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The filing fees, jury fees, court reporter fees, and other expenses, excluding attorneys’ fees, incurred in the prosecution of or defense against a civil suit. When allowed by statute, a court may order the losing party in a civil action to reimburse the successful party for his or her costs. Also called court costs. See also bill of costs.
Payment for work done.
The act of making good another’s financial loss or liability, resulting from the occurrence of a particular event or contingency.
The act of making good or compensating for loss, damage, or injury; indemnification.
To revert or go by escheat
To make or become weak or weaker
To injure, weaken, or impair, esp. by subtle, stealthy, or insidious means
To spoil, mar, or debase
To mar or impair the enjoyment, quality, or functioning of
To withdraw (an entry) from a contest.
To damage, destroy, or hinder (something) by sabotage.
To destroy, spoil, or damage irreparably
To inflict damage, especially disfiguring damage, on.
To cause damage to; impair:
To cause to weaken, be damaged, or diminish, as in quality:
To cause injury, damage, or pain
To do harm to; hurt, damage, etc.
To hurt the appearance or attractiveness of; deform; deface; mar
To deprive of something of value by or as by force; rob; plunder
To spoil the appearance of; disfigure; mar
Corrupt means to destroy someone's honesty or hurt someone's morals.
To show sorrow, worry, or anger:
To ask as a price or fee
To post bills or placards throughout (a town, etc.)
Disparage is defined as to belittle or discredit someone or something.
To levy a false charge against, especially of a vague offense, with the intent to damage someone's reputation or standing.
The definition of malign is to speak badly about or criticism someone.
To lower in quality or value; make inferior or less valuable:
To corrupt morally; debase:
To misapply; to misinterpret designedly.
To cause to become diseased by bringing into contact with such an organism or matter
To dent or mar.
Incapacitate is defined as to make a person or thing unable to do something.
To hit or touch lightly, in tilting.
(Nautical) To move a vessel by hauling on a line that is fastened to or around a piling, anchor, or pier.
To corrode or subject (a metal) to rust formation.
(Law) To render legally incapable of performing an act.
To make unable or unfit to act, function effectively, etc.; disable
To affect or become affected with mildew.
To be pierced or punctured:
To go into in a sharp, thrusting way
To divide (a company's stock) by issuing multiples of the existing shares with a corresponding reduction in the price of each share, so that the total value of the stock is unchanged.
(Intransitive) To produce excessive anxiety or worry.
To move or act fast, to rush headlong.
Stain is defined as to dirty, dishonor or to apply some sort of coloring.
To hit or knock out with a sap.
A powerful group of muscles at the back of the thigh that arise in the hip and pelvis and insert as strong tendons behind the knee. The hamstring bends the knee and helps to straighten the hip.
Any of numerous plant diseases that cause leaves, stems, fruits, and tissues to wither and die. Rust, mildew, and smut are blights.
To lower in public estimation; debase or degrade:
To put an end to in a gradual systematic way:
To press, grind, or pound into small particles or into powder
To crush together or press into wrinkles; rumple.
To make impure, infected, corrupt, radioactive, etc. by contact with something or by the addition of something; pollute; defile; sully; taint
To destroy violently; ruin
To spoil; botch; mar; garble
To damage or destroy (another's property) willfully or maliciously.
To treat roughly or wrongly.
To treat roughly or unkindly; abuse
Abuse means to hurt or injure something or someone by acting badly or neglectfully.
To lose or be inherently subject to losing a small part or parts of itself
To move or go rapidly:
To smear or blur (something):
To damage or mar (an object):
To subject to repeated beatings or physical abuse.
To break into pieces
To dirty is to cause something to become unclean or impure.
To cause to drink; especially, to dose (e.g. a horse) with medicine by force.
To dry out or wither with intense heat:
To be very hot; bake:
To disappear slowly; die out
To act as or use a bleach.
To dismantle wrecked vehicles or other objects, to reclaim any useful parts. (Australia)
To affect detrimentally or harmfully by a judgment or act.
To add a flaw to, to make imperfect or defective.
A reward offered for the capture or killing of a person:
The destruction or decomposition of organic matter as a result of bacterial or fungal action; rot.
Widespread destruction; devastation.
An inflammation or infection of the ear and auditory canal, especially in dogs and cats.
A mark left on the skin after a surface injury or wound has healed.
A wasting or decrease in the size of an organ or tissue, as from death and reabsorption of cells, diminished proliferation of cells, pressure, lack of oxygen, malnutrition, decreased function, or hormonal changes.
Any flaw, defect, or shortcoming
The act of falling down or inward, as from loss of supports.
A sudden loss of brain function caused by a blockage or rupture of a blood vessel to the brain, characterized by loss of muscular control, diminution or loss of sensation or consciousness, dizziness, slurred speech, or other symptoms that vary with the extent and severity of the damage to the brain.
Any sudden calamity or misfortune; shock
Something that is grossly offensive to decency, morality, or good taste:
An injury to the feelings.
The definition of adversity refers to hardships, challenges or misfortune.
Losses of personnel resulting from death, injury, etc.
Damage or harm done to or suffered by a person or thing:
The sum allowed for such loss or damage
The act or process of disintegrating.
The process of growing worse, or the state of having grown worse.
The definition of contamination is something that contaminates (causes an impurity) or is something that has been made impure or spoiled.
A decrease or loss in value, as because of age, wear, or market conditions.
The amount of something lost:
Damage; injury; harm
Harm, damage, or injury, esp. that done by a person
The cause or means of destroying:
A devastating or being devastated; destruction; desolation
Something that is a cause or source of suffering, injury, or destruction:
An unlucky accident; misadventure
An unlucky or unfortunate accident
A thing hard to bear; specific cause of discomfort or suffering, as poverty, pain, etc.
The definition of a catastrophe is a large, often sudden, disaster or ending.
An unpleasant and unintended happening, sometimes resulting from negligence, that results in injury, loss, damage, etc.
Something inflicted, as punishment
(Archaic) Fatal injury or ruin:
Illness is defined as a sickness or disease, or to a period of sickness and disease.
The bearing or undergoing of pain, distress, or injury
(Dated) To use or employ to good purpose; to turn to profitable account.
To make perfect or more nearly perfect according to a given standard, as by training
To get better; improve, esp. in health
To arrange properly or in a certain way; set in order; adjust
The definition of bless means to protect, make holy, to favor or to make lucky or happy.
To perform a kindness or service for; oblige.
Advantage; gain; benefit
Benefit or profit; gain:
Amends made, as for damage or loss.
A timely blessing or benefit:
Anything that gives happiness or prevents misfortune; special benefit or favor
The act of making profitable use or application of anything, or the state of being profitably employed; a turning to good account; practical application, as of a doctrine, principle, or theory, stated in a discourse.
Slander is to make false statements about someone, usually to hurt his reputation.
To bring to total defeat; crush
To become known or noticed:
To refrain from; avoid or resist. Used with can or cannot:
An instance of this; unlucky accident; mishap; mischance
Any happening that causes great harm or damage; serious or sudden misfortune; calamity
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