May 25th, 2024 – New Vocabulary Words


The Words:

1. Graphologist

2. Ovaphobia

3. Gricer

4. Pinto

5. Didactic

6. Reticule

7. Profligate 

8. Lubricious 

9. Toque

10. Concordance


The Meanings:

 A. a kind of horse; pied, mottled
B. the fear of eggs
C. a brimless and close-fitting hat for women,
D. recklessly extravagant or wasteful in the use of resource
E. marked as London
F. when everything agrees
G. a specialist in inferring character from handwriting
H. a woman’s small bag or purs
I. intended primarily to teach
J.  a railway enthusiast








1. G (i.e. It was a graphologist who cracked the case.)
2. B (i.e. Alfred Hitchcock had ovaphobia. )
3. J (i.e. A lifelong gricer, he lived for his trains.)
4. A (i.e. Her hair was strikingly pinto..)
5. I (i.e. His demeanor was always didactic.)
6. H (i.e.  Every time her hand entered her purse she seemed to come up with another reticule.)
7. D (ie She saw her obvious profligations as investments).
8. E (i.e. “Her lubricious style was the foundation of her reputation.)
9. C (i.e. She tended to make her toques vivid and varied.)
10. F (i.e. The room settled into a hum of concordance.)