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Word of the Day – June 23 – Absinthe

Noun:  Absinthe  (AB-sinth)Definition:  A green liqueur which is flavored with wormwood, anise and other aromatic herbs and commercial production of which is banned in...

Word of the Day – June 22 – Decry

Verb:  Decry  (dih-KRY)Definition:1. To depreciate (as a coin) officially or publicly2. To express strong disapproval ofSample sentence:  The mission of the group  is to...

Word of the Day – June 21 – Solstice

Noun:  Solstice  (SOHL-stis)Definition:  Either of the two times a year when the sun is at its greatest distance from the celestial equator: about June...

Word of the Day – June 20 – Ritzy

Adjective:  Ritzy  (RIT-see)Definition:1.  Being characteristic of, or befitting a snob:  snobbish2.  Impressively or ostentatiously fancy or stylish:  fashionableSample sentence:  They gathered at the ritzy...

Word of the Day – June 17 – Alterity

Noun:  Alterity  (awl-TAIR-uh-tee)Definition:  Otherness: specifically the quality of state of being radically alien to the conscious self of a particular cultural orientation.Sample sentence:  The...

Word of the Day – June 16 – Efficacious

Adjective:  Efficacious  (ef-uh-KAY-shus)Definition:  Having the power to produce a desired effect.Sample sentence:  Pam knew that the most efficacious remedy for her cold would be...

Word of the Day – June 15 – Lexicographer

Noun:  Lexicographer   (lek-suh-KAH-gruh-fer)Definition:  An author or editor of a dictionaryThe great lexicographer Noah Webster, who wrote the first authoritative dictionary of American English, was born...

Word of the Day – June 14 – Clew

Noun:  Clew  (KLOO)Definition:1.  A ball of thread, yarn or cord2.  Clue3.  A lower corner or metal hoop at the lower corner of a sailSample...

Word of the Day – June 13 – Mumblety-peg

Noun:  Mumblety-peg  (MUM-bul-tee-peg)Definition:  A game in which players try to flip a knife from various positions so that the blade will stick in the...

Word of the Day – June 10 – Mutatis Mutandis

Adverb: Mutatis Mutandis (myoo-TAH-tis-myoo-TAHN-dis)Definition: 1. With the necessary changes having been made 2. With the respective differences having been consideredSample sentence: ...