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futile (05/22/18)

May 22, 2018

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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....

Laceration (05/15/18))

May 15, 2018

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

Promulgate (05/8/18)

May 8, 2018

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promulgate verb (used with object), promulgated, promulgating. 1. to make known by open declaration; publish; proclaim formally or putinto operation (a law,  decree of a court, etc.). 2. to set forth or teach pub...

disdain (05/01/18)

May 1, 2018

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disdain verb (used with object) 1. to look upon or treat with contempt; despise; scorn. 2. to think unworthy of notice, response; consider beneath oneself. Example: Pacifists are likely to disdain my right to gun ownership. noun 3....

mundane (04/24/17)

April 24, 2018

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mundane adjective 1. common; ordinary; banal; unimaginative. I thought her flower arrangements were simple and mundane. ...

bristle (04/17/18)

April 17, 2018

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bristle noun 1. one of the short, stiff, coarse hairs of certain animals, especially hogs,used extensively in making brushes. 2. anything resembling these hairs. Example: The brush contained hog's ...

incipient (04/10/18)

April 10, 2018

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incipient 1. beginning to exist or appear; in an initial stage. Example: She told the truth to stop the incipient rumor from spreading.   ...

rudimentary (04/3/18)

April 3, 2018

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rudimentary adjective 1. pertaining to first principles or basic understandings; elementary knowledge Example: His rudimentary knowledge of geometry helped him succeed on the project. ...

reticent (03/27/18)

March 27, 2018

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reticent: adjective 1. disposed to be silent or not to speak freely; reserved. 2. reluctant or hesitant. Example: Alaia was reticent to work on the project with Jason....

Blossom (03/20/18)

March 20, 2018

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Blossom: 1) n. a newly bloomed flower; 2) v. to bloom or bud into a flower or as a person; to come fully to fulfillment Example: She will blossom into a responsible adult someday soon....

Bravado (03/13/18)

March 13, 2018

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Bravado -- a pretentious, swaggering display of courageous behavior or character Example: The hero executed each step with bravado which made him seem not so heroic....

Acknowledgement (03/06/18)

March 6, 2018

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Acknowledgement - acceptance of truth or existence of something Example: The acknowledgement of her efforts for the cause was made at the benefit dinner during the president's speech. ...

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