Fifty Shades of Grey Glossary

Fifty Shades of Grey Glossary

Ordeal

Painful or horrific experience

Submission

The act of yielding to a superior force

Mantra

Meditative chant

Succumb

Fail to resist

Gamine

A girl with mischievous charm

Transcribe

Transfer data into written or printed words

Articulate

Ability to speak fluently and coherently

Utilitarian

Useful and practical rather than attractive

Immaculate

Perfecty clean, neat or tidy

Galling

Annoying

Impassive

Not showing emotion

Incentivize

Provide someone with an incentive for doing something

Unnerving

Make someone lose confidence

Tenacity

Persistence in a course of action

Philanthropic

Seeking to promote the welfare of others

Disingenuous

Pretending to know less than one actually does

Piqued

Stimulated curiosity

Palatial

Resembling a palace in being spacious and splendid

Foisted

Introduced someone unwarrantably into something

Charismatic

Expelling a compelling charm

Palpable

So intense as to be almost felt

Urbane

Suave

Innuendo

An allusive remark that refers to something sexual

Antagonism

Hostility or opposition

Emphatic

Expressing something forcibly

Acrimony

Ill feeling

Affronted

Offended

Surreptitiously

Secretivley

Taciturn

Reserved or uncommunicative in speech

Desolate

Bleak or dismal

Tirade

Long angry speech

Jhodpurs

Full length trousers worn for horseback riding

Epithet

Phrase of abuse

Phlegmatically

Calm disposition

Necrophilia

Morbid attraction towards corpses

Sentient

Able to feel things

Sardonic

Grimly mocking

Erotic

Relating to sexual desire or excitment

Profligate

Wasteful

Castigating

Repremanding someone severely

Petulant

Childishly sulky

Esoteric

Intended for or likely to be understood by only a small number of people with a specialized knowledge or interest

Debasement

Reduce something in quality or value, to degrade it

Carabiners

A coupling link with safety closures used by rock climbers

Flogger

Whip or stick, traditionally used for punishment or torture

Masochist

Tendency to derive pleasure, especially sexual gratification froms one's own pain

Sadist

Tendency to derive sexual pleasure from inflicting pain, suffering or humiliation of others

Trepidation

Feeling of fear or agitation

NDA

Non Disclosure Agreement

Convulses

Involuntary contraction of muscles

Melancholy

Deep, pensive sadness

Commiserations

Express sympathy or pity

Kinky

Unusual sexual behavior

Sardonically

Grimly mocking or cynical

Aphrodisiac

Food, drink or drug that stimulates sexual desire

Verbose

Using more words than are actually needed

Infinitesimally

Extremley small

Bondage

Sexual practice that involves the tying up or restraining of one partner

Indefinitely

For an unlimited or unspecified period of time

Vehement

Showing strong or forceful

Priapic

Of or relating to male sexuality and sexual activity

Beguile

Enchant or charm

Facetious

Flippant

Solicitously

Characterized by showing interet or concern

Zealot

A person who is fanatical and uncompromising in pursuit of their ideals

Anhorrent

Inspiring disgust, repugnant

Poignant

Evoking a keen sense of sadness or regret

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