Tuesday, October 20, 2020
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Word of the Day – Feb. 26 – Assuage

Verb: Assuage  (uh-SWEYJ)Definition: To relieve or ease, make milder or less severe; also, to appease or satisfy.Example sentence: The music did little to assuage...
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Word of the Day – Feb. 23 – Anecdote

Noun: Anecdote  (AN-ik-doht)Definition: An amusing or interesting true story.Example sentence: The anecdote about how my parents met in the line of a public restroom...
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Word of the Day – Feb. 22 – Exacerbate

Verb: Exacerbate  (ik-SAS-er-bayt)Definition: To make worse.Example sentence: The layoffs in the plant will further exacerbate the unemployment problem in the region.
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Word of the Day – Feb. 21 – Ruminate

Verb: Ruminate  (ROO-muh-nayt)Definition: To think about carefully at length, muse, or contemplate.Example sentence: Let me ruminate on that idea for a while and I'll...
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Word of the Day – Feb. 20 – Transient

Adjective: Transient (TRAN-zee-uhnt)Definition: Temporary, short-lived, momentary, remaining in a place for only a brief time.Example sentence: This is only a transient job because after...
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Word of the Day – Feb. 19 – Attrition

Noun: Attrition  (uh-TRISH-uhn)Definition: A decrease in numbers, size or strength.Example sentence: There are a certain number of new members that we expect to lose...
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Word of the Day – Feb. 16 – Proponent

Noun: Proponent  (pruh-POH-nuhnt)Definition: A supporter or advocate of something.Example sentence: He is a proponent of the idea of not going into debt for anything...
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Word of the Day – Feb. 15 – Circumspect

 Adjective: Circumspect  (SUR-kuhm-spekt)Definition: Cautious and careful.Example sentence: I believe in making very circumspect decisions regarding investments because I have lost money in the past.
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Word of the Day – Feb. 14 – Urbane

Adjective: Urbane  (ur-BAYN)Definition: Socially refined, sophisticated, and cosmopolitan.Example sentence: The party at the Hilton was very urbane, full of men wearing tuxedos and sipping...
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Word of the Day – Feb. 13 – Acumen

Noun: Acumen  (uh-KYOO-muhn)Definition: Mental sharpness, shrewdness, keen judgment, or savvy.Example sentence: My lack of personal financial acumen has gotten me into a lot of...