Complete overthrow; a reversal; a turning upside down.
1. A very steep, perpendicular, or overhanging place; a cliff.
2. The brink of a hazardous situation.
1. To take off, as an article of clothing.
2. To tip or remove (one's hat).
3. To put aside; to rid oneself of.
1. Given to deception or falsehood; lying; untruthful; as, a mendacious person.
2. False; untrue; as, a mendacious statement.
1. A proclamation or manifesto; a formal announcement or declaration.
2. A pronouncement.
A person employed to do all kinds of work or business.
1. Noxious; harmful; unwholesome.
2. Offensive to the smell or other senses; disgusting.
A remedy for all diseases, problems, or evils; a universal medicine; a cure-all.
1. To annul or abolish by an authoritative act.
2. To put an end to; to do away with.
Plumpness of person; stoutness.
Fearless; bold; brave; undaunted; courageous; as, an intrepid soldier; intrepid spirit.
1. Cowardly; craven.
2. Unfaithful; disloyal.
1. A coward.
2. An unfaithful or disloyal person.
Having a variety of colors; of various colors.
A usually inferior literary or artistic work, produced quickly for the purpose of making money.
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1. The highest point, as of excellence or achievement; the acme; the pinnacle; the ultimate.
2. The most profound degree of a quality or condition.
1. Inherent baseness or vileness of principle, words, or actions; depravity.
2. A base act.
An important personage or pretentious official.
1. Of low birth or family; not noble; not illustrious; plebeian; common; humble.
2. Not noble in quality, character, or purpose; characterized by baseness, lowness, or meanness.
A man devoted to a life of sensual pleasure; a debauchee; a rake.
1. Incapable of suffering; not subject to harm or pain.
2. Unfeeling or not showing feeling.
1. Beating with a loud or deep sound, as, "the plangent wave."
2. Expressing sadness; plaintive.
1. To cheat; to defraud; to deceive, usually by petty tricks.
2. To obtain by deceit.
1. To act deceitfully.
1. A strong desire or inclination; a longing.
1. To have a strong desire or inclination; to long.
1. (Law) Freely exchangeable for or replaceable by another of like nature or kind in the satisfaction of an obligation.
1. Something that is exchangeable or substitutable. Usually used in the plural.
1. Shooting out or up; projecting.
2. Forcing itself on the attention; prominent; conspicuous; noticeable.
3. Leaping; springing; jumping.
1. An outwardly projecting part of a fortification, trench system, or line of defense.
2. A projecting angle or part.
To show in a clear manner; to manifest; to make evident; to bring to light.
1. One who collects, studies, or deals in objects or relics from the past.
1. Of or pertaining to antiquarians or objects or relics from the past.
2. Dealing in or concerned with old or rare books.
1. A denunciation.
2. A threat of punishment.
Tearfully or excessively sentimental.
1. A nonstandard usage or grammatical construction; also, a minor blunder in speech.
2. A breach of good manners or etiquette.
3. Any inconsistency, mistake, or impropriety.
To render favorably inclined; to appease; to conciliate (one offended).
Conspicuously and outrageously bad or reprehensible.
1. Being in or coming from the heavens or a higher place or region.
2. Relating or belonging to things above; celestial; heavenly.
3. Lofty; of surpassing excellence.
To persuade with flattery, repeated appeals, or soothing words; to coax.
1. Authentic; genuine.
2. Good of its kind; first-class.
High seriousness (as in a person's bearing or in the treatment of a subject).
1. A fine or penalty.
1. To punish for an offense or misdemeanor by imposing a fine or demanding a forfeiture.
2. To obtain by fraud or deception.
3. To defraud; to swindle.
Insulting presumptuousness; shameless boldness; insolence.
Characterized by friendliness and good will; friendly; peaceable.
To free from slavery or servitude.
1. Physically or morally hardened; unfeeling; stubborn.
1. To make hard; to harden.
2. To harden against; to make hardy; to habituate.
3. To make hardened; to make callous or stubborn.
4. To establish; to fix firmly.
1. To grow hard; to harden.
2. To become established or fixed.
1. A usually contentious or self-seeking group within a larger group, party, government, etc.
2. Party strife and intrigue; internal dissension.
1. To be indecisive or evasive in order to gain time or delay action.
2. To comply with the time or occasion; to yield to prevailing opinion or circumstances.
3. To engage in discussions or negotiations so as to gain time (usually followed by 'with').
4. To come to terms (usually followed by 'with').
1. To grind or crush with or as if with the teeth in preparation for swallowing and digestion; to chew; as, "to masticate food."
2. To crush or knead (rubber, for example) into a pulp.
1. To chew food.
Propaganda, especially pro-communist political propaganda disseminated through literature, drama, music, or art.
1. A rapid, rhythmic drumming or rapping.
2. A beat of a drum, or sound of a trumpet or bugle, giving notice to soldiers to go to their quarters at night.
3. A display of military exercises given as evening entertainment.
1. Containing or conferring full power; invested with full power; as, "plenipotentiary license; plenipotentiary ministers."
1. A person invested with full power to transact any business; especially, an ambassador or diplomatic agent with full power to negotiate a treaty or to transact other business.
1. Equal in measure, extent, or duration.
2. Corresponding in size or degree or extent; proportionate.
3. Having a common measure; commensurable; reducible to a common measure; as, commensurate quantities.
Inclined to or favoring war or strife; warlike; pugnacious.