Fuzzy Mud Glossary

Fuzzy Mud Glossary

drastic

radical or extreme

posh

luxurious, stylish and elegant

secluded

sheltered and private

eccentric

unconventional and slightly strange

viable

feasible; capable of working successfully

microscopic

so small as to be visible only with a microscope

gusto

zest or enthusiasm

ergonomic

intended to provide optimum comfort and to avoid stress or injury

restorative

having the ability to restore health, strength, or a feeling of well-being

disintegrate

break up into small parts or decay

hydrogen peroxide

H2O2; a chemical used to treat wounds, bleach hair, etc.

alcove

a recess, typically in the wall of a room or of a garden

hydrocortisone

a steroid horome used to treat rashes, itches, eczema, etc.

mutation

the act or process of changing the structure of a gene (DNA); alteration

evaporate

turn from liquid into vapor/gas

quadrillion

1,000,000,000,000,000; one thousand trillion

speculation

the forming of a theory or conjecture without firm evidence

grimace

an ugly, twisted expression on a person's face, typically expressing disgust, pain, or wry amusement

virtue

a good or useful quality

empathy

the ability to understand and share the feelings of another

humility

modesty or humbleness

integrity

honesty; moral uprightness

prudence

cautiousness; carefulness

temperance

moderation or self-restraint

quarantine

a state, period, or place of isolation in which people or animals that have arrived from elsewhere or been exposed to infectious or contagious disease are placed

hypodermic

of or relating to the region immediately beneath the skin

triumphant

victorious

hazmat suit

hazardous materials suit

enzyme

a substance produced by a living organism that helps bring about a specific biochemical reaction

membrane

a microscopic double layer of lipids and proteins that bounds cells and organelles and forms structures within cells

transparent

allowing light to pass through so that objects behind can be distinctly seen

très chic

very stylish

tolerant

able or willing to endure

vegetation

plants

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