Word Of The Day – 30/9/14

WORD OF THE DAY MENACE \ˈme-nəs\ Meaning: Noun: A person or thing that is likely to cause harm; a threat or danger. Verb: Be a threat or possible danger to. Usage: Air pollution is a menace to health. During sentencing, Judge Hernandez stated that Diane was dangerous and a menace to society. Hurricane Hugo menaced […]

Word Of The Day – 29/9/14

WORD OF THE DAY APPREHENSION(Noun) \aprɪˈhɛnʃ(ə)n\ Meaning: Anxiety or fear that something bad or unpleasant will happen. A view, opinion, or idea on any subject. The act of arresting; seizure. Usage: He felt sick with apprehension. Experiences are grasped through either apprehension or comprehension. A warrant of arrest issued for the accused’s apprehension. Pronunciation: http://www.macmillandictionary.com/pronunciation/british/apprehension […]

Word Of The Day – 25/9/14

WORD OF THE DAY CONCOCT(Verb) \kən-ˈkäkt, kän-\ Meaning: To make (a food or drink) by mixing different things together. To invent or develop (a plan, story, etc.) especially in order to trick or deceive someone. Usage: He concocted the most amazing dish from all sorts of unlikely ingredients. She concocted some elaborate story to explain […]

Word Of The Day – 24/9/14

WORD OF THE DAY TRUCE(Noun) \ˈtrüs\ Meaning: An agreement between enemies or opponents to stop fighting, arguing, etc., for a certain period of time. Temporary cessation of something unpleasant. Usage: There’s been an uneasy truce between her and her parents for the past several months. The fighting has given way to an uneasy truce between […]

Word Of The Day – 23/9/14

WORD OF THE DAY MITIGATE(Verb) \ˈmi-tə-ˌgāt\ Meaning: To make (something) less severe, harmful, or painful. To moderate (a quality or condition) in force or intensity; alleviate. Usage: Emergency funds are being provided to help mitigate the effects of the disaster. Morphine may be given hypodermically to mitigate the pain. The United Nations will try and […]

Begin typing your search term above and press enter to search. Press ESC to cancel.

Back To Top