Category: Word of the Day
pro bih ti
proven trustworthiness; honesty; integrity.
The judge was incorruptible; his probity was well-known.
1. a view or scene, esp. as beheld through a framelike opening, as between buildings or borders of trees.
We walked through the alpine village delighting in the beautiful mountain vistas.
Our hotel rooms offer spectacular vistas of the sea.
2. a wide-ranging mental view of past or future experiences or possibilities.
The discovery opened up new vistas for the scientists.
to withdraw from commitment to (a former position or statement), especially publicly; retract.
Galileo was forced to recant his views because they were unacceptable to the Church.
ab f@ skeIt
to make (something) seem or be difficult to understand; obscure or darken.
The meaning of the proposed amendment was obfuscated by bureaucratic language.
1. to strike or collide with something (usually followed by “on” or “upon”).
A blaring car horn impinged on my thoughts.
2. to encroach (usually followed by “on” or “upon”).
We do not want the school policy to impinge on our parental authority.
3. to have an effect or influence (usually followed by “on” or “upon”).
His opinion impinged on her choice.