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Word of the Day. Jason Houpt. Illustrious. Well known, respected, and admired for past achievements. Concur. Be of the same opinion; agree. Imperative (Adj.). . Of vital importance; necessary; crucial. Viand. An item of food: "an unlimited assortment of viands". Lenticular.

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word of the day

Word of the Day

Jason Houpt

illustrious
Illustrious

Well known, respected, and admired for past achievements

concur
Concur

Be of the same opinion; agree.

imperative adj
Imperative (Adj.)

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Of vital importance; necessary; crucial.

viand
Viand
  • An item of food: "an unlimited assortment of viands".
lenticular
Lenticular

1.Shaped like a lentil.

2.Of or relating to the lens of the eye.

suspicious
Suspicious

1.Having or showing a cautious distrust of someone or something.

rectitude
Rectitude
  • Morally correct behavior or thinking; righteousness.
leadership
Leadership
  • 1.The action of leading a group of people or an organization.
nuncupative
Nuncupative
  • (of a will or testament) Declared orally as opposed to in writing.
envisage
Envisage
  • 1.Contemplate or conceive of as a possibility or a desirable future event.
surfeit
Surfeit

Noun: An excessive amount of something: "a surfeit of food and drink".

Verb: Cause (someone) to desire no more of something as a result of having consumed or done it to excess.

furlong
Furlong
  • 1 furlong = 201.16800 meters
deviate
Deviate

1.Depart from an established course

pivot
Pivot
  • the point of rotation in a lever system
enigmatic
Enigmatic

Difficult to interpret or understand; mysterious.

immure
Immure
  • Enclosed within or within walls
dissociate
Dissociate
  • 1.Disconnect or separate (used esp. in abstract contexts).
mawkish
Mawkish
  • 1.Sentimental in a feeble or sickly way: "a mawkish poem".
  • 2.Having a faint sickly flavor: "the mawkish smell of warm beer".
phantasm
Phantasm
  • 1.A figment of the imagination; an illusion or apparition.
  • 2.An illusory likeness of something.
hobgoblin
Hobgoblin
  • 1.(in mythology and fairy stories) A mischievous imp or sprite.
  • 2.A fearsome mythical creature.
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Agon
  • a festivity in ancient Greece at which competitors contended for prizes
sequacious
Sequacious
  • Lacking independence or originality of thought.
bugbear
Bugbear
  • A cause of obsessive fear, irritation, or loathing.
electoral vote
Electoral Vote
  • The Electoral College consists of the popularly elected representatives (electors) who formally elect the President
stem winder
Stem-Winder
  • A stirring speech or a watch wound by a stem.
analytic
Analytic
  • 1.True by virtue of the meaning of the words or concepts used to express it, so that its denial would be a self-contradiction.