sub·ver·sive  [suh‘ b-vur-siv]


  1. in opposition to structures of authority
  2. intended to destroy power or influence of established practices

Origin:  Middle English subverten, from Latin subvertō  (“to overthrow”, literally “to underturn, turn from beneath”).

cook·ing   [kook-ing] 


  1. the act of a person who cooks
  2. the art or practice of cooking


  1. to concoct, alter,
  2. to be full of excitement and energy
  3. to perform, work, or succeed in just the right way

Origin: Latin coquus, from coquere  (“to cook, prepare food, ripen, digest, turn over in the mind”).