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Quaver (9.12.2019)

September 12, 2019

quaver \ ˈkwā-vər \ verb and noun verb: give off unsteady sounds, alternating in amplitude or frequency verb: sing or play with trills, alternating with the half note above or below noun: a tremulous sound noun: a musical no...

Segue (9.5.2019)

September 5, 2019

segue \ ˈse-(ˌ)gwā , ˈsā- \ noun and verb noun: the introductory section of a story verb: the act of changing smoothly from one state or situation to another ...

Expatiate (8.29.2019)

August 29, 2019

expatiate \ ek-ˈspā-shē-ˌāt \ verb 1. add details, such as to an account or idea 2. clarify the meaning of and discourse in a learned way, usually in writing ...

Logorrhea (8.22.2019)

August 22, 2019

logorrhea \ ˌlȯ-gə-ˈrē-ə , ˌlä- \ noun : pathologically excessive (and often incoherent) talking ...

Travail (5.23.2019)

May 23, 2019

travail \ trə-ˈvāl , ˈtra-ˌvāl\ noun and verb noun: use of physical or mental energy; hard work noun: concluding state of pregnancy; from the onset of contractions to the birth of a child verb: work hard ...

Busk (5.16.2019)

May 16, 2019

busk \ ˈbəsk \ verb : play music in a public place and solicit money for it ...

Lede (5.9.2019)

May 9, 2019

lede \ ˈlēd \ noun : the introductory section of a story ...

Nonpareil (5.2.2019)

May 2, 2019

nonpareil \ ˌnän-pə-ˈrel \ noun and adjective noun: model of excellence or perfection of a kind; one having no equal noun: colored beads of sugar used as a topping on e.g. candies and cookies noun: a flat disk of chocolate...

Endemic (4.25.2019)

April 25, 2019

endemic \ en-ˈde-mik , in-\ adjective and noun adjective: native to or confined to a certain region adjective: originating where it is found adjective: of or relating to a disease (or anything resembling a disease) constant...


April 18, 2019

exculpate \ ˈek-(ˌ)skəl-ˌpāt \ verb : pronounce not guilty of criminal charges ...

Plangent (4.11.2019)

April 11, 2019

plangent \ ˈplan-jənt \ adjective : loud and resounding

Extemporize (4.4.2019)

April 4, 2019

extemporize \ ik-ˈstem-pə-ˌrīz \ verb 1. perform without preparation 2. manage in a makeshift way; make do with whatever is at hand ...