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Date WordDescription
Todaysmall beer
  • 1. Weak beer.
    2. Insignificant matters; something of little importance.

    adjective:
    1. Unimportant; trivial.

Yesterdaypervicacious
  • 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.

12 Junacquiesce
  • To accept or consent passively or without objection -- usually used with 'in' or 'to'.

11 Junexplicate
  • To explain; to clear of difficulties or obscurity.

10 Junrequisite
  • 1. Required by the nature of things or by circumstances; indispensable.

    noun:
    1. That which is required or necessary; something indispensable.

9 Junsui generis
  • Being the only example of its kind; constituting a class of its own; unique.

8 Junaegis
  • 1. Protection; support.
    2. Sponsorship; patronage.
    3. Guidance, direction, or control.
    4. A shield or protective armor; -- applied in mythology to the shield of Zeus.

7 Junhabitue
  • One who habitually frequents a place.

6 Junprovender
  • 1. Dry food for domestic animals, such as hay, straw, corn, oats, or a mixture of ground grain; feed.
    2. Food or provisions.

5 Junrobustious
  • 1. Boisterous; vigorous.
    2. Coarse; rough; crude.

4 Jundenizen
  • 1. A dweller; an inhabitant.
    2. One that frequents a particular place.
    3. [Chiefly British] An alien granted certain rights of citizenship.
    4. An animal, plant, etc. that has become naturalized.

3 Junexpiate
  • To make amends for; to atone for.

2 Juntete-a-tete
  • 1. Private; confidential; familiar.

    noun:
    1. A private conversation between two people.
    2. A short sofa intended to accommodate two persons.

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

31 Mayrenege
  • To go back on a promise or commitment.

30 Maysupposititious
  • 1. Fraudulently substituted for something else; not being what it purports to be; not genuine; spurious; counterfeit.
    2. Hypothetical; supposed.

29 Mayadumbrate
  • 1. To give a sketchy or slight representation of; to outline.
    2. To foreshadow in a vague way.
    3. To suggest, indicate, or disclose partially.
    4. To cast a shadow over; to shade; to obscure.

28 Mayfortuitous
  • 1. Happening by chance; coming or occurring by accident, or without any known cause.
    2. Happening by a fortunate or lucky chance.
    3. Fortunate or lucky.

27 Maychary
  • 1. Wary; cautious.
    2. Not giving or expending freely; sparing.

26 Mayarrogate
  • 1. To claim or seize without right or justification; to appropriate.
    2. To claim on behalf of another; to ascribe.

25 Mayfatuous
  • 1. Inanely foolish and unintelligent; stupid.
    2. Illusory; delusive.

24 Maycorroborate
  • To strengthen or make more certain with other evidence.

23 Mayeremite
  • A hermit, especially a religious recluse.

22 Maypiebald
  • 1. Having spots and patches of black and white, or other colors; mottled.
    2. Mixed; composed of incongruous parts.

21 Mayanimus
  • 1. Basic attitude or animating spirit; disposition; intention.
    2. A feeling of ill will; animosity.
    3. In Jungian psychology, the inner masculine part of the female personality [cf. anima].

20 Maycompunction
  • 1. Anxiety or deep unease proceeding from a sense of guilt or consciousness of causing pain.
    2. A sting of conscience or a twinge of uneasiness; a qualm; a scruple.

19 Mayascribe
  • 1. To attribute, as to a source or cause; as, "they ascribed the poor harvest to drought."
    2. To attribute, as a quality; to consider or allege to belong; as, "ascribed jealousy to the critics."

18 Mayperemptory
  • 1. Precluding or putting an end to all debate or action.
    2. Not allowing contradiction or refusal; absolute; decisive; conclusive; final.
    3. Expressive of urgency or command.
    4. Offensively self-assured or given to exercising usually unwarranted power; dictatorial; dogmatic.

17 Mayavuncular
  • 1. Of or pertaining to an uncle.
    2. Resembling an uncle, especially in kindness or indulgence.

16 Maysough
  • 1. To make a soft, low sighing or rustling sound, as the wind.

    noun:
    1. A soft, low rustling or sighing sound.

15 Mayinveigh
  • To rail (against some person or thing); to protest strongly or attack with harsh and bitter language -- usually with "against"; as, "to inveigh against character, conduct, manners, customs, morals, a law, an abuse."

14 Mayconcatenation
  • A series of links united; a series or order of things depending on each other, as if linked together; a chain, a succession.

13 Maysupercilious
  • Disdainfully arrogant; haughty.

12 Mayprima facie
  • 1. At first view; on the first appearance.

    adjective:
    1. True, valid, or adequate at first sight; as it seems at first sight; ostensible.
    2. Self-evident; obvious.
    3. (Law) Sufficient to establish a fact or a case unless disproved.

11 Maycontretemps
  • An inopportune or embarrassing situation or event; a hitch.

10 Mayheterogeneous
  • Consisting of dissimilar elements, parts, or ingredients -- opposed to homogeneous.

9 Mayeschew
  • To shun; to avoid (as something wrong or distasteful).

8 Maygermane
  • Appropriate or fitting; relevant.

7 Mayapologia
  • A formal defense or justification, especially of one's opinions, position, or actions.

6 Maygrandiloquent
  • Lofty in style; pompous; bombastic.

5 Mayplebeian
  • 1. Of or pertaining to the Roman plebs, or common people.
    2. Of or pertaining to the common people.
    3. Vulgar; common; crude or coarse in nature or manner.

    noun:
    1. One of the plebs, or common people of ancient Rome; opposed to patrician.
    2. One of the common people or lower classes.
    3. A coarse, crude, or vulgar person.

4 Maylimn
  • 1. To depict by drawing or painting.
    2. To portray in words; to describe.

3 Maymordant
  • Biting; caustic; sarcastic.

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.

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