Thursday, November 11, 2010

10 Latest

  1. culpable- deserving blame; (same root as culprit).
  2. verdigris- a blue or green powder used as a paint pigment.
  3. cant- to slant; to lean; slang, jargon.
  4. wan- pale; dim.
  5. squalid- morally degraded; run-down and dirty.
  6. tableau- a dramatic scene or image.
  7. coup de grace- death blow, to end suffering; (blow of mercy).

  8. arcane- esoteric; requiring secret of mystic knowledge.
  9. nonplussed- bewildered, perplexed; pathologic confusion resulting in disorientation.
  10. ambivalent- uncertain; unable to decide; having a divided opinion.

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