Word of the Day

fizzle
Definition: (verb) To fail or end weakly, especially after a hopeful beginning. Synonyms: peter out, taper off. Usage: The music just fizzled out—there was no proper ending to the concert. Discuss

sallow
Definition: (adjective) Of a sickly yellowish hue or complexion. Synonyms: sickly. Usage: His face was sallow and shiny with sweat.

pagination
Definition: (noun) The system of numbering pages. Synonyms: folio, paging. Usage: The editions of Holy Writ are so numerous that he could hardly suppose that two copies would have the same pagination.