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Word(s) of the Day …

Posted by ccasc on April 23, 2009

Hello, folks! Sorry for the gap in posts. But good news, today you get two new words instead of one!

Remonstrateverb. to say or plead in protest, objection, or disapproval.

Sample sentence:
The professor remonstrated the student for the abundant grammar errors in her paper; she should have gone to the Academic Skills Center. 

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Quixoticadjective. extravagantly chivalrous or romantic; visionary or impractical.

Sample sentence:
Her quixotic beau sent her roses and love poems every day. 

That’s all! Enjoy!

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