Monthly Archives: December 2016

Archive of posts published in the specified Month

Dec
23

lustrous

luhs tr@s adjective 1.  shining; glossy; bright. The new snow was lustrous in the moonlight. Her dull graying hair had once been lustrous and vibrantly red. 2.  admirable; splendid. Her start on Broadway had been a failure, but she went on to have…

Dec
22

virtuous

vuhr chu @s adjective characterized by moral excellence or righteousness. Being both kind and virtuous, she took loving care of her aging parents, giving up her own comfort to do so. She was proud of her virtuous son, who, when faced with difficult…

Dec
21

bloated

blo tihd adjective 1.  of a part of the body, swollen due to an excess of fluid or gas. The doctor was concerned about the patient’s bloated ankles. 2.  unusually or excessively large. The company’s bloated payroll was caused by unethical hiring practices.…

Dec
20

glamorous

glae m@r @s adjective full of or characterized by fascination, allure, or excitement. The magazine reports on the glamorous lives of movie stars. She’d thought it would be glamorous to be a top model, but she hadn’t realized how hard the work would…

Dec
19

accustomed

@ kuh st@md adjective 1.  in the habit of (usually followed by “to”). We’re accustomed to getting up early. 2.  habitual; characteristic. They’re having their accustomed drinks before dinner. They met every night at their accustomed spot. edit