2 : suggestive of an astringent effect upon tissue : rigidly severe : austere <dry astringent comments>; also : pungent, caustic
: lacking physical, mental, or moral vigor : enervated
1.without interest, vigor, or determination; listless; lethargic: a lackadaisical attempt.
2.lazy; indolent: a lackadaisical fellow.
thoroughly mixed together
1.Biology . corresponding in structure because of a common origin.
1.corresponding in form, nature, or character; similar.
2.compliant; obedient; submissive: a conformable disposition.
3.Geology . of or pertaining to an unbroken sequence of strata or beds, characteristic of uninterrupted deposition.
1 : an expression or manifestation of ecstasy or passion
2 a : a state or experience of being carried away by overwhelming emotion
b : a mystical experience in which the spirit is exalted to a knowledge of divine things 3 often capitalized : the final assumption of Christians into heaven during the end-time according to Christian theology
using good judgement
adjective \ˈä-nə-rəs, ˈō-\
1 : involving, imposing, or constituting a burden : troublesome <an onerous task>
2 : having legal obligations that outweigh the advantages <an onerous contract>
-strict or exact in the observance of the formalities or amenities of conduct or actions.
something that foreshadows a coming event : omen, sign
2 : prophetic indication or significance
out of chronological order
not harmful or injurious
single-mindedly devoted to ease and pleasure
to beguile, or fool, people who are "by no means stupid," the reasoning has to be false but seem plausible.
1 obsolete : showy
2 : having deceptive attraction or allure
3 : having a false look of truth or genuineness : sophistic <specious reasoning>
uncertain or hesitant
naive or innocent
1.free from reserve, restraint, or dissimulation; candid; sincere.
2.artless; innocent; naive.
a : to persuade with flattery or gentle urging especially in the face of reluctance : coax <had to cajole them into going>
b : to obtain from someone by gentle persuasion <cajoled money from his parents>
diverse or varied
abstruse or difficult to understand
a : designed for or understood by the specially initiated alone <a body of esoteric legal doctrine — B. N. Cardozo>
b : requiring or exhibiting knowledge that is restricted to a small group <esoteric terminology>; broadly : difficult to understand <esoteric subjects>
2 a : limited to a small circle <engaging in esoteric pursuits> b : private, confidential <an esoteric purpose>
3 : of special, rare, or unusual interest <esoteric building materials>
to prevent or make unnecessary
: to anticipate and prevent (as a situation) or make unnecessary (as an action)
verb (used with object)
1.to say or plead in protest, objection, or disapproval.
2.Obsolete . to show.
heterogeneous mixture, messiness
1 a : to be or become feeble, weak, or enervated b : to be or live in a state of depression or decreasing vitality
2 a : to become dispirited b : to suffer neglect <the bill languished in the Senate for eight months>
3 : to assume an expression of grief or emotion appealing for sympathy
a : settlement of differences by arbitration or by consent reached by mutual concessions b : something intermediate between or blending qualities of two different things
2 : a concession to something derogatory or prejudicial <a compromise of principles>
inventive or ingenious
: of, relating to, or born under the planet Mercury
2 : having qualities of eloquence, ingenuity, or thievishness attributed to the god Mercury or to the influence of the planet Mercury
3 : characterized by rapid and unpredictable changeableness of mood <a mercurial temper>
4 : of, relating to, containing, or caused by mercury
accuracy in details
1.strict observance of promises, duties, etc.: a servant's fidelity.
2.loyalty: fidelity to one's country.
3.conjugal faithfulness.4.adherence to fact or detail.
5.accuracy; exactness: The speech was transcribed with great fidelity.
lively or unpredictable
increase or expansion
diminishing or loss
: to gain or regain the favor or goodwill of : appease
1.to flood; cover or overspread with water; deluge.
2.to overwhelm: inundated with letters of protest.
to drink excessively
active during the day
something that departs from what is normal
: given to or characterized by deception or falsehood or divergence from absolute truth <mendacious tales of his adventures>
not taking seriously
: done, made, or acquired by stealth : clandestine