Wednesday, May 4, 2011

Word Wednesday: May 4/11

In case you missed the first Word Wednesday, and are wondering what this is all about check out the first post on it here. Alright, now that that's taken care of, let's get to the words!


These week's words:




Adhere   



ad-heer

-verb



1. to stay attached; stick fast; cleave; cling (usually followed by to ): The mud adhered to his shoes.

2. Physics . (of two or more dissimilar substances) to be united by a molecular force acting in the area of contact.

3. to be devoted in support or allegiance; be attached as a follower or upholder (usually followed by to ): to adhere to a party.






Arbitrary   



ahr-bi-trer-ee

-adjective



1. subject to individual will or judgment without restriction; contingent solely upon one's discretion: an arbitrary decision.

2. decided by a judge or arbiter rather than by a law or statute.

3. having unlimited power; uncontrolled or unrestricted by law; despotic; tyrannical: an arbitrary government.





Subterfuge



suhb-ter-fyooj

-noun



1. a stratagem employed to conceal something, evade an argument, etc







All definitions compliments of Dictionary.com

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