Monthly Archives: January 2015

Archive of posts published in the specified Month

Jan
30

deem

dim transitive verb definition:  to consider, suppose, or judge. example:  They deemed the young man unworthy as a future son-in-law. example:  I had always deemed her a friend, but now I can see I was deceiving myself. example:  The judge deemed the prisoner…

Jan
30

duplicity

du plI sih ti noun deceitful speech or action. She was more hurt by her husband’s duplicity–his lying and covering up–than she was by his desire for a divorce. edit

Jan
29

suit

sut transitive verb definition 1:  to be appropriate to; go well with; fit. example:  The somber tone of his speech suited the sad occasion. example:  The color yellow suits her. definition 2:  to be acceptable to; satisfy. example:  The change in plans suits…

Jan
29

grimace

grI məs noun a twisting of the face to show pain, disgust, or anger. He took a sip of the medicine with a grimace. intransitive verb to make a grimace. She grimaced as I pulled the splinter from her finger. edit

Jan
28

viable

vaI @ b@l adjective definition 1:  capable of germinating, growing, or developing, as a living organism or social organization. example:  Many of the seeds were not viable, and we didn’t get as many plants as we had hoped. definition 2:  capable of being…