An outdated word for "Asian."
To make stupid or foolish, such as through liquor.
A French organization that promoted individualism.
A sudden, seemingly irrational change of mind.
An inflexible view or system of ideas; an attitude of inflexibility on principle.
An Italian phrase that means, "and yet it moves." Galileo perhaps spoke the phrase in 1633 in being forced to recant his belief that the Earth moves around the Sun.
Quite learned or scholarly.
A philosophical doctrine whereby everything is predetermined or fated, unable to be significantly changed by free action.
A contrasting double for another character, usually to highlight important personal qualities.
A person who is skilled in logic or reasoning.
Gardens in the French Senate in Paris.
Germs; microscopic life forms.
A person who mans an entrance, helps visitors, or does cleaning and maintenance work for a building.
A high-ranking member of the clergy.
Owner; a person with the legal right to something.
An animal, most often a mammal, with four feet.
The great river that runs through southern Paris, with a wide bend in central Paris.
In psychology, a coping technique whereby a person changes disruptive energy into a new form, generally some kind of action.
A specific form of argument in logic whereby a primary premise and a secondary premise lead to a conclusion.