Word Of The Day

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DateWord Description
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 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.
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.''
26 Dec 2017verdant
  • 1. Covered with growing plants or grass; green with vegetation.
    2. Green.
    3. Unripe in knowledge, judgment, or experience; unsophisticated; green.

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

12 Feb 2014varicolored
  • Having a variety of colors; of various colors.
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.

11 Jan 2016vagary
  • An extravagant, erratic, or unpredictable notion, action, or occurrence.
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.
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.
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
2 Aug 2017umbrage
  • 1. Shade; shadow; hence, something that affords a shade, as a screen of trees or foliage.
    2. a. A vague or indistinct indication or suggestion; a hint.
    3. b. Reason for doubt; suspicion.
    4. Suspicion of injury or wrong; offense; resentment.

23 Jul 2015ululate
  • To howl, as a dog or a wolf; to wail; as, ululating jackals.
19 Dec 2017ululate
  • To howl, as a dog or a wolf; to wail; as, ululating jackals.

26 Oct 2014ukase
  • In imperial Russia, a published proclamation or order having the force of law.
  • Any order or decree issued by an authority; an edict.
23 May 2017ubiquitous
  • Existing or being everywhere, or in all places, at the same time.

13 Apr 2015ubiquitous
  • Existing or being everywhere, or in all places, at the same time; omnipresent.
13 Jan 2014tyro
  • A beginner in learning; a novice.
3 Jun 2017tyro
  • A beginner in learning; a novice.

21 May 2015tutelary
  • Having the guardianship or charge of protecting a person or a thing; guardian; protecting; as, tutelary goddesses.
28 Sep 2015tutelage
  • The act of guarding or protecting; guardianship; protection.
  • The state of being under a guardian; care or protection enjoyed.
  • Instruction, especially individual instruction accompanied by close attention and guidance.
2 Nov 2017tutelage
  • 1. The act of guarding or protecting; guardianship; protection.
    2. The state of being under a guardian or tutor.
    3. Instruction, especially individual instruction accompanied by close attention and guidance.

8 May 2014turpitude
  • Inherent baseness or vileness of principle, words, or actions; depravity.
  • A base act.
1 Jul 2015turgid
  • Distended beyond the natural state by some internal agent or expansive force; swollen; bloated; inflated -- especially applied to an enlarged part of the body; as, a turgid limb; turgid fruit.
  • Swelling in style or language; bombastic; pompous; as, a turgid style of speaking.
20 Sep 2016turbid
  • Muddy; thick with or as if with roiled sediment; not clear; -- used of liquids of any kind.
  • Thick; dense; dark; -- used of clouds, air, fog, smoke, etc.
  • Disturbed; confused; disordered.
24 Jan 2015tumult
  • . The commotion or agitation of a crowd, usually accompanied with great noise, uproar, and confusion of voices; hurly-burly; noisy confusion.
  • . Violent commotion or agitation, with confusion of sounds; as, ``the tumult of the elements.''
  • . Irregular or confused motion; agitation; high excitement; as, ``the tumult of the spirits or passions.''
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