a US form of professional motor racing around banked oval tracks
1. a suffix of adjectives of Greek or Latin origin, meaning “of or pertaining to,” “of the nature of,” “made of,” “like”: asinine; crystalline; equine; marine. 1. a suffix, of no assignable meaning, appearing in nouns of Greek, Latin, or French origin: doctrine; famine; routine. 2. a noun suffix used particularly in chemical terms (bromine; […]
- In earnest
1. With purposeful or sincere intent, as in We settled down to study in earnest. [ c. a.d. 1000 ] 2. Also, in dead earnest. Serious, determined, as in We thought he was joking, but he was in earnest, or I’m in dead earnest about selling the business. In the variant, from the late 1800s, […]
/ɪnˈɜːθ/ verb 1. (transitive) a poetic word for bury
[in-ee-bree-uh nt, ih-nee-] /ɪnˈi bri ənt, ɪˈni-/ noun 1. an intoxicant. adjective 2. ; intoxicating. /ɪnˈiːbrɪənt/ adjective 1. causing intoxication, esp drunkenness noun 2. something that inebriates inebriant in·e·bri·ant (ĭn-ē’brē-ənt) adj. Serving to intoxicate. n. An intoxicant.