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Monday, February 6, 2017

Vernacular \və(r)-ˈna-kyə-lər\ (adjective)- of, relating to, or using the language of ordinary speech rather than formal writing
: of or relating to the common style of a particular time, place, or group

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Thursday, January 26, 2017

Vigor \ˈvi-gər\ (noun)- strength, energy, or determination
: active bodily or mental strength or force

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Monday, January 24, 2017

Decorous \di-ˈkȯr-əs\ (adjective)- correct and polite in a particular situation
: marked by propriety and good taste

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Friday January 20, 2017

Emphatic \im-ˈfa-tik\ (adjective)- : said or done in a forceful or definite way
: express oneself by speaking or acting in a forceful way or taking decisive action
: uttered with or marked by emphasis
: attracting special attention

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Thursday, January 19, 2017

Rambunctious \ram-ˈbəŋk-shəs\ (adjective)- uncontrolled in a way that is playful or full of energy

: marked by uncontrollable exuberance : unruly

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Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Expatiate \ek-ˈspā-shē-ˌāt\ (intransitive verb)- to speak or write about something at length in a way that includes a lot of details or uses many words

: to move about freely or at will : wander

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Monday, January 16, 2017

Confidence \ˈkän-fə-dən(t)s\ (noun)- a feeling or belief that you can do something well or succeed at something
: a feeling or belief that someone or something is good or has the ability to succeed at something
: the feeling of being certain that something will happen or that something is true

: a feeling or consciousness of one’s powers or of reliance on one’s circumstances
: faith or belief that one will act in a right, proper, or effective way
2 : the quality or state of being certain; certitude

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Friday, January 13, 2017

Evolve \ē-ˈvälv\ (verb)- to change or develop slowly often into a better, more complex, or more advanced state

: to undergo evolutionary change

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Thursday, January 12, 2017

Rhetoric \ˈre-tə-rik\ (noun)- language that is intended to influence people and that may not be honest or reasonable
: the art or skill of speaking or writing formally and effectively especially as a way to persuade or influence people
: Art of speaking or writing effectively on the study of principles and rules of composition formulated by critics of ancient times
: the study of writing or speaking as a means of communication or persuasion
: skill in the effective use of speech

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Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Enviable \ˈen-vē-ə-bəl\ (adjective)-causing envy

: very or highly desirable