Word of the Day Archive
September 2008

  1. admonition: gentle or friendly reproof; friendly warning.
  2. comestible: suitable to be eaten.
  3. glower: to stare angrily or with a scowl.
  4. immolate: to kill or destroy, often by fire.
  5. bevy: a group; an assembly.
  6. laudable: praiseworthy; commendable.
  7. plaintive: expressive of sorrow or melancholy.
  8. cosmopolite: a cosmopolitan person.
  9. regale: to entertain with something that delights.
  10. torrid: drying or scorching with heat; burning; parching.
  11. evanescent: fleeting.
  12. hoary: tedious from familiarity; stale.
  13. auspicious: favorable; also, prosperous; fortunate.
  14. kitsch: art in pretentious bad taste.
  15. suffuse: spread through or over; to flush.
  16. disconcert: to disturb the composure of.
  17. vociferous: clamorous; noisy.
  18. tintinnabulation: a tinkling sound, as of a bell or bells.
  19. misprize: to despise; also, to undervalue.
  20. proponent: an advocate.
  21. beneficence: the practice of doing good.
  22. undulate: to move in waves.
  23. scion: a descendant; an heir.
  24. numismatics: the collection and study of coins.
  25. edify: to instruct and improve.
  26. melee: a confused conflict.
  27. capitulate: to surrender under agreed conditions.
  28. panache: dash or flamboyance in manner or style.
  29. verbiage: an overabundance of words.
  30. fettle: a state or condition of fitness, order, or mind.


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