Sunday, August 13, 2017

The Meaning of A Word - Niggardliness

miserly

"Clipped from: https://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/niggardly

--- miserly, stingy ---


Clipped from:
"had once noted the ‘niggardliness’ of those who built the old Ancoats back-to-backs"

Tuesday, August 08, 2017

SPRUIKED - Meaning of a word

SPRUIKED - Meaning of a word

Friday, June 30, 2017

9:07 AM

Clipped from: https://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/spruik#English

To promote a thing or idea to another person.

 

Clipped from: http://www.news.com.au/national/politics/snowy-hydro-20-pm-hails-renewable-energy-ahead-of-power-price-spike-from-july-1/news-story/6327d56bf3fc9d6abca46a88715a9aee

"The Prime Minister spruiked the renewable energy facility's ability to provide low-cost power today as he announced that work would begin on a planned expansion in two weeks."

Saturday, August 05, 2017

ENSCONCED – Meaning of a word

ENSCONCED – Meaning of a word

Friday, August 4, 2017

8:51 AM

 

Adjective
ensconced
 Placed in a secure environment.
 Settled comfortably.

 

https://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/ensconced#English

 

Clipped from: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-india-40749476

"Amar was ensconced in the family's thriving new printing business in Delhi and Agra."