Chris Wood, Francis Wood, Chris Brochon

Chris Wood, Francis Wood, Chris Brochon

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Tune in weekdays beginning at 8:05 AM to WFLO AM and FM for the Call Flo Radio Show! Your hosts Francis Wood, along with Chris Wood, and Christopher Brochon, will bring you the show! Whether its the good news, birthdays and anniversaries, the word of the day, or comments concerning local, state or national news events, join us on CALL FLO. We would love to hear from you! The contact numbers for The Call Flo Radio Show are 434-392-8881 (local) or 1-800-825-5356 (long distance).

Chris Brochon’s Word of the Day. If you come across or know some great words, send them to me at

12/31/2021: quondam- that which once was

12/30/2021: corybantic- wild or frenzied

12/29/2021: inspirit- encourage and enliven

12/28/2021: dynamism- being characterized by vigorous activity and progress

12/27/2021: frabjous- delightful or joyous

12/24/2021: fulsome- 1) complimentary to an excessive degree, 2) of a size that is large, generous, or abundant

12/23/2021: acuity- sharpness or keenness of thought, vision, or hearing

12/22/2021: variegate- alter in appearance,  especially by adding different colors

12/21/2021: lucubrate- to write or study;  especially at night

12/20/2021: roborant- something that has a restorative or strengthening effect

12/17/2021: prosopography-  a person’s description by social, familial, career, etc.

12/16/2021: wonted- habitual or usual

12/15/2021: bolide- a large meteor which explodes in the atmosphere

12/14/2021: matutinal- of or occuing in the morning

12/13/2021: flitch- 1) a slab of timber cut from the outside of a tree 2)  side of bacon

12/10/2021: armamentarium- the medicines and equipment or weapons and equipment in a practitioner’s possession

12/9/2021: ramify- to branch out, spread, or form offshoots

12/8/2021: suss- to realize, mentally grasp, or discover the true character or nature of

12/7/2021: punctilious- concerned with strict adherence to rules and codes of conduct

12/6/2021: illation- the act of inferring

12/3/2021: ailurophile- a lover of cats

12/2/2021: canalize- to convey through a duct or channel

12/1/2021: transmogrify- to transform in a surprising or magical manner

11/30/2021: recondite- little known or obscure

11/29/2021: inimitable- unique and beyond imitation;  impossible to duplicate

11/26/2021: delphic- deliberately obscure or ambiguous

11/24/2021: izzat- honor or prestige

11/23/2021: germinal- in the earliest stages of development

11/22/2021: curvet- a graceful or energetic leap

11/19/2021: epiphenomenon-  secondary effect or byproduct that rises from but does not influence  the process or event

11/18/2021: garniture- a set of decorative accessories

11/17/2021: anadromous- migrating up rivers to spawn

11/16/2021: sthenic- having a high or excessive level or strength or energy

11/15/2021: pelmatogram- a footprint

11/12/2021: daedal- skillful or intricate

11/11/2021: curtail- to reduce in extent or quantity or to impose a restriction on

11/10/2021: tinctorial- relating to dyeing, coloring, or staining

11/9/2021: haecceity- the property of being a unique and individual thing

11/8/2021: conation- the mental faculty of purpose, desire, or the will to perform an action

11/5/2021: aporia- doubt, professed or real, about what to do or say

11/4/2021: artificer- a skilled craftsman, or clever inventive designer

11/3/2021: ablution- bathing or the act of washing something

11/2/2021: trig- neat and smart in appearance

11/1/2021: assay- 1) to determine the content or quality of 2) to examine to assess the nature of

10/29/2021: univocal- a word or term having only one possible meaning

10/27/2021: sedulous- showing dedication and diligence

10/26/2021: oology- the bench of ornithology which studies bird eggs and nesting behavior

10/25/2021: fillip- something which acts as a stimulus or boost to an activity

10/ 22/2021: appanage- a natural or customary accompaniment to a job, title, or position

10/21/2021: flinders- small fragments or splinters

10/20/2021: butyraceous- of or like butter

10/19/2021: syncretize- to combine or attempt to the characteristics, beliefs, or practices of differing religions or philosophies

10/18/2021: erumpent- bursting out or through an overlying structure

10/15/2021: latitudinarian- one who shows no preference among the varying creeds and forms of worship

10/14/2021: hispid- covered with stiff hair or bristles

10/13/2021: lucullan- extremely luxurious, usually used to describe food

10/12/2021: kine- the double plural of cow or cattle

10/11/2021: stridulate- to make a sound by rubbing parts of the body together

10/8/2021: esemplastic- making into one; unifying

10/7/2021: benison- a blessing

10/6/2021: athwart- from one side to another,  or in opposition to

10/5/2021: roborant- tending to fortify or increase strength

10/4/2021: rimose- having a surface marked by a network of intersecting cracks

10/1/2021: prepossessing- creating a favorable impression;  attractive

9/30/2021: immanent- existing within; inherent

9/29/2021: uxorious- excessively attached to or dependent on one’s wife

9/28/2021: sinology- the study of Chinese history, language, and/or culture

9/27/2021: avidity- eagerness or greed; the state of being so

9/24/2021: salubrious- health-giving or healthy; i.e. not run down

9/23/2021: scumble- to soften or blend layers

9/22/2021: cozenge- the practice of deception or trickery

9/21/2021: burnish- to make or become shiny or smooth by friction,  I.e. to polish

9/20/2021: rimple- to form into small folds; to wrinkle; to cause to ripple

9/17/2021: supererogation- the act of performing more than is required by duty, obligation, or need

9/16/2021: delineate- to describe,  portray, or indicate precisely

9/15/2021: fulcrum- the pivot but which something turns, supports, or sustains

9/14/2021: guffaw- a very loud laugh

9/13/2021: paragon- 1) a model of excellence 2) a size of printer’s type approximately equal to 20 point

9/10/2021: diachronic- a phenomenon through time

9/9/2021: punctilio- strict attention to the minute points of etiquette

9/8/2021: paroxysm- an uncontrollable outburst

9/7/2021: harbinger- 1) something that foreshadows the future 2) one that initiates a major change

9/6/2021: tortuous- full of twists and turns

9/3/2021: sparagmos- the rending, or tearing to pieces of a live victim

9/2/2021: aquiline- having a curved or hooked shape; like an eagle’s beak

9/1/2021: isochronous- occurring at the same time

8/31/2021: lucubrate- to work, write, or study late at night

8/30/2021: scourge – a whip used as an instrument of punishment or the act of punishment

8/27/2021: profundity- great depth

8/26/2021: evanescence- the process of gradually vanishing

8/25/2021: finitude- the state or quality of being limited or finite

8/24/2021: aleatory- dependent on chance

8/23/2021: encomium – a formal expression of praise

8/20/2021: irrefragable- not be to be denied or refuted

8/19/2021: refection- food or drink taken after a period of hunger or fatigue

8/18/2021: eidolon- an insubstantial image; a phantom

8/17/2021: winnow- to separate by means of wind or air; or to blow upon or fan

8/16/2021: viand-  type of food, esp, a delicacy

8/13/2021: hypocoristic- endearing; as in a pet name or a diminutive

8/12/2021: extant- still in existence,  surviving

8/11/2021: arras- a rich tapestry hung on a wall in a room

8/10/2021: convivial- sociable,  jovial, or festive

8/9/2021: adjure- to command, often by exacting an oath

8/6/2021: compendious- containing or stating the essentials of a subject in a concise form

8/5/2021: percipient- perceptive

8/4/2021: ethos- a distinguishing chracteristic, sentiment, moral nature, or guiding belief of a person,  group, or institution

8/3/2021: mores- the fixed morally binding customs, attitudes, or habits of a particular group

8/2/2021: betide- to happen or befall

7/30/2021: pulchritudinous- having physical beauty

7/29/2021: aver- to state, confirm, or assert firmly to be the case

7/28/2021: entelechy- the actualization of potentiality

7/27/2021: ensconce- establish or settle in a comfortable, safe, or secret place

7/26/2021: mentation- mental activity

7/16/2021: obstreperous- noisy and resisting restraint or control

7/15/2021: purview- the scope of, breadth of, or range of an operation or understanding

7/14/2021: tyro- a beginner or novice

7/13/2021: paucity- smallness in quantity or number; or an insufficiency

7/12/2021: evince- to make evident, to show clearly

7/9/2021: asynchronous- not simultaneous or concurrent in time

7/8/2021: indolent- (1) lazy or idle; (2) causing
Iittle pain

7/7/2021: patulous- spreading widely, gaping or expanded

7/6/2021: ultimo- in or during the last month

7/5/2021: osculate- to kiss

7/2/2021: crepuscular- of, relating to, or resembling twilight

7/1/2021: effulgent- glowing with a radiant light

6/30/2021: operose- involving or displaying much effort

6/29/2021: opsimath- a person who learns late in life

6/28/2021: pied- having markings of two or more colors

6/25/2021: inosculate- to unite or be united so as to be continuous; I.E. to intertwine or blend

6/24/2021: burgeon- to sprout, develop, or grow rapidly

6/23/2021: efface- to obliterate or to make inconspicuous

6/22/2021: quiddity- a distinctive feature or peculiarity

6/21/2021: scintilla- a minute amount, a trace or particle

6/18/2021: consanguineous- having the same ancestry or descent

6/17/2021: rejoinder- a reply, esp. a sharp, witty one

6/16/2021: timorous- timid, shy, or fearful

6/15/2021: astir- in a state of excited movement

6/14/2021: cajole- to persuade someone by flattery or pleasing talk to do what one wants

6/11/2021: gustatory- having to do with tasting or a sense of taste

6/10/2021: noisome- offensive in smell; noxious

6/9/2021: equanimity- calmness of mind or temper

6/8/2021: rapacious- extremely greedy or practicing pillaging

6/7/2021: tarry- to stay longer than intended; to delay leaving a place

6/4/2021: perspicacious- highly perceptive, discerning, or shrewd

6/3/2021: refection- a refreshment, I.e. a light meal or snack

6/2/2021: pigsney- one especially cherished, a sweetheart;  term of endearment

6/1/2021: abstruse- obscure or difficult to understand