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  1. 1. December 15,2010-February 28, 2011 Old Bridge High School Word of the Day
  2. 2. <ul><li>The Word of the day is: </li></ul><ul><li>Repudiate </li></ul>Friday, February 18, 2011
  3. 3. <ul><li>to deny or reject something </li></ul>Definition of Repudiate
  4. 4. <ul><li>Repudiate is a verb . </li></ul><ul><li>Synonyms are: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Abandon, reject, revoke </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Antonyms are: </li></ul><ul><li>Admit, approve </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>Repudiate in a sentence. </li></ul><ul><li>The senator repudiated his aide's comments on the new policy. </li></ul><ul><li>He was forced to repudiate a statement he had made at the meeting. </li></ul><ul><li>. </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>The Word of the day is: </li></ul><ul><li>Caveat </li></ul>Thursday, February 17, 2011
  7. 7. <ul><li>a warning </li></ul>Definition of Caveat
  8. 8. <ul><li>Caveat is a noun . </li></ul><ul><li>Synonyms are: </li></ul><ul><li>Advice, caution, notice </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>Caveat in a sentence. </li></ul><ul><li>They sold the cabin to the couple with the caveat that the roof would need repairs before winter. </li></ul><ul><li>Caveat emptor is a Latin phrase meaning ‘let the buyer beware’. </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>The Word of the day is: </li></ul><ul><li>Magnitude </li></ul>Wednesday, February 16, 2011
  11. 11. <ul><li>greatness of </li></ul><ul><li>size or importance </li></ul>Definition of Magnitude
  12. 12. <ul><li>Magnitude is a noun . </li></ul><ul><li>Synonyms are: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Grandeur, significance </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Antonyms are: </li></ul><ul><li> Smallness, unimportance </li></ul>
  13. 13. <ul><li>The Word of the day is: </li></ul><ul><li>Deduce </li></ul>Tuesday, February 15, 2011
  14. 14. <ul><li>to reach a logical conclusion </li></ul>Definition of Deduce
  15. 15. <ul><li>Deduce is a verb . </li></ul><ul><li>Synonyms are: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Understand, conclude </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Antonyms are: </li></ul><ul><li>Doubt, not-believe </li></ul>
  16. 16. <ul><li>Deduce in a sentence. </li></ul><ul><li>I quickly deduced that I wouldn't be finding the pack where I left it. </li></ul><ul><li>From the crumbs on the floor and the dishes in the sink, I deduced the refrigerator had been raided. </li></ul>
  17. 17. <ul><li>The Word of the day is: </li></ul><ul><li>Extrapolate </li></ul>Monday, February 14, 2011
  18. 18. <ul><li>to estimate a value that falls outside the range of known values. </li></ul>Definition of Extrapolate
  19. 19. <ul><li>Extrapolate is a noun . </li></ul><ul><li>Synonyms are: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Infer, predict, assume </li></ul></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>
  20. 20. <ul><li>Extrapolate in a sentence. </li></ul><ul><li>Since I can walk a mile in 20 minutes, I can extrapolate that I'll need 40 minutes to walk two miles. </li></ul><ul><li>Using the scientific method she extrapolated the answer. </li></ul>
  21. 21. <ul><li>The Word of the day is: </li></ul><ul><li>Tempest </li></ul>Friday, February 11, 2011
  22. 22. <ul><li>a violent storm </li></ul>Definition of Tempest
  23. 23. <ul><li>Tempest is an adjective . </li></ul><ul><li>Synonyms are: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Commotion, chaos, uproar </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Antonyms are: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Calm </li></ul></ul></ul>
  24. 24. <ul><li>Tempest in a sentence. </li></ul><ul><li>The town council handled the tempest over cuts to the school budget as well as could be expected. </li></ul><ul><li>The child made a tempest out of a teapot over the lack of ketchup for his french fries. </li></ul>
  25. 25. <ul><li>The Word of the day is: </li></ul><ul><li>Stark </li></ul>Thursday, February 10, 2011
  26. 26. <ul><li>bleak, barren, harsh, desolate </li></ul>Definition of Stark
  27. 27. <ul><li>Stark is an adjective . </li></ul><ul><li>Synonyms are: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Bald, grim, plain, raw </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Antonyms are: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Clothed, covered </li></ul></ul>
  28. 28. <ul><li>Stark in a sentence. </li></ul><ul><li>This tragedy serves as a stark reminder of the dangers of drunk driving. </li></ul><ul><li>The oasis stands in stark contrast to the barren desert. </li></ul>
  29. 29. <ul><li>The Word of the day is: </li></ul><ul><li>Mutation </li></ul>Wednesday, February 9, 2011
  30. 30. <ul><li>significant and basic alteration; change </li></ul>Definition of Mutation
  31. 31. <ul><li>Mutation is a noun . </li></ul><ul><li>Synonyms are: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Change, alteration, modification </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Antonyms are: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Inaction, stagnation </li></ul></ul></ul>
  32. 32. <ul><li>Mutation in a sentence. </li></ul><ul><li>A mutation is a change in a DNA sequence. </li></ul><ul><li>It is believed that some foods fight cell mutation and fend off cancer. </li></ul>
  33. 33. <ul><li>The Word of the day is: </li></ul><ul><li>Vacillate </li></ul>Tuesday, February 8, 2011
  34. 34. <ul><li>to shift back and forth; fluctuate, waver </li></ul>Definition of Vacillate
  35. 35. <ul><li>Vacillate is a verb . </li></ul><ul><li>Synonyms are: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Alternate, waver, pause </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Antonyms are: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Remain, stay </li></ul></ul>
  36. 36. <ul><li>Vacillate in a sentence. </li></ul><ul><li>His tendency to vacillate makes him a poor leader. </li></ul><ul><li>She vacillated in the cereal aisle due to the vast amount of choices. </li></ul>
  37. 37. <ul><li>The Word of the day is: </li></ul><ul><li>Conflagration </li></ul>Monday, February 7, 2011
  38. 38. <ul><li>a large fire, </li></ul><ul><li>an inferno </li></ul>Definition of Conflagration
  39. 39. <ul><li>Conflagration is a noun . </li></ul><ul><li>Synonyms are: </li></ul><ul><li>Blaze, bonfire, burning </li></ul>
  40. 40. <ul><li>Conflagartion in a sentence. </li></ul><ul><li>The brave firefighter prevented the conflagration from worsening. </li></ul><ul><li>Due to the dry season many areas are prone to conflagration. </li></ul>
  41. 41. <ul><li>The Word of the day is: </li></ul><ul><li>Rectify </li></ul>Friday, February 4, 2011
  42. 42. <ul><li>T o correct or “set something straight” </li></ul>Definition of Rectify
  43. 43. <ul><li>Rectify is a verb . </li></ul><ul><li>Synonyms are: </li></ul><ul><li>amend, repair, fix, reform </li></ul><ul><li>Antonyms are: </li></ul><ul><ul><li> damage, ruin, worsen </li></ul></ul>
  44. 44. <ul><li>Rectify in a sentence. </li></ul><ul><li>The problem was rectified with no damage being caused. </li></ul><ul><li>JoAnne tried to rectify her poor relationship with her son by spending more time with him. </li></ul>
  45. 45. <ul><li>The Word of the day is: </li></ul><ul><li>Audacity </li></ul>Thursday, February 3, 2011
  46. 46. <ul><li>A bold or arrogant disregard of normal constraints </li></ul>Definition of Audacity
  47. 47. <ul><li>Audacity is a noun . </li></ul><ul><li>Synonyms are: </li></ul><ul><li>boldness, courage, nerve </li></ul><ul><li>Antonyms are: </li></ul><ul><li>care, caution, reserve, </li></ul>
  48. 48. <ul><li>Audacity in a sentence. </li></ul><ul><li>I cannot believe you had the audacity to deny me my right to enter the park. </li></ul><ul><li>He has a lot of audacity to defy his boss. </li></ul>
  49. 49. <ul><li>The Word of the day is: </li></ul><ul><li>Propensity </li></ul>Wednesday, February 2, 2011
  50. 50. <ul><li>A tendency or an inclination toward </li></ul>Definition of Propensity
  51. 51. <ul><li>Proximity is a noun . </li></ul><ul><li>Synonyms are: </li></ul><ul><li>bias, leaning, bent, penchant </li></ul><ul><li>Antonyms are: </li></ul><ul><li>dislike, hate, disinclination </li></ul>
  52. 52. <ul><li>Propensity in a sentence. </li></ul><ul><li>Does the propensity to consume and enjoy junk food, increase or decrease with age? </li></ul><ul><li>During hot days, he had a propensity for walking around in just his shorts. </li></ul>
  53. 53. <ul><li>The Word of the day is: </li></ul><ul><li>Inert </li></ul>Tuesday, February 1, 2011
  54. 54. <ul><li>motionless, slow to move or act, non-reactive </li></ul>Definition of Inert
  55. 55. <ul><li>Inert is an adjective . </li></ul><ul><li>Synonyms are: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>dull, idle, sluggish, inactive </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Antonyms are: </li></ul><ul><li>active, alive, moving </li></ul>
  56. 56. <ul><li>Inert in a sentence. </li></ul><ul><li>The book was so inert that I could imagine the author writing it half-asleep. </li></ul><ul><li>Slater decides to render the nuke inert by punching in the wrong code three times. </li></ul>
  57. 57. <ul><li>The Word of the day is: </li></ul><ul><li>Prelude </li></ul>Monday, January 31, 2011
  58. 58. <ul><li>an introductory section or a movement of a work of music </li></ul>Definition of Prelude
  59. 59. <ul><li>Proximity is a noun . </li></ul><ul><li>Synonyms are: </li></ul><ul><ul><li> introduction, preface, start </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Antonyms are: </li></ul><ul><li>ending, epilogue </li></ul>
  60. 60. <ul><li>Prelude in a sentence. </li></ul><ul><li>In fact, debts are considered a prelude to the bad credit history. </li></ul><ul><li>The prelude to the concert was extremely funny, but was nothing like the show. </li></ul>
  61. 61. <ul><li>The Word of the day is: </li></ul><ul><li>Beleaguer </li></ul>Friday, January 28, 2011
  62. 62. <ul><li>To worry, to torment </li></ul>Definition of Beleaguer
  63. 63. <ul><li>Beleaguer is a verb . </li></ul><ul><li>A verb indicates an action, an event, or a state. </li></ul><ul><li>Synonyms are: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Annoy, bother, persecute, tease </li></ul></ul>
  64. 64. <ul><li>Beleaguer in a sentence. </li></ul><ul><li>The judge repeatedly cautioned the attorney not to beleaguer the witness. </li></ul><ul><li>The ticket office was beleaguered with requests for additional tickets to a sold out concert. </li></ul>
  65. 65. <ul><li>The Word of the day is: </li></ul><ul><li>Sublime </li></ul>Thursday, January 27, 2011
  66. 66. <ul><li>Inspiring, noble </li></ul>Definition of Sublime
  67. 67. <ul><li>Sublime is an adjective . </li></ul><ul><li>An adjective describes a noun or a pronoun. </li></ul><ul><li>Synonyms are: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Grand, sacred, great, regal, magnificent </li></ul></ul>
  68. 68. <ul><li>Sublime in a sentence. </li></ul><ul><li>You performed that music piece in a sublime manner. </li></ul><ul><li>The evening went from the sublime to the ridiculous, an hour-long piano recital followed by two hours of karaoke. </li></ul>
  69. 69. <ul><li>The Word of the day is: </li></ul><ul><li>Catalyst </li></ul>Wednesday, January 26, 2011
  70. 70. <ul><li>A stimulus to bring about a change or event </li></ul>Definition of Catalyst
  71. 71. <ul><li>Catalyst is a noun . </li></ul><ul><li>A noun is a person, place, thing or abstract idea. </li></ul><ul><li>Synonyms are: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Spur, incentive, drive </li></ul></ul>
  72. 72. <ul><li>Catalyst in a sentence. </li></ul><ul><li>The threat of detention was the catalyst for the student to return his library book. </li></ul><ul><li>High gasoline prices was one of the catalysts for the invention of hybrid cars. </li></ul>
  73. 73. <ul><li>The Word of the day is: </li></ul><ul><li>Manifest </li></ul>Tuesday, January 25, 2011
  74. 74. <ul><li>As a verb: to make evident </li></ul><ul><li>As an adjective: obvious or clear </li></ul>Definition of Manifest
  75. 75. <ul><li>Manifest can be verb or an adjective . </li></ul><ul><li>An adjective describes a noun or a pronoun. </li></ul><ul><li>A verb indicates an action, an event, or a state. </li></ul><ul><li>Synonyms are: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Apparent, clear, distinct, visible </li></ul></ul>
  76. 76. <ul><li>Manifest in a sentence. </li></ul><ul><li>Their sadness was manifest in their faces. </li></ul><ul><li>The ghost manifests on the same day each year. </li></ul>
  77. 77. <ul><li>The Word of the day is: </li></ul><ul><li>Posterity </li></ul>Monday, January 24, 2011
  78. 78. <ul><li>for all succeeding </li></ul><ul><li>future generations </li></ul>Definition of Posterity
  79. 79. <ul><li>Posterity is a noun . </li></ul><ul><li>A noun is a person, place, thing or abstract idea. </li></ul><ul><li>Synonyms are: </li></ul><ul><li>Successors, offspring, heirs </li></ul>
  80. 80. <ul><li>Posterity in a sentence. </li></ul><ul><li>The old man wrote letters to his children for the sake of posterity . </li></ul><ul><li>The preamble of the constitution says we should secure liberty for ourselves and our posterity . </li></ul>
  81. 81. <ul><li>The Word of the day is: </li></ul><ul><li>Infallible </li></ul>Friday, January 21, 2011
  82. 82. <ul><li>F oolproof, reliable, dependable </li></ul>Definition of Infallible
  83. 83. <ul><li>Infallible is an adjective . </li></ul><ul><li>An adjective describes a noun or a pronoun. </li></ul><ul><li>Synonyms are: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>flawless, perfect, unfailing </li></ul></ul>
  84. 84. <ul><li>Infallible in a sentence. </li></ul><ul><li>Going into the Superbowl with a 16-0 record, the 2007 New England Patriots seemed infallible. </li></ul><ul><li>Little children believe their parents are infallible. </li></ul>
  85. 85. <ul><li>The Word of the day is: </li></ul><ul><li>Insidious </li></ul>Thursday, January 20, 2011
  86. 86. <ul><li>deceitful, treacherous </li></ul>Definition of Insidious
  87. 87. <ul><li>Insidious is an adjective . </li></ul><ul><li>An adjective describes a noun or a pronoun. </li></ul><ul><li>Synonyms are: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Dangerous, dishonest, slick </li></ul></ul>
  88. 88. <ul><li>Insidious in a sentence. </li></ul><ul><li>The police uncovered an insidious plan to rob people of their life savings. </li></ul><ul><li>The stalker was insidious in his attempts to reach his victim and outwit the police. </li></ul>
  89. 89. <ul><li>The Word of the day is: </li></ul><ul><li>Eclectic </li></ul>Wednesday, January 19, 2011
  90. 90. <ul><li>From a variety of different sources or styles </li></ul>Definition of Eclectic
  91. 91. <ul><li>Eclectic is an adjective . </li></ul><ul><li>An adjective describes a noun or a pronoun. </li></ul><ul><li>Synonyms are: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Assorted, mixed, diverse </li></ul></ul>
  92. 92. <ul><li>Eclectic in a sentence. </li></ul><ul><li>Bruce Lee uses an eclectic style of martial arts; he uses different moves from many different styles of fighting. </li></ul><ul><li>I have an eclectic taste in music; I like opera, rap, jazz, swing, and rock and roll. </li></ul>
  93. 93. <ul><li>The Word of the day is: </li></ul><ul><li>Cogent </li></ul>Tuesday, January 18, 2011
  94. 94. <ul><li>Convincing, reasonable </li></ul>Definition of Cogent
  95. 95. <ul><li>Cogent is an adjective . </li></ul><ul><li>An adjective describes a noun or a pronoun. </li></ul><ul><li>Synonyms are: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Compelling, persuasive, powerful, well-grounded </li></ul></ul>
  96. 96. <ul><li>Cogent in a sentence. </li></ul><ul><li>The couch’s voice was cogent when he yelled at the player for missing the ball. </li></ul><ul><li>The attorney made a cogent argument to get his client an innocent verdict. </li></ul>
  97. 97. <ul><li>The Word of the day is: </li></ul><ul><li>Euphemism </li></ul>Friday, January 14, 2011
  98. 98. <ul><li>The substitution of an agreeable or inoffensive expression for one that may offend or suggest something unpleasant </li></ul>Definition of Euphemism
  99. 99. Euphemism
  100. 100. <ul><li>Euphemism is a noun . </li></ul><ul><li>A noun is a person, place, thing or abstract idea. </li></ul><ul><li>Synonyms are: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>understatement, rewording, synonym </li></ul></ul>
  101. 101. <ul><li>Euphemism in a sentence. </li></ul><ul><li>You're not bald, you're just taller than your hair is a new euphemism for baldness. </li></ul><ul><li>We teach little children many euphemisms to be socially correct. </li></ul>
  102. 102. <ul><li>The Word of the day is: </li></ul><ul><li>Infidel </li></ul>Thursday, January 13, 2011
  103. 103. <ul><li>One who holds no religious beliefs </li></ul>Definition of Infidel
  104. 104. <ul><li>Infidel is a noun . </li></ul><ul><li>A noun is a person, place, thing or abstract idea. </li></ul><ul><li>Synonyms are: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>heathen, unbeliever, atheist </li></ul></ul>
  105. 105. <ul><li>Infidel in a sentence. </li></ul><ul><li>The infidels were denied access to the place of worship. </li></ul><ul><li>Copernicus and Galileo were treated as infidels because of their work in astronomy. </li></ul>
  106. 106. <ul><li>The Word of the day is: </li></ul><ul><li>Myriad </li></ul>Wednesday, January 12, 2011
  107. 107. <ul><li>As a noun: m ultitude, </li></ul><ul><li>As an adjective: </li></ul><ul><li>countless, innumerable </li></ul>Definition of Myriad
  108. 108. <ul><li>Myriad can be a noun or an adjective . </li></ul><ul><li>An adjective describes a noun or a pronoun. </li></ul><ul><li>Synonyms are: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>countless, infinite, innumerable </li></ul></ul>
  109. 109. <ul><li>Myriad in a sentence. </li></ul><ul><li>There is a myriad of fishes in the Pacific Ocean. </li></ul><ul><li>There are myriad planets in the universe. </li></ul>
  110. 110. <ul><li>The Word of the day is: </li></ul><ul><li>Eloquence </li></ul>Tuesday, January 11, 2011
  111. 111. <ul><li>the ability to speak articulately with ease and confidence. </li></ul>Definition of Eloquence
  112. 112. <ul><li>Eloquence is a noun. </li></ul><ul><li>A noun is a person, place, thing or abstract idea. </li></ul><ul><li>Synonyms are: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>dramatic, fluency, graceful </li></ul></ul>
  113. 113. <ul><li>Eloquence in a sentence. </li></ul><ul><li>Martin Luther King captured his audience with his eloquence in delivering his speech. </li></ul><ul><li>The ballerina showed grace and eloquence in her dance. </li></ul>
  114. 114. <ul><li>The Word of the day is: </li></ul><ul><li>Squander </li></ul>Monday, January 10, 2011
  115. 115. <ul><li>to spend or use </li></ul><ul><li>wastefully </li></ul>Definition of Squander
  116. 116. <ul><li>Squander is a verb. </li></ul><ul><li>A verb indicates an action, an event, or a state. </li></ul><ul><li>Synonyms are: </li></ul><ul><li>consume, misspend, waste </li></ul>
  117. 117. <ul><li>Squander in a sentence. </li></ul><ul><li>Some athletes lose it all by squandering their fame and fortune. </li></ul><ul><li>The Giants squandered their early lead and ended up losing the game against the Eagles. </li></ul>
  118. 118. <ul><li>The Word of the day is: </li></ul><ul><li>Proximity </li></ul>Friday, January 7, 2011
  119. 119. <ul><li>Closeness. </li></ul>Definition of Proximity
  120. 120. <ul><li>Proximity is a noun . </li></ul><ul><li>A noun is a person, place, thing or abstract idea. </li></ul><ul><li>Synonyms are: </li></ul><ul><li>Nearness, adjacent </li></ul>
  121. 121. <ul><li>Proximity in a sentence. </li></ul><ul><li>People are attracted to the area by the proximity of several beaches. </li></ul><ul><li>I get nervous when I am in close proximity to breakable items. </li></ul>
  122. 122. <ul><li>The Word of the day is: </li></ul><ul><li>Vigilant </li></ul>Thursday, January 6, 2011
  123. 123. <ul><li>watchful, attentive, alert </li></ul>Definition of Vigilant
  124. 124. <ul><li>Vigilant is an adjective . </li></ul><ul><li>An adjective describes a noun or a pronoun. </li></ul><ul><li>Synonyms are: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Wide-awake, sleepless, watchful </li></ul></ul>
  125. 125. <ul><li>Vigilant in a sentence. </li></ul><ul><li>We remain vigilant against theft. </li></ul><ul><li>The soldier was vigilant at his post. </li></ul>
  126. 126. <ul><li>The Word of the day is: </li></ul><ul><li>Fusion </li></ul>Wednesday, January 5, 2011
  127. 127. <ul><li>the blending or combining together of separate styles, ideas, or objects to create something new. </li></ul>Definition of Fusion
  128. 128. <ul><li>Fusion is an adjective . </li></ul><ul><li>An adjective describes a noun or a pronoun. </li></ul><ul><li>Synonyms are: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Union, blend, mixture </li></ul></ul>
  129. 129. <ul><li>Fusion in a sentence. </li></ul><ul><li>Rock and roll is fusion music. It combines blues, gospel and country. </li></ul><ul><li>A cockapoo is a dog that fuses cocker spaniel with a poodle. </li></ul>
  130. 130. <ul><li>The Word of the day is: </li></ul><ul><li>Laudable </li></ul>Tuesday, January 4, 2011
  131. 131. <ul><li>Worthy of </li></ul><ul><li>praise </li></ul>Definition of Laudable
  132. 132. <ul><li>Laudable is an adjective . </li></ul><ul><li>An adjective describes a noun or a pronoun. </li></ul><ul><li>Synonyms are: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Impressive, admirable, commendable </li></ul></ul>
  133. 133. <ul><li>Laudable in a sentence. </li></ul><ul><li>Improving one’s grades is a laudable goal. </li></ul><ul><li>The fireman's actions in saving the animals was laudable . </li></ul>
  134. 134. <ul><li>The Word of the day is: </li></ul><ul><li>Sundry </li></ul>Monday, January 3, 2011
  135. 135. <ul><li>Various, different </li></ul>Definition of Sundry
  136. 136. <ul><li>Sundry is an adjective . </li></ul><ul><li>An adjective describes a noun or a pronoun. </li></ul><ul><li>Synonyms are: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Miscellaneous, several, assorted </li></ul></ul>
  137. 137. <ul><li>Sundry in a sentence. </li></ul><ul><li>Walmart sells so many different items that it is the modern day sundry store. </li></ul><ul><li>Many women have a sundry of items in their purse. </li></ul>
  138. 138. <ul><li>The Word of the day is: </li></ul><ul><li>Pervasive </li></ul>Thursday, December 23, 2010
  139. 139. <ul><li>widespread, prevalent </li></ul>Definition of Pervasive
  140. 140. <ul><li>Pervasive is an adjective . </li></ul><ul><li>An adjective describes a noun or a pronoun. </li></ul><ul><li>Synonyms are: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Widespread, common, inescapable </li></ul></ul>
  141. 141. <ul><li>Pervasive in a sentence. </li></ul><ul><li>Electronic devices have become pervasive in our lives. </li></ul><ul><li>Television has a pervasive influence on our culture. </li></ul>
  142. 142. <ul><li>The Word of the day is: </li></ul><ul><li>Fluctuate </li></ul>Wednesday, December 22, 2010
  143. 143. <ul><li>Vary or change </li></ul>Definition of Fluctuate
  144. 144. <ul><li>Fluctuate is a verb . </li></ul><ul><li>A verb indicates an action, an event, or a state. </li></ul><ul><li>Synonyms are: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Shift, change, rise and fall </li></ul></ul>
  145. 145. <ul><li>Fluctuate in a sentence. </li></ul><ul><li>The price of gold fluctuated wildly last month. </li></ul><ul><li>My weight fluctuates around the holidays because there is so much food. </li></ul>
  146. 146. <ul><li>The Word of the day is: </li></ul><ul><li>Copious </li></ul>Tuesday, December 21, 2010
  147. 147. <ul><li>Plentiful or abundant </li></ul>Definition of Copious
  148. 148. <ul><li>Copious is an adjective . </li></ul><ul><li>An adjective describes a noun or a pronoun. </li></ul><ul><li>Synonyms are: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Lavish, abundant, plentiful </li></ul></ul>
  149. 149. <ul><li>Copious in a sentence. </li></ul><ul><li>The holiday blizzard produced a copious amount of snow. </li></ul><ul><li>She sat in the front row and took copious notes during the lecture. </li></ul>
  150. 150. <ul><li>The Word of the day is: </li></ul><ul><li>Traverse </li></ul>Monday, December 20, 2010
  151. 151. <ul><li>To move over, across, or through. </li></ul>Definition of Traverse
  152. 152. <ul><li>Traverse is a verb . </li></ul><ul><li>A verb indicates an action, an event, or a state. </li></ul><ul><li>Synonyms are: </li></ul><ul><li>Cross, cover, cut across </li></ul>
  153. 153. <ul><li>Traverse in a sentence. </li></ul><ul><li>The Chevy Traverse car is a crossover that allows you to traverse highways safely. </li></ul><ul><li>The river traverses the county. </li></ul>
  154. 154. <ul><li>The Word of the day is: </li></ul><ul><li>Feign </li></ul>Friday, December 17, 2010
  155. 155. <ul><li>To pretend. </li></ul>Definition of Feign
  156. 156. <ul><li>Feign is a verb. </li></ul><ul><li>A verb indicates an action, an event, or a state. </li></ul><ul><li>Synonyms are: </li></ul><ul><li>Counterfeit, imitate, assume </li></ul>
  157. 157. <ul><li>Feign in a sentence. </li></ul><ul><li>She's only feigning , she isn't really ill. </li></ul><ul><li>Jessica feigned the fact that she had not done her homework . </li></ul>
  158. 158. <ul><li>The Word of the day is: </li></ul><ul><li>Deliberation </li></ul>Thursday, December 16, 2010
  159. 159. <ul><li>The act of careful consideration. </li></ul>Definition of Deliberation
  160. 160. <ul><li>Deliberation is a noun . </li></ul><ul><li>A noun is a person, place, thing or abstract idea. </li></ul><ul><li>Synonyms are: </li></ul><ul><li>Study, reflect, thought </li></ul>
  161. 161. <ul><li>Deliberation in a sentence. </li></ul><ul><li>After hours of deliberation , the council came to a decision. </li></ul><ul><li>She spoke to the audience with clarity and deliberation . </li></ul>
  162. 162. <ul><li>The Word of the day is: </li></ul><ul><li>Propagate </li></ul>Wednesday, December 15, 2010
  163. 163. <ul><li>To make something grow or increase. </li></ul>Definition of Propagate
  164. 164. <ul><li>Propagate is a verb . </li></ul><ul><li>A verb indicates an action, an event, or a state. </li></ul><ul><li>Synonyms are: </li></ul><ul><li>Spread, multiply, reproduce </li></ul>
  165. 165. <ul><li>Propagate in a sentence. </li></ul><ul><li>I supply full-grown plants, propagated from seed, cuttings or division. </li></ul><ul><li>This great civilization was propagated throughout the land </li></ul>
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