adjective excessively fastidious and easily disgusted too nice about his food to take to camp cooking|so squeamish he would only touch the toilet handle with his elbow
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noun something intended to misrepresent the true nature of an activity he wasn't sick--it was just a subterfuge|the holding company was just a blind
06/30/2014 - 09:17

verb express strong disapproval of We deplore the government's treatment of political prisoners
verb regret strongly I deplore this hostile action|we lamented the loss of benefits
06/30/2014 - 08:26

adjective of breathing having a heavy snoring sound
06/30/2014 - 08:07

adjective slow to learn or understand; lacking intellectual acuity so dense he never understands anything I say to him|never met anyone quite so dim|although dull at classical learning, at mathematics he was uncommonly quick|dumb officials make some really dumb decisions|he was either normally stupid or being deliberately obtuse|worked with the slow students
adjective lacking in insight or discernment too obtuse to grasp the implications of his behavior|a purblind oligarchy that flatly refused to see that history was condemning it to the dustbin
adjective of an angle; between 90 and 180 degrees
adjective (of a leaf shape) rounded at the apex
06/30/2014 - 08:04

noun weakness characterized by a lack of vitality or energy
noun a feeling of lack of interest or energy
noun a state of comatose torpor (as found in sleeping sickness)
06/30/2014 - 07:56

verb provide with choice or abundant food or drink Don't worry about the expensive wine--I'm treating|She treated her houseguests with good food every night
06/29/2014 - 21:21

adjective marked by care and persistent effort her assiduous attempts to learn French|assiduous research|sedulous pursuit of legal and moral principles
06/28/2014 - 16:15

noun a British or Canadian lawyer who speaks in the higher courts of law on behalf of either the defense or prosecution
06/26/2014 - 16:21

adjective having strong sexual appeal juicy barmaids|a red-hot mama|a voluptuous woman|a toothsome blonde in a tight dress
adjective extremely pleasing to the sense of taste
06/26/2014 - 15:25

adjective violently agitated and turbulent boisterous winds and waves|the fierce thunders roar me their music|rough weather|rough seas
adjective noisy and lacking in restraint or discipline a boisterous crowd|a social gathering that became rambunctious and out of hand|a robustious group of teenagers|beneath the rumbustious surface of his paintings is sympathy for the vulnerability of ordinary human beings|an unruly class
adjective full of rough and exuberant animal spirits boisterous practical jokes|knockabout comedy
06/26/2014 - 15:24

noun courtesy towards women
noun the medieval principles governing knighthood and knightly conduct
06/26/2014 - 15:15

adjective muscular and heavily built a beefy wrestler|had a tall burly frame|clothing sizes for husky boys|a strapping boy of eighteen|`buirdly' is a Scottish term
06/26/2014 - 15:07

n a nation's ruler or head of state usually by hereditary right
s greatest in status or authority or power a supreme tribunal
s (of political bodies) not controlled by outside forces an autonomous judiciary|a sovereign state
06/25/2014 - 13:27

a completely lacking nobility in character or quality or purpose something cowardly and ignoble in his attitude|I think it a less evil that some criminals should escape than that the government should play an ignoble part
s not of the nobility of ignoble (or ungentle) birth|untitled civilians
06/25/2014 - 13:24

n the capacity to assess situations or circumstances shrewdly and to draw sound conclusions
n intelligence manifested by being astute (as in business dealings)
06/25/2014 - 13:22

s having a deformed foot
06/25/2014 - 13:02

a submissive or fawning in attitude or behavior spoke in a servile tone|the incurably servile housekeeper|servile tasks such as floor scrubbing and barn work
s relating to or involving slaves or appropriate for slaves or servants Brown's attempt at servile insurrection|the servile wars of Sicily|servile work
06/25/2014 - 13:01

s attentive in an ingratiating or servile manner obsequious shop assistants
s attempting to win favor from influential people by flattery
06/25/2014 - 12:59

s cleverly amusing in tone a bantering tone|facetious remarks|tongue-in-cheek advice
06/25/2014 - 12:38