(Jer. 24:2). “The bad figs may have been such either from having decayed, and thus been reduced to a rotten condition, or as being the fruit of the sycamore, which contains a bitter juice” (Tristram, Nat. Hist.). The inferiority of the fruit is here referred to as an emblem of the rejected Zedekiah and his people.
- Naughty nineties
plural noun 1. the naughty nineties, (in Britain) the 1890s, considered to be a period of fun-loving and laxity, esp in sexual morals
- Naughty step
noun 1. a place where a child is made to stand as a punishment for bad behaviour 2. to be on the naughty step, to experience public disfavour, usu. because of perceived wayward behaviour
[naw-mey-kee-uh] /nɔˈmeɪ ki ə/ noun, plural naumachiae [naw-mey-kee-ee] /nɔˈmeɪ kiˌi/ (Show IPA), naumachias. 1. a mock sea fight, given as a spectacle among the ancient Romans. 2. a place for presenting such spectacles. /nɔːˈmeɪkɪə/ noun (in ancient Rome) (pl) -chiae (-kɪˌiː), -chias, -chies 1. a mock sea fight performed as an entertainment 2. an artificial […]
[naw-muh-kee] /ˈnɔ mə ki/ noun, plural naumachies. 1. .