Short wordlist today. Words appearing in today’s newspaper “Sunday Times” has some interesting words to teach. Just short and sweet today. Words like dagger, stoutly..basic enough for you to know . Do You know these?
|Allude||To refer to something indirectly or by suggestion; to
have reference to a subject not specifically and plainly mentioned; —
followed by to; as, the story alludes to a recent transaction.
|Allude||To compare allusively; to refer (something) as
|Dagger||A short weapon used for stabbing. This is the general term:
cf. Poniard, Stiletto, Bowie knife, Dirk, Misericorde, Anlace.
|Dagger||A mark of reference in the form of a dagger [/]. It is the
second in order when more than one reference occurs on a page; —
called also obelisk.
|Dagger||To pierce with a dagger; to stab.|
|Dagger||A timber placed diagonally in a ship’s frame.|
|Illicit||Not permitted or allowed; prohibited; unlawful; as,
illicit trade; illicit intercourse; illicit pleasure.
|Invoke||To call on for aid or protection; to invite earnestly or
solemnly; to summon; to address in prayer; to solicit or demand by
invocation; to implore; as, to invoke the Supreme Being, or to invoke
His and blessing.
|Menace||The show of an intention to inflict evil; a threat or
threatening; indication of a probable evil or catastrophe to come.
|Menace||To express or show an intention to inflict, or to hold out
a prospect of inflicting, evil or injury upon; to threaten; — usually
followed by with before the harm threatened; as, to menace a country
|Menace||To threaten, as an evil to be inflicted.|
|Menace||To act in threatening manner; to wear a threatening
|Ratify||To approve and sanction; to make valid; to confirm; to
establish; to settle; especially, to give sanction to, as something
done by an agent or servant; as, to ratify an agreement, treaty, or
contract; to ratify a nomination.
|Reimbursement||The act reimbursing.|
|Stoutly||In a stout manner; lustily; boldly; obstinately; as, he
stoutly defended himself.
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