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Word of the Week: Dedicate

Word of the Week: Dedicate

Word of the Week: 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 …

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Word of the Week: Ideology

Word of the Week: Ideology

Word of the Week: 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 …

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Word of the Week: Philosophy

Word of the Week: Philosophy

Word of the Week: 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 …

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Word of the Week: Sympathetic

Word of the Week: Sympathetic

Word of the Week: 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 Sympathetic He was sympathetic towards small animals. She found the man a sympathetic conversation …

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Recline Your Mind Word of the Week: Ceremony

Recline Your Mind Word of the Week: Ceremony

Recline Your Mind Word of the Week: 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 …

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Word of the Day: Hypothesis

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 …

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Word the Day: Encourage

Word the Day: Encourage

Word 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 …

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Word of the Week: Complete

Word of the Week: Complete

Word of the Week: 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 …

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Word of the Day: Grateful

Word of the Day: Grateful

Word of the Day: Grateful Grateful | / ˈgreɪt fəl / Definition of Grateful Adjective, / ˈgreɪt fəl / Warmly or deeply appreciative of kindness or benefits received; thankful. Expressing or actuated by gratitude. Pleasing to the mind or senses; agreeable or welcome; refreshing. Usage of Grateful Adjective I’m grateful that you …

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