Theme – Words to describe people
1. emulous (EM-yuh-luhs)
1. Eager to imitate, equal, or to surpass another.
2. Jealous or envious.
“This show feels assembled by an emulous shopaholic who looked around at the tourist-drawing hits of the last decade and said: ‘I want some of that. And that. Ooh, and can I have that, too?'”
2. vegete (vuh-JEET)
adjective: Lively; active; vigorous.
“I love to be my own master, when my spirits are prompt, when my brain is vegete and apt for thought.”
3. nonesuch or nonsuch (NUN-such)
noun: A person or thing without an equal.
“Tell me, Margaret, who is this paragon, this nonesuch, this nonpareil.”
4. pervicacious (puhr-vi-KAY-shuhs)
adjective: Very stubborn.
“Your grandmother had spunk, bless her pervicacious soul. … She had a stubborn streak, you see, very stubborn.”
5. cautelous (KOT-uh-luhs)
“Boeotian and cautelous people should not read this ad! You’re reading on? Great! You’re obviously bright, adventurous, and game enough for Belvoir St Theatre.”