Friday November 24, 2017

Today's Word of the Day

Nov
24
2017

Overt

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

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Daily Word Archives
Nov
23
2017

Intrinsic

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

Nov
22
2017

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
2017

Formidable

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

Nov
20
2017

Obfuscate

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

Nov
19
2017

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
2017

Egress

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

Nov
17
2017

Abrogate

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

Nov
16
2017

Credulous

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

Nov
15
2017

Opprobrious

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

Nov
14
2017

Sentient

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

Nov
13
2017

Officious

Officious adj. Assertive of authority in an annoyingly domineering way, esp. with regard to petty or trivial matters. Intrusively enthusiastic in offering help or advice; interfering. “The officious man is widely disliked.”