4 Words Daily: Day 56

“There are two ways of spreading light: to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it.” Edith Wharton

The words for today are:

  • Osculation  \ ˌä-skyə-ˈlā-shən \

    • The act of kissing
  • Conundrum  \ kə-ˈnən-drəm \
    • An intricate and difficult problem.
    • A riddle whose answer is or involves a pun ( “Why didn’t the lost hikers starve in the desert? Because of the sand which is there.”)
  • Invidious \ in-ˈvi-dē-əs \
    • Tending to cause discontent, animosity, or envy
  • Apoptosis \ ˌa-pəp-ˈtō-səs\
    • The death of cells which occurs as a normal and controlled part of an organism’s growth or development.

List of previous four words:

  • Perfervid
  • Ephemeral
  • Vagarious
  • Concinnity

If you would like to make any suggestions or improvements; they are gladly welcome. Let me know through your comments!!

Thanks 🙏 for visiting!! Have a great 👍 day…Hope this little blog post helped you in some way or another. If it did, I’m really glad (I’m sure there’s no scope for this post not being helpful!!). Cheers 🍻 .

photo of a toast

 


Source:
http://www.brainyquote.com for the Quote.
Oxford Dictionary, Merriam Webster Dictionary for words, definitions and phonetics…

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6 Comments on “4 Words Daily: Day 56

  1. How could a poetess with an inclination for love poetry not know the word osculation!! This is a word crime haha! Thank you for correcting the error of my ways Ritwik! 🌹😊

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    • Trust me…most of the words I write are new discovery for me too!! This particular word got my attention while researching, and I was like “Oh, this is something new and different”…

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