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Word of the Day – June 9 – Uncouth

Adjective: Uncouth (un-KOOTH)Definition: 1. Strange or clumsy in shape or appearance; outlandish 2. Lacking in polish and grace; rugged 3. Awkward and uncultivated...

Word of the Day – June 8 – Reciprocate

Verb: Reciprocate (rih-SIP-ruh-kayt)Definition: 1. To move backward and forward alternately 2. To give and take mutually 3. To make a...

Word of the Day – June 7 – Pomaceous

Adjective: Pomaceous (poh-MAY-shus)Definition: of or relating to applesSample sentence: The back porch held a sweet, pomaceous aroma, and immediately I...

Word of the Day – June 6 – Banshee

Noun: Banshee (Ban-shee)Definition: A female spirit in Gaelic folklore whose appearance or wailing warns a family that one of them will...

Word of the Day – June 3 – Nictitate

Verb: Nictitate (NIK-tuh-tayt)Definition: WinkSample sentence: Timothy developed a tic in his eyelid that caused it to nictitate on occasion.

Word of the Day – June 2 – Lambent

Adjective: Lambent (LAM-bunt)Definition: 1. Playing lightly on of over a surface: flowing 2. Softly bright or radiant 3. Marked by lightness...

Word of the Day – June 1 – Iota

Noun: Iota (eye-OH-tuh)Definition: 1. 9th letter of the Greek alphabet 2. An infinitesimal amount: jotSample sentence: The prosecution made an aggressive...

Word of the Day – May 31 – Deleterious

Adjective: Deleterious (del-uh-TEER-ee-us)Definition: Harmful, often in a subtle or unexpected way.Sample sentence: Margie is convinced that violent television programs will...

Word of the Day – May 30 – Bombard

Verb: Bombard (bahm-BARD)Definition: 1. To attack, especially with artillery or bombers 2. To assail vigorously or persistently as with questions 3. To subject to the...

Word of the Day – May 27 – Breadbasket

Noun: Breadbasket (BRED-bass-kut)Definition: 1. Stomach 2. A major cereal-producing regionSample sentence: We were playing dodgeball, and the ball hit me right in...