MACHINATE Verb (mak-uh-neyt) To contrive or plot,especially artfully or with evil purpose. To MACHINATE the overthrow of the government. The newly hired executive planned to MACHINATE the current CEO and the board of supervisors.
INELUCTABLE ADJECTIVE (in-i-luhk-tuh-buh-l) Cannot be stopped,escaped,or ignored. The other army was INELUCTABLE.
NASCENT Adjective (na-scent) Coming or having recently come into existence Starting to grow or develop-Just beginning We can all remember when common things or activities today, were NASCENT 10 years ago.
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.