Friday November 28, 2014
Nov
18
2014

Egress

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

Nov
17
2014

Abrogate

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

Nov
16
2014

Credulous

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

Nov
15
2014

Opprobrious

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

Nov
14
2014

Sentient

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

Nov
13
2014

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
2014

Propensity

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

Nov
11
2014

Antipathy

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

Nov
10
2014

Sycophant

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

Nov
09
2014

Perfidious

Perfidious adj. Deceitful and untrustworthy. “A perfidious relationship.”