pejorative \peh-JAH-reh-tiv or peh-JO-reh-tiv\ (adjective) - Having negative connotations, deprecatory, usually in reference to words or phrases.
"Mike has such a pejorative attitude toward women I doubt he will ever ...Read More
hyponasty \HI-peh-naes-ti\ (noun) - The upward curving of leaves caused by faster growth on the bottom than the top.
"Buddy was a hyponastic acquaintance whose curves resulted from ice cream speeding up growth on his ...Read More
hallucinate \heh-LU-seh-neyt\ (verb) - To be deceived by delusions as a result of mental illness or a narcotic; to suffer a wildly distorted dream of something nonexistent but perceived as real.
"Courtney hallucinates ...Read More
testimony \TES-teh-mo-nee\ (noun) - 1 : The account of a witness, especially in a court procedure; 2 : evidence in general; 3 : a public declaration of a religious experience.
"The tall, toppling chimney bore mute ...Read More
Revere \reh-VEER\ (verb) - To venerate, to hold in deep, religious respect.
"Warren Buffet is an investment manager revered by investors throughout the country."
French reverer from Latin revereri based on re- "back" + ...Read More
nonpareil \nahn-peh-REL\ (adjective) - Without equal, beyond compare; unique.
"Mark is a salesman nonpareil among those in sales here."
From Old French "nonpareil" composed of non- "non, un-" + pareil "equal" from ...Read More