Definition: (adjective) Infested with or damaged (as if eaten) by worms. Synonyms: worm-eaten, wormy. Usage: I returned from vacation to find my yard littered with vermiculate, rotting plums that had fallen from the tree while I was away. Discuss
noun: A self-portrait, typically taken with a phone camera.
Definition: (adjective) As from an altitude or distance. Synonyms: panoramic. Usage: Another pedestrian had entered from the other end…with an astrakhan collar to his coat on this warm night, and a black slouch hat that hid his features from my bird's-eye view. Discuss
noun: The conversion of a discarded object into something of even higher value.
Definition: (verb) Form or shape by forcing through an opening. Synonyms: squeeze out. Usage: The pasta machine extruded the dough through a series of small holes, thus shaping it into spaghetti. Discuss
Definition: (verb) State categorically. Synonyms: assert, maintain. Usage: They descended, passing the man with the pail, who again asseverated that he had let no intruder pass. Discuss
Definition: (noun) The communication of an attitude or emotional state among a number of people. Synonyms: infection. Usage: Arobin caught the contagion of excitement which drew him to Edna like a magnet. Discuss