to free from guilt or blame or their consequences
an addition, an appendix to a book
a spirit in the form of a wailing woman who appears to or is heard by members of a family as a sign that one of them is about to die
limp, untidy, or dirty, as with rain or mud
an utterance of good wishes; a blessing pronounced by an officiating minister
a product of simple manual skill, as a plaited leather cord for the neck or a knife sheath, madde typically by a camper or a scout
having qualities like a cow; dull or sluggish
to persuade by flattery or promises
a tropical African tree of the bignonia family; also, its large hard-shelled globular fruit
a descent of water over a steep surface
(French:) Industries of French companies
to make an alliance with another person or group; to conspire with others.
a display of bad temper
to agree or go along with
the communication of disease by direct or indirect contact
something that might happen
making a pretense of shyness or modesty
injurious to health
having qualities of the devil; wicked
extraordinary in some bad way; glaring; flagrant
a person's manner of speaking
Frames used to keep fabric taught while working on embroidery or other forms of needlework
delight beyond measure
a point, directly above the true center of disturbance, from which the shock waves of an earthquake apparently radiate.
An object such as a stone, a tooth, or a carving, suupposedly possessing magical power that can protect one from harm, or cure disease.
a tropical American tree or shrub
jumble or hodgepodge mix
to go about usually ostentatiously or indiscreetly with members of the opposite sex
unverified, unofficial information gained or acquired from another and not part of one's direct knowledge.
half of your body is paralyzed due to brain damage
any of numerous other plants, shrubs, or trees of the genus
squat: sit on one's heels
A person whose mental acumen is well below par.
Marked by casual disrespect, improperly forward or bold.
dulled or satisfied through excesiveness
name of the large tropical tree which produces silk-cotton fibers.
a toilet or something used as a toilet
lacking energy or enthusiasm
a ceremonial or liturgical form of prayer
working or acting merely for money or other reward.
surroundings, particularly culture
the coat or fleece of an angora goat
resembling the mongols
a slender, ferret like carnivore, of India, that feeds on rodents, birds, and eggs, noted especially for its ability to kill cobras and other venomous snakes.
a motif of two or more letters
an idea that is elaborated on and repeated in artwork
ugly and unpleasant in disposition or temper
a rich and spectacular display, an empty display
a sudden violent emotion or action
a secret or private payment in return for the promotion of a product, service, etc. through the abuse of one's position, influence, or facilities
reverence for god or devout fulfillment of religious obligations
a native boat, usually dug out
a tropical fruit plant in the banana family; a staple food in many tropical cultures.
extraordinary in size, amount, extent, degree, or force
person who provides supplies
generally considered or reputed to be
a bitter alkaloid extracted from chinchona bark; used in malaria therapy
to set right; remedy; correct
to entertain lavishly or agreeably
a section, as of a city or town, characterized by shanties and crudely built houses.
A dress with a top formed like a man's shirt, with buttons and a turnover collar down the front.
skewed to the side; out of balance
(French:) additional wages; supplementary payment
to be uncomfortably hot
to faint; lose consciousness
the personal outfit of a bride
left quickly and hurriedly
A term used to mean meeting with an utter and devastating defeat, referencing the battle where Napolean was finally defeated in 1815.