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Peroration (Week of July 21) – Summer Edition

July 21, 2020

peroration \ ˌper-ə-ˈrā-shən , ˌpər- \ noun 1. (rhetoric) the concluding section of an oration 2. a flowery and highly rhetorical formal speech usually given on a formal occasion ...

Exigency (10.23.2019)

October 23, 2019

exigency \ ˈek-sə-jən(t)-sē , ig-ˈzi-jən(t)- \ noun 1. a pressing or urgent situation 2. a sudden unforeseen crisis (usually involving danger) that requires immediate action ...

Megalopolis (10.9.2019)

October 9, 2019

megalopolis \ ˌme-gə-ˈlä-pə-ləs \ noun : a very large urban complex (usually involving several cities and towns) ...

Sororal (10.2.2019)

October 2, 2019

sororal \ sə-ˈrȯr-əl \ adjective : like or characteristic of or befitting a sister

Galumph (9.25.2019)

September 25, 2019

galumph \ gə-ˈləm(p)f \ verb : move around heavily and clumsily

Garret (9.18.2019)

September 18, 2019

garret \ ˈger-ət , ˈga-rət \ noun : floor consisting of open space at the top of a house just below roof, often used for storage ...

Copacetic (9.11.2019)

September 11, 2019

copacetic \ ˌkō-pə-ˈse-tik \ adjective : completely satisfactory ...

Extemporize (9.4.2019)

September 4, 2019

extemporize \ ik-ˈstem-pə-ˌrīz \ verb 1. perform without preparation 2. manage in a makeshift way; make do with whatever is at hand ...

Rostrum (8.28.2019)

August 28, 2019

rostrum \ ˈrä-strəm \ noun 1. a platform raised above the surrounding level to give prominence to the person on it 2. beak-like projection of the anterior part of the head of certain insects such as weevils ...

Efface (8.21.2019)

August 21, 2019

efface \ i-ˈfās , e-\ verb 1. remove by or as if by rubbing or erasing 2. remove completely from recognition or memory 3. make inconspicuous ...

Accomplishment (5.29.2019)

May 29, 2019

ac·com·plish·ment                             /əˈkämpliSHmənt/ noun noun: accomplishment; plural noun: accomplishments something that has been achieved successfully. "the reduction of...

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