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Word of Week: Pedigree

Increasing one’s vocabulary is a way to expand your mind and articulate your thoughts in new ways.  Below is the word of the week for the week of 09/28/20.

Pedigree: noun: [pĕd′ĭ-grē′]: A line of ancestors; a lineage.

Example:  Sometimes fraternities consider a pledge candidate’s pedigree when deciding whether to allow them to join the organization.

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Word of Week: Roebuck

Increasing one’s vocabulary is a way to expand your mind and articulate your thoughts in new ways.  Below is the word of the week for the week of 09/21/20.

Roebuck: noun: [rō′bŭk′]: A male roe deer.

Example:  The brand new BMW was totaled after it ran collided into and killed a roebuck on the two lane road.

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Word of Week: Inquisitive

Increasing one’s vocabulary is a way to expand your mind and articulate your thoughts in new ways.  Below is the word of the week for the week of 09/14/20.

Inquisitive: adjective: [ĭn-kwĭz′ĭ-tĭv]: Inclined to investigate; eager for knowledge:

Example:  The man was a very inquisitive as a child so it was no surprise when he chose to be a historian.

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Word of Week: Endeavor

Increasing one’s vocabulary is a way to expand your mind and articulate your thoughts in new ways.  Below is the word of the week for the week of 09/07/20.

Endeavor: noun: [ĕn-dĕv′ər]: Purposeful or industrious activity; enterprise.

Example:  Sam resigned from his accountant position to focus on his personal business endeavors.

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Word of Week: Filibuster

Increasing one’s vocabulary is a way to expand your mind and articulate your thoughts in new ways.  Below is the word of the week for the week of 08/31/20.

Filibuster: adjective: [fĭl′ə-bŭs′tər]: The obstructing or delaying of legislative action, especially by prolonged speechmaking.

Example:  When a senator wants to stop the majority party from passing legislation he or she will execute a filibuster to squash the legislation. #wordsmith #wordofweek

Word of Week: Immaculate

Increasing one’s vocabulary is a way to expand your mind and articulate your thoughts in new ways.  Below is the word of the week for the week of 08/24/20.

Immaculate: adjective: [ĭ-măk′yə-lĭt]:  Impeccably clean; spotless:

Example:  I always believed the sign of a good cook was someone that not only made a good meal but also left the kitchen immaculate when done.

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Word of Week: Suppress

Increasing one’s vocabulary is a way to expand your mind and articulate your thoughts in new ways.  Below is the word of the week for the week of 08/17/20.

Suppress: verb: [sə-prĕs′]: To put an end to forcibly; subdue.

Example:  Sometimes people self suppress their own right to vote by being too lazy or busy to go to polls on election day.

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Word of Week: Decipher

Increasing one’s vocabulary is a way to expand your mind and articulate your thoughts in new ways.  Below is the word of the week for the week of 08/10/20.

Decipher: verb: [dĭ-sī′fər]: To read or interpret (ambiguous, obscure, or illegible matter).

Example:  The prison guard discovered a weirdly written letter under the dead inmate’s pillow and handed over to detectives to be deciphered.  

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Word of Week: Assassin

Increasing one’s vocabulary is a way to expand your mind and articulate your thoughts in new ways.  Below is the word of the week for the week of 08/03/20.

Assassin: noun: [ə-săs′ĭn]: One who murders by surprise attack, especially one who carries out a plot to kill a prominent person.

Example:  For Ivan to take control of the company he hired an assassin to take out the CEO within a month’s time.

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Word of Week: Acrimony

Increasing one’s vocabulary is a way to expand your mind and articulate your thoughts in new ways.  Below is the word of the week for the week of 07/27/20.

Acrimony: noun: [ăk′rə-mō′nē]: Bitter, sharp animosity, especially as exhibited in speech or behavior.

Example: The first divorce proceedings between Samantha and Winston ended in acrimony.

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