An introductory or opening performance.
Coming too soon.
First in rank or position.
A judgment as a conclusion.
The state of having the mind, attention, or inclination preoccupied.
To fill the mind of a person to the exclusion of other subjects.
An act or proceeding designed to bring about some event.
Having to do with what is preliminary.
To exceed in influence or power.
A preconceived liking.
Utterly ridiculous or absurd.
Having superior rank or precedence.
Knowledge of events before they take place.
Prescribed as a rule or model.
Derived from authoritative direction.
An authoritative direction.
Perceiving or feeling beforehand.
That which may be logically assumed to be true until disproved.
Assuming too much.
A bold or presumptuous assertion.
Marked by pretense, conceit, or display.
A fictitious reason or motive.
Of wide extent or frequent occurrence.
To use ambiguous or evasive language for the purpose of deceiving or diverting attention.
To puncture slightly with fine, sharp points.
An elementary reading-book for children.
Belonging to the first ages.
Pertaining to the beginning or early times.
The territory of a reigning prince.
A general truth or proposition.
A monastic house.
A vessel owned and officered by private persons, but carrying on maritime war.
A right or immunity not enjoyed by all, or that may be enjoyed only under special conditions.
Knowledge shared with another or others regarding a private matter.
Participating with another or others in the knowledge of a secret transaction.
Relating to making proof, as of a will.
Any proceeding designed to ascertain or test character, qualification, or the like.
To search through and through.
Virtue or integrity tested and confirmed.
A manner or method of acting.
To renew motion or action, as after rest or interruption.
Any announcement made in a public manner.
To put off till tomorrow or till a future time.
An agent acting for another.
One wasteful or extravagant, especially in the use of money or property.
A person or thing of very remarkable gifts or qualities.
Yielding in abundance.
Any calling or occupation involving special mental or other special disciplines.
A public teacher of the highest grade in a university or college.
To offer to another for acceptance.
An advanced state of acquirement, as in some knowledge, art, or science.
Possessing ample and ready knowledge or of skill in any art, science, or industry.
An outline or contour.
One who profits.
Abandoned to vice.
Produced or displayed in overabundance.
A moving forward or proceeding in course.
A decree or an order forbidding something.
One who favors the prohibition by law of the manufacture and sale of alcoholic beverages.
Involving or equivalent to prohibition, especially of the sale of alcoholic beverages.
A person of the lowest or poorest class.
Producing offspring or fruit.
A prefatory statement or explanation to a poem, discourse, or performance.
To extend in time or duration.
To walk for amusement or exercise.
The quality of being noticeable or distinguished.
Conspicuous in position, character, or importance.
Brought together without order, distinction, or design (for sex).
Expressing an engagement to pay.
A high point of land extending outward from the coastline into the sea.
A furtherer, forwarder, or encourager.
Any institution or systematic scheme for propagating a doctrine or system.
To spread abroad or from person to person.
To drive or urge forward.
One who or that which propels.
Any prediction or foretelling.
To predict or foretell, especially under divine inspiration and guidance.
Being in proportion.
Accordance with recognized usage, custom, or principles.
A driving onward or forward.
That part of the stage between the curtain and the orchestra.
To reject, as a teaching or a practice, with condemnation or denunciation.
Any act of condemnation and rejection from favor and privilege.
One who has been won over from one religious belief to another.
The science of poetical forms.
One who makes exploration, search, or examination, especially for minerals.
A paper or pamphlet containing information of a proposed undertaking.
Lying prone, or with the head to the ground.
A leader in any enterprise or contest.
Preservation from harm, danger, annoyance, or any other evil.
One specially cared for and favored by another usually older person.
A Christian who denies the authority of the Pope and holds the right of special judgment.
The earliest victim in any cause.
A declaration or memorandum of agreement less solemn and formal than a treaty.
The substance that forms the principal portion of an animal or vegetable cell.
A work, original in character, afterward imitated in form or spirit.
To push out or thrust forth.
The act of protruding.
Something that swells out from a surrounding surface.
To swell or bulge beyond the surrounding surface.
A brief, pithy saying, condensing in witty or striking form the wisdom of experience.
Anticipating and making ready for future wants or emergencies.
Effected by divine guidance.
Uncultured in thought and manner.
A clause in a contract, will, etc., by which its operation is rendered conditional.
An action or mode of conduct that excites resentment.
Strength, skill, and intrepidity in battle.
A person who is empowered by another to represent him or her in a given matter.
Proceeding or marked by caution.
An undue display of modesty or delicacy.
Inclined to lascivious thoughts and desires.
A pretended or false apostle.
A fictitious name, especially when assumed by a writer.
The state or character of using a fictitious name.
The branch of medicine that relates to mental disease.
Pertaining to the mind or soul.
The treatment of mental disease.
Small and fat.
Pertaining to the lungs.
Strictly observant of the rules or forms prescribed by law or custom.
Observant and exact in points of time.
Affecting the sense of smell.
The quality of affecting the sense of smell.
Pertaining to punishment.
The state or period of being a student.
An intermediate state where souls are made fit for paradise or heaven by expiatory suffering.
To cause to whirl, as in an eddy.
one who supplies
Without spirit or bravery.
Undergoing decomposition of animal or vegetable matter accompanied by fetid odors.
A heap of combustibles arranged for burning a dead body.
An insane propensity to set things on fire.
Pertaining to fireworks or their manufacture.
A vessel or casket, usually of precious metal, in which the host is preserved.
To divide into quarters.
To multiply by four.
A requisite for an employment, position, right, or privilege.
To endow or furnish with requisite ability, character, knowledge, skill, or possessions.
A fit of nausea.
A puzzling predicament.
The enforced isolation of any person or place infected with contagious disease.
One of four equal parts into which anything is or may be divided.
Occurring or made at intervals of three months.
A composition for four voices or four instruments.
An eight-page newspaper of any size.
A wharf or artificial landing-place on the shore of a harbor or projecting into it.
To make inquiry.
A file of persons waiting in order of their arrival, as for admittance.
An utterly trivial distinction or objection.
Being in a state of repose or inaction.
Making no noise.
A silencing, suppressing, or ending.
The most essential part of anything.