Here are new words for you to chew for the day. Enjoy!
1) Extemporaneous – Carried out or performed with little or no preparation; impromptu.
Synonyms: extemporary, extempore, impromptu, off-the-cuff, offhand, offhanded, unrehearsed, ad-lib
Usage: an extemporaneous piano recital;
2) Captious – Marked by a disposition to find and point out trivial faults.
Synonyms: faultfinding, critical
Usage: She found the new professor to be captious, marking all the grammatical errors in her essays while ignoring the points she had tried to make.
3) Beneficent – Characterized by or performing acts of kindness or charity.
Synonyms: benevolent, gracious
Usage: Distance does the same beneficent work far more speedily, and (when assisted by Change) far more effectually as well.
4) Didactic – Intended to instruct.
Usage: “The principal difficulty in your case,” remarked Holmes, in his didactic fashion, “lay in the fact of there being too much evidence.”
5) Recalcitrant – Marked by stubborn resistance to and defiance of authority or guidance.
Usage: Neither could he mobilize his army to go forth to war, nor could he punish his recalcitrant subjects.
a leap year
bissext also bissextus noun [C]
February 29th, the extra day in a leap year
7) Twoc – to steal something, especially a car
8) Locavore – a person who only eats food which is grown or produced
9) Bioneer – an individual or group who creates new solutions for dealing with environmental issues, especially when these interact with other social and economic factors
10) Meshing – the practice of joining together two names to make a new name for a married couple