There is an energy in the universe that conspires for us to succeed
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specious /ˈspiːʃəs/ adjective Meaning Superficially plausible, but actually wrong Seeming to be right or true, but actually incorrect Etymology Latin species > speciosus (fair) > specious (beautiful) Estimated First Use Late 1400s Example The impossible […]
Idiolect /ˈɪdɪəlɛkt/ noun Meaning An individual’s unique use of language, including vocabulary, grammar, and pronunciation. Etymology English. Estimated First Use c. 1940
There are only two days in the year that nothing can be done. One is called yesterday and the other is called tomorrow, so today is the right day to love, believe, do, and mostly live.
Axiom /ˈaksɪəm/ noun Meaning A statement or proposition regarded as established, accepted, or self-evidently true Etymology Greek. Axios “worthy” Estimated First Use c. 1600 ExampleS It has long been an axiom of mine that the […]
Promulgate /ˈprɒm(ə)lɡeɪt/ verb Meaning Promote or make widely known; an idea or cause Etymology Latin. promulgat. promulgare. “exposed to public view” Estimated First Use c. 1600 Example The attempt to discover and promulgate the truth […]
Diffidence /ˈdɪfɪd(ə)ns/ noun Meaning Shyness or modesty, resulting from a lack of confidence Etymology Latin. Diffidentia, Diffidere. “mistrust, distrust, want of confidence” “to mistrust, lack of confidence” Estimated First Use c. 1400 Example The youth sat […]
Capricious /kəˈprɪʃəs/ adjective Meaning Given to sudden and unaccountable changes of mood or behaviour. / Changing according to no discernible rules; unpredictable. Origin Italian. capricieux/capriccioso > capricious Etymology humorous Estimated First Use 1590s
Avarice /ˈav(ə)rɪs/ noun Meaning Extreme greed for wealth or material gain Origin Latin. Avarus > Avaritia > Avarice Etymology Greedy