b) outrageously funny
c) foreign, strange
d) ill-tempered, irritable
Today's Featured Word: SPERATORY
resting in hope or expectation; hoped for, hopeful, expected ...1629 obs.
from Latin speratus hoped for, expected,
pa. pple. of sperare to hope
FIRST DOCUMENTED USE
1629 - see EXAMPLE below
"...he the present and possessory things of this world,
God but the future and speratory things of the next."
From: Sermon CXXXVI
A Lent Sermon Preached to the King, At Whitehall, February 12, 1629
By: John Donne
Daily Word Quiz Answer
XANTHOCOMIC a) yellow-haired ...1861 nonce word