Saturday February 17, 2018
Dec
31
2017

Profligate

Profligate Adj. Recklessly extravagant or wasteful in the use of resources. A profligate lifestyle resulted in his bankruptcy.”

Dec
30
2017

Malodorous

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

Dec
29
2017

Missive

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

Dec
28
2017

Portent

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

Dec
27
2017

Virulent

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

Dec
26
2017

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
2017

Affinity

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

Dec
24
2017

Timorous

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

Dec
23
2017

Unctuous

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

Dec
22
2017

Surreal

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

Dec
21
2017

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
2017

Recondite

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