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Word of the Day – Mar. 1 – Clepsydra

Noun: Clepsydra  (KLEP-suh-druh)Definition: An instrument designed to measure time by the fall or flow of a quantity of water: water clock.Sample sentence: The ancient...

Word of the Day – Nov. 26 – Sederunt

Noun: Sederunt  (suh-DEER-unt)Definition: A prolonged sitting, as for a discussion.Sample sentence: The conference will begin with an informal, job fair-style briefing for the group ...

Word of the Day – Nov. 21 – Ratiocination

Noun: Ratiocination  (rat-ee-oh-suh-NAY-shun)Definition:1. The process of exact thinking: reasoning.2. A reasoned train of thought.Sample sentence: Edgar Allan Poe's detective story "Murder in the Rue...

Word of the Day – June 15 – Exigent

Adjective:   Exigent    (EK-suh-junt)Definition:1. Requiring immediate aid or action.2. Requiring or calling for much: demanding.Sample sentence: The computer technician complained that customers' requests were...

Word of the Day – May 15 – Recalcitrant

Adjective: Recalcitrant (rih-KAL-suh-trunt)Definition:1. Obstinately defiant of authority or restraint.2. Difficult to manage or operate, not responsive to treatment: resistant.Sample sentence: Anna's doctor ordered...

Word of the Day – May 7 – Satiety

Noun: Satiety (suh-TYE-uh-tee)Definition:1. The quality or state of being fed or gratified to or beyond capacity: fullness.2. The revulsion or disgust...

Word of the Day – Feb. 23 – Exegesis

Noun: Exegesis (ek-suh-JEE-sis)Definition: Exposition, explanation, especially an explanation or critical interpretation of a text.Sample sentence: For his senior thesis, John wrote an exegesis...

Word of the Day – Jan. 23 – Crucible

Noun: Crucible (KROO-suh-bul)Definition:1. A vessel in which metals or other substances are heated to a very high temperature or melted.2. A severe test.3....

Word of the Day – Jan. 15 – Ostensible

Adjective: Ostensible (ah-STEN-suh-bul)Definition:1. Intended for display: open to view.2. Being such in appearance: plausible rather than demonstrably true or real.Sample sentence:...

Word of the Day – Nov. 25 – Elucidate

Verb: Elucidate (ih-LOO-suh-dayt)Definition:1. To make lucid especially by explanation or analysis.2. To give a clarifying explanation.Sample sentence: During his speech, the governor attempted...