Wednesday, May 25, 2011

Word Wednesday: May 25/11

It's time for another Word Wednesday! I'm going to get back in the flow of things, as last week I did something a little different. Here are your three words:

Cajole

[kuh-johl]
-verb

to persuade by flattery or promises; wheedle; coax.


Tantalize

[tan-tl-ahyz]
-verb

to torment with, or as if with, the sight of something desired but out of reach; tease by arousing expectations that are repeatedly disappointed.


Idiosyncrasy

[id-ee-uh-sing-kruh-see]
-noun

1.
a characteristic, habit, mannerism, or the like, that is peculiar to an individual.
2.
the physical constitution peculiar to an individual.
3.
a peculiarity of the physical or the mental constitution, especially susceptibility toward drugs, food, etc. Compare allergy ( def. 1 ) .



All definitions compliments of Dictionary.com



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