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  • Word of the Day
    labyrinthine

    lae b@ rIn thihn  [or]  lae b@ rIn thin

    adjective
    1.  of, resembling, or forming a labyrinth.
    We followed our guide through the labyrinthine catacombs.

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  • Vocabulary of the Day
    landlocked

    laend lakt

    adjective
    lacking access to the sea.
    Paraguay and Bolivia are the only landlocked countries in South America; all the other countries border the Atlantic or Pacific Oceans, or both in the case of Colombia.

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Apr
10
2017

defective

Posted in Academic Vocabulary of the Day by admin2

dih fek tihv

adjective
1.  having a flaw, error, or other imperfection.
The company was forced to recall the cars because of defective engines.

2.  lacking an essential element or part.
The plan was defective because it lacked safety provisions.

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