Tepid: Adjective IPA Pronunciation: /ˈtɛpɪd/ Origin: late Middle English: from Latin tepidus, from tepere ‘be warm’. Meaning: (especially of a liquid) not hot and not cold; lukewarm. showing little enthusiasm; not energetic or excited. Sentences: I’m drinking a cup of tepid water. Mary gave a tepid performance. Synonyms: halfhearted, mild, warm, dull, unenthusiastic, cool, disinterested, indifferent, lifeless, moderate.
Slavish: Adjective IPA Pronunciation: /ˈsleɪvɪʃ/ Origin: First recorded in 1555–65; slave + -ish Meaning: always doing or following what other people say or do without thinking very much for yourself. of or characteristic of a slave. Sentences: He was criticized for his slavish devotion to rules and regulations. This book is a slavish copy of the original. Synonyms: Mimic, Obedient, Submissive, Unoriginal, Unimaginative
Indolent: Adjective IPA Pronunciation: \ ˈin-də-lənt \ Origin: mid 17th century: from late Latin indolent-, from in- ‘not’ + dolere ‘suffer or give pain’. The sense ‘idle’ arose in the early 18th century. Meaning: showing no real interest or effort: lazy. (of a disease or condition) causing little or no pain. Sentences: The youth was, indeed, extremely indolent and stupid. Suddenly, indolent cells become cancers that spread and kill. Synonyms: Dull, … More Word of The Week: Indolent
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? rhythm in cosmos let your soul hear the music walk don’t run through life’s journey let each step you take be your finest performance and the beat goes on Reena’s Exploration Challenge #103 Delightfully Disorienting Dance ? my other blog, PoemsNSuch -Eugenia featured image – lovethispic.com
Imbroglio: Noun IPA Pronunciation: /ɪmˈbrəʊlɪəʊ/ Origin: mid 18th century: Italian, from imbrogliare ‘confuse’; related to embroil.