(adj.) Overly submissive and eager to please; attempting to win favor from influential people by flattery
(adj.) stubborn, unyielding; hardhearted; intractable.
Unmoved by persuasion, pity, or tender feelings; stubborn; unyielding
(adj.) wishing or appearing to wish evil to others; having or exhibiting ill will; wishing harm to others; malicious
(adj.) emitting or reflecting light, glowing; illuminating; characterized by brightness and the emission of light
(adj.) deceptive, apparently good or valid but lacking real merit; plausible but false.
Seeming to be truthful on the surface, but actually false
(n.) a long, angry speech, usually very critical; a long and extremely critical speech; a harsh denunciation
(adj.) thin, slender, not dense; lacking clarity or sharpness; of slight importance or significance; lacking a sound basis, poorly supported.
Having little substance or strength; flimsy; weak
(n.) a writ issued by court authority to compel the attendance of a witness at a judicial proceeding
(adj.) not genuine, not true, not valid.
Lacking authenticity or validity; false; counterfeit
(v.) to corrupt, make worse by the addition of something of lesser value; make impure or of poorer quality by adding inferior or tainted(contaminated) substances
(adj.) very abundant; given or flowing freely.
Spending or giving freely and in large amount, often to excess
(adj.) wastefully extravagant; lavishly or generously abundant; recklessly wasteful; profuse
(adj.) marked by stubborn resistance to and defiant of authority or guidance; obstinately defiant of authority; difficult to manage
(adj.) bitter, deep-seated ill will, hostility; characterized by bitter, long-lasting resentment
(n.) study of the technique and rules for using language effectively (especially in public speaking).
The art of presenting ideas in a clear, effective, and persuasive manner
(adj.) in an initial stage; not fully formed.
Just beginning; not fully shaped or formed; rudimentary
(n.) an ethical system that evaluates the pursuit of pleasure as the highest good.
Pursuit of pleasure, especially of the senses