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  • tree of the genus Eucryphia 2015 August 15, “A Kew Gardens in the Sussex countryside: from the archive, 15 August 1966”, in The Guardian[1]: Here,
    855 bytes (103 words) - 03:14, 10 May 2016
  • verandah (category Word of the day archive)
    WOTD – 15 October 2009 verandah ‎(plural verandahs) Alternative spelling of veranda 1818, Jane Austen, Persuasion: […] and yet, though desirous to be
    1,001 bytes (110 words) - 19:03, 16 October 2015
  • diametrically (category Word of the day archive)
    WOTD – 15 November 2011 (UK) IPA(key): /ˈdaɪ.æ.mɛt.ɹɪk.li/, /ˈdaɪ.ə.mɛt.ɹɪk.li/ diametrically ‎(comparative more diametrically, superlative most diametrically)
    2 KB (112 words) - 19:59, 22 July 2016
  • rest on one's laurels (category Word of the day archive)
    WOTD – 15 August 2009 rest on one's laurels (idiomatic) To rely on a past success instead of trying to improve oneself further. to rely on a past success
    2 KB (35 words) - 19:33, 22 July 2016
  • satyriasis (category Word of the day archive)
    WOTD – 15 February 2006 Late Latin satyriasis, from Ancient Greek σατυρίασις ‎(saturíasis). satyriasis ‎(usually uncountable, plural satyriases) Uncontrollable
    870 bytes (45 words) - 16:03, 25 April 2016
  • misanthropic (category Word of the day archive)
    WOTD – 15 March 2010 From misanthrope +‎ -ic. (UK) IPA(key): /ˌmɪ.sənˈθɹɒ.pɪk/, /ˌmɪ.zənˈθɹɒ.pɪk/ (US) IPA(key): /ˌmɪs.ənˈθɹɑp.ɪk/ Rhymes: -ɒpɪk misanthropic
    2 KB (53 words) - 19:34, 17 June 2016
  • injurious (category Word of the day archive)
    WOTD – 15 March 2016 From Anglo-Norman, from Old French enjurius, from Latin eniurosus; analysable as injury +‎ -ous. (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key):
    2 KB (76 words) - 07:38, 17 June 2016
  • uilleann pipes (category Word of the day archive)
    WOTD – 15 April 2009 Wikipedia has an article on: uilleann pipes Wikipedia A partial translation of Irish píb uilleann, literally "elbow
    1 KB (64 words) - 03:06, 26 January 2016
  • anadromous (category Word of the day archive)
    WOTD – 15 October 2010 From Ancient Greek ἀνάδρομος ‎(anádromos), from ἀνά ‎(aná, “up”) + δρόμοs ‎(drómos, “running”). (UK) IPA(key): /əˈnad.ɹə.məs/
    2 KB (122 words) - 18:12, 22 July 2016
  • repechage (category Word of the day archive)
    WOTD – 15 May 2009 WOTD – 12 August 2012 Wikipedia has an article on: repechage Wikipedia repêchage From French repêchage, from repêcher ‎(“to
    2 KB (90 words) - 19:29, 23 July 2016
  • poobah (category Word of the day archive)
    WOTD – 15 June 2006 pooh bah, pooh-bah, poo bah, poo-bah, Poo-Bah, Pooh-Bah From Pooh-Bah, a comic character in the Gilbert & Sullivan operetta The
    1 KB (106 words) - 20:22, 25 April 2016
  • sherpa (category Word of the day archive)
    WOTD – 15 February 2011 See also: Sherpa Wikipedia has an article on: sherpa Wikipedia From Sherpa The verb derives from the noun. sherpa ‎(plural
    1 KB (113 words) - 20:50, 23 July 2016
  • shako (category Word of the day archive)
    WOTD – 15 December 2006 From Hungarian csákó a cylindrical military dress hat worn by the Hungarian hussars (from the 18th century to World War I)
    1 KB (74 words) - 13:47, 22 July 2016
  • enshrine (category Word of the day archive)
    WOTD – 15 March 2012 From en- +‎ shrine. (UK) IPA(key): /ɪnˈʃɹʌɪn/, /ɛnˈʃɹʌɪn/ enshrine ‎(third-person singular simple present enshrines, present participle
    2 KB (146 words) - 00:38, 22 July 2016
  • jocular (category Word of the day archive)
    understood to be jocular. 1896, H. G. Wells, The Island of Dr. Moreau, chapter 15: Sometimes he would notice it, pat it, call it half-mocking, half-jocular
    3 KB (196 words) - 16:30, 22 July 2016
  • crapulous (category Word of the day archive)
    WOTD – 15 January 2006 From Latin crapulosus ‎(“drunken”), from crapula ‎(“intoxication”), from Ancient Greek κραιπάλη ‎(kraipálē, “intoxication, hangover”)
    2 KB (116 words) - 19:00, 17 June 2016
  • inalienable (category Word of the day archive)
    special class ^ “Unalienable” vs. “Inalienable”, Alfred Adask, Adask’s law, July 15, 2009, 3:56 PM inalienable m, f ‎(plural inalienables) inalienable
    3 KB (156 words) - 00:42, 22 July 2016
  • eminently (category Word of the day archive)
    Rabin, “TV: Review: THE SIMPSONS (CLASSIC): “I Love Lisa” (season 4, episode 15; originally aired 02/11/1993)”, in (Please provide the title of the work)[1]:
    2 KB (131 words) - 00:26, 17 March 2016
  • gangly (category Word of the day archive)
    long ears and long, gangly legs and a very thin fur coats. 2011 October 15, Owen Phillips, “Stoke 2 - 0 Fulham”, in BBC Sport[1]: [Peter Crouch] The
    2 KB (216 words) - 23:50, 24 April 2016
  • inebriated (category Word of the day archive)
    WOTD – 15 November 2006 From Latin inēbriātus, past participle of inēbriō ‎(“to intoxicate”), from drunk IPA(key): /ɪˈniːbɹieɪtɪd/ inebriated ‎(comparative
    2 KB (107 words) - 19:33, 17 June 2016

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