friable \FRY-uh-buhl\ (adjective) - Easily crumbled, pulverized, or reduced to powder.
"The house was practically falling apart around him, the crackling and friable walls unable to withstand the extreme winds of the ...Read More
gravitas \GRAV-uh-tahs\ (noun) - High seriousness (as in a person's bearing or in the treatment of a subject).
"The speaker was so utterly lacking in gravitas that none of his pronouncements were taken at all seriously, ...Read More
mellifluous \muh-LIF-loo-us\ (adjective) - Flowing as with honey; smooth; flowing sweetly or smoothly; as, a mellifluous voice.
"The mellifluous tones of the Debussy sonata were presented all the more pleasantly when they...Read More
recrimination \rih-krim-uh-NAY-shuhn\ (noun) - 1 : The act of returning one charge or accusation with another. 2 : An accusation brought by the accused against the accuser; a counter accusation.
"The endless acts of ...Read More
perdurable \pur-DUR-uh-bul; pur-DYUR-\ (adjective) - Very durable; lasting; continuing long.
"A mother's perdurable love for her child is often tested during the teen years."
Perdurable ultimately comes from Late Latin ...Read More
indelible \in-DEL-uh-buhl\ (adjective) - 1 : That cannot be removed, erased, or washed away. 2 : Making marks that cannot easily be removed or erased. 3 : Incapable of being forgotten; memorable.
"Wanting an indelible ...Read More