(n.) the strength needed to keep going or overcome physical or mental strain; staying power
avoid or try to avoid fulfilling, answering, or performing (duties, questions, or issues)
N: imperfect, incomplete, slight, superficial; SYN: scrappy, shallow, skimpy; ANT; perfected with no mistakes; SEN: McDonalds' meals are always so gross and _____!
A ruler or person who has complete power and uses it in cruel or unjust ways.
(v.) to avoid or get out of doing work, neglect a duty; to sneak, slink
(adj.) peaceable, friendly
courage and fortitude
v. to rule over arbitrarily or tyrannically
(adj.) earthly, worldly, relating to practical and material affairs; concerned with what is ordinary
your usual mood
v. To make into law, as by legislative act.
the pointed top of something; mountain top
refuse to accept
institute, enact, or establish
(adj.) not strict, careless; lacking discipline; not tense, relaxed
the sill of a doorway; a house's or building's entrance; any point of beginning or entering
(v.) To look down on with scorn; to mock or insult by words or manner. (n.) A scornful look; a mocking or insulting remark.
Characterized by strictness, severity, or harshness, as in dealing with people, rules, or discipline; severely exact or accurate; precise
the customary code of polite behavior in society or among members of a particular profession or group
to fight or quarrel over something silly
(n.) someone or something that is abandoned or neglected; (adj.) left abandoned; neglectful of duty
n. a slip in manners or conduct; a social blunder
to laugh in a half-suppressed way, a disrespectful laugh, laugh quietly
having a gaunt, wasted, or exhausted appearance, as from prolonged suffering, exertion, or anxiety; worn
(v.) to quarrel or argue in a noisy, angry way; to obtain by argument; to herd; (n.) a noisy quarrel