22 August 2014

Vocab 8/22/14

facetious (adj.) -- playfully jocular; humorous

loutish (adj.) -- having the characteristics of a lout; awkward, stupid, and boorish

lout (n) -- an awkward and stupid person; an oaf

lout (v) -- to bow or curtsy

oaf (n) -- a person regarded as stupid or clumsy

cutaneous (adj.) -- of, relating to, or affecting the skin

dermal (adj.) -- of or relating to the skin or dermis

beatific (adj.) -- showing or producing exalted joy or blessedness

malefic (adj.) -- having or exerting a malignant influence

malign (v) -- to make evil, harmful, and often untrue statements about; speak evil of (adj.) -- evil in disposition, nature, or intent

ineluctable (adj.) -- not to be avoided or escaped; inevitable

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