To walk or run in a clumsy and boisterous way. To move heavily, with thudding steps.
To earn, acquire, collect, amass, gather, or accumulate something by effort.
Excessively talkative; using many, many, too many words.
Refined, good-mannered; typical of high social standing. Overdoing the refined behavior considered typical of the upper class.
A movement of hands or arms that accompanies speech, usually for emphasis.
The time of fading light after sunset, just before dark.
To provoke, invite, stimulate, urge, or prod, especially toward a specific action.
The use of dishonest or illegal means to gain money or property, often by someone in a position of power or elected office. Personal profit made in an illicit way because of official standing.
A serious and solemn attitude or way of behaving.
Cunning, deceitful, and treacherous quality or type of behavior. Skill and cleverness used to trick, deceive, or mislead people.