Create an account
to make easier or milder, relieve; to quiet, calm; to put an end to, appease, satisfy, quench
decline, decay, or deterioration' a condition or period of decline or decay; excessive self-indulgence
to plead on behalf of someone else; to serve as a third party or go-between in a disagreement
causing shock, horror, or revulsion; sensational; pale or sallow in color; terrible or passionate in intensity or lack of restraint
pertaining to any outlying area; local; narrow in mind or outlook, countrified in the sense of being limited and backward; of a simple, palin design that originated in the countryside, narrowminded, naive
shade by trees; foilage giving shade; an overshadowing influence or pwer; offence, resentment; a vague suspicion
excessively smooth or smug; trying too hard to give an impression of earnestness, sincerity, or piety; fatty, oily; pliable
pompus or overblown in language; full of high-sounding words intended to conceal a lack of ideas
without experience; immature, not fully developed; lacking sophistication and poise; without feathers
belonging to someone or something by its very nature, essential, inherent; originating in a bodily organ or part; organic
mysterious, magical, supernatural; secret, hidden from view; not detectable by ordinary means
to fall as moisture; to cause or bring about suddenly; to hurl down from a great height; to give distinct form to
strict, severe; rigorously or urgently binding or compelling; sharp or bitter to the taste
the modification of the social patterns, traits, or structures of one group or society by contact with those of another; the resultant blend
Resulting from chance rather than from an ingerent cause of character; accidental, not essential
to steal something that has been given into one's trust; to take improperly for one's own use
Please allow access to your computer’s microphone to use Voice Recording.
Having trouble? Click here for help.
We can’t access your microphone!
Click the icon above to update your browser permissions and try again
Reload the page to try again!Reload
Press Cmd-0 to reset your zoom
Press Ctrl-0 to reset your zoom
It looks like your browser might be zoomed in or out. Your browser needs to be zoomed to a normal size to record audio.
Please upgrade Flash or install Chrome
to use Voice Recording.
For more help, see our troubleshooting page.
Your microphone is muted
For help fixing this issue, see this FAQ.
Star this term
You can study starred terms together