A person who habitually borrows or lives at the expense of others.
leech, parasite, or loaf.
A Hungarian national dance in two movements, one slow and the other fast.
(adj.; syn., 3; ant., 3)
Having or involving obligations or responsibilities, especially legal ones, that outweigh the advantages.
Syn: Arduous; austere; burdensome.
Ant: Common; easy; trivial.
(v; defs, 3)
To complain; fret; grumble.
praemia vitae (n; 1)
The rewards and delights of life.
(n; syns, 2)
Head of Catholic Church.
syn: bishop; pope.
A parody, satire, or pasquil,
A sandbar, bank, or bar.
an omen, sign, or herald.
to yelp, squawk, or bawl.
The study of the distribution and patterning of speech sounds in a language and of the tacit rules governing pronunciation;
accent, articulation, or diction.
a misspeaking, lapsus linguae, or solecism.
the unresolved desire of a child for sexual gratification through the parent of the opposite sex, especially the desire of a son for his mother. This involves, first, identification with and, later, hatred for the parent of the same sex, who is considered by the child as a rival.