Grandiloquent Word of the Day: Bruxism (BRUK-siz-um) Noun: -Involuntary and habitual grinding of the teeth -The habit of unconsciously gritting or grinding the teeth especially in situations of stress.
-The fear of zombies (literally, the fear of the walking dead). ***Also called Kinemortophobia*** Used in a sentence: "After working one summer as a mortician's assistant, Mortimer developed acute ambulonecrophobia.
Garrulous (GAIR-uh-luhs) Adjective: -Excessively talkative, especially on trivial matters. -Given to constant and frivolous chatter; -Given to excessive and often trivial or rambling talk; -Given to prosy,.
Adulate (AJ-yuh-layt) Verb: -To praise someone excessively or obsequiously. -To flatter or admire slavishly. Back-formation from adulation, from Latin adulari (to flatter, to fawn upon, like a dog wagging its tail). Earliest documented use:
Agerasia (a-jer-AY-zee-a) Noun: -The state of exhibiting no signs of aging. -A youthful appearance not commensurate with old age. -A green old age; freshness and vigor of mind and body late in life. -An outward appearance more youthful than one’s.
Sardoodledom (sar-DOO-dl-dum) Noun: -A play with an over-written and melodramatic plot. -Mechanically contrived plot structure and stereotyped or unrealistic characterization in drama -Well-made works of drama that have trivial, insignificant, or.