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PostSubject: Re: "Word of the Day" as provided by Dictionary.Reference.com   2016-03-31, 17:19

intransigent
adjective
-refusing to agree or compromise; uncompromising; inflexible.
noun
-a person who refuses to agree or compromise, as in politics.
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PostSubject: Re: "Word of the Day" as provided by Dictionary.Reference.com   2016-04-01, 23:59

ninnyhammer
noun
-a fool or simpleton; ninny.
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PostSubject: Re: "Word of the Day" as provided by Dictionary.Reference.com   2016-04-02, 21:26

asterism
noun
-Astronomy. a. a group of stars. b. a constellation.
-Mineralogy. a property of some crystallized minerals of showing like a starlike luminous figure in transmitted light or, in a cabochon-cut stone, by reflected light.
-three asterisks printed to draw attention to a passage it precedes.
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PostSubject: Re: "Word of the Day" as provided by Dictionary.Reference.com   2016-04-03, 17:38

brevity
noun
-the quality of expressing much in few words; terseness
-shortness of time or duration; briefness
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PostSubject: Re: "Word of the Day" as provided by Dictionary.Reference.com   2016-04-04, 16:04

palliate
verb
-to relieve or lessen without curing; mitigate; alleviate.
-to try to mitigate or conceal the gravity of (an offense) by excuses, apologies, etc.; extenuate.
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PostSubject: Re: "Word of the Day" as provided by Dictionary.Reference.com   2016-04-05, 22:17

tonsorial
adjective
-of or relating to a barber or barbering
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PostSubject: Re: "Word of the Day" as provided by Dictionary.Reference.com   2016-04-06, 13:20

contretemps
noun
-an inopportune occurrence; an embarrassing mischance
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PostSubject: Re: "Word of the Day" as provided by Dictionary.Reference.com   2016-04-07, 21:54

ersatz
adjective
-serving as a substitute; synthetic; artificial
noun
-an artificial substance or article used to replace something natural or genuine; a substitute.
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PostSubject: Re: "Word of the Day" as provided by Dictionary.Reference.com   2016-04-08, 11:37

raconteuse
noun
-a woman who is skilled in relating stories and anecdotes interestingly.
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PostSubject: Re: "Word of the Day" as provided by Dictionary.Reference.com   2016-04-09, 20:04

majuscule
adjective [muh-juhs-kyool, maj-uh-skyool]
-large, as either capital or uncial letters.
-(of letters) capital.
-written in such letters (opposed to minuscule).
noun
-a majuscule letter.
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PostSubject: Re: "Word of the Day" as provided by Dictionary.Reference.com   2016-04-10, 20:01

namby-pamby
adjective
-lacking in character, directness, or moral or emotional strength
-without firm methods or policy; weak or indecisive
-weakly sentimental, pretentious, or affected; insipid.
noun
-a namby-pamby person
-namby-pamby sentiment
-namby-pamby verse or prose.
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PostSubject: Re: "Word of the Day" as provided by Dictionary.Reference.com   2016-04-11, 21:24

fuliginous
adjective
-sooty; smoky
-of the color of soot, as dark grey, dull brown, black, etc.
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PostSubject: Re: "Word of the Day" as provided by Dictionary.Reference.com   2016-04-12, 13:27

ossify
verb
-to become inflexible in habits, attitudes, opinions, etc.
-to convert into or cause to harden like bone.
-to become bone or harden like bone.
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PostSubject: Re: "Word of the Day" as provided by Dictionary.Reference.com   2016-04-14, 13:27

Yesterday: avuncular
adjective
-of, relating to, or characteristic of an uncle

Today: miche
verb
-British Dialect. to lurk in plain sight.
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PostSubject: Re: "Word of the Day" as provided by Dictionary.Reference.com   2016-04-15, 15:17

wafflestompers
plural noun
-ankle boots with ridged soles, used especially for hiking.
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PostSubject: Re: "Word of the Day" as provided by Dictionary.Reference.com   2016-04-16, 20:53

endemic
adjective
-natural to or characteristic of a specific people or place; native; indigenous
-belonging exclusively or confined to a particular place
noun
-an endemic disease.
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PostSubject: Re: "Word of the Day" as provided by Dictionary.Reference.com   2016-04-18, 00:39

somaticize
verb
-Psychiatry. to convert (anxiety) into physical symptoms.
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PostSubject: Re: "Word of the Day" as provided by Dictionary.Reference.com   2016-04-18, 15:16

pecuniary
adjective
-of or relating to money
-consisting of or given or exacted in money or menetary payments
-(of a crime, violation, etc.) involving a money penalty or fine.
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PostSubject: Re: "Word of the Day" as provided by Dictionary.Reference.com   2016-04-19, 15:25

hoi polloi
plural noun
-the common people; the masses (often proceeded by the).
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PostSubject: Re: "Word of the Day" as provided by Dictionary.Reference.com   2016-04-20, 13:18

esemplastic
adjective
-having the ability to shape diverse element or concepts into a unified whole
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PostSubject: Re: "Word of the Day" as provided by Dictionary.Reference.com   2016-04-22, 00:39

grimcrack
adjective
-showy but useless.
noun
-a showy, useless trifle; gewgaw.
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PostSubject: Re: "Word of the Day" as provided by Dictionary.Reference.com   2016-04-22, 13:37

biota
noun
-Ecology. the animals, plants, fungi, etc., of a region or period.
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PostSubject: Re: "Word of the Day" as provided by Dictionary.Reference.com   2016-04-24, 04:59

yom tov
noun
-Yiddish and Hebrew. holiday.
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PostSubject: Re: "Word of the Day" as provided by Dictionary.Reference.com   2016-04-24, 14:49

alfresco
adverb
-out-of-doors; in the open air
adjective
-outdoor
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PostSubject: Re: "Word of the Day" as provided by Dictionary.Reference.com   2016-04-26, 11:41

yesterday: flivver
noun
-Older Slang. an automobile, especially one that is small, inexpensive, and old.
-Slang. something of unsatisfactory quality or inferior grade.

today: puckish
adjective
-mischievous; impish.
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PostSubject: Re: "Word of the Day" as provided by Dictionary.Reference.com   2016-04-27, 13:12

amanuensis
noun
-a person employed to write what another dictates or to copy what has been written by another; secretary.
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PostSubject: Re: "Word of the Day" as provided by Dictionary.Reference.com   2016-04-28, 15:17

gonzo
adjective
-(of journalism, reportage, etc.) filled with bizarre or suggestive ideas, commentary, or the like.
-crazy, eccentric.
noun
-eccentricity, weirdness, or craziness.
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PostSubject: Re: "Word of the Day" as provided by Dictionary.Reference.com   2016-04-29, 15:15

woodnote
noun
-a wild or natural musical tone, as that of a forest bird.
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PostSubject: Re: "Word of the Day" as provided by Dictionary.Reference.com   2016-04-30, 23:57

prink
verb
-to fuss over one's dress, especially before the mirror.
-to deck oneself out.
-to deck or dress for show.
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PostSubject: Re: "Word of the Day" as provided by Dictionary.Reference.com   2016-05-01, 15:19

tulipomania
noun
-(in 17th-century Holland) a widespread obsession with tulips, especially of highly prized varieties, as those of streaked, variegated, or unusual color.
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PostSubject: Re: "Word of the Day" as provided by Dictionary.Reference.com   2016-05-06, 13:24

Alright let's get cracking

5/2- jeremiad
noun
-a prolonged lamentation or mournful complaint.

5/3- snuggery
noun
-British. a comfortable or cozy room.
-British. a snug place or position.

5/4- toponym
noun
-a place name.
-the name derived from the name of a place.

Yesterday- margaritaceous
adjective
-resembling mother-of-pearl; pearly.

Today- turpitude
noun
-vile, shameful, or base character; depravity.
-a -vile or depraved act.
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PostSubject: Re: "Word of the Day" as provided by Dictionary.Reference.com   2016-05-07, 18:40

quaff
verb
-to drink a beverage, especially an intoxicating one, copiously and with hearty enjoyment.
-to drink (a beverage) copiously and heartily
noun
-an act or instance of quaffing.
-a beverage quaffed.
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PostSubject: Re: "Word of the Day" as provided by Dictionary.Reference.com   2016-05-08, 18:10

oenomel
noun
-something combining strength with sweetness.
-a drink of wine mixed with honey.
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PostSubject: Re: "Word of the Day" as provided by Dictionary.Reference.com   2016-05-09, 21:04

larruping
adverb
-Chiefly Western U.S. very; exceedingly
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PostSubject: Re: "Word of the Day" as provided by Dictionary.Reference.com   2016-05-10, 13:47

cunctator
noun
-a procrastinator; delayer.
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PostSubject: Re: "Word of the Day" as provided by Dictionary.Reference.com   2016-06-01, 03:36

WELP! looks like we're having a WORD DUMP. every word for the remainder of May I haven't covered i will do so now while it's the last day (in US East), and we're off!

eldritch
adjective
-eerie; weird; spooky.

obviate
verb
-to anticipate and prevent or eliminate (difficulties, disadvantages, etc.) by effective measures; render unnecessary

trophic
adjective
-of or relating to nutrition; concerned in nutritive processes.

forthwith
adverb
-immediately; at once; without delay

gaucherie
noun
-lack of social grace, sensitivity, or acuteness; awkwardness; crudeness; tactlessness.
-an act, movement, etc., that is socially graceless, awkward, or tactless.

botryoidal
adjective
-Mineralogy. having the form of a bunch of grapes

panjandrum
noun
-a self-important or pretentous official.

embonpoint
noun
-excessive plumpness; stoutness

furphy
noun
-Australian. a false report; rumor.

inspissate
verb
-to thicken, as by evaporation; make or become dense.

complaisant
adjective
-inclined to disposed to please; obliging; agreeable or gracious; compliant

dulcinea
noun
-a ladylove; sweetheart.

jimjams
noun
-Slang. extreme nervousness; jitters
-Slang. delirium tremens.

gormless
adjective
-Chiefly British Informal. lacking in vitality or intelligence; stupid, dull, or clumsy.

hypnagogic
adjective
-of or relating to drowsiness.
-inducing drowsiness.

zoogenic
adjective
-produced or caused by animals.
-pertaining or related to animal development or evolution.

fard
verb
-Archaic. to apply cosmetics to (the face).
noun
-Archaic facial cosmetics.

colophon
noun
-a publisher's or printer's distinctive emblem, used as identifying device on its books or other works.
-an inscription at the end of a book or manuscript, used especially in the 15th and 16th centuries, giving the title or subject of the work, its author, the name of the printer or publisher, and the date and place of publication.

metanoia
noun
-a profound, usually spiritual, transformation; conversion.

doughty
adjective
-steadfastly courageous and resolute; valiant.

mugwump
noun
-a person who is unable to make up his or her mind on an issue, especially in politics; a person who is neutral on a controversial issue.
-a Republican who refused to support the party nominee, James G. Blaine, in the presidential campaign of 1884.
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PostSubject: Re: "Word of the Day" as provided by Dictionary.Reference.com   2016-06-02, 13:09

Yesterday: tickety-boo
adjective
Chiefly British Informal. fine; Ok.

Today: Pierian
adjective
-of or relating to poetry or poetic inspiration.
-of or relating to the Muses.
-of or relating to Pieria.
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