Word Of The Day

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DateWord Description
30 May 2017ephemeral
  • 1. Beginning and ending in a day; existing only, or no longer than, a day; as, an ephemeral flower.
    2. Short-lived; existing or continuing for a short time only.

23 Sep 2016enunciate
  • To utter articulately; to pronounce.
  • To state or set forth precisely or systematically.
  • To announce; to proclaim; to declare.
9 Nov 2015entreat
  • To make an earnest petition or request; to plead.
2 Feb 2017ensorcell
  • To enchant; to bewitch.
1 May 2017ennui
  • A feeling of weariness and dissatisfaction arising from lack of interest; boredom.

29 Apr 2014ennui
  • A feeling of weariness and dissatisfaction arising from lack of interest; boredom.
26 May 2017enmity
  • Hatred; ill will; hostile or unfriendly disposition.

29 Oct 2016enmity
  • Hatred; ill will; hostile or unfriendly disposition.
19 Sep 2016enjoin
  • To direct or impose with authority; to order.
  • To prohibit; to forbid.
20 Mar 2014enervate
  • To deprive of vigor, force, or strength; to render feeble; to weaken.
  • To reduce the moral or mental vigor of.
12 Oct 2014encumbrance
  • Something that burdens or impedes; a burdensome and troublesome load; an impediment.
  • A claim or lien upon property.
25 Oct 2017encumbrance
  • 1. A burden, impediment, or hindrance.
    2. A lien, mortgage, or other financial claim against a property.

2 Mar 2015encomium
  • Warm or high praise.
  • A formal expression of praise.
4 Feb 2015en masse
  • all together
27 Aug 2016empyrean
  • The highest heaven, in ancient belief usually thought to be a realm of pure fire or light.
  • Heaven; paradise.
  • The heavens; the sky.
22 Maremolument
  • The wages or perquisites arising from office, employment, or labor; gain; compensation.

16 Nov 2014emolument
  • The profit arising from office, employment, or labor; gain; compensation; advantage; perquisites, fees, or salary
8 Aug 2016embonpoint
  • Plumpness of person; stoutness.
14 Apremblazon
  • To deck in glaring colors; to set off conspicuously; to display pompously; to decorate.

30 Apr 2015emblazon
  • To deck in glaring colors; to set off conspicuously; to display pompously; to decorate.
4 May 2015Elysium
  • A dwelling place assigned to happy souls after death; the seat of future happiness; Paradise.
  • Hence, any place or condition of ideal bliss or complete happiness.
25 Apr 2015elucidate
  • To make clear or manifest; to render more intelligible; to illustrate; as, an example will elucidate the subject.
23 Nov 2017eleemosynary
  • 1. Of or for charity; charitable; as, "an eleemosynary institution."
    2. Given in charity; having the nature of alms; as, "eleemosynary assistance."
    3. Supported by or dependent on charity; as, "the eleemosynary poor."

20 Jan 2015eleemosynary
  • Relating to charity, alms, or alms-giving; intended for the distribution of charity; as, ``an eleemosynary corporation.''
  • Given in charity or alms; having the nature of alms; as, ``eleemosynary assistance''
  • Supported by charity; as, ``eleemosynary poor.''
17 Aug 2016eldritch
  • Strange; unearthly; weird; eerie.
4 May 2017eke
  • 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'.

29 Dec 2014eke
  • To increase; to add to; to augment; -- now usually used with out, the notion conveyed being ``to add to, or piece out by a laborious, inferior, or scanty addition''
10 Mar 2016egress
  • The act of going out or leaving, or the right or freedom to leave; departure.
  • A means of going out or leaving; an exit; an outlet.
20 May 2015egregious
  • Conspicuously and outrageously bad or reprehensible; as, an egregious rascal; an egregious mistake.
7 Apr 2016effusive
  • Excessively demonstrative; giving or involving extravagant or excessive emotional expression; gushing.
5 Sep 2014effulgence
  • The state of being bright and radiant; splendor; brilliance.
14 Jul 2017effulgence
  • The state of being bright and radiant; splendor; brilliance.

10 Jul 2016effrontery
  • Insulting presumptuousness; shameless boldness; insolence.
26 Mar 2016efficacious
  • Possessing the quality of being effective; producing, or capable of producing, the effect intended; as, an efficacious law.
15 Jan 2016effete
  • No longer capable of producing young; infertile; barren; sterile.
  • Exhausted of energy; incapable of efficient action; worn out.
  • Marked by self-indulgence or decadence; degenerate.
  • Overrefined; effeminate.
3 Nov 2015efface
  • To cause to disappear by rubbing out, striking out, etc.; to erase; to render illegible or indiscernible; as, to efface the letters on a monument, or the inscription on a coin.
  • To destroy, as a mental impression; to wipe out; to eliminate completely.
  • To make (oneself) inconspicuous.
7 Octefface
  • 1. To cause to disappear by rubbing out, striking out, etc.; to erase; to render illegible or indiscernible.
    2. To destroy, as a mental impression; to wipe out; to eliminate completely.
    3. To make (oneself) inconspicuous.

26 Jan 2015edify
  • To instruct and improve, especially in moral and religious knowledge; to teach.
    --edifying, adjective
9 Feb 2017eddy
  • A current of air or water running in a direction contrary to the main current, or moving in a circular direction; a whirlpool.
  • A tendency or current (as of opinion or history) contrary to or separate from a main current.
8 Oct 2014edacious
  • Given to eating; voracious; devouring.
9 Janedacious
  • Given to eating; voracious; devouring.

13 Mar 2014ebullient
  • Overflowing with enthusiasm or excitement; high-spirited.
  • Boiling up or over.
24 Aug 2017ebullient
  • 1. Overflowing with enthusiasm or excitement; high-spirited.
    2. Boiling up or over.

20 Nov 2015dyspeptic
  • Pertaining to dyspepsia (indigestion); having dyspepsia.
  • Irritable or ill-humored, as if suffering from dyspepsia; morose; gloomy.
1 Apr 2017durance
  • Imprisonment; confinement or restraint by or as if by force (usually used in the phrase "durance vile").
  • [Archaic] Endurance.
2 Aug 2016dulcet
  • Pleasing to the ear; melodious; harmonious.
  • Generally pleasing, soothing, or agreeable.
  • (Archaic) Sweet to the taste.
28 Dec 2017dudgeon
  • A state or fit of intense indignation; resentment; ill humor -- often used in the phrase "in high dudgeon."

9 Aug 2015dudgeon
  • A state or fit of intense indignation; resentment; ill will; anger; displeasure (often used in the phrase "in high dudgeon.")
21 Oct 2017dubiety
  • 1. The condition or quality of being doubtful or skeptical.
    2. A matter of doubt.

30 Jun 2014dubiety
  • The condition or quality of being doubtful or skeptical.
  • A matter of doubt
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