“Circumscribe” should remind you of the circumference of a circle.
“Prose” is defined as “ordinary writing”. And ordinary is boring, unimaginative, uninspiring. So, “Prosaic” is anything which reminds you of a lengthy piece of writing in which you are being unable to generate any interest.
Schadenfreude [Noun] Sentence: Finance Minister Sammy Wilson can bask in the approval of business leaders today, as his draft Budget received considerably more bouquets than brickbats. There was some sense of schadenfreude […]
Memorize a new English word daily!
Obstreperous [Adjective] Sentence: The nineteen‐sixties, that obstreperous decade in the international art scene, saw the rise and fall of several movements, each new style following hard upon the heels of the other. […]
Petrichor [Noun] Sentence: Publishing in the journal Nature in 1964, Bear and Thomas proposed a name for the scent brought on by rain. They called it “petrichor,” a blend of the Greek words petra, rock, and ikhor, the blood […]
Too many “verbs”, too many words! And we don’t like too many unnecessary words, do we now?