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Coiffeur May 29, 2011

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5/28/11.

coiffeur (kwa-fyoor) n., A man who is a hairdresser.
Allison harbored some reservations in regards to the styling qualifications of her Abzug coiffeur.

 

Jitters May 28, 2011

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5/27/11.

jitters (jit-ers) n., Nervousness; a feeling of fright or uneasiness (usually preceded by the).
She was so overcome by the opening night jitters that she could hardly eat.

 

Lascivious

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5/26/11.

lascivious (luh-siv-ee-uhs) adj., Inclined to lustfulness; wanton; lewd; indicating sexual interest or expressive of lust or lewdness.
She prepared herself for some extra-terrestrial healin’ as the alien drew her into his lascivious embrace.

 

Accoutered

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5/25/11.

accoutered (uh-koo-ter-d) v., To be clothed equipped, typically in something noticeable or impressive.
She was accoutered in inter-galactic attire (complete with a laser gun!) for her role in Lunastas.

 

Submissive May 25, 2011

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5/24/11.

submissive (suhb-mis-iv) adj., Unresistingly or humbly obedient.
She practiced bowing for her portrayal of a submissive servant in Amphion.

 

Arboreous May 24, 2011

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5/23/11.

arboreous (ahr-bohr-ee-uhs) adj., Abounding in trees; wooded.

On this occasion, she sought ataraxia on Goucher’s arboreous campus.

 

Unpalatable May 23, 2011

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5/22/11.

unpalatable (uhn-pal-uh-tuh-buhl) adj., Not pleasant to taste.
The neon green Abzug beans looked rather unpalatable.

 

Stymied May 22, 2011

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5/21/11.

stymied (stahy-mee-d) v., To present an obstacle; to stand in the way of.
The truck’s ability to pull out of the space was stymied by the moron who parked their SUV flush against it.

 

Blemished

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5/20/11.

blemished (blem-ish-d) v., To have spoiled the appearance of something was previously aesthetically perfect.
Her beloved jeans were tragically blemished during an unfortunate epoxy incident.

 

Imminent May 20, 2011

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5/19/11.

imminent (im-uh-nuhnt) adj., Likely to occur at any moment; impending.
The opalescent tentacle dangling before her face alerted her of the imminent Grimgraw attack.