Word of the day

July 24, 2017

Fauchle – work lazily or listlessly with difficulty from weakness; work in a helpless, bungling fashion; walk with difficulty, laboriously, from lack of strength; trudge; plod; move the feet awkwardly or heavily; a slow, inept worker; a muddle; state of confusion.


Word of the day

July 23, 2017

Elemi – an oleoresin obtained from a tropical tree and used in varnishes, ointments, and aromatherapy; any of various fragrant resins from certain trees, especially Canarium commune, used chiefly in the manufacture of varnishes, lacquers, ointments, and in perfumery.


Word of the day

July 22, 2017

Oleoresin – a natural or artificial mixture of essential oils and a resin; a  mixture of a resin and an essential oil, as turpentine, occurring naturally in various plants; semi-solid extracts composed of a resin in solution in an essential and/or fatty oil, obtained by evaporation of the solvent(s) used for their production; a prepared mixture of an essential oil holding resin in solution.


Word of the day

July 21, 2017

Unweder – bad weather; storm; tempest.


Word of the day

July 20, 2017

Flench – slice or strip the flesh or fat from a carcass, especially that of a whale.


Word of the day

July 19, 2017

Crinkie-winkie – a pother; contention; umbrage; groundless misgiving; a poor reason for not doing something.


Word of the day

July 18, 2017

Mete – dispense or allot justice, a punishment, or harsh treatment;  distribute or apportion by measure; allot; dole out; a limiting mark; limit or boundary.


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