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Word of the Day – Mar. 19 – Sacrosanct

Adjective: Sacrosanct  (SAK-roh-sankt)Definition:1. Most sacred or holy2. Treated as if holy: immune from criticism or violation.Sample sentence: Our family traditions may seem silly to...

Word of the Day – Feb. 26 – Roseate

Adjective: Roseate  (ROH-zee-ut)Definition:1. Resembling a rose especially in having a pink color 2. Overly optimistic: viewed favorablySample sentence: Her memories of her childhood are pleasant,...

Word of the Day – Jan. 3 – Parochial

Adjective: Parochial (puh-ROH-kee-ul)Definition:1. Of or relating to a church parish.2. Limited in range or scope (as to a narrow area or region):...

Word of the Day – Sept. 28 – Bildungsroman

Noun: Bildungsroman (BIL-doonks-roh-mahn)Definition: A novel about the moral and psychological growth of the main character.Sample sentence: While the author’s previous novel...

Word of the Day – Aug. 8 – Retrocede

Verb: Retrocede (ret-roh-SEED)Definition:1. To go back: recede2. To cede back (as a territory)Sample sentence: A congressman introduced a bill to retrocede...