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harsh or discorded sound; harshness in the sound of words or phrases


passing from one topic to another, ranging over a wide field, digressive, rambling;; utilizing, marked by, or based on analytical reasoning-contrasted with intuitive


done, made, or gotten by stealth;; acting with or marked by stealth


present at all seasons of the year; continuing to live from year to year; constant, perpetual, recurrent


a procession of riders or carriages, a procession of vehicles or ships;; a dramatic sequence or processions, series


having a circular or winding course;; not being forthright or direct in language or action


use of a mild, neutral, evasive, or vague term in place of one considered taboo, offensive, blunt, or unpleasant


easily accomplished, handled, or attained;; ready, fluent


an arbitrary or authoritative command or order;; formal or official authorization or sanction


lacking proper respect or seriousness


connection, link;; a connected group or series;; center, focus


a confused struggle; especially a hand-to-hand fight among several people

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