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Word of the Day—August 25, 2016

adulatory (adj): excessively praising or admiring

The professor’s comments were full of adulatory remarks and really weren’t helpful at all.

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Word of the Day–July 27, 2015

Today’s smart-girl word is:

Evince (verb): to reveal the presence of a feeling

Using an impressive vocabulary may evince someone’s admiration for your intelligence 🙂

Happy learning!

Word of the Day–July 25, 2015

I love words! Here’s a great word to know:

Obdurate (adjective): Stubbornly refusing to change one’s opinion.

When I know I am right, I will practice obduracy and stand up for myself.

Happy learning 🙂

“The love of learning, the sequestered nooks, and all the sweet serenity of books.” ~Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Word of the Day–July 23, 2015

I love learning new words and expanding my vocabulary. It makes me a better reader, writer, and educated member of society. As I read, I collect words I don’t know, look them up, and record them in a personal dictionary. Here’s today’s word of the day!

Sunder (verb): split apart

I love this word because there’s so many different ways to say “divide”, and now I have another way!

What are your favorite words? Happy learning 🙂

“Education is what remains after one has forgotten what one has learned in school.” ~Albert Einstein

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