Fitting the occasion; suitable or apt.
Controlling influence; domination.
To analyze and determine the nature, value, or importance of.
To declare positively; to state as the truth.
To admit to be true, often reluctantly.
To grant or let have.
An unproven principle or belief held to be true.
Overly positive and assertive about something that cannot be proved.
To put an idea into a form that can be seen.
To make part of a system; incorporate.
To make known; disclose.
The art of public speaking.
To cause to reproduce.
To foster the spread of.
Someone who proposes or supports an idea; an advocate.
Not yet fully developed.
A visit or temporary stay.
To stay for a while.
Making one's feelings known in a loud way.
Expressing love or the state of being in love.
To present or speak of as unimportant or of little value.
To blame or find fault with.
A severe criticism or harsh judgment.
To consider; to believe.
To make known something secret; to reveal.
Exceeding normal bounds; greater or more than seems reasonable.
To argue earnestly in an attempt to dissuade or show strong disapproval.
Having great or significant consequences.
An ungrateful person.
An order or command.
A court order prohibiting someone from doing something.
Close to death; in a dying state.
A theme or idea in a work of art or literature that is developed or repeated.
A figure or design repeated in the decoration of something, such as a building or textile.
To support by giving financial aid.
A grant of money, often provided by a government to a group or individual.
Extravagantly splendid or costly; luxurious.
Characterized by a ready flow of words; talkative.
Clever at dealing with difficult situations; adept; skillful.
To insult or to offend deliberately.
A deliberate insult or offensive act.
An activity pursued for pleasure; a hobby.
A prolonged, impassioned struggle for what is believed to be a just cause.
To engage in such a struggle.
Supplying a final answer; conclusive.
Having or demonstrating extensive knowledge; learned.
To install in office, sometimes with a formal ceremony.
To admit to a society or to military service.
To fall or slip from a certain level of conduct or accomplishment.
To come to an end; to expire.
A minor mistake; a slip.
A pause or interval.
Ready to fight, especially for a cause.
One who is ready to fight for a cause.
A social outcast.
A person who shows remarkable talent at an early age.
An amazing or extraordinary thing or event.
One whose training or career is helped along by another.
Rough and unpleasant to the ear.
Boisterous and disorderly.
Expressed without words; implied.
The power to attract or charm.
The ancient world, especially before the Middle Ages.
The quality of great age.
Valuable objects from ancient times.
To estimate the value of.
To form a judgment of; to evaluate.
To cling to or be faithful to.
To split with force or a sharp instrument.
To make or become less in value.
To represent as of little value; to belittle.
Any of the many small, flat surfaces on a precious stone made by cutting.
One of many sides or aspects of something.
An exact copy.
Incapable of being penetrated.
Not affected or disturbed by.
Hard to describe because of a lack of distinctive qualities or features.
A state of being in doubt about what to do.
To lie at rest.
To place (power, etc.) in some person or group.
A state of rest or relaxation.
To flash or sparkle.
To be lively and witty.
To examine with great care.
Not naturally produced; made by artificial processes.
To change the form or appearance of.
To cut off a body part, especially by surgery.
A natural talent.
One who benefits or gains an advantage from something.
A welcome gift or blessing.
To feel or express sorrow or compassion for; to sympathize.
To collect or gather; to acquire or obtain.
Without payment; free of charge.
To make helpless or incapable.
The beginning of an action or process.
Generous, unselfish, or forgiving.
Quality of being above meanness or spite; generosity of spirit enabling one to bear trouble calmly.
A very large number.
Capable of being done; feasible.
To pay or reward.
To ask for in a formal way.
Used so much that it is no longer fresh or new.