Lurid (adjective) Definition: 1. horrifyingly gruesome or savage; 2. shocking and sensational; 3. shining or glowing with an unnatural, usually red, brightness; 4. extremely pale. Example Sentences: – I wasn’t interested in hearing about all...

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Efficacy (noun) Definition: effectiveness and ability to yield a planned and desired result Example Sentences: – The FDA is concerned with both safety and efficacy when it comes to approving new pharmaceuticals. – The new...

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Distraught (adjective) Definition: 1. very distressed; 2. insane or not of sound mental health Example Sentences: – When his mother learned that he had failed the course for the second time, she was distraught. –...

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In this special Guest Episode I speak with Lindsay McMahon from the hugely popular podcast All Ears English. This podcast is all about connection, not perfection. I strongly recommend our listeners to check out All...

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Demeanor (noun) Definition: a person’s outward behavior, manner, or appearance, especially as it reflects on mood or character. Example Sentences: – His happy and optimistic demeanor put the employees at ease. – We guessed that...

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Felicitous (adjective) Definition: 1. highly suitable and really expressing the intended thought or feeling; 2. having happiness or good luck; 3. pleasing and agreeable Example Sentences: – The felicitous speech was just what the earthquake...

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Fallacious (adjective) Definition: 1. based on an illogical, unsound premise; 2. false, yet deceptive and tending to mislead Example Sentences: – Your hasty generalization is fallacious because you didn’t take time to do adequate research....

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Volatile (adjective) Definition: ¬†1. likely to change suddenly; 2. liable to lead to violence; 3. evaporating easily Example Sentences: – The volatile situation in the Middle East could erupt into violence at any moment. –...

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Umbrage (noun) Definition: ¬†anger or resentment that comes from being offended. Example Sentences: – The actor took umbrage with the theater critic’s poor review. – She took umbrage with his rude comment. – I took...

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