Part of speech:
A kind or sort:
A measure of such a force:
Particular importance or interest; emphasis:
Difficulty or hardship:
Abnormally rapid pulsation, especially of the atria or ventricles of the heart.
Profound fear; terror:
The sounding mechanism of an alarm clock:
Lack of trust or confidence; suspicion; doubt
An expected amount calculated on the basis of actuarial data:
Absence of peace or rest; anxiety.
Ferment is defined as agitation and excitement.
A feeling of disquiet or apprehension:
A state of apprehension and fear resulting from the anticipation of a threatening event or situation. &diamf3; In psychiatry, a patient has an anxiety disorder &diamf3; if normal psychological functioning is disrupted or if anxiety persists without an identifiable cause.
Pain so extreme as to cause writhing or contortions of the body, similar to those made in the athletic contests in Greece; and hence, extreme pain of mind or body; anguish; paroxysm of grief; specifically, the sufferings of Christ in the garden of Gethsemane.
(Nautical) The amount of cargo that a vessel can carry.
A contrasting force or impulse of any kind
An event or situation that causes great disruption or suffering:
The quality or condition of being severe
A warping, bending, or cracking, as that caused by excessive force.
(--- Games) A draw shot.
The force needed to move a weight, trigger, etc., measured in pounds
(Baseball) The act of bringing the hands together, as before the chest, and then lowering them and pausing before pitching the ball or attempting to pick off a base runner
A capacity for affecting the mind or behavior; efficacy:
To stress or emphasize; intensify:
To emphasize; accentuate
To give emphasis to; stress:
To put emphasis on; stress:
To stress or emphasize
To subject to an emotional trauma
To have or cause pain
To make intense or more intense:
To give a highlight to (the subject of a painting, for example).
To mar or otherwise treat (an object or fabric, for example) to give the appearance of an antique or of heavy prior use.
To beat severely; hit or whip
The definition of assert is to make a claim or defense.
To be a feature of
(--- Archaic) Suffering or agony, as of a martyr
A disturbed feeling of fear, doubt, apprehension, etc.
An anxious feeling of foreboding; dread
An instance of such a proceeding:
A thing hard to bear; specific cause of discomfort or suffering, as poverty, pain, etc.
Importance; consequence; moment
A constant pull of this kind maintained by means of some apparatus, as for relieving pressure
Tranquility or serenity:
A quiet or peaceful quality; freedom from turmoil or agitation
To reduce in intensity; slacken:
To reduce is to make something smaller or to become or feel smaller, or forcing someone into a less desirable position.
Inner contentment; serenity:
The state of maximum distinctness or clarity of such an image:
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