ab initio (adv)
from the beginning
a femaile hairdresser
an interpreter or guide in countries where Arabic, Turkish, or Persian is spoken; interpreter
the land directly adjacent to and inland from a coast; a region remote from urban areas; backcountry. A region situated beyond metropolitan centers of culture.
something characteristically Japanese
related to a community of persons, especially monks, bound by vows to a religious life and often living in partial or complete seclusion.
household linen, especially table linen
a dungeon with a trap door in the ceiling as its only means of entrance or exit
long tubular pasta thicker than spaghetti.
said or done repeatedly; repetitive; iterative
One that owns or holds a share or shares of stock; a stockholder
Contracting the tissues or blood vessels; astringent; 2. Tending to check bleeding by contracting the tissues or blood vessels; hemostatic
the forming of or dividing into syllables
a Mexican dish made of fried chopped meat and crushed peppers, highly seasoned, rolled in cornmeal dough, wrapped in cornhusks, and steamed.
parched with the heat of the sun; intensely hot; scorching; burning; passionate; ardent; hurried; rapid;
swollen; distended; used of a body part or organ; of a bulging shape; protuberant; overblown; bombastic (tumid political prose)