1. condescending characteristic of those who treat others with arrogance
  2. surrounding closely encircling
  3. foregrounding the execution of a program that preempts the use of the processing system
  4. disorienting causing loss of physical or intellectual bearings
  5. outstanding of major significance or importance
  6. surroundings the environment in which something exists or lives
  7. discerning having or revealing keen insight and good judgment
  8. notwithstanding despite anything to the contrary
  9. astounding bewildering or striking dumb with wonder
  10. freestanding standing apart; not attached to or supported by anything
  11. backgrounding the execution of low priority programs while higher priority programs are not using the processing system
  12. descending coming down or downward
  13. resounding characterized by loud, deep sound
  14. fence mending social action to improve poor relations
  15. deer hunting hunting deer
  16. echo sounding determining the location of something by measuring the time it takes for an echo to return from it
  17. faultfinding persistent petty and unjustified criticism
  18. left-slanting (of handwriting) having the letters slanting backward
  19. grounding education or instruction in the fundamentals of a field of knowledge
  20. free nerve ending microscopic sensory nerve endings in the skin that are not connected to any specific sensory receptor