operose [OP-uh-rohs]: tedious, wearisome
bellicose [BEL-i-kohs]: Demonstrating aggression and willingness to fight
temerarious [tem-uh-RAR-ee-uhs]: presumptuously or recklessly daring or bold; rash
invidious [in-VID-ee-uh s]: (of an action or situation) Likely to arouse or incur resentment or anger in others
gormless [gawrm-lis]: lacking intelligence and vitality
xeric [ZEER-ik]: (of an environment or habitat) Containing little moisture; very dry
algedonic: pertaining to both pleasure and pain
From Ancient Greek ἄλγος (algos, “pain”) + ἡδονή ‘pleasure’.
alexipharmic [uh-lek-suh-FAHR-mik] , adjective:
1. Warding off poisoning or infection; antidotal; prophylactic.
2. An alexipharmic agent, especially an internal antidote.