a breach, infringement, or transgression, as of a law, rule, promise, etc
of different kinds, as two or more things; differing one from another
a proposition stated or put forward for consideration, esp. one to be discussed and proved or to be maintained against objections
faster or greater activity, development, progress, advancement, etc
A plan or procedure for promoting a desired end or result.
The position of an individual in relation to another or others; a state or condition of affairs.
The contemplation or consideration of some subject; a conclusion or opinion reached by such contemplation.
To become closely connected or associated with.
a malicious, false, and defamatory statement or report
a quality, accomplishment, that fits a person for some function, office, or the like.
a successful, flourishing, or thriving condition; good fortune.
to confine or keep within limits, as of space, action, choice, intensity, or quantity.
a favorable and publicly recognized name or standing for merit, achievement, reliability
to realize beforehand; to expect; look forward to; be sure of
near or approaching a certain state, condition, goal, or standard; nearly exact; not perfectly accurate or correct.
that which may be relied on; dependable in achievement, accuracy and honesty
a law, rule, or other order prescribed by authority, esp. to regulate conduct.
a particular tendency or inclination, esp. one that prevents unprejudiced consideration of a question; prejudice.
the faculty of seeing all the relevant data in a meaningful relationship.
an appropriate or favorable time or occasion:
information, ideas, or rumors deliberately spread widely to help or harm a person
convincing, compelling, forceful
to make legal; authorize.
to fall or cave in; crumble suddenly: The roof collapsed and buried the crowd.