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September 1, 2015

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owlful adj
  1. (literary) Full of owls.
PointingHand.svg On this day in 1998, Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, the first book in the Harry Potter series, was published in the USA

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September 2, 2015

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concentre v
  1. (intransitive, rare) To come together at a common centre.
  2. (transitive, rare) To bring together at a common centre.
  3. (transitive, rare) To condense, to concentrate.

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September 3, 2015

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spieler n
  1. A person who speaks fluently and glibly.
  2. Hence, a person who loudly solicits crowds of customers; a barker.
  3. (Australia, New Zealand, slang) A swindler, a gambler.

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September 4, 2015

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lineament n
  1. Any distinctive shape or line, etc.
  2. A distinctive feature that characterizes something, especially the parts of the face of an individual.

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September 5, 2015

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thebacon n
  1. Dihydrocodeinone enol acetate, a semisynthetic opioid that is similar to hydrocodone and manufactured from thebaine.
PointingHand.svg Today is unofficially International Bacon Day in the USA in 2015

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September 6, 2015

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Attic adj
  1. Relating to Athenian culture or architecture.
  2. Marked by the qualities that were characteristic of the Athenians; classical; refined.
  3. Relating to that dialect of Ancient Greek.

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September 7, 2015

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interstice n
  1. A small opening or space between objects, especially adjacent objects or objects set closely together, as between cords in a rope or components of a multiconductor electrical cable or between atoms in a crystal.
  2. (figuratively) A fragment of space.
  3. An interval of time required by the Roman Catholic Church between the attainment of different degrees of an order.
    1. By extension, a small interval of time free to be spent on activities other than one's primary goal.

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September 8, 2015
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September 9, 2015

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huwasi n
  1. (Hittite mythology) A sacred stone treated as a deity.
PointingHand.svg Norwegian linguist and historian Jørgen Alexander Knudtzon, who played an important role in deciphering the Hittite language script, was born on this day in 1854.

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September 10, 2015

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set apart v
  1. To select (something or someone) for a specific purpose.
  2. To distinguish, make obvious the distinction between (two things) or of (something).
  3. Used other than as an idiom: to separate or isolate.

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September 11, 2015

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rivalrous adj
  1. Having a relationship of rivalry.
  2. (economics, of a good) Which can be consumed by no more than one person at the same time.
PointingHand.svg Today is polling day for the Singaporean general election, 2015.

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September 12, 2015

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wedge n
  1. One of the simple machines; a piece of material, such as metal or wood, thick at one edge and tapered to a thin edge at the other for insertion in a narrow crevice, used for splitting, tightening, securing, or levering. []

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September 13, 2015

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hardline n
  1. (business) A retail product collection consisting primarily of hardware targeting the do-it-yourself customer.
  2. (business) A retail product collection which includes many non-information goods, such as home appliances, housewares, sporting goods, in addition to the DIY hardware which is the focus of the first definition, above.

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September 14, 2015

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entrench v
  1. (archaeology) To dig or excavate a trench; to trench.
  2. (military) To surround or provide with a trench, especially for defense; to dig in.
  3. (figuratively) To establish a substantial position in business, politics, etc.
  4. To invade; to encroach; to infringe or trespass; to enter on, and take possession of, that which belongs to another; usually followed by on or upon.

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September 15, 2015

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rally cap noun
  1. (US, baseball) A baseball cap worn inside-out and backwards, or in another unconventional manner, by players or fans, as a talisman in order to will a team into a come-from-behind rally late in the game

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September 16, 2015

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munificence noun
  1. The quality of being munificent; generosity

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September 17, 2015

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rapine noun
  1. The seizure of someone's property by force; plunder

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September 18, 2015

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hoyden n

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September 19, 2015

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coctile adj
  1. Made by baking, or exposure to heat. []
  2. Built of baked bricks.

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September 20, 2015

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upper-crust adj
  1. (idiomatic, informal) Posh, upper-class; pertaining to the upper crust.
PointingHand.svg The sixth and final season of the British drama series Downton Abbey will begin airing on this date in the UK in 2015.

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September 21, 2015

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gizzardless adj
  1. Without a gizzard; without guts or innards.
  2. (figuratively) Lacking courage, cowardly.

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