Word of the Day

harebrained
Definition: (adjective) Very foolish. Synonyms: insane, mad. Usage: She devised a harebrained scheme to get her money back, but it ended up landing her in jail. Discuss

hanker
Definition: (verb) Desire strongly or persistently. Synonyms: long, yearn. Usage: There, my lady cousin; there stands the most undutiful child in the world; she hankers after a beggarly rascal, and won't marry one of the greatest matches in all England.

gyrate
Definition: (verb) Revolve quickly and repeatedly around one's own axis. Synonyms: spin, reel, whirl. Usage: The airplane gyrated about in the sky in a most alarming fashion.