Category: Word of the Day

Daily definitions and usage information for all who want to increase and hone their vocabulary.

Apr
10
2017

nebulous

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neb y@ l@s

adjective
hazy, confused, or indistinct.
You won’t convince anyone of your point using such nebulous reasoning.
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Apr
03
2017

winsome

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wIn s@m

adjective
attractive or charming; winning.
The little girl charmed the casting director with her winsome smile and genuinely sweet demeanor.
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Mar
28
2017

charnel

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char n@l

noun
a place for depositing human corpses or their bones.

adjective
of, suitable for, or suggesting a charnel.
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Mar
26
2017

abash

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@ baesh

transitive verb
to cause to feel embarrassed, uneasy, or ashamed.
He was abashed by his drunken behavior of the night before.
One disapproving glance from her father was enough to abash her.
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Mar
20
2017

vouchsafe

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vaUch seIf   [or]  vauch seIf

transitive verb
to grant or give with condescension or as a special favor.
At long last, the company president vouchsafed us fifteen minutes of his precious time to air our grievances.
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