Understood by only a few.
Prone to meaningless vocalization, especially excited and confused utterances, like a beast or monster.
The act of increasing by natural growth; especially the increase of organic bodies by the internal accession of parts; organic growth.
Not easily excited to action or passion; calm; sluggish.
Eye dialect spelling of scare: A minor fright.
Pieces of rock broken off by ice, glacier, or erosion.
Eagerness; liveliness; enthusiasm.
To be uncertain or unable to make a decision about doing something.
(anatomy, of a fold of skin) That partially covers the inner angle of the eye.
A piece of rope spliced into a circular wreath, and put round a block for hanging it.
A raised frame, designed to deflect or prevent entry of water, around an opening (e.g., a hatch or skylight) in a flat surface, such as a roof or deck.
To be drawn closer and farther apart repeatedly, or up and down, as if situated on a working concertina’s folds.
To rub or wear off; erode.
To make a shrill sound, as of bagpipes.