Category: Word of the Day
k@ ka f@ n@s
characterized by a discordant, sometimes unpleasant, mixture of sounds.
Some find Stravinsky’s unconventional harmonies cacophonous and jarring.
ae b@r @nt [or] @ ber @nt
straying from what is normal or usual; atypical; anomalous.
Such high scores for this test are certainly aberrant.
the rə pyu tihk
of, pertaining to, or capable of healing; curative.
Exercising in warm water can be therapeutic for people with physical injuries.
guh stə to ri
of or pertaining to the sense of taste or the act of tasting.
rih fek sh@n
1. refreshment of body, mind, or spirit, esp. after hunger or fatigue.
2. food and drink; repast.
At eleven o’clock to the stroke, up came my valet with the morning cup of hippocras, an excellent thing for the qualms, and some slight refection, as the breast of an ortolan or wing of a widgeon.