Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A compound adjective termination of Latin origin, forming, from Latin verb-stems, adjectives expressing intensity of physical or mental action, as in audacious, daring, very bold, capacious, holding much, fallacious, deceitful, loquacious, talking much, pugnacious, inclined to fight, mendacious, ready at lying, vivacious, very lively, voracious, eating much, etc. Such adjectives are accompanied. by nouns in -aci-ty, and the nouns rarely by verbs in -aci-t-ate: as, capacious, capacity, capacitate, etc.
“We all know that General Hospital's Theo Hoffman Daniel Benzali — aka The Balkan — is a bald-acious badass intent on ruining the upcoming Sonny-Brenda nuptials.”
“Let's stand back and take a look at those numbers, as they are HUGE-acious.”
“‘A contuma-acious and stiff-necked generation,’ said the old man, walking off and shaking his head.”
“A contuma-acious and stiff-necked generation, 'said the old man, walking off and shaking his head.”
“[(The g) 9.6 (r) 2.6 (acious smiles, nods, and)] TJ”
“[(My) 29.4 (reception from Mrs. Aimsworth was more than polite, it was g) 9.4 (r) 2.4 (acious and affectionate.)]”
“And I had the front fork suspensions and Brooks saddle (partially broken in) with gel wrapped mtn drop bars and air-acious 700x40c tubeless tires (Thank you Greg, Speedway Cycles, Anchorage, Alaska).”
“Audacious" itself was something of an innovation in the 16th century: it was one of the earliest "- acious" words in English.”
“Labour of Love: Nadine Is Mend-acious: Fixes "Burst" Main By GrrrlPower”
“Nadine Is Mend-acious: Fixes "Burst" Main By GrrrlPower”
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