for a select few (to be understood); not generally known
to adopt or support (a cause, belief, or way of life)
(verb) to try; to attempt; (noun) a short personal literary composition dealing with a single subject
pertaining to summer
spiritual; airy and delicate, as if too perfect for this world
pertaining to a particular race or culture
the origin and development of words
science of improving the human race
a speech or piece of writing that praises a dead person
substitution of a mild or indirect expression for an unpleasant one
having a pleasant sound; harmonious
a feeling or state of intense excitement and happiness
the painless killing of a patient suffering from an incurable and painful disease or in an irreversible coma
soon passing out of sight, memory, or existence; quickly fading or disappearing
not straightforward; tricky
to occur as a result; to happen finally
to expel; to throw out
to show clearly; reveal the presence of (a quality or feeling)
to call forth; to produce
to develop gradually, esp. from a simple to a more complex form
to make (a problem, bad situation or negative feeling) worse
(two meanings) accurate (adj.); to demand and obtain something (esp. a payment) from someone (verb)
to raise in position; to praise
to irritate; to annoy extremely
(two meanings) a tax on liquor, tobacco, etc. (noun); to cut out or off (verb)
(two meanings) to scrape the skin off; to criticize sharply
to free from blame; to vindicate
worthy of imitation
liveliness; high spirits
to strongly encourage or urge (someone) to do something; to warn
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