dudgeon \DUH-juhn\ (noun) - A state or fit of intense indignation; resentment; ill humor -- often used in the phrase "in high dudgeon."
"Clarice had managed to work herself into a high dudgeon over the pet peeves and ...Read More
pule \PYOOL\ (intransitive verb) - To whimper; to whine.
"Darla's fretting and puling over her missing feline were such that she was banished to the furthest, most sound-proofed room in the domicile."
Pule is perhaps ...Read More
impecunious \im-pih-KYOO-nee-uhs\ (adjective) - Not having money; habitually without money; poor.
"Jimmy's perennially impecunious state was supported by his rich, aged grandfather, upon whose largesse he was absolutely ...Read More
apparition \ap-uh-RISH-uhn\ (noun) - 1 : A ghost; a specter; a phantom. 2 : The thing appearing; the sudden or unexpected appearance of something or somebody. 3 : The act of becoming visible; appearance. 4 : (Astronomy) ...Read More
salmagundi \sal-muh-GUHN-dee\ (noun) - 1 : A salad plate usually consisting of chopped meat, anchovies, eggs, and onions, served with oil and vinegar. 2 : Any mixture or assortment; a medley; a potpourri; a miscellany.
preponderate \prih-PON-duh-rayt\ (intransitive verb) - 1 : To exceed in weight. 2 : To incline or descend, as the scale of a balance; to be weighed down. 3 : To exceed in influence, power, importance, number, amount, etc. ...Read More