dishabille \dis-uh-BEEL\ (noun) - 1 : The state of being carelessly or partially dressed. 2 : Casual or lounging attire. 3 : An intentionally careless or casual manner.
"Marta's parents were utterly scandalized when they ...Read More
braggadocio \brag-uh-DOH-see-oh; -shee-oh; -shoh\ (noun) - 1 : A braggart. 2 : Empty boasting. 3 : A swaggering, cocky manner.
"While many considered Lance to be little more than a loud-mouthed braggadocio, when the chips...Read More
chimera \ky-MIR-uh\ (noun) - 1 : (Capitalized) A fire-breathing she-monster represented as having a lion's head, a goat's body, and a serpent's tail. 2 : Any imaginary monster made up of grotesquely incongruous parts. 3 : ...Read More
mulct \MULKT\ (noun) - A fine or penalty.
(transitive verb) - 1 : To punish for an offense or misdemeanor by imposing a fine or demanding a forfeiture. 2 : To obtain by fraud or deception. 3 : To defraud; to swindle.
ludic \LOO-dik\ (adjective) - Of or relating to play; characterized by play; playful.
"Watching the children engaged in their ludic pastimes always re-energized Jason's creative batteries."
Ludic derives from Latin ludus...Read More
unguent \UNG-gwuhnt\ (noun) - A salve for sores, burns, or the like; an ointment.
"Mara quickly smoothed a sweet smelling unguent over Tallis' burns and his pain from them was much lessened."
Unguent comes from Latin ...Read More