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The Daily Comet

September 30, 2018

The Daily Comet is always on the lookout for student writing. If you have an article, a review, editorial, or other writing, even poetry or fiction writing, please see Mr. Hosea in the Library. Our goal is to include as many student...

rampant (05/28/18)

May 28, 2018

rampant adjective 1. violent in action or spirit; raging; furious 2. growing without stopping Example 1: The rampant father scared his son's friends, but the son was used to his father's temper. Example 2: The weeds b...

sordid (05/25/18)

May 25, 2018

sordid adjective 1. morally ignoble or base; vile 2. meanly selfish, self-seeking 3. dirty or filthy Example 1: She decided the website was only a sordid attempt to meet young girls. Example 2: The Pardoner seems...

dregs (05/24/18)

May 24, 2018

dregs noun 1. the least valuable part of anything 2.  a small remnant; any small quantity. Example 1: The author described the setting as the home of the dregs of society. Example 2: Corey stopped his mom...

Feckless (05/23/18)

May 23, 2018

Feckless Adjective having no sense of responsibility; indifferent; lazy Example: The mother feared that her son would continue to be feckless throughout his life. ...

castigate (05/16/18)

May 22, 2018

castigate verb 1. to criticize or reprimand severely 2. to punish in order to correct Example: President Trump often castigates the press.  ...

futile (05/22/18)

May 22, 2018

Futile Adjective incapable of producing any result; ineffective; useless; not successful: Example: Attempting to force-feed the sick horse was futile because he would not eat....

Idiom of the Week (5-21-18)

May 21, 2018

Idiom: A Chip On Your Shoulder Meaning: Being upset for something that happened in the past. Example: Everyone knew that the man had a chip on his shoulder the size of Texas because his little sister had been so spoiled by his ...

solace (05/21/18)

May 21, 2018

solace noun 1. comfort in sorrow, misfortune, or trouble; alleviation of distress ordiscomfort 2. something that gives comfort, consolation, or relief Example: The minister's visit was the dying man'...

ethics (05/17/18)

May 17, 2018

ethics noun 1. (used with a singular or plural verb) a system of moral principles 2. (used with a plural verb) the rules of conduct recognized in respect toa particular  class of human actio...

Laceration (05/15/18))

May 15, 2018

Laceration 1. a rough, jagged tear. Example: Tony went to the emergency room to have his laceration stitched up....

Idiom of the Week (5-14-18)

May 14, 2018

Idiom: A Blessing In Disguise Meaning: Something good that isn't recognized at first. Example: The man realized that losing his job was actually a blessing in disguise now that he found a better job and was able to spend mor...

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