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Circuitous (adjective) Definition: 1. describes indirect, unclear speech or behavior; 2. having a circular, indirect course Example Sentences: – The CEO’s circuitous explanation of our solution was totally confusing and did not convince the client....

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Compulsion (noun) Definition: 1. a force that makes somebody do something; 2. a strong urge to do or say something; 3. an irrational motive for doing something against one’s will Example Sentences: – Frank had...

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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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