when someone feels continual trouble or distress
a small piece of something cut off from a larger piece.
a fixed regular sum paid as a salary or as expenses
finding something amusing, especially as expressed in laughter.
to have great delight, especially from one's own good fortune or another's misfortune.
to be loyal to something or someone
having a weakness in character.
A severe strain of disease or abstract metaphor for disease that is highly contagious and dangerously infectious.
Efficiently effective; very capable of producing success.
Drowsy, listless and fatigued; lacking energy to do even the basic tasks.
Clear-headed; capable of thinking logically and seeing things without confusion.
A name given to the Dark Ages plague which killed at least a third of the entire population of Europe in medieval times.
A gastro-intestinal disease capable of killing in large numbers when medical treatment is not available.
Receiving high praise; bragged about; publicized as worthy of hype.
An illness or condition of bad health.
To bring into being from seemingly nothing, almost as if by magic or sorcery.
To obliterate or cause to vanish from memory.
Waste material that gives off an exceptionally foul odor.
A widespread outbreak of a health emergency with the potential to harm or kill significant numbers.
Someone or something that stands guard to repel unwanted visitors or invaders.
Much-need sense of offer of comfort during a time of extreme duress.
A sense of calmness and serenity; peaceful and at rest.
Someone who subscribes to a philosophy that everybody’s fate is predetermined and cannot be changed by their actions or decisions.
To pay attention or regard.
A doctrine of belief rejecting the superstition associated with religion and embracing scientific logic and rational thought.