Tag Archive: Merriam-Webster’s Word Of The Day

Jan 23

Merriam-Webster’s Word Of The Day: Synchronicity

Synchronicity is defined as follows: “(1) The quality or fact of being synchronous. (2) The coincidental occurrence of events (as similar thoughts in widely separated persons or a mental image of an unexpected event before it happens) that seem related but are not explained by Conventional mechanisms of causality- used especially in the psychology of …

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Jan 20

Merriam-Webster’s Word Of The Day: Bespoke

Bespoke is defined as follows: “(1) Custom-made. (2) Dealing in or producing custom-made articles.” MACHINE BRIEFS: OPTION #1: bespoke= BE/SPO*EK OPTION #2: bespoke= BAOE/SPO*EK

Jan 19

Merriam-Webster’s Word Of The Day: Trammel

Trammel means: (1) Something impeding activity, progress, or freedom. Restraint. (2) A net for catching birds or fish. (3) An adjustable pothook for a fireplace crane. (4) A shackle used for making a horse amble. (5a) Ellipsograph. (5b) Beam compass. Machine Briefs: OPTION #1: trammel= TRAM/M*EL OPTION #2: trammel= TRAM/*EL OPTION #3: trammel= TRAM/*L

Jan 13

Merriam-Webster’s Word Of The Day: Stanch

Stanch means: “(1) To check or stop the flow of. To stop the flow of blood (from a wound). (2a) To stop or check in its course. (2b) To make watertight; stop up.” Machine Brief: stanch= STAN/*FP

Jan 03

Merriam-Webster’s Word Of The Day: Sacerdotal

Sacerdotal is defined as, “of or relating to priests or a priesthood. Priestly.” Machine Briefs: OPTION #1: sacerdotal= SAS/*ER/DO*ELT OPTION #2: sacerdotal= SAS/*ER/DOE/TA*L OPTION #3: sacerdotal= SAS/*ER/DOET/A*L OPTION #4: sacerdotal= SAS/*ER/DOET/TA*L

Dec 30

Merriam-Webster’s Word Of The Day: Spiel

“Spiel” is a noun defined as follows: “A voluble line of often extravagant talk: A speech delivered especially to sell or promote something.” Machine Brief: spiel= SPAOEL

Dec 22

Merriam-Webster’s Word Of The Day: Vespertine

Vespertine is defined as follows: “(1) Of, relating to, or occurring in the evening. (2) Active, flowering, or flourishing in the evening: crepuscular.” MACHINE BRIEF: vespertine= VES/PER/TAO*IN

Dec 13

Merriam-Webster’s Word Of The Day: Diaphanous

Diaphanous is defined as follows: “(1) Characterized by such fineness of texture as to permit seeing through. (2) Characterized by extreme delicacy of form: ethereal. (3) Insubstantial, vague. Machine Briefs: OPTION #1: diaphanous: DAOI/AF/N*US OPTION #2: diaphanous: DAOI/AF/A/N*US OPTION #3: diaphanous: DAOI/AF/FA/N*US