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beneficial having a good or favorable effect; helpful.
benefit an object, action, or sum of money that improves someone's life; aid. [4 definitions]
Bengali a language spoken mainly in eastern India and Bangladesh.
Benin a country on the west central coast of Africa between the countries of Togo and Nigeria. The capital of Benin is Porto-Novo.
bent1 not straight. [4 definitions]
be on to (informal) to have inside information about.
Berber a group of languages spoken by many people in northern Africa, especially in the countries of Morocco and Algeria.
beret a soft, round, flat cap with a snug headband. A beret does not have a visor.
Bering Sea a northern arm of the Pacific Ocean that lies between Russia and Alaska.
Berlin the capital city of Germany. Between 1945 and 1990 the city was divided into East Berlin and West Berlin. For most of that time the Berlin Wall, a concrete and wire barrier, separated East and West Berlin.
berry any of several small, juicy fruits that do not have a pit, such as the strawberry, raspberry, or blueberry. [2 definitions]
berth a shelf or bunk for sleeping on a ship or train. [2 definitions]
beryllium a hard, light, gray substance that is one of the chemical elements. Beryllium is sometimes combined with other elements to form an alloy. It is also used in building rockets. (symbol: Be)
beseech to make an important or urgent request to; beg.
beset to attack from all sides; besiege.
beside next to; at the side of. [2 definitions]
beside oneself very upset or excited.
besides also; in addition. [3 definitions]
beside the point not important to the main object of interest or discussion.
besiege to surround with soldiers in order to attack or capture. [2 definitions]
be sorry to suffer for an action or a choice one has made.