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Written by Timothy Sexton
In this sense, the definition for addiction is synonymous with “an inclination toward.”
One’s perception of an event or situation.
Attesting to or giving one’s ratification to a concept.
The visor of the helmets worn by knights in battle.
Heavily soiled or stained; applicable to physical entities like a smock as well as non-physical like the soul.
Something done uselessly.
Anger rising to the point of fury or wrath.
Learned through an emotional experience.
Escorting with the care of a safeguard against harm or damage.
Not in the sense of being the caretaker of someone's will and testament, but in the sense of being the person who executes them so they are in need of the other type of executor.
Endowed with a sense of capriciousness stimulated on the spur of the moment.
Done with a gladful willingness.
Anxious worrying to the point of obsession; derived from the manner in which a ferret causes great worry among rabbits.
An archaic word in the English language that is derived from Spanish which was used with dramatic gesture accompanying to show great contempt.
Withered to the point of being worn away.
To interpret something.
A description for something that was done sheepishly and makes one feel like a fool if caught.
Something that causes a hindrance to forward movement.
An action which has the result of enriching one as a result.
Synonymous with being viewed as proper and seemly.
A thing which has been falsely invented.
A term for prayers.
Making an great external show; think along the lines of "ostentatious."
A parley is a term for a diplomatic conferences to discuss grievances and set them right in an equitable and amicable way capable of fending off the need for aggressive confrontation. Parle is merely a related term for parley.
Something done by necessity.
Describing the carriage with which one deport or comports themselves.
Not something merely outlandishly unbelievable, but of a deeper significance as a representation that endows the subject of its use as utterly existing outside and posing a threat to natural order.
The power that comes with an armed force trained and willing to attack.
If the song had been written during the period in which Shakespeare wrote Henry V, the singer would be complaining that he can't get no conviction.
On the long path from its original meaning as merely left-handed to today's connotation of being something so dreadful as to create fear, sinister for awhile was used to characterize a situation as being unfair.
In the sense in which it is used here, speculation takes on a more literal meaning than how it is utilized in the modern vernacular. Speculation actually described the physical act of looking toward something off in the distance.
A verb meaning to bring forth.
Not a description of a residence lacking chairs, beds and sofas, but a description of a residence left without resources to defend itself against attack by enemies.
An accurate description of someone whose ambition is to one day have ambition. Unraised is used to characterize someone deemed deficient in a proper amount of aspiration toward greater things.
To make the decision to do no more; choosing to give up; to quit.
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