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Sidle (1-17-2019)

January 17, 2019

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sidle \ˈsī-dᵊl \ verb 1. move sideways 2. move unobtrusively or furtively ...

Prodigious (12-20-2018)

December 20, 2018

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prodigious \prə-ˈdi-jəs \ adjective 1. so great in size or force or extent as to elicit awe 2. far beyond what is usual in magnitude or degree 3. of momentous or ominous significance ...

Egregious (12-13-2018)

December 13, 2018

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egregious \i-ˈgrē-jəs \ adjective : conspicuously and outrageously bad or reprehensible ...

Inundate (12-6-2018)

December 6, 2018

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inundate \ˈi-(ˌ)nən-ˌdāt \ verb 1. fill or cover completely, usually with water 2. fill quickly beyond capacity; as with a liquid ...

Cull (11-29-2018)

November 29, 2018

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  cull \ˈkəl \ verb and noun verb: remove something that has been rejected verb: look for and gather noun: the person or thing that is rejected or set aside as inferior in quality ...

Abrogate (11-8-2018)

November 8, 2018

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

Provender (11-1-2018)

November 1, 2018

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

Ossify (10-26-2018)

October 26, 2018

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

Choleric (10-18-2018)

October 17, 2018

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choleric \ ˈkä-lə-rik , kə-ˈler-ik \ adjective 1. characterized by anger 2. quickly aroused to anger 3. easily moved to anger ...

Vitiate (10-11-2018)

October 11, 2018

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vitiate \ ˈvi-shē-ˌāt \ verb 1. make imperfect 2. corrupt morally or by intemperance or sensuality ...

Halcyon (Thursday 10-4-2018)

October 4, 2018

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halcyon \ ˈhal-sē-ən \ noun and adjective noun: a mythical bird said to breed at the time of the winter solstice in a nest floating on the sea and to have the power of calming the winds and waves adjective: idyllically ...

Prostrate (Thursday)

September 27, 2018

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prostrate \ ˈprä-ˌstrāt \ adjective and verb adjective: stretched out and lying at full length along the ground adjective: lying face downward verb: get into a prostrate position, as in submission verb: throw down flat, a...

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