Word of the Week

Roilverb (used with object) 1. to render (water, wine, etc.) turbid by stirring up sediment. 2. to disturb or disquiet; irritate; vex: as in: “to be roiled by a delay”. or “roiling masses of voters” verb (used without object) 3. to move or...

Idiom

id-ee-uhm] Noun–an expression whose meaning is not predictable from the usual meanings of its constituent elements, as kick the bucket or hang one’s head, or from the general grammatical rules of a language, as the table round for the round table, and that...

Susurrus

su·sur·rus so͝oˈsərəs/ noun literary noun: susurration; noun: susurrus whispering, murmuring, or rustling. “the susurrus of the stream” Another example might be: The susurrus of the wind made everyone uneasy . ....

Concrete

Adjective: firm, material, real, solidified As in, Let’s make our ideas more concrete. Noun: a mixture of sand and line and fine rocks that is used to create a smooth surface, primarily used for driveways and sidewalks  

Abate

verb (of something perceived as hostile, threatening, or negative) become less intense or widespread. “the storm suddenly abated” cause to become smaller or less intense. “nothing abated his crusading zeal” In law to lessen, reduce, or remove...