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Word Of The Day – For The Week Of April 1, 2018






Word Of The Day – For The Week Of April 1, 2018
April 1, 2018
Kakemono – n. – a Japanese unframed painting made on paper
April 2, 2018
Epizoic – adj. – growing or living nonparisitically on an animal’s exterior
April 3, 2018
Postil – n. – a marginal note on a biblical text
April 4, 2018
Frottola – n. – a form of Italian comic or amorous song
April 5, 2018
Indwell – v. – to be permanently present in a person’s soul or mind
April 6, 2018
Bogle – n. – a phantom or goblin
April 7, 2018
Dyslalia – n. – inability to articulate comprehensible speech
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Word Of The Day – For The Week Of March 25, 2018




Word Of The Day – For The Week Of March 25, 2018






Word Of The Day – For The Week Of March 25, 2018
March 25, 2018
Precognition – n. – forknowledge of an event
March 26, 2018
Loungecore – n. – easy listening music
March 27, 2018
Fastidious – adj. – very attentive to and concerned about accuracy
March 28, 2018
Chevre – n. – French cheese made from goat’s milk
March 29, 2018
Convivial – adj. – friendly and lively
March 30, 2018
Vigesimal – adj. – relating to or based on the number twenty
March 31, 2018
Skint – adj. – having little or no money available
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Word Of The Day – For The Week Of March 18, 2018




Word Of The Day – For The Week Of March 18, 2018






Word Of The Day – For The Week Of March 18, 2018
March 18, 2018
Bork – v. – obstruct through systematic defamation or vilification
March 19, 2018
Ritornello – n. – a short instrumental refrain in a vocal work
March 20, 2018
Trishaw – n. – a light three wheeled Asian vehicle with pedals
March 21, 2018
Clandestine – adj. – kept secret or done secretively
March 22, 2018
Lupercalia – n. – an ancient Roman festival of purification and fertility
March 23, 2018
Psittacine – adj. – relating to birds of the parrot family
March 24, 2018
Synecdoche – n. – rhetorical device where a part represents the whole
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Word Of The Day – For The Week Of March 11, 2018




Word Of The Day – For The Week Of March 11, 2018






Word Of The Day – For The Week Of March 11, 2018
March 11, 2018
Wythe – n. – a single thickness of bricks in masonry construction
March 12, 2018
Antitype – n. – representing the opposite of someone or something else
March 13, 2018
Sillage – n. – a perfume’s fragrance lingering in the air
March 14, 2018
Girasol – n. – a type of opal reflecting a reddish glow
March 15, 2018
Acrophobia – n. – an extreme or irrational fear of heights
March 16, 2018
Agrestal – adj. – growing wild in cultivated fields
March 17, 2018
Mackle – n. – a blurred impression in printing
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Word Of The Day – For The Week Of March 4, 2018




Word Of The Day – For The Week Of March 4, 2018






Word Of The Day – For The Week Of March 4, 2018
March 4, 2018
Godlet – n. – a triangular piece of material inserted in clothing
March 5, 2018
Lobule – n. – a small lobe
March 6, 2018
meronym – n. – a part of something referring to the whole
March 7, 2018
Ultrasaurus – n. – a late Jurassic dinosaur, possibly tallest ever living animal
March 8, 2018
Apodictic – adj. – clerly established or beyond dispute
March 9, 2018
Septimal – adj. – relating to the number severn
March 10, 2018
Masstige – n. – mass produced, relatively inexpensive goods marketed as luxurious
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Word Of The Day – For The Week Of February 25, 2018




Word Of The Day – For The Week Of February 25, 2018






Word Of The Day – For The Week Of February 25, 2018
February 25, 2018
Sang-de-boeuf – n. – a deep red color
February 26, 2018
Primordium – n. – a tissue in the earliest stage of development
February 27, 2018
Juba – n. – a dance originating among plantation slaves
February 28, 2018
Entelechy – n. – the realization of potential
March 1, 2018
Peripeteia – n. – sudden reversal of fortune or change in circumstance
March 2, 2018
Homonym – n. – a word having the same spelling as another
March 3, 2018
Smorzando – adv. – dying away
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Word Of The Day – For The Week Of February 18, 2018




Word Of The Day – For The Week Of February 18, 2018






Word Of The Day – For The Week Of February 18, 2018
February 18, 2018
Valuta – n. – a currency’s value when exchanged for another currency
February 19, 2018
Dyslexia – n. – a disorder that involves difficulty learning by reading
February 20, 2018
Misanthrope – n. – a person who dislikes humankind and avoids human society
February 21, 2018
Famulus – n. – an assistant, especially for a magician or a scholar
February 22, 2018
Kittle – adj. – difficult to deal with or prone to erratic behaviour
February 23, 2018
Fantod – n. – a state or attack of uneasiness or unreasonableness
February 24, 2018
Monologue – n. – a long speech by one actor
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Word Of The Day – For The Week Of February 11, 2018




Word Of The Day – For The Week Of February 11, 2018






Word Of The Day – For The Week Of February 11, 2018
February 11, 2018
Sensuous – adj. – affecting theses rather than the intellect
February 12, 2018
Sovkhoz – n. – a state owned farm un the former USSR
February 13, 2018
Parhelion – n. – a bright spot appearing on the sun
February 14, 2018
Heliacal – adj. – relating to or near the sun
February 15, 2018
Ribald – adj. – referencing sex in amusingly rude or irreverent ways
February 16, 2018
Descrescent – adj. – waning of the moon
February 17, 2018
Prelapsarian – adj. – innocent and unspoilt
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Word Of The Day – For The Week Of February 4, 2018




Word Of The Day – For The Week Of February 4, 2018






Word Of The Day – For The Week Of February 4, 2018
February 4, 2018
Braggart – n. – a person who boasts about thier achievements
February 5, 2018
Casuist – n. – a perosn who uses clever but unsound reasoning
February 6, 2018
Tathata – n. – the ultimate inexpressible nature of all things
February 7, 2018
Contradance – n. a type of country dance
February 8, 2018
Allegory – n. – a story or image having a hidden meaning
February 9, 2018
Discerption – n. – the action of pulling something apart
February 10, 2018
Iconolatry – n. – the worship of icons
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Word Of The Day – For The Week Of January 28, 2018




Word Of The Day – For The Week Of January 28, 2018






Word Of The Day – For The Week Of January 28, 2018
January 28, 2018
Acidulous – adj. – sharp tasting or sour
January 29, 2018
Dendroid – adj. – a tree shaped plant, marine invertebrate or structure
January 30, 2018
Succedaneum – n. – a substitute – especially for a medicine or drug
January 31, 2018
Coiffeur – n. – a hairdresser
February 1, 2018
Kulfi – n. – a type of Indian ice cream
February 2, 2018
Caboodle – n. – the whole number of things under consideration
February 3, 2018
Obstreperous – adj. – noisy and difficult to control
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Word Of The Day – For The Week Of January 21, 2018