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Word of the day for February 1
peregrinate vb
  1. To travel towards, to journey with a destination or goal in mind.

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Word of the day for February 2
jingoism n
  1. Excessive patriotism or aggressive nationalism.

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aboulia n
  1. absence of will-power or decisiveness, especially as a symptom of mental illness.

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algedonic adj
  1. pertaining to both pleasure and pain.

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eschar n
  1. a dry, dark scab or scar, especially as a result of burning.

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keratinization n
  1. the process in which cells from beneath the skin are converted to hair and nails (made of keratin).

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gimcrack adj
  1. showy but of poor quality; worthless.

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boustrophedon n
  1. written from right-to-left and left-to-right on alternate lines.

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amative adj
  1. pertaining or inclined to love.

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satyriasis n
  1. Uncontrollable sexual desire, found in a man (contrast to nymphomania).

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heterophenomenology n
  1. the method of studying the consciousness of other people coinded by w:Daniel Dennett.

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noesis n
  1. The consciousness side to duality of perceiver and that which is perceived (noema), coined by w:Husserl.

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noema n
  1. The perceived portion of the noesis/noema duality; that which is perceived as it is perceived, coined by w:Husserl.

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Word of the day for February 22
butterfly noun
  1. Winged insect that comes from a caterpillar (Check out all our translations for it).

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nefarious adj
  1. infamous for being wicked.

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catafalque n.
  1. A platform used to display or convey a coffin during a funeral, often ornate.

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anthropomorphic adj
  1. (for animals, non-humans or other inanimate objects) given human attributes.

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eat humble pie phrasal verb
  1. to admit one's faults; to make a humiliating apology.

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anaphora n.
  1. The repetition of a phrase at the beginning of phrases, sentences, or verses, used for emphasis.

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Word of the day for February 28
defenestrate v.
  1. To throw out of a window.

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