Flashcards in WOTD Quiz 3 Deck (26):
Impudent (adj.): cheeky; impertinent.
Harbinger (n.): a herald; a sign; someone who foreshadows things to come.
Schaedenfreude (n.): pleasure derived from someone else's pain.
Opulent (adj.): expensive, wealthy, luxurious.
Evanescent (adj.): brief; short-lived (an image for example).
Eccentric (adj.): unconventional; slightly strange.
Eclectic (adj.): drawing from many different styles or traditions.
Jubilation (n.): celebration; joy
Querulous (adj.): irritable; annoyed; argumentative.
Mirth (n.): joy; laughter; fun; celebration.
Languid (adj.): slow; relaxed; weak.
Adulation (n.): high praise.
Hackneyed (adj.): old; overused; cliche.
Morbid (adj.): gruesome; related to unrelated things, especially death.
Desultory (adj.): not having a plan or purpose; random.
Florid (adj.): red, as in "red in the face".
Piquant (adj.): pleasantly sharp or stimulating, either in taste or to the mind.
Visage (n.): face or facial expression.
Ennui (n.): boredom; tedium; a feeling of listlessness brought on by a lack of excitement.
Piteous (adj.): deserving or eliciting pity.
Anachronism (n.): an object or practice from a different time period; an object or item that is out of place, time-wise.
Misanthrope (n.): a person who does not like other people.
Lax (adj.): relaxed; careless.
Tedious (adj.): boring; slow.
Demoralized (adj.): having lost confidence or hope.