a hidden storage space (for money or provisions or weapons)
to persuade by using flattery or deceit
a whim; a sudden change of mind
impulsive and unpredictable
peevish; disposed to find fault or raise objections.
pitching dangerously to one side
a sudden downpour (as of tears or sparks etc) likened to a rain shower
an evasion of the point of an argument by raising irrelevant distinctions or objections
to criticize harshly
a red the color of ripe cherries
the use of trickery to deceive someone (usually to extract money from them)
limit; confine; draw a line around
showing watchfulness, caution, or careful consideration.
foreseeing the future
change from a liquid to a thickened or solid state
to stick together.
attractive; agreeable; having a pleasing appearance
spacious and comfortable
self-satisfied, overly pleased with oneself, contented to a fault
required by rule
reconciling, soothing, comforting, mollifying
to agree; coincide
educated guess; based on guesswork
to preserve; to keep from being damaged
struggle, compete, assert earnestly
plentiful; having a large quantity
to fondle or pamper
shy; modest (esp of a girl)
coarse or thick in nature or structure, as opposed to thin or fine.
having a hardened crust as a covering
of an obscure nature
deserving blame; blameworthy
clever in deceiving; sly
a steady flow
hasty and without attention to detail
exhibiting moral skepticism.
the wife or widow of a czar