matutolypea \meh-tu-teh-leh-PEE-eh\ (noun) - A rare word for an everyday occurrence: ill-humor in the mornings, getting up on the wrong side of the bed.
'The secret is not to talk to Mr. Jenkins at all until he's been ...Read More
opus \O-pehs\ (noun) - (Erudite) A creative work, such as a novel, musical piece, or painting.
"Brendan's latest opus contains a modicum of verisimilitude conveyed with fatuous periphrasis."
Italian opera "work" from ...Read More
Garlic \GAH(r)-lik\ (noun) - An onion-like plant of the species Allium sativum with an edible bulb that separates into distinct sections, called 'cloves' (from cleave, i.e. cleft sections) and which has a strong smell ...Read More
Absquatulate \ahb-SQWAH-chu-leyt\ (verb) - 1 : To depart, abscond, take off; to die. 2 : To argue.
"David seems to have absquatulated with my date while I was in the bathroom; would you like to dance?"
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fricassee \fri-keh-SEE or FRI-keh-see\ (noun) - A dish made of poultry or meat, fresh or leftover, cut into small pieces, sauteed, then stewed in a gravy.
"Sullivan's proposal contained nothing new; it was just a ...Read More
psephology \se-FAH-leh-gee\ (noun) - The study of political campaigns and elections, including voting trends that predict election results. It could also be used to refer to the conduct of elections and voting trends ...Read More