Daily Wordlist



1.Casuistry(N)-Deception
synonyms-chicanery, equivocal
use-On this excuse I settled my point of casuistry in an instant.

2.Slovenly(Adj)-disordered
synonyms-careless, bedraggled
use-He lived in a large, stone house, kept in rather a slovenly manner.

3.Oppressed(Adj)-abused
synonyms-destitute, enslaved
use-Such were the wild thoughts that oppressed his soul during those terrible hours.

4.Ascertain(V)-make sure
synonyms-determine, verify
use-All efforts to ascertain your fate proved utterly fruitless.

5.Testimony(N)-declaration about truth
synonyms-affidavit, deposition
use-Will the jury believe him with no other testimony at his back?

6.Whimsical(Adj)-fanciful
synonyms-comical, eccentric
use-A whimsical look, half smile, half frown, came over his face.

7.Discerning(Adj)-discriminating
synonyms-astute, insightful
use-Where sounds are lacking, of what use is the faculty of discerning them?

8.Diabolic(Adj)-evil,
synonyms-cruel,demonic
use-He had charmed her from her home by the exercise of diabolic arts.

9.Conducive(Adj)- favorable for
synonyms-help, useful
use-Well-filled stomachs were conducive to friendlier dispositions.

10.Ventured(Adj)-risked
synonyms-adventured,attempted
use-This made her so curious that she once ventured to ask him what they were.

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