Word of the Day: Complete

Word of the Day: Complete

complete/ kəmˈplit /adjective Definition of Complete finished, concluded, ended perfect in quality or in kind unmodified, uncompromised, thorough, total having all elements of a given whole Usage of Complete “Our work here is complete.” “This is a complete explanation of the task.” “We have a book of the complete works …

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Quote of the Day – Helen Keller

Quote of the Day – Helen Keller

“A happy life consists not in the absence, but in the mastery of hardships.” – Helen Keller Meaning of the quote As this quote was derived from an article written by Helen Keller, we will use excerpts from that article, using the explanations that she offered. Keller wrote that: “Happiness is …

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Quote of the Day – Neil Postman

Quote of the Day – Neil Postman

“Technology always has unforeseen consequences, and it is not always clear, at the beginning, who or what will win, and who or what will lose.” – Neil Postman Meaning of the quote This quotation is very pertinent to the world we live in today, as new technologies continually emerge at …

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Word of the Day: Harvest

Word of the Day: Harvest

har·​vest | /ˈhärvəst/ Definition of Harvest Noun (ˈhärvəst) The act of collecting the season’s crops Another name for a farmer’s yield The amount of livestock or wild animals hunted for use The outcome of a particular action or activity Verb (ˈhärvəst) To collect a yield of crops To capture and …

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10 Words Old and New that Are Trending Again

10 Words Old and New that Are Trending Again

Here are ten words that are trending again, due to their recent usage in news stories or in topical events around the world. 1. Karamu Karamu is a small New Zealand tree, Coprosma robusta, with glossy leaves and orange fruit. 2. Ligature This word is trending over a cause of death …

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Word of the Day: Liaison

Word of the Day: Liaison

li·​ai·​son | ˈlēəˌzän, lēˈāzän/ Definition of Liaison Noun (ˈlēəˌzän, lēˈāzän) A close working relationship between individuals or organizations. An individual that serves as a connection or “go-between” to aid in communication among business partners that work in cooperation. An affair or sexual interaction usually kept well hidden or in secret. …

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Quote of the Day – Alexander Pope

Quote of the Day – Alexander Pope

“Blessed is the man who expects nothing, for he shall never be disappointed.” – Alexander Pope Meaning of the quote Here is the quote in its full context (bold emphasis added): “Blessed is the man who expects nothing, for he shall never be disappointed” was the ninth Beatitude which a …

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14 Spanish Words Almost All English Speakers Use

14 Spanish Words Almost All English Speakers Use

Throughout the world as people of different languages have intermingled, words from both sides have been adopted into each of their everyday vocabulary. Such is true for many Spanish words, many more than listed here. Naturally, Spanish words for different types of food, such as tacoand burrito, are as every bit common …

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Word of the Day: Dedicate

Word of the Day: Dedicate

dedicate/ verb ˈdɛd ɪˌkeɪt; adjective ˈdɛd ɪ kɪt / Meaning of Dedicate 1. To denote for a sacred or holy purpose.2. To wholly commit to a cause or purpose.3. To formally offer to a person or cause. Uses of Dedicate 1. The priest dedicated the location as the future site …

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