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Updated: Thursday, 28th April, 2016

EXIGUOUS
/ɪɡˈzɪɡjʊəs/
(Adj) very small
Example: You gave me an exiguous amount of time to think about the proposal!

Updated: Monday, 21st March, 2016

EXCOGITATE
/ɛksˈkɒdʒɪˌteɪt/
(verb)
  1. to devise, invent, or contrive
  2. to think out in detail
Example: He had four days a week in which to excogitate new methods of creating wealth.


Updated: Wednesday, 9th March, 2016

Proficuous
/prəˈfɪkjʊəs/
1. (Adjective) profitable; advantageous; useful.
Example: She is trying to make it a proficuous business.


Updated: Monday, 7th March, 2016

CORUSCANT
/ˈkɒrəsɑːnt/
1. (Adjective) sparkling, glittering or gleaming; scintillating.
Example: The rising sun met the falling star and flashed into coruscant life down the earth.


Updated: Thursday, 25th February, 2016


ACCOUTREMENTS
/əˈkuːtəm(ə)nts/
(Noun) accessories.
Example: This vacuum cleaner has all of the accoutrements for cleaning furniture as well as floors.


Updated: Monday, 15th February, 2016

OSCULATOR
1. (Noun) someone who kisses
Example: She became a professional osculator on valentine's day .


Updated: Thursday, 21st January, 2016

INCENTIVIZE
/ɪnˈsen.tɪ.vaɪz/
1. (Verb) to make someone want to do something.
Example: We need to incentivise our coaching crew to achieve the targets for this season.


Updated: Tuesday, 19th January, 2016
INVIDIOUS
/ɪnˈvɪdɪəs/
1. (Adj.) unpleasant and unfair;
        2. (Adj.) likely to offend somebody or make them jealous.

Example: It would be invidious to single out any one person to thank.

Updated: Monday, 18th January, 2016

GASCONADE
/ɡæskəˈneɪd/
       1. (noun) boastful talk, bragging, or bluster.
       2. (verb) to boast, brag or bluster.
Example: My gasconade delighted the beautiful girl and she gave me a memorable hug.


Updated: Sunday, 17th January, 2016

PERFIDIOUS
Adjective /pəˈfɪdɪəs/
     1. (Adj.) Guilty, treacherous, or faithless; deceitful.
Example: I remembered the perfidious hints given by our leaders.


Updated: Saturday, 16th January, 2016


BEWILDER
Verb /bɪˈwɪldə(r)/
     1. (v.) To confuse utterly; puzzle.
     2. (v.) To cause to become lost.
Example: These shifting attitudes bewilder me.
Updated: Friday, 15th January, 2016

CONTROVERT
Verb /kɒntrəˈvəːt/
     1. (v.) To argue against; dispute; deny; oppose.
     2. (v.) To argue about; debate; discuss.
Example: Far be it from Gee to controvert CJ's views, if any one likes to hold them.


Updated: Thursday, 14th January, 2016

EXIGENT
Adjective /ek-si-juhnt/
    1. (adj.) Requiring immediate action or     
    aid; urgent; pressing.
    2. (adj.) Requiring a great deal, or more         than is reasonable.
Example: Bruno immediately revealed the full and exigent nature of his demands to be a great footballer and mathematician.



Wednesday, January 13th, 2016
BELLICOSE
Adjective /'belikəʊs/
  1. (adj.) Warlike in nature; aggressive; hostile.
  2. (adj.) Showing or having the impulse to be combative. 
Example: There were several bellicose threats by the Boko Haram sect against Nigerians.
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