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Word of the Day Aug 4
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Word of the Day Sep 11
11/9 - erubescent/adj reddening; blushing.
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Word of the Day 29 Jun 14
30/6 - jollification (/ˌdʒɒləfɪˈkeɪʃən/) - n: jolly merrymaking; jolly festivity.
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Word of the Day 24 Jun 14
25/6 - mellifluous (/məˈlɪfluəs/) - adj: sweetly or smoothly flowing; sweet-sounding
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Word of the Day 11 Jun 14
11/6 - hidebound (/ˈhaɪdˌbaʊnd/) - adj: narrow and rigid in opinion; inflexible.
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Word of the Day 10 Jun 14
10/6 - daunt (/dɔnt, dɑnt/) - v: to overcome with fear; intimidate
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Word of the Day 9 Jun 14
9/6 - abscond (/æbˈskɒnd/) - v: to depart in a sudden and secret manner, especially to avoid capture and legal prosecution
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Word of the Day 4 Jun 14
4/6 - redolent (/ˈrɛdlənt/) - adj: having a pleasant odor; fragrant.
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Word of the Day 3 Jun 14
3/6 - forcible (/ˈfɔrsəbəl, ˈfoʊr-/) - adj: done or effected by force; producing a powerful effect, having force
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Word of the Day 29 May 14
29/5 - soupcon (/supˈsɔ̃, ˈsupsɔ̃/) - n: a slight trace, as of a particular taste or flavor.
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Word of the Day 28 May 14
28/5 - screed (/skrid/) - n: a long discourse or essay, especially a diatribe.
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Word of the Day 27 May 14
27/5 - bricolage (/ˌbrikəˈlɑʒ, ˌbrɪkə-/) - n: a construction made of whatever materials are at hand
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Word of the Day 26 May 14
26/5 - neoteric (/ˌniəˈtɛrɪk/) - adj: modern; new; recent
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Word of the Day 17 May 14
17/5 - torrefy (/ˈtɔrəˌfaɪ, ˈtɒr-/) - v: to subject to fire or intense heat; parch, roast, or scorch.
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Word of the Day 15 May 14
15/5 - sybarite (/ˈsɪbəˌraɪt/) - n: a person devoted to luxury and pleasure.
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Word of the Day 12 May 14
12/5 - edacious (/ɪˈdeɪʃəs/) - adj: devouring; voracious; consuming.
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Word of the Day 11 May 14
11/5 - diktat (/dɪkˈtɑt/) - n: a harsh, punitive settlement or decree imposed unilaterally on a defeated nation, political party, etc.
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Word of the Day 1 May 14
1/5 - inhere (/ɪnˈhɪər/) - v: to exist permanently and inseparably in, as a quality, attribute, or element; be inherent
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Word of the Day 30 Apr 14
30/4 - gadabout (/ˈgædəˌbaʊt/) - n: a person who moves about restlessly or aimlessly, especially from one social activity to another.
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Word of the Day 27 Apr 14
27/4 - aliment (/ˈæləmənt/) - n: that which nourishes; nutriment; food.
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