Word of the Day: Honor


1. high respect; esteem
My honor will not allow me to walk away without punching you in the face. 
– adherence to what is right or to a conventional standard of conduct.
I honored the system by NOT throwing a birthday cake on the ground.
2. a privilege
He was given the honor of officiating the celebrity’s wedding. Either he botched it, or somebody else did, as the happy couple only lasted three weeks. 
1. regard with great respect.
– pay public respect to.
We bowed down to honor the Queen and she fed us all cake. 
2. fulfill (an obligation) or keep (an agreement)
France no longer honors the promise which their king made to Joan of Arc all those years ago. She doesn’t really care though as she’s too busy kickin’ up daisies at the moment.

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