Epicene, or the Silent Woman Glossary

Epicene, or the Silent Woman Glossary

Reservations

to hold yourself back

Graphically

providing a vivid picture

Comprehensive

complete and logical

Shortcoming

failure to meet a standard

Misogyny

hostility and disgust towards women

Cited

to refer to a certain source

Emerge

to be visible

epicene

Either having the characteristics of both sexes or no characteristics of either sex.

allegation

Legal declaration of charges made against another party with the intent to prove true.

carriage

The manner in which one conducts themselves in a socially relative to issues of decorum, etiquette and protocol.

Casuist

A Sophist: a person resolving moral issues through the application of theory to specific concrete instances.

censure

To provide a judgmental opinion on issues related to ethical behavior.

compendious

The presentation of information in way that is both comprehensive and concise at once.

confound

To confuse or discomfit with revelatory information that goes against what was expected.

comely

Proper and appropriate; attractive and enchanting.

with dispense

To grant pardon or exemption.

entreat

To offer an invitation to take part.

facinorous

Full of naughty wickedness.

hermaphroditical

Having the reproductive organs of both sexes.

morose

Sullen, cranky, dour and grouchy.

intestate

Having died with leaving behind a written will.

impertinent

Disrespectful in a cheeky and immature manner

partake

To have a share in.

obnoxious

Unpleasantly offensive; being subject or liable to that which is so.

vitiated

Having spoiled or severely impaired something.

stinkardly

In a mean-spirited way.

stentorious

Speaking in a low-pitched, booming and resonant voice.

resolution

A judgmental decision.

pageant

A play or spectacle performed while on a moving float.

marshal

To usher in and situate in proper position.

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