Monday October 21, 2019
Oct
09
2019

Veracity

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

Oct
08
2019

Sardonic

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

Oct
07
2019

Pejorative

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

Oct
06
2019

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
2019

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
2019

Predacious

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

Oct
03
2019

Capacious

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

Oct
02
2019

Vitriol

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

Oct
01
2019

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
2019

Salacious

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

Sep
29
2019

Indolent

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

Sep
28
2019

Caprice

Caprice n. A sudden and unaccountable change of mood or behavior.