1. A vertical wooden post or plank in a building or other structure.
2. A verse or stanza of a poem.
(stave something off) Avert or delay something bad or dangerous.
n. The action of asking or begging for something earnestly or humbly.
1. (especially of a part of the body) swollen.
2. (especially of language or literary style) pompous or bombastic.
Of a leaf: having many (more than 7 or 9) leaflets.
Of a plant: characterized by such leaves.
Also generally: involving many leaves; manifold.
n/ A cactus with jointed stems and oval flattened segments, having barbed bristles and large pear-shaped prickly fruits.
v. Make a series of low, feeble sounds expressive of fear, pain, or unhappiness.