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Word of the Day

Posted by ccasc on March 4, 2009

Hooray! It’s hump day, and the week is half over!
Don’t forget to stop by the ASC if you need help on that midterm paper …

Today’s Word of the Day is rapscallion.

Rapscallionnoun. a mischievous and annoying child; a disreputable and dishonest person.

Here’s a sample sentence:
The teacher was not looking forward to spending an afternoon with the rapscallions who had been assigned detention.

– Lauren Bach


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