November 29

mien

Listen to mien pronounced

[MEEN]

noun. Manner or bearing, especially as expressive of mood, attitude, or personality; demeanor.

In the workplace they adopted a mien of cordiality while in front of others, then went home and played out rape scenarios together.

Listen to proselytize pronounced

[PROS-uh-luh-tyz]

intrans., trans. verb. To induce someone to join one’s institution, cause, or political party.

I can’t wait to have children so I can proselytize them into believing the same bullshit religion my parents forced on me.

November 25

puerile

Listen to puerile pronounced

/ˈpyuərɪl/

adjective. 1 boyish. 2 childish. 3 trifling. 4 silly.

Cindy and Kelly were working through a prolonged and acrimonious breakup. The trouble was that they both were vindictive and puerile. But their love was a true love, so they kept trying to make it work.

November 24

impugn

Listen to impugn pronounced

[im-pyoon]

verb, used with object. to challenge as false (another’s statements, motives, etc.); cast doubt upon.

Why is it that a woman always thinks that the most savage thing she can say to a man is to impugn his cocksmanship?