adj. 1. Having a strong desire for, to the point of greed. 2. Eager; enthusiastic.
adj. Abrupt in manner or speech; gruff.
n. The quality or state of being brusque.
adj. Short and to the point.
v. To cause a lowering of self-esteem; to lower in reputation or character.
adj. Deserving contempt or scorn.
v. To try to equal; to imitate.
v. 1. To call forth; to produce. 2. To bring to mind, often by suggestion.
adj. Creating something again, especially through the imagination.
adj. Very painful.
v. 1. To install in office with a formal ceremony. 2. To begin officially or mark the opening of.
n. The act of installing in office.
v. To spread throughout.
adj. Spreading throughout.
n. An owner of a store or other business.
n. A fictitious name used by an author; a pen name.
v. To reject bluntly. To drive back.
n. 1. A blunt rejection. 2. An abrupt setback in progress.
adj. 1. Capable of recovering quickly from misfortune. 2. Returning quickly to an original shape or condition.
n. 1. The ability to recover. 2. The ability to spring back.
adj. 1. Chaotic; unruly. 2. Stormy; tempestuous.
n. 1. Great disturbance or agitation. 2. Rapid changes in wind speed and direction in the atmosphere.