A collection of various writings, such as songs, stories, or poems.
A conclusion based on guesswork or insufficient evidence
A person's usual mood; temperament.
to enclose or encircle.
To free from a difficult or tangled situation.
Voluntary and unplanned.
Commonly occurring; widely accepted or practiced.
a small bar on which something turns
to make less extreme
To introduce gradually in order to establish securely.
Cunning or deceit in dealing with others; trickery.
One step in the line of descent of a family.