Word of the Day Archive
June 2012

  1. armamentarium: a fruitful source of devices or materials available or used for an undertaking.
  2. bosh: absurd or foolish talk; nonsense.
  3. levigate: to rub, grind, or reduce to a fine powder.
  4. histrionics: behavior or speech for effect, as insincere or exaggerated expression of an emotion.
  5. apoplectic: intense enough to threaten or cause a stroke.
  6. larrup: to beat or thrash.
  7. natch: of course; naturally.
  8. divulse: to tear away or apart.
  9. pochismo: an English word or expression borrowed into Spanish.
  10. mignon: small and pretty; delicately pretty.
  11. ravelment: entanglement; confusion.
  12. fantast: a visionary or dreamer.
  13. mewl: to cry, as a baby, young child, or the like; whimper.
  14. imponderable: a thing that cannot be precisely determined or measured.
  15. cunctation: delay; tardiness.
  16. Sardanapalian: excessively luxurious.
  17. agnate: a relative whose connection is traceable exclusively through males.
  18. volant: moving lightly; nimble.
  19. pensée: a reflection or thought.
  20. noctilucent: visible during the short night of the summer.
  21. enchiridion: a handbook; manual.
  22. subitize: to perceive at a glance the number of items presented.
  23. chockablock: extremely full; crowded; jammed.
  24. instauration: renewal; restoration; renovation; repair.
  25. makebate: a person who causes contention or discord.
  26. glutch: to swallow.
  27. abstergent: cleansing.
  28. syndic: a person chosen to represent and transact business for a corporation.
  29. agemate: a person of about the same age as another.
  30. pilikia: trouble.


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