Shameful

Shameful Definition: 1. deserving or bringing disgrace or shame (of a person’s conduct or character) 2. worthy of causing shame or disgrace 3. arousing the feeling of shame If you describe a person’s action or attitude as shameful, you think that it is so bad that the person ought to be ashamed. – Collins Dictionary…

Obstreperous

Obstreperous Definition: 1. noisy and difficult to control 2. stubbornly resistant to control; unruly 3. boisterous, aggressive, defiant If you say that someone is obstreperous, you think that they are noisy and difficult to control. – Collins Dictionary Part of Speech (POS) adjective Below are a few examples of how to use the word correctly…

Behold

Behold Definition: 1. to perceive through sight or apprehension 2. to see or look at a thing or person, especially a remarkable or impressive one 3. to gaze upon Part of Speech (POS) verb Below are a few examples of how to use the word correctly in a sentence: • It was amazing to behold…

Veracious

Veracious Definition: 1. honest; always truthful 2. speaking or representing the truth 3. honest and not telling or containing any lies A veracious person is someone who always tells the truth. A veracious person is an individual who is brutally honest at all times. The adjective veracious can be applied not just to people but…

Pusillanimous

Pusillanimous Definition: 1. lacking courage and resolution 2. timid, cowardly, or irresolute; fainthearted 3. weak and cowardly You can describe someone who lacks courage as pusillanimous, such as a pusillanimous student who is too afraid to speak out against someone who is bullying others. The pusillanimous person stays quiet, doesn’t get involved, waits for someone…

Stealthy

Stealthy Definition: 1. behaving, done, or made in a cautious and surreptitious manner, so as not to be seen or heard 2. movement that is quiet and careful in order to avoid notice Use the adjective stealthy to describe something or someone that is marked by secrecy, even sneakiness. – Vocabulary Dictionary Part of Speech…

Wheedle

Wheedle Definition: 1. to sweet talk, or flatter someone in the hopes of getting something in return 2. to influence or entice by soft words or flattery If you say that someone wheedles, you mean that they try to persuade someone to do or give them what they want, for example, by saying nice things…

Sycophant

Sycophant Part of Speech (POS) noun Definition: 1. a person who tries to get what they want by excessively praising or complimenting someone in order to make them feel attractive or important 2. a person who tries to please someone in order to gain a personal advantage A sycophant is a person who praises others…

Quotidian

Part of Speech (POS) adjective Definition: 1. something boring, mundane or occurring every day 2. daily; recurring every day Part of Speech (POS) noun Quotidian, when used as a medical term is a noun. Definition: 3. a fever which returns every day Quotidian describes those things that happen every day. Sometimes they are those things…

Vapid

Vapid Definition of vapid: 1. lacking liveliness; dull 2. offering nothing that is stimulating or challenging 3. lacking flavor, zest, interest, animation, or spirit Part of Speech (POS) adjective If you describe someone or something as vapid, you are critical of them because they are dull and uninteresting. – Collins Dictionary Vapid means “not lively…