Thursday October 22, 2020
Oct
10
2020

Abstruse

Abstruse adj. Difficult to understand; obscure. “An abstruse argument presented by the lawyers.”

Oct
09
2020

Veracity

Veracity n. Conformity to facts; accuracy. “What is the veracity of these allegations.” Habitual truthfulness. “Her veracity and character.”

Oct
08
2020

Sardonic

Sardonic adj. Grimly mocking or cynical. “His sardonic smile.”

Oct
07
2020

Pejorative

Pejorative adj. Expressing contempt or disapproval. Disparaging; belittling. “He used pejorative overtones in his speech.”

Oct
06
2020

Spurious

Spurious adj. Not genuine, authentic, or true; not from the claimed, pretended, or proper source; counterfeit. Not being what it purports to be; false or fake. “Spurious claims.”

Oct
05
2020

Vitiate

Vitiate v. Spoil or impair the quality or efficiency of. “The government programs were vitiated by excessive red tape.” Destroy or impair the legal validity of.

Oct
04
2020

Predacious

Predacious adj. Predatory; Given to victimizing, plundering, or destroying for one’s own gain. “A victim of predacious behavior.”

Oct
03
2020

Capacious

Capacious adj. Having a lot of space inside; roomy. “A capacious closet.”

Oct
02
2020

Vitriol

Vitriol; Vitriolic n. Cruel, bitter, scathing criticism; Abusive feeling or expression. “A vitriolic tone of voice.”

Oct
01
2020

Alchemy

Alchemy n. 1. A power or process of transforming something common into something special. 2. An inexplicable or mysterious process by which paradoxical results are achieved with no obvious rational explanation.

Sep
30
2020

Salacious

Salacious adj. Treating sexual matters in an indecent way. Lustful; lecherous: “A salacious grin.”

Sep
29
2020

Indolent

Indolent; Indolence n. Having or showing a disposition to avoid exertion; slothful, lazy: “an indolent person.”