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Lucre (10.29.2019)

October 29, 2019

lucre \ ˈlü-kər \ noun 1. informal term for money 2. the excess of revenues over outlays in a given period of time (including depreciation and other non-cash expenses) 3. relating to lucrative - producing a great deal of prof...

Mellifluous (10.28.2019)

October 28, 2019

mellifluous \ me-ˈli-flə-wəs , mə-\ adjective : pleasing to the ear, like a melody

Brevity (10.25.2019)

October 25, 2019

brevity \ ˈbre-və-tē \ noun 1. the attribute of being brief or fleeting 2. the use of brief expressions ...

Ad Hominem (10.24.2019)

October 24, 2019

ad hominem \ (ˈ)ad-ˈhä-mə-ˌnem , -nəm\ adjective : appealing to personal considerations (rather than to fact or reason) ...

Exigency (10.23.2019)

October 23, 2019

exigency \ ˈek-sə-jən(t)-sē , ig-ˈzi-jən(t)- \ noun 1. a pressing or urgent situation 2. a sudden unforeseen crisis (usually involving danger) that requires immediate action ...

Recondite (10.22.2019)

October 22, 2019

recondite \ ˈre-kən-ˌdīt , ri-ˈkän- \ adjective : difficult to penetrate; incomprehensible to one possessing ordinary understanding or knowledge ...

Fatuous (10.15.2019)

October 15, 2019

fatuous \ ˈfa-chü-əs , -tyü- \ adjective : devoid of intelligence, silly

Neophyte (10.14.2019)

October 14, 2019

neophyte \ ˈnē-ə-ˌfīt \ noun noun: any new participant in some activity ...

Surfeit (10.11.2019)

October 11, 2019

surfeit \ ˈsər-fət \ verb and noun verb: indulge (one’s appetite) to satiety verb: supply or feed to surfeit noun: the state of being more than full noun: eating until excessively full noun: the quality of bein...

Telekinesis (10.10.2019)

October 10, 2019

telekinesis \ ˌte-li-kə-ˈnē-səs , -kī-\ noun : the power to move something by thinking about it without the application of physical force ...

Megalopolis (10.9.2019)

October 9, 2019

megalopolis \ ˌme-gə-ˈlä-pə-ləs \ noun : a very large urban complex (usually involving several cities and towns) ...

Bunkum (10.8.2019)

October 8, 2019

bunkum \ ˈbəŋ-kəm \ noun : nonsense, especially ludicrously false statements

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