(verb) to complain loudly or angrily


(noun) tight rope walking


(n.) a European plant, Viscum album, having yellowish flowers and white berries, growing parasitically on various trees, used in Christmas decorations. 


(n.) the art or science of making timepieces or of measuring time.


(n.) The sound of rustling leaves. From the ancient Greek psíthuros, “whispering."



(n.) a person who is an adept conversationalist at table.


(adj.) speaking or expressed in a lofty style, often to the point of being pompous or bombastic.


(n.) the disagreeable physical aftereffects of drunkenness, such as a headache or stomach disorder; something remaining behind from a former period or state of affairs


(adj.) full of cheerfulness or gaiety; joyous in disposition or spirit.


(n.) a coming into place, view, or being; arrival: the advent of the holiday season.
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