Word a Day Revisited Index of Cartoons Illustrating the Meanings of Words
(as presented by Mickey Bach, the cartoonist who defined words with related illustrations)
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To distribute something according to a plan for a specific reason or purpose. (1)
To make a reference to something; to hint at indirectly without any specific identification or details. (1)
Fascinating and charming; highly attractive. (1)
An indirect reference, a comparison, or a brief hint; sometimes, a quick mention of something to which readers or listeners are expected to have some knowledge about. (1)
To disagree and argue about something; to dispute and to wrangle. (1)
A vehement, heated, or noisy argument dispute or controversy. (2)
Allowing or necessitating a choice that is limited to one of two or more other possibilities. (1)
A devotion to and regard for the interests or welfare of others. (1)
Anyone who has an unselfish concern for the welfare of another person or of other people. (1)
A blend or a combination of different things; a mixture of metals with mercury and other metals. (1)
Someone who is employed to write what another person dictates or to copy what has been written by another person; such as, a secretary or a stenographer. (1)
A large, strong, masculine-type of female warrior; an aggressive woman. (1)
The ability to use both hands equally well; very skillful and versatile. (1)
Not clear or definite or having two or more possible meanings. (4)
Referring to the coexistence in one person of contradictory emotions or attitudes; such as, love and hatred towards someone or something. (1)