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Date WordDescription
Todayquisling
  • Someone who collaborates with an enemy occupying his or her country; a traitor.

Yesterdayhistrionic
  • 1. Of or relating to actors, acting, or the theater; befitting a theater; theatrical.
    2. Overly dramatic; deliberately affected.

17 Aprgenuflect
  • 1. To bend the knee or touch one knee to the ground, as in worship.
    2. To be servilely respectful or obedient; to grovel.

16 Aprhubris
  • Overbearing pride or presumption.

15 Aprapotheosis
  • 1. Elevation to divine rank or stature; deification.
    2. An exalted or glorified example; a model of excellence or perfection of a kind.

14 Apremblazon
  • To deck in glaring colors; to set off conspicuously; to display pompously; to decorate.

13 Aprcomplaisant
  • Exhibiting a desire to please; obliging; compliant.

12 Aprdepredation
  • 1. An act of plundering or despoiling; a raid.
    2. [Plural] Destructive operations; ravages.

11 Aprplaudit
  • 1. A round or demonstration of applause.
    2. Enthusiastic approval; an expression of praise.

10 Apraficionado
  • An enthusiastic admirer; a fan.

9 Aprtimorous
  • 1. Full of apprehensiveness; timid; fearful.
    2. Indicating, or caused by, fear.

8 Aprvenal
  • 1. Capable of being bought or obtained for money or other valuable consideration; held for sale; salable; purchasable.
    2. Capable of being corrupted.
    3. Marked by or associated with bribery and corrupt dealings.

7 Aprcopious
  • 1. Affording an abundant supply; plentifully furnished; lavish.
    2. Large in quantity; plentiful, profuse; abundant.
    3. Full of information or matter.

6 Aprautocrat
  • An absolute monarch who rules with unlimited authority; by extension, any person with undisputed authority in a relationship or situation.

5 Aprsedulous
  • 1. Diligent in application or pursuit; steadily industrious.
    2. Characterized by or accomplished with care and perseverance.

4 AprBrobdingnagian
  • Of extraordinary size; gigantic; enormous.

3 Aprlittoral
  • 1. Of, relating to, or on a coastal or shore region, especially a seashore.

    noun:
    1. A coastal region, especially the zone between the limits of high and low tides.

2 Aprsobriquet
  • A nickname; an assumed name; an epithet.

1 Aprlanguor
  • 1. Mental or physical weariness or fatigue.
    2. Listless indolence, especially the indolence of one who is satiated by a life of luxury or pleasure.
    3. A heaviness or oppressive stillness of the air.

31 Marclemency
  • 1. Disposition to forgive and spare, as offenders; mercy.
    2. An act or instance of mercy or leniency.
    3. Mildness, especially of weather.

30 Marephemeron
  • 1. Something short-lived or of no lasting significance.
    2. ephemera: Items, especially printed matter (as posters, broadsides, pamphlets, etc.), intended to be of use or importance for only a short time but preserved by collectors.

29 Martransmogrify
  • To change into a different shape or to transform, often with bizarre or humorous effect.

28 Margravid
  • Being with child; heavy with young or eggs; pregnant.

27 Marsalad days
  • A time of youthful inexperience, innocence, or indiscretion.

26 Marjuxtaposition
  • The act or an instance of placing in nearness or side by side.

25 Marcholeric
  • 1. Easily irritated; inclined to anger; bad-tempered.
    2. Angry; indicating or expressing anger; excited by anger.

24 Marpracticable
  • 1. Capable of being done, accomplished, or put into practice; feasible; as, "a practicable method; a practicable aim."
    2. Capable of being used; usable.

23 Marbillingsgate
  • Coarsely abusive, foul, or profane language.

22 Maremolument
  • The wages or perquisites arising from office, employment, or labor; gain; compensation.

21 Margainsay
  • 1. To deny or dispute; to declare false or invalid.
    2. To oppose; to contradict.

20 Mardiscrete
  • 1. Constituting a separate thing; distinct.
    2. Consisting of distinct or unconnected parts.
    3. (Mathematics) Defined for a finite or countable set of values; not continuous.

19 Mararbiter
  • 1. A person appointed or chosen to judge or decide a dispute.
    2. Any person who has the power of judging and determining.

18 Marpaucity
  • 1. Fewness; smallness of number; scarcity.
    2. Smallness of quantity; insufficiency.

17 Marbravura
  • 1. A florid, brilliant style of music that emphasizes the technical force and skill of a performer; virtuoso music.
    2. A showy or brilliant display.

16 Marcontumely
  • 1. Rudeness or rough treatment arising from haughtiness and contempt; scornful insolence.
    2. An instance of contemptuousness in act or speech.

15 Marextricate
  • To free or release from a difficulty or entanglement; to get free; to disengage.

14 Marglabrous
  • Smooth; having a surface without hairs, projections, or any unevenness.

13 Marneoteric
  • Recent in origin; modern; new.

12 Marstormy petrel
  • 1. Any of various small sea birds of the family Hydrobatidae, having dark plumage with paler underparts; also called storm petrel.
    2. One who brings discord or strife, or appears at the onset of trouble.

11 Marpleonasm
  • 1. The use of more words than are necessary to express an idea; as, "I saw it with my own eyes."
    2. An instance or example of pleonasm.
    3. A superfluous word or expression.

10 Marequable
  • 1. Equal and uniform; not varying.
    2. Not easily disturbed; not variable or changing -- said of the feelings, temper, etc.

9 Marforfend
  • 1. a. (Archaic) To prohibit; to forbid. b. To ward off; to prevent; to avert.
    2. To defend; to protect; to preserve.

8 Marcerebration
  • The act or product of thinking; the use of the power of reason; mental activity; thought.

7 Marmalcontent
  • 1. One who is discontented or dissatisfied.
    2. A discontented subject of a government; one who opposes an established order.

    adjective:
    1. Discontented; uneasy; dissatisfied.

6 Marvariegated
  • 1. Having marks or patches of different colors; as, "variegated leaves or flowers."
    2. Varied; distinguished or characterized by variety; diversified.

5 Marjunta
  • 1. A governmental council or committee, especially one that rules after a revolution.
    2. A closely knit group united for a common purpose and usually meeting secretly; also called a junto.

4 Martorpid
  • 1. Having lost motion or the power of exertion and feeling; numb; benumbed.
    2. Dormant; hibernating or estivating.
    3. Dull; sluggish; apathetic.

3 Marprotean
  • 1. Displaying considerable variety or diversity.
    2. Readily assuming different shapes or forms.

2 Marincontrovertible
  • Too clear or certain to admit of dispute; indisputable; unquestionable.

1 Marbombinate
  • To buzz; to hum; to drone.

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