Jejunity

n.

The quality of being jejune; jejuneness.

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Flurry

n.

A light shower or snowfall accompanied with wind.

Albiness

n.

A female albino.

Nonproficiency

n.

Want of proficiency; failure to make progress.

Rheinberry

n.

One of the berries or drupes of the European buckthorn; also, the buckthorn itself.

Head

n.

A headland; a promontory; as, Gay Head.

Ravenala

n.

A genus of plants related to the banana.

Notch

v. t.

To fit the notch of (an arrow) to the string.

Gemini

n. pl.

A constellation of the zodiac, containing the two bright stars Castor and Pollux; also, the third sign of the zodiac, which the sun enters about May 20th.

Abbreviation

n.

The act of shortening, or reducing.

Ratio

n.

The relation which one quantity or magnitude has to another of the same kind. It is expressed by the quotient of the division of the first by the second; thus, the ratio of 3 to 6 is expressed by / or /; of a to b by a/b; or (less commonly) the second term is made the dividend; as, a:b = b/a.

Affuse

v. t.

To pour out or upon.

Niggardly

a.

Meanly covetous or avarcious in dealing with others; stingy; niggard.