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# Word for the Day

To hinder or prevent…   thwart   A villain’s worst nightmare is the superhero who always seems to thwart his efforts, preventing him from carrying out his plans to take over the world.   Thwart is a word you’ll hear in a lot of action movies, and usually it’s the hero who is trying to thwart the evil…

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# Word for the Day

 A line of things, usually people. queue   A queue is a line of things, usually people. If you go to the store on a big sale day, there will probably be a long queue at the check-out.   Queue comes from the Latin cauda, for tail. Outside the United States it means a line of people or vehicles waiting their…

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# Word for the Day

Firm in purpose or belief…   resolute   Use the adjective resolute to describe a purposeful and determined person, someone who wants to do something very much, and won’t let anything get in the way.   “Milo thought for just a moment and then, with a resolute ‘I shall,’ volunteered to go,” Norton Juster writes in the classic children’s…