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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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Word of the Day – Oct. 27 – Verboten

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Adjective: Verbotin  (vuhr-BOHT-n) Definition: Not allowed; forbidden. Example sentence: In our house, talking back to our parents was strictly verbotin.

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Word of the Day – Oct. 26 – Floccipend

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Transitive Verb: Floccipend  (FLOK-si-pend) Definition: To regard as worthless. Example sentence: Harvey was penned off among the ‘black sheep’ in a profession prone to floccipend odd locks of thought from narrow minded thinkers.

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Word of the Day – Oct. 25 – Compunctious

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Adjective: Compunctious  (kuhm-PUNGK-shuhs) Definition: Feeling remorse or guilt. Example sentence: Florists can have a little fun with a compunctious husband who can’t come up with what to say on the card accompanying his floral offering of atonement to an angry wife.

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