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sawder
[SAW-dur] flattery; compliments
Featured on January 30th, 2023
meretricious
[ mer-i-trish-uhs ] alluring by a show of flashy or vulgar attractions; tawdry.
Featured on January 26th, 2023
pecksniffian

[peck-SNIFF-ee-un] Acting high and mighty, putting on airs of morality

Featured on January 25th, 2023
twaddle

[twod-l ]  something insignificant or worthless; trivial, feeble, silly, or tedious talk or writing.

Featured on January 24th, 2023
tenebrific

ten-uh-brif-ik ] causing gloom or darkness; gloomy. 

Featured on January 23rd, 2023 
odious

oh-dee-uhs ] highly offensive; repugnant; disgusting.

Featured on January 19th, 2023
perfidious
[per-fid-ee-uhs] deliberately faithless; treacherous; deceitful
Featured on January 18th, 2023
rancor
[ran·cor] Bitter, deep-seated, ill will
Featured on January 17, 2023
mooncalf
moon-kaf ] a person who spends time idly daydreaming. 
Featured on January 12th, 2023.
pertinacious
[purr-tuh-NAY-shus] Resolute, tenacious, holding firm to an opinion
Featured on January 10, 2023
snollygoster
[SNAH-lee-GOHS-tur] Shrewd but unethical person, often a politician
Featured on January 9th, 2023
flummery

[Fluh-mer-e] Meaningless or insincere flattery or conventions

Featured on January 5th, 2023
loogan
[LOO-gun] An unsophisticated person, a yokel
Featured on January 4th, 2023
skullduggery
[skull-DUG-uh-REE] Unscrupulous behavior, trickery
Featured on January 3rd, 2023.
disputatious
[dis-pyoo-tey-shuhs] of or given to disputation; argumentative; contentious
Featured On December 20th, 2022
pecksniffian

[peck-SNIFF-ee-un] Acting high and mighty, putting on airs of morality

Featured on December 15th, 2022.
sniffish
snif-ish ] haughtily disdainful; contemptuous. 
Featured on December 14th, 2022
saturnine
sat-er-nahyn ] sluggish in temperament; gloomy; taciturn.
Featured on December 13th, 2022
poltroon

[ pol-troon ] a wretched coward; craven.

Featured on December 12th, 2022
knave

[ neyv ] an unprincipled, untrustworthy, or dishonest person.

Featured on December 7th, 2022
tenuous

ten-yoo-uhs ] lacking a sound basis, as reasoning. 

Featured on December 6th, 2022
piteous

[ pit-ee-uhs ] evoking or deserving pity; pathetic. 

Featured on December 5th, 2022
dogmatic

[ dawg-mat-ik ] asserting opinions in a doctrinaire or arrogant manner; opinionated. 

Featured on December 1st, 2022
mooncalf
[MOON-kaff] A foolish or absentminded person
Featured on November 30th, 2022
sophist

[ sof-ist ] a person who reasons adroitly and speciously rather than soundly.

Featured on November 29, 2022