Sunday, December 8, 2019
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Word of the Day – Oct. 1 – Eponym

Noun: Eponym  (EP-uh-nim) Definition: A person whose name is or is thought to be the source of the name of something, such as a...
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Word of the Day – May 17 – Palooka

Noun: Palooka  (puh-LOO-kuh) Definition: 1: An inexperienced or incompetent boxer. 2: Oaf, lout. Example sentence: The boxing audiences loved him;  even though often reckless, Mickey was never a...
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Word of the Day – Sept. 26 – Bankster

Noun: Bankster  (BANGK-stuhr) Definition: A banker who engages in dishonest or illegal behavior. Example sentence: So far, no bankster has been indicted/convicted for having a major...
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Word of the Day – Jan. 15 – Claque

Noun: Claque  (KLAK) Definition: 1. A group hired to applaud at a performance. 2. A group of sycophants. Sample sentence: The senator seems to have a claque of...
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Word of the Day – Mar. 24 – Theriac

Noun: Theriac  (THEER-ee-ak) Definition: 1: A mixture of many drugs and honey formerly held to be an antidote to poison. 2: A remedy for all ills: cure-all. Example...
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Word of the Day – Jan. 15 – Chirography

Noun: Chirography  (kye-RAH-gruh-fee) Definition: 1: Handwriting, penmanship. 2: Calligraphy. Example sentence: The art of chirography seems to be a dying art, since most schools no longer focus on...
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Word of the Day – July 24 – Boon

Noun: Boon  (BOON) Definition: A timely blessing; something beneficial to be thankful for. Example sentence: The rain came as a boon during the drought.
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Word of the Day – Dec. 14 – Marmorean

Adjective: Marmorean  (mahr-MOHR-ee-uhn) Definition: Resembling marble or a marble statue, for example, in smoothness, whiteness, hardness, coldness, or aloofness. Example sentence: The museum is housed in...
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Word of the Day – Aug. 17 – Mundane

Adjective: Mundane  (muhn-DAYN) Definition: Ordinary, boring, routine. Example sentence: Working on an assembly line was the most mundane job I have ever had.
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Word of the Day – Oct. 26 – Jurisprudence

Noun: Jurisprudence  (joor-us-PROO-dunss) Definition: 1: The science or philosophy of law. 2 a: A  system or body of law. b: The course of court decisions. 3: A ...