Thursday, February 3, 2011

Wonderful words for everyday use.

TROGLODYTE: A person of degraded, primitive, or brutal character.
CLAPTRAP: Pretentious but insincere or empty lenguage.
DOUR: Sullen, gloomy, severe, stern.
SLUGABED: A lazy person who stays in bed long after the usual time for arising.
HEBETUDINOUS: The state of being dull, lethargy.
SMARMY: Excessively or unctuously flattering, ingratiating, servile.
FLUMMOX: To bewilder, confuound, confuse.
VACUOUS: Lacking in ideas or intelligence, purposeless, idle.
ENNUI: A feeling of utter weariness and discontent resulting from satiety or lack of interest, boredom.
POMPOUS: Characterized by an ostentatious display of dignity or importance.
MORIBUND: In a dying state, near death, not progressing or advancing, stagnant.
AGGRANDIZE: To widen in scope, increase in size or intensity, enlarge, extend, to make something appear greater.
JAUNDICED: Affected with or exhibiting prejudice, as from envy or resentment.
NEFARIOUS: Extremely wicked or villainous.
MISCONSTRUE: To misunderstand the meaning of, take in a wrong sense, misinterpret.
ABSCOND: To depart in a sudden and secret manner.
ACRIMONIOUS: Caustic, stinging, or bitter in nature, speech, behavior.
DESULTORY: Lacking in consistency, constancy, visible order, disconnected, digressing from or unconnected with the main subject, random.
BUNKUM: Insincere talk, claptrap, humbug.

Just wanted to share with you guys what I've been doing all afternoon. :P