Definition: (noun) An inflated feeling of pride in your superiority to others. Synonyms: self-importance. Usage: I confess, too, that I was irritated by the egotism which seemed to demand that every line of my pamphlet should be devoted to his own special doings. Discuss
Definition: (noun) The capacity to assess situations or circumstances shrewdly and to draw sound conclusions. Synonyms: judgment. Usage: It was a marvelous effort of perspicacity to discover that I did not love her. Discuss
noun: 1. The crescent-shaped whitish area at the base of the fingernail. 2. Any crescent-shaped mark, object, etc.
Definition: (adjective) Overly sweet. Synonyms: cloying, saccharine, syrupy. Usage: I enjoyed it as a child, but as an adult I found the candy treacly to the point of being inedible. Discuss
noun: A long time.
Definition: (adjective) Mentally acute or penetratingly discerning. Synonyms: perspicacious. Usage: John's clear-eyed assessment of the company's problems saved it from bankruptcy. Discuss
Definition: (adjective) Intrusive in a meddling or offensive manner. Synonyms: busybodied, interfering, officious. Usage: Though she means well, my meddlesome mother invariably drives away all of my boyfriends with her unwelcome intrusions. Discuss