November 17

extirpate

Listen to extirpate pronounced

/ˈɛk stərˌpeɪt/

verb. 1 to cut out by surgery. 2 a to pluck up by the stem or root. b to root out. c to eradicate, literally or figuratively. d to destroy wholly.

Sandra told her one-night stand that he should extirpate the giant mole on his ass. But he’d grown quite fond of the hairy blot. It was, after all, a pretext to dropping his pants — an exercise he’d also grown quite fond of.

November 15

riposte

Listen to riposte pronounced

[ri-pohst]

noun. A quick, sharp return in speech or action; counterstroke: a brilliant riposte to an insult.

Christine O’Donnell made several ripostes during her debate that were spot on. Just shittin’ ya. She’s an absolute moron.

November 13

fungible

Listen to fungible pronounced

[fuhn-juh-buhl]

adjective. Being of such nature or kind as to be freely exchangeable or replaceable.

I have, in fact, tried out the fleshlight, and while it beats the dry palm, it is fungible with actual pussy.

November 12

nepenthe

Listen to nepenthe pronounced

/nɪˈpɛn θi/

noun. 1 anything soothing and comforting. 2 a drug used by the ancients to give relief from pain and sorrow (by some supposed to have been opium or hashish).

Margaret was lulled into a quiet slumber by the nepenthe made from scotch and a crushed-up Tylenol PM.