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to increase the severity, bitterness, or violence of (disease, ill feeling, etc.); aggravate
N: a false name used to conceal one's identity; an assumed name ADV: at another time; in another place; in other circumstances; otherwise
ADJ: preceding; prior NOUN: a preceding circumstance, event, object, style, phenomenon, etc.
ADJ: very old, old-fashioned, or out of date; antiquated NOUN: a very old or old-fashioned person or thing
altruistic concern for human welfare and advancement, usually manifested by donations of money, property, or work to needy persons, by endowment of institutions of learning and hospitals, and by generosity to other socially useful purposes
to act or interpose in behalf of someone in difficulty or trouble, as by pleading or petition
NOUN: a person who holds that the existence of the ultimate cause, as God, and the essential nature of things are unknown and unknowable, or that human knowledge is limited to experience ADJ: of or pertaining to agnostics or agnosticism
willing to believe or trust too readily, esp. without proper or adequate evidence; gullible
NOUN: vidence of authority, status, rights, entitlement to privileges, or the like, usually in written form VERB: to grant credentials to, esp. educational and professional ones ADJ: providing the basis for confidence, belief, credit
the statistical data of a population, esp. those showing average age, income, education
NOUN: a person, esp. an orator or political leader, who gains power and popularity by arousing the emotions, passions, and prejudices of the people. VERB: to treat or manipulate (a political issue) in the manner of a demagogue; obscure or distort with emotionalism, prejudice ADJ: to speak or act like a demagogue
ADJ: (of a disease) prevalent throughout an entire country, continent, or the whole world; epidemic over a large area NOUN: a pandemic disease
a feeling of happiness, confidence, or well-being sometimes exaggerated in pathological states as mania
the act of putting to death painlessly or allowing to die, as by withholding extreme medical measures, a person or animal suffering from an incurable, esp. a painful, disease or condition
the substitution of a mild, indirect, or vague expression for one thought to be offensive, harsh, or blunt
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