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Date WordDescription
1 Augancillary
  • 1. Subordinate; subsidiary.
    2. Auxiliary; helping.

    noun:
    1. Something that is subordinate to something else.

31 Julken
  • 1. Perception; understanding; knowledge.
    2. The range of vision.
    3. View; sight.

30 Julqua
  • In the capacity or character of; as.

29 Julobstreperous
  • 1. Noisily and stubbornly defiant; unruly.
    2. Noisy, clamorous, or boisterous.

28 Julexemplar
  • 1. A model or pattern to be copied or imitated.
    2. A typical or standard specimen.
    3. An ideal model or type.
    4. A copy of a book or text.

27 Jultchotchke
  • A trinket; a knickknack.

26 Julfacile
  • 1. Easily done or performed; not difficult.
    2. Arrived at without due care or effort; lacking depth; as, "too facile a solution for so complex a problem."
    3. Ready; quick; expert; as, "he is facile in expedients"; "he wields a facile pen."

25 Jullascivious
  • 1. Lewd; lustful.
    2. Tending to arouse sexual desires.

24 Julextraneous
  • 1. Coming from or existing on the outside.
    2. Introduced from an outside source.
    3. Not essential or intrinsic; foreign.
    4. Not pertinent to the matter at hand; irrelevant.

23 Julconcinnity
  • 1. Internal harmony or fitness in the adaptation of parts to a whole or to each other.
    2. Studied elegance of design or arrangement -- used chiefly of literary style.
    3. An instance of concinnity.

22 Julhypnagogic
  • Of, pertaining to, or occurring in the state of drowsiness preceding sleep.

21 Julperorate
  • 1. To conclude or sum up a long discourse.
    2. To speak or expound at length; to declaim.

20 Julbraggadocio
  • 1. A braggart.
    2. Empty boasting.
    3. A swaggering, cocky manner.

19 Juldeprecate
  • 1. [Archaic] To pray against, as an evil; to seek to avert by prayer.
    2. To disapprove of strongly.
    3. To belittle; to depreciate.

18 Julgambol
  • 1. To dance and skip about in play; to frolic.

    noun:
    1. A skipping or leaping about in frolic.

17 Julprivation
  • 1. An act or instance of depriving.
    2. The state of being deprived of something, especially of something required or desired; destitution; need.

16 Jultutelary
  • Having the guardianship or charge of protecting a person or a thing; guardian; protecting; as, "tutelary goddesses."

15 Julbloviate
  • To speak or write at length in a pompous or boastful manner.

14 Julindomitable
  • Incapable of being subdued or overcome; unconquerable.

13 Julrecalcitrant
  • Stubbornly resistant to and defiant of authority or restraint.

12 Julswan song
  • 1. A beautiful legendary song said to be sung by a dying swan.
    2. A final or farewell appearance, action, or pronouncement.

11 Julprescient
  • Knowing or anticipating the outcome of events before they happen.

10 Julmonomania
  • 1. Pathological obsession with a single subject or idea.
    2. Excessive concentration of interest upon one particular subject or idea.

9 Julaesthete
  • One having or affecting great sensitivity to beauty, as in art or nature.

8 Julfulsome
  • 1. Offensive to the taste or sensibilities.
    2. Insincere or excessively lavish; especially, offensive from excess of praise.

7 Julostensible
  • Represented or appearing to be true, but not necessarily so.

6 Julmilitate
  • To have force or influence.

5 Julvertiginous
  • 1. Affected with vertigo; giddy; dizzy.
    2. Causing or tending to cause dizziness.
    3. Turning round; whirling; revolving.
    4. Inclined to change quickly or frequently; inconstant.

4 Julstanch
  • To stop the flowing of; to check in its course; also, to stop the flowing of blood from; as, "to stanch a wound."

3 Julopprobrium
  • 1. Disgrace; infamy; reproach mingled with contempt.
    2. A cause or object of reproach or disgrace.

2 Julsolace
  • 1. Comfort in time of grief; alleviation of grief or anxiety.
    2. That which relieves in distress; that which cheers or consoles; a source of relief.

    transitive verb:
    1. To comfort or cheer in grief or affliction; to console.
    2. To allay; to soothe; as, "to solace grief."

1 Julcataract
  • 1. A great fall of water over a precipice; a large waterfall.
    2. A downpour; a flood.
    3. A clouding or opacity of the lens or capsule of the eye, which obstructs the passage of light.

30 Junimprovident
  • Lacking foresight or forethought; not foreseeing or providing for the future; negligent or thoughtless.

29 Juncommodious
  • Comfortably or conveniently spacious; roomy; as, a commodious house.

28 Junstaid
  • Steady or sedate in character; sober; composed; regular; not wild, volatile, or fanciful.

27 Juninhere
  • To be inherent; to belong, as attributes or qualities.

26 Junriparian
  • Of or pertaining to the bank of a river or stream.

25 Junfanfaronade
  • 1. Swaggering; empty boasting; blustering manner or behavior; ostentatious display.
    2. Fanfare.

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

23 Juntetchy
  • Peevish; testy; irritable.

22 Junpejorative
  • 1. Tending to make or become worse.
    2. Tending to disparage or belittle.

    noun:
    1. A belittling or disparaging word or expression.

21 Junsuasion
  • The act of persuading; persuasion.

20 Junvade mecum
  • 1. A book for ready reference; a manual; a handbook.
    2. A useful thing that one regularly carries about.

19 Junsmall beer
  • 1. Weak beer.
    2. Insignificant matters; something of little importance.

    adjective:
    1. Unimportant; trivial.

18 Junpervicacious
  • Refusing to change one's ideas, behavior, etc.; stubborn; obstinate.

17 Junverisimilitude
  • 1. The appearance of truth; the quality of seeming to be true.
    2. Something that has the appearance of being true or real.

16 Junarcane
  • Understood or known by only a few.

15 Junsurcease
  • Cessation; stop; end.

14 Juninsouciant
  • Marked by lighthearted unconcern or indifference; carefree; nonchalant.

13 Junconfute
  • To overwhelm by argument; to refute conclusively; to prove or show to be false.

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