lacking definite form.
a wasting of the body or of an organ or part, as from defective nutrition or nerve damage.
a deviation from the common rule, type, etc.
a person who holds that the existence of the ultimate cause, as God, is unknowable.
hard to understand.
to abolish by formal or official means.
to depart in a sudden and secret manner.
to renounce or retract.
sparing or moderate in eating and drinking; temperate in diet.
acid in temper.
caustic stinging, or bitter in nature, speech, behavior, etc.
keen insight; shrewdness.
extraordinary in size, amount, extent, etc.
requiring immediate action, urgent.
to stay attached; hold fast.
a heated or angry dispute.
friendship; peaceful harmony.
to walk or go about or around.
of the surrounding area or environment.
being confused, uncertain, indecisive.
a hater of humankind.
a natural or basic dislike.
without skill or aptitude for a particular task or assignment.
the original pattern or model from which all things of the same kind are copied or on which they are based.
a family or society governed by women.
a clever trick.
to make larger; enlarge in size, number, etc.
to envy or resent the pleasure or good fortune of someone.
war-like, inclined to fight.
having a kindly disposition, harmless.
representing two parties.
shortness of time or duration.
repeated or habitual relapse.
the state or quality of being frank, open, or sincere; candid.
to withdraw or disavow, formally retract.
a commandment or direction given as a rule of action or conduct.
courteous and gracious.
a great or complete devastation or destruction.
having a common center, as circle or spheres.
apart or detached from others.
to perceive by the sight or some other sense; see, recognize.
something or someone that is not in its correct time period.
watchful and discreet; cautious.
a roundabout or indirect way of speaking.
penetrating; cutting; biting.
to stir, encourage, or urge on.
a person who lives in seclusion or apart from society.
a loud uproar.
natural or habitual inclination or tendency.
to compel by force, intimidation, or authority.
the rule or power of wealth or of the wealthy.
a steady increase in sound, force, or intensity.
to happen or result as a natural growth.
willingness to believe or trust too readily.
mysterious in meaning; puzzling.
to clear from a charge of guilt or fault.
lying down, reclining, leaning.
going rapidly over something without noticing details.
showing deference, respectful.
a person who gains power and popularity by arousing the emotions, passions, and prejudices of the people.
division into two parts, kinds.
a curse; imprecation.
to think fit or in accordance with one's dignity; condescend.
to scatter or spread widely.
intended for instruction.
a statement that seems self-contradictory or absurd but in reality expresses a possible truth.
sorrowful or mournful.
a short account of a particular incident or event of an interest or amusing nature.
compulsion by threat or force.
any malfunctioning part or element.
any word or phrase applied to a person or thing to describe an actual quality.
to use unclear expressions.
departing from the right, normal, or usual course.
becoming obsolete, passing out of use.
the substitution of a mild, indirect, or vague expression for one thought to be offensive, harsh, or blunt.
to clear, as of an accusation; free from guilt.
irrelevant; not belonging or proper to a thing.
pleasantly easy to approach and talk to.
moving, acting, working with ease.
to grow or produce by multiplication of parts.
great warmth and earnestness of feeling.
deliberate breach of faith or trust; faithlessness.
a destructive fire.
capable of being bent, usually without breaking.
utterly and shamelessly immoral.
unnecessary; being more than sufficient.
a natural liking.
to show or indicate beforehand, prefigure.
lucky; happening by chance.
hard or impossible to manage; stubborn.
economical in use; not wasteful.
gushing with emotion.
a class or category of artistic endeavor.
originating in and characteristic of a particular region or country; native.
to increase in size or intensity; enlarge or extend; to widen in scope.
an ungrateful person.