Word of the Every-So-Often-Once-In-A-While-Or-In-Other-Words-Whenever-I-Feel-So-Inclined Day
Posted this day of August the 18th of the year Twenty Ten.
sedulous: adj. Involving great care, effort and persistence. or in other words. Doggedness - Obstinacion, or the Dog with the waggly Tail and not the Tail which wagglies the dog. Or not so much a dog at all. More a determined (put your own analogy/allusion/cultural cliche' about inspiration here.)
Word of the Universe:
Posted this day of August the 3rd in the year Twenty Ten, credit for the find goes to one Ms. Amanda Louis Bausch'
Rare . the estimation of something as valueless (encountered mainly as an example of one of the longest words in the English language).
July the 11th of the year Twenty Ten.
the interval of light between two successive nights; the time between sunrise and sunset: Since there was no artificial illumination, all activities had to be carried on during the day.
the light of day; daylight: The owl sleeps by day and feeds by night.
8.a time considered as propitious or opportune: His day will come.
a day of contest or the contest itself: to win the day.
Often, days. a particular time or period: the present day; in days of old.
Usually, days. period of life or activity: His days are numbered.
period of existence, power, or influence: in the day of the dinosaurs.
call it a day, to stop one's activity for the day or for the present; quit temporarily: After rewriting the paper, she decided to call it a day.
day in, day out, every day without fail; regularly: They endured the noise and dirt of the city day in, day out. Also, day in and day out.
July 1st of the year Twenty Ten.
dull or uninteresting; commonplace.
(Anything that remotely smells of routine, I immediately squash. Word of day was getting routine. Now, it's word of when-ever the heck I wanna new word to think about. Sorry to those of you who insist or are comforted by that "r" thing.
Got busy. And, bored. Will likely do word of the month. Or, if things keep staying hectic...word of the eon sounds good.
threnody (n)A poem, speech, or song of lamentation, esp. for the dead; dirge; funeral song.
meiosis (n) 1. Understatement for rhetorical effect.
2. The process of cell division in which the number of chromosomes per cell is reduced to one half.
puerile (adj)1. : juvenile 2. : childish, silly
shivaree (n) 1. A mock serenade with kettles, pans, horns, and other noisemakers given for a newly married couple. 2. An elaborate, noisy celebration.
sward (n) a portion of ground covered with grass: the grassy surface of land.
bloviate (v)To speak or write at length in a pompous or boastful manner.
starrify (v) to decorate with stars. Yeah, that's a real word.
pluvial (adj) a of or relating to rain b : characterized by abundant raining
5/21/2010: There was a word here. I know I posted a word here. I have been doing this everyday. As I also have been posting a quote everyday, and you can obviously see there is a quote for this day. I do the quote at the same time as I do the word so I won't forget. This is the same day I lost my cell phone. So I guess if there is some predetermined day in which the universe deigns to suck random items into a void of "lost things" then May the 21st is that day, it is the day of lost things. Or maybe the word existed and the day did not. I'm not certain. Regardless, in honor of the missing day and the lost word I will refrain from replacing it.
sinecure (n) An office or position that requires or involves little or no responsibility, work, or active service.
cowpashlistly (v)to step around cowpies; the act of flinging the pie, to work at something with intrinsic value but without actual extrinsic rewards. *lie* I just made that one up too, the word and defn.
habitué (n) One who frequents a particular place, especially a place offering a specific pleasurable activity.
gravamen (n) men made out of gravy. *lie* but it's my word of the day so idowhatiwant. gravamen is an actual word though.
do (v) to perform; to execute; to accomplish; finish; complete; to put forth; exert; to be the cause of (good, harm, credit, etc.); bring about; effect; to render, give, or pay (homage, justice, etc.) to deal with, fix, clean, arrange, move.
muliebrity(n) the state of being a woman.
kibitz (v)To look on and offer unwanted, usually meddlesome advice to others.
eristic (adj,n) argument for the sole purpose of winning, regardless of the reason. The art of disputation.
malapert (adj) unbecomingly bold or saucy.
word (n) a unit of language, consisting of one or more spoken sounds or their written representation, that functions as a principal carrier of meaning. Words are composed of one or more morphemes and are either the smallest units susceptible of independent use or consist of two or three such units combined under certain linking conditions, as with the loss of primary accent that distinguishes blackbird from black bird.
obnubilate (v) to becloud; to obscure.
bombinate (v) to buzz; to hum; to drone.
castaldy (n) stewardship
Pregnatress (n) female power that generates or gives birth to something.
Desarcinate (v) to unload; to unburden.
Blateration (n) to blabber, chatter.