Set 31 – Five New Words for Dec 1

Sorry guys, couldn’t control the urge to learn 5 new words today. 

Theme : To Describe people

1. magnanimoaus

MEANING:
adjective Generous or forgiving, especially towards a weak rival.

USAGE:
“Breslin was magnanimous in victory, paying tribute to the efforts of Glenavon.”

2. percipient

MEANING:
adjective: Having deep insight or understanding.

USAGE:
“I am a percipient and keen observer and manage an asset class which has long-term return potential.”

3. sagacious (suh-GAY-shuhs)

MEANING:
adjective: Having keen judgment or wisdom.

USAGE:
“Even Warren Buffett is looking less than sagacious after his holding company posted its worst year ever.”

4. temerarious (tem-uh-RAR-ee-uhs)

MEANING:
adjective: Presumptuously or recklessly daring or bold.

USAGE:
“So, on a pleasant weekend in March, one crew member and three fellow hardy fools — a truly temerarious team — set off across the ice.”

presumptous = failing to observe the limits of what is permitted or appropriate.

5. malapert

MEANING:
adjective: Boldly disrespectful.

USAGE:
“Malapert and cheeky, she gazed up at him.”

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