04 June 2014

Vocab 6/4/15

toxophilic (adj.) -- easily susceptible to poison; having affinity for toxins

monotony (n) -- uniformity or lack of variation in pitch, intonation, or inflection

portent (n) -- an indication of something important or calamitous about to occur; an omen

spasmodic (adj.) -- relating to, affected by, or having the character of a spasm; convulsive

desultory (adj.) -- having no set plan; haphazard or random

hallow (v) -- to make or set apart as holy

obtuse (adj.) -- not sharp, pointed, or acute in form; blunt

celestial (adj.) -- of or relating to the sky or the heavens

largess (n) -- liberality in bestowing gifts, especially in a lofty or condescending manner

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