not in harmony
  209. iniquitous
    characterized by injustice or wickedness
  210. injurious
    harmful to living things
  211. innocuous
    not injurious to physical or mental health
  212. innumerous
    too numerous to be counted
  213. insalubrious
    detrimental to health
  214. insectivorous
    (of animals and plants) feeding on insects
  215. insidious
    working or spreading in a hidden and usually injurious way
  216. instantaneous
    occurring with no delay
  217. intravenous
    within or by means of a vein
  218. invidious
    containing or implying a slight or showing prejudice
  219. irreligious
    hostile or indifferent to religion
  220. jealous
    suspicious or fearful of being displaced by a rival
  221. joyous
    full of or characterized by happiness
  222. judicious
    marked by the exercise of good judgment in practical matters
  223. laborious
    characterized by effort to the point of exhaustion
  224. languorous
    lacking spirit or liveliness
  225. lascivious
    driven by lust
  226. lecherous
    given to excessive indulgence in sexual activity
  227. libidinous
    driven by lust
  228. licentious
    lacking moral discipline
  229. ligneous
    consisting of or containing xylem
  230. litigious
    of or relating to legal proceedings
  231. longanimous
    showing patient and unruffled self-control and restraint under adversity; slow to retaliate or express resentment
  232. loquacious
    full of trivial conversation
  233. lubricious
    characterized by lust
  234. ludicrous
    inviting ridicule
  235. lugubrious
    excessively mournful
  236. luminous
    softly bright or radiant
  237. luscious
    having strong sexual appeal
  238. lustrous
    reflecting light
  239. luxurious
    furnishing gratification to the senses
  240. magnanimous
    noble and generous in spirit
  241. malicious
    having the nature of threatening evil
  242. malodorous
    having an unpleasant smell
  243. marvelous
    extraordinarily good or great
  244. mellifluous
    pleasing to the ear
  245. melodious
    having a musical sound; especially a pleasing tune
  246. membranous
    characterized by formation of a membrane
  247. mendacious
    given to lying
  248. meretricious
    tastelessly showy
  249. meritorious
    deserving reward or praise
  250. meticulous
    marked by precise accordance with details
  251. miraculous
    peculiarly fortunate, as if by divine intervention
  252. miscellaneous
    having many aspects
  253. mischievous
    naughtily or annoyingly playful
  254. misogynous
    hating women in particular
  255. momentous
    of very great significance
  256. monogamous
    having one mate
  257. monotonous
    sounded or spoken in a tone unvarying in pitch
  258. monstrous
    distorted and unnatural in shape or size
  259. mordacious
    biting or given to biting
  260. mountainous
    containing many mountains
  261. multifarious
    having many aspects
  262. multiparous
    producing more than one offspring at a time
  263. multitudinous
    too numerous to be counted
  264. murderous
    characteristic of or capable of or having a tendency toward killing another human being
  265. murmurous
    characterized by soft sounds
  266. mutinous
    characterized by a rebellion against authority
  267. mysterious
    beyond ordinary understanding
  268. nauseous
    causing a sick feeling
  269. nebulous
    lacking definite form or limits
  270. necessitous
    poor enough to need help from others
  271. nefarious
    extremely wicked
  272. nervous
    of or relating to a system of sensory apparatus
  273. notorious
    known widely and usually unfavorably
  274. noxious
    injurious to physical or mental health
  275. numerous
    amounting to a large indefinite number
  276. numinous
    of or relating to or characteristic of a spirit
  277. nutritious
    of or providing nourishment
  278. oblivious
    lacking conscious awareness of
  279. obnoxious
    causing disapproval or protest
  280. obsequious
    attempting to win favor from influential people by flattery
  281. obstreperous
    noisily and stubbornly defiant
  282. obvious
    easily perceived by the senses or grasped by the mind
  283. odious
    unequivocally detestable
  284. odoriferous
    emitting a smell, especially an unpleasant smell
  285. odorous
    having a characteristic aroma
  286. officious
    intrusive in a meddling or offensive manner
  287. oleaginous
    containing an unusual amount of grease or oil
  288. ominous
    threatening or foreshadowing evil or tragic developments
  289. omnifarious
    of all varieties or forms or kinds
  290. omnivorous
    feeding on both plants and animals
  291. onerous
    not easily borne; wearing
  292. opprobrious
    expressing offensive reproach
  293. osseous
    composed of or containing bone
  294. ostentatious
    intended to attract notice and impress others
  295. outrageous
    greatly exceeding bounds of reason or moderation
  296. overzealous
    marked by excessive enthusiasm for a cause or idea
  297. oviparous
  298. parlous
    fraught with danger
  299. parsimonious
    excessively unwilling to spend
  300. pendulous
    hanging loosely or bending downward
  301. penurious
    excessively unwilling to spend
  302. perfidious
    tending to betray
  303. perilous
    fraught with danger
  304. pernicious
    exceedingly harmful
  305. perspicacious
    mentally acute or penetratingly discerning
  306. perspicuous
    transparently clear; easily understandable
  307. pertinacious
    stubbornly unyielding
  308. pervious
    admitting of passage or entrance
  309. pestiferous
    contaminated with infecting organisms
  310. petrous
    resembling stone in hardness
  311. phosphorous
    containing or characteristic of phosphorus
  312. pious
    having or showing or expressing reverence for a deity
  313. piscivorous
    feeding on fishes
  314. piteous
    deserving or inciting a feeling of sympathy and sorrow
  315. platitudinous
    dull and tiresome but with pretensions of significance or originality
  316. plenteous
    affording an abundant supply
  317. poisonous
    having the qualities of a substance that causes death
  318. polygamous
    having more than one mate at a time
  319. pompous
    puffed up with vanity
  320. ponderous
    having great mass and weight and unwieldiness
  321. populous
    densely populated
  322. porous
    full of holes
  323. portentous
    of momentous or ominous significance
  324. posthumous
    occurring or coming into existence after a person's death
  325. precarious
    not secure; beset with difficulties
  326. precious
    of high worth or cost
  327. precipitous
    extremely steep
  328. precocious
    characterized by exceptionally early development
  329. preposterous
    inviting ridicule
  330. prestigious
    having an illustrious reputation; respected
  331. presumptuous
    going beyond what is appropriate, permitted, or courteous
  332. pretentious
    creating an appearance of importance or distinction
  333. previous
    just preceding something else in time or order
  334. prodigious
    great in size, force, extent, or degree
  335. promiscuous
    casual and unrestrained in sexual behavior
  336. propitious
    presenting favorable circumstances
  337. prosperous
    in fortunate circumstances financially
  338. pugnacious
    ready and able to resort to force or violence
  339. pulchritudinous
    having great physical beauty
  340. punctilious
    marked by precise accordance with details
  341. pusillanimous
    lacking in courage, strength, and resolution
  342. querulous
    habitually complaining
  343. rambunctious
    noisy and lacking in restraint or discipline
  344. rampageous
    displaying raging violence; often destructive
  345. rancorous
    showing deep-seated resentment
  346. rapacious
    living by preying on other animals
  347. rapturous
    feeling great delight
  348. raucous
    unpleasantly loud and harsh
  349. ravenous
    extremely hungry
  350. rebellious
    resisting control or authority
  351. religious
    having or showing belief in and reverence for a deity
  352. rendezvous
    a meeting planned at a certain time and place
    the 'ous' isn't the suffix, but it still ends with those letters
  353. repetitious
    characterized by doing or performing again
  354. ridiculous
    incongruous or absurd
  355. righteous
    morally justified
  356. rigorous
    rigidly accurate; allowing no deviation from a standard
  357. riotous
    characterized by unrest or disorder or insubordination
  358. rivalrous
    competitive and eager to surpass others
  359. ruinous
    extremely harmful; bringing catastrophe
  360. rumbustious
    noisy and lacking in restraint or discipline
  361. sacrilegious
    grossly irreverent toward what is held to be sacred
  362. sagacious
    acutely insightful and wise
  363. salacious
    suggestive of or tending to moral looseness
  364. salubrious
    promoting health
  365. sanctimonious
    excessively or hypocritically pious
  366. sanguineous
    accompanied by bloodshed
  367. saprophagous
    feeding on dead or decaying animal matter
  368. scandalous
    giving offense to moral sensibilities
  369. scrumptious
    extremely pleasing to the sense of taste
  370. scrupulous
    characterized by extreme care and great effort
  371. scurrilous
    expressing offensive reproach
  372. sebaceous
    containing an unusual amount of grease or oil
  373. seditious
    arousing to action or rebellion
  374. sedulous
    marked by care and persistent effort
  375. self-conscious
    aware of yourself as an individual or of your own being
  376. self-righteous
    excessively or hypocritically pious
  377. semiconscious
    partially conscious; not completely aware of sensations
  378. sensuous
    taking delight in beauty
  379. sententious
    concise and full of meaning
  380. serendipitous
    lucky in making unexpected and fortunate discoveries
  381. serious
    of great consequence
  382. simultaneous
    occurring or operating at the same time
  383. sinuous
    curved or curving in and out
  384. slanderous
    harmful and often untrue; tending to discredit or malign
  385. slaughterous
    accompanied by bloodshed
  386. slumberous
    inclined to or marked by drowsiness
  387. slumbrous
    inclined to or marked by drowsiness
  388. solicitous
    full of anxiety and concern
  389. somniferous
    sleep inducing
  390. sonorous
    full and loud and deep
  391. spacious
    having ample room
  392. specious
    plausible but false
  393. spinous
    shaped like a spine or thorn
  394. spiritous
    containing or of the nature of alcohol
  395. splendiferous
    having great beauty and splendor
  396. spontaneous
    said or done without having been planned in advance
  397. spurious
    plausible but false
  398. stannous
    of or relating to or containing tin
  399. stertorous
    of breathing having a heavy snoring sound
    Appears several times in "Dracula" by Bram Stoker
  400. strenuous
    taxing to the utmost; testing powers of endurance
  401. studious
    characterized by diligent learning and fondness for reading
  402. stupendous
    so great in size, force, or extent as to elicit awe
  403. subconscious
    just below the level of awareness
  404. subcutaneous
    located or applied under the skin
  405. sulfurous
    of or related to or containing sulfur or derived from sulfur
  406. sumptuous
    rich and superior in quality
  407. supercilious
    having or showing arrogant superiority to
  408. superfluous
    more than is needed, desired, or required
  409. superstitious
    showing ignorance of the laws of nature and faith in magic
  410. supposititious
    based primarily on surmise rather than adequate evidence
  411. surreptitious
    marked by quiet and caution and secrecy
  412. suspicious
    openly distrustful and unwilling to confide
  413. symphonious
    harmonious in sound
  414. synchronous
    occurring or existing at the same time
  415. synonymous
    meaning the same or nearly the same
  416. tedious
    so lacking in interest as to cause mental weariness
  417. tempestuous
    characterized by violent emotions or behavior
  418. tenacious
    stubbornly unyielding
  419. tendentious
    having a strong bias, especially a controversial one
  420. tenebrous
    dark and gloomy
  421. tenuous
    very thin in gauge or diameter
  422. thunderous
    loud enough to cause (temporary) hearing loss
  423. timorous
    timid by nature or revealing timidity
  424. tortious
    of or pertaining to a wrong committed against another
  425. tortuous
    marked by repeated turns and bends
  426. torturous
    extremely painful or unpleasant
  427. traitorous
    having the character of, or characteristic of, a betrayer
  428. treacherous
    dangerously unstable and unpredictable
  429. treasonous
    constituting or having the characteristic of betrayal
  430. tremendous
    extraordinarily large in extent or amount or power
  431. tremulous
    quivering as from weakness or fear
  432. tumultuous
    characterized by unrest or disorder or insubordination
  433. tyrannous
    marked by unjust severity or arbitrary behavior
  434. ubiquitous
    being present everywhere at once
  435. unambiguous
    having or exhibiting a single clearly defined meaning
  436. unanimous
    in complete agreement
  437. unconscious
    lacking awareness and the capacity for sensory perception
  438. unctuous
    unpleasantly and excessively suave or ingratiating
  439. ungenerous
    lacking in magnanimity
  440. unglamorous
    not challenging; dull and lacking excitement
  441. ungracious
    lacking charm and good taste
  442. uniparous
    producing only one offspring at a time
  443. unpretentious
    lacking affectation
  444. unrighteous
    not righteous
  445. unscrupulous
    without principles
  446. uproarious
    uncontrollably noisy
  447. usurious
    greatly exceeding bounds of reason or moderation
  448. uxorious
    foolishly fond of or submissive to your wife
  449. vacuous
    devoid of matter
  450. vainglorious
    feeling self-importance
  451. valorous
    having or showing the qualities of a hero or heroine
  452. vaporous
    resembling or characteristic of vapor
  453. various
    having great diversity or variety
  454. venomous
    extremely poisonous or injurious
  455. venous
    of or contained in or performing the function of the veins
  456. venturous
    disposed to take risks
  457. veracious
    habitually speaking the truth
  458. verminous
    of the nature of vermin; very offensive or repulsive
  459. vertiginous
    having or causing a whirling sensation; liable to falling
  460. vexatious
    causing irritation or annoyance
  461. vicarious
    experienced at secondhand
  462. vicious
    having the nature of evildoing
  463. victorious
    having won
  464. vigorous
    characterized by forceful and energetic action or activity
  465. villainous
    extremely wicked
  466. virtuous
    morally excellent
  467. viscous
    having a relatively high resistance to flow
  468. vitreous
    relating to or resembling or derived from glass
  469. vivacious
    vigorous and animated
  470. viviparous
    producing living young and not eggs
  471. vociferous
    conspicuously and offensively loud
  472. voluminous
    large in capacity or bulk
  473. voluptuous
    displaying luxury and furnishing gratification to the senses
  474. voracious
    devouring or craving food in great quantities
  475. vulturous
    living by preying on other animals especially by catching living prey
  476. wondrous
    extraordinarily good or great
  477. xanthous
    of the color intermediate between green and orange in the color spectrum; of something resembling the color of an egg yolk
  478. zealous
    marked by active interest and enthusiasm
  479. zoophagous
    (of animals) carnivorous
    Appears several times in "Dracula" by Bram Stoker

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