Word of the Day

built-in
Definition: (adjective) Existing as an essential constituent or characteristic. Synonyms: inherent, integral, constitutional. Usage: I have learned to tame it, but competitiveness is a built-in part of my personality, and I cannot discard it completely. Discuss

all-out
Definition: (adjective) Using all available resources. Synonyms: full-scale. Usage: Holding nothing back, the candidate launched an all-out attack on his critics.

graven
Definition: (adjective) Cut or impressed into a surface. Synonyms: engraved, etched, inscribed, incised. Usage: The lines from the corners of his mouth seemed graven into his face.