a systematic interpretation or explanation (usually written) of a specific topic; an exhibition
marked by harshly abusive criticism
marked by or given to doubt
confidently optimistic and cheerful
in opposition to a civil authority or government
immoderately desirous of acquiring e.g. wealth
harshly ironic or sinister
an abrupt digression or change of course
possessing an attitude of superiority, patronizing
incapable of failure or error
the process of paying close and continuous attention
marked by a narrow focus on or display of learning especially its trivial aspects
full or difficulty or confusion or bewilderment
immoderate indulgence of bodily appetites, lack of restraint
a main branch of a tree
a person chosen to decide a dispute or settle differences, especially one formally empowered to examine the facts and decide the issue.
showing contempt for accepted standards of honesty or morality by one's actions, especially by actions that exploit the scruples of others.
characterized by or given to the expression of opinions very strongly or positively as if they were facts
dull, irksome, and fatiguing work : uninspiring or menial labor
elaborately or excessively decorated
designed or intended to teach
to intimidate or disconcert by a stern manner or arrogant speec
inclined or eager to fight; aggressively hostile; belligerent; pugnacious.