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

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

5/31/2021: stalwart- loyal, reliable, hardworking, sturdy

5/28/2021: mendacious- not telling the truth; lying

5/27/2021: equble- (of a person) not easily disturbed or angered; (of a thing) not varying or fluctuating greatly

5/26/2021: vitriolic- harsh or bitter in tone or highly corrosive

5/25/2021: redolent- aromatic; filled with scent

5/24/2021: canard- an unfounded rumor or story

5/21/2021: redoubtable- formidble; esp. as an opponent

5/20/2021: jaunty- self-confident, cheerful, and sprightly

5/19/2021: benignity- a good deed or act of kindness

5/18/2021: stodge- 1) heavy, filling, starchy food or 2) a dull, boring person or subject

5/17/2021: puckish- playfully mischievous

5/14/2021: corrigendum- a thing to be corrected; typically an error in a printed medium

5/13/2021: officious- 1) being overly aggressive 2) offering unwanted help or services

5/12/2021: parlous- full of danger or uncertainty

5/10/2021: fervid- intensely enthusiastic or passionate, esp. to an excessive degree

5/7/2021: imprimatur- a person’s official approval or guarantee

5/6/2021: otiose- having no useful or practical purpose

5/5/2021: embarcadero- pier, wharf, or docking place

5/4/2021: raillery- good humored teasing or light hearted satire

5/3/2021: enervate- to cause to feel drained of energy or vitality

4/30/2021: cicerone- a guide who gives information about antiquities and places of interest to sightseers

4/29/2021: dour- sullen, hard, or obstinate

4/28/2021: apotropaic- preventing or intended to prevent evil

4/27/2021: umbrage- offense or annoyance

4/26/2021: bilk- to thwart, cheat, elude, or swindle

4/23/2021: pejorative- expressing contempt or disapproval

4/22/2021: cogent- clear, logical, and convincing

4/21/2021: eucatastrophe- a sudden favorable resolution of events, I.e. a happy ending

4/20/2021: ambrosial- exceptionally pleasing to taste or smell

4/19/2021: micawber- one who is poor but lives in optimistic expectation of better fortune

4/16/2021: bumfuzzle- to confuse or fluster

4/15/2021: peregrinate- to travel or journey, especially to walk by foot

4/14/2021: concomitant- accompanied or associated with

4/3/2021: aglet: the metal or plastic tube fixed around the end of a shoelace

4/12/2021: hypothimia- profound melancholy

4/9/2021: hesternopothia- the pathological yearning for the  “good old days”

4/8/2021: tomfoolery- a silly act, matter, or thing

4/7/2021: anaphora- the use of a word replacing a word used earlier to avoid repetition

4/6/2021: apanthropy- the aversion to human company or the love of solitude

4/5/2021: oeillade- an amorous glance, or ogle

4/2/2021: inextricably- in a way that is unable to be separated or disentangled

4/1/2021: galimatias- confused or unintelligible talk

3/31/2021: thanatosis- the process by which one feigns in order to evade unwelcome attention

3/30/2021: nimiety- the state of being more than necessary or desirable

3/29/2021: mammonism- the greedy pursuit of riches

3/19/2021: orexigenic-  that which whets the appetite

3/18/2021: prolixity- unduly prolonged or drawn out ; marked by an excess of words

3/17/2021: pensive- thinking deeply or seriously

3/16/2021: galeanthropy- the delusion in which one believes they have become a cat

3/15/2021: effluvium- an intangible emanation

3/10/2021: doggo- in hiding or remain motionless to escape detection

3/9/2021: tyro- a beginner or novice

3/8/2021: overmorrow- the day after tomorrow

3/5/2021: saxicolous- living or growing among rocks

3/4/2021: waul- a loud plaintive cry like that of a cat

3/3/2021: rigidulous- slightly stiff

3/2/2021: hackande- troublesome

2/26/2021: glabella- the space between the eyebrows

2/25/2021: pantophagy- being omnivorous

2/24/2021: acyrologia- the inexact, innappropriate, or improper use of a word

2/23/2021: oligotrophia- luck of nourishment

2/22/2021: auscultation- the action of listening to sound from the heart, lungs or other organs; typically with a stethoscope

2/19/2021: interregnum- an interval or pause between two periods

2/17/2021: invective- insulting, abusive, or highly critical language

2/16/2021: choler- anger or irascibility

2/15/2021: aping- to copy someone or something

2/12/2021: chionophobia- the intense fear of snow

2/11/2021: iniquitous- grossly unfair or morally wrong

2/10/2021: matriculate- (1) to record in an official register (2) to be enrolled at a college or university

2/9/2021: perfunctory- carried out with minimum effort or reflection

2/8/2021: acolyte- an assistant or follower

2/5/2021: recrudescence- the recurrence of an undesirable condition

2/4/2021: abjure- to solemnly renounce

2/3/2021: festinate- to hurry or be hasty

2/2/2021: oculogyric- eye-rolling

1/29/2021: extraforaneous- outdoors

1/28/2021: necromimesis- the mental state in which the sufferer believes themselves to be dead

1/27/2021: mangelwurzel- any root vegetable; primarily one grown as cattle fodder

1/26/2021: peripatetic- walking or moving about; not staying in one place; itinerant

1/25/2021: demotic- denoting the language used by ordinary people; colloquial

1/22/2021: extravasate- to cause to escape into the surrounding area from its proper vessel; to exude

1/21/2021: penurious- extremely poor, poverty-stricken

1/20/2021: detestation- intense dislike

1/19/2021: loganamnosis- the mania of trying to recall forgotten words

1/18/2021: lethologica- the inability to recall words

1/15/2021: amelioration- the act of making something better

1/14/2021:  spoonerism- the transposition of initial sounds or letters of two or more words

1/13/2021: concomitant- naturally accompanying or associated

1/12/2021: introject- to incorporate ideas of others or objects

1/11/2021: duplicity- deceitfulness or double-dealing

1/8/2021: hyperhedonia- the condition in which abnormally high pleasure is derived from activities that are intrinsically tedious

1/7/2021: sequacious- subservient obedience bordering on slavish willingness to blindly follow without thought

1/6/2021: haptodysphoria- the unpleasant  feeling experienced by people when touching certain surfaces

1/5/2021: ecdysis- the shedding of ones outer layer

1/4/2021: posit: (v) to assume as a fact (n) a statement made on the assumption it will prove to be true

1/1/2021: pejorative- expression of contempt or disapproval