- Powerful; strong; mighty; as, a puissant prince or empire.
- Worthy of praise; commendable.
- Of, pertaining to, or suggestive of dreams; dreamy.
- A bunch of odorous and showy flowers; a bouquet; a posy.
- 1. Presenting favorable circumstances or conditions.
2. Favorably inclined; gracious; benevolent.
- Green; greenness; freshness of vegetation; as, the verdure of the meadows in June.
- 1. Cheerful; merry; gay; light-hearted.
2. Causing joy or pleasure; agreeable; pleasant.
- 1. A small contrasting spot or blotch.
2. A mottled appearance, especially of the coat of an animal (as a horse).
1. To mark with patches of a color or shade; to spot.
1. To become dappled.
1. Marked with contrasting patches or spots; dappled.
- 1. The fixed customs of a particular group that are morally binding upon all members of the group.
2. Moral attitudes.
3. Customs; habits; ways.
- Dark or dull in color; drab, dusky.
- A reddish glow seen near sunset or sunrise on the summits of mountains.
- 1. To sacrifice; to offer in sacrifice; to kill as a sacrificial victim.
2. To kill or destroy, often by fire.
- 1. A new convert or proselyte.
2. A novice; a beginner in anything.
- A whispering or rustling sound; a murmur.
- 1. Sickly or excessively sentimental.
2. Insipid in taste; nauseous; disgusting.
- 1. A woman of extraordinary stature, strength, and courage.
2. A woman regarded as loud, scolding, ill-tempered, quarrelsome, or overbearing.
- To report; to noise abroad.
- 1. Very talkative.
2. Full of excessive talk; wordy.
- 1. Characterized by fullness, clarity, strength, and smoothness of sound.
2. Pompous; bombastic.
- 1. Shade; shadow; hence, something that affords a shade, as a screen of trees or foliage.
2. a. A vague or indistinct indication or suggestion; a hint.
3. b. Reason for doubt; suspicion.
4. Suspicion of injury or wrong; offense; resentment.
- 1. A book containing an alphabetical arrangement of the words in a language with the definition of each; a dictionary.
2. The vocabulary of a person, group, subject, or language.
3. [Linguistics] The total morphemes of a language.
- 1. An alarm bell, or the ringing of a bell for the purpose of alarm.
2. A warning.
- Money; riches; gain; -- generally conveying the idea of something ill-gotten.
- 1. One who is devoted, given, or addicted to some particular pursuit, subject, study, or way of life.
2. A devoted admirer.
3. A devout adherent of a religion or cult.
4. A dedicated believer or advocate.
- Markedly different from an accepted norm; Deviating from the ordinary or natural type; abnormal.
- Lacking spirit or liveliness; showing lack of interest; languid; listless.
- 1. To renounce under oath.
2. To renounce or reject solemnly; to recant; to reject; repudiate.
3. To abstain from; to shun.
- An office or position that requires or involves little or no responsibility, work, or active service.
- An aggregation or continuous network of urban communities.
- A showy trifle; a trinket; a bauble.
- 1. Capable of being touched and felt; perceptible by the touch; as, a palpable form.
2. Easily perceptible; plain; distinct; obvious; readily perceived and detected; gross; as, palpable imposture; palpable absurdity; palpable errors.
- Using or marked by the use of a minimum of words; brief and pithy; brusque.
- 1. The idioms and peculiarities of speech in any sect, class, or occupation.
2. The use of religious phraseology without understanding or sincerity.
3. Empty, solemn speech, implying what is not felt; insincere talk; hypocrisy.
4. A whining manner of speaking, especially of beggars.
- 1. Sparing in eating and drinking; temperate; abstinent.
2. Sparingly used or consumed; used with temperance or moderation.
3. Marked by or spent in abstinence.
- 1. A burden; an obligation; a disagreeable necessity.
2. a: A stigma. b: Blame.
3. The burden of proof.
- Of never ending duration; having beginning but no end; everlasting; endless.
- 1. The practice of doing good; active goodness, kindness, or charity.
2. A charitable gift or act.
- 1. In an initial or early stage; just begun.
2. Imperfectly formed or formulated.
- The state of being bright and radiant; splendor; brilliance.
- 1. [Astronomy]. The point of the celestial sphere directly opposite the zenith and directly below the observer.
2. The lowest point; the time of greatest depression or adversity.
- Displaying or suggesting a lack of maturity; juvenile; childish.
- 1. To proceed without interruption; to make a smooth transition.
1. An instance or act of segueing; a smooth transition.
- Full of or expressing high-spirited merriment; light-hearted; mirthful.
- Not capable of being swayed by pleas, appeals, or reason; not susceptible to persuasion; unyielding.
- 1. A kingfisher.
2. A mythical bird, identified with the kingfisher, that was fabled to nest at sea about the time of the winter solstice and to calm the waves during incubation.
1. Calm; quiet; peaceful; undisturbed; happy; as, "deep, halcyon repose."
2. Marked by peace and prosperity; as, "halcyon years."
- Commonplace; trivial; hackneyed; trite.
- 1. A showy but useless or worthless object; a gewgaw.
1. Tastelessly showy; cheap; gaudy.
- Having an offensive smell; stinking.
- A small or moderate or token amount.