Word of the Day – Mendacious

By July 8, 2016Word of the Day

Mendacious (adj)

men-day-shus

Untruthful; lying

Today’s word is for our politicians here in the UK right now who have dragged us into an awful mess based on mendacious propaganda.

Example sentences

“The whole campaign was built on mendacious propaganda.”

“Are you really suggesting that mendacious toerag as leader?”

Word of the Day – Senectitude

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Senectitude (noun)

sen-ek-ti-tood

The last stage of life; old age.

Senectitude comes from the Medieval Latin noun senectitūdō meaning “old age,” which in turn comes from Classical Latin senectūs, a derivative of the noun senex meaning “old man.” Senectitude entered English in the late 1700s, more precisely, in 1796 in Jonathan Swift’s Gulliver’s Travels

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