waylay \WAY-lay\ (transitive verb) - 1 : To lie in wait for and attack from ambush. 2 : To approach or stop (someone) unexpectedly.
"They waylay you. They waylay anybody who tries to come in here. I had to walk a... ...Read More
spoony \SPOO-nee\ (adjective) - 1 : Foolish; silly; excessively sentimental. 2 : Foolishly or sentimentally in love.
"'I think every man is bound to do the best he can for himself -- that is, honestly; there is something...Read More
osculation \os-kyuh-LAY-shuhn\ (noun) - The act of kissing; also: a kiss.
"If by osculation you mean kissing, Miss Cobb... I guess you don't remember the Austrian count who was a head waiter here. If there was anything ...Read More
mores \MOR-ayz; -eez\ (plural noun) - 1 : The fixed customs of a particular group that are morally binding upon all members of the group. 2 : Moral attitudes. 3 : Customs; habits; ways.
"Now: mores are the customs of ...Read More
propound \pruh-POWND\ (transitive verb) - To offer for consideration; to put forward; to propose.
"So they called after them, and they stopped and stood still till they came up to them; but they concluded as they went, ...Read More
introspection \in-truh-SPEK-shuhn\ (noun) - The act or process of self-examination; contemplation of one's own thoughts and feelings; a looking inward.
"There is a popular cry against introspection and an insistence that ...Read More