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Written by Timothy Sexton
An agreement reached between two or more parties.
An analytical inspection of something.
Something that is required by law, code or rules.
An overdone public display intended to impress someone.
Insufferably detestable; repugnant and loathsome behavior.
To mispresent or falsify either the appearance or the reality of a thing.
To intensify the worth or measure of something.
Persistent and unceasing; always reliable due to the unlikely possibility of change.
Evaluation based on analysis of existing data.
Convincing a person or persons to do something through physical, emotional or mental intimidation.
Suffering from a lack of moisture sufficient for good health or survival.
Deeply, intensely overpowering; of greater than usual insight.
An aesthetic follow-up to the literary concept of Modernism; applied to any of the arts from literature to architecture, postmodern defines the end result as reflecting the fragmented nature of reality and the rejection of any absolute truths in favor of perceptual interpretation.
Enforced or coerced conformity.
A literalist focus on issues that reveals a lack of imagination and creative insight.
To conduct a far-ranging search.
A pit from which raw material is excavated or mined.
A state characertized by feverish hallucinations.
Mutilated or disfigured; physically defaced.
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