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without means of subsistence; lacking food, clothing, and shelter.
a vile, shameful, or detestable action, condition, habit
open to or having several possible meanings or interpretations
degeneration, decline, or decrease, as from disuse
reduced to or fallen into partial ruin or decay, as from age, wear, or neglect.
to turn aside or from a path or course; deflect.
characterized by an ostentatious display of dignity or importance
a conduit or artificial channel for conducting water from a distance, usually by means of gravity.
a narrow opening produced by cleavage or separation of parts.
a particular principle, position, or policy taught or advocated, as of a religion or government
a temporary structure for holding workers and materials during the erection, repair, or decoration of a building.
an intricate combination of paths or passages in which it is difficult to find one's way or to reach the exit.
altered by education, experience, etc., so as to be worldly-wise; not naive
to amplify vocal sound by the sympathetic vibration of air in certain cavities and bony structures.
pretended; sham; counterfeit: feigned enthusiasm.
more complicated or elaborate than necessary
removing or capable of removing hostility, suspicion
wearisome uniformity or lack of variety, as in occupation or scenery.
a deep, immeasurable space, gulf, or cavity; vast chasm
burdensome, unjustly harsh, or tyrannical
of or pertaining to the school of philosophy founded by Zeno, who taught that people should be free from passion, unmoved by joy or grief, and submit without complaint to unavoidable necessity.
tough, firm, braided, or resilient
boldness or daring, esp. with confident or arrogant disregard for personal safety, conventional thought, or other restrictions.
desiring to help others; charitable
persistent, stubborn, or obstinate
cleverness or skillfulness of conception or design
deviating from the recognized or customary character, practice, etc.; irregular; erratic; peculiar; odd
to differ in sentiment or opinion, esp. from the majority; withhold assent; disagree
any underhand interference with production, work
the use of words to convey a meaning that is the opposite of its literal meaning
the territory over which authority is exercised
excruciating or acute distress, suffering, or pain
not conceivable; unimaginable; unthinkable
a gap made in a wall, fortification, line of soldiers
a statement offered as a plea, excuse, or justification
pleased, esp. with oneself or one's merits, advantages, situation, etc., often without awareness of some potential danger or defect; self-satisfied
characterized by or afflicted with psychosis, not same
to make or hold motionless with amazement, awe, terror