Tuesday, February 18, 2020
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Word of the Day – Mar. 2 – Plangent

Adjective: Plangent  (PLAN-junt)Definition:1: Having a loud reverberating sound.2: Having an expressive and especially plaintive quality.Example sentence: The campers were awoken by the plangent howl...
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Word of the Day – Mar. 1 – Antithesis

Noun: Antithesis  (an-TITH-uh-sis)Definition: The exact opposite.Example sentence: Friends of the actress say she is quite the antithesis of her giddy and frivolous character.
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Word of the Day – Feb. 28 – Poignant

Adjective: Poignant  (POIN-yuhnt)Definition: Sharp, penetrating, or biting.Example sentence: The poignant movie made even my husband cry.
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Word of the Day – Feb. 27 – Vernacular

Noun: Vernacular  (ver-NAK-yuh-ler)Definition: Common and informal everyday language.Example sentence: My teenage children constantly use teenage vernacular such as cool, rad, and dude.
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Word of the Day – Feb. 26 – Assuage

Verb: Assuage  (uh-SWEYJ)Definition: To relieve or ease, make milder or less severe; also, to appease or satisfy.Example sentence: The music did little to assuage...
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Word of the Day – Feb. 23 – Anecdote

Noun: Anecdote  (AN-ik-doht)Definition: An amusing or interesting true story.Example sentence: The anecdote about how my parents met in the line of a public restroom...
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Word of the Day – Feb. 22 – Exacerbate

Verb: Exacerbate  (ik-SAS-er-bayt)Definition: To make worse.Example sentence: The layoffs in the plant will further exacerbate the unemployment problem in the region.
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Word of the Day – Feb. 21 – Ruminate

Verb: Ruminate  (ROO-muh-nayt)Definition: To think about carefully at length, muse, or contemplate.Example sentence: Let me ruminate on that idea for a while and I'll...
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Word of the Day – Feb. 20 – Transient

Adjective: Transient (TRAN-zee-uhnt)Definition: Temporary, short-lived, momentary, remaining in a place for only a brief time.Example sentence: This is only a transient job because after...
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Word of the Day – Feb. 19 – Attrition

Noun: Attrition  (uh-TRISH-uhn)Definition: A decrease in numbers, size or strength.Example sentence: There are a certain number of new members that we expect to lose...