Category: Word of the Day
convincing, or compelling by virtue of a strong argument or clear presentation.
Her cogent rebuttal was the key to their team winning the debate.
offensive, esp. because of excessiveness or insincerity.
His fulsome flattery did little to win her favor.
unwilling to agree or obey; stubborn; perverse.
Her froward children would not sit down to dinner if the menu was not to their liking.
kə lo kwi əl
characteristic of or suited to informal or familiar conversation or to writing that is imitative of conversational tone.
Some people disapprove of the President using colloquial expressions like “You betcha!” in a formal speech.
ded le t@r
1. a letter that the post office is unable to deliver or return, usu. because of an incorrect address or the lack of a return address.
2. any law, rule, or the like that is still on the books but is no longer enforced.