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A triangular, usually ornamental architectural section, as one above an arched door or window.
Possessing or displaying careful, meticulous attention to detail.
Difficult to please; exacting.
Excessively scrupulous or sensitive, especially in matters of taste or propriety. meticulous.
Weakened, worn out, impaired, or broken down by old age, illness, or hard use. See Synonyms at weak.
A rail and the row of balusters or posts that support it, as along the front of a gallery.
An often bright-green cotton or woolen material napped to imitate felt and used chiefly as a cover for gaming tables.
A current, as of water or air, moving contrary to the direction of the main current, especially in a circular motion.
A small entrance hall or passage between the outer door and the interior of a house or building.
The act of damning or the condition of being damned.
(Used to express anger or annoyance.)
Unclear, wordy jargon; abstract and circumlocutory language that is intentionally hard to understand
Deprived of or lacking something needed, wanted, or expected
Deprived of a loved one, bereaved
Stubbornly resisting control, unruly, defiant, disorderly, intractable, recalcitrant.
Loud and unruly, boisterous, clamerous, vociferous
A particular period of time known for its distinctive developments, remarkable characteristics, or noteworthy events
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