Word of the Day: Aplomb
Word of the Day: Aplomb, noun
- Self-confidence or assurance, esp. when in a demanding situation.Synonyms: self-confidence – self-assurance.
“Her aplomb was evident by her quick response with no doubt or hesitation.”
Word of the Day: Erudite
Word of the Day: Erudite, adjective
- Characterized by extensive reading or knowledge; learned.
“Fantasy baseball, in its modern form, was born 30 years ago as a diversion played by a group of erudite baseball fans.” – John Oudens, “Fantasy Baseball”, New York Times, January 23, 2010
Word of the Day: Antic
Word of the Day: Antic, adjective
- Ludicrous; funny.
- Fantastic; odd; grotesque: an antic disposition.
- Usually, antics. a) A playful trick or prank; caper. b) A grotesque, fantastic, or ludicrous gesture, act, or posture.
“Chuck was known for his strange antics.”
Word of the Day: Simper
Word of the Day: Simper , verb
- To smile in a silly, self-conscious way.
- To say with a simper
as a noun:
- A silly, self-conscious smile.
“It was more a simper than a smile; a pleased, self-satisfied simper.” - John L’Heureux, A Woman Run Mad
Word of the Day: Polyglot
Word of the Day: Polyglot, noun
- A person having a speaking, reading, or writing knowledge of several languages.
- A book, especially a Bible, containing several versions of the same text in different languages.
- A mixture or confusion of languages.
“My friend is a polyglot. He can speak French,German, Latin, Spanish and Japanese.”
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Word of the Day: Penchant
Word of the Day: Penchant, noun
1. A definite liking; a strong inclination.
“The young couple had a penchant for Italian restaurants and romantic films.”
Word of the Day: Tirade
Word of the Day: Tirade, noun
- a long angry or violent speech.
- a prolonged outburst of bitter, outspoken denunciation: “a tirade against smoking”.
- a long, vehement speech: “a tirade in the Senate.”
- a passage dealing with a single theme or idea, as in poetry: “the stately tirades of Corneille.”
“Max launches a tirade against boyd’s would be in-laws.”
Word of the Day: Laudable
Word of the Day: Laudable, adjective
- worthy of praise : commendable, Deserving commendation; praiseworthy.
“Improving the schools is a laudable goal.”