Word Of The Day – 15/10/14

WORD OF THE DAY GREGARIOUS(Adjective) /ɡrɪˈɡeəriəs/ Meaning: Enjoying the company of other people; sociable. (of animals) Living together in herds or flocks. (of plants) Growing close together but not in dense clusters. Usage: He is naturally gregarious, and the work obviously suits him. A gregarious child ran up to every person on the playground and […]

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 […]

Word Of The Day-13/10/14

WORD OF THE DAY SURFEIT /ˈsəːfɪt/ Meaning: Noun An excessive amount of something. Verb Cause (someone) to desire no more of something as a result of having consumed or done it to excess. Usage: I am surfeited with shopping. Having surfeited ourselves on raw oysters, we had to decline the rest of the restaurant’s offerings. […]

Word Of The Day – 9/10/14

WORD OF THE DAY WHINE /wʌɪn/ Meaning: Verb Give or make a long, high-pitched complaining cry or sound. Complain in a feeble or petulant way. Noun A long, high-pitched complaining cry. A complaining tone of voice. Usage: The dog whined and scratched at the back door. She began to whine about how hard she had […]

Word Of The Day – 8/10/14

WORD OF THE DAY SPLATTER /ˈsplætə(r)/ Meaning: Verb Splash with a liquid, typically a thick or viscous one. Splash (a liquid) over a surface or object. (INFORMAL) Prominently or sensationally publish (a story) in a newspaper. Noun A spot or trail of a thick or viscous liquid splashed over a surface or object. (INFORMAL) Denoting […]

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