Refossion

Vest-Pocket Vocabulary Refos’sion, n. the act of digging up. Word in the Wild: My dog’s favourite activities are eating, sleeping, and refossion. According to the…

Querimonious

Vest-Pocket Vocabulary Querimo’nious, a. complaining. Word in the Wild: By shutting himself in his basement office every morning to write querimonious letters to the editor,…

Luskish

Vest-Pocket Vocabulary Lusk’ish, a. inclined to laziness. Word in the Wild: Stavros was glad Pekoe didn’t scratch or bite, but he thought maybe she should…

Illaqueate

Vest-Pocket Vocabulary Illaq’ueate, v. to entangle; to entrap. Word in the Wild: The received wisdom is that mouse traps are the best way to illaqueate…

Grubble

Vest-Pocket Vocabulary Grub’ble, v. to feel in the dark. Word in the Wild: Max was in the wine cellar when the lights went out.  He…