Word of the Day Archive
January 2009

  1. wanderlust: a strong, innate desire to rove or travel about.
  2. xanthous: yellowish
  3. yegg: burglar or safecracker
  4. zealous: very enthusiastic
  5. abstinent: self-restraining
  6. beleaguer: force to quit; upset
  7. candor: honesty
  8. daunt: cause to lose courage
  9. eclectic: varying in style
  10. fastidious: hard to please
  11. gargantuan: huge
  12. hapless: deserving pity
  13. iconoclast: critic of ideas
  14. jettison: throw away or over
  15. kinetic: moving
  16. laissez-faire: non-interference
  17. magnanimous: generous and noble
  18. narcolepsy: sleep disorder
  19. obscure: less visible or clear
  20. pandiculation: yawning and stretching
  21. qualitative: based on qualities
  22. rancor: deep anger and ill will
  23. sallow: unhealthy looking
  24. talisman: lucky charm
  25. unconscionable: lacking conscience
  26. vacuous: inanely foolish
  27. wanton: behaving lewdly
  28. yielding: giving in
  29. acclaim: approval
  30. bemoan: regret and complain
  31. canine: doglike


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