A device used to measure thickness between two surfaces, especially for small or precise measurements.
A generally accepted principle.
Stubborn, cranky,surly, ill-humored,irritable
a solicitation of voters or opinions
especially one consisting of two conductors separated by a dielectric.
To end all resistance; to give up; to go along with or comply;
Impulsive and unpredictable; determined by chance, impulse, or whim
Having a disposition to find fault unreasonably or to raise petty objections.
To complain about a fault; to harp on.
The creation of charts and maps based on the layout of a territory's geography.
To punish severely; to criticize severely; to reprimand severely.
A substance which increases the rate of a chemical reaction without being consumed in the process.
A release of emotional tension after an overwhelming vicarious experience.
To criticise for petty or frivolous reasons.
The act of blaming, criticizing, or condemning as wrong; reprehension.
Distress of mind caused by a failure of aims or plans, want of appreciation, mistakes etc; vexation or mortification.
Deception by use of trickery, quibbling, or subterfuge.
Being a figment of the imagination.
Easily becoming angry.
to avoid or get around something; to bypass
Unwilling to spend money; stingy
To join into a single mass or whole.
To meditate, to ponder, to think deeply.
Denoting a manner of speaking or writing that is characteristic of familiar conversation; informal.
One who is compulsorily enrolled, often into a military service; a draftee.
To confirm, strengthen or support something with additional evidence; to attest or vouch.
A circle of people who associate with one another.
Unwilling to fight; lacking even the rudiments of courage; extremely cowardly.
A period or condition when food is rare and hence expensive; famine.
An event or enterprise that ends suddenly and disastrously, often with humiliating consequences.
Quick and neat in action; skillful
to lose or remove water; to dry
harmful or hurtful, to physical, mental or moral health.
An orator or leader who gains favor by exciting the passions and prejudices of the audience.
the study of human populations, and how they change
To remove the salt from something, especially from seawater for use in a domestic water supply
Concerning the relationships between the governments of countries.
To defeat completely; to rout.
To be uncertain or unable to make a decision about doing something.
Having a quality that divides or separates
Very severe, oppressive or strict.
boiling, agitated, enthusiastic
Selecting a mixture of what appear to be best of various doctrines, methods or styles.
a dummy or other crude representation of a person, group or object that is hated.
Exceptional, conspicuous, outstanding, most usually in a negative fashion.
Native to a particular area or culture; originating where it occurs.
Lasting for a short period of time.
Of or relating to a horse or horses
A word or expression capable of different meanings; an ambiguous term;
Made in imitation; artificial, especially of an inferior quality.
Pertaining to the hypothetical upper, purer air, or to the higher regions beyond the earth or beyond the atmosphere; celestial; otherworldly;
The study of the historical development of languages, particularly as manifested in individual words.
Pleasant-sounding; agreeable to the ear;
vanishing, disappearing, fleeting
To show or demonstrate clearly; to manifest.
To feel loathing for; abhor.
To dig out of the ground; to take out of a place of burial; to disinter.
To free from accusation or blame.
Fast, prompt, speedy.
To atone or make reparation for.
To erase or strike out.
Exhibiting particular enthusiasm, zeal, conviction, persistence, or belief.
To give a mental existence to something that is not real or actual; to imagine; to invent; to pretend; to form and relate as if true.
having a rosy or pale red colour; ruddy
To express contempt for the rules by word or action.
A location where a stream is shallow and the bottom has good footing, making it possible to cross from one side to the other with no bridge, by walking, riding, or driving through the water; a crossing.
the study of formal debate; rhetoric
Happening by chance; coincidental or accidental.
A noisy disorderly quarrel, fight, brawl, disturbance or scrap.
A trench cut in the soil, as when plowed in order to plant a crop.
A foolish error, especially one made in public.
to startle into sudden activity; stimulate.
Related to the topic being discussed or considered.
To look or stare with anger.
(slang) A shirker or malingerer
overly wordy, pompous, flowery, or elaborate.
Given freely; unearned.
an excess, too much
Repeated too often.
In classical legends, a bird said to nest on the sea and to calm the waters to make this possible.
A person or thing that foreshadows or foretells the coming of someone or something.
A general devotion to the pursuit of pleasure.
Domination, influence, or authority over another, especially by one political group over a society or by one nation over others (e.g.: internationally among nation-states, and regionally over social classes, between languages or even culture).
Of or pertaining to alchemy or occult practices.
A sermon, especially concerning a practical matter
Excessive pride, presumption or arrogance (originally toward the gods).
In the Renaissance, a scholar of Greek and Roman classics
Offspring resulting from cross-breeding different entities, e.g. two different species or two purebred parent strains.
introduced under the skin: a hypodermic medication.
Great dishonor, shame, or humiliation.
Harass with persistent requests.
Lacking sense or meaning (often implying, "to the point of boredom or annoyance").
the chanting or uttering of words purporting to have magical power.
Embodied in flesh; given a bodily, especially a human, form; personified.
Enraged; infuriated; spitefully or furiously angry.
Recently started but not fully formed yet; just begun; only elementary or immature.
Showing anger or indignation, especially at something unjust or wrong.
Habitually lazy, procrastinating, or resistant to physical labor/labour.
Beyond expression in words; unspeakable.
Unable to be persuaded; relentless; unrelenting
To introduce an antigenic substance or vaccine into the body to produce immunity to a specific disease.