Saturday December 3, 2016
Nov
21
2016

Formidable

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

Nov
20
2016

Obfuscate

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

Nov
19
2016

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
2016

Egress

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

Nov
17
2016

Abrogate

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

Nov
16
2016

Credulous

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

Nov
15
2016

Opprobrious

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

Nov
14
2016

Sentient

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

Nov
13
2016

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.”

Nov
12
2016

Propensity

Propensity n. An inclination or natural tendency to behave in a particular way. “He has a propensity for clear thinking.”

Nov
11
2016

Antipathy

Antipathy n. A deep-seated feeling of dislike; aversion. “His antipathy for first wife dates back to his divorce.”

Nov
10
2016

Sycophant

Sycophant n. A person who acts attentively toward someone in order to gain advantage; a servile flatterer.