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Word of the Day – Sept. 12 – Commiserate

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Verb: Commiserate  (kuh-MIZ-uh-rayt) Definition: To show sympathy, to empathize; to share in sorrow. Example sentence: I can commiserate with you having been in a car accident myself.

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Word of the Day – Sept. 11 – Impeccable

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Adjective: Impeccable  (im-PEK-uh-buhl) Definition: Perfect, flawless. Example sentence: The respectable business man is known for his impeccable character.  

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Word of the Day – Sept. 8 – Belligerent

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Adjective: Belligerent  (buh-LIG-er-uhnt) Definition: Prone to fight or argue, combative, quarrelsome. Example sentence: Jake is so belligerent that he will argue with you over anything.

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Word of the Day – Sept. 7 – Affluent

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Adjective: Affluent  (AF-loo-uhnt) Definition: Wealthy, prosperous, rich. Example sentence: Greenwich Village is home to the more affluent people in New York City.

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Word of the Day – Sept. 6 – Volatile

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Adjective: Volatile  (VOLuh-tl) Definition: Highly unstable, explosive, constantly changing. Example sentence: The volatile crowd at the soccer game caused mayhem when the referee made a bad call.

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Word of the Day – Sept. 5 – Copious

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Adjective: Copious  (KOH-pee-us) Definition: Large in quantity or number, plentiful, abundant. Example sentence: The teacher recommends that his students take copious notes.

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Word of the Day – Sept. 4 – Conjecture

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Verb: Conjecture  (kuhn-JEK-cher) Definition: To guess, to infer with little evidence, to speculate. Example sentence: The attorney argued that the scenario painted by the defense, which put his client near the crime scene, lacked any evidence and was mere conjecture.  

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Word of the Day – Sept. 1 – Callow

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Adjective: Callow  (KAL-oh) Definition: Immature, inexperienced, or naive. Example sentence: I was surprised to hear a grown man make such a callow remark.

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Word of the Day – Aug. 31 – Apathetic

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Adjective: Apathetic  (ap-uh-THET-ik) Definition: Lack of interest, emotion, or feeling; indifferent. Example sentence: I am apathetic toward anything political.

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Word of the Day – Aug. 30 – Pensive

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Adjective: Pensive  (PEN-siv) Definition: In deep or serious thought. Example sentence: After the teacher asked the deep philosophical question the class sat silent and pensive.

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