v: to deteriorate, to shrivel
adj: undergoing or exerting tension
adj: cannot be blotted out or erased
v: to take away the ability, to wear out
adj: amazing intuition, aware
n: absolute power
adj: sparing of words, terse pithy
"the pep talk before the game was laconic, but powerful."
adj: making things worse.
"Her pejorative comments made her feel more and more insecure."
v: to separate or to split
n: a tendency to be overly careful in spending, thrifty-ish
"his parsimony saved him a lot of money but he didn't have a lot of friends."
adj: very frugal
v: to ask for, to call upon
"In order to pass this test I'll need to invoke the divine."
adj: to be imposing or magnificent
"Her fingers were august with too many diamond rings."
v: to move suddenly
adj: not yet fully formed
"my paper is still in its inchoate form."
n: a clumsy person
"his long arms and legs made him a true bungler."
"My torpid old dog doesn't even get up when I come home anymore."
v: to decompose; to rot
"my putrefying banana attracted the fruit flies."
"the sage gave sagacious advice."
adj: tranquil or happy
"I remember the halcyon days of my childhood when I didn't have a care in the world."
adj: weak, limp
n: a hidden meaning
v: to reject, to cancel
"I repudiated the managers offer because I needed more money."
"The obdurate youth wouldn't listen to the risks of his health condition."
adj: harmful to one's health
n: a questionable remedy
"A nostrum I do not necessarily trust is whiskey for a sore throat."
v: to re-do or clean to optimal condition, to make new
n: sarcastic humor, irony
n: order or charge
adj: distinct limits
v: to dye or to permeate
"the new day imbued whim with a sense or optimism."
adj: timid, fearful
adj: villainous or wicked
adj: not voiced or expressed
n: curse or evil spell
n: self loving