Vocab List "Who's Who in literature"
|Don Juan||A man who is an obsessive seducer of women.|
|Friday||A dependable, hardworking helper.|
|lilliputian|| n. A very small person or being.|
adj. 1. Very small; diminutive. 2. Trivial; pretty.
|lothario||Like Don Juan, another seducer of women.|
|malapropism||Ludicrous misuse of a word, especially by confusion with one of similar sound.|
|milquetoast||One who has a meek, timid, unassertive nature; a wimp.|
|Pollyanna||A person regarded as being foolishly or blindly optimistic.|
|quixotic||Caught up in the romance of noble deeds and the pursuit of unreachable goals; idealistic but impractical.|
|Svengali||A person who controls others by mysterious means and with evil intent.|
|yahoo||A person regarded as crude or brutish; a boor.|