Word of the day

May 27, 2020

Sonder– the  profound feeling of realising that everyone, including strangers passed in the street, has a life as complex as one’s own, which they are constantly living despite one’s personal lack of awareness of it; a class of small racing yachts,


Word of the day

May 26, 2020

Froufrou – a rustling especially of a woman’s skirts; a swishing sound, as made by a long silk dress; elaborate decoration, as frills, ribbons, or ruffles, especially on women’s clothing; showy or frilly ornamentation.


Word of the day

May 25, 2020

Aggiornamento  – a bringing up to date  to meet current needs; the process of bringing ideas, methods or an organisation up to date; modernisation; internal spiritual renewal; external adaptation of the Church’s laws and institutions to the times.


Word of the day

May 24, 2020

Imprimatur – sanction or approval; support; a person’s authoritative approval; official approval of something, given by a person in a position of authority; license or permission to publish or print a book or article; an official licence issued by the Roman Catholic Church to print an ecclesiastical or religious book.


Word of the day

May 23, 2020

Belike – in all likelihood; probably.


Word of the day

May 22, 2020

Rapprochement – an establishment or resumption of harmonious relations; the reestablishment of a happy relationship or arrangement; establishment of or state of having cordial relations; an agreement reached by opposing groups or people; an increase in friendliness between two countries, groups, or people, especially after a period of unfriendliness.


Word of the day

May 21, 2020

Dornick – a stone small enough to throw; a piece of rock; a stout linen cloth, especially one of a damask linen, formerly used for hangings and vestments.


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