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Post by TheFireman on Mon Aug 24, 2009 5:04 pm

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Word of the Day for Monday, August 24, 2009

flout \FLOWT\, transitive verb:

1. To treat with contempt and disregard; to show contempt for.
2. To mock, to scoff.
3. Mockery, scoffing.
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Post by TheFireman on Fri Oct 09, 2009 4:37 pm

Word of the Day for Friday, October 9, 2009

convivial \kuhn-VIV-ee-uhl\, adjective:

1. Fond of feasting, drinking, and good company; sociable.
2. Merry; festive.


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Post by TheFireman on Sat Oct 10, 2009 11:11 am

Word of the Day for Saturday, October 10, 2009

reverie \REV-uh-ree\, noun:

1. A state of dreamy meditation or fanciful musing.
2. A daydream.
3. A fantastic, visionary, or impractical idea.
4. Music. An instrumental composition of a vague and dreamy character.


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Post by TheFireman on Sun Oct 11, 2009 3:25 am

Word of the Day for Sunday, October 11, 2009

descry \dih-SKRY\, transitive verb:

1. To catch sight of, especially something distant or obscure; to discern.
2. To discover by observation; to detect.


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Post by TheFireman on Mon Oct 12, 2009 6:57 pm

Word of the Day for Monday, October 12, 2009

exculpate \EK-skuhl-payt; ek-SKUHL-payt\, transitive verb:


To clear from alleged fault or guilt; to prove to be guiltless; to relieve of blame; to acquit.


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Post by TheFireman on Tue Oct 13, 2009 4:29 pm

Word of the Day for Tuesday, October 13, 2009

triskaidekaphobia \tris-ky-dek-uh-FOH-bee-uh\, noun:

Fear or a phobia concerning the number 13.


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Post by TheFireman on Wed Oct 14, 2009 5:21 pm

Word of the Day for Wednesday, October 14, 2009

pukka \PUHK-uh\, adjective:

1. Authentic; genuine.
2. Superior; first-class.


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Post by TheFireman on Thu Oct 15, 2009 4:18 pm

Word of the Day for Thursday, October 15, 2009

fetor \FEE-tuhr; FEE-tor\, noun:

A strong, offensive smell; stench.


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Post by TheFireman on Fri Oct 16, 2009 4:24 pm

Word of the Day for Friday, October 16, 2009

redolent \RED-uh-luhnt\, adjective:

1. Having or exuding fragrance; scented; aromatic.
2. Full of fragrance; odorous; smelling (usually used with 'of' or 'with').
3. Serving to bring to mind; evocative; suggestive; reminiscent (usually used with 'of' or 'with').


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Post by TheFireman on Sun Oct 18, 2009 11:11 am

Word of the Day for Sunday, October 18, 2009

turbid \TUR-bid\, adjective:

1. Muddy; thick with or as if with roiled sediment; not clear; -- used of liquids of any kind.
2. Thick; dense; dark; -- used of clouds, air, fog, smoke, etc.
3. Disturbed; confused; disordered.


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Post by TheFireman on Mon Oct 19, 2009 5:36 pm

Word of the Day for Monday, October 19, 2009

fugacious \fyoo-GAY-shuhs\, adjective:

Lasting but a short time; fleeting.


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Post by TheFireman on Tue Oct 20, 2009 4:17 pm

Word of the Day for Tuesday, October 20, 2009

milieu \meel-YUH; meel-YOO\, noun;

plural milieus or milieux \-(z)\:

Environment; setting.


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Post by TheFireman on Wed Oct 21, 2009 5:21 pm

Word of the Day for Wednesday, October 21, 2009

scuttlebutt \SKUHT-l-buht\, noun:

1. A drinking fountain on a ship.
2. A cask on a ship that contains the day's supply of drinking water.
3. Informal. Gossip; rumor.


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Post by TheFireman on Thu Oct 22, 2009 4:03 pm

Word of the Day for Thursday, October 22, 2009

aesthete \ES-theet\, noun:

One having or affecting great sensitivity to beauty, as in art or nature.


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Post by TheFireman on Fri Oct 23, 2009 6:18 pm

Word of the Day for Friday, October 23, 2009

galumph \guh-LUHM(P)F\, intransitive verb:

To move in a clumsy manner or with a heavy tread.


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Post by TheFireman on Sat Oct 24, 2009 2:30 pm

Word of the Day for Saturday, October 24, 2009

confabulation \kon-FAB-yuh-lay-shuhn\, noun:

1. Familiar talk; easy, unrestrained, unceremonious conversation.
2. (Psychology) A plausible but imagined memory that fills in gaps in what is remembered.


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Post by TheFireman on Sun Oct 25, 2009 8:24 pm

Sunday Has Not Received A Word of the Day, Sorry for the inconvenience.


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Post by TheFireman on Mon Oct 26, 2009 5:21 pm

Word of the Day for Sunday, October 25, 2009

sycophant \SIK-uh-fuhnt\, noun:

A person who attempts to win favor by flattering people of wealth or influence; a parasite; a toady.

Word of the Day for Monday,
October 26, 2009

loquacious \loh-KWAY-shuhs\, adjective:


1. Very talkative.
2. Full of excessive talk; wordy.


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Post by TheFireman on Tue Oct 27, 2009 4:23 pm

Word of the Day for Tuesday, October 27, 2009

punctilious \puhnk-TIL-ee-uhs\, adjective:

Strictly attentive to the details of form in action or conduct; precise; exact in the smallest particulars.


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Post by TheFireman on Wed Oct 28, 2009 4:15 pm

Word of the Day for Wednesday, October 28, 2009

conflate \kuhn-FLAYT\, transitive verb:

1. To bring together; to fuse together; to join or meld.
2. To combine (as two readings of a text) into one whole.


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Post by TheFireman on Fri Oct 30, 2009 5:29 pm

Thursday Skipped For Some Reason


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Post by TheFireman on Fri Oct 30, 2009 5:29 pm

Word of the Day for Friday, October 30, 2009

tenebrous \TEN-uh-bruhs\, adjective:

Dark; gloomy.


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Post by TheFireman on Sat Oct 31, 2009 4:25 pm

Word of the Day for Saturday, October 31, 2009

eke \EEK\, transitive verb:

1. To gain or supplement with great effort or difficulty -- used with 'out'.
2. To increase or make last by being economical -- used with 'out'.


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Post by TheFireman on Sun Nov 01, 2009 11:38 pm

SUNDAYS A BITCH AND WILL PROBABLY COME TOMORROW IF NOT, Then there is no word of the day for Sunday.


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Post by TheFireman on Mon Nov 02, 2009 6:26 pm

WOW WHAT THE FUCK

Word of the Day for Sunday, November 1, 2009

irenic \eye-REN-ik; -REE-nik\, adjective:

Tending to promote peace; conciliatory.


Word of the Day for Monday, November 2, 2009

truculent \TRUCK-yuh-luhnt\, adjective:

1. Fierce; savage; ferocious; barbarous.
2. Cruel; destructive; ruthless.


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Post by TheFireman on Tue Nov 03, 2009 5:38 pm

12:00 AM
Word of the Day for Tuesday, November 3, 2009

sommelier \suhm-uhl-YEY; Fr. saw-muh-LYEY\, noun:

To involuntarily repeat a particular response, such as a word, phrase, or gesture, despite the absence or cessation of a stimulus, usually caused by brain injury or other organic disorder.


10:46 AM
Word of the Day for Tuesday, November 3, 2009

sommelier \suhm-uhl-YEY; Fr. saw-muh-LYEY\, noun:

A restaurant employee who orders and maintains the wines sold in the restaurant and usually has extensive knowledge about wine and food pairings.


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