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# Word for the Day

Used to introduce a logical conclusion hence   Hence means “for this reason,” or “therefore.” One Hollywood starlet is a huge fan of tiny dogs, hence the Pomeranian puppy peeking out of her purse.   Hence not only means “therefore.” It can also mean forward from this time. Nine months hence, a baby that has just been conceived will…

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# Word for the Day

Another way to emphatically say “unfortunately.” alas   Alas is another way to emphatically say “unfortunately.” Perhaps you meant to finish up all your homework last night, but alas, your favorite television show wound up getting your undivided attention instead.   Letting out a breathy alas in the middle of your sentence may sound dramatic or old fashioned, but…

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# Word for the Day

When your opinions are in conflict… discordant   If you believe that movies should entertain, but your friend insists that movies should inspire, then the two of you hold discordant views on the purpose of movies. That means your opinions are in conflict.   You can see the word discord in discordant. Discord is tension felt between people who strongly disagree about…