give up, such as power, as of monarchs and emperors, or duties and obligations
a state or condition markedly different from the norm
harsh or corrosive in tone
to accept or consent passively or without objection.
corrupt, debase, or make impure by adding a foreign or inferior substance
to make appear great or greater:praise highly
symbolic representation; an expressive style that uses fictional characters and events to describe some subject by suggestive resemblances
preceeding, previous, before, prior to
strong feeling of hatred, extreme oposition or aversion, revulsion
passionate, enthusiastic, fervent
intensity of passion or affection.
binding; causing contraction (stopping bleeding); harsh or severe; stringent; Ex. astringent criticism
outrageously or wantonly wicked, criminal, vile, or cruel.
to waste away, wither from disuse