Word of the day

March 25, 2017

 Equivoque – an expression capable of having more than one meaning; a play on words, pun; the fact of having more than one meaning; an equivocal or ambiguous expression or term.


Word of the day

March 24, 2017

Omnicompetent –  competent in every area; capable of doing or dealing with everything;  possessing jurisdiction or authority to act in all matters.


Word of the day

March 23, 2017

Coprolite – a piece of fossilised dung.


Word of the day

March 22, 2017

Percipient  – having discernment, good insight, perception or understanding; perceptive; a person who is able to perceive things; someone on whose mind a telepathic impulse or message is held to fall.


Word of the day

March 21, 2017

Heuristic – enabling a person to discover or learn something for themselves; serving to indicate or point out; stimulating interest as a means of furthering investigation; involving or serving as an aid to learning, discovery, or problem-solving by experimental and especially trial-and-error methods; a commonsense rule (or set of rules) intended to increase the probability of solving some problem.


Word of the day

March 20, 2017

Teleology – the explanation of phenomena by the purpose they serve rather than by postulated causes; the philosophical attempt to describe things in terms of their apparent purpose, directive principle, or goal; the doctrine of design and purpose in the material world; the study of evidences of design in nature.


Word of the day

March 19, 2017

Dundridge – a petty, bossy, bureaucratic little jobsworth; a bureaucrat who blindly and heartlessly enforces rules, regardless of how stupid or harmful they are in the circumstances.


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