(n) the act of deviating from the ordinary, usual, or normal type- ex-Tommy threw the green ball 96 miles per hour according to the radar gun--I wondered if he could normally throw the ball that hard, or if that was an aberration.
(adj) concerned or dealing with a specific subject, purpose, or end: The ad hoc committee disbanded after making its final report.
(n)a person or thing that ruins or spoils: Gambling was the bane of his existence.
(n) grossly insincere; the lowest phase; an anticlimax, comedown ...ex-the story ends with such a stroke of ______, you're not sure whether to laugh or scream
(adj) ill-tempered, quarrelsome; difficult to get along or deal with
(n) intellectual b.s. intended to coverup the fact that the person does not know what their talking about
(adj) actually existing (adv) in reality, actually
(n) the act of preying upon or plundering
(n) a sympathetic understanding of thoughts, or the attitudes of someone or something else
(n) a forerunner, herald; (v) to herald the approach of-ex-A cold autumn breeze is an early _________ of winters coming
(n) the belief that the attainment of pleasure is life's chief aim; devotion to or pursuit of pleasure
(adj) lacking brilliance or vitality; dull-ex- the __________ performance wasn't worth my money
(adj) not satisfied or content with current conditions or circumstances. (n) such a person
(adj) flowing sweetly or smoothly; honeyed
(n) patronage bestowed or favoritism shown on the basis of family relationship, as in business and politics: She was accused of nepotism when she made her nephew an officer of the firm.
(v) to cater to or provide satisfaction for the low tastes of others; (n) a person who does this-ex-You are the pander to her dishonor.
(n) a minor sin or offense; a trifling fault or shortcoming-ex- i will overlook your peccadillo, if you ignore mine
Piece de resistance
(n) the principal dish of a meal; the principal event, incident, or item; an outstanding accomplishment
(v) to send or order back; in law, to send back to jail or to a lower court
(n) a group of symptoms or signs that collectively characterize or indicate a disease, disorder, abnormality, etc