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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. Advertisements

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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 … Continue reading

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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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