imbroglio \im-BROL-yo\ (noun) - A confused tangle or mess; an intricately woven plot or set of circumstances; an embroilment. "Clinton's presidency was muddled by an imbroglio with a White House intern."
assassin \eh-SAE-sin\ (noun) - A person who commits murder by surprise attack, especially one who murders a politically important figure either for hire or from fanatical motives. "Assassination has never changed the history of the world." - ...
anthropomorphism \aen-threh-peh-MOR-fi-zehm\ (noun) - Assigning human properties to an inhuman object. "Max would always get chills when Mariah spoke of her pet rock anthropomorphically."
cacoepy \kaek-O-eh-pee or KAEK-o-e-pee\ (noun) - Incorrect pronunciation. "Astute readers of Arcamax's daily vocabulary ezine need never engage in cacoepy, nor clumsy misspellings."
lilt \LILT\ (verb) - To move or speak musically, in a lively, pleasant, and cheerful fashion. "Kayleigh has a lovely, lilting smile that makes all she encounters feel good."
pulchritudinous \pehl-kri-TUD-nehs\ (adjective) - Possessing physical beauty. "Glen's favorite resort, Mt Pisgah in the Smokies, offers a pulchritudinous view over the rolling mountains."