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DateWord Description
2 Jan 2014temerarious
  • Recklessly or presumptuously daring; rash.
8 Feb 2016teetotaler
  • One pledged to entire abstinence from all intoxicating drinks.
25 Mar 2015tchotchke
  • A trinket; a knickknack; a gewgaw.
9 Dec 2014taw
  • a large marble used for shooting in the game of marbles
6 Jun 2016tattoo
  • A rapid, rhythmic drumming or rapping.
  • A beat of a drum, or sound of a trumpet or bugle, giving notice to soldiers to go to their quarters at night.
  • A display of military exercises given as evening entertainment.
31 Jul 2016tatterdemalion
  • A person dressed in tattered or ragged clothing; a ragamuffin.
2 Jan 2017tarradiddle
  • A petty falsehood; a fib.
  • Pretentious nonsense.
21 Feb 2014taciturn
  • Habitually silent; not inclined to talk.
12 Dec 2016syncretic
  • Uniting and blending together different systems, as of philosophy, morals, or religion.
7 Nov 2016sylvan
  • Of or pertaining to woods or forest regions.
  • Living or located in a wood or forest.
  • Abounding in forests or trees; wooded.
18 Sep 2017sylvan
  • 1. Of or pertaining to woods or forest regions.
    2. Living or located in a wood or forest.
    3. Abounding in forests or trees; wooded.

    noun:
    1. A fabled deity or spirit of the woods.
    2. One that lives in or frequents the woods or forest; a rustic.

5 May 2015sycophant
  • A person who seeks favor by flattering people of wealth or influence; a parasite; a toady.
15 Jun 2017sybarite
  • A person devoted to luxury and pleasure.

11 Jan 2014sybarite
  • A person devoted to luxury and pleasure.
7 Feb 2016swan song
  • A beautiful legendary song said to be sung by a dying swan.
  • A final or farewell appearance, action, or pronouncement.
24 Nov 2014susurrus
  • The act of whispering; a whisper; a murmur; a rustling
9 Aug 2017susurrus
  • A whispering or rustling sound; a murmur.

11 Dec 2013susurration
  • A whispering sound; a soft murmur.
31 Oct 2017susurration
  • A whispering sound; a soft murmur.

26 Nov 2013surreptitious
  • Done, made, or gotten by stealth.
  • Acting with or marked by stealth.
18 Sep 2016surly
  • Ill-humored; churlish in manner or mood; sullen and gruff.
  • Menacing or threatening in appearance, as of weather conditions; ominous.
6 Mar 2015surfeit
  • Excess in eating and drinking.
  • Disgust caused by excess; satiety.
  • An excessive amount.
2 May 2015surcease
  • Cessation; stop; end.
19 Nov 2016supposititious
  • Fraudulently substituted for something else; not being what it purports to be; not genuine; spurious; counterfeit.
  • Hypothetical; supposed.
9 Mar 2017supplicate
  • To seek or ask for humbly and earnestly.
  • To make a humble petition to; to beseech.
7 Jun 2016supplant
  • To take the place of (another), especially through intrigue or underhanded tactics; as, a rival supplants another.
  • To take the place of and serve as a substitute for.
14 Dec 2015supine
  • Lying on the back, or with the face upward.
  • Indolent; listless; inactive; mentally or morally lethargic.
5 Mar 2017supervene
  • To take place or occur as something additional, extraneous, or unexpected (sometimes followed by 'on' or 'upon').
  • To follow immediately after; to ensue.
17 Apr 2015supernumerary
  • Exceeding the number stated or prescribed; as, a supernumerary officer in a regiment.
  • Exceeding a necessary, usual, or required number or quality; superfluous; as, supernumerary addresses; supernumerary expense.
18 Jun 2015supernal
  • Being in a higher place or region; locally higher; as, supernal regions.
  • Relating or belonging to things above; celestial; heavenly; as, supernal grace.
11 Jan 2015superfluous
  • more than is wanted or is sufficient; rendered unnecessary by superabundance; unnecessary; useless; excessive
    -- SUPERFLUOUSLY, adverb
    -- SUPERFLUOUSNESS, noun
6 Jansuperfluous
  • More than is wanted or is sufficient; rendered unnecessary by superabundance; unnecessary; useless; excessive.
    -- SUPERFLUOUSLY, adverb
    -- SUPERFLUOUSNESS, noun

1 Mar 2015supererogatory
  • More than is needed or required.
31 Mar 2015supercilious
  • Lofty with pride; haughty; dictatorial; overbearing; arrogant; as, a supercilious officer; a supercilious air; supercilious behavior.
19 May 2015superannuated
  • Discharged or disqualified on account of old age; retired from service, especially with a pension.
  • Old; no longer in use; no longer valid; outmoded.
1 Feb 2014sunder
  • To break apart; to separate; to divide; to sever.
1 Apr 2016sui generis
  • Being the only example of its kind; constituting a class of its own; unique.
17 Mar 2017suffuse
  • To spread through or over in the manner of fluid or light; to flush.
31 Dec 2017succor
  • 1. Aid; help; assistance; especially, assistance that relieves and delivers from difficulty, want, or distress.
    2. The person or thing that brings relief.

    transitive verb:
    1. To help or relieve when in difficulty, want, or distress; to assist and deliver from suffering; to relieve.

19 Dec 2015succor
  • Aid; help; assistance; especially, assistance that relieves and delivers from difficulty, want, or distress.
  • The person or thing that brings relief.
1 Nov 2014succinct
  • Characterized by compressed precise expression with no wasted words; brief; concise.
4 Apr 2014subterfuge
  • A deceptive device or stratagem.
1 Sep 2017subterfuge
  • A deceptive device or stratagem.

20 Dec 2014sublunary
  • situated between the earth and the moon; situated beneath the moon
  • of this earth; of or pertaining to this world; terrestrial; earthly.

9 Nov 2014subfusc
  • Dark or dull in color; drab, dusky.
13 Aug 2017subfusc
  • Dark or dull in color; drab, dusky.

17 Oct 2016subaltern
  • Ranked or ranged below; subordinate; inferior.
  • (Chiefly British) Ranking as a junior officer; being below the rank of captain.
  • (Logic) Asserting only a part of what is asserted in a related proposition.
30 Oct 2016sub rosa
  • Secretly; privately; confidentially.
29 Sep 2017sub rosa
  • 1. Secretly; privately; confidentially.

    adjective:
    1. Designed to be secret or confidential; secretive; private.

30 May 2016suasion
  • The act of persuading; persuasion.
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