12th Grade Words of the Day

To help grade 12 students learn words at their levels efficiently, in addition to showing words of the day, the page also has words of recent 15 or 50 days to review. It's a handy app for grade 12 students to get words and their meanings, examples, and context sources.
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 Word of the Day for Grade 12
Specified Day: 2024-04-24
remittancespeak speak spelling sentences 
n. transmitting money, bills, especially to a distant place, as in satisfaction of a demand, or in discharge of an obligation
When I asked him if the remittance had come, he pressed my hand and departed.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 17. SOMEBODY TURNS UP
The excitement came back upon her like a remittent fever.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Context  Highlight   In XXV
laudspeak speak spelling sentences 
v. give praise to; glorify; celebrate or honor
However, my speech produced nothing else beside a laud laughter, which all the respect due to his majesty from those about him could not make them contain.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
Context  Highlight   In PART 2: CHAPTER V.
I mentioned my reason for desiring to avoid observation in the village, and he lauded it to the skies.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In Chapter XIX
She did not stay to retaliate, but re-entered in a minute, bearing a reaming silver pint, whose contents I lauded with becoming earnestness.
Wuthering Heights By Emily Bronte
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXXII
Review Words:   Rrecent 15 days   Recent 50 days
Words of the recent 15 days
2024-04-23   (Back to the Day)
  duct   speakExamples  
n. a bodily passage or tube lined with epithelial cells and conveying a secretion or other substance; an enclosed conduit for a fluid
  expedite   speakExamples  
v. process fast and efficiently; execute quickly and efficiently
  scrutinize   speakExamples  
v. examine closely and critically
2024-04-22   (Back to the Day)
  tangent   speakExamples  
n. ratio of the opposite to the adjacent side of a right-angled triangle
  flail   speakExamples  
v. thresh about; give a thrashing to; beat hard
2024-04-19   (Back to the Day)
  scrimmage   speakExamples  
n. a noisy riotous fight; a confused struggle
  farcical   speakExamples  
a. broadly or extravagantly humorous; resembling farce
2024-04-18   (Back to the Day)
  reinstate   speakExamples  
v. place again in possession, or in a former state; restore to a state from which one had been removed
  bogus   speakExamples  
a. counterfeit or fake; not authentic; not genuine
  hoax   speakExamples  
n. act intended to deceive or trick; practical joke
2024-04-17   (Back to the Day)
  glaze   speakExamples  
n. thin smooth shiny coating; glassy film, as one over the eyes
  charlatan   speakExamples  
n. quack; one who pretends to knowledge, skill, or importance
2024-04-16   (Back to the Day)
  whet   speakExamples  
v. sharpen, as knife; make more keen; stimulate
  impeach   speakExamples  
v. make an accusation against; challenge or discredit the credibility of
  daunt   speakExamples  
v. frighten; abate the courage of; discourage
2024-04-15   (Back to the Day)
  disillusion   speakExamples  
n. a freeing or a being freed from illusion or conviction
  glib   speakExamples  
a. performed with a natural or offhand ease
2024-04-12   (Back to the Day)
  recondite   speakExamples  
a. difficult to penetrate; incomprehensible to one of ordinary understanding or knowledge
  abdicate   speakExamples  
v. give up, renounce, abandon, lay down, or withdraw from, as a right or claim
2024-04-11   (Back to the Day)
  broach   speakExamples  
v. introduce; bring up for discussion or debate; announce
  grandiose   speakExamples  
a. impressive from inherent grandeur; large and impressive, in size, scope or extent
  choleric   speakExamples  
a. hot-tempered; easily angered; bad-tempered; expressing anger
2024-04-10   (Back to the Day)
  collegiate   speakExamples  
a. of or resembling or typical of a college or college students
  linear   speakExamples  
a. having form of a line; straight; consisting of lines; lineal
2024-04-09   (Back to the Day)
  concurrent   speakExamples  
a. simultaneous; coincident; occurring or operating at the same time
  incision   speakExamples  
n. cutting into a substance; cut into a body tissue or organ, especially one made during surgery
  glutton   speakExamples  
n. person who eats too much food and drink
2024-04-08   (Back to the Day)
  emancipate   speakExamples  
v. free from bondage, oppression, or restraint; liberate
  cognizant   speakExamples  
a. having or showing knowledge or understanding or realization or perception
2024-04-05   (Back to the Day)
  pliable   speakExamples  
a. flexible; yielding; easily bent or shaped
  revoke   speakExamples  
v. void or annul by recalling, withdrawing, or reversing; cancel; retract
2024-04-04   (Back to the Day)
  waif   speakExamples  
n. homeless person, especially orphaned child; abandoned young animal
  dote   speakExamples  
v. be excessively fond of; show signs of mental decline
  radiate   speakExamples  
v. spread out; effuse; issue or emerge in rays or waves
2024-04-03   (Back to the Day)
  demolition   speakExamples  
n. act of overthrowing, pulling down, or destroying
  tirade   speakExamples  
n. extended scolding; long angry or violent speech
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