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Sinvergüenza Word of the Day: Guileless (adj.)

guileless (adj.) – honest; straightforward There are endeavors where being guileless may not be the most logical approach. Serial killing and poker playing, for instance. [Photo by gcfairch] TweetFacebookLinkedInTumblrStumbleDiggDelicious

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Sinvergüenza Word of the Day: Clairvoyant (adj.)

Sinvergüenza Word of the Day: Clairvoyant (adj.)

clairvoyant (adj.) – able to see things that others cannot The hamster was truly clairvoyant. It picked every March Madness winner without fail.  After they discovered that the cause of its death was its obsession with eating its own filth, it admittedly lost some of the mystique. Build your vocabulary while protecting yourself from the dastardly ways of literate sinverguenzas. [Photo...

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Sinvergüenza Word of the Day: Atone (v.)

atone (v.) – to apologize, make amends Sure, when you’re a blood-thirsty serial killer there is a lot to consider before you select a religion.  However, Catholicism easily takes the cake in most cases since you can pretty much atone for just about anything with a few Our Fathers. Plus, the clergy isn’t exactly known for its saintly behavior. The kicker is the ceremonial cannibalism. Build your vocabulary while protecting...

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Sinvergüenza Word of the Day: Physiognomy (n.)

Sinvergüenza Word of the Day: Physiognomy (n.)

physiognomy (n.) – the art of judging human character from facial features She spent a full eight minutes rubbing her hands over his face.  She concluded – via physiognomy – that he was, as she suspected originally, a complete tool. Your handsome and humble servant- El Guapo [photo by...

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Sinvergüenza Word of the Day: Kowtow (v.)

Sinvergüenza Word of the Day: Kowtow (v.)

Kowtow (v.) - To show great humility; Chinese custom of touching ground with forehead as sign of worship In an effort to better assimilate into American culture while still hanging onto his roots, the Chinese ball player kowtowed towards what he saw the fans worshipping. Nacho cheese. Build your vocabulary while protecting yourself from the dastardly ways of literate sinverguenzas. [Photo by...

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Sinvergüenza Word of the Day: Exacerbate (v.)

Sinvergüenza Word of the Day: Exacerbate (v.)

Exacerbate (v.) – aggravate; increase violence and or bitterness While the terrible comments about his mother didn’t faze him, when his new wife questioned his Angry Bird strategy, it only exacerbated an already poor start to their marriage. Build your vocabulary while protecting yourself from the dastardly ways of literate sinverguenzas. [photo courtesy of...

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