- Shining brightly; radiant; brilliant; resplendent.
- An about-face; a reversal, as in policy or opinion.
- 1. That cannot be removed, erased, or washed away.
2. Making marks that cannot easily be removed or erased.
3. Incapable of being forgotten; memorable.
- Light, playful talk; banter.
- 1. To gain or supplement with great effort or difficulty -- used with 'out'.
2. To increase or make last by being economical -- used with 'out'.
- 1. To entertain with something that delights.
2. To entertain sumptuously with fine food and drink.
1. To feast.
1. A sumptuous feast.
2. A choice food; a delicacy.
- 1. To make milder or less severe; to reduce the intensity of; to ease; to relieve.
2. To appease; to satisfy.
3. To soothe or calm; to pacify.
- A feeling of weariness and dissatisfaction arising from lack of interest; boredom.
- 1. The ninth letter of the Greek alphabet, corresponding to the English i.
2. A very small quantity or degree; a jot; a bit.
- Being a substitute or imitation, usually an inferior one.
- 1. Nearness in place; proximity.
2. Nearness in time.
3. Nearness of relation; kinship.
- 1. A ghost; a specter; a phantom.
2. The thing appearing; the sudden or unexpected appearance of something or somebody.
3. The act of becoming visible; appearance.
4. (Astronomy) The first appearance of a star or other luminary after having been invisible or obscured; -- opposed to occultation.
- 1. Fidelity to one's lord; the feudal obligation by which the tenant or vassal was bound to be faithful to his lord.
2. The oath by which this obligation was assumed.
3. Fidelity; allegiance; faithfulness.
- Wrongdoing, misconduct, or misbehavior, especially by a public official.
- The act or process of self-examination; contemplation of one's own thoughts and feelings; a looking inward.
- Recklessly or presumptuously daring; rash.
- 1. Fit to drink; suitable for drinking; drinkable.
1. A potable liquid; a beverage, especially an alcoholic beverage.
- 1. Manner or bearing, especially as expressive of mood, attitude, or personality; demeanor.
2. Aspect; appearance.
- 1. Sleepy; drowsy; inclined to sleep.
2. Tending to cause sleepiness or drowsiness.
- 1. To make better; to improve.
1. To grow better.
- 1. The gape of the mouth, as of birds.
2. A gaping grin or grimace.
- 1. A medicine of secret composition and unproven or dubious effectiveness; a quack medicine.
2. A usually questionable remedy or scheme; a cure-all.
- Having a variety of colors; of various colors.
- 1. Capable of perceiving by the senses; conscious.
2. Experiencing sensation or feeling.
- Quickness of perception or discernment; shrewdness shown by keen insight.
- 1. Talking much, especially about commonplace or trivial things; talkative.
Pertaining to or disposed to love, especially sexual love; full of love; amorous.
- A denunciation.
- A threat of punishment.
A heated, noisy, or angry dispute; noisy controversy or argument.
- Of or pertaining to antiquarians or objects or relics from the past.
- Dealing in or concerned with old or rare books.
[Archaic] Possibly; perhaps.
- The habitation of a hermit or group of hermits.
- A monastery or abbey.
- A secluded residence; a retreat; a hideaway.
- [Capitalized] A palace in St. Petersburg, now an art museum.
To free from slavery or servitude.
- Demonstrating childlike simplicity; innocent; naive.
- Free from reserve, restraint, or guile; open; frank.
- [Obsolete] Noble; honorable.
- Imprisonment; confinement or restraint by or as if by force (usually used in the phrase "durance vile").
- [Archaic] Endurance.
Of the nature of glue; resembling glue; sticky.
- Early; in good time; before it is late.
- At times; on occasion.
- [Archaic] Soon; in a short time.
- Lacking the feathers necessary for flight.
- Not fully developed; immature.
- Intense hatred or dislike; loathing; abhorrence.
- The state or fact of being intensely hated as the result of some despicable action.
- Disgrace or discredit attaching to something hated or repugnant.
- The act or process of collecting in a mass; a heaping together.
- A jumbled cluster or mass of usually varied elements.
- Swollen, enlarged, or distended; as, "a tumid leg."
- Bulging; protuberant.
- Swelling in sound or sense; pompous; inflated; bombastic.
- A chain or shackle for the feet; a bond; a shackle.
- Anything that confines or restrains; a restraint.
- Cowardly; craven.
- Unfaithful; disloyal.
- To hide under a false appearance; to hide the truth or true nature of.
- To put on the appearance of; to feign.
- Easily bent or flexed; supple; pliable; adaptable.
- Easily influenced; yielding readily to others.
Extremely or unduly particular in standards or taste; fastidious; finicky.