Word of the Day: brabble

Pronunciation: [brab-uhl]

Definition(s): to argue stubbornly about trifles; wrangle.

Part of Speech: verb

Sentence: Jack and Josh constantly brabble about whats the best zodiac sign.

Synonyms: bicker, dispute, debate

Antonyms: agree, harmonize

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Word of the Day: plotz

Pronunciation: [plots]

Definition: To collapse or faint, as from surprise, excitement, or exhaustion.

Part of Speech: verb

Sentence:  After running a marathon, James plotzed and gasped for air

Synonyms: blackout, swoon,

Antonyms: resuscitate, revive

Word of the Day: kibitzer

Pronunciation: [KIB-it-ser]

Definition(s): A giver of uninvited or unwanted advice.
2.A spectator at a card game who looks at the players’ cards over their shoulders, especially one who gives unsolicited advice.
3.A person who jokes, chitchats, or makes wisecracks, especially while others are trying to work or to discuss something seriously.

Part of Speech: noun

Sentence: Cameras filming the World Series of Poker could be considered kibitzers that only differ because they don’t offer advice

Synonyms: observer, onlooker, spectator, witness, meddler, busybody, snoop

Antonyms: participant

Word of the Day: gorgonize

Pronunciation: [GAWR-guh-nahyz]

Definition: To hypnotize, petrify

Part of Speech: verb

Sentence: Medusa’s gaze has the ability to gorgonize individuals, completely rendering them motionless

Synonyms: entrance, induce, mesmerize

Antonyms: melt, soften,

Word of the Day: hypnopompic

Pronunciation: [hip-nuh-POM-pik]

Definition(s): Of or pertaining to the semiconscious state prior to complete wakefulness.

Part of Speech: adjective

Sentence: Jason’s hypnopompic state caused him to feel around for his phone before completely awakened.

Synonyms: groggy

Antonyms: cognizant

Word of the Day: aumildar

Pronunciation: [aw-mil-dahr, aw-mil-dahr]

Definition: a manager or agent.
2.a collector of revenue.

Part of Speech: noun

Sentence: After George clocked in, he said good morning to his aumildar and started his workday

Synonyms: administrator, boss, supervisor, director, official

Word of the day: exordium

Pronunciation: [ig-zawr-dee-uh m]

Definition(s):the beginning of anything.
2. the introductory part of an oration, treatise, etc.

Part of Speech: noun

Sentence: As the first book of the bible, Genesis is the bibles exordium.

Synonyms: proem, prologue,

Antonyms: epilogue, postscript,

Word of the Day: couth

Pronunciation: [ kooth]

Definition(s): showing or having good manners or sophistication; smooth:

Part of Speech: adjective

Sentence: Jennifer’s couthy disposition never disappoints her friends, even the finest settings.

Synonyms: sophisticated, refined

Antonyms: uncultivated