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having a lack of excitement or interest in something especially because it is very familiar
to make or become better, more bearable, or more satisfactory; improve.
Relating to the pleasant aspects of the countryside and country life:
containing an untrue statement that causes people to have a bad opinion of someone
1. male goose 2. simpleton 3. look/glance
mutually destructive, relating to/involving conflict within a group
smallness of quantity; scarcity; scantiness
Latin: among other things
a pitifully ineffectual, luckless, and timid person
person who has strong/excessive feelings about something and wants other people to have those feelings: a zealous person
hopeful or romantic in a way that is not practical
mental keenness; sharpness of judgment; quickness of intellectual insight
ill-humored; irritable, quarrelsome, difficult
living or growing on or among rocks
To argue or find fault over trivial matters or minor concerns; cavil.
Clear of blame or suspicion, prove to be right, reasonable, or justified
inclined or eager to fight, hostile, aggressive
being able to float, cheerful, resilient
to grow or develop quickly, flourish
a person or thing remaining from a former period
besiege, cause sbd constant/repeated trouble, harass
1. a statement or well-known remark that expresses an important idea or rule, formal/authorative statement
children of certain animals (esp birds, hatched at one time), the children in one family.
Bearing or manner, especially as it reveals an inner state of mind, appearance
to treat with extreme/excessive care or kindness, pamper
An authoritative or urgent call to someone to be present or to do something
The character or quality of a musical sound or voice as distinct from its pitch and intensity
Assistance and support in times of hardship and distress
An awkward, complex, or hazardous situation; a soft boggy area of land
unpleasant, dull, or hard work
having little or no money available (UK)
Weakened or worn out because of age, illness, or excessive use
die (UK informal)
Care for and protect in an overindulgent way (not coddle)
a word or phrase characteristically used to characterize a person or thing
(of man) having strength, energy, a strong sex drive:
uncouth and aggressive; thuggish
beat or whip severely, criticise harshly
clever, witty or sarcastic remark or comment
musical composition, artistic work, especially one on a large scale
Irish, related to Ireland
blessing; benefit; something very helpful
1. the upper regions of space 2. A volatile, highly flammable liquid, formerly anesthetic
1. drench, pour water over 2. extinguish
of immense size, extent, or quantity (g...)
undying; of an imaginary flower that never fades
to differ in sentiment or opinion, especially from the majority; withhold assent; disagree
to dry thoroughly; dry up
too eager to help or obey someone important
abnormally thin, wasted away
Having or expressing a lively, cheerful, and self-confident manner
full of clever tricks, very clever, cunning
persuasion by flattery, gentle pleading, or insincere language
extended to great, unnecessary, or tedious length; long and wordy (p...)
sermon or talk on a religious or moral topic
feeling or showing profound hopelessness, dejection, discouragement, or gloom.
inspiring reverence or admiration; of supreme dignity or grandeur; majestic
appearance, especially the look or expression of the face
1. failing to do what law or duty requires. 2. overdue in payment
the common people; the masses
of or relating to money (p...)
Relating to the body, especially as distinct from the mind
1. to become rigid or inflexible in habits, attitudes, opinions 2. cause to harden
sooty, smoky, the colour of soot
Warmth of the sun; basking in the sun
summa cum laude
with highest praise/distinction, for academic degrees
inclined to silence; reserved in speech; reluctant to join in conversation
not completely formed or developed yet, disorganised, rudimentary
1. place of origin or earliest known history of something 2. record of ownership
replaceable by another identical item; mutually interchangeable.
1. Of worldwide scope or applicability; universal 2. promoting unity among churches
1. someone or something that is very strongly disliked 2. vehement denunciation/curse
to walk slowly in a free and relaxed way
1. an immeasurably or indefinitely long period of time 2. one billion years
1. causing vertigo 2. turning, whirling 3. changing, unstable
having a mysterious, holy, or spiritual quality (n...)
Displaying insincere earnestness or piousness; oily
deceitfulness in speech or conduct, as by speaking or acting in two different ways to different people
leaving no opportunity for denial or refusal; imperative; dictorial.
Causing or tending to cause annoyance, frustration, or worry
Give a short, half-suppressed laugh; giggle:
excessive indulgence in sensual pleasures; intemperance.
to corrupt, sully, seduce from virtue
adapted for or using two eyes
shameless or impudent boldness; barefaced audacity
1. a very strong wind 2. a noisy outburst
related to the earliest time in history; strongly instinctive and unreasoning (of behaviour or emotion)
foolish, unintelligent, or silly; stupid:
1. sexually developed and attractive 2. marriageable (age-wise)
a scene of uproar and confusion (b...)
Having or showing a tendency to be easily angered (i...)
Tearful, given to weeping or cause weeping
a witty remark or comment; clever saying; witticism. (french)
renunciation of one’s previous loyalty; a total desertion of one’s religion, principles, cause, etc.
A wish or inclination not strong enough to lead to action.
a letter or parcel that is undeliverable by the post office because of a faulty or illegible address
shabby, dismal; of a dark, dull or dirty colour or aspect, lacking brightness/freshness
the shrubs and plants growing beneath the main canopy of a forest
1. something that attracts strongly. 2. a variety of magnetite that possesses magnetic polarity and attracts iron
1. a person who engages in disputation; controversialist. 2. the art of disputation.
the rule or power of wealth or of the wealthy
Educated people considered as a group; the literati.
patient endurance of hardship, injuries, or offense; forbearance.
A person who returns after a long absence or supposedly after death
1. thick-skinned creature (e.g. elephant) 2. insensitive person 3. someone not affected by ridicule/criticism
telling lies, especially habitually; dishonest; lying; untruthful.