Word Nerds: Distinctive Adjectives
Nouns are helpful identifiers, to be sure. Add an adjective and the noun goes from blah to ta-dah. This month’s list provides a host of dazzling adjectives to pair up with the nouns in your life.
fustian: pompous or bombastic
haimish: cozy and unpretentious
Parnassian: relating to poetry
volant: having the power of flight
tatterdemalion: unkempt or dilapidated
tenebrific: producing darkness
heliotropic: turning or growing toward the light
perse: of a very deep shade of blue or purple
Oh, I am SO going to find an excuse to use “tatterdemalion”!
Ah, I can envision a scurvy of tatterdemalion pirate penguins scampering about the poop deck
Yep! You get it!