1.A brief evocative description, account, or episode
2.A small illustration or portrait photograph that fades into its background without a definite border
3.A small ornamental design filling a space in a book or carving, typically based on foliage
Dark or dreary in character; joyless, and grim.
the state of being sincere and open in speech; honesty in expression
careless, heedless, indifferent, or casual unconcern
A quaint and fanciful idea. A whim. Playfully odd behaviour.
Seriousness in bearing or manner; dignity. substance, weight
Violent hatred leading to active opposition; active enmity; energetic dislike.
Silly, especially at an inappropriate time or in an inappropriate manner.
1.Not having any serious purpose or value
- rules to stop frivolous lawsuits
Unhappy; dissatisfied; Angry
Extreme exaggeration or overstatement; especially as a literary or rhetorical device.
To propagate one's morality with speech. preach
Performed out of routine and with little care.
To make something fall; especially to chop down a tree.
An event or enterprise that ends suddenly and disastrously, often with humiliating consequences.
A collection of miscellaneous things; a jumble.
Showing accord in feeling or action.
Avoiding the company of other people; solitary
- a reclusive life in rural Ireland