Wednesday, October 21, 2020
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Word of the Day – Mar. 12 – Paragon

Noun: Paragon  (PAR-uh-gon)Definition: A perfect example or model of excellence.Example sentence: I have never claimed to be the paragon of a perfect parent.
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Word of the Day – Mar. 9 – Analogous

Adjective: Analogous  (uh-NAL-uh-gus)Definition: Similar, comparable, corresponding in some form or way.Example sentence: Noticing the hose was analogous to a snake, the boy took it...
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Word of the Day – Mar. 8 – Ambience

Noun: Ambience  (AM-bee-uhns)Definition: Atmosphere, environment, mood, or feeling.Example sentence: Let's create a fun ambience for the party by putting up balloons and crepe paper.
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Word of the Day – Mar. 7 – Mitigate

Verb: Mitigate  (MIT-uh-gayt)Definition: To lessen or reduce.Example sentence: If I use a flouride toothpaste, I may mitigate my chances of developing cavities.
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Word of the Day – Mar. 6 – Twiddle

Verb/Noun: Twiddle  (TWIH-duhl)Definition as a verb: Twist, move, or fiddle with (something), typically in a purposeless or nervous way.Definition as a noun: An act...
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Word of the Day – Mar. 5 – Penchant

Noun: Penchant  (PEN-chuhnt)Definition: A liking or strong inclination for something.Example sentence: My dog has a penchant for chasing cats and cars.
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Word of the Day – Mar. 2 – Plangent

Adjective: Plangent  (PLAN-junt)Definition:1: Having a loud reverberating sound.2: Having an expressive and especially plaintive quality.Example sentence: The campers were awoken by the plangent howl...
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Word of the Day – Mar. 1 – Antithesis

Noun: Antithesis  (an-TITH-uh-sis)Definition: The exact opposite.Example sentence: Friends of the actress say she is quite the antithesis of her giddy and frivolous character.
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Word of the Day – Feb. 28 – Poignant

Adjective: Poignant  (POIN-yuhnt)Definition: Sharp, penetrating, or biting.Example sentence: The poignant movie made even my husband cry.
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Word of the Day – Feb. 27 – Vernacular

Noun: Vernacular  (ver-NAK-yuh-ler)Definition: Common and informal everyday language.Example sentence: My teenage children constantly use teenage vernacular such as cool, rad, and dude.