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Noun: Brume  (BROOM) Definition: Mist; fog Sample sentence: The silver brume swirled around the town on the early spring morning, making the morning commute a little hazardous. Like and Share with your friends

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Adjective: Bicoastal  (bye-KOAST-ul) Definition: Of or relating to or living or working on both the east and west coasts of the United States. Sample sentence: Richard and Laura had become a bicoastal couple, often shuttling between their primary home in New York and their vacation ranch in San Diego. Like and Share with your friends

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Noun: Travail  (truh-VAIL) Definition: 1.  Work especially of a painful or laborious nature: toil. 2. A physical or mental exertion or piece of work: task or effort. 3. Agony, torment. 4. Childbirth: labor. Sample sentence: When her travail was over, Jessica forgot the pain and marveled at her beautiful baby boy. Like and Share with […]

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Adjective: Anfractuous  (an-FRAK-chuh-wus) Definition: Full of windings and intricate turnings: tortuous. Sample sentence: The plot in the book was a bit hard to follow with all the anfractuous chapters. Like and Share with your friends

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Adjective: Incisive  (in-SYE-siv) Definition: Impressively direct and decisive (as in manner or presentation.) Sample sentence: For more than two decades, Carr focused his considerable talents on media criticism, lacing his columns with incisive commentary and wit. Like and Share with your friends

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Adjective: Capricious (kuh-PRISH-us) Definition: Impulsive, unpredictable. Sample sentence: The court ruled that the punishment was arbitrary and capricious. Like and Share with your friends

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Noun: Diapause  (DYE-uh-pawz) Definition: A period of physiologically enforced dormancy between periods of activity. Sample sentence: Although insects most often enter diapause when they are pupae, diapause can occur during any life stage. Like and Share with your friends

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Adjective: Refluent  (REH-floo-unt) Definition: Flowing back. Sample sentence: The refluent waves fled away from the shore and left a line on the sand beach. Like and Share with your friends

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Noun: Amphibology  (am-fuh-BAH-luh-jee) Definition: A sentence or phrase that can be interpreted in more than one way. Sample sentence: Still feeling some of the effects of her recent cold, Tara was bemused by the amphibology on the café’s menu: “Try our soup—you won’t get better.” Like and Share with your friends

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Adjective: Quiescent  (kwy-ESS-unt) Definition: 1. Marked by inactivity or repose: tranquilly at rest. 2. Causing no trouble or symptoms. Sample sentence: The alligator is deceptively quiescent on the sunny shore, watching its approaching prey, waiting for the moment to strike. Like and Share with your friends

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