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Jan Hooks (1957-2014) Tribute List

Jan Hooks died on October 9, 2014 after a serious illness at the age of 57. As a cast member of Saturday Night Live (From 1986-1991), Hooks could inspire laughter with the slightest mannerism or the...
rebuke, compulsion, abrogate, dowdy, vanity, despicable, liquid, Brahma, tribulation, more...
12 words

Right on Time

There is no substitute for good timing and luck. These words are about the appropriate moment, being at the right place, or saying the right thing, at the right time. These words describe that feeling...
opportune, auspicious, propitious, felicitous, apropos, apposite, germane, fortuitous, providential, more...
10 words

There's A Chill in the Air...

Here are ten words for reserved personality types, for the tight-lipped, the inexpressive, those that play it close to the vest, or would just rather not associate with us. Isn't wonderful that we...
aloof, withdrawn, detached, introverted, reticent, taciturn, frigid, phlegmatic, stoic, more...
10 words

Martin Perl (1927-2014) Tribute List

Martin Perl, who won a Nobel Prize in Physics in 1995 for his discovery of a subatomic particle, the tau lepton, died on September 30 at the age of 87. Perl was committed to exploring the path not...
acute, speculative, curriculum, remote, multitude, rigid, stifling, perseverance, apparatus, more...
10 words

I've Never Been So Insulted...

It's not proper behavior, and you won't see it condoned in any etiquette manual, but when you're confident you're right and have a real zinger in mind, hurling an insult is quite satisfying and...
berate, censure, harangue, pillory, upbraid, diatribe, chastise, fulminate, rebuke, more...
10 words

Bob Crewe (1931-2014) tribute list

Bob Crewe, a songwriter behind Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons' biggest successes and hits for many other groups, died on September 11, 2014 at the age of 82. Crewe was a master of the musical hook,...
linger, astray, savor, reminisce, silhouette, deceive, cloak, bluff, alibi, more...
10 words

Vocabulary: A Rapper's Delight!

Data scientist Matt Daniels recently examined the vocabulary of several rap artists' lyrical output and found them to be quite extensive, rivaling in size the vocabularies of some of the greatest...
allure, extortion, vexed, arcane, stanza, infiltrate, flamboyant, forsake, cower, more...
25 words

I'm New Here...

We all experience growing pains when we're in new environments, whether it is a new school or a new job. Sometimes our personal inexperience is to blame, but other times the situation itself is new...
incipient, emergent, nascent, embryonic, fledgling, neophyte, novice, inception, rudimentary, more...
10 words
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