A judicial hearing at which a defendant officially receives notice of the charges against him.
Slang for a nightclub or bar; usually conveying a sense seediness.
Permission or authorization to do something.
A recommendation on behalf of one party to a second party by a third party.
Out of view; off the beaten track; not easily seen from public spaces.
A low spot as in a valley.
Slang for someone who has been fooled by a person they trust.
Crazy; off the wall; short for screwball, a term meaning the same thing.
A vault where tombs are kept; a crypt.
Showing great honor and respect.
Showing a preference to believe or do something.
Foolish and unwise; inadvisable.
Botch; mishandle or mismanage responsibilities.
Something that is difficult to penetrate; unknowable, distant and remote.
Officially and legally engaged to performance a service.
Morose and gloomy with an unusually high attention to darker aspects of any situation.
Purposefully listening in on a private conversation without permission or recognition by those conversing
The state of being all-knowing; the ability to understanding everything.
To develop and nurture something with a specific purpose or goal in mind; often used with the context of gardening, the meaning can apply equally to the enrichment of a more abstract objective.
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