Thursday, October 25, 2007

In my inbox

From Dr. Norm Lund, via a dear friend, an educational, educative, enlightening, explanatory, helpful, illuminating, informational, instructional, useful list of adjectives.

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NEW & IMPROVED! * TRY ONE OF THESE SAVVY ADJECTIVES! *

absorbing
alluring (pleasantly enticing; ah-LOOR-ing)
amusing
assiduous (constantly attentive; eh-SIJ-yoo-us)
astute (shrewd; keenly discerning)
auspicious (favored by fortune; aw-SPISH-us)
benefic (gracious; charitable)
benignant (serenely mild and kind; bih-NIG-nent)
canny (careful; shrewd)
captivating
condign (worthy, deserved; KAWN-dine)
cogent (compelling; convincing; KOE-jent)
delightful
ebullient (filled with excitement; ih-BULL-yent)
enchanting
engaging
enjoyable
eximious (choice; excellent: egg-ZIM-ee-us)
fascinating
felicitous (pleasant, delightful; fell-ISS-ih-tess)
germane (relevant; jer-MANE)
gripping
ineffable (beyond expression; in-EFF-eh-bull)
ingenious (creative; original; in-JEEN-yuss)
invigorating (refreshing; in-VIGG-or-ate-ing)
lively
phantasmagorical (characterized by fantastic imagery)
piquant (pleasantly pungent; stimulating: PEEK-ent)
propitious (favorably disposed; preh-PISH-us)
puissant (powerful; potent; PWISS-ent)
pulchritudinous (filled with beauty; pul-krih-TOO-din-uss)
radical (thorough, extreme, dealing with the deepest issues)
refreshing
refulgent (shining radiantly; rih-FULL-jent)
riveting (capturing one's attention; RIH-veh-ting)
sagacious (keenly perceptive; seh-GAY-shuss)
savvy (shrewd and well-informed)
salubrious (favorable to health; seh-LOO-bree-us)
scintillating (full of sparks; brilliant; SIN-till-late-ing)
sedulous (carefully diligent; SEDJ-oo-lus)
serendipitous (surprisingly valuable or agreeable)
trenchant (forcefully deep and effective; TREN-chent)
veracious (truthfully accurate; vurr-AYE-shuss)
winsome (very pleasant and charming; WIN-sum)
zany (outlandishly ludicrous; ZAY-nee)

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