brief, forceful, and meaningful in expression; full of vigor, substance, or meaning; terse; forcible.
to satisfy (any appetite or desire) fully.
a person who seeks to overturn by violence all constituted forms and institutions of society and government, with no purpose of establishing any other system of order in the place of that destroyed.
given to excessive moralizing; self-righteous.
oppressively hot and close or moist; sweltering; characterized by or arousing passion.
to rise above or go beyond; overpass; exceed.
dead and putrefying flesh.
highly offensive, unpleasant, or objectionable.
reverence for God or devout fulfillment of religious obligations.
impious utterance or action concerning God or sacred things.
the act of feeling or expressing sorrow or regret for.
a singer in a company of singers, especially an organized group employed in church service.
a person who is seen as a god, especially the Supreme Being.
respectful submission or yielding to the judgment, opinion, will, etc., of another.
the art or practice of one of a group of ancient Roman officials charged with observing and interpreting omens for guidance in public affairs.
anything perceived or happening that is believed to portend a good or evil event or circumstance in the future; portent.
a terse saying embodying a general truth, or astute observation, as "Power tends to corrupt, and absolute power corrupts absolutely" (Lord Acton).
lacking in freshness or effectiveness because of constant use or excessive repetition; hackneyed; stale.
mild or merciful in disposition or character; lenient; compassionate.
to catch or entangle in or as in a net.
a great misfortune or disaster, as a flood or serious injury.
to yield doubt or apprehension to.
to violate a law, command, moral code, etc.; offend; sin.
a device for joining together a pair of draft animals, especially oxen, usually consisting of a crosspiece with two bow-shaped pieces, each enclosing the head of an animal.
to deprive (a person or persons) of spirit, courage, discipline, etc.; destroy the morale of.