Category: Word of the Day
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.
sə lu bri əs
favorable to good health; healthy; wholesome.
Red wine appears to be salubrious if drunk in moderation.
any of numerous small, roundish, glassy objects found in various parts of the world and believed to have originated outside the earth’s atmosphere.
spi chə faI
to make a speech, esp. one that is too long or too obviously a harangue.
He used to return home late, worn-out, weary, and hoarse with much speechifying and shouting, and ill-tempered into the bargain. (Eliza Cook’s Journal, vol. 6)