Words of The Week:

April 30, 2019

Bonus words this week since I haven't posted in a couple of weeks.

redact, v., edit for publication.

impinge, v., have an effect or impact, especially negative; encroach.

fricative, n., a consonant with a sound made through a narrow opening, producing a turbulent air flow, e.g., f.

sycophant, n., a person who acts obsequiously toward someone important in order to gain an advantage; fawner; toady.

cant, n., hypocritical or sanctimonious talk, usually political, religious or moral in nature.

derisive, adj., expressing contempt or ridicule.

hew, v., conform or adhere to.

canard, n., an unfounded rumor or story.

twaddle, n., trivial or foolish speech or writing; blather; nonsense.

bromide, n., a trite and unoriginal idea or remark, typically intended to soothe or placate.

 

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