Category: Word of the Day
mae l@d mI nih st@r
to handle or manage poorly, inefficiently, or corruptly.
The state was maladministered during the former governor’s time in office.
ihn da mih t@ b@l
too strong to be subdued or discouraged; unconquerable.
The indomitable spirit of the pioneers brought them through many hardships.
having relevance to a given matter; pertinent; significant.
That’s an interesting comment, but it’s not germane to the present discussion.
ihks po n@nt [or] eks po n@nt
1. one that expounds or interprets.
The British physicist Stephen Hawking is an exponent of cosmological theories.
2. one that represents or advocates.
Elizabeth Cady Stanton was an exponent of women’s rights in the U.S.
rawng he dihd
1. perversely and obstinately adhering to a wrong opinion or course of action.
It was wrongheaded of him to refuse to put on sunscreen, especially considering the cancer scare he experienced last year.
2. contrary to sound judgment.
Her leaving school is a wrongheaded decision that she will surely regret.