Wednesday October 18, 2017
Oct
06
2017

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
2017

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
2017

Predacious

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

Oct
03
2017

Capacious

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

Oct
02
2017

Vitriol

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

Oct
01
2017

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
2017

Salacious

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

Sep
29
2017

Indolent

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

Sep
28
2017

Caprice

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

Sep
27
2017

Existential

Existential adj. (1) Of or relating to existence. (2) Concerned with existence, esp. human existence as viewed in the theories of existentialism. “An existential threat.”

Sep
26
2017

Facetious

Facetious adj. Treating serious issues with deliberately inappropriate humor; flippant.

Sep
25
2017

Tactile

Tactile adj. (1) Of or connected with the sense of touch. (2) Perceptible by touch or apparently so; tangible: “A tactile keyboard.”