NOUN: the uncertainty or fluctuation, especially when caused byinability to make a choice or by a simultaneous desire tosay or do two opposite or conflicting things.
NOUN: a mark, trace, or visible evidence of something that is nolonger present or in existence: A few columns were the lastvestiges of a Greek temple.
NOUN: a moderate or small amount: He hasn't even a modicum of commonsense.
NOUN: a style of art and literature developed principally in the 20thcentury, stressing the subconscious or nonrational significance ofimagery arrived at by automatism or the exploitation of chanceeffects, unexpected juxtapositions, etc.
adjective: of or pertaining to the school of philosophy founded byZeno, who taught that people should be free from passion,unmoved by joy or grief, and submit without complaint tounavoidable necessity.
adjective: of or pertaining to a practical point of view or practicalconsiderations.
adjective: showing or implying a usually patronizing descent from dignity orsuperiority: They resented the older neighbors' condescending cordiality.
adjective: (of speech or writing) expressed with extreme or excessiveeconomy; relieved of irrelevant matter: to converse inelliptical sentences.
adjective: expressing sorrow or lamentation: elegiac strains.
adjective: having regard to utility or usefulness rather than beauty,ornamentation, etc.
VERB: to learn, discover, or find out, usually little by little orslowly.
VERB: to speak of or treat slightingly; depreciate; belittle: Do notdisparage good manners.
NOUN: Theater . a piece of such fabric used as a drop, border, orthe like, for creating the illusion of a solid wall or backdropunder certain lighting conditions or creating asemitransparent curtain when lit from behind.
adjective: feeling or expressing sorrow for sin or wrongdoing anddisposed to atonement and amendment; repentant; contrite.