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mon·i·ker or mon·ick·er  (mŏn′ĭ-kər) n. Slang A personal name or nickname; a familiar name for a person (often a shortened version of a person's given name); synonyms: appellation, appellative, designation, denomination - identifying word or words by which someone or something is called and classified or distinguished from others [Probably from Shelta munik, name, possibly … Continue reading Wednesday’s Daily

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Wednesday’s Daily

be•nev•o•lent (bəˈnɛv ə lənt) adj. 1. characterized by or expressing goodwill or kindly feelings: a benevolent smile. 2. desiring to help others; charitable. 3. established for good works: a benevolent society. [1425–75; late Middle English < Latin benevolent-, s. of benevolēns kindhearted =bene- bene- + volēns, present participle of velle to want, wish] be•nev′o•lent•ly, adv. … Continue reading Wednesday’s Daily

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as·cend (ə-sĕnd′) v. as·cend·ed, as·cend·ing, as·cends v.intr. 1. To go or move upward; rise: The balloon ascended into the clouds. 2. To slope upward: The trail ascends to an outcrop overlooking the valley. 3. To rise from a lower level or station; advance: ascended from poverty to great wealth; ascend to the throne. 4. To … Continue reading Wednesday’s Daily

Daily Prompt 15: Effervescent

ef·fer·vesce  (ĕf′ər-vĕs′) intr.v. ef·fer·vesced, ef·fer·vesc·ing, ef·fer·vesc·es 1. To emit small bubbles of gas, as a carbonated or fermenting liquid. 2. To escape from a liquid as bubbles; bubble up. 3. To show high spirits or animation. [Latin effervēscere : ex-, up, out; see ex- + fervēscere, to start boiling, inchoative of fervēre, to boil; see … Continue reading Daily Prompt 15: Effervescent

Daily Prompt 02: Surreptitious

_______________________________________________ surreptitious [ˌsʌrəpˈtɪʃəs] adj 1. done, acquired, etc., in secret or by improper means 2. operating by stealth 3. characterized by fraud or misrepresentation of the truth [from Latin surreptīcius furtive, from surripere to steal, from sub- secretly + rapere to snatch] surreptitiously  adv surreptitiousness  n ________________________________________________ I flipped open the dictionary and there it … Continue reading Daily Prompt 02: Surreptitious