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Word of the Day – Mar. 16 – Reticent

Adjective: Reticent  (RET-uh-suhnt)Definition: Reluctant to speak, silent, reserved, or restrained.Example sentence: The new boy in the class was reticent for weeks until he started...
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Word of the Day – Mar. 15 – Defray

Verb: Defray  (dee-FRAY)Definition: To help pay for; cover the cost or expenses of something.Example sentence: I am using the extra money I saved from...
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Word of the Day – Mar. 14 – Caravansary

Noun: Caravansary  (kair-uh-VAN-suh-ree)Definition:1: An inn surrounding a court in eastern countries where the caravans rest at night.2: Hotel, inn.Example sentence: Most of the area's...
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Word of the Day – Mar. 13 – Tenebrous

Adjective: Tenebrous  (TEN-uh-brus)Definition:1. Shut off from the light: dark, murky.2. Hard to understand: obscure.3. Causing gloom.Example sentence: I stayed close to my brother as...
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Word of the Day – Mar. 12 – Paragon

Noun: Paragon  (PAR-uh-gon)Definition: A perfect example or model of excellence.Example sentence: I have never claimed to be the paragon of a perfect parent.
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Word of the Day – Mar. 9 – Analogous

Adjective: Analogous  (uh-NAL-uh-gus)Definition: Similar, comparable, corresponding in some form or way.Example sentence: Noticing the hose was analogous to a snake, the boy took it...
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Word of the Day – Mar. 8 – Ambience

Noun: Ambience  (AM-bee-uhns)Definition: Atmosphere, environment, mood, or feeling.Example sentence: Let's create a fun ambience for the party by putting up balloons and crepe paper.
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Word of the Day – Mar. 7 – Mitigate

Verb: Mitigate  (MIT-uh-gayt)Definition: To lessen or reduce.Example sentence: If I use a flouride toothpaste, I may mitigate my chances of developing cavities.
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Word of the Day – Mar. 6 – Twiddle

Verb/Noun: Twiddle  (TWIH-duhl)Definition as a verb: Twist, move, or fiddle with (something), typically in a purposeless or nervous way.Definition as a noun: An act...
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Word of the Day – Mar. 5 – Penchant

Noun: Penchant  (PEN-chuhnt)Definition: A liking or strong inclination for something.Example sentence: My dog has a penchant for chasing cats and cars.