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sfumato (noun): The technique of allowing tones and colours to shade gradually into one another, producing softened outlines or hazy forms. Word of the Day for October 8th, 2014 #WOTD #WordoftheDay #sfumato

Definition of sfumato - the technique of allowing tones and colours to shade gradually into one another, producing softened outlines or hazy forms.

couth (adjective): Cultured, refined, and well mannered. Word of the Day for 28 July 2016. #WOTD #WordoftheDay #couth

couth (adjective): Cultured, refined, and well mannered. Word of the Day for 28 July

tutelary (adjective): Serving as a protector, guardian, or patron. Word of the Day for 17 May 2015. #WOTD #WordoftheDay #tutelary

tutelary (adjective): Serving as a protector, guardian angel, or patron. Word of the Day for 17 May WOTD WordoftheDay tutelary

French origin //[jer-uh-mahy-uh d//

Jeremiad French origin //[jer-uh-mahy-uh d//: A long mournful complaint; a list of woes.

émigré (noun): a person who has left their home country. Word of the Day for 3 December 2014 #WOTD #WordoftheDay #emigre

facilitate (verb): Make (an action or process) easy or easier. The origin of this word is from the Latin. It comes from the Latin verb facilis which means easy.

Malapert (adjective): Boldly disrespectful; impudent. Word of the Day for 21 October 2015.

police rime resign just rime Malapert (adjective): Boldly disrespectful; Word of the Day for 21 October

Fata Morgana (n.) Meteorology. a mirage consisting of multiple images, as of cliffs and buildings, that are distorted and magnified to resemble elaborate castles, often seen near the Straits of Messina.

Fata Morgana (n. a mirage consisting of multiple images, as of cliffs and buildings, that are distorted and magnified to resemble elaborate castles, often seen near the Straits of Messina.

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“Example sentence: 'he was a choleric, self-important little man' The origin of this word is from the Greek. It comes from the Greek word " kholera" which means bile.

flews (noun): The thick hanging lips of a bloodhound or similar dog. Word of the Day for 20 January 2016. #WOTD #WordoftheDay #flews

flews (noun): The thick hanging lips of a bloodhound or similar dog. Word of the Day for 20 January

schat·zi  [shaht-see]   noun Slang. sweetheart; darling.

, especially Swiss G), equivalent to Schatz treasure ( Middle High German scha (t) z, Old High German scaz property, piece of money; see sceat ) + -i diminutive suffix ( Middle High German -în;

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