Words of the Day

I subscribe to several word of the days so you don’t have to. Here are todays, Words of the Day. Try to use them in your writing. Be sure to visit my other helpful pages for writers; Literary Lingo and Writing Picture Prompts!

propitiate
to gain or regain the favor or goodwill of : appease, conciliate
retrodict
to utilize present information or ideas to infer or explain (a past event or state of affairs)

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Published in: on December 16, 2010 at 11:53 am  Comments (1)  

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  1. As in a government retrodicting a past wrong to propitiate the censorious criticisms of opposition backbenchers.


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