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the overhang of a building
the audacity, the gall, the courage
a coin worth less value, originally equal to six pennies.
nearness of any noun (object, feeling, etc.)
a coin worth more in old England, one English pound.
general noise and interference
Copper's nark (13)
a police officer of the old English days
to settle down, to quiet.
to think with a dark expression
a glum mood, an unhappy attitude.
Plainclothes copper (16)
a copper's nark spy, dressed in plain clothes (undercover).
to murmur to oneself, or to another.
peevish or cranky.
generally means the curbstone (end of the sidewalk), but in context means street-slang or colloquial English.
the complete and utter, or 100%.
the quality of lying or telling untruths.
going through the motions of religion but not believing, self-righteous.
An instrument from the olden days, used to reproduce sounds and noises recorded on disks.
An instrument used to examine the interior of a larynx.
The area in front of a fireplace, usually stone or concrete.
Rotund or stout.
vehemence or passion (not necessarily in a romantic way).
the quality of being peevish or of ill-mannered attitude.
empty or not filled.
filled with hatred.
an aspect that invokes pity and sympathy in one.
in a firm, abrupt manner.
imperiously, or dictatorially.
a small wind coming from a westward direction
friendly, or harmoniously.
a nobleman owning land, ranking below a duke.
politely asking or suggesting in the opposite school of thought
not shy or guilty in the least
showing or expressing respect due to superiority
devoid of emotion
to invoke a strong emotion in (to spite, perhaps)
eludingly, to avoid
musical notation used to express loud notes or pitches
a type of printed fabric, originating in India.
Estheticism (54) (also aestheticism)
the principles from which basic beauty values are derived from;
having the attitude of one who is distrustful of human tendencies or contemptuous;
of being a male teacher, showing the use of knowledge; ostentatiously (showy) learned
obsessively or overly in love, foolishly in love;
a type of day bed, or a large couch without a headrest and armrests;
to free or detangle with difficulty;
bad wishes, curses;
a contagious, febrile disease inflaming the heart and nervous system;
troubled or distressed, showing signs of grief;
friendly; to do with marriage;
incapable of being mistaken;
a lack of color, especially in the face.
in a state of depression or to dwell in a depression.
a flyer intended for mass distribution;
to stuff to the fullest capacity;
the fearsome rage of one, used as a noun;
overstepping one's boundaries, as in arrogantly or with gall; taking liberties.
the act of submitting or humbling to a separate entity (of higher power);
to remind of something forgotten;
to twist and distort, often used in context of pain;
in a manner that shows finality or a decision;
Dudgeon (80) hint* go to the 2nd definition
a state of indignation or anger;
the opposite of famous, known for a bad reputation;
in the magnificent extreme, lavish;
approaching in an anger manner
forcefully and angrily
to reject something
suggesting a lofty and confident manner
speaking in a jeering manner
contemptuous, cocky boldness