The combination of two or more things into one.
A flower found in Southern Europe; in Greek mythology this flower was sacred to Persephone.
A Russian instrument similar to a mandolin.
something ordinary, or that lacks originality.
The portion of a gem above the setting with the facets revealed , or the slanting surface on the edge of a cutting surface.
Made up biographies of dashing and famous historical figures.
A Scottish lawyer who lived during the 18th century, Boswell is most famous for his two-volume biography of
The Life of Samuel Johnson.
The British word for a movie or movie-theater.
Having the same duration, beginning date or age as something else.
A kind of carriage formerly used in Russia.
A style of comedy in which so much goes wrong that it becomes obviously unreal.
A mixture of different things.
A large size of paper used for writing and painting.
Relating to futurism, an early 20th century artistic movement whose practitioners attempted to express the essence of the modern by focusing their artistic endeavors on ideas about technology.
A kind of vehicle that used to be used in England. It had two-wheels and was drawn by one horse; two passengers could fit inside while the driver sat outside.
A facial deformity also called a cleft palate, which had the appearance of a large gap between the nose and the mouth revealing the gums and nasal cavity.
Religious symbols, especially in eastern Christianity (e.g. Russian Christianity).
injustices or immoral acts.
: a member of a conversation or discussion.
long-standing, a habit, especially a bad one.
A difficult technique used in the playing of Javanese musical instruments which involves twisting and moving the wrists to change the sound.
A special key for lifting a latch outside a door.
A word invented by Nabokov to mean "the gift of being remembered".
A word-association technique used to improve memory.
someone who is obsessed with a single idea or thought.
Pain surrounding a nerve when there is no change or damage to the nerve itself.
A senior soldier's personal assistant.
Relating to air-pressure or compressed-gas pressure.
Relating to a prism, describing refracted light, or describing something colored like a rainbow.
An author's share in the profits of a book, generally in the form of a small percentage of the sale of each book.
A Blue is an award earned at Cambridge or Oxford (and other universities) for competing at the highest level of a sport.
A sled used for transporting loads, pulled by animals.
A seat which is folded up but can be pulled down when in use; commonly found in English taxis.
Relating to Earth or life on earth; a term often used in science fiction.
The collection of forgotten books; a term invented by Nabokov referencing the river Lethe in Hades, whose water was said to make the drinker forget the past.
The British word for molasses, it has come to mean something which is excessively sweet or cloying.