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    Word of the Week: Perfidious

    Posted on 29 August 2014 by CliffsNotes


    Word: PERFIDIOUS (adj)

    Meaning: treacherous

    Synonyms: untrue, betraying, deceitful

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    Word of the Week: Rancorous

    Posted on 21 August 2014 by CliffsNotes


    Word: RANCOROUS (adj)

    Meaning: malicious

    Synonyms: vindictive, bitter, grudging


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    Word of the Week: Intrepid

    Posted on 17 July 2014 by CliffsNotes


    Word: INTREPID (adj)

    Meaning: courageous

    Synonyms: brave, daring, fearless


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    Word of the Week: Usurp

    Posted on 11 July 2014 by CliffsNotes


    Word: USURP (v)

    Meaning: to seize and hold by force or without legal authority OR to take over and occupy without right

    Synonyms: seize, assume, take, commandeer

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    Word of the Week: Jubilation

    Posted on 2 July 2014 by CliffsNotes


    Word: JUBILATION (n)

    Meaning: the act of rejoicing or a celebration/other expression of joy

    Synonyms: celebration, euphoria, delight

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    Word of the Week: Behoove

    Posted on 26 June 2014 by CliffsNotes

    Everyone should have this word in their vocabulary because c’mon, let’s be real. Who doesn’t love saying behoove? So learn a lil’ something about it, try it out in a sentence to your mom, and then unleash this gem on the world!

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    Word of the Week: Elusive

    Posted on 19 June 2014 by CliffsNotes

    Word of the Week: Elusive

    Word: ELUSIVE (adj)

    Meaning: hard to find or hold on to

    Synonyms: evasive, undefinable, subtle, mysterious, abstract, obscure

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