Word of the Day – Ambuscade

By April 18, 2017Word of the Day

Ambuscade (noun) (archaic)


An ambush.

Through time this word has evolved to ‘ambush’

Example sentences

“The reports of murders and ambuscades is concerning.”

Word of the Day – Senectitude

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Senectitude (noun)


The last stage of life; old age.

Senectitude comes from the Medieval Latin noun senectitūdō meaning “old age,” which in turn comes from Classical Latin senectūs, a derivative of the noun senex meaning “old man.” Senectitude entered English in the late 1700s, more precisely, in 1796 in Jonathan Swift’s Gulliver’s Travels

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