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Word of the Day – Feb. 16 – Proponent

Noun: Proponent  (pruh-POH-nuhnt)Definition: A supporter or advocate of something.Example sentence: He is a proponent of the idea of not going into debt for anything...
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Word of the Day – Feb. 15 – Circumspect

 Adjective: Circumspect  (SUR-kuhm-spekt)Definition: Cautious and careful.Example sentence: I believe in making very circumspect decisions regarding investments because I have lost money in the past.
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Word of the Day – Feb. 14 – Urbane

Adjective: Urbane  (ur-BAYN)Definition: Socially refined, sophisticated, and cosmopolitan.Example sentence: The party at the Hilton was very urbane, full of men wearing tuxedos and sipping...
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Word of the Day – Feb. 13 – Acumen

Noun: Acumen  (uh-KYOO-muhn)Definition: Mental sharpness, shrewdness, keen judgment, or savvy.Example sentence: My lack of personal financial acumen has gotten me into a lot of...
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Word of the Day – Feb. 12 – Proclivity

Noun: Proclivity  (proh-KLIV-uh-tee)Definition: A natural inclination or tendency; a propensity or predisposition.Example sentence: Alcoholic's Anonymous classes help people suppress their proclivity for drinking.
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Word of the Day – Feb. 9 – Panacea

Noun: Panacea  (pan-uh-SEE- uh)Definition: A remedy for all disease or problems; a cure-all.Example sentence: The president claims that his new policy is an economic...
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Word of the Day – Feb. 8 – Capricious

Adjective: Capricious  (kuh-PREE-shuss)Definition: Unpredictable, quickly changing for no apparent reason.Example sentence: The weather here is so capricious, with snow one day and 75 degrees...
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Word of the Day – Feb. 7 – Narcissism

Noun: Narcissism  (NAHR-suh-siz-em)Definition: Excessive love of oneself, self admiration, vanity or conceit.Example sentence: The woman constantly displayed her narcissism by looking in the mirror...
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Word of the Day – Feb. 6 – Morose

Adjective: Morose  (muh-ROHS)Definition: Depressed; having a gloomy mood, sullen.Example sentence: Something must be bothering him; he has looked morose all evening.
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Word of the Day – Feb. 5 – Capitulate

Verb: Capitulate  (kuh-PICH-uh-layt)Definition: To give in or give up.Example sentence: The criminal finally decided he should capitulate after a 10 hour long stand-off with...