eldritch \EL-drich\ (adjective) - Weird, ghostly, unnatural, frightful, horrible.
"Cindy told an eldritch tale of being abducted by aliens, who took her to a disco on a nearby planet where they danced her ...Read More
touchstone \TECH-ston\ (noun) - A smooth, black stone (basanite) used to test the quality of gold and silver by the color of the streak produced by rubbing it across the precious metal; any test of ...Read More
jeremiad \je-reh-MI-aed\ (noun) - An extended lamentation; a long, drawn-out complaining tirade, often accompanied by a prophecy or insinuation of imminent doom.
"Every time I ask you to clean the garage ...Read More
fadge \FAEJ\ (verb) - To work (out), to suffice or fit; to fit with what is expected.
"I don't think opening the bottle of wine with the screw-driver will quite fadge; better wait for a cork-screw."