ATARAXY NOUN A state of calmness and tranquility (add-uh-rack-see) When I sit on my balcony overlooking the ocean. I feel ATARAXY
Now that the weather is cooler in the morning. An oven baked breakfast will warm your home up. You prepare it the night before and bake it up the next morning. ****Sausage Egg Cheese and Bread Casserole**** 6 Ounces ground pork sausage; Cooked and drained of fat 1 Large egg 3/4 Cup milk Dash salt…
MOT JUSTE NOUN (Moh-zhewst) The exactly right word phrasing An appropriate word Writers tend to care more than the average person about using MOT JUSTE I always tried to use MOT JUSTE when writing my term papers
PICAYUNE ADJECTIVE (pik-ee-yoon) Of little value-small-a PICAYUNE amount or occurrence My mother used this word…. She would have been 105 this month. So you know how outdated this word is.
DEVOIR NOUN (duh-wahrz) SOMETHING FOR WHICH A PERSON IS RESPONSIBLE-DUTY The jury duty notice was my DEVOIR
EGRESS NOUN (E-gress) EGRESS is a synonym for exit. The homes for sale ad stated that the bedroom had a EGRESS. Do not give your teen that room!
PROPINQUITY NOUN (pro-pin-kwa-tee) Nearness in place Proximity Nearness Tanglewood’s PROPINQUITY to all the businesses on 27 makes it a convenient place to live
Thanksgiving is all about high carb. Mashed potatoes, candied yams, stuffing…. Your family or guests may appreciate a low carb dish. Fancied up vegetable sides maybe just the right offering. *****Brown-sugar glazed beets-or carrots**** 3 Tablespoons brown sugar 2 Tablespoons orange juice 1 Tablespoon unsalted butter 1/4 Teaspoon salt 1/4 Teaspoon pepper 3 Cups steamed…
CONTRONYM NOUN (con-tro-nym) CONTRONYM is a word that’s its own opposite If you seed the lawn you add seeds. But if you seed a bell pepper you remove the seeds The same word ends up with contradictory meaning. Cleave can mean cut in half or stick together Something that is fast is either stuck firmly…
ABECEDARIAN ADJECTIVE (ABE-CE-DAR-I-AN) Of or relating to the alphabet Arranged in alphabetical order Anyone with ABECEDARIAN interests should try out for the spelling bee