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Witticism

Published on: 30-AUG-2016

Meaning: A witty, brilliant, or original saying or sentiment

Lachrymose

Published on: 29-AUG-2016

Meaning: 1. Showing sorrow; 2. suggestive of or tending to cause tears

Vicissitude

Published on: 26-AUG-2016

Meaning: a change or variation occurring in the course of something; interchange or alternation

Vociferous

Published on: 25-AUG-2016

Meaning: Conspicuously and offensively loud; given to vehement outcry

Vignette

Published on: 24-AUG-2016

Meaning: A picture having a background or that is shaded off gradually.

Wizen

Published on: 23-AUG-2016

Meaning: To become or cause to become withered or dry.

Stratagem

Published on: 22-AUG-2016

Meaning: Any clever trick or device for obtaining an advantage

Gourmand

Published on: 19-AUG-2016

Meaning: A connoisseur in the delicacies of the table.

Antediluvian

Published on: 17-AUG-2016

Meaning: Of or relating to the period before the biblical flood

Blandishment

Published on: 16-AUG-2016

Meaning: Flattery intended to persuade

Compendium

Published on: 12-AUG-2016

Meaning: A concise but comprehensive summary of a larger work

Heterodox

Published on: 11-AUG-2016

Meaning: Characterized by departure from accepted beliefs or standards

Gossamer

Published on: 10-AUG-2016

Meaning: Characterized by unusual lightness and delicacy

Imprecation

Published on: 09-AUG-2016

Meaning: A slanderous accusation

Inchoate

Published on: 08-AUG-2016

Meaning: Only partly in existence; imperfectly formed.

Patois

Published on: 04-AUG-2016

Meaning: A characteristic language of a particular group

Juggernaut

Published on: 03-AUG-2016

Meaning: A massive inexorable force that seems to crush everything in its way

Irresolute

Published on: 03-AUG-2016

Meaning: Uncertain how to act or proceed

Puissant

Published on: 01-AUG-2016

Meaning: Powerful

Riposte

Published on: 29-JUL-2016

Meaning: a quick, sharp return in speech or action

Overweening

Published on: 28-JUL-2016

Meaning: Unrestrained, especially with regard to feelings

Repine

Published on: 27-JUL-2016

Meaning: Express discontent

Perigee

Published on: 26-JUL-2016

Meaning: Periapsis in Earth orbit; the point in its orbit where a satellite is nearest to the Earth

Obsequious

Published on: 25-JUL-2016

Meaning: Attempting to win favor from influential people by flattery

Anodyne

Published on: 22-JUL-2016

Meaning: Capable of relieving pain

Emulate

Published on: 21-JUL-2016

Meaning: imitate with effort to equal or surpass

Undulate

Published on: 20-JUL-2016

Meaning: To move like a wave or in waves.

Sluggard

Published on: 19-JUL-2016

Meaning: A person habitually lazy or idle

Overweening

Published on: 18-JUL-2016

Meaning: Unrestrained, especially with regard to feelings

Sinuous

Published on: 15-JUL-2016

Meaning: Curved or curving in and out

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