Thursday, May 20, 2004

Vocabulary

Lugubrious (lu-gu-bre-us) means mournful, dismal, or gloomy, especially to an exaggerated or ludicrous degree.

Modus operandi (modus op-er-en-die) means method of operating. He does that because that is who he is; that's his modus operandi -- his M.O.

Unctuous(unk-shus)means exaggerated or insincere earnestness. I didn't believe a word that the unctuous spokesperson said.

Incontrovertible (in-con-tre-vert-i-ble)means impossible to dispute; unquestionarble. He presented incontrovertible proof . . .


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