Word of the Day


Word of the Day

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Salient

adjective; something which is prominent, conspicuous, or striking

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Serendipidy

noun; making happy or fortuitous discoveries by accident

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Sophisticated

adjective; having, revealing, or involving a great deal of worldly experience and knowledge of fashion and culture

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Specification

noun: an act of identifying something precisely or of stating a precise requirement

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Substantive

adjective; something which has a firm basis in reality and, as such, is important or meaningful

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Suffix

noun; a letter or syllable added to the end of a word e.g. 'able' added to'dispose' becomes disposable

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Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious

adjective; extraordinarily good or wonderful; popularised by the 1964 film Mary Poppins.

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Superfluous

adjective; exceeding what is sufficient or required

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Syncopation

noun; displacement of accents in music, the strong beat becoming weak and vice versa

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