Known or understood by only a few.
To find out, as through investigation or experimentation.
To declare or defend as in the truth.
To cast away or to refuse to pay something.
A strong supporter of something or a guerrilla fighter.
Showing clever judgement and practical understanding.
Deep, extensive learning.
Expressing deep respect, worshipful
To return to a former practice or belief.
Exaggeration for effect.
Appearing to be trustworthy or believable; credible.
A word for one thing used to replace another; usually dissimilar. Ex: " Love is a battlefield."
To draw forth, such as an emotional response.
To underline something to emphasize it.
Be deliberately ambiguous or unclear in order to mislead or withhold information
Effective use of expression or persuasion in writing or speech; showy language.
Quickness, accuracy, and keenness of judgment or insight; mental sharpness.
To scatter widely, as in sowing seed or information.
Excessively concerned with book learning and formal rules.
Exhibiting unusually early intellectual aptitude or maturity.
Very productive; producing great quantities.
A formal proposal. Ex: College course offerings brochure or bonds and share statements.
Basic; elementary; in the earliest stages of development.
A comparison of two unlike things using like or as. Ex: " Your eyes are like the stars."
To contradict or misrepresent; proved false.
A figure of speech in which an object or animal is given human feelings, thoughts, or attitudes.
The use of mockery, sarcasm, or humor in literary work to insult peoples' foolishness or practices and beliefs.
A longing for something past. Ex: Homesickness
Based on personal feelings or opinion, not external evidence.
To prove something to be false or wrong.
Practical; moved by facts rather than theories or idealism.
To make or become similar.
Something that comes from another source.
Emotionally hardened; unfeeling.
Inclined to keep silent; reserved or discreet.
A puzzle, mystery, or riddle.
Worldly; widely sophisticated.
Adhering to what is commonly accepted, traditional and established, especially in religion.
Unemotional, serious, and calm.
Difficult to understand or penetrate.
Narrow or isolated in outlook; characteristic of an isolated island.
A clumsy social error; a faux pas.
A characteristic that is distinctive and belonging to an individual or group.
Intended for or understood by only a select few, private, secret.
Difficult to fathom or understand; impossible to see through physically, impenetrable.
Dissatisfied with the people in authority and no longer willing to support them.
Noun: One who has the power and position to rule over others; monarch.
Careful; prudent; discreet.
Difference, inequality and unlikeness.
To see clearly, recognize or perceive.