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

Word: Docile
Meaning: adj. Submissive. Ready to accept control or instruction. “The dog was very docile around children.”

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

Word: Spoonerism
Meaning: : a transposition of usually initial sounds of two or more words (as in tons of soil for sons of toil)
Example:

"The girlfriend is part of the origin story of Ritt Momney [instead of Mitt Romney]. That was the name Rutter and his friends at East High School gave to the band they formed their junior year. There wasn't much of a thought process behind the name, a spoonerism of Utah's junior senator and the czar of the 2002 Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City." — Sean P. Means, The Salt Lake Tribune, 14 July 2019



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

Word: visage
Meaning: (noun) The face or facial expression of a person.
Synonyms: physiognomy, smiler, kisser, phiz, countenance, mug
Usage: A small bonnet of black silk … was placed on the back of her head, but so as not to shade her visage in the least.

Word Of The Day from Word Smith© 2016 Wordsmith

Word: marcescent
Meaning: adjective: Withering without falling off.
Usage: “She took up scissors and trimmed the hair above his ears and clipped away the frizzy marcescent strands languishing in the desert of his bald head.”
Keith Quincy; Samuel; Xlibris; 2002.

Thought For The Day from Word Smith© 2016 Wordsmith

Thought: Remember, we all stumble, every one of us. That's why it's a comfort to go hand in hand. -Emily Kimbrough, author and broadcaster (23 Oct 1899-1989)