Word of the Day Archive
September 2010

  1. anacoluthia: lack of grammatical sequence or coherence, esp. in a sentence.
  2. bilocation: the state of being or the ability to be in two places at the same time.
  3. cachinnate: to laugh loudly or immoderately.
  4. degage: unconstrained; easy, as in manner or style.
  5. zetetic: proceeding by inquiry; investigating.
  6. rubric: a title, heading, or the like, written or printed in red or otherwise distinguished from the rest of the text.
  7. kenspeckle: conspicuous; easily seen or recognized.
  8. gerrymander: the dividing of an area into election districts so as to give one political party a majority in many districts while reducing the strength of the othe
  9. jubilee: any season or occasion of rejoicing or festivity.
  10. soupcon: a slight trace, as of a particular taste or flavor.
  11. rue: to wish that (something) had never been done, taken place, etc.
  12. subaudition: an act or instance of understanding or mentally supplying something not expressed.
  13. tittle: a dot or other small mark in writing or printing, used as a diacritic, punctuation, etc.
  14. ambrosial: exceptionally pleasing to taste or smell; especially delicious or fragrant.
  15. arch: cunning; crafty; sly.
  16. quaggy: marshy; boggy.
  17. burlesque: involving ludicrous or mocking treatment of a solemn subject.
  18. wend: to pursue or direct (one's way).
  19. jactation: a restless tossing of the body.
  20. imago: an idealized concept of a loved one, formed in childhood and retained unaltered in adult life.
  21. Brobdingnagian: gigantic; enormous.
  22. agog: in eager desire.
  23. diaphanous: allowing light to pass through.
  24. frabjous: wonderful, elegant, superb, or delicious.
  25. hobbledehoy: an awkward, gawky young fellow.
  26. aeon: (in Gnosticism) one of a class of powers or beings conceived as emanating from the Supreme Being and performing various functions in the operations of
  27. rigmarole: an elaborate or complicated procedure.
  28. efface: to cause to disappear by rubbing out, striking out, etc.
  29. confiscable: liable to be taken by an authorized party.
  30. lucifugous: avoiding light.


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