February 28

hegemony

Listen to hegemony pronounced

[hi-jem-uh-nee]

verb (used with object). Leadership or predominant influence exercised by one nation over others, as in a confederation.

There is but one hegemony in this country and that is the haves. If you’re a have not, then you’re proper fucked.

February 24

regale

Listen to regale pronounced

[rih-GAY(uh)L]

trans., intrans verb. To entertain with something that delights.

This sikh friend of mine has no job, but manages to regale people with his bullshit at the SoHo House night after night.