Here are the big, beautiful words from November. Anyone want to try making a sentence using at least six of them?
FALCHION (FOL-chun) noun--a broad-bladed slightly curved sword of medieval times. (Creative sentence?) #todaysword
SARTORIAL (sar-TOR-ee-ul) adj.--of or relating to a tailor or tailored clothes.
FALCATE (fol-KATE) adj.--hooked or curved like a sickle; used of the moon when less than half is illuminated.
ENCOMIUM (en-KO-me-um) noun--an often formal expression of warm or high praise.
GAM (GAM) noun--a large or crooked tooth.
MACERATE (MASS-ur-ate) trans. verb--to cause the body to waste away by, or as if by excessive fasting.
ANDROCRACY (an-DROCK-ruh-see) noun--political and social supremacy of men.
AUTOCHTHON (aw-TOK-thun) noun--one supposed to have sprung from the ground of the region he inhabits.
SILVICOLOUS (sil-VICK-uh-lus) adj.--living in or inhabiting woodlands.
NOMOGRAPHY (no-MOG-ruh-fee) noun--the art of or a treatise on drafting laws.
ESURIENT (i-SOOR-ee-ent) adj.--voracious, greedy.
WASTREL (WASTE-rel) noun--something rejected or regarded as imperfect; good-for-nothing.
MORTMAIN (MORT-main) noun--influence of the past regarded as controlling or restricting the present.
JUSSIVE (JUS-ive) adj.--expressing or having the effect of a command.
CONGERIES (KON-jer-ees) noun--collection or mass of entities (as objects, forces, individuals, ideas).
TANTIVY (TAN-ti-vee) adv.--in a headlong dash, at a gallop.
HIEROLOGY (hire-OL-uh-jee) noun--a body of knowledge of sacred things.
SCARIFY (SCAR-uh-fy) trans. verb--to lacerate the feelings of, censure mercilessly.
VICISSITUDE (vuh-SIS-uh-tood) noun--the quality or state of being changeable or in flux; an accident of fortune.
PURSY (PUR-see) adj.--made large or self-important with pampering or luxurious living.
INVEIGH (in-VAY) int. verb--to protest bitterly or violently; complain vehemently.
JANIZARY (JAN-uh-zer-ee) noun--member of a group of loyal or subservient troops, officials, or supporters.
UNGUAL (UN-gwul) adj.--of, relating to, or resembling a nail, claw or hoof.
BEMA (BE-muh) noun--part of an early Christian church that contains the altar; sanctuary.
OBTEST (ob-TEST) trans. verb--to call to witness; invoke as a witness.
HOODOO (HOO-doo) noun--something that brings or is associated with the occurrence of bad luck.
PARTURITION (par-dur-ISH-un) noun--the action or process of giving birth to offspring.
EDUCE (e-DYOOS) trans. verb--to bring into manifestation; to arrive at.
RAMOSE (RAY-mose) adj.--consisting of or having branches or lateral divisions.
FACTOTUM (fac-TO-dum) noun--a person having many diverse activities or responsibilities.