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amusing in an odd way; whimsically humorous
indifferent to or bored with life
having or showing excessive or offensive sexual desire
Made in imitation; artificial, especially of a poor quality
eloquent without understanding; superficial; persuasive
words or inflections from one language introduced into the context of another.
characterized by sickly sentimentality
lacking purpose, spirit, skill, strength or worth
exceedingly idealistic; unrealistic and impractical
indecent; lewd; obscene
a person who remains aloof or independent, especially from party politics.
a sudden, almost overwhelming, outpouring
a tract of low, soft, wet ground.
satisfaction or pleasure felt at someone else's misfortune.
a feeling of melancholy and world-weariness.
the spirit of the time; general trend of thought or feeling characteristic of a particular period of time.
a unified whole
the contrived schemes of a group of persons secretly united in a plot; a group engaged in such schemes
a custom, principle, or belief distinguishing a particular class or group of people, especially a long-standing one regarded as outmoded or no longer important
a huge, powerful, and overwhelming force or institution
a person who deceives others, especially in order to trick them out of their money; a charlatan
a Roman Catholic cleric's skullcap
a region whose inhabitants have cultural, historical or ethnic ties to another state
something given as a bonus or extra gift.
a person who betrays his or her own country by aiding an invading enemy, often serving later in a puppet government
anyone who opposes the introduction of technological change
anything that impedes growth or development or spoils any other aspect of life
One who irritates others with criticism, schemes, ideas or requests
political propaganda delivered through 14 art, music, drama, or literature
a bad-tempered, difficult, cantankerous person.
underhanded or unscrupulous behavior; trickery
a person who lacks a particular skill or knowledge of a subject
a cat, especially one that does not have a pedigree or is otherwise unremarkable
something unusually large, heavy, etc.
a person who poses as a customer in order to decoy others into participating, as at a gambling house, auction, confidence game, etc.
unmitigated effrontery or impudence; gall.
a decent, upright, mature, and responsible person.
a new word that is blended together from parts of existing words
an advocate for the restoration or annexation of territory formerly belonging to a another state
to extract information gradually or from various sources
change course by swinging a fore-and-aft sail across a following wind
to surround with military forces.
to drink a beverage, especially an intoxicating one, copiously and with hearty enjoyment.
to abstain or keep away from
to caress, fondle, or pet amorously; To persuade with flattery or promises
to prevent or hinder the progress of
to employ endearments or flattery to persuade someone to do something or give one something
to transform, especially in a surprising or magical manner
to avoid or neglect (a duty or responsibility); one who shirks
excessive patriotism or bellicose nationalism, especially with regards to foreign policy
a theatrical work that encompasses music and visual arts
unscrupulous behavior; trickery
a lengthy and complicated procedure