Word Of The Day

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Date WordDescription
Yesterdaydilatory
  • 1. Tending to put off what ought to be done at once; given to procrastination.
    2. Marked by procrastination or delay; intended to cause delay; -- said of actions or measures.

27 Maynuminous
  • 1. Of or pertaining to a numen; supernatural.
    2. Indicating or suggesting the presence of a god; divine; holy.
    3. Inspiring awe and reverence; spiritual.

26 Mayenmity
  • Hatred; ill will; hostile or unfriendly disposition.

25 Maypari passu
  • At an equal pace or rate.

24 Maytryst
  • 1. An appointment (as between lovers) to meet; also, an appointed place or time of meeting.
    2. To mutually agree to meet at a certain place; to keep a tryst.

23 Mayubiquitous
  • Existing or being everywhere, or in all places, at the same time.

22 Maynugatory
  • 1. Trifling; insignificant; inconsequential.
    2. Having no force; inoperative; ineffectual.

21 Maysojourn
  • 1. To stay as a temporary resident; to dwell for a time.

    noun:
    1. A temporary stay.

20 Maycaptious
  • 1. Marked by a disposition to find fault or raise objections.
    2. Calculated to entrap or confuse, as in an argument.

19 Maysomniferous
  • Causing or inducing sleep.

18 Maycastigate
  • To punish severely; also, to chastise verbally; to rebuke; to criticize severely.

17 Maywaylay
  • 1. To lie in wait for and attack from ambush.
    2. To approach or stop (someone) unexpectedly.

16 Maybeholden
  • Obliged; bound in gratitude; indebted.

15 Mayparsimonious
  • Sparing in expenditure; frugal to excess.

14 Mayaffable
  • 1. Easy to speak to; receiving others kindly and conversing with them in a free and friendly manner.
    2. Gracious; benign.

13 MayZeitgeist
  • [Often capitalized] The spirit of the time; the general intellectual and moral state or temper characteristic of any period of time.

12 Maycircumlocution
  • The use of many words to express an idea that might be expressed by few; indirect or roundabout language.

11 Maywastrel
  • 1. A person who wastes, especially one who squanders money; a spendthrift.
    2. An idler; a loafer; a good-for-nothing.

10 Maycaesura
  • 1. A break or pause in a line of verse, usually occurring in the middle of a line, and indicated in scanning by a double vertical line; for example, "The proper study || of mankind is man" [Alexander Pope, An Essay on Man].
    2. Any break, pause, or interruption.

9 Mayrefulgent
  • Shining brightly; radiant; brilliant; resplendent.

8 Maykismet
  • Destiny; fate.

7 Mayvolte-face
  • An about-face; a reversal, as in policy or opinion.

6 Mayindelible
  • 1. That cannot be removed, erased, or washed away.
    2. Making marks that cannot easily be removed or erased.
    3. Incapable of being forgotten; memorable.

5 Maybadinage
  • Light, playful talk; banter.

4 Mayeke
  • 1. To gain or supplement with great effort or difficulty -- used with 'out'.
    2. To increase or make last by being economical -- used with 'out'.

3 Mayregale
  • 1. To entertain with something that delights.
    2. To entertain sumptuously with fine food and drink.

    intransitive verb:
    1. To feast.

    noun:
    1. A sumptuous feast.
    2. A choice food; a delicacy.
    3. Refreshment.

2 Mayassuage
  • 1. To make milder or less severe; to reduce the intensity of; to ease; to relieve.
    2. To appease; to satisfy.
    3. To soothe or calm; to pacify.

1 Mayennui
  • A feeling of weariness and dissatisfaction arising from lack of interest; boredom.

30 Apriota
  • 1. The ninth letter of the Greek alphabet, corresponding to the English i.
    2. A very small quantity or degree; a jot; a bit.

29 Aprflummox
  • To confuse; to perplex.

28 Aprersatz
  • Being a substitute or imitation, usually an inferior one.

27 Aprpropinquity
  • 1. Nearness in place; proximity.
    2. Nearness in time.
    3. Nearness of relation; kinship.

26 Aprapparition
  • 1. A ghost; a specter; a phantom.
    2. The thing appearing; the sudden or unexpected appearance of something or somebody.
    3. The act of becoming visible; appearance.
    4. (Astronomy) The first appearance of a star or other luminary after having been invisible or obscured; -- opposed to occultation.

25 Apratelier
  • A workshop; a studio.

24 Aprfealty
  • 1. Fidelity to one's lord; the feudal obligation by which the tenant or vassal was bound to be faithful to his lord.
    2. The oath by which this obligation was assumed.
    3. Fidelity; allegiance; faithfulness.

23 Aprmalfeasance
  • Wrongdoing, misconduct, or misbehavior, especially by a public official.

22 Aprintrospection
  • The act or process of self-examination; contemplation of one's own thoughts and feelings; a looking inward.

21 Aprtemerarious
  • Recklessly or presumptuously daring; rash.

20 Aprpotable
  • 1. Fit to drink; suitable for drinking; drinkable.

    noun:
    1. A potable liquid; a beverage, especially an alcoholic beverage.

19 Aprmien
  • 1. Manner or bearing, especially as expressive of mood, attitude, or personality; demeanor.
    2. Aspect; appearance.

18 Aprsomnolent
  • 1. Sleepy; drowsy; inclined to sleep.
    2. Tending to cause sleepiness or drowsiness.

17 Aprameliorate
  • 1. To make better; to improve.

    intransitive verb:
    1. To grow better.

16 Aprrictus
  • 1. The gape of the mouth, as of birds.
    2. A gaping grin or grimace.

15 Aprnostrum
  • 1. A medicine of secret composition and unproven or dubious effectiveness; a quack medicine.
    2. A usually questionable remedy or scheme; a cure-all.

14 Aprvaricolored
  • Having a variety of colors; of various colors.

13 Aprsentient
  • 1. Capable of perceiving by the senses; conscious.
    2. Experiencing sensation or feeling.

12 Apracumen
  • Quickness of perception or discernment; shrewdness shown by keen insight.

11 Aprgarrulous
  • 1. Talking much, especially about commonplace or trivial things; talkative.
    2. Wordy.

10 Apramative
  • Pertaining to or disposed to love, especially sexual love; full of love; amorous.
9 Aprcommination
  • A denunciation.
  • A threat of punishment.
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