Words of the Day

Amatory (adj): relating to or induced by sexual desire. 

Cesspit (noun): a disgusting corrupt place or situation

Noisome (adj): disagreeable, offensive; having an extremely offensive smell. 

Exordium (noun): the beginning of anything; introductory part of an oration, treatsie. 

Fastigiate (adj): rising to a pointed top; zoology: joined together in a tapering adhering group 

Decathect (verb): to withdraw one’s feeling of attachment from (a person, idea, or object) as in anticipation of a future loss: he decathected from her in order to cope with her impending death. 

Apopemptic (adj): pertaining to leave-taking or departing; valedictory. 

Adiaphorous (adj): doing neither good nor harm; as a medicine. 

Biblioklept (noun): a person who steals books 

Potvaliancy (noun): brave only as a result of being drunk 

Zeugma (noun): a figure of speech in which two or more parts of a sentence are joined with a single common verb or noun. 

 

 

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