Thursday November 27, 2014

Today's Word of the Day

Nov
27
2014

Sagacious

Sagacious adj. Shrewd; showing keen mental discernment and good judgment. “A sagacious remark.”

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Daily Word Archives
Nov
26
2014

Apoplectic

Apoplectic adj. Overcome with anger; extremely indignant. “He showed apoplectic rage.”

Nov
25
2014

Serendipity

Serendipity; Serendipitous n. The faculty of making fortunate discoveries by accident. “A fortunate stroke of serendipity.”

Nov
24
2014

Overt

Overt adj. Done or shown openly; plainly or readily apparent, not secret or hidden. “Overt hostility.”

Nov
23
2014

Intrinsic

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

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.”