say something in answer to a remark or accusation, typically in a sharp, angry, or wittily incisive manner.
ground or held tightly clamped together, as with the teeth
To curb; restrain; control
moving with or producing or produced by vigorous agitation
A tiny, quick flash of light
add coal or other solid fuel to (a fire, furnace, or boiler).
dark images outlined against a lighter background
(n.) a warning or feeling that something bad will happen; (adj.) marked by fear, ominous
the psychological state of being irritated or annoyed
in a friendly manner
sullenly or silently gloomy; dejected.
having a healthy red color
to spoil, damage, injure
(n.) the floor of a fireplace; the fireside as a symbol of the home and family
fat from the abdomen of a pig that is rendered and clarified for use in cooking.
pass or cause to pass easily or gently through or as if through the air
(n1) a mixture of chalk or lime and water, used for painting houses and walls white (n2) (disapproving) an attempt to hide unpleasant facts about someone or something (v1) to cover something such as a wall with whitewash (v2) (disapproving) to try to hide unpleasant facts about someone or something; to try to make something seem better than it is
unwilling; reluctant; stingy
a look or glance
to stare with an open mouth
a winder around which thread or tape or film or other flexible materials can be wound
to work diligently
moving with great difficulty
an open horse-drawn carriage with four wheels
be indebted or grateful.
dry sticks of wood used to start a fire
A long thin rod that pushed gunpowder down the barrel of a musket., rigidly straight