Friday, May 29, 2015

Smitten

Smitten - to be really taken or pleased by someone.

Example - "After a few dates with Josh, Robin was smitten as a kitten."


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Humdrum

Humdrum - lacking excitement; boringly monotonous.

Example - "That is just some humdrum routine work."



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Ludicrous

Ludicrous - so foolish, unreasonable or out of place to be amusing.

Example - "It is ludicrous that I have been fined."


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Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Ersatz

Ersatz - made or used as a substitute, typically an inferior one, for something else.


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Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Lukewarm

Lukewarm - only moderately warm.



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Spurious

Spurious - not being what it purports to be; false or fake.


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Bailiff

Bailiff - someone who is instructed by a creditor to enforce a money debt or a fine.

Example - "I need to return these books to the library before the bailiff come knocking."




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To bank on

To bank on - to expect something or depend on someone happening.



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Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Not a happy bunny

Not a happy bunny - deeply dissatisfied and discontented.


Image - http://fc02.deviantart.net/fs70/f/2011/183/1/b/not_a_happy_bunny_by_rainbowrandomness-d3kqqk2.jpg

To curry favor

To curry favor - to seek to gain favor by flattery or attention.



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Monday, May 11, 2015

Inchoate

Inchoate - not completely formed or developed yet.

Example - "This is still a vague inchoate idea."



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To pigeonhole

To pigeonhole - to assign to a particular category, typically an overly restrictive one.

Example - "I was pigeonholed as a 'youth writer'."



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