toxophilite \tok-SOF-uh-lyt\ (noun) - One who is fond of or expert at archery.
"While barely competent with firearms of any sort, Jan was a toxophilite of the highest magnitude, able to pit a cherry with an arrow at over ...Read More
apparatchik \uh-pah-RAH-chik\ (noun) - Member of the (Soviet) bureaucracy; now extended to apply to any inflexible organisation man, particularly in a political party.
"Fed up with the usual assortment of apparatchiks and...Read More
capitation \kap-i-TAY-shuhn\ (noun) - 1 : A counting of heads. 2 : A uniform tax assessed by the head; a poll tax. 3 : A fee extracted from each student.
"After it was noticed that the seats of the school bus seemed to be...Read More
latitudinarian \lae-teh-tyu-deh-ne-ri-yen\ (adjective) - Tolerating diversity of belief and behavior, particularly with reference to religion; favoring latitude in thought or conduct.
"The school's goal was to create a ...Read More
dyspeptic \dis-pep-tik\ (adjective) - Suffering from indigestion or morose or disgruntled as if suffering from an upset stomach.
"No one in the office was certain if the new supervisor's dyspeptic attitude was indicative ...Read More
quibble \kwi-bl\ (verb) - To raise petty questions, to hesitate or argue over trivial issues, to cavil.
"Always one to quibble, Ivan would tend to cause club meetings to run hours longer than necessary while he debated ...Read More