To raise the importance of or make to appear great. To increase the prestige, influence, reputation, or power of a person or institution.
Pertaining to the period prior to the Great Flood recounted in the bible. Has come to mean woefully out-of-date or extremely old-fashioned.
Harried or in a condition of disarray; unkept; dirty and limp.
Related by blood; of common lineage.
To confuse or throw into an awkward predicament.
Pertaining to religious practices. Refers to anything meant for or appropriate for use in a church.
To draw out. also to reason or establish from given facts.
Uncompromising; determined to remain beyond appeal or negotiation. Someone unyielding to change.
Lying or false.
Something that does not follow logically. A statement that has no basis in what has gone before.
Excessive oversupply. To have a vast quantity of something.
To multiply or come into being rapidly.also to spread or become more common at an accelerated pace.
Tediously worded. Something that is long and verbose.
Abhorrent. That which is morally inexcusable.
Tending to use many cliches or maxims in order to enlighten others.
The quality of coming upon important insights or discoveries by accident.
Sin Qua Non
An essential feature (of something)
A grotesque parody (of something). That which presets an insulting mockery.
A state of fear or agitation. To have an apprehension.
Seemingly everywhere at once. Common to all places.