Monday March 2, 2015

Today's Word of the Day

Mar
02
2015

Amorous

Amorous adj. Showing, feeling, or relating to sexual desire. “She did not appreciate his amorous advances.”

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Daily Word Archives
Mar
01
2015

Maniacal

Maniacal adj. Characterized by excessive enthusiasm or excitement. “A maniacal grin on his face.”

Feb
28
2015

Sartorial

Sartorial adj. Of or relating to tailoring, clothes, or style of dress. “Sartorial taste; “Sartorial elegance.”

Feb
27
2015

Circumspect

Circumspect adj Wary and unwilling to take risks. “His circumspect approach to investing.”

Feb
26
2015

Apocryphal

Apocryphal adj. Of doubtful authenticity, although widely circulated as being true. “Apocryphal stories dating from Hollywood’s golden age.”

Feb
25
2015

Coltish

Coltish adj. Energetic but awkward in one’s movements or behavior. Playful, not trained or disciplined. “Coltish horseplay to celebrate their graduation.”

Feb
24
2015

Glower

Glower v. Have an angry or sullen look on one’s face; scowl. “The librarian glowered at her for talking too loud.”

Feb
23
2015

Misogynous

Misogynous; Misogyny; Misogynistic adj. Of or characterized by a hatred of women. “Police believe it was a misogynous assault.”

Feb
22
2015

Luddite

Luddite n. A person opposed to increased industrialization or new technology, and is often someone who is incompetent when using new technology. “He was a luddite that preferred his typewriter over a computer.”

Feb
21
2015

Conflate

Conflate v. Combine two or more texts, ideas, etc. into one. “Their ideas were conflated in ways that were not helpful.”