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express vehement protest
involving or based on experience and observation
drink (something, esp. an alcoholic drink) heartily
(of a person or their manner) childishly sulky or bad-tempered
(of a situation or condition) extremely bad, unpleasant and degrading - (of a person or their behaviour) completely without pride or dignity; self-abasing
a cheap car or aircraft, esp. one in bad condition
humourous in a playful, mischievous or facetious manner
(of a woman or her behaviour) reserved, modest and shy
a person who swears to an affidavit
instill (an attitude, idea or habit) by persistent instruction
too great or extreme to be expressed or described in words
an American Indian settlement of the south-western U.S., esp. one consisting of multi-storey adobe houses built by the Pueblo people
enter forcibly or suddenly - (of a bird or other animal) migrate into an area in abnormally large numbers
stubbornly refusing to change one's opinion or chosen course of action, despite attempts to persuade one to do so
a boss or leader; a person in charge of something
persuade (someone) gradually or by flattery to do something
extravagantly bright or showy, typically so as to be tasteless
lower in position
a network of nerves or vessels in the body
very attentive to and concerned with accuracy and detail
clear (someone) of blame or suspicion
be full or swarming with
impossible to understand or interpret
a dunghill or refuse heap
massed trees or shrubs
self-pityingly or tearfully sentimental, often through drunkenness
the action or fact of maintaining or supporting oneself at a minimal level
showy but cheap and of poor quality - sordid or unpleasant
grimly mocking or cynical
DefinitionWord
characterised by or showing interest or concern
a bright crimson or pinkish-red colour
feeling or expressing great sorrow or distress
praise enthusiastically
relating to or involving electric currents produced by chemical action - sudden and dramatic
a mixture; a medley
(of a person or their behaviour) primarily concerned with making money at the expense of ethics
the highest point reached by a celestial or other object
assuming power or authority without justification; arrogant and domineering
a person holding religious beliefs other than those of the main world religions
smelling extremely unpleasant
of or like an animal or animals
think deeply about something - (of a ruminant) chew the cud
existing at or from the beginning of time; primeval
(of a person or being) not having a physical body
a fetid resinous gum obtained from the roots of a herbaceous plant, used in herbal medicine and Indian cooking
(of a person or action) innocent and unsuspecting
a grammatical mistake in speech or writing - a breach of good manners; a piece of incorrect behaviour
breed or spread so as to become extremely common
exceedingly idealistic; unrealistic and impractical
concerning, belonging to, or inhabiting the underworld
given to moralising in a pompous or affected manner
used in rejecting something specified
convert (something) into glass or a glass-like substance
in keeping with good taste and propriety; polite and restrained
a quick, clever reply to an insult or criticism
the practice of spying or of using spies, typically by governments to obtain political and military information
an act of retaliation
relating to, affecting, or resembling apes or monkeys
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