n. large body of troops
n. A relatively large decorative pin or clasp
n. a raised platform, as at the front of a room, for a lectern, throne, seats of honor, etc.
adj. jeering; contemptuous; mocking
n An open stretch of sidewalk/pavement or grass, usually next to a body of water.
n. weariness of body or mind from strain, oppressive climate, etc.
n. a piece of cloth worn around the hips
n. A large, impressive gate or entrance to a building
n something that incites, instigates, angers, or irritates
n. a large pile of wood on which a dead body is placed and burned in a funeral ceremony
n. an instrument with a meshed or perforated bottom, used for separating coarse from fine parts of loose matter, for straining liquids, etc.
n. the act of giving over or yielding to the power or authority of another
n. a shop employing workers at low wages, for long hours, and under poor conditions.
adj. tightly drawn; tense; not slack
n. violation of a law, command, etc.; sin
n. a gownlike outer garment, with or without sleeves and sometimes belted
adj. turned or directed upward; turned over; upside down
n. an immoral or evil habit or practice
v. to clear, as from an accusation, imputation, suspicion, or the like
n. a particular occupation, business, or profession; calling
n. an odd or capricious notion or desire; a sudden or freakish fancy
n. counsel, advice, or caution.
v. to go at a slow, easy pace; stroll; saunter
adj. characterized by avarice; greedy; covetous.
n. a division of a government department or an independent administrative unit.
v. to leap or skip about in a sprightly manner; prance; frisk; gambol.
n. a cobblestone.
n. a person who shares in one's activities, occupation, etc.; companion, associate, or friend.
adj. caused by or showing sincere remorse.
adj. causing or involving great fear or suffering; dreadful; terrible
n. a funeral song or tune, or one expressing mourning in commemoration of the dead.
v. to irritate or provoke to a high degree; annoy extremely
n. vigorous action or effort
n. strict observance of promises, duties, etc.
n. a highwayman or robber who goes on foot
v. to skip about, as in dancing or playing; frolic.
n. to associate on very friendly terms (usually fol. by with)
adv. working energetically and devotedly; hard-working; diligent
n. the quality of being cleverly inventive or resourceful; inventiveness
n. a close, familiar, and usually affectionate or loving personal relationship with another person or group.
adj. humble in station, condition, or nature
n. a person who willingly suffers death rather than renounce his or her religion.
n. a person who possesses great power, as a sovereign, monarch, or ruler.
v. to suppress; put an end to; extinguish
n. regret for any past action
adj. elevated or lofty in thought, language, etc
n. an apartment or room that is rented
adv. in or into that place or thing.
v. to slake, satisfy, or allay
adv. boldly courageous; brave; stout-hearted:
n. the area or region near or about a place
adj. mournful; plaintive
v. to do a kindness or a favor to
adv. uncomfortably diffident and easily embarrassed; shy; timid
adj. (of a woman) healthy, plump, cheerful, and lively
v. to behave as if one is conscious of descending from a superior position, rank, or dignity
n. to permit, approve, or agree
adj. deep purplish-red
n. state of mind regarding something
n. the money, goods, or estate that a wife brings to her husband at marriage
v. to set forth or state in detail
adj. first in place, order, rank, etc.
n. the floor of a fireplace, usually of stone, brick, etc., often extending a short distance into a room
n. a person's relatives collectively
n. acquaintances, friends, neighbors, or the like
adj. working merely for money or other reward
n. A large shallow dish or plate, used especially for serving food
adj. calm, quiet, or composed; undisturbed by passion or excitement
adj. of ample or considerable amount, quantity, size, etc.; wealthy or influential
n. eagerness; greediness
adj. covered with a cold, sticky moisture; cold and damp
n. awareness, realization, or knowledge; notice; perception
v. to pronounce to be guilty; sentence to punishment
adj. Marked by uncontrolled excitement or emotion; ecstatic
adj. Low in spirits; depressed
v. to exert oneself to do or effect something; make an effort
n. a seeking or request for truth, information, or knowledge
v. to form a circle or ring round; surround; envelop
v. to wrap or envelop in something
adj. diabolically cruel and wicked
v. to beat with a whip, stick, etc., esp. as punishment
adj. very slight, gradual, or subtle
n. exhaustion from lack of nourishment; starvation
n. the quality of being cleverly inventive or resourceful
n. a commercial establishment that provides lodging, food, etc., for the public, esp. travelers
adj. of or pertaining to any harsh, difficult, or prolonged questioning
n. a person or organization that owns and leases apartments to others
n. the craft or occupation of one who builds or works with stone or brick
adj. humbly patient or docile, as under provocation from others
n. gaiety or jollity, esp. when accompanied by laughter
adj. resembling a monk
n. a monster or something monstrous
n. something that blocks something
v. to cast (oneself) face down on the ground in humility, submission, or adoration
adj. boisterous or uproarious; hilariously funny
n. a silver or copper-alloy coin and monetary unit of Russia
n. a metal urn, used esp. by Russians for heating water for making tea
n. A curved Asian sword with the edge on the convex side
n. some object or source of terror or dread
v. to bend the head and shoulders, or the body generally, forward and downward from an erect position
adj. Fiery; hellish
n. a belt or girth that passes around the belly of a horse and over the blanket, pack, saddle, etc.
v. to faint; lose consciousness
v. to assemble, collect, or go in large numbers; crowd
n. a Russian carriage, wagon, or sleigh drawn by a team of three horses abreast
adj. lacking in justice or fairness
v. to bind or adorn with a narrow strip of ribbon or similar material, often worn as a headband
n. an aromatic gum or other substance producing a sweet odor when burned, used in religious ceremonies, to enhance a mood, etc
n. a ceremonial or liturgical form of prayer consisting of a series of invocations or supplications with responses that are the same for a number in succession.
adj. commanding respect because of great age or impressive dignity;
n. something to be thankful for; blessing; benefit.
v. to reject with disdain; scorn
v. to crowd or crowd in on
v. a blow, as with the hand or fist.
v. to cause to wither or decay; blast
n. painfully difficult or burdensome work; toil
n. deity; godhood
v. done, performed, delivered
n. help, relieve, aid
v. advise, counsel, explain
n. A small European tree
n. time past; long time ago
v. to be of use or value
n. a person who is habitually lazy
v. to remain in place
v. to remove or destroy completely
adj. settled or confirmed in a habit, practice, feeling, or the like
n. the means by which atonement or reparation is made
adj. depraved, villainous, or base
n. a monarch; a king, queen, or other supreme ruler
n. an unprincipled, untrustworthy, or dishonest person
v. to bribe or induce (someone) unlawfully or secretly to perform some misdeed or to commit a crime
v. to kill by violence
adv. to or toward the place
n. a punishment undergone in token of penitence for sin
n. grievous distress, affliction, or trouble
n. small round shield; target
to bind or confine (the hair) with a band
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