Word Of The Day

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DateWord Description
1 Jun 2017vicissitude
  • 1. Regular change or succession from one thing to another; alternation; mutual succession; interchange.
    2. Irregular change; revolution; mutation.
    3. A change in condition or fortune; an instance of mutability in life or nature (especially successive alternation from one condition to another).

10 Dec 2014vexillology
  • the study of flags
1 Nov 2015vet
  • To provide veterinary care for (an animal).
  • To provide (a person) with medical care.
  • To examine carefully; to subject to thorough appraisal; to evaluate.
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.

8 Jun 2016vertiginous
  • Affected with vertigo; giddy; dizzy.
  • Causing or tending to cause dizziness.
  • Turning round; whirling; revolving.
  • Inclined to change quickly or frequently; inconstant.
27 Nov 2015veritable
  • Agreeable to truth or to fact; actual; real; true; genuine.
7 Aug 2015verisimilitude
  • The appearance of truth; the quality of seeming to be true.
  • Something that has the appearance of being true or real.
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.

17 Aug 2017verdure
  • Green; greenness; freshness of vegetation; as, the verdure of the meadows in June.

29 Apr 2015verdure
  • Green; greenness; freshness of vegetation; as, the verdure of the meadows in June.
26 Dec 2017verdant
  • 1. Covered with growing plants or grass; green with vegetation.
    2. Green.
    3. Unripe in knowledge, judgment, or experience; unsophisticated; green.

22 Dec 2014verdant
  • . Covered with growing plants or grass; green; fresh; flourishing; as, verdant fields; as, ``a verdant lawn.''
  • . Unripe in knowledge or judgment; unsophisticated; raw; green; as, ``a verdant youth.''
1 Aug 2015verbose
  • Abounding in words; using or containing more words than are necessary; tedious by an excess of words; wordy; as, a verbose speaker; a verbose argument.
13 Jan 2015verbiage
22 Aug 2014venial
  • Capable of being forgiven; not heinous; excusable; pardonable.
11 Jun 2017venial
  • Capable of being forgiven; not heinous; excusable; pardonable.

1 Jul 2016venerate
  • To treat someone or something with deep respect, reverence or deference; revere.
14 Apr 2015venal
  • Capable of being bought or obtained for money or other valuable consideration; held for sale; salable; purchasable.
  • Capable of being corrupted.
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.

24 Dec 2016velleity
  • The lowest degree of desire; imperfect or incomplete volition.
  • A slight wish or inclination.
7 Apr 2015vehement
  • Marked by extreme intensity of emotions or convictions; fervid
  • Characterized by great force or energy; strong
2 May 2016vatic
  • Of or characteristic of a prophet or prophecy; prophetic; oracular.
15 Aug 2015variegated
  • Having marks or patches of different colors; as, variegated leaves, or flowers.
  • Varied; distinguished or characterized by variety; diversified.
6 Marvariegated
  • 1. Having marks or patches of different colors; as, "variegated leaves or flowers."
    2. Varied; distinguished or characterized by variety; diversified.

14 Apr 2017varicolored
  • Having a variety of colors; of various colors.

12 Feb 2014varicolored
  • Having a variety of colors; of various colors.
9 Sepvapid
  • 1. Lacking liveliness and spirit; unanimated; spiritless; dull; as, "a vapid speech."
    2. Flavorless; lacking taste or zest; flat; as, "vapid beer."

23 Nov 2015vapid
  • Lacking life and spirit; unanimated; spiritless; insipid; flavorless; flat; dull; as, vapid beer; a vapid speech.
25 Nov 2015valetudinarian
  • A weak or sickly person, especially one morbidly concerned with his or her health.
22 Mar 2015vainglory
  • Excessive vanity excited by one's own performances; empty pride; undue elation of mind; vain show; boastfulness.
28 Sep 2017vainglory
  • 1. Excessive pride in one's achievements, abilities, qualities, etc.
    2. Vain display.

1 Junvagary
  • An extravagant, erratic, or unpredictable notion, action, or occurrence.

11 Jan 2016vagary
  • An extravagant, erratic, or unpredictable notion, action, or occurrence.
20 Junvade mecum
  • 1. A book for ready reference; a manual; a handbook.
    2. A useful thing that one regularly carries about.

8 Jul 2016vade mecum
  • A book for ready reference; a manual; a handbook.
  • A useful thing that one regularly carries about.
23 Dec 2017uxorious
  • Excessively fond of or submissive to a wife.

29 Jun 2015uxorious
  • Excessively fond of, or submissive to, a wife; being a dependent husband.
20 Octuxorious
  • Excessively fond of or submissive to a wife.

3 Octurbane
  • Polished and smooth in manner; polite, refined, and elegant.

1 Sep 2016urbane
  • Polished and smooth in manner; polite, refined, and elegant.
31 Oct 2016upbraid
  • To scold or criticize harshly.
11 Mar 2017untoward
  • Not favorable or fortunate; adverse.
  • Improper; unseemly.
  • Hard to guide, work with, or control; unruly.
13 Sepunguent
  • A salve for sores, burns, or the like; an ointment.

10 Aug 2016unguent
  • A salve for sores, burns, or the like; an ointment.
29 Mar 2017unfledged
  • Lacking the feathers necessary for flight.
  • Not fully developed; immature.
27 May 2015undulate
  • To move in, or have, waves; to vibrate; to wave; as, undulating air.
9 Feb 2016undulant
  • Resembling waves in form, motion, or occurrence; undulating.
9 Jun 2017unctuous
  • 1. Of the nature or quality of an unguent or ointment; fatty; oily; greasy.
    2. Having a smooth, greasy feel, as certain minerals.
    3. Insincerely or excessively suave or ingratiating in manner or speech; marked by a false or smug earnestness or agreeableness.

26 Jan 2014unctuous
  • Of the nature or quality of an unguent or ointment; fatty; oily; greasy.
  • Having a smooth, greasy feel, as certain minerals.
  • Insincerely or excessively suave or ingratiating in manner or speech; marked by a false or smug earnestness or agreeableness.
19 Nov 2014umbrage
  • suspicion of injury or wrong; offense; resentment
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