1. pacify or placate (someone) by acceding to their demands. 2. assuage or satisfy (a demand or a feeling).
1. based on random choice or personal whim, rather than any reason or system. 2. (of power or a ruling body) unrestrained and autocratic in the use of authority.
very old or old-fashioned.
1. making a loud and confused noise. 2. expressing or characterized by vehement protests or demands.
a scarcity or lack of something.
able to be accounted for or understood.
exaggerated statements or claims not meant to be taken literally.
unchanging over time or unable to be changed.
(of a person or their efforts) persisting tirelessly.
1. wanting to avoid activity or exertion; lazy. 2. (of a disease or condition) causing little or no pain.
ignorant of or uninterested in cultures, ideas, or peoples outside one's own experience.
unwilling or refusing to change one's views or to agree about something.
fearless; adventurous (often used for rhetorical or humorous effect).
showing a lack of respect for people or things that are generally taken seriously.
feel intense dislike or disgust for.
1. evil in nature or effect.2. speak about (someone) in a spitefully critical manner.
easily influenced; pliable.
1. a person who is new to a subject or activity. 2. a new convert to a religion.
1. not genuine; artificial or unnatural. 2. (of a substance or material) easily shaped or moulded.
a remark or statement, especially one with a moral content, that has been used too often to be interesting or thoughtful.
having or showing knowledge of events before they take place.
in its original condition; unspoilt.
express to (someone) one's disapproval of or disappointment in their actions.
1. strong and healthy; vigorous. 2. (of wine or food) strong and rich in flavour or smell.
1. health-giving; healthy. 2. (of a place) pleasant; not run-down.
1. a threatened penalty for disobeying a law or rule. 2. official permission or approval for an action.
(of a person or action) showing dedication and diligence.
tending to induce drowsiness or sleep.
(of a person or their manner) serious and unrelenting, especially in the assertion of authority and exercise of discipline.
expressing or intending to promote a particular cause or point of view, especially a controversial one.