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Corona (11-7-2018)

November 7, 2018

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corona \ kə-ˈrō-nə \ noun 1. one or more circles of light seen around a luminous object 2. the outermost region of the sun’s atmosphere; visible as a white halo during a solar eclipse 3. an electrical discharge accompa...

Bucolic (10-31-2018)

October 31, 2018

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bucolic \byü-ˈkä-lik \ adjective and noun adjective: relating to shepherds or herdsmen or devoted to raising sheep or cattle adjective: (used with regard to idealized country life) idyllically rustic noun: a country pe...

Contiguous (10-24-2018)

October 24, 2018

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contiguous \kən-ˈti-gyə-wəs, -gyü-əs\ adjective 1. having a common boundary or edge; abutting; touching 2. connecting without a break; within a common boundary 3. very close or connected in space or time ...

Inveigh (10-17-2018)

October 17, 2018

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inveigh \ in-ˈvā \ verb 1. complain bitterly 2. speak against in an impassioned manner ...

Concomitant (10-10-2018)

October 10, 2018

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concomitant \ kən-ˈkä-mə-tənt , kän- \adjective and noun adjective: following or accompanying as a consequence noun: an event or situation that happens at the same time as or in connection with another ...

Avuncular (Wednesday 10-3-2018)

October 3, 2018

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avuncular \ ə-ˈvəŋ-kyə-lər \ adjective 1. being or relating to an uncle 2. resembling an uncle in kindness or indulgence ...

Celerity (Wednesday)

September 26, 2018

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celerity \ sə-ˈler-ə-tē , -ˈle-rə- \ noun : a rate that is rapid ...

Feckless (05/23/18)

May 22, 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 8, 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 1, 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 24, 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....

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