Monday January 25, 2021

Archive for the ‘Daily Word’ Category

Jan
25
2021

Amorphous

Amorphous adj. Without a clearly defined shape or form. Vague; ill-organized; unclassifiable. “The amorphous package caused alarm to many people in the terminal.”

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Jan
24
2021

Gourmand

Gourmand n. A person who enjoys eating and often eats too much; gluttonous. A connoisseur of good food. “The traveling gourmand seldom passed up a restaurant.”

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Jan
23
2021

Melancholy

Melancholy n. A deep, pensive, and long-lasting sadness. adj. Sad, gloomy, or depressed. “She was in a melancholy mood.”

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Jan
22
2021

Disparate

Disparate adj. Essentially different in kind; not allowing comparison. markedly distinct in quality or character. “He is a strong leader capable of managing a disparate team to achieve their goals.”

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Jan
21
2021

Demonstrative

Demonstrative adj. Tending to show feelings, especially the open expression of emotion. “A demonstrative argument.”

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Jan
20
2021

Atrophy

Atrophy n. A decrease in size or wasting away or progressive decline, as from disuse. “Misleading and infrequent reporting have facilitated the atrophy of self-sufficiency.”

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Jan
19
2021

Bellicose

Bellicose adj. Hostile in manner or temperament. Demonstrating aggression or a willingness to fight. “His bellicose behavior concerned authorities.”

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Jan
18
2021

Accolade

Accolade n. An expression of praise or admiration. An award or privilege granted; an acknowledgment of merit. “The scientist was given many accolades for his research.”

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Jan
17
2021

Impish

Impish adj. Mischievous. Inclined to do slightly naughty things for fun. “He approached her with an impish grin on his face.”

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Jan
16
2021

Benign

Benign adj. Mild or favorable (result). Gentle, kind, good. “The results were benign and required no treatment.”

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Jan
15
2021

Amicable

Amicable adj. Having a spirit of friendliness; without arguments or serious disagreement. “An amicable agreement between the two firms.”

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Jan
14
2021

Patronize

Patronize v. Treat with an apparent kindness that betrays a feeling of superiority. “She detests being patronized.” Frequent an establishment as a customer. “He always patronizes the same restaurant.”

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