Vocabulary / Knowledge

Today's Word "Anthropomorphism"

anthropomorphism \aen-threh-peh-MOR-fi-zehm\ (noun) - Assigning human properties to an inhuman object. "Max would always get chills when Mariah spoke of her pet rock anthropomorphically."

Today's Word "Cacoepy"

cacoepy \kaek-O-eh-pee or KAEK-o-e-pee\ (noun) - Incorrect pronunciation. "Astute readers of Arcamax's daily vocabulary ezine need never engage in cacoepy, nor clumsy misspellings."

Today's Word "Lilt"

lilt \LILT\ (verb) - To move or speak musically, in a lively, pleasant, and cheerful fashion. "Kayleigh has a lovely, lilting smile that makes all she encounters feel good."

Today's Word "Pulchritudinous"

pulchritudinous \pehl-kri-TUD-nehs\ (adjective) - Possessing physical beauty. "Glen's favorite resort, Mt Pisgah in the Smokies, offers a pulchritudinous view over the rolling mountains."

Today's Word "Plenipotentiary"

plenipotentiary \ple-ni-peh-TEN-chi-e-ri\ (adjective) - Invested with full power to reach decisions. "Mr. Burns sent Homer to act as plenipotentiary to settle the dispute with the union."

Today's Word "Crapulence"

crapulence \KRAEP-yeh-lehns\ (noun) - Sickness from immoderate eating or drinking; indulgence of one's appetites to the point of nausea. "Every Christmas, Jason would overindulge in chocolate-covered cherries and feel crapulent for hours after...