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forester:
efficacious
Definition: (adjective) Producing or capable of producing a desired effect.
Synonyms: effective, effectual
Usage: The man was armed with a stout stickâ€"as efficacious against a hungry lion, he realized, as a toy pop-gun charged with a tethered cork.

motif
Definition: (noun) A unifying idea that is a recurrent element in literary or artistic work.
Synonyms: theme
Usage: The motif of magical apples in fairytales is a common one.


irksome discuss
Definition: (adjective) Causing annoyance, weariness, or vexation.
Synonyms: boring, deadening, dull, ho-hum, slow, tedious, tiresome, wearisome
Usage: But the days of quiet which came on grew irksome to Robin's adventurous spirit.


jostle discuss
Definition: (verb) Come into rough contact with while moving.
Synonyms: shove
Usage: The passengers jostled each other in the overcrowded train.

wily discuss
Definition: (adjective) Marked by skill in deception.
Synonyms: crafty, cunning, dodgy, foxy, guileful, knavish, slick, sly, tricksy, tricky
Usage: The police were unable to catch the wily con artist.

douse discuss
Definition: (verb) To put out (a light or fire); extinguish.
Synonyms: put out
Usage: Douse the lights before you go to bed.

naught discuss
Definition: (noun) A quantity of no importance.
Synonyms: aught, cipher, cypher, goose egg, nada, nil, nix, nothing, null, zero, zilch, zip, zippo
Usage: All their work was for naught.

faux discuss
Definition: (adjective) Not genuine or real; being an imitation of the genuine article.
Synonyms: fake, false, imitation, simulated
Usage: Her faux pearls were so well-made that everyone at the party thought they were real.

multitudinous mnogobrojan
Definition:   (adjective) Too numerous to be counted.
Synonyms:   innumerable, myriad, numberless, uncounted, unnumbered, countless, infinite
Usage:   Here, along the lines of multitudinous houses, up one street and down another, he wondered which of them might be occupied by her.

forester:
I think i never have heard
this word
irksome
:o

Toxic:
So...........irksome is another word for Stefano?  :o

forester:
jokes on side

i love daily words inside shoutbox   :P

forester:
cinch discuss
Definition: (noun) Any undertaking that is easy to do.
Synonyms: breeze, child's play, duck soup, picnic, piece of cake, pushover, snap, walkover
Usage: She had studied hard and knew that the test would be a cinch.

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