Merriam-Webster // virescent (\vuh-RESS-unt\) // DEFINITION: (adjective) : beginning to be green : greenish // i.e. Buds formed on the bare trees, infusing the stark branches with a slight virescent tint.

Word of the Day: Virescent

Merriam-Webster // virescent (\vuh-RESS-unt\) // DEFINITION: (adjective) : beginning to be green : greenish // i.e. Buds formed on the bare trees, infusing the stark branches with a slight virescent tint.

"She wore a silk dress purfled with gold, and they compared her beauty to the moon." — Nicholas Jubber, The Prester Quest, June 30, 2011

Word of the Day: Purfle

"She wore a silk dress purfled with gold, and they compared her beauty to the moon." — Nicholas Jubber, The Prester Quest, June 30, 2011

Affront | Definition 1 a : to insult especially to the face by behavior or language b : to cause offense to 2 : to face in defiance : confront 3 : to appear directly before

Word of the Day: Junket

Affront | Definition 1 a : to insult especially to the face by behavior or language b : to cause offense to 2 : to face in defiance : confront 3 : to appear directly before

"Omphaloskepsis" .... now you know... literally "navel examination".... um hmmm, yes, and you can actually use it in a sentence for the lack of will to move or change! (see link)

Pulchritudinous, Polyphiloprogenitive, and More : Omphaloskepsis

"Omphaloskepsis" .... now you know... literally "navel examination".... um hmmm, yes, and you can actually use it in a sentence for the lack of will to move or change! (see link)

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A Handy Guide to Ruffians, Rapscallions, Cads & More

Charming words for nasty people! Makes me think of wonderfully literate people who use these great words well!

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