Meaning: A picture having a background or that is shaded off gradually.
Meaning: To become or cause to become withered or dry.
Meaning: Any clever trick or device for obtaining an advantage
Meaning: A connoisseur in the delicacies of the table.
Meaning: Of or relating to the period before the biblical flood
Meaning: Flattery intended to persuade
Meaning: A concise but comprehensive summary of a larger work
Meaning: Characterized by departure from accepted beliefs or standards
Meaning: Characterized by unusual lightness and delicacy
Meaning: A slanderous accusation
Meaning: Only partly in existence; imperfectly formed.
Meaning: A characteristic language of a particular group
Meaning: A massive inexorable force that seems to crush everything in its way
Meaning: Uncertain how to act or proceed