2.09 Word of the Day
Omnipotent- unlimited authority or influence
The king was an omnipotent force in the kingdom.
Asunder- into parts, torn apart
Cats asunder mice for dinner.
Usurpation- to seize, take hold of through force, without rights, infringement a.
The usurpation of Poland by Germany was unexpected.
Evinces- to clearly display, show evidence
Clearly, the note evinces that you are guilty.
Abdicated- to cast off, to formally relinquish
The queen abdicated her power due to her old age.
Perfidy- being faithless or disloyal, treachery
The perfidious servant became a double agent for the enemy. 7.
Magnanimity- lofty spirit, bear trouble calmly, display noble generosity a.
The dog displayed much magnanimity in rescuing the young drowning boy. 8.
Acquiesce- to accept, comply, submit
The submissive girl always acquiesced to her overbearing mother. 9.
Countenance- mental composure, facial expression
In despite of his pain, the man maintained his countenance. 10.
Accosting- to approach and speak to in a challenging or aggressive way a.
Marry, in an accosting way, approached Jessica to start a fight. 11.
Supinely- with the face upward, an indifferent manner
Supinely, the king ignored the requests of the farmers.
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