a form of humor that regards human suffering as absurd rather than pitiable, or that considers human existence as ironic and pointless but somehow comic.
a thin sheet of ice, as on a road surface, usually caused by freezing mist and creating hazardous driving conditions. Oceanography. sea ice that is clear enough to show the color of the water underneath. noun a thin transparent layer of new ice on a road or similar surface
a painting (1926) by Georgia O’Keeffe.
noun the Black Isle, a peninsula in NE Scotland, in Highland council area, between the Cromarty and Moray Firths Historical Examples Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 7, Slice 7 Various Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 10, Slice 6 Various
a short, leather-covered club, consisting of a heavy head on a flexible handle, used as a weapon. Cards. twenty-one (def 4). Also called natural. (in twenty-one) an ace together with a ten or a face card as the first two cards dealt. a variety of twenty-one in which any player can become dealer. black flag […]