Word of the Day – April 24, 2021


  (kən-tĕmpt′)n.1. The feeling or attitude of regarding someone or something as inferior, base, or worthless; scorn.2. The state of being despised or dishonored: was held in contempt by his former friends.3. Open disrespect or willful disobedience of the authority of a court of law or legislative body. Cite: http://www.freedictionary.com

Word of the Day – April 3, 2021


[ˈCHizəl]NOUNa long-bladed hand tool with a beveled cutting edge and a plain handle that is struck with a hammer or mallet, used to cut or shape wood, stone, metal, or other hard materials.VERBcut or shape (something) with a chisel.”carefully chisel out a groove for the hinge”synonyms:cut · carve · shape · fashion · form · chip · hammer · sculpt · sculpture · model · whittle · rough-hewinformalNORTH AMERICANcheat or swindle (someone) out of something.”he’s chiseled me out of my dues”synonyms:swindle · defraud · cheat · fleece · gull · rip off · screw · do · rook · diddle · take for a ride · skin · clip · gyp · gouge · bunco · rush CITE: http://www.freedictionary.com