Saturday March 28, 2015
Mar
18
2015

Epicurean

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

Mar
17
2015

Formative

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

Mar
16
2015

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
2015

Expeditious

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

Mar
14
2015

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
2015

Placid

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

Mar
12
2015

Lucid

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

Mar
11
2015

Demonstrable

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

Mar
10
2015

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
2015

Ravenous

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