Word Of The Day

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Date WordDescription
2 Aprdolorous
  • Marked by, causing, or expressing grief or sorrow.

1 Aprcountervail
  • 1. To act against with equal force, power, or effect; to counteract.
    2. To compensate for; to offset; to furnish or serve as an equivalent to.

    intransitive verb:
    1. To exert force against an opposing, often bad, influence or power.

31 Marlanguid
  • 1. Drooping or flagging from or as if from exhaustion; weak; weary; heavy.
    2. Promoting or indicating weakness or heaviness.
    3. Slow; lacking vigor or force.

30 Maragon
  • A struggle or contest; conflict; especially between the protagonist and antagonist in a literary work.

29 Marrejoinder
  • An answer to a reply; or, in general, an answer or reply.

28 Mardisquisition
  • A formal discourse on a subject.

27 Mareructation
  • The act of belching; a belch.

26 Marinvective
  • 1. An abusive expression or speech; a vehement verbal attack.
    2. Insulting or abusive language.

    1. Of, relating to, or characterized by insult, abuse, or denunciatory language.

25 Marclamber
  • 1. To climb with difficulty, or on all fours; to scramble.

    1. The act of clambering.

24 Marproselytize
  • 1. To induce someone to convert to one's religious faith.
    2. To induce someone to join one's institution, cause, or political party.

    transitive verb:
    1. To convert to some religion, system, opinion, or the like.

23 Marcontravene
  • 1. To act or be counter to; to violate.
    2. To oppose in argument; to contradict.

22 Marfulminate
  • 1. To issue or utter verbal attacks or censures authoritatively or menacingly.
    2. To explode; to detonate.

    transitive verb:
    1. To utter or send out with denunciations or censures.
    2. To cause to explode.

21 Marquiescent
  • Being in a state of repose; at rest; still; inactive.

20 Marleitmotif
  • 1. In music drama, a marked melodic phrase or short passage which always accompanies the reappearance of a certain person, situation, abstract idea, or allusion in the course of the play; a sort of musical label.
    2. A dominant and recurring theme.

19 Marsanctum
  • 1. A sacred place.
    2. A place of retreat where one is free from intrusion.

18 Marpalliate
  • 1. To reduce in violence (said of diseases, etc.); to lessen or abate.
    2. To cover by excuses and apologies; to extenuate.
    3. To reduce in severity; to make less intense.

17 Marepicene
  • 1. Having the characteristics of both sexes.
    2. Effeminate; unmasculine.
    3. Sexless; neuter.
    4. (Linguistics) Having but one form of the noun for both the male and the female.

    1. A person or thing that is epicene.
    2. (Linguistics) An epicene word.

16 Marlumpen
  • 1. Of or relating to dispossessed and displaced individuals, especially those who have lost social status.
    2. Common; vulgar.

    1. A member the underclass, especially the lowest social stratum.

15 Marincipient
  • Beginning to exist or appear.

14 Marperfunctory
  • 1. Done merely to carry out a duty; performed mechanically or routinely.
    2. Lacking interest, care, or enthusiasm; indifferent.

13 Mardiscomfit
  • 1. To make uneasy or perplexed, or to put into a state of embarrassment; to disconcert; to upset.
    2. To thwart; to frustrate the plans of.
    3. (Archaic). To defeat in battle.

12 Marbiddable
  • 1. Easily led or commanded; obedient.
    2. Capable of being bid.

11 Maromnipresent
  • Present in all places at the same time; ubiquitous.

10 Mardisconsolate
  • 1. Being beyond consolation; deeply dejected and dispirited; hopelessly sad; filled with grief; as, "a bereaved and disconsolate parent."
    2. Inspiring dejection; saddening; cheerless; as, "the disconsolate darkness of the winter nights."

9 Marchortle
  • 1. To utter, or express with, a snorting, exultant laugh or chuckle.

    1. A snorting, exultant laugh or chuckle.

8 Marfecund
  • 1. Capable of producing offspring or vegetation; fruitful; prolific.
    2. Intellectually productive or inventive.

7 Marenunciate
  • 1. To utter articulately; to pronounce.
    2. To state or set forth precisely or systematically.
    3. To announce; to proclaim; to declare.

    intransitive verb:
    1. To utter words or syllables articulately.

6 Marappellation
  • 1. The word by which a particular person or thing is called and known; name; title; designation.
    2. The act of naming.

5 Marbon vivant
  • A person with refined and sociable tastes, especially one who enjoys fine food and drink.

4 Marfiat
  • 1. An arbitrary or authoritative command or order.
    2. Formal or official authorization or sanction.

3 Marpolymath
  • A person of great or varied learning; one acquainted with various subjects of study.

2 Marredolent
  • 1. Having or exuding fragrance; scented; aromatic.
    2. Full of fragrance; odorous; smelling (usually used with 'of' or 'with').
    3. Serving to bring to mind; evocative; suggestive; reminiscent (usually used with 'of' or 'with').

1 Marinsuperable
  • Incapable of being passed over, surmounted, or overcome; insurmountable; as, "insuperable difficulties."

1 Mardelectation
  • Great pleasure; delight, enjoyment.

28 Febfurtive
  • 1. Done by stealth; surreptitious; secret; as, a furtive look.
    2. Expressive of stealth; sly; shifty; sneaky.
    3. Stolen; obtained by stealth.
    4. Given to stealing; thievish; pilfering.

27 Febveritable
  • Agreeable to truth or to fact; actual; real; true; genuine.

26 Febbombast
  • Pompous or pretentious speech or writing.

25 Febflagitious
  • 1. Disgracefully or shamefully criminal; grossly wicked; scandalous; -- said of acts, crimes, etc.
    2. Guilty of enormous crimes; corrupt; profligate; -- said of persons.
    3. Characterized by enormous crimes or scandalous vices; as, "flagitious times."

24 Febpenchant
  • Inclination; decided taste; a strong liking.

23 Febvitiate
  • 1. To make faulty or imperfect; to render defective; to impair; as, "exaggeration vitiates a style of writing."
    2. To corrupt morally; to debase.
    3. To render ineffective; as, "fraud vitiates a contract."

22 Febinternecine
  • 1. Of or relating to conflict within a nation, an organization, or a group.
    2. Mutually destructive; involving or accompanied by mutual slaughter.
    3. Deadly; destructive; marked by slaughter.

21 Febdoughty
  • Marked by fearless resolution; valiant; brave.

20 Febnonpareil
  • 1. Having no equal; peerless.

    1. Something of unequaled excellence; a peerless thing or person.
    2. A flat disk of chocolate covered with beads of colored sugar.

19 Febacrimony
  • Bitter, harsh, or biting sharpness, as of language, disposition, or manners.

18 Febdenouement
  • 1. The final resolution of the main complication of a literary or dramatic work.
    2. The outcome of a complex sequence of events.

17 Febcelerity
  • Rapidity of motion or action; quickness; swiftness.

16 Febintransigent
  • Refusing to compromise; uncompromising.

15 Febpastiche
  • 1. A work of art that imitates the style of some previous work.
    2. A musical, literary, or artistic composition consisting of selections from various works.
    3. A hodgepodge; an incongruous combination of different styles and ingredients.

14 Febsapid
  • 1. Having taste or flavor, especially having a strong pleasant flavor.
    2. Agreeable to the mind; to one's liking.

13 Febmoil
  • 1. To work with painful effort; to labor; to toil; to drudge.
    2. To churn or swirl about continuously.

    1. Toil; hard work; drudgery.
    2. Confusion; turmoil.

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