Word of the Week

 
 

adjective
1. being without moisture; extremely dry; parched: arid land; an arid climate.
2. lacking interest or excitement: his arid years at the firm.

 


 
 
adjective 1. having, showing, or coming from personal qualities that people admire (such as honesty, generosity, courage, etc.). 2. of, relating to, or belonging to the highest social class : of, relating to, or belonging to the nobility.

adjective
1. having, showing, or coming from personal qualities that people admire (such as honesty, generosity, courage, etc.).
2. of, relating to, or belonging to the highest social class : of, relating to, or belonging to the nobility.

verb 1. tease or laugh at in a scornful or contemptuous manner. adjective 1. not authentic or real, but without the intention to deceive (ex. mock trial).

verb
1. tease or laugh at in a scornful or contemptuous manner.

adjective
1. not authentic or real, but without the intention to deceive (ex. mock trial).

noun 1. the state or period of partial darkness between day and night; the darkest period of twilight. verb 1. to become dark; to make dark or gloomy.

noun
1. the state or period of partial darkness between day and night; the darkest period of twilight.

verb
1. to become dark; to make dark or gloomy.

adjective 1. the one and only. noun 1. the bottom or under surface of the foot or a shoe. 2. a type of fish.

adjective
1. the one and only.
noun
1. the bottom or under surface of the foot or a shoe.
2. a type of fish.

verb 1. to make a physical or mental effort to do something 2. to cause to have an effect or to be felt

verb
1. to make a physical or mental effort to do something
2. to cause to have an effect or to be felt

noun 1. a risky or daring journey or undertaking. verb 1. to go somewhere that is unknown, dangerous, etc. 2. to start to do something new or different that usually involves risk. 3. to do, say, or offer something (such as a guess or an opinion) even though you are not sure about it.

noun
1. a risky or daring journey or undertaking.

verb
1. to go somewhere that is unknown, dangerous, etc.
2. to start to do something new or different that usually involves risk.
3. to do, say, or offer something (such as a guess or an opinion) even though you are not sure about it.

adjective 1. confident and self-assertive in a rude, noisy, or unpleasant way.

adjective
1. confident and self-assertive in a rude, noisy, or unpleasant way.

adjective 1. neat, clean and organized. verb 1. to make neat, clean and organized.

adjective
1. neat, clean and organized.
verb
1. to make neat, clean and organized.

verb 1. to compete against another in an attempt to get something or win something.

verb
1. to compete against another in an attempt to get something or win something.

verb 1. to cause to combine by melting together. 2. to make liquid by heating. noun 1. any igniter that is used to start the burning of something. 2. an electrical device that can interrupt the flow of electrical current when it is overloaded. 

verb
1. to cause to combine by melting together.
2. to make liquid by heating.

noun
1. any igniter that is used to start the burning of something.
2. an electrical device that can interrupt the flow of electrical current when it is overloaded.