Word of the day

August 1, 2015

Impawn – pledge; stake; wager; put in pawn.


Word of the day

July 31, 2015

Pribble – a trivial dispute; petty disputation, paltry discussion, vain chatter.


Word of the day

July 30, 2015

Flumadiddle – delusive, silly or utter nonsense; something foolish or worthless; balderdash; flummery; a dish composed of saltpork, potatoes, and molasses, eaten by the fishermen of Cape Cod.


Word of the day

July 29, 2015

Contradistinction – distinction made by contrasting the different qualities of two things; distinction by opposition or contrast.


Word of the day

July 28, 2015

Proprioception – the sense of the relative position of neighbouring parts of the body and strength of effort being employed in movement; the unconscious perception of movement and spatial orientation arising from stimuli within the body itself; ability to sense stimuli arising within the body regarding position, motion, and equilibrium.


Word of the day

July 27, 2015

Allegiant – loyal, faithful; loyalty or the obligation of loyalty; duty that was owed by a vassal to his feudal lord; the obligation of support and loyalty to one’s ruler, government, or country; a faithful follower; adherent.


Word of the day

July 26, 2015

Connate –  congenital; existing in a person or thing from birth or from the beginning; innate; inborn or inherent; (of parts) united so as to form a single part;  originating at the same time; related; being in close accord or sympathy; congenial.


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