A group of things gathered into a whole; sum total.
To set aside for a specific purpose; to allot.
To predict future events, especially from omens. To give promise of.
A fortified area or position; a person, place, or thing that is a source of strength. Something that is considered a stronghold.
Suitable, proper behavior or speech.
No longer existing or functioning.
A lack of order; confusion.
Calm, peaceful, and happy; prosperous.
A lecture, usually long, on how to behave morally.
To plead for persistently.
Legal authority to govern or control.
To think over again and again; to ponder.
Reckless boldness without regard to danger or opposition.
To separate and remove what is undesirable and leave what is desirable; to blow away the chaff from grain.