an inspired sage or poet.
(initial capital letter) one of seven of these to whom the Vedas supposedly were revealed.
- Rise to the occasion
Show unexpected skill in dealing with a difficulty that arises, as in The leading man broke his leg in the first act but his understudy rose to the occasion and was rewarded with excellent reviews. [ Mid-1800s ]
noun 1. the source or spring of a river.
noun 1. a hippopotamus. noun 1. an informal name for the hippopotamus
adjective 1. of or relating to a river. 2. situated or dwelling beside a river. adjective 1. of, like, relating to, or produced by a river 2. located or dwelling near a river; riparian riverine (rĭv’ə-rīn’, -rēn’) Relating to, formed by, or resembling a river. Relating to a system of inland wetlands and deep-water habitats […]