a) to forget
b) to leave out, to omit
c) to hide, to conceal
d) to comply with, to yield to, to obey
Today's Featured Word: STARKLE
1. to use threatening gestures ...1527 obs.
2. to shudder with fear, to quake, to be afraid ...1527 obs.
3. to cause dissension, to make a stir ...1544 obs.
apparently a variant of startle (vb.)
FIRST DOCUMENTED USE
"...and warne by his pleyng and starclynge what was to comynge.
From: Caxton's Trevisa, 1527
"...If those condemne you for altering of your course,
I cannot blame you to starkle."
From: Sermons of the Right Reverend Father in God Miles Smith,
Late Lord Bishop of Glocester
By: Miles Smith, a1624
Daily Word Quiz Answer
OBLIVE a) to forget ...c1500 obs.