ennui

/ɑnˈwi/

noun

1 a feeling of weariness and disgust. 2 dullness and languor of spirits, arising from satiety or want of interest…

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shivaree

[SHIV-uh-ree]

noun

An elaborate, noisy celebration.

These fucking Africans and their vevuzelas are creating the worst sounding shivaree since the air raid sirens sounded over London.

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robustious

/roʊˈbʌs tʃəs/

adjective

1 a rough. b rude…

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vespertine

[VES-per-tin]

adjective

Of, pertaining to, or occurring in the evening.

Luckily for me, my coke habit was largely vespertine in nature, and my coworkers didn’t have so much as a clue.

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jape

/dʒeɪp/

verb

1 a to jest. b to play tricks…

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lacuna

[luh-KYOO-nuh]

noun

A blank space; a missing part; a gap…

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termagant

/ˈtɜr mə gənt/

noun

1 a boisterous, brawling, turbulent person (formerly applied to both sexes, now only to women)

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