Word Of The Day Archive 5
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8/17/19: reprobate (rep-ruh-beyt), v.
1. an unprincipled person; scoundrel.
IN A SENTENCE: Josh earned his title of reprobate by looking for his keys under Felicia's skirt.
7/26/19: elucidate (ih-loo-si-deyt), v.
1. to make lucid or clear, to provide clarification.
IN A SENTENCE: When Todd told Sara he wanted to "be her huggy bear", she asked him to elucidate.
7/21/19: enervate (en-er-veht), v.
1. to weaken, wear down.
IN A SENTENCE: Moises and his leaky balloon voice seemed to enervate anyone he spoke to. Or near.
6/30/19: odious (oh-dee-uhs), adj.
1. offensive; highly unpleasant.
IN A SENTENCE: Stan overlooks Misha's odious behavior because he enjoys her cooking.
6/5/19: mirth (murth), n.
2. amusement or laughter.
IN A SENTENCE: Devon's open mirth over scaring Carrie triggered a kick to the groin (deservedly).
5/16/19: pernicious (per-nish-uhs), adv.
1. causing harm or ruin, hurtful.
IN A SENTENCE: Dawn made the pernicious decision to call Roger's boss a "mean old butt face".
5/1/19: askance (uh-skans), adv.
1. With suspicion or disapproval.
IN A SENTENCE: Rick looked askance at Marlene's IQ test.
4/11/19: cavort (kuh-vawrt), v.
2. to behave in a high-spirited, festive manner.
IN A SENTENCE: Darren cavorted outside after losing his virginity, forgetting to get re-dressed first.
4/4/19: spurious (spyoor-ee-uhs), adj.
1. plausible but false.
IN A SENTENCE: Explaining his cheating, Felix offered the spurious excuse of a long-lost twin.
3/27/19: munificent (myoo-nif-uh-suhnt), adj.
1. very generous.
IN A SENTENCE: Rene bestowed upon Alan the munificent gift of bug-free breakfast.
3/22/19: discomfiture (dis-kuhm-fi-cher), n.
1. the state of being disconcerted; confusion.
IN A SENTENCE: Rod noticed Linda's discomfiture when he stuck her toes in his mouth.
3/12/19: officious (uh-fish-uhs), adj.
1. aggressive in offering one's unwanted help/services.
IN A SENTENCE: Elaine's Uber career ended when word spread about her officious methods.