redound. r, e, d, o, u, n, d. redound. Foolish men often expect that a strenuous effort to repair broken affection will redound to all matters of the heart. But no! Learned men know this: You may win her back. Sure. But she won't come back all the way.

/rɪˈdaʊnd/

verb. 1 a the coming back, as of consequence or effect. b result. c return. d requital. 2 a rebound. b reverberation.

Foolish men often expect that a strenuous effort to repair broken affection will redound to all matters of the heart. But no! Learned men know this: You may win her back. Sure. But she won’t come back all the way.

termagant. t, e, r, m, a, g, a, n, t. termagant. Though John had been happily married for several years, he often caught himself daydreaming about his college girlfriend. He remembered her well. Her smile, her curiosity, the subtle curves of her breasts. The artistry with which she regularly tackled what John called "One hell of a rim job." Yet, somehow, she'd become a termagant. And they drifted apart, and that was that.

/ˈtɜr mə gənt/

noun. 1 a boisterous, brawling, turbulent person (formerly applied to both sexes, now only to women). 2 an imaginary being supposed by the Christians to be a Mohammedan deity or false god. He is represented in the ancient moralities, farces, and puppet shows as extremely vociferous and tumultuous.

Though John had been happily married for several years, he often caught himself daydreaming about his college girlfriend. He remembered her well. Her smile, her curiosity, the subtle curves of her breasts. The artistry with which she regularly tackled what John called “One hell of a rim job.” Yet, somehow, she’d become a termagant. And they drifted apart, and that was that.

credulous. c, r, e, d, u, l, o, u, s. credulous. Considering Emma's history of infidelity, her frequent disappearances and flimsy explanations about why she'd return smelling of stale sex, were surprisingly easy to sell to her credulous husband.

/ˈkrɛdʒ ə ləs/

adjective. 1 a apt to believe on slight evidence. b easily imposed upon. c unsuspecting. 2 believed too readily.

Considering Emma’s history of infidelity, her frequent disappearances and flimsy explanations about why she’d return smelling of stale sex, were surprisingly easy to sell to her credulous husband.