Friday March 24, 2017
Feb
28
2017

Sartorial

Sartorial adj. Of or relating to tailoring, clothes, or style of dress. “Sartorial taste; “Sartorial elegance.”

Feb
27
2017

Circumspect

Circumspect adj Wary and unwilling to take risks. “His circumspect approach to investing.”

Feb
26
2017

Apocryphal

Apocryphal adj. Of doubtful authenticity, although widely circulated as being true. “Apocryphal stories dating from Hollywood’s golden age.”

Feb
25
2017

Coltish

Coltish adj. Energetic but awkward in one’s movements or behavior. Playful, not trained or disciplined. “Coltish horseplay to celebrate their graduation.”

Feb
24
2017

Glower

Glower v. Have an angry or sullen look on one’s face; scowl. “The librarian glowered at her for talking too loud.”

Feb
23
2017

Misogynous

Misogynous; Misogyny; Misogynistic adj. Of or characterized by a hatred of women. “Police believe it was a misogynous assault.”

Feb
22
2017

Luddite

Luddite n. A person opposed to increased industrialization or new technology, and is often someone who is incompetent when using new technology. “He was a luddite that preferred his typewriter over a computer.”

Feb
21
2017

Conflate

Conflate v. Combine two or more texts, ideas, etc. into one. “Their ideas were conflated in ways that were not helpful.”

Feb
20
2017

Machinate

Machinate v. Engage in plots and intrigues; scheming. “To machinate the overthrow of the government.”

Feb
19
2017

Untenable

Untenable adj. Not able to be maintained or defended against attack or objection. “She was in an untenable situation that was difficult to get out of.”

Feb
18
2017

Epicene

Epicene adj. Having characteristics of both sexes or no characteristics of either sex; of indeterminate sex. “Clothing fashions are becoming increasingly epicene.”

Feb
17
2017

Boorish

Boorish adj. Resembling or characteristic of a boor; rude and clumsy in behavior. “His boorish behavior was unacceptable to the directors.”