an increase by
natural growth or by gradual external addition; growth in size or
extent; the result of this process; an added part; addition..
a supernatural appearance of a person or thing, esp. a ghost;
a specter or phantom; wraith..
adj. promising success; propitious; opportune; favorable;
favored by fortune; prosperous; fortunate.
n. the district within which a
bailie or bailiff has jurisdiction; a person's area of skill,
knowledge, authority, or work..
adj. mild or merciful in
disposition or character; lenient; compassionate..
having the same ancestry or descent; related by blood..
adj., n. soothing or mollifying, as a medicinal
adj. lacking in wholesome vigor; degenerate; decadent:
an effete, overrefined society; exhausted of vigor or energy; worn
adj. productive; fertile; profitable: a fructuous
region, rich in natural resources..
adj. lasting for an
indefinitely long time; perpetual; everlasting; continuing;
adj. having patches of
black and white or of other colors; parti-colored..
n. a species that has changed from
that which is typical for it; a remnant or survivor; a widow..
adj. having many curves; indirect; devious; characterized
by a series of graceful curving motions..
of, pertaining to, or inhabiting the
woods; consisting of or abounding in woods or trees; wooded; woody..
n., pl. an unpredictable or erratic action, occurrence,
course, or instance; a whimsical, wild, or unusual idea,
adj. green with vegetation; covered with growing plants; of
the color green; inexperienced; unsophisticated..
of a glutinous
nature or consistency; sticky; thick; adhesive; having the property
adj. withered; shriveled: a wizened old man; wizened
zeitgeist n. the
spirit of the time; general trend of thought or feeling characteristic
of a particular period of time..
n. a gentle, mild breeze; the west wind; any of various
things of fine, light quality, as fabric, yarn, etc..