Daily Word Quiz
a) to amaze or stupefy one
b) to walk with long steps, to stride
c) to deceive, to trick, to cheat
d) to make a great noise
Today's Featured Word
pert. to theft; related to or consisting in stealing ...1742-3 rare
from Greek κλέπτης, kleptés, a thief + -istic
FIRST DOCUMENTED USE
1742-3 - see EXAMPLE below
"...Indeed there is a method called the Kleptistic, which hath
been preferred to the Metabolic: But this is too dangerous..."
From: Philosophical Transactions for the Year 1742-3
By: Henry Fielding
Daily Word Quiz Answer
d) to make a great noise ...1656 obs.