Word of the day

April 16, 2014

Sanguinolent – containing or mixed or tinged with blood.


Word of the day

April 15, 2014

Jollux – a fat person.


Word of the day

April 14, 2014

Brabble – quibble; argue stubbornly about trifles or petty things; wrangle; noisy, quarrelsome chatter.


Word of the day

April 13, 2014

Euouae – a mnemonic which was used in medieval music to denote the sequence of tones in the “seculorum Amen” passage of the lesser doxology, Gloria Patri, which ends with the phrase In saecula saeculorum, Amen; a type of cadence in medieval music.


Word of the day

April 12, 2014

Algerining -  prowling around with the intent to commit burglary.


Word of the day

April 11, 2014

Linguipotencemastery of language or languages; ability to use language.


Word of the day

April 10, 2014

Advesperate – to draw towards evening, grow dark, become night.


Word of the day

April 9, 2014

Basilic – royal; kingly;  of a basilica, basilican; designating or of a large vein of the upper arm, on the inner side of the biceps muscle.


Word of the day

April 8, 2014

Ramage – boughs or branches; warbling of birds in trees; wild, untamed, unruly, violent.


Word of the day

April 7, 2014

Abatjour – lampshade; eyeshade; device like a reflector or skylight  to direct light into a room.


Word of the day

April 6, 2014

Absterge – to make clean by wiping; to wipe away; to cleanse; to purge.


Word of the day

April 5, 2014

Acclivity – an ascending or upward slope; incline.


Word of the day

April 4, 2014

Myotahapea (Finnish) – a sense of shame you feel on someone else’s behalf when they do something stupid or embarrassing.


Word of the day

April 3, 2014

Hoddypeak – a blockhead, fool, simpleton, noodle.


Word of the day

April 2, 2014

Gaseyn – marshy ground; a mire; puddle.


Word of the day

April 1, 2014

Pillock - idiot, fool, stupid or annoying person.


Word of the day

March 31, 2014

Euchre – a card game for two to four players usually played with the 32 highest cards in the pack; gain the advantage over (another player) by preventing them from taking three tricks; to cheat, deceive, trick, or outwit; to be exhausted or ruined.

 


Word of the day

March 30, 2014

Looder - swearer, attestor, oath-taker; to thrash, administer a beating.


Word of the day

March 29, 2014

Hygge (Danish) – complete absence of anything annoying, irritating or emotionally overwhelming, and the presence of and pleasure from comforting, gentle and soothing things; a situation that induces a cheerful mood, peace of mind, with connotation of belonging and social acceptance, coziness and being unhurried.


Word of the day

March 28, 2014

Patchery – hypocrisy; knavery, roguery; trickery, cheating, deception; that which is thrown or sown together usually clumsily or with different colour and textures, like patchwork.


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