Monday December 11, 2017
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.”

Nov
12
2017

Propensity

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

Nov
11
2017

Antipathy

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

Nov
10
2017

Sycophant

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

Nov
09
2017

Perfidious

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

Nov
08
2017

Evocative

Evocative; Evocate adj. Bringing strong memories, images, or feelings to mind.

Nov
07
2017

Magnanimous

Magnanimous adj. Very generous or forgiving, particularly toward a rival or someone less powerful than oneself.

Nov
06
2017

Voracious

Voracious adj. An eager approach to an activity; Wanting or devouring great quantities of something or somebody: “She has a voracious appetite for life.”