Saturday March 23, 2019

Archive for the ‘Daily Word’ Category

Mar
11
2019

Demonstrable

Demonstrable (de·mon·stra·ble) adj.  1. Capable of being demonstrated or proved: “demonstrable truths.”  2. Obvious or apparent: “demonstrable lies.”

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Mar
10
2019

Plagiarize

Plagiarize (pla·gia·rize) v.  1. To use and pass off (the ideas or writings of another) as one’s own.  2.To appropriate for use as one’s own passages or ideas from another.

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Mar
09
2019

Ravenous

Ravenous (rav·en·ous) adj.  1. Extremely hungry; voracious.  2. Rapacious; predatory.  3. Greedy for gratification: “Ravenous for power.”

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Mar
08
2019

Perpetuity

Perpetuity (per·pe·tu·i·ty) n.pl.  1. Time without end; eternity.  2. The quality or condition of being perpetual: “The terms of the agreement remain in effect in perpetuity.”

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Mar
07
2019

Enigmatic

Enigmatic (en·ig·mat·ic) adj.  Of or resembling an enigma; puzzling: “An enigmatic tax form.”

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Mar
06
2019

Contemporaneous

Contemporaneous (con·tem·po·ra·ne·ous) adj.  Originating, existing, or happening during the same period of time: “The contemporaneous court cases for the two defendants.”

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Mar
05
2019

Verbose

Verbose (ver·bose) adj.  Using or containing a great and usually an excessive number of words; wordy. “She was too verbose in her narrative.”

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Mar
04
2019

Tumult

Tumult n. Confusion or disorder. A loud, confused noise, esp. one caused by a large mass of people. “He quickly became aware of the violent tumult behind the trees.”

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Mar
03
2019

Protagonist

Protagonist n. The main figure or one of the most prominent figures in a real situation. The leading character or a major character in a drama, movie, novel, or other fictional text. “The unnamed protagonist was the hit... Read more

Mar
02
2019

Amorous

Amorous adj. Showing, feeling, or relating to intimate desire. “She did not appreciate his amorous advances.”

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Mar
01
2019

Maniacal

Maniacal adj. Characterized by excessive enthusiasm or excitement. “A maniacal grin on his face.”

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Feb
28
2019

Sartorial

Sartorial adj. Of or relating to tailoring, clothes, or style of dress. “Sartorial taste; “Sartorial elegance.”

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