Nov
23

WOTD: nook

noun a corner or small recessed area, esp. in a room.She settled into her cozy reading nook with a cup of tea and a good mystery. See the full entry edit

Nov
22

WOTD: botany

noun the branch of biological science that deals with the classification and study of plants.She chose to study botany because she’d always been fascinated with the structure of plants. See the full entry edit

Nov
20

Weekly Quiz

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Nov
19

WOTD: fugitive

transitive verb someone who is escaping or running away, as from the police, persecution, responsibilities, or the like.Friends of the fugitive had been hiding him from the police. See the full entry edit

Nov
18

WOTD: oust

transitive verb to force out; expel or eject, as from a place or position.Army leaders ousted the dictator. See the full entry edit