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  • Word for the Day, FRiday, April 29, 2016 - Sophrosyne

    04/29/2016 4:55:03 AM PDT · by tioga · 38 replies
    Dictionary.com ^ | FRiday | tioga
    In order that we might all raise the level of discourse and expand our language abilities, here is the daily post of "Word for the Day". SophrosyneNounModeration; discretion; prudence. Rules: Everyone must leave a post using the Word for the Day in a sentence. The sentence must, in some way, relate to the news of the day. The Review threads are linked for your edification. ;-) Practice makes perfect.....post on.... Review Threads: Review Thread One: Word For The Day, Thursday 11/14/02: Raffish (Be SURE to check out posts #92 and #111 on this thread!) Review Thread Two: Word For...
  • Word for the Day, Thursday, April 28, 2016 - Renascent

    04/28/2016 5:42:44 AM PDT · by tioga · 40 replies
    FRee Dictionary ^ | Thursday | tioga
    In order that we might all raise the level of discourse and expand our language abilities, here is the daily post of "Word for the Day". RenascentAdjective Coming again into being; showing renewed growth or vigor. Rules: Everyone must leave a post using the Word for the Day in a sentence. The sentence must, in some way, relate to the news of the day. The Review threads are linked for your edification. ;-) Practice makes perfect.....post on.... Review Threads: Review Thread One: Word For The Day, Thursday 11/14/02: Raffish (Be SURE to check out posts #92 and #111 on...
  • Word for the Day, FRiday, April 22, 2016 - Esemplastic

    04/22/2016 6:18:15 AM PDT · by tioga · 33 replies
    FRee Dictionary ^ | FRiday | tioga
    In order that we might all raise the level of discourse and expand our language abilities, here is the daily post of "Word for the Day". EsemplasticAdjectiveHaving the ability to shape diverse elements or concepts into a unified whole; unifying: the esemplastic power of the mind. Rules: Everyone must leave a post using the Word for the Day in a sentence. The sentence must, in some way, relate to the news of the day. The Review threads are linked for your edification. ;-) Practice makes perfect.....post on.... Review Threads: Review Thread One: Word For The Day, Thursday 11/14/02: Raffish...
  • Word for the Day, Thursday, April 21, 2016 - Vagary

    04/21/2016 6:12:51 AM PDT · by tioga · 68 replies
    FRee Dictionary ^ | Thursday | tioga
    In order that we might all raise the level of discourse and expand our language abilities, here is the daily post of "Word for the Day". VagaryNoun 1. An unpredictable development or change of circumstances: the vagaries of mountain weather; the vagaries of business travel. 2. An extravagant or erratic notion or action: could not explain the vagaries of his behavior. Rules: Everyone must leave a post using the Word for the Day in a sentence. The sentence must, in some way, relate to the news of the day. The Review threads are linked for your edification. ;-) Practice...
  • Word for the Day, TAX DAY, 2016 - Blet

    04/15/2016 4:35:09 AM PDT · by tioga · 15 replies
    FRee Dictionary ^ | FRiday | tioga
    In order that we might all raise the level of discourse and expand our language abilities, here is the daily post of "Word for the Day". BletNoun (Plant Pathology) a state of softness or decay in certain fruits, such as the medlar, brought about by overripening Rules: Everyone must leave a post using the Word for the Day in a sentence. The sentence must, in some way, relate to the news of the day. The Review threads are linked for your edification. ;-) Practice makes perfect.....post on.... Review Threads: Review Thread One: Word For The Day, Thursday 11/14/02: Raffish...
  • Word for the Day, Thursday, April 14, 2016 - Eldritch

    04/14/2016 5:51:24 AM PDT · by tioga · 46 replies
    FRee Dictionary ^ | Thursday | tioga
    In order that we might all raise the level of discourse and expand our language abilities, here is the daily post of "Word for the Day". EldritchAdjective Strange or unearthly; eerie. Rules: Everyone must leave a post using the Word for the Day in a sentence. The sentence must, in some way, relate to the news of the day. The Review threads are linked for your edification. ;-) Practice makes perfect.....post on.... Review Threads: Review Thread One: Word For The Day, Thursday 11/14/02: Raffish (Be SURE to check out posts #92 and #111 on this thread!) Review Thread Two:...
  • Word for the Day, FRiday, April 8, 2016 - Obnubilate

    04/08/2016 4:51:19 AM PDT · by tioga · 39 replies
    FRee Dictionary ^ | FRiday | tioga
    In order that we might all raise the level of discourse and expand our language abilities, here is the daily post of "Word for the Day". ObnubilateTr. Verb 1. To darken or obscure with clouds; becloud: a storm that obnubilated the sky. 2. To cause to be unable to think clearly; confuse: Superstition obnubilated their minds. 3. To make hard to understand or follow; obscure: an important idea that was obnubilated by poor writing. Rules: Everyone must leave a post using the Word for the Day in a sentence. The sentence must, in some way, relate to the news...
  • Word for the Day, Thursday, April 7, 2016 - Gruntled

    04/07/2016 5:30:39 AM PDT · by tioga · 55 replies
    FRee Dictionary ^ | Thursday | tioga
    In order that we might all raise the level of discourse and expand our language abilities, here is the daily post of "Word for the Day". GruntledAdjective Happy or contented; satisfied. Rules: Everyone must leave a post using the Word for the Day in a sentence. The sentence must, in some way, relate to the news of the day. The Review threads are linked for your edification. ;-) Practice makes perfect.....post on.... Review Threads: Review Thread One: Word For The Day, Thursday 11/14/02: Raffish (Be SURE to check out posts #92 and #111 on this thread!) Review Thread Two:...
  • Word for the Day, Tuesday, April 5, 2016 - Palliate

    04/05/2016 6:41:25 AM PDT · by tioga · 11 replies
    FRee Dictionary ^ | Tuesday | tioga
    In order that we might all raise the level of discourse and expand our language abilities, here is the daily post of "Word for the Day". PalliateVerb 1. a. To make less severe or intense; mitigate. See Synonyms at relieve. b. To alleviate the symptoms of (a disease or disorder). 2. To make (an offense or crime) seem less serious; extenuate. Rules: Everyone must leave a post using the Word for the Day in a sentence. The sentence must, in some way, relate to the news of the day. The Review threads are linked for your edification. ;-) Practice...
  • Word for the Day, April Fool's Day - Mendacious

    04/01/2016 5:44:53 AM PDT · by tioga · 29 replies
    FRee Dictionary ^ | FRiday | tioga
    In order that we might all raise the level of discourse and expand our language abilities, here is the daily post of "Word for the Day". MendaciousAdjective 1. Lying; untruthful: a mendacious child. 2. False; untrue: a mendacious statement. See Synonyms at dishonest. Rules: Everyone must leave a post using the Word for the Day in a sentence. The sentence must, in some way, relate to the news of the day. The Review threads are linked for your edification. ;-) Practice makes perfect.....post on.... Review Threads: Review Thread One: Word For The Day, Thursday 11/14/02: Raffish (Be SURE to...
  • Word for the Day, Thursday, March 31, 2016 - Intransigent

    03/31/2016 5:55:56 AM PDT · by tioga · 32 replies
    FRee Dictionary ^ | Thursday | tioga
    In order that we might all raise the level of discourse and expand our language abilities, here is the daily post of "Word for the Day". IntransigentAdjective Refusing to moderate a position, especially an extreme position; uncompromising. Rules: Everyone must leave a post using the Word for the Day in a sentence. The sentence must, in some way, relate to the news of the day. The Review threads are linked for your edification. ;-) Practice makes perfect.....post on.... Review Threads: Review Thread One: Word For The Day, Thursday 11/14/02: Raffish (Be SURE to check out posts #92 and #111...
  • Word for the Day, Good FRiday, March 25, 2016 - Beatitude

    03/25/2016 4:57:47 AM PDT · by tioga · 18 replies
    FRee Dictionary ^ | FRiday | tioga
    In order that we might all raise the level of discourse and expand our language abilities, here is the daily post of "Word for the Day". BeatitudeNoun 1. Supreme blessedness or happiness. 2. Beatitude Any of the declarations of blessedness made by Jesus in the Sermon on the Mount. 3. Beatitude Used as a title and form of address for a patriarch in the Armenian Church or a metropolitan in the Russian Orthodox Church: Your Beatitude. Rules: Everyone must leave a post using the Word for the Day in a sentence. The sentence must, in some way, relate to...
  • Word for the Day, Thursday, March 24, 2016 - Panoply

    03/24/2016 5:04:55 AM PDT · by tioga · 53 replies
    FRee Dictionary ^ | Thursday | tioga
    In order that we might all raise the level of discourse and expand our language abilities, here is the daily post of "Word for the Day". PanoplyNoun 1. A splendid or striking array or arrangement: a panoply of colorful flags. 2. Ceremonial attire with all accessories: a portrait of the general in full panoply. 3. Something that covers and protects: a porcupine's panoply of quills. 4. The complete arms and armor of a warrior. Rules: Everyone must leave a post using the Word for the Day in a sentence. The sentence must, in some way, relate to the news...
  • Word for the Day, FRiday, March 18, 2016 -

    03/18/2016 5:54:43 AM PDT · by tioga · 31 replies
    FRee Dictionary ^ | FRiday | tioga
    In order that we might all raise the level of discourse and expand our language abilities, here is the daily post of "Word for the Day". EpistemicAdjective Of, relating to, or involving knowledge; cognitive. Rules: Everyone must leave a post using the Word for the Day in a sentence. The sentence must, in some way, relate to the news of the day. The Review threads are linked for your edification. ;-) Practice makes perfect.....post on.... Review Threads: Review Thread One: Word For The Day, Thursday 11/14/02: Raffish (Be SURE to check out posts #92 and #111 on this thread!)...
  • Word for the Day, Thursday, St. Patrick's Day, March 17, 2016 - Blarney

    03/17/2016 5:50:16 AM PDT · by tioga · 44 replies
    FRee Dictionary ^ | Thursday | tioga
    In order that we might all raise the level of discourse and expand our language abilities, here is the daily post of "Word for the Day". BlarneyNoun 1. Smooth, flattering talk. 2. Deceptive nonsense. Rules: Everyone must leave a post using the Word for the Day in a sentence. The sentence must, in some way, relate to the news of the day. The Review threads are linked for your edification. ;-) Practice makes perfect.....post on.... Review Threads: Review Thread One: Word For The Day, Thursday 11/14/02: Raffish (Be SURE to check out posts #92 and #111 on this thread!)...
  • Word for the Day, FRiday, March 11, 2016 - Psittacism

    03/11/2016 6:06:03 AM PST · by tioga · 26 replies
    FRee Dictionary ^ | FRiday | tioga
    In order that we might all raise the level of discourse and expand our language abilities, here is the daily post of "Word for the Day". PsittacismNoun a mechanical, repetitive, and usually meaningless speech. Rules: Everyone must leave a post using the Word for the Day in a sentence. The sentence must, in some way, relate to the news of the day. The Review threads are linked for your edification. ;-) Practice makes perfect.....post on.... Review Threads: Review Thread One: Word For The Day, Thursday 11/14/02: Raffish (Be SURE to check out posts #92 and #111 on this thread!)...
  • Word for the Day, Thursday, March 10, 2016 - Catawampus

    03/10/2016 4:27:27 AM PST · by tioga · 29 replies
    Dicionary.com ^ | Thursday | tioga
    In order that we might all raise the level of discourse and expand our language abilities, here is the daily post of "Word for the Day". CatawampusAdjective 1. askew; awry. 2. positioned diagonally; cater-cornered. Adverb 3. diagonally; obliquely: Rules: Everyone must leave a post using the Word for the Day in a sentence. The sentence must, in some way, relate to the news of the day. The Review threads are linked for your edification. ;-) Practice makes perfect.....post on.... Review Threads: Review Thread One: Word For The Day, Thursday 11/14/02: Raffish (Be SURE to check out posts #92 and...
  • Word for the Day, FRiday, March 4, 2016 - Zaftig

    03/04/2016 5:21:50 AM PST · by tioga · 142 replies
    FRee Dictionary ^ | FRiday | tioga
    In order that we might all raise the level of discourse and expand our language abilities, here is the daily post of "Word for the Day". ZaftigAdjective (of a woman) having a pleasantly plump figure. Rules: Everyone must leave a post using the Word for the Day in a sentence. The sentence must, in some way, relate to the news of the day. The Review threads are linked for your edification. ;-) Practice makes perfect.....post on.... Review Threads: Review Thread One: Word For The Day, Thursday 11/14/02: Raffish (Be SURE to check out posts #92 and #111 on this...
  • Word for the Day, Thursday, March 3, 2016 - Rodomontade

    03/03/2016 5:25:25 AM PST · by tioga · 44 replies
    FRee Dictionary ^ | Thursday | tioga
    In order that we might all raise the level of discourse and expand our language abilities, here is the daily post of "Word for the Day".RodomontadeNoun Pretentious boasting or bragging; bluster: "a detestable compound of vulgarity and rodomontade" (John Morley). Adjective Pretentiously boastful or bragging. VerbTo boast or brag. Rules: Everyone must leave a post using the Word for the Day in a sentence. The sentence must, in some way, relate to the news of the day. The Review threads are linked for your edification. ;-) Practice makes perfect.....post on.... Review Threads: Review Thread One: Word For The Day,...
  • Word for the Day, FRiday, February 26, 2016 - Palaver

    02/26/2016 4:47:08 AM PST · by tioga · 57 replies
    FRee Dictionary ^ | FRiday | tioga
    In order that we might all raise the level of discourse and expand our language abilities, here is the daily post of "Word for the Day". PalaverNoun 1. a. Idle chatter. b. Talk intended to charm or beguile. 2. A negotiation or discussion concerning matters in dispute, especially in the traditional cultures of West Africa. Verb To talk idly or at length. Rules: Everyone must leave a post using the Word for the Day in a sentence. The sentence must, in some way, relate to the news of the day. The Review threads are linked for your edification. ;-)...
  • Word for the Day, Thursday, February 25, 2016 - Sylvan

    02/25/2016 2:55:07 AM PST · by tioga · 60 replies
    FRee Dictionary ^ | Thursday | tioga
    In order that we might all raise the level of discourse and expand our language abilities, here is the daily post of "Word for the Day". SylvanNoun One that lives in or frequents the woods. Rules: Everyone must leave a post using the Word for the Day in a sentence. The sentence must, in some way, relate to the news of the day. The Review threads are linked for your edification. ;-) Practice makes perfect.....post on.... Review Threads: Review Thread One: Word For The Day, Thursday 11/14/02: Raffish (Be SURE to check out posts #92 and #111 on this...
  • Word for the Day, FRiday, February 19, 2016 - Fubsy

    02/19/2016 4:28:18 AM PST · by tioga · 34 replies
    FRee Dictionary ^ | FRiday | tioga
    In order that we might all raise the level of discourse and expand our language abilities, here is the daily post of "Word for the Day".FubsyAdjective Somewhat fat and squat. Rules: Everyone must leave a post using the Word for the Day in a sentence. The sentence must, in some way, relate to the news of the day. The Review threads are linked for your edification. ;-) Practice makes perfect.....post on.... Review Threads: Review Thread One: Word For The Day, Thursday 11/14/02: Raffish (Be SURE to check out posts #92 and #111 on this thread!) Review Thread Two: Word...
  • Word for the Day, Wednesday, February 17, 2016 - Invidious

    02/17/2016 7:26:51 AM PST · by tioga · 43 replies
    FRee Dictionary ^ | Wednesday | tioga
    In order that we might all raise the level of discourse and expand our language abilities, here is the daily post of "Word for the Day".InvidiousAdjective 1. Tending to rouse ill will, animosity, or resentment: invidious accusations. 2. Offensive and unfair: invidious distinctions. 3. Archaic Envious. Rules: Everyone must leave a post using the Word for the Day in a sentence. The sentence must, in some way, relate to the news of the day. The Review threads are linked for your edification. ;-) Practice makes perfect.....post on.... Review Threads: Review Thread One: Word For The Day, Thursday 11/14/02: Raffish...
  • Word for the Day, Tuesday, February 16, 2016 - Fallacious

    02/16/2016 7:29:14 AM PST · by tioga · 35 replies
    FRee Dictionary ^ | Tuesday | tioga
    In order that we might all raise the level of discourse and expand our language abilities, here is the daily post of "Word for the Day". FallaciousAdjective 1. Containing or based on a fallacy: a fallacious assumption. 2. Tending to mislead; deceptive: fallacious testimony. Rules: Everyone must leave a post using the Word for the Day in a sentence. The sentence must, in some way, relate to the news of the day. The Review threads are linked for your edification. ;-) Practice makes perfect.....post on.... Review Threads: Review Thread One: Word For The Day, Thursday 11/14/02: Raffish (Be SURE...
  • Word for the Day, Monday, February 15,2016 - Louche

    02/15/2016 7:15:03 AM PST · by tioga · 113 replies
    FRee Dictionary ^ | Monday | tioga
    In order that we might all raise the level of discourse and expand our language abilities, here is the daily post of "Word for the Day". LoucheAdjective Of questionable morality or repute. Rules: Everyone must leave a post using the Word for the Day in a sentence. The sentence must, in some way, relate to the news of the day. The Review threads are linked for your edification. ;-) Practice makes perfect.....post on.... Review Threads: Review Thread One: Word For The Day, Thursday 11/14/02: Raffish (Be SURE to check out posts #92 and #111 on this thread!) Review Thread...
  • Word for the Day, FRiday, February 12, 2016 - Unctuous

    02/12/2016 5:38:01 AM PST · by tioga · 43 replies
    FRee Dictionary ^ | FRiday | tioga
    In order that we might all raise the level of discourse and expand our language abilities, here is the daily post of "Word for the Day". UnctuousAdjective 1. slippery or greasy 2. affecting an oily charm Rules: Everyone must leave a post using the Word for the Day in a sentence. The sentence must, in some way, relate to the news of the day. The Review threads are linked for your edification. ;-) Practice makes perfect.....post on.... Review Threads: Review Thread One: Word For The Day, Thursday 11/14/02: Raffish (Be SURE to check out posts #92 and #111 on...
  • Word for the Day, Thursday, February 11, 2016 - Invidious

    02/11/2016 4:16:29 AM PST · by tioga · 93 replies
    FRee Dictionary ^ | Thursday | tioga
    In order that we might all raise the level of discourse and expand our language abilities, here is the daily post of "Word for the Day". InvidiousAdjective 1. incurring or tending to arouse resentment, unpopularity, etc: an invidious task. 2. (of comparisons or distinctions) unfairly or offensively discriminating 3. obsolete grudging; envious Rules: Everyone must leave a post using the Word for the Day in a sentence. The sentence must, in some way, relate to the news of the day. The Review threads are linked for your edification. ;-) Practice makes perfect.....post on.... Review Threads: Review Thread One: Word...
  • Word for the Day, FRiday, February 5, 2016 - Apocryphal

    02/05/2016 3:56:28 AM PST · by tioga · 36 replies
    FRee Dictionary ^ | FRiday | tioga
    In order that we might all raise the level of discourse and expand our language abilities, here is the daily post of "Word for the Day". ApocryphalAdjective 1. of questionable authenticity 2. (Bible) (sometimes capital) of or like the Apocrypha 3. untrue; counterfeit Rules: Everyone must leave a post using the Word for the Day in a sentence. The sentence must, in some way, relate to the news of the day. The Review threads are linked for your edification. ;-) Practice makes perfect.....post on.... Review Threads: Review Thread One: Word For The Day, Thursday 11/14/02: Raffish (Be SURE to...
  • Word for the Day, Thursday, February 4, 2016 - Nascent

    02/04/2016 4:00:07 AM PST · by tioga · 43 replies
    FRee Dictionary ^ | Thursday | tioga
    In order that we might all raise the level of discourse and expand our language abilities, here is the daily post of "Word for the Day". NascentAdjective Coming into existence; emerging: "the moral shock of our nascent imperialism" (Richard Hofstadter). Rules: Everyone must leave a post using the Word for the Day in a sentence. The sentence must, in some way, relate to the news of the day. The Review threads are linked for your edification. ;-) Practice makes perfect.....post on.... Review Threads: Review Thread One: Word For The Day, Thursday 11/14/02: Raffish (Be SURE to check out posts...
  • Word for the Day, FRiday, January 29, 2016 - Obstreperous

    01/29/2016 4:46:50 AM PST · by tioga · 33 replies
    FRee Dictionary ^ | FRiday | tioga
    In order that we might all raise the level of discourse and expand our language abilities, here is the daily post of "Word for the Day". ObstreperousAdjective Noisily unruly or defiant: The restaurant owner ejected the obstreperous customer. Rules: Everyone must leave a post using the Word for the Day in a sentence. The sentence must, in some way, relate to the news of the day. The Review threads are linked for your edification. ;-) Practice makes perfect.....post on.... Review Threads: Review Thread One: Word For The Day, Thursday 11/14/02: Raffish (Be SURE to check out posts #92 and...
  • Word for the Day, Thursday, January 28, 2016 - Pecksniffian

    01/28/2016 3:55:25 AM PST · by tioga · 104 replies
    FRee Dictionary ^ | Thursday | tioga
    In order that we might all raise the level of discourse and expand our language abilities, here is the daily post of "Word for the Day". PecksniffianAdjective Hypocritically benevolent; sanctimonious. Rules: Everyone must leave a post using the Word for the Day in a sentence. The sentence must, in some way, relate to the news of the day. The Review threads are linked for your edification. ;-) Practice makes perfect.....post on.... Review Threads: Review Thread One: Word For The Day, Thursday 11/14/02: Raffish (Be SURE to check out posts #92 and #111 on this thread!) Review Thread Two: Word...
  • Word for the Day, FRiday, January 22, 2016 -

    01/22/2016 4:31:41 AM PST · by tioga · 66 replies
    FRee Dictionary ^ | FRiday | tioga
    In order that we might all raise the level of discourse and expand our language abilities, here is the daily post of "Word for the Day". BumptiousAdjective Offensively self-assertive or conceited. Rules: Everyone must leave a post using the Word for the Day in a sentence. The sentence must, in some way, relate to the news of the day. The Review threads are linked for your edification. ;-) Practice makes perfect.....post on.... Review Threads: Review Thread One: Word For The Day, Thursday 11/14/02: Raffish (Be SURE to check out posts #92 and #111 on this thread!) Review Thread Two:...
  • Word for the Day, Thursday, January 21, 2016 - Peccable

    01/21/2016 7:07:46 AM PST · by tioga · 56 replies
    FRee Dictionary ^ | Thursday | tioga
    In order that we might all raise the level of discourse and expand our language abilities, here is the daily post of "Word for the Day". PeccableAdjective Liable to sin; susceptible to temptation. Rules: Everyone must leave a post using the Word for the Day in a sentence. The sentence must, in some way, relate to the news of the day. The Review threads are linked for your edification. ;-) Practice makes perfect.....post on.... Review Threads: Review Thread One: Word For The Day, Thursday 11/14/02: Raffish (Be SURE to check out posts #92 and #111 on this thread!) Review...
  • Word for the Day, Monday, January 18, 2016 - Chimera

    01/18/2016 7:04:36 AM PST · by tioga · 40 replies
    FRee Dictionary ^ | Monday | tioga
    In order that we might all raise the level of discourse and expand our language abilities, here is the daily post of "Word for the Day". ChimeraNoun 1. Greek Mythology A fire-breathing female monster usually represented as a composite of a lion, goat, and serpent. 2. An imaginary monster made up of grotesquely disparate parts. Rules: Everyone must leave a post using the Word for the Day in a sentence. The sentence must, in some way, relate to the news of the day. The Review threads are linked for your edification. ;-) Practice makes perfect.....post on.... Review Threads: Review...
  • Word for the Day, FRiday, January 15, 2016 - Reify

    01/15/2016 6:48:29 AM PST · by tioga · 26 replies
    Dicionary.com ^ | FRiday | tioga
    In order that we might all raise the level of discourse and expand our language abilities, here is the daily post of "Word for the Day". ReifyVerb To regard or treat (an abstraction) as if it had concrete or material existence. Rules: Everyone must leave a post using the Word for the Day in a sentence. The sentence must, in some way, relate to the news of the day. The Review threads are linked for your edification. ;-) Practice makes perfect.....post on.... Review Threads: Review Thread One: Word For The Day, Thursday 11/14/02: Raffish (Be SURE to check out...
  • Word for the Day, Thursday, January 14, 2015 - Mome

    01/14/2016 5:32:48 AM PST · by tioga · 16 replies
    FRee Dictionary ^ | Thursday | tioga
    In order that we might all raise the level of discourse and expand our language abilities, here is the daily post of "Word for the Day". MomeNoun Archaic. a fool; blockhead. Rules: Everyone must leave a post using the Word for the Day in a sentence. The sentence must, in some way, relate to the news of the day. The Review threads are linked for your edification. ;-) Practice makes perfect.....post on.... Review Threads: Review Thread One: Word For The Day, Thursday 11/14/02: Raffish (Be SURE to check out posts #92 and #111 on this thread!) Review Thread Two:...
  • Word for the Day, FRiday, January 8, 2015 - Jackanape

    01/08/2016 4:08:58 AM PST · by tioga · 48 replies
    FRee Dictionary ^ | FRiday | tioga
    In order that we might all raise the level of discourse and expand our language abilities, here is the daily post of "Word for the Day". JackanapeNoun1. A conceited or impudent person. 2. A mischievous child. 3. Archaic A monkey or an ape. Rules: Everyone must leave a post using the Word for the Day in a sentence. The sentence must, in some way, relate to the news of the day. The Review threads are linked for your edification. ;-) Practice makes perfect.....post on.... Review Threads: Review Thread One: Word For The Day, Thursday 11/14/02: Raffish (Be SURE to...
  • Word for the Day, Thursday, January 7, 2015 - Incarnation

    01/07/2016 3:41:50 AM PST · by tioga · 53 replies
    FRee Dictionary ^ | Thursday | tioga
    In order that we might all raise the level of discourse and expand our language abilities, here is the daily post of "Word for the Day". IncarnationNoun 1. a. The act of incarnating. b. The condition of being incarnated. 2. Incarnation Christianity The doctrine that the Son of God was conceived in the womb of Mary and that Jesus is true God and true man. 3. A bodily manifestation of a supernatural being. 4. One who is believed to personify a given abstract quality or idea. 5. A period of time passed in a given bodily form or condition:...
  • word for the Day, Thursday, December 31, 2015 - Laconic

    12/31/2015 6:31:52 AM PST · by tioga · 39 replies
    FRee Dictionary | Thursday | tioga
    In order that we might all raise the level of discourse and expand our language abilities, here is the daily post of "Word for the Day". LaconicAdjective Using or marked by the use of few words; terse or concise. Rules: Everyone must leave a post using the Word for the Day in a sentence. The sentence must, in some way, relate to the news of the day. The Review threads are linked for your edification. ;-) Practice makes perfect.....post on.... Review Threads: Review Thread One: Word For The Day, Thursday 11/14/02: Raffish (Be SURE to check out posts #92...
  • Word for the Day, Thursday, December 24, 2015 - Consubstantial

    12/24/2015 5:06:00 AM PST · by tioga · 47 replies
    FRee Dictionary ^ | Thursday | tioga
    In order that we might all raise the level of discourse and expand our language abilities, here is the daily post of "Word for the Day". ConsubstantialAdjective Of the same substance, nature, or essence. Rules: Everyone must leave a post using the Word for the Day in a sentence. The sentence must, in some way, relate to the news of the day. The Review threads are linked for your edification. ;-) Practice makes perfect.....post on.... Review Threads: Review Thread One: Word For The Day, Thursday 11/14/02: Raffish (Be SURE to check out posts #92 and #111 on this thread!)...
  • Word for the Day, FRiday, December 18, 2015 - Limn

    12/18/2015 5:21:22 AM PST · by tioga · 41 replies
    FRee Dictionary ^ | FRiday | tioga
    In order that we might all raise the level of discourse and expand our language abilities, here is the daily post of "Word for the Day".LimnVerb 1. To describe or depict by painting or drawing. 2. To suffuse or highlight with light or color; illuminate: "There was just enough juice left in Merrill's flashlight to limn the outlines: A round lobe here. Another lobe over there" (Hampton Sides). 3. To describe or portray in words. Rules: Everyone must leave a post using the Word for the Day in a sentence. The sentence must, in some way, relate to the...
  • Word for the Day, Thursday, December 17, 2015 - Comity

    12/17/2015 4:23:03 AM PST · by tioga · 38 replies
    FRee Dictionary ^ | Thursday | tioga
    In order that we might all raise the level of discourse and expand our language abilities, here is the daily post of "Word for the Day". Comity Mutual civility; courtesy. Rules: Everyone must leave a post using the Word for the Day in a sentence. The sentence must, in some way, relate to the news of the day. The Review threads are linked for your edification. ;-) Practice makes perfect.....post on.... Review Threads: Review Thread One: Word For The Day, Thursday 11/14/02: Raffish (Be SURE to check out posts #92 and #111 on this thread!) Review Thread Two: Word...
  • Word for the Day, FRiday, December 11, 2015 - Korrigan

    12/11/2015 4:15:20 AM PST · by tioga · 32 replies
    Mirriam -Webster ^ | FRiday | tioga
    In order that we might all raise the level of discourse and expand our language abilities, here is the daily post of "Word for the Day". KorriganNoun A long-haired nocturnal often malevolent Breton fairy sorceress. Rules: Everyone must leave a post using the Word for the Day in a sentence. The sentence must, in some way, relate to the news of the day. The Review threads are linked for your edification. ;-) Practice makes perfect.....post on.... Review Threads: Review Thread One: Word For The Day, Thursday 11/14/02: Raffish (Be SURE to check out posts #92 and #111 on this...
  • Word for the Day, Thursday, December 10, 2015 - Ingannation

    12/10/2015 5:49:07 AM PST · by tioga · 35 replies
    FRee Dictionary ^ | Thursday | tioga
    In order that we might all raise the level of discourse and expand our language abilities, here is the daily post of "Word for the Day".IngannationNoun Cheat; deception. Rules: Everyone must leave a post using the Word for the Day in a sentence. The sentence must, in some way, relate to the news of the day. The Review threads are linked for your edification. ;-) Practice makes perfect.....post on.... Review Threads: Review Thread One: Word For The Day, Thursday 11/14/02: Raffish (Be SURE to check out posts #92 and #111 on this thread!) Review Thread Two: Word For The...
  • Word for the Day, FRiday, December 4, 2015 - Philippic

    12/04/2015 1:34:14 AM PST · by tioga · 30 replies
    FRee Dictionary ^ | FRiday | tioga
    In order that we might all raise the level of discourse and expand our language abilities, here is the daily post of "Word for the Day". PhilippicNoun A verbal denunciation characterized by harsh, often insulting language; a tirade. Rules: Everyone must leave a post using the Word for the Day in a sentence. The sentence must, in some way, relate to the news of the day. The Review threads are linked for your edification. ;-) Practice makes perfect.....post on.... Review Threads: Review Thread One: Word For The Day, Thursday 11/14/02: Raffish (Be SURE to check out posts #92 and...
  • Word for the Day, Thursday, December 3, 2015 - Compunction

    12/03/2015 5:13:58 AM PST · by tioga · 58 replies
    FRee Dictionary ^ | Thursday | tioga
    In order that we might all raise the level of discourse and expand our language abilities, here is the daily post of "Word for the Day". CompunctionNoun 1. A strong uneasiness caused by a sense of guilt: stole the money without compunction. 2. A sting of conscience or a pang of doubt aroused by wrongdoing or the prospect of wrongdoing: "commercial speculators and hired politicians who had no compunction about pillaging their country for personal gain" (Leo Damrosch). Rules: Everyone must leave a post using the Word for the Day in a sentence. The sentence must, in some way,...
  • Word for the Day, FRiday, November 27, 2015 -

    11/27/2015 4:16:23 AM PST · by tioga · 45 replies
    Dicionary.com ^ | FRiday | tioga
    In order that we might all raise the level of discourse and expand our language abilities, here is the daily post of "Word for the Day". OniomaniaNoun 1. an uncontrollable desire to buy things. Rules: Everyone must leave a post using the Word for the Day in a sentence. The sentence must, in some way, relate to the news of the day. The Review threads are linked for your edification. ;-) Practice makes perfect.....post on.... Review Threads: Review Thread One: Word For The Day, Thursday 11/14/02: Raffish (Be SURE to check out posts #92 and #111 on this thread!)...
  • LIVE Thanksgiving Day Parade Thread.

    11/26/2015 7:05:28 AM PST · by tioga · 28 replies
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    Is anyone watching?
  • Word for the Day, Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 26, 2015 - Caterwauling

    11/26/2015 5:42:30 AM PST · by tioga · 27 replies
    FRee Dictionary ^ | Thursday | tioga
    In order that we might all raise the level of discourse and expand our language abilities, here is the daily post of 'Word for the Day'. CaterwaulingVerb 1. To cry or screech like a cat in heat. 2. To make a shrill, discordant sound. 3. To have a noisy argument. Rules: Everyone must leave a post using the Word for the Day in a sentence. The sentence must, in some way, relate to the news of the day. The Review threads are linked for your edification. ;-) Practice makes perfect.....post on.... Review Threads: Review Thread One: Word For The...
  • Word for the Day, FRiday, November 20, 2015 - Minatory

    11/20/2015 5:51:51 AM PST · by tioga · 47 replies
    FRee Dictionary ^ | FRiday | tioga
    In order that we might all raise the level of discourse and expand our language abilities, here is the daily post of "Word for the Day". MinatoryAdjective Of a menacing or threatening nature; minacious. Rules: Everyone must leave a post using the Word for the Day in a sentence. The sentence must, in some way, relate to the news of the day. The Review threads are linked for your edification. ;-) Practice makes perfect.....post on.... Review Threads: Review Thread One: Word For The Day, Thursday 11/14/02: Raffish (Be SURE to check out posts #92 and #111 on this thread!)...