Friday, May 25, 2012

Daily Words: Week 19

Day 128.
The word is...

ex-officio
[eks uh-fish-ee-oh]
noun.
by virtue of office or official person

Found: in Sunday School, while reading legal stuff about the church

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Day 129
The word is...

heterochromia
(hět'ə-rō-krō'mē-ə) 
noun.
A difference in coloration in two structures or two parts of the same structure that are normally alike in color.

Found: online, while reading about people with two different eye colors

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Day 130.
The word is...

auspicious
[aw-spish-uhs] 
adjective.
promising success; propitious; opportune; favorable

Found: unknown, but with Deacon

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Day 131.
The word is...

placate
[pley-keyt]
verb.
to appease or pacify, especially by concessions or conciliatory gestures:

Found: Chapter 4 of Atonement

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Day 132.
The word is...

conscription
[kuhn-skrip-shuhn]
noun.
compulsory enrollment of persons for military or naval service; draft.

Found: Chapter 4 of Atonement

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Day 133. Eek.
The word is...

anodyne
[an-uh-dahyn]
noun. or adjective.
anything that relieves distress or pain
-or-
soothing to the mind or feelings

Found: Chapter 4 of Atonement

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Day 134.
The word is...

effervescent
[ef-er-ves-uhnt]
adjective.
bubbling
-or-
vivacious; lively; sparkling

Found: Boy Meets World, season 1
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--Emily