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a change of circumstances or fortune, typically one that is unwelcome or unpleasant (10)
pleasant because of a personality, qualities, or interests that are similar to one's own (43)
a person's facial features or expression, esp. when regarded as indicative of character or ethnic origin (45)
a person without a settled home or regular work who wanders from place to place and lives by begging (45)
a failure to observe standards or show due honesty or modesty; improper language, behavior, or character (46)
the opinion generally held of someone or something; the state of being generally regarded in a particular way; reputation (47)
relating to or denoting laws that limit private expenditure on food and personal items; consumption (49)
a wooden framework with holes for the head and hands, in which an offender was imprisoned and exposed to public abuse (51)
a summary of the principles of Christian religion in the form of questions and answers, used for the instruction of Christians (102)
a simple story used to illustrate a moral or spiritual lesson, as told by Jesus in the Gospels (110)
make (a disease or its symptoms) less severe or unpleasant without removing the cause (131)
something regarded as enveloping a situation with an air of gloom, heaviness, or fear, esp. a dark cloud (141)
represent (something, esp. something undesirable) as being done, caused, or possessed by someone; attribute (149)
making or spreading scandalous claims about someone with the intention of damaging their reputation (151)
approach and address (someone) boldly or aggressively, with hostility or harmful intent (155)
a person or thing that is mysterious, puzzling, or difficult to understand; riddle or paradox (176)
a person's look or manner, esp. one of a particular kind indicating their character or mood (224)
a feeling of doubt or hesitation with regard to the morality or propriety of a course of action; qualm (229)
the supposed practice of communicating with the dead, esp. in order to predict the future; witchcraft, sorcery (237)
a sign or warning that something, esp. something momentous or calamitous, is likely to happen (255)
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