Words of the day

Over the last few days, dictionary.com’s excellent Word of the Day service has provided a very interesting sequence of words, especially when one considers that they intersect with Valentine’s Day…
Feb:

11th: spurious: not genuine; false; illegitimate.
12th: waylay: to ambush or accost.
13th: ingenue: a naive girl or young woman, or an actress representing such a person.
14th: osculation: the act of kissing; a kiss.
15th: voluptuary: a person devoted to luxury and the gratification of sensual appetites.
16th: enmity: hatred; ill will.

Draw your own conclusions.

4 thoughts on “Words of the day

  1. aisling

    if they used some of those words on joe millionaire, maybe we wouldn’t have killed so many brain cells watching it. almost all of them apply. i mean zora = ingenue, sarah = voluptary, evan = spurious, all the other scheming wenches = enmity. cool.

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