Wednesday September 30, 2020
Sep
06
2020

Garrulous

Garrulous adj. Excessively talkative, especially on trivial matters. “A garrulous reprimand.”

Sep
05
2020

Vacuous

Vacuous adj. Having or showing a lack of thought or intelligence; mindless: “a vacuous smile.”

Sep
04
2020

Agnostic

Agnostic n. A person who believes that nothing is known or can be known of the existence or nature of God or of anything beyond material phenomena.

Sep
03
2020

Juxtapose

Juxtapose tr.v. 1. To place side by side, especially for comparison or contrast. “The exhibition juxtaposes Picasso’s early drawings with some of his later works.”

Sep
02
2020

Pundit

Pundit n. 1. Somebody who expresses an opinion: somebody who acts as a critic or authority on a particular subject, especially in the media. “The election results threw the political pundits into confusion.” 2. Somebody wise: somebody with knowledge and wisdom.

Sep
01
2020

Tenacious

Tenacious adj. 1. Not readily letting go of, giving up, or separated from an object that one holds, a position, or a principle: “A tenacious hold.” 2. Not easily dispelled or discouraged; persisting in existence or in a course of action: “A tenacious legend.”

Aug
31
2020

Vacillate

Vacillate v. Alternate or waver between different opinions or actions; be indecisive. “Her tendency to vacillate made her a poor director.”

Aug
30
2020

Fastidious

Fastidious adj. 1. Very attentive to and concerned about accuracy and detail. 2. excessively particular, critical, or demanding; hard to please: “A fastidious eater.” 3. Very concerned about matters of cleanliness.

Aug
29
2020

Assuage

Assuage v. 1. To make milder or less severe; relieve; ease; mitigate: “to assuage one’s pain.” 2. to appease, satisfy, or relieve: “To assuage one’s hunger.” 3. to soothe or calm: “To assuage his fears;” “To assuage her anger.”

Aug
28
2020

Vicarious

Vicarious adj. 1. Experienced in the imagination through the feelings or actions of another person: “A vicarious thrill.” 2. Acting or done for another: “A vicarious atonement.”

Aug
27
2020

Transitory

Transitory adj. 1. Not lasting, enduring, permanent, or eternal. 2.Lasting only a short time; brief; short-lived; temporary. “It was a transitory stage in the actor’s career.”

Aug
26
2020

Rhetorical

Rhetorical adj. Of or relating to rhetoric. Characterized by language that is elaborate, pretentious, insincere, or intellectually vacuous.