10 March 2014

Vocab 3/10/14

polyphiloprogenitive (adj.) -- extremely prolific

prolific (adj.) -- producing offspring or fruit in great abundance; fertile

botheration (n) -- an exclamation of dismay or annoyance

matriarch (n) --  a woman who rules a family, clan, or tribe

larapin (adj.) -- exceptionally delicious in a home-cooked sort of way

inscrutable (adj.) -- without apparent emotion

crocus (n) -- a spring flower

A.M. (adj.) -- ante meridiem; before noon

P.M. (adj.) -- post meridiem; after noon

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