|8 Jun 2015||anathema|
- A ban or curse pronounced with religious solemnity by
ecclesiastical authority, and accompanied by excommunication. Hence:
Denunciation of anything as accursed.
- An imprecation; a curse; a malediction.
- Any person or thing anathematized, or cursed by ecclesiastical authority.
- Any person or thing that is intensely disliked.
|19 Sep 2015||amity|
Friendship, in a general sense, between individuals, societies, or nations; friendly relations; good understanding.
|9 Jul 2016||amicable|
Characterized by friendliness and good will; friendly; peaceable.
|17 Apr 2017||ameliorate|
- 1. To make better; to improve.
1. To grow better.
|21 Apr 2014||ameliorate|
To make better; to improve.
|16 Feb 2017||ambuscade|
|19 Dec 2016||ambit|
- Circuit or compass.
- The boundaries or limits of a district or place.
- An area in which something acts, operates, or has power or control; extent; sphere; scope.
|10 Apr 2017||amative|
Pertaining to or disposed to love, especially sexual love; full of love; amorous.
|2 Mar 2017||amanuensis|
A person employed to take dictation or to copy manuscripts.
|16 Dec 2016||amalgam|
- An alloy of mercury with another metal or metals; used especially (with silver) as a dental filling.
- A mixture or compound of different things.
|27 Dec 2017||amalgam|
1. An alloy of mercury with another metal or metals; used especially (with silver) as a dental filling.
2. A mixture or compound of different things.
|8 Apr 2017||altercation|
A heated, noisy, or angry dispute; noisy controversy or argument.
|2 Dec 2016||alpenglow|
A reddish glow seen near sunset or sunrise on the summits of mountains.
|12 Aug 2017||alpenglow|
- A reddish glow seen near sunset or sunrise on the summits of mountains.
|24 Feb 2017||aliment|
- Something that nourishes or feeds; nutriment.
- Something that sustains a state of mind or body; sustenance.
|9 Oct 2014||algorithm|
A step-by-step procedure for solving a problem in a finite number of steps that often involves repetition of an operation.
|20 Mar 2016||alfresco|
In the open air; outdoors.
|11 Sep 2017||alfresco|
- 1. In the open air; outdoors.
1. Taking place or located in the open air; outdoor.
|4 Dec 2017||alacrity|
A cheerful or eager readiness or willingness, often manifested by brisk, lively action or promptness in response.
|6 Jun 2015||alacrity|
A cheerful readiness, willingness, or promptitude; briskness; sprightliness; as, the soldiers advanced with alacrity to meet the enemy.
|4 Jan 2017||agrestic|
Pertaining to fields or the country; rural; rustic.
|25 May 2016||agon|
A struggle or contest; conflict; especially between the protagonist and antagonist in a literary work.
|6 Dec 2014||agog|
- in eager desire; eager; highly excited; astir
|23 Nov 2013||agitprop|
Propaganda, especially pro-communist political propaganda disseminated through literature, drama, music, or art.
|5 Nov 2015||aggress|
To commit the first act of hostility or offense; to begin a quarrel or controversy; to make an attack.
|26 Feb 2015||aggrandize|
- To make great; to enlarge; to increase; as, to aggrandize our conceptions, authority, distress.
- To make great or greater in power, rank, honor, or wealth; -- applied to persons, countries, etc.
- To make appear great or greater; to exalt.
|27 Mar 2017||agglomeration|
- The act or process of collecting in a mass; a heaping together.
- A jumbled cluster or mass of usually varied elements.
|17 May 2016||aficionado|
|14 Oct 2016||affray|
A tumultuous assault or quarrel; a brawl.
|25 Jun 2017||afflatus|
- A divine imparting of knowledge; inspiration.
|19 May 2014||afflatus|
A divine imparting of knowledge; inspiration.
|6 Apr 2014||affable|
- Easy to speak to; receiving others kindly and conversing with them in a free and friendly manner.
- Gracious; benign.
|14 May 2017||affable|
- 1. Easy to speak to; receiving others kindly and conversing with them in a free and friendly manner.
2. Gracious; benign.
|15 Dec 2014||aestival|
- To spend the summer.
- (of animals) To pass the summer in a state of torpor.
|5 May 2014||aesthete|
One having or affecting great sensitivity to beauty, as in art or nature.
|1 Feb 2017||aerie|
- The bird's nest built on a lofty place, such as a cliff or mountaintop.
- A dwelling or stronghold located in a lofty place.
|27 Mar 2016||aegis|
- Protection; support.
- Sponsorship; patronage.
- Guidance, direction, or control.
- A shield or protective armor; -- applied in mythology to the shield of Zeus.
|26 Aug 2014||adventitious|
- Added extrinsically; not essentially inherent.
- (Biology) Out of the proper or usual place; as, "adventitious buds or roots."
|3 Jul 2017||adventitious|
- 1. Added extrinsically; not essentially inherent.
2. (Biology) Out of the proper or usual place; as, "adventitious buds or roots."
|3 May 2015||adumbrate|
- To give a faint shadow or slight representation of; to outline.
- To foreshadow; to intimate.
- To overshadow; to shade.
|24 Jun 2015||admonition|
Gentle or friendly reproof; counseling against a fault or error; expression
of authoritative advice; friendly caution or warning.
|16 Mar 2014||adamant|
Not capable of being swayed by pleas, appeals, or reason; not susceptible to persuasion; unyielding.
|9 Jul 2017||adamant|
- Not capable of being swayed by pleas, appeals, or reason; not susceptible to persuasion; unyielding.
|3 Dec 2015||adage|
An old saying, which has obtained credit by long use; a proverb.
|12 Apr 2017||acumen|
- Quickness of perception or discernment; shrewdness shown by keen insight.
|15 Apr 2014||acumen|
Quickness of perception or discernment; shrewdness shown by keen insight.
|25 Aug 2016||acuity|
Acuteness of perception or vision; sharpness.
|7 Mar 2016||acrimony|
Bitter, harsh, or biting sharpness, as of language, disposition, or manners.
|1 May 2014||acrid|
- Sharp and harsh, or bitter to the taste or smell; pungent.
- Caustic in language or tone; bitter.
|24 Apr 2015||acquiesce|
- To rest satisfied, or apparently satisfied, or to rest without
opposition and discontent (usually implying previous opposition or
discontent); to accept or consent by silence or by omitting to object; -- usually followed by in, sometimes by to.
- To concur upon conviction; to assent to; usually, to concur, not heartily but so far as to forbear opposition.