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Date WordDescription
1 Aprdurance
  • Imprisonment; confinement or restraint by or as if by force (usually used in the phrase "durance vile").
  • [Archaic] Endurance.
31 Marglutinous
  • Of the nature of glue; resembling glue; sticky.
30 Marbetimes
  • Early; in good time; before it is late.
  • At times; on occasion.
  • [Archaic] Soon; in a short time.
29 Marunfledged
  • Lacking the feathers necessary for flight.
  • Not fully developed; immature.
28 Marodium
  • Intense hatred or dislike; loathing; abhorrence.
  • The state or fact of being intensely hated as the result of some despicable action.
  • Disgrace or discredit attaching to something hated or repugnant.
27 Maragglomeration
  • The act or process of collecting in a mass; a heaping together.
  • A jumbled cluster or mass of usually varied elements.
26 Martumid
  • Swollen, enlarged, or distended; as, "a tumid leg."
  • Bulging; protuberant.
  • Swelling in sound or sense; pompous; inflated; bombastic.
25 Marfetter
  • A chain or shackle for the feet; a bond; a shackle.
  • Anything that confines or restrains; a restraint.
24 Marrecreant
  • Cowardly; craven.
  • Unfaithful; disloyal.
23 Mardissemble
  • To hide under a false appearance; to hide the truth or true nature of.
  • To put on the appearance of; to feign.
22 Marpliant
  • Easily bent or flexed; supple; pliable; adaptable.
  • Easily influenced; yielding readily to others.
21 Marfinical
  • Extremely or unduly particular in standards or taste; fastidious; finicky.
20 Marlionize
  • To treat or regard as an object of great interest or importance.
19 Marsaturnine
  • Born under or being under the astrological influence of the planet Saturn.
  • Gloomy or sullen in disposition.
  • Having a sardonic or bitter aspect.
18 Marartifice
  • Cleverness or skill; ingenuity; inventiveness.
  • An ingenious or artful device or expedient.
  • An artful trick or stratagem.
  • Trickery; craftiness; insincere or deceptive behavior.
17 Marsuffuse
  • To spread through or over in the manner of fluid or light; to flush.
16 Marpallor
  • Unusual or extreme paleness.
15 Marfaction
  • A usually contentious or self-seeking group within a larger group, party, government, etc.
  • Party strife and intrigue; internal dissension.
14 Marabnegate
  • To refuse or deny oneself; to reject; to renounce.
  • To give up (rights, claims, etc.); to surrender; to relinquish.
13 Marpresage
  • An indication or warning of a future event; an omen.
  • A feeling or intuition of what the future holds.
  • Prophetic significance.
  • [Archaic] A prediction; a prognostication.
12 Marmenagerie
  • A collection of wild or unusual animals, especially for exhibition.
  • An enclosure where wild or unusual animals are kept or exhibited.
  • A diverse or varied group.
11 Maruntoward
  • Not favorable or fortunate; adverse.
  • Improper; unseemly.
  • Hard to guide, work with, or control; unruly.
10 Marlabile
  • Open to change; apt or likely to change; adaptable.
  • Constantly or readily undergoing chemical, physical, or biological change or breakdown; unstable.
9 Marsupplicate
  • To seek or ask for humbly and earnestly.
  • To make a humble petition to; to beseech.
8 Maratavism
  • The reappearance in an organism of characteristics of some remote ancestor after several generations of absence.
  • One that exhibits atavism; a throwback.
  • Reversion to an earlier behavior, outlook, or approach.
7 Marpanegyric
  • A lofty, formal composition or speech in praise of someone or something.
  • Formal or elaborate praise.
6 Marhagiography
  • Biography of saints.
  • Idealizing or idolizing biography.
5 Marsupervene
  • To take place or occur as something additional, extraneous, or unexpected (sometimes followed by 'on' or 'upon').
  • To follow immediately after; to ensue.
4 MarPanglossian
  • Excessively or naively optimistic.
3 Marshibboleth
  • A word or pronunciation that distinguishes a particular class or set of persons from another.
  • A word or saying identified with a group or cause; a slogan; a catchword.
  • A saying or belief identified with a particular group and usually regarded by outsiders as meaningless or untrue.
  • A custom, practice, behavior, etc. regarded as distinctive of a particular group.
2 Maramanuensis
  • A person employed to take dictation or to copy manuscripts.
1 Marcloy
  • To weary by excess, especially of sweetness, richness, pleasure, etc.
28 Febbiddable
  • Easily led or commanded; obedient.
  • Capable of being bid.
27 Febjape
  • A joke or jest.
  • A trick or prank.
26 Febmagniloquent
  • Lofty or grandiose in speech or expression; using a high-flown style of discourse; bombastic.
25 Febtemporize
  • To be indecisive or evasive in order to gain time or delay action.
  • To comply with the time or occasion; to yield to prevailing opinion or circumstances.
  • To engage in discussions or negotiations so as to gain time (usually followed by 'with').
  • To come to terms (usually followed by 'with').
24 Febaliment
  • Something that nourishes or feeds; nutriment.
  • Something that sustains a state of mind or body; sustenance.
23 Febcontemn
  • To regard or treat with disdain or contempt; to scorn; to despise.
22 Febsapid
  • Having taste or flavor, especially having a strong pleasant flavor.
  • Agreeable to the mind; to one's liking.
21 Febluculent
  • Clear; easily understood.
20 Febpestiferous
  • Bearing or bringing disease.
  • Infected with or contaminated by a pestilential disease.
  • Morally evil or dangerous to society; pernicious.
  • Bothersome; troublesome; annoying.
19 Febcopacetic
  • Very satisfactory; fine.
18 Feblumpen
  • Of or relating to dispossessed and displaced individuals, especially those who have lost social status.
  • Common; vulgar.
17 Febstygian
  • Of or pertaining to the river Styx, the principal river of the underworld in Greek mythology; hence, hellish; infernal.
  • Dark and dismal.
16 Febambuscade
  • An ambush.
15 Febindurate
  • To make hard; to harden.
  • To harden against; to make hardy; to habituate.
  • To make hardened; to make callous or stubborn.
  • To establish; to fix firmly.
14 Febvituperation
  • The act or an instance of speaking abusively to or about.
  • Sustained and severely abusive language.
13 Febaborning
  • While being produced or born.
12 Febcormorant
  • Any species of Phalacrocorax, a genus of sea birds having a sac under the beak; the shag. Cormorants devour fish voraciously, and have become the emblem of gluttony. They are generally black, and hence are called sea ravens, and coalgeese.
  • A gluttonous, greedy, or rapacious person.
11 Febbon vivant
  • A person with refined and sociable tastes, especially one who enjoys fine food and drink.
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