Word of the Day – 5/11/14

WORD OF THE DAY PERPLEX(Verb) /pəˈplɛks/ Meaning: To confuse or trouble with uncertainty or doubt. To make confusedly intricate; complicate. Usage: Questions about the meaning of life have always perplexed humankind. Her strange response perplexed me. Their goal is not to perplex, but to amuse and excite. Pronunciation – http://www.macmillandictionary.com/pronunciation/british/perplex IDIOM/PHRASE OF THE DAY BE […]

Word Of The Day – 3/11/14

WORD OF THE DAY INTIMIDATE(Verb) /ɪnˈtɪmɪdeɪt/ Meaning: Frighten or overawe (someone), especially in order to make them do what one wants. To make timid or frightened; scare Usage: He tries to intimidate his opponents. If the purpose of the harsh sentence was to intimidate others, it has not worked well. For some small business owners, […]

Word of the Day – 28/10/14

WORD OF THE DAY REPUDIATE(Verb) /rɪˈpjuːdɪeɪt/ Meaning: To refuse to accept or support (something). To reject (something or someone). To say or show that (something) is not true. Usage: He has publicly repudiated the government’s policies. He published an article that repudiates the study’s claims. The minister repudiated allegations of human rights abuses. She has […]

Word of the Day – 27/10/14

WORD OF THE DAY RAMPAGE /ˈram-ˌpāj/ Meaning: Verb: Move through a place in a violent and uncontrollable manner. To rush, move, or act furiously or violently. Noun: An occurrence of wild and usually destructive behavior. A state of violent anger or agitation. Usage: The shooting rampage could have ended there if proper security measures were […]

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