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Note added by Anne . 1 years ago
Oct 29
causerie
n - informal chat

Oct 30
descry
v - to catch sight of or to discover

Oct 31
imbroglio
n - a confused mass

Nov 1
apodictic
adj - expressing absolute certainty

Nov 2
clew
n - ball of thread, cord or yarn

Nov 3
tin-pot
adj - cheap or trivial of its

Nov 4
stridulate
v - to make a shrill creaking noise when rubbing 2 body parts together

Nov 5
parable
n - a usually short fictitious story that illustrates a moral attitude or a religious principle

Nov 6
esemplastic
adj - shaping or having the power to shape disparate things into a unified whole

Nov 7
archetype
n - the original pattern to model of which all things of the same type are representations or copies: prototype

Nov 8
mandarin
adj - of, relating to, or typical of a public official in the Chinese Empire of any of nine superior grades

Nov 9
cotton
v - to take a liking — used with to

Nov 10
pathos
n - an emotion of sympathetic pity

Nov 11
doughty
adj - marked by fearless resolution

Nov 12
shilly-shally
v - to show hesitation or lack of decisiveness or resolution

Nov 13
roue
n - a man devoted to a life of sensual pleasure

Nov 14
stellar
adj - outstanding

Nov 15
proximity
n - the quality or state of being proximate : closeness

Nov 16
lallygag
v - to spend time idly

Nov 17
jalousie
n - a blind with adjustable horizontal slats for admitting light and air while excluding direct sun and rain

Nov 18
belaud
v - to praise usually to excess

Nov 19
fervid
adj - marked by often extreme intensity of feeling

Nov 20
bombinate
v - to make a sustained deep murmuring, humming, or buzzing sound

Nov 21
wifty
adj - eccentrically silly, giddy, or inane : ditzy

Nov 22
obliterate
v - to remove from recognition or memory

Nov 23
non sequitur
n - an inference that does not follow from the premises

Nov 24
mucilanginous
adj - sticky, viscid

Nov 25
viand
n - an item of food; especially : a choice or tasty dish

Nov 26
illustrious
adj - notably or brilliantly outstanding because of dignity or achievements or actions

Nov 27
anneal
v - to heat and then cool (a material, such as steel or glass) usually for softening and making less brittle; also : to cool slowly usually in a furnace

Nov 28
harbinger
one that initiates a major change : a person or thing that originates or helps open up a new activity, method, or technology

Nov 29
bludge
to avoid work or responsibility
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Note added by Anne . 1 years ago
Oct 29
causerie
n - informal chat

Oct 30
descry
v - to catch sight of or to discover

Oct 31
imbroglio
n - a confused mass

Nov 1
apodictic
adj - expressing absolute certainty
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Note added by Kara. 2 years ago
(from dictionary.com) or (randomword.com)
1. centenarian: (noun) a person who has reached the age of 100
2. sinker: (noun) /slang/ a doughnut or, sometimes, a biscuit or muffin
3. athleisure: (noun) a style of clothing worn as athletic apparel but also suitable for casual, everyday wear
4. notabilia: (noun) matters, events, or items worthy of note
5. vim: (noun) lively or energetic spirit; enthusiasm; vitality
6. brinkmanship: (noun) the technique or practice of maneuvering a dangerous situation to the limits of tolerance or safety in order to secure the greatest advantage, especially by creating diplomatic crises
7. ectopia: (noun) displacement of internal organs in the body
8. largifical: (adj) ample; bountiful
9. conflagration: (noun) a destructive fire, usually an extensive one
10. hireling: (noun) a person who works only for pay, especially in a menial or boring job, with little or no concern for the value of the work
11. aegis: (noun) protection; support
12. prelapsarian: (adj) characteristic of or pertaining to any innocent or carefree period
13. ophiasis: (noun) baldness in wavy bands
14. sibylline: (adj) mysterious, cryptic
15. trothplight; (noun) engagement to be married; betrothal
16. expostulate: (verb) to reason earnestly with someone against something that person intends to do or has done
17. sui generis: (adj). /Latin/ of his, her, its, or their own kind; unique
18. whizzo: (adj) /British slang/ absolutely first-rate; superb; excellent
19. sundog: (noun) a bright circular spot on a solar halo
20. confusticate: (verb) /slang/ to confuse or perplex; bewilder
21. estival: (adj) pertaining or appropriate to summer
22. apple-polish: (verb) /informal/ to curry favour with someone, especially in an obsequious or flattering manner
23. cacoepy: (noun) incorrect pronunciation or an instance of this; mispronunciation
24. maffick: (verb) /British/ to celebrate with extravagent public demonstrations
25. doublethink: (noun) the acceptance of two contradictory ideas or beliefs at the same time
26. beatinest: (adj) most remarkable or unusual
27. parallax: (noun) the apparent displacement of an observed object due to a change in the position of the observer
28. interdigitate: (verb) to interlock, as or like the fingers of both hands
29. ophidian: (noun) a snake
30. divagate: (verb) to wander, stray
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Note added by E.C. Groves. 3 years ago
incongruous: not in harmony or keeping with the surroundings or other aspects of something: "the duffel coat looked incongruous with the black dress she wore underneath"
synonyms: out of place · out of keeping · inappropriate · unsuitable · [more]
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Note added by E.C. Groves. 3 years ago
Conciliatory: intended or likely to placate or pacify
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Note added by Helen. 4 years ago
16th. Fetid - smelly
17th. Maladroit - clumsy/ inelegant
18th. Stupefying- amazing
19th. Fervent - ecstatic
20th. Enervated - tired
21st. Conflagrate - burn
22nd. Mythos - tradition
23rd. Enfeebled - ill
24th. Culpability - guilt
25th. Convalesce - recover
26th. Prevenient - beginning
27th. Viable - occupied
28th. Insouciant - easy going
1st. Stout - healthy
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October 2014, expanding my vocabulary!
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Note added by Davinsji. 5 years ago
Eens kijken hoe ver ik kan komen in oktober.
1 oktober - mutualiteit (wederkerigheid)
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Note added by Sam O'Neill. 5 years ago
1st - althorn it's a musical instrument!
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Note added by Lianne. 5 years ago
1. /aubade/ a morning love song
2. /alexithymia/ an inability to describe emotions in a verbal manner
3. /brontide/ the low rumble of distant thunder
4. /comely/ pleasing and wholesome in appearance; attractive
5. /dawdle/ to walk slowly and idly; take one's time
6. /eloquence/ fluent and effective use of language
7. /ferroviaire/ relatif aux chemins de fer
8. /feckless/ feeble and incompetent; irresponsible
9. /funicular/ operating by cable with descending and ascending cars counterbalanced
10. /gobbledygook/ pompous or unintelligible language used by officials (gibberish)
11. /hebdomadal/ weekly (formal)
12. /igneous/ of fire; fiery.
13. /judicious/ judging wisely, showing good sense
14. /kith/ friends and relations (as in kith and kin)
15. /latchkey/ the key of an outer door
16. /mackintosh/ a raincoat; waterproof material of rubber and cloth
17. /nefarious/ wicked
18. /oodles/ a great quantity (informal)
19. /palliate/ make less intense or severe; excuse (an offence, etc)
20. /quisling/ a traitor, one who collaborates with an enemy occupying his own country
21. /russet/ soft reddish brown
22. /syrinx/ the part of a bird's throath where its song is produced
23. /tome/ a book or volume, especially a large heavy one
24. /uxorious/ obsessively fond of one's wife
25. /vitiate/ make imperfect, spoil
26. /wassail/ making merry (at Christmas) with much drinking
27. /welkin/ (poetic) the sky
28. /xerography/ a dry copying process
29. /yarn/ a tale especially one that's exaggerated or invented
30. /zippy/ lively, speedy
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Note added by Chlo(ey). 5 years ago
Starting 4/2/14
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Note added by Maddie. 6 years ago
December Goal

Dec 1 - zeugma

Meaning: A term to describe a word that is used to modify or govern two or more words in a sentence. "He caught three trout and a cold."
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Note added by Liliana L. 7 years ago
1- pungente
i. Que punge. = PICANTE
ii. [Figurado] Doloroso ou comovedor.
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in your birthday month.. march.
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8/31
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Note added by Rachel Echeandia. 8 years ago
Necropolis, noun. An ancient burial ground (usually a structure).
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Note added by Rachel Echeandia. 8 years ago
Started!
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Note added by Katie Mackness. 8 years ago
Aug 14 - captious - cynical, argumentative Aug 15 - pelimic - a conversation of high controversy
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