Monday December 10, 2018
Nov
16
2018

Credulous

Credulous; Credulity adj. A tendency to be too ready to believe that something is real or true. “A credulous rumor.”

Nov
15
2018

Opprobrious

Opprobrious adj. Disgraceful; shameful. “His actions were opprobrious.”

Nov
14
2018

Sentient

Sentient adj. Characterized by sensation and consciousness. Able to perceive or feel things: “Sentient life forms.”

Nov
13
2018

Officious

Officious adj. Assertive of authority in an annoyingly domineering way, esp. with regard to petty or trivial matters. Intrusively enthusiastic in offering help or advice; interfering. “The officious man is widely disliked.”

Nov
12
2018

Propensity

Propensity n. An inclination or natural tendency to behave in a particular way. “He has a propensity for clear thinking.”

Nov
11
2018

Antipathy

Antipathy n. A deep-seated feeling of dislike; aversion. “His antipathy for first wife dates back to his divorce.”

Nov
10
2018

Sycophant

Sycophant n. A person who acts attentively toward someone in order to gain advantage; a servile flatterer.

Nov
09
2018

Perfidious

Perfidious adj. Deceitful and untrustworthy. “A perfidious relationship.”

Nov
08
2018

Evocative

Evocative; Evocate adj. Bringing strong memories, images, or feelings to mind.

Nov
07
2018

Magnanimous

Magnanimous adj. Very generous or forgiving, particularly toward a rival or someone less powerful than oneself.

Nov
06
2018

Voracious

Voracious adj. An eager approach to an activity; Wanting or devouring great quantities of something or somebody: “She has a voracious appetite for life.”

Nov
05
2018

Insular

Insular adj. Ignorant of or uninterested in cultures, ideas, or people outside a person’s own experience. “An insular taste in music.” Lacking contact with other people. “She seemed too insular to leave her house.”