Word of the Day Archive
April 2014

  1. capriccio: a caper; prank.
  2. ambivert: one whose personality type is intermediate between extrovert and introvert.
  3. bedash: to dash or spatter something all over.
  4. omphaloskepsis: contemplation of one's navel as part of a mystical exercise.
  5. vittate: striped longitudinally.
  6. plantlet: a little plant.
  7. achromic: colorless; without coloring matter.
  8. deke: to deceive (an opponent) by a fake.
  9. ad infinitum: to infinity; endlessly; without limit.
  10. vastitude: vastness; immensity.
  11. glib: readily fluent, often thoughtlessly, superficially, or insincerely so.
  12. passe-partout: something that passes everywhere or provides a universal means of passage.
  13. prelusive: introductory.
  14. cuittle: to wheedle, cajole, or coax.
  15. maslin: a mixture; medley.
  16. picayune: of little value or account; small; trifling.
  17. analphabetic: not alphabetic.
  18. dyad: a group of two; couple; pair.
  19. agnize: to recognize; acknowledge; own.
  20. leveret: a young hare.
  21. immiscible: incapable of being mixed.
  22. frivol: to behave frivolously; trifle.
  23. scherzo: a movement or passage of light or playful character.
  24. anagnorisis: the critical moment of recognition or discovery.
  25. rile: to irritate or vex.
  26. grimalkin: an old female cat.
  27. spumescent: foamy; foamlike; frothy.
  28. forenamed: named before; mentioned before in the same writing or speech.
  29. obliquity: divergence from moral conduct, rectitude, etc.
  30. axiomatic: self-evident; obvious.

 







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