a concise statement, often offering advice; an adage. Used to deliver a message. Never judge a man before you walk a mile in his shoes
the emotional atmosphere of a work: to set a precedent: The moods evoked by the more popular short stories of Edgar Allen Poe, for example, tend to be gloomy, horrific, and desperate.
the mistaken substitution of one word for another word that sounds similar. The doctor wrote a subscription.
a standard theme, element, or dramatic situation that recurs in various works or throughout a specific work.
having no inherent power of action, motion, or resistance
unyielding; unalterable: inexorable truth; inexorable justice.
incapable of being investigated
without distinctive, interesting, or stimulating qualities
resolutely fearless; dauntless
easily provoked to anger; very irritable
effected with or colored by
easy and sprightly in manner or bearing
to cast (goods) overboard in order to lighten a vessel or aircraft or to improve its stability in an emergency.
those willing to risk war for national glory
given to or characterized by joking; jesting; humorous; playful
any large, overpowering, destructive force or object, as war, a giant battleship, or a powerful football team.
present but not visible, apparent, or actualized; existing as potential
deserving praise; praiseworthy; commendable
the quality or state of being drowsy and dull, listless and unenergetic, or indifferent and lazy; apathetic or sluggish inactivity.