Words 4 Today-20120306

By the way, he is the guy who I am recently really fond of.

Abominate Abomination (fell hatred or disgust for, loath)

Galaxy (any of the large systems of stars in outer space,The Hitchhiker’s Guide to Galaxy)

Pathetic

Outrageous

Editorial (special article in a newspaper giving an opinion on some topical issue)

Posterior

Prior

Plague(soft substance that forms on teeth and encourages the growth of harmful bacteria)

Bacteria

Clinic

Inquire Enquire Inquiry Enquiry

Practitioner (person who practice as a profession, esp. medicine)

Carious (decayed, affected with caries, esp. of bones or teeth)

Decay (become bed, rot, decompose, or the state of decaying)

Pathology (scientific study of diseases of the body)

Dorm Dormitory

Serf (slave) Serfdom (state of being a serf)

Sensory

Quirk Quirky (an unusual part of someone’s personality or habit, or something that is strange and unexpected)

Ancestor

Genealogy (the study of the history of the past and present members of a family)

Staple Stapler (訂書釘 釘書機, main or principal, standard, main product that a country or district trades in)

Savoury (having a salty or sharp flavour, not a sweet one)

Ingest (into the body, typically by swallowing, take in, absorb)

Trump

Exasperate Exasperating Exasperation (irritate or annoy sb. Greatly)

Meander Meanderingly Meanderings (wander aimlessly)

Misconstrue (get a wrong idea of or misinterpret)

Spray

Zithromax

Wig (fake hair)

Methodist

Sally (突圍)

Framer

Conscience

Tar (焦油,瀝青)

Words 4 Today-20120207

It’s been a long time, so the words are a little bit more than ever and I keenly added explanations for myself.

Enjoy it.

Grind (crush sth. to very  small pieces)

Chateau

Wanna-be

Lamb

Empathy (ability to share another’s feelings or focusing on sth.)

Millennium (period of 1000 years)

Lurid (having bright glaring color, violent and shocking, sensational)

Blockbuster (a book or film that is very successful)

Fugitive (person who is running away or escaping)

Vendetta (hereditary feud between families, bitter long-standing quarrel)

Emphatic (done or said in a strong way and without any doubt)

Carcass (dead body of an animal, corpse)

Embezzle Embezzlement (use in a wrong way or benefit oneself)

Brag (bluff, boast)

Solitaire

Immigrant

Drain

Garish (unpleasantly bright, over-dressed, over-colored, over-decorated, esp. in vulgar way)

Trophy (objects awarded as prize)

Perturb Perturbation (very worried, disturb)

Veneer (decorative wood or plastic glued to the surface of cheaper wood)

Candid (frank, honest)

Sterilize ( to perform a medical operation on someone in order to make it unable to have children)

Perfunctory (cursory, hasty and without paying attention)

Cemetery (area, not a churchyard, used to burying the dead)

Carpentry Carpenter

Strangle (squeezing or gripping the throat tightly, throttle, restrict or prevent the normal growth)

Parakeet (small long-tailed parrot)

Aquarium (artificial pond or glass tank for live fish)

Slit (long narrow cut, tear or opening)

Profane(not sacred, secular, having or showing contempt for God or holy things, blasphemous)

Harlot (prostitute, whore)

Char ( cause sth becoming black by burning, scorch)

Paster

Sorcerer Sorceress Scorcery(person who is believed to perform magic, esp. with the help of evil spirits, magician)

Napkin

Suffocate Suffocation (Strangle)

Chronicle (record of history events in the order in which they happened)

Blemish (spoil the beauty or perfection, defect, fault or flaw)

Fervent (showing warmth and sincerity of feeling, ardent)

Ardent (full of ardour, enthusiastic)

Tycoon (powerful businessman or industrialist)

Words 4 Today-20111116

Summary of recent new words along with reviews, enjoy it:

Stiffen

Solicit

Rally

Unseat (throw off, remove)

Reveal, Revealling

Troika (Russian carriage with three horses)

Sanatory

Scrutinise

Circuit

Despair, Despairing

Mammoth

Slice

Patch (mend with patches)

Improvise, Improvisation

Paralyse

Committee

Technocratic

Inclusion

Trajectory (curved path of bullet or missile)

Underscore (emphasise)

Scheme (plan, or make plans)

Jeopardise (from The Social Network “Have you done any anything improper that jeopardises the company?”)

Speculate

Stipulate (I’ll stipulate=I see)

Relic ( Colosseum is a relic, tata…)

Condescend (do something undignified, Condescending, Condescension

Deposition (dismissal)

Words 4 Today-20111006

Thanks to Steve Jobs, I learn these words today. Na Mo A Mi Da Bu.

Interdisciplinary

Uncannily(strange or mysterious)

Ding(put a ding in universe)

Plywood

Carpenter

Stint

Calligraphy

Typography

Ashram

Psychedelic

Cold-call

Idol

Wayward(childish, naughty)

Ubiquity, Ubiquitous

Conjure

Just in Time

The market open at 1.3577  (EURUSD), the weakest point in about 7 months. Since EURCHF broke 1.2 in last week, Euro was all the way down and it seems don’t want to stop it yet. Just at the moment when I hope this shows up. There is fancy graph you can refer to.

Ta Ta…

Words 4 Today-20110627

Palate,Palatable

Tweak

Tranche

Dwindle(shrink)

Equivocal(ambiguous)

Sweep

Chip

Chop,Choppy

Impoverish,Impoverishment

Sacred

Cherish

Forefront

Posture(stance)

Spite

Weary

Indefatigable(tireless,unflagging,unwearying,”inexhaustible”)

Cerebral(intellectual,rational,sensible)

Earthy

Vest,Vested interest

Burly(strong,brawny,sturdy)

Crunch

Demote

Dispense

Shore up

Respite(rest,relax,relief)

Torpedo(wreck,ruin,destroy)

Moot(unsolved,propose)

Rile(irritate,provoke,stir)

Technocratic,Technocracy

Renege(betray,default,violate a promise)

Deputy

Credential(quality,certificate)

Prop(support)

Miscreant(villain,wrongdoer,reprobate)

Seam,Seamless(stitch,sew)

Tent(camping in tent)

Scruffy(untidy,dirty,seedy)

Scruff(lifting by neck)

Glee,Gleeful

Withhold

Squabble(quarrel,tiff,spat over petty stuff)

Coax(persuade gently)

Petty

Hastily

Galvanise

Slogan

Chant(chanting slogans)

Jockey(chouse)

Gritty(unpleasantly realistic)

Reverberate,Reverberant,Reverberation

Phlegm,Phlegmatic(cold,calm,indifferent)

Jostle(push roughly against)

Flank(side)

Loath,Loathsome

Groan(complain,grumble)

Plod

Sibling

Activism

Tick,Uptick

Spank

Barrel(Lock,stock and two barrels)

Bump,Bumpy(Choppy)

Reminiscent

Dire(dreadful,awful,horrible,disastrous)

Subsidise

Python

Abrupt

Disruptive