Druxy


Druxy (DRUK-see) Adjective: -Having a healthy or sturdy outward appearance, whilst being rotten and crumbling beneath the surface. -Having rotten wood concealed by healthy wood. -Having decayed spots in the heartwood. -(of wood) Having decayed spots or streaks of a whitish color. From: alteration of earlier dricksie, from obsolete drix - decayed part of timber + -y Used in a sentence: “Despite all of the overwhelming evidence that has exposed his blatantly druxy character, he’s managed to worm his way into the highest levels of the political sphere.” Something can be called druxier or druxiest.

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