Bad Religion Word-a-Day

Fuck Armageddon…This is Help with Your Vocabulary


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Mercurial (adj.)

Definition: (of a person) Subject to sudden or unpredictable changes

“With mercurial smile and incurable style she was only a dream.”

—“Broken” on¬†The Process of Belief

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In a sentence: Mitt Romney’s political beliefs are as mercurial as a baby’s moods.

Synonyms: fickle, capricious, temperamental, impulsive

Antonyms: staunch, dedicated, consistent, unchanging

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Savoir-faire (n.)

Definition: The ability to act or speak appropriately in social situations.

“Hit the road in wander mode, inquire along the way. Savoir-faire in full despair while living day to day, my heart is not a cauldron of proof.”

—“Prove It” on The Process of Belief

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In a sentence: Derek booed that kid when he struck out at T-ball. Not exactly a paragon of savoir-faire, that Derek.

Synonyms: aplomb, tact, diplomacy, poise, grace

Antonyms: awkwardness, gaucheness, clumsiness

Etymology: French–Savoir (to know how) faire (to do)

Entomology: the branch of biology concerned with insects

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