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.