From the monthly archives: December 2014

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Mis•tle•toe

(n.) a European plant, Viscum album, having yellowish flowers and white berries, growing parasitically on various trees, used in Christmas decorations. 

Ho•ro•lo•gy

(n.) the art or science of making timepieces or of measuring time.


Psi•thur•is•m

(n.) The sound of rustling leaves. From the ancient Greek psíthuros, “whispering."

 

Deip•no•so•phist

(n.) a person who is an adept conversationalist at table.

Grand•il•o•quent

(adj.) speaking or expressed in a lofty style, often to the point of being pompous or bombastic.

Hang•ov•er

(n.) the disagreeable physical aftereffects of drunkenness, such as a headache or stomach disorder; something remaining behind from a former period or state of affairs

Mer•ry

(adj.) full of cheerfulness or gaiety; joyous in disposition or spirit.

Ad•vent

(n.) a coming into place, view, or being; arrival: the advent of the holiday season.

Egg•nog

(n.) a drink made of eggs, milk or cream, sugar, and, usually, rum or wine.

Gin•ger•bread

(n.) a type of cake flavored with ginger and molasses; a rolled cookie similarly flavored, often cut in fanciful shapes, and sometimes frosted.
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