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Nov
29

WOTD: audacious

adjective very bold or adventurous; daring.Acquiring the rival company was an audacious business move.His escape from the prison was an audacious feat. See the full entry edit

Nov
27

Weekly Quiz

With the Wordsmyth Vocabulary Center activities, you can study these words, play games with them, and assess your knowledge of their meanings with a quiz. Click here to go to the Vocabulary Center. This word list will have been loaded for you. Just…

Nov
26

WOTD: dormant

adjective The smell of bacon woke the dormant hounds.When their father looked in, the children lay dormant in their beds. See the full entry edit

Nov
25

WOTD: crusade

noun (often cap.) any of the several attempts of medieval European Christians to recover and then defend the Holy Lands in and around Palestine from the Muslims.The First Crusade began in 1096 and resulted in the taking of Jerusalem. See the full entry…

Nov
24

mourn

intransitive verb to feel or show deep sorrow or grief, esp. for the dead; grieve.The city mourned for the people who had lost their lives in the explosion.Fans of the rock-‘n’-roll idol mourned over his death.Some citizens mourned while others celebrated at the…