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B.K.S. Iyengar (1918-2014) Tribute List

Bellur Krishnamachar Sundararaja Iyengar, known as B.K.S. Iyengar or by the Sanskrit term of honor guruji, died on August 20, 2014 at the age of 95. An major innovative force in the practice of yoga,...
judicious, compulsion, waver, aspiration, purge, constitution, rile, tranquility, threshold, more...
11 words

Lauren Bacall (1924-2014) Tribute List

Lauren Bacall, one of the great, strong female movie stars of the 1940s, died on August 12, 2014 at the age of 89. In the Hollywood imagination she will forever be tied to Humphrey Bogart, her...
proposition, lanky, equitable, sedentary, content, vulgar, bombastic, trite, groggy, more...
10 words

Robin Williams (1951-2014) Tribute List

Robin Williams died on August 11, 2014 at the age of 62. For many people who watched him perform, either as a frenetic stand-up comic or on his television show "Mork & Mindy," he defined funny. In...
endeavor, dinghy, encapsulate, disclaimer, lithe, strive, psychopath, ineptitude, ostentatious, more...
10 words

More Animal Adjectives

Sometimes that cloud just looks like a mouse, or maybe that car is as big as an elephant! Here are a few more words that you can use to liken anything to animals. Make sure to check out our first list...
porcine, caprine, aquiline, apian, avian, cervine, elephantine, feline, lupine, more...
12 words

Occupations

These are just a few of the titles that apply to members of the professional working world. The people who perform these jobs are almost always trained in their specific field, after going through a...
ambassador, archaeologist, architect, astronaut, astronomer, attorney, designer, geologist, instructor, more...
25 words

What Was That Again? Words With Difficult-to-Remember Meanings

Sometimes there are words that you've seen, read and maybe even used in conversation whose meaning you can never keep straight. Even after looking it up, the right definition doesn't stick. Here are...
nonplussed, inchoate, cachet, panache, indefatigable, indelible, uncanny, unabashed, boned, more...
15 words

Behave Yourself! Vocabulary for Good, Bad, and Indifferent Conduct

It's important to be precise about behavior. Saying that "someone breaks the rules" is boring and doesn't convey the nerve they have in breaking them the way "someone is brazenly flouting the rules"...
intemperate, inure, stultify, fulsome, enervate, insouciance, elan, bellicose, sanguine, more...
15 words

Elaine Stritch's Show Tune Vocabulary

Elaine Stritch died on July 17, 2014 at the age of 89. A legendary Broadway and cabaret performer, Stritch was one of those actresses who simply commanded the stage and made the parts she played her...
accrue, misconstrue, passe, eclectic, platitude, cavil, grim, invariably, cliche, more...
10 words
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