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Delve

vector illustration of a cartoon business man who has empty pockets

By: Jackie Poznanski, Editor

September 18, 2020

Definition To reach inside an object or space and search for something. Sentence He delved in her pocket in the hope she had a piece of gum....

Clouds in the blue sky

Limpid

September 17, 2020

Definition Free of anything that darkens; completely clear. Sentence The sky was a limpid blue as if swept clean of everything....

Cronyism

Charges of corruption, graft, and cronyism are common among government officials at all levels.

By: Jackie Poznanski, Editor

September 16, 2020

Definition The appointment of friends and associates to positions of authority, without proper regard to their qualifications. Sentence Charges of corruption, gr...

Pushing a boulder up a steep hill is a very  Sisyphean task. 

Sisyphean

September 15, 2020

Definition of, relating to, or suggestive of the labors of Sisyphus; specifically: requiring continual and often ineffective effort. Sentance Pushing a boulder up a st...

He published a book entitled

Purport

September 14, 2020

  Definition 1: to have the often specious appearance of being, intending, or claiming (something implied or inferred); also: claim 2: intend, purpose Sentence He published a book enti...

He’s such a capricious boss I never know how he’ll react.

Capricious

May 15, 2020

impulsive and unpredictable He’s such a capricious boss I never know how he’ll react.

She is a gregarious, outgoing person.

Gregarious

May 14, 2020

Seeking and enjoying the company of others She is a gregarious, outgoing person.

A visceral business decision

Visceral

May 13, 2020

Instinctual A visceral business decision.

Auspicious

An auspicious time to purchase the stock.

By: Basma Marghany, student life editor

May 12, 2020

Marked by success An auspicious time to purchase the stock.

She was feeling pensive after seeing an old boyfriend.

Pensive

May 11, 2020

Deeply, often wistfully or dreamily thoughtful. She was feeling pensive after seeing an old boyfriend.

Incredulous

Most people are incredulous of stories about flying saucers.

By: Basma Marghany

May 7, 2020

Skeptical; disbelieving Most people are incredulous of stories about flying saucers.

The detective said it was the most odious crime she had ever seen.

Odious

May 6, 2020

Extremely unpleasant The detective said it was the most odious crime she had ever seen.

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