June 20, 2022 Garrulous What It Means Garrulous can mean “chatty” or “excessively talkative” when describing a person (or even a bird that calls or sings rapidly and constantly), or it can mean “wordy” when referring to a piece of language itself, such as a letter or speech.
June 19, 2022 Emancipation What It Means Emancipation is the act of freeing someone from the restraint, control, or power of another. It is especially used for the act of freeing someone from slavery.
June 18, 2022 Redolent What It Means As a synonym of aromatic, the word redolent can describe something that has a noticeable smell without specifying the scent, but more often it is accompanied by of or with and means “full of a specified fragrance,” as in “redolent with smoke.”
June 17, 2022 Oblige What It Means Oblige is usually used to mean “to do a favor for someone,” or “to do something as a favor, or as though it is a favor.” In more technical use, it means “to force or require someone to do something.”