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an unexpected attack


an overused, unoriginal phrase or saying


exaggerated manliness


unskilled laborer; someone from a lower financial class


commonplace; overused, stale sayings or ideas


activity that releases or expresses creative energy or emotion, usu. anger


to handle a weapon or tool with great skill


a period during which something or somebody is dominant or powerful


the state of being kept down by unjust use of force or authority: "after years of oppression they finally revolted"


an experience that is both happy and sad

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