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# Word for the Day

Short, quick, pleasurable trip…   jaunt   Running out to get pizza to bring back before the big game? This short, quick, pleasurable trip could be called a jaunt(unless of course, you get your pizza from Italy, that’s called “time to get a closer pizza place”).   Jaunt was used in the 17th century to describe a…

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brief and blunt curt   I’m sorry to be curt, but let’s get right to the point. You should use the adjective curt to describe a way of speaking that’s brief and blunt.   Curt often just means “terse.” In fact it comes from the Latin word curtus, which means “cut short, abridged.” But sometimes it has the added sense…

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beaucoup adjective  beau·coup  \ ˈbō-(ˌ)kü \   Definition slang : great in quantity or amount : many, much  spent beaucoup dollars Examples of beaucoup in a Sentence we were able to make beaucoup bucks working overtime at the power plant Did You Know? In French, as you may know, beaucoup is an adverb meaning “a lot” or “much” (as in merci beaucoup, meaning “thanks a lot.”) Beaucoup isn’t used on its own as an adjective…