Category Archives: Language

Word a Day: Vapid


adj. Flat, lackluster.

Example: He cast about for ways to enliven what was rapidly becoming a vapid everything.

Word a Day: Brioche


n. A rich, sweet, light, yeasty bread.

Ex.: Fruit-filled brioche was an elegant addition to the desert table.

Word a day: Laudatory


adj. In support of; assigning merit.

Example: Julie’s presentation brought laudatory comments from the faculty.