Sunday March 29, 2015

Today's Word of the Day

Mar
29
2015

Myopic

Myopic; Myopia n.  Distant objects appear blurred – Lack of discernment or long-range perspective in thinking or planning: “Myopic thinking.”

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Daily Word Archives
Mar
28
2015

Rapacious

Rapacious (ra·pa·cious) Adj Aggressively greedy or ravenous; plundering: “A rapacious salesman.”

Mar
27
2015

Mendacious

Mendacious (men·da·cious) adj Not telling the truth; lying: “A mendacious politician;” “A mendacious defendant.”

Mar
26
2015

Perspicacious

Perspicacious (per·spi·ca·cious) adj Having strong insight into and understanding of things. “She showed perspicacious judgment.”

Mar
25
2015

Vociferous

Vociferous (vo·cif·er·ous) adj Characterized by vehemence, clamour, or noisiness: “A vociferous crowd.”

Mar
24
2015

Frenetic

Frenetic (fre·net·ic) adj Fast and energetic in a rather wild and uncontrolled way: “A frenetic ride on the snowboard.”

Mar
23
2015

Bifurcate

Bifurcate; bifurcation (bi·fur·cate) v Divide into two branches or forks: “The river bifurcates at the base of the mountain.”

Mar
22
2015

Pernicious

Pernicious (per·ni·cious) adj Having a harmful effect, particularly in a gradual or subtle way. “The hostile takeover will have a pernicious effect on the business.”

Mar
21
2015

Halcyon

Halcyon (hal·cy·on) Adj 1. Calm; peaceful; tranquil: “Halcyon seas.” 2. Rich; wealthy; prosperous: “Halcyon times before the recession.”

Mar
20
2015

Cerebral

Cerebral (cer·e·bral) adj.  Appealing to or requiring the use of the intellect; intellectual rather than emotional: “Her methods were cerebral, analytical, and cautious.”