Saturday, 7 February 2015

Day 21


  • CRYPTIC (adj)
  1. Having hidden meaning.
  2. Well camouflaged; having good camouflage.
Eg:
  1. Lonomia caterpillars are extremely cryptic.
  2. The cryptic response made her hesitate.

  • CHASTISE
  1. to scold someone severely for bad behavior or even to punish someone by beating the person.
Eg:
  1. He looked up at her, obviously afraid she would further chastise him.

  • MINUSCULE

  1. Very small; tiny. 
  2. Of, relating to, or written in minuscule
Eg:
  1. The boy has a minuscule, colorful bug.
  2. The students are searching for the meaning of minuscule writing.



  • FAMINE
  1. extreme shortage, especially of food.
Eg:

  1. Half the population of his planet had been decimated by famine and war, and for all he knew, his intended was among them


  • GUFFAW
  1. a loud, coarse burst of laughter
Eg:
  1. She has a guffaw when she hears the silly joke.