WORD OF THE DAY
Lasting for a very short time.
Chickweed is an ephemeral weed, producing several generations in one season.
There can be no doubt that this experience is entirely abstract and ephemeral.
Adhering to a diet often proves a tough task with only ephemeral results.
The writer aims to take those fleeting, ephemeral, sensual moments and transform them into something rich, coherent and meaningful.
IDIOM/PHRASE OF THE DAY
GREASE SOMEONE’S PALM
To bribe someone.
The company’s officers had to grease somebody’s palm to operate in that province.
The lawyer allegedly greased the palm of the witness.
The only way to get a government contract around here is to grease someone’s palm.