LIVID: enraged; furiously angry

Livid

There are lots of ways to say angry.  Some of the words, like incensed, or irritated, indicate a mild increase in agitation.   Everyone gets those emotions from time to time, such as when you drop an eggshell into the mixing bowl, or run over a pothole.   It’s no big deal.  The emotion comes and goes, […]

VERDANT: Green

I would bet I’ve heard the term a thousand times on NPR.  One of their sponsors (at least at their Boston affiliate) says that one of their purposes is to ensure a ” verdant environment.”  Having studied French I could easily understand what the term meant, but I was curious how the word was being […]