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s ostentatiously rich and superior in quality a princely sum|gilded dining rooms|these architecture magazines are full of the lush interiors of the rich and famous
06/23/2014 - 21:57

n an expressive style that uses fictional characters and events to describe some subject by suggestive resemblances; an extended metaphor
n a short moral story (often with animal characters)
n a visible symbol representing an abstract idea
06/23/2014 - 21:56

n sensing an odor by inhaling through the nose
n finely powdered tobacco for sniffing up the nose
n a pinch of smokeless tobacco inhaled at a single time
n the charred portion of a candlewick
v inhale (something) through the nose snuff coke
v sniff or smell inquiringly
s snuff colored; of a greyish to yellowish brown
06/23/2014 - 21:55

a sparing in consumption of especially food and drink the pleasures of the table, never of much consequence to one naturally abstemious
s marked by temperance in indulgence abstemious with the use of adverbs|a light eater|a light smoker|ate a light supper
06/23/2014 - 17:52

v look down on with disdain He despises the people he has to work for|The professor scorns the students who don't catch on immediately
06/22/2014 - 23:29

n forced submission to control by others
n the act of subjugating by cruelty the tyrant's oppression of the people
n the act of conquering
06/22/2014 - 23:27

n a form of sexual desire in which gratification depends to an abnormal degree on some object or item of clothing or part of the body common male fetishes are breasts, legs, hair, shoes, and underwear
n a charm superstitiously believed to embody magical powers
n excessive or irrational devotion to some activity made a fetish of cleanliness
06/22/2014 - 23:27

n a comic incident or series of incidents
n a quaint and amusing jest
06/22/2014 - 23:22

n a comedy characterized by broad satire and improbable situations
n mixture of ground raw chicken and mushrooms with pistachios and truffles and onions and parsley and lots of butter and bound with eggs
v fill with a stuffing while cooking Have you stuffed the turkey yet?
06/22/2014 - 23:21

v make insensitive or callous; deaden feelings or morals
s emotionally hardened a callous indifference to suffering|cold-blooded and indurate to public opinion
s having calluses; having skin made tough and thick through wear calloused skin|with a workman's callous hands
06/22/2014 - 23:19

n unnatural lack of color in the skin (as from bruising or sickness or emotional distress)
06/22/2014 - 22:33

s in deplorable condition a street of bedraggled tenements|a broken-down fence|a ramshackle old pier|a tumble-down shack
06/22/2014 - 22:31

n a member of a people with dark skin and hair who speak Romany and who traditionally live by seasonal work and fortunetelling; they are believed to have originated in northern India but now are living on all continents (but mostly in Europe, North Africa, and North America)
n a native or inhabitant of Bohemia in the Czech Republic
n a nonconformist writer or artist who lives an unconventional life
a of or relating to Bohemia or its language or people
s unconventional in especially appearance and behavior a bohemian life style
06/22/2014 - 22:07

s of the most contemptible kind abject cowardice|a low stunt to pull|a low-down sneak|his miserable treatment of his family|You miserable skunk!|a scummy rabble|a scurvy trick
s most unfortunate or miserable the most abject slaves joined in the revolt|abject poverty
s showing utter resignation or hopelessness abject surrender
s showing humiliation or submissiveness an abject apology
06/22/2014 - 22:05

s unproductive of success a fruitless search|futile years after her artistic peak|a sleeveless errand|a vain attempt
s producing no result or effect a futile effort|the therapy was ineffectual|an otiose undertaking|an unavailing attempt
06/22/2014 - 21:58

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