Faultfinding; severely critical.
To criticize harshly.
A representative sent on a special mission, especially one representing the pope.
To claim that something is true without necessarily having proof; to advance as an argument or excuse.
To banish to a place of exile; to dismiss to an obscure or inferior position.
Inflicting or intending punishment.
Exemption from punishment or penalty, as a result of a particular act.
A legal requirement that someone or something appear in court to give or be evidence.
Impeccable integrity; uprightness.
Praise; commendation; official approval.
A morally decadent person.
An expression of criticism for a fault or misdeed; a scolding.
To clear from blame; to exonerate; to prove to be valid.
A bitter feud, especially one perpetuated by acts of revenge, often between successive generations of two families or clans.
Based on a subjective whim or random choice.
To judge or decide in the manner of an umpire or person granted power to make a decision.
Marked by a strong urging to take some action.
To urge, advise, or admonish vigorously.
Showing good judgment; sensible.
To settle a case by legal means; to act as a judge.
To renounce formally; to recant.
To command or urge solemnly.
1. To cause to happen as if by magic; to produce as if from nothing; to stimulate the imagination (often used with up). 2. To practice legerdemain; to summon a spirit by magic spell.
The intentional giving of false evidence or breaking of an oath, especially in a court of law.
n. A malicious, unprincipled person; a mountebank. adj. Something that separates itself from the community or the normal standard, often with harmful results, used especially with natural phenomena; a renegade.
To abolish or repeal, especially a law.
To take or claim without permission or authority.
A right or privilege belonging to a particular person, office, or group.