Wordsmith – D2G’s Glossary Ep 93

WORDSMITH

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1)Condone: Verb
Meaning: accept and allow (behavior that is considered morally wrong or offensive) to continue.
Sentence: the college cannot condone any behavior that involves illicit drugs.

2)Flaccid: Adjective
Meaning: (of part of the body) soft and hanging loosely or limply, especially so as to look or feel unpleasant.
Sentence: she took his flaccid hand in hers.

3)Betrothed:Noun,Verb
Meaning: the person to whom one is engaged.
Sentence: how long have you known your betrothed?

4)Dispense: Verb
Meaning: distribute or provide (a service or information) to a number of people.
Sentence: he dispensed a gentle pat on Claude’s back.

5)Certitude:Noun
Meaning: absolute certainty or conviction that something is the case.
Sentence: the question may never be answered with certitude.

6)Compatible:Adjective,Noun
Meaning: (of two things) able to exist or occur together without conflict.
Sentence: the fruitiness of Beaujolais is compatible with a number of meat dishes.

7)Corroborate:Verb
Meaning: confirm or give support to (a statement, theory, or finding).
Sentence: he witness had corroborated the boy’s account of the attack.

8)Uncouth: Adjective
Meaning: (of a person or their appearance or behavior) lacking good manners, refinement, or grace.
Sentence: he is unwashed, uncouth, and drunk most of the time.

9)Chide:Verb
Meaning: scold or rebuke.
Sentence: she chided him for not replying to her letters.

10)Chicanery: Noun
Meaning: the use of trickery to achieve a political, financial, or legal purpose.
Sentence: an underhanded person who schemes corruption and political chicanery behind closed doors.

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