**Word of the Day- Nominative (n)- In grammar, a type of case. “A pronoun is a good example of a nominative case as it is the subject to the attached or related verb.”
(adj)- 1) Appointed by nomination. “Since his chair was nominative as opposed to being elective, he didn’t have the same fear of losing his influence.”
2) Having the name of a specific person; made out to a certain person. “He made sure his nominative shares had the correct spelling since his common name was spelled differently than usual.”
**Word of the Day- Slavish (adj)- 1) An unimaginative copy; unoriginal; imitative. “Because she was a slavish follower of the most current fashion, she always looked like she had just stepped out of a catalog.”
2) Subservient; submissive; servile. “Her older brother took advantage of her slavish adoration as he had her doing all his chores for him.”
**Word of the Day- Simulacra- (n)- 1) A representation of a person; effigy.“On all the ancient Egyptian Emperor's caskets, there was always gold simulacra representing who was inside.”
2) A vague, insubstantial, or superficial form or resemblance; trace. “Trying to think on his feet, he hoped his argument had a simulacra of the truth.”
**Word of the Day- Beatitude (n)- Being in good spirits; happiness; a state of supreme joy; good spirits; nirvana.
“The beatitude he would experience after two weeks in the outback, was worth every bite, scrape, and cut.”
**Word of the Day- Lenify (v)- To alleviate; soothe; soften; assuage; pacify; mitigate; appease.
“Using her soft voice, she was able to lenify the angry customer as she offered to exchange the product.”
**Word of the Day- Empirical (adj)- Derived or based on something verifiable by experience or observation rather than theory or logic.
“Their empirical data was so strong that their results were accepted without much more needed.”
**Word of the Day- Emend (v)- Improve or correct a writing by critical editing.
“All the Our Little Books’ books are emended prior to printing in order to keep a quality product for our authors.”
**Word of the Day- Pyknic (adj)- Short and stocky; having a squat appearance.
“When she arrived in the gardens, she couldn’t help laughing at the pyknic gnomes placed in between the plants.”