Daily Word Quiz
a) to shrivel up; to make limp or flabby
b) of water: to make a noise in boiling
c) to pry, to try to find out
d) to deal quibblingly with
Today's Featured Word
proving, demonstrating, convincing ...1908 rare
from Latin probantem pr. pple. of probare to prove
FIRST DOCUMENTED USE
1908 - see EXAMPLE below
"...The true probant force of interior experience
regarding the existence of God."
From: The Month: an Illustrated Magazine of Literature, Science, and Art, Jan., 1908
Daily Word Quiz Answer
d) to deal quibblingly with ...1743 obs.