Conundrum – Noun IPA Pronunciation : /kəˈnʌndrəm/ Origin: late 16th century, of unknown origin. Meaning: a confusing and difficult problem or question. a riddle whose answer is or involves a pun. ( a riddle ). Sentences: What senile conundrums was Miss Ann babbling to Mr. Levy? The conundrum is how can he orchestrate a retreat while … More Word Of The Week: Conundrum
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Ruminate: Verb IPA Pronunciation: /ˈruːmɪneɪt/ Origin: mid 16th century: from Latin ruminat- ‘chewed over’, from the verb ruminari . Meaning: think deeply about something. to go over in the mind repeatedly and often casually or slowly to chew repeatedly for an extended period Sentences: The question got us ruminating on the real value of wealth. The man … More Word Of The Week:Ruminate
Renegade: Noun, Adjective IPA Pronunciation: \ˈre-ni-ˌgād\ Origin: late 15th century: from Spanish renegado, from medieval Latin renegatus ‘renounced’, past participle (used as a noun) of renegare, from re- (expressing intensive force) + Latin negare ‘deny’. Meaning: a person who abandons religion; an apostate. A person who deserts and betrays an organization, country, or set of principles having treacherously … More Word Of The Week: Renegade