Monthly Archives: August 2012

suchlike

suchlike [ˈsʌtʃˌlaɪk]   Yes, that is a single word! That’s all!   adj (prenominal) of such a kind; similar John, Ken, and other suchlike idiots n such or similar persons or things hyenas, jackals, and suchlike Collins English Dictionary – … Continue reading

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Obdurate

1. a. Hardened in wrongdoing or wickedness; stubbornly impenitent: “obdurate conscience of the old sinner” (Sir Walter Scott). b. Hardened against feeling; hardhearted: an obdurate miser. 2. Not giving in to persuasion; intractable. See Synonyms at inflexible. http://www.thefreedictionary.com/obdurate On a … Continue reading

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Welcome– The word of the day is ___

The idea behind this blog is to slowly go over words of interest.  We use fewer verbs than we used to, so verbs you don’t hear as much will be a recurring theme. Yesterday, I discovered two near homonyms: mettlesome … Continue reading

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