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: illustrious, grand
a : excellent <a "" opportunity>
b : being out of the ordinary : singular
a right or immunity granted as a peculiar benefit, advantage, or favor : prerogative; especially : such a right or immunity attached specifically to a position or an office
: having the character of a mode of satirical wit depending for its effect on bitter, caustic, and often ironic language that is usually directed against an individual<"" criticism>
: given to the use of ""m: caustic
a sudden access of usually disturbing emotion (as doubt or fear)
: a feeling of uneasiness about a point especially of conscience or propriety
an ancient Roman platform for public orators
b : a stage for public speaking
c : a raised platform on a stage
a sexual perversion in which gratification is obtained by the infliction of physical or mental pain on others (as on a love object) — compare masochism
a : delight in cruelty
b : excessive cruelty
: an artificially high voice; especially : an artificially produced singing voice that overlaps and extends above the range of the full voice especially of a tenor
person who does a perversion in which sexual gratification is obtained from the indecent exposure of one's genitals (as to a stranger)
* the act or practice of behaving so as to attract attention to oneself
to free from combination ;
to set at liberty : free; specifically : to free (as a country) from domination by a foreign power
a person extremely devoted to a pursuit or study : fanatic <a golf "">
: addict <a dope "">
: wizard <a ""at mathematics>
uttered or sounded in one unvarying tone : marked by a sameness of pitch and intensity
: tediously uniform or unvarying
to treat by means of a method of analyzing psychic phenomena and treating emotional disorders that involves treatment sessions during which the patient is encouraged to talk freely about personal experiences and especially about early childhood and dreams
marked by eminence, distinction, or excellence
: befitting an eminent person <a "" setting>
characterized by extreme uneasiness of mind or brooding fear about some contingency : worried
different from the usual or normal:
a : special, particular
b : odd, curious
c : eccentric, queer
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