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Word of the Day – Mar. 30 – Tucket

Noun: Tucket  (TUCK-ut)Definition: Fanfare on a trumpet.Example sentence: I am not leaving this job with a tucket, but with a fond farewell and thank...
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Word of the Day – Mar. 29 – Blench

Verb: Blench  (BLENCH)Definition: To draw back or turn aside from lack of courage: flinch.Example sentence: I know my son will blench when I tell...
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Word of the Day – Mar. 28 – Cursory

Adjective: Cursory  (KER-suh-ree)Definition: Rapidly and often superficially performed or produced: hasty.Example sentence: James gave the instructions only a cursory look before he began to...
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Word of the Day – Mar. 27 – Exegesis

Noun: Exegesis  (ek-suh-JEE-sis)Definition: Exposition, explanation.Example sentence: James Michener  had a real gift for using copius amounts of exegesis in his novels.   
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Word of the Day – Mar. 26 – Amicable

Adjective: Amicable  (AM-ih-kuh-buhl)Definition: Exhibiting friendliness or goodwill; peaceable.Example sentence: I was surprised at how amicable my boss was with me upon receiving the news...
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Word of the Day – Mar. 23 – Agon

Noun: Agon  (AH-gahn)Definition: Conflict.Example sentence: There is always agon in our house when chores are assigned and one child says the other one has...
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Word of the Day – Mar. 22 – Amenable

Adjective: Amenable  (uh-MEE-nuh-buhl)Definition: Willing to agree or go along with; open to influence, persuasion, or advice.Example sentence: My boss was amenable to my request...
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Word of the Day – Mar. 21 – Cavalier

Adjective: Cavalier  (kav-uh-LEER)Definition: Careless; showing disregard; arrogant and haughty.Example sentence: The writer was cavalier about the truth and included multiple fallacies in the article.
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Word of the Day – Mar. 20 – Temerity

Noun: Temerity  (tuh-MER-i-tee)Definition: Boldness, recklessness, daring.Example sentence: The race car driver had the temerity to drive through the narrow gap causing a major accident.
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Word of the Day – Mar. 19 – Curt

Adjective: Curt  (KURT)Definition: Rudely brief in speech; speaking in an abrupt manner, brusque, blunt.Example sentence: The man refused the offer with the curt response,...