WOD

Category Added in a WPeMatico Campaign

definition

prepossessing

Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for February 4, 2021 is: prepossessing • pree-puh-ZESS-ing  • adjective 1 archaic : creating prejudice 2 : tending to create a favorable impression : attractive Examples: "When she left a while later, with Jeff, Annie turned at the door to…
definition

quisling

Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for February 3, 2021 is: quisling • KWIZ-ling  • noun : one who commits treason : traitor, collaborator Examples: "Not only do they confound the escape of the prisoner with the flight of the deserter; but they would seem to…
definition

esoteric

Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for February 2, 2021 is: esoteric • ess-uh-TAIR-ik  • adjective 1 : designed for or understood by those with specific knowledge or training : difficult to understand 2 a : limited to a small circle b : private, confidential 3…
definition

gadabout

Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for February 1, 2021 is: gadabout • GAD-uh-bout  • noun : a person who goes from place to place in social activity Examples: "He always thought death was just around the corner. He had no time to waste. As a…
definition

nostrum

Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for January 31, 2021 is: nostrum • NAHSS-trum  • noun : a usually questionable remedy or scheme : panacea Examples: Critics argue that the mayor's plan to revitalize the downtown area by offering tax breaks to businesses is a costly…
definition

retrocede

Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for January 30, 2021 is: retrocede • ret-roh-SEED  • verb 1 : to go back : recede 2 : to cede back (something, such as a territory) Examples: "Under the 'One Country, Two Systems' principle, agreed when the United Kingdom…
definition

categorical

Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for January 29, 2021 is: categorical • kat-uh-GOR-ih-kul  • adjective 1 : absolute, unqualified 2 a : of, relating to, or constituting a category b : involving, according with, or considered with respect to specific categories Examples: "The Fair School…
definition

jeopardy

Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for January 28, 2021 is: jeopardy • JEP-er-dee  • noun 1 : exposure to or imminence of death, loss, or injury : danger 2 law : the danger that an accused person is subjected to when on trial for a…
definition

itinerant

Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for January 27, 2021 is: itinerant • eye-TIN-uh-runt  • adjective : traveling from place to place; especially : covering a circuit Examples: "Born on a small farm near Yuma, Arizona, Cesar Chavez entered the whirlpool of itinerant labor as a…
definition

obeisance

Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for January 26, 2021 is: obeisance • oh-BEE-sunss  • noun 1 : a movement of the body made in token of respect or submission : bow 2 : acknowledgment of another's superiority or importance : homage Examples: "Even with the…
>