Verb - To cast down or to lower, as in rank, office, condition in life or estimation of worthiness, so as to hurt feelings or cause pain; to depress; to humiliate; to humble; to degrade
abasedly, abasement, abaser
Verb - To bring down or reduce to a lower state, number, degree or value; to diminish.
To deduct or omit.
abatable, abatement, abater, unabated
Verb - To assist or encourage by aid or countenance, especially in crime.
To support, uphold, or aid; to maintain.
abetment, abettal, abetter, abettor.
Noun - Suspension; temporary suppression.
Adj - Showing utter hopelessness; helplessness; showing resignation
syn - vile, worthless
verb - To renounce upon oath; to forswear; to disavow.
To renounce or reject with solemnity; to recant; to abandon forever; to reject; repudiate; to swear an oath to leave.
noun - The act of washing or cleansing the body, or some part of it, as a religious rite.
(literary or humorous, usually in the plural) Washing oneself; bathing, cleaning oneself up.
verb - To deny (oneself something); to renounce or give up (a right, a power, a claim, a privilege, a convenience); to relinquish; to surrender.
noun - A native inhabitant of a country.
verb - To rub or wear off; to waste or wear away by friction; to damage or make rough; as, to abrade rocks.
To annul by an authoritative act; to abolish by the authority of the maker or her or his successor; to repeal
verb - To set free, release or discharge (from obligations, debts, responsibility etc.)
adj - Sparing in diet; refraining from a free use of food and strong drinks; temperate; abstinent; sparing in the indulgence of the appetite or passions.
adj - remote from apprehension; difficult to comprehend or understand; recondite; as in abstruse learning
verb - To touch by means of a mutual border, edge or end; to border on; to lie adjacent; to project; to terminate; to be contiguous; to meet.
Verb -To agree or assent to a proposal or a view; to give way
acquiesce, comply, concur, concede
noun - A slope or inclination of the earth, as the side of a hill, considered as ascending
noun - An article of clothing or equipment, in particular when used as an accessory.
noun - The act of increasing by natural growth; especially the increase of organic bodies by the internal accession of parts; organic growth.
Something added externally to promote growth the external growth of an item
noun - The top or highest point; pinnacle; culmination.
verb - To rest satisfied, or apparently satisfied, or to rest without opposition and discontent (usually implying previous opposition or discontent); to accept or consent by silence or by omitting to object; — followed by "in", formerly also by "with" and "to"
adj - Sharp and harsh, or bitter and not to the taste; pungent.
Causing heat and irritation; corrosive
adj - Of or pertaining to acrimony, words, arguments, quarrels: bitter; mean-spirited; sharp in language or tone.
noun - quickness of perception or discernment; penetration of mind; the faculty of nice discrimination
noun - Something to be added; especially text added as an appendix or supplement to a document.
adj - Confused; mixed up
verb - To bring forward or offer, as an argument, passage, or consideration which bears on a statement or case; to cite; to allege
verb - To settle a legal case or other dispute.
To act as a judge
verb - To warn or notify of a fault; to reprove gently or kindly, but seriously; to exhort.
To counsel against wrong practices; to caution or advise; to warn against danger or an offense; — followed by of, against, or a subordinate clause.
To instruct or direct; to inform; to notify.
noun - A beautiful young man loved by Aphrodite
adj - dexterous, deft or skillful
noun - Flattery; fulsome praise
adj - Accidental, additional, appearing casually
noun - An opponent or rival
noun - The state of adverse conditions; state of misfortune or calamity.
An event that is adverse; calamity
noun - A mythological shield associated with Zeus and Athena shown as a short cloak consisting of a goatskin. The aegis of Athena is usually shown with a border of snakes and with the head of Medusa in the center. The aegis is more an emblem of protection and power than an actual military shield.
Protection, guidance. Usually used as 'under the aegis' because of its origin as protection of the shield of Athena.
adj - Receiving others kindly and conversing with them in a free and friendly manner; friendly, courteous, sociable.
noun - An attempt to assume or exhibit what is not natural or real; false display; artificial show.
An unusual mannerism
verb - To insult intentionally, especially openly.
To meet defiantly; to confront.
verb - To make great; to enlarge; to increase
To make great or greater in power, rank, honor, or wealth; applied to persons, countries, etc.
adj - Of, or relating to, the ownership, tenure and cultivation of land
Agricultural or rural.
noun - An intermittent fever, attended by alternate cold and hot fits.
The cold fit or rigor of the intermittent fever
noun - Eagerness; liveliness; enthusiasm.
noun - Any of various large seabirds of the family Diomedeidae ranging widely in the Southern Ocean and the North Pacific
A long-term impediment, burden, or curse.
adj - of, or relating to food, nutrition or digestion
verb - To make quiet or put at rest; to pacify or appease; to quell; to calm.
To alleviate; to abate; to mitigate.
adj - Pertaining to the soil deposited by a stream
adj - Succulently sweet or fragrant; balmy, divine
adj - Of, relating to, or adapted to walking
noun - An ambush; a trap laid for an enemy.
verb - To make better, to improve; to heal; to solve a problem.
adj - Willing to respond to persuasion or suggestions.
Willing to comply with; agreeable.
adj - Wrong; faulty; out of order; improper; as, it may not be amiss to ask advice
adj - (of acts) being neither moral nor immoral
(of people) not believing in or caring for morality and immorality
noun - A ban or curse pronounced with religious solemnity by ecclesiastical authority, often accompanied by excommunication; denunciation of anything as accursed.
adj - Subordinate; secondary; auxiliary; accessory
prep - Concerning, with regard to, about, in respect to, as to, insofar as, inasmuch as
noun - A criticism, a critical remark
The state or characteristic of being animadversive
noun - The basic impulses and instincts which govern one's actions.
A feeling of enmity, animosity or ill will
noun - annals
verb - To subject to great heat, and then cool slowly for the purpose of rendering less brittle; to temper; to toughen.
adv - Soon; in a little while
noun - A condition in which tissues are severely or totally deprived of oxygen, severe hypoxia
noun - A room before, or forming an entrance to, another; a waiting room.
adj - Having the form of a man
(of inanimate objects, animals, or other non-human entities) given human attributes
adj - Contrariety or opposition in feeling; settled aversion or dislike; repugnance; distaste.
Natural contrariety; incompatibility; repugnancy of qualities; as, oil and water have antipathy
noun - Any two places or regions that are on diametrically opposite sides of the earth
noun - A proposition that is the diametric opposite of some other proposition.
verb - To imitate; mimic.
adj - Wild; crazy.
noun - An opening; an open space; a gap, cleft, or chasm; a passage perforated; a hole; as, an aperture in a wall
noun - A partial or total loss of language skills due to brain damage
noun - An original laconic phrase conveying some principle or concept of thought
noun - A place where bees and their hives are kept
noun - self-confidence; poise; composure.
adj - Of doubtful authenticity, or lacking authority; not regarded as canonical.
noun - The point, in an orbit about the Earth, that is furthest from the Earth: the apoapsis of an Earth orbiter
noun - Sudden diminution or loss of consciousness, sensation, and voluntary motion, usually caused by pressure on the brain
noun - A person who has renounced a religion or faith.
noun - A short, witty, instructive saying; an aphorism or maxim
noun - Glorification, exaltation; crediting someone with extraordinary power or status
noun - A name, title or designation
verb - To hang or attach to, as by a string, so that the thing is suspended; as, a seal appended to a record; the inscription was appended to the column.
adj - Appropriate, relevant, well-suited; fit.
verb - To notify, or to make aware; to inform
noun - An appendage added to something else (usually more important)
adj - Of an appropriate or pertinent nature
adj - of, pertaining to, or characteristic of eagles
adj - suitable for cultivation, such as by ploughing
noun - A person appointed, or chosen, by parties to determine a controversy between them; an arbitrator.
(with of) A person or object having the power of judging and determining, or ordaining, without control; one whose power of deciding and governing is not limited.
adj - Understood by only a few; obscure; requiring secret or mysterious knowledge
noun - A group of islands.
adj - Full of ardor; fervent, passionate
noun - A musical piece written typically for a solo voice with orchestral accompaniment in an opera or cantata
adj - Utter; complete
noun - (proceeded by in) An unpaid or overdue obligation. A debt.
noun - A water course; a rivulet.
adj - Cunning; disposed to cunning indirectness of dealing; crafty
noun - A crafty but underhanded deception
adj - characterized by rigorous self-denial or self-discipline; austere; abstinent; involving a withholding of physical pleasure
adv - (of a look or glance) With disapproval, skepticism, or suspicion
noun - Roughness as of stone or weather.
Harshness, as of temper.
Something that is harsh and difficult to endure.
noun - An attack on somebody's reputation or good name, often in the phrase to cast aspersions upon
verb - launch an attack or assault on
noun - great and constant diligence and attention
verb - To lessen the intensity of, to mitigate or relieve (hunger, emotion, pain etc.).
To pacify or soothe (someone).
noun - a drug that causes contraction of body tissues and canals
adv - into parts or pieces
adj - of a throwback or exhibiting primitivism.
relating to earlier, more primitive behavior that returns after an absence.
verb - make amends for
adj - Made, or become weak
noun - wearing or grinding down by friction
adj - being up to particular standard or level especially in being up to date in knowledge
verb - predict from an omen
adj - Noble, venerable, majestic, awe-inspiring, often of the highest social class (sometimes used ironically)
adj - characteristic of the dawn
noun - kindly endorsement and guidance
adj - Of good omen; indicating future success.
Conducive to success.
adj - of a stern or strict bearing or demeanor
self - disciplined, self - denying
adj - offensively self-assured or given to exercising usually unwarranted power
adj - characteristic of late maturity verging on decline
verb - to declare or affirm solemnly and formally as true
adj - Having a repugnance or opposition of mind.
Turned away or backward.
noun - a building where birds are kept
noun - Weight; heaviness.
adj - like an uncle in kindness or indulgence
noun - A seemingly self-evident or necessary truth which is based on assumption; a principle or proposition which cannot actually be proven or dis‐proven
noun - a light shade of blue
adj - Characterized by or given to drunken revelry; riotously drunken
noun - light, playful banter or raillery
noun - something of little value or significance
adj - Portending (signifying) evil; ominous.
Miserable, wretched, distressed, suffering
adj - lacking force or originality; trite; commonplace
verb - To give and receive reciprocally; to exchange.
to bandy words (with somebody)
To use or pass about casually.
to have one's name bandied about (or around)
noun - a sailing ship with 3 (or more) masts
adj - extravagantly ornate, florid, and convoluted in character or style
noun - a British lawyer who speaks in the higher courts of law
adj - indecent; lewd; obscene
noun - a state of supreme happiness
noun - A place or situation of chaotic uproar, and where confusion prevails
verb - To deceive or delude (using guile).
To charm, delight or captivate.
adj - Obligated to provide, display, or do something for another; bound by moral obligation; indebted; obliged.
verb - To besiege; to surround with troops.
To vex, harass, or beset.
verb - To surround or hem in
To attack, especially from all sides
verb - To make dirty; to soil.
To tarnish, especially someone's reputation; to debase.
adj - (literally and figuratively) Beast-like
verb - To be astride something, to sit on with legs on either side, especially to sit on a horse.
(figuratively) To dominate
noun - Fiancé or fiancée
noun - A group of animals, in particular quails.
A large group or collection.
adj - very absorbent
given to or marked by the consumption of alcohol
adj - Irritable or bad tempered; irascible.
verb - To frustrate or disappoint; to deceive or defraud by not fulfilling an obligation
noun - Any temporary encampment
noun - Flattering speech or actions designed to persuade or influence
adj - Unimpressed with something because of over-familiarity
adj - (dated or literary) Happy, cheerful.
Indifferent, careless, showing a lack of concern.
noun - Pompous, officious talk.
A gust of wind.
Fitful noise and violence
adj - (of a person, their language or writing) Pompous or overly wordy.
High-sounding but with little meaning
noun - A clever saying, phrase or witticism; often, a witty riposte in dialogue
noun - A good; a blessing or benefit; a great privilege; a thing to be thankful for.
A yokel, country bumpkin,
An uncultured person
A person with rude, clumsy manners and little refinement
adj - Of, relating to, or coming from the north
verb - To remove those parts of a text considered offensive, vulgar, or otherwise unseemly.
noun - The quality of being brief in duration.
noun - An outlaw or bandit
noun - salt water; water saturated or strongly impregnated with salt; a salt-and-water solution for pickling
adj - Showing anger
verb - To open, to make an opening into; to pierce.
French knights at Agincourt were unable to broach the English line.
(figuratively) To begin discussion about (something)
verb - To bully in an intimidating, bossy, or supercilious way
verb - to spread, promulgate or disseminate a rumour, news etc
adj - Rudely abrupt, unfriendly
adj - Rustic, pastoral, country-styled.
Pertaining to herdsmen or peasants.
noun - An ongoing problem; a recurring obstacle or adversity.
A source of dread; resentment; or irritation.
An imaginary creature meant to inspire fear in children
noun - A defensive wall or rampart.
A defense or safeguard.
adj - Obtrusively pushy; self-assertive to a pretentious extreme.
noun - A float moored in water to mark a location, warn of danger, or indicate a navigational channel
verb - To keep afloat or aloft.
To support or maintain at a high level
noun - A derisive art form that mocks by imitation; a parody
verb - To make smooth or shiny by rubbing; to polish; to shine
noun - Anything that serves to support something; a prop
noun - A usually secret exclusive organization of individuals gathered for a political purpose.
A secret plot.
noun - A pause or interruption in a poem, music, building or other work of art.
adj - Immature, lacking in life experience
noun - a falsification or misrepresentation intended to disparage or discredit another.
false charges brought about to tarnish another's reputation or standing.
noun - A false or misleading report or story, especially if deliberately so
noun - the state of being sincere and open in speech; honesty in expression
adj - Careful, prudent, cautious.
Knowing, shrewd, astute.
noun - An argot, the jargon of a particular class or subgroup.
A private or secret language used by a religious sect, gang, or other group.
(pejorative) Empty, hypocritical talk.
Whining speech, such as that used by beggars.
adj - Having a lot of space inside; roomy
verb - To agree terms of surrender; to end all resistance, to give up; to go along with or comply
adj - Impulsive and unpredictable; determined by chance, impulse, or whim
adj - Having a disposition to find fault unreasonably or to raise petty objections; cavilling, nitpicky
hard to please
noun - A hard protective covering of bone or chitin
noun - fish
verb - To complain about a fault; to harp on
noun - Dead flesh; carcasses
noun - Unlimited discretionary power to act; unrestricted authority
noun - A group of businesses or nations that collude to limit competition within an industry or market.
verb - To punish severely; to criticize severely; to reprimand severely.
To revise or make corrections to a publication.
noun - A sudden, violent event
noun - A large waterfall; steep rapids in a river.
An overwhelming downpour or rush
(pathology) A disease of the eye causing its opacity and, unless treated, leading to blindness
adj - purgative; inducing catharsis
That releases emotional tension, especially after an overwhelming experience
adj - Universal; all-encompassing
noun - A meeting, especially a preliminary meeting, of persons belonging to a party, to nominate candidates for public office, or to select delegates to a nominating convention, or to confer regarding measures of party policy; a political primary meeting.
noun - A company of riders.
(by extension) A series, a chain (e.g. of events).
adj - Not caring enough about something important.
Supercilious; haughty; disdainful; curt; brusque.
noun - a warning
a qualification or exception
verb - To criticise for petty or frivolous reasons
noun - A petty or trivial objection or criticism
verb - To move about carelessly, playfully or boisterously
noun - speed
noun - sureness, certainty
Something that is a certainty
noun - Any excess or unwanted material, resource, or person; anything worthless
verb - To bite or chew, especially noisily or impatiently
adj - Of or relating to a charnel, deathlike, sepulchral
adj - Disposed to cherish with care; careful.
Cautious; wary; shy.
Sparing; not lavish; not disposed to give freely; frugal; ungenerous.
noun - Tangible, movable property.
adj - Inherently fantastic; wildly fanciful
noun - calligraphy or penmanship
adj - of or pertaining to a serf, peasant, or rustic
rude, surly, ungracious
noun - Someone or something of no importance
adj - Not direct or to the point.
Of a long and winding route. roundabout
noun - A roundabout or indirect way of speaking; the use of more words than necessary to express an idea.
A roundabout expression. See also euphemism
verb - To draw a line around; to encircle.
adj - Carefully aware of all circumstances; considerate of all that is pertinent
noun - A strong fortress that sits high above a city.
A stronghold or fortified place.
adj - Able to see things that cannot be perceived by the normal senses.
Able to foresee the future
verb - To climb something with some difficulty, or in a haphazard fashion
adj - Done or kept in secret, sometimes to conceal an illicit or improper purpose
noun - clang, noise
blast (of a trumpet)
sound (of a horn)
cry (of a bird)
bark (of a dog)
harsh ringing sound
adj - Loud and clear
noun - The gentle or kind exercise of power; leniency, mercy; compassion in judging or punishing
noun - A particular region as defined by its weather or climate.
adj - Pertaining to isolation, protection, being hidden way for the sake of maintaining innocence; naive, lacking in worldliness
noun - Influence or effectiveness, especially political
adj - Split or divided
noun - An assistant or helper
verb - To join into a single mass or whole.
(of a whole or a unit) To form from different pieces or elements.
to blend; to merge; to fuse
adj - Reasonable and convincing; based on evidence.
Appealing to the intellect or powers of reasoning.
verb - To meditate, to ponder, to think deeply.
To consider, to devise.
adj - related by birth; of the same parentage, descent, etc.
Linguistics . descended from the same language or form
allied or similar in nature or quality.
noun - surname
a nickname or epithet by which someone is identified; a byname; a moniker or sobriquet
noun - A conversation or dialogue
noun - A secret agreement for an illegal purpose; conspiracy
adj - Pleasing or attractive to the eye
adj - of a proportionate or similar measurable standard
verb - To feel or express compassion or sympathy for (someone or something).
To offer condolences jointly with; express sympathy with.
(with) To sympathize; condole.
adj - Spacious and convenient; roomy and comfortable.
Adapted to its use or purpose, or to wants and necessities; suitable.
noun - A short, complete summary; an abstract.
A list or collection of various items
adj - That compensates, or serves as compensation
noun - The state of being complicit; involvement as a partner or accomplice, especially in a crime or other wrongdoing
noun - A pricking of conscience or a feeling of regret, especially one which is slight or fleeting
verb - Make calm and content; placate.
Mediate in a dispute.
noun - A private meeting; a close or secret assembly
adj - Happening at the same time as something else, especially because one thing is related to or causes the other
noun - A large open space in a building where people can gather.
A large group of people; a crowd.
The running or flowing together of things; the meeting of things; confluence
adj - Fitting, appropriate, deserved, especially denoting punishment
noun - A large fire extending to many objects, or over a large space; a general burning.
(figuratively) A large-scale conflict
adj - flowing together or merging
adj - Of, or relating to marriage, or the relationship of spouses
noun - Willingness to secretly allow or be involved in an immoral or illegal act
adj - Of or relating to the state of being married
noun - A family relationship through parentage or descent. A blood relationship
adj - Characterized by harmony or agreement
noun - Amazement or horror that confounds the faculties, and incapacitates for reflection; terror, combined with amazement; dismay
verb - To act contrary to an order, or fail to conform to a regulation.
To deny the truth of something
noun - An unforeseen, inopportune, or embarrassing event; a hitch
adj - Sincerely penitent or feeling regret or sorrow, especially for one's own actions; apologetic
adj - Contemptuous of authority; willfully disobedient; rebellious
noun - Offensive and abusive language or behaviour; scorn, insult
noun - A wound, such as a bruise, in which the skin is not broken; often having broken blood vessels and discolouration
noun - A difficult question or riddle, especially one using a play on words in the answer.
A difficult choice or decision that must be made
verb - To recover health and strength gradually after sickness or weakness
adj - closely familiar; current; having frequent interaction
familiar or acquainted by use or study; well-informed; versed
noun - A means of transporting, especially a vehicle
adj - Of or relating to a feast or entertainment, or to eating and drinking, with accompanying festivity; festive; social; gay; jovial.
verb - To convene, to cause to assemble for a meeting.
To call together
noun - An affectation of amorous tenderness, especially of a woman directed towards a man
noun - A crown or garland bestowed among the Romans as a reward for distinguished services.
(astronomy) The luminous plasma atmosphere of the Sun or other star, extending millions of kilometres into space, most easily seen during a total solar eclipse
adj - Large in body; fat; overweight.
noun - A ceremonial procession, especially for a wedding or funeral or following a king
noun - A circle of people who associate with one another.
An exclusive group of people, who associate closely for a common purpose; a clique.
noun - Appearance, especially the features and expression of the face
verb - To revoke (a former command); to cancel or rescind by giving an order contrary to one previously given.
To recall a person or unit with such an order
noun - Either of two parts that fit together, or complement one another.
(law) A duplicate of a legal document.
One which resembles another
One which has corresponding functions or characteristics.
verb - To cheat; to defraud; to beguile; to deceive, usually by small arts, or in a pitiful way
adj - Relating to, or characterized by, craft or skill; dexterous.
Possessing dexterity; skilled; skillful.
Skillful at deceiving others; characterized by craft; cunning; wily
adj - coarse; crude; not refined or sensible
adj - Unwilling to fight; lacking even the rudiments of courage; extremely cowardly
noun - Acceptance of a belief or claim as true, especially on the basis of evidence
noun - A willingness to believe in someone or something in the absence of reasonable proof; credulousness
adj - Sad because of a recent disappointment.
noun - an ugly, evil-looking, or frightening old woman; a hag
noun - (informal) Close friend.
(informal) Trusted companion or partner in a criminal organization.
noun - The bottom and hottest part of a blast furnace; the hearth.
A very difficult and trying experience, that acts as a refining or hardening process.
noun - a short heavy club with a rounded head used as a weapon
verb - To pick or take someone or something (from a larger group).
To gather, collect.
To select animals from a group and then kill them in order to reduce the numbers of the group in a controlled manner.
To lay off in order to reduce the size of, get rid of.
verb - To reach the (physical) summit, highest point, peak etc.
To reach a climax; to come to the decisive point (especially as an end or conclusion).
The class will culminate with a rigorous examination.
To finalize, bring to a conclusion, form the climax of.
adj - meriting condemnation, censure or blame, especially as something wrong, harmful or injurious; blameworthy
noun - Extreme greed, especially for wealth
verb - To try to win or gain (favour) by flattering
adj - hasty; superficial; careless
verb - To shorten or abridge the duration of something; to truncate.
(figuratively) To limit or restrict, keep in check.
noun - That which serves to guide or direct; a guiding star.
Something that is the center of attention; an object that serves as a focal point of attraction and admiration.
noun - A raised platform in a room for dignified occupancy.
noun - a valley in an otherwise hilly area.
adj - dark, damp and humid.
(figuratively) highly potent
adj - Having a mottled or spotted skin or coat, dapple.
adj - in the manner of a dastard (A malicious coward; a dishonorable sneak); marked by cowardice; pusillanimous
treacherous; given to backstabbing
verb - To apply something to a surface in hasty or crude strokes.
noun - A period or condition when food is rare and hence expensive; famine.
(by extension) Scarcity; a lack or short supply
verb - To lower in character, quality, or value; to degrade.
(archaic) To lower in position or rank
verb - to morally corrupt (someone); to seduce
to debase (something); to lower the value of (something)
adj - Suave, urbane and sophisticated.
(especially of men) Charming, confident and carefully dressed.
noun - A state of moral or artistic decline or deterioration; decay
verb - To pour off gently, as liquor, so as not to disturb the sediment; or to pour from one vessel into another; as, to decant wine.
verb - To object to something vociferously; to rail against in speech.
To recite, e.g., poetry, in a theatrical way.
noun - the downward slope of a hill
a downward bend in a path
verb - To misappropriate funds; to embezzle.
noun - The act of incidence of abandoning or turning against; the act or incidence of ceasing or changing one's loyalty.
noun - Great respect.
The willingness to carry out the wishes of others.
adj - explicitly defined
conclusive or decisive
definite, authoritative and complete
verb - To remove foliage from (one or more plants), most often with a chemical agent.
verb - To pay or discharge (a debt, expense etc.); to meet (the cost of something).
adj - Quick and neat in action; skillful
adj - (rare) Deceased, dead.
No longer in use, inactive.
verb - To condescend; to accept as appropriate to one's dignity.
To condescend to give; to do something.
adj - harmful often in a subtle or unexpected way (as for example deleterious effects, deleterious to health).
verb - To sketch out, draw or trace an outline.
To depict, represent with pictures.
To describe or depict with words or gestures.
To outline or mark out.
verb - To deceive someone into believing something which is false.
noun - A great flood or rain.
An overwhelming amount of something.
noun - An orator or leader who gains favor by pandering to or exciting the passions and prejudices of the audience
verb - To destroy morale; to dishearten.
verb - To delay; to pause; to suspend proceedings or judgment in view of a doubt or difficulty; to hesitate; to put off the determination or conclusion of an affair.
To scruple or object; to take exception; to oppose; to balk
adj - Quiet, modest, reserved, sober, or serious.
verb - To criticise so as to besmirch; traduce, disparage or defame.
To treat as worthless; belittle, degrade or disparage.
noun - An inhabitant of a place; one who dwells in.
One who frequents a place.
noun - (often used metaphorically) The conclusion or resolution of a plot.
verb - To remove hair from the body.
verb - To bewail; to weep bitterly over; to feel sorrow for.
To condemn; to express strong disapproval of.
verb - To put down; to lay down; to deposit; to lay aside; to put away.
(transitive) To remove (a leader) from (high) office, without killing the incumbent.
adj - Describing a person or action that is perverted or extremely wrong in a moral sense.
Also corrupt in a moral sense, or disposition
verb - To belittle or express disapproval of
adj - Abandoned, forsaken; (of ship) abandoned at sea; dilapidated, neglected.
Negligent in performing a duty.
noun - A homeless and/or jobless person; a person who is (perceived as) negligent in their personal affairs and hygiene.
verb - To harshly mock; ridicule.
noun - Act of treating with disdain (A feeling of contempt or scorn).
verb - To see
To notice carefully; to detect
verb - to dry
to preserve by drying
verb - To deprive for spoil; to take spoil from; to plunder; to rob; to pillage.
To violently strip (someone), with indirect object of their possessions etc.; to rob.
adj - In low spirits from loss of hope or courage.
noun - A ruler with absolute power; a tyrant
noun - disuse, obsolescence (for example, the state of a custom that is no longer observed nor practised)
adj - Jumping, or passing, from one thing or subject to another, without order or rational connection; without logical sequence; disconnected; immethodical; aimless.
Out of course; by the way; as a digression; not connected with the subject.
Disappointing in performance or progress.
noun - A relaxing of tension between major powers, especially the particular thawing of relations between the Soviet Union and the United States following the Cold War.
noun - harm, hurt, damage
noun - An ornamental headband worn as a badge of royalty.
Regal power; sovereignty; empire — considered as symbolized by the crown.
noun - Any formal system of reasoning that arrives at a truth by the exchange of logical arguments.
A contradiction of ideas that serves as the determining factor in their interaction.
adj - Transparent; allowing light to pass through; capable of being seen through.
Of a fine, almost transparent texture, e.g. gossamer.
noun - An abusive, bitter denunciation.
A prolonged discourse.
A speech or writing which bitterly denounces something.
verb - to bargain, haggle or negotiate over a sale
noun - The effectiveness and degree of clarity of word choice, and presentation of said words.
noun - a noteworthy statement: as
a : a formal pronouncement of a principle, proposition, or opinion
b : an observation intended or regarded as authoritative
a judge's expression of opinion on a point other than the precise issue involved in determining a case
adj - Instructive or intended to teach or demonstrate, especially with regard to morality. (I.e., didactic poetry)
adj - Lacking confidence in one's self; distrustful of one's own powers; not self-reliant; timid; modest; bashful; characterized by modest reserve
adj - Intentionally delaying (someone or something), intended to cause delay, gain time, or defer decision.
Slow or tardy.
noun - An amateur, someone who dabbles in a field out of casual interest rather than as a profession or serious interest.
A person with a general but superficial interest in any art or a branch of knowledge
adj - Very small
noun - Force, power; especially in by dint of
noun - One with a morbid paroxysmal craving for alcohol; an alcoholic.
A persistently drunken person; a drunkard.
verb - To refuse strongly and solemnly to own or acknowledge; to deny responsibility for, approbation of, and the like; to disclaim; to disown.
To deny; to show the contrary of; to disprove.
noun - A feeling of frustration, disappointment, perplexity or embarrassment
adj - cheerless, dreary
seemingly beyond consolation; inconsolable
verb - To have an unfavorable opinion of; to deprecate or disapprove
To abash, embarrass or disconcert
adj - (of speech or writing) Tending to digress from the main point; rambling.
verb - To take out of the grave or tomb; to unbury; to exhume; to dig up.
To bring out, as from a grave or hiding place; to bring from obscurity into view.
adj - Having no stake or interest in the outcome; free of bias, impartial.
verb - To disguise or conceal something; to feign.
To deliberately ignore something; to pretend not to notice.
To falsely hide one's opinions or feelings.
verb - To practise deception by concealment or omission or by feigning a false appearance.
To hide or disguise by adopting a false appearance.
adj - Unrestrained by morality.
Recklessly abandoned to sensual pleasures.
verb - To convince not to try or do.
verb - To be uncertain or unable to make a decision about doing something.
To do something nervously.
adj - Happening or occurring during daylight, or primarily active during that time
Having a daily cycle that is completed every 24 hours, usually referring to tasks, processes, tides, or sunrise to sunset.
adj - Various.
(dated, only before noun) Of many different sorts.
(archaic) To undress, disrobe.
To strip, deprive, or dispossess (someone) of something (such as a right, passion, privilege, or prejudice).
To sell off or be rid of through sale, especially of a subsidiary
noun - The act of divining; a foreseeing or foretelling of future events.
The pretended art of discovering secrets or the future by preternatural means.
An indication of what is future or secret; augury omen; conjectural presage; prediction
adj - mentally or physically infirm due to old age; senile
verb - (clothing) to remove or take off, especially of clothing
to remove or tip a hat, as in greeting, salutation or as a mark of respect
to get rid of, to throw off
adv - in a way that is stubbornly persistent
noun - the state of boredom, malaise, apathy or lack of interest; a state of listlessness ennui, or tedium
adj - griefful, mournful, bringing feelings of sadness.
adj - Solemnly or ponderously sad
noun - A stupid person; a blockhead or dullard
noun - A brawl or fracas; a scene of chaos
noun - A collection of papers and/or other sources, containing detailed information about a particular person or subject, together with a synopsis of their content.
Decline in judgment and other cognitive functions, associated with aging; senility.
Fondness or attentiveness, especially to an excessive degree.
foolish utterance; drivel
adj - Brave; bold; courageous; valiant; intrepid; stouthearted; fearless.
Hardy; strenuous; dauntless; resolute.
adj - Plain and unfashionable in style or dress.
Lacking stylishness or neatness; shabby.
noun - The senior, or eldest male member of a group.
adj - Very severe, oppressive or strict.
adj - oddly humorous; whimsical, amusing in a quaint way; waggish
noun - Waste or impure matter
Worthless or trivial matter
Residue that forms on the surface of a metal from oxidation
The impurities in metal
A waste product from working with metal
adj - Capable of being pulled or stretched into thin wire by mechanical force without breaking.
Molded easily into a new form.
noun - A feeling of offense or deep resentment: "the manager walked out in high dudgeon".
adj - Sweet, especially when describing voice or tones; melodious.
Generally pleasing; agreeable.
noun - a type of zither
noun - Intentional deceptiveness; double-dealing.
noun - A generic term for mild disorders of digestion, characterised by stomach pain, discomfort, heartburn and nausea, often following a meal.
noun - loss of or deficiency in the power to use or understand language as a result of injury or disease of the brain
adj - boiling, agitated, enthusiastic, high-spirited
noun - A level or rank in an organization, profession, or society.
Level of power
noun - A brilliant or successful effect; brilliance of success or effort; splendor; brilliant show; striking effect; glory; renown.
adj - Selecting a mixture of what appear to be best of various doctrines, methods or styles.
Unrelated and unspecialized; heterogeneous.
noun - A building; a structure; an architectural fabric, especially an imposing one; a large or fine building, public or private.
An abstract structure; a school of thought.
verb - To instruct or improve morally or intellectually
verb - To draw out or bring out; elicit or evoke
(transitive) To infer or deduce.
adj - Producing the intended result; entirely adequate
adj - (of a person) Affected, overrefined, and ineffectual.
No longer capable of effective action.
adj - bursting into flower
growing at a rapid rate; flourishing
adj - Flowing out; outflowing.
noun - insolent and shameless audacity.
Shameless rudeness and disrespect
adj - shining, resplendent, with radiant splendor
noun - an outpouring of liquid
(by extension) an outpouring of speech or emotion
adj - Exceptional, conspicuous, outstanding, most usually in a negative fashion.
noun - An exit or way out
The process of exiting or leaving.
noun - A mournful or plaintive poem; a funeral song; a poem of lamentation.
adj - (idiomatic) Happy, blissful, heavenly.
noun - The act of altering for the better, or correcting what is erroneous or faulty; correction; improvement.
Alteration by editorial criticism, as of a text so as to give a better reading; removal of errors or corruptions from a document.
adj - causing nausea and vomiting
adj - high, lofty; towering; prominent.
noteworthy, remarkable, great
of a person, distinguished, important, noteworthy
noun - An agent sent on a mission to represent the interests of someone else.
noun - Something which softens or lubricates the skin.
Anything soothing the mind, or that makes something more acceptable.
noun - Payment for an office or employment; compensation for a job, which is usually monetary.
adj - Seeking to emulate or imitate someone or something.
Motivated by a spirit of rivalry
(obs) - jealous
noun - A political, cultural or social entity or part thereof that is completely surrounded by another.
A group that is set off from a larger population by its characteristic or behavior
noun - Warm praise, especially a formal expression of such praise; a tribute.
adj - Native to a particular area or culture; originating where it occurs.
verb - To reduce strength or energy; debilitate.
To weaken morally or mentally.
To unnerve or faze.
verb - To give existence to, to produce (living creatures).
To bring into existence (a situation, quality, result etc.); to give rise to, cause, create.
noun - The quality of being an enemy; hostile or unfriendly disposition.
A state or feeling of opposition, hostility, hatred or animosity.
noun - A gripping listlessness or melancholia caused by boredom; depression.
noun - Extreme wickedness, nefariousness.
An act of extreme evil or wickedness.
verb - To place in a secure environment
To settle comfortably
noun - The act of entreating or beseeching; urgent prayer; earnest petition; pressing solicitation.
noun - representative; diplomat; messenger
noun - A brief but witty saying.
A short, witty or pithy poem.
noun - A letter, or a literary composition in the form of a letter
noun - A term used to characterize a person or thing.
A term used as a descriptive substitute for the name or title of a person.
An abusive or contemptuous word or phrase
noun - A particular period of history, especially one considered remarkable or noteworthy.
A notable event which marks the beginning of such a period.
noun - The state of being calm, stable and composed, especially under stress
noun - A state of balance; equilibrium.
adj - Having two or more significations equally applicable; capable of double or multiple interpretation; of doubtful meaning; ambiguous; uncertain; as, equivocal words; an equivocal sentence.
Capable of being ascribed to different motives, or of signifying opposite feelings, purposes, or characters; deserving to be suspected; as, his actions are equivocal.
Uncertain, as an indication or sign; doubtful, incongruous.
verb - To use words of equivocal or doubtful signification; to express one's opinions in terms which admit of different senses, with intent to deceive; to use ambiguous expressions with a view to mislead; as, to equivocate is the work of duplicity.
adj - straying from the proper course or standard, or outside established limits
prone to making errors
adj - Made in imitation; artificial, especially of an inferior quality.
adj - Formerly; in the past.
adj - Learned, scholarly, with emphasis on knowledge gained from books.
noun - A steep descent or declivity; steep face or edge of a ridge; ground about a fortified place, cut away nearly vertically to prevent hostile approach.
verb - To avoid; to shun, to shy away from (typically an idea instead of an actual object)
noun - A bond, deed, or other document kept in the custody of a third party, taking effect only when a specified condition has been fulfilled.
adj - Understood only by a chosen few or an enlightened inner circle.
Having to do with concepts that are highly theoretical and without obvious practical application; often with mystical or religious connotations.
verb - To become/get married to.
To accept, support, or take on as one's own (an idea or a cause).
verb - To try
adj - Of or relating to summer.
Coming forth in the summer.
noun - The science of improving stock, whether human or animal.
adj - Pleasant-sounding; agreeable to the ear; possessing or demonstrating euphony.
adj - Vanishing, disappearing.
Ephemeral, momentary, fleeting.
Barely there; almost imperceptible.
verb - To have a given result; to turn out (well, badly etc.); to result in
To happen as a result; to come about
verb - To show or demonstrate clearly; to manifest.
noun - A tax charged on goods produced within the country (as opposed to customs duties, charged on goods from outside the country)
verb - To cut out; to remove
verb - To wear off the skin of; to chafe or flay.
To strongly denounce or censure.
verb - To clear of or free from guilt; exonerate.
verb - To feel loathing for; abhor.
To declare to be hateful or abhorrent; denounce.
verb - To urge; to advise earnestly
adj - Urgent; needing immediate action.
Demanding; needing great effort.
adj - scanty; meager
verb - To write or speak at length; to be copious in argument or discussion, to descant.
noun - One who lives outside one's own country.
One who has been banished from one's own country.
verb - To banish; to drive or force (a person) from his own country; to make an exile of.
To withdraw from one's native country.
verb - To cough up fluid from the lungs.
verb - To atone or make reparation for.
To make amends or pay the penalty for
verb - To explain meticulously or in great detail; to elucidate; to analyze.
verb - To lay open; to expose to view; to examine or exposit.
To lay open the meaning of; to explain or discuss at length; to clear of obscurity; to interpret.
verb - To edit out rude, incorrect, offensive, useless, or otherwise undesirable information from a book, CD or other publication; to cleanse; to purge
adj - Still in existence.
Currently existing; not having disappeared.
Still alive; not extinct.
adj - without preparation or advanced thought; offhand
verb - To pull up by the roots; uproot.
To destroy completely; to annihilate.
To surgically remove.
verb - to praise; to make high
adj - Of, pertaining to, or caused by factions.
Given to or characterized by discordance or insubordination.
adj - Created by humans, artificial.
noun - A jack of all trades.
An individual employed to do all sorts of duties.
adj - (of farmland) Plowed and harrowed but left unsown for a period in order to restore its fertility as part of a crop rotation or to avoid surplus production
adj - resembling a farce; ludicrous; absurd
adj - Excessively particular, demanding, or fussy about details.
Difficult to please; quick to find fault
adj - Of or pertaining to fatalism (fate, fatality, the doctrine that all events are subject to fate or inevitable necessity, or determined in advance in such a way that human beings cannot change them)
adj - Obnoxiously stupid, vacantly silly, content in one's foolishness.
noun - animals considered as a group; especially those of a particular country, region, time, etc.
noun - Fidelity to one's lord; the feudal obligation by which the tenant or vassal was bound to be faithful to his lord; fidelity; allegiance; faithfulness.
The oath by which this obligation was assumed.
adj - Feverish, or having a high temperature.
Full of nervous energy.
adj - (formal) Highly fertile; able to produce offspring.
(figuratively) Leading to new ideas or innovation.
noun - A movement made to confuse the opponent, a dummy
That which is feigned; an assumed or false appearance; a pretense; a stratagem; a fetch.
verb - To make something fall; especially to chop down a tree.
adj - Of a strong and cruel nature; eagre and unsparing; grim; fierce; ruthless; savage.
adj - Of, relating to, being, or having the quality of felony; malignant; malicious; villainous; traitorous; perfidious.
noun - Something, such as a yeast that causes fermentation.
A state of agitation or of turbulent change.
verb - To uncover and bring to light by searching; usually to ferret out.
adj - Intensely hot, emotional, or zealous.
Very or extremely hot.
noun - a celebration, party, or holiday
verb - to entertain at or honor with a fete
adj - Foul-smelling, Stinking.
noun - An authoritative command or order to do something; an effectual decree.
verb - To steal, to illegally take possession of.
adj - ertaining to or befitting a son or daughter.
Respectful of the duties and attitudes of a son or daughter toward their parents
noun - An argumentative troublemaker or revolutionary; one who agitates against the current situation.
noun - The vault of the heavens; the sky.
adj - Irregular; unsteady; characterized by fits.
verb - To weaken, become feeble.
verb - to strip off the skin or surface of
to criticize harshly
noun - (figuratively) An immature, naïve and/or inexperienced person.
verb - Con or trick someone out of money.
adj - Lacking respect or seriousness, showing levity; pert.
noun - A small fleet of warships (usually of the same class), or a fleet of small ships
noun - Debris floating in a river or sea, in particular fragments from a shipwreck.
verb - To express contempt for the rules by word or action.
To openly disregard
adj - Of, pertaining to, inhabiting, or produced by the action of a river or stream
noun - A quirk, idiosyncrasy, or mannerism; unusual habit or way (usage is typically plural), that is slightly strange or silly.
A weakness or failing of character.
noun - (figuratively) In literature, theatre/theater, etc, a character who helps emphasize the traits of the main character.
(figuratively) Anything that acts to emphasise the characteristics of something.
verb - To prevent (something) from being accomplished.
To prevent (someone) from accomplishing something
verb - To introduce or insert surreptitiously or without warrant.
To force another to accept especially by stealth or deceit.
To pass off as genuine or worthy.
noun - Nonsense or foolishness.
A decorative object of little value; a trifle or gewgaw.
verb - To incite or cause troublesome acts; to encourage; to instigate
noun - A vain man; a dandy.
noun - A sudden or irregular incursion in border warfare; hence, any irregular incursion for war or spoils; a raid.
A brief excursion or attempt especially outside one's accustomed sphere.
noun - Patient self-control; restraint and tolerance.
The action of refraining from exercising a legal right, esp. enforcing the payment of a debt
noun - An ancestor
adj - previous, former
adj - Relating to the use of science and technology in the investigation and establishment of facts or evidence in a court of law.
(archaic) Relating to, or used in debate or argument.
adj - straightforward; not evasive; characterized by candor and directness
adj - Happening by chance; coincidental or accidental.
Happening by a lucky chance; lucky or fortunate.
noun - A noisy disorderly quarrel, fight, brawl, disturbance or scrap
adj - given to troublemaking
irritable; argumentative; quarrelsome
adj - (figuratively, with with) Loaded-up, charged or accompanied.
adj - Fast, frantic, harried, or frenzied; having extreme enthusiasm or energy.
noun - A flood resulting from heavy rain or a spring thaw.
adj - Having a dingy, neglected, and scruffy appearance
adj - Fleeting, fading quickly, transient
verb - To make a verbal attack.
To issue a denunciation.
(now rare) To strike with lightning; to cause to explode.
adj - Offensive to good taste, tactless, overzealous, excessive.
Excessively flattering (connoting insincerity).
Fully developed, mature.
(tends to be negative instead of "abundant")
noun - A general uproar or commotion
Violent anger or frenzy
A state of intense excitement
adj - stealthy
Exhibiting guilty or evasive secrecy.
noun - One who upsets the status quo by posing upsetting or novel questions, or attempts to stimulate innovation by proving an irritant.
(pejorative) One who merely irritates without making useful suggestions.
(slang) A bloodsucker
noun - A tool consisting of a large metal hook with a handle or pole, especially the one used to pull large fish aboard a boat.
verb - To contradict; to deny, refute; to controvert; to dispute; to forbid.
verb - To shock or stimulate into sudden activity
noun - An opening in chess, in which a minor piece (often a pawn) is sacrificed to gain an advantage.
Any ploy or stratagem.
A remark intended to open a conversation.
verb - To move about playfully; to frolic
adj - Overly ostentatious; so colourful as to be in bad taste.
adj - Excessively or tiresomely talkative.
(of something written or performed) Excessively wordy and rambling.
adj - Awkward or lacking in social graces; bumbling.
noun - A newspaper; a printed sheet published periodically; especially, the official journal published by the British government, and containing legal and state notices.
adj - Very cold; icy or frosty.
adj - Polite and well-mannered.
Stylish or elegant.
verb - To bend the knee, as in servitude or worship
To behave in a servile manner; to grovel.
noun - The act of gesticulating, or making gestures to aid expression of thoughts, sentiments or passion.
A gesture; a motion of the body or limbs when speaking, or in representing action or passion, and enforcing arguments and sentiments.
noun - A graverobber; a person with an undue interest in death and corpses.
noun - An upright post with a crosspiece used for execution and subsequent public display; a gallows.
noun - An insulting or mocking remark; a taunt
verb - Make insulting or mocking remarks; jeer
verb - To bind with a flexible rope or cord.
To encircle with, or as if with a belt.
adj - Having a ready flow of words but lacking thought or understanding; superficial; shallow.
Smooth or slippery.
Artfully persuasive in nature.
noun - A way of sliding down a steep slope of snow or ice with the support of an ice ax.
noun - twilight, as at early morning or (especially) early evening; dusk
adj - glue-like, sticky, viscid.
Of the nature of gluten.
noun - A person given to excess in the consumption of food and drink; a greedy or ravenous eater.
A person who appreciates good food.
noun - A storage facility for grain or sometimes animal feed.
adj - (of a person, their language or writing) overly wordy, pompous, flowery, or elaborate.
adj, adv - free, without charge
noun - A small cave
noun - Astuteness often marked by a certain sense of cunning or artful deception.
deceptiveness, deceit, fraud, duplicity, dishonesty
adj - Free from guile; honest but naïve.
verb - Fool or deceive (someone).
adj - Repeated too often.
adj - Calm, undisturbed, peaceful, serene.
noun - Health, welfare.
adj - (archaic) Sound, entire, healthy; robust, not impaired
adj - Very unlucky; ill-fated.
noun - An impassioned, disputatious public speech.
A tirade or rant, whether spoken or written.
noun - A person or thing that foreshadows or foretells the coming of someone or something.
noun - A rapacious monster described as having a woman's head and body and a bird's wings and claws or depicted as a bird of prey with a woman's face
A grasping, unpleasant woman
verb - To bother; to trouble
noun - A male deer, especially the male of the red deer after its fifth year.
verb - To intimidate or dominate in a blustering way.
To behave like a bully; swagger.
noun - Domination, influence, or authority over another, especially by one political group over a society or by one nation over others.
noun - A journey taken to escape from danger; an exodus
noun - A doctrine held by a member of a religion at variance with established religious beliefs, especially dissension from Roman Catholic dogma.
A controversial or unorthodox opinion held by a member of a group, as in politics, philosophy or science.
adj - Obscure; secret or unrevealed.
Isolated, away from outside influence.
Airtight or gas-tight; impervious to air or gases.
adj - Of or pertaining to creeds, beliefs, or teachings, especially religious ones, that are different from the norm ('orthodox'), but not sufficiently different to be called heretical.
adj - Of, pertaining to, or characteristic of goats
adj - Covered in hair or bristles; hairy.
adj - white or gray with age
noun - A sermon, especially concerning a practical matter.
A moralizing lecture.
noun - A small, squalid, unpleasant, or simply constructed dwelling.
An open shed or outbuilding, used for sheltering cattle or storing grain or tools.
noun - Excessive pride, presumption or arrogance (originally toward the gods).
verb - To play a trick on.
To cheat, swindle.
noun - A large group of natural organic compounds, found in the soil, formed from the chemical and biological decomposition of plant and animal residues and from the synthetic activity of microorganisms
adj - Pertaining to marriage.
adj - Extremely happy, peaceful, or picturesque.
adj - Pertaining to, having the nature of fire; containing fire; resembling fire; as, an igneous appearance
adj - Not noble; plebeian; common.
adj - Marked by shame or disgrace.
noun - A type of people or things similar to those already referred to: "reporters of his ilk".
noun - a complicated situation; an entanglement
verb - To wet or stain an object completely with some physical quality.
In general, to act in a way which results in an object becoming completely permeated or impregnated by some quality.
verb - to kill as a sacrifice
to destroy, especially by fire
adj - Lacking money
verb - To urge a person; to press on; to incite to action or motion via intrinsic motivation. (contrast with propel, to compel or drive extrinsically)
To drive forward; to propel an object.
adj - Domineering, arrogant, or overbearing.
adj - insolent, ill-mannered
adj - not easily perturbed, upset or excited
calm and collected, even under pressure
noun - Something that impels, a stimulating factor.
A force, either internal or external, that impels; an impulse.
verb - (rare) to make a physical impact (on); to collide, to crash (upon).
(figuratively) To interfere with; to encroach (on, upon).
To have an effect upon; to limit.
adj - not pious
lacking reverence or respect, especially towards a god
adj - Not able to be placated or appeased.
verb - To bother, trouble, irritate.
To harass with persistent requests.
noun - The act of imprecating, or invoking evil upon someone; a prayer that a curse or calamity may befall someone.
adj - (Of a fortress, wall, etc., also used figuratively) Too strong to be penetrated.
noun - The condition of being improper.
An improper act.
adj - failing to provide for the future; reckless
incautious; prone to rashness
verb - To verbally assault, especially to argue against an opinion, motive, or action; to question the truth or validity of.
verb - To reckon as pertaining or attributable; to charge; to ascribe; to attribute; to set to the account of; to charge to one as the author, responsible originator, or possessor; -- generally in a bad sense.
To attribute or credit to.
To attribute (responsibility or fault) to a cause or source.
adj - Lacking sense or meaning (often implying, "to the point of boredom or annoyance").
adj - Of the blood red colour of raw flesh.
verb - To anger or infuriate.
adj - Recently started but not fully formed yet; just begun; only elementary or immature.
Chaotic, disordered, confused; also, incoherent, rambling.
adj - beginning, starting, coming into existence.
adj - (of an action) Quick and direct.
Intelligently analytical and concise.
Having the quality of incising, cutting, or penetrating, as with a sharp instrument; sharp; acute; sarcastic; biting.
adj - Having no consequence, not consequential, of little importance.
adj - Not capable of being denied, challenged, or disputed; closed to questioning.
noun - A feeling of oppression during sleep, sleep paralysis; night terrors, a nightmare.
Any oppressive thing or person; a burden
verb - To teach by repeated instruction.
To induce understanding or a particular sentiment in a person or persons.
adj - Imposed on someone as an obligation, especially due to one's office.
(geology) Resting on something else.
verb - To bring upon or expose oneself to, especially something inconvenient, harmful, or onerous; to become liable or subject to.
noun - An aggressive movement into somewhere; an invasion.
adj - Extremely persistent and untiring.
adj - having the quality of being difficult to remove, wash away, blot out, or efface;
incapable of being canceled, lost, or forgotten.
incapable of being annulled
verb - To secure against loss or damage; to insure.
(chiefly law) To compensate or reimburse someone for some expense or injury
adj - Poor; destitute; in need.
adj - Habitually lazy, procrastinating, or resistant to physical labor/labour.
adj - Incapable of being subdued, overcome, or vanquished.
adj - Beyond expression in words; unspeakable.
Forbidden to be uttered; taboo.
adj - Impossible to avoid or escape; inescapable, irresistible.
adj - Unable to be persuaded; relentless; unrelenting
Impossible to stop or prevent; inevitable
noun - A non-believer of a certain religion.
One who does not believe in a certain principle.
One with no religious beliefs.
noun - An ungrateful person
verb - (reflexive) to bring oneself into favour with someone by flattering or trying to please them.
The court jester isn't exactly ingratiating himself to the king, with his insults.
adj - Harmful in effect.
adj - beyond imitation, surpassing all others, matchless
noun - Deviation from what is right; wickedness, gross injustice.
A wrongful act.
Absence of moral or spiritual values, lawlessness.
Denial of the sovereignty of God.
adj - Difficult or impossible to comprehend, fathom or interpret.
adj - Unappetizingly flavorless.
Flat; lacking character or definition.
Cloyingly sweet or sentimental.
adj - Unable to pay one's bills as they fall due.
Owing more than one has in assets.
adj - Carefree, nonchalant, indifferent; casually unconcerned.
adj - Of, pertaining to, being, or resembling an island or islands.
Situated on an island.
Separate or isolated from the surroundings; having little interaction with external parties; provincial.
adj - Impossible to achieve or overcome or be negotiated.
Overwhelming or insurmountable.
noun - An organized opposition to an authority; a mutiny; a rebellion
The intellectual elite of a society (especially in nineteenth-century Poland, in Russia and later the Soviet Union).
verb - To forbid (an action or thing) by formal or legal sanction.
To forbid (someone) from doing something.
noun - A person who takes part in dialogue or conversation
noun - One who interferes, intrudes or gets involved where not welcome, particularly a self-interested intruder.
noun - The period of time between the end of a sovereign's reign and the accession of another sovereign.
A period of time during which normal executive leadership is suspended or interrupted.
An intermission in any order of succession; any breach of continuity in action or influence.
adj -Not tractable or to be drawn or guided by persuasion; not easily governed, managed, or directed; uncontrollable; incurable; violent; stubborn; obstinate.
adj - Unwilling to compromise or moderate a position; unreasonable; irreconcilable; stubborn.
verb - To cover with large amounts of water; to flood.
verb - past participle, past tense of inure
Accustom (someone) to something, esp. something unpleasant.
Come into operation; take effect: "a release given to one of two joint contractors inures to the benefit of both"
verb - To make invalid. Esp. applied to contract law.
noun - An expression which inveighs or rails against a person.
A severe or violent censure or reproach.
Something spoken or written, intended to cast opprobrium, censure, or reproach on another.
A harsh or reproachful accusation.
Strong verbal abuse
abusive or venomous language used to express blame or censure or bitter deep-seated ill will
verb - To complain loudly, to give voice to one's censure or criticism against (formerly also with on, at, upon)
verb - to convert, convince or win over with flattery or wiles to obtain through guile or cunning
adj - Old; firmly established by long continuance; of long standing; obstinately deep-rooted; as, an inveterate disease; an inveterate habit.
(of a person) Having habits fixed by long continuance; confirmed; habitual; as, an inveterate idler or smoker.
Malignant; virulent; spiteful.
adj - offensively or unfairly discriminating
The professor made invidious distinctions based only on his own whim.
(of an action or task) causing ill will towards the actor; causing offense.
(of a thing) causing envy or ill will towards the possessor
adj - Easily provoked to outbursts of anger; irritable.
adj - unable to be remedied, cured, corrected or repaired; irreparable, incurable
adj - Not containable or controllable
adj - Undecided or unsure how to act
Indecisive or lacking in resolution
adj - Habitually travelling from place to place.
articles thrown overboard from a ship or boat in order to lighten the load of a ship in distress
(by extension) discarded odds and ends
verb - To eject from a boat, submarine, aircraft, spaceship or hot-air balloon, so as to lighten the load.
To let go or get rid of as being useless or defective; discard.
noun - Excessive patriotism or aggressive nationalism especially with regards to foreign policy.
adj - given to jest; habitually jolly
playful; characterized by joking
adj - Humorous, amusing or joking.
adj - Merry; cheerful and good-humored.
adj - Having, or characterized by, good judgment or sound thinking
noun - a place where things join, a junction
a critical moment in time
noun - A pleasure-trip; a journey made for feasting or enjoyment, now especially a trip made ostensibly for business but which entails merrymaking or entertainment.
noun - A council; a convention; a tribunal; an assembly; especially, the grand council of state in Spain.
The ruling council of a military dictatorship.
noun - The philosophy, science, and study of law and decisions based on the interpretation thereof
noun - Knowledge or perception.
verb - To know, perceive or understand.
noun - Fate; a predetermined or unavoidable destiny.
noun - A tricky, deceitful fellow; a dishonest person; a rogue; a villain.
verb - to ring a bell slowly, especially for a funeral; to toll.
to signal or proclaim something by ringing a bell.
noun - the sound of a bell knelling; a toll.
(down) - verb - to apply oneself earnestly
(under) - give in, submit
adj - tearful, sorrowful, sad, pertaining to tears, weeping, causing tears or crying
adj - Using as few words as possible; pithy and concise.
noun - Someone who lags behind; someone who takes more time than is necessary.
noun - people of a church who are not ordained clergy or clerics.
the common man or woman
the unlearned, untrained or ignorant as in "The Layman's Guide to Basket Weaving"
adj - Brushing or flickering gently over a surface.
Glowing or luminous, but lacking heat.
The lambent glow of fireflies delighted the children.
Exhibiting lightness or brilliance of wit; clever or witty without unkindness.
adj - Lacking enthusiasm, energy, or strength; drooping or flagging from weakness, fatigue, or lack of energy; indisposed to exertion; sluggish; relaxed: as, languid movements; languid breathing.
Heavy; dull; dragging; wanting spirit or animation; listless; apathetic.
verb - To lose strength and become weak; to be in a state of weakness or sickness.
To pine away in longing for something; to have low spirits, especially from lovesickness.
To live in miserable or disheartening conditions.
To be neglected; to make little progress, be unsuccessful.
noun - A person who cuts, polishes, engraves, or deals in gems.
noun - Generosity in the giving of gifts or money.
The gifts or money given in such a way.
A benevolent demeanor.
(generosity): benevolence, generosity, graciousness
(the gifts or money): boon
adj - Wanton; lewd, driven by lust, lustful
noun - Lethargy or lack of energy; fatigue.
Listlessness or languor.
noun - Sleight of hand; "magic" trickery
A show of skill or deceitful ability
adj - Of, pertaining to, or characteristic of the lion.
adj - Very large; gargantuan
noun - Lightness of manner or speech, frivolity
The state or quality of being light, buoyancy
A lighthearted or frivolous act
noun - The act of pouring a liquid or liquor, usually wine, either on the ground or on a victim in sacrifice, in honor of some deity.
The wine or liquid thus poured out.
A beverage, especially an alcoholic one (often used humorously).
noun - Someone freed from slavery in Ancient Rome; a freedman.
One who is freethinking in religious matters.
Someone (especially a man) who takes no notice of moral laws, especially those involving sexual propriety; someone loose in morals; a pleasure-seeker.
noun - The text of a dramatic musical work, such as an opera.
A book containing such a text.
adj - Lacking restraint, or ignoring societal standards, particularly in sexual conduct.
Disregarding accepted rules.
adj - Very small, diminutive
adj - Clear, transparent or bright.
(plural of lineament) noun - Any distinctive shape or line etc.
A distinctive feature that characterizes something, especially the parts of the face of an individual.
verb - To treat (a person) as if he were important, or a celebrity.
To visit famous places in order to revere them.
To behave as a lion.
adj - lithe; quick and graceful in movement
adj - slim but not skinny
Capable of being easily bent; pliant; flexible; limber
adj - unwilling, reluctant; averse, disinclined
noun - (mining) A vein of metallic ore that lies within definite boundaries, or within a fissure.
(by extension) A rich source of supply.
verb - to act lazily or indolently; to recline; to lean; to throw one's self down; to lie at ease
verb - To travel an easy pace with long strides.
adj - Talkative or chatty, especially of persons given to excess conversation.
noun - The part, or fate, that falls to one, as it were, by chance, or without his planning
noun - Troublemaker, often violent.
A clownish, awkward fellow; a bumpkin.
a rude violent man, yob.
adj - Emitting light; shining, luminous.
Translucent; clear, lucid.
adj - gloomy, mournful or dismal, especially to an exaggerated degree.
adj - Shocking, horrifying.
Ghastly, pale, wan in appearance.
Being of a light yellow hue.
noun - A clever scheme or artful plot, usually crafted for evil purposes.
The act of machinating or plotting.
noun - A large and violent whirlpool.
Any violent or turbulent situation.
adj - Noble and generous in spirit.
adj - inept; clumsy; awkward; not adroit (dexterous, deft or skillful)
noun - A feeling of general bodily discomfort, fatigue or unpleasantness, often at the onset of illness.
An ambiguous feeling of mental or moral depression.
Ill will or hurtful feelings for others or someone.
noun - The blundering use of an absurdly inappropriate word or expression in place of a similar sounding one.
noun - A curse
noun - A criminal or felon.
noun - wrongdoing
(law) Misconduct or wrongdoing, especially by a public official that causes damage.
adj - evil or malignant in disposition, nature, intent or influence.
noun - A high government bureaucrat of the Chinese Empire.
A pedantic or elitist bureaucrat.
(often pejorative) A pedantic senior person of influence in academia or literary circles.
verb - To release from slavery, to free.
noun - (military) A strict disciplinarian
(figuratively) Anyone who lays stress on a rigid adherence to the details of discipline, or to forms and fixed methods or rules.
adj - Affectionate or sentimental in an effusive, tearful, or foolish manner, especially because of drunkenness
Extravagantly or excessively sentimental; mawkish, self-pitying
adj - Sickening or insipid in taste or smell.
Excessively or falsely sentimental; showing a sickly excess of sentiment.
noun - A psychopathological condition characterized by delusional fantasies of wealth, power, or omnipotence.
An obsession with grandiose or extravagant things or actions.
adj - Flowing like honey.
Sweet and smooth; generally used of a person's voice, tone or writing style
noun - housework, housekeeping
noun - A collection of live wild animals on exhibition; the enclosure where they are kept.
A diverse or miscellaneous group.
adj - (of a person) lying, untruthful or dishonest
(of a statement etc) false or untrue
adj - Depending on alms for a living.
Of or pertaining to a beggar.
noun - A person employed to fight in an armed conflict who is not a member of the state or military group for which they are fighting and whose prime or sole motivation is private gain.
adj - Tastelessly gaudy; superficially attractive but having no substance; falsely alluring.
verb - (transitive, usually with "out") To dispense, measure (out), allot (especially punishment, reward etc.).
adj - Of, pertaining to, or originating from a meteor.
Like a meteor in speed, brilliance, or ephemeralness.
noun - A noxious atmosphere or influence.
A noxious atmosphere or emanation once thought to originate from swamps and waste to cause disease.
noun - Human nature or the human body as representative of the wider universe; man considered as a miniature counterpart of divine or universal nature.
A smaller system which is seen as representative of a larger one.
noun - A person's look or manner, indicating their character or mood
noun - A person's social setting or environment.
noun - Trivial details of something.
noun - Deep mud; moist, spongy earth.
An undesirable situation, a predicament.
noun - The emotion usually following humour and accompanied by laughter; merriment; jollity; gaiety.
That which causes merriment.
noun - One who hates all mankind; one who hates the human race.
noun - a failure to understand something; an illusion, misconception or misunderstanding
noun - The mixing or blending of race in marriage or breeding, interracial marriage.
(figuratively) A mixing or blending, especially one which is considered to be inappropriate.
noun - Bad luck, misfortune.
A mishap, an unlucky circumstance.
noun - doubt, apprehension, a feeling of dread (usually in the plural)
noun - Hatred of or opposition to marriage
noun - A written message; a letter, note or memo.
noun - A small, modest or trifling amount.
adj - conforming with fashion or style
in the current mode
verb - To regulate, adjust or adapt
To change the pitch, intensity or tone of one's voice or of a musical instrument
adj - Of or relating to monasteries or monks.
noun - A scholarly book or a treatise on a single subject or a group of related subjects, usually written by one person.
adj - Of or resembling a monolith.
Having a massive, unchanging structure that does not permit individual variation.
adj - biting; caustic; sarcastic; keen; severe.
adj - Approaching death; about to die; dying; expiring.
Almost obsolete, nearing an end.
adj - Sullen, gloomy; showing a brooding ill humor
adj - Comprising greatly varied elements, to the point of incongruity; heterogeneous
Having many colours; variegated
adj - Colored in patches; spotted
noun - One who sells dubious medicines
One who sells by deception; a con artist; a charlatan.
noun - (law) A fine or penalty, especially a pecuniary one
verb - To impose such a fine
To swindle (someone) out of money.
adj - Having multiplicity; having great diversity or variety; of various kinds; diversified; made up of many differing parts; manifold.
adj - Very liberal in giving or bestowing; lavish; as a munificent benefactor.
noun - A soldier or a subordinate civil officer who executes orders of a superior without protest or pity; -- sometimes applied to bailiffs, constables, etc.
An unquestioning follower
noun - An Indian ruler within the Mogul empire; a nawab.
Someone of great wealth or importance.
A person with a grandiose style or manner.
noun - (figurative) The lowest point; time of greatest depression.
adj - Emerging; just coming into existence.
noun - swimming
noun - Divination involving the dead or death.
Loosely, any sorcery or witchcraft, especially involving death or the dead, particularly sorcery involving raising or reanimating the dead.
noun - A word or phrase which has recently been coined; a new word or phrase.
verb - (figuratively) To pique, irritate, vex or provoke someone.
noun - a form of connection
a connected group
the centre of something
adj - (now rare) Withholding for the sake of meanness; stingy, miserly.
verb - To trifle with; to deceive; to mock.
To dwell too much on minor points.
To fidget, fiddle, be restless.
noun - (ethics) The rejection of all moral principles.
adj - Morally hurtful or noxious.
Hurtful or noxious to health; unwholesome, insalubrious.
Offensive to the senses; disgusting, unpleasant, nauseous; foul, fetid, especially having an undesirable smell; sickening, nauseating.
adj - Of, resembling, relating to, or consisting of a name or names.
Existing in name only.
noun - The state of being a minor.
A time of immaturity.
noun - an unimportant or insignificant person
(uncountable): the state of not existing; nonexistence
noun - A person or thing that has no equal; a paragon
verb - to perplex or bewilder someone; to confound or flummox
noun - A medicine or remedy in conventional use which has not been proven to have any desirable medical effects.
adj - of an age suitable for marriage; marriageable (used of a young woman).
sexually attractive (used of a young woman).
adj - Trivial, trifling or of little importance
Ineffective, invalid or futile
noun - One who studies and/or collects coins and/or currencies.
adj - Stubbornly persistent, generally in wrongdoing; refusing to reform or repent.
noun - Demonstration of an obedient attitude, especially by bowing deeply.
An obedient attitude.
verb - To make dark; overshadow
To deliberately make more confusing in order to conceal the truth.
noun - The offering of worship, thanks etc. to a deity.
A deed or gift offered charitably.
noun - Abusive language (syn: defamation, insult)
Disgrace suffered from abusive language
adj - Excessively eager to please or to obey all instructions; fawning, subservient.
noun - The last office for the dead
(chiefly in the plural) A funeral rite or service.
adj - Attended by, or making, a loud and tumultuous noise; boisterous.
Noisily and stubbornly defiant.
verb - To bypass a requirement or make it unnecessary.
adj - Of, pertaining to, or situated in, the occident, or west; western.
verb - To obstruct, cover, or otherwise block an opening.
adj - Arousing or meriting strong dislike, aversion, or intense displeasure.
noun - The rejected or waste parts of a butchered animal.
The internal organs of an animal other than a bird, these organs being used as food.
A dead body.
That which is thrown away as worthless or unfit for use; refuse; rubbish.
adj - Offensively intrusive or interfering
adj - Of many or all forms, varieties, or kinds.
adj - imposing or constituting a physical, mental, or figurative load which can be borne only with effort.
difficult, taxing, wearing
A legal obligation.
Adj - Of or relating to disgrace arising from exceedingly shameful conduct; ignominy, Scornful reproach or contempt
noun - a formal ceremonial speech
noun - The study of correct spelling according to established usage.
verb - To transform (or cause to transform) from a softer animal substance into bone; particularly the processes of growth in humans and animals.
adj - Of, pertaining to, resembling, or being a sheep.
adj - Shaped like an oval.
noun - Any loud and joyous song; a song of triumph.
An enthusiastic expression of praise.