Word Of The Day

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Date WordDescription
2 Maycursory
  • Hastily or superficially performed.

1 Mayexculpate
  • To clear from alleged fault or guilt; to prove to be guiltless; to relieve of blame; to acquit.

30 Aprnescience
  • Lack of knowledge or awareness; ignorance.

29 Aprbon ton
  • 1. Fashionable or elegant manner or style.
    2. The proper or fashionable thing to do.
    3. Fashionable society; a fashionable social set.

28 Aprscuttlebutt
  • 1. A drinking fountain on a ship.
    2. A cask on a ship that contains the day's supply of drinking water.
    3. Gossip; rumor.

27 Aprinnocuous
  • 1. Harmless; producing no ill effect.
    2. Not likely to offend or provoke; as, "an innocuous remark."

26 Aprimbroglio
  • 1. A complicated and embarrassing state of things.
    2. A confused or complicated disagreement or misunderstanding.
    3. An intricate, complicated plot, as of a drama or work of fiction.
    4. A confused mass; a tangle.

25 Aprquandary
  • A state of difficulty, perplexity, doubt, or uncertainty.

24 Aprarrant
  • Thoroughgoing; downright; out-and-out; confirmed; extreme; notorious.

23 Aprflorid
  • 1. Flushed with red; of a lively reddish color.
    2. Excessively ornate; flowery; as, "a florid style; florid eloquence."

22 Aprconnubial
  • Of or pertaining to marriage, or the marriage state; conjugal; nuptial.

21 Aprmountebank
  • 1. A peddler of quack medicine, who stands on a platform to appeal to the audience.
    2. A charlatan; a boastful pretender to knowledge or a skill.

20 Aprcap-a-pie
  • From head to foot; at all points.

19 Aprquisling
  • Someone who collaborates with an enemy occupying his or her country; a traitor.

18 Aprhistrionic
  • 1. Of or relating to actors, acting, or the theater; befitting a theater; theatrical.
    2. Overly dramatic; deliberately affected.

17 Aprgenuflect
  • 1. To bend the knee or touch one knee to the ground, as in worship.
    2. To be servilely respectful or obedient; to grovel.

16 Aprhubris
  • Overbearing pride or presumption.

15 Aprapotheosis
  • 1. Elevation to divine rank or stature; deification.
    2. An exalted or glorified example; a model of excellence or perfection of a kind.

14 Apremblazon
  • To deck in glaring colors; to set off conspicuously; to display pompously; to decorate.

13 Aprcomplaisant
  • Exhibiting a desire to please; obliging; compliant.

12 Aprdepredation
  • 1. An act of plundering or despoiling; a raid.
    2. [Plural] Destructive operations; ravages.

11 Aprplaudit
  • 1. A round or demonstration of applause.
    2. Enthusiastic approval; an expression of praise.

10 Apraficionado
  • An enthusiastic admirer; a fan.

9 Aprtimorous
  • 1. Full of apprehensiveness; timid; fearful.
    2. Indicating, or caused by, fear.

8 Aprvenal
  • 1. Capable of being bought or obtained for money or other valuable consideration; held for sale; salable; purchasable.
    2. Capable of being corrupted.
    3. Marked by or associated with bribery and corrupt dealings.

7 Aprcopious
  • 1. Affording an abundant supply; plentifully furnished; lavish.
    2. Large in quantity; plentiful, profuse; abundant.
    3. Full of information or matter.

6 Aprautocrat
  • An absolute monarch who rules with unlimited authority; by extension, any person with undisputed authority in a relationship or situation.

5 Aprsedulous
  • 1. Diligent in application or pursuit; steadily industrious.
    2. Characterized by or accomplished with care and perseverance.

4 AprBrobdingnagian
  • Of extraordinary size; gigantic; enormous.

3 Aprlittoral
  • 1. Of, relating to, or on a coastal or shore region, especially a seashore.

    noun:
    1. A coastal region, especially the zone between the limits of high and low tides.

2 Aprsobriquet
  • A nickname; an assumed name; an epithet.

1 Aprlanguor
  • 1. Mental or physical weariness or fatigue.
    2. Listless indolence, especially the indolence of one who is satiated by a life of luxury or pleasure.
    3. A heaviness or oppressive stillness of the air.

31 Marclemency
  • 1. Disposition to forgive and spare, as offenders; mercy.
    2. An act or instance of mercy or leniency.
    3. Mildness, especially of weather.

30 Marephemeron
  • 1. Something short-lived or of no lasting significance.
    2. ephemera: Items, especially printed matter (as posters, broadsides, pamphlets, etc.), intended to be of use or importance for only a short time but preserved by collectors.

29 Martransmogrify
  • To change into a different shape or to transform, often with bizarre or humorous effect.

28 Margravid
  • Being with child; heavy with young or eggs; pregnant.

27 Marsalad days
  • A time of youthful inexperience, innocence, or indiscretion.

26 Marjuxtaposition
  • The act or an instance of placing in nearness or side by side.

25 Marcholeric
  • 1. Easily irritated; inclined to anger; bad-tempered.
    2. Angry; indicating or expressing anger; excited by anger.

24 Marpracticable
  • 1. Capable of being done, accomplished, or put into practice; feasible; as, "a practicable method; a practicable aim."
    2. Capable of being used; usable.

23 Marbillingsgate
  • Coarsely abusive, foul, or profane language.

22 Maremolument
  • The wages or perquisites arising from office, employment, or labor; gain; compensation.

21 Margainsay
  • 1. To deny or dispute; to declare false or invalid.
    2. To oppose; to contradict.

20 Mardiscrete
  • 1. Constituting a separate thing; distinct.
    2. Consisting of distinct or unconnected parts.
    3. (Mathematics) Defined for a finite or countable set of values; not continuous.

19 Mararbiter
  • 1. A person appointed or chosen to judge or decide a dispute.
    2. Any person who has the power of judging and determining.

18 Marpaucity
  • 1. Fewness; smallness of number; scarcity.
    2. Smallness of quantity; insufficiency.

17 Marbravura
  • 1. A florid, brilliant style of music that emphasizes the technical force and skill of a performer; virtuoso music.
    2. A showy or brilliant display.

16 Marcontumely
  • 1. Rudeness or rough treatment arising from haughtiness and contempt; scornful insolence.
    2. An instance of contemptuousness in act or speech.

15 Marextricate
  • To free or release from a difficulty or entanglement; to get free; to disengage.

14 Marglabrous
  • Smooth; having a surface without hairs, projections, or any unevenness.

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