n) a state of being temporarily inactive, suspended, or set aside. suspension, postponement.
adj) having opposite and conflicting feelings about someone or something. equivocal, ambiguous. [clear-cut]
v) to set upon from all sides; to surround with an army; to trouble, harass. pester.
n) full freedom or authority to act at one's own discretion. free rein.
n) a sudden, violent, or devastating upheaval; a surging flood. disaster, catastrophe.
v) to corrupt morally, seduce; n) an act or occassion of dissipation or vice. carouse, spree, orgy. [elevate, uplift, inspire, purify]
n) dazzling or conspicuous success or acclaim; great brilliance. celebrity. [mediocrity]
adj) overly demanding or hard to please; excessively careful in regard to details; easily disgusted. meticulous, finicky. [careless, slovenly]
v) to jump or skip about playfully. frolic, romp. [trodge, plod]
v) to soak or stain thoroughly; to fill the mind. infuse, instill. [eradicate, remove]
adj) just beginning; not fully shaped or formed. embryonic, rudimentary. [mature, developed]
n) a malicious satire; v) to satirize, ridicule. burlesque, parody. [flattery, compliment]
adj) capable of being formed into different shapes; capable of being altered, adapted, or influenced. pliable, impressionable. [unyielding, inflexible]
n) an agent or force inflicting vengeance or punishment; retribution itself; an unbeatable rival. avenger. [ally, patron]
v) to make a choice or decision. choose, select, decide.
adj) lacking in, hostile to, or smugly indifferent to cultural and artistic values or refinements; n) such a person. boorish, lowbrow, yahoo. [refined, cultivated]
adj) involving or characteristic of clever rogues or adventures. rascally, rakish.
adj) nauseated or uneasy; causing nausea or uneasiness; troubled. [calm, confident]
adj) stubborn; hasrd or difficult to manage; not responsive to treatment or cure. unruly, disobedient. [dutiful, docile]
n) the ability to say and do the right thing in any situation; social competence. finesse, sophistication. [boorishness, tactlessness]