Category: Word of the Day
an aura of mystery, power, or distinction that surrounds a particular person, thing, or activity.
The fact that his predictions have all come true has given him a certain mystique.
1. of an angle, greater than ninety degrees and less than 180 degrees.
2. not keen or quick to notice, feel, or comprehend; dull or insensitive.
Being a bit obtuse, he failed to recognize that she was utterly annoyed with him.
3. rounded or blunt at the tip.
This plant has obtuse leaf tips.
(informal) to spread or apply thickly; pile on.
The cake was slathered with whipped cream.
(v.)slather + noun
butter, cream, gravy, honey, jam, ketchup, lotion, mayonnaise, moisturizer, mud, mustard, pesto, repellent,sauce, slice, spray, spread, strawberry, sunscreen, suntan
kəm puhngk shən
uneasiness about the propriety or suitability of an action; qualm.
He had no compunctions about stealing.
regret for doing something wrong or harmful; contrition.
He confessed to defrauding hundreds of clients, but showed no compunction.
for bo dIng
a strong feeling or a portent, usually that something bad is going to happen.
She woke up in the middle of the night, filled with a terrible foreboding.