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Vocabulary Corner

Today’s word is: CANTANKEROUS

Pronunciation: can-tan-ker-ous

Meaning: bad-tempered, argumentative and uncooperative

Synonyms: grumpy, ill-tempered, irritable, testy

(Stayed tuned tomorrow for another word in Vocabulary Corner)

Vocabulary Corner

I am so sorry that I missed out on a few days of Vocabulary corner. I was really busy the last couple of days. However here is today’s word.

Today’s Word is: PLATITUDINOUS

Pronunciation: plat-i-tu-di-nous

Meaning: A remark or statement that is used too often to be interesting.

Synonyms: cliched, stale, unoriginal, unimaginative, commonplace

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Vocabulary Corner

Ok so want to sound smart. There is nothing wrong wrong with that. In my vocabulary corner I will post words you may not often see or use, the meanings.

OBFUSCATE

Pronounced: ob-fus-cate

Meaning: To make unclear or unintelligible

Synonyms: muddle, jumble, complicate, obscure, confuse

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A B C….

When I was small growing up almost every child had an ABC book. I remember mine as a small brown cover book which had the letters of the alphabet written in both common and capital letter. I used to feel so proud as a three-year-old being able to identify letters. Being able to recite the alphabet was great but knowing the letters was even better…Oh the good old days!