gravid \GRAV-id\ (adjective) - Being with child; heavy with young or eggs; pregnant.
"Mel was about to ask the woman for help with the heavy lifting, that is, until he noticed her gravid belly and realized the error of ...Read More
predilection \preh-d'l-EK-shun; pree-\ (noun) - A predisposition to choose or like; an established preference.
"While Franklin espoused a predilection for blondes, all of his girlfriends had been brunettes or redheads."
scapegrace \SKAYP-grayss\ (noun) - A reckless, unprincipled person; one who is wild and reckless; a rascal; a scoundrel.
"A care-free scapegrace as a boy, Terry grew up into the sort of person lesser men would follow into...Read More
hoary \HOR-ee\ (adjective) - 1 : White or gray with age; as, "hoary hairs." 2 : Ancient; extremely old; remote in time past.
"While Jeff had considered the company nothing but a hoary artifact of days gone by, he was ...Read More
convivial \kuhn-VIV-ee-uhl\ (adjective) - Relating to, occupied with, or fond of feasting, drinking, and good company; merry; festive.
"Used to the ascetic table set in his own household, Higgins was totally unprepared ...Read More
affray \uh-FRAY\ (noun) - A tumultuous assault or quarrel; a brawl.
"While everyone knew that Ken and Sandy were going through a contentious divorce, nobody was prepared for the affray that played itself out in the ...Read More