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verecund

[ver-i-kuhnd] bashful; modest.

Featured on May 23, 2019
prissy
pris-ee ] excessively proper; affectedly correct; prim.
Featured on May 22, 2019
caterwaul
kat-er-wawl ] to utter a similar sound; howl or screech.
Featured on May 21, 2019
pettifogger
pet-ee-fog, -fawg ] to bicker or quibble over trifles or unimportant matters.
Featured on May 20, 2019
abrasive
uh-brey-siv, -ziv ] tending to annoy or cause ill will; overly aggressive.
Featured on May 16, 2019
choleric
kol-er-ik ] extremely irritable or easily angered; irascible.
Featured on May 15, 2019
jejune
[ ji-joon ] without interest or significance; dull; insipid.
Featured on May 14, 2019
petulant
pech-uh-luhnt ] moved to or showing sudden, impatient irritation, especially over some trifling annoyance. 
Featured on May 13, 2019
supercilious
[ soo-per-sil-ee-uhs ] haughtily disdainful or contemptuous, as a person or a facial expression.
Featured on May 09, 2019
varlet
vahr-lit ] knavish person; rascal.
Featured on May 08, 2019
pawky
paw-kee ] Cunning. Sly. 
Featured on May 07, 2019
sociopath
[soh-see-uh-path] 
person with psychopathic personality whose behavior is antisocial, often criminal, and who lacks sense of moral responsibility or social conscience.
Featured on May 06, 2019
nebulous
neb-yuh-luh s ] hazy, vague, indistinct, or confused.
Featured on May 02, 2019
meretricious
[ mer-i-trish-uhs ] alluring by a show of flashy or vulgar attractions; tawdry.
Featured on May 01, 2019
miscreant
mis-kree-uh nt ] depraved, villainous, or base.
Featured on April 30, 2019
myopic
[ mahy-op-ik ] unable or unwilling to act prudently; shortsighted.
Featured on April 29, 2019
jackanapes
[jak-uh-neyps] an impertinent, presumptuous person, especially young man; whippersnapper.
Featured on April 17, 2019
popinjay
[pop-in-jey] person given to vain, pretentious displays and empty chatter; coxcomb; fop.
Featured on April 16, 2019
picayune
[pik-ee-yoonof little value or account; small; trifling.
Featured on April 15, 2019
forlorn
[fawr-lawrndesolate or dreary; unhappy or miserable, as in feeling, condition, or appearance.
Featured on April 11, 2019
meretricious
[mer-i-trish-uhs] alluring by a show of flashy or vulgar attractions; tawdry.
Featured on April 10, 2019
whittling
[hwit-lingthe act of a person who whittles.
Featured on April 09, 2019
chrulish
[chur-lish] niggardly; mean.
Featured on April 08, 2019
codswallop
[kodz-wol-uh p] nonsense; rubbish.
Featured on April 04, 2019
bunkum
[buhng-kuh m] insincere talk; claptrap; humbug.
Featured on April 03, 2019
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