Daily Word Quiz
a) to endure, to put up with
b) to commit adultery
c) to listen, to take heed
d) to amaze, to stupefy with fear
Today's Featured Word
sorrowful, mournful, dreary, gloomy, depressing ...c1591 obs.
from dern (n.) darkness + -ful
FIRST DOCUMENTED USE
c1591 - see EXAMPLE below
"...The birds of ill presage this lacklesse chance foretold,
By dernfull noise, and dogs with howling made man deeme..."
From: The Mourning Muse of Thestylis
By: Lodowick Bryskett, c1591
Daily Word Quiz Answer
d) to amaze, to stupefy with fear ...c1300 obs.