Word of the day

March 1, 2015

Parasitaster  – a mean or sorry parasite.

Word of the day

February 28, 2015

Autexousious  – exercising or possessing free will.

Word of the day

February 27, 2015

Acarine  – a small arachnid of the order Acari ; a mite or tick; of like or relating to, or denoting, acarines.

Word of the day

February 26, 2015

Adversative – word or phrase expressing opposition, antithesis  or adverse circumstance.

Word of the day

February 25, 2015

Caliphate – an Islamic state led by a caliph, a political and religious leader who is a successor to the Islamic prophet Muhammad and whose power and authority is absolute; the office or jurisdiction of a caliph.

Word of the day

February 24, 2015

Pyromachy  – use of fire in combat.

Word of the day

February 23, 2015

Automaticity – the ability to do things without occupying the mind with the low-level details required, allowing it to become an automatic response pattern or habit, usually the result of learning, repetition, and practice; done unconsciously or from force of habit; mechanical; the state or quality of being spontaneous, involuntary, or self-regulating; having the capability of starting, operating, moving, etc., independently; occurring independently of volition, as certain muscular actions; the capacity of a cell to initiate an impulse without an external stimulus; a property of specialised excitable tissue that allows self-activation through spontaneous development of an action potential, as in the pacemaker cells of the heart.

Hat tip: Tracey


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