Word of the day

Word of the day
Brazilian Portuguese Word of the Day

segurar: to hold
Part of speech: verb Example sentence: Segura esta vara de pescar um momento. Sentence meaning: Hold this fishing pole a moment.

French Word of the Day

Un avion = a plane (pronounced ah-vee-on)

L'avion is also the name of the new (or maybe not-so-new anymore by now) low-fare business class connecting Newark to Paris' lesser-known airport Orly, the larger airport being known as either Charles de Gaulle or Roissy (from the name of the town where it's located)

Italian Word of the Day

vietare: to ban
Part of speech: verb Example sentence: Il sindaco ha vietato la circolazione dei veicoli privati in centro. Sentence meaning: The mayor has banned private vehicles from the downtown area.

German Word of the Day

damals: at that time
Part of speech: adverb Example sentence: Ich habe damals nicht daran gedacht. Sentence meaning: I didn't think of it at the time.

Russian Word of the Day

абсурдный: grotesque, absurd
Part of speech: adjective Example sentence: Сцена драки выглядела довольно абсурдно. Sentence meaning: The fight scene looked quite grotesque.

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English word of the day
guy Wordsmith.org
noun: A man (in plural, persons of either sex). verb tr.: To make fun of; ridicule. noun: A rope to steady, guide, or secure something. verb tr.: To steady, guide, or secure something with a rope.

affectation Thefreedictionary.com
Definition: (noun) A show, pretense, or display.
Synonyms: pose, mannerism.
Usage: Strickland would not go near them, not from any affectation of stoicism, for I found him seated on a three-legged stool when I went into the studio one day and he was alone, but because he did not like them.

vicissitude: Dictionary.com Word of the Day Dictionary.com
vicissitude: a change or variation occurring in the course of something.