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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.)

.

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.


Word of the day
Agon

  • a festivity in ancient Greece at which competitors contended for prizes


Sequacious
Sequacious

  • Lacking independence or originality of thought.


Word of the day

A visually striking performance or display


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.