expunge \ik-SPUNJ\, transitive verb) - 1 : To strike out, erase, or mark for deletion; to obliterate; as, "to expunge words, lines, or sentences." 2 : To wipe out or destroy; to annihilate.
"He hated to expunge the odor ...Read More
superannuated \soo-pur-AN-yoo-ay-tid\, adjective) - 1 : Discharged or disqualified on account of old age; retired from service, especially with a pension. 2 : Old; no longer in use; no longer valid; outmoded.
"The worthy ...Read More
lubricious \loo-BRISH-us\ (adjective) - 1 : Lustful; lewd. 2 : Stimulating or appealing to sexual desire or imagination. 3 : Having a slippery or smooth quality.
"Now, having sloughed His old skin, glistening with youth, ...Read More
hebetude \HEB-uh-tood-; -tyood\ (noun) - Mental dullness or sluggishness.
"From that solitude, full of despair and terror, he was torn out brutally, with kicks and blows, passive, sunk in hebetude." -- Joseph Conrad, '...Read More
acuity \uh-KYOO-uh-tee\ (noun) - Acuteness of perception or vision; sharpness.
"Center's visual acuity gave Adrian a degree of accuracy which was far greater than that of any normal slinger, even an expert one." -- Eric ...Read More
sanctum \SANK-tum\ (noun) plural sanctums or sancta - 1 : A sacred place. 2 : A place of retreat where one is free from intrusion.
"For the booking-office communicated with the station- master's sanctum, in such a way, ...Read More