[ vahy-too-puh-reyt ]
to use or address with harsh or abusive language; revile
[ hoot-n-an-ee, hoot-nan-ee ]
a social gathering or informal concert featuring folk singing and, sometimes, dancing
[ tawr-per ]
a state of physical or mental inactivity; lethargy
[ riz-uh-buhl ]
having the ability, disposition, or readiness to laugh
[ puh-lem-ik ]
a controversial argument, as one against some opinion, doctrine, etc.
[ hol-uh-freyz ]
a word functioning as a phrase or sentence, as the imperative "Go!"
[ uh-ten-yoo-eyt ]
to weaken or reduce in force, intensity, effect, quantity, or value
[ krahy-teer-ee-uhn ]
a standard of judgment or criticism; a rule or principle for evaluating or testing something
[ mi-noo-shuh ]
precise details; small or trifling matters
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