Having the nature of a command in that it does not allow discussion, contradiction, or refusal. Determined, resolute. Offensively dictatorial
To lie deliberately while under oath to tell the truth
To spread through; to penetrate
Highly injurious or harmful
To continue steadfastly despite obstacles or discouragement
An intense irrational fear of something; any strong aversion
The use of another person's writings or ideas as one's own without acknowledging their source.
Sorowful or melancholy; mournful
Superabundance or excess
Keenly touching or moving
dangerously insecure, unstable, or uncertain
Developing unusally early
Preying on, plundering, or piratical
An introductory piece of music; anything that precedes or introduces somethin else.
A statement upon which an argument is based or from which a conclusion is drawn. To state or assume as the basis for something else; to offer in advance as an explanation of, or introduction to, something else