placer

noun: 1. A deposit of valuable minerals found in sand or gravel. 2. A place where such a deposit is washed to …

sexennial

noun: An event occurring every six years. adjective: Happening every six years; lasting for or relating to six years.

adulterate

verb tr.: To add a cheaper or inferior substance to something.

ripstaver

noun: Something or someone remarkable.

jamboree

noun: A large rally, assembly, celebration, etc. characterized by festive activities and a sense of community.

cracker-barrel

adjective: Plain, rustic, homespun, direct, or unsophisticated.

sciamachy

noun: A mock fight or a fight with an imaginary enemy.

lycanthropy

noun: 1. A delusion that one has transformed into a wolf. 2. The process of or ability to transform into a wolf.

palooka

noun: 1. Someone incompetent or inexperienced, especially as a boxer. 2. A clumsy or foolish person.

amiable

adjective: Pleasant; friendly.

exultation

noun: The act or state of triumphant joy.

balsam

1. Something that soothes or heals. 2. An aromatic resinous substance from certain trees and plants. 3. A preparation, for example an …

hyaline

adjective: Like glass: transparent or translucent. noun: A substance that is transparent or translucent.

salvific

adjective: Having the power to save or redeem.

coterminous

adjective: 1. Having the same or coincident boundaries. 2. Meeting at the ends. 3. Contained within the same boundaries. 4. Having the …

virid

adjective: Bright green.