testudinate \te-STOOD-in-ayt\ (adjective) - 1 : Slow-moving, like a turtle. 2 : Curved like the carapace (shell) of a turtle; vaulted.
(noun) - A turtle.
"Devon's testudinate progress on his term paper had a direct ...Read More
sexcentenary \seks-sen-TEN-uh-ree\ (adjective) - Relating to the number 600 or a period of 600 years.
(noun) - A 600th anniversary.
"As the company looked back on its history on the occasion of its sexcentenary it became...Read More
neophyte \NEE-uh-fyt\ (noun) - 1 : A beginner; novice. 2 : A new convert to a belief.
"After writing critically acclaimed novels with little financial success for over twenty years, Lois became furious when a neophyte, ...Read More
visceral \VIS-er-uhl\ (adjective) - 1 : Related to viscera. 2 : Instinctive, not reasoning or intellectual. 3 : Dealing with base emotions; earthy, crude.
"While Jason was not to remain to torment his legions of enemies, ...Read More
adrenalize \a-DREEN-uh-lyz\ (verb) - To excite and stir to action.
"After his girlfriend, his latest 'true love,' dumped him, Frank watched his roommate's spirits sink so low that he was convinced that nothing would ...Read More
commiserate \kuh-MIZ-uh-rayt\ (verb tr.) - To feel or express sympathy or compassion for. (verb intr.) - To sympathize with.
"After both missed their weight goals for the sixth consecutive week, Mandy and Lois decided to ...Read More