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(Verb) To cause delay or interruption.
(Noun) Enjoyment obtained from the troubles of others
(Adj) showing hatred, mistrust, or mistreatment to women
(Verb) To criticize negatively, comment unfavorably or critically; To take notice of.
(Noun) a person who loves or collects books.
(Noun) Use of the wrong word for the context
(Noun) a rascal, rogue or a scamp.
A riddle whose answer is or involves a pun; it may also be a paradox or difficult problem
The process of moving from a general rule to a specific example
The process that moves from a given series of specifics to a generalization
a conclusion one can draw from the presented details
- a statement that seems to contradict itself but that turns out to have a rational meaning, as in this quotation from Henry David Thoreau; “I never found
- the companion that was so companionable as solitude.”
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