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Feckless (05/23/18)

May 23, 2018

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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

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

Brash (05/09/18)

May 9, 2018

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Brash adjective 1. impertinent; impudent; tactless 2. hasty; rash; impetuous Example: The brash young man hurt Sarita's feelings when he called her a golddigger.  ...

belligerent (05/02/18)

May 2, 2018

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belligerent adjective 1. warlike; given to waging war. 2. of warlike character; aggressively hostile; bellicose. Example: His belligerent tone lost him one friend after another.  ...

incongruous (04/25/18)

April 25, 2018

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incongruous adjective 1. out of keeping or place; inappropriate; unbecoming. His bright overalls and hiking boots were incongruous with the formal setting of prom....

inadvertent (04/18/18)

April 18, 2018

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inadvertent adjective 1. unintentional 2. not attentive; heedless. Example: Pam made an inadvertent insult when she announced how much she hates the color pink. Her sister, Pat, had just chosen pink as the color for the bridesmai...

nuance (04/11/18)

April 11, 2018

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nuance [noo-ahns] 1. a subtle difference or distinction in expression, meaning, response,etc. 2. a very slight difference or variation in color or tone. Example: My appreciation of hockey increased when...

Adroit (04/04/18)

April 4, 2018

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Adroit: adjective 1. expert or nimble in the use of the hands or body. Example: The tech student was becoming adroit at fixing car engines. 2. cleverly skillful, resourceful, or ingenious: Example: The young woman became an adroi...

Furtive (03/28/18)

March 28, 2018

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Furtive: adjective 1. taken, done, used by stealth; secret: Example: The dog gave a furtive glance as he stole the hot dog from the plate. 2. sly; shifty: Example: As he stole answers from another student, Charlie had ...

Integrity (03/21/18)

March 21, 2018

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Integrity adherence to moral and ethical principles; soundness of moralcharacter; honesty. Example:  The mother prayed that her son was living with integrity when she thought of him living in the dorm on Mizzou's campus....

Beneficial (03/14/18)

March 14, 2018

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Beneficial -- favorable or advantageous; resulting in a good outcome Example:  He signed the agreement not knowing how beneficial it would actually be for him....

Adaptability (03/07/18)

March 7, 2018

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Adaptability - the quality of being able to adjust to new conditions Example:  The new manager had an adaptability that allowed him to fit in with the culture of his new workplace. ...

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