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Noun: Rechauffe  (ray-shoh-FAY) Definition: 1. Something presented in a new form without change of substance: rehash. 2, A warmed-over dish of food. Sample sentence: The day after any holiday, it is a tradition at our house to serve a rechauffe rather than cook a full meal. Like and Share with your friends

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Adjective: Incommensurable  (in-kuh-MEN-suh-ruh-bul) Definition: Lacking a basis of comparison in respect to quality normally subject to comparison. Sample sentence: The two theories are incommensurable, making any attempt at comparison across disciplines ridiculous. Like and Share with your friends

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Adjective: Mellifluous  ( muh-LIFF-luh-wus) Definition: 1. Having a smooth rich flow. 2. Filled with something (such as honey) that sweetens. Sample sentence: The young diva has a powerful mellifluous voice that makes her album a sweet aural confection. Like and Share with your friends

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Verb: Allege  (uh-LEJ) Definition: 1. To assert without proof or before proving. 2. To bring forward as a reason or excuse. Sample sentence: I allege my husband is eating the candy canes off the tree, one at a time, thinking I won’t notice. Like and Share with your friends

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Noun: Calumny  (KAL-um-nee) Definition: 1. A misrepresentation intended to harm another’s reputation. 2. The act of uttering false charges or misrepresentations maliciously calculated to harm another’s reputation. Sample sentence: The notion that the mayor knew about the problem before the newspaper broke the story is nothing but calumny. Like and Share with your friends

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Noun: Greenmail  (GREEN-mail) Definition: The practice of buying enough of a company’s stock to threaten a hostile takeover and reselling it to the company at a price above market value; also, the money paid for such stock. Sample sentence: In an astonishing act of greenmail, the investor bought up all available shares of the company […]

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Noun: Lummox  (LUH-muks) Definition: A clumsy person. Sample sentence: That player is a lummox in the outfield, with three errors just this week. Like and Share with your friends

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Verb: Deride  (dih-RYDE) Definition: 1. To laugh at contemptuously. 2. To subject to usually bitter or contemptuous ridicule. Sample sentence: Although his classmates would often deride him for his insistence that he would be a millionaire by the age of 25, Bill achieved his goal when his Internet start-up went public. Like and Share with […]

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Adjective: Caitiff  (KAY-tif) Definition: Cowardly, despicable. Sample sentence: I think that anyone who does intentional harm to animals is extremely caitiff. Like and Share with your friends

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Adjective: Haggard  (HAG-urd) Definition: 1. Wild in appearance. 2. Having a worn or emaciated appearance: gaunt. Sample sentence: The mountain climbers were hungry and haggard, but were otherwise in good shape after being stranded on the mountain for over a week. Like and Share with your friends

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