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July 15, 2019
Sententious (adjective) Definition: 1. tending to use too many maxims; 2. given to moralizing; 3. concise, but full of meaning Example Sentences: – Lisa’s boss welcomed her sententious comments, which were succinct and to the...
July 12, 2019
Fruition (noun) Definition: 1. a state or point in which something has come to maturity or had a desired outcome; 2. the enjoyment of a desired outcome when it happens Example Sentences: – If Elon...
July 11, 2019
Cognate (adjective, noun) Definition: (adj.) 1. allied by blood–having a common ancestor or parentage; 2. in language, having the same root or origin; (n.) words that have the same root or languages that are genetically...
July 10, 2019
Accountability (noun) Definition: 1. responsibility to someone or something; 2. liability or answerability for something Example Sentences: – We don’t have enough accountability at the big banks; no one wants to take responsibility for bad...
July 9, 2019
Remuneration (noun) Definition: 1. payment or compensation for services rendered or losses sustained; 2. the act of paying or compensating someone Example Sentences: – The Labour Union is not asking for a lot; they just...
July 8, 2019
Curt (adjective) Definition: Spoken shortly and often rudely–terse. It’s similar to the words brief and concise, but those words usually have a positive connotation. curt means “short” in a negative, often impolite, way. Example Sentences:...
July 5, 2019
Factor (noun, verb) Definition: (n.) 1. an element contributing to the result of something; 2. a mathematical quantity multiplied with other numbers, or the amount by which something is multiplied; 3. a person or organization...
July 4, 2019
Weary (adjective) Definition:  (adj.) tired and out of energy; (v.) 1. to get tired of something or someone; 2. to make somebody tired or impatient. When you are weary, you are worn out; there has...
July 3, 2019
Defray (verb) Definition: 1. to offset costs or bear an expense; 2. to pay some or all of an expense Example Sentences: – We should be able to defray some of our expenses through money...
July 2, 2019
Usury (noun) Definition: 1. the act of lending money while charging the borrower a terribly large or illegally high amount of interest; 2. excessive interest on a loan. Usury originally referred to money lent with...
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