the principle or practice of unselfish concern for or devotion to the welfare of others ( opposed to egoism)
omnipresent; existing everywhere at the same time
the original pattern or model from which all things of the same kind are copied or on which they are based; a model or first form; prototype.
an erotic attraction to corpses
a fictitious name used by an author to conceal his or her identity; pen name
a work published under a name that is not that of the author
anything delicate or fancy
to beat or whip severely
to deceive, trick, or cheat; a person who is easily deceived or cheated; dupe.
to criticize or reprimand severely
a fellow member of a fraternity, profession; colleague
an act or instance of rising in revolt, rebellion, or resistance against civil authority or an established government
an instance of dishonest or deceitful behavior; trick.
to change from one thing into another
nearness in place; proximity; nearness of relation; kinship; affinity of nature; similarity; nearness in time.
to entertain with food and drink
not easily excited to action or display of emotion; apathetic; sluggish; self-possessed, calm, or composed.
extremely irritable or easily angered; irascible
hanging down loosely; suspended
a state of extreme confusion and disorder
the superior of a group of nuns
a church associated with a monastery or convent
formally reject or disavow a formerly held belief, usually under pressure
freedom from blame, guilt, sin
deny or renounce
The original of earliest known inhabitants of a country.
to abolish, usually by authority
sparing in eating and drinking; temperate
difficult to penetrate
provide with military equipment; to dress
a sharp and bitter manner
an area of ground used for some particular purpose (such as building or farming)
to show as an example or means of proving something
describe roughly or briefly or give the main points or summary of
characterized by dignity and propriety
capable of meeting financial obligations
a feathered plume on a helmet