procrustean \pro-KREHS-ti-yehn\ (adjective) - Related to Procrustes, a robber in ancient Greece (Attica) described in the Etymology. Forcibly imposing conformity to an arbitrary or inappropriate standard.
formication \form-eh-KEY-shehn\ (noun) - The sensation of ants crawling over the skin.
"I don't know their effect on others but I suffer formication just thinking about oysters."
Latin formicare "to crawl...Read More
anguine \AENG-gwin\ (adjective) - Snake-like, pertaining to a snake or resembling a snake in its long, narrow shape or curviness.
"Anna Rexia's body was so lithe and anguine, it begged the suspicion that ...Read More
neoteric \nee-eh-TER-ik\ (adjective) - Of recent origin; modern.
"While many are convinced that the Shroud of Turin is an ancient artifact dating from the time of Christ, others feel its origins are ...Read More