extol

30 11 2013

Verbs
1. (verb) exalt, extol, glorify, laud, proclaim;
  – praise, glorify, or honor;
  – “extol the virtues of one’s children”; “glorify one’s spouse’s cooking”;

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malapropism

30 11 2013

Nouns
1. (n.) malaprop, malapropism;
  – the unintentional misuse of a word by confusion with one that sounds similar;


   


disquiet

30 11 2013

Nouns
1. (n.) anxiousness, disquiet;
  – a feeling of mild anxiety about possible developments;

2. (n.) disquiet, unease, uneasiness;
  – the trait of seeming ill at ease;

Verbs
1. (verb) cark, disorder, disquiet, distract, perturb, trouble, unhinge;
  – disturb in mind or make uneasy or cause to be worried or alarmed;
  – “She was rather perturbed by the news that her father was seriously ill”;

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polysyllable

30 11 2013

Nouns
1. (n.) polysyllabic word, polysyllable;
  – a word of more than three syllables;

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aggravate

29 11 2013

Verbs
1. (verb) aggravate, exacerbate, exasperate, worsen;
  – make worse;
  – “This drug aggravates the pain”;

2. (verb) aggravate, exacerbate, exasperate;
  – exasperate or irritate;

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