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Dexterous (Adjective) Definition: physically quick and skilful. Adroit, deft, and adept are all synonymous with dexterous. These words, however, do not have as strong of a noun form as dexterous with dexterity. Dexterity is a...

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Sententious (adjective) Definition: 1. tending to use too many maxims; 2. given to moralizing; 3. concise, but full of meaning Example Sentences: – Lisa’s boss welcomed her sententious comments, which were succinct and to the...

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Cognate (adjective, noun) Definition: (adj.) 1. allied by blood–having a common ancestor or parentage; 2. in language, having the same root or origin; (n.) words that have the same root or languages that are genetically...

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Accountability (noun) Definition: 1. responsibility to someone or something; 2. liability or answerability for something Example Sentences: – We don’t have enough accountability at the big banks; no one wants to take responsibility for bad...

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Remuneration (noun) Definition: 1. payment or compensation for services rendered or losses sustained; 2. the act of paying or compensating someone Example Sentences: – The Labour Union is not asking for a lot; they just...

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Curt (adjective) Definition: Spoken shortly and often rudely–terse. It’s similar to the words brief and concise, but those words usually have a positive connotation. curt means “short” in a negative, often impolite, way. Example Sentences:...

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Factor (noun, verb) Definition: (n.) 1. an element contributing to the result of something; 2. a mathematical quantity multiplied with other numbers, or the amount by which something is multiplied; 3. a person or organization...

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