Word of the Day Archive
March 2012

  1. alembic: anything that transforms, purifies, or refines.
  2. cant: to talk hypocritically.
  3. liege: loyal; faithful.
  4. oracular: ambiguous; obscure.
  5. profluent: flowing smoothly or abundantly forth.
  6. appertain: to belong as a part, right, possession or attribute.
  7. rutilant: glowing or glittering with ruddy or golden light.
  8. pococurante: caring little; indifferent; nonchalant.
  9. furcate: to form a fork; branch.
  10. esculent: something edible, especially a vegetable.
  11. antipode: a direct or exact opposite.
  12. remit: to slacken or relax.
  13. astringent: sharply incisive; pungent.
  14. dowager: an elderly woman of stately dignity, especially one of elevated social position.
  15. iniquitous: characterized by injustice or wickedness; wicked; sinful.
  16. gasser: something that is extraordinarily pleasing or successful, especially a very funny joke.
  17. selcouth: strange; uncommon.
  18. brisance: the shattering effect of a high explosive.
  19. carp: to find fault or complain querulously or unreasonably.
  20. vernal: appearing or occurring in spring.
  21. conniption: a fit of hysterical excitement or anger.
  22. moschate: having a musky smell.
  23. ruck: a large number or quantity; mass.
  24. adroit: cleverly skillful, resourceful, or ingenious.
  25. Tellurian: of or characteristic of the earth or its inhabitants; terrestrial.
  26. catechize: to question closely.
  27. chelonian: belonging or pertaining to the order Chelonia, comprising the turtles.
  28. luxate: to put out of joint; dislocate.
  29. eudemonia: happiness; well-being.
  30. fugitive: fleeting, transitory, elusive.
  31. boon: something to be thankful for; blessing; benefit.


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