constant in application or attention.
offensive or disgusting; also, harmful; unwholesome.
to make used to; also, to take or have effect.
a usually temporary encampment; also, to encamp.
a colleague, comrade, or intimate associate.
in grammar and rhetoric, the separation of the parts of a compound word.
a whispering or rustling sound.
a state of dread or alarm; apprehension.
pertaining to or suggestive of dreams.
a large, powerful whirlpool; also, a violent, disordered, or turbulent state of affairs.
an inferior imitator.
a period of youth or immaturity.
at rest; still; inactive.
awkward; unskillful; inept.
love of or taste for fine objects of art; also, productions of art.
unconventional; eccentric; bizarre.
of or relating to a tailor, tailoring, or clothing.
a blank space; a missing part.
pertaining to or suiting a funeral; gloomy; mournful.
a representation; an insubstantial or vague semblance.
commonly thought or deemed; supposed.
to make faulty or imperfect.
skillful; artistic; ingenious.
a ruler with unlimited authority.
suitable to be eaten.
to scold or rebuke sharply.
a dictionary; also, the vocabulary of a person, group, etc.
originating, existing, or occurring at the same time.
a splendid or impressive array.
going beyond what is required or expected; also, superfluous, unnecessary.
a state of mutual harmony, friendship, and respect.
relating to charity; charitable.
harsh; severe -- especially said of the weather.
secret; also, muddled, disorderly.
sympathetically cheerful and cheering; kindly.
flushed with red; also, excessively ornate.
wise; sage; discerning.
fundamentally different; also, composed of dissimilar elements.
to depart from or evade the truth.
to persuade or obtain by ingenuity or flattery.
a scolding, vicious woman.
to proceed without interruption.
the face; also, appearance; aspect.
mournful; gloomy; dismal.
a space between things or parts.
a fixed idea; an obsession.
sleight of hand.
jumping from subject to subject; erratic; inconsistent.
apparently right but not so in reality.
to insert between; also, to alter or corrupt by insertion.
characterized by a heavy snoring or gasping sound.
a reddish glow seen near sunset or sunrise on the summits of mountains.
inanely foolish; stupid; also, llusory.
a scoundrel, a villain; also, a heretic.
an instant; a moment.
an excessive amount; also, to supply to excess.
food or provisions.
uttering, containing, or characterized by maxims.
insulting or abusive language.
the male head of a household; the father of a family.
land of Nod
to be inherent.
pompous or pretentious speech or writing.
a weak or sickly person.
a leader or leading indicator.
easily done or performed.
merry; joyous; jolly.
to teach and impress by frequent repetition or instruction.
an upstart; one newly risen in class or economic status.
easily angered; also, indicating or expressing anger.
Marked by blithe unconcern; nonchalant.
causing irritation, vexation, or distress.
a small contrasting blotch; also, to mark with spots.
to banish or expel.
the performing of miracles or magic.
expression of praise.
a drunkard; a sot.
an expression of sorrow; also, a complaint.
painful, arduous work; also, agony, anguish.
a cheerful readiness, willingness, or promptness.
in loose disorder; disarranged.
a governmental council or committee, esp. one that rules after a revolution.
an interval of rest or relief.
to entice by flattery.
one who habitually frequents a place.
a victory achieved at great cost.
harsh criticism or disapproval.
a burden, impediment, or hindrance.
large in quantity; also, affording an abundant supply.
to call in question; to make insinuations against.
one who practices extreme self-denial; also, austere, severe.
to make or make appear great or greater.
uniting and blending together different belief systems.
a brawl or dispute.
cessation; stop; end.
a benefit in addition to a salary.
a descendant; an heir.
to convert (someone) to another religion, belief, etc.
a trinket; a knickknack.
artificial; not authentic or genuine.
given to or characterized by joking.
the face or appearance.
a walk taken for one's health.
guardianship; protection; also, instruction.
without means or right to communicate.
a snap; also, a stimulus.
a shifting series or succession of things seen or imagined.
with; along with; combined with.
to express strong disapproval of; also, to flay.
to hide in a sneaking manner.
a short, witty, and instructive saying.
sine qua non
an indispensable thing.
a person with special knowledge.
marked by intensity of emotions or convictions.
an alloy of mercury with other metals; also, a mixture.
one who achieves success or acclaim during youth.
to deceive or obtain by deceit.
impossible to refute.
excessive pride or vain display.
stern or unyielding or gloomy.
equilibrium; also, counterbalance.
a ghostly double.
to contradict; to deny.
to treat with contempt and disregard.
all together; as a whole.
to beg; to sponge.
to stroll; to walk through or over.
in eager desire.
harmless; also, unlikely to offend or provoke.
to throw out of a window.
an occupation, especially in which one excels.
a warning or caution.
aid; help; also, to help or relieve.
to rail (against some person or thing).
indifferent to or unaffected by pleasure or pain; also, one who is stoic.
a flowing or coming together.
serving to encourage or incite.
feebleness of mind due to old age.
an unfounded or false report.
a condition of uneasiness or ill-being.
to show in a clear manner.
to make gestures or motions.
a strict disciplinarian.
exceeding a necessary or usual number.
deus ex machina
an agent who appears unexpectedly to solve an apparently insoluble difficulty.
an awkward, gawky young fellow.
delicious; attractive; luscious.
to smarten up; to spruce.
excessively fond of or submissive to a wife.
to deprive of possession; also, to transfer (property) to oneself.
capable of being bought; also, corruptible.
of or pertaining to marriage.
to dye; to instill profoundly.
steady or sedate in character.
to confound; to perplex; to bewilder.
to outline; also, to foreshadow; also, to suggest; also, to shade.
swollen, bloated; also, bombastic, pompous.
a model of excellence or perfection.
circuit or compass; also, sphere of action or influence.
shamelessly immoral; also, recklessly wasteful.
the act or product of thinking.
round; rounded in figure.
to accept or consent passively or without objection.
to besmear; also, to overdecorate.
an amateur; also, an admirer or lover of the fine arts.
detestable; extremely bad.
a weak-willed, timid, or ineffectual person.
of, pertaining to, or befitting a son or daughter.
a dominant and recurring theme.
one having the power of judging and determining.
a tendency to lapse into a previous condition or pattern of behavior; esp., into prior criminal habits.
incapable of suffering; also, unfeeling or not showing feeling.
obstinate; stubbornly disobedient.
generous giving; also, gifts of money or other valuables.
a large waterfall; also, a downpour, a flood.
spoken low or in an undertone.
a ghost; also, something insubstantial or shadowy.
flat; dull; spiritless.
destructive; especially, mutually destructive; also, relating to conflict within a group.
one who possesses great power or sway.
the essential point or feature.
resembling an uncle, as in kindness or indulgence.
friendship; friendly relations.
a smaller, representative system having analogies to a larger system.
the act or an instance of placing in nearness.
an ideal model or type.
manifesting, expressing, or full of care or concern.
pertaining to or having indigestion; also, irritable or ill-humored.
to darken or obscure.
a scolding, nagging, bad-tempered woman.
coming from the outside; also, not essential; also, irrelevant.
to divide into two branches.
apt or appropriate; also, delightful.
a sign or omen.
inclined to or favoring war or strife.
to insert between; to mix.
extremely observant; watchful.
to feel or express discontent.
clear; also, serene.
an enthusiastic admirer; a fan.
fullness to or beyond the point of satisfaction.
to thrust out; also, to impose on others.
a superficial layer.
a feeling of ill will; also, animating spirit; disposition.
understood or known by only a few.
to go or send to the country.
tending to cause trouble; also, irritable.
to stop the flowing of; to check.
obtained or characterized by stealth; sly; secret; stealthy.
ineffective; also, being at leisure; also, of no use.
beating with a loud or deep sound; also, expressing sadness.
one who is discontented or dissatisfied.
comfort in grief.
gentle or friendly reproof; friendly warning.