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rampant (05/28/18)

May 28, 2018

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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...

solace (05/21/18)

May 21, 2018

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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'...

Tangible (05/14/18)

May 14, 2018

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Tangible adjective 1. capable of being touched; discernible by the touch; material or substantial 2. real or actual, rather than imaginary or visionary Example1: While zombies are believed to be tangible, gho...

pugnacious (05/07/18)

May 7, 2018

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pugnacious adjective 1. inclined to quarrel or fight readily; quarrelsome; belligerent; combative. Example: Eliza grew tired of her boyfriend's immature, pugnacious habits and broke up with him....

alacrity (04/30/18)

April 30, 2018

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alacrity noun 1. cheerful readiness, promptness, or willingness. Example: We accepted the invitation with alacrity. 2. liveliness; briskness. Example: The waiter moved with alacrity because the table of 22 was very demanding. ...

euphemism (04/23/18)

April 23, 2018

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euphemism noun 1. the substitution of a mild, indirect, or vague expression which is usually thought to be offensive, harsh, or blunt. 2. the expression substituted for another: “To pass away”, "To kick the bucket", and to "Meet ...

repudiate (04/16/18)

April 16, 2018

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repudiate verb (used with object), repudiated, repudiating. 1. to reject as having no authority or binding force: to repudiate a claim. 2. to cast off or disown: to repudiate a son. 3. to reject with disapprova...

dupe (04/09/18)

April 9, 2018

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dupe noun 1. a person who is easily deceived or fooled; someone who gullable. Example: The freshman was a dupe for buying an elevator pass from the senior at McCluer High School.   ...

egregious (04/02/18)

April 2, 2018

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egregious adjective 1. extraordinary in some bad way; glaring; flagrant Example: The ref quickly gave a yellow card to Sam because of his egregious foul. ...

Cajole (03/26/18)

March 26, 2018

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cajole: verb 1.  to persuade by flattery or promises; wheedle; coax. Example: The parakeet refused to be cajoled into entering the cage....

Fabricate (03/19/18)

March 19, 2018

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Fabricate: verb (used with object), fabricated, fabricating. 1. to make by art or skill and labor; construct Example: The finest craftspeople fabricated this clock. 2. to make by assembling parts or sections. 3. to devis...

Accost (03/12/18)

March 12, 2018

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Accost verb (used with object) 1. to confront boldly Example: The beggar accosted me for money. 2. to approach, especially with a greeting, question, or remark Example: I will accost her in the morning to find ou...