Word of the Day Archive


March 29, 2015

globular - globe-shaped; spherical.

March 28, 2015

pepper-upper - something, as a food, beverage, or pill, that provides a temporary period of energy and alertness.

March 27, 2015

cantillate - to chant; intone.

March 26, 2015

forsooth - (now used in derision or to express disbelief) in truth; in fact; indeed.

March 25, 2015

dendrochronology - the science dealing with the study of the annual rings of trees in determining the dates and chronological order of past events.

March 24, 2015

furtherance - the act of furthering; promotion; advancement.

March 23, 2015

nonevent - an occurrence of only superficial interest or content; a dull or insignificant occasion.

March 22, 2015

gibber - to speak inarticulately or meaninglessly.