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Date WordDescription
11 Julprescient
  • Knowing or anticipating the outcome of events before they happen.

10 Julmonomania
  • 1. Pathological obsession with a single subject or idea.
    2. Excessive concentration of interest upon one particular subject or idea.

9 Julaesthete
  • One having or affecting great sensitivity to beauty, as in art or nature.

8 Julfulsome
  • 1. Offensive to the taste or sensibilities.
    2. Insincere or excessively lavish; especially, offensive from excess of praise.

7 Julostensible
  • Represented or appearing to be true, but not necessarily so.

6 Julmilitate
  • To have force or influence.

5 Julvertiginous
  • 1. Affected with vertigo; giddy; dizzy.
    2. Causing or tending to cause dizziness.
    3. Turning round; whirling; revolving.
    4. Inclined to change quickly or frequently; inconstant.

4 Julstanch
  • To stop the flowing of; to check in its course; also, to stop the flowing of blood from; as, "to stanch a wound."

3 Julopprobrium
  • 1. Disgrace; infamy; reproach mingled with contempt.
    2. A cause or object of reproach or disgrace.

2 Julsolace
  • 1. Comfort in time of grief; alleviation of grief or anxiety.
    2. That which relieves in distress; that which cheers or consoles; a source of relief.

    transitive verb:
    1. To comfort or cheer in grief or affliction; to console.
    2. To allay; to soothe; as, "to solace grief."

1 Julcataract
  • 1. A great fall of water over a precipice; a large waterfall.
    2. A downpour; a flood.
    3. A clouding or opacity of the lens or capsule of the eye, which obstructs the passage of light.

30 Junimprovident
  • Lacking foresight or forethought; not foreseeing or providing for the future; negligent or thoughtless.

29 Juncommodious
  • Comfortably or conveniently spacious; roomy; as, a commodious house.

28 Junstaid
  • Steady or sedate in character; sober; composed; regular; not wild, volatile, or fanciful.

27 Juninhere
  • To be inherent; to belong, as attributes or qualities.

26 Junriparian
  • Of or pertaining to the bank of a river or stream.

25 Junfanfaronade
  • 1. Swaggering; empty boasting; blustering manner or behavior; ostentatious display.
    2. Fanfare.

24 Junerudite
  • Characterized by extensive reading or knowledge; learned.

23 Juntetchy
  • Peevish; testy; irritable.

22 Junpejorative
  • 1. Tending to make or become worse.
    2. Tending to disparage or belittle.

    noun:
    1. A belittling or disparaging word or expression.

21 Junsuasion
  • The act of persuading; persuasion.

20 Junvade mecum
  • 1. A book for ready reference; a manual; a handbook.
    2. A useful thing that one regularly carries about.

19 Junsmall beer
  • 1. Weak beer.
    2. Insignificant matters; something of little importance.

    adjective:
    1. Unimportant; trivial.

18 Junpervicacious
  • Refusing to change one's ideas, behavior, etc.; stubborn; obstinate.

17 Junverisimilitude
  • 1. The appearance of truth; the quality of seeming to be true.
    2. Something that has the appearance of being true or real.

16 Junarcane
  • Understood or known by only a few.

15 Junsurcease
  • Cessation; stop; end.

14 Juninsouciant
  • Marked by lighthearted unconcern or indifference; carefree; nonchalant.

13 Junconfute
  • To overwhelm by argument; to refute conclusively; to prove or show to be false.

12 Junacquiesce
  • To accept or consent passively or without objection -- usually used with 'in' or 'to'.

11 Junexplicate
  • To explain; to clear of difficulties or obscurity.

10 Junrequisite
  • 1. Required by the nature of things or by circumstances; indispensable.

    noun:
    1. That which is required or necessary; something indispensable.

9 Junsui generis
  • Being the only example of its kind; constituting a class of its own; unique.

8 Junaegis
  • 1. Protection; support.
    2. Sponsorship; patronage.
    3. Guidance, direction, or control.
    4. A shield or protective armor; -- applied in mythology to the shield of Zeus.

7 Junhabitue
  • One who habitually frequents a place.

6 Junprovender
  • 1. Dry food for domestic animals, such as hay, straw, corn, oats, or a mixture of ground grain; feed.
    2. Food or provisions.

5 Junrobustious
  • 1. Boisterous; vigorous.
    2. Coarse; rough; crude.

4 Jundenizen
  • 1. A dweller; an inhabitant.
    2. One that frequents a particular place.
    3. [Chiefly British] An alien granted certain rights of citizenship.
    4. An animal, plant, etc. that has become naturalized.

3 Junexpiate
  • To make amends for; to atone for.

2 Juntete-a-tete
  • 1. Private; confidential; familiar.

    noun:
    1. A private conversation between two people.
    2. A short sofa intended to accommodate two persons.

1 Junvagary
  • An extravagant, erratic, or unpredictable notion, action, or occurrence.

31 Mayrenege
  • To go back on a promise or commitment.

30 Maysupposititious
  • 1. Fraudulently substituted for something else; not being what it purports to be; not genuine; spurious; counterfeit.
    2. Hypothetical; supposed.

29 Mayadumbrate
  • 1. To give a sketchy or slight representation of; to outline.
    2. To foreshadow in a vague way.
    3. To suggest, indicate, or disclose partially.
    4. To cast a shadow over; to shade; to obscure.

28 Mayfortuitous
  • 1. Happening by chance; coming or occurring by accident, or without any known cause.
    2. Happening by a fortunate or lucky chance.
    3. Fortunate or lucky.

27 Maychary
  • 1. Wary; cautious.
    2. Not giving or expending freely; sparing.

26 Mayarrogate
  • 1. To claim or seize without right or justification; to appropriate.
    2. To claim on behalf of another; to ascribe.

25 Mayfatuous
  • 1. Inanely foolish and unintelligent; stupid.
    2. Illusory; delusive.

24 Maycorroborate
  • To strengthen or make more certain with other evidence.

23 Mayeremite
  • A hermit, especially a religious recluse.

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