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(v.) gather in a mass, sum, or whole
adj. amounting to a whole; total
(n.) collective mass or sum
(v.) give or assign a share of money or time to a particular person or cause; confiscate
(v.) to make easier or milder, relieve; to quiet, calm; to put an end to, appease, satisfy, quench
(adj.) of a stern or strict bearing or demeanor
Ex. forbidding in aspect; "an austere expression"; "a stern face"
(adj.) determined by chance or impulse or whim rather than by necessity or reason; fickle
(adj.) inclined or showing an inclination to dispute or disagree, even to engage in law suits; quarrelsome
(v.) to portray, sketch, or describe in accurate and vivid detail; to represent pictorially
(n.) (linguistics) a word that is derived from another word
something derived; unoriginal
v. obtained from another source
(v.) to spread or scatter freely or widely
(adj.) wordy, long-winded, or unfocused; scattered or widely spread
(v.) to throw doubt upon, cause to be distrusted; to damage in reputation
(n.) a loss or lack of belief, confidence, or reputation
(v.) cause to become widely known
Ex. "spread information"; "circulate a rumor"; "broadcast the news"
(adj.) unable to compromise about points of doctrine; dogmatic; unyielding; marked by inflexible attachment to a doctrine without regard to its practical difficulties
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