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Word of the Day – June 6 – Welter

Verb: Welter  (WEL-ter)Definition:1: To writhe, toss, wallow: also, to rise and fall or toss about in or with waves.2: To become deeply sunk, soaked,...
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Word of the Day – Oct. 5 – Ardent

Adjective: Ardent  (AHR-dnt)Definition: Passionate, enthusiastic and loyal.Example sentence: The ardent fan went from concert to concert as the band toured the country.
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Word of the Day – Oct. 10 – Nascent

Adjective: Nayscent  (NAY-suhnt)Definition: Beginning to exist, new in being, young.Example sentence: Bob's career in engineering is nascent compared to that of many of his...
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Word of the Day – Sept. 8 – Quodlibet

Noun: Quodlibet  (KWAHD-luh-bit)Definition:1: A philosophical or theological point proposed for disputation: also,  a disputation on such a point.2: A whimsical combination of familiar melodies...
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Word of the Day – Sept. 18 – Esoteric

Adjective: Esoteric  (es-oh- TER-ik)Definition: Known by only a select few; peculiar, secret or mysterious.Example sentence: Computer programming, once an esoteric skill, is now known...
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Word of the Day – Mar. 13 – Bludge

Verb: Bludge  (BLUHJ)Definition: To obtain something through the generosity of others; to scrounge.Example sentence: My friend was able to bludge my extra ticket for...
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Word of the Day – Jan. 22 – Thew

Noun: Thew  (THOO)Definition:1: Muscular power or development; strength, vitality.2: Muscle, sinew.Example sentence: The archer's right arm developed quite a bit of thew as he...
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Word of the Day – May 8 – Minatory

Adjective: Minatory  (MIN-uh-taw-ree)Definition: Threatening, menacing.Example sentence: We decided not to go to the park for the picnic because of the dark, minatory clouds in...
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Word of the Day – July 6 – Towser

Noun: Towser  (TAHW-zer)Definition: Big dog.Example sentence: My brother loves all dogs, but would prefer a towser like a St. Bernard over a Chihuahua.
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Word of the Day – Sept. 26 – Idiosyncrasy

Noun: Idiosyncrasy  (id-ee-uh-SING-kruh-see)Definition: A peculiarity or eccentricity.Example sentence: Bill has the idiosyncrasy of putting ketchup on almost all of his food.