Wednesday, November 3, 2010

Words I Don't Know: Royal Edition... What Number is This?

 And where is this farm?

sycophant (n.)a self-seeking, servile flatterer; fawning parasite.
insidious (adj.):  intended to entrap or beguile. 
bon vivant (n.):  a person who lives luxuriously and enjoys good food and drink.
amiable (adj.): having or showing pleasant, good-natured qualities.
invective (n.):  vehement or violent denunciation, censure, or reproach.
succinct (adj.):  expressed in few words; concise; terse.
puerperal (adj.):  of or pertaining to a woman in childbirth.
porphyria (n.):  a defect of blood pigment metabolism in which porphyrins are produced in excess, are present in the blood, and are found in the urine.
fichu (n.):  a woman's kerchief or shawl, generally triangular in shape, worn draped over the shoulders or around the neck with the ends drawn together on the breast.

No comments:

Post a Comment