I happened to read this month's Reader Digest (RD) today. The word power in this issue was really interesting that I decided to blog a few of them.
Scion : Noun : Descendant or heir.
Example: The scion of the royal family helped the poor during the famine.
Tarry : Verb : To delay by making a slow move.
Example: The procession got delayed due to the crowd tarrying all the way.
Polemic : Noun : A controversial argument.
Example: The lawyer was careful not to make a polemic during the trial.
Sangfroid : Noun : Calmness; composure.
Example: The sangfroid of the surroundings made the courtyard admirable.
Desultory : Adjective : Uncommitted; inconsistent; lacking any purpose; unconnected;
Example: The fans got frustrated due to the desultory comments made by the comedian.
Sobriquet : Noun : Nickname.
Example: Red chick was a famous sobriquet of my friend in the school.