Tuesday March 31, 2020
Mar
07
2020

Enigmatic

Enigmatic (en·ig·mat·ic) adj.  Of or resembling an enigma; puzzling: “An enigmatic tax form.”

Mar
06
2020

Contemporaneous

Contemporaneous (con·tem·po·ra·ne·ous) adj.  Originating, existing, or happening during the same period of time: “The contemporaneous court cases for the two defendants.”

Mar
05
2020

Verbose

Verbose (ver·bose) adj.  Using or containing a great and usually an excessive number of words; wordy. “She was too verbose in her narrative.”

Mar
04
2020

Tumult

Tumult n. Confusion or disorder. A loud, confused noise, esp. one caused by a large mass of people. “He quickly became aware of the violent tumult behind the trees.”

Mar
03
2020

Protagonist

Protagonist n. The main figure or one of the most prominent figures in a real situation. The leading character or a major character in a drama, movie, novel, or other fictional text. “The unnamed protagonist was the hit of the film.”

Mar
02
2020

Amorous

Amorous adj. Showing, feeling, or relating to intimate desire. “She did not appreciate his amorous advances.”

Mar
01
2020

Maniacal

Maniacal adj. Characterized by excessive enthusiasm or excitement. “A maniacal grin on his face.”

Feb
29
2020

Exogenous

Exogenous adj. Of, relating to, or developing from external factors. “There have been exogenous factors pushing up the stock price.”

Feb
28
2020

Sartorial

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

Feb
27
2020

Circumspect

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

Feb
26
2020

Apocryphal

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

Feb
25
2020

Coltish

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