Learn a new word each day and watch your word power grow. I have fun learning unusual, less known words. I hope you have fun with this.
Find your own word for the day by scanning
the OWL or the OSPD6.
Do you know that there are many words that have only consonants? TSKTSK, BRRR, CRYPT, FLYBYS. GRRRLS, GYPSY, NYMPH, RHYTHM
Monday, November 18, 2019
A hard browns cheese. A noun.
Sunday, November 17, 2019
A magistrate of ancient Rome. A noun.
Saturday, November 16, 2019
A mushroom or toadstool with pores on the underside of the cap. A noun.
Friday, November 15, 2019
A morning glory. A noun.
Thursday, November 14, 2019
Wine flavored with spices. A noun.
Wednesday, November 13, 2019
An alignment of three celestial bodies that lie in a straight line. A noun.
Tuesday, November 12, 2019
A pagan. A noun.
Monday, November 11, 2019
A small songbird. A noun
Sunday, November 10, 2019
A short sword. A noun.
Saturday, November 9, 2019
To protest angrily. A verb.
Friday, November 8, 2019
Limestone consisting of a mass of rounded grains made up of concentric layers.
Thursday, November 7, 2019
A heavy musket. A noun.
Wednesday, November 6, 2019
A seat on an elephant or camel for riders. A noun.
Tuesday, November 5, 2019
An ancient stringed musical instrument. A noun.
Monday, November 4, 2019
Good natured teasing. A noun.
Sunday, November 3, 2019
A teacher. A noun.
Saturday, November 2, 2019
A piece of furniture to kneel on during prayer. A noun.
Friday, November 1, 2019
Pertaining to a stepmother. An adjective.
Thursday, October 31, 2019
A lock of tangled hair. A noun..
Wednesday, October 30, 2019
A large edible clam. A noun.
Tuesday, October 29, 2019
A kayak (an intuit canoe). A noun.
Monday, October 28, 2019
A device for throwing a spear or a dart. A noun.
Sunday, October 27, 2019
A spore-producing organ of a certain fungi. A noun.
Saturday, October 26, 2019
A type of dike. A noun.
Friday, October 25, 2019
A tree. A noun.
Thursday, October 24, 2019
Thick and adhesive. An adjective
Wednesday, October 23, 2019
Blue or Bluish. An adjective
Tuesday, October 22, 2019
A large antelope. A noun.
Monday, October 21, 2019
Showily skillful people . A noun.
Sunday, October 20, 2019
A pigeon. A noun.
Saturday, October 19, 2019
One who pretends to be a friend but is actually an enemy. A noun.
Friday, October 18, 2019
A magistrate of ancient Rome. A noun.
Thursday, October 17, 2019
An Asian vine. A noun.
Wednesday, October 16, 2019
A monetary unit in the Maldives. A noun.
Tuesday, October 15, 2019
A long flowing garment. A noun.
Monday, October 14, 2019
To strip blubber from. A verb.
Sunday, October 13, 2019
A hard, brown French cheese. A noun.
Saturday, October 12, 2019
An alkyl radical. A noun.
Friday, October 11, 2019
A type of wig. A noun.
Thursday, October 10, 2019
A cactus used as a source of liquor. A noun.
Wednesday, October 9, 2019
To move clumsily. A verb.
Tuesday, October 8, 2019
A white-faced cow. A noun.
Monday, October 7, 2019
(There are 13 5-Letter-Words on the OWL beginning with ‘X’.)
XEBEC XENIA XENIC XENON
XERIC XEROX XERUS
XYLAN XYLEM XYLOL
XYLYL XYSTI XYSTS
Sunday, October 6, 2019
A type of fungus. An adjective.
Saturday, October 5, 2019
Used to express great alarm. An interjection.
Friday, October 4, 2019
(these words have all five vowels in them)
To meow (to make the sound of a cat). A verb.
Holy bread -or- A prayer -or- A eulogy A noun.
A large evergreen tree. A noun.
Thursday, October 3, 2019
Young women who resist the exploitation of women. A noun.
Wednesday, October 2, 2019
A kayak. A noun.
Tuesday, October 1, 2019
A secluded dwelling of a Hindu sage. A noun.
A dry, one seeded fruit. A noun.
Monday, September 30, 2019
A page size. A noun.
Sunday, September 29, 2019
A plant of the cabbage family. A noun.
Thursday, September 26, 2019
A long loose overcoat. A noun.
Wednesday, September 25, 2019
An isotope of thorium. A noun.
Tuesday, September 24, 2019
A valley on the moon’s surface. A noun.
Monday, September 23, 2019
A disease of horses in Africa. A noun.
Sunday, September 22, 2019
The legal right to use another’s property so long as it is not damaged or altered. A noun. (Played against me by Judy Levitt at Bruce D’ambrosia’s club.)
Saturday, September 21, 2019
A permanent resident of New Foundland. A noun.
Friday, September 20, 2019
An alliance of Japanese criminal organizations. A noun.
Thursday, September 19, 2019
A veil worn by some Muslim women. A noun.
(Not all words with ‘Q’ require a ‘U’ to follow ‘Q’)
Wednesday, September 18, 2019
A religious petition for mercy. A noun.
Tuesday, September 17, 2019
A close-fitting ornament worn around the neck. A noun.
Monday, September 16, 2019
A type of biome (ecological community) in South Africa. A noun.
Sunday, September 15, 2019
RUKH is a noun with the identical meaning of ROC (a legendary bird of prey). Many of my favorite words are not necessarily long and complex. Some of the very best are the short ones that are rarely seen and look strange enough to draw a challenge.
Saturday, September 14, 2019
Today I want to turn your attention to a whole set of words that have reoccurring letters within each word itself. I once challenged Bruce D’Ambrosio when he played ‘HOTS’ ‘HOTS’. Can you figure out the word he played? Below are others with the same pattern. Can you think of any others?
Friday, September 13, 2019
An emerald, a green gem. a noun. It can take an ‘E’ at the end after the ‘D’. The plurals are: smaragds and smaragdes. I learned this from Frank Lee.
Thursday, September 12, 2019STRIGIL
A dentist’s scraping instrument; a noun. I learned this word when it was played against me in a tournament by Stu Goldman and I challenged it.
Wednesday, September 11, 2019
The only word on the scrabble Official Word List that ends with the letters YK. It is a cloth hood and it is a noun. Can you think of any other words on the OWL that have a unique pattern that are one of a kind?