Tenacious

Noah Webster’s Original Definition, 1828 Dictionary of the English Language  defines the word Tenacious as follows: Tenacious,  a.  [L. tenax, from teneo, to hold; Fr.  tenace.] Holding fast, or inclined to hold fast; inclined to retain that which is in  possession; as men tenacious of their just rights.  Men are usually tenacious of their opinions, … Continue reading

Pernicious

Noah Webster’s Original Definition, 1828 Dictionary: Pernicious, a. [ L. perniciosus from pernices; perneco, to kill; per and nex, necis, death.] Destructive; having the quality of killing, destroying or injuring; very injurious or mischievous. Food, drink or air may be pernicious to life or health. To Read the Full Article, Download File: Pernicious … Continue reading

Nefarious

Noah Webster’s Original Definition, 1828 Dictionary: Nefarious, a. [L. nefarius, from nefas, unlawful or ne and for, fari, to utter] Wicked in the extreme; abominable, atrociously sinful or villainous; detestably vile. Nefariously, adv. With extreme wickedness; abominably. End of Noah Webster’s Original Definition To Read the Full Article, Download File: Nefarious … Continue reading

Trust

Noah Webster’s Original Definition, 1828 Dictionary: Trust, n. [Dan trost, consolation; troster to comfort, that is, to strengthen; mis-trosta, to distrust, to discourage; Sw. trost, confidence, trust, consolation; trosta to console; misstrosta, to distrust, to despair. The Saxon has tryiusian, to trust, to obligate. Qu. Gr.] To Read the Full Article, Download File: Trust … Continue reading