A shield; Protection; Sponsorship.
Voluntary contributions to aid the poor.
To inform of; To make aware of by giving oral or written notice.
Given in to; Marked by the consumption of alcohol.
A group of people hired to applaud a performer or performance; Enthusiastic or fawning admirers.
A feeling of deep regret (usually for some misdeed).
To pull up by the roots; to root out, uproot, or dislocate; to eliminate all traces of.
Originating where it is found; Native.
A dictionary of a language; The special vocabulary of a person, group, or subject.
A confused struggle; A violent free-for-all.
A miniature model; Something that resembles something else on a very small scale.
Make obscure or unclear.
The attitude (of a person or a government) that subordinates should be controlled in a fatherly way for their own good.
To cause to concentrate around two conflicting or contrasting positions.
The range, extent, or scope of something.
Cheerfully confident; Optimistic.
A socially awkward or tactless act.
A person under the protection of a feudal lord to whom he or she owes allegiance; Dependent; Servant.-
The quality of appearing to be true, real, likely, or probable.