Hello and welcome to exampundit. So here are the Daily Word List of 19 January, 2017.
1. Pococurante(adj.): Not caring or concerned;
Synonyms: casual, indiscreet, apathetic, indifferent.
Use: He was Pococurante to the proposal, since it didn't affect him, either way.
2. Burgeon(v): to grow or expand.
Synonyms: bloom, prosper, sprout, bud.
Use: Gradually, the town burgeoned into a thriving city.
3. Scuttle(v): (transitive) Undermine or thwart oneself (sometimes intentionally), or denigrate or destroy one's position or property; compare scupper.
Synonyms: destroy, abandon, submerge.
Use: The candidate had scuttled his chances with his unhinged outburst.
4. Compendious adj.): containing or presenting the essential facts of something in a comprehensive but concise way.
Synonyms: succinct, pithy.
Use: "a compendious study"
5. Rapscallion(n.): a dishonest, unreliable person.
Synonyms: rascal, knave, miscreants, rogue, scamp, scoundrel.
Use: She was the sister who had remained within the pale; I, the rapscallion of a brother whose vagaries were trying to his relations.
6. Apothegm(n.): A short witty instructive saying.
Synonyms: adage, dictum, axiom.
Use: Every glass of wine, or bit almost, that I committed to my mouth, the ushered thither with tome Apothegm or other: the whole terries, indeed, of her discourse, was computed of nothing but reason or wit, which made me admire her; which the easily understood, I perceived by her tiles, when the observed me gaping, as it were, when the spoke, as if I would have eaten up her Words.
7. Loom (v): To rise and to be eminent; to be elevated or ennobled, in a moral sense.
Synonyms: emerge, brew, appear.
Use: On no occasion does he [Paul] loom so high, and shine so gloriously, as in the context.
8. Facultative (adj.): Of or relating to faculty, especially to mental faculty.
Synonyms: optional, discretional, elective.
Use: "facultative adjustment in relation to competitive abilities"
9. Mephitic (n.): foul-smelling or noxious, particularly of a gas or atmosphere.
Synonyms: noxious, smelly, foul.
Use: the cloud of mephitic vapors lingered above our heads
10. Evince(v): To show or demonstrate clearly;
Synonyms: manifest, attest, declare.
Use: Common sense and experience must and will evince the truth of this.