ar·cane

[ahr-keyn]

adjective

known or understood by very few; mysterious; secret; obscure; esoteric: She knew a lot about Sanskrit grammar and other arcane matters.

What-a-gwan?

gar·ru·lous

[gar-uh-luhs, gar-yuh-]

adjective

1. excessively talkative in a rambling, roundabout manner, especially about trivial matters.
2.wordy or diffuse: a garrulous and boring speech.

mel·lif·lu·ous

[muh-lif-loo-uhs]

adjective

1. sweetly or smoothly flowing; sweet-sounding: a mellifluous voice; mellifluous tones.
2. flowing with honey; sweetened with or as if with honey.

schatzi \SHAHT-see\, noun:

Slang. sweetheart, darling.

Schatzi is derived from the German word for “treasure,” schatz, which entered English as a term of endearment for a woman in the early 1900s.

wayfarer

\ WEY-fair-er \  , noun;

1. a traveler, especially on foot.

col·um·bine

2 [kol-uhm-bahyn, -bin]

adjective

1. of a dove.

2. dovelike; dove-colored.

cockalorum

\ kok-uh-LAWR-uhm, -LOHR- \  , noun;

  1. a self-important little man.

sciamachy

\ sahy-AM-uh-kee \  , noun;

1. an act or instance of fighting a shadow or an imaginary enemy.

malinger

\ muh-LING-ger \  , verb;

1. to pretend illness, especially in order to shirk one’s duty, avoid work, etc.

maw

noun

1. the mouth, throat, or gullet of an animal, especially a carnivorous mammal.

2. the crop or craw of a fowl.

3. the stomach, especially that of an animal.

4. a cavernous opening that resembles the open jaws of an animal: the gaping maw of hell.

5. the symbolic or theoretical center of a voracious hunger or appetite of any kind: the ravenous maw of Death.

dul·ci·fy

[duhl-suh-fahy]

verb (used with object), dul·ci·fied, dul·ci·fy·ing.

1. to make more agreeable; mollify; appease.

2. to sweeten.

blath·er·skite

[blath-er-skahyt]

noun

1. a person given to voluble, empty talk.

2. nonsense; blather.

sooth

noun

1. truth, reality, or fact.

august

[aw-guhst]

adjective

1. inspiring reverence or admiration; of supreme dignity or grandeur; majestic: an august performance of a religious drama.

2. venerable; eminent: an august personage.

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