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Noun: Acumen  (uh-KYOO-mun) Definition: Keenness and depth of perception, discernment, or discrimination, especially in practical matters. Sample sentence; Detective Morton possesses a superior acumen that enables him to solve the most bizarre and puzzling of mysteries. Like and Share with your friends

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Adjective: Histrionic  (his-tree-AH-nik) Definition: 1. Deliberately affected: theatrical. 2. Of or relating to actors, acting, or the theater. Sample sentence: The candidate declared that he would not stoop to address his opponent’s histrionic and patently untrue accusations. Like and Share with your friends

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Noun: Whammy  (WAM-ee) Definition: 1. A supernatural power bringing bad luck: a magic curse, spell, hex  or jinx. 2. A potent force or attack: specifically, a paralyzing  or lethal blow. Sample sentence: After making three errors in one inning, Mitch was convinced someone put a whammy on his glove. Like and Share with your friends

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Adjective: Superfluous  (soo-PER-floo-us) Definition: 1. Exceeding what is sufficient or necessary: extra. 2. Not needed: unnecessary. Sample sentence: The textbook includes so much superfluous information that students often overlook key points. Like and Share with your friends

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Adjective: Overwheening  (oh-ver-WEE-ning) Definition: 1. Arrogant, presumptuous. 2. Immoderate, exaggerated. Sample sentence: With her overweening ego, the actress expected to be recognized and flattered by everyone she met. Like and Share with your friends

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Adjective: Evitable  (EV-uh-tuh-bul) Definition: Capable of being avoided. Sample sentence: The investigator stated that the accident was certainly evitable and would not have happened had the driver not been negligent. Like and Share with your friends

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Adjective: Ardent  (ARE-dent) Definition: Enthusiastic or passionate. Sample sentence: Bob is an ardent football fan. Like and Share with your friends

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Adjective: Benign  (bee-NINE) Definition: Mild or favorable (result). Gentle, kind, good. Sample sentence: The results were benign and required no treatment. Like and Share with your friends

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Adjective: Impish  (IM-pish) Definition: Mischievous. Inclined to do slightly naughty things for fun. Sample sentence: He approached her with an impish grin on his face. Like and Share with your friends

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Noun: Accolade  (AAH-koh-layd) Definition: 1. An expression of praise or admiration. 2. An award or privilege granted; an acknowledgment of merit. Sample sentence: The scientist was given many accolades for his research. Like and Share with your friends

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