|1 Dec 2019||relegate|
1. To assign to an inferior position, place, or condition.
2. To assign to an appropriate category or class.
3. To assign or refer (a matter or task, for example) to another for appropriate action.
4. To send into exile; to banish.
|30 Nov 2019||factitious|
1. Produced artificially, in distinction from what is produced by nature.
2. Artificial; not authentic or genuine; sham.
|29 Nov 2019||abominate|
To hate in the highest degree; to detest intensely; to loathe; to abhor.
|28 Nov 2019||sine qua non|
An essential condition or element; an indispensable thing.
|27 Nov 2019||pestiferous|
1. Bearing or bringing disease.
2. Infected with or contaminated by a pestilential disease.
3. Morally evil or dangerous to society; pernicious.
4. Bothersome; troublesome; annoying.
|26 Nov 2019||virago|
1. A woman of extraordinary stature, strength, and courage.
2. A woman regarded as loud, scolding, ill-tempered, quarrelsome, or overbearing.
|25 Nov 2019||ennui|
A feeling of weariness and dissatisfaction arising from lack of interest; boredom.
|24 Nov 2019||amative|
Pertaining to or disposed to love, especially sexual love; full of love; amorous.
|23 Nov 2019||perdurable|
Very durable; lasting; continuing long.
|22 Nov 2019||copacetic|
|21 Nov 2019||ersatz|
Being a substitute or imitation, usually an inferior one.
|20 Nov 2019||raiment|
Clothing in general; garments; -- usually singular in form, with a collective sense.
|19 Nov 2019||menagerie|
1. A collection of wild or unusual animals, especially for exhibition.
2. An enclosure where wild or unusual animals are kept or exhibited.
3. A diverse or varied group.
|18 Nov 2019||aberrant|
Markedly different from an accepted norm; Deviating from the ordinary or natural type; abnormal.
|17 Nov 2019||extempore|
1. Without premeditation or preparation; on the spur of the moment.
1. Done or performed extempore.
|16 Nov 2019||lubricious|
1. Lustful; lewd.
2. Stimulating or appealing to sexual desire or imagination.
3. Having a slippery or smooth quality.
|15 Nov 2019||ineffectual|
Not producing the proper effect; without effect; weak; useless; futile; unavailing.
|14 Nov 2019||magniloquent|
Lofty or grandiose in speech or expression; using a high-flown style of discourse; bombastic.
|13 Nov 2019||perquisite|
1. A profit or benefit in addition to a salary or wages.
2. Broadly: The benefits of a position or office.
3. A gratuity or tip for services performed.
4. Anything to which someone has or claims the sole right.
|12 Nov 2019||subterfuge|
A deceptive device or stratagem.
|11 Nov 2019||mien|
1. Manner or bearing, especially as expressive of mood, attitude, or personality; demeanor.
2. Aspect; appearance.
|10 Nov 2019||irascible|
Prone to anger; easily provoked to anger; hot-tempered.
|9 Nov 2019||canorous|
Richly melodious; pleasant sounding; musical.
|8 Nov 2019||sylvan|
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.
1. A fabled deity or spirit of the woods.
2. One that lives in or frequents the woods or forest; a rustic.
|7 Nov 2019||neophyte|
1. A new convert or proselyte.
2. A novice; a beginner in anything.
|6 Nov 2019||indelible|
1. That cannot be removed, erased, or washed away.
2. Making marks that cannot easily be removed or erased.
3. Incapable of being forgotten; memorable.
|5 Nov 2019||caterwaul|
1. To make a harsh cry.
2. To have a noisy argument.
1. A shrill, discordant sound.
|4 Nov 2019||disheveled|
In loose disorder; disarranged; unkempt; as, "disheveled hair."
|3 Nov 2019||nolens volens|
Whether unwilling or willing.
|2 Nov 2019||effusive|
Excessively demonstrative; giving or involving extravagant or excessive emotional expression; gushing.
|1 Nov 2019||permeate|
1. To spread or diffuse through.
2. To pass through the pores or openings of.
1. To spread through or penetrate something.
|31 Oct 2019||callow|
Immature; lacking adult perception, experience, or judgment.
|30 Oct 2019||adventitious|
1. Added extrinsically; not essentially inherent.
2. (Biology) Out of the proper or usual place; as, "adventitious buds or roots."
|29 Oct 2019||quietus|
1. Final discharge or acquittance, as from debt or obligation.
2. Removal from activity; rest; death.
3. Something that serves to suppress or quiet.
|28 Oct 2019||stoic|
1. (Capitalized). A member of a school of philosophy founded by Zeno holding that one should be free from passion, unmoved by joy or grief, and should submit without complaint to unavoidable necessity.
2. Hence, one who is apparently or professedly indifferent to or unaffected by pleasure or pain, joy or grief.
1. Of or pertaining to the Stoics; resembling the Stoics or their doctrines.
2. Not affected by passion; being or appearing indifferent to pleasure or pain, joy or grief.
|27 Oct 2019||upbraid|
To scold or criticize harshly.
|26 Oct 2019||nonagenarian|
A ninety year old person; someone whose age is in the nineties.
|25 Oct 2019||inculcate|
To teach and impress by frequent repetition or instruction.
|24 Oct 2019||primogeniture|
1. The state of being the firstborn of the same parents; seniority by birth among children of the same family.
2. (Law) An exclusive right of inheritance that belongs to the eldest son.
|23 Oct 2019||supplicate|
1. To make a humble and earnest petition; to pray humbly.
1. To seek or ask for humbly and earnestly.
2. To make a humble petition to; to beseech.
|22 Oct 2019||raillery|
1. Good-humored banter or teasing.
2. An instance of good-humored teasing; a jest.
|21 Oct 2019||imprimatur|
1. Official license or approval to print or publish a book, paper, etc.; especially, such a license issued by the Roman Catholic episcopal authority.
2. Approval; sanction.
3. A mark of approval or distinction.
|20 Oct 2019||remonstrate|
1. To present and urge reasons in opposition to an act, measure, or any course of proceedings -- usually used with 'with'.
1. To say or plead in protest, opposition, or reproof.
|19 Oct 2019||pertinacious|
1. Holding or adhering obstinately to any opinion, purpose, or design.
2. Stubbornly or perversely persistent.
|18 Oct 2019||mimetic|
1. Apt to imitate; given to mimicry; imitative.
2. Characterized by mimicry; -- applied to animals and plants; as, "mimetic species; mimetic organisms."
|17 Oct 2019||scrabble|
1. To scrape or scratch with the hands or feet.
2. To struggle by or as if by scraping or scratching.
3. To proceed by clawing with the hands and feet; to scramble.
4. To make irregular, crooked, or unmeaning marks; to scribble; to scrawl.
1. To mark with irregular lines or letters; to scribble on or over.
2. To make or obtain by scraping together hastily.
1. The act or an instance of scrabbling.
2. A scribble.
|16 Oct 2019||friable|
Easily crumbled, pulverized, or reduced to powder.
|15 Oct 2019||lacuna|
1. A blank space; a missing part; a gap.
2. (Biology) A small opening, depression, or cavity in an anatomical structure.
|14 Oct 2019||obdurate|
1. Hardened in wrongdoing; stubbornly wicked. Hardened in feelings; hard-hearted.
2. Resistant to persuasion; unyielding.
3. Hard; harsh; rugged; rough.
|13 Oct 2019||arcanum|
1. A secret; a mystery.
2. Specialized or mysterious knowledge, language, or information that is not accessible to the average person (generally used in the plural).