Words, Words, Wonderful Words

 

parker

 


 

Apologia

 

Bimble

 

Callipygian

 

cerulean

 

conniption  (always used with fit, as in 'she pitched a conniption fit')

 

Denouement

 

 

Epiphany

 

Hornswoggle

 

Substantive

 

imbroglio

 

Quietus

 

Diaphanous

 

Diphthong

 

haruspex

 

Insouciance

 

loblolly

 

omphalos

 

paludal


immanentize the eschaton

 

Susquehanna

 

zopissa

 

Palimpsest

 

Petrichor

 

Saudade

 

Wafting

 

hiraeth

 

Pithy

 

apoptosis: as when petals fall from a flower.

 

Vellichor

 

bumptious dolt

 

Schadenfreude

 

eudaimonia

 

Nicodemite

 

dispositive: A fact or point of law which brings about the settlement of a contested issue.

 

anodyne: not likely to provoke dissent or offense

 

Sentience is the capacity to feel, perceive, or experience subjectively.

chutzpa

 

Will-o'-the-wisp

 

Petrichor:  fresh rain smell

 

jejune: naive, simplistic, and superficial.

 

sui generis:  in a class by itself

 

Analogical v. analytical thinking

 

mendacity

 

Shibboleth

 

ineluctable