(n) 1 : a person, esp. a child, with a sweet, chubby, innocent face. 2 : a member of the second order of angels, often represented as a beautiful rosy-cheeked child with wings.
(n) : disposition to show forbearance, compassion, or forgiveness in judging or punishing; leniency; mercy.
(n) : a woman who cohabits with a man to whom she is not legally married, esp. one regarded as socially or sexually subservient; mistress.
(n) : a raised platform, as at the front of a room, for a lectern, throne, seats of honor, etc.
(adj) 1 : exhibiting great diversity of elements; heterogeneous. 2 : being of different colors combined.
(n) : an administrative officer of a town or district; a person of high rank representing the crown.
(adj) 1 : vulgar or indecent in speech, language, etc.; coarsely mocking, abusive, or irreverent; scurrilous. 2 (n) : a person with such characteristics.
(adj) 1 : being more than is sufficient or required; excessive. 2 : unnecessary or needless.
(n) 1 : a medium-weight or light-weight fabric of acetate, nylon, rayon, or silk, usually smooth, crisp, and lustrous, plain-woven, and with a fine crosswise rib effect. 2 : any of various other fabrics of silk, linen, wool, etc., in use at different periods.
(adj) 1 : having the nap worn off so that the thread shows. 2 : barely adequate because of cheapness or shabbiness.
(adj) 1 : characterized by excessive piousness or moralistic fervor, esp. in an affected manner; excessively smooth, suave, or smug. 2 : of the nature of or characteristic of an unguent or ointment; oily; greasy.
(n) 1 : a tightly twisted woolen yarn. 2 : wool cloth woven from such yarns, having a hard, smooth surface and no nap.