n. expression of disagreement and disapproval; complain against
E.g. Many believe last night's protest is the first of many demonstrations to commemorate the riots in July 1999.
n. code of correct conduct ; rules governing socially acceptable behavior; record of transaction
E.g. When it comes to weddings, the protocol is actual similar to other churches.
n. original work used as a model; original type
E.g. He introduced universal health care for all MA citizens and his prototype was the blueprint for what Arnold was introducing in CA.
n. place of origin; source; provenience
E.g. The simplest way to verify provenance is by looking for items that come with a Certificate of Authenticity or a Letter of Authenticity.
v. stir to anger; give rise to; stir to action or feeling
E.g. Today, another American legend, Mark Twain, celebrated for the power of his language and his ability to delight and provoke, is also under attack.
v. move or force to get something open; make an uninvited inquiry
E.g. Couldn't find any keys, they tried to use an iron bar to pry the lock.
n. soul; mind; spirit or soul
E.g. I think my psyche is a contradictory mixture of adventurism and contemplative caution.
a. relating to practice of psychiatry, a branch of medicine of mental and emotional disorders
E.g. The changes of psychiatric diagnoses and treatments have pushed the field into recognizing the balance between the biological and social sciences.
n. application of healing art to mental diseases; a branch of medicine of mental and emotional disorders
E.g. Lieberman's biggest worry is that drug companies are getting out of the psychiatry business entirely, exiting a field that has helped a lot of patients.
a. relating to, or influenced by mind or psyche; mental; capable of extraordinary mental processes
E.g. Shaking his head again, Bishop replied, "They felt he wouldn't be open to the idea of psychic investigators."
a. relating to, or affected by psychosis, or severe mental disorder, sometimes with physical damage to brain
E.g. And yes, to all the crazy fans out there, being called psychotic is an insult.
n. stage of adolescence in which an individual becomes capable of sexual reproduction
E.g. She has four boys and all of them are either teens or in puberty stage.
n. something resembling a pool of liquid; a small body of standing water
E.g. Stop at a rain puddle and see how far you can make the water splatter away.
n. fruit flesh; any soft or soggy mass
E.g. This fruit has a large seed and minimum amount of pulp.
v. blow; drive forcibly; pierce; hit with a sharp blow of the fist
E.g. His dimensions helped him punch his way to victory over the previous WBA world champion.
n. young dog; pup; doll; puppet
E.g. This puppy is the cutest thing I've ever seen.
n. act or an instance of buying; something bought
E.g. Rules can differ depending whether the purchase is a residence or an investment.
n. untrained person who pretends to be a physician; charlatan
E.g. Do not be misled by the exorbitant claims of this quack; he cannot cure you.
n. isolation of person or ship to prevent spread of infection; condition of enforced isolation
E.g. Part of the work for the penguins while they are in quarantine is re-establishing a social order, as they do in the wild.
n. victim; object of hunt; hunted animal
E.g. You mention you intend to start hunting, but you didn't say whether your quarry is small game or medium game.
a. odd or unconventional, as in behavior; eccentric; mysterious; suspicious; questionable
E.g. I slept in queer places, and ate odd things, and met strange faces.
n. act of searching for something
E.g. The majority of the searchers had given up the quest and gone back to their daily avocations, saying that it was plain the children could never be found.
n. something made or done swiftly
E.g. The honeymoon is not only over; voters may be seeking a quickie divorce.
n. lowest or coarsest class of people; iron bar, with the end bent, used in stirring or skimming molten iron
E.g. The whole point of the post is that the rabble is destroying the language by replacing adverbs with adjectives.
n. framework for holding objects
E.g. The newspapers were arranged on a rack.
n. very small particles of a radioactive substance that can cause illness or death
E.g. At least forty nine people were exposed to dangerous levels of radiation.
n. something that is desired intensely; state of extreme anger
E.g. The sea hurled itself in thundering rage against the rocks.
n. search without warning; surprise attack by a small armed force
E.g. Mr. Lebedev is referring to a raid last year on his father's bank, National Reserve Bank in Moscow, by masked Russian police.
v. scold; express objections or criticisms in bitter, harsh, or abusive language
E.g. You may rail at him all you want; you will never change him.
v. call up or summon; call together for a common purpose
E.g. Washington quickly decided to rally his troops to fight off the British attack.
n. slope; mobile staircase; inclined surface or roadway connecting different levels
E.g. The house was built with ramp instead of stair in order to enable the man in the wheelchair to move easily.
a. sexually aroused; full of sexual lust; rude or coarse in manner
E.g. She's randy from the pregnancy hormones.
n. release of property or person in return for payment of a demanded price; price paid for such release
E.g. After the ransom is paid and your dead body is found, I will shed many tears for the reality of your unreason.
n. heavy or quick, smart, blow; a sharp or resounding knock; concussion from striking
E.g. He has created some masterpieces I guess within rap music.
n. any of various long tailed rodents, similar to but larger than mouse
E.g. Did you hear a noise? I dare say it is a rat scrambling along the rafters of the adjoining schoolroom.
v. speak wildly, irrationally; speak or write with wild enthusiasm
E.g. The fact is nobody takes them seriously when they rave about their ideal.
n. sharp-edged cutting instrument used especially for shaving the face or other body parts
E.g. The razor has a very keen edge and shouldn't be touched by children.
v. give or restore confidence in; cause to feel sure or certain
E.g. It needed a compromise, a plan that would reassure the business community that it isn't abandoning economic reform even if the pace is slower.
n. withdrawing or retiring; moving back; retreat; state of being withdrawn; seclusion
E.g. They found the recess of tides in the one nearest base of the rock.
n. detailed account or description of something
E.g. He was forced to listen to a recital of his many shortcomings.