Monday April 24, 2017
Mar
31
2017

Loquacious

Loquacious (lo·qua·cious) adj Very talkative; garrulous. “Her loquacious sales pitch lasted the entire afternoon.”

Mar
30
2017

Penurious

Penurious (pe·nu·ri·ous) adj Extremely poor; poverty-stricken; miserly. “The penurious family was forced from their home.”

Mar
29
2017

Myopic

Myopic; Myopia n.  Distant objects appear blurred – Lack of discernment or long-range perspective in thinking or planning: “Myopic thinking.”

Mar
28
2017

Rapacious

Rapacious (ra·pa·cious) Adj Aggressively greedy or ravenous; plundering: “A rapacious salesman.”

Mar
27
2017

Mendacious

Mendacious (men·da·cious) adj Not telling the truth; lying: “A mendacious politician;” “A mendacious defendant.”

Mar
26
2017

Perspicacious

Perspicacious (per·spi·ca·cious) adj Having strong insight into and understanding of things. “She showed perspicacious judgment.”

Mar
25
2017

Vociferous

Vociferous (vo·cif·er·ous) adj Characterized by vehemence, clamour, or noisiness: “A vociferous crowd.”

Mar
24
2017

Frenetic

Frenetic (fre·net·ic) adj Fast and energetic in a rather wild and uncontrolled way: “A frenetic ride on the snowboard.”

Mar
23
2017

Bifurcate

Bifurcate; bifurcation (bi·fur·cate) v Divide into two branches or forks: “The river bifurcates at the base of the mountain.”

Mar
22
2017

Pernicious

Pernicious (per·ni·cious) adj Having a harmful effect, particularly in a gradual or subtle way. “The hostile takeover will have a pernicious effect on the business.”

Mar
21
2017

Halcyon

Halcyon (hal·cy·on) Adj 1. Calm; peaceful; tranquil: “Halcyon seas.” 2. Rich; wealthy; prosperous: “Halcyon times before the recession.”

Mar
20
2017

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.”