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Jamboree (11-9-2018)

November 9, 2018

Filed under Friday, NYT Word of the Day

jamboree \ˌjam-bə-ˈrē \ noun : a festive party or celebration

Abrogate (11-8-2018)

November 8, 2018

Filed under NYT Word of the Day, Thursday

abrogate \ ˈa-brə-ˌgāt \ verb : revoke formally

Corona (11-7-2018)

November 7, 2018

Filed under NYT Word of the Day, Wednesday

corona \ kə-ˈrō-nə \ noun 1. one or more circles of light seen around a luminous object 2. the outermost region of the sun’s atmosphere; visible as a white halo during a solar eclipse 3. an electrical discharge accompa...

Auspicious (11-6-2018)

November 6, 2018

Filed under NYT Word of the Day, Tuesday

auspicious \ȯ-ˈspi-shəs \ adjective : auguring favorable circumstances and good luck ...

Jounce (11-5-2018)

November 5, 2018

Filed under Monday, NYT Word of the Day

jounce \ˈjau̇n(t)s \ verb and noun verb: move up and down repeatedly noun: a sudden jarring impact ...

Scimitar (11-2-2018)

November 2, 2018

Filed under Friday, NYT Word of the Day

scimitar \ˈsi-mə-tər, -ˌtär\ noun : a curved saber used in Eastern countries; the edge is on the convex side of the blade ...

Provender (11-1-2018)

November 1, 2018

Filed under NYT Word of the Day, Thursday

provender \ˈprä-vən-dər \ noun 1. food for domestic livestock 2. a stock or supply of foods ...

Bucolic (10-31-2018)

October 31, 2018

Filed under NYT Word of the Day, Wednesday

bucolic \byü-ˈkä-lik \ adjective and noun adjective: relating to shepherds or herdsmen or devoted to raising sheep or cattle adjective: (used with regard to idealized country life) idyllically rustic noun: a country pe...

Pugnacious (10-30-2019)

October 30, 2018

Filed under NYT Word of the Day, Tuesday

pugnacious \ˌpəg-ˈnā-shəs \ adjective 1. ready and able to resort to force or violence 2. tough and callous by virtue of experience ...

Levity (10-29-2018)

October 29, 2018

Filed under Monday, NYT Word of the Day

levity \ˈle-və-tē \ noun 1. a manner lacking seriousness 2. feeling an inappropriate lack of seriousness ...

Ossify (10-26-2018)

October 26, 2018

Filed under NYT Word of the Day, Thursday

ossify \ˈä-sə-ˌfī \ verb 1. become bony 2. cause to become hard and bony 3. make rigid and set into a conventional pattern ...

Contiguous (10-24-2018)

October 24, 2018

Filed under NYT Word of the Day, Wednesday

contiguous \kən-ˈti-gyə-wəs, -gyü-əs\ adjective 1. having a common boundary or edge; abutting; touching 2. connecting without a break; within a common boundary 3. very close or connected in space or time ...

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