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a trinket or piece of jewelry thought to be a protection against evil, ornament worn as a charm against evil spirits, charm; talisman; an object worn believed to protect against evil, bad luck
get rid of (someone who may be a threat) by killing, settle the affairs of by determining the debts and applying the assets to pay them off, convert into cash
marked by lack of definite plan or regularity or purpose, rambling, jumping from one thing to another; disconnected
the floating wreckage of a ship, the part of a ship's equipment or cargo that is thrown overboard to lighten the load in a storm, goods cast overboard to lighten a ship in distress
an energetic style, the property of being able to survive and grow, (biology) a hypothetical force (not physical or chemical) once thought by Henri Bergson to cause the evolution and development of organisms
enthusiastic and assured vigor and liveliness, distinctive and stylish elegance, a feeling of strong eagerness (usually in favor of a person or cause)
an insufficient quantity or number, an acute insufficiency, A lack, scarcity, inadequate supply; a famine
a piece of metal covered by leather with a flexible handle, a person who lacks good judgment, a watery solution of sugars, salts, and minerals that circulates through the vascular system of a plant
showing no care or concern in attitude or action, (often followed by 'to') lacking importance, marked by a lack of interest
an event that is experienced as indicating important things to come, premonitory sign, to indicate beforehand
grow by addition, come into the possession of, to grow or accumulate over time; to happen as a natural result
resembling an oracle in obscurity of thought, not clear to the understanding, mysterious, inexplicable, puzzling
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