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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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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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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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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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Word of the Day: Ideology

Word of the Day: Ideology

ideology/ ˌaɪ diˈɒl ə dʒi, ˌɪd i- / Meaning of Ideology A guiding body, such as doctrine, religion or mythology, that defines a group of thinkers A political plan of action backed by such a guiding body. The philosophical study of the nature of truth and ideas. Theories that are of a radical or …

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Word of the Day: Philosophy

Word of the Day: Philosophy

philosophy/ fɪˈlɒs ə fi / Meaning of Philosophy A rational investigation into the nature of reality, truth and consciousness. A particular system of belief or thought based on investigation or study. A guidance system based on investigation for practical matters. An attitude of reasoned rational, patience and composure. Usage of Philosophy The …

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Word of the Day: Sympathetic

Word of the Day: Sympathetic

sympathetic/ ˌsɪm pəˈθɛt ɪk / Meaning of Sympathetic 1. Characterized by or full of sympathy; compassionate.2. Pertaining to a friendship or understanding; congenial.3. Looking upon something favorably.Uses of SympatheticHe was sympathetic towards small animals.She found the man a sympathetic conversation partner.The scientist is sympathetic to the new project. Origins of …

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Word of the Day: Ceremony

Word of the Day: Ceremony

ceremony/ ˈsɛr əˌmoʊ ni / Definition of Ceremony Formal activities undertaken on an important occasion. A sacred or religious rite. A formal act that is mostly meaningless. Adherence to convention or standardized norms. Usage of Ceremony Are you going to the wedding ceremony? The church ceremony is Sunday morning. He shook my …

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Word of the Day: Hypothesis

Word of the Day: Hypothesis

hypothesis/ haɪˈpɒθ ə sɪs, hɪ- / Meaning of Hypothesis A proposition or set of propositions that are set forward in an attempt to explain a phenomenon, often in a scientific setting. The premise of an argument, a core assumption in the argument. Nothing more than a guess or assumption. Usage of Hypothesis …

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Word of the Day: Encourage

Word of the Day: Encourage

encourage/ ɛnˈkɜr ɪdʒ, -ˈkʌr- /verb (used with object) Meaning of encourage To inspire or bring confidence to To bring advancement to through approval or assistance To advance, promote or condone Usage of encourage He was encouraged by his father’s advice. The students were encouraged to do their best by their teacher. …

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