Today’s word of the day is ‘Embonpoint.’ Let us understand more about this word.
fuliginous [ fyoo-lij–uh-nuh s ]
What is this word’s grammar?
The word is an adjective, i.e., it adds more information about the noun or sentence.
How is the word pronounced in popular languages?
1. Hindi – Dhooe se kaala
2. Spanish – Fuliginoso
3. French – Fuligineux
4. Mandarin – Chōngfèn de
How to use this word in a sentence?
1. The colors vary from smoky to fuliginous, olive and yellow, and the spores are ferruginous.
2. The color varies greatly between yellowish-brown to olive-brown, fuliginous or nearly black
3. A fiery, fuliginous mass, which could not be choked and smothered, but would fill all France with smoke!
4. His soul, like a sword-blade too long in the scabbard, was beginning to get fuliginous by inactivity.
5. Upon these fuliginous and amethystine crystals are many sphericles or hemispheres of red compact iron-ore, like haematites.
What are some synonyms of the word of the day?
Some synonyms of the word are:
dim, dull, dusky, foggy, frosty, misty, murky, nebulous, opaque, smoky, vague, obfuscated, obscure, smoggy etc
What are some antonyms of the word of the day?
Some antonyms of the word are:
bright, clear, definite, distinct, intelligent, light, luminous, certain, sunny, sure, uncloudy, unconfused, unhazy
On the beach, masts and chimneys interlaced, and like a fuliginous shadow the figure of Albertine gliding through the surf, fusing into the mysterious quick and prism of a protoplasmic realm, uniting her shadow to the dream and harbinger of death.
My thoughts on a rancid but seemingly perennial product of Academia Inc.: rabid anti-Americanism, served up in a fuliginous fog of reader-proof prose, fired by a murderous if trendy leftism. It is truly disgusting. Why do we continue to support it? https://t.co/2xcLSAI2pL pic.twitter.com/ifHz6NdsAZ
— Roger Kimball (@rogerkimball) February 4, 2019
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