Word Of The Day

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Date WordDescription
Todaysanctum
  • 1. A sacred place.
    2. A place of retreat where one is free from intrusion.

Yesterdaypalliate
  • 1. To reduce in violence (said of diseases, etc.); to lessen or abate.
    2. To cover by excuses and apologies; to extenuate.
    3. To reduce in severity; to make less intense.

17 Marepicene
  • 1. Having the characteristics of both sexes.
    2. Effeminate; unmasculine.
    3. Sexless; neuter.
    4. (Linguistics) Having but one form of the noun for both the male and the female.

    noun:
    1. A person or thing that is epicene.
    2. (Linguistics) An epicene word.

16 Marlumpen
  • 1. Of or relating to dispossessed and displaced individuals, especially those who have lost social status.
    2. Common; vulgar.

    noun:
    1. A member the underclass, especially the lowest social stratum.

15 Marincipient
  • Beginning to exist or appear.

14 Marperfunctory
  • 1. Done merely to carry out a duty; performed mechanically or routinely.
    2. Lacking interest, care, or enthusiasm; indifferent.

13 Mardiscomfit
  • 1. To make uneasy or perplexed, or to put into a state of embarrassment; to disconcert; to upset.
    2. To thwart; to frustrate the plans of.
    3. (Archaic). To defeat in battle.

12 Marbiddable
  • 1. Easily led or commanded; obedient.
    2. Capable of being bid.

11 Maromnipresent
  • Present in all places at the same time; ubiquitous.

10 Mardisconsolate
  • 1. Being beyond consolation; deeply dejected and dispirited; hopelessly sad; filled with grief; as, "a bereaved and disconsolate parent."
    2. Inspiring dejection; saddening; cheerless; as, "the disconsolate darkness of the winter nights."

9 Marchortle
  • 1. To utter, or express with, a snorting, exultant laugh or chuckle.

    noun:
    1. A snorting, exultant laugh or chuckle.

8 Marfecund
  • 1. Capable of producing offspring or vegetation; fruitful; prolific.
    2. Intellectually productive or inventive.

7 Marenunciate
  • 1. To utter articulately; to pronounce.
    2. To state or set forth precisely or systematically.
    3. To announce; to proclaim; to declare.

    intransitive verb:
    1. To utter words or syllables articulately.

6 Marappellation
  • 1. The word by which a particular person or thing is called and known; name; title; designation.
    2. The act of naming.

5 Marbon vivant
  • A person with refined and sociable tastes, especially one who enjoys fine food and drink.

4 Marfiat
  • 1. An arbitrary or authoritative command or order.
    2. Formal or official authorization or sanction.

3 Marpolymath
  • A person of great or varied learning; one acquainted with various subjects of study.

2 Marredolent
  • 1. Having or exuding fragrance; scented; aromatic.
    2. Full of fragrance; odorous; smelling (usually used with 'of' or 'with').
    3. Serving to bring to mind; evocative; suggestive; reminiscent (usually used with 'of' or 'with').

1 Marinsuperable
  • Incapable of being passed over, surmounted, or overcome; insurmountable; as, "insuperable difficulties."

1 Mardelectation
  • Great pleasure; delight, enjoyment.

28 Febfurtive
  • 1. Done by stealth; surreptitious; secret; as, a furtive look.
    2. Expressive of stealth; sly; shifty; sneaky.
    3. Stolen; obtained by stealth.
    4. Given to stealing; thievish; pilfering.

27 Febveritable
  • Agreeable to truth or to fact; actual; real; true; genuine.

26 Febbombast
  • Pompous or pretentious speech or writing.

25 Febflagitious
  • 1. Disgracefully or shamefully criminal; grossly wicked; scandalous; -- said of acts, crimes, etc.
    2. Guilty of enormous crimes; corrupt; profligate; -- said of persons.
    3. Characterized by enormous crimes or scandalous vices; as, "flagitious times."

24 Febpenchant
  • Inclination; decided taste; a strong liking.

23 Febvitiate
  • 1. To make faulty or imperfect; to render defective; to impair; as, "exaggeration vitiates a style of writing."
    2. To corrupt morally; to debase.
    3. To render ineffective; as, "fraud vitiates a contract."

22 Febinternecine
  • 1. Of or relating to conflict within a nation, an organization, or a group.
    2. Mutually destructive; involving or accompanied by mutual slaughter.
    3. Deadly; destructive; marked by slaughter.

21 Febdoughty
  • Marked by fearless resolution; valiant; brave.

20 Febnonpareil
  • 1. Having no equal; peerless.

    noun:
    1. Something of unequaled excellence; a peerless thing or person.
    2. A flat disk of chocolate covered with beads of colored sugar.

19 Febacrimony
  • Bitter, harsh, or biting sharpness, as of language, disposition, or manners.

18 Febdenouement
  • 1. The final resolution of the main complication of a literary or dramatic work.
    2. The outcome of a complex sequence of events.

17 Febcelerity
  • Rapidity of motion or action; quickness; swiftness.

16 Febintransigent
  • Refusing to compromise; uncompromising.

15 Febpastiche
  • 1. A work of art that imitates the style of some previous work.
    2. A musical, literary, or artistic composition consisting of selections from various works.
    3. A hodgepodge; an incongruous combination of different styles and ingredients.

14 Febsapid
  • 1. Having taste or flavor, especially having a strong pleasant flavor.
    2. Agreeable to the mind; to one's liking.

13 Febmoil
  • 1. To work with painful effort; to labor; to toil; to drudge.
    2. To churn or swirl about continuously.

    noun:
    1. Toil; hard work; drudgery.
    2. Confusion; turmoil.

12 Febredound
  • 1. To have a consequence or effect.
    2. To return; to rebound; to reflect.
    3. To become added or transferred; to accrue.

11 Febpantheon
  • 1. A temple dedicated to all the gods; especially (capitalized), the building so called at Rome.
    2. The collective gods of a people; as, a goddess of the Greek pantheon.
    3. A public building commemorating and dedicated to the famous dead of a nation.
    4. A group of highly esteemed persons.

10 Febtermagant
  • 1. A scolding, nagging, bad-tempered woman; a shrew.

    adjective:
    1. Overbearing; shrewish; scolding.

9 Febcredulous
  • 1. Ready or inclined to believe on slight or uncertain evidence.
    2. Based on or proceeding from a disposition to believe too readily.

8 Febsupplant
  • 1. To take the place of (another), especially through intrigue or underhanded tactics; as, a rival supplants another.
    2. To take the place of and serve as a substitute for.

7 Febindigence
  • A state of extreme poverty or destitution.

6 Febukase
  • 1. In imperial Russia, a published proclamation or order having the force of law.
    2. Any order or decree issued by an authority; an edict.

5 Febquagmire
  • 1. Soft, wet, miry land that shakes or yields under the feet.
    2. A difficult or precarious position or situation; a predicament.

4 Febargot
  • 1. A specialized and often secret vocabulary and idiom peculiar to a particular group.
    2. A secret language or conventional slang peculiar to thieves, tramps, and vagabonds.

3 Febprepotency
  • 1. The quality or condition of having superior power, influence, or force; predominance.
    2. (Biology) The capacity, on the part of one of the parents, as compared with the other, to transmit more than his or her own share of characteristics to their offspring.

2 Febcircumspect
  • Marked by attention to all circumstances and probable consequences; cautious; prudent.

1 Febgregarious
  • 1. Tending to form a group with others of the same kind.
    2. Seeking and enjoying the company of others.

31 Janprolix
  • 1. Extending to a great length; unnecessarily long; wordy.
    2. Tending to speak or write at excessive length.

30 Janapostasy
  • Total desertion or departure from one's faith, principles, or party.

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