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Word of the Day – Jan. 3 – Farcical

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Adjective: Farcical  (FAHR-sih-kuhl) Definition: Ludicrous, absurd, ridiculous, laughable. Example sentence: The movie had a lot of farcical scenes that the kids loved.

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Word of the Day – Jan. 2 – Delude

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Verb: Delude  (di-LOOD) Definition: To deceive, to fool. Example sentence: Don’t try to delude me into believing that!

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Word of the Day – Jan. 1 – Squander

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Verb: Squander  (SKWON-der) Definition: To waste foolishly. Example sentence: I have to continually tell my kids not to squander their allowance.

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Word of the Day – Dec. 29 – Vapid

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Adjective: Vapid  (VAP-id) Definition: Lifeless, dull, not lively or interesting, boring. Example sentence: The supermodel has a vapid personality.

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Word of the Day – Dec. 28 – Expedite

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Verb: Expedite  (EK-spi-dahyt) Definition: To speed up the process or progress of something. Example sentence: The company’s new system will expedite the manufacturing process.

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Word of the Day – Dec. 27 – Pragmatic

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Adjective: Pragmatic  (prag-MAT-ik) Definition: Practical, useful in everyday concepts or practice. Example sentence: Business management is considered a more pragmatic college major than art history.

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Word of the Day – Dec. 26 – Confabulate

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Verb: Confabulate  (kuhn-FAB-yoo-layt) Definition: To converse informally; chat. Example sentence: I look forward to the office party where I can relax and confabulate with my coworkers about anything but work.

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Word of the Day – Dec. 22 – Clandestine

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Adjective: Clandestine  (klan- DES-tin) Definition: Done in secrecy, usually because it is wrong or bad. Example sentence: The teenagers took a clandestine weekend trip to camp while their parents were out of town.

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Word of the Day – Dec. 21 – Vacillate

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Verb: Vacillate  (VAS-uh-layt) Definition: Alternate or waver between different opinions or actions; be indecisive. Example sentence: His tendency to vacillate makes him a poor leader.

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Word of the Day – Dec. 20 – Rebuff

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Verb: Rebuff  (ri-BUHF) Definition: To reject sharply, refuse bluntly, or snub. Example sentence: My boss is sure to rebuff my request for time off during the holiday season.

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