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Keyword: vouchsafe

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  • Word of the Day: VOUCHSAFE

    03/30/2018 6:38:15 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 18 replies
    www.merriam-webster.com ^ | 03-30-2018 | Red Badger
    _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ In order that we might all raise the level of discourse and expand our language abilities, here is the daily post of "Word for the Day". vouch·safe vouCHˈsāf,ˈvouCHˌsāf/ verb verb: vouchsafe; 3rd person present: vouchsafes; past tense: vouchsafed; past participle: vouchsafed; gerund or present participle: vouchsafing give or grant (something) to (someone) in a gracious or condescending manner. "it is a blessing vouchsafed him by heaven" reveal or disclose (information). "you'd never vouchsafed that interesting tidbit before" Origin Middle English: originally as the phrase vouch something safe on someone, i.e., ‘warrant the secure conferment of (something on someone).’