adj. departing from the right, normal, or usual course;
deviating from the ordinary, usual, or normal type; exceptional;
to refuse or deny oneself (some rights, conveniences, etc.); reject;
renounce; to relinquish; give up..
adj sparing or moderate in eating
and drinking; temperate in diet; characterized by abstinence,
restricted to bare necessities; sparing..
n. harshness or sharpness of tone, temper, or
manner; severity; acrimony.
follower of Bacchus; a drunken reveler; an occasion of drunken
bacchanalia; pertaining to
adj. full of menacing or malign influences; pernicious..
to scold; rebuke; abuse, vilify, vituperate, objurgate..
n. a low, contemptible person; scoundrel; Obs. a.
a group of menial workers in the kitchen of a large household; b.
the servants of an army; c. camp followers; to revile in
to roar and be tumultuous, as wind;
to be loud, noisy, or
swaggering; utter loud, empty menaces or protests..
adj. shameless or impudent..
n. potassium bromide; a platitude or trite saying; a
person who is platitudinous and boring..
adj. of or like a dog; pertaining to or characteristic of
dogs: canine loyalty..
canorous adj. melodious; musical..
adj. tending to blame, condemn, severely critical;
faultfinding; carping; implying or expressing harsh criticism or
disapproval; as, "censorious remarks"..
adj. mild or merciful in
disposition or character; lenient; compassionate..
insulting display of contempt in words or
actions; contemptuous or humiliating treatment; a humiliating
adj. characterized by
shyness and modesty; reserved; affectedly or
sober, or sedate..
adj. lacking in wholesome vigor; degenerate; decadent:
an effete, overrefined society; exhausted of vigor or energy; worn
adj. extraordinary in some bad
way; glaring; flagrant: an
egregious mistake; an egregious liar..
adj. productive; fertile; profitable: a fructuous
region, rich in natural resources..
n. lack of social grace, sensitivity, or acuteness;
awkwardness; crudeness; tactlessness..
n. the state of being dull; lethargy..
inanition n. exhaustion
from lack of nourishment; also, emptiness..
adj. that cannot be broken or separated; unbreakable; that
cannot be infringed or violated; inviolable..
adj. refusing to agree or compromise;
adj. calculated to create ill will or resentment or give
offense; hateful; offensively; injurious..
adj. tending to promote peace or reconciliation; peaceful
by or suggestive of high spirits and lively mirthfulness..
n. alert facile
quickness of mind or body; physical or mental quickness;
adj. clear or lucid; easily
understood; convincing; cogent..
adj. resisting control or restraint
in a difficult manner; unruly; noisy, clamorous, or boisterous..
adj. Bearing or bringing disease;
infected with or contaminated by a pestilential disease; morally evil
or dangerous to society; pernicious; troublesome; annoying..
to affect with
sharp irritation and resentment, esp. by some wound to pride..;
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