apoplectic \AE-peh-plek-tik\ (adjective) - Causing or suffering from the symptoms of a brain attack or stroke (apoplexy); sudden abnormal blood-flow (hemorrhage) into an organ; furious, livid.
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jocund \JAH-kehnd or JO-kehnd\ (adjective) - Happy, light-hearted, pleasant, carefree, cheerful.
"Sally would always point out that a jocund home was a good place for children to grow up, so she would encourage everyone...Read More
elixir \eh-LIK-sehr\ (noun) - 1 : Like the philosopher's stone, a substance believed to have the power to change base metal into gold; 2 : a magic potion with a miraculous curative or restorative effect, sometimes ...Read More
treacle \TREE-kehl\ (noun) - 1 : Syrup, especially from the first pressing of sugar cane but also the molasses left over after the sugar crystals are removed; 2 : sugar-coating, cloying sentiment, sweetness of speech, ...Read More
grub \grehb\ (noun) - (Western US Slang) Plain food, 'eats,' victuals; also, a thick white larva of some insects that spends its life digging through the soil.
"That was some grub you rustled up for us tonight, Cookie;...Read More
recidivism \ri-SID-eh-viz-ehm\ (noun) - A relapse or reversion to a previous nature, character, or state; back-sliding.
"Recidivism among dieters peaks between Christmas and the New Year holidays."
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