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curtiss commented on the word addulce
to make sweet or pleasant, to soothe, soften, or mollify
January 5, 2012
curtiss commented on the word cajole
A fuller definition from the American Heritage Dictionary:
1. To persuade by flattery, gentle pleading, or insincere language.
2. To elicit or obtain by flattery, gentle pleading, or insincere language: The athlete cajoled a signing bonus out of the team's owner.
July 24, 2011
curtiss commented on the word decousu
décousu-(adj)- incoherent, disjointed
February 28, 2011
curtiss commented on the word eicastic
Eicastic-(adj.)-imitative (as in, eicastic art; or the eicastic abilities of a parrot; etc.)
November 15, 2010
curtiss commented on the word antiperisteze
antiperisteze (v.t.) to strenghten by the force of contrast or opposition
October 13, 2010
curtiss commented on the word elanguescence
the gradual loss by the soul of its powers (used in the philosophy of Kant)
October 1, 2010
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