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the suggested, or implied, meaning of a word, not its strict literal meaning; an idea or feeling associated with a word
to drink; to drink in or absorb; to take in with the mind and keep (as in ideas or principles)
a prod for driving cattle; anything that drives or urges; an irritating stimulus; to prod into action; to urge on
not committing to any one position or course of action; not revealing one's purpose or position
impractically idealistic; marked by a romantic notion of noble or chivalric ideas and deeds
a person with extraordinary talents, especially a highly gifted child; an act or thing that causes amazement; a marvel
a mark of shame; a stain; in botany, the portion of a flowers pistol on which pollen is deposited for germination
a person suffering from abnormal anxiety about his or her health; one who imagines he or she is sick or has symptoms of a disease
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