MEANING: adjective: Strikingly handsome.

ETYMOLOGY: After Adonis, a very handsome youth in Greek mythology. There’s a verb coined after him, as well: adonize. Earliest documented use: 1579.

ADDONIC - given to putting on more bells and whist

ADORIC - what Lucy did to her husband

ADONICE - hold the PR messages, we're scrubbing the advertising campaign

RADONIC - a basement with too much nasty gas