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glycyl: The univalent radical obtained by removal of a hydrogen atom from the carboxylic acid group of glycine

rhythm: The variation of strong and weak elements (such as duration, accent) of sounds, notably in speech or music, over time; a beat or meter.

spryly: In a spry manner.

crwth: An archaic stringed instrument associated particularly with Wales, although once played widely in Europe.

crypt: An underground vault, especially one beneath a church that is used as a burial place.

dryly: In a dry manner; .

flyby: A flight that passes close to a specified location without stopping

ghyll: (Scotland/Northern England) A ravine.

glyph: A figure carved in relief or incised, especially representing a sound, word, or idea.

gypsy: An itinerant person or any person or group with qualities traditionally ascribed to Romani people, including suspected of making a living from dishonest practices or theft etc.

lymph: A colourless, watery, bodily fluid carried by the lymphatic system, that consists mainly of white blood cells.

lynch: To execute without a proper legal trial, especially by hanging.

myrrh: A red-brown resinous material, the dried sap of the Commiphora myrrha tree.

nymph: The larva of certain insects.

psych: psychology

pygmy: A member of a race of dwarfs

shyly: In a shy manner.

slyly: Dexterously, skilfully.

sylph: A wood nymph.

synth: A musical synthesizer.

tryst: A prearranged meeting or assignation, now especially between lovers to meet at a specific place and time.

wryly: In a wry manner.

xylyl: Any of several univalent radicals, of formula (CH3)2C6H3- derived from the three isomers of xylene:- ortho-, meta- and para- (di-methyl benzene).

cyst: A pouch or sac without opening, usually membranous and containing morbid matter, which develops in one of the natural cavities or in the substance of an organ.

hymn: a song of praise or worship

lynx: Any of several medium-sized wild cats, mostly of the genus Lynx.

myth: A traditional story which embodies a belief regarding some fact or phenomenon of experience, and in which often the forces of nature and of the soul are personified; a sacred narrative regarding a god, a hero, the origin of the world or of a people, etc.

pfft: Used to signify a sudden ending or disappearance

psst: Implies that the speaker is sending secret or whispered information to another person.

scry: To predict the future using crystal balls.

spry: Having great power of leaping or running; nimble; active.

sync: harmony

wynd: A narrow lane, alley or path, especially one between houses.

wynn: a letter of the Old English alphabet, borrowed from the futhark and used to represent the sound of w; replaced in Middle English times by the digraph uu, which later developed into the letter w.

xyst: A xystus.

brr: An expression used to express being cold, to show shivering.

cry: To shed tears; to weep.

cwm: A valley, especially one created through glacial action.

dry: Free from liquid or moisture.

fly: Any insect of the order Diptera; characterized by having two wings, also called true flies.

fry: To cook (something) in hot fat.

gym: A sporting facility specialized for lifting weights and exercise.

gyp: A cheat or swindle; a rip-off.

hmm: Indicating thinking or pondering.

hyp: An entertainment industry term for hypnotism or hypnotist. '

nth: Occurring at position n in a sequence.

pht: Used to signify mild annoyance or disagreement

ply: A layer of material. (two-ply toilet paper)

pry: Looking where one is not welcome; being nosey.

pyx: the small container used to hold the consecrated bread of the Eucharist

shh: Requesting silence. Asking people to keep silent.

shy: Reserved; coy; disinclined to familiar approach.

sky: A cloud.

sly: Dexterous in performing an action, so as to escape notice; nimble; skillful; cautious; shrewd; knowing; — in a good sense.

spy: A person who secretly watches and examines the actions of other individuals or organizations and gathers information on them (usually to gain an advantage)

sty: A pen or enclosure for swine.

syn: Describing a torsion angle between 0° and 90°

thy: That belongs to thee; the possessive form of thou.

try: To attempt. Followed by infinitive.

tsk: An exclamation of disapproval.

why: For what cause, reason, or purpose.

wry: To turn (away); to swerve or deviate.

wyn: Alternative spelling of wynn.

by: Near or next to.

mm: month in two-digit numeric format, as in: dd/mm/yyyy

my: Belonging to me.

sh: Schleswig-Holstein, a federal state of Germany.

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