serendipity \se-rehn-dip-i-tee\ (noun) - The act of making a fortunate discovery by capricious or quixotic accidence or such accidence (fortuity) itself.
"Rick had not breathed a word about his plans to learn C++ and ...Read More
Garlic \GAH(r)-lik\ (noun) - An onion-like plant of the species Allium sativum with an edible bulb that separates into distinct sections, called 'cloves' (from cleave, i.e. cleft sections) and which has a strong smell ...Read More
wake \WEYK\ (verb) - 1 : To regain or cause someone to regain consciousness from sleep; 2 : to become aware of something previously ignored.
"By the time Lemmy awoke to the changes of the 60s, it was the mid 70s and he...Read More
picaresque \pi-keh-RESK\ (adjective) - Pertaining to the life of an adventurous rogue, usually of low origin, who uses his wits to overcome obstacles and survive in a world bent on arresting his progress. Pertaining to ...Read More
cappuccino \kae-peh-CHI-no\ (noun) - Espresso coffee served with milk.
"Jeff was the sort who liked to start his day with cappuccino, though on the way to work, it was probably better to have a biscotto with it than '...Read More
fillip \FI-lip\ (noun) - 1 : A flick of the finger, a snap made by compressing a finger behind the thumb, then releasing it so that it pops outward to strike against something; 2 : anything small and minor, either ...Read More