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a person who revolts against civil authority or an established government; especially : a rebel not recognized as a belligerent


the use of ridicule or scorn to show contempt


astonish, astound


an elongated and usually open and mobile column or band (as of smoke, exhaust gases, or blowing snow)


a narrow shelf, path, or ledge typically at the top or bottom of a slope


to choose by or as if by divine election; to apply oil to (as a sacred rite esp. for consecration)


extremely violent: furious; going to extreme lengths in expressing or pursuing a feeling, interest, or opinion; infected with rabies (extremist, fanatic, revolutionary, radical)


exposure to the risk of being injured, destroyed, or lost: danger


the principal policy-making and executive committee of a Communist party


basic, fundamental; very foundation or source, basic level of society or an organization


to lay out money: expend

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