Author Akshay Dashore

Akshay is a Civil engineer who, for his love of words, preferred words over engineering. He is an avid reader and a prolific writer.

Featured Ataraxia

Definition:  Peace of mind; a pleasure that comes when the mind is at rest. Pronunciation:…

Featured Agerasia

Definition: Youthful appearance in an old person; perpetual youth; freshness and vigor of body late in…

Featured Venustate

Definition: to make beautiful; improve. Pronunciation: VEN-us-tait Synonyms: Prettify, ameliorate, hone and simonize.

Featured McCarthyism

Definition: Unscrupulously accusing people of disloyalty; use of unfair investigatory or accusatory methods in order…

Adjectives Kafkaesque

Definition:  marked by surreal distortion and often a sense of impending danger; a nightmarish complex,…

Featured Charrette

Definition: A period of intense work, especially group work, undertaken to meet a deadline. Pronunciation:…

Featured Morosoph

Definition:  A philosophical or educated fool. Pronunciation: MORO-sof Origin: Morosoph originated from a Greek phrase…

Featured Edulcorate

Definition: Make something sweeter in taste; alleviate the severity. Pronunciation: edul-khu-rate

Featured Formication

Definition: Hallucinated sensation of insects or snakes crawling over one’s skin. Pronunciation: for-mi-caishen

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