Monday January 23, 2017
Dec
30
2016

Malodorous

Malodorous adj. Smelling very unpleasant; an offensive odor. “A malodorous side of town.”

Dec
29
2016

Missive

Missive n. A written message; a letter. “He received a missive from his company manager.”

Dec
28
2016

Portent

Portent n. A sign or warning that something significant is likely to happen. “an occurrence of crucial portent.”

Dec
27
2016

Virulent

Virulent adj. Extremely severe or harmful in its effects. Bitterly hostile or antagonistic; hateful. “Virulent criticism.”

Dec
26
2016

Prescient

Prescient; Prescience adj. Having or showing knowledge of events before they take place; foresight. “You should be prescient about choosing your employer.”

Dec
25
2016

Affinity

Affinity n. A spontaneous or natural liking or sympathy for someone or something. “He has an affinity for science fiction movies.”

Dec
24
2016

Timorous

Timorous adj. Showing or suffering from nervousness, fear, or a lack of confidence: “A timorous demeanor.”

Dec
23
2016

Unctuous

Unctuous adj. (of a person) Excessively or ingratiatingly flattering. “Anxious to please in an unctuous way.”

Dec
22
2016

Surreal

Surreal adj. Having the disorienting quality of a dream; unreal; fantastic. “There was something surreal about the diving accident.”

Dec
21
2016

Incisive

Incisive adj. (of a person or mental process) Intelligently analytical and clear-thinking. Accurate and sharply focused. “The incisive detective soon solved the crime.”

Dec
20
2016

Recondite

Recondite adj. (of a subject or knowledge) Little known, obscure, abstruse. “Recondite information.”

Dec
19
2016

Obsequious

Obsequious adj. Obedient or attentive to an excessive degree. “The obsequious service resulted in an excellent tip.”