agent of retribution, a just punishment
Romantic and idealistic, but impractical
gaudy, cheap, or showy
a bitter verbal attack
pleasant, courteous, lighthearted; smooth and polished in manner and appearance
sad; mournful; inclined to shed many tears
deadly or sinister
secret, concealed; underhanded
good will and warm feelings among friends
a clique; a small group joined in a secret intrigue; a conspiracy
the easing of tensions or strained relations (especially between nations)
(n) the contact or means of communication between groups; someone acting as such a contact; any close relationship; a thickening or binding agent used in cooking
fraud; quack; con man
a zoologist who studies birds
a scientist who studies insects
one who treats ailments by placing pressure on bones and nerves.
very handsome young man
excessive love of one's body or oneself
very difficult; requiring the strength of Hercules
a drunken reveler
Deviating from what is normal or expected
the purging of the emotions or relieving of emotional tensions, esp. through certain kinds of art, as tragedy or music.
below the threshold of conscious perception
a prototype or original model
something located at a time when it could not have existed or occurred
before the war
the art of prophecy; an omen
resemblance to remote ancestors rather than to parents; reversion to an earlier type; throwback; ADJ. atavistic
something causes misery or death
the solemn sound of a bell, often indicating a death
a secret meeting of lovers
first, chief, ancient, ruler of government
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