Three Sisters Glossary

Three Sisters Glossary

forthcoming

about to happen or appear.

philosophical

having or showing a calm attitude towards disappointments or difficulties.

yield

to give into

cultivate

prepare and use (land) for crops or gardening.

Migrant

person who moves from one place to another

mistress

woman (other than the man's wife) having a sexual relationship with a married man.

superfluous

surplus

contentious

A state characterized by argumentativeness, quarreling and belligerent behavior.

enamored

Infatuated and smitten with someone or something.

promulgate

To active promote or publically proclaim support for.

haughty

An attitude of superiority characterized by condescension toward others when offering them help.

torrid

Hot and steamy.

fractious

Irritable and grouchy; existing within an atmosphere of ill-tempered moods.

inexorable

Descriptive of something that seems like it will never end and even when it does, it's not going to be a good thing.

pompous

Overbearingly and obnoxiously impressed with one's own intelligence, wit and good breeding.

drudgery

Almost impossibly tedious and laborious labor.

genial

Affable, easygoing and just generally a pleasure to be around.

incorrigible

Characterizing someone who constantly acts in a certain way or repetitive does a specific thing who is never going to stop no matter what.

poppycock

Sheer balderdash; utter codswallop; a load of malarky; absurd mumbo-jump; talk that is viewed as little more than inane gibberish.

susceptible

Predisposed to do something; vulnerable to being victimized by nature; unusually receptive to new ideas.

complacent

Situated so firmly within a satisfaction that things are going so good nothing could possibly go wrong that they when things inevitably do go wrong, it is lack of preparation that puts the final nail in the coffin.

aghast

Horrified, shocked and astonished such as the sudden moment of comeuppance following a prolonged period of complacency..

denigrate

To demean, deride and the diminish the esteem of someone by criticizing them in a publically humiliating manner.

annuity

A fixed payment of money received on an annual basis.

resilient

Able to roll with the punches; capable of snapping back quickly after disappointment.

incendiary

Provocative and controversial.

puerile

Irresponsible, immature and inexperienced in the ways of the world.

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