Word Of The Day – 14/10/14


WORD OF THE DAY


SMITE
/smaɪt/

Meaning:
Verb
Strike with a firm blow.
Defeat or conquer (a people or land).
(smitten) Be strongly attracted to someone or something.

Noun
A heavy blow or stroke with a weapon or the hand.

Usage:
He vowed that he would smite his enemy.
He smote the ball mightily.
They’ve been dating for about two weeks and they seem smitten with each other.
Jordan prepared a smite from his Longsword, and then stabbed straight into the King’s heart.

Pronunciationhttp://www.macmillandictionary.com/pronunciation/british/smite


IDIOM/PHRASE OF THE DAY


A TALL ORDER

Meaning:
A task or job that is difficult to carry out.
An assignment or task which is difficult or seems impossible to accomplish.

Usage:
That’s a tall order. Do you think anyone can do it?
Getting the project done on time will be a tall order.
Making a decent sequel was always going to be a tall order.

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