Word of the Day

deface
Definition: (verb) Mar or spoil the appearance of. Synonyms: blemish, disfigure. Usage: The vandals defaced the statue by drawing a mustache on it. Discuss

billow
Definition: (verb) Rise up as if in waves. Synonyms: wallow. Usage: Smoke from the burning building billowed up into the sky, obscuring the sun.

epigram
Definition: (noun) A witty, often paradoxical remark, concisely expressed. Synonyms: quip. Usage: These gentlemen were obliged to be civil in public, yet they cut at each other with epigrams that were as sharp as razors.