To climb with difficulty, especially on all fours; scramble.
To furnish, fasten, or secure with battens (narrow strips of wood used especially for flooring).
Abnormal vibration or wobbling, as of the wheels of an automobile. A dance popular in the 1920s, characterized by rapid shaking of the body.
A short, complete summary; an abstract. A list or collection of various items.
A snap or light blow made by pressing a fingertip against the thumb and suddenly releasing it. One that is trivial or of little importance.
To condemn openly. To depreciate (currency, for example) by official proclamation or by rumor.
To cause humiliation or disgrace to by making malicious and false statements.
Characterized by extremely brutal or cruel crimes; vicious. Infamous; scandalous.
Light good-natured talk; banter. Light or frivolous manner of discussing a subject.
Readily taking on varied shapes, forms, or meanings. Exhibiting considerable variety or diversity.
Of or relating to a numen; supernatural. Spiritually elevated; sublime.
An object that serves as a focal point of attention and admiration. Something that serves to guide.
Troublesomely urgent or persistent in requesting; pressingly entreating.
To weaken or destroy the strength or vitality. To remove a nerve or part of a nerve.