The Chairs Glossary

The Chairs Glossary

stagnant

Inactive; dull and sluggish

factotum

The employee who does all kinds of work.

monotonous

Dull, tedious, and repetitious

absurd

Wildly unreasonable, illogical, or inappropriate

capacity

Ability or power to do, experience, or understand something.

sacred

Connected with God (or the gods) or dedicated to a religious purpose and so deserving veneration

orator

A public speaker, especially one who is eloquent or skilled

proprietary

Relating to an owner or ownership.

Semiramis

The legendary wife of King Nimrod whose name would be applied to monuments and various other works of art throughout Asia Minor.

rumpled

Wrinkled and in a messy and worn condition.

acquaintance

A casual friend known to not be close.

feeble

Physically weak, as from age or sickness; frail.

exploitation

To use the work or resources of others for personal gain or profit

illustrious

Highly distinguished or renowned.

condescend

To behave toward others as one were suprerior to them even when trying to act as though what you are doing is for their benefit.

compatriot

A fellow countryman or countrywoman.

solidarity

Fellowship arising from common responsibilities and interests.

sepulchure

A tomb, grave, or burial place

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