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Word of the Day

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truant

Definition: (noun) Someone who shirks duty.
Synonyms:nonattender, no-show
Usage:As the two truants rolled up the avenue ... the sense of duties neglected added zest to their holiday. Discuss. Play

Daily Grammar Lesson

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Adjective Phrases

An adjective phrase is an adjective and any additional information linked to it that work together to describe a noun or pronoun in a sentence. How does an adjective phrase differ from an adjectival phrase? More... Discuss

Mismatch

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dishonest
mature
sharp
compliant
obdurate
honorable
lidless
lidded
unfledged
dull

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Grammar Quiz

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When must a period be used with an ellipsis?




Spelling Bee

Tabernakel
Difficulty level:
adj. skillful in physical movements; especially of the hands
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venerable
debatable
seemly
deafening
earsplitting
revered
compensable
stipendiary
disputable
comely

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Idiom of the Day

make a mark

To do something that makes one famous or successful; to do something that is very important or meaningful. More... Discuss