Happy Wednesday and Happy 18th day of NaNoWriMo! We’re more than half way there! Here are your 10 new words…
attempting to avoid notice or attention, typically because of guilt or a belief that discovery would lead to trouble; secretive.
suggestive of guilty nervousness.
(especially of a defendant’s behavior) stubbornly or willfully disobedient to authority.
of the highest quality or degree.
(of an adjective or adverb) expressing the highest or a very high degree of a quality (e.g., bravest, most fiercely ).
the highest degree of comparison.
an exaggerated or hyperbolical expression of praise.
a herbaceous plant that has jagged leaves covered with stinging hairs.
used in names of plants that have properties or appearance similar to nettle, e.g., dead-nettle.
irritate or annoy (someone).
get on someone’s nerves, try someone’s patience, ruffle someone’s feathers;
rub the wrong way, rankle;
not generous; stingy.
in a stingy or meager manner.
express discontent or sorrow over (something).
deplore, complain about;
fond of or characterized by joking; humorous or playful.
kindness or tolerance toward others.
an act of kindness.
the state of being famous or well known for some bad quality or deed.
a harmless pill, medicine, or procedure prescribed more for the psychological benefit to the patient than for any physiological effect.
a substance that has no therapeutic effect, used as a control in testing new drugs.
a measure designed merely to calm or please someone.
I hope you found your new favorite word today! I think mine is Jocular 😀