Word of the day

18/05/2021

Boomlet – a small boom or brief increase, as in business, politics, or the birth rate; a small period of rapid growth in a market; a short period of increased activity, interest, or growth in the economy or a part of the economy.


Word of the day

17/05/2021

Thrawn – Crooked or twisted; misshapen; perverse; stubborn; contrary; recalcitrant.


Word of the day

16/05/2021

Orphic – of or relating to Orpheus or the rites or doctrines ascribed to him;  pertaining to a religious or philosophical school maintaining a form of the cult of Dionysus, or Bacchus; mysterious and entrancing; having an import not apparent to the senses nor obvious to the intelligence; beyond ordinary understanding.


Word of the day

15/05/2021

Heimat  – home; a place you can call home; homeland; a sense of belongingness, acceptance and connection to your homeland.


Word of the day

14/05/2021

Stoor – turmoil, tumult; confusion; armed conflict, battle;  blowing dust; a cloud or deposit of dust; dust forming a cloud or deposited in a mass; to disturb or stir up; strong; powerful; hardy; bold; audacious.


Word of the day

13/05/2021

Tole – painted, enamelled, or lacquered tin plate used to make decorative domestic objects; sheet metal and especially tinplate for use in domestic and ornamental wares in which it is usually japanned or painted and often elaborately decorated; objects made of tole.


Word of the day

12/05/2021

Mot – a pithy or witty saying; a clever comment.


Word of the day

11/05/2021

Quomodocunquizing – making money in any possible way.


Word of the day

10/05/2021

Trouvaille – a lucky find; something lovely found by chance; a piece of unexpected good fortune, especially financial gain; something blown down by the wind, especially a piece of fruit; windfall.


Word of the day

08/05/2021

Cancer – any of various malignant neoplasms characterized by the proliferation of anaplastic cells that tend to invade surrounding tissue and metastasize to new body sites; the pathological condition characterized by such growths; a disease caused when cells divide uncontrollably and spread into surrounding tissues;  a group of diseases involving abnormal cell growth with the potential to invade or spread to other parts of the body; a nonmedical condition that is undesirable, destructive, and invasive; a harmful activity that spreads quickly; a constellation said to look like a crab.


Word of the day

07/05/2021

Brumation – a state or condition of sluggishness, inactivity, semi-dormancy or torpor exhibited by reptiles and amphibians during winter or extended periods of low temperature, characterized by lethargy and a decrease in metabolic activity; a lethargic state in reptiles and in some other animal species (e.g. bears), somewhat analogous to hibernation.


Word of the day

06/05/2021

Fellowfeel – to share through sympathy; to empathise or sympathise; to share in the feelings of others; to have compassion for; to participate in.


Word of the day

05/05/2021

Kempt – maintained in a neat and clean condition; well cared for; neatly kept; (of hair) tidy, combed.


Word of the day

04/05/2021

Rogitate – to ask a question repeatedly, usually with unsatisfactory results;  ask or inquire insistently or eagerly.


Word of the day

03/05/2021

Consolate – to comfort, console.


Word of the day

02/05/2021

Eagre – a wave, or two or three successive waves, of great height and violence, at flood tide moving up an estuary or river; a high wave (often dangerous) caused by tidal flow (as by colliding tidal currents or in a narrow estuary) ; a tidal bore.


Word of the day

01/05/2021

Booleying – the agricultural tradition of taking cattle up to the high open lands to graze during the summer months; transhumance.


Word of the day

30/04/2021

Importuous– without a port or harbour.


Word of the day

29/04/2021

Porteous – a roll of offenders  formerly prepared by the justice clerk; list of the names of indicted offenders prepared by the justice clerk; a portable breviary.


Word of the day

28/04/2021

Howf – a haunt; a tavern or public house.


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