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Word of the day – gault

September 7, 2012 Leave a comment

gault
Pronunciation: \ˈgȯlt\
Function: noun
Etymology: perhaps of Scandinavian origin; Read more…

Today’s Word of the Day – Hoary

August 28, 2012 Leave a comment

hoary (adjective) \ˈhȯr-ē\

1 : gray or white with or as if with age
2 : extremely old : ancient <hoary legends>

Word Of The Day – hirsute

August 17, 2012 Leave a comment

hir·sute

adj \ˈhər-ˌsüt, ˈhir-, ˌhər-ˈ, hir-ˈ\

Another Word For A Short Space Of Time …

August 8, 2012 Leave a comment

Instead of saying “a moment”, to denote  a short space of time, how about and interstice

(noun) \in-ˈtər-stəs\ Read more…

Inure – Monday’s $10 Word!

July 30, 2012 Leave a comment

inure

transitive verb
: to accustom to accept something undesirable <children inured to violence>
intransitive verb
: to become of advantage <policies that inure to the benefit of employees>