Unnecessarily or tediously wordy; of such a speaker or writer.
Misunderstood, Misused, & Mispronounced Words by Laurance Urdang, 1972.
Of one’s own accord; at one’s own will or initiative.
Someone who conducts the souls of the dead to the next world, as Charon in classical mythology.
Having winged fruit, as the sycamore tree.
An arrangement of five objects with one at each corner of a square and the other at its center.
One who collaborates with an invading enemy; a fifth columnist. After Major Vidkun Quisling, who in 1940 aided the German invasion of his native Norway.
A disorderly flight in which everyone looks only to his own safety; each man for himself.
To wound without killing so as to render harmless.
A fine rain falling after sunset from an apparently cloudless sky.
On sunset highways: a book of motor rambles in California / by Thomas D. Murphy, 1915.