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cupidity

Cupidity - eager or excessive desire, especially to possess something. Origin Cupidity can be traced to the Latin word cupidus meaning "eager, desirous" from the Latin verb cupere "to desire.

Perspicuous

the definition of perspicuous

Today's Word of the Day is coriaceous. Learn its definition, pronunciation, etymology and more. Join over 19 million fans who boost their vocabulary every day.

Origin Coriaceous can be traced to the Latin term for leather, corium. It entered English in the

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Dictionary.com’s Word of the Day - verbicide - the willful distortion or depreciation of the original meaning o...

Verbicide: the willful distortion of the original meaning of a word

Today's Word of the Day is flavescent. Learn its definition, pronunciation, etymology and more. Join over 19 million fans who boost their vocabulary every day.

Another word for jaundiced? This word has Latin origins, entering English around

probably one of my favorite words...to say and to be.

tearfully or weakly emotional; foolishly sentimental: a maudlin story of a little orphan and her lost dog. foolishly or mawkishly sentimental because of drunkenness.

You are a real truepenny to be around.

Truepenny - A trusty, honest fellow

Origin: Eldritch is of uncertain origin, but the earlier elrich is equivalent to the Old English el- meaning "foreign, strange, uncanny" and rīce meaning "kingdom"; hence “of a strange country, pertaining to the Otherworl

Dictionary.com’s Word of the Day - juvenescent - being or becoming youthful

This word is derived from Latin. In English words like juvenile are derived from this word.

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Dictionary.com’s Word of the Day - cynosure - something that strongly attracts attention by its brilliance, interest, etc.: the cynosure of all eyes.

cynosure - something that strongly attracts attention by its brilliance, interest, etc.: the cynosure of all eyes.

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✔Today's Word of the Day is rhapsodic. Learn its definition, pronunciation, etymology and more. Join over 19 million fans who boost their vocabulary every day.

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Ochlophobia, fear of crowds

Today's Word of the Day is hidebound. Learn its definition, pronunciation, etymology and more. Join over 19 million fans who boost their vocabulary every day.

Hidebound — narrow and rigid in opinion; inflexible: “a hidebound pedant.” oriented toward or confined to the past; extremely conservative: “a hidebound philosopher.” (of a horse, cow, etc.) having the back and ribs bound tightly by the hide.

Irenic - tending to promote peace or reconciliation. Origin: Irenic derives from the Greek eirḗnē meaning "peace." It entered English in the

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