Listen to quinescent pronounced

[kwy-ES-uhnt]

adjective. Being in a state of repose; at rest; still; inactive.

We thought grandma was just being quiescent on the couch, but it turned out she had croaked five minutes into The Price is Right.

September 8

virtu

Listen to virtu pronounced

[vuhr-TOO]

noun. Love of or taste for fine objects of art.

I secretly filmed myself having sex with various women and when questioned I told them it was all in the name of virtu.

September 3

salient

Listen to salient pronounced

[SAY-lee-unt]

adjective. Forcing itself on the attention; prominent; noticeable.

She asked me what I thought the most salient feature of a woman was, so I told her a nice smile. Then added in tits for good measure.