Wednesday, January 06, 2021

Building Word Power: Cue 1 Prefix Dis

Prefix Dis: a Latin prefix meaning take away, apart, asunder, not, deprive of, utterly, or having a privative, negative, or reversing force. It generally carries with it the feel of failure, you lost something that you once had.

disgrace: DISgrace
loss of good opinion of others; shame

discredit: DIScredit
loss or lack of belief or confidence; defame

disconcerted: DISconcerted
deprived of control, upset

dispose: DISpose
to throw away; to be inclined to

dissolved: DISsolved
broken up; melted away.

disease: DISease
Not in normal state of health; sickness

Saturday, April 04, 2020

Word of the Day: DISSEMBLE

  • to give a false or misleading appearance to; conceal the truth or real nature of
  • to put on the appearance of; feign
  • Obsoleteto let pass unnoticed; ignore
  • to conceal one's true motives, thoughts, etc., by some pretense; speak or act hypocritically.

Monday, March 23, 2020

Word of the Day: ABSTEMIOUS

  • indulging only very moderately in something, especially food and drink.
  • sparing or moderate in eating and drinking; temperate in diet.

Monday, March 16, 2020

Word of the Day: LIMPID

  • clear, transparent, or pellucid, as water, crystal, or air
  • completely calm; without distress or worry
  • free from obscurity; clear

Saturday, March 14, 2020

Friday, March 13, 2020

Word of the Day: FACETIOUS


  • not meant to be taken seriously or literally: a facetious remark.
  • amusing; humorous.
  • lacking serious intent; concerned with something nonessential, amusing, or frivolous: a facetious person.