1. Daily Content Archive as of Tuesday, June 19, 2018


    Article of the Day; Black Tea Excluding water, tea is the most widely consumed drink on the planet, drunk either hot or cold by half the world's population.

  2. Hewn - definition of hewn by The Free Dictionary


    hewn (hyo͞on) v. A past participle of hew. hewn (hyun or, often, yun) adj. 1. felled and roughly shaped by hewing: hewn logs. 2. given a rough surface: hewn

  3. Lurking - definition of lurking by The Free Dictionary


    lurk (lûrk) intr.v. lurked, lurk·ing, lurks 1. To wait out of view: thieves lurking in the shadows. 2. To move furtively; sneak: heard him lurking along the corridor. 3. To ...

  4. Cognac - definition of cognac by The Free Dictionary


    A brandy distilled from white wine and produced in the vicinity of Cognac.

  5. About - definition of about by The Free Dictionary


    a·bout (ə-bout′) adv. 1. Approximately; nearly: The interview lasted about an hour. 2. Almost: The job is about done. 3. To a reversed position or direction: Turn about ...

  6. Impervious - definition of impervious by The Free …


    im·per·vi·ous (ĭm-pûr′vē-əs) adj. 1. Incapable of being penetrated: a material impervious to water. 2. Incapable of being affected: impervious to fear. [From Latin ...

  7. Preceding - definition of preceding by The Free Dictionary


    According to the orders of the preceding night, the heavy sleep of the army was broken by the rolling of the warning drums, whose rattling echoes were heard issuing, on the damp morning air, out of every vista of the woods, just as day began to draw the shaggy outlines of some tall pines of the vicinity, on the opening brightness of a soft and ...

  8. Surroundings - definition of surroundings by The Free ...


    sur·round·ings (sə-roun′dĭngz) pl.n. The external objects, conditions, and circumstances that affect existence and development; the environment. surroundings ...

  9. Ballpark - definition of ballpark by The Free Dictionary


    2. Slang The approximately proper range, as of possibilities or alternatives: Your estimate is high, but still in the ballpark.

  10. Inconsistent - definition of inconsistent by The Free ...


    in·con·sis·tent (ĭn′kən-sĭs′tənt) adj. 1. Displaying or marked by a lack of consistency, especially: a. Not regular or predictable; erratic: inconsistent behavior ...