Tropic of Cancer and etc.
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to soothe or mollify especially by concessions : appease, pacify
- to provide gratification for others' desires.
- a go-between in love intrigues
- someone who caters to or exploits the weaknesses of others
given unearned or without recompense; free
not called for by the circumstances : unwarranted (_____ violence)
flagrantly wicket or impious : evil; vicious
: being an assistant
difficult, knotty (a ____ problem)
rought to touch
dealing with suggestive, indecent, or scandalous themes
salacious (sa lay shus)
arousing or appealing to sexual desire or imagination : lascivious
inordinate indulgence in sexual activity
exceeding reasonable limits : immoderate, excessive
acolyte (ak o lite)
One who assists a member of the clergy in a liturgical service by performing minor duties
one who attends or assists: follower
insouciance (in soo see ance)
- lighthearted unconcern
perambulate (per am byoo late)
to travel over or through especially on foot: traverse
to make an official inspection of (a boundary) on foot.
- something that crosses or lies across
- obstacle, adversity
- to go against or act in opposition to : oppose, thwart
- to lie or extend across : cross (the bridge _______ a brook)
a license to print or publish especially by Roman Catholic episcopal authority.
approval of a publication under circumstances of official censorship
wave; a great wave or surge of water
a rolling mass (as of flame or smoke) that resembles a high wave
a passage, hall, or room between the outer door and the interior of a building : lobby
of or resembling Proteus in having a varied nature or ability to assume different forms
displaying great diversity or variety : versatile
equal in measure or extent coextensive (live a life _____ with the early years of the republic)
easily rolling or turning : rotating
Characterized by ready or rapid speech : glib, fluent talkative
- drunk enough to be emotionally silly
- weakly and effusively sentimental
marked by the expression of great or excessive emotion or enthusiasm
characterized or formed by a nonexplosive outpouring of lava.
clothed in vivid colors
offensively or distressingly bright: glaring
Tastelessly showy : flashy : gaudy
in mingled confusion or disorder (papers strewn ______ on the desk)
in confused haste (ran ____ out the door)
having no definite form: shapeless
being without definite character or nature: unclassifiable
lacking organization or unity
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