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Use Fancy Words: Garrulous

Use Fancy Words: Garrulous #theeverygirl

Fancy word Everygirls should know: garrulous

Why we chose this fancy word: More often than not, less says more. Way more often than not, we are surrounded by the opposite. The loquacity of political pundits, long-winded status updates, and overly wordy Use Fancy Words descriptions are ubiquitous these days. Here's a new way to name the babbling offenders.

Definition: garrulous (adjective) pronunciation: gare-reh-les

  1. annoyingly talkative; rambling

Use this word in a sentence: After one too many drinks, Sarah became too garrulous for my taste.

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dither= indecisive
supercilious= behaving as if one is superior
opine= to state as one’s opinion
visceral= inward, deep-rooted feeling
masticate= chew, chomp
dalliance= trifling away of time, dawdling; flirting
quotidian= daily, usual or customary; everyday
insouciant = free from concern, worry, or anxiety; carefree
self-effacing = not drawing attention to oneself; modest
picayune = of little value or account; small; trifling
risible = causing or capable of causing laughter; laughable; ludicrous.
parvenu = someone who has recently acquired wealth or importance but has not yet developed the appropriate manners
usurious = charging illegal or exorbitant rates of interest for the use of money
blandishment = something that flatters or coaxes
innocuous = not harmful
fruition = attainment of anything desired; realization; accomplishment
libation = a pouring out of wine or other liquid in honor of a deity
ubiquitous = existing or being everywhere, especially at the same time
chimerical = highly unrealistic; wildly fanciful
pithy = brief or forceful
euphemism = nice way of saying something unpleasant
loquacious = talkative, babbling
osculation = a kiss
resplendent = having a splendid appearance
pedantic = ostentatious in one’s learning
compendium = summary or account of a subject

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Jessica Durrant #theeverygirl

Jessica Durrant

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