opprobrium

/əˈproʊbriəm/

noun

1 disgrace. 2 infamy. 3 reproach mingled with contempt…

Read more about opprobrium


prolix

[pro-LIKS]

adjective

Extending to a great length.

I’m of the mindset that a prolix test message is to be avoided…

Read more about prolix


lurid

[loor-id]

adjective

Gruesome; horrible.

Tourists would be wise to avoid the lurid sex shops on Christopher St…

Read more about lurid


salmagundi

[sal-muh-GUHN-dee]

noun

Any mixture or assortment; a medley; a potpourri; a miscellany.

It’s safe to say that the Grammys this year was a salmagundi of shit.

Read more about salmagundi


recalcitrant

[rih-KAL-sih-truhnt]

adjective

Stubbornly resistant to and defiant of authority or restraint.

Her recalcitrant chimp, Barry, attacked a woman and chewed her fucking face off.

Read more about recalcitrant


abject

Sunk to a low condition; down in spirit or hope; degraded.

That Michele Bachmann was a cunning congresswoman was not in doubt. However, it was clear to all but her most rabid supporters that a President Bachmann would quickly lead the United States to abject ruin…

Read more about abject


rebarbative

[ree-BAR-buh-tiv]

adj

Serving or tending to irritate or repel.

That goddamn sweater you bought is rebarbative and uncouth.

Read more about rebarbative



Did this answer your question?