Word of the Day-Tactful

tact-ful

adjective

1. having or showing tact

tact

noun

1. sensitivity in dealing with others

The boy needed to tactfully curb the conversation with his teacher to avoid having to turn an assignment in.

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Word of the Day-pejorative

pe-jo-ra-tive

noun

1. a word or phrase expressing contempt or disapproval

The bosses constant use of pejoratives put a damper on the attitudes of his employees.

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Word of the Day-Jargon

jar-gon

noun

1. special words or expressions used by a certain group or profession that are difficult for outsiders to understand

The legal jargon used in court often confuses many people that may be sitting on the courtroom watching.

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Word of the Day-Orator

or-a-tor

noun

1. an eloquent or skilled public speaker

Martin Luther King Jr. is renowned as an orator of such skill that his words started a revolution that changed a nation.

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Word of the Day-Parsimonious

par-si-mo-ni-ous

adjective

1. unwilling to spend money or use resources; stingy or frugal

The old man who refused to celebrate Christmas was compared to a scrooge by the neighborhood children, but it was more due to his parsimonious nature, he was’t a very grumpy or cold person.

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Word of the Day-Adulation

ad-u-la-tion

noun

1. excessive admiration or praise

The young boy had so much adulation for an actor that he had never met that he started dressing up as him every day and ‘acted’ like him.

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Word of the Day-panoply

pan-o-ply

noun

1. a complete or impressive collection of things

The Denver Public Library downtown is home to a panoply of rare books and documents.

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