Undergoing decomposition of animal or vegetable matter accompanied by fetid odors.
A heap of combustibles arranged for burning a dead body.
An insane propensity to set things on fire.
Pertaining to fireworks or their manufacture.
A vessel or casket, usually of precious metal, in which the host is preserved.
To divide into quarters.
To multiply by four.
A requisite for an employment, position, right, or privilege.
To endow or furnish with requisite ability, character, knowledge, skill, or possessions.
A fit of nausea.
A puzzling predicament.
The enforced isolation of any person or place infected with contagious disease.
One of four equal parts into which anything is or may be divided.
Occurring or made at intervals of three months.
A composition for four voices or four instruments.
An eight-page newspaper of any size.
A wharf or artificial landing-place on the shore of a harbor or projecting into it.
To make inquiry.
A file of persons waiting in order of their arrival, as for admittance.
An utterly trivial distinction or objection.
Being in a state of repose or inaction.
Making no noise.
A silencing, suppressing, or ending.
The most essential part of anything.
Musical composition arranged for five voices or instruments.
Chivalrous or romantic to a ridiculous or extravagant degree.
Affected with rabies or hydrophobia.
Exciting or exhilarating to the mind.
Brilliant or sparkling luster.
To extend in all directions, as from a source or focus.
One who holds extreme views or advocates extreme measures.
That from or on which something is developed.
To divide or subdivide into branches or subdivisions.
Growing, climbing, or running without check or restraint.
A bulwark or construction to oppose assault or hostile entry.
To produce irritation or festering.
Disposed to seize by violence or by unlawful or greedy methods.
Having great speed.
The act of seizing and carrying off property by superior force, as in war.
Seizing and devouring living prey.