Topic: Word of the Day

Word(s) Of The Day – For The Week Of November 11, 2018 0




Word(s) Of The Day – For The Week Of November 11, 2018

November 11, 2018
Jefe – n. – a boss or leader, person in charge
November 12, 2018
Sagacious – adj. – wise or shrewd
November 13, 2018
Veriest – adj. – the degree to which a description applies
November 14, 2018
Entity – n. – a thing with distict and independent existence
November 15, 2018
Livid – adj. – furiously angry
November 16, 2018
Punitive – adj. – inflicting or indended as punishment
November 17, 2018
Sporadic – adj. – occurring at irregular intervals
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Word(s) Of The Day – For The Week Of November 4, 2018




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Word(s) Of The Day – For The Week Of November 4, 2018

November 4, 2018
Nummular – adj. – relating to coin or coins
November 5, 2018
Quale – n. – a quality or property as experienced by someone
November 6, 2018
Thrive – v. – to grow or develop well or vigorously
November 7, 2018
Hendecagon – n. – a plane figure with 11 straight sides
November 8, 2018
Passata – n. – a thick paste made from sieved tomatoes
November 9, 2018
Tutelary – adj. – serving as a protector, guardian or patron
November 10, 2018
Tansu – n. – a Japanese chest of drawers or cabinet
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Word(s) Of The Day – For The Week Of October 28, 2018




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Word(s) Of The Day – For The Week Of October 28, 2018
October 28, 2018
Denouement – n. – the final resolution of a plot
October 29, 2018
Emotive – adj. – arousing or able arouse intense feeling
October 30, 2018
Bildungsroman – n. – a novel dealing with one person’s formative years
October 31, 2018
Beleaguer – v. – lay siege to
November 1, 2018
Whippersnapper – n. – a young inexperienced person considered presumptuous or overconfident
November 2, 2018
Terpsichorean – adj. – relating to dancing
November 3, 2018
Muskeg – n. – a swamp or bog in northern North America

Word(s) Of The Day – For The Week Of For The Week Of October 21, 2018


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Word(s) Of The Day – For The Week Of For The Week Of October 21, 2018
October 21, 2018
Douceur – n. – a financial enducement or bribe
October 22, 2018
Vinaceous – adj. – of the color of red wine
October 23, 2018
Midinette – n. – a seamstress in a Parisian fashion house
October 24, 2018
Vorstellung – n. – a mental image or idea of something
October 25, 2018
Cenobium – n. – a monastery
October 26, 2018
Insauciance – n. – casual lack of concern
October 27, 2018
Disconcert – v. – disturb the composure of or unsettle
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Word(s) Of The Day – For The Week Of October 14, 2018




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Word(s) Of The Day – For The Week Of October 14, 2018
October 14, 2018
Stakhanovite – n. – an exceptionally productive worker in the Soviet Union
October 15, 2018
Apologia – n. – a formal written defence of one’s opinions
October 16, 2018
Sprachgefuhl – n. – intuitive understanding of a language’s natural idiom
October 17, 2018
Pentagonese – n. – jargon supposedly used by high ranking US military personnel
October 18, 2018
Colloquium – n. – an academic conference or seminar
October 19, 2018
Terribilita – n. – emotional intensity of conception and execution in art
October 20, 2018
Semiotics – n. – the study of signs and symbols
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Word(s) Of The Day – For The Week Of October 7, 2018




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Word(s) Of The Day – For The Week Of October 7, 2018
October 7, 2018
Bratwurst – n. – a fried or grilled fine German pork sausage
October 8, 2018
Cholangiography – n. – X-ray examination of the bile ducts
October 9, 2018
Calypso – n. – syncopated West Indian music
October 10, 2018
Haplography – n. – the inadvertent omission of a repeated letter
October 11, 2018
Anagram – n. – a word formed by rearranging letters from another
October 12, 2018
Parergon – n. – a supplement or by-product of a larger work
October 13, 2018
Ventouse – n. – a cup-shaped suction device used in assisting childbirth
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Word(s) Of The Day – For The Week Of September 30, 2018




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Word(s) Of The Day – For The Week Of September 30, 2018
September 30, 2018
Rumpus – n. – a noisy disturbance
October 1, 2018
Itinerate – v. – to travel from place to place for work
October 2, 2018
Muckamuck – n. – a person of great importance or self-importance
October 3, 2018
telemark – n. – a type of a turn performed on skis
October 4, 2018
Dulcian – n. – an early type of bassoon
October 5, 2018
Skald – n. – an acient Scandinavian composer or reciter of poems
October 6, 2018
Hypothesis – n. – supposition or proposed explanation based on limited evidence
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Word(s) Of The Day – For The Week Of September 23, 2018




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Word(s) Of The Day – For The Week Of September 23, 2018
September 23, 2018
Diachronic – adj. – concerned with how something develops through time
September 24, 2018
Petrichor – n. – a pleasant smell accompanying rain after dry weather
September 25, 2018
Peart – adj. – lively or cheerful
September 26, 2018
Antepartum – adj. – occurring shortly before childbirth
September 27, 2018
Arboriculture – n. – the cultivation of trees and shrubs
September 28, 2018
Verstehen – n. – empathic understanding of human behavious
September 29, 2018
Bemire – v. – cover or stain with mug
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Word(s) Of The Day – For The Week Of September 16, 2018




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Word(s) Of The Day – For The Week Of September 16, 2018
September 16, 2018
Ostinato – n. – a continually repeated musical phrase or rhythm
September 17, 2018
Philtre – n. – a love potion
September 18, 2018
Stifado – n. – a Greek meat stew with onions and tomatoes
September 19, 2018
Haughty – adj. – arrogantly superior and disdainful
September 20, 2018
Literatim – adv. – letter by letter
September 21, 2018
Pendulous – adj. – hanging down loosely
September 22, 2018
Supernal – adj. – relating to the sky or heavens
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Word(s) Of The Day – For The Week Of September 9, 2018




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Word(s) Of The Day – For The Week Of September 9, 2018
September 9, 2018
Otic – adj. – relating to the ear
September 10, 2018
Astylar – adj. – lacking columns or pilasters
September 11, 2018
Dree – v. – to endure something burdensome or painful
September 12, 2018
Gumption – n. – shrewd or spirited initiative and resourcefulness
September 13, 2018
Ostracize – v. – exclude from a society or group
September 14, 2018
Couth – adj. – cultured, refined and well manners
September 15, 2018
Noisome – adj. – having an extremely offensive smell
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Word(s) Of The Day – For The Week Of September 2, 2018