Tuesday March 31, 2020
Mar
19
2020

Genteel

Genteel (gen·teel) adj.  1. Refined in manner; well-bred and polite.  2.
Free from vulgarity or rudeness.  3.Elegantly stylish: genteel manners and appearance.

Mar
18
2020

Epicurean

Epicurean (ep·i·cu·re·an) adj.  Devoted to the pursuit of sensual pleasure, particularly the enjoyment of gourmet food.

Mar
17
2020

Formative

Formative (for·ma·tive) adj.  Of or relating to formation, growth, or development: the formative stages of a child.

Mar
16
2020

Ostentatious

Ostentatious (os·ten·ta·tious) adj.  Characterized by or given to pretentiousness. “The chandelier was the most ostentatious I have ever seen.”

Mar
15
2020

Expeditious

Expeditious (ex·pe·di·tious) adj.  Acting or done with speed and efficiency.

Mar
14
2020

Nexus

Nexus (nex·us) n.  A means of connection; a link or tie: “The nexus between the mob and gambling.”  2. A connected series or group.  3. The core or center.

Mar
13
2020

Placid

Placid (plac·id) adj.  1. Satisfied; complacent.  2. Undisturbed by tumult or disorder; calm or quiet.

Mar
12
2020

Lucid

Lucid (lu·cid) adj.  1. Easily understood; intelligible. 2. Mentally sound; sane or rational. “A lucid conversation.” 3. Translucent or transparent.

Mar
11
2020

Demonstrable

Demonstrable (de·mon·stra·ble) adj.  1. Capable of being demonstrated or proved: “demonstrable truths.”  2. Obvious or apparent: “demonstrable lies.”

Mar
10
2020

Plagiarize

Plagiarize (pla·gia·rize) v.  1. To use and pass off (the ideas or writings of another) as one’s own.  2.To appropriate for use as one’s own passages or ideas from another.

Mar
09
2020

Ravenous

Ravenous (rav·en·ous) adj.  1. Extremely hungry; voracious.  2. Rapacious; predatory.  3. Greedy for gratification: “Ravenous for power.”

Mar
08
2020

Perpetuity

Perpetuity (per·pe·tu·i·ty) n.pl.  1. Time without end; eternity.  2. The quality or condition of being perpetual: “The terms of the agreement remain in effect in perpetuity.”