Redolent

Fragrant or aromatic; having a sweet scent. Having the smell of the article in question.

Agglutinative

Sticky, tacky, adhesive.

Eminent

Noteworthy, remarkable, great.

Arcane

Understood by only a few.

Gibbering

Prone to meaningless vocalization, especially excited and confused utterances, like a beast or monster.

Phlegmatic

Not easily excited to action or passion; calm; sluggish.

Epicanthic

(anatomy, of a fold of skin) That partially covers the inner angle of the eye.

Odious

Arousing or meriting strong dislike, aversion, or intense displeasure.

Reticent

Keeping one’s thoughts and opinions to oneself; reserved or restrained.

Profligate

Inclined to waste resources or behave extravagantly.

Naïf

Naive, dewy-eyed; gullible

Befuddled

Confused or perplexed.

Flabbergasted

Appalled, annoyed, exhausted or disgusted.

Pithy

Concise and meaningful.

Laconic

Using as few words as possible; pithy and concise.

Vociferous

Making or characterized by a noisy outcry; clamorous.

Apoplectic

Marked by extreme anger or fury.

Elegant

Characterised by minimalism and intuitiveness while preserving exactness and precision.

Tetchy

Easily annoyed or irritated; peevish, testy or irascible.

Turgid

Adjective. Distended beyond the natural state by some internal agent, especially fluid, or expansive force.

Bombastic

Adjective. Showy in speech and given to using flowery or elaborate terms; grandiloquent; pompous

Grandiloquent

Adjective. Given to using language in a showy way by using an excessive amount of difficult words to impress others; bombastic; turgid

Replete

Adjective. Abounding. Gorged, filled to near the point of bursting, especially with food or drink.

Catatonia

Noun. A severe psychiatric condition, often associated with schizophrenia, characterized by a tendency to remain in a rigid state of stupor for long periods which give way to short periods of extreme agitation.

Flimsy

Adjective. Likely to bend or break under pressure.

Carping

Adjective. Complaining excessively.

Inextricable

Adjective. (of a knot etc) Impossible to untie or disentangle. (of a problem) Impossible to solve. (of a maze etc) Impossible to escape from.

Sotto voce

Adjective. (of speech, of a voice, etc) In soft tones; quiet. (music) Soft, instruments or voice.

Deleterious

Adjective. Harmful often in a subtle or unexpected way.

Copacetic

Adjective. (US, slang) Fine, excellent, OK.

Execrable

Adjective. Of the poorest quality. Hateful.

Inveterate

Adjective. Firmly established from having been around for a long time; of long standing

Frigid

Adjective. Very cold; lacking warmth; icy.

Lackadaisical

Adjective. Showing no interest, vigor, determination, or enthusiasm.

Opaque

Adjective. Neither reflecting nor emitting light.

Stolid

Adjective. Having or revealing little emotion or sensibility; dully or heavily stupid.

Glint

Noun. A short flash of light.

Mawkish

Adjective. (archaic or dialectal) Feeling sick, queasy. (archaic) Sickening or insipid in taste or smell.

Trenchant

Adjective. (obsolete) Fitted to trench or cut; gutting; sharp. (figuratively) Keen; biting; vigorously articulate and effective; severe.

Flagrant

Adjective. Obvious and offensive; blatant; scandalous.

bellicose

Adjective. Warlike in nature; aggressive; hostile.

Affable

Adjective. Receiving others kindly and conversing with them in a free and friendly manner; friendly, courteous, sociable.

Peripatetic

Adjective. Tending to walk about. Constantly travelling; itinerant; nomadic.

Postprandial

Adjective. After a meal, especially after dinner.

Fructiferous

Adjective. Bearing fruit.

Ascetic

Adjective. Characterized by rigorous self-denial or self-discipline; austere; abstinent; involving a withholding of physical pleasure.

Friable

Adjective. Easily broken into small fragments, crumbled, or reduced to powder.

Inimical

Adjective. Harmful in effect.

Flocculent

Adjective. Covered in a woolly substance; downy.

Ineluctable

Adjective. Impossible to avoid or escape; inescapable, irresistible.

Recondite

Adjective. Abstruse, profound, difficult to grasp

Pejorative

Adjective. Disparaging, belittling or derogatory.

Ramshackle

Adjective. In disrepair or disorder; poorly maintained; lacking upkeep, usually of buildings or vehicles.

Revanchist

Adjective. Seeking revenge or otherwise advocating retaliation, especially against a nation which has previously defeated and humiliated the revanchist party in war. Originally referred to the French indignation over losing Alsace-Lorraine to Germany in the Franco-Prussian War.

Prefatory

Adjective. Introductory, preliminary, serving as a prelude or preface.

Fungible

Adjective. Able to be substituted for something of equal value or utility; interchangeable, exchangeable, replaceable.

Katabatic

Adjective. (meteorology, of airflow) Downslope on a mountainside.

Antediluvian

Adjective.

  1. Ancient or antiquated.
  2. Extremely dated.
  3. Pertaining or belonging to the time period prior to a great or destructive flood or deluge.

Thwart

Adjective. Placed or situated across something else; cross, oblique, transverse.

Anoxic

Adjective. Suffering from a reduced supply of oxygen.

Somnolent

Adjective. Drowsy or sleepy.

Immaculate

Adjective. Having no stain or blemish; spotless, undefiled, clear, clean, pure.

Capricious

Adjective. Impulsive and unpredictable; determined by chance, impulse, or whim.

Absurd

Adjective. Contrary to reason or propriety; obviously and flatly opposed to manifest truth; inconsistent with the plain dictates of common sense; logically contradictory; nonsensical; ridiculous; silly.

Dubious

Adjective. Arousing doubt; questionable; open to suspicion.

Constabulary

Adjective. Characteristic to police; police-like, rather than military.

Blinkered

Adjective. Having tunnel vision; unable to see what is happening around one.

Nacreous

Adjective. Exhibiting lustrous or rainbow-like colors.

Actinic

Adjective. Related to or caused by light or radiation. In medicine, actinic keratoses usually occur in sundamaged skin and exhibit hyperkeratosis.

Maudlin

Adjective. Affectionate or sentimental in an effusive, tearful, or foolish manner, especially because of drunkenness.

Searing

Adjective. Very hot; blistering or boiling

Sardonic

Adjective. Scornfully mocking or cynical.

Insouciant

Adjective. Casually unconcerned; carefree, indifferent, nonchalant.

Chary

Adjective. Cautious; wary; shy.

Obstreperous

Adjective. Attended by, or making, a loud and tumultuous noise; boisterous.

Exculpatory

Adjective. Tending to excuse or clear of wrongdoing.

Elastic

Adjective. Capable of stretching; particularly, capable of stretching so as to return to an original shape or size when force is released.

Millimetric

Adjective. Having a size of the order of a millimeter.

Irascible

Adjective. Easily provoked to outbursts of anger; irritable.

Invidious

Adjective. Offensively or unfairly discriminating.

Frangible

Adjective. Able to be broken; breakable, fragile.

Fastidious

Adjective. Excessively particular, demanding, or fussy about details, especially about tidiness and cleanliness.

Avuncular

Adjective. Kind, genial, benevolent, or tolerant.

Atavistic

Adjective. Relating to earlier, more primitive behavior that returns after an absence.

Ebullient

Adjective. Enthusiastic; high-spirited.

Sere

Adjective. (archaic or literary, poetic) Without moisture; dry.

Perturbed

Adjective. Disturbed; flustered.

Besotted

Adjective. 1. infatuated 2. intellectually or morally blinded 3. intoxicated

Ferocious

Adjective. Marked by extreme and violent energy.

Slavering

Adjective. Drooling saliva.

Gobsmacked

Adjective. Flabbergasted, astounded, speechless, overawed.

Inconceivable

Adjective. Unable to be conceived or imagined; unbelievable.

Perfunctory

Adjective. Done only to fulfil a duty, or in a careless or indifferent manner; performed mechanically and as a thing of rote.

Gruntled

Adjective. Satisfied, pleased, contented.

Reserved

Adjective. Slow to reveal emotion or opinions.

Palpable

Adjective. Capable of being touched, felt or handled; touchable, tangible.

Implacable

Adjective. Not able to be placated or appeased.

Glaring

Adjective. Blatant, obvious.

Diffident

Adjective. Lacking self-confidence; timid; modest

Jocular

Adjective. Humorous, amusing or joking.

Hippopotamic

Adjective. Of or relating to a hippopotamus.

Effusive

Adjective. Gushy; unrestrained, extravagant or excessive (in emotional expression).

Acerbic

Adjective. Tasting sour or bitter.

Furtive

Adjective. Exhibiting guilty or evasive secrecy.

Immiscible

Adjective. (physics) (of two or more liquids) that are not mutually soluble; unmixable

Salubrious

Adjective. Promoting health or well-being; wholesome, especially as related to air.

Lithe

Adjective. Slim but not skinny.

Pickwickian

Adjective. Arbitrary or meaningless.

Lugubrious

Adjective. Gloomy, mournful or dismal, especially to an exaggerated degree.

Contemporaneous

Adjective. Existing or created in the same period of time.

Stunod

Adjective. Stupid or crazy; out of touch with reality; disagreeable.

Pleonastic

Adjective. Using an excessive number of words; especially using different words having the same meaning.

De Rigeur

Adjective. Necessary according to etiquette, protocol or fashion.

Calamitous

Adjective. Concerning or involving calamity, disastrous.

Mnemonic

Adjective. Of or relating to mnemonics: the study of techniques for remembering anything more easily.

Erudite

Adjective. Learned, scholarly, with emphasis on knowledge gained from books.

Riparian

Adjective. Of or relating to the bank of a river or stream.

Penurious

Adjective. Miserly; excessively cheap.

Glabrous

Adjective. Smooth, hairless; bald.

Tautological

Adjective. Using repetition or excessive wordiness; pleonastic or circumlocutionary.

Germane

Adjective. Related to the topic being discussed or considered.

Tympanic

Adjective. Of, relating to, or resembling a drum.

Bright

Adjective. Visually dazzling; luminous, lucent, clear, radiant; not dark.

Languorous

Adjective. Lacking energy, spirit, liveliness or vitality; languid, lackadaisical

Batrachian

Adjective. Pertaining to a frog or toad.

Blanched

Adjective. Lacking complexion or color.

Ramshackle

Adjective. In disrepair or disorder; poorly maintained; lacking upkeep, usually of buildings or vehicles.

Hyaloid

Adjective. Transparent or glossy.

Acuminate

Adjective. Tapering to a point; pointed.

Ligulate

Adjective. Shaped like a strap or long tongue.

Chatoyant

Adjective. Having a certain optical reflectance effect, which can be likened to the sheen of a spool of silk.