the history of a word; the study of word origins
a group of attendants; a retinue
a deviation or error in speech, manners, or deeds
relating to ordinary people
related to or resembling an ape or monkey
an entertainment producer or manager
a defensive wall or embankment
vague bodily or emotional discomfort or uneasiness
a gradual increase in intensity, force, or volume
uncompromising; refusing to moderate
displaying superiority; patronizing
warlike; inclined to fight
a revelation; sudden knowledge or insight
a cure-all; a remedy for all diseases
to involve or connect unfavorably
a medication to reduce or eliminate pain
exaggerated emotional behavior
disgusting; offensive to the senses
rosy or red in color
near death; about to die
a large, destructive fire
a person under the guidance or training of another
extremely infectious or poisonous
a skilled manual worker; a craftsperson
an unnecessary, wasteful work or project
relating to the governing of property or estate on behalf of others
very noticeable or obvious
name, title, or design
one who hates or mistrusts humankind
having ill-will; wishing harm; evil
effectively keen and forceful in thought or expression
relating to the middle class
a heroic champion or leader
known or understood by only a few; mysterious
quickly changing; volatile
a sudden change or shift in one's life or circumstances
to admit or be admitted into a group or a college
n. moral corruption; perversion.
n. having delusions of grandeur; an obsession with grandiose things.
v. to relate to a particular cause; to ascribe.
adj. pertaining to food, nutrition or digestion.
adj. dating from birth; inherent or natural.
n. compensation; payment.
adj. subject to change.
adj. light or airy; intangible; heavenly.
n. a person who renounces material comforts and practices extreme self-denial.
adj. very moving; touching.
adj. easily excused or forgiven.
adj. fault-finding; verbally abusive.
n. a critic
n. proper behavior; appropriateness.
v. to urge forward; to prod.
v. to release; to disentangle.
adj. unnecessary; excessive.
adj. remaining only a short time.
adj. offensively flattery; insincere.
adj. useful; practical.
n. a separation or division.
adj. not yet complete; undeveloped.
adj. not easily carried because of size, shape, or complexity.
adj. habitual; continuing.
v. to waste recklessly; to exhaust.
n. a level of authority or responsibility; a rank.
n. a knack or faculty of making.
adj. punishing; pertaining to punishment.
adj. having keen perception.
adj. simple and carefree; delightfully serene.
n. a difficult problem.
adj. favoring intelligence over emotions or instinct.
selections from a literary work
an employee with a variety of jobs or responsibilities
fully informed; having knowledge of
pertaining to fever; feverish
abandonment or one's principles, faith, or religious beliefs