DERECHO Noun (de-re-cho) A wide spread, long lived, straight-line wind storm associated with a fast moving group of thunderstorms. DERECHO winds caused widespread damage in parts of Iowa.
PLINTH Noun (plin(t)th A block of stone or wood that is used as the base for a pillar, statue etc. A controversial monument of a confederate soldier was removed from it’s PLINTH amid tight security.
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EFFULGENCE Noun (ef-ful-gence) Radient splendor The Trump hotel in Atlantic City New Jersey was decorated with EFFULGENCE in every room.
EPISTAXIS Noun (ep-i-stax-is) A nosebleed My daughter had unexplained EPISTAXIS when she was younger.
RUCTION Noun (ruc-tion) If someone or something is causing a RUCTION, they cause strong protests, quarrels, or other trouble. The RUCTION ended with everyone getting arrested.
ESTIVAL Adjective (es-tuh-vuh) Pertaining or appropriate to summer. During ESTIVAL Florida has it’s rainy season.
SEGUE Verb (sey-gwey) To make a transition from one topic to another smoothly and without interruption. Before the press conference the politician practiced his SEGUE until he was satisfied with the results.
ASSIDUOUS Adjective (as-sid-u-ous) Showing great care, attention and effort. My father’s nurse was ASSIDUOUS in caring for my father.
PROSCENIUM Noun (Pro-sce-ni-um) The part of a modern stage in front of the curtain. The substitute host walked onto the PROSCENIUM and the audience was stunned.