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Word of the Day: Lethargic

From Merriam-Webster Dictionary 1. : of, relating to, or characterized by laziness or lack of energy : feeling or affected by lethargy : sluggish 2: indifferent, apathetic Ex 1. Today, after flying to the West Coast from the East Coast for a day, I’m feeling lethargic. Ex 2. To his parents, the boy acted lethargic … Continue reading

Word of the Day: homogeneous

True story: I didn’t know what this word meant until my freshman year of college. I mispronounced it, too. From I.word.com Homogeneous: Pronunciation: \ˌhō-mə-ˈjē-nē-əs, -nyəs\ 1 : of the same or a similar kind or nature 2 : of structure or composition throughout Example: With our diverse ethnic populations, food in San Francisco is anything … Continue reading

Word of the Day: Loquacious

This word applies to me. I am loquacious – aka chatty, gabby, talks too much. Per Dictionary.com Lo·qua·cious [loh-kwey-shuhs] Show IPA adjective 1. talking or tending to talk much or freely; talkative; chattering; babbling; garrulous: a loquacious dinner guest. EXAMPLE: I always end up talking to the most loquacious person in the room. Or more … Continue reading

Word of the Day: modicum

Modicum is another of my favorite words. According to thefreedictionary.com the definition is thus: mod·i·cum  (md-km)n. pl. mod·i·cums or mod·i·ca (-k) A small, moderate, or token amount: EX: Somewhere in his declaration of love was a modicum of truth. At least, she hoped there was.

Word of the Day

I’m a word nerd. I love using vocabulary words (and yes, I kicked ass on that portion of the SAT) and often try to work a new ones into my daily conversations. Lucky you, I’m sharing my love of words with you! Today’s word: CIRCUITOUS According to the American Heritage Dictionary, circuitous is an adjective … Continue reading