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a general pardon for an offense against a government, in general, any act of forgiveness or absolution
to whip, punish severly; a cause of affliction or suffering, a source of severe punishment or criticism
to coax, persuade through flattery or artifice; to deceive with soothing thoughts or false promises
a leader who exploits popular prejudices and false claims and promises in order to gain power
a chain or shackle placed on the feet (often used in plural), anything that confines or restrains; to chain or shackle; to render helpless or impotent
one who rebels or rises against authority; rising in revolt, refusing to accept authority; surging or rushing in or on
to increase in greatness, power, or wealth, to build up or intensify; to make appear greater
shapeless, without definite form; of no particular type or character; without organization, unity, or cohesion
to find out by reasoning; to arrive at a conclusion on the basis of thought; to hint, suggest, imply
relating to, characteristic of, or situated on an island; narrow or isolated in outlook or experience
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