a disease affecting many persons at the same time, and spreading from person to person in a locality where the disease is not permanently prevalent.
a person who makes preparations to survive a widespread catastrophe, such as an atomic war or anarchy, especially by storing food and weapons in a safe place.
any of the electronegative elements, fluorine, chlorine, iodine, bromine, and astatine, that form binary salts by direct union with metals.
a graphical image that represents a person, as on the Internet.
poorly or improperly fed; suffering from malnutrition
to remain or stay, as in a place; sojourn
those having reverted to a wild state
the size or extent of something
sluggish inactivity or inertia
narrow openings produced by cleavage or separation of parts
the act of picking out and putting aside as inferior
a place in a large institution for the care of those who are ill
isolated and hidden away: a wild sequestered spot.
a tree or shrub of the bedstraw family, with large fragrant white or yellow flowers. Native to warm climates, it is widely cultivated.
a small remaining quantity of something
the fact or condition of being banal; unoriginality
a person who studies human history and prehistory through the excavation of sites and the analysis of artifacts and other physical remains
a low, soft felt hat with a curled brim and the crown creased lengthwise.
a person (typically a woman) trained to assist women in childbirth.
relating to or tending to cause infectious diseases