Words

togs (n.) — clothes

gustatory (adj.) — concerned with tasting or the sense of taste

hotspur (n.) — a rash, impetuous person

anchorite (n.) — a religious recluse

doggerel (n.) — verse of words that are badly written or expressed

incorrigible (adj.) — (of a person or their tendencies) not able to be corrected, improved, or reformed

feculent (adj.) — of or containing dirt, sediment, or waste matter

physchosomatic (adj.) — (of a physical illness or other condition) caused or aggravated by a mental factor such as internal conflict or stress

ruth (n.) — a feeling of pity, distress, or grief (archaic)

blandishment (n.) — a flattering or pleasing statement or action used to persuade someone gently to do something

bunkum (n.) — nonsense

mettle (n.) — a person’s ability to cope well with difficulties or to face a demanding situation in a spirited and resilient way

terreplain (n.) — a level space where a battery of guns is mounted

raffish (adj.) — unconventional and slightly disreputable, especially in an attractive manner

jeremiad (n.) — a long, mournful complaint or lamentation; a list of woes

enturbulate (v.) — to agitate or disturb; to upset, harass

superlative (n.) — grammer expressing the highest or a very high degree of a quality

epilation (n.) — the removal or hair by pulling it from the roots

larder (n.) — a room or large cupboard for storing food

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