WOTD 2: ๐Ÿ“š My used this word oftenโ€”in Spanish: caprichoso thus, I love this word in any language! In French: capricieux, in Italian: capriccioso; in German: launisch; in Japanese: kimagurena, and on! ๐Ÿ“š Happy learning! Word of the Day: Capricious | Merriam-Webster

July 19, 2021 | impulsive or unpredictable The adjective capricious and its close relation, the noun caprice (a synonym of whim, both derive via French from the Italian capriccio, which originally
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WOTD: ๐Ÿ“š Word of the Day: Omniscient | Merriam-Webster

having universal or complete knowledge One who is omniscient literally knows all. The word omniscient, which has been part of English since at least the beginning of the 17th century, brings together
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WOTD: ๐Ÿ“š Word of the Day: Calumny | Merriam-Webster

false and malicious accusation Calumny made an appearance in these famous words from William Shakespeare’s Hamlet: ‘If thou dost marry, I’ll give thee this plague for thy dowry: be thou chaste as ice,
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WOTD: ๐Ÿ“š Word of the Day: Jocund | Merriam-Webster

marked by or suggestive of high spirits Don’t let the etymology of jocund play tricks on you. The word comes from jucundus, a Latin word meaning ‘agreeable’ or ‘delightful,’ and ultimately from the
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WOTD: ๐ŸŒŠ Word of the Day: Titanic | Merriam-Webster

having great magnitude, force, or power Before becoming the name of the most famous ship in history, titanic referred to the Titans, a family of giants in Greek mythology who were believed to have
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WOTD: ๐Ÿ“š Another fun word to say and learn. Happy learning, my fellow humans! ๐Ÿ“š Word of the Day: Bumptious | Merriam-Webster

obtrusive or annoyingly self-assertive While we’ve uncovered evidence dating bumptious to the beginning of the 19th century, the word was uncommon enough decades later that Edward Bulwer-Lytton
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WOTD: ๐Ÿ“š Word of the Day: Flotilla | Merriam-Webster

a fleet of ships or boats Flotilla comes from the diminutive form of the Spanish noun flota, meaning ‘fleet.’ Flota derives via Old French from Old Norse floti and is related to Old English flota (
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WOTD: ๐Ÿ“š Good things, people, good things ๐ŸŽถ ๐Ÿ“šWord of the Day: Altruism | Merriam-Webster

concern for the welfare of others Altruism refers to a quality possessed by people whose focus is on something other than themselves, and its root reveals the object of those generous tendencies.
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