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Word of the Day – Nov. 11 – Leechdom

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Noun: Leechdom  (LEECH-duhm) Definition: A remedy or medicine. Example sentence: Years ago, the doctor was called to a home to bring a leechdom to the sick person instead of the patient going to the doctor’s office.  

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Word of the Day – Nov. 10 – Expectorate

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Verb: Expectorate  (ik-SPEK-tuh-rayt) Definition: 1: To spit. 2: To eject by coughing. Example sentence: Sportswriters and talk-radio hosts may expectorate their opinions like gobs of tobacco juice.

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Word of the Day – Nov. 9 – Seism

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Noun: Seism  (SY-zuhm) Definition: Earthquake Example sentence: The seism caused the pictures to fall off the walls and dishes to shake in the cupboard.

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Word of the Day – Nov. 8 – Poltroon

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Noun: Poltroon  (pol-TROON) Definition: An utter coward. Example sentence: When it comes to riding huge roller coasters, I am a complete poltroon.

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Word of the Day – Nov. 7 – Refect

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Verb: Refect  (ri-FEKT) Definition: To refresh with food and drink. Example sentence: I attempt recipes that refect thrill-seeking appetites, and which can be served together with some kind of theme.

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Word of the Day – Nov. 4 – Obambulate

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Verb: Obambulate  (o-BAM-byuh-layt) Definition: To walk about. Example sentence: Whenever I am stressed, I tend to obambulate in circles like an animal in a cage.

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Word of the Day – Nov. 3 – Bushwah

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Noun: Bushwah  (BUSH-wa) Definition: Nonsense; bull. Example sentence: The belief that there is a Santa Claus is bushwah.

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Word of the Day – Nov. 2 – Raiment

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Noun: Raiment  (RAY-muhnt) Definition: Clothing. Example sentence: Jeans are part of my raiment on Friday.

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Word of the Day – Nov. 1 – Demagogue

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Noun: Demagogue  (DEM-uh-gog) Definition: A person who appeals to the prejudices and emotions of the people to gain power. Example sentence: We are at a tipping point in this election year that we can no longer pretend that a certain candidate isn’t the most dangerous, authoritarian, and unhinged demagogue to ever seek the nation’s highest […]

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Word of the Day – Oct. 28 – Harebrained

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Adjective: Harebrained  (HAYR-braynd) Definition: Foolish; reckless; ridiculous. Example sentence: John was always hatching some harebrained scheme that was bound to get him in trouble.

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