Wednesday November 13, 2019
Nov
01
2019

Contentious

Contentious adj. Causing or likely to cause an argument; controversial. Involving a heated argument. “The terms of the agreement remain contentious between the parties.”

Oct
31
2019

Lugubrious

Lugubrious adj. Looking or sounding sad and dismal; mournful. “The lugubrious country song reminded her of an ex-boyfriend.”

Oct
30
2019

Pontificate

Pontificate v. To speak or behave in a pompous or dogmatic manner. “He pontificates at great length in political matters.”

Oct
29
2019

Corpulent

Corpulent adj. Physically bulky; fat. “The once corpulent woman is now trim and fit.”

Oct
28
2019

Dubious

Dubious adj. Hesitating or doubting. Not to be relied upon; suspect. “He seemed dubious about the idea.”

Oct
27
2019

Slavish

Slavish adj. Showing no originality; blindly imitative: “A slavish copy of the original work.”

Oct
26
2019

Ambivalent

Ambivalent; Ambivalence adj. Having mixed feelings or contradictory ideas about something or someone. “She has ambivalent feelings about the relationship.”

Oct
25
2019

Reciprocal

Reciprocal; Reciprocate adj. Done or performed in return: “Reciprocal respect.”

Oct
24
2019

Frugal

Frugal; Frugality adj. Economical with regard to money or food. Simple and plain that costs very little: “A frugal meal.”

Oct
23
2019

Docile

Docile adj. Submissive. Ready to accept control or instruction. “The dog was very docile around children.”

Oct
22
2019

Gravitas

Gravitas n. Dignity, seriousness, or solemnity in manner. “He has the necessary gravitas to lead the company.”

Oct
21
2019

Incendiary

Incendiary adj. Designed to cause fires. “An incendiary device.”