boldness or determination in facing great danger, esp. in battle
the laying of a claim to something.
a claim or title to something.
to give power or authority to; authorize, esp. by legal or official means
to prick with or as if with a spur or spurs; incite or urge on
an act or instance of condescending.
behavior that is patronizing or condescending.
voluntary assumption of equality with a person regarded as inferior.
the part of a classical entablature between the architrave and the cornice, usually decorated with sculpture in low relief.
causing repugnance; detestable; loathsome
with it all; as well; besides.
in spite of all; nevertheless.
having scruples; having or showing a strict regard for what one considers right; principled.
not within proper or reasonable limits; immoderate; excessive
to permit, approve, or agree; comply or yield
a formal expression of opinion or intention made, usually after voting, by a formal organization, a legislature, a club, or other group.
o work with or at diligently; employ busily; use
a pecuniary burden, encumbrance, tax, or lien; cost; expense; liability to pay
likely to change, esp. due to caprice, irresolution, or instability; casually changeable
to find fault with (a person, group, etc.); blame; censure.
to lead or move by persuasion or influence, as to some action or state of mind
succeeding or future generations collectively
to continue to cause keen irritation or bitter resentment within the mind; fester; be painful.
to attack on all sides; assail; harass