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flamboyant confidence of style or manner
a long, mournful complaint or lamentation
A quality of bodies which corrodes or destroys others
Sharpness or acuteness, as of a needle, wit, etc.
an accessory or other item associated with a particular activity or style of living
clever or cunning devices or expedients, especially as used to trick or deceive others
roughness or harshness of surface, sound, climate, condition, manner, or temper
a damaging or derogatory remark or criticism; slander:
a radiance surrounding the head or the whole figure in the representation of a sacred personage.
insatiable greed for riches; inordinate, miserly desire to gain and hoard wealth.
light, playful banter; raillery
flattery that is designed to persuade a listener
an official seal of approval; prestige
a false accusation maliciously intended to destroy someone’s reputation
pricking of conscience or a feeling of regret, especially one which is slight or fleeting
a sudden, alarming amazement or dread that results in utter confusion; dismay.
cohabitation of a man and woman without legal or formal marriage.
appearance, especially the look or expression of the face: a sad countenance.
action counter to something; violation or opposition.
sincere penitence or remorse.
the act or art of declaiming.
an inhabitant; resident.
the state of being disconcerted; confusion; embarrassment.
the state of being dressed in a careless, disheveled, or disorderly style or manner
a relaxing of tension, especially between nations, as by negotiations or agreements.
Payment for an office or employment; compensation for a job, which is usually monetary.
the state of being calm, stable and composed, especially under stress
a sudden sensation of excitement or emotion; thrill:
Great dishonor, shame, or humiliation.
the quality or state of being unhappy
an innocent or unsophisticated young woman, especially in a play or film.
gross injustice or wickedness
the quality of acting quickly, without forethought
the performance by a public official of an act that is legally unjustified, harmful, or contrary to law
a magical word or phrase uttered with the intention of bringing about evil or destruction; a curse.
an expression of a general truth or principle, especially an aphoristic or sententious one
each of two parts into which a thing is or can be divided; a half
a formal gathering of troops, especially for inspection, display, or exercise.
disgrace incurred by conduct considered outrageously shameful
pretentious or conspicuous show, as of wealth or importance
the place of origin or earliest known history of something
A putting off of that which was appointed
a heading on a document; a statement of purpose or function; category
The quality of being sagacious
composure or coolness, sometimes excessive, as shown in danger or under trying circumstances.
offense or annoyance
Regular change or succession from one thing to another
the faculty or power of using one's will
A man of elevated rank or station
a person who asks or begs for something earnestly or humbly
the countries of the West, especially Europe and the Americas
a volume containing several novels or other items previously published separately
a state of eternal punishment and damnation; hell
a wooden framework with holes for the head and hands, in which an offender was imprisoned and exposed to public abuse.
the direct vote of all the members of an electorate on an important public question such as a change in the constitution.
(especially in international relations) an establishment or resumption of harmonious relations
An apartment in a church where the sacred utensils, vestments, etc., are kept
refusal to change one's views or to agree about something
a person who takes up an art, activity, or subject merely for amusement; dabbler.
gradually reducing in force or loudness; decrescendo (opposed to crescendo).
a structure consisting of a roof supported by columns or piers, usually attached to a building as a porch.
A complicated situation; an entanglement.
a fine point, particular, or detail, as of conduct, ceremony, or procedure.
A person whose employment is to write what another dictates, or to copy what another has written.
The act of abrogating
The act of wandering
The act of washing or cleansing
The accidents, of inflections of words
Description or comparative study of the customs of savage or uncivilized tribes.
A cheerful readiness, willingness, or promptitude
The repetition of the same letter at the beginning of two or more words immediately succeeding each other, or at short intervals
ambivalence, especially when acted out; a tendency to contradictory behavior arising from conflicting impulses.
the scope, extent, or bounds of something
juxtaposition; a relationship between two or more words or phrases in which the two units are grammatically parallel and have the same referent
A metrical break in a verse, occurring in the middle of a foot and commonly near the middle of the verse
the state or quality of being frank, open, and sincere in speech or expression; candidness
one of the nonmetrical hymns or chants, chiefly from the Bible, used in church services.
the fact or process of being brought to an end
a place for depositing the ashes of the dead after cremation.
a roundabout or indirect way of speaking; the use of more words than necessary to express an idea.
the act of setting or placing together, especially side by side.
the quality or relation of being concurrent.
sexual desire; lust.
a destructive fire, usually an extensive one.
stubborn perverseness or rebelliousness; willful and obstinate resistance or disobedience to authority.
willful neglect of one's duty; the act of abandoning something, or the state of being abandoned
something wanted or needed.
a state of low spirits caused by loss of hope or courage
waste or debris of any kind
the quality or state of being timid or shy.
An authoritative command or order
lack of seriousness; lightheartedness
the harmonious arrangement of the different parts of something
an urgent need or demand
A person employed to do all kinds of work or business.
the support on which a lever turns in moving a body.
the act cursing or invoking evil against someone
lack of harmony or suitability
concluding a general principle from particular instances
a judicial order to do or refrain from something.
an insertion, interposition
a drink poured out as an offering to a deity.
the holder of a certificate of competence to practice a certain profession.
a thing used for tying or binding something tightly.
a person who violates the law; criminal.
a point of high land that juts out into a large body of water; a headland
willingness or eagerness to comply, please, serve
strong public criticism or verbal abuse
fraud in trying to obtain something from an official.
a person of noble or high rank; aristocrat.
the presence of something only in small or insufficient quantities or amounts; scarcity
keenness of mental perception and understanding; discernment; penetration.
clearness or lucidity, as of a statement.
the quality or fact of being greater in number, quantity, or importance
the state of being or tendency to be unusually advanced or mature in development
the act of seizing or grasping.
the state of being the firstborn child.
an ancestor, especially the earliest ancestor of a people; a progenitor.
reckless extravagance or wastefulness in the use of resources; licentious or dissolute behavior
natural or habitual inclination or tendency
an exhibition of a record or paper in open court.
the act of serving
physical beauty; comeliness.
the correction of something bad or defective.
the state of being attractive and impressive through being richly colorful or sumptuous
a puzzle in which words are represented by combinations of pictures and individual letters
A prerogative of royalty.
the emblems or insignia of royalty, especially the crown, scepter, and other ornaments used at a coronation.
such as to provoke laughter
the ancient Roman festival of Saturn in December, which was a period of general merrymaking and was the predecessor of Christmas.
incitement of discontent or rebellion against a government.
The act or habit of talking in one's sleep.
a concealment of the pertinent facts in a petition that in certain cases nullifies the grant.
a soft murmur; whisper.
reckless boldness; rashness.
a third thing that is indefinite and undefined but is related to two definite or known things.
the ringing or sound of bells.
sluggish inactivity or inertia.
a group of three powerful or notable people or things existing in relation to each other
each of three public officers (in ancient Rome) jointly responsible for overseeing administrative departments.
the number of grammatical elements with which a particular word, especially a verb, combines in a sentence.
the appearance of being true or real
the quality or state of being vivacious.
The act of making a verbal attack or denunciation; explode
The act of bending the knee in servitude or worship; groveling
A storehouse or repository for grain
lack of wisdom
the act of traveling from place to place.
an unfilled space or interval; a missing portion in a book or manuscript
a center of activity or a crime scene
a moderate or small amount
Anything overly bland or simplistic, especially speech or writing
the killing of a parent or other near relative.
a boxer, especially a professional one.
treating sexual matters in an indecent way with undue interest
a position requiring little or no work but giving the holder status or financial benefit.
the view or theory that the self is all that can be known to exist.
a consonant uttered with a continuous expulsion of breath.
a substance or layer that underlies something, or on which some process occurs
a beginner in learning anything; novice.
lack of thought or intelligence; empty-headedness
state of being susceptible to or motivated by bribery
prolonged and idle discussion
]something that has already occurred; a "done deal"
the fact or process of being brought to an end; to come to an end
an excessively abundant supply of something; to supply or fill to excess
1. an ambush 2. attack from an ambush.
A collection or aggregation of disparate items.
a person who uses clever but unsound (moral) reasoning; a sophist.
a state or instance of talking a great deal; talkativeness
a separately published installment of a printed work
the ability to produce an abundance of offspring, growth or new ideas
a formal speech giving advice or a warning.
a mournful, funeral song
repeated relapse (into crime)
being cheerful and full of energy
the process of walking around a place in a leisurely way
lack of energy
official license to print a religious book; guarantee of a good standard
having limits or bounds
the study of games, especially video games
the study of the literary narrative