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buskin

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 05:00:00 GMT

Definition: (noun) A foot and leg covering reaching halfway to the knee, resembling a laced half boot.
Synonyms: half boot.
Usage: He wore pale yellow buskins that covered the scars just above his ankles.
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spelunker

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 05:00:00 GMT

Definition: (noun) One who explores caves chiefly as a hobby; a caver.
Synonyms: potholer, speleologist.
Usage: The spelunkers were lost in the cave and worried that their minimal rations, two granola bars and a bag of salted peanuts, would not last long.



excursive

Wed, 22 Feb 2017 05:00:00 GMT

Definition: (adjective) Of, given to, characterized by, or having the nature of digression.
Synonyms: rambling, digressive, discursive.
Usage: What started as a few excursive remarks soon turned into a long, rambling speech about this and that.