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1. ceremony by which one is made a member; initiation 2. reasoning from the particular to the general
(literally, "lead along" as a spectacle to bring into disgrace); malign; slander; vilify; calumniate
1. rate at which a road, railroad track, temperature, voltage, etc., rises or falls ("steps" up or down) 2. slope; inclination
(literally, "hundred-legged" creature); wormlike animal with one pair of legs on most of its segments
1. facilitate (literally, "extricate someone caught by the foot") 2. accelerate or speed up
(literally, "thousand-legged" creature); wormlike animal with two pairs of legs on most of its segments
1. not capable of being perceived by the sense of touch 2. hard to grasp or define exactly
sensitive mental perception of what is appropriate on a given occasion (literally, "sense of touch")
feeling of repugnance toward something with a desire to turn away from it; strong dislike; antipathy
transform (e.g., "turn" from one belief to another, one currency into another--as dollars into euros, or one physical state to another--as a liquid to a solid)
someone "turned outward" (e.g., social, outgoing, gregarious, focused on outside matters rather than on inner concerns)
someone "turned inward" (e.g., shy, diffident, focused on one's own thoughts and feelings rather than on outside matters
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