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Word of the Day – Apr. 5 – Fuliginous

Adjective: Fuliginous  (fyoo-LIJ-uh-nus)Definition:1. Sooty, obscure or murky.2. Having a dark or dusky color.Sample sentence: Theo's journalism professor encouraged him to eschew fuliginous prose in...
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Word of the Day – Mar. 28 – Canorous

Adjective: Canorous  (kuh-NOR-us)Definition: Pleasant sounding; melodious.Sample sentence: A canorous chorus of birdsong filled the morning air.
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Word of the Day – Mar. 27 – Nascent

Adjective: Nascent  (NASS-unt)Definition: Coming or having recently come into existence.Sample sentence: Brent began working for the company when it was in its nascent stage,...
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Word of the Day – Mar. 22 – Carminative

Adjective: Carminative  (kahr-MIN-uh-tive)Definition: Expelling gas from the stomach or intestines so as to relieve flatulence or abdominal pain or distension.Sample sentence: Fennel is a...
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Word of the Day – Mar. 19 – Sacrosanct

Adjective: Sacrosanct  (SAK-roh-sankt)Definition:1. Most sacred or holy2. Treated as if holy: immune from criticism or violation.Sample sentence: Our family traditions may seem silly to...

Word of the Day – Mar. 14 – Gnomic

Adjective: Gnomic  (NOH-mik)Definition:1. Characterized by aphorism.2. Given to the composition of aphoristic writing.Sample sentence: Some critics have praised the young artist's gnomic utterances, while...

Word of the Day – Mar. 4 – Paltry

Adjective: Paltry  (PAWL-tree)Definition:1. Trashy, inferior2. Mean, despicable3. Trivial4. Meager, measlySample sentence: Anna told us she was tired of engaging in paltry work and longed...

Word of the Day – Feb. 26 – Roseate

Adjective: Roseate  (ROH-zee-ut)Definition:1. Resembling a rose especially in having a pink color 2. Overly optimistic: viewed favorablySample sentence: Her memories of her childhood are pleasant,...

Word of the Day – Feb. 25 – Idiopathic

Adjective: Idiopathic  (id-ee-uh-PATH-ik)Definition:1. Arising spontaneously or from an obscure or unknown cause 2. Peculiar to the individualSample sentence: Some dogs have idiopathic epilepsy, which means...

Word of the Day – Feb. 22 – Intemperate

Adjective: Intemperate  (in-TEM-puh-rut)Definition:1. Not moderate or mild: severe2. Lacking or showing lack of restraint3. Given to excessive use of alcoholic beveragesSample sentence: The journalist...