(n) something done only for show or ceremony
n. A brief explanation or address to the reader, at the beginning of a book.
(adj.) in an unhealthy mental state, extremely gloomy; caused by or related to disease, unwholesome
a feeling of thankfulness and appreciation
Distributing; dealing out in portions.
intelligence, keen wit, cleverness
a hope or ambition of achieving something
lasting an indefinitely long time
remorse for sins or faults, remorse for sins or faults