a spearlike shaft about 8 1/2 ft. (2.7 m) long and usually made of wood, used in throwing for distance
a burial place for the bodies or remains of many individuals, often of a single family, usually in the form of a small building
to make, shape, smooth, etc., with cutting blows
a large mollusk having a bowllike shell bearing a row of respiratory holes, the flesh of which is used for food and the shell for ornament and as a source of mother-of-pearl.
to drive off in various directions; disperse; dissipate
An original model or type after which other similar things are patterned; a prototype
the food of the Greek gods; Today, a fruit dessert made of oranges and shredded coconut and sometimes pineapple.
behaving and acting in a deeply respectful way
shrank back in fear or disgust
a fictitious name used by an author to conceal his or her identity; pen name
concerned with abstract thought or subjects, as existence, causality, or truth or concerned with first principles and ultimate grounds, as being, time, or substance
attempts, efforts or tries
the degree or point at which lines, objects, etc., meet
tendon or tendonous tissue
a station on the line of a public carrier where passengers embark or disembark
mounted projectile-firing guns or missile launchers
to utter the cry of a sheep, goat, or calf or a sound resembling such a cry
those who are followers of a more powerful leader and are in service to that person
the frame, wheels, and machinery of a motor vehicle, on which the body is supported.
felt a strong displeasure at something unfair