v. to close off or keep people or supplies from going in or out.
n. the closing off of an enemy nation, city, port, or area usually by the military.
syn: to besiege, isolate
ant: to open, an opening
v. to sing; to recite in a tone that varies only a little or not at all
n. a song in such a tone.
syn: to intone, vocalize
ant: a hymn, incantation
v. to give up all hope, lose heart
n. total loss of hope; a cause of loss of hope
syn: hopelessnes, dismay
ant: to hope, encourage, take heart
v. to raise or lift up; to increase in position or rank to cheer up; to improve culturally
syn: to boost, heighten, hoist
ant: to lower, drop, lessen
adj. beyond the usual or expected; highly unusual or rare.
syn: great, exceptional, amazing
ant: ordinary, usual average
adj. brave, noble or larger than life; involving extreme effort.
syn: courageous, bold
ant: cowardly, minimal
n. a long, metal-tipped weapon used by knights or soldiers on horseback; any sharp, pointed instrument that resembles such a weapon
v. to pierce, with or as if with a lance, to open a wound.
syn: a spear ,shaft (v.) to puncture, cut open
n. a person on an assignment, often of a religious nature; someone sent by a church to a foreign land to teach religion and do charity work.
adj. related to or involved with such an assignment.
syn: a preacher
adj. having no meaning or effect.
syn: senseless, aimless, futile, meaningless
ant: fitting, meaningful, sensible
v. to throw back, as heat, light or sound; to give back an image of, as a mirror, to make apparent, show or demonstrate; to think deeply about.
syn: to copy, echo, return, to reveal
ant: to absorb, retain, to disregard
n. a location, scene or place where something was, is or will be
syn: a spot, position
adj. poisonous or deadly,
syn: dangerous, harmful, venomous
ant: non-toxic, safe, harmless