Tuesday April 13, 2021
Mar
20
2021

Cerebral

Cerebral (cer·e·bral) adj.  Appealing to or requiring the use of the intellect; intellectual rather than emotional: “Her methods were cerebral, analytical, and cautious.”

Mar
19
2021

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
2021

Epicurean

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

Mar
17
2021

Formative

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

Mar
16
2021

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
2021

Expeditious

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

Mar
14
2021

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
2021

Placid

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

Mar
12
2021

Lucid

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

Mar
11
2021

Demonstrable

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

Mar
10
2021

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
2021

Ravenous

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