Hachure (v) – to denote surfaces relief (as on a map) by shading with short lines drawn in the direction of slope.
Depicting mountains in pixel art requires the hachure of of the slopes so as to draw separations between other mountains in the range as well as its steepness.
Farce (n) – an empty or patently ridiculous act, proceeding, or situation.
A person who believes he or she has stopped changing is living a farce.
Uncanny (adj) – seeming to have a supernatural character or origin, eerie, mysterious, being beyond what is normal or expected
The ability with which very young children can pick up on non-verbal cues at a higher level than adults is uncanny.
Anent (prep) – about, concerning
What I find most fascinating about linguistics is the topic of semantics where words across many varieties have meanings anent the same connections.
Telegenic (adj) – having an appearance and manner that are markedly attractive to television viewers.
I plan on starting a twitch channel for when I play Splatoon 2 competitively, but I think I will stick to game footage only for now since I don’t believe I’m very telegenic.
Invigilate (v) – to keep watch; especially: to supervise students at an examination
As a math student, my exams are usually challenging enough that trying to cheat by looking at a neighbor’s answers only wastes precious time, so having professors invigilate our exam seems like overkill.
Laudable (adj) – worthy of praise
Putting your thoughts out into the world presents an opportunity to be met with harsh words, but to continue to do so despite that is laudable.