noun 1. the process by which the personality of a fictitious character is revealed through the character’s speech, actions, appearance, etc.
noun 1. a business cost that is not directly accountable to a particular function or product; a fixed cost, as a land tax or the like.
- Indirect democracy
noun a form of government in which people elect representatives to rule in their interest Usage Note politics
noun 1. a common American plant, Lobelia inflata, of the lobelia family, having small, blue flowers and inflated capsules. noun 1. a poisonous North American campanulaceous plant, Lobelia inflata, with small pale blue flowers and rounded inflated seed capsules