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Argle-bargle

Word of the day: Argle-Bargle
noun
ˌ
ärɡəl ˈbärɡəl/
British
informal
1. copious but meaningless talk or writing; nonsense.
2. “bureaucratic argle-bargle”; another term for argy-bargy

Caitiff

Word of the day: Caitiff
noun
cai·tiff
kātif
A contemptible or cowardly person: [AS MODIFIER]: a caitiff knight

Concomitant

Word of the day: Concomitant /kɒnˈkɒmɪtənt, kən-/ Show Spelled [kon-kom-i-tuhnt, kuhn-] adjective Existing or occurring with something else, often in a lesser way; accompanying; concurrent: an event and its concomitant circumstances. The cross can be a comcomitant symbol of sacrifice and religion.

Curmudgeon

Word of the day: Curmudgeon
noun[ker-muhj-uh n] Noun: a bad-tempered, difficult, cantankerous person.
Synonyms: grouch, crank, bear, sourpuss, crosspatch.

Concomitant

Word of the day: Concomitant /kɒnˈkɒmɪtənt, kən-/ Show Spelled [kon-kom-i-tuhnt, kuhn-] adjective Existing or occurring with something else, often in a lesser way; accompanying; concurrent: an event and its concomitant circumstances. The cross can be a comcomitant symbol of sacrifice and religion.

Decorum

Word of the day: de-co-rum  –noun 1. dignified propriety of behavior, speech, dress, etc. 2. the quality or state of being decorous; orderliness; regularity. 3. Usually, decorums. an observance or requirement of polite society.

Mitzvah

Word of the day: Mitzvah:  noun 1. any of the collection of 613 commandments or precepts inthe Bible and additional ones of rabbinic origin that relatechiefly to the religious and moral conduct of Jews. 2. any good or praiseworthy deed.

Mountebank

Word of the day: Mount-e-bank  –noun 1. a person who sells quack medicines, as from a platform in public places, attracting and influencing an audience by tricks, storytelling, etc. 2. any charlatan or quack.

Repine

Word of the day: Repine  verb re·pine riˈpīn/ 1. feel or express discontent; fret. “you mustn’t let yourself repine”

Sacrifice

Word of the day: Sacrifice The surrender or destruction of something prized or desirable for the sake of something considered as having a higher or more pressing claim.; the thing so surrendered or devoted.

Tautology

Word of the day: Tautology:  Needless repetition of an idea, especially in words othe rthan those of the immediate context, without imiparting additinoal force or clearness, as in “widow woman.”