brio \BREE-oh\ (noun) - Enthusiastic vigor; vivacity; liveliness; spirit.
"Carrie attacked problems with such gutsiness, fearlessness, and brio that it was difficult to be pessimestic around her."
Brio is from the ...Read More
agitprop \AJ-it-prop\ (noun) - Propaganda, especially pro-communist political propaganda disseminated through literature, drama, music, or art.
"Fed up with the agitprop over the war, Phineas made up a stencil and went ...Read More
circumambient \sur-kuhm-AM-bee-uhnt\ (adjective) - Surrounding; being on all sides; encompassing.
"Facing reality, then, implies accepting one's essential powerlessness, yielding or adjusting to circumambient forces, ...Read More
efficacious \ef-ih-KAY-shuhs\ (adjective) - Possessing the quality of being effective; producing, or capable of producing, the effect intended; as, an efficacious law.
"Plagued by rats, the citizens of Hamelin desperately...Read More
perorate \PUR-uh-rayt\ (intransitive verb) - 1 : To conclude or sum up a long discourse. 2 : To speak or expound at length; to declaim.
"After years of interminable meetings, Freda had come to the conclusion that ...Read More
inimical \ih-NIM-ih-kul\ (adjective) - 1 : Having the disposition or temper of an enemy; unfriendly; unfavorable. 2 : Opposed in tendency, influence, or effects; antagonistic; adverse.
"The current environment in the ...Read More