Monthly Archives: May 2016

Archive of posts published in the specified Month

May
31

matriarch

meI tri ark noun definition:  a woman who acts as head of a family, tribe, or other group of people. example:  The matriarch had made her decision, and her sons were obliged to obey. edit

May
30

valor

vae l@r noun definition:  boldness in facing danger; courage; bravery. example:  The troops fought with great valor. example:  He was killed and posthumously received a medal for valor. edit

May
27

charlatan

shar l@ t@n noun definition:  one who deceitfully claims to possess a particular skill or expertise; fraud; quack. example:  Many who claimed to be able to communicate with the dead were shown to be charlatans. edit

May
26

adherent

aed hir @nt noun definition:  one who supports or follows a person, party, principle, or the like (usually followed by “of”) example:  The new faith quickly gathered adherents. example:  Bach was a strong adherent of the Lutheran Church. example:  As a youth, he…

May
25

novice

na vihs noun definition 1:  a person with little or no experience, esp. in a work situation; beginner. example:  The job was a tricky one and the boss didn’t want to risk handing it over to a novice. example:  I could use some…