Word of the Day — Archive Page #6

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July 12, 2022
71%    29%    #57 votes

What does benevolent mean?

intending or showing kindness

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July 11, 2022
64%    36%    #70 votes

What does dander mean?

small scales from animal skins or hair or bird feathers that can cause allergic reactions in some people

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July 10, 2022
72%    28%    #63 votes

What does paradox mean?

(logic) a statement that contradicts itself

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July 9, 2022
74%    26%    #64 votes

What does ramshackle mean?

bedraggled, broken-down, derelict, dilapidated, ramshackle, tatterdemalion, tumble-down(adj)
in deplorable condition

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July 8, 2022
65%    35%    #75 votes

What does verdant mean?

characterized by abundance of verdure

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July 7, 2022
61%    39%    #64 votes

What does orientate mean?

orient, orientate(verb)
determine one's position with reference to another point

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July 6, 2022
77%    23%    #70 votes

What does conclave mean?

a confidential or secret meeting

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