adj : prone to biting
"Postal carriers are trained to avoid mordacious dogs in their neighborhoods."
n : a nickname
"Because of his daring rescues and brave heroics, the firefighter earned the sobriquet 'Superman'."
n : an idea or image suggested by or associated with a word
The word 'mother' has different connotations to different people."
n *1:crown; specifically : a royal headband 2:something that adorns like a crown
The elegant queens of ancient Greece preferred simple elegance, opting for a single diadem of gold or leaves rather than more ornate crowns.
v : clear out of the way
"The quarterly profits obviated the investors doubts."
adj : untrustworthy : treacherous and disloyal
"The perfidious teen often offered to baby-sit, but was never given the responsibility."