a female servant employed in general domestic work in a home, especially to do housework.
a girl or woman employed to do housework, esp one who is resident in the household
adjective 1. distended with air or gas; swollen. 2. puffed up, as with pride. 3. turgid or bombastic: his inflated prose. 4. unduly increased in level: inflated costs. 5. Economics. unduly expanded in amount, value, or size; characterized by inflation. 6. Botany. hollow and enlarged or swelled out: inflated perianth. verb (used with object), inflated, […]
noun 1. the capacity or power of persons or things to be a compelling force on or produce effects on the actions, behavior, opinions, etc., of others: He used family influence to get the contract. 2. the action or process of producing effects on the actions, behavior, opinions, etc., of another or others: Her mother’s […]
noun 1. a mechanical tool or implement, especially one used for delicate or precision work: surgical instruments. 2. a contrivance or apparatus for producing musical sounds: a stringed instrument. 3. a means by which something is effected or done; agency: an instrument of government. 4. a device for measuring the present value of a quantity […]
[uhn-der-in-shoo r-uh ns, -shur-] /ˈʌn dər ɪnˌʃʊər əns, -ˌʃɜr-/ noun 1. insurance purchased against damage or loss of property in an amount less than its true value, sometimes bought intentionally by the insured with full knowledge of the risk.