Words of The Day:

This is the time of day when I flip through my Compact Oxford in attempt to grow my vocabulary. As an avid reader and writer, and also as a philosopher, a large vocabulary prevents misinterpretation and promotes learning. I am also slightly pretentious…

Recto (Noun): The right hand page of an open book, or the front of a loose document .

Verso (Noun): The left hand page of an open book, or the back of a loose document.

Reductive (Adj.): Presenting something in an oversimplified form.

Sedulous (Adj.): showing great care or effort; diligent.

Sconce (Noun): candle holder attached to a wall.

soporific (Adj.): causing drowsiness or sleep.

Equable (Adj.): calm and even tempered.

Transubstantiation (Noun): [In Christian thinking] the doctrine that the bread and wine served in the service of the Holy Communion become the actual body and blood of Jesus after they have been blessed.

Veld (Noun): open, uncultivated country or grassland in southern Africa.

Insouciant (Adj.): marked by lighthearted unconcern or indifference.

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