Wednesday, December 11, 2019
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Word of the Day – Sept. 1 – Enceinte

Adjective: Enciente  (en-SEYNT) Definition: Pregnant; with child. Example sentence: There are places where women who are enceinte are given meals free and no questions are asked.
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Word of the Day – Sept. 14 – Ersatz

Adjective: Ersatz  (AIR-sahts) Definition: Being a usually artificial and inferior substitute or imitation. Example: If I'm going to eat ice cream, I want the real thing,...
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Word of the Day – July 14 – Flumadiddle

Noun: Flumadiddle  (fluhm-uh-DID-ul) Definition: 1. Utter nonsense. 2. Worthless frills. Example sentence: After months of political speeches, promises,  and mud-slingning, the public will tire of all the flumadiddle.
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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. 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 – Oct. 18 – Germane

Adjective: Germane  (jer-MAYN) Definition: Relevant, fitting, relating to a subject in an appropriate way. Example sentence: The job candidate's resume only had a small bit of...
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Word of the Day – Oct. 6 – Demesne

Noun: Demesne  (dih-MEYN) Definition: 1. Possession of land as one's own. 2. An estate or part of an estate occupied and controlled by, and worked for the...
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Word of the Day – Feb. 15 – Schmatte

Noun: Schmatte  (SHMAH-tuh) Definition: 1: A rag. 2: An old, ragged article of clothing. 3: Any garment. Example sentence: My grandma always cleaned her house with a schmatte on...
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Word of the Day – Feb. 9 – Shivoo

Noun: Shivoo  (shi-VOO) Definition: A boisterous party or celebration. Example sentence: For my 61st birthday, my husband planned a big shivoo and invited all of my...