Below you will find the previous "word of the month" words along with their definitions.
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verb. Displace the beats or accents in (music or a rhythm) so that strong beats become weak and vice versa - or shorten (a word) by dropping sounds or letters in the middle
adjective. Ostentatiously costly and luxurious, or wealthy
noun. A person or thing that is the centre of attention or admiration
verb. To convert into or cause to harden like bone; or to become rigid or inflexible in habits, attitudes, opinions, etc.
adjective. Feeling or expressing blissful happiness
verb. To give new energy or strength to
adjective. Attractive and impressive through being richly colourful or sumptuous
noun. A member of the armed forces who operates or specialises in guns, or a member of an aircraft crew who operates a gun, especially (formerly) in a gun turret on a bomber, or a person who hunts game with a gun
adjective. Inapt, inappropriate, or awkward; malapropos: an infelicitous remark
noun. A person who has done something wrong or unlawful, a wrongdoer or an offender
adjective. Impossible to quench, incapable of being satisfied, insatiable
verb. To make something (or someone) more interesting, entertaining, vivacious or appealing
noun. The state of being neutral with regard to the effects of heat
verb. To pawn or mortgage something
noun. A formal expression of high praise; eulogy: The word is from the Greek enkomion, "laudatory ode" or "panegyric."
noun. A branch of science that deals with the study of birds
verb. To accept, comply, or submit tacitly or passively; often used with in and sometimes with to
adjective. Of, relating to, or suggesting a jail or prison
noun. Loudness and clarity of voice
verb. To make something fireproof.
verb. To fill up - The new technique adimpleates the cans with milk through injection.
verb. Go away, run off, abscond, beat a retreat, desert (Colloquial speech)
noun. A horse or a person that ambles
adjective. Concise and full of meaning; "welcomed her pithy comments"; "the peculiarly sardonic and sententious style in which Don Luis composed his epigrams"- Hervey Allen
noun. The quality of being wordy and talkative