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Word Of The Day from Wordthink© 1998-2016 by Radok Corporation

Word: Amorous
Meaning: adj. Showing, feeling, or relating to intimate desire. “She did not appreciate his amorous advances.”

Word Of The Day from Merriam-Webster© 2016 Merriam-Webster, Incorporated

Word: Gazette
Meaning: 1 : a paper that is printed and distributed usually daily or weekly and that contains news, articles of opinion, features, and advertising : newspaper
Example:

The weekly gazette includes a list of the names of students who have made local schools' honor rolls.



Word Of The Day from The Free Dictionary© 2016 Farlex, Inc.

Word: avowal
Meaning: (noun) An open statement of affirmation; frank acknowledgment or admission.
Synonyms: avouchment
Usage: He had no right to extort a confession of attachment from me when he had made no correspondent avowal himself.

Word Of The Day from Word Smith© 2016 Wordsmith

Word: Laputan
Meaning: adjective: Absurdly fanciful or impractical.
Usage: “As a mathematician, Prof. Nowak’s particular Laputan conceit is that human nature (before it is upgraded) is to be discovered in increasingly sophisticated computer programs rather than by examining the real thing.”
Peter Foster; Science Good, Markets Bad; National Post (Don Mills, Canada); May 7, 2011.

See more usage examples of Laputan in Vocabulary.com’s dictionary.

Thought For The Day from Word Smith© 2016 Wordsmith

Thought: Religious freedom should work two ways: we should be free to practice the religion of our choice, but we must also be free from having someone else's religion practiced on us. -John Irving, novelist (b. 2 Mar 1942)