Sentences Containing 'gainsay'
And if any shall begin to gainsay thee, and quarrel with thee about it; wilt thou quarrel with him again, or rather go on meekly as thou hast begun, until thou hast numbered out every letter?
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More Vocab Words::: braggart - boaster; bragger
::: predecessor - former occupant of a post
::: punctilious - minutely attentive (perhaps too much so) to fine points; stressing niceties of conduct or form; N. punctilio, punctiliousness: careful attention payed to every small exact detail
::: bombast - grandiloquent, pompous speech
::: rote - repetition; memorization through repetition without understanding; Ex. learn poetry by rote
::: connivance - pretense of ignorance of something wrong; assistance; permission to offend; V. connive: feign ignorance (of a wrong); cooperate secretly in an illegal action; conspire
::: mortify - humiliate by embarassing excessively; shame; punish the flesh; discipline (one's body) by self-denial; Ex. mortified by her blunder; Ex. mortify the flesh; CF. cause to die
::: munificent - very generous in giving; Ex. munificent benefactor; N. munificience
::: equestrian - rider on horseback; ADJ.
::: sumptuous - grand suggesting great expense; lavish; rich; Ex. sumptuous feast