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Word(s) of The Day – Enervate & Vitiate
|Definition:||weaken, deprive of force|
synonym: abrogate << I like the sound of that word.
So, I was watching an episode of Bridezillas with Natalie Nunn and her gang of bimbo bridesmaids and one of the bridesmaids (a former Bad Girls Club person) said “She [Natalie] totally emasculatizes him.”
This is what happens when you depend on looks, become conceited and don’t spend a day reading a book or at least use google to make sure you’re using an ACTUAL WORD when being recorded FOR TELEVISION!
Word of The Day – Sagacious
[suh-gey-shuhs] Show IPA
Word of The Day – Pontificate
pon·tif·i·cate (pn-tf-kt, -kt)
Word(s) of The Day – Obsequious & Recalcitrant
servile – subservient – slavish – menial – fawning
insubordinate – contumacious – refractory – disobedient
Words of the Day: Impassive & Taciturn
[im-pas-iv] Show IPA
[tas-i-turn] Show IPA
Word of The Day – Insalubrious
unhealthy – unwholesome – insanitary – unsound – sickly
Word(s) of the Day – Pedantic & Ostentatious
[puh-dan-tik] Show IPA
Watching Midnight in Paris, this word came up twice. Using context clues, I kind of figured out what it was, but I figured, why not actually find the definition.
And as I was reading that (^) definition, I realized, I never did look up the meaning for the word ‘Ostentatious:’
Yup. Context clues is where its at.
Word of the Day: Homunculus
[huh-muhng-kyuh-luhs, hoh-] Show IPA
Word of the Day – katzenjammer
Are you friggin kidding me? Out side of Germany, who in the English-speaking world says this?