ApogeeDefinition The farthest or highest point
Usage The father and son had reached the apogee of their relationship in their emotional orbits and ceased to see anything eye to eye.
VacillatingDefinition to keep changing your opinion or thoughts about something, especially in a way that annoys other people
Usage His tendency to vacillate makes him a poor leader.
ObliviousDefinition not aware of something
Usage He was oblivious to the pain and continued fighting.
TranscribeDefinition put (thoughts, speech, or data) into written or printed form.
Usage The nurse found it difficult to transcribe the doctor's instructions as his diction was very unclear and incomplete.
MeagerDefinition small in quantity and poor in quality
Usage A meager meal was served after the lengthy hike.
AscendDefinition to rise; to go up; to climb up
Usage A number of steps ascend from the cobbled street.
DeferDefinition to delay something until a later time
Usage Customers often defer payment for as long as possible
StressDefinition 1) pressure or worry caused by the problems in someone's life
2) pressure put on something that can damage it or make it lose its shape
3) special importance given to something
4) an extra force used when pronouncing a particular word or syllable
5) extra force used when making a particular sound in music
6) illness caused by difficult physical conditions
Usage Katy could not think clearly when under stress.
ViceDefinition a bad or immoral quality in a person, or bad or immoral behaviour
Usage The city is a den of filth and vice.
ForesightDefinition The ability to predict what is likely to happen and to use this to prepare for the future
Usage Foresight is knowing when to shut your mouth before someone suggests it
ArtisticDefinition 1) connected with art or artists
2) showing a natural skill in, orenjoyment of, art, especially being able to paint or draw well
3)done with skill and imagination; attractive or beautiful
Usage He shows real artistic talent
JudiciousDefinition careful and sensible; showing good judgment
Usage Judicious planning now can prevent problems later.
CandidDefinition saying what you think openly and honestly
Usage Lila spoke her candid opinion of Betty's dress.
TempestuousDefinition Showing violent anger
Usage Their relationship was a tempestuous one as their natures were as different as day and night
and neither was willing to compromise.
SatiatedDefinition to give someone so much of something that they do not feel they want any more
Usage To satiate his hunger Billy ate the entire pizza and all of the bread sticks.