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  • Word of the Day, Thursday, November 2, 2017 - Apodictic

    11/02/2017 6:21:03 AM PDT · by tioga · 26 replies
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    In order that we might all raise the level of discourse and expand our language abilities, here is the daily post of "Word for the Day". ApodicticAdjective, [ap-uh-dik-tik] 1. Incontestable because of having been demonstrated or proved to be demonstrable. 2. Logic. (of a proposition) necessarily true or logically certain. Rules: Everyone must leave a post using the Word for the Day in a sentence. The sentence must, in some way, relate to the news of the day. Amuse me or enlighten me for extra credit.
  • Word of the Day, Thursday, October 26, 2017 -

    10/26/2017 6:40:13 AM PDT · by tioga · 24 replies
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    In order that we might all raise the level of discourse and expand our language abilities, here is the daily post of "Word for the Day". NuncupativeAdjective, [nuhng-kyuh-pey-tiv, nuhng-kyoo-puh-tiv] Oral, not written. (especially of a will) Rules: Everyone must leave a post using the Word for the Day in a sentence. The sentence must, in some way, relate to the news of the day. Amuse me or enlighten me for extra credit. A link to current news story gets extra credit, too.
  • Word of the Day, Thursday, October 19, 2017 - Pestiferous

    10/19/2017 5:35:28 AM PDT · by tioga · 38 replies
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    In order that we might all raise the level of discourse and expand our language abilities, here is the daily post of "Word for the Day". PestiferousAdjective,[pe-stif-er-uh s] 1. Bringing or bearing disease. 2. Pestilential. 3. Pernicious; evil. 4. Informal: mischievous; troublesome or annoying. Rules: Everyone must leave a post using the Word for the Day in a sentence. The sentence must, in some way, relate to the news of the day. Amuse me or enlighten me to earn extra credit.
  • Word of the Day, Thursday, September 12, 2017 - Netiquette

    10/12/2017 5:45:32 AM PDT · by tioga · 22 replies
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    In order that we might all raise the level of discourse and expand our language abilities, here is the daily post of "Word for the Day". NetiquetteNoun, [net-i-kit, ‐ket] The rules of etiquette that apply when communicating over computer networks, especially the Internet. Rules: Everyone must leave a post using the Word for the Day in a sentence. The sentence must, in some way, relate to the news of the day.
  • Word of the Day, Thursday, October 5, 2017 - Aeire

    10/05/2017 6:17:42 AM PDT · by tioga · 18 replies
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    In order that we might all raise the level of discourse and expand our language abilities, here is the daily post of "Word for the Day". AerieOr Aery, Pl AeriesNoun, [air-ee, eer-ee] 1. The nest of a bird of prey, as an eagle or a hawk. 2. A lofty nest of any large bird. 3. A house, fortress, or the like, located high on a hill or mountain. 4. An apartment or office on a high floor in a high-rise building: a penthouse aerie with a spectacular view. Rules: Everyone must leave a post using the Word for the...
  • Word of the Day, Thursday, September 28, 2017 - Aggiornamento

    09/28/2017 7:31:27 AM PDT · by tioga · 33 replies
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    In order that we might all raise the level of discourse and expand our language abilities, here is the daily post of "Word for the Day". AggiornamentoNoun[uh-jawr-nuh-men-toh; Italian ahd-jawr-nah-men-taw] The act of bringing something up to date to meet current needs. Rules: Everyone must leave a post using the Word for the Day in a sentence. The sentence must, in some way, relate to the news of the day. Amuse me or enlighten me to earn extra credit.
  • Word of the Day, Thursday, September 21, 2017- Polyhistor

    09/21/2017 5:50:32 AM PDT · by tioga · 22 replies
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    In order that we might all raise the level of discourse and expand our language abilities, here is the daily post of "Word for the Day". Polyhistor, also PolyhistorianNoun, [pol-ee-his-ter] A person of great and varied learning. Rules: Everyone must leave a post using the Word for the Day in a sentence. The sentence must, in some way, relate to the news of the day. Amuse me or enlighten me to earn extra credit.
  • Word of the Day, Thursday, September 14, 2017 - Mickle

    09/14/2017 6:13:15 AM PDT · by tioga · 17 replies
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    In order that we might all raise the level of discourse and expand our language abilities, here is the daily post of "Word for the Day". font size="14">MickleAdjective, [mik-uh l] Great; large; much. Rules: Everyone must leave a post using the Word for the Day in a sentence. The sentence must, in some way, relate to the news of the day. Amuse me or entertain me for extra credit.
  • Word of the Day, Thursday, September 7, 2017 - Whoosis

    09/07/2017 6:14:33 AM PDT · by tioga · 19 replies
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    < In order that we might all raise the level of discourse and expand our language abilities, here is the daily post of "Word for the Day". WhoosisNoun, pl whoosises, [hoo-zis] An object or person whose name is not known or cannot be recalled. Rules: Everyone must leave a post using the Word for the Day in a sentence. The sentence must, in some way, relate to the news of the day. Amuse me or enlighten me for extra credit.
  • Word for the Day, Thursday, August 31, 2017 - Chthonic

    08/31/2017 5:49:02 AM PDT · by tioga · 31 replies
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    In order that we might all raise the level of discourse and expand our language abilities, here is the daily post of "Word for the Day". ChthonicAdjective,[thoh-nee-uh n] Of or relating to the deities, spirits, and other beings dwelling under the earth. Of or relating to the underworld. Rules: Everyone must leave a post using the Word for the Day in a sentence. The sentence must, in some way, relate to the news of the day. Amuse me or enlighten me for extra credit.
  • Word of the Day, Thursday, August 24, 2017 - Confabulate

    08/24/2017 4:16:22 AM PDT · by tioga · 27 replies
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    In order that we might all raise the level of discourse and expand our language abilities, here is the daily post of "Word for the Day". ConfablulateVerb, [kuh n-fab-yuh-leyt] To converse informally; chat. Rules: Everyone must leave a post using the Word for the Day in a sentence. The sentence must, in some way, relate to the news of the day. To earn extra credit amuse me or enlighten me.
  • Word of the Day, Thursday, August 17, 2017 - Kibitzer

    08/17/2017 6:14:39 AM PDT · by tioga · 22 replies
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    In order that we might all raise the level of discourse and expand our language abilities, here is the daily post of "Word for the Day". KibitzerNoun, [kib-it-ser] 1. A spectator at a card game who looks at the players' cards over their shoulders, especially one who gives unsolicited advice. 2. A giver of uninvited or unwanted advice. 3. A person who jokes, chitchats, or makes wisecracks, especially while others are trying to work or to discuss something seriously. Rules: Everyone must leave a post using the Word for the Day in a sentence. The sentence must, in some...
  • Word of the Day, Thursday, August 10,2017 - Consuetude

    08/10/2017 6:15:09 AM PDT · by tioga · 21 replies
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    In order that we might all raise the level of discourse and expand our language abilities, here is the daily post of "Word for the Day".ConsuetudeNoun, [kon-swi-tood, -tyood] Custom, especially as having legal force. Rules: Everyone must leave a post using the Word for the Day in a sentence. The sentence must, in some way, relate to the news of the day. Amuse me or entertain me for extra credits.
  • Word of the Day, Thursday, August 3, 2017 - Lickspittle

    08/03/2017 6:29:42 AM PDT · by tioga · 20 replies
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    In order that we might all raise the level of discourse and expand our language abilities, here is the daily post of "Word of the Day". LickspittleNoun, [lik-spit-l] A contemptible, fawning person; a servile flatterer or toady. Rules: Everyone must leave a post using the Word for the Day in a sentence. The sentence must, in some way, relate to the news of the day. Amuse me or enlighten me for extra credit.
  • Word for the Day, Thursday, July 27, 2017 - Bumfuzzle

    07/27/2017 5:47:47 AM PDT · by tioga · 26 replies
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    In order that we might all raise the level of discourse and expand our language abilities, here is the daily post of "Word for the Day". BumfuzzleVerb, [buhm-fuhz-uh l] To confuse or fluster. Rules: Everyone must leave a post using the Word for the Day in a sentence. The sentence must, in some way, relate to the news of the day. Amuse me or enlighten me to earn extra credit. Get busy!
  • Word for the Day, FRiday, July 14, 2017 - Fete

    07/14/2017 7:54:08 AM PDT · by tioga · 16 replies
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    In order that we might all raise the level of discourse and expand our language abilities, here is the daily post of "Word for the Day". FeteNoun, [feyt, fet] A day of celebration, a holiday. A festive celebration or entertainment. A religious feast or festival. Also a verb: To entertain or honor at a fete.
  • Word for the Day, Thursday, July 13, 2017 - Ameliorate

    07/13/2017 7:08:48 AM PDT · by tioga · 35 replies
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    In order that we might all raise the level of discourse and expand our language abilities, here is the daily post of "Word for the Day". AmeliorateVerb, [uh-meel-yuh-reyt, uh-mee-lee-uh-] To make or become better, more bearable, or more satisfactory; improve: strategies to ameliorate negative effects on the environment. Rules: Everyone must leave a post using the Word for the Day in a sentence. The sentence must, in some way, relate to the news of the day. Amuse me or enlighten me to earn extra credit.
  • Word for the Day, Thursday, July 6, 2017 - Instantiate

    07/06/2017 4:51:47 AM PDT · by tioga · 19 replies
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    In order that we might all raise the level of discourse and expand our language abilities, here is the daily post of "Word for the Day". InstantiateVerb,[in-stan-shee-eyt] To provide an instance of or concrete evidence in support of (a theory, concept, claim, or the like). Rules: Everyone must leave a post using the Word for the Day in a sentence. The sentence must, in some way, relate to the news of the day. Amuse me or enlighten me to earn extra credit.
  • Word for the Day, Thursday, June 29, 2017 - Ophidian

    06/29/2017 6:27:03 AM PDT · by tioga · 33 replies
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    In order that we might all raise the level of discourse and expand our language abilities, here is the daily post of "Word for the Day". Ophidian[oh-fid-ee-uh n] NounA snake.AdjectiveBelonging or pertaining to the suborder Ophidia (Serpentes), comprising the snakes. Rules: Everyone must leave a post using the Word for the Day in a sentence. The sentence must, in some way, relate to the news of the day. Amuse me or enlighten me to earn extra credit. Grading is strictly at the discretion of the teacher.
  • Word of the Day, Tuesday, June 27, 2017 - Maffick

    06/27/2017 9:53:53 AM PDT · by tioga · 19 replies
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    In order that we might all raise the level of discourse and expand our language abilities, here is the daily post of "Word for the Day". MaffickVerb, used without an object; [maf-ik] To celebrate with extravagant public demonstrations. Rules: Everyone must leave a post using the Word for the Day in a sentence. The sentence must, in some way, relate to the news of the day. Amuse me, enlighten me or entertain me for extra credit.