Category: Word of the Day
a nə reI ri
given or held for reasons of public honor only.
The best-selling writer has received honorary degrees from several universities.
a n@ rI fihk
a title, term, or grammatical form communicating respect or honor, used esp. when addressing an elder or social superior.
“Ms.,” “Mr.,” and “Doctor,” are honorifics.
pri de stihn
to determine the unalterable fate or future of, esp. by divine power.
Believing she had been predestined to go to Heaven, she sinned without fear.
To a certain extent, longevity is predestined by genetics.
sa p@ rI fihk
1. causing sleep or sleepiness.
The drug is highly soporific and should only be taken at bedtime.
2. sleepy or drowsy.
a drug, medicine, or the like that causes sleep or sleepiness.
mI s@n throp
someone who hates or distrusts humanity.
He’d become a misanthrope, estranged from his family and preferring to live in seclusion.