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Word of the Day 10/19/17

Jack Golden, Writer

October 19, 2017

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Thursday, October 19 Tactless (adjective) - tending to offend or upset people He made a tactless remark about how the woman's dress looked homemade.

Word of the Day 10/18/17

Jack Golden, Writer

October 18, 2017

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Wednesday, October 18 Savage (adjective) - not domesticated or under human control While hiking through the jungle, he encountered many savage beasts.

Word of the Day 10/16/17

October 15, 2017

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Monday, October 16 Finesse (noun) - skillful handling of the situation She handled the interviewer's questions with finesse.

Word of the Day 10/13/17

Jack Golden, Writer

October 13, 2017

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Friday, October 13 Clandestine (adjective) - done with concealment especially for purposes of deception Their clandestine meetings went undiscovered for two years.

Word of the Day 10/12/17

Jack Golden, Writer

October 11, 2017

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Thursday, October 12 Rebellious (adjective) - fighting against a government; refusing to play by the rules or regulations The rebellious teenager yelled at his parents when confronted.  

Word of the Day 10/11/17

Jack Golden, Writer

October 11, 2017

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Wednesday, October 11 Frantic (adjective) - emotionally out of control; feeling or showing a lot of fear to worry They made a frantic search for the missing child.

Word of the Day 10/10/17

Jack Golden, Writer

October 10, 2017

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Tuesday, October 10 Hostile (adjective) -not friendly; relating to an enemy Her suggestions were given a hostile reception.  

Word of the Day 10/9/17

Jack Golden, Writer

October 9, 2017

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Monday, October 9 Epic (adjective) - telling a story about a hero or exciting events or adventures The football game was an epic battle between two great teams.

Word of the Day 10/5/17

Jack Golden, Writer

October 5, 2017

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Thursday, October 5 Lament (verb) - to feel or express sorrow or regret for Feeling lonely, he lamented the absence of his wife.

Word of the Day 10/4/17

Jack Golden, Writer

October 4, 2017

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Wednesday, October 4 Revel (verb) - to take great pleasure or delight While at the five-star hotel, the family reveled in luxury.

Word of the Day 10/3/17

Jack Golden, Writer

October 3, 2017

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Tuesday, October 3 Cunning (adjective) - getting what is wanted in a clever and deceptive way She was cunning enough to fool me and take my money.

Word of the Day 10/2/17

Jack Golden, Writer

October 2, 2017

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Monday, October 2 Escort (noun) - protection or guidance on a journey A US destroyer escort matches wits with a U-boat captain in the north Atlantic.  

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