Word of the Day Archive
2008

  1. Zeitgeist: the spirit of the time. (Tuesday January 01)
  2. faineant: doing nothing; idle; also, a do-nothing. (Wednesday January 02)
  3. arcanum: a secret; a mystery. (Thursday January 03)
  4. obdurate: hardened in feelings or in wrongdoing; unyielding. (Friday January 04)
  5. lacuna: a blank space; a missing part. (Saturday January 05)
  6. friable: easily crumbled, pulverized, or reduced to powder. (Sunday January 06)
  7. scrabble: to scrape or scratch with the hands or feet. (Monday January 07)
  8. mimetic: imitative. (Tuesday January 08)
  9. pertinacious: holding obstinately to a belief, purpose or design; also, stubbornly persistent. (Wednesday January 09)
  10. remonstrate: to present and urge reasons in opposition. (Thursday January 10)
  11. imprimatur: approval or sanction. (Friday January 11)
  12. raillery: good-humored banter or teasing repartee. (Saturday January 12)
  13. supplicate: to make a humble and earnest petition. (Sunday January 13)
  14. primogeniture: the state of being the firstborn; also, an exclusive right of inheritance that belongs to the eldest son. (Monday January 14)
  15. inculcate: to teach and impress by frequent repetition or instruction. (Tuesday January 15)
  16. nonagenarian: someone whose age is in the nineties. (Wednesday January 16)
  17. upbraid: to scold or criticize harshly. (Thursday January 17)
  18. stoic: indifferent to or unaffected by pleasure or pain; also, one who is stoic. (Friday January 18)
  19. quietus: final acquittance, as from debt; also, rest; death. (Saturday January 19)
  20. adventitious: added extrinsically; not essentially inherent. (Sunday January 20)
  21. callow: immature. (Monday January 21)
  22. permeate: to spread or diffuse through. (Tuesday January 22)
  23. effusive: excessively demonstrative. (Wednesday January 23)
  24. nolens volens: whether unwilling or willing. (Thursday January 24)
  25. disheveled: in loose disorder; disarranged. (Friday January 25)
  26. caterwaul: to make a harsh cry or screech. (Saturday January 26)
  27. indelible: that cannot be eliminated, forgotten, or the like. (Sunday January 27)
  28. neophyte: a novice. (Monday January 28)
  29. sylvan: pertaining to woods or forests. (Tuesday January 29)
  30. canorous: melodious; musical. (Wednesday January 30)
  31. irascible: easily provoked to anger. (Thursday January 31)
  32. mien: demeanor; also, aspect; appearance. (Friday February 01)
  33. subterfuge: a deceptive device or stratagem. (Saturday February 02)
  34. perquisite: a benefit in addition to a salary. (Sunday February 03)
  35. magniloquent: lofty or grandiose in speech or expression. (Monday February 04)
  36. ineffectual: without effect; weak; useless. (Tuesday February 05)
  37. lubricious: lewd; also, slippery or smooth. (Wednesday February 06)
  38. extempore: without premeditation or preparation. (Thursday February 07)
  39. aberrant: abnormal. (Friday February 08)
  40. menagerie: a collection of wild or unusual animals; also, a diverse group. (Saturday February 09)
  41. raiment: clothing in general; garments. (Sunday February 10)
  42. ersatz: being a substitute or imitation. (Monday February 11)
  43. copacetic: very satisfactory. (Tuesday February 12)
  44. perdurable: very durable; long lasting. (Wednesday February 13)
  45. amative: pertaining to or disposed to love. (Thursday February 14)
  46. ennui: a feeling of weariness and dissatisfaction arising from lack of interest. (Friday February 15)
  47. virago: an ill-tempered, overbearing woman; also, a woman of great strength and courage. (Saturday February 16)
  48. pestiferous: bearing or bringing disease, moral harm, or annoyance. (Sunday February 17)
  49. sine qua non: an indispensable thing. (Monday February 18)
  50. abominate: to detest intensely. (Tuesday February 19)
  51. factitious: artificial; not authentic or genuine. (Wednesday February 20)
  52. relegate: to assign or remove, usually to an inferior position. (Thursday February 21)
  53. dissolute: loose in morals and conduct. (Friday February 22)
  54. nettlesome: causing irritation, vexation, or distress. (Saturday February 23)
  55. irrupt: to burst in forcibly or suddenly. (Sunday February 24)
  56. lissom: supple; nimble. (Monday February 25)
  57. aplomb: confidence; coolness. (Tuesday February 26)
  58. temerarious: reckless; rash. (Wednesday February 27)
  59. fallible: liable to make a mistake. (Thursday February 28)
  60. supererogatory: going beyond what is required or expected; also, superfluous, unnecessary. (Friday February 29)
  61. amanuensis: one employed to take dictation or to copy manuscripts. (Saturday March 01)
  62. garrulous: talkative; also, wordy. (Sunday March 02)
  63. recherche: exotic; rare; also, affected, pretentious. (Monday March 03)
  64. probity: complete and confirmed integrity. (Tuesday March 04)
  65. busker: a street musician or performer. (Wednesday March 05)
  66. rara avis: a rare or unique person or thing. (Thursday March 06)
  67. cabal: a group that seeks power usually through intrigue. (Friday March 07)
  68. kismet: destiny; fate. (Saturday March 08)
  69. gewgaw: a trinket; a bauble. (Sunday March 09)
  70. inchoate: partly but not fully in existence or operation. (Monday March 10)
  71. assuage: to soften; to ease, or lessen. (Tuesday March 11)
  72. diffident: bashful or unassertive. (Wednesday March 12)
  73. rodomontade: pretentious, bragging speech. (Thursday March 13)
  74. bedizen: to dress or adorn in gaudy manner. (Friday March 14)
  75. sojourn: to dwell for a time; also, a temporary stay. (Saturday March 15)
  76. chagrin: acute vexation or embarrassment. (Sunday March 16)
  77. indolent: lazy; inactive. (Monday March 17)
  78. nefarious: wicked in the extreme. (Tuesday March 18)
  79. transmute: to change from one nature, form, substance, or state into another. (Wednesday March 19)
  80. acerbic: sharp, biting, or acid in temper, expression, or tone. (Thursday March 20)
  81. myriad: consisting of a very great but indefinite number; also, a very great many. (Friday March 21)
  82. remunerate: to pay an equivalent to for any service, loss, or expense. (Saturday March 22)
  83. anathema: a curse; a person or thing cursed, or intensely disliked. (Sunday March 23)
  84. plethora: excess. (Monday March 24)
  85. repine: to feel or express discontent. (Tuesday March 25)
  86. misnomer: a misnaming. (Wednesday March 26)
  87. acrid: sharp and harsh; bitter. (Thursday March 27)
  88. hullabaloo: a confused noise; uproar. (Friday March 28)
  89. excrescence: something growing out from something else; also, a disfiguring or unwanted part. (Saturday March 29)
  90. obsequious: servilely attentive; fawning. (Sunday March 30)
  91. xenophobia: fear or hatred of what is strange or foreign. (Monday March 31)
  92. jollification: merrymaking; revelry. (Tuesday April 01)
  93. deus ex machina: an agent who appears unexpectedly to solve an apparently insoluble difficulty. (Wednesday April 02)
  94. bellwether: a leader or leading indicator. (Thursday April 03)
  95. ostentation: excessive or pretentious display. (Friday April 04)
  96. camarilla: a group of secret and often scheming advisers. (Saturday April 05)
  97. importunate: troublesomely urgent. (Sunday April 06)
  98. woebegone: woeful; also, run-down. (Monday April 07)
  99. voluble: characterized by a ready flow of speech. (Tuesday April 08)
  100. afflatus: a divine inspiration. (Wednesday April 09)
  101. pugnacious: combative; quarrelsome. (Thursday April 10)
  102. caesura: a break or pause in a line of verse; also, any break or pause. (Friday April 11)
  103. salubrious: healthful. (Saturday April 12)
  104. abulia: loss or impairment of the ability to act or to make decisions. (Sunday April 13)
  105. pin money: money for incidental expenses; also, a trivial sum. (Monday April 14)
  106. miasma: a thick vaporous atmosphere, often noxious. (Tuesday April 15)
  107. objurgate: to scold or rebuke sharply. (Wednesday April 16)
  108. roister: to revel; to carouse. (Thursday April 17)
  109. inveigle: to persuade or obtain by ingenuity or flattery. (Friday April 18)
  110. portent: a sign or omen. (Saturday April 19)
  111. lambaste: to scold sharply; also, to beat. (Sunday April 20)
  112. chimera: a mental fabrication. (Monday April 21)
  113. lionize: to treat or regard as an object great interest or importance. (Tuesday April 22)
  114. ubiquitous: being everywhere. (Wednesday April 23)
  115. winsome: light-hearted. (Thursday April 24)
  116. epigone: an inferior imitator. (Friday April 25)
  117. confluence: a flowing or coming together. (Saturday April 26)
  118. posit: to postulate; also, to suggest. (Sunday April 27)
  119. maelstrom: a large, powerful whirlpool; also, a violent, disordered, or turbulent state of affairs. (Monday April 28)
  120. gimcrack: a showy but useless or worthless object. (Tuesday April 29)
  121. lenity: the state or quality of being lenient. (Wednesday April 30)
  122. cloy: to weary or become distasteful through excess. (Thursday May 01)
  123. halcyon: peaceful; undisturbed; happy. (Friday May 02)
  124. sub rosa: secretly; privately; confidentially. (Saturday May 03)
  125. disparate: fundamentally different; also, composed of dissimilar elements. (Sunday May 04)
  126. fustian: pompous or pretentious language. (Monday May 05)
  127. amalgam: an alloy of mercury with other metals; also, a mixture. (Tuesday May 06)
  128. contrite: feeling or expressing grief and regret for sins or offenses. (Wednesday May 07)
  129. moiety: a half; a small part. (Thursday May 08)
  130. sentient: capable of perceiving by the senses. (Friday May 09)
  131. parsimonious: frugal to excess. (Saturday May 10)
  132. acumen: quickness or keenness of perception or discernment. (Sunday May 11)
  133. cavil: to raise trivial objections; also, a trivial objection. (Monday May 12)
  134. umbrage: offense; resentment. (Tuesday May 13)
  135. fetter: a restraint; also, to impose restraints on. (Wednesday May 14)
  136. paean: a song or other expression of praise or joy. (Thursday May 15)
  137. subfusc: dark or dull in color. (Friday May 16)
  138. latitudinarian: having or expressing broad and tolerant views. (Saturday May 17)
  139. tirade: a long angry speech. (Sunday May 18)
  140. obtrude: to thrust out; also, to impose on others. (Monday May 19)
  141. Potemkin village: a false front or facade. (Tuesday May 20)
  142. boulevardier: a man-about-town. (Wednesday May 21)
  143. cadge: to beg; to sponge. (Thursday May 22)
  144. aright: rightly; correctly. (Friday May 23)
  145. ruminate: to chew the cud; also, to ponder; to reflect. (Saturday May 24)
  146. listless: having no desire or inclination. (Sunday May 25)
  147. vehement: marked by intensity of emotions or convictions. (Monday May 26)
  148. ribald: characterized by, or given to, vulgar humor. (Tuesday May 27)
  149. forgo: to do without. (Wednesday May 28)
  150. schadenfreude: a malicious satisfaction in the misfortunes of others. (Thursday May 29)
  151. grandee: a man of elevated rank or station; a nobleman. (Friday May 30)
  152. patina: a superficial layer. (Saturday May 31)
  153. harridan: a scolding, vicious woman. (Sunday June 01)
  154. countermand: to revoke (a former command) or recall by a contrary order. (Monday June 02)
  155. bagatelle: a trifle; also, a short, light literary or musical piece. (Tuesday June 03)
  156. lachrymose: given to causing tears. (Wednesday June 04)
  157. tremulous: shaking, quivering; also, affected with fear. (Thursday June 05)
  158. repletion: the condition of being completely or excessively full. (Friday June 06)
  159. potentate: one who possesses great power or sway. (Saturday June 07)
  160. minatory: threatening; menacing. (Sunday June 08)
  161. raconteur: one who excels in telling stories and anecdotes. (Monday June 09)
  162. surfeit: excess; an excessive amount. (Tuesday June 10)
  163. patrician: a nobleman; also, a person of refined upbringing, manners, and taste. (Wednesday June 11)
  164. hyperbole: extravagant exaggeration. (Thursday June 12)
  165. apprise: to give notice to; to inform. (Friday June 13)
  166. prink: to primp. (Saturday June 14)
  167. claque: a group of fawning admirers. (Sunday June 15)
  168. dilatory: given to, or marked by, procrastination or delay. (Monday June 16)
  169. verdure: greenness. (Tuesday June 17)
  170. cogent: appealing to the mind or to reason; convincing. (Wednesday June 18)
  171. defenestrate: to throw out of a window. (Thursday June 19)
  172. renascent: rising again into being; showing renewed vigor. (Friday June 20)
  173. choler: anger. (Saturday June 21)
  174. malediction: a curse. (Sunday June 22)
  175. capacious: able to contain much. (Monday June 23)
  176. glutinous: gluey; sticky. (Tuesday June 24)
  177. forlorn: sad and lonely because deserted, abandoned, or lost. (Wednesday June 25)
  178. Cockaigne: an imaginary land of ease and luxury. (Thursday June 26)
  179. harbinger: a precursor; one that presages what is to come. (Friday June 27)
  180. mazy: resembling a maze; intricate or confusing. (Saturday June 28)
  181. interpolate: to insert between; also, to alter or corrupt by insertion. (Sunday June 29)
  182. indigent: extremely poor. (Monday June 30)
  183. condign: deserved; adequate. (Tuesday July 01)
  184. laconic: using or marked by the use of a minimum of words. (Wednesday July 02)
  185. tutelage: guardianship; protection; also, instruction. (Thursday July 03)
  186. dapple: a small contrasting blotch; also, to mark with spots. (Friday July 04)
  187. meticulous: extremely careful about details. (Saturday July 05)
  188. palaver: idle talk; also, to talk idly. (Sunday July 06)
  189. gustatory: pertaining to the sense of taste. (Monday July 07)
  190. troglodyte: someone who dwells in a cave. (Tuesday July 08)
  191. emolument: the wages or perquisites arising from office, employment, or labor. (Wednesday July 09)
  192. contemn: to scorn; to despise. (Thursday July 10)
  193. propound: to put forward for consideration. (Friday July 11)
  194. puerile: juvenile; childish. (Saturday July 12)
  195. antediluvian: extremely old. (Sunday July 13)
  196. cupidity: eager or excessive desire, especially for wealth. (Monday July 14)
  197. fiduciary: relating to the holding of something in trust for another. (Tuesday July 15)
  198. mephitic: offensive to the smell; also, noxious. (Wednesday July 16)
  199. anodyne: serving to relieve pain. (Thursday July 17)
  200. tatterdemalion: a person dressed in tattered clothing. (Friday July 18)
  201. malinger: to pretend illness, especially in order to shirk one's duty, avoid work, etc. (Saturday July 19)
  202. insensate: lacking sensation or awareness. (Sunday July 20)
  203. supernumerary: exceeding a necessary or usual number. (Monday July 21)
  204. gamine: an urchin; also, a mischievous girl or young woman. (Tuesday July 22)
  205. vituperation: abusive language. (Wednesday July 23)
  206. melange: a mixture. (Thursday July 24)
  207. sempiternal: everlasting; eternal. (Friday July 25)
  208. diadem: a crown. (Saturday July 26)
  209. extol: to praise. (Sunday July 27)
  210. quondam: former; sometime. (Monday July 28)
  211. pusillanimous: cowardly. (Tuesday July 29)
  212. sesquipedalian: (of words) long; having many syllables. (Wednesday July 30)
  213. egress: the act of going out or leaving; exit. (Thursday July 31)
  214. panoply: a splendid or impressive array. (Friday August 01)
  215. sapient: wise; sage; discerning. (Saturday August 02)
  216. brummagem: cheap and showy; also, spurious. (Sunday August 03)
  217. obeisance: an expression of deference. (Monday August 04)
  218. vituperate: to overwhelm with wordy abuse. (Tuesday August 05)
  219. spoony: foolishly or sentimentally in love. (Wednesday August 06)
  220. asperity: roughness of surface, sound, or manner. (Thursday August 07)
  221. vexillology: the study of flags. (Friday August 08)
  222. tittle-tattle: idle, trifling talk. (Saturday August 09)
  223. exalt: to praise, glorify, or honor. (Sunday August 10)
  224. provenance: origin; source. (Monday August 11)
  225. enervate: to weaken. (Tuesday August 12)
  226. chichi: affectedly trendy. (Wednesday August 13)
  227. lackadaisical: lacking spirit or liveliness. (Thursday August 14)
  228. blackguard: a scoundrel. (Friday August 15)
  229. supernumerary: exceeding a necessary or usual number. (Saturday August 16)
  230. philter: a potion, charm, or drug supposed to cause the person taking it to fall in love. (Sunday August 17)
  231. knell: the stoke of a bell tolled at a funeral. (Monday August 18)
  232. aestival: of or belonging to the summer. (Tuesday August 19)
  233. bruit: To report; to noise abroad. (Wednesday August 20)
  234. juju: an object superstitiously believed to embody magical powers. (Thursday August 21)
  235. Hobson's choice: a choice without an alternative. (Friday August 22)
  236. foment: to nurse to life or activity; to incite. (Saturday August 23)
  237. comity: a state of mutual harmony, friendship, and respect. (Sunday August 24)
  238. berate: to scold severely or angrily. (Monday August 25)
  239. peregrination: a traveling from place to place. (Tuesday August 26)
  240. naif: a naive or inexperienced person. (Wednesday August 27)
  241. chthonic: dwelling in or under the earth; also, pertaining to the underworld. (Thursday August 28)
  242. redress: to set right. (Friday August 29)
  243. fop: a man who is vain about his dress and appearance. (Saturday August 30)
  244. gubernatorial: of or pertaining to a governor. (Sunday August 31)
  245. admonition: gentle or friendly reproof; friendly warning. (Monday September 01)
  246. comestible: suitable to be eaten. (Tuesday September 02)
  247. glower: to stare angrily or with a scowl. (Wednesday September 03)
  248. immolate: to kill or destroy, often by fire. (Thursday September 04)
  249. bevy: a group; an assembly. (Friday September 05)
  250. laudable: praiseworthy; commendable. (Saturday September 06)
  251. plaintive: expressive of sorrow or melancholy. (Sunday September 07)
  252. cosmopolite: a cosmopolitan person. (Monday September 08)
  253. regale: to entertain with something that delights. (Tuesday September 09)
  254. torrid: drying or scorching with heat; burning; parching. (Wednesday September 10)
  255. evanescent: fleeting. (Thursday September 11)
  256. hoary: tedious from familiarity; stale. (Friday September 12)
  257. auspicious: favorable; also, prosperous; fortunate. (Saturday September 13)
  258. kitsch: art in pretentious bad taste. (Sunday September 14)
  259. suffuse: spread through or over; to flush. (Monday September 15)
  260. disconcert: to disturb the composure of. (Tuesday September 16)
  261. vociferous: clamorous; noisy. (Wednesday September 17)
  262. tintinnabulation: a tinkling sound, as of a bell or bells. (Thursday September 18)
  263. misprize: to despise; also, to undervalue. (Friday September 19)
  264. proponent: an advocate. (Saturday September 20)
  265. beneficence: the practice of doing good. (Sunday September 21)
  266. undulate: to move in waves. (Monday September 22)
  267. scion: a descendant; an heir. (Tuesday September 23)
  268. numismatics: the collection and study of coins. (Wednesday September 24)
  269. edify: to instruct and improve. (Thursday September 25)
  270. melee: a confused conflict. (Friday September 26)
  271. capitulate: to surrender under agreed conditions. (Saturday September 27)
  272. panache: dash or flamboyance in manner or style. (Sunday September 28)
  273. verbiage: an overabundance of words. (Monday September 29)
  274. fettle: a state or condition of fitness, order, or mind. (Tuesday September 30)
  275. slugabed: one who stays in bed until a late hour. (Wednesday October 01)
  276. donnybrook: a brawl or dispute. (Thursday October 02)
  277. littoral: pertaining to the shore of a lake, sea, or ocean. (Friday October 03)
  278. volte-face: an about-face. (Saturday October 04)
  279. rubicund: inclining to redness; ruddy. (Sunday October 05)
  280. officious: meddlesome. (Monday October 06)
  281. implacable: incapable of being pacified. (Tuesday October 07)
  282. circumlocution: the use of many words to express an idea that might be expressed by few. (Wednesday October 08)
  283. aficionado: an enthusiastic admirer; a fan. (Thursday October 09)
  284. legerdemain: sleight of hand. (Friday October 10)
  285. plaudit: enthusiastic approval. (Saturday October 11)
  286. euphonious: pleasing or sweet in sound. (Sunday October 12)
  287. sobriquet: a nickname. (Monday October 13)
  288. otiose: ineffective; also, being at leisure; also, of no use. (Tuesday October 14)
  289. waylay: to ambush or accost. (Wednesday October 15)
  290. misprize: to despise; also, to undervalue. (Thursday October 16)
  291. expeditious: characterized by speed and efficiency. (Friday October 17)
  292. alfresco: outdoors; outdoor. (Saturday October 18)
  293. bailiwick: a person's specific area of knowledge, authority, interest, skill, or work. (Sunday October 19)
  294. malfeasance: wrongdoing, misconduct, or misbehavior. (Monday October 20)
  295. synecdoche: figure of speech (Tuesday October 21)
  296. synecdoche: figure of speech (Wednesday October 22)
  297. plenary: full; complete. (Thursday October 23)
  298. limn: to draw or paint; also, to describe. (Friday October 24)
  299. quandary: a state of difficulty or perplexity. (Saturday October 25)
  300. genuflect: to bend the knee, as in worship; also, to grovel. (Sunday October 26)
  301. corroborate: to strengthen or make more certain with other evidence. (Monday October 27)
  302. execrable: detestable; extremely bad. (Tuesday October 28)
  303. bivouac: a usually temporary encampment; also, to encamp. (Wednesday October 29)
  304. hubris: overbearing pride or presumption. (Thursday October 30)
  305. gloaming: twilight; dusk. (Friday October 31)
  306. abate: become less in amount (Saturday November 01)
  307. addle: mix up or confuse (Sunday November 02)
  308. aquiline: curved like eagle's beak (Monday November 03)
  309. epicure: devotee to food, drink (Tuesday November 04)
  310. footless: lacking substance (Wednesday November 05)
  311. mot juste: the exact, appropriate word. (Thursday November 06)
  312. olfactory: pertaining to smell (Friday November 07)
  313. resplendent: having brilliant color, beauty (Saturday November 08)
  314. horripilation: goose bumps (Sunday November 09)
  315. intimation: indirect suggestion (Monday November 10)
  316. sidereal: pertaining to stars, constellations (Tuesday November 11)
  317. soiree: nighttime party (Wednesday November 12)
  318. obsequies: funeral rites (Thursday November 13)
  319. ensconced: fixed firmly (Friday November 14)
  320. frowzy: habitually unkempt (Saturday November 15)
  321. adduce: produce evidence for (Sunday November 16)
  322. adulterate: to make impure (Monday November 17)
  323. affectation: exaggerated display; pretense (Tuesday November 18)
  324. eminence grise: powerful person (Wednesday November 19)
  325. amatory: expressing love (Thursday November 20)
  326. Lucullan: profusely extravagant (Friday November 21)
  327. nabob: wealthy person (Saturday November 22)
  328. escutcheon: a shield or decorative covering (Sunday November 23)
  329. guerdon: reward or payment (Monday November 24)
  330. reprobate: someone without scruples (Tuesday November 25)
  331. emollient: cream or something which softens (Wednesday November 26)
  332. cadence: recurrent rhythm (Thursday November 27)
  333. eminent: above others in quality, position (Friday November 28)
  334. balustrade: staircase railing (Saturday November 29)
  335. incursion: entering another's domain (Sunday November 30)
  336. valediction: a farewell speech (Monday December 01)
  337. bulwark: a protective structure (Tuesday December 02)
  338. caitiff: a cowardly and mean person (Wednesday December 03)
  339. curio: something unusual that is collected (Thursday December 04)
  340. dissever: to separate into parts (Friday December 05)
  341. sentinel: a person who watches out (Saturday December 06)
  342. sequacious: having a sequence; following (Sunday December 07)
  343. sepulcher: a grave chamber (Monday December 08)
  344. elocution: an expert manner of speaking (Tuesday December 09)
  345. homologous: corresponding in characteristics (Wednesday December 10)
  346. ablaut: vowel change (Thursday December 11)
  347. beatific: giving joy (Friday December 12)
  348. cached: hidden, stored (Saturday December 13)
  349. dastard: malicious coward (Sunday December 14)
  350. ecclesiastical: churchly (Monday December 15)
  351. fabricate: make up (Tuesday December 16)
  352. gaffe: tactless act (Wednesday December 17)
  353. hackneyed: repeated too often (Thursday December 18)
  354. iambic: having two syllables (Friday December 19)
  355. jaded: exhausted (Saturday December 20)
  356. kibbutz: collective farm (Sunday December 21)
  357. laggard: wasting time (Monday December 22)
  358. macrobiotic: promoting longevity (Tuesday December 23)
  359. narcissism: self-love (Wednesday December 24)
  360. oblique: diagonally arranged (Thursday December 25)
  361. paltry: contemptibly small (Friday December 26)
  362. qualify: prove capable or fit (Saturday December 27)
  363. ramble: move aimlessly (Sunday December 28)
  364. sacrilege: blasphemous behavior (Monday December 29)
  365. tacit: necessarily indicated (Tuesday December 30)
  366. ultimate: furthest or highest (Wednesday December 31)

 







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