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7-2-18 | Quote – Word: Turpitude

tur·pi·tude /ˈtərpəˌt(y)o͞od/ noun shameful wickedness; depravity “Larry was sacked by his boss because of a flagrant act of turpitude: he slept with the boss’s wife.” synonyms: badness, baseness, corruption, debasement, immorality,...

6-29-18 | Quote – Word: Robust

ro·bust /rōˈbəst,ˈrōˌbəst/ adjective- strong and healthy; vigorous. “The hundred-year-old man was still robust. Every morning he ran several miles down to the ocean and jumped in.” synonyms: strong, vigorous, sturdy, tough, powerful, solid, muscular,...

6-25-18 | Quote – Word: Ameliorate

a·me·lio·rate /əˈmēlyəˌrāt/ verb make (something bad or unsatisfactory) better. “the reform did much to ameliorate living standards.” synonyms: improve, make better, better, make improvements to, enhance, help, benefit,...

6-22-18 | Quote – Word: Affectation

af·fec·ta·tion /ˌafekˈtāSH(ə)n/ noun behavior, speech, or writing that is artificial and designed to impress. “the affectation of a man who measures every word for effect.” synonyms: pretension, pretentiousness, affectedness, artificiality, posturing,...