Word of the day

May 25, 2016

Sedens – someone who remains a resident of the place or region of her/his birth;

Word of the day

May 24, 2016

Kibitz – to look on and offer unwelcome advice, especially at a card game; watch other people and make unwanted comments about what they are doing; speak informally; chat.

Word of the day

May 23, 2016

Entelechy – the realisation of potential; actuality as opposed to potentiality; the supposed vital principle that guides the development and functioning of an organism or other system or organisation;  the soul or principle of perfection of an object or person; something that contains or realises a final cause, especially the vital force thought to direct the life of an organism; a monad or basic constituent; a vital agent or force directing growth and life.

Word of the day

May 22, 2016

Yerk – strike sharply, especially with a stick or whip; thrash or flog; pull or push with a sudden movement; to rise, stir, strike, whip, pull, kick; a lashing out or sudden movement, sudden movement, kick, jerk, stab; throw, thrust, or pull sharply or suddenly; jerk; move with a jerk.

Word of the day

May 21, 2016

Maleficent – doing evil or harm; harmfully malicious; working or productive of harm or evil; baleful.

Word of the day

May 20, 2016

Atelier – a workshop or studio, especially one used by an artist, artisan or designer.

Word of the day

May 19, 2016

Empressement – animated display of eagerness or friendliness; effusion; enthusiasm;  great or extreme attentiveness, care, or cordiality.


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