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euphemism (10/23/17)

October 23, 2017

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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", an...

repudiate (10/16/17)

October 16, 2017

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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 disapproval or cond...

dupe (10/9/17)

October 9, 2017

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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.   ...

Cajole (10/2/17)

October 5, 2017

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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 (9.25.17)

September 25, 2017

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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 (9.18.17)

September 18, 2017

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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...

Words of the Week: Monday 08.21.17

August 21, 2017

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Achieve - to get or attain by effort; gain; obtain

Words of the Week: Monday 04.03.17

April 3, 2017

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Constitute- to compose or represent; to be a part of a whole

Words of the Week: Monday 2.06.17

February 6, 2017

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Consider- Deem to be

Words of the Week: Monday 1.30.17

January 30, 2017

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Tenacious- persistent, resolute

Words of the Week: Monday 1.23.17

January 24, 2017

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Superficial- lacking in depth

Words of the Week: Monday 1.9.17

January 9, 2017

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restrained- controlled, restricted

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