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Maelstrom (5.22.2019)

May 23, 2019

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maelstrom \ ˈmāl-strəm , -ˌsträm\ noun 1. a powerful circular current of water (usually the result of conflicting tides) 2. a state of confusion or turmoil ...

Polymath (5.15.2019)

May 15, 2019

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polymath \ ˈpä-lē-ˌmath \ noun : a person of great and varied learning ...

Gravitas (5.8.2019)

May 8, 2019

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gravitas \ ˈgra-və-ˌtäs , -ˌtas \ noun : formality in bearing and appearance ...

Molder (5.1.2019)

May 1, 2019

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molder \ ˈmōl-dər \ verb : break down, decay

Dearth (4.24.2019)

April 24, 2019

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dearth \ ˈdərth \ noun 1. an insufficient quantity or number 2. an acute insufficiency ...

Redoubtable (4.17.2019)

April 18, 2019

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redoubtable \ ri-ˈdau̇-tə-bəl \ adjective 1. inspiring fear 2. worthy of respect or honor ...

Facetious (4.10.2019)

April 10, 2019

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facetious \ fə-ˈsē-shəs \ adjective : inappropriately clever or amusing in tone ...

Transmorgrify (4.3.2019)

April 3, 2019

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transmogrify \ tran(t)s-ˈmä-grə-ˌfī , tranz-\ verb : change completely the nature or appearance of ...

Dirigible (3.27.2019)

March 27, 2019

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dirigible \ ˈdir-ə-jə-bəl , də-ˈri-jə- \ noun and adjective noun: a steerable self-propelled aircraft adjective: capable of being steered or directed ...

Carrel (3.13.2019)

March 13, 2019

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carrel \ ˈker-əl , ˈka-rəl\ noun : small individual study area in a library ...

Inculcate (3.6.2019)

March 6, 2019

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inculcate \ in-ˈkəl-ˌkāt , ˈin-(ˌ) \ verb : teach and impress by frequent repetitions or admonitions ...

Safari (2.27.2019)

February 27, 2019

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Did you know that SAFARI is Swahili for journey? Safari: NOUN trip, voyage, journey  

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