Sunday November 23, 2014

Today's Word of the Day

Nov
23
2014

Intrinsic

Intrinsic adj. Belonging naturally; essential. “Intrinsic stock value.”

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Daily Word Archives
Nov
22
2014

Confluence

Confluence n. The act or process of merging. A flowing together of two or more streams. “A fortunate confluence of factors led to his success.”

Nov
21
2014

Formidable

Formidable adj. Inspiring fear or respect through being impressively powerful, large, or capable. “A formidable opponent.”

Nov
20
2014

Obfuscate

Obfuscate v. Render obscure, unclear, or unintelligible. Bewilder (someone). “The eclipse will obfuscate the sun’s light.”

Nov
19
2014

Trepidation

Trepidation n. A feeling of fear or agitation about something that may or may not actually happen. “He entered the cave with considerable trepidation.”

Nov
18
2014

Egress

Egress n. The action of going out of or leaving a place. “The company’s egress procedures.”

Nov
17
2014

Abrogate

Abrogate v. Repeal or do away with a law, right, or agreement. “To abrogate a law.”

Nov
16
2014

Credulous

Credulous; Credulity n. A tendency to be too ready to believe that something is real or true. “A credulous rumor.”

Nov
15
2014

Opprobrious

Opprobrious adj. Disgraceful; shameful. “His actions were opprobrious.”

Nov
14
2014

Sentient

Sentient adj. Characterized by sensation and consciousness. Able to perceive or feel things: “Sentient life forms.”