Archive for ‘big words are totally rad’

December 21st, 2016

herpetology

The branch of zoology that deals with reptiles and amphibians.

December 20th, 2016

usufruct

The right to enjoy someone else’s property as long as it is not damaged in any way.

December 19th, 2016

ourari

A black resin used to make poison arrows.

December 18th, 2016

younker

Young nobleman.

December 17th, 2016

myopia

Literally shortsightedness; lack of foresight, imagination, or intellectual insight.

December 16th, 2016

clatch

To close up with an adhesive substance.

December 15th, 2016

plangent

(of a sound) loud, reverberating, and often melancholy.

December 14th, 2016

kimo kawaii

A Japanese term for that which is gross but somehow cute.

December 13th, 2016

yakuza

A member of a Japanese criminal organization involved in illegal gambling, extortion, etc.

December 12th, 2016

ratiocinate

To think or argue logically and methodically.