Sunday, January 20, 2008


So instead of posting the word daily like I have been, I think I'll just post them weekly on Sunday. I feel like posting twice a day is excessive and plus, I have lists of words ready to be posted anyway. Here is Daily Words Week 4.

Sunday 1.20

sagacity [suh-gas-i-te
acuteness of mental discernment and soundness of judgment.
Thank you to Michelle for the word. I think you are full of sagacity. Always. You're the beaver. Seriously. Always. You. Are.

Monday 1.21
eidetic \ahy-det-ik\adjective
1.of, pertaining to, or constituting visual imagery vividly experienced and readily reproducible with great accuracy and in great detail.
2.of or pertaining to eidos.

Tuesday 1.22
obsequious \ob-see-kwee-us\, adjective
Servilely attentive; compliant to excess; fawning.

Wednesday 1.23
miasma \my-az-muh; mee-\, noun:
1. A vaporous exhalation (as of marshes or putrid matter) formerly thought to cause disease; broadly, a thick vaporous atmosphere or emanation.
2. A harmful or corrupting atmosphere or influence; also, an atmosphere that obscures; a fog.

Thursday 1.24
puissant \pwiss-uhnt; pyoo-uh-suhnt; pyoo-iss-uhnt\, adjective:
Powerful; strong; mighty; as, a puissant prince or empire.

Friday 1.25
verisimilitude \ver-uh-suh-mil-uh-tood; -tyood\, noun:
1. The appearance of truth; the quality of seeming to be true.
2. Something that has the appearance of being true or real.

Saturday 1.26
\ee-kwuh-nim-uh-tee; ek-wuh-\, noun:
Evenness of mind; calmness; composure; as, "to bear misfortunes with equanimity."

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