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a very strong wind; an outburst of laughter.
the amniotic membrane enclosing a fetus; (historical) a woman's close-fitting indoor headdress or hairnet
(n.) An unprincipled, untrustworthy, or dishonest person.
become less appealing or interesting through familiarity.
mark (a surface) with dents or hollows. "the metal was dull and ×ed"
from asinus ‘ass’; extremely stupid or foolish
(1) Relating to or suffering from indigestion. (2) Having an irritable temperament; ill-humored.
LITERARY unable to be broken.
(of a bird) sing softly and with a succession of constantly changing notes. // "larks were *ing in the trees"; // (of a person) sing in a trilling or quavering voice. // "he *ed in an implausible soprano"
gybe (past tense: jibed; past participle: jibed)
SAILING change course by swinging the sail across a following wind
steal (things of little value).
charm or enchant (someone), often in a deceptive way. // LITERARY help (time) pass pleasantly.
sly or cunning intelligence.
a paradoxical anecdote or riddle without a solution, // used in Zen Buddhism to demonstrate the inadequacy of logical reasoning and provoke enlightenment. // (Japanese, literally ‘matter for public thought’, from Chinese gōngàn ‘official business’.)
(especially of a baby) cry feebly or querulously; whimper.
honour as holy
having well-shaped buttocks
adj. full of sorrow
LITERAR (of a sound) loud and resonant, with a mournful tone.
foolish, outrageous, or amusing behaviour.
a reduction or decrease in numbers, size, or strength
impossible to subdue or defeat.
wail in grief for a dead person.
1. a state or period of stagnation or depression. // 2. an equatorial region of the Atlantic Ocean with calms, sudden storms, and light unpredictable winds.
amusement, especially as expressed in laughter.
(of a cliff or rock face) rough and uneven. // (of a man's face) rugged and rough-textured in an attractive way.
a fixed grimace or grin. "their faces were each frozen in a terrified rictus"
a body of traditions and knowledge on a subject or held by a particular group, typically passed from person to person by word of mouth.