(Yiddish) unbelievable gall; nerve, audacity
metal spikes worn on the bottom of mountaineering boots, usually having twelve points that dig into the ice for traction
a constantly changing medley of real or imagined images (as in a dream)
distorted and unnatural in shape or size
having to do with the mass of air that surrounds the Earth
a line that when crossed permits of no return and typically results in irrevocable commitment
The highest point in North America at 20,320 feet is in Alaska. Known to most American's as Mt. McKinley.
the entire range of skills or aptitudes or devices used in a particular field or occupation
quality of quickly recovering the original shape
concerned with principles of right and wrong or conforming to standards of behavior and character based on those principles
one person has all the power
cartilage, especially when present in meat
sudden, very steep
a downward slope or bend
causing harm in a sneaky way; intended to trap
a short passage added at the end of a literary work
deviating from the general or common order or type
a system of managing government through departments run by appointed officials
biome in which the winters are cold but summers are mild enough to allow the ground to thaw
very thin especially from disease or hunger or cold; unnaturally thin
involuntary muscular contractions
to bring or to come to an end
inspiring awe; lifted up or set high
a feeling of great (usually exaggerated) elation
beyond and outside the ordinary range of human experience or understanding
clearness; free from obscurity
a state of being carried away by overwhelming emotion
psychological suffering; extreme physicall pain
not dangerous to health; harmless
eliminate from the body
separated from or unfrequented by others
within the realm of credibility; a possibility of truth
barely adequate; a small amount
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