Monday words: patibulary, barmecide
patibulary (pəˈtibyəˌlerē), adj.
(archaic) Of, relating to, or suggesting the gallows or execution.
Etymology: Latin patibulum, gallows, gibbet.
barmecide (bärm-sd), adj.
Plentiful or abundant in appearance only; illusory; sham.
Etymology: named after Barmecide, a character in The Arabian Nights. A barmecide feast is one that does not live up to expectations.