Word Of The Day

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Date WordDescription
Todayauspicious
  • 1. Giving promise of success, prosperity, or happiness; predicting good; as, "an auspicious beginning."
    2. Prosperous; fortunate; as, "auspicious years."

Yesterdayinure
  • 1. To make accustomed or used to something painful, difficult, or inconvenient; to harden; to habituate; as, "inured to drudgery and distress.

    intransitive verb:
    1. To pass into use; to take or have effect; to be applied; to serve to the use or benefit of; as, a gift of lands inures to the heirs.

19 Sepvoluptuary
  • 1. A person devoted to luxury and the gratification of sensual appetites; a sensualist.

    adjective:
    1. Voluptuous; luxurious.

18 Sepsylvan
  • 1. Of or pertaining to woods or forest regions.
    2. Living or located in a wood or forest.
    3. Abounding in forests or trees; wooded.

    noun:
    1. A fabled deity or spirit of the woods.
    2. One that lives in or frequents the woods or forest; a rustic.

17 Sepassiduous
  • 1. Constant in application or attention; devoted; attentive.
    2. Performed with constant diligence or attention; unremitting; persistent; as, "assiduous labor."

16 Seplogorrhea
  • Excessive talkativeness or wordiness.

15 Seppanache
  • 1. Dash or flamboyance in manner or style.
    2. A plume or bunch of feathers, esp. such a bunch worn on the helmet; any military plume, or ornamental group of feathers.

14 Sepgaucherie
  • 1. A socially awkward or tactless act.
    2. Lack of tact; boorishness; awkwardness.

13 Sepchagrin
  • 1. Acute vexation, annoyance, or embarrassment, arising from disappointment or failure.

    transitive verb:
    1. To unsettle or vex by disappointment or humiliation; to mortify.

12 Sepredivivus
  • Living again; brought back to life; revived; restored.

11 Sepalfresco
  • 1. In the open air; outdoors.

    adjective:
    1. Taking place or located in the open air; outdoor.

10 Sepwheedle
  • 1. To entice by soft words or flattery; to coax.
    2. To gain or get by flattery or guile.

    intransitive verb:
    1. To flatter; to use soft words.

9 Sepbillet-doux
  • A love letter or note.

8 Seplassitude
  • Lack of vitality or energy; weariness; listlessness.

7 Sepquidnunc
  • One who is curious to know everything that passes; one who knows or pretends to know all that is going on; a gossip; a busybody.

6 Sepbivouac
  • 1. An encampment for the night, usually under little or no shelter.

    intransitive verb:
    1. To encamp for the night, usually under little or no shelter.

5 Sepsoporific
  • 1. Causing sleep; tending to cause sleep.
    2. Of, relating to, or characterized by sleepiness or lethargy.

    noun:
    1. A medicine, drug, plant, or other agent that has the quality of inducing sleep; a narcotic.

4 Seprepast
  • Something taken as food; a meal.

3 Sepcrepuscular
  • 1. Of, pertaining to, or resembling twilight; dim.
    2. (Zoology) Appearing or active at twilight.

2 Sepmaelstrom
  • 1. A large, powerful, or destructive whirlpool.
    2. Something resembling a maelstrom; a violent, disordered, or turbulent state of affairs.

1 Sepsubterfuge
  • A deceptive device or stratagem.

31 Augingenue
  • 1. A naive girl or young woman.
    2. An actress playing such a person; also: the stage role of an ingenue.

30 Auganodyne
  • 1. Serving to relieve pain; soothing.
    2. Not likely to offend; bland; innocuous.

    noun:
    1. A medicine that relieves pain.
    2. Anything that calms, comforts, or soothes disturbed feelings.

29 Auglambent
  • 1. Playing lightly on or over a surface; flickering; as, "a lambent flame; lambent shadows."
    2. Softly bright or radiant; luminous; as, "a lambent light."
    3. Light and brilliant; as, "a lambent style; lambent wit."

28 Augrubicund
  • Inclining to redness; ruddy; red.

27 Augprestidigitation
  • Skill in or performance of tricks; sleight of hand.

26 Augkobold
  • ? German folklore, a haunting spirit, gnome, or goblin.

25 Augaplomb
  • Assurance of manner or of action; self-possession; confidence; coolness.

24 Augebullient
  • 1. Overflowing with enthusiasm or excitement; high-spirited.
    2. Boiling up or over.

23 Augdiadem
  • 1. A crown.
    2. An ornamental headband worn (as by Eastern monarchs) as a badge of royalty.
    3. Regal power; sovereignty; empire; -- considered as symbolized by the crown.

    transitive verb:
    1. To adorn with a diadem; to crown.

22 Augpuissant
  • Powerful; strong; mighty; as, a puissant prince or empire.

21 Auglaudable
  • Worthy of praise; commendable.

20 Augoneiric
  • Of, pertaining to, or suggestive of dreams; dreamy.

19 Augnosegay
  • A bunch of odorous and showy flowers; a bouquet; a posy.

18 Augpropitious
  • 1. Presenting favorable circumstances or conditions.
    2. Favorably inclined; gracious; benevolent.

17 Augverdure
  • Green; greenness; freshness of vegetation; as, the verdure of the meadows in June.

16 Augwinsome
  • 1. Cheerful; merry; gay; light-hearted.
    2. Causing joy or pleasure; agreeable; pleasant.

15 Augdapple
  • 1. A small contrasting spot or blotch.
    2. A mottled appearance, especially of the coat of an animal (as a horse).

    transitive verb:
    1. To mark with patches of a color or shade; to spot.

    intransitive verb:
    1. To become dappled.

    adjective:
    1. Marked with contrasting patches or spots; dappled.

14 Augmores
  • 1. The fixed customs of a particular group that are morally binding upon all members of the group.
    2. Moral attitudes.
    3. Customs; habits; ways.

13 Augsubfusc
  • Dark or dull in color; drab, dusky.

12 Augalpenglow
  • A reddish glow seen near sunset or sunrise on the summits of mountains.

11 Augimmolate
  • 1. To sacrifice; to offer in sacrifice; to kill as a sacrificial victim.
    2. To kill or destroy, often by fire.

10 Augneophyte
  • 1. A new convert or proselyte.
    2. A novice; a beginner in anything.

9 Augsusurrus
  • A whispering or rustling sound; a murmur.

8 Augmalediction
  • A curse or execration.

7 Augmawkish
  • 1. Sickly or excessively sentimental.
    2. Insipid in taste; nauseous; disgusting.

6 Augvirago
  • 1. A woman of extraordinary stature, strength, and courage.
    2. A woman regarded as loud, scolding, ill-tempered, quarrelsome, or overbearing.

5 Augbruit
  • To report; to noise abroad.

4 Augloquacious
  • 1. Very talkative.
    2. Full of excessive talk; wordy.

3 Augorotund
  • 1. Characterized by fullness, clarity, strength, and smoothness of sound.
    2. Pompous; bombastic.

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