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trickery or deception by quibbling or sophistry: a quibble or subterfuge used to rick, deceive, or evade
a sudden, intuitive perception of or insight into reality or essential meaning of something usually initiated by some simple, homely, or commonplace occurrence or experience
not meant to be taken seriously or literally: amusing; humorous: lacking serious intent; concerned with something nonessential, amusing, or frivolous
composed of parts or elements that are all of the same kind; not heterogeneous: of the same kind or nature; essentially alike
having one's identity concealed, as under an assumed name, esp. to avoid notice or formal attentions
total rejection of established laws and institutions: anarchy, terrorism, or other revolutionary activity: total and absolute destructiveness, esp, toward the world at large and including oneself
characterized by or showing servile complaisance or deference; fawning: servilely compliant or deferential
a set of forms all of which contain a particular element, esp. the set of all inflected forms based on a single stem or theme
the nature of or being characterized by an overhanging or extremely steep mass of rocks, such as a crag, or the face of a cliff
characterized by excessive piousness or moralistic fervor, esp. in an affected manner, excessively smooth, suave, or smug: of the nature of or characteristic of an unguent or ointment; oily; greasy
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