Friday, November 5, 2010

Today's Word: Prudent

Prudent: Adj

Def: Acting with or showing care and thought for the future.

Example: Knowing it had rained the night before, Carl was prudent and wore rain boots for the puddles.

Wednesday, November 3, 2010


From now on I'll only be updating my blogs every other day. /having school, work, a relationship and a social life is just to hard to juggle along with a blog to update everyday. I would say sorry, but I feel that this is a good choice.

Tuesday, November 2, 2010

Today's Words: Pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis


Definition: A lung disease

Example: Pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis is the longest word in the English language. 

Saturday, October 30, 2010


Hey guys it's Halloween weekend as you know, so I won't be posting any updates for the next couple days, and I don't have time to set up auto-posts because I'm leaving right now, sorry and have a safe Halloween!
(I know I won't)

Today's Word: Transient:

Transient: Adj.

Definition: Not lasting long, not enduring, or staying a short time.

Example: Teenage girls' love is always transient.  

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Friday, October 29, 2010

Today's Word: Opulent

Opulent: adj

Definition: wealthy, abundant, plentiful.

Example: There was opulent bread in the bakery.
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Thursday, October 28, 2010

Today's Word: Fraught

Fraught: Noun

To be filled with.

Example: The classroom was fraught with trouble makers.

Wednesday, October 27, 2010

Today's Word: Tyrant

Tyrant: noun

Definition: One who has taken power by his or her own means as opposed to hereditary or constitutional power.

Example: Phalaris of ancient Greece was a tyrant

Today's Word: Capacious

Capacious: adj. <ka-spay-shus>


Definition: Having a lot of space inside, roomy. 

Example: The SUV was very capacious.

Tuesday, October 26, 2010

Today's Word: Brusque

Brusque: adj.

Definition: Short, in a manner of speech. to cut your sentence as short as possible. Kinda rude.

Example: Our service was very brusque, but the waiter was very busy that night.

Monday, October 25, 2010

Today's Word: Frugal

Frugal: adj

Definition: Avoiding waste. Not necessarily being cheap though.

Example: I'm so frugal I ride my bike to school instead of ride the bus or drive.

               The frugal farmer did not waste resources.

Today's Word: Bole

Bole: Noun

Definition: The trunk or body of a tree.

Example: Hey look at that bole!

Sunday, October 24, 2010

Today's Word: Abrade

Abrade: Verb

Definition: Scrape or wear away by friction or erosion.

Ex. The harsh wind and sand abraded the paint off of my car.

Saturday, October 23, 2010

Today's Word: Legubrious

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Legubrious: Adj

Definition: Mournful, dismal, or gloomy, esp. in an affected, exaggerated, or unrelieved manner

Example: The lugubrious expression on his face shows he is still mourning his lost dog.

Thursday, October 21, 2010

Today's Word: Immaculate(edited for Rorschach)


Perfectly clean, neat, or tidy.

  Free from flaws or mistakes; perfect. 


Example: Her home was absolutely immaculate! 

Wednesday, October 20, 2010

Today's Word: Farraginous

Farraginous: \fuh-RAJ-uh-nus\
consisting of a confused mixture : formed of various materials in no fixed order or arrangement

Example: The scrap pile had a farraginous assortment of metal scraps.

Tuesday, October 19, 2010

Today's Word: Viand

Viand: noun(Vi-uhnd) vi is like "why" but with a V, and uhnd is just like it sounds, uh-nd.


1.An article of food, usually of a choice or delicate kind.
Example: If the viand is too hot or too cold, or is not what the visitor likes, he pretends to eat it, playing with knife and fork.
Example 2:  Then, have a fresh charbroiled fish ready as viand.

Monday, October 18, 2010

Today's Word: Outlandish

Outlandish: adj

1: of or relating to another country : foreign
2:   a: strikingly out of the ordinary : bizarre
      b: exceeding proper or reasonable limits or standards
3: remote from civilization

Example: The author’s award-winning novels are noted for their lush, fantastical settings and outlandish characters.

Sunday, October 17, 2010

Today's Word: Scrabble

Scrabble, Verb scratch or scrape, as with the claws or hands. grapple or struggle with or as if with the claws or hands. scrawl; scribble.
Example: Scrabble in the dirt of your worth For your penny's worth, your misery, your mirth.

Thursday, October 14, 2010

Today's Word: Apocopate

Apocopate: \ uh-POK-uh-peyt verb

   1.To omit the final sound or sounds of a word.


Tuesday, October 12, 2010

Today's Word: Erstwhile

Erstwhile: adv.

: in the past : formerly

We were delighted to discover a new community garden where erstwhile it had been a trash-filled vacant lot. 

Monday, October 11, 2010

Today's Word: Gimcrack

Gimcrack \jim-krak\: noun

a showy object of little use or value

Example: The silver yo-yo that Jerry kept on his office desk was a gimcrack he had won as a carnival prize many years ago.

Today's Word: Abrasive

Abrasive: adj.

1: tending to wear away by rubbing
2: causing irritation

Example: Coworkers tolerated John's abrasive personality because he was also brilliant, but many privately wished he could learn to be a bit more polite.

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Sunday, October 10, 2010

Today's Word: Supersede


1: to cause to be set aside
2: to take the place or position of
3: to displace in favor of another

Example: The special-effects technologies used in films of the 20th century have been superseded by developments in computer-generated imagery.

Saturday, October 9, 2010

Today's Word: Redact

Redact(ed) [re·dact] tr.v.  Edit something: to edit, revise, or delete content in preparation for publication. "Formerly classified documents were redacted so personal information wasn't released to the public."

Friday, October 8, 2010

Today's Word: Foliage


1: a representation of leaves, flowers, and branches for architectural ornamentation
2: the aggregate of leaves of one or more plants
3: a cluster of leaves, flowers, and branches
Example: The autumn foliage is often a resplendent display of reds, oranges, and yellows.

Thursday, October 7, 2010

Today's Word

Gregarious [gre·gar·i·ous] adj.  1. Seeking and enjoying the company of others; sociable. "She is a gregarious, outgoing person."

Wednesday, October 6, 2010

Today's Word

braggart •\ˈbra-gərt\• noun

: a very boastful and talkative person

He is a braggart who is always talking about how much money he makes.

Tuesday, October 5, 2010

Today's Word

Impassive •\(ˌ)im-ˈpa-siv\• adjective

1. having or revealing little emotion or sensibility
2. not easily aroused or excited

In a sentence: 
  1. Her face remained impassive throughout the trial.
  2. She remained impassive as the officers informed her of her son's death.