WORDS TO KNOW 3
There are many hard speeches being uttered at this time. Here are some other old time words that are good to know--
BULLY, n. A noisy, blustering overbearing fellow, more distinguished for insolence and empty menaces, than for courage, and disposed to provoke quarrels.
BULLY, v. To insult and overbear with noise and blustering menaces.
Americans are now hearing unprecedented invective against Christians from the highest of levels.INVECTIVE, n. A railing speech or expression; something uttered or written, intended to cast opprobrium, censure or reproach on another; a harsh or reproachful accusation. It differs from reproof, as the latter may come from a friend and be intended for the good of the person reproved; but invective proceeds from an enemy, and is intended to give pain or to injure. VIRULENT, adj. Extremely active in doing injury; very bitter in enmity; malignant; and bitter in severity.
RAIL, v. To utter reproaches; to scoff; to use insolent and reproachful language; to reproach or censure in opprobrious terms.(supporting words)
REPROACH, v. To censure in terms of opprobrium or contempt. 2. To charge with fault in severe language. 4. To treat with scorn or contempt.
REPROACH, n. Censure mingled with contempt or derision; contumelious or opprobrious language towards any person; abusive reflections.
INSOLENT a. Proud and haughty, with CONTEMPT of others; OVERBEARING; DOMINEERING IN POWER. 2. Proceeding from insolence haughty and contemptuous; as insolent words or behavior.
CONTEMPT, n. The act of despising; the act of viewing or considering and treating as mean vile and worthless; disdain; hatred of what is mean or vile.
CENSURE v. The act of blaming or finding fault and condemning as wrong.
OPPROBRIOUS a. Reproachful and contemptuous; scurrilous.
SCURRILOUS, a. 2. Containing low indecency or abuse; mean; foul; vile.
Wise sayings recently heard--
"Anger is not an argument."
"Emotions have no intelligence."
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