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Word of the Day – Dec. 15 – Credulous

Adjective: Credulous  (KREJ-uh-luhs) Definition: Willing to believe or trust too readily, gullible. Example sentence: The salesman preyed upon credulous old ladies to sell his cheap products.

Word of the Day – Dec. 14 – Inane

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Adjective: Inane  (ih-NAYN) Definition: Senseless and stupid. Example sentence: The inane criminal attempted to rob the bank across from the police station.

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Word of the Day – Dec. 13 – Acerbic

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Adjective: Acerbic  (uh-SUR-bik) Definition:  Bitter, sour; nasty and mean. Example sentence: Acerbic is an excellent definition of the Grinch’s personality.

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Word of the Day – Dec. 12 – Candid

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Adjective: Candid  (KAN-did) Definition: Honest and frank, open in speech. Example sentence: The therapist told me that if I wanted the best results from our meetings I needed to be totally candid with him.

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Word of the Day – Dec. 11 – Behoove

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Verb: Behoove  (bi-HOOV) Definition: To be advantageous or worthwhile, to be necessary or proper. Example sentence: It would behoove you to put on plenty of mosquito repellent before going into the woods.

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Word of the Day – Dec. 8 – Diffident

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Adjective: Diffident  (DIF-i-duhnt) Definition: Lacking confidence, shy and timid. Example sentence: His diffident personality made it difficult for him to speak in front of the crowd.

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Word of the Day – Dec. 7 – Requisite

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Adjective: Requisite  (REK-wuh-sit) Definition: Required or necessary. Example sentence: Unfortunately, none of the applicants have the requisite skills for the position.  

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Word of the Day – Dec. 6 – Spurious

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Adjective: Spurious  (SPYUR-ee-us) Definition: False, untrue. Example sentence: The spurious claim that Bob stole money from the company ruined his reputation.

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Word of the Day – Dec. 5 – Replete

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Adjective: Replete  (rih-PLEET) Definition: Completely filled; having much or plenty of something. Example sentence: The photo album is replete with pictures of his childhood.

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Word of the Day – Dec. 4 – Convoluted

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Adjective: Convoluted  (KON-vuh-loo-tid) Definition: Very complicated, complex, and hard to understand. Example sentence: The spy film has a very convoluted plot.

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