word of the day
Intrepid Intrepid adj. 1. Resolutely courageous; fearless. Persistent in the pursuit of something. “She learned that in order to do what’s never been done you must have an intrepid state of mind. Instead of using fearless use intrepid
Precipitous Precipitous adj. Done rashly: acting too quickly and without sufficient thought. “Excessive spending caused the precipitous demise of the company.” Instead of using sudden or abrupt exchange it with precipitous
URBANE (adj) reflecting elegance, sophistication, etc.,especially in expression: Regardless of the circumstances, she manages to keep an urbane tone in her verbal delivery. Instead of using sophisticated use urbane
Aficionado noun \uh-fish-ee-uh-NAH-doh\ Definition : a person who likes, knows about, and appreciates a usually fervently pursued interest or activity : devotee Instead of using expert use aficionado.
Stalwart (adj) : marked by outstanding strength and vigor of body, mind, or spirit He has been a 60 year stalwart member of the Deacon Board. Instead of using committed use stalwart
CELLFISH Noun this is a person that continues talking on their phone so as to be rude or inconsiderate of other people.
AGOG highly excitedby eagerness, curiosity,anticipation, etc. in a state of eager desire; excitedly. Instead of using excited say agog I can hardly contain myself…I am agog about some news that I will share with you in a few weeks.
DESICCATE verb \DESS-ih-kayt\ Definition 1: To cause to become dry: Dehydrate It is easy for your body to dessicate if youdon’t drink plenty of fluis in the summer months. Instead of saying dehydrate use desiccate
Autonomous Autonomous adj. 1. Independent in mind or judgment; self-directed. 2. Not controlled by others or by outside forces; independent: Many people discourage people from being autonomous when in the midst of a crisis. Instead of using the word independent say autonomous.
Diffident adjective \DIF-uh-dunt\ 1 : hesitant in acting or speaking through lack of self-confidence 2 : reserved, unassertive They told him that his diffident nature was the reason he wasn’t considered for the management position. Instead of using uncertain use diffident
Candent candent (KAN-duhnt) adjective Glowing. Impassioned. She noticed a candent glow on her face and learned that she is with child Instead of using glowing in a sentence say candent.
Expropriate Verb 1: to deprive of possession or proprietary rights 2: to transfer (the property of another) to one’s own possession “Once the house went into foreclosure the extended family decided to expropriate the home in the name of the family’s incorporation” Instead of using seize use expropriate