Daily Word List – 19 January, 2017 – Definition | Synonyms | Use in a Sentence

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1. Pococurante(adj.):
 Not caring or concerned;
Synonyms: casual, indiscreet, apathetic, indifferent.
Use: He was Pococurante to the proposal,  since it didn’t affect him,  either way.
2. Burgeon(v): to
grow or expand.
Synonyms:  bloom, prosper, sprout,
Use:  Gradually,  the town burgeoned into a thriving city.
3. Scuttle(v):  (transitive) Undermine or thwart oneself
(sometimes intentionally),  or denigrate
or destroy one’s position or property; compare scupper.
Synonyms:  destroy,  abandon, submerge.
Use: The candidate had scuttled his chances with his unhinged
4. Compendious adj.):
 containing or presenting the essential
facts of something in a comprehensive but concise way.
Synonyms:  succinct, pithy.
Use: “a compendious study”
5. Rapscallion(n.):  a dishonest, unreliable person.
Synonyms: rascal, knave, miscreants,  rogue, scamp, scoundrel.
Use: She was the sister who had remained within the pale; I,  the rapscallion of a brother whose vagaries
were trying to his relations.
6. Apothegm(n.):  A short witty instructive saying.
Synonyms:  adage, dictum, axiom.
Use: Every glass of wine,  or
bit almost,  that I committed to my mouth,
 the ushered thither with tome Apothegm
or other: the whole terries,  indeed,  of her discourse,  was computed of nothing but reason or wit,  which made me admire her; which the easily understood,
 I perceived by her tiles,  when the observed me gaping,  as it were,  when the spoke,  as if I would have eaten up her Words.
7. Loom (v): To rise
and to be eminent; to be elevated or ennobled,  in a moral sense.
Synonyms: emerge, brew, appear.
Use: On no occasion does he [Paul] loom so high,  and shine so gloriously,  as in the context.
8. Facultative (adj.):
Of or relating to faculty, especially to mental faculty.
Synonyms: optional, discretional, elective.
Use: “facultative adjustment in relation to competitive
9. Mephitic (n.): foul-smelling
or noxious, particularly of a gas or atmosphere.
Synonyms: noxious, smelly, foul.
Use: the cloud of mephitic vapors lingered above our heads
10. Evince(v):  To show or demonstrate clearly;
Synonyms: manifest, attest, declare.

Use: Common sense and experience must and will evince the truth of


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