Word of the day – Abhor

Word of the Day : March 5, 2021 Abhor verb ub-HOR Definition : to regard with extreme repugnance : to feel hatred or loathing for : loathe Did you know? Abhor implies strong feelings of repugnance, disgust, and aversion. This degree of distaste is seen in the word's history. In earlier use, abhor sometimes implied an actual shrinking away from something in horror or repugnance. Appropriately, the … Continue reading Word of the day – Abhor

Word of the day – Smorgasbord

Word of the Day : March 4, 2021 Smorgasbord noun SMOR-gus-bord Definition 1 : a luncheon or supper buffet offering a variety of foods and dishes (such as hors d'oeuvres, hot and cold meats, smoked and pickled fish, cheeses, salads, and relishes) 2 : an often large heterogeneous mixture : mélange Did you know? Although smorgasbord might make us think of a … Continue reading Word of the day – Smorgasbord

Word of the day – Contaminate

Word of the Day : March 3, 2021 Contaminate verb kun-TAM-uh-nayt Definition 1 a : to soil, stain, corrupt, or infect by contact or association b : to make inferior or impure by admixture  2 : to make unfit for use by the introduction of unwholesome or undesirable elements Did you know? Contaminate, taint, pollute, and defile mean to make impure or unclean. Contaminate implies … Continue reading Word of the day – Contaminate

Word of the day – Organoleptic

Word of the Day : March 2, 2021 Organoleptic adjective or-guh-noh-LEP-tik Definition 1 : being, affecting, or relating to qualities (such as taste, color, odor, and feel) of a substance (such as a food or drug) that stimulate the sense organs 2 : involving use of the sense organs Did you know? English speakers got an early taste of organoleptic in … Continue reading Word of the day – Organoleptic