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  • Writer's pictureMichael Sherer

Words of The Week:

atone, v., makes amends or reparation

circumlocution, n., using more words than is necessary to say something, a roundabout way of speaking to be deliberately vague

complexifier, n., something that makes a situation or circumstance more complex

defenestrate, v., throw someone out of a window; remove someone from position of power or authority

excoriate, v., abrade the skin; censure or severely criticize

salacious, adj., having or conveying inappropriate interest in sexual matters

schadenfreude, n., pleasure derived by someone else’s misfortune

voracious, adj., wanting or consuming vast quantities of food; approaching activities in a like manner.

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