VANQUISH: defeat thoroughly. SYNONYMS: conquer, defeat, beat ANTONYMS: defeat, lost, lose EXAMPLE: When in battle, you must VANQUISH your opponent before he defeats you! AdvertisementsRead more "CWOD: 04/07/2016"
MALARIA: an intermittent and remittent fever caused by a protozoan parasite that invades the red blood cells. The parasite is transmitted by mosquitoes in many tropical and subtropical regions. SYNONYMS: ague, miasm, jungle fever ANTONYMS: non-parasitic, healthy, clean EXAMPLE: My sister had MALARIA for 3 weeks, she had to stay in bed!Read more "CWOD: 04/06/2016"
SWELTER: an uncomfortably hot atmosphere SYNONYMS: roast, boil, broil ANTONYMS: freeze, chilly, blizzard EXAMPLE: Last summer was SWELTER!Read more "04/05/2016"
DAUNTLESS: showing fearlessness and determination SYNONYMS: fearless, determined, resolute ANTONYMS: scared, weak, shameful EXAMPLE: He was DAUNTLESS jumping from that plane.Read more "03/22/2016 CWOD"
COMBUSTION: The process of burning something. SYNONYMS: burning, kindling, ignition ANTONYMS: Calm, order, peace EXAMPLE: There was a lot of COMBUSTION in the house, the fire department had to put it out.Read more "03/21/2016 CWOD"
AMELIORATE: make (something bad or unsatisfactory) better. SYNONYMS: improve, better, enhance ANTONYMS: worsen, break, destroy EXAMPLE: I AMELIORATE my grades last semester.Read more "CWOD02/25/2016"
BEGUILE: charm or enchant (someone), sometimes in a deceptive way. SYNONYMS: Hypnotize, dazzle, attract ANTONYMS: bore, repel, sober EXAMPLE: Friar Lawrence BEGUILE’d Juliet with a sleeping potion.Read more "CWOD 02/23/2016"