11/8/19: prosaic (proh-zey-ik), adj.
1. dull or unimaginative.
IN A SENTENCE: It was out of Lucy's prosaic character to demand a "pearl necklace" from Reed.
10/29/19: tremulous (trem-yuh-luhs), adj.
2. timid, fearful.
IN A SENTENCE: Alaina's tremulous whispering ruined dirty talk with Cesar.
10/21/19: vituperate (vahy-too-puh-reyt), v.
1. to use, or address with, harsh or abusive language.
IN A SENTENCE: Gene is known to vituperate anyone who interrupts sessions with his blow-up doll.
10/15/19: sycophant (sik-uh-fuhnt), n.
1. a self-seeking flatterer; a yes-man or flunky.
IN A SENTENCE: Olga shouldn't have asked her sycophant if pulling down Marlon's zipper was okay.
10/1/19: upbraid (uhp-breyd), v.
1. to find fault with or reproach severely.
IN A SENTENCE: Leah had to upbraid Lance for putting his tongue in her sister's ear.
9/25/19: plaudits (plaw-dits), n.
1. an enthusiastic expression of approval.
IN A SENTENCE: Ernesto made sure to give plaudits to Cammy when her t-shirt got soaked.
9/12/19: contravene (kon-truh-veen), v.
2. to violate, infringe or transgress.
IN A SENTENCE: Rick likes to contravene social norms such as entering occupied dressing rooms.
9/3/19: truculent (truhk-yuh-luhnt), v.
3. aggressively hostile; belligerent.
IN A SENTENCE: When drunk, Hope becomes mean and truculent, but it's tolerated because she also becomes easy.