a) speaking with joy
b) uttering few words
c) speaking with a stammer
d) talking craftily
Today's Featured Word: ADVERSANT
opposing oneself, opposing; adverse, hostile to ...a1420 obs.
from Middle French adversant, pr. pple. of adverser, averser to oppose
from Latin adversantem, pr. pple. of adversari to oppose oneself to
FIRST DOCUMENTED USE
a1420 - see EXAMPLE below
"...Let hange aboute in dyvers places rewe,
And bestes adversaunt hem wol eschewe."
From: Palladius on Husbondrie, a1420
Daily Word Quiz Answer
BLESILOQUENT c) speaking with a stammer ...1656 obs.