Cool words

Here is a short list of some cool words. If you have a cool word, add it with a comment (make say what it means and why it is cool)!

crapulent / crapulence

  • definition: sick due to excessive eating or alcohol, excessively drunk
  • why it’s cool: this should be obvious

pulchritude

  • definition: beauty
  • why it’s cool: ugliest word for beauty I’ve ever heard

chaotropic

  • definition: disrupts the structure of proteins and/or DNA, denaturing them
  • why it’s cool: sounds bad ass

UPDATE 7/8:

callipygian

  • definition: having well-shaped buttocks
  • why it’s cool: fancy-ass ass-fancy

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