1. relating to, caused by, or carried by the wind.
2. a variant spelling of Aeolian, derived from Aeolus the god of the winds in Greek mythology.
of or pertaining to butterflies or moths.
1. to renounce or surrender (a possession, right, etc.).
2. to give up; put aside or desist from.
3. to let go; release.
Etymology: late Middle English relinquissen, relinquisshen < Middle French relinquiss-, long stem of relinquir < Latin relinquere - to leave behind.
1. of, relating to, or occurring in the evening.
2. Botany: opening or blooming in the evening.
3. Zoology: becoming active in the evening, as bats and owls; crepuscular.
1. a woman who flirts lightheartedly with men to win their admiration and affection; flirt.
2. to coquet - to try to attract the attention and admiration of men for mere self-gratification; flirt; to act without seriousness; trifle; dally.
a concept of rebirth or re-creation, used in various contexts in philosophy, theology, politics, and biology. Its meaning stems from Greek palin, meaning again, and genesis, meaning birth. In philosophy it denotes in its broadest sense the theory that the human soul does not die with the body but is born again in new incarnations. It is thus the equivalent of metempsychosis - the transmigration of the soul wherein an individual incarnates from one body to another, either human, animal, or plant.
also spelt as hematophagy, haematophagia, hematophagia; the practice of certain animals of feeding on blood (from the Greek words, haima “blood” and phagein “to eat”). Since blood is a fluid tissue rich in nutritious proteins and lipids that can be taken without enormous effort, haematophagy has evolved as a preferred form of feeding in many small animals such as worms and arthropods.
full of stars; having many stars.
1. megrims: low spirits; the blues.
2. a whim or caprice.
1. of or pertaining to a lake.
2. living or growing in lakes, as various organisms.
3. formed at the bottom or along the shore of lakes, as geological strata.
to make unhappy. Not productive of happiness; productive of unhappiness. Miserable; unhappy; unfortunate; poor; inauspicious.