POSP stringer Tim's newest list of words.
A state of freedom from emotional disturbance and anxiety; tranquility.
Displaying or characterized by insincere emotions: the bathetic emotionalism of soap operas.
1. The symbolic staff of a herald; specifically: A representation of a staff with two entwined snakes and two wings at the top.
2. An insignia bearing a caduceus and symbolizing a physician.
A universal remedy; panacea.
To link together; unite in a series or chain
Linked together, as in a chain.
Of the same age or duration.
Lacking significance or importance: So minor as to merit disregard.
Soothing or mollifying, as a medicinal substance.
A demulcent substance or agent, often mucilaginous, as for soothing or protecting an irritated mucous membrane.
1. A full, rich outpouring of melodious sound.
2. The compass of a voice or instrument.
3. A fixed standard of pitch.
4. Either of two principal timbres or stops of a pipe organ, one of full, majestic tone (open diapason) and the other of strong, flutelike tone (stopped diapason).
5. Any of several other organ stops.
6. A tuning fork.
Of or relating to agriculture.
1. A light tint of purple; reddish lavender.
2. Any hairy plant belonging to the genus Heliotropium, of the borage family, as H. arborescens, cultivated for its small, fragrant purple flowers.
3. Any of various other plants, as the valerian or the winter heliotrope.
4. Any plant that turns toward the sun.
5. Surveying. An arrangement of mirrors for reflecting sunlight from a distant point to an observation station.
Not capable of being imitated: Matchless.
To make or become thick or thicker.
1. Given to joking, merry.
2. Characterized by joking, humorous.
1. Mournful; especially: Exaggeratedly or affectedly mournful.
One who frustrates or ruins a plan or undertaking by meddling.
1. Having a smooth rich flow (a mellifluous voice).
2. Filled with something (as honey) that sweetens.
Honey-eating, feeding on honey or nectar, as bees and bears are meliphagous creatures.
1. Giving or establishing laws, legislative.
2. Founded upon or derived from law.
3. Psychology. Pertaining to or involving the study or formulation of general or universal laws (opposed to idiographic).
Something providing shelter from the rain; spec. an umbrella.
1. Of or relating to the Greek philosopher Aristotle or his philosophy, Aristotelian
2. Of, relating to, or given to walking.
3. Moving or traveling from place to place, itinerant.
1. A wasting away.
2. Pulmonary tuberculosis; consumption.
1. Inflammable; combustible.
2. Of, pertaining to, or resembling pitch.
3. Zoology. Black or nearly black as pitch.
Consisting of or having branches.
1. An extreme radical republican in France at the time of the Revolution.
2. A radical or violent extremist in politics.
1. Abounding in pithy aphorisms or maxims: a sententious book.
2. Given to excessive moralizing; self-righteous.
3. Given to or using pithy sayings or maxims: a sententious poet.
4. Of the nature of a maxim; pithy.
1. Volition in its weakest form.
2. A mere wish, unaccompanied by an effort to obtain it.
1. Interest paid to a moneylender, especially a usurer.
2. A charge paid on a bet, as to a bookie.