Word of the week

Words of the week

Words of the week

Imagine how varied your vocabulary would be if you were able to learn one new word each week.

Ennui

Ennui

pronunciation: on'wee n nnoun: a feeling of weariness and discontent resulting from dissatisfaction or

Borborygmus

Borborygmus

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Jiggery-pokery

Jiggery-pokery

pronunciation:jiguhree-'pohkuhree nnoun: (colloquial) dishonest dealing; trickery. norigin: from

Quidnunc

Quidnunc

pronunciation:kwid-nuhngk nnoun:an inquisitive and gossipy person (archaic); plural: quidnuncs. norigin: early

Etymology

Etymology

pronunciation:etuh'moluhjee noun: 1.  the systematic study of historical linguistic change,

Mettlesome

Mettlesome

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Dystopia

Dystopia

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Frabjous

Frabjous

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Cacophonous

Cacophonous

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Heterodox

Heterodox

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Xanthippe

Xanthippe

This week's word of the week is xanthippe.

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