Word Of The Day

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DateWord Description
15 Jan 2014evanescent
  • Liable to vanish or pass away like vapor; fleeting.
24 Jul 2014euphonious
  • Pleasing or sweet in sound; smooth-sounding.
3 Jul 2016etiolate
  • (Botany) To bleach and alter the natural development of (a green plant) by excluding sunlight.
  • To make pale or sickly.
  • To make weak by stunting the growth or development of.
19 Oct 2017esurient
  • Hungry; voracious; greedy.

3 Apr 2014esurient
  • Hungry; voracious; greedy.
4 Apr 2015espy
  • To catch sight of; to perceive with the eyes; to discover, as a distant object partly concealed, or not obvious to notice; to see at a glance; to discern unexpectedly; to spy; as, to espy land; to espy a man in a crowd.
29 Mar 2014eschew
  • To shun; to avoid (as something wrong or distasteful).
9 Mayeschew
  • To shun; to avoid (as something wrong or distasteful).

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

4 Jan 2014erudite
  • Characterized by extensive reading or knowledge; learned.
26 Jan 2017eructation
  • The act of belching; a belch.
28 Apr 2017ersatz
  • Being a substitute or imitation, usually an inferior one.

15 Sep 2014ersatz
  • Being a substitute or imitation, usually an inferior one.
7 Feb 2015erroneous
  • containing or characterized by error; as, "erroneous conclusions"
17 Dec 2015errant
  • Wandering; roving, especially in search of adventure.
  • Deviating from an appointed course; straying.
  • Straying from the proper standards (as of truth or propriety).
  • Moving aimlessly or irregularly; as, an errant breeze.
30 Oct 2017ergo
  • Therefore; consequently; -- often used in a jocular way.

6 Sep 2015ergo
  • Therefore; consequently; -- often used in a jocular way.
3 May 2016eremite
  • A hermit, especially a religious recluse.
23 Mayeremite
  • A hermit, especially a religious recluse.

7 Sepequivocate
  • To be deliberately ambiguous or unclear in order to mislead or to avoid committing oneself to anything definite.

12 Jun 2014equivocate
  • To be deliberately ambiguous or unclear in order to mislead or to avoid committing oneself to anything definite.
20 Oct 2015equipoise
  • Equality of weight or force; hence, equilibrium; a state in which the two ends or sides of a thing are balanced, and hence equal; state of being equally balanced; -- said of moral, political, or social interests or forces.
  • Counterpoise; counterbalance.
4 Febequipoise
  • 1. A state of being equally balanced; equilibrium; -- as of moral, political, or social interests or forces.
    2. Counterbalance.

8 Octequanimity
  • Evenness of mind; calmness; composure; as, "to bear misfortunes with equanimity."

30 Jul 2015equanimity
  • Evenness of mind; that calm temper or firmness of mind which is not easily elated or depressed; patience; calmness; composure; as, to bear misfortunes with equanimity.
27 Oct 2015equable
  • . Equal and uniform; not varying.
  • . Not easily disturbed; serene; not variable or changing -- said of the feelings or temper.
10 Marequable
  • 1. Equal and uniform; not varying.
    2. Not easily disturbed; not variable or changing -- said of the feelings, temper, etc.

1 Sep 2015epigone
  • An inferior imitator, especially of some distinguished writer, artist, musician, or philosopher.
9 Nov 2017epigone
  • An inferior imitator, especially of some distinguished writer, artist, musician, or philosopher.

21 Jul 2016epicene
  • Having the characteristics of both sexes.
  • Effeminate; unmasculine.
  • Sexless; neuter.
  • (Linguistics) Having but one form of the noun for both the male and the female.
3 Dec 2016ephemeron
  • Something short-lived or of no lasting significance.
  • 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.
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.

28 May 2015ephemeral
  • Beginning and ending in a day; existing only, or no longer than, a day; as, an ephemeral flower.
  • Short-lived; existing or continuing for a short time only.
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.
6 Decenjoin
  • 1. To direct or impose with authority; to order.
    2. To prohibit; to forbid.

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.

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