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Word of the Day – Mar. 12 – Piggyback

Adverb: Piggyback  (PIG-ee-bak)Definition:1. Up on the back and shoulders.2. On or as if on the back of another; especially: on a railroad flatcar.Sample sentence:...

Word of the Day – Jan. 24 – Inchmeal

Adverb: Inchmeal  (INCH-meel)Definition: Little-by-little, graduallySample sentence: The fog that had been concentrated over the valley dissipated inchmeal, revealing a quiet busyness in the small...

Word of the Day – Sept. 28 – Forsooth

Adverb: Forsooth  (fer-SOOTH)Definition: In truth: indeed, often used to imply contempt or doubt.Sample sentence: Yes, forsooth, I will hold my tongue because the look...

Word of the Day – Sept. 17 – Aborning

Adverb: Aborning  (uh-BOR-ning)Definition: While being born or produced.Sample sentence:  The bill was introduced in the Senate last year, but it died aborning.

Word of the Day – July 25 – Oftentimes

Adverb: Oftentimes  (AW-fun-tymez)Definition: Often, repeatedlySample sentence: Oftentimes, she is the last employee to leave the office for the day.

Word of the Day – Mar. 16 – Catercorner

Adverb or adjective: Catercorner (KAT-ee-kor-ner)Definition: In a diagonal or oblique position: kitty-corner.Sample sentence: The cafe was catercorner to the salon, so after I...

Word of the Day – Feb. 27 – Viva Voce

Adverb: Viva Voce (vye-vuh-VOH-see)Definition: By word of mouth: orally.Sample sentence: According to the town's bylaws, members of the town council must vote viva...

Word of the Day. – Jan. 4 – Headlong

Adverb: Headlong (HED-LAWNG)Definition:1. With the head foremost.2. Without deliberation: recklessly.3. Without pause or delay.Sample sentence: Sue's impulsive when it comes to romance and...

Word of the Day – Jan. 2 – Incommunicado

Adverb or adjective: Incommunicado (in-kuh-myoo-nuh-KAH-doh)Definition: Without means of communication: in a situation or state not allowing communication.Sample sentence: Human rights groups continue to petition...

Word of the Day – Nov. 29 – Regardless

Adverb: Regardless (rih-GAHRD-lus)Definition: Despite everything.Sample sentence: The weather forecast called for wind and rain, but Susan decided to continue with her plans regardless.Footnote:...