The principle of superposition means that we have no idea what the state of any object is until we see it.
A star showing a sudden large increase in brightness and then slowly returning to its original state over a few months.
A feudal lord; the lord of a manor.
To demolish; to destroy brutally.
Having one's true identity concealed or in disguise.
Using more words than are necessary to express an idea.
Pertaining to psychic powers or paranormal phenomena.
A displacement or difference in the apparent position of an object viewed along two different lines of sight, and is measured by the angle or semi-angle of inclination between those two lines.
Extremely delicate and light in a way that seems too perfect for this world.
An indefinite and very long period of time, often a period exaggerated for humorous or rhetorical effect.