/ word of the day:

“the dictionary is a poem about everything”—Steven Wright

  • /sep 17

    • 09.23.2017

      arbiter noun. One chosen or appointed to judge or decide a disputed issue. Synonymns: arbitrator, umpire.

    • 09.22.2017

      valiant adjective. Having or showing valor. Synonymns: valorous.

    • 09.21.2017

      scrub noun. Dense vegetation consisting of stunted trees or bushes. Synonymns: chaparral, bush.

    • 09.20.2017

      prophylactic adjective. Acting to defend against or prevent something, especially disease; protective. Synonymns: preventative.

    • 09.19.2017

      feeder noun. A branch that flows into the main stream. Synonymns: confluent, tributary, affluent.

    • 09.18.2017

      politic adjective. Smoothly agreeable and courteous with a degree of sophistication. Synonymns: bland, smooth, suave.

    • 09.17.2017

      cagey adjective. Showing self-interest and shrewdness in dealing with others. Synonymns: canny, clever.

    • 09.16.2017

      cogitation noun. Thoughtful consideration; meditation. Synonymns: study.

    • 09.15.2017

      ostensible adjective. Appearing as such but not necessarily so. Synonymns: seeming, apparent.

    • 09.14.2017

      whimsy noun. The trait of acting unpredictably and more from whim or caprice than from reason or judgment. Synonymns: arbitrariness, flightiness, whimsicality, capriciousness.

    • 09.13.2017

      auxiliary adjective. Functioning in a supporting capacity. Synonymns: subsidiary, supplemental, supplementary.

    • 09.12.2017

      unequivocal adjective. Admitting of no doubt or misunderstanding; having only one meaning or interpretation and leading to only one conclusion. Synonymns: univocal, unambiguous.

    • 09.11.2017

      fusillade noun. A discharge from a number of firearms, fired simultaneously or in rapid succession. Synonymns: burst, salvo, volley.

    • 09.10.2017

      orifice noun. An opening, especially to a cavity or passage of the body; a mouth or vent. Synonymns: opening, porta.

    • 09.09.2017

      impish adjective. Naughtily or annoyingly playful. Synonymns: arch, mischievous, pixilated, prankish, puckish, wicked.

    • 09.08.2017

      jiggle verb. To move or rock lightly up and down or to and fro in an unsteady, jerky manner. Synonymns: joggle, wiggle.

    • 09.07.2017

      quaternary adjective. Coming next after the third and just before the fifth in position or time or degree or magnitude. Synonymns: fourth.

    • 09.06.2017

      uninitiated adjective. Not knowledgeable or skilled; inexperienced. Synonymns: naive.

    • 09.05.2017

      pestilential adjective. Likely to spread and cause an epidemic disease. Synonymns: pestiferous, plaguey.

    • 09.04.2017

      hypnotic adjective. Attracting and holding interest as if by a spell. Synonymns: mesmeric, mesmerizing, spellbinding.

    • 09.03.2017

      unexampled adjective. Without precedent; unparalleled. Synonymns: new.

    • 09.02.2017

      overabundance noun. A going or being beyond what is needed, desired, or appropriate. Synonymns: overmuch, overmuchness, superabundance.

    • 09.01.2017

      uncongenial adjective. Not suitable to your tastes or needs. Synonymns: incompatible.

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