Tendentious

Tendentious Correct pronunciation:ten-ˈden(t)-shəs Definition: 1. Someone that is tendentious expresses a particular opinion or point of view very strongly, especially one that many people disagree with. 2. It is an adjective that expresses or intends to promote a particular cause or point of view, especially a controversial one. 3. It is marked by a tendencyContinue reading “Tendentious”

Egregious

Egregious Definition: 1. Outstandingly bad; shocking. 2. Extraordinary in some bad way Use the adjective egregious to describe someone or something that has gone horribly wrong, like the cheating scandal that took place in Atlanta public schools. – Vocabulary Dictionary Part of Speech (POS): adjective Why is it important to know a word’s part ofContinue reading “Egregious”

Churlish

 Churlish Definition:  1. rude, selfish or mean person 2. marked by a lack of civility or graciousness 3. difficult to work or deal with  A churlish person is rude. He or she is the one who was never taught to mind their manners and avoid telling vulgar jokes at the dinner table. – Vocabulary Dictionary Part of Speech (POS): adjective  Why isContinue reading “Churlish”

Mendacious

Mendacious Definition: 1. given to or characterized by deception or falsehood or divergence from absolute truth 2.  someone who tells lies 3. dishonest, lying; untruthful A mendacious person is one who tells lies habitually and intentionally. – Vocabulary Dictionary Part of Speech (POS): adjective Why is it important to know a word’s part of speech?Continue reading “Mendacious”