Daily Word Quiz
a) to kiss heartily or repeatedly
b) to desire earnestly
c) to get by flattery
d) to demolish, to utterly destroy
Today's Featured Word
the quality of being good, goodness ...1585 obs.
from Latin bonitas goodness
FIRST DOCUMENTED USE
1585 - see EXAMPLE below
"...Longanimitie, in expecting our reward:
Bonitie, in hurting no man:
Benignitie, in sweet behaviour"
From: A Booke of Christian Exercise Appertaining to Resolution
By: Robert Parsons, 1585
Daily Word Quiz Answer
c) to get by flattery ...1623 obs.