IMBROGLIO Noun (im-bro-glio) A misunderstanding or disagreement of a complicated nature. My neighbor’s court case turned into an IMBROGLIO of truths and lies.
CHIAROSCURO Noun (kee-ahr-uh-skyoo-r-oh) The distribution of light and shade in a picture. The artist used CHIAROSCURO with great effect in his paintings at his art exhibit.
CACHEPOT Noun (cache-pot) An ornamental receptacle to hold and usually conceal a flower pot. The word CACHEPOT means “to hide” Many people use CACHEPOTS on their front porch.
CAUSERIE Noun (koh-zuh-ree) An informal discussion or chat, especially of an intellectual nature. A small group met in the library weekly for a CAUSERIE get together.
MUNIFICENT Adjective (Mu-nif-i-cent) Very liberal in giving or bestowing donations The father of the prima ballerina at the dance school was a MUNIFICENT supporter of the school.
PUTATIVE ADJECTIVE (pyoo-tuh-tiv) Commonly accepted or supposed The PUTATIVE father of the baby was vindicated when the DNA test on Paternity court showed “you are not the father”
ABEYANCE Noun (abey-ance) An ABEYANCE is a temporary halt to something. The chairman asked whether the matter could be held in ABEYANCE and the committee agreed.
ALLUVIUM NOUN (al-lu-vi-um) A deposit of clay,silt,sand,and gravel left by flowing streams in a river valley or delta; typically producing fertile soil. His land consists of tracts made by ALLUVIUM soil.
What fun!A Pajama Party! What an idea! Let’s do it at Dimitries!! So off we went in pajamas strolling into Dimitries as sassy as could be…except for one of us, who shall remain unnamed, who ended up (alone) at Bob Evans! We certainly got the looks in our curlers and babushkas and cute PJs.
SUPPOSITITIOUS Adjective (suh-pah-zuh-tish-us) Falsely presented as a genuine heir Substituted with fraudulent intent Extreme care was taken to insure a SUPPOSITITIOUS male heir was not substituted for the right full heir; even if the child’s health was precarious.