n. The remains of anything broken down or destroyed; ruins; rubble: the debris of buldings after an air raid.
n. any of numerous long-legged, long-necked, usually long-billed birds of the family Ardeidae, including the true herons, egrets, night herons, and bitterns.
adj. 1. Gloomily or sullenly ill-humored, as a person or mood. 2. Characterized by or expressing gloom
v. To walk heavily, to move heavily, clumsily, and often noisily
v. To gaze attentively, observe, to mark out space for observation. To think about intently, study carefully; to plan, to think about seriously.
adv. Supereme power or dominance, the right to supreme power. Dominating in a haughty manner; dicotatoral.
n. 1. objects strewn or scattered about; scattered rubbish 2. a number of young brought forth by a muliparous animal at one birth
n. excruciating or acute distress, suffering, or pain
n. A general assistan or laborer; menial
lice. soldiers in the civil war gave the body louse numerous names, including graybacks.
n. a liquid or semiliquid preparation for rubbing on or applying to the skin, as for sprains or bruises, usually soothing or counterirritating. A medicinal fluid rubbed into the skin to soothe pain or relieve stiffness.
n. 1. liking or enjoyment of the taste of something. 2. pleasurable appreciation of anything; liking
v. to soften in feeling or temper, as a person; pacify; appease
adj. inclined to quarrel or fight readily; quarrelsome; belligerent; combative
adv. with great care or caution; warily. adj. catuious, careful, or wary
adj. fond of fighting, arguing, or copeting. Quarrelsome; contentious. Full of fighting spirit.
adj. tending to lessen the merit or reputation or a person or thing; disparaging; depreciatory: a derogatory remark
v. to go with impatient or impetuous, exaggerated movements
to draw up the head and draw in the chin, as in disdain or resentmen. To show anger or resentment; take offense.
v. to realease from attachment or connection; loosen; unfasten
adj. pleased, esp. with oneself or one's merits, advantages, situation, etc., often without awareness of some potential danger or defect; self-satisfied
v. to consider carefully; ponder; meditate
n. scornful or contemptuous ridicule; an object of ridicule
n. A card game
adj. carefully weighed or consdiered; studied; intentional v. to weigh in the mind; consdier
adj. deserving of reproof, rebuke, or censure; blameworthy
to bewilder or confuse (someone).
n. a welterweight boxer or wrestler
adj. 1. bitterly or disdainfully ironic or amusing 2. Produced by a distrotion or lopsidedness of the facial features
adj. at a distance, esp. in feeling or interest; apart
adj. deficient in quanitity or quality; lacking fullness or richness; scanty; inadequate
removing or capable of removing hostility, suspicion, etc., as by being charming
v. to estimate the monetary value of; determine the worth of; assess
adj. dejected; dispirited; discouraged, sad, low, blue
n. 1. a claw esp. of a bird of prey 2. The cards left over after the deal
v. to allevieate or lessen the grief, sorrow, or disappointment of; give solace or comfort
adj. somewaht dark in color, or having dark skin
v. to move or run swiftly, especially as if driven forward
a yarn-dried, plain-weave cotton fabric, usually striped or checked
adj. full of scorn; derisive; contemptuous
v. to reply to, usually in a sharp or retaliatory way; reply in kind to
adj. warlike; given to wagin war
v. to vibrate or shake
adj. spotted or blotched in coloring
adj. portending evil or harm; foreboding; threatening; inauspicious
adj. expressing sorrow or melancholy; mournful