Word of the Day

Wednesday, February 8, 2017


Ardent \ˈär-dənt\ (adjective)- having or showing very strong feelings
: characterized by warmth of feeling typically expressed in eagerness; zealous; impassioned

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Tuesday, February 7, 2017


Recidivism \ri-ˈsi-də-ˌvi-zəm\ (noun)- a tendency to relapse into a previous condition or mode of behavior; especially a relapse into criminal behavior

Word of the Day

Monday, February 6, 2017


Vernacular \və(r)-ˈna-kyə-lər\ (adjective)- of, relating to, or using the language of ordinary speech rather than formal writing
: of or relating to the common style of a particular time, place, or group

Word of the Day

Thursday, January 26, 2017


Vigor \ˈvi-gər\ (noun)- strength, energy, or determination
: active bodily or mental strength or force

Word of the Day

Monday, January 24, 2017


Decorous \di-ˈkȯr-əs\ (adjective)- correct and polite in a particular situation
: marked by propriety and good taste

Word of the Day

Friday January 20, 2017


Emphatic \im-ˈfa-tik\ (adjective)- : said or done in a forceful or definite way
: express oneself by speaking or acting in a forceful way or taking decisive action
: uttered with or marked by emphasis
: attracting special attention

Word of the Day

Thursday, January 19, 2017


Rambunctious \ram-ˈbəŋk-shəs\ (adjective)- uncontrolled in a way that is playful or full of energy

: marked by uncontrollable exuberance : unruly

Word of the Day

Wednesday, January 18, 2017


Expatiate \ek-ˈspā-shē-ˌāt\ (intransitive verb)- to speak or write about something at length in a way that includes a lot of details or uses many words

: to move about freely or at will : wander