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(v.) to pronounce distinctly; to express well in words; to connect by a joint or joints; (adj.) expressed clearly and forcefully; able to employ language clearly and forcefully; jointed
(adj.) developed or created at the very beginning; going back to the most ancient times or earliest stage, fundamental, basic
(n.) language that is too wordy or inflated in proportion to the sense or content, wordiness; a manner of expression
(adj.) straying or wandering from a straight or direct course; done or acting in a shifty or underhanded way
(n.) in chess, an opening move that involves risk or sacrifice of a minor piece in order to gain a later advantage; any opening move of this type
(n.) a legendary bird identified with the kingfisher; (adj.) of or relating to the halcyon; calm, peaceful; happy, golden; prosperous, affluent
(adj.) deliberately setting or causing fires; designed to start fires; tending to stir up strife or rebellion; (n.) one who deliberately sets fires, arsonist; one who causes strife
(n.) a whirlpool of great size and violence; a situation resembling a whirlpool in violence and destruction
(adj.) nearsighted; lacking a broad, realistic view of a situation; lacking foresight or discernment
(adj.) tending to make worse; expressing disapproval or disparagement, derogatory, deprecatory, belittling
(n.)the state of being proper, appropriateness; (pl.) standards of what is proper or socially acceptable
(adj.) asking humbly and earnestly; (n.) one who make a request humbly and earnestly, a petitioner, suitor
(n.) an object that serves as a charm or is believed to confer magical powers, an amulet, fetish
(adj.) able to get and retain ideas or information; concerned with acquiring wealth or property
(adj.) tending to find fault, especially in a petty, nasty, or hairsplitting way; (n.) petty, nagging criticism
(n.)a survey made for military purposes; any kind of preliminary inspection or examination
(v.) to stall or act evasively in order to gain time, avoid a confrontation, or postpone a decision; to compromise
(n.) one who believes that nothnig can be known about god; a skeptic (adj.) without faith, skeptical
(n.) someone or something that is abandoned or neglected; (adj.) left abandoned; neglectful of duty
(n.) the state or quality of being just or fair; something that is fair; the money value of a property above and beyond any mortgage or other claim
(adj.) open to discussion and debate; unresolved; (v.) to bring up for discussion; (n.) a hypothetical law case argued by students
(n.) a grotesque or grossly inferior imitation; a disguise, especially the clothing of the opposite sex; (v.) to ridicule by imitating in a broad or burlesque fashion
(v.) to portray, sketch, or describe in accurate and vivid detail; to represent pictorially
(adj.) earthly, worldly, relating to practical and maternal affairs; concerned with what is ordinary
(n.) a subtle or slight variation (as in color, meaning, quality), delicate gradation or shade of difference
(adj.) according to reputation or general belief; having widespread acceptance and good reputation; (part.) alleged
(n.) the wasting away of a body organ or tissue; any progressive decline or failure; (v.) to waste away
(adj.) complete or perfect in the highest degree; (v.) to bring to a state of completion or perfection
(n.) a prickly or stinging plant; (v.) to arouse displeasure, impatience, or anger; to vex or irritate severly
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