a) of a look, glance, etc.: oblique, sidelong
b) very thirsty, very dry
c) swift, active
d) vile; disgusting
Today's Featured Word: DULCORATE
endowed with sweetness; sweet; pleasant ...1501 obs. rare
to sweeten; to free from acridity ...1566 obs.
from Latin dulcoratus pa. pple. of dulcorare to sweeten
FIRST DOCUMENTED USE
1501 - see EXAMPLE below
"...The ladyis song in voices dulcorait"
From: The Palice of Honour
By: Gawin Douglas, 1501
Daily Word Quiz Answer
SITICULOUS b) very thirsty, very dry ...1620 obs.