1. Communication of thought by words; talk; conversation: earnest and intelligent discourse.
2. A formal discussion of a subject in speech or writing, as a dissertation, treatise, sermon, etc.
1. A person empowered to decide matters at issue; judge; umpire.
2. A person who has the sole or absolute power of judging or determining.
adjective: Not partial or biased; fair; just
Treating all rivals or disputants equally; fair and just.
Clear (someone) of blame or suspicion.
Show or prove to be right, reasonable, or justified.
Having or showing an excessive willingness to serve or please others.
Of or characteristic of a slave or slaves.
adjective: Characterized by or given to pretentious or conspicuous show in an attempt to impress others
1. Being more than is sufficient or required; excessive.
2. Unnecessary or needless.
1. Given, done, bestowed, or obtained without charge or payment; free; voluntary.
2. Being without apparent reason, cause, or justification
something or someone that is not in its correct historical or chronological time, especially a thing or person that belongs to an earlier time
adjective: Of, pertaining to, or consisting in theory; not practical ( distinguished from applied).
Very attentive to and concerned about accuracy and detail.
Very concerned about matters of cleanliness.
A person highly skilled in music or another artistic pursuit.
A person with a special knowledge of or interest in works of art or curios.
Necessary for or resting on (someone) as a duty or responsibility.
The holder of an office or post.
Adjective: Expressing contempt or disapproval.
Noun: A word expressing contempt or disapproval.
(esp. of a theory or argument) Appearing neat and comprehensive by ignoring the complexities of an issue; superficial.
(of a person) Having a superficial or simplistic knowledge or approach.
Noun: The positioning of things or the condition of being side by side or close together.
A rhetorical or literary figure in which words, grammatical constructions, or concepts are repeated in reverse order, in the same or a modified form; e.g. 'Poetry is the record of the best and happiest moments of the happiest and best minds.'
(of an argument or statement) Seeming reasonable or probable.
(of a person) Skilled at producing persuasive arguments, esp. ones intended to deceive.
The protection granted by a nation to someone who has left their native country as a political refugee.
Shelter or protection from danger.
(esp. of an argument, story, or sentence) Extremely complex and difficult to follow.
Intricately folded, twisted, or coiled.
A confident and forceful statement of fact or belief
The action of stating something or exercising authority confidently and forcefully
A threatened penalty for disobeying a law or rule.
Give official permission or approval for (an action).
Invent or concoct (something), typically with deceitful intent.
Construct or manufacture (something, esp. an industrial product), esp. from prepared components.
Having or showing an ability to accurately assess situations or people and turn this to one's advantage
Having no particular interest or sympathy; unconcerned/
Neither good nor bad; mediocre
Severe or strict in manner, attitude, or appearance
(of living conditions or a way of life) Having no comforts or luxuries; harsh or ascetic.