ABSP - Action: Covering
Association of British Scrabble Players

Action: Covering


Now updated for CSW15. New words, if any, and new inflections of existing words, are shown in red.


acierage (Fr.) the covering of a metal plate with a film of iron.
afforest to cover with forest; to convert into hunting grounds.
albumenise to cover or impregnate with albumen or an albuminous solution.
albumenize to cover or impregnate with albumen or an albuminous solution.
albuminise to cover or impregnate with albumen or an albuminous solution.
albuminize to cover or impregnate with albumen or an albuminous solution.
apron a piece of cloth, leather, etc worn in front, esp to protect clothes from dirt or damage; (verb) to cover with or as with an apron.
asphalt a mixture of bituminous pitch with sand etc. used for surfacing paths, roads, etc, aka asphaltum; (verb) to cover or lay (a road etc.) with asphalt.
asphaltum (Lat.) a mixture of bituminous pitch with sand etc. used for surfacing paths, roads, etc.
becarpet to cover with a carpet.
bechalk to mark or cover with chalk.
becloak to cover with a cloak.
becrust to cover with a crust.
bedeck to clothe with finery.
bedrape to cover with a drape.
bedrivel to cover with saliva.
bedung to cover with dung.
bedust to sprinkle, soil, or cover with dust.
befleck to cover with flecks.
befoam (Arch.) to cover with foam.
bekiss to cover with kisses.
belace to cover with lace.
bemuffle to cover as with a muffler; to wrap up.
bepearl (Arch.) to cover with pearls.
bepimple to cover with pimples.
beplaster (Arch.) to plaster thickly.
bepowder (Arch.) to powder over.
berime to cover with rime.
bescrawl (Arch.) to cover with scrawls.
bescreen (Arch.) to cover with a screen, or as with a screen.
beshroud to cover with, or as with, a shroud.
beslaver (Arch.) to cover with saliva.
beworm to cover with worms.
bewrap to wrap up.
canopy a layer of vegetation elevated above the ground, usually of tree branches and epiphytes; (verb) to cover with a canopy.
canvas a coarse cloth made of cotton, hemp or other material; (verb) to cover with canvas.
cere wax; a waxlike protuberance at base of upper part of bird's bill; (verb) to cover with wax.
clad to cover one material with another.
cour (Obs.) to cover.
courd (Obs.) covered.
couvert (Fr.) a cover (at table).
cover to place something over or upon (noun) that which covers.
coverage the extent to which something is covered.
coverer one that covers.
coverless without a cover.
denudation the act of making bare.
dome a large cupola; (verb) to cover with a dome.
earth soil (verb) to cover with earth
emblossom to cover or adorn with blossoms.
encrust to cover or line with a crust, or hard coat.
endorse to write, esp one's signature, on the back of.
enflower to cover or deck with flowers.
enmossed covered with moss.
ensanguine to cover with blood.
enshroud to cover with, or as with, a shroud.
fuzzily (Adv.) FUZZY, covered with fuzz.
fuzzy covered with fuzz.
gorsy covered with gorse.
immask (Shakesp.) to mask or disguise.
implate to cover with plates; as, to implate a ship with iron.
incrust to cover or line with a crust, or hard coat.
indorse to cover the back of; to load or burden.
integument an external covering or coating.
integumentary of or like an integument.
inwrap to cover by wrapping.
inwrapment the act of inwrapping.
lacquer a solution of film-forming substances in a volatile solvent; (verb) to cover with lacquer.
lag a delay; (verb) to fall behind.
larvate masked, covered as with a mask.
larvated masked, covered as with a mask.
lath a thin strip of wood (verb) to cover with laths
lathen made of lath, thin strips of wood.
lather a light foam (verb) to cover with lather
lathing a covering of laths.
lichen a compound plant consisting of a fungus and an alga living symbiotically; (verb) to cover with lichen.
lid a cover, hinged or separate, for the opening and closing of a receptacle; (verb) to provide with a lid.
lome loam; (verb) to cover with loam.
lorication a covering of scales or plates.
macadamise to cover a road with small broken stones.
macadamize to cover a road with small broken stones.
meal grain ground to powder (verb) to cover with meal
overcanopy to cover as with a canopy.
overcloud to cover or overspread with clouds.
overcover to cover up.
overdight (Spenser) covered over.
overdust to sprinkle with dust all over.
overglaze to cover with a glaze.
overgreen to cover with green or verdure.
overinked concealed by the use of ink.
overnet to cover with a net.
overshade to cover with shade.
oversize to cover with size.
overstain to cover with a stain.
overveil to veil or cover.
patinate to cover with a patina.
patine to cover with a patina.
patinise to cover with a patina.
patinize to cover with a patina.
pericranial relating to the pericranium, a membrane covering skull.
periost (Greek) a tough fibrous membrane covering the surface of bones.
periosteum a tough fibrous membrane covering the surface of bones.
plank a long piece of timber, thicker and usually narrower than a board; (verb) to cover with planks.
plumy covered or adorned with plumes.
resod to cover with sod again.
rimosity the state of being rimose, full of cracks.
sawdust dust from wood (verb) to cover or sprinkle with sawdust
sawdusty like or full of sawdust.
sheathless without a sheath or case.
sheet a thin, rectangular piece of material (verb) to cover with a sheet
shellac purified lac (a resinous substance secreted by the female of the lac insect) in the form of thin sheets; (verb) to cover with a thin varnish; to defeat decisively.
shellack purified lac (a resinous substance secreted by the female of the lac insect) in the form of thin sheets; (verb) to cover with a thin varnish; to defeat decisively.
shellacker one who shellacs, defeats completely.
shroud a garment or piece of cloth used to wrap a corpse (verb) to cover with or as with a shroud
silverise to cover with silver.
silverize to cover with silver.
slush thawing snow (verb) to splash or cover with slush
sod a piece of turf (verb) to cover with sods of turf
spang a glittering ornament; (verb) to cover with glittering ornaments.
tent a portable shelter of canvas or other cloth stretched on poles (verb) to cover with a tent
tesselate to cover with small tiles.
thatch a covering of straw (verb) to cover with thatch (plant stalks or foliage) ) THATCHT.
thumbstall a covering or sheath for the thumb.
tile a thin slab of baked clay; (verb) to cover with tiles.
topsoil the top layer of soil; (verb) to cover with topsoil.
treacle the dark, viscous uncrystallizable syrup obtained in refining sugar (verb) to cover with treacle
uncover to remove the covering from.
unlid to take the lid off.
unmacadamized not macadamized.
unmuffle to take a covering from, as the face; to uncover.
unrake to uncover by raking.
unshroud to remove the shroud from; to uncover.
unvail (Obs.) to unveil.
unvaile (Obs.) to unveil.
unveil to remove a covering from.
unveiler one who removes a veil.
upholster to provide with stuffing, springs, covers, etc.
veale (Spenser) to veil.
veil a covering of fine fabric for the head, face, or both (verb) to cover with a veil
veiledly (Adv.) VEILED, covered with a veil.
veiler one who veils.
whelm (Arch.) to cover or engulf completely with usually disastrous effect.



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