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Word of the Day: sublinate
Tuesday, February 04, 2020      5 comments

Word of the Day from Merriam Webster Dictionary, Jan 26, 2020 sublinate: verb Definition: 1: to pass or cause to pass directly from the solid to the vapor state 2: to divert the expression of (an instinctual desire or impulse) f... Read more
Word of the Day: parvenue
Tuesday, February 04, 2020      3 comments

Word of the Day from Merriam Webster Dictionary, Jan 27, 2020 parvenue: noun Definition: one that has recently or suddenly risen to an unaccustomed position of wealth or power and has not yet gained the prestige, dignity, or manner ... Read more
Word of the Day: lackluster
Tuesday, February 04, 2020      1 comments

Word of the Day from Merriam Webster Dictionary, Jan 25, 2020 lackluster: adjective Definition: lacking in sheen, brilliance, or vitality: dull, mediocre DID YOU KNOW? In its earliest uses, lackluster (also spelled lacklu... Read more
Word of the Day: Euphoria
Tuesday, February 04, 2020      2 comments

Word of the Day from Merriam Webster Dictionary, Jan 24, 2020 euphoria: noun Definition: a feeling of well-being or elation DID YOU KNOW? Health and happiness are often linked, sometimes even in etymologies. Nowadays eu... Read more
Word of the Day: Outlandish
Monday, February 03, 2020      3 comments

Word of the Day from Merriam Webster Dictionary, Jan 23, 2020 outlandish: adjective Definition: 1: of or relating to another country: foreign 2: a) strikingly out of the ordinary: bizarre b) exceeding proper or reasonab... Read more
Word of the Day: nurture
Monday, February 03, 2020      3 comments

Word of the Day from Merriam Webster Dictionary, Jan 22, 2020 nurture: verb Definition: 1: to supply with nourishment 2: educate 3: to further the development of: foster DID YOU KNOW? It's no coincidence that... Read more
Word of the Day: bonhomie
Sunday, February 02, 2020      1 comments

Word of the Day from Merriam Webster Dictionary, Jan 21, 2020 bonhomie: noun Definition: good-natured easy friendliness DID YOU KNOW? English speakers borrowed bonhomie from French, where the word was created from bonhomm... Read more
Word of the Day: dauntless
Sunday, February 02, 2020      3 comments

Word of the Day from Merriam Webster Dictionary, Jan 20, 2020 dauntless: adjective Definition: incapable of being intimidated or subdued: fearless, undaunted DID YOU KNOW? The history of the world is peopled with dauntles... Read more
Word of the Day: intercalate
Friday, January 31, 2020      2 comments

Word of the Day from Merriam Webster Dictionary, Jan 19, 2020 intercalate: verb Definition: 1: to insert (something, such as a day) in a calendar 2: to insert between or among existing elements or layers DID YOU KNOW? I... Read more
Word of the Day: vicarious
Friday, January 31, 2020      2 comments

Word of the Day from Merriam Webster Dictionary, Jan 18, 2020 vicarious: adjective Definition: 1: experienced or realized through imaginative or sympathetic participation in the experience of another . 2: a) serving instead of so... Read more
Word of the Day: Tontine
Thursday, January 30, 2020      4 comments

Word of the Day from Merriam Webster Dictionary, Jan 17, 2020 tontine: noun Definition: a joint financial arrangement whereby the participants usually contribute equally to a prize that is awarded entirely to the participant who sur... Read more
Word of the Day: hirsute
Thursday, January 30, 2020      4 comments

Word of the Day from Merriam Webster Dictionary, Jan 16, 2020 hirsute: adjective Definition: 1: hairy 2: covered with coarse stiff hairs DID YOU KNOW? Hirsute has nearly the same spelling and exactly the same meaning a... Read more
Word of the Day: artifice
Tuesday, January 28, 2020      1 comments

Word of the Day from Merriam Webster Dictionary, Jan 15, 2020 artifice: noun Definition: 1: a: clever or artful skill: ingenuity b: an ingenious device or expedient 2: a: an artful stratagem: trick b: false or ... Read more
Word of the Day: lily-livered
Tuesday, January 28, 2020      3 comments

Word of the Day from Merriam Webster Dictionary, Jan 14, 2020 lily-livered: adjective Definition: lacking courage; cowardly DID YOU KNOW? The basis of the word lily-livered lies in an old belief. Years ago, people thought ... Read more
Word of the Day: glom
Sunday, January 26, 2020      3 comments

Word of the Day from Merriam Webster Dictionary, Jan 13, 2020 glom: verb Definition: 1: take, steal 2: seize, catch DID YOU KNOW? It's a classic case of glomming: Americans seized on glaum (a term from Scots dialect th... Read more

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